List/Grid Monthly Archives: October 2011

Kenya Medical Research Institute In ‘Final Stages’ of Development Herpes Drug

Kenya Medical Research Institute In ‘Final Stages’ of Development Herpes Drug

Source:http://www.freedominspeech.org/ Written by Admin Courtesy Behind the Mask Wednesday, 12 October 2011 10:02 Scientists at the Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kemri, say they are in the final stages of testing… Read more »

Riddle of the Desert of Death

Riddle of the Desert of Death

Source: Daily Nation By: Muchemi Wachira and Hassan Huka 13 October 2011 Although Marsabit is known for many deaths during cattle raids and in the frequent fights between rival communities,… Read more »

130 doctors, nurses quit troubled referral hospital

130 doctors, nurses quit troubled referral hospital

Source: The Standard By EDWIN CHESEREK At least 130 doctors and nurses have resigned from the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital in the last three months. A report by stakeholders… Read more »

MPs’ Committee Praises Naivasha Hospital Staff

MPs’ Committee Praises Naivasha Hospital Staff

Source: Nairobi Star By:George Murage 13 October 2011 The Parliamentary Committee on Budget is now accusing the government of misleading it on the nurses shortage in the country. Vice chairman… Read more »

Shortage of Experts Hurts Mental Health Care

Shortage of Experts Hurts Mental Health Care

Source: Daily Nation Dorothy Kweyu 10 October 2011 As the global community marked World Mental Health Day on Monday, experts in government and private practice zeroed in on one of… Read more »

Tuberculosis: Health experts in new drive to fight TB

Tuberculosis: Health experts in new drive to fight TB

Source:Daily Nation By:Joy Wanja-Muraya 06/10/2011 Kenya International Scientific Lung Health conference – When her cough persisted more than two weeks, Ms Lucetha Nkatha decided to visit a health centre to… Read more »

Health Ministry Now Adopts Routine HIV Testing

Health Ministry Now Adopts Routine HIV Testing

Source: Coastweek SPECIAL REPORT BY XINHUA CORRESPONDENT BEDAH MENGO Kenya is among countries in the developing world that is changing tact in its fight against HIV/AIDS NAIROBI (Xinhua) — As… Read more »

Hormonal Contraception May Double HIV/AIDS Risk

Hormonal Contraception May Double HIV/AIDS Risk

Source: Voice Of America A new study finds that the use of a hormonal contraceptive popular with women in eastern and southern Africa doubles their risk of becoming infected with… Read more »

Kenya grapples with rising cases of cancer

Kenya grapples with rising cases of cancer

Source: Daily Nation By:By JACOB NG’ETICH Posted Friday, October 7 2011 at 18:17 From an obscure and insignificant disease that was known to affect a few old or rich people,… Read more »

Maathai to be cremated at private event

Maathai to be cremated at private event

Source: Capital FM by CATHERINE KARONGO on October 7, 2011 NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 7 – The Late Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai will be cremated on Saturday in a ceremony that… Read more »

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