List/Grid Monthly Archives: January 2011

NACADA adamant on drinks rule

NACADA adamant on drinks rule

Adapted from Capital FM BY EVELYN NJOROGE NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 16 – The National Campaign Against Drug Abuse (NACADA) Authority has maintained that the controversial Alcoholic Drinks Control Act is… Read more »

Diet is important in preventing and helping treat prostate cancer

Diet is important in preventing and helping treat prostate cancer

Adapted from The Standard Published on 15/01/201 By Anyang’ Nyong’o I thank the many Kenyans who sent me messages of support and who sincerely wished me quick recovery after they… Read more »

Local Rockville, MD Doctors Embark on Medical Mission to Kenya

Local Rockville, MD Doctors Embark on Medical Mission to Kenya

Paul Chester Children’s Hope Foundation’s Fifth Annual Mission to Africa January 14, 2011 09:03 AM Eastern Time Five Rockville, MD physicians and a nurse will embark on a philanthropic journey… Read more »

TB Case Finding Missing Many Patients

TB Case Finding Missing Many Patients

By Michael Smith, North American Correspondent, MedPage Today Published: January 14, 2011 Reviewed by Zalman S. Agus, MD; Emeritus Professor University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Dorothy Caputo, MA,… Read more »

Coast Province Award For Community Health And Development

Coast Province Award For Community Health And Development

Adapted from: www,coastweek.com recognizing personalities who have played a leading role in advocating and participating in community health . Coastweek — The Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation, in collaboration… Read more »

Kenya on high alert over yellow fever

Kenya on high alert over yellow fever

Adapted From: www.coastweek.com The outbreak is centered at Kaabong district in northern Uganda which borders Kenya’s Turkana region NAIROBI , (Xinhua) — Kenya has been placed on high alert following… Read more »

KENYA: Contraception concerns for HIV discordant couples

KENYA: Contraception concerns for HIV discordant couples

13 Jan 2011 Source: Content partner // IRIN NAIROBI, 13 January 2011 (IRIN) – Cheating spouses have always caused problems for their marriages; in Kenya, a growing issue raised by… Read more »

GSK malaria vaccine shows long-lasting protection

GSK malaria vaccine shows long-lasting protection

Fri Jan 14, 2011 12:01am By Kate Kelland LONDON, Jan 14 (Reuters) – An experimental malaria vaccine from GlaxoSmithKline provides African children with long-lasting protection, though its effectiveness declines slightly… Read more »

German firm buys 25 p.c stake in Resolution Health

German firm buys 25 p.c stake in Resolution Health

Adapted From Business Daily By Victor Juma Posted Friday, January 14 2011 at 00:00 Resolution Health East Africa has sold a 25.1 per cent stake to a German investor for… Read more »

Yellow fever – WHO fact sheet

Yellow fever – WHO fact sheet

Adapted From www.who.int Key facts * Yellow fever is an acute viral haemorrhagic disease transmitted by infected mosquitoes. The “yellow” in the name refers to the jaundice that affects some… Read more »

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