List/Grid Monthly Archives: August 2011

HomeNews  News Biosafety boss sacked in import row

HomeNews News Biosafety boss sacked in import row

Source: Daily Nation By GATONYE GATHURAPosted Wednesday, August 24 2011 A chief executive has been sacked for allowing the importation of genetically modified food. Dr Roy Mugiira of the National… Read more »

Doctor from Kenya, “I pray for all my patients and God answers”

Doctor from Kenya, “I pray for all my patients and God answers”

Source: Christian Telegraph Doctor Zipporah W.W. Ngumi, Chairman of WCDN Kenya conference for 2012, spoke about the importance of prayer for patients, in an exclusive interview with the Christian Telegraph…. Read more »

Raila Opens Forum to Boost Health Care

Raila Opens Forum to Boost Health Care

Source: Nairobi Star Ibrahim Oruko 24 August 2011 Prime Minister Raila Odinga yesterday challenged the stakeholders in the health sector to prioritise non-communicable diseases (NCD) in their strategic plans. He… Read more »

Keeping vaccines cool with hydrocarbons in remote areas

Keeping vaccines cool with hydrocarbons in remote areas

Source: Hydrocarbons21 More than 20 SolarChill HFC-free vaccine coolers by a Danish manufacturer have been installed in Kenya’s dry areas, the latest one at the rural Iloodokilani health centre in… Read more »

Kenyan island gets Slovak doctors

Kenyan island gets Slovak doctors

Source:The Slovak Spectator 23 Aug 2011 Flash News Until last year there was not a single doctor on Rusinga Island in Kenya, but now Slovak doctors at the health-care centre… Read more »

No Condom Factory for Country, Says Cardinal Njue

No Condom Factory for Country, Says Cardinal Njue

Source: Nairobi Star Njenga Gicheha 23 August 2011 The Catholic Church has condemned the government’s plan to put up a factory for manufacturing condoms in Kenya. Speaking when he presided… Read more »

Essentials Shortage Hits Moi Hospital

Essentials Shortage Hits Moi Hospital

Source: Nairobi Star Mathews Ndanyi 23 August 2011 The Moi Referral Hospital in Eldoret has been hit by a shortage of essential supplies such as drugs, according to hospital employees…. Read more »

NGO Reports Not Really Civic Education

NGO Reports Not Really Civic Education

Source: Daily Nation Kawive Wambua 21 August 2011 My article titled “Civic education could still go quite wrong if the whole truth is not told” (DN, August 4) led to… Read more »

Half of Kenya’s women obese, medics warn

Half of Kenya’s women obese, medics warn

Source: The Standard Published on 22/08/2011 By Roselyne Obala About half of Kenya’s women are obese, according to latest studies. Sikolia Wanyonyi, an obstetrician/gynaecologist at Aga Khan University Hospital, says… Read more »

Seek qualified medical help, PM says

Seek qualified medical help, PM says

Source: Capital FM Posted by JUDIE KABERIA on August 23, 2011 NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 23 – Prime Minister Raila Odinga on Tuesday urged Kenyans to seek qualified medical attention and… Read more »

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