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Sunshine a luxury for those marking time in KNH ward

Herman Meria Njuguna at ward 6A Kenyatta National Hospital during the interview on May 28, 2013. JENNIFER MUIRURI (NAIROBI)

Stepping out to bask in the sun for most patients on this floor is wishful thinking. For those who can, it’s a strenuous walk to catch the day’s sunshine.They have been rendered immobile by traction while others are on crutches or have casts on their limbs.

Welcome to Kenyatta National Hospital’s sixth floor wards where patients with injuries are undergoing treatment. Majority of injuries are as a result of road accidents leading to broken upper and lower limbs as well as head injuries.


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