Six succumb as 410 test positive for Covid

410 people have tested positive for Covid-19, out of a sample size of 7,180 tested in the last 24 hours. This brings to 105,467 the total number of confirmed positive cases in the country while...
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Health Ministry mulls Covid storage expansion ahead of vaccine arrivals

The country has kicked off plans to expand its cold chain capacity across the country. The Ministry of Health has already initiated discussions with national treasury that could see funds availed to procure freezers that...

Johnson and Johnson vaccine: FDA finds the single-shot jab safe

A review by US regulators of the single-shot Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine has found it safe and effective. It paves the way for it to become the third Covid-19 vaccine to be authorised in...

Kitui residents to benefit from free urological surgery camp

182 patients are set to benefit from a free urological surgery camp being undertaken by Kenyatta National Hospital multidisciplinary team of medical specialists in Kitui County. According to KNH twitter handle, at least 109 patients...

China to inject more support into Kenya’s maternal, child health programs

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s administration is keen to deepen cooperation with Kenya particularly on the rollout of public health services with an increased focus on improved access to antenatal care by women, especially in...

WHO steps up efforts to curb Ebola outbreak in Guinea and DRC

The World Health Organization(WHO) has deployed health experts in Guinea and the Democratic Republic of Congo(DRC) in efforts to tackle the new Ebola outbreak in the two countries. The experts will support the national authorities...
Bonding between men and their unborn children stimulates brain development

Bonding between men and their unborn children stimulates brain development

Men have been encouraged to bond with their unborn children in order to enhance their brain development once they are delivered. According to Lillian Awino, a nurse at Lwak Mission Hospital, brain development for a...

Govt unveils Kenya End Malaria Council and Fund

Kenya has become the fifth African country to establish an End Malaria Council. The council is a public-private-community partnership established to support the control and elimination of malaria in Kenya. The Council was established by H.E....

Solving Covid easy compared with climate – Gates

Fifty-one billion and zero - the two numbers Bill Gates says you need to know about climate. Solving climate change would be "the most amazing thing humanity has ever done", says the billionaire founder of...

NGO wants tobacco minimum legal access age raised

The African Centre for Corrective and Preventive Action wants the Minimum Legal Access age for Tobacco and tobacco flavoured products raised to 21 years. In a petition to the Senate and the National Assembly,...
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