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Doctors just dishing out drugs to lifestyle disease patients: study

Doctors just dishing out drugs to lifestyle disease patients: study

Source: The Daily Nation BY ANTHONY MUGO 4th July 2017 A survey on the status of care for patients suffering from non-communicable diseases (NCDs), carried out in the Nairobi metropolitan… Read more »

Congo declares Ebola outbreak after four deaths

Congo declares Ebola outbreak after four deaths

ource: The Star Jul. 01, 2017, 3:00 pm By REUTERS DRC declared its two-month Ebola outbreak officially over on Saturday after 42 days without recording a new case of the… Read more »

1 student dead, 2 sick after taking methanol

1 student dead, 2 sick after taking methanol

Source: The Star Jul. 01, 2017, 12:00 am By JOSEPH KANGOGO One student has died, two are in critical condition and seven have been discharged from hospital after drinking methanol… Read more »

Revealed: The hidden killer in your meat

Revealed: The hidden killer in your meat

Source: Daily Nation By NJOKI CHEGE Meat retailers are using unregulated preservatives in excessively large amounts to preserve meat for as long as three months, investigations by the Nation have revealed. The… Read more »

Contain the rising levels of alcoholism

Contain the rising levels of alcoholism

  Source: The Standard Sun, July 2nd 2017 Authorities have not done enough to help contain the hopeless case of alcoholism in Kiambu County if results of a baseline survey… Read more »

How Kenyan drug firms are left out of lucrative deals

How Kenyan drug firms are left out of lucrative deals

Source: The Standard By Gatonye Gathura Sun, July 2nd 2017 Kenya is exporting thousands of high quality pharmaceutical jobs to India and China despite existing local production capacity. For example,… Read more »

Beware of ‘multiple cancer patient’ online cash appeal

Beware of ‘multiple cancer patient’ online cash appeal

The Standard By Nasibo Kabale Mon, June 19th 2017 An alert has been raised against a woman who has raised millions of shillings by claiming she is suffering from multiple… Read more »

Suspended US funding won’t affect healthcare provision – Mailu

Suspended US funding won’t affect healthcare provision – Mailu

Source: Capital FM May 9, 2017 By OLIVE BURROWS NAIROBI, Kenya, May 9 – Suspension of Sh2.1 billion in funding to the Ministry of Health will not impact life-saving services,… Read more »

Global Fund auditors probe Afya House alleged corruption

Global Fund auditors probe Afya House alleged corruption

Source: The Star May. 11, 2017, 12:30 am By JOHN MUCHANGI Investigators from the Global Fund have camped in Nairobi to probe whether any of their grants to Kenya may… Read more »

Why the U.S. Suspended $21 Million in Health Aid to Kenya

Why the U.S. Suspended $21 Million in Health Aid to Kenya

Source: Newsweek By Conor Gaffey 5/10/17 at 9:09 AM The U.S. Embassy in Kenya announced on Tuesday that it was suspending $21 million in aid that goes to the country’s… Read more »

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