KNH machine trouble dashing hopes of needy cancer patients

Kenyatta National Hospital

Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi.

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What you need to know:

  • The two main radiotherapy machines at the hospital have been disabled for the last six weeks.
  • Kenyatta National Hospital now says it has ordered parts of the equipment that broke down.

Thousands of patients who were in the middle of cancer treatment sessions at Kenyatta National Hospital will have to wait longer for treatment following a row between the facility and a company that was supposed to repair a machine used for radiotherapy. 

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