List/Grid Monthly Archives: May 2014

80 die in Kenya after drinking toxic alcohol

80 die in Kenya after drinking toxic alcohol

NAIROBI: At least 80 people have died in Kenya and dozens more have been blinded or fallen ill after drinking a toxic homebrew thought to have been laced with industrial… Read more »

Patients in Kirinyaga Sent Away After Interns Resign

Patients in Kirinyaga Sent Away After Interns Resign

Source:The Star By Jane Mugambi, 7 May 2014 Patients ran amok at Kirinyaga County Hospital after they were sent away without receiving treatment following resignation of 23 clinical officer interns… Read more »

Government to Foot Blast Victims Hospital Bills

Government to Foot Blast Victims Hospital Bills

Source:The Star By Alice Waweru, 6 May 2014 The government and Red cross will foot the bills of those injured in Sunday’s terror attacks along the Thika super highway.  says… Read more »

Senators Oppose Move to Quash Hospital Grants

Senators Oppose Move to Quash Hospital Grants

Source:The star By Nzau Musau, 7 May 2014 SENATORS have condemned the National Assembly move to quash Sh3.7 billion conditional grant to level five hospitals and promised to revisit the… Read more »

Kenyan sex workers using HIV drugs instead of condoms

Kenyan sex workers using HIV drugs instead of condoms

Source: The Guardian by Maurine Murenga and Corin Faife Wednesday 7 May 2014 16.11 BST With prostitutes charging just 14p for sex – double for unprotected intercourse – some say… Read more »

Hospital To Hold Cancer Awareness Charity Walk

Hospital To Hold Cancer Awareness Charity Walk

Source: KNA By Esther Mwangi The Nakuru hospice will on this Saturday the 10th of May 2014 hold a charity walk aimed at raising cancer awareness and funds for its… Read more »

Enhance maternal, child health services to sustain development

Enhance maternal, child health services to sustain development

  Source: The People By Abbas Gullet   Kenya, one of the most developed economies in East and Central Africa, has demonstrated leadership in overcoming some of the major human… Read more »

Kenya: Polygamy – a Legal Way to Spread HIV?

Kenya: Polygamy – a Legal Way to Spread HIV?

A controversial new marriage bill legalising polygamy in Kenya has triggered outrage, with HIV activists claiming it may increase HIV infections among married couples. This, activists warn, may thwart the… Read more »

Health: WHO says antibiotics for common diseases no longer effective

Health: WHO says antibiotics for common diseases no longer effective

Source: Standard Digital By GATONYE GATHURA Many drugs in the local health sector, even for most common diseases like pneumonia and diarrhoea, are no longer working, according to the World… Read more »

Senior Health Financing Specialist –

Senior Health Financing Specialist –

Abt Associates Apply by 16th May 2014 Job Description The International Health Division (IHD) is committed to the improvement of health and healthcare delivery around the world. Serving both the… Read more »

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