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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 »

Sh4 million machine stolen from Chuka hospital found in Mwiki

Sh4 million machine stolen from Chuka hospital found in Mwiki

Source: The Star May. 12, 2016, 3:00 pm By DENNIS DIBONDO A Sh4 million anaesthetic machine stolen from Chuka hospital in Tharaka Nithi was found in Mwiki, Nairobi, on Thursday…. Read more »

Younger Kenyans increasingly getting heart diseases: Doctors

Younger Kenyans increasingly getting heart diseases: Doctors

Source: Daily Nation Thursday May 12 2016 By ELIZABETH MERAB In Summary Dr Mohamed said not many patients are conversant with the symptoms of a heart attack. Cardiovascular diseases generally… Read more »

Yellow Fever Kills Nearly 300 In Africa: Disease In Danger Of Becoming A Global Epidemic Due To Vaccine Shortage

Yellow Fever Kills Nearly 300 In Africa: Disease In Danger Of Becoming A Global Epidemic Due To Vaccine Shortage

Source: Parentherald By Samantha Finch, Parent Herald | May 11, The yellow fever outbreak in Angola is raising concerns as vaccines for the mosquito-borne viral disease is undergoing shortage. The… Read more »

Governor Nderitu Gachagua flies out for medical attention

Governor Nderitu Gachagua flies out for medical attention

Nyeri Governor Nderitu Gachagua could not attend the burial ceremony of former first lady Lucy Kibaki in his own county due to medical reasons. Full Story

UN panel set to release report on access to medicines

UN panel set to release report on access to medicines

  Source: New Vision Taddeo Bwambale 8th May 2016 In the East African region, Rwanda has 98% medical insurance coverage, while Kenya covers 35%, Burundi 34%, Tanzania 15%, and Uganda… Read more »

Aga Khan Hospital donates mobile clinic to Beyond Zero campaign

Aga Khan Hospital donates mobile clinic to Beyond Zero campaign

Source: Daily Nation Saturday May 7 2016 By PSCU In Summary This comes a day after Mrs Kenyatta had handed over the 39th similar unit to Garissa County on Thursday.

Safaricom Foundation to conduct free diabetes and cancer clinics for Sh36m

Safaricom Foundation to conduct free diabetes and cancer clinics for Sh36m

Source: The Star May. 07, 2016, 4:00 am By MILLICENT NJERI Safaricom Foundation will spend Sh36 million to screen and treat cancer, diabetes and other non-communicable disease across the country… Read more »

Kenya to strengthen health system to boost diseases surveillance

Kenya to strengthen health system to boost diseases surveillance

Source: Coastweek NAIROBI (Xinhua) — A Kenyan health official said on Thursday the country will strengthen the National Health Information System in order to boost disease surveillance. Ministry of Health… Read more »

Graft Putting Health Care Out of Reach

Graft Putting Health Care Out of Reach

Source: Daily Nation opinion By Irungu Houghton The public health care system remains the main provider of health services in Kenya. Health public procurement is thus vital to this system…. Read more »

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