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Which doctor do I choose to see?

Which doctor do I choose to see?

  WHAT IT TAKES TO BE A DOCTOR IN KENYA   In Kenya, to be considered a trained   doctor approved by the by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist… Read more »

Useful Telephone contacts

Useful Telephone contacts

EMERGENCY CONTACT TELEPHONE LINES IN KENYA Kenya Red Cross emergency operations centre (24 hours) +254 20 3950395, 072860502, 0738 602502, 0728602503 (toll free) Emergency Medical Services (ICU on wheels 24… Read more »

SUBSIDIZED  & FREE SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE GOVERNMENT & OTHER INSTITUTIONS

SUBSIDIZED & FREE SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE GOVERNMENT & OTHER INSTITUTIONS

The government of Kenya provides the following treatment for subsidized / free in all Government Hospitals • Tuberculosis (TB) • Child Birth (does not include surgery or other complications arising… Read more »

THE WAG: Malaria and pneumonia are more pressing concerns than cancer

THE WAG: Malaria and pneumonia are more pressing concerns than cancer

Source: Daily Nation By WAGA ODONGO The panic over what is in our sukuma wiki and the increasing rate of this disease are often wrong and misleading — it is… Read more »

Are parents failing children in upholding proper dental hygiene?

Are parents failing children in upholding proper dental hygiene?

Source: Standard Digital By Gardy Chacha Wednesday, February 3rd 2016 NAIROBI: Poor oral health hygiene is plaguing the next generation of Kenya’s workforce, says the country’s first ever Dental Health… Read more »

Silent AIDS crisis in Kenya still taking lives

Silent AIDS crisis in Kenya still taking lives

Source: Frost illustrated February 2, 2016 GIN)—Africa appears to be registering lower AIDS infection rates around the continent but with some exceptions.  This week, a pediatric study found 19,000 children… Read more »

Beware of little known Dengue Fever

Beware of little known Dengue Fever

Source: Standard Digital By Ayoki Onyango Wednesday, February 3rd 2016 NAIROBI: When it comes to diseases spread by mosquitoes, Dengue Fever does not immediately come to mind READ MORE

Assistant Research Officer

Assistant Research Officer

Assistant Research Officer – Health Services Evaluation Jobs at KEMRI, Kenya Job Purpose To support coordination of research projects as part of the Health Systems that Deliver for Newborns (HSD-N)… Read more »

International Rescue Committee HIV & AIDS Program Manager in Lodwar,

International Rescue Committee HIV & AIDS Program Manager in Lodwar,

Employee Type: Regular       Employee Category: Full Time     Job Purpose / Objective: The International Rescue Committee – Kenya Program with funding from various donors’ implements the… Read more »

Improved NHIF cover to alleviate patients’ suffering

Improved NHIF cover to alleviate patients’ suffering

  Source: Standard Digital By The Standard Reporter Saturday, January 30th 2016 The newly-introduced National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) rebates will provide a welcome relief to many patients who have… Read more »

Lobby groups warn of funding crisis in health

Lobby groups warn of funding crisis in health

Source: Standard Digital By Standard Reporter Saturday, January 30th 2016 Civil society organisations have predicted a funding crisis in the health sector after classification of Kenya as a middle-income country…. Read more »

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