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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 »

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 »

Trump slashes financial aid to Kenya’s health sector in budget proposals

Trump slashes financial aid to Kenya’s health sector in budget proposals

Source: The Standard By Dominic Omondi Sat, March 18th 2017  The US President Donald Trump’s first budget will hit Kenya hard if his proposals are approved. The Republican, who rode… Read more »

Hold patients in special isolation units not jails as TB is not a crime, judge orders

Hold patients in special isolation units not jails as TB is not a crime, judge orders

Source: Standard Digital By Joy Wanja Muraya Sunday, March 27th 2016 Do you have a persistent cough that just won’t go away? Has it been more than two weeks since… Read more »

Kenya has plenty of vaccines – CS

Kenya has plenty of vaccines – CS

Source: The Star By KURGAT MARINDANY Jan. 13, 2016, HEALTH CS Cleopa Mailu yesterday said the government is prepared to counter all known diseases in East and Central African. The… Read more »

600,000 More Kenyans to Be Put On HIV Drugs

600,000 More Kenyans to Be Put On HIV Drugs

By Eunice Kilonzo                           Source: Daily Nation By: Eunice Kilonzo   About 600,000 more Kenyans living with HIV… Read more »

Manufacturing pharmaceuticals in Africa – the untapped opportunity that could save countless lives

Manufacturing pharmaceuticals in Africa – the untapped opportunity that could save countless lives

  EVER since the high tech generic drug production facility, Cinpharm-Cameroon, was set up, it is relatively easier for Cameroonians to have access to medicines. Now a low wage earner can access… Read more »

Relief as Kenyatta National Hospital pledges to open TB isolation ward

Relief as Kenyatta National Hospital pledges to open TB isolation ward

BY ANTONY GITONGA Updated Thursday, September 25th 2014 at 23:23 GMT +3 NAIROBI, KENYA: The Ministry of Health has moved to assure Tuberculosis patients that the closed isolation ward at… Read more »

Linked with HIV, TB still a crisis despite cure

Linked with HIV, TB still a crisis despite cure

More than half a decade since a cure was found, TB remains a public menace across the East African region as health officials grapple with its links with HIV and… Read more »

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