List/Grid Monthly Archives: August 2011

War against counterfeit drugs will be won with help from pharmaceuticals

War against counterfeit drugs will be won with help from pharmaceuticals

Source: Business Daily By EDWARD OMETE Posted Tuesday, August 23 2011 at 18:04 The past few weeks have seen lots of news on fake drugs in the country. The problem… Read more »

Freedom for staunch Akorino woman

Freedom for staunch Akorino woman

Source: Capital FM Posted by CORRESPONDENT on August 22, 2011 NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 22 – An Akorino worshiper who had been jailed for eight months for refusing to take her… Read more »

S Africa research council to help Kenya on nano-technology

S Africa research council to help Kenya on nano-technology

Source: Africa Science News South Africa’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) announced recently that it is to collaborate with researchers in Kenya to develop a nano-medicine technology aimed… Read more »

Bitter Pill for Drugs Firms

Bitter Pill for Drugs Firms

Source: Daily Nation By: Joseph Bonyo 15 August 2011 A possible increase in over-the-counter prices for pharmaceutical products is in the offing following a decision by the Pharmacy and Poisons… Read more »

Eye Hospital Gets Sh6 M Lift From Safaricom Foundation

Eye Hospital Gets Sh6 M Lift From Safaricom Foundation

Source: Coastweek Coastweek– Western Kenya’s only eye care facility, Friends Church Sabatia Eye Hospital, has received a major boost that will now enable it to better serve its patient catchment,… Read more »

Surgery that heals fast and leaves minimal scars

Surgery that heals fast and leaves minimal scars

Source: Capital FM By:CATHERINE KARONGO on August 19, 2011 NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 19 – Have you ever heard of a situation where a patient undergoes major surgery and goes home… Read more »

Cholera

Cholera

Source: WHO Fact sheet N°107 August 2011 Key facts * Cholera is an acute diarrhoeal disease that can kill within hours if left untreated. * There are an estimated 3–5… Read more »

Cholera fears join famine in ‘overrun’ refugee camp

Cholera fears join famine in ‘overrun’ refugee camp

Source:CTV News.ca Aid agencies struggling with a famine crisis in Somalia are being forced to deal with another growing problem: a marked increase in cholera amongst refugees in recent weeks…. Read more »

KENYAN POPULATION AT RISK OF CANCER

KENYAN POPULATION AT RISK OF CANCER

Source: Nairobi Star By:Diana Madegwa Two out of every ten Kenyans is at risk of developing cancer according to public health minister Beth Mugo. She says many Kenyans engage in… Read more »

Cancer foundation keeps hope alive

Cancer foundation keeps hope alive

Source: The Standard By: ALLAN OLINGO Africa Cancer Foundation seeks to provide a holistic solution for cancer patients in Africa. Zawadi Nyong’o, its head, shares with ALLAN OLINGO why this… Read more »

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