List/Grid Monthly Archives: October 2011

Bitter sweet joy for KCPE candidate Omondi

Bitter sweet joy for KCPE candidate Omondi

Source: Capital FM Posted by JUDIE KABERIA October 25, 2011 NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 24 – Reynard Omondi and his family cannot hide their joy after receiving news that a well-wisher… Read more »

Men inside labour wards

Men inside labour wards

Source: Daily Nation By JOY WANJA-MURAYA Posted Monday, October 24 2011 Over the years, the only people who have been accompanying women to the delivery room are their mothers, sisters,… Read more »

Kenya backstreet abortions kill thousands every year

Kenya backstreet abortions kill thousands every year

Source: Reuters By Katy Migiro Tue Oct 25, 2011 10:04am EDT NAIROBI, Oct 25 (TrustLaw) – “I was bleeding like hell. I knew that I was going to die,” Emily… Read more »

Experts concerned over diabetes cases

Experts concerned over diabetes cases

Source: The Star BY ANGWENYI GICHANA Tuesday, 25 October 2011 EXPERTS are raising the red flag over increasing cases of diabetic patients having their limbs amputated due to mismanagement of… Read more »

Fighting HIV before it starts

Fighting HIV before it starts

Source: Indianapolis post Written by Shari Rudavsky Finding ways to prevent HIV infection has challenged researchers since the virus was first identified. Medications to keep the disease in check have… Read more »

Disease concerns as flash floods hit coastal area

Disease concerns as flash floods hit coastal area

Source: IRIN MOMBASA, 17 October 2011 (IRIN) – Flash floods in coastal areas of Kenya have claimed several lives, damaged schools and destroyed sewage systems, leading to fears of disease… Read more »

Zumbathon – Breast Cancer Awareness October 29, 2011

Zumbathon – Breast Cancer Awareness October 29, 2011

What is Zumba:Zumba is a Latin-inspired dance fitness program created by dancer and choreographer Alberto “Beto” Perez in Colombia during the 1990s. Zumba involves dance and aerobic elements. Zumba’s choreography… Read more »

Short-term birth control methods popular in Africa

Short-term birth control methods popular in Africa

Source: The East African By Christabel Ligami Posted Sunday, October 23 Short term family planning methods are more popular among women in sub-Saharan Africa compared with long term methods, according… Read more »

WHO opposes ban on mercury-based vaccine preservative

WHO opposes ban on mercury-based vaccine preservative

Source: The Canadian Press Updated: Sat Oct. 22 2011 09:37:26 TORONTO — The World Health Organization is trying to prevent thimerosal, a mercury-based preservative used in vaccines, from being banned…. Read more »

Economics for Everyone Development Discourse

Economics for Everyone Development Discourse

Source: Daily Nation Marcelo Giugale 21 October 2011 If you cannot pay for your daughter’s polio vaccination, should the government pay for it? How about if she had cancer and… Read more »

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