Health care a casualty in Kenyan crisis

Wakabi, Wairagala
March 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/25/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 7, p818
Academic Journal
The article reports on Kenya's slither into ethnic stress, anarchy and political aggression has terrified the country's health sector into crisis. It discusses that shortage in drugs and other medical supplies mar the country and that health facilities are flocked by the injured and untreated. It is inferred that many are still wishing that former United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan can eventually put an end to the violence that erupted along ethnic lines following the disputed December 2007 election and that has resulted in the killing of an estimated 1,000 people and the displacement of 600,000 from their homes.


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