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Nairobi city grapples with another 33 cases in Cholera outbreak

Nairobi city grapples with another 33 cases in Cholera outbreak

Source: Coastweek (Xinhua)  Kenyan authorities on Saturday confirmed that 33 cases of suspected cholera have been reported in the past two days from a trade forum which ended in Nairobi… Read more »

Safety pill now being used for abortions

Safety pill now being used for abortions

Source: The Standard By Nasibo Kabale Mon, July 17th 2017 A drug initially intended to save the lives of mothers by preventing blood loss during child birth is now being… Read more »

TALES OF COURAGE: I live with a rare, genetic disease

TALES OF COURAGE: I live with a rare, genetic disease

Source: Daily Nation By Nyakarima King “My father had ataxia. My sister got it and died from ataxia complications in 2011. This January, a friend noticed I was walking funny…. Read more »

Interior CS Joseph Nkaissery Is Dead

Interior CS Joseph Nkaissery Is Dead

          Source: Capital FM By Bernard Momanyi 8th July 2017 Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery is dead. The CS died at Karen Hospital on Saturday morning… Read more »

Kenya yet to meet WHO neurosurgeons threshold, says health official

Kenya yet to meet WHO neurosurgeons threshold, says health official

Source: The Star Jul. 05, 2017, 12:00 pm By STANLEY MAGUT Kenya does not have enough neurosurgeons, medical services director Jackson Kioko has said, noting many patients are referred to… Read more »

Kenya at risk from unregulated drugs

Kenya at risk from unregulated drugs

Source: The Standard By Frankline Sunday Fri, July 7th 2017 Kenyans could be taking stale or counterfeit medicines, a study has revealed. The research that the Kenya Association of Pharmaceutical… Read more »

Governors ask SRC to approve nurses’ salary increase

Governors ask SRC to approve nurses’ salary increase

Source: The Dailt Nation WEDNESDAY JULY 5 2017 By ANGELA OKETCH   Governors have asked the Salaries and Remuneration Commission to approve nurses’ salary increase before they can effect it…. Read more »

Dubai eyeing Kenyan medical tourists

Dubai eyeing Kenyan medical tourists

Source: Citizen Digital By Mac Otani 6 July 2017 World famous travel destination, Dubai, is now shifting focus to medical tourism as it seeks to drive more tourist numbers, especially in… Read more »

NHIF moves to curb fraudulent claims

NHIF moves to curb fraudulent claims

Source: The Standard By Jeckonia Otieno Thu, July 6th 2017 The National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) could be losing millions of shillings in fraudulent claims by contributors. This comes after… Read more »

Nurses strike strains mortuaries in Nyanza

Nurses strike strains mortuaries in Nyanza

Source: The Daily Nation WEDNESDAY JULY 5 2017 By ANGELA OKETCH The nurses’ strike is overwhelming mortuaries at major hospitals in Nyanza, officials warn. This is because the bodies of… Read more »

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