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Aids the biggest killer of teens and young adults

Aids the biggest killer of teens and young adults

Source: Daily Nation Wednesday May 11 2016 By EUNICE KILONZO In Summary A total of 2,531 youths aged between 15 and 19 years — most in secondary school— died in… Read more »

PROFILE-Improving sanitation in Kenya: “Toilets have become an obsession”

PROFILE-Improving sanitation in Kenya: “Toilets have become an obsession”

DAKAR, May 9 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Brian McSorley is a water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) co-ordinator for Oxfam in Kenya, whose work with water and toilets takes him from… Read more »

How the rise of fake drugs is killing the poor, and what can be done to stop it

How the rise of fake drugs is killing the poor, and what can be done to stop it

By Samar Warsi For the Deseret News Published: Saturday, May 7 2016 9:00 a.m. MDT Earlier this year, Mussarat, a 35-year-old Karachi woman, was pregnant with her fourth child when… Read more »

Doctors forgot scissors in her womb: A woman’s ordeal at a government hospital

Doctors forgot scissors in her womb: A woman’s ordeal at a government hospital

Source: Jambospot.com One mother who sued Pumwani Maternity Hospital after doctors “forgot” a pair of medical scissors inside her womb for nine days, is too traumatised to visit health facilities,… Read more »

An issue in Kenya

An issue in Kenya

Source. Watsi.com by Daniel Tse 7th May 2014 A few months ago, we detected an increase in no-show patients at one of the hospitals that provides healthcare to Watsi patients… Read more »

Why Nairobi’s Floods Menace Won’t Go Away Soon

Why Nairobi’s Floods Menace Won’t Go Away Soon

Source: Daily Nation Wednesday May 4 2016 By NG’ANG’A MBUGUA Closer to the CBD, mounds of garbage, mucky water and pot holes characterise Moi Lane. n Summary The Nairobi County… Read more »

More progress needed’ to eradicate tropical diseases

More progress needed’ to eradicate tropical diseases

Source: DW   Millions struggle with tropical diseases causing blindness and other disabilities. DW talks to expert Martin Kollmann about getting vital drugs to the communities that need them the… Read more »

Non-communicable diseases a threat to healthy ageing in Kenya and across Africa

Non-communicable diseases a threat to healthy ageing in Kenya and across Africa

Source: Helpage Kenya Jamillah Mwanjisi 04 May 2016 The number of people living with non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Kenya is increasing. Urbanisation, an ageing population, and the adoption of unhealthy lifestyles… Read more »

Smoking parents risk their children’s health

Smoking parents risk their children’s health

Source: Standard Digital By Joy Wanja Muraya Saturday, April 16th 2016 Did you know that one in every five Kenyan adults is exposed to second hand smoke at home more… Read more »

An emerging drug market

An emerging drug market

Source: Joural focus N THE morning at a bar in Nairobi, Kenya’s funding, digital beats pump from a DJ on a phase. Protected from the fall rainfalls under tarpaulins, a… Read more »

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