List/Grid Monthly Archives: April 2011

Safe Drinking Water For Western Kenya

Safe Drinking Water For Western Kenya

SPECIAL REPORT by XINHUA CORRESPONDENT Njoroge Kaburo KAKAMEGA (Xinhua) — Four million rural Kenyans received safe drinking water thanks to a new Lifestraw “Carbon For Water” program. Close to one… Read more »

Rotarians in East Africa fight the spread of AIDS

Rotarians in East Africa fight the spread of AIDS

By Ryan Hyland Rotary International News — 29 April 2011 Rotarians in East Africa and a Rotarian Action Group dedicated to fighting the spread of AIDS will team up on… Read more »

Measuring How and Why Aid Works—or Doesn’t

Measuring How and Why Aid Works—or Doesn’t

Source: Wall Street Journal By WILLIAM EASTERLY n 1998, economists Michael Kremer and Ted Miguel participated in a groundbreaking aid program distributing de-worming medicine to school children in western Kenya…. Read more »

Training To Detect Poor-quality, Counterfeit Medicines Ends

Training To Detect Poor-quality, Counterfeit Medicines Ends

Source: Peace FM online Scientists from the national laboratories of five African countries met in Accra last week to take part in technical training that will provide them with improved… Read more »

Summa Western Reserve Hospital Sends Relief Aid to Kenya

Summa Western Reserve Hospital Sends Relief Aid to Kenya

Source:http://cuyahogafalls.patch.com/ Posted by Summa Western Reserve Hospital | April 26, 2011 Summa Western Reserve Hospital is extending its outreach by sending medical uniforms to the SHARE (Student Health Assistance Rural… Read more »

Epidemiology: the who, what, when, where, why and how of the matter.

Epidemiology: the who, what, when, where, why and how of the matter.

Source:Voice Of America 29th April 2011

Migrant populations a threat to Kenya’s health systems

Migrant populations a threat to Kenya’s health systems

Source:Kenya Broadcasting Corporation Written By:Judith Akolo, Posted: Wed, Apr 27, 2011 The government is raising concerns over migrant populations who it claims could be posing serious constraints to local health… Read more »

Genetics Provide Proof of Strength in Ethnic Diversity

Genetics Provide Proof of Strength in Ethnic Diversity

Source: Nairobi Star Prof Vimal Kapoor 27 April 2011 A couple of years ago, a study was published in the journal Science, that examined the genetic structure of Africans and… Read more »

Hospitals on the spot over deaths

Hospitals on the spot over deaths

Kenya sliding down slippery road to drug haven

Kenya sliding down slippery road to drug haven

Source: Mobile Standard Published on 25/04/2011 There is renewed global focus on Kenya as the gateway of drug trafficking and the arena for trans-shipment and re-packaging. It is a new… Read more »

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