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With lung cancer, quitters do better than smokers

With lung cancer, quitters do better than smokers

Source: News24 5 October 2012, 09:45 Younger people with advanced lung cancer who quit smoking more than a year before their diagnosis survive longer than those who continue smoking, according… Read more »

Injectable contraceptives linked to increased breast cancer risk

Injectable contraceptives linked to increased breast cancer risk

Source: foxnews.com Written By Loren Grush Published April 05, 2012 An injectable form of progestin-only birth control has been found to double the risk of breast cancer in young women… Read more »

Experts meet to pass verdict on contraceptives

Experts meet to pass verdict on contraceptives

Source: Nairobi Star Monday, 30 January 2012 00:05 BY JOHN MUCHANGI WOMEN will tomorrow know if they should change use of injectable contraceptives after research revealed they double the likelihood… Read more »

Towards comprehensive social health insurance in Kenya

Towards comprehensive social health insurance in Kenya

Source: Capital FM BY ANYANG NYONG’O The National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) is moving in the right direction; it needs to be congratulated. Lessons learnt over a twenty year period… Read more »

Mwatate receives equipment worth Sh400 million

Mwatate receives equipment worth Sh400 million

Source: The Star BY RAPHAEL MWADIME Tuesday, 03 January 2012 THE Mwatate District Hospital has received a boost after getting a donation of equipment worth Sh400 million from a Dutch… Read more »

City clerk’s New Year gift for 48 Pumwani mothers

City clerk’s New Year gift for 48 Pumwani mothers

Source: The Star Tuesday, 03 January 2012 00:10 BY STEPHENE SANGIRA Nairobi town clerk Philip Kisia yesterday bailed out 48 patients from the Pumwani Maternity Hospital, who had given birth… Read more »

KEMRI to produce haemorrhagic fever kits

KEMRI to produce haemorrhagic fever kits

Source: Capital FM By JUDIE KABERIA on December 30, 2011 NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 30 – The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) is next year expected to start manufacturing test kits… Read more »

New Year gift for a million Kenyans

New Year gift for a million Kenyans

Source: Daily Nation By SAMUEL SIRINGPosted Friday, December 30 2011 New Year came early for a million public servants, the disciplined forces and their families after the government announced a… Read more »

World’s first malaria vaccine on the way

World’s first malaria vaccine on the way

Source; The Varsity by Maria Dimitrova Thursday 29th December 2011, 16:47 GM A team of researchers from Cambridge, Oxford, and Kenya have developed a vaccine that can potentially defeat all… Read more »

Sickle cell, the hidden disease killing children

Sickle cell, the hidden disease killing children

Source: Nairobi Star By: Wacui Makori uesday, 11 October 2011 00:24 Whenever we think of childhood illnesses, malaria, diarrhoea or pneumonia seem to just jump at us, what about those… Read more »

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