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...

A new anti-Malaria drug launched in Kenya

Shin Poong Pharm in partnership with Perspective Healthcare has Wednesday launched a new Artemesinin Combination Therapy (ACT) in the fight against Malaria. The drug has demonstrated high cure rates and provides a long-term protection with...

First Lady secures US support for Beyond Zero initiative

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta on Wednesday secured more support in the US for the Beyond Zero campaign that targets to eliminate maternal and neo-natal mortality as well as HIV infections among women and newborns. At...

First Lady endorses demand for quality healthcare

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has endorsed the demand for quality healthcare as a key component in promoting Universal Healthcare Coverage in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) era. The First Lady said even as efforts to...

Nutrition International, Amref partner to fight malnutrition across Africa

Kenya is among nine African countries set to benefit from a Ksh 33 million investment after Amref Health Africa and Nutrition International ? through its Nutrition Leverage for Transformation (NLIFT) model, formalized a partnership intended...

How much protein do we actually need?

In the early 20th Century, Arctic explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson spent a collective five years eating just meat. This meant that his diet consisted of around 80% fat and 20% protein. Twenty years later, he did...

First Lady urges Kenyans to register with NHIF

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta Tuesday urged all Kenyans to register with the National Hospital Insurance Fund for better healthcare. She said registering with the scheme will reduce the burden of hospital care on families. The First...

WHO declares Kenya free from Guinea Worm Disease

Kenya has recorded an important medical milestone after it was officially declared Guinea Worm Disease free by the World Health Organization. Speaking when she received the WHO certification, Health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki said...

Government orders Ebola screening at entry points

The government has ordered the screening of all travelers coming entering the country following an Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo. Health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki says entry points like the Jomo Kenyatta...
Students in public secondary schools to benefit from NHIF cover

NHIF cover for public high school students kicks off

The 4.05 billion shillings National Hospital Insurance Fund comprehensive medical cover that will cater for all students in public secondary schools has kicked off. The scheme that was launched by President Uhuru Kenyatta last...
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