Pharmacy Board approves Janssen’s Prostate Cancer drug

The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) has approved the use of a prescription drug manufactured by Janssen, one of the pharmaceutical companies of Johnson & Johnson, for the treatment of newly diagnosed metastatic prostate...
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Homemade smoothies – easy, healthy and cheap

Your solution to eating more fruits and veggies; smoothies Let’s look at the facts, shall we? Fact one, a smoothie is first and foremost filled with fruits and/or veggies that are pureed to make a...

More investment is needed for Universal Health Care

The recent sudden and sad demise of business acumen and former Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore was not only a loss to Kenya but also did it create poignant memories to many people around the...

WHO launches tool to contain rising resistance to antibiotics

The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a global campaign urging governments to adopt a tool to reduce the spread of antimicrobial resistance. The AWaRe tool was developed by the WHO Essential Medicines List to...

Low trust in vaccines ‘a global crisis’

Public mistrust of vaccines means the world is taking a step backwards in the fight against deadly yet preventable infectious diseases, warn experts. The biggest global study into attitudes on immunisation suggests confidence is low...

Tips to boost your mental health

May might be mental health month but year-round mental health is always better Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act and also helps determine how...

Fibroid treatment without surgery

Treatment for uterine fibroids has for long been associated with surgery, painting a painful and long recovery periods, and making many women suffering from the condition dread undergoing the procedures. However, technological developments in...

Social protection is a global health challenge, says First Lady

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has said social protection is a fundamental human right and a challenge with a bearing on not only human health but also on the overall human development. While calling on all...

KUPPET wants TSC to streamline teacher’s health insurer

Teachers have decried poor health services being provided at health facilities contracted by the Teachers Service Commission (TSC). Led by the Kenya National Union of Post Education Teachers (KUPPET) Central Kenya official Mwangi Mburu, the...
First Lady hails power of partnerships in delivery of healthcare

First Lady hails power of partnerships in delivery of healthcare

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta Tuesday visited Mater Hospital in Nairobi where she witnessed ongoing cardiac surgeries on 10 children with complex congenital heart diseases. The week-long surgical procedures, including catheterization, are being undertaken under a...
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