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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 »

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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