List/Grid Monthly Archives: October 2011

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 »

KCB’s Sh40 million dialysis machines gift to clinics

KCB’s Sh40 million dialysis machines gift to clinics

Source: The Star 21 October 2011 00:06 BY WAMBUGU KANYI KENYA Commercial Bank will invest Sh40 million to purchase dialysis machines for several hospitals in several parts of the country… Read more »

Government grapples with counterfeit ARVs

Government grapples with counterfeit ARVs

Source: IRIN NAIROBI, 19 October 2011 (PlusNews) – Kenya’s government is scrambling to remove thousands of batches of counterfeit antiretrovirals (ARVs) from circulation after patients and health workers reported irregularities… Read more »

Very well done for Moi Hospital bailout

Very well done for Moi Hospital bailout

Source: The Star Monday, 24 October 2011 13:04 BY STAR EDITOR Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka yesterday announced plans to revamp operations at the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital in Eldoret… Read more »

It’s Our World special report: Amy Merone from Southport reports from Kenya

It’s Our World special report: Amy Merone from Southport reports from Kenya

Source: Liverpool post Date: 25th October 2011 By: Anne Merone In an It’s Our World special report Amy Merone from Southport reports from Kenya, where she is working with Christian… Read more »

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