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...

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...
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