List/Grid Monthly Archives: February 2011

Group hosts competition to benefit children organizations

Group hosts competition to benefit children organizations

SOURCE: KANSAN.COM By Nikki Wentling The Uhuru Child Organization created a resettlement village in Kenya, providing 900 displaced people with food, clean water, health care, classrooms and educational funds after… Read more »

KENYA: Hungry HIV-positive mothers wary of exclusive breastfeeding

KENYA: Hungry HIV-positive mothers wary of exclusive breastfeeding

SOURCE: PLUSNEWS.ORG NYANDO, 21 February 2011 (PlusNews) – Nutrition experts recommend that HIV-positive mothers exclusively breastfeed their babies for the first six months to reduce the risk of HIV transmission,… Read more »

Kenya Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report Q2 2011

Kenya Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report Q2 2011

SOURCE:http://marketpublishers.com/ In BMI’s Q211 Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare Business Environment Ratings (BERs), the Middle East & Africa region scored an improved 48.0 (compared with a score of 46.4 in Q111) out… Read more »

US to fly in drug detectives to help Kenya, says envoy

US to fly in drug detectives to help Kenya, says envoy

Published on 20/02/2011 By Cyrus Ombati Kenya has sought the assistance of detectives from the United States America to help investigate the drug menace in the country. US ambassador to… Read more »

Kenya Government to provide HIV services for people who inject drug

Kenya Government to provide HIV services for people who inject drug

SOURCE: UNODC Mombasa, Kenya – Government to provide free HIV services for people who inject drugs. Heroin users will soon have access to free HIV prevention and treatment. The Kenyan… Read more »

Hospital suspends services due to acute water crisis

Hospital suspends services due to acute water crisis

SOURCE: THE STANDARD By LINAH BENYAWA Operations at the Coast Provincial General Hospital have greatly been affected by a major water crisis that has hit Mombasa town and its environs…. Read more »

Floating spores kill malaria mosquito larvae

Floating spores kill malaria mosquito larvae

SOURCE: EUREKALERT Dr. Hilary Glover There are over 200 million cases of malaria each year and, according to the World Health Organisation, in 2009 malaria was responsible for 781,000 deaths… Read more »

AMREF partners with Nakumatt to prevent maternal mortality

AMREF partners with Nakumatt to prevent maternal mortality

SOURCE: KENYA BROADCASTING COPORATION Written By:Rose Kamau/Agencies, Posted: Sun, Feb 20, 2011 Retail chain Nakumatt Holdings and the African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF) have unveiled a joint fundraising programme… Read more »

Why doctors’ union portends better healthcare

Why doctors’ union portends better healthcare

SOURCE: DAILY NATION Here is a simple fact that illustrates the parlous state of Kenya’s health sector. Every year, about 400 doctors graduate from Kenya’s medical schools. Nearly the same… Read more »

In order to fight drugs effectively, we need to have all information about narcotics

In order to fight drugs effectively, we need to have all information about narcotics

SOURCE: DAILY NATION By JOHN B. OSOROPosted Sunday, February 20 2011 at 18:32 Having a conversation with the former boss of the National Agency for the Campaign Against Drug Abuse… Read more »

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