Patients left to own devices as health workers' strike bites

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Relatives wheel their patients at the Kakamega County General Hospital on December 7, 2020. 

Photo credit: Isaac Wale| Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • A spot check by the Nation found patients lying helpless in beds with some relatives preferring to transfer them to private facilities.
  • And in Elgeyo Marakwet County, nurses and clinical officers deserted their work stations, bringing services to a standstill.

Mr Morrison Njeru,60, complained of difficulty in breathing yesterday and was rushed to the Embu County Referral Hospital.


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