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Hospital donation will help reduce blindness in Kenya

Hospital donation will help reduce blindness in Kenya

Kenyan partner of SeeKenya Edward Buria, with hospital director Geoff Bailey and consultant ophthalmologist Ed Hughes. Siobhan Ryan, Health Reporter / Sunday 5 July 2015 / News A PRIVATE hospital… Read more »

Diabetes Screening in Kenya – ‘It Takes Only 5 Seconds’

Diabetes Screening in Kenya – ‘It Takes Only 5 Seconds’

Submitted by: Novo Nordisk Categories: Health & Wellness, Social Entrepreneurship Posted: Jul 06, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul. 06 /CSRwire/ – The Kenyan Ministry of Health, together… Read more »

Low turnout marks anti-gay demonstration in Kenya

Low turnout marks anti-gay demonstration in Kenya

By TOM ODULA Associated Press NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) – A demonstration against homosexuality in Kenya fizzled Monday after attracting only a handful of protesters. The demonstration by about 35 people… Read more »

Deaths, injuries in Kenya illicit alcohol crackdown

Deaths, injuries in Kenya illicit alcohol crackdown

2015-07-04 16:56 Nairobi – Eight people have died and scores more have been wounded in a crackdown in Kenya on illegally brewed alcohol, reports and officials said on Saturday. Hundreds… Read more »

Health assessment for school children launched in eight counties

Health assessment for school children launched in eight counties

BY Jeckonia Otieno Updated Monday, July 6th 2015 at 11:41 GMT +3 Over 25,000 school-going children are set to benefit from a health assessment to be conducted in eight counties… Read more »

Kenya: Rich, Malnourished – the New Fate of Kenyan Elite

Kenya: Rich, Malnourished – the New Fate of Kenyan Elite

6 July 2015 By Valerie Koga When I first saw South African journalist’s 1993 photo of a vulture that was stalking a hungry child in Sudan during a drought, I… Read more »

Kenya: Diabetes Drug Helps People Lose Weight – Study

Kenya: Diabetes Drug Helps People Lose Weight – Study

2 July 2015 Liraglutide, an injectable diabetes drug that US regulators approved last year for weight loss, helped obese people lose an average of 18 pounds (eight kilograms), a yearlong… Read more »

Deal a severe blow to this business of death

Deal a severe blow to this business of death

By Editorials Updated Saturday, July 4th 2015 at 00:00 GMT +3 Nearly every Kenyan family is directly or indirectly afflicted by the scourge of chronic alcoholism and drug abuse. To… Read more »

Eight in every 10 Kenyans have no health insurance

Eight in every 10 Kenyans have no health insurance

July 1, 2015 BY JULIUS OTIENO EIGHT in every 10 Kenyans do not have any form of medical cover and are struggling to pay for services, a survey has shown…. Read more »

Lethal drugs a big worry in Kenya’s coast

Lethal drugs a big worry in Kenya’s coast

By Philip Mwakio Updated Friday, July 3rd 2015 at 00:00 GMT +3 MOMBASA: Illicit brews are prevalent in rural areas in Mombasa County, the National Authority for Campaign against Alcohol… Read more »

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