List/Grid Monthly Archives: May 2011

Life Is An Uphill Task As a Cancer Patient

Life Is An Uphill Task As a Cancer Patient

Source: Nairobi Star By: Jerry Okungu For the readers who follow this column, let me apologize profusely for having let you down last week. On the Monday after I had… Read more »

KENYA FACING A SHORTAGE OF REHABS

KENYA FACING A SHORTAGE OF REHABS

Source: Nairobi Star By: Nelly Gitau Sunday, 29 May 2011 Most drug addicts willing to undergo rehabilitation are locked out because a majority of drug abuse treatment and rehabilitation facilities… Read more »

Kenya short of 66,000 health staff

Kenya short of 66,000 health staff

Source: Daily Nation By STELLA CHERONO Posted Sunday, May 29 2011 at 21:38 Kenya is short of 66,000 health workers, according to chief nursing officer Chris Rakuom.“Our public and private… Read more »

Kenya to launch new anti-HIV effort that targets women

Kenya to launch new anti-HIV effort that targets women

Source: The East Africa By CHRISTABEL LIGAMI, Special Correspondent KENYA IS set to unveil a new medical compound that block HIV transmission in women and young girls after the successful… Read more »

Africans are dying for life-saving drugs

Africans are dying for life-saving drugs

Source: Victoria Times Colonist By Marc And Craig Kielburger, We build schools in Kenyan villages where teachers die, but their students refuse to name the cause because of its potent… Read more »

Less Than Half of Nation’s Women Give Birth in Hospital

Less Than Half of Nation’s Women Give Birth in Hospital

Source: Daily Nation Less than half of pregnant women are seeking delivery services in hospitals greatly putting their lives and those of unborn babies in danger. Only two in every… Read more »

Wanjiru died of blunt injury to head

Wanjiru died of blunt injury to head

Source: Capital FM BY BERNARD MOMANYI NAIROBI, Kenya, May 27 – A post-mortem examination done on the body of fallen Olympic marathon champion Samuel Wanjiru shows he died of a… Read more »

Basing Care Reforms on Evidence: The Kenya Health Sector Costing Model

Basing Care Reforms on Evidence: The Kenya Health Sector Costing Model

BMC Health Services Research 2011, By:Steffen Flessa,Michael Moeller,Tim Ensor,Klaus Hornetz Abstract (provisional) Background The Government of the Republic of Kenya is in the process of implementing health care reforms. However,… Read more »

Turkana Lodwar Clinic First Quarter Progress Report

Turkana Lodwar Clinic First Quarter Progress Report

Source: Real Medicine Foundation May 25, 2011 by Derrick Lowoto and Rebekah Bartsch Project Goal: To improve the delivery of primary Health Care Services within the Turkana Drought Region in… Read more »

Underage Abuse of Alcohol On the Rise

Underage Abuse of Alcohol On the Rise

Source: Nairobi Star Nelly Gitau 27 May 2011 About 20 percent of an estimated 10 million school children are abusing alcohol and cigarettes. 12.7 percent boys and 6.5 percent girls… Read more »

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