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Breaking bureaucratic barriers: increasing access to …

(Just Now) WEBEqual access to healthcare can be stilted in countries where private practitioners are a large proportion of primary health care providers. In a recent Research Article on Gates Open Research, …

https://blog.gatesopenresearch.org/2022/02/28/access-healthcare-kenya/

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New laws bring major reform to Kenyan health care - The …

(3 days ago) WEBKenya's health-care system is set for an overhaul after President William Ruto signed four Universal Health Care Bills into law on Oct 19. The laws align with …

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(23)02451-0/fulltext

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Socio-economic inequality and inequity in use of health …

(4 days ago) WEBKenya is experiencing persistently high levels of inequity in health and access to care services. In 2018, decades of sustained …

https://equityhealthj.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12939-019-1106-z

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Institutionalizing Community Health Services in Kenya: A …

(3 days ago) WEBTHE COMMUNITY HEALTH POLICY. In July 2020, Kenya launched its first Community Health Policy 2020–2030 8 alongside the Primary Health Care Strategic …

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7971377/

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Health coverage and what Kenya can learn from the …

(3 days ago) WEBAccording to the Ministry of Health (MoH Kenya) (2019), only 11% of Kenyans are covered by this insurance program leaving the majority of the population …

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7565744/

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Healthcare in Kenya - Wikipedia

(9 days ago) WEBKenya's health care system is structured in a step-wise manner so that complicated cases are referred to a higher level.Gaps in the system are filled by private and church run …

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Healthcare_in_Kenya

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Health Care Utilization in the Kenyan Health System: …

(5 days ago) WEBThe 2005/2006 Kenya National Health Accounts (KNHA) note the top two “key challenges to achieving better health status in Kenya” as “inequitable access to health services,” and “shortages of qualified health workers …

http://www.inquiriesjournal.com/articles/284/health-care-utilization-in-the-kenyan-health-system-challenges-and-opportunities

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Seeking care in the context of social health insurance in …

(3 days ago) WEBKenya has a mixed health market and, while the bulk of Kenyans still access care at public facilities, the private sector is growing rapidly. As of 2018, there …

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7197151/

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Recommendations for improving access to healthcare for …

(7 days ago) WEBWhereas sub-county (Level 4) community and primary health services (Level1-3) are typically located in rural locations and provide basic primary care, …

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0190740921003789

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UHC law in practice: legal access rights to health care: country

(2 days ago) WEBThis country profile on legal access rights to health care has been developed to analyse the capacity of the laws of Kenya to deliver universal access to …

https://www.who.int/publications-detail-redirect/9789240000162

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A Comprehensive Overview of Healthcare System in Kenya 2023

(Just Now) WEB3. Navigating the Healthcare System of Mauritius 2023. Unlocking the Potential of Kenya's Healthcare System: A Comprehensive Overview in 2023In 2023, …

https://watchdoq.com/blog/post/a-comprehensive-overview-of-healthcare-system-in-kenya-2023

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Access to health care services has improved - report - The Star

(4 days ago) WEBAccess to health care services in Kenya has improved, a report has said. The second progress report on the Big 4 agenda released by the Interior ministry …

https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2020-07-07-access-to-health-care-services-has-improved-report/

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Devolution of healthcare system in Kenya: progress and challenges

(7 days ago) WEBThe searches were conducted from August 2019 to April 2020. In particular, the researchers used the following search terms in the PUBMED database: ‘Devolution …

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0033350620304431

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Access to primary healthcare services and associated factors in …

(1 days ago) WEBIn this study, we assessed the level of access to primary healthcare services and associated factors in urban slums in Nairobi-Kenya. The data were drawn …

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32571277/

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SAFETY FIRST: Improving access to quality health services in …

(9 days ago) WEBImproving access to quality health services in Kenya, expanding global knowledge on disease prevention A Look at the Kenya Patient Safety Impact Evaluation (KePSIE) 1 …

https://thedocs.worldbank.org/en/doc/569511473696112885-0090022016/render/COMPELKenyastudybrief.pdf

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UHC Law in Practice Legal access rights to health care

(7 days ago) WEBOrganization, Geneva, with help sourcing laws and valuable input on the Kenyan health care system by Regina Munyiva Mbindyo, World Health Organization, Kenya Country …

https://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/331625/9789240000162-eng.pdf

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How is gender addressed in Kenyan policies on access to …

(3 days ago) WEBKenya mental health policy 2015-2030 The Kenya Mental Health Policy 2015-2030 provides for a framework on interventions for securing mental health systems reforms in …

https://kemri-wellcome.org/zp-content/uploads/2021/06/Gender-and-access-to-services-Kenya.pdf

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Household access to non-communicable disease medicines during …

(3 days ago) WEBObjectives This study aims to describe trends and estimate impact of county-level universal health coverage expansion in Kenya on household availability of non …

https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0266715

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New International Health Partnership Boosts Kenya’s Healthcare

(Just Now) WEBThe initiative, titled “Technology-enabled Health Systems Strengthening,” convened healthcare leaders in Nairobi on February 22, 2024, marking a pivotal moment in the …

https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/other/new-international-health-partnership-boosts-kenya-s-healthcare-system/ar-BB1j46bV

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Improving Health Care Access in Rural Nigeria and Kenya - MIT …

(6 days ago) WEBMwenja shares the hurdles citizens have to face in his country to access mental health care. “Low budgetary allocation and failure to integrate mental health …

https://solve.mit.edu/articles/improving-health-care-access-in-rural-nigeria-and-kenya

