All you need to know about emergency care in Kenya

This photo taken on October 8, 2015 shows Alex Madaga admitted at Kenyatta National Hospital's intensive care unit. He later passed away. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The Ministry of Health in Kenya reported that in 2016, about 13,159 people were seriously injured on the road.
  • The international Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies reports that more than half of deaths from road traffic accidents occur in the first few minutes after the crash.

The case of Alex Madaga, who died after waiting in the van for many hours after an accident, attracted uproar from all quarters.

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