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Suspended US funding won’t affect healthcare provision – Mailu

Suspended US funding won’t affect healthcare provision – Mailu

Source: Capital FM May 9, 2017 By OLIVE BURROWS NAIROBI, Kenya, May 9 – Suspension of Sh2.1 billion in funding to the Ministry of Health will not impact life-saving services,… Read more »

Experts sound alarm over heart attacks in the young

Experts sound alarm over heart attacks in the young

Source: Daily Nation By FRANCIS MUREITHI 27th April 2017 In Summary Heart attacks are usually associated with the elderly because their blood vessels continue to thin out with age becomes… Read more »

First malaria vaccine to be rolled out in Kenya, Ghana and Malawi

First malaria vaccine to be rolled out in Kenya, Ghana and Malawi

Source: Daily Nation By ELIZABETH MERAB 24th April 2017 In Summary Beginning 2018, the selected children will receive four doses of the vaccine — once a month for three months… Read more »

New partnership to share health advice on phones

New partnership to share health advice on phones

Source: Daily Nation By: Eunice Kilonzo 17th April 2017 Kenyans will soon be able to get information on diabetes, heart diseases, cancer and epilepsy on their mobiles phones through a… Read more »

Why typhoid bites 100 years after its vaccine introduction

Why typhoid bites 100 years after its vaccine introduction

Source: The Standard By: Japheth Ogila Sat 15th Apr 2017 The year 1903, April 14 became a significant moment in the world history and it also enriched the history of… Read more »

Joint disease targets youth with prolonged mobile phone use

Joint disease targets youth with prolonged mobile phone use

    Source: The Nation By DOROTHY KWEYU In Summary This can be associated with prolonged use of smartphones in an awkward position and is known as the text neck… Read more »

Kenya launches polio vaccination campaign

Kenya launches polio vaccination campaign

Source: Xinhua| 2017-04-01 20:18:12 Editor: ying NAIROBI, April 1 (Xinhua) — Kenya’s health ministry on Saturday launched a five-day polio vaccination campaign targeting over 4.5 million children below the age… 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 »

Kenya TB patients unbowed in face of stigma and discrimination

Kenya TB patients unbowed in face of stigma and discrimination

Source: Coastweek By Christine Lagat NAIROBI (Xinhua) Tom Onsongo had a brilliant acting career before he was diagnosed with a debilitating strain of tuberculosis (TB) several years ago, but the… Read more »

Rheumatic heart disease has put my life on hold

Rheumatic heart disease has put my life on hold

Source: Mediamax By Bernard Gitau Date: March 27, 2017 Constant chest pain while growing up was a regular concern for Phyllis Nyambura, but poverty meant that her parents could only… Read more »

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