List/Grid Monthly Archives: March 2011

New TB test kit comes to Kenya in 3 months

New TB test kit comes to Kenya in 3 months

source: Daily Nation By GATONYE GATHURA The latest tuberculosis testing technology, which confirms results as you wait, will be available in Kenya in the next three months. The computer-enabled equipment… Read more »

UN anti-crime chief highlights Kenya’s role in tackling regional security threats

UN anti-crime chief highlights Kenya’s role in tackling regional security threats

Source un.org 28 March 2011 – The head of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) today met with Kenyan officials in the capital, Nairobi, to discuss a… Read more »

New Clinic Offers Roadside Health Care for Hard-to-Reach Populations on the Kenyan Uganda Border

New Clinic Offers Roadside Health Care for Hard-to-Reach Populations on the Kenyan Uganda Border

Source: IOM Press Notes IOM and Kenya’s National AIDS Control Council are today opening a free health care clinic to assist vulnerable and often hard-to-reach mobile populations on the busy… Read more »

Citizens At Risk As Government Dithers

Citizens At Risk As Government Dithers

Source: Daily Nation opinion Nairobi — Three recent reports on the presence of contaminated maize in Kenya should have all of us worried. The first report, published in January this… Read more »

Tourism lobbies reject proposed air fare tax

Tourism lobbies reject proposed air fare tax

Source: The Daily Nation y NATION CORRESPONDENT Posted Sunday, March 27 2011 at 21:32 Players in the tourism sector have opposed proposals for an air fare levy to help fund… Read more »

Rising hospital costs threaten Kenya HMOs’ earnings

Rising hospital costs threaten Kenya HMOs’ earnings

Source: The East African By CHRISTABEL LIGAM Posted Monday, March 28 2011 at 00:00 Rising healthcare costs in private hospitals is increasingly threatening earnings for medical insurance firms wary of… Read more »

Why the doctor writes what he does on your prescription

Why the doctor writes what he does on your prescription

1, Do not substitute • The doctor may have various reasons for writing this. These include:- • He has carried out a sensitivity test and the medicine prescribed is the… Read more »

Kenya faces condom shortage

Kenya faces condom shortage

Source: Yahoo News NAIROBI – Health authorities in Kenya said Wednesday the country was facing a condom shortage due to high demand and procurement bottlenecks, and made an emergency order… Read more »

Plan to decongest Kenyatta Hospital under way

Plan to decongest Kenyatta Hospital under way

Source: Standard Mobile By Mangoa Mosota The Government has started restructuring Kenyatta National Hospital to decongest the facility, Medical Services Minister Anyang’ Nyong’o has said. Prof Nyong’o said the exercise… Read more »

Unilever launches optimal nutrition campaign

Unilever launches optimal nutrition campaign

SOURCE: CAPITAL FM BY CORRESPONDENT NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 26 – Unilever in partnership with the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation have launched a national campaign that will focus attention… Read more »

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