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Cheaper treatment for drug-resistant TB

Cheaper treatment for drug-resistant TB

Source: The Star May. 16, 2016, 5:00 am By JOHN MUCHANGI The World Health Organisation has recommended a new drug regime that shortens the treatment for multi-drug resistant tuberculosis from… Read more »

More women suffer weapon injuries than men, says survey

More women suffer weapon injuries than men, says survey

Source: Standard Digital By Josphat Thiong’o and Graham Kajilwa   Monday, April 18th 2016 More women than men have been attacked with a weapon, a new survey indicates. And the… Read more »

Kenya set to introduce preventative HIV drug Truvada

Kenya set to introduce preventative HIV drug Truvada

B efore the end of 2016, Kenyans will have access to Truvada, a drug which cuts the chances of HIV infection, in a major breakthrough in the fight against the… Read more »

Kenya left out of TB fund as disease beats HIV to become world’s leading infectious disease

Kenya left out of TB fund as disease beats HIV to become world’s leading infectious disease

Source: xnews Kenya has not been included among a list of countries set to receive Sh3 billion to combat HIV/Aids, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria. These developments come as TB has… 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 »

That blood test could be your stroke of luck

That blood test could be your stroke of luck

    Source:Media Max 7th November 2015 Dr. Loice Mutai, the chairperson, Kenya Cardiac Society, says you should be keen to arrest possible heart problems or stroke. According to the… Read more »

Malaria Deaths Decline – Report

Malaria Deaths Decline – Report

Source: The Star By Gilbert Koech 17th September 2015 Malaria deaths have reduced globally by 60 per cent since 2000, translating to 6.2 million lives saved, a report states. The… Read more »

Cholera Vaccine Possible In Kenya

Cholera Vaccine Possible In Kenya

Alex Roberts 5/17/2015 Government and health officials will debate whether to use a vaccine to stem the cholera outbreak.  The vaccine has been tested and approved by the World Health Organisation… Read more »

The story of digital health records in Africa; let’s clap for Zambia, Ghana and Kenya

The story of digital health records in Africa; let’s clap for Zambia, Ghana and Kenya

Source http://mgafrica.com/ Unreliable power and skills shortages have been blamed for the failure of many e-health projects. But it could be more: hospitals just don’t need them GUINEA, Liberia and Sierra… Read more »

Man on mission to save world from killer Ebola

Man on mission to save world from killer Ebola

Source: Standard Digital Joy Wanja With the death toll from virulent Ebola now standing at about 5,987, he knows his is a mission the entire world is watching keenly. And… Read more »

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