the Deaths have occurred at the Kiambu Level Five Hospital in a suburb of the capital, Nairobi, and must have occurred during december and January. Of the 1,703 million children that was born at the hospital died 60.
head, Mary Kamau, confirms to Kenyatidningen The Nation that the deaths occurred, but at the same time they are not caused by something wrong from the hospital's side. 35 of the deaths should have been born prematurely with födelsevikter in under 1.5 kilos.
According to Maru Kamau was the mothers half of the child deaths referred to the hospital from other local hospitals.
that will make u visit the hospital, demanded an explanation of the deaths, and the country's health minister Sicily Kariuki has in turn asked for a copy of the report, the magazine writes.
Kenya has a child mortality rate of 22 deaths in 1000 births.
the Hospital in Kiambu has in the past been criticised for being overcrowded and to allow patients to share a bed with each other. Because of the lack of beds have mothers been forced to stand instead of lying down.