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VAT on cancer kit removed to cut bills

VAT on cancer kit removed to cut bills

Source:BD Thursday, March 30, 2017 23:28 The State has exempted tax on expensive medical equipment to cut cost of treating diseases such as cancer. Mr Henry Rotich, the Treasury secretary… Read more »

As Nigeria Meningitis death toll grows, Kenya gets new vaccine to prepare for outbreak

As Nigeria Meningitis death toll grows, Kenya gets new vaccine to prepare for outbreak

Source: Premium Times 31, Mar 2017 Agency Report Kenya on Friday unveiled meningitis vaccine as the debilitating bacterial disease threatens to break out in the country’s northern counties amid biting… Read more »

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 »

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