42 Kenyan doctors receive specialized training in oncology

Forty two Kenyan doctors have benefited from specialized oncology training in efforts aimed at reducing the burden of cancer and neurological disorders. The week long training targeting doctors from 19 counties was organized by the...

Kanye West changes name to Ye

Rapper Kanye West is changing his name - to Ye. Announcing the change on Twitter on Saturday, he wrote: "The being formally known as Kanye West. I am YE." West, 41, has been nicknamed Ye...

First Lady unveils new model of healthcare delivery

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta Wednesday launched a new model of delivering health services dubbed Medical Safaris in which a large array of medical service providers will come together to offer specialized services to the...
The staggering cost of treating unsafe abortions in Kenya

The staggering cost of treating unsafe abortions in Kenya

Policy makers in the country are being confronted by the harsh reality of the staggering cost of treating unsafe abortions in Kenya. According to a research by the Ministry of Health which was published...

Viagra trial stopped after baby deaths

A Viagra in pregnancy trial has been urgently stopped after 11 newborn babies died. Women taking part in the Dutch study had been given the anti-impotence tablets to improve growth of their unborn children because...

First malaria drug in 60 years approved

A drug to treat malaria - the first such pill to get approval in 60 years - has been given the green light by authorities in the United States. The medicine is specifically for the...

Editing human embryos ‘morally permissible’

Should we or shouldn't we be allowed to modify human DNA in future children? An inquiry into the ethical issues surrounding genetically altering a human embryo has found there is "no absolute reason not to...
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Fun Facts about Chocolate

In celebration of world Chocolate day (7th July), we're enlightening you with some fun facts about the world's most preferred snack Research to date supports that chocolate can be enjoyed as part of a...

Unpaid care work affects women more according to study

There are numerous projects and interventions tailored towards empowering a woman in the society and especially in the low income areas. Nairobi’s slums have a lion’s share of women struggling on a daily basis...

First Lady urges improved partnership in healthcare services delivery

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has underscored the need for increased partnership between the public and private sectors in the provision of quality and affordable healthcare. Speaking Thursday when she officially opened a paediatric wing at...
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