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Free drugs for cancer patients at Kenyatta National Hospital

Free drugs for cancer patients at Kenyatta National Hospital

Source: The Daily Nation By EUNICE KILONZO Wednesday March 29 2017 The first batch of patients in a public hospital to be treated with a breast cancer drug that can… Read more »

Abandoned with conjoined twins: My two years of hell

Abandoned with conjoined twins: My two years of hell

Source: The Star  Mar. 25, 2017, By MONICAH MWANGI Caroline Mukiri, with her separated twins Favour Karimi and Blessing Kathure in their room at KNH On the fourth floor of… Read more »

Breast cancer: Having a mastectomy doesn’t make you less a woman

Breast cancer: Having a mastectomy doesn’t make you less a woman

Source: The Standard By Pauline Muindi Sunday, Mar 26th 2017 On a typical September morning in 2015, she felt a lump on her left breast when showering. In spite of… Read more »

Kenya TB patients unbowed in face of stigma and discrimination

Kenya TB patients unbowed in face of stigma and discrimination

Source: Coastweek By Christine Lagat NAIROBI (Xinhua) Tom Onsongo had a brilliant acting career before he was diagnosed with a debilitating strain of tuberculosis (TB) several years ago, but the… Read more »

Rheumatic heart disease has put my life on hold

Rheumatic heart disease has put my life on hold

Source: Mediamax By Bernard Gitau Date: March 27, 2017 Constant chest pain while growing up was a regular concern for Phyllis Nyambura, but poverty meant that her parents could only… Read more »

HIV getting resistant to antiretroviral drugs : study

HIV getting resistant to antiretroviral drugs : study

Source: The Daily Nation By EUNICE KILONZO 22nd Mar 2017 At least one in 10 people in Homa Bay County who is HIV-positive has an HIV strain that is resistant… Read more »

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta to get award in South Africa

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta to get award in South Africa

Source: The Standard By Nanjinia Wamuswa Tue 21st Mar 2017 First Lady Margaret Kenyatta will be awarded for her efforts in the fight for better health services for women. The… Read more »

Wabukala to start probe into corrupt health cartels

Wabukala to start probe into corrupt health cartels

Source: The Star By JOHN MUCHANGI Details of former ACK Archbishop Eliud Wabukala’s first assignment are out: To stop the corrupt health cartels ripping off Kenyans by overpricing medicine and… Read more »

Why lab tests are important

Why lab tests are important

Source: Daily Nation By: Dr Nelly Bosire Mon 20th Mar 2017 One of the greatest advances of the 21st century is none other than the Internet. Doctors are continually prompted… Read more »

Kenya seeks Cuba medics to plug gaps

Kenya seeks Cuba medics to plug gaps

  Source: Business Daily Monday, March 20, 2017 21:13 Kenya is seeking surgeons and medical specialists from Cuba after it reached a deal to hire 500 general physicians from Tanzania… Read more »

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