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Scientists call for new review of cancer causing herbicide

Scientists call for new review of cancer causing herbicide

Source: Standard Digital News By Reuters Updated Saturday, August 22nd 2015 at 00:00 GMT +3 US regulators have relied on flawed and outdated research to allow expanded use of an… Read more »

Botswana: UB to Host Afya Bora Consortium

Botswana: UB to Host Afya Bora Consortium

2 June 2015 By Bopa Gaborone — The University of Botswana’s Faculty of Health Sciences will host the final meeting of the Afya Bora Consortium for Training Global Health Leaders… Read more »

WHO Marks 10 Years of Tobacco Control

WHO Marks 10 Years of Tobacco Control

Source: the  Herald The World Health Organisation yesterday celebrated 10 years of implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in the African region. Tobacco kills an estimated… Read more »

UNFPA County Project Coordinator Jobs in Mandera, Lamu, Wajir, Marsabit, Isiolo and Migori Kenya

UNFPA County Project Coordinator Jobs in Mandera, Lamu, Wajir, Marsabit, Isiolo and Migori Kenya

Position Title : County Project Coordinator – Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH), Kenya   Grade: Service Contract (SB-4)   Location: Mandera, Lamu, Wajir, Marsabit, Isiolo, Migori (1… Read more »

UN Inter Agency Task Force visits Kenya to boost efforts in addressing prevention and control of non-communicable diseases

UN Inter Agency Task Force visits Kenya to boost efforts in addressing prevention and control of non-communicable diseases

NAIROBI, Kenya |30 September 2014 – A United Nations Inter Agency Task Force comprising WHO, UNDP, UNFPA, World Bank, UNICEF and UNAIDS launched a ground- breaking mission in Kenya today… Read more »

Ebola virus disease

Ebola virus disease

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=LRUA50yjTIg Ebola virus disease (formerly known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever) is a severe, often fatal illness, with a case fatality rate of up to 90%. It is one of the… Read more »

New gadget to screen cervical cancer launched

New gadget to screen cervical cancer launched

Source:Africa Science News Written by Kevin Wafula Wednesday, 23 April 2014 12:57 Kenya’s ministry of health will spend KSh3.4 billion in the next 10 years to equip public health facilities… Read more »

Cancer cases worldwide to jump to 22 million

Cancer cases worldwide to jump to 22 million

2014-02-03 13:35 London – The World Health Organization’s cancer agency warns there will be 22 million new cases of cancer every year within the next two decades. Monday’s report from… Read more »

HIV test kits safe, Kenya assures

HIV test kits safe, Kenya assures

                  Source: Capital FM By OLIVE BURROWS | April 4, 2013 NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 4 – The Director of Public Health and… Read more »

Kenya to counter yellow fever classification by the WHO

Kenya to counter yellow fever classification by the WHO

Source: Africa Science News Written by Henry Neondo The Government plans to carry out a yellow fever risk survey with a view to have the country be declassified by the… Read more »

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