Although they have been complaining about the the quality of the services offered, a number of teachers are still getting services as revealed by data on hospital visits.
According to a report by minet, over 1.1 million people including teachers, their spouses and children visit hospitals for checkups and consultations in the last five years.
Nairobi county is leading with the highest number of hospital visits and consultations in the period under review.
According to the data, Nairobi had 916152 Visits as teachers sought to visit Hospitals for various reasons. These visits include out-pantient, in-patient, maternity, optical and dental.
Nairobi had the highest number of outpatient visits at 799298 followed by inpatient at 36630.
The capital city is followed by Uasin Gishu, Bungoma, Nakuru, Meru, Kisumu, Kakamega, kisii, Nyeri, Kiambu, Embu, Migori and Mombasa.
The lowest number of visits were recorded in wajir, Turkana, isiolo, Tana-river, mandera, Samburu and marsabit.
Kakamega has the highest number of teachers covered at 55120 followed by Bungoma at 50337, Nakuru at 45055.
The Lowest number of those covered were in Garissa with 3737, followed by wajir with 4110.
Minet was contracted by TSC to offer the Services to teachers in a move which led to Withdrawal of medical allowances.
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