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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 »

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 »

Cheaper treatment for drug-resistant TB

Cheaper treatment for drug-resistant TB

Source: The Star May. 16, 2016, 5:00 am By JOHN MUCHANGI The World Health Organisation has recommended a new drug regime that shortens the treatment for multi-drug resistant tuberculosis from… 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 »

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