List/Grid Yearly Archives: 2011

KEMRI to produce haemorrhagic fever kits

KEMRI to produce haemorrhagic fever kits

Source: Capital FM By JUDIE KABERIA on December 30, 2011 NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 30 – The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) is next year expected to start manufacturing test kits… Read more »

New Year gift for a million Kenyans

New Year gift for a million Kenyans

Source: Daily Nation By SAMUEL SIRINGPosted Friday, December 30 2011 New Year came early for a million public servants, the disciplined forces and their families after the government announced a… Read more »

Helping women to end sex-for-fish culture

Helping women to end sex-for-fish culture

Source: HIVAlert By:Gopal Venkat December 19 2011 at 14:14 KISUMU, 19 December 2011 (PlusNews) – For the past five years, Achieng*, a 35-year-old widow and mother of six, has sold… Read more »

World’s first malaria vaccine on the way

World’s first malaria vaccine on the way

Source; The Varsity by Maria Dimitrova Thursday 29th December 2011, 16:47 GM A team of researchers from Cambridge, Oxford, and Kenya have developed a vaccine that can potentially defeat all… Read more »

Exercise cuts risk of diabetes

Exercise cuts risk of diabetes

Source: BusinessDaily By JOY WANJA MURAYA Posted Friday, December 30 2011 at 00:00 A routine medical test can save your life. It happened to Martin Gatehi. He was 14 and… Read more »

Sickle cell, the hidden disease killing children

Sickle cell, the hidden disease killing children

Source: Nairobi Star By: Wacui Makori uesday, 11 October 2011 00:24 Whenever we think of childhood illnesses, malaria, diarrhoea or pneumonia seem to just jump at us, what about those… Read more »

Nation Has Lessons to Learn From India’s Medical Tourism

Nation Has Lessons to Learn From India’s Medical Tourism

Source: Businessdaily By Evelyn Situma Posted Friday, December 30 2011 Tourism has been a key driver of the economy in most countries across the globe. The industry remains a leading… Read more »

here’s Nothing Cheap or Clean About Nuclear Power Option – Ask the Japanese

here’s Nothing Cheap or Clean About Nuclear Power Option – Ask the Japanese

Source: Daily Nation Posted Thursday, December 29 2011 at 18:24 Both print and electronic media have of late been dominated by news features and documentaries highlighting the efforts Kenya is… Read more »

Travel that heals body and soul

Travel that heals body and soul

Source: Business Daily When Ben Muchemi, 53, first sought treatment for a stomach ailment in a local hospital, the doctor misdiagnosed the problem. The father of seven was later diagnosed… Read more »

Malindi hospital in need of doctors

Malindi hospital in need of doctors

Source: Nairobi Star By: KNA Thursday, 29 December 2011 00:09 Lack of adequate medical staff has been blamed for the delay in official opening of the High Dependence Unit at… Read more »

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