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Stay active and keep lifestyle diseases at bay

An unhealthy diet and physical inactivity have been linked to various lifestyle diseases but an active lifestyle could prevent that Kenneth Okoth, MP Kibra, shared a tweet about his battle with cancer recently and it...

Cancer awareness key to fighting disease

In Kenya, 7% of deaths are caused by cancer, awareness could help reduce this The collective fight against the disease was strengthened by the creation of the National Cancer Control Strategy about two months ago. The...

Witu residents welcome new maternal health shelter

Women in Lamu will now have access to skilled delivery services following the official opening of a Maternal Health Shelter at the Witu Health Centre. The construction and equipment of the centre was funded by...

Lack of drugs derail health services in Kajiado County

The Kajiado County Health Department is on the spot over lack of drugs and equipment at public health facilities in the region. This they say is in spite of adequate budgetary allocation for the same. A...
Amref Health Africa mediate between Turkana nurses, county leadership

Amref Health Africa mediate between Turkana nurses, county leadership

With health service delivery crippled in a number of counties across the country as a result of the ongoing nurses’ strike, Amref Health Africa in Kenya is now trying to bring Turkana striking nurses...

Health ministry, governors to contract nurses as strike bites

The government is now warning that those nurses who will be fired for taking part in the strike will not get back their jobs. In a strong worded statement the ministry of health and...

MKU, Afyaswitchnet& Finders Keepers sign health MoU

Mount Kenya University has signed a memorandum of Understanding with Afyaswitchnet & Finders Keepers, to work together to improve the health status in the Country MKU has now committed to provide opportunities for capacity building...

Counties directed to stop deducting dues from Health workers

The Council of Governors (CoG) has directed County Governments to stop deducting dues from Health workers on behalf of unions. In a swift rejoinder the Kenya National Union of Nurses reading malice, has given...

Over 200 inmates enrolled in Universal health pilot scheme

Over 200 inmates at the Isiolo GK prison have been enrolled in the pilot scheme of Universal Health Coverage. This makes Isiolo Prison the first to register inmates ahead of other correctional facilities from...

Sunna Trap saving lives on Rusinga Island

Sunna is a solar powered mosquito trap that mimics human scent. In Africa, malaria has a severe socio-economic impact on populations. It is one of the major causes of household poverty as it results in...
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