African Center for Disease Prevention and Control to be built in Kenya

Kenya will host the African Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (Africa CDC). A Cabinet meeting held Thursday discussed and agreed to a request by the African Union (AU) and the World Health Organization(WHO) to...

Government suspends all public gatherings over Coronavirus

The government has suspended all public gatherings after the confirmation of the first Coronavirus in the country. Visits to prisons have also been banned for the next 30 days. https://twitter.com/KBCChannel1/status/1238372610817372163 Speaking to the press Friday morning, Health...

Kenya confirms first case of CoronaVirus

The Ministry of Health has confirmed the first case of CoronaVirus (Covid-19) in Kenya. Speaking during a press briefing at Harambee House, Nairobi, the Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe confirmed that the patient is a...

Qs & As about Coronavirus

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been the bane of our existence for about 4 months now. The World health Organization declared Corona a global epidemic and to date over 3,000 people have died from the virus....

First Lady: Beyond Zero, gov’t to continue partnering in healthcare delivery

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has said her Beyond Zero initiative will continue partnering with the Government in the delivery of health services. The First Lady said advocacy undertaken by Beyond Zero over the years has...

KEMSA kicks off operationalisation of Kisumu Depot

KEMSA has kicked off the operationalization of Kisumu Depot as a Regional Distribution Centre that is expected to serve over 20 million Kenyans in Nyanza, Western and North Rift regions. The depot that has so...

Women, girls urged to go for Cervical Cancer screening

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has challenged women and girls to avail themselves for cervical cancer screening as the world commemorates cervical cancer month. The First Lady said cervical cancer has become a major health concern...

Child labour fueling spread of HIV/AIDS in Turkana, says AIDS council

Rampant child labour around Lake Turkana is fueling the spread of HIV/AIDS in the lakeside town of Kalokol in Turkana Central Sub-county. According to Turkana County National AIDS Control Council Coordinator, Bernard Mwaura There...
Lack of funding, main challenge facing mental health in Kenya

Lack of funding, main challenge facing mental health in Kenya

Psychiatrist Dr Frank Njenga has decried lack of funding by both the national and county governments as the main challenge facing mental health care in the country. Dr Njenga said mental health is not a...

Woman, four children hospitalized after botched suicide attempt

A 29 year old woman and her four children are nursing serious injuries at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH) in Kisumu following a botched suicide attempt. Mercy Anyango locked herself and the...
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