News and notices. November 17, 2014
How a Kenyan eye unit keeps costs low, quality high & generates income
Eye care services are an integral part of health services. It is therefore important that eye care programmes are designed with financial sustainability in mind so they can become self-sufficient within a reasonable period of time. This article describes how costs were kept low, income was generated, and quality eye care was maintained at Kitale Eye Unit, a department within the Kitale District Hospital, the county referral hospital for Transzoia (population 1 million) in Kenya.