List/Grid Monthly Archives: November 2010

Chinese hospital ship back after treating thousands

Chinese hospital ship back after treating thousands

China Daily, November 27, 2010 China’s first hospital ship came home on Friday after treating thousands of people in Africa and South Asia in its maiden overseas medical mission. In… Read more »

Alcoholism taking awful toll on Kenyan families.

Alcoholism taking awful toll on Kenyan families.

Adapted from coastweek. Kenya is among countries in Africa where there IS AN INCREASINGLY high rate of alcohol consumption SPECIAL REPORT BY XINHUA CORRESPONDENT BEDAH MENGO . NAIROBI (Xinhua) —… Read more »

AIDS Awareness Day 1st December

AIDS Awareness Day 1st December

World AIDS Day on 1 December draws together people from around the world to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS and demonstrate international solidarity in the face of the pandemic. The Day… Read more »

Kenya to mark 26th anniversary of finding first case of HIV/AIDS

Kenya to mark 26th anniversary of finding first case of HIV/AIDS

by Ejidiah Wangui NAIROBI, Nov. 26 (Xinhua) — Kenya will mark the 26th anniversary of finding the first case of HIV/AIDS in the East African country as the world is… Read more »

Drug offers high risk HIV groups hope

Drug offers high risk HIV groups hope

Adapted from Capital FM; BY CATHERINE KARONG’O NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 26 – HIV prevention among people classified as ‘high risk’ groups has gone a notch higher after a study published… Read more »

Women with fibroids in Kenya get new lease of life

Women with fibroids in Kenya get new lease of life

y Bedah Mengo NAIROBI, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) — Few months ago, Phylis Mwangi, a resident of Nairobi, Kenya started to feel unusual pain at her lower abdomen during her periods…. Read more »

The Free Eye Tests That Turn Out to Be Optical Illusions

The Free Eye Tests That Turn Out to Be Optical Illusions

Adapted from Daily Nation: 24th November 2010 Paul Letiwa Nairobi — When Ms Jennifer Wangari started having trouble with her eyes, she decided to visit a free eye camp that… Read more »

Poisonous maize seized at IDP camps

Poisonous maize seized at IDP camps

Adapted from Capital FM:BY CORRESPONDENT NYAHURURU, Kenya, Nov 25 – Public Health officials from Nyandarua West district have seized over 300 bags of aflatoxin-infested maize supplied to various IDP (Internally… Read more »

Sh240m campaign to fight paediatric HIV

Sh240m campaign to fight paediatric HIV

Adapted from:Capital FM BY CATHERINE KARONG’O NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 25 – The government has launched a multi-million shilling campaign to eliminate paediatric HIV in the next four years by promoting… Read more »

Half of Kenya’s population uses contaminated drinking water; filtration system could change that

Half of Kenya’s population uses contaminated drinking water; filtration system could change that

Huntsville Times Managing Editor Curtis Coghlan joined a team of 15 doctors, nurses and church missionaries from Huntsville in October on a trip to Kenya Relief’s clinic and orphanage in… Read more »

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