The government of Kenya made changes to its national insurance scheme and introduced the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) cover in 2004 as a means of facilitating access to cheaper health in the country in line with the World Health Organization’s Universal health coverage goals .
Am I a healthcare provider if my employer provides healthcare services?
A person is not a health care provider merely because his or her employer provides health care services or because he or she provides a service that affects the provision of health care services. For example, IT professionals, building maintenance staff, human resources personnel, cooks, food services workers, records managers, consultants, and billers are not health care providers, even if they work at a hospital of a similar health care facility.
Which face mask should I wear if I am not a healthcare worker?
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that people wear masks in public. Because N95 and surgical masks are scarce and should be reserved for healthcare workers, many people are making their own coverings out of fabric.
When should I call the doctor if I have COVID-19?
Also call the doctor right away if you or a loved one with COVID-19 experience any of the following emergency symptoms: trouble breathing, persistent pain or pressure in the chest, confusion or inability to arouse the person, or bluish lips or face.
Do I need to go to the hospital if I have COVID-19 symptoms?
You don’t need to go to the hospital or ER if you have basic COVID-19 symptoms, like a mild fever or cough.
Are there any drugs approved for in-hospital COVID-19 treatment?
Remdesivir is an FDA-approved (and sold under the brand name Veklury) intravenous antiviral drug for use in adult and pediatric patients 12 years of age and older and weighing at least 40 kilograms (about 88 pounds) for the treatment of COVID-19 requiring hospitalization.
Who is eligible for home care during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Those with mild or moderate disease can be considered for home care if they are under the age of 60, do not smoke, are not obese, and do not have other diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, chronic lung disease, cancer, chronic kidney disease, immunosuppression.
Are masks effective against the coronavirus disease?
Masks are now recognized as one of the most effective available tools to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. This intervention decreases transmission of the coronavirus and is a readily scalable measure to ensure the public’s health.
Does wearing a mask harm your health?
No, wearing a mask will not harm your health even if you are sick with a cold or allergies. If your mask gets too moist just make sure you are changing it regularly.