Public hospitals report increase in demand for family planning services

Public hospitals report increase in demand for family planning services

A new survey has revealed that the uptake of contraceptives has contributed to the decline in unintended pregnancy from 42 to 37 per cent in the year 2020.  According to the survey released Thursday, some...

Covid-19: 18 succumb as 1,540 test positive

Kenya´s total Covid-19 fatalities now stand at 2066 after 18 patients succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours.  Kenya has Wednesday recorded 1,540 new virus cases out to a sample size of 9,348...

Covid-19 claims 28 as 1354 test positive

28 people have succumbed to Covid-19 in the last 24 hours in Kenya pushing the total number of fatalities to 1982. Speaking during a press briefing Health Chief Administrative Secretary Dr Mercy Mwangangi said 1354...

Covid-19 response pushed aside TB outreach and services: Data

New data shows that nine of the countries with the most Tuberculosis (TB) cases representing 60 percent of the global TB burden has seen drastic decline in diagnosis and treatment of TB infections in...

56 level four hospitals to be upgraded

The government in collaboration with Nairobi Metropolitan Services  intends to improve the services at 56 level four hospital in Nairobi County.   Speaking on Thursday after launching the 24 hours operation of Langata Health centre, Health...

Kenya´s Covid deaths near 2000 as 17 more succumb

1,225 Kenyans test positive for covid 19 virus in the last 24 hours, from a sample size of 7,308 pushing total confirmed positive cases to 117,535. The cumulative tests so far conducted stand at 1,394,748. According to...

Covid claims seven as 1064 test positive

1,064 people have tested positive for Covid-19 out of a sample size of 6,151 tested in the last 24 hours. The total confirmed positive cases stand at 115,031 with cumulative tests conducted so far...

Covid-19 has increased psychological distress among Kenyans: consultant

COVID-19 pandemic has heightened levels of psychological distress, anxiety and stress levels, particularly for health workers and patients in the country. A psychologist consultant at the Kenyatta University Prof Davis Gitau observed that widespread news...

Kirinyaga residents urged to embrace routine cancer screening 

Residents of Kirinyaga County have been urged to embrace routine screening for cancer to enable early diagnosis and timely treatment. Head of Renal Unit at Kerugoya Hospital, Rachael Nyaga said those found to have indications...

Africa CDC concerned over rising Covid-19 infection rate in Kenya

The Director of Africa Center for Disease Control (Africa CDC) Dr. John Nkengasong says the rise in COVID-19 infections by 30% in Kenya are as a result of easing restrictions once the curve seems...
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