List/Grid Tag Archives: World Health Organization

Yellow Fever Kills Nearly 300 In Africa: Disease In Danger Of Becoming A Global Epidemic Due To Vaccine Shortage

Yellow Fever Kills Nearly 300 In Africa: Disease In Danger Of Becoming A Global Epidemic Due To Vaccine Shortage

Source: Parentherald By Samantha Finch, Parent Herald | May 11, The yellow fever outbreak in Angola is raising concerns as vaccines for the mosquito-borne viral disease is undergoing shortage. The… Read more »

All Machakos hospitals to meet international requirements

All Machakos hospitals to meet international requirements

  Annette Munyao 28 Mar 2016 11:12 AM The governor of Machakos County Dr Alfred Mutua has affirmed that all health facilities in Machakos county will soon be operating according… Read more »

WHO Multicountry Research Study Coordinator, Midwife and Data Manager

WHO Multicountry Research Study Coordinator, Midwife and Data Manager

Applications are invited for the following project positions under WHO Multicountry Research – “Prevention of Postpartum Haemorrhage during Labour in Women Delivering Vaginally’ Study to be conducted at Kenyatta National… Read more »

Cholera -WHO fact sheet

Cholera -WHO fact sheet

Fact sheet N°107 Reviewed February 2014 Key facts Cholera is an acute diarrhoeal disease that can kill within hours if left untreated. There are an estimated 3–5 million cholera cases… Read more »

Youth Are Key to Tackling Noncommunicable Diseases in Africa

Youth Are Key to Tackling Noncommunicable Diseases in Africa

NAIROBI, Kenya, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Establishing healthy behaviors among young Africans could help stem a looming regional epidemic of noncommunicable diseases like cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and chronic… Read more »

Closing the Gap on Pneumonia in Kenya

Closing the Gap on Pneumonia in Kenya

Source: Infection control today Soon after the birth of her second child, a daughter she named Neema, Tabu Kalama found herself homeless and with no regular income. Kalama had no… 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 »

Shocking statistics on tobacco smoking in Kenya

Shocking statistics on tobacco smoking in Kenya

  Source: Standard Digital BY NGUMBAO KITHI Updated Saturday, January 3rd 2015 MOMBASA, KENYA: Over 8 billion sticks of cigarettes are smoked in Kenya every year, according to recent statistics… Read more »

Kenyan HIV/AIDS lobby warns shortage of TB drugs

Kenyan HIV/AIDS lobby warns shortage of TB drugs

Source:  Coastweek   NAIROBI (Xinhua) — Shortage of tuberculosis drugs in Kenyan public health facilities posed new challenge to the management of HIV/Aids in the country, a lobby group warned on… Read more »

WHO pulls staff from Sierra Leone Ebola lab after doctor infected

WHO pulls staff from Sierra Leone Ebola lab after doctor infected

Freetown, Sierra Leone: The World Health Organization has withdrawn staff from a laboratory testing for Ebola at Kailahun in eastern Sierra Leone after one of its medical workers there was… Read more »

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