Gov’t to enhance interventions to curb HIV AIDS spread

The government is pledging to enhance interventions aimed at reducing the HIV AIDS epidemic through focused interventions. Speaking during the launch of the Kenya HIV estimates report 2018, health cabinet secretary Sicily Kariuki said...

Maji Milele providing water for all

Maji Milele is providing water for residents in both urban and rural Kenya https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eM0awL7B7QU&feature=youtu.be   Access to water is perhaps the major issue affecting communities in urban and rural Kenya. ‘Maji Milele’ is a for-profit social enterprise...

County health workers receive training to ensure quality services

Over 120 health workers across the counties of Nairobi, Kwale, Kisumu and Vihiga have been trained on a health model that ensures continuous quality improvement in the delivery of health services in county and...

Lamu County set to benefit from funded Maternal Health Shelter

Women living in and around Witu in Lamu County are set to benefit from a Kshs 6.8m Maternal Health Shelter that will see them have easier access to skilled birth attendants. The shelter which will...

Community Health volunteers to be recruited in UHC registration

The Ministry of Health will use Community Health Volunteers (CHVs) to assist in the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) registration. The Ministry is working with the NHIF to identify CHVs who will be trained to implement...

Counties to get additional funds for Universal Health Care

Health Ministry is expected to release an additional 3.9 billion shillings to the four pilot counties for Universal Health Care (UHC).  Speaking Tuesday when appearing before the Senate’s Health Committee, health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki...

Kenya joins the World in marking World Pneumonia Day

Monday marked the 10th annual World Pneumonia Day where global health advocates called on leaders to scale up existing interventions and invest in new diagnostics and treatment to beat pneumonia. New analysis conducted by Johns Hopkins...

African ministers want fast-tracking action on health and environment

African ministers of health and environment Friday agreed on a 10-year strategic plan to increase investment and accelerate joint health and environment priorities. The Strategic Action Plan to Scale Up Health and Environment Interventions in...
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Nurses threaten strike over Health Amendment Bill 2018

The National Nurses Association of Kenya is protesting the Health Amendment Bill 2018 that is now before parliament claiming it failed to capture its views. The association is now threatening a nurses strike in...

Family in Mvita accuse health center of negligence

A family in Mvita, Mombasa County is seeking justice after their two days old baby allegedly died of what they claim is medical negligence.   The family claims that the death of their son could have...
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