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Ahmedabad doctors help Kenyan breathe free

Ahmedabad doctors help Kenyan breathe free

Published: Monday, Aug 1, 2011, 15:52 IST By Kinjal Desai | Place: Ahmedabad A resident of Kenya suffering from goitre, a swelling in the thyroid gland, and complaining of difficulty… Read more »

Citizens Too Shy to Buy Condoms

Citizens Too Shy to Buy Condoms

Source: Nairobi Star Maureen Waruinge 1 August 2011 Are you among those who wait for hours until your local pharmacy is empty of all other customers just to buy a… Read more »

HIV change blocks treatment plan

HIV change blocks treatment plan

Source: Daily Natiom By GATONYE GATHURA The Aids virus is blocking efforts to provide all infected Kenyans with anti-retroviral drugs, Mater and Coast General hospitals have discovered that after being… Read more »

The Legacy Of Walter Reed

The Legacy Of Walter Reed

Source: The talk radio news service By:Ellen Ratner I recently received some criticism from a reader of the this column for its being titled “Liberal and Proud.” He thought the… Read more »

Clinics struggle to keep patients not yet eligible for ARVs

Clinics struggle to keep patients not yet eligible for ARVs

Source: IRIN/PlusNews NAIROBI, 2 August 2011 (PlusNews) – Jairus Musau tested HIV-positive two years ago, but when he was told he would not immediately be given antiretrovirals, his parents insisted… Read more »

Pumwani on the defense over lab closure

Pumwani on the defense over lab closure

Source: Kenya Broadcasting corporation Written By:Judith Akolo, Posted: Tue, Aug 02, 2011 Pumwani Maternity Hospital has defied Monday’s orders by the Kenya Medication Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board to shut… Read more »

Kenya’s Fistula Rate Could Improve with Hospital Deliveries

Kenya’s Fistula Rate Could Improve with Hospital Deliveries

Source:Health and Human Rights open forum By:Ouma Wanzala August 1, 2011 Africa Media Network reporter Ouma Wanzala writes that 7,000 new cases of obstetric fistula occur each year in Kenya… Read more »

In Kenya, Forced Male Circumcision and a Struggle for Justice

In Kenya, Forced Male Circumcision and a Struggle for Justice

Source: The Atlantic Aug 1 2011, 7:00 AM ET The International Criminal Court faces a difficult history of sexual violence in Sub-Saharan Africa, and a chance to reconsider this under-discussed… Read more »

Why we need global cancer control: Kenya spotlight

Why we need global cancer control: Kenya spotlight

Source: The max Foundation 1st August 2011 In our country Kenya, 82,000 new cancer cases are diagnosed and the unreported cases could double that number. That number could fill all… Read more »

Beauty With a Mission to Fight Cancer

Beauty With a Mission to Fight Cancer

Source: Daily Nation Nyambega Gisesa 31 July 2011 She lost her father when she was four years old, then lost her mother when she was 12. So she had to… Read more »

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