List/Grid Monthly Archives: December 2010

Epidemiologists in Uganda Detecting a Disease that Took 31 Lives

Epidemiologists in Uganda Detecting a Disease that Took 31 Lives

Adapted From http://topnews.us/ Submitted by Prakash Sharma on Sat, 12/25/2010 – 10:59 Epidemiologists in Uganda are still not able to detect a disease that has affected around 96 people till… Read more »

Police report five per cent drop in crime incidents

Police report five per cent drop in crime incidents

Adapted From Coastweek police said in ten months period, they recovered 128 rifles, 60 pistols and 36,458 ammunition rounds . NAIROBI (Xinhua) — Incidents of crime are dropping in Kenya,… Read more »

Scot takes lead role for study of doping in athletes

Scot takes lead role for study of doping in athletes

EXCLUSIVE: Rachel Loxton Share 24 Dec 2010 A leading Scots sports scientist is to undertake a ground-breaking investigation into knowledge of performance-enhancing drugs among Kenya’s elite athletes. Dr Paul Dimeo,… Read more »

Drugs agency firm on new strict alcohol laws

Drugs agency firm on new strict alcohol laws

Adapted From Nation By FRED MUKINDA Kenya’s anti-drugs agency has promised to protect legitimate businesses while implementing new regulations governing sale and consumption of alcohol.The National Campaign Against Drug Abuse… Read more »

Call on African Cell Companies to Help AIDS Patients

Call on African Cell Companies to Help AIDS Patients

Adapted from:http://humanrights.change.or by Andrew Green December 24, 2010 The long-prophesied integration of mobile technology and public health coverage is no longer a fantasy. It’s happening, it’s successful and you can… Read more »

Eye doctor brings skills to Kenya

Eye doctor brings skills to Kenya

Adapted from:http://www.metronews.ca HEATHER MCINTYRE METRO EDMONTON Published: December 24, 2010 5:27 a.m. Last modified: December 23, 2010 10:29 p.m. Glaucoma isn’t common in children here, but in Kenya it is… Read more »

Uganda Health News: Yellow fever kills 40 in northern Uganda

Uganda Health News: Yellow fever kills 40 in northern Uganda

Ultimate Media First published: 20101223 9:53:25 AM EST The Ministry of Health has confirmed that the disease that has killed over 40 people in Northern Uganda since last month is… Read more »

Herb Halts Spread of HIV in Blood

Herb Halts Spread of HIV in Blood

Adapted From Daily Nation By Gatonye Gathura 23 December 2010 Nairobi — A vine which grows wildly in western Kenya and found to have antiretroviral properties is among a handful… Read more »

Airport becoming hub for fake medicines

Airport becoming hub for fake medicines

Adapted from The Standard Published on 22/12/2010 By VITALIS KIMUTAI Unscrupulous businessmen have repeatedly attempted to use Eldoret International Airport to sneak in counterfeit medicine into the country. The Pharmacy… Read more »

Take a proactive approach to wellbeing

Take a proactive approach to wellbeing

Published on 22/12/2010 When meditating over a disease, I never think of finding a remedy for it, but, instead, a means of preventing it, said French chemist and biologist Louis… Read more »

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