List/Grid Monthly Archives: October 2013

Kaloleni Women Resist Vaccine

Kaloleni Women Resist Vaccine

Source: The Star By Charles Mghenyi, 28 September 2013 KALOLENI Health officers in Kaloleni and Rabai want women educated on the ongoing Tetanus vaccination. The officers said myths and misconceptions… Read more »

Voices for Cancer Walk 2013

Voices for Cancer Walk 2013

Cancer Statistics: Globally, Cancer causes more deaths than HIV, TB and Malaria combined 70% of the global Cancer burden is in LMICs (low and middle income countries) like Kenya Cancer… Read more »

New lobby to fight drug abuse

New lobby to fight drug abuse

Source: NewsKenya Monday 30th September, 2013 on The Standard Vihiga,Kenya: Teachers in Vihiga County have mooted a programme aimed at fighting against drug abuse in learning institutions. The programme that… Read more »

CJ Mutunga Holds Meeting Over Elgon Place

CJ Mutunga Holds Meeting Over Elgon Place

Source: The Star 30 September 2013 Chief Justice Willy Mutunga today held a meeting with officials from various institutions on how to ascertain whether Elgon Place, a building in Upper… Read more »

Accenture Grants African Medical and Research Foundation US$ 1.4 Million, Teams with Vodafone to Develop Mobile Training for Community Health Workers

Accenture Grants African Medical and Research Foundation US$ 1.4 Million, Teams with Vodafone to Develop Mobile Training for Community Health Workers

Source:http://www.broadwayworld.com October 1 2013 Accenture today announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded the African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF) a grant of $US1.4 million to help AMREF… Read more »

Memorial Unit Gets Boost From Canada

Memorial Unit Gets Boost From Canada

Source: The Star By Wanjohi Gakio, 1 October 2013 The Samuel Wanjiru Memorial Accident and Emergency unit will be put up in Nyahururu District Hospital. The unit has received a… Read more »

Maggot Therapy Cuts Costs in Wound Treatment

Maggot Therapy Cuts Costs in Wound Treatment

Source: The Star By Agatha Ngotho, 1 October 2013 The Kenya Agricultural Research Institute has began trials for the use of maggot therapy in treatment. According to Dr Phoebe Mukiria… Read more »

Did You Know You Could Die From Excessive Snoring?

Did You Know You Could Die From Excessive Snoring?

Source: Capital FM 1 October 2013 Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) affects millions of people worldwide. What may seem like only snoring and a minor social annoyance, research shows that excessive… Read more »

Tolgos Urges Locals to Use Iten Hospital

Tolgos Urges Locals to Use Iten Hospital

Source: The Star By Kennedy Lesiew, 1 October 2013 ELGEYO MARAKWET governor Alex Tolgos has asked residents to seek health services at Iten District Hospital as it has been upgraded…. Read more »

Sweep out rot in drug inspection agency

Sweep out rot in drug inspection agency

Source: Standard Digital  September 30th 2013 at 20:54 GMT +3 A story in Monday’s edition of The Standard showed yet another challenge facing Health Cabinet Secretary James Maina in his… Read more »

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