List/Grid Monthly Archives: January 2011

Marathon: New Life Home

Marathon: New Life Home

New Life Home is a charitable home that rescues abandoned HIV positive babies, provides for them and eventually return them to thier biological parents or gives them up for Adoption… Read more »

Kenyan Researchers Launch a Book Documenting Herbal Antimalarials

Kenyan Researchers Launch a Book Documenting Herbal Antimalarials

Adapted from Africa Science News Service Written by Naftali Mwaura Thursday, 20 January 2011 A comprehensive inventory of medicinal plants in East Africa was launched in Nairobi to showcase the… Read more »

HomeNewsProvincial  Provincial University marks a milestone with new dental services

HomeNewsProvincial Provincial University marks a milestone with new dental services

Adapted From Daily Nation By DENNIS ODUNGA January 20 2011 at 18:54 Moi University chancellor Bethwel Allan Ogot recalls the electrifying message that made the rounds. It was in late… Read more »

KENYA: Caring for the care-givers

KENYA: Caring for the care-givers

Adapted from www.plusnews.org KISUMU, 19 January 2011 (PlusNews) – Raising young children was not part of 65-year-old Angeline Abuga’s retirement plan, but after her son and daughter-in-law died from HIV-related… Read more »

Publishers cut off doctors’ free access to medical journals in poor countries

Publishers cut off doctors’ free access to medical journals in poor countries

Posted by Sarah Boseley Tuesday 18 January 2011 19.57 GMT guardian.co.uk What a world of possibilities must have opened up for a hospital doctor or a medical student in Bangladesh… Read more »

WHO approved diabetes kit costly for Kenya

WHO approved diabetes kit costly for Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 18 – A new test for diagnosing diabetes that was recently approved by the World Health Organisation (WHO) will not be used in Kenya because of the… Read more »

Kenya under probe over misuse of HIV funds

Kenya under probe over misuse of HIV funds

Adapted from Daily Nation By GATONYE GATHURA Posted Monday, January 17 2011 at 21:00 Kenya is under investigation for corruption and fraudulent use of money meant for fighting HIV, malaria… Read more »

Mobile health apps gain acceptance in developing nations

Mobile health apps gain acceptance in developing nations

Adapted From Business Daily By Wangui Maina Posted Tuesday, January 18 2011 at 00:00 Mganga is a mobile phone application that was developed by Kenyan PhD student Shikoh Gitau and… Read more »

Mop-up for drug addicts launched in Mombasa

Mop-up for drug addicts launched in Mombasa

Friday, 14 January 2011 Source Addicts troop to Coast hospitals in agony The addicts, suffering from withdrawal symptoms, are being taken to public hospitals for medication by police. Kisauni location… Read more »

Mass polio immunisation on in north, eastern Uganda

Mass polio immunisation on in north, eastern Uganda

Adapted From New Vision By RACHEAL NINSIIMA and PASCAL KWESIGA THE Health ministry has embarked on a two-day massive door-to-door polio immunisation campaign for children below five years in five… Read more »

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