Experts dispatched to Garissa to ascertain lethal goat disease

A team   of veterinary officers has been dispatched to Lagdera and Balambala sub-counties in Garissa County to ascertain a strange goat disease that has allegedly killed over a hundred goats in the area. The...
Local admins instructed to ensure all pupils are enrolled in school

Local admins instructed to ensure all pupils are enrolled in school

Tana North Deputy County Commissioner Philip Soy has issued strict instructions to chiefs and their assistants to ensure that all school-aged children are enrolled in school come January next year. Soy warned that any administrator...

Over 33,000 girls in Garissa County to receive HPV vaccine

Garissa County aims to vaccinate 33,885 girls against Human papillomavirus (HPV) in a drive launched Thursday by Garissa Health Department. The vaccine will be administered to girls under 10 as a protective measure against cervical...

Garissa health department launches lifestyle-awareness campaign

Garissa County health department has embarked on a lifestyle disease awareness campaign.  The campaign is aimed at sensitizing the public on killer diseases which are triggered by lifestyle choices. Records at the County’s Referral facility shows...

Nurses association want certificate courses scrapped

The Kenya Progressive Nurses Association (KPNA) now wants nursing certificate courses scrapped saying that their continued existence negates the spirit of Universal Health Care (UHC). Led by their chair Michael Nyongesa, the association says the...
Campaign to promote Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine kicks off  

Campaign to promote Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine kicks off  

The Garissa County Department of Health has started the campaign to promote Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccine that prevents the infection of cervical cancer among women.  A stakeholders meeting that brought together religious and opinion...

Tension high in Garissa- Tana River over border ownership

Tension remains high in Garissa and Tana River counties over common border ownership following a move by the Tana River County administration to construct ward administration offices among other facilities on the contested area. The...

Rise in HIV/Aids infection among youth in Garissa shocking

The National Aids Control Council (NACC) has raised concern over rising cases of new HIV infection among young people in Garissa County. Garissa regional coordinator Wario Boru attributed the growing threat to lack of...

Two people killed in Mandera attack

Mandera County Governor Ali Roba has accused security officers in Mandera of lethargy in dealing with security threats. The Governor who spoke following an attack on two police camps in the county by suspected Al...

Duale warns headteachers against banning hijabs

National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale has cautioned headteachers in his constituency against banning Muslim schoolgirls from wearing Hijabs. Duale who is the Garissa Township MP said the ban was violating the constitutional rights...
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