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NOT ATTENDING BURIALS

ONJORO VERONICA: Politicians should financially help sick people

Medicines in Kenya are very expensive and many people cannot afford them

In Summary

•High prices are particularly burdensome to patients in developing countries where most medicines are paid for out-of-pocket by individual patients.

•Most of the politicians, during this time leading to the election, are happy to attend burials because they will find an opportunity to campaign.

According to the World Development Report, 58.3 per cent of the Kenyan population live on less than Sh226 ($2) per day.

Medicines in Kenya are very expensive and many people cannot afford ...