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Unethical medics ripping off patients

Unethical medics ripping off patients

Source: The Standard DANN OKOTH Published on 19/09/2011 A mad rush by health care providers and medical insurance agencies to woo customers and make profits has sparked fears over compromise… Read more »

Embarrassing eating disorders

Embarrassing eating disorders

Source: The Standard By Kiundu Waweru Published on 26/09/2011 Young children eating non-food items like dirt is a natural phenomenon. However, there is an eating disorder that sees children as… Read more »

Health experts seek funding for ‘neglected diseases’

Health experts seek funding for ‘neglected diseases’

Source: Coastweek NAIROBI (Xinhua) — Clinical researchers and health experts in the region ended a five-day meeting in Nairobi on Friday by calling on governments to increase funding for the… Read more »

Falsified medicines enter supply chain in Kenya

Falsified medicines enter supply chain in Kenya

Source: MSF Nairobi, October 1, 2011 – On 5th and 7th September, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) missions in Kenya detected quality problems with one antiretroviral medicine (ARV) named Zidolam-N used… Read more »

WHO Fact Sheet: Dengue

WHO Fact Sheet: Dengue

Key facts * Dengue is a mosquito-borne infection that causes a severe flu-like illness, and sometimes a potentially lethal complication called dengue haemorrhagic fever. * Global incidence of dengue has… Read more »

Grim reaper has robbed Kenya of its most illustrious daughters

Grim reaper has robbed Kenya of its most illustrious daughters

Source: Daily Nation By Tom Odhiambo Posted Friday, September 30 2011 at 22:00 Well, they are right, those who say that death is a thief. The grim reaper has once… Read more »

Ethics Debate Mires Kenya HIV-Testing Campaign

Ethics Debate Mires Kenya HIV-Testing Campaign

Source: Voice Of America Michael Onyiego In an effort to combat the spread of HIV, Kenya’s National Aids Control Council and STI Control Program (NASCOP) may soon turn to mandatory… Read more »

NBI files drug case vs Kenyan national

NBI files drug case vs Kenyan national

Source :Sun Star Cebu 1st October 2011 By Jujemay G. Awit and Karlon N. Rama THE National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) 7 yesterday filed a non-bailable drug complaint against the… Read more »

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