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Bacterial disease, mosquito-borne virus pose new threats after Ebola

Bacterial disease, mosquito-borne virus pose new threats after Ebola

    Source: The Star Jan. 12, 2016, A little-known bacterial disease may be killing as many people worldwide as measles, scientists said on Monday, while a mosquito-borne virus known… Read more »

E. Africa Launches Program to Prevent, Control Pandemic Threats

E. Africa Launches Program to Prevent, Control Pandemic Threats

  Source: VOA Jill Craig January 13, 2016 10:24 AM NAIROBI, KENYA— Starting in 2014, West Africa experienced the largest Ebola outbreak in history, killing more than 11,000 people and… Read more »

Trial of Ebola drug ZMapp launches in Liberia, US

Trial of Ebola drug ZMapp launches in Liberia, US

  Source Feb 27, 2015 The National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) announced today that it and Liberia’s government have launched the first clinical trial of ZMapp, a… Read more »

The diary of a medical student: Plague is not a sign of the Apocalypse

The diary of a medical student: Plague is not a sign of the Apocalypse

Source: The Star Saturday, February 28, 2015 – 07:00 — BY DIANA WANGARI   When I first heard of the plague outbreak in Madagascar, aside from concern for the citizens… Read more »

Why We Don’t Have an Ebola Vaccine Yet

Why We Don’t Have an Ebola Vaccine Yet

  Source: The Star By Diana Wangari 2nd February 2015 On Friday January 23, a Brussels Airlines flight arrived in Monrovia carrying the first batch of the GSK Ebola candidate… Read more »

Ebola crisis exposed African health institutions’ weaknesses, says President Uhuru Kenyatta

Ebola crisis exposed African health institutions’ weaknesses, says President Uhuru Kenyatta

BY PSCU Saturday, January 31st 2015 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: President Uhuru Kenyatta Friday said the Ebola crisis in parts of Africa exposed serious weaknesses of the health institutions in the continent…. Read more »

K’sh 270,000-450,000 Jobs In Ebola Struck Countries. Would You Apply?

K’sh 270,000-450,000 Jobs In Ebola Struck Countries. Would You Apply?

By Elizabeth Benu, Posted on January 9, 2015 With the January heat, the best news to receive is a well paying job which you would gladly take up no matter… Read more »

Kenya to deploy 190 health workers to Ebola affected countries

Kenya to deploy 190 health workers to Ebola affected countries

January 7, 2015 Kenya is set to deploy 190 health workers to Ebola affected countries under the African Union Support to Ebola Outbreak in West Africa (ASEOWA) initiative, the African… Read more »

Malaba Gets New Ebola Scanner

Malaba Gets New Ebola Scanner

  Source: The Star By Emojong Osere THE Malaba border Ebola screening centre has received a new scanner, more than a month after the previous one broke down. Health officials… Read more »

The story of digital health records in Africa; let’s clap for Zambia, Ghana and Kenya

The story of digital health records in Africa; let’s clap for Zambia, Ghana and Kenya

Source http://mgafrica.com/ Unreliable power and skills shortages have been blamed for the failure of many e-health projects. But it could be more: hospitals just don’t need them GUINEA, Liberia and Sierra… Read more »

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