List/Grid Monthly Archives: July 2015

Eight in every 10 Kenyans have no health insurance

Eight in every 10 Kenyans have no health insurance

July 1, 2015 BY JULIUS OTIENO EIGHT in every 10 Kenyans do not have any form of medical cover and are struggling to pay for services, a survey has shown…. Read more »

Horror of female genital mutilation described as ‘Christmas’ by woman who cuts young girls

Horror of female genital mutilation described as ‘Christmas’ by woman who cuts young girls

Back in 2011, Kenya became the latest in a string of African countries to ban female genital mutilation, passing a law to make it illegal to practice FGM or to… Read more »

Sweet Potato Boosts Health in Young Children

Sweet Potato Boosts Health in Young Children

Kim Lewis Last updated on: July 01, 2015 11:08 AM A new study recently published by HarvestPlus, a program that is part of the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for… Read more »

Take stern measures to sober up Nacada

Take stern measures to sober up Nacada

July 01, 2015 In his first months into leadership after winning the 2013 polls, President Uhuru Kenyatta declared war on drug abuse and killer brews. He directed State agencies and… Read more »

Kenya – Selection of impact evaluations in education and health, nutrition and population

Kenya – Selection of impact evaluations in education and health, nutrition and population

The list of the selection of impact evaluations in education and health, nutrition and population includes: vocational education in Kenya: a randomized evaluation; school governance, teacher incentives, and pupil-teacher ratios:… Read more »

Lethal drugs a big worry in Kenya’s coast

Lethal drugs a big worry in Kenya’s coast

By Philip Mwakio Updated Friday, July 3rd 2015 at 00:00 GMT +3 MOMBASA: Illicit brews are prevalent in rural areas in Mombasa County, the National Authority for Campaign against Alcohol… Read more »

Doing Good Scientifically

Doing Good Scientifically

One of Evidence Action’s flagship programs is Dispensers for Safe Water, a rural water service that maintains chlorine dispensers in communities in Kenya, Malawi, and Uganda that lack access to… Read more »

Determinants and Experiences of Repeat Pregnancy among HIV-Positive Kenyan Women—A Mixed-Methods Analysis

Determinants and Experiences of Repeat Pregnancy among HIV-Positive Kenyan Women—A Mixed-Methods Analysis

Victor Akelo , Eleanor McLellan-Lemal, Lauren Toledo, Sonali Girde, Craig B. Borkowf, Laura Ward, Kenneth Ondenge, Richard Ndivo, Shirley L. Lecher, Lisa A. Mills, Timothy K. Thomas Published: June 29,… Read more »

WHO prequalifies novel male circumcision device for HIV prevention

WHO prequalifies novel male circumcision device for HIV prevention

June 28, 2015 A novel device for voluntary medical male circumcision has received prequalification from WHO for use, according to a press release.Developed by the Wuhu Snnda Medical Treatment Appliance… Read more »

Homophobia in Kenya: is a change going to come?

Homophobia in Kenya: is a change going to come?

Patrick Murage’s relatives have started to look at him oddly. He is 36, unmarried and no one can remember the last time he brought a girlfriend home. “I am at… Read more »

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