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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 »

Pig pancreas transplant proved effective treatment for type-1 diabetes, Chinese researchers say

Pig pancreas transplant proved effective treatment for type-1 diabetes, Chinese researchers say

Source: Standard Digital By Xinhua April 16th 2016 at 17:35 GMT +3   CHANGSHA: Chinese researchers have successfully used pigs’ pancreas in transplant operations on three type-1 diabetes patients, a… Read more »

Non-communicable diseases a time bomb, East Africa warned

Non-communicable diseases a time bomb, East Africa warned

Source: Standard Digital By Graham Kajilwa  Saturday, April 16th 2016 NAIROBI: Medical experts from the East African Community (EAC) have warned that by 2025, Kenya and her neighbours will be… Read more »

Many Kenyan women fear kissing or smiling because of decayed teeth-report

Many Kenyan women fear kissing or smiling because of decayed teeth-report

Source: The Star By JOHN MUCHANGI @jomunji Apr. 15, 2016, A high number of Kenyan women are too embarrassed to smile or kiss because they have such badly decayed teeth,… Read more »

Health ministry to pursue anti-tobacco law in Kenya

Health ministry to pursue anti-tobacco law in Kenya

12 Apr 2016 17:00 African News Agency Smoking causes cancer, heart disease and diabetes. In Kenya, the ministry of health wants to curb smoking with an anti-tobacco law. Kenya Cabinet… Read more »

Kenya’s new policy on domestic financing of HIV research

Kenya’s new policy on domestic financing of HIV research

Kenya has launched an ambitious target to shift from overly relying on foreign financing to increase national funding of HIV research. The government expects to raise about USD109 million from local… Read more »

Diabetes in Africa: changing lifestyles affect health

Diabetes in Africa: changing lifestyles affect health

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Free Dialysis, Transplantation and Immunosuppressive Drugs for all Kenya Renal Patients

Free Dialysis, Transplantation and Immunosuppressive Drugs for all Kenya Renal Patients

Source: Diaspora Messenger April 9, 2016 | READ FULL ARTICLE

Is state doing enough for mental health?

Is state doing enough for mental health?

Source: The Star   By RHODA ODHIAMBO, Apr. 05, 2016 Mental health diagnosis and treatment in Kenya remains a challenge as there lacks government data to aid its assessment. It… Read more »

How ‘MTV Shuga’ works to wipe out the stigma of HIV

How ‘MTV Shuga’ works to wipe out the stigma of HIV

“MTV Shuga,” a TV show airing in Kenya and Nigeria, aims to dispel stereotypes about people with HIV. Sharon Ezeamaka, a Nigerian actress who plays Princess on the show, never… Read more »

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