Government moves in to tackle ARVs shortage

The Government has expressed regret on the interruption of the multi-month scripting and dispensation of ARVS for the management of HIV in the country. According to a statement by the Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi...

State receives Covid-19 testing kits worth Ksh 44m from Aga Khan

Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi (AKUH,N) has donated over 20,000 Covid-19 testing kits valued at Ksh 44 million to the Ministry of Health to boost its Covid-19 response. The donation is financed by the...

Concerns raised over safety of meat from supermarkets

World Animal Protection has raised concern about the safety of pork and poultry meat from supermarkets after a recent study found significant bacterial contamination on these products.  The study which was conducted between April and July 2020 saw a total of...

Teachers urged to get vaccinated

Teachers have been urged to avail themselves for the Covid-19 Oxford-Astrazeneca vaccine.  Teachers Service Commission (TSC) Director Ibrahim H. Adan said as frontline workers, teachers ought to be protected noting that TSC is working closely...

1,412 test positive to Covid as six succumb

1,412 people have tested positive to Covid-19 from a sample size of 9,219 tested in the last 24 hours. Kenya´s positivity rate stands at 15.3 percent. Speaking at a press conference Wednesday, Chief Administrative Secretary Dr...

Kenya is facing oxygen crisis

The Ministry of Health has warned that the country is facing a shortage of oxygen cylinders which is a critical components in the fight against Covid-19.  Speaking in a press briefing, Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi...

Covid-19: 902 test positive as positivity rate hits 26.6pc

Kenya´s Covid-19 positivity rate has hit 26.6% the Ministry of Health has reported. This even as 902 people have tested positive to the disease, from a sample size of 3,395 tested in the last 24...

Mental Health Challenge: The next silent killer in waiting

It is estimated that at least 264 million people from all walks of life suffer from some form of depression. In addition, close to 800,000 others commit suicide annually making it the second leading cause...

Machine to monitor the progression of cancer delivered to KU hospital

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital (KUTRRH) Friday received Cyclotron Machine, an equipment that produces the radio-isotopes that are used as a tracer for cancer in patients. The machine was provided under the Integrated...
Côte d'Ivoire eliminates sleeping sickness as a public health problem

Côte d’Ivoire eliminates sleeping sickness as a public health problem

Côte d'Ivoire has successfully eliminated human African trypanosomiasis, also known as “sleeping sickness” as a public health problem, becoming the second African country after Togo to be validated by the World Health Organization (WHO). “I...
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