Nation reporter wins global health journalism award

Elizabeth Merab

Nation Media Group's Elizabeth Merab who has won this year's Global Universal Health Coverage award.

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What you need to know:

  • In 2018, Ms Merab investigated and brought to light the story of a brain surgery mix-up, where doctors operated on the wrong patient at the Kenyatta National Hospital.
  • It has gone on record as the biggest blunder in a hospital in Kenya.

Nation Media Group's Elizabeth Merab is this year's recipient of the prestigious Global Universal Health Coverage award for her efforts in health journalism in Africa.

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