Bills burden families seeking treatment in private hospitals

Mediheal Hospital in Nakuru where Shaban Juma's body is being held over a medical bill. PHOTO | SILA KIPLAGAT | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The story is the same for Richard Chege, 32, who has found himself confined at St Luke’s Hospital in Eldoret.
  • Mr Maina claims the family held a fundraiser but managed to raise only Sh300,000.

As the doctors' strike enters its third month, a number of Kenyans have found themselves in a bind after seeking treatment at private hospitals only to incur high hospital bills that they are unable to pay.

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