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Kenya Leverages AI to Strengthen Health Systems and Outcomes

(3 days ago) WEBUniversal Health Coverage (UHC): Accelerate progress towards Kenya’s UHC goals and ensure everyone has access to quality care. Dr. Gakombe Kanyenje …

https://tech-ish.com/2024/02/29/kenya-leverages-ai-to-strengthen-health-systems-and-outcomes/

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Improving Access to Quality Care with Smart Telemedicine Program

(3 days ago) WEBHealthcare can be difficult to access in Kenya. The majority of the population live in rural areas and are affected by a lack of medical professionals. As of 2021, some …

https://northerncalifornia.himss.org/resources/improving-access-quality-care-smart-telemedicine-program

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Health experts launch AI-powered partnership to boost Kenyan …

(8 days ago) WEBKenya's health system is getting a major boost through a new international health partnership bridging proven Africa-led AI technology and deep local contextual …

https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2024-02-28-health-experts-launch-ai-powered-partnership-to-boost-kenyan-health-system/

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Original research: Determinants of accessing healthcare in Sub …

(3 days ago) WEBIntroduction. Globally, 50% of people are unable to access basic health services, as reported by the World Bank and the WHO in 2017. 1 In Africa, 11 million …

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8804632/

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Intimate partner violence and postpartum healthcare access in …

(4 days ago) WEBIntimate partner violence (IPV) impacts physical health, mental health, and healthcare use. IPV during pregnancy, in particular, is associated with lower rates of …

https://bmcpregnancychildbirth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12884-024-06342-0

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Black maternal mortality rates can be lowered with better access to

(5 days ago) WEBBlack women have far higher maternal mortality rates than white women. Bringing more persons of color into the perinatal workforce, and requiring health care …

https://chicago.suntimes.com/letters-to-the-editor/2024/02/27/black-women-maternal-mortality-child-birth-pregnancy-death-racism-good-samaritans-cta-letters

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What Is Health Equity And Why It Matters To Those With - Forbes

(4 days ago) WEBSupportive policies and legislation are crucial in ensuring access to necessary healthcare services. Thurman emphasizes, "Policy and legislation play a huge role in …

https://www.forbes.com/sites/jenniferpalumbo/2024/02/26/what-is-health-equity-and-why-it-matters-to-those-with-disabilities/

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UnitedHealth's Change Healthcare cyberattack outages continue

(7 days ago) WEBUnitedHealth is the biggest health-care company in the U.S. by market cap, and it owns the health-care provider Optum, which services more than 100 million …

https://www.cnbc.com/2024/02/27/unitedhealths-change-healthcare-cyberattack-outages-continue-pharmacies-deploy-workarounds.html

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Massive new survey finds widespread frustration with access to …

(6 days ago) WEBA Toronto-based research team met with and surveyed some 10,000 Canadians about the state of the health-care system — and what they found is deep …

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/primary-care-canada-10-000-canadians-report-1.7125990

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Blackcat Ransomware Linked With ScreenConnect, Recent Health …

(4 days ago) WEBA ScreenConnect remote access domain has commonly been utilized during a spate of recent Blackcat ransomware attacks against health care providers, U.S. …

https://www.crn.com/news/security/2024/blackcat-ransomware-linked-with-screenconnect-recent-health-care-attacks-us

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Attention MaineCare Members: Update on Access to Prescriptions

(4 days ago) WEBDepartment of Health and Human Services 109 Capitol Street 11 State House Station Augusta, Maine 04333. Phone: (207) 287-3707 FAX: (207) 287-3005 TTY: …

https://www.maine.gov/dhhs/oms/member-resources/attention-mainecare-members-update-access-prescriptions-2024-02-27

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Access to health care: the role of a community based health …

(3 days ago) WEBIn 2001, JBT started the health insurance program, commonly referred to as Jamii Bora Health Insurance (JBHI), for its members whose goal is to improve its …

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3415056/

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New Walnut Creek Cancer Center Brings Specialty Care Close to …

(4 days ago) WEB“The new cancer center is a huge milestone in our nearly decade-long collaboration to enhance access to care for East Bay communities with John Muir …

https://www.ucsf.edu/news/2024/02/427146/new-walnut-creek-cancer-center-brings-specialty-care-close-home

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Consensus Statement on Threats to Reproductive and Maternal …

(9 days ago) WEBWe urge policy makers to leave medical decision-making to patients who are experts in their own health, lives, and values and the health care professionals …

https://www.acog.org/news/news-releases/2024/02/consensus-statement-on-threats-to-reproductive-and-maternal-health-care

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Kenya Healthcare Federation on Instagram: "and @sbskenya are …

(6 days ago) WEB0 likes, 0 comments - kenyahealthcarefederation on April 25, 2023: "and @sbskenya are excited to announce the East Africa Health Expo 2023 with the theme "Creating " …

https://www.instagram.com/kenyahealthcarefederation/p/Crd03gDI6V5/

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Identifying Key Challenges Facing Healthcare Systems In Africa …

(3 days ago) WEBIntroduction. Globally, countries are faced with health system problems which vary from one to the next. While health service delivery challenges are more often seen …

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6844097/

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Highmark Health integrating tech from Google Cloud and Epic …

(5 days ago) WEBConsumer health-care data is stored across different systems and formats in the U.S., and the fragmentation can make it difficult for payers and providers to access …

https://www.cnbc.com/2024/02/26/highmark-health-integrating-tech-from-google-cloud-and-epic-systems-.html

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