List/Grid Monthly Archives: February 2011

Good health beats money anytime: Kenyans

Good health beats money anytime: Kenyans

SOURCE: DAILY NATION Kenyans appear to have developed a thick skin against all the bad things going on around them — from the drought ravaging parts of the country to… Read more »

Kenyan church leaders hail pneumoccal vaccine rollout

Kenyan church leaders hail pneumoccal vaccine rollout

SOURCE:ENI – News http://www.eni.ch/ Fredrick Nzwili 15 February 2011 Nairobi (ENInews). A global rollout of pneumococcal vaccine aimed at treating pneumonia in infants has come as a welcome development for… Read more »

Big lessons from Cuba’s HIV response

Big lessons from Cuba’s HIV response

SOURCE: THE STANDARD Published on 16/02/2011 Big lessons from Cuba’s HIV response Cuba’s early response to HIV was unique and ‘eccentric’ as its leader, Fidel Castro. Though the strategy was… Read more »

KENYA: HIV-positive forest evictees struggle to access ARVs

KENYA: HIV-positive forest evictees struggle to access ARVs

SOURCE: IRIN 17 Feb 2011 16:19 MAU FOREST, 17 February 2011 (IRIN) – Wesley Kipkoech*, 21, may be illiterate and speak only his native Ndorobo tongue, but he understands all… Read more »

Africa likely to lead in mobile health arena

Africa likely to lead in mobile health arena

SOURCE:http://news.idg.no Rebecca Wanjiku 16.02.2011 kl 19:42 | Computerworld Kenya Lack of existing health-care systems and underdeveloped privacy laws are likely to push faster adoption of mobile health business models in… Read more »

Sunguprot – Dr Odotte

Sunguprot – Dr Odotte

Source: medicalkenya with permission Dr Odotte will be available in Nairobi at KIRDI (opposite Car & General on Lusaka Road ( on your way to Mater Hospital) on 19th February… Read more »

State fails to supply food to drug addicts

State fails to supply food to drug addicts

SOURCE: THE STANDARD By linah benyawa Mombasa County Plans by the Government to supplement feeding programme of drug addicts at the Coast have failed to kick off. This has led… Read more »

Corruption: The epidemic crippling Kenya’s health sector

Corruption: The epidemic crippling Kenya’s health sector

SOURCE: Transparency International 16th February 2011 February Audit Newsletter The importance of the health sector in economic growth and poverty reduction is articulated in the Millennium Development Goals (MDG). Three… Read more »

Langata cemetery set for expansion

Langata cemetery set for expansion

SOURCE: CAPITAL FM BY SIMON NDONG’A 16th February 2011 NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 16 – The City Council of Nairobi (CCN) now wants to acquire land around the Langata Public Cemetery… Read more »

USAID director outlines global health goals

USAID director outlines global health goals

SOURCE: CIDRAP Lisa Schnirring * Staff Writer Feb 15, 2011 (CIDRAP News) – In tough economic conditions, the United States has sharpened its global health goals to more efficiently expand… Read more »

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