List/Grid Monthly Archives: September 2011

Dengue in Kenya, Pakistan;

Dengue in Kenya, Pakistan;

Source: (AFP)cidrap Sep 30, 2011 Dengue hits Kenya, Pakistan hard A dengue outbreak in northeastern Kenya has affected at least 5,000 people in the past few weeks and is overwhelming… Read more »

ONE | New mobile tech aims to fill cracks in Kenya’s health care

ONE | New mobile tech aims to fill cracks in Kenya’s health care

Source: ONE Sep 25th, 2011 9:00 AM UTC By Jenna Carter There is no doubt that Kenya is all about being mobile. Between money transfer system MPesa and the interactive… Read more »

Greedy traders and government to blame

Greedy traders and government to blame

Source: Daily Nation By: Stanley Githunguri The issue of rampant alcoholism in Central Kenya has been with us for the last few decades. But with the death of more than… Read more »

Immunise the children

Immunise the children

Source: Daily Nation Posted Sunday, September 25 2011 at 20:05 The government has launched a week-long polio immunisation campaign to cover about 1.8 million children in Nyanza and parts of… Read more »

Kenya’s filthy working-class

Kenya’s filthy working-class

Source: The Standard By:Sophie Khakasa Kenya’s next cholera epidemic will not be in the slums but in relatively affluent areas where Kenya’s educated and employed single people live in filth… Read more »

Kenyan Nobel laureatte Wangari Maathai dies in hospital

Kenyan Nobel laureatte Wangari Maathai dies in hospital

Source: CAPITAL FM Posted by NEWS TEAM on September 26, 2011 NAIROBI, Kenya Sep 26 – Kenyan environmentalist and the 2004 Nobel Peace prize winner Wangari Muta Maathai has died… Read more »

Elusive Joy for Mothers and Babies as Cartels Run Maternity Down

Elusive Joy for Mothers and Babies as Cartels Run Maternity Down

Source: Daily Nation Arthur Okwemba 24 September 2011 More than 1,000 children died at the crisis-ridden Pumwani Maternity Hospital in the past year as the City Council facility continued to… Read more »

Kenya drug maker takes a shot at global market

Kenya drug maker takes a shot at global market

Source: Business Daily By Mugambi Mutegi Posted Monday, September 26 2011 at 00:00 A Kenyan firm has applied for certification of one of its drugs by the World Health Organisation… Read more »

Kibaki holds talks with Douglas Melvin of DACC

Kibaki holds talks with Douglas Melvin of DACC

Source: KBC Written By:PPS, Posted: Sat, Sep 24, 2011 President Mwai Kibaki on Friday in New York City held talks with Douglas C. Melvin and the President of an international… Read more »

East African Physicians Urge Action on Neglected Disease

East African Physicians Urge Action on Neglected Disease

Source: Voice of America A parasite known as kala azar is said to infect half-a-million people worldwide, killing up to 60,000 people each year. Spread through the bite of a… Read more »

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