List/Grid Monthly Archives: November 2011

Embu Hospital Denied Licence for Sh630 Million Building

Embu Hospital Denied Licence for Sh630 Million Building

Source: Nairobi Star By:Reuben Githinji 18 November 2011 EMBU Provincial General Hospital has been denied licence by the National Environmental Management Authority to complete a Sh630 million building. Nema stopped… Read more »

Entrepreneurship is key to the future of Mobile Health

Entrepreneurship is key to the future of Mobile Health

Source:http://memeburn.com By Stuart Thomas: Staff reporter Posted:11.14.11 The use of mobile phones in providing health services is well documented. In countries like Kenya and South Africa, SMS reminders are used… Read more »

Global Fund gives Kenya $345m for HIV/Aids fight

Global Fund gives Kenya $345m for HIV/Aids fight

Source: The East African By Ciku Kimeria Sunday, November 13 2011 In the next few weeks, Kenya will be signing a $345 million grant agreement with the Global Fund to… Read more »

Italy / Cooperation: Kenya, training for 70 nurses

Italy / Cooperation: Kenya, training for 70 nurses

Source: Italy foreign affiars Mon, 14 Nov 2011 ROME, Italy, November 14, 2011/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Seventy nurses from 12 of Kenya’s rural hospitals are attending an advanced nursing… Read more »

Shimba hopes to turn health software into a money-maker

Shimba hopes to turn health software into a money-maker

Source: Business Daily Posted Wednesday, November 9 2011 at 18:54 Local software developer Shimba Technologies Ltd has launched their MedAfrica health application five months after it emerged top at the… Read more »

Central Bank boss staff hardly knew

Central Bank boss staff hardly knew

Source: Daily Nation By EMEKA-MAYAKA GEKARA Saturday, November 5 2011 at 22:30 As Central Bank governor Njuguna Ndung’u fought to stabilise the ailing Kenyan shilling, his deputy, Dr Hezron Omare… Read more »

Kenya to get mobile health info

Kenya to get mobile health info

Source:http://www.biztechafrica.com/ By Carole Kimutai, Nairobi, Kenya Start-up Shimba Technologies Ltd, in partnership with Nokia, has launched MedAfrica, a mobile application that will offer a go-to source of medical information. The… Read more »

I am fine, assures Public Health minister

I am fine, assures Public Health minister

Source: Capital FM By MICHAEL KARANJA November 5, 2011 NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 5- Public Health Minister Beth Mugo has refuted claims that her health is in any danger. Mugo who… Read more »

The worm that turned – parasitic worms in Kenya and Uganda

The worm that turned – parasitic worms in Kenya and Uganda

Source: Wellcome Trust By: Meera Senthilingham 1 November 2011 Parasitic worms are a major cause of malnutrition in Africa. Health researchers have made major strides in combatting these infections, but… Read more »

Steps toward integrated TB/HIV advocacy in Kenya

Steps toward integrated TB/HIV advocacy in Kenya

Source:http://sciencespeaksblog.org By:By Christine Lubinski ? October 31, 2011 Evelyne Kibuchi is a senior tuberculosis (TB) advocacy officer at the Kenya AIDS NGOs Consortium (KANCO), a national umbrella organization of civil… Read more »

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