Kenya health minister to initiate reform to addres health worker shortages and maldistribution

The Kenya Broadcasting Corporation reports on the plan of the Minister of Health, Charity Ngilu, to initiate a health sector reform project to address health workforce shortage in the country. Four and a half billion shillings in grant are expected from the US for this.

Meanwhile, the training facilities in the country are also facing crisis from shortage of teaching staff. The Kenya Medical Training Colleges Board chairman believes the reason for shortages is from low salary payment resulting in mass exodus of workers to other organizations.

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