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Source:Medscape Medical News Troy Brown, RN September 18, 2015 Antibiotic resistance rates across the globe are alarming, and the only sustainable solutions are to limit overuse and misuse of antibiotics, according to… Read more »

Tackling Cancer in Kenya

Tackling Cancer in Kenya

  Source: GE Reports Sub Saharan Reports September 18, 2015 Tackling cancer and other non-communicable diseases (NCD) is a top priority for Kenya’s Ministry of Health. With NCDs accounting for… Read more »

She had broomsticks in her intestines- Gynecologist Dr Maranga

She had broomsticks in her intestines- Gynecologist Dr Maranga

Source: The  Nairobian By Irvin Jalango  September 19th 2015 The Nairobian spoke to the head of gynecology department at The Kenyatta National Hospital, Dr Maranga Orora who explained that cases… Read more »

Accidents and ‘kaput’ intestines could not keep me from the bottle- Former radio presenter Denis Ndavi

Accidents and ‘kaput’ intestines could not keep me from the bottle- Former radio presenter Denis Ndavi

Source: Standard Digital News By Cate Mukei Friday, September 18th 2015   September 18th 2015 at 08:45 GMT +3   0 inShare   Denis Ndavi   Former radio presenter and… Read more »

Shocking! Kenyan parents forcing abortion on their teenage daughters

Shocking! Kenyan parents forcing abortion on their teenage daughters

                  *Hope Nyaboke was in form two and terminating her pregnancy was the better option to termination her education. Then there was… Read more »

How we’re building a community to beat oesophageal cancer

How we’re building a community to beat oesophageal cancer

Source: cancer research UK “I am the face behind your pipettes.” These were the words that filled a room of world-leading scientists as Jackie Beaumont, an oesophageal cancer survivor, opened… Read more »

Monitoring HIV Prevention Programme Outcomes among Key Populations in Kenya: Findings from a National Survey

Monitoring HIV Prevention Programme Outcomes among Key Populations in Kenya: Findings from a National Survey

source: PLOS one August 2015 n preparation for the implementation of the Kenya AIDS Strategic Framework 2014/15-2018/19, the Kenya National AIDS and STI Control Programme facilitated a national polling booth… Read more »

Take stern measures to sober up Nacada

Take stern measures to sober up Nacada

July 01, 2015 In his first months into leadership after winning the 2013 polls, President Uhuru Kenyatta declared war on drug abuse and killer brews. He directed State agencies and… Read more »

Determinants and Experiences of Repeat Pregnancy among HIV-Positive Kenyan Women

Determinants and Experiences of Repeat Pregnancy among HIV-Positive Kenyan Women

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0131163

STUDY: Extra Year Of Secondary Schooling Lowers Risk Of HIV/Aids Spread

STUDY: Extra Year Of Secondary Schooling Lowers Risk Of HIV/Aids Spread

Staying in school for one more year is reported to be an effective and affordable way to cut the risk of HIV infection in AIDS-endemic countries, according to the results of… Read more »

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