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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 »

Further competition for medical insurance industry

Further competition for medical insurance industry

Source: Coastweek NAIROBI (Xinhua) — Kenya medical insurance industry expanded on Tuesday with the entry of a new play, Real Insurance Company, setting the stage for more competition and innovation… Read more »

Prostate cancer: Who is at risk?

Prostate cancer: Who is at risk?

Source: Daily Nation By Frida Njogu Ndongwe Prostatic cancer is one of the most common malignant growths in men. It occurs in the prostate, a small gland at the opening… Read more »

Zeus in Kenya’s jigger campaign

Zeus in Kenya’s jigger campaign

Source: Mmegi.com By:THATO KALA Zeus joined BBAA winner Confidence, Nic, Felicia, Bernadina and Danny to assist in raising awareness on jiggers (chiggers, chigoe), a sand flea, which has caused infections… Read more »

Nurse from far-flung village feted by UN

Nurse from far-flung village feted by UN

Source: Capital FM By: Catherine Karongo 25th October 2011 NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 24 – Pamela Achieng’ Sombe has been named the United Nations Person of the year in Kenya for… Read more »

New malaria vaccine a vital breakthrough

New malaria vaccine a vital breakthrough

Source: Daily Nation 23 October 2011 It has been confirmed that a new vaccine can offer sustained protection against malaria which affects millions of people especially in Africa. Last week,… Read more »

Shaving it all off for the right reasons

Shaving it all off for the right reasons

Source: MacArthur Chronicle ALICE Schroers had a close shave on Saturday when she lost her hip-length locks to raise money for an African hospital. The Catherine Field resident is in… Read more »

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