List/Grid Monthly Archives: July 2013

Feeding Kenya through organic farming

Feeding Kenya through organic farming

NAIROBI, July 24 (Xinhua) — On arrival to Mzee Benson Kinyua’s farm in Rongai, Nakuru county in western Kenya, the atmosphere changes drastically. The sun’s blazing heat is defused by… Read more »

Implement tobacco law, agency tells state

Implement tobacco law, agency tells state

Sunday, July 21, 2013 – 00:00 — BY ELIZABETH WERE THE Kenya Tobacco Control Alliance yesterday urged the government to implement the Tobacco Control Act 2007. Led by the Secretary… Read more »

Maternal deaths rise cause for concern

Maternal deaths rise cause for concern

Sunday, July 21, 2013 – 00:00 — BY PATRICK VIDIJA Maternal mortality is increasing as many governments continue to seek possible solutions to reverse the trend. A 2009 demographic health… Read more »

Free maternity vs hiring nurses; misplaced priorities?

Free maternity vs hiring nurses; misplaced priorities?

NAIROBI, Kenya, July 21 – Even with a nurses’ strike looming in the horizon, expectant mothers will most likely describe President Uhuru Kenyatta’s first one hundred days in office as… Read more »

GMOs, A Global Debate: Kenya, Where GMOs Are Banned

GMOs, A Global Debate: Kenya, Where GMOs Are Banned

When Kenya banned imports of genetically modified organisms, it was one of the most comprehensive moves against GM crops outside of Europe. Kenya has never permitted commercial cultivation of such… Read more »

Two in five medics cannot diagnose top killer diseases

Two in five medics cannot diagnose top killer diseases

By Standard on Saturday Team KENYA: Two out of five medical practitioners in public hospitals cannot diagnose five basic conditions linked to Kenya’s leading killer diseases accurately.  Your chances of… Read more »

Community Health Services Bring AIDS Treatment Close to Home

Community Health Services Bring AIDS Treatment Close to Home

Story by Joan Lewa For Kenyans living with HIV/AIDS, there is a threat that is larger than the virus: stopping treatment. As more people gain access to life-saving treatment, the… Read more »

It’s time government looks at effects of consuming miraa

It’s time government looks at effects of consuming miraa

By Billow Kerrow The plan by the UK government to ban miraa has infuriated farmers in Meru and their political leaders who are urging the government to forestall the action…. Read more »

Our health facilities should now increase number of midwives to boost healthcare

Our health facilities should now increase number of midwives to boost healthcare

By Moses Kidi Increasing women’s access to quality midwifery has become a focus of global efforts to realize the right of every woman to the best possible health care during… Read more »

Kenyan students top in global Aids Day poster contest

Kenyan students top in global Aids Day poster contest

By JOHN NJAGI | Friday, July 19  2013 at  10:54 Kenyan students have beaten their counterparts from four African countries in a HIV/Aids poster competition, where their drawings came tops. Patrick… Read more »

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