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KNH Nurses Allege Sexual Harassment By Male Patients

KNH Nurses Allege Sexual Harassment By Male Patients

Several female nurses at Kenyatta National Hospital have complained about harassment by male patients in the orthopaedic wing. They alleged verbalized threats of intent, sexual assault, grabbing and shoving. A nurse, who spoke to the Nation in confidence for fear of being victimised, said: “They tell me to my face that they want to sleep […]

Uganda Set To Launch Women Hospital

Uganda Set To Launch  Women Hospital

Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda on behalf of government on Thursday officially received the newly constructed Women’s hospital at Mulago National Hospital ahead of its opening on Monday. The 450- bed capacity hospital whose construction has taken five years cost $20m and $10m (about Shs100 billion in total) for the equipment which was funded by the […]

Kenya: 26 Dead, Several Injured In Kibwezi After Bus, Tanker Crash

Kenya: 26 Dead, Several Injured In Kibwezi After Bus, Tanker Crash

Twenty six people have died while several have been injured after bus collided with a tanker at Kambu along the Nairobi-Mombasa highway, Kibwezi OCPD Leonard Kimaiyo says. The bus, belonging to Buscar company, was headed to Mombasa from Nairobi when the crash happened. Police said the driver of the bus was overtaking another vehicle at […]

Sudan: Calls For Schools To Close As ‘Cholera’ Fears Grip Eastern Sudan

Sudan: Calls For Schools To Close As ‘Cholera’ Fears Grip Eastern Sudan

 Activists and observers of the health situation in Sudan’s Red Sea State have demanded the closure of schools because of the high prevalence of acute watery diarrhoea, suspected to be cholera, among children. Journalist Osman Hashim, a specialist in health coverage in eastern Sudan revealed new outbreaks of watery diarrhoea at the areas of Mohammed […]

New Hospital For Women, Children To Open In Seychelles In February

New Hospital For Women, Children To Open In Seychelles In February

A new hospital offering specialized care for women and children will open in February, the Seychelles health authorities announced on Tuesday. Construction of the new facility is already under way at Ile Perseverance, a reclaimed district where the largest social housing project is being built on the outskirt of island nation’s capital, Victoria. The Health […]

Uganda: Three Babies Die As Health Workers Prepare for Kadaga’s Visit

Uganda: Three Babies Die As Health Workers Prepare for Kadaga’s Visit

Mr Peter Magoma is struggling to come to terms with the questionable conduct of some health workers at Jinja Referral Hospital who chased away his heavily pregnant wife so that they could prepare spotless wards for the visit of Parliament Speaker Rebecca Kadaga. Tragically, his wife, Ms Monicah Wokobeire, who was in labour, lost her […]

Nigeria Campaign To Stop Women Giving Birth In Church

Nigeria Campaign To Stop Women Giving Birth In Church

Twenty-seven-year-old Ransom Linus Martin, four months into her first pregnancy, has come to the Land of Promise church near the city of Calabar for prayers, but it is also where she will be giving birth. She is not alone in her choice, but campaigners are trying to end the practice which is widespread in southern […]