Kenya short of 24,000 nurses

Charles Wanyoro, Daily Nation, October 6, 2009 Kenya requires about 24,000 nurses to address the biting shortage, the National Nurses Association of Kenya has said. Association chairman Luke Kodambo said the problem had been occasioned by meddling by the donor community who gave limitations on the number of workers to be absorbed in key public sectors. He appealed to the government to urgently address the deficit as it had hampered quality healthcare provision in the country. ... Kenya