List/Grid Monthly Archives: December 2010

Red alert as mystery disease hits Uganda

Red alert as mystery disease hits Uganda

Adapted from Daily Nation By LILLIAN ONYANGO Kenya is on high alert after a yet-to-be identified disease killed 35 people in Uganda. Reports indicate that 86 people had contracted the… Read more »

Polio campaign kicks off next week

Polio campaign kicks off next week

Adapted From Capital FM BY SARAH WAMBUI NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 8 – The government on Wednesday announced that the second round of the Synchronised Polio Emergency Campaign would begin on… Read more »

Eat locally processed food to support health, communities

Eat locally processed food to support health, communities

Adapted from The Detroit News Danielle Nierenberg and Amanda Stone Let’s face it. We Americans love processed foods. With no major chain grocery stores within the city limits and even… Read more »

Lack of engineers hurts health sector

Lack of engineers hurts health sector

Adapted from> New Vision Wednesday, 8th December, 2010By Raymond Baguma THE shortage of engineers and technicians who can repair and maintain medical equipment is affecting the delivery of quality health… Read more »

Doctor claims scholarship founders tried to have her passport cancelled

Doctor claims scholarship founders tried to have her passport cancelled

Adapted from: Independent By MAEVE SHEEHAN Sunday December 05 2010 A KENYAN doctor has accused the organisers of a €250,000 scholarship of trying to cancel her passport after she “vanished”… Read more »

HP partners with Clintons Health Access Initiative and Kenyan Government to improve infancy HIV detection

HP partners with Clintons Health Access Initiative and Kenyan Government to improve infancy HIV detection

Adapted from The Daily Tell Last week, dozens of celebrities, including Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian and Swizz Beats, agreed to die “digital deaths” for AIDS charity Keep a… Read more »

Kenya PM backtracks on ‘arrest gays’ threat

Kenya PM backtracks on ‘arrest gays’ threat

Kenya’s Prime Minister has done an abrupt about face on his comments just days earlier that gays and lesbians in the country should be arrested. Raila Odinga’s statements in front… Read more »

Circumcision may not curb gay HIV transmission

Circumcision may not curb gay HIV transmission

Adapted from Reuters NEW YORK | Tue Dec 7, 2010 3:16pm EST NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – While circumcision has been shown to lower a man’s risk of contracting HIV… Read more »

Validating counterfeits an SMS away

Validating counterfeits an SMS away

Adapted from: Capital FM NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 6 – New technology that will enable consumers to verify the authenticity of the goods they purchase through their mobile phones will be… Read more »

Sh2b for community health plan

Sh2b for community health plan

NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 6 – The government has set aside Sh2 billion to support community health strategies through the procurement of motorcycles and bicycles for community extension health workers and… Read more »

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