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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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...
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