Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) is one of the four level six hospitals in kenya that are still managed by the national government. Photo by KNH facebook

Kenya’s Health Structure and The Six Levels of Hospitals– an Overview

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The media has been flooded by news of medical negligence, overcrowding in hospitals and in some instances, successful procedures that bring hope to Kenyans.

Some hospital managers have however complained that they are overwhelmed because people do not go to the right facilities near them for the services they require, instead they go to referral hospitals which are meant for more serious cases.

Issues of which government funds and manages which hospitals have also  come up since the devolution of healthcare.

RoGGKenya simplified these issues in the our latest toolbox page.This page will also help journalists in Kenya and the general public to hold responsible government accountable where their right to health is violated.To read more  Click here