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Youths would rather contract HIV/AIDS than fall pregnant -Research

Youths would rather contract HIV/AIDS than fall pregnant -Research

A finding uncurtained by Machakos County has stated that 16% of young people between 14 to 24 years are infected with HIV/Aids virus READ STORY  FROM SOURCE

Health service providers ‘insensitive’ to teens living with HIV/AIDS

Health service providers ‘insensitive’ to teens living with HIV/AIDS

Source: The Daily Nation Friday June 17 2016 By ANTHONY NJAGI In Summary He said many clinics in the Counties and in learning institutions which target adolescents are not friendly…. Read more »

Another quack doctor arrested in Nakuru

Another quack doctor arrested in Nakuru

Hardly a week after police in Nakuru arrested a man posing as a doctor, a second suspect has been intercepted running a clinic in Pangani estate in the town.  … Read more »

Health workers affected as viral disease spreads

Health workers affected as viral disease spreads

Source: Standard Digital By Joy Wanja Muraya Thu, June 2nd 2016 Health workers in the county are among 580 persons infected by Chikungunya virus thereby hampering treatment and management of… Read more »

Ruto raises alarm over rise in cancer deaths

Ruto raises alarm over rise in cancer deaths

Source: Daily Nation By GEOFFREY RONO In Summary The governor said the diseases are to blame for many of the orphans the county is grappling with. Mr Ruto said the… Read more »

Corridors of power

Corridors of power

Source: The Star May. 16, 2016, 5:00 am By POLITICAL DESK The prestigious Nairobi Hospital is headed to getting a new CEO. A little bird whispers to Corridors that Gertrude’s… Read more »

Russia, Kenya Track Teams May Miss Doping After Doping Rulings

Russia, Kenya Track Teams May Miss Doping After Doping Rulings

Source: ABC News By eddie pells, ap national writer MONTREAL — May 12, 2016, 7:31 PM ET Together, Russia and Kenya won 27 medals at the last Olympics in track… Read more »

400 children die annually from tetanus – Muraguri

400 children die annually from tetanus – Muraguri

Source: The Star May. 12, 2016, 6:00 pm By RHODA ODHIAMBO More than 400 hundred children die annually from tetanus infections affecting newborns, Health Principal Secretary Nicholas Muraguri has said…. Read more »

Kenya Is Planning to Close the ‘World’s Largest Refugee Camp’

Kenya Is Planning to Close the ‘World’s Largest Refugee Camp’

Source: TIME Mark Rivett-Carnac @mrivettcarnac 1:16 AM ET Kenya will close Dadaab refugee camp and is drawing up a timetable to send hundreds of thousands of refugees home or to… Read more »

Doctors raise red flag following increase in deaths caused by non-communicable diseases

Doctors raise red flag following increase in deaths caused by non-communicable diseases

Source: Daily Nation Tuesday May 10 2016 By FAROUK MWABEGE In Summary Senior nurse urged local residents to take it upon themselves to ensure that they knew their health statuses… Read more »

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