List/Grid Monthly Archives: November 2010

Growth in general public awareness of Family Planning

Growth in general public awareness of Family Planning

Adapted from: Coastweek Public facilities provide contraceptives to 57 per cent of users, while 36 percent are supplied through private medical sources and six percent through other private sources like… Read more »

Down Syndrome Society of Kenya adopts unique ‘Zedonk’

Down Syndrome Society of Kenya adopts unique ‘Zedonk’

Adapted from Coastweek November 19 – 25 Coastweek — The Down Syndrome Society of Kenya has adopted a unique animal ‘the Zedonk’ whose parents are zebra and donkey, at Nairobi… Read more »

Huntsville doctors help the sick and poor in Kenya

Huntsville doctors help the sick and poor in Kenya

Adapted from: The Hunstville Times Friday, November 19, 2010, MIGORI, Kenya – Dr. Mark Leberte holds the X-ray up to the window and studies the solid black streaks in the… Read more »

Sex-workers get second chance at life with microloans in Kenya

Sex-workers get second chance at life with microloans in Kenya

Adapted from:Correspondent Gitonga Njeru – Women News Network – WNN Nairobi, Kenya: With higher levels of economic growth than expected, Kenya’s banks have already begun giving successful loans to a… Read more »

Kenya’s PM supports US travel ban

Kenya’s PM supports US travel ban

Adapted from: Kenya Broadcasting Corporation Written By:Catherine Achienga, Posted: Thu, Nov 18, 2010 Prime Minister Raila Odinga has come out strongly in support of the US government decision to slap… Read more »

Generics could be labeled counterfeits in Kenya

Generics could be labeled counterfeits in Kenya

Adapted from: Managing Intellectual property Kenya published anti-counterfeit regulations on August 27, implementing the 2008 Anti-counterfeit act. How they affect the debate on generic medicine, however, will have to wait… Read more »

Moate school enters new Kenyan partnership

Moate school enters new Kenyan partnership

Adapted from westmeath independen A team of five from the staff of Moate Community School left Dublin airport in October to embark upon a long but fruitful adventure which would… Read more »

Kenyan firms picked for Africa top SMEs prize

Kenyan firms picked for Africa top SMEs prize

Adapted from Business Daily By Victor Juma hree Kenyan companies have won a place in the finals at this year’s Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship. They are Biodeal Laboratories, Craft Silicon,… Read more »

Study: Progress made in quest to end female genital mutilation

Study: Progress made in quest to end female genital mutilation

Adapted from: www.monstersandcritics.com Florence, Italy – A study of female genital mutilation in five African countries released Thursday showed that some progress had been made in halting the practice despite… Read more »

WHO puts Kenya on high alert over polio outbreak

WHO puts Kenya on high alert over polio outbreak

17 Nov 17, 2010 – 7:05:52 AM Adapted from Garowe Online By Paul Mwaura World health organization (WHO) has put medical officers along the Kenya -Uganda border on alert following… Read more »

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