List/Grid Monthly Archives: January 2012

Award winning mobile community portal YoungAfricaLive launches in Kenya

Award winning mobile community portal YoungAfricaLive launches in Kenya

Source: WebAfrica Published by Kelly Levinsohn on Jan 31st, 2012 YoungAfricaLive (YAL), developed by Praekelt Foundation and hosted by Vodafone, has launched in Kenya and is a substantial addition to… Read more »

Kenya Doctor Fights Mental Health Stigma In ‘Traumatized Continent’

Kenya Doctor Fights Mental Health Stigma In ‘Traumatized Continent’

Source:(CNN) As Kenya’s leading psychiatrist, Frank Njenga has been championing the cause of better mental health care on the east African country and the continent for more than three decades…. Read more »

Home-Based HIV Testing and Counseling in Kenya

Home-Based HIV Testing and Counseling in Kenya

Source:By Cassandra Blazer and Maria Claudia Escobar Inside a modest two-room home in Kibera, the vast Nairobi slum, Bethryn(1) and her 12-year-old daughter Alice sit on a second-hand sofa neatly… Read more »

Experts meet to pass verdict on contraceptives

Experts meet to pass verdict on contraceptives

Source: Nairobi Star Monday, 30 January 2012 00:05 BY JOHN MUCHANGI WOMEN will tomorrow know if they should change use of injectable contraceptives after research revealed they double the likelihood… Read more »

Health Funding Cuts Cause Worries in Nairobi

Health Funding Cuts Cause Worries in Nairobi

SOURCE: VOA By: Cathy Majtenyi January 30, 2012 Several-hundred people gathered in the Kenyan capital Monday to protest funding cuts made by the decade-old The Global Fund to Fight AIDS,… Read more »

Governor hopeful wants Coast hospital improved

Governor hopeful wants Coast hospital improved

Source: Nairobi Star By Philip Mbaji, 30 January 2012 MOMBASA County governor hopeful Suleiman Shahbal wants the government to equip health centers to decongest the Coast Provincial General Hospital. Shahbal… Read more »

KENYA: Shortage of HIV test kits raises concerns

KENYA: Shortage of HIV test kits raises concerns

Source: IRIN NAROK, 27 January 2012 (PlusNews) – Voluntary counseling and testing centers around Kenya are turning people away due to a shortage of HIV testing kits after the recall… Read more »

Cut men have many mates

Cut men have many mates

Source: The Star Tuesday, 24 January 2012 00:13 BY SAMUEL OTIENO THE Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation in conjunction with the National Male Circumcision taskforce have expressed concern over… Read more »

Doctor takes on cancer menace

Doctor takes on cancer menace

Source: The Standard By:NJOKI CHEGE. Fri, Jan 13th, 2012 Dr Catherine Nyongesa Watta, 42, is the owner of the Texas Cancer Centre, Nairobi, which offers subsidised cancer treatment. She spoke… Read more »

Beth Mugo defies odds, reveals she has cancer

Beth Mugo defies odds, reveals she has cancer

Source: Capitalfm by CATHERINE KARONGO on January 12, 2012 NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 12 – Public Health and Sanitation Minister Beth Mugo has disclosed that she suffers from breast cancer but… Read more »

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