List/Grid Monthly Archives: February 2011

NURSING MATTERS – WHO FACT SHEET

NURSING MATTERS – WHO FACT SHEET

SOURCE :www. who.int Nursing Matters fact sheets provide quick reference information and international perspectives from the nursing profession on current health and social issues. ICN on Preventing Needlestick Injuries Facts… Read more »

How safe are health workers?

How safe are health workers?

SOURCE: The Standard By Kenfrey Kiberenge A patient assaulted a nurse at the Kenyatta National Hospital earlier this week, kicking off a discussion on the safety of health workers. The… Read more »

Maine hospital equipment to aid hospital in Kenya

Maine hospital equipment to aid hospital in Kenya

SOURCE:http://www.wlbz2.com/news/ PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — A Maine hospital is donating equipment to help the medical staff at a hospital in Kenya. Saturday morning officials at Maine Medical Center in… Read more »

Baby’s Negative HIV Test Results Shock Doctors

Baby’s Negative HIV Test Results Shock Doctors

SOURCE: Daily Nation Arthur Okwemba 10 February 2011 Nairobi — An HIV positive woman has delivered an HIV negative baby without any medical intervention. The baby has tested negative for… Read more »

Cancer experts still remain in short supply

Cancer experts still remain in short supply

SOURCE: Coastweek The situation is grave bearing in mind that cancer is number three killer disease in the country with majority of patients based in rural areas. XINHUA NEWS SERVICE… Read more »

Pneumococcal vaccine available free

Pneumococcal vaccine available free

SOURCE: CAPITAL FM BY CATHERINE KARONG’O NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 11 – All children under one year of age will now be required to have mandatory pneumococcal vaccine to prevent pneumonia,… Read more »

Using SMS technology for medicine and prescription reminder

Using SMS technology for medicine and prescription reminder

SOURCE:http://www.ghdonline.org 08 Feb 2011 Newly introduced AppointmentSMS.com doctor / patient tool .It’s a web-based SMS reminder application used by medical professionals for medicine and prescription reminders. We have just launched… Read more »

The million shillings babies

The million shillings babies

Source Standard Mobile By Dann Okoth 12th February 2011 She always wanted a baby, but at one stage in her marriage, she discovered she was infertile. With her husband, she… Read more »

Cancer patients cry out

Cancer patients cry out

SOURCE:CAPITAL FM NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 8 – For the past seven months, the Kenyatta National Hospital’s paediatric cancer unit has become the second home for three-year-old Collins. His mother Ann… Read more »

UN says female circumcision should end

UN says female circumcision should end

Source: Todayonline 12:35 AM Feb 08, 2011 UNITED NATIONS (AP) – Top U.N. officials are calling for an end to female genital mutilation, saying it violates fundamental human rights and… Read more »

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