List/Grid Monthly Archives: March 2011

India Emerges Hot Destination For Medical Tourism

India Emerges Hot Destination For Medical Tourism

Source: webwire Friday, March 25, 2011 More than 100 per cent jump likely in Kenyan patients opting for treatment in India in 2011 New Delhi, March 25, 2011 – With… Read more »

Kenya Red Cross Sees Shift in Attitude Toward Safe Sex

Kenya Red Cross Sees Shift in Attitude Toward Safe Sex

source: Voice Of America Michael Onyiego | Nairobi March 25, 2011 As the Kenyan Red Cross moves to meet a condom shortage in Kenya, the group is seeing positive changes… Read more »

One Woman’s Effort in Taming Tsetse Fly Menace

One Woman’s Effort in Taming Tsetse Fly Menace

SOURCE: Nairobi Star Peter Mutai and Wang Yanan 22 March 2011 Becoming a research scientist was not her career choice, but as the saying goes, one hundred miles start with… Read more »

E-Health Records Can Boost Care in Developing Countries, Study Finds

E-Health Records Can Boost Care in Developing Countries, Study Finds

Source: iHEALTHBEAT Computer-generated reminders in electronic health record systems can help improve care in developing countries, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics… Read more »

Measles

Measles

Source:WHO Key facts * Measles is one of the leading causes of death among young children even though a safe and cost-effective vaccine is available. The measles virus normally grows… Read more »

Minn. Dept. of Health: 7 Confirmed Cases of Measle

Minn. Dept. of Health: 7 Confirmed Cases of Measle

Source:http://kstp.com/news The Minnesota Department of Health reports seven confirmed cases of measles in Minnesota, as of Monday. According to MDH, the likely source is an infant who traveled to Kenya… Read more »

WHO names drugs for mothers, children

WHO names drugs for mothers, children

SOURCE: THE VISION By RAYMOND BAGUMA Tuesday, 22nd March, 2011 THE World Health Organisation (WHO) has released the first-ever list of recommended medicines that countries, including Uganda, should use to… Read more »

Shortage of Doctors in Kwale Stirs Uproar

Shortage of Doctors in Kwale Stirs Uproar

Source: Nairobi Star Brian Otieno 18 March 2011 Kwale residents are up in arms over a shortage of medical personnel at the district hospital. The residents said their lives and… Read more »

City Mayor Happy With Health Clinics Takeover Proposal

City Mayor Happy With Health Clinics Takeover Proposal

Source: Nairobi Star Maxwell Masava 21 March 2011 Nairobi Mayor George Aladwa has backed a proposal that all health facilities run by the City Council of Nairobi be surrendered to… Read more »

COLON CANCER MONTH (MARCH) SURVIVORS CELEBRATIONS

COLON CANCER MONTH (MARCH) SURVIVORS CELEBRATIONS

SOURCE: KENCASA date: 26TH MARCH 2011 VENUE Kenyatta National Hospital – National Nurses complex TIME: 9.00am – 5.00pm Some of the activities will be Providing colostomy bags at highly discounted… Read more »

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