Shortage of crucial cancer drug blamed on delay to order

A cancer patient prepares to undergo the Radio therapy process at Kenyatta National Hospital. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • According to the Kenya Harmonised Health Facility Assessment report for 2018/19, cancer patients have to buy their morphine or take the less effective paracetamols that are mostly available in both public and private hospitals across the country.

It is cheap, effective and easy to administer, so why are Kenyans in pain for a year without access to morphine?


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