By Lorraine Anyango. Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH) is working towards partnering with the Tumaini Sickle cell Organization in creating support groups for people living with sickle cell disease (PLSCD). Several support groups (SG) are to be formed in categories including Parents of children (Aged 0-8): This group consists mainly of new
By Lorraine Anyango Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH) has issued a notice for the disposal of unclaimed lying at the hospital’s mortuary. The notice signed by the Chief Executive Officer, JOOTRH Dr. George Rae states in part ‘Notice is hereby given to the general public that all bodies that have overstayed at
By Lorraine Anyango Jaramogi Onginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH) is spearheading a multi-sectorial approach to forging a way forward for combating sickle cell in the region. Part of the mandate of this new move is to establish a sickle cell support group for people living with sickle cell and their families at JOOTRH.
By Lorraine Anyango One man ensured over142, 563 lives have health insurance, 49 facilities were prepared to serve them, a dashboard with real-time data adopted by the county leadership, and over a million people registered during UHC in Kisumu County. This man, John C martin though late, was today honored in a colorful ceremony at
By Nancy Juma The County Government of Kisumu has launched a Sickle Cell Disease Newborn Screening and Early Intervention Project as well as a Comprehensive Care Center at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH) to respond to the high burden of the condition in the region. The Center of Excellence launched today by
By Lorraine Anyango and Faith Lawino Owour At Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital, the covid 19 vaccine queue is progressive with residents ready for the jab. “It is a thumbs up.” Gilbert Ouko, an IT expert, is up and down registering participants for the Covid-19 vaccine. Ouko too has been vaccinated and urges
Marwa team together with leaders of rice scheme from Nyando , during a meeting at JOOTRH . Imagine the impact of the community of rice farmers with group health insurance cover. Imagine protection from potential financial catastrophe arising from the use of health services amongst rice farmers. Also, imagine growing the economy of rice farmers
By Lorraine Anyango The County Government of Kisumu is forming partnerships with Novartis to strengthen access to pharmaceuticals and health care delivery. This envisioned partnership will not only reduce Kisumu’s County dependency on KEMSA supplied pharmaceuticals, but also ensure that specific drugs are accessed at half price. The drugs that will be accessed at half