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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 »

13 counties in western Kenya agree to joint delivery of health services

13 counties in western Kenya agree to joint delivery of health services

Source: The Standard By Erick Abuga Tue, March 21st 2017 Thirteen counties have agreed to work together to improve delivery of health services especially on areas of Malaria and HIV… Read more »

Ecobank donates medical equipment to Mama Lucy Kibaki hospital

Ecobank donates medical equipment to Mama Lucy Kibaki hospital

Source: The Standard By Maina Mwangi Mon, March 20th 2017 Ecobank Kenya has donated medical equipment worth $20,000 (Sh2 million) to the maternity ward of Mama Lucy Kibaki Hospital in… Read more »

Tanzanian doctors expected to start working in Kenyan hospitals from April

Tanzanian doctors expected to start working in Kenyan hospitals from April

Source: The Standard By Nanjinia Wamuswa and JOSPHAT THIONG’O Tue, March 21st Tanzanian doctors are expected in the country and will start working early next month. However, the Nairobi County… Read more »

Hero state pathologist named CEO of upgraded Embu hospital

Hero state pathologist named CEO of upgraded Embu hospital

Source: The Star Mar. 18, 2017, 12:00 By REUBEN GITHINJI Former government chief pathologist Moses Njue has been appointed Embu Teaching and Referral Hospital first CEO. Njue is remembered for… Read more »

Hire 1,400 jobless Kenyans instead of bringing Tanzania doctors -Oluga

Hire 1,400 jobless Kenyans instead of bringing Tanzania doctors -Oluga

Source: The Star Mar. 18, 2017, 3:00 pm By NANCY AGUTU KMPDU secretary general Ouma Oluga has criticised the government for bringing new doctors from Tanzania yet Kenya has many… Read more »

Services paralysed at Kenyatta National Hospital as doctors’ strike continue

Services paralysed at Kenyatta National Hospital as doctors’ strike continue

Source: The Standard By Graham Kajilwa Fri, March 17th 2017 Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU) has ordered all doctors working at the Kenyatta National Hospital not to… Read more »

Tanzania to send 500 doctors to Kenya to help cover strike

Tanzania to send 500 doctors to Kenya to help cover strike

Source: Daily Mail By Fumbuka Ng’wanakilala DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, March 18 (Reuters) – Tanzania will send 500 doctors to Kenya to help overcome the effects of a strike in… Read more »

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

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