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Kenya to adopt new testing kit for tuberculosis

Kenya to adopt new testing kit for tuberculosis

Source: The Daily Nation By VERAH OKEYO Tuesday March 28 2017 Kenya will adopt a new testing kit for tuberculosis (TB) after a national survey showed that symptoms alone are… Read more »

MyDawa.com raises $5 million to bring prescription drugs online in Kenya

MyDawa.com raises $5 million to bring prescription drugs online in Kenya

Source: TechMoran Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 After fulfilling regulatory requirements, Kenya’s MyDawa, an online drug store has raised $5m from Ion, an Irish private equity to make it possible for… Read more »

Day or night our surgeries are safe, say KNH doctors

Day or night our surgeries are safe, say KNH doctors

Source: The Standard By Gatonye Gathura | Mon, March 27th 2017 Doctors at the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) have assured women of safe C-section surgeries. Kenyatta, the largest referral hospital… Read more »

Sh100 malaria drug could be used to manage colon cancer

Sh100 malaria drug could be used to manage colon cancer

Source: Daily Nation By EUNICE KILONZO 27th Mar 2017 An antimalarial tablet can be used against cancers of the colon and rectum, a recent study shows. Experts from two institutions… Read more »

TB infections increase as govt strategizes to fight disease

TB infections increase as govt strategizes to fight disease

Source: Daily Nation Friday March 24 2017 By EUNICE KILONZO The number of Kenyans with tuberculosis has doubled since 2015 with more men than women being affected, a survey has… Read more »

First Lady visits leading hospital in Cape Town

First Lady visits leading hospital in Cape Town

Source: KBC By: Claire Wanja March 24 2017 First Lady Margaret Kenyatta on Thursday visited one of the leading hospitals in Cape Town where she sat through a live surgical… Read more »

Kenyan doctors seek to delay deployment of TZ medics

Kenyan doctors seek to delay deployment of TZ medics

Source: The Daily Nation By EUNICE KILONZO & HARRY MISIKO The doctors union has written to the Medical Association of Tanzania (MAT), asking it to delay the deployment of its… Read more »

App launched for Nairobi patients to get cheaper, genuine medicine

App launched for Nairobi patients to get cheaper, genuine medicine

Source: The Star Mar. 22, 2017, By RHODA ODHIAMBO Patients in Nairobi will now have genuine medicines delivered to them at a cheaper cost by ordering for them through an… Read more »

Lifestyle diseases threat to locals in Mt Kenya region, doctors say

Lifestyle diseases threat to locals in Mt Kenya region, doctors say

Source: The Standard By Joseph Muchiri Tue, March 21st 2017 More than half of the 550 patients who sought treatment at a free medical camp organised by seven rotary groups… Read more »

State to unveil first TB report since Independence

State to unveil first TB report since Independence

Source: Mediamax By George Kebaso Date: March 20, 2017 The first-ever report on tuberculosis prevalence in the country in post-independent Kenya will be released during the World TB Day on… Read more »

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