https://www.reuters.com/article/us-kenya-health-idUSKBN2080NW

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NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya’s health minister celebrated the delivery of a CT scanner at a large county hospital, telling journalists that sick patients could now be diagnosed locally. A patient prepares to undergo a mammogram X-ray picture of the breast to look for early signs of breast cancer in the radiology unit at the Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya January 22, 2020. REUTERS/Njeri Mwangi. Nine months later, the scanner has never been used: the hospital has no radiologists. Patients must still travel 160 kilometers from central Nyandarua to Nairobi’s overwhelmed Kenyatta National Hospital, where getting scans can take months. Kenya won praise from international lenders in 20... Full story

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