List/Grid Monthly Archives: March 2011

World Tuberculosis Day – 24th March 2011

World Tuberculosis Day – 24th March 2011

The National Empowerment Network of PLWHA in Kenya (NEPHAK) will on March 24, 2011 host the Kenyan Version of World Tuberculosis Day celebrations . Venue:Machakos Town, Masaku Theme: ‘‘On the… Read more »

Tuberculosis Fact Sheet

Tuberculosis Fact Sheet

SOURCE who.int November 2010 Infection and transmission Tuberculosis (TB) is a contagious disease. Like the common cold, it spreads through the air. Only people who are sick with TB in… Read more »

World TB Day – 24 March 2011

World TB Day – 24 March 2011

SOURCE : WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION World TB Day raises awareness about the global epidemic of tuberculosis (TB) and efforts to eliminate the disease. One-third of the world’s population is currently… Read more »

Study: Electronic Health Records Improve Care In Kenya

Study: Electronic Health Records Improve Care In Kenya

Source:International Business Times By Jesse Emspak | March 21, 2011 Electronic health records are often discussed as a solution for developed nations, but a study from the Regenstrief Institute and… Read more »

Telemedicine: A New Frontier in East Africa

Telemedicine: A New Frontier in East Africa

By David Njagi Freelance Journalist – Kenya Provision of health care in Kenya’s marginalized regions remains one of the greatest challenges facing the East African country. But with the invention… Read more »

Pharmaceutical counterfeits dilemma grows globally

Pharmaceutical counterfeits dilemma grows globally

Posted by Healthcare Packaging on March 21, 2011 Around the world, counterfeit meds are becoming ever more vexing. Smartphone apps and new technologies could offer help. A recent episode of… Read more »

Aids packs to help cut HIV infections in infants

Aids packs to help cut HIV infections in infants

SOURCE: THE EAST AFRICAN By CHRISTABEL LIGAMI Posted Monday, March 21 2011 at 00:00 Kenya has scaled up its efforts towards preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV, through an innovative method… Read more »

I love helping Kenya’s women and children

I love helping Kenya’s women and children

SOURCE: THE STANDARD ONLINE Published on 19/03/2011 DELORIS JORDAN, mother to the world famous basketball player, Michael Jordan, fell in love with Kenya 16 years ago. Her passion is to… Read more »

Testing the Integration of HIV and Public Healthcare

Testing the Integration of HIV and Public Healthcare

SOURCE: IRIN 21 March 2011 Kakamega — HIV could lose its “special status” in Kenya’s health system if a new pilot programme integrating HIV care and public healthcare proves successful…. Read more »

The Proof is in Kenya: Pneumonia

The Proof is in Kenya: Pneumonia

SOURCE: ONE – An abc News initiative This post was written by Ginny Wolfe, Communications Director of ONE. The Proof is in Kenya: Pneumonia kills 800,000 people every year, most… Read more »

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