List/Grid Monthly Archives: October 2010

Polio Outbreak in Uganda Prompts Massive WHO Vaccination Effort

Polio Outbreak in Uganda Prompts Massive WHO Vaccination Effort

Submitted by Gene Rickman on Wed, 10/27/2010 – 10:50 The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced plans to launch a massive polio vaccination campaign in Africa. This follows last week’s… Read more »

Condom maker’s plan to set up plant in Kenya gets boost

Condom maker’s plan to set up plant in Kenya gets boost

By Okuttah Mark Palm Health Care International, a condom manufacturer in the process of setting up a plant in Nairobi, has received an Sh80 million ($1 million) equity injection from… Read more »

Disease resistance to drugs in Kenya blamed on counterfeits

Disease resistance to drugs in Kenya blamed on counterfeits

Tuesday, 26 Oct 2010 Pharmacists blame growing resistance of diseases to drugs on the prevalence of counterfeits in the Kenyan market, saying a national campaign should be rolled out on… Read more »

Herbal medicine set for regulation

Herbal medicine set for regulation

Posted Wednesday, October 27 2010 at 00:00 Kenya is working on guidelines to regulate operations of herbalists who are partly blamed for increasing the sale of counterfeit medicines by passing… Read more »

Foods That Aggravate Autism in Children

Foods That Aggravate Autism in Children

Adapted from Daily Nation Nairobi — I know that when some people read this column, at the back of their mind, they’re wondering “how much of a difference can food… Read more »

Full House for Stanchart marathon

Full House for Stanchart marathon

Adapted from Capital FM NAIROBI, Kenya, October 27- Fourteen thousand participants will take part in Sunday’s Standard Chartered Nairobi marathon up from 13,000 runners who participated last year. National Steering… Read more »

No quick solution in sight for Kenyans’ decaying teeth

No quick solution in sight for Kenyans’ decaying teeth

Adapted from Business Daily By IMMACULATE KARAMBU and STEVE MBOGO Posted Wednesday, October 27 2010 at 00:00 “You are supposed to die with your teeth intact.” This is a message… Read more »

Kenya hand washing drive aims to break Guinness world record

Kenya hand washing drive aims to break Guinness world record

Adapted from Business Daily By Immaculate Karambu Posted Wednesday, October 27 2010 at 00:00 Kenya has played host to a number of events to mark global health days but one… Read more »

Breast cancer screening

Breast cancer screening

Kenya Women Finance Trust in collaboration with AAR medical will from today 27th October 2010 for the next one weekOctober 2010 hold awareness & breast cancer screening outreaches at Kangemi… Read more »

HIV-positive farmers reap health benefits from Kenya’s arid north

HIV-positive farmers reap health benefits from Kenya’s arid north

Written by: AlertNet correspondent By Isaiah Esipisu LODWAR, Kenya (AlertNet) – A group of people living with HIV/AIDS in northwest Kenya are defying the region’s tough climatic conditions to farm… Read more »

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