List/Grid Monthly Archives: January 2011

Health insurers tap bio-card to stem surging fraud cases

Health insurers tap bio-card to stem surging fraud cases

SOURCE: BUSINESS DAILY By STEVE MBOGO Posted Monday, January 31 2011 at 00:00 Insurance companies are rushing to phase out photo cards in favour of fingerprint technology hoping to curb… Read more »

Health Training Gets a Jab

Health Training Gets a Jab

SOURCE: DAILY NATION Benjamin Muindi 30 January 2011 Nairobi — The award of a charter to Mount Kenya University (MKU) last week opened up new frontiers in training of health… Read more »

Hospital administration must be re-engineered scientifically

Hospital administration must be re-engineered scientifically

Published on 29/01/2011 By Anyang’ Nyong’o SOURCE: THE STANDARD Hospital administration is a science and not an art, although a good administrator needs to have a good appreciation of the… Read more »

Drinking contest turns tragic

Drinking contest turns tragic

SOURCE – CAPITAL FM KISUMU, Kenya, Jan 31 – A drinking competition turned tragic over the weekend in Kisumu after one of the participants lost consciousness and died. Another competitor… Read more »

Corruption Threatens Swine Flu Spread in Kenya

Corruption Threatens Swine Flu Spread in Kenya

By Gitonga Njeru Freelance Writer – Kenya Thursday, 27 January 2011 18:26 With the flu season already here, Kenya’s porous borders are at a great risk of an outbreak of… Read more »

The Unexploited Herbal Pharmac

The Unexploited Herbal Pharmac

Gatonye Gathura 27 January 2011 Nairobi — Kenya and other African states are sitting on a fortune in the form of unexploited natural cures and pharmacies. The country can not… Read more »

Fire at Kenyatta Hospital, no injuries

Fire at Kenyatta Hospital, no injuries

BY BERNARD MOMANYI NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 26 – A fire broke out at the Kenyatta National Hospital on Wednesday afternoon, causing panic as patients were quickly evacuated from the affected… Read more »

Poor use of nets derails malaria war in Africa

Poor use of nets derails malaria war in Africa

Source – Daily Nation By JOY WANJA January 29, 2011 Pregnant women in sub-Saharan Africa remain at risk of malaria due to poor use of treated mosquito nets. According to… Read more »

Bar owners lose court battle against alcohol laws

Bar owners lose court battle against alcohol laws

By BENSON WAMBUGU osted Tuesday, January 25 2011 at 00:00 The alcoholic beverages industry players face further revenue losses after High Court ordered the full implementation of the alcohol control… Read more »

Turkish doctors leave for Kenya for medical help

Turkish doctors leave for Kenya for medical help

Monday, 24 January 2011 09:28 A team from the Doctors of the World left for Kenya on Sunday under a project supported by the Turkish International Cooperation and Development Agency… Read more »

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