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MyDawa.com raises $5 million to bring prescription drugs online in Kenya

MyDawa.com raises $5 million to bring prescription drugs online in Kenya

Source: TechMoran Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 After fulfilling regulatory requirements, Kenya’s MyDawa, an online drug store has raised $5m from Ion, an Irish private equity to make it possible for… Read more »

App launched for Nairobi patients to get cheaper, genuine medicine

App launched for Nairobi patients to get cheaper, genuine medicine

Source: The Star Mar. 22, 2017, By RHODA ODHIAMBO Patients in Nairobi will now have genuine medicines delivered to them at a cheaper cost by ordering for them through an… Read more »

HIV getting resistant to antiretroviral drugs : study

HIV getting resistant to antiretroviral drugs : study

Source: The Daily Nation By EUNICE KILONZO 22nd Mar 2017 At least one in 10 people in Homa Bay County who is HIV-positive has an HIV strain that is resistant… Read more »

Wabukala to start probe into corrupt health cartels

Wabukala to start probe into corrupt health cartels

Source: The Star By JOHN MUCHANGI Details of former ACK Archbishop Eliud Wabukala’s first assignment are out: To stop the corrupt health cartels ripping off Kenyans by overpricing medicine and… Read more »

UN panel set to release report on access to medicines

UN panel set to release report on access to medicines

  Source: New Vision Taddeo Bwambale 8th May 2016 In the East African region, Rwanda has 98% medical insurance coverage, while Kenya covers 35%, Burundi 34%, Tanzania 15%, and Uganda… Read more »

Kericho buys Sh2.5m medicine

Kericho buys Sh2.5m medicine

Source: The star By STAR REPORTER Apr. 18, 2016, Last Friday the county government made a Sh2.5 million requisition from Mission for Essential Drugs and Supplies. Kericho district hospital medical… Read more »

Rutto blames Kemsa for drug shortage

Rutto blames Kemsa for drug shortage

Source: The star By FELIX KIPKEMOI Mar. 14, 2016, HOSPITALS in Bomet county are facing an acute shortage of medicine due to delayed supplies, Governor Isaac Rutto has said. Speaking… Read more »

Little heroes who may give the world malaria vaccine

Little heroes who may give the world malaria vaccine

Source: The Star By PETER NGILA Jan. 27, 2016, This week’s pledge of Sh4.3 billion ($4.3bln) by billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates and the British government to help end deaths from… Read more »

Cartels blamed for high drug prices

Cartels blamed for high drug prices

Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya (PSK) chairman Paul Mwaniki. He has said: “We are not opposed to parallel importation. We are opposed to illegal importation. The people who are saying they… Read more »

International NGO Senior Coordinator (Outreach)

International NGO Senior Coordinator (Outreach)

  Duties and Responsibilities In close collaboration with teams develop and/or review SWOT analysis of all aspects of MSKs ability to meet and exceed CYP targets with high quality and… Read more »

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