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More unborn babies at risk as Zika virus infections on steady rise, officials warn

More unborn babies at risk as Zika virus infections on steady rise, officials warn

  Source: The Star Jun. 18, 2016, 9:00 am By REUTERS Zika infections in Puerto Rico appear to be increasing rapidly, top US health officials said on Friday READ MORE… Read more »

Ministry off ers Sh100,000 reward to report Guinea worm

Ministry off ers Sh100,000 reward to report Guinea worm

Source: The Star June. 18, 2016, By JOHN MUCHANGI Anyone who reports any case of a Guinea Worm infection in Kenya can still win the Sh100,000 reward, the Ministry of… Read more »

Easy-to-Swallow Anti-Aids Drug for East Africa’s Children

Easy-to-Swallow Anti-Aids Drug for East Africa’s Children

Source: The East African By Evelyn Lirri In Summary Children living with HIV/Aids in the region will soon benefit from a new antiretroviral formulation that medical workers say is easier… Read more »

The challenges of living with Leukimia

The challenges of living with Leukimia

Source: People Daily https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pnI0OaFBQSM Various organizations in the country have been doing an awareness in the society about the cancer disease ,however many have not yet known about the killer… Read more »

Teachers want to withdraw from AON medical scheme over ‘poor services’

Teachers want to withdraw from AON medical scheme over ‘poor services’

Source: Daily Nation Monday May 30 2016 By ANGELA OKETCH In Summary Mr Edward Olando of Kisumu Knut branch said they have received several complaints from teachers who have been… Read more »

Cleft lip, palate surgeries free in all hospitals – CS Mailu

Cleft lip, palate surgeries free in all hospitals – CS Mailu

  By Citizen, Citizen Digital Published on  1 June 2016 READ MORE

Committee Reserves Sh200 Million for Establishment of Cancer Centres

Committee Reserves Sh200 Million for Establishment of Cancer Centres

Source:Daily Nation Wednesday June 1 2016 By JOHN NGIRACHU Centres will be distributed across the country and managed in the same manner as that of the leasing scheme the government… Read more »

Health experts warn of mental illness crisis

Health experts warn of mental illness crisis

Source: Daily Nation By ELIZABETH MERAB Wednesday May 18 2016 In Summary About 20 to 40 per cent of those seeking outpatient services in hospitals have one or more mental… Read more »

Doctors warn on supplement drugs

Doctors warn on supplement drugs

Source: By STELLAR MURUMBA Posted  Monday, May 16 In Summary Distributors of the supplements — mostly the multi-level marketers such as GNLD, Forever Living, Tiens (Tianshi) — have even recruited medical… Read more »

Cheaper treatment for drug-resistant TB

Cheaper treatment for drug-resistant TB

Source: The Star May. 16, 2016, 5:00 am By JOHN MUCHANGI The World Health Organisation has recommended a new drug regime that shortens the treatment for multi-drug resistant tuberculosis from… Read more »

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