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Yellow Fever vaccination is now valid for life

Yellow Fever vaccination is now valid for life

  When one wants to travel internationally, it is a requirement to have certification of vaccination against yellow fever. The protection provided by vaccination against the infection under the International… Read more »

Governors’ report reveals details of expensive equipment lying idle in hospitals

Governors’ report reveals details of expensive equipment lying idle in hospitals

Source: The Standard By Kagundu Njiru Sun, April 30th 2017 The pomp at the launch of the Sh38 billion project to equip county hospitals with modern equipment is preserved in… Read more »

Experts sound alarm over heart attacks in the young

Experts sound alarm over heart attacks in the young

Source: Daily Nation By FRANCIS MUREITHI 27th April 2017 In Summary Heart attacks are usually associated with the elderly because their blood vessels continue to thin out with age becomes… Read more »

The Economic Survey should guide planning

The Economic Survey should guide planning

Source: The Star Apr. 25, 2017, By ALEX AWITI The report reveals that pneumonia and cancer and not malaria and HIV-Aids are now the top causes of mortality in Kenya…. Read more »

First malaria vaccine to be rolled out in Kenya, Ghana and Malawi

First malaria vaccine to be rolled out in Kenya, Ghana and Malawi

Source: Daily Nation By ELIZABETH MERAB 24th April 2017 In Summary Beginning 2018, the selected children will receive four doses of the vaccine — once a month for three months… Read more »

Kuki Gallmann in ICU after seven-hour surgery, family says

Kuki Gallmann in ICU after seven-hour surgery, family says

Source: The Star Apr. 24, 2017, By NANCY AGUTU Conservationist Kuki Gallmann is in the Intensive Care Unit, the family has said. Gallmann was airlifted to Aga Khan hospital on… Read more »

Ray of hope as new vaccine ‘cures’ five Aids patients in seven months

Ray of hope as new vaccine ‘cures’ five Aids patients in seven months

Source: The Standard By Mercy Adhiambo Thu, March 2nd 2017 There is hope for over 37 million people infected with HIV globally after five people were reported to be virus-free… Read more »

National health insurer’s enhanced offers are changing the way Kenya pays its hospital bills… never mind th

National health insurer’s enhanced offers are changing the way Kenya pays its hospital bills… never mind th

Source: The Daily Nation By EUNICE KILONZO 17th April 2017 A raft of measures to turn around the fortunes of Kenya’s largest health insurance fund have given a ray of… Read more »

The silent victims of the 100 days doctors’ strike

The silent victims of the 100 days doctors’ strike

Source: The Standard By Jeckonia Otieno Tue, April 18th 2017 Cancer patients bore the brunt of the stalemate pitting medics against the Government in their push for better pay and… Read more »

Trouble as dominant HIV testing kits fail crucial WHO test

Trouble as dominant HIV testing kits fail crucial WHO test

Source: The Standard By Gatonye Gathura Mon, April 17th 2017 Most of the dominant HIV testing kits used in Kenya and several other African countries have failed crucial thresholds set… Read more »

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