List/Grid Monthly Archives: June 2011

World Blood donor day – 14th June 2011

World Blood donor day – 14th June 2011

The world blood donor day was marked today by the Kenyan public donating blood at many mobile facilities as well as health facilities. Listening to Capital Talk this evening where… Read more »

Health officials welcome higher cigarette prices

Health officials welcome higher cigarette prices

Source: Business Daily By:By MUNA WAHOME Health officials have welcomed the enhanced tax on tobacco products which last weekend culminated in the price increase of most low-end cigarettes but left… Read more »

World Blood Donor Day – 14 June 2011

World Blood Donor Day – 14 June 2011

SOURCE:who.int WHO chose 14 June as the day to recognize the millions of people who save lives and improve the health of others by donating blood. The Day highlights the… Read more »

KENYA: Rights body launches sexual and reproductive health enquiry

KENYA: Rights body launches sexual and reproductive health enquiry

Source: (CISA) NAIROBI, June 7, 2011 -The Kenya National Commission of Human Rights (KNCHR) has launched a Public Enquiry on the state of Sexual and Reproductive health care in public… Read more »

David Cameron: Why we’re right to ringfence the aid budget

David Cameron: Why we’re right to ringfence the aid budget

Source: The Guardian Tabitha Muikali is 32 years old. She lives in Kibera, a slum in Nairobi, Kenya. Last year her eldest son, John, contracted pneumonia. For a month he… Read more »

The agony of an indeterminate sex child

The agony of an indeterminate sex child

SOURCE: CAPITAL FM BY CATHERINE KARONG’O NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 11 – As the cock crows and birds chirp signalling the break of a new dawn, Kennedy, a father of two… Read more »

Kenya is Ebola free, experts say

Kenya is Ebola free, experts say

SOURCE: CAPITAL FM BY SARAH WAMBUI NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 11- The government now says that the Ebola threat that faced the country, after an outbreak of the deadly virus was… Read more »

Drug abuse- Why are Christians among the leading abusers of drugs?

Drug abuse- Why are Christians among the leading abusers of drugs?

Source: Kenya47.com Nacada has just released a report that outlines the leading districts where drugs are abused. Overall, it shows that Nairobi and western provinces are the leading provinces where… Read more »

Mumias to produce vitamin A fortified sugar to boost health

Mumias to produce vitamin A fortified sugar to boost health

SOURCE: DAILY NATION By WINSEY MASESE Posted Friday, June 10 2011 at 19:31 Mumias Sugar Company has launched a new sugar variety, as it moves to strengthen its market footprint… Read more »

Why Promise of Free-for-All Health Policy is Unfulfilled

Why Promise of Free-for-All Health Policy is Unfulfilled

Source: Daily Nation By:Gatonye Gathura 8 June 2011 Nairobi — The government has failed yet again to deliver the promise of a decent and affordable health care for all. This… Read more »

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