List/Grid Monthly Archives: August 2011

Culture, poverty fuelling malnutrition

Culture, poverty fuelling malnutrition

Source:IRIN MWINGI, 25 August 2011 (IRIN) – A mix of illiteracy, cultural practices, poverty and institutional challenges is compounding already high drought-related child malnutrition levels in parts of Kenya. “Malnutrition… Read more »

Nazareth Hospital Gets Sh8 Million Physiotherapy Unit

Nazareth Hospital Gets Sh8 Million Physiotherapy Unit

Source: The Star Nairobi Njenga Gicheha 24 August 2011 Nazareth Mission and Referral Hospital has unveiled a physiotherapy unit worth Sh8 million including a laboratory being the third in the… Read more »

DRUG IN THE MARKET BUT KENYA WILL NOT RECEIVE IT

DRUG IN THE MARKET BUT KENYA WILL NOT RECEIVE IT

Source: The Star Nairobi By:Nelly Gitau The US Food and Drug Administration have approved a new anti-retroviral drug for new HIV patients. The pill known as Complera is a combination… Read more »

U.S. Firm Gives Vaccines to Moi Hospital

U.S. Firm Gives Vaccines to Moi Hospital

Source: Nairobi Star Kennedy Lesiew 25 August 2011 A US pharmaceutical firm yesterday donated Sh100 million worth of vaccines against cervical cancer to the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital in… Read more »

U.S. Pledges to Help Kisumu Hospital

U.S. Pledges to Help Kisumu Hospital

Source: Nairobi Star Samuel Otieno 25 August 2011 The United States of America will continue partnering with the Kenyan government to support its health sector to reduce the spread of… Read more »

Sh350 Million to Be Spent On Screening of Cancer

Sh350 Million to Be Spent On Screening of Cancer

Source: Nairobi star George Murage 25 August 2011 The ministry of Medical Services has set aside Sh350 million to be spent in the screening of cervical and breast cancer. Minister… Read more »

Concerns At Growth Of Non-Communicable Diseases

Concerns At Growth Of Non-Communicable Diseases

Source: Coastweek By:SPECIAL REPORT BY XINHUA CORRESPONDENT Ben Ochieng and Chrispinus Omar NAIROBI (Xinhua)– Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) form 32 percent of total mortality in Kenya, and the figure is rising,… Read more »

Are the Gods of Africa Asleep?

Are the Gods of Africa Asleep?

Source: Daily Nation Beatrice Kangai 23 August 2011 God will take care of us, He will see us through it all. This is the work of God. God will not… Read more »

Lifestyle diseases deepen cost of medical insurance

Lifestyle diseases deepen cost of medical insurance

Source: Business Daily By STEVE MBOGO Posted Wednesday, August 24 2011 at 00:00 Increasing cases of lifestyle diseases such as hypertension and diabetes among young working class Kenyans has led… Read more »

Invest in Our Vicariate Says Bishop

Invest in Our Vicariate Says Bishop

Source:Catholic Information Service for Africa (Nairobi) siolo — “What we are facing here is a drought of investments.” This is the message from Bishop of Isiolo Rt Rev Ireri Mukobo…. Read more »

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