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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 »

Emergency telephone contacts

Emergency 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 »

Ministry of Health NASCOP Program Officer Job Vacancy in Turkana County,

Ministry of Health NASCOP Program Officer Job Vacancy in Turkana County,

Ministry of Health   National AIDs and STI Control Program (NASCOP) is a Unit under the Ministry of Health that works to strengthen and support prevention of HIV, Care and… Read more »

Study: Training of medical students in Kenya below standard

Study: Training of medical students in Kenya below standard

Source: Standard Digital News BY Gatonye Gathura Updated Wednesday, August 19th 2015 NAIROBI: About 70 per cent of medical students are unhappy with how they are being trained and feel… Read more »

Kenyan medical community defends genetically modified foods

Kenyan medical community defends genetically modified foods

  Source: Coastweek NAIROBI (Xinhua) — There is no scientific evidence to illustrate genetically modified organisms (GMOs) could trigger terminal illnesses like cancer or diabetes, Kenyan medics have said. Kenyan… Read more »

Kenya’s first cancer hospital to be ready in 2017

Kenya’s first cancer hospital to be ready in 2017

By PSCU First Lady Margaret Kenyatta flags off the groundbreaking of the Tesla Cancer Hospital Kenya will have its first comprehensive cancer diagnostic and treatment centre in 2017 if  everything… Read more »

Call for ConsultantsInvitation for Expression of Interest (EOI) and proposal to undertake End of Project Evaluation

Call for ConsultantsInvitation for Expression of Interest (EOI) and proposal to undertake End of Project Evaluation

(very long post) Project Name: Strengthening Social Protection to prevent and mitigate the impact of HIV and AIDS and poverty in sub – Saharan Africa Project Goal: To contribute towards… Read more »

KNH suspends radiotherapy for cancer patients

KNH suspends radiotherapy for cancer patients

Source: Daily Nation By EUNICE KILONZO 31st August 2015 In Summary In a statement to media houses signed by the Corporate Affairs and Communication Manager Simon Ithai said a technical… Read more »

Declaring cancer a national disaster unnecessary, says Health CS James Macharia

Declaring cancer a national disaster unnecessary, says Health CS James Macharia

Source: Standard Digital News BY Ally Jamah Sunday, August 30th 2015 Nairobi, Kenya: Increasing calls to declare cancer, one of the top killers in the country, as a national disaster… Read more »

MHRP study indicates increase in HIV subtypes in Kenya

MHRP study indicates increase in HIV subtypes in Kenya

  Source: PLOS 1 August 19, 2015 Increased viral complexity could complicate picture for HIV vaccine researchers.   Recent analysis of data from Kenya shows a rise in both the… Read more »

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