List/Grid Yearly Archives: 2010

Yellow fever death toll rises

Yellow fever death toll rises

Adapted from The Vision By Anne Mugisa THE yellow fever death toll in Northern Uganda has risen to 48, the Director General of Health Services, Dr. Nathan Kenya Mugisha, has… Read more »

Early Tests Can Reduce Cervical Cancer Deaths

Early Tests Can Reduce Cervical Cancer Deaths

Adapted from Daily Nation Gatonye Gathura 30 December 2010 Nairobi — As the year ends tonight, almost 2,000 women will have died from cervical cancer in the last 12 months…. Read more »

How well is your child trained on road safety?

How well is your child trained on road safety?

By Immaculate Karambu Posted Wednesday, December 29 2010 at 00:00 It was on the eve of Christmas and Esther Wambui, a mother of five, was stuck in a ward at… Read more »

Early HIV Treatment Saves Lives

Early HIV Treatment Saves Lives

Adapted from VOA 29 December 2010 Written by Rose Hoban | Durham, North Carolina Countries should treat as many people as they can, as early as possible A review of… Read more »

Uganda plans mass vaccination in yellow fever outbreak

Uganda plans mass vaccination in yellow fever outbreak

Adapted from CNN By the CNN Wire Staff December 28, 2010 ganda is planning to inoculate 2.5 million residents in the East African nation’s northern districts, where a yellow fever… Read more »

Changing society through computer systems

Changing society through computer systems

Adapted from The Standard Published on27/12/2010 By Fredrick Obura During a recent continental competition, dubbed Apps4Africa, a young woman from Kenya submitted her project and was ranked second runners up…. Read more »

Sanitation: ‘Flying-Toilets’ insulate women from rape

Sanitation: ‘Flying-Toilets’ insulate women from rape

Adapted from : Women News Network Kenya correspondent Tabitha Nderitu – Women News Network – WNN December 27, 2010 · Nairobi, Kenya – When darkness descends in the ubiquitous slums… Read more »

Yellow fever spreads to 10 districts

Yellow fever spreads to 10 districts

Adapted from New Vision By Anne Mugisa THE Ministry of Health wants $35m (about sh80b) to purchase the yellow fever vaccine for 10 districts in the north to stop the… Read more »

We must address social ills that motivate crime

We must address social ills that motivate crime

Adapted From Business Daily Posted Tuesday, December 28 2010 at 00:00 The Kenya Police annual crime report for the year 2010 makes for some depressing reading. Although the department is… Read more »

Foreigners flock to AIIMS for treatment

Foreigners flock to AIIMS for treatment

Adapted from Hindustani times Press Trust Of India New Delhi, December 26, 2010 First Published: 17:14 IST(26/12/2010) Last Updated: 17:16 IST(26/12/2010) n increasing number of foreigners, especially Kenyans, are coming… Read more »

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