Photos: First team of Cuban doctors jets in


The first group of Cuban doctors who arrived on Monday.
The first group of Cuban doctors who arrived in Kenya on June 6, 2018. PHOTO | FILE

In Summary

  • The batch of 50 medics jet into the country on Tuesday night and were received by Kisumu Governor Anyang' Nyong'o at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA).
  • According to the Health Ministry, the second team will arrive on Thursday night, ahead of their orientation on June 11.
  • The doctors are expected to spend an extra month at the Government School of Science before they are dispatched to the counties.

The first team of doctors from Cuba has arrived in the country.

The batch of 50 medics jet into the country on Tuesday night and were received by Kisumu Governor Anyang’ Nyong’o at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA).

Cuban Doctors

According to the Health Ministry, the second team will arrive on Thursday night, ahead of their orientation on June 11.

The doctors are expected to spend an extra month at the Government School of Science before they are dispatched to the counties.

Cuban Doctors

The Cuban specialists include among others three radiologists, 5 nephrologists, orthopaedic surgeons, plastic surgeons and neurologists.

The government insists that the specialists from Cuba, will build capacity in Level 4 and Level 5 hospitals across the country.

Cuban Doctors

The foreign doctors will be paid based on the civil service Job group S under the Government pay structure provided by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.

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