List/Grid Monthly Archives: August 2013

Netherlands gives Sh34m to Western

Netherlands gives Sh34m to Western

Source: The Star Saturday, August 31, 2013 – 00:00 — BY JOHN NALIANYA – The Netherlands will spend Sh34 million to support various programmes in Western Kenya, the Netherlands ambassador… Read more »

NGO Roots for Sex Education

NGO Roots for Sex Education

By Martin Mwita, 31 August 2013 THE government has been challenged to take sex education in the school curriculum seriously. A coast based sexual reproductive health advocacy organisation, Mtwapa Initiative… Read more »

300 Cancer Patients Receive Aid

300 Cancer Patients Receive Aid

Source: The Star By Rita Damary and Michael Nderitu, 30 August 2013 The Safaricom Foundation has partnered with the Club and Menengai Oil to support more than 300 cancer patients… Read more »

AIDS-related deaths fallen by 40% in East and South Africa

AIDS-related deaths fallen by 40% in East and South Africa

By Irine Majale A new report by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) shows that AIDS-related deaths are continuing to decline as access to antiretroviral therapy increases across… Read more »

Kenya: NACC Calls for End to HIV Patients Stigma

Kenya: NACC Calls for End to HIV Patients Stigma

 THE National Aids Control Council has appealed to the public to uphold human rights when attending to HIV/Aids patients. NACC has called on the government to provide resources that will… Read more »

Kenya: Quacks Dispensing Drugs in Hospitals – KPA

Kenya: Quacks Dispensing Drugs in Hospitals – KPA

 Nairobi — The Kenya Pharmaceutical Association (KPA) has raised concerns over increased dispensing of medical facilities by quacks. In a statement sent to newsroom, the association notes that it is… Read more »

There is need to ban miraa even in Kenya to save lives

There is need to ban miraa even in Kenya to save lives

While miraa (Khat) plays a critical role in earning income, the production and final consumption of it has many negatives that outweigh the positives. What is intriguing is that even… Read more »

Kenya: 8,000 Busia Men to Get Circumcised

Kenya: 8,000 Busia Men to Get Circumcised

  A non-governmental research organisation is set to circumcise 8,000 men from Busia county aimed at reducing HIV/Aids infections. Impact Research coordinator Bernard Ayieko said the organisation targets 8,000 men… Read more »

Kenya: HIV Spread ‘By Wife Swapping’ in Kenya

Kenya: HIV Spread ‘By Wife Swapping’ in Kenya

Kenya: 500 Abuse Drugs Yearly

Kenya: 500 Abuse Drugs Yearly

     A study conducted by a drug rehabilitation organisation in Mombasa shows there are 500 new cases of youth who abuse narcotics every year. The survey done in the last… Read more »

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