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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 »

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 »

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