List/Grid Monthly Archives: October 2011

One man’s battle with kidney failure

One man’s battle with kidney failure

Source : The East African Posted Sunday, October 30 2011 at 11:53 Five years ago, video producer Peter Mikia, 46, was diagnosed with kidney failure. He’d seen a doctor after… Read more »

Kenya to adopt comprehensive HIV prevention package for people who inject drugs

Kenya to adopt comprehensive HIV prevention package for people who inject drugs

Source UNAIDS 23 February 2011 The Kenyan government is taking an innovative approach to reducing HIV among injecting drug users. In a bold new initiative, the government is set to… Read more »

Low fruit, veg intake killing East Africans, study

Low fruit, veg intake killing East Africans, study

Source: The East African By ADAM IHUCHA Posted Sunday, October 30 2011 at 18:50 Low fruit and vegetable intake kills hundreds of East Africans in their prime and if the… Read more »

Let firms bet on quality for competitive edge

Let firms bet on quality for competitive edge

Source: Business Daily Posted Sunday, October 30 2011 at 21:35 At a time many companies are trembling in fear of globalisation, many Kenyan companies are standing up to the challenge,… Read more »

Birth control takes centre stage as world population hits 7bn

Birth control takes centre stage as world population hits 7bn

Source: Daily Nation By EDITH FORTUNATE Monday, October 31 2011 A few minutes after midnight Monday, little Bravo Mwangi Mugo was delivered into a crowded world whose population has just… Read more »

Grappling with being a transgender

Grappling with being a transgender

Source: Capital FM by JUDIE KABERIA October 30, 2011 NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 30 – When the Capital News crew meets up with Natasha Saitoti, she hugs us happily. She has… Read more »

Health clinics operated by quacks shut in crackdown

Health clinics operated by quacks shut in crackdown

Source: Daily Nation By ELISHA OTIENO elisha_otieno@yahoo.com Posted Saturday, October 29 2011 at 19:09 Twenty-two health facilities have been closed down in Nyanza and Western provinces for operating illegally. Some… Read more »

Government responsible for deaths at Moi hospital

Government responsible for deaths at Moi hospital

Source: Daily Nation By LUKOYE ATWOLI Posted Saturday, October 29 2011 at 12:32 Last week the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital in Eldoret was virtually closed down due to a… Read more »

Together we can end AIDS

Together we can end AIDS

Source: UNAIDS The 13th October 2011, marked an important milestone in the Kenyan National HIV Response. Over 200 women living with HIV from all corners of the country who had… Read more »

Five Lives: Preventing transmission of HIV from mother to child

Five Lives: Preventing transmission of HIV from mother to child

Source: Doctor s Without Borders 26 October 2011 “Lucky was born negative because I already knew my HIV status and I got the help from the clinic I needed.: Catherine… Read more »

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