List/Grid Monthly Archives: October 2012

1st  HAIR AUCTION FOR BREAST CANCER

1st HAIR AUCTION FOR BREAST CANCER

The staff of the US Embassy, Kenya Cancer Association, Ashleys Kenya Ltd and The Village Market will hold the first ever (in Kenya) Hair shaving/cut to raise funds for prosthetic… Read more »

Concern raised about malaria drugs scheme

Concern raised about malaria drugs scheme

Source:http://www.thenews.com.pk Thu, Oct 25, 2012, LONDON: The charity Oxfam has cast doubt on an international scheme that aims to boost the provision of the most effective treatment for malaria. The… Read more »

Kenya to counter yellow fever classification by the WHO

Kenya to counter yellow fever classification by the WHO

Source: Africa Science News Written by Henry Neondo The Government plans to carry out a yellow fever risk survey with a view to have the country be declassified by the… Read more »

MULTI DRUG RESISTANT TB ON THE INCREASE

MULTI DRUG RESISTANT TB ON THE INCREASE

Source: The Star By: Diana Mandegwa Thursday, October 18, 2012 Multi drug resistant cases are increasing despite efforts to control it. A new WHO Global TB report indicates that MDRTB… Read more »

Assessing individual patient crucial when prescribing PrEP

Assessing individual patient crucial when prescribing PrEP

http://www.healio.com/infectious-disease/ October 18, 2012 Judith Aberg, MD, SAN DIEGO — With three new studies this past year and the FDA approval of combination tenofovir/emtricitabine, pre-exposure prophylaxis has been a hot… Read more »

Couple who helped Kenyan village with cannabis profits jailed

Couple who helped Kenyan village with cannabis profits jailed

Source: The Guardian By: Helen Carter Thursday 18 October 2012 14.02 BST A couple who ran a cannabis factory have been jailed despite using most of the proceeds of their… Read more »

Kenyans Struggle to Come to Terms With Abortion and Its Impact on Maternal Health

Kenyans Struggle to Come to Terms With Abortion and Its Impact on Maternal Health

Huffington Post David J. Olson 10/17/2012 5:26 pm NAIROBI, Kenya — The abortion issue in Kenya is raucous, rancorous and highly emotional and political, just like in the U.S., but… Read more »

Phone tracker aids fight against malaria

Phone tracker aids fight against malaria

Source:http://www.stuff.co.nz ZARA BAXTER Last updated 10:15 17/10/2012 Ars Technia reports on a newly published study in Science that shows how technology can aid science. Researchers in Kenya tracked 15 million… Read more »

Mwingi Pupils in Handwashing Drive

Mwingi Pupils in Handwashing Drive

Source: The Star By Lydia Ngoolo, 17 October 2012 More than 900 pupils in Mwingi district on Monday participated in a hand washing drive to mark the Global Hand washing… Read more »

With lung cancer, quitters do better than smokers

With lung cancer, quitters do better than smokers

Source: News24 5 October 2012, 09:45 Younger people with advanced lung cancer who quit smoking more than a year before their diagnosis survive longer than those who continue smoking, according… Read more »

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