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CS Health lauds NSE Kenya for bringing investors together to support cancer cause

CS Health lauds NSE Kenya for bringing investors together to support cancer cause

Nairobi December 6, 2019 – The Cabinet Secretary for Health Sicily Kariuki today attended the Nairobi Securities Exchange Charity Trading Day aimed at raising funds in support of charitable causes in the country. This year’s event was focused on health

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Ministry of Health launches new platform to boost disease detection

Ministry of Health launches new platform to boost disease detection

Nairobi December 6, 2019 – The Ministry of Health has launched a new system to enhance surveillance and strengthen disease detection.   The Global Epidemic Prevention Project (GEPP) was launched today by the Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) for Health, Dr.

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KMTC marks 87th graduation ceremony

KMTC marks 87th graduation ceremony

Nairobi December 5, 2019 – The 87th graduation ceremony of  Kenya Medical Training College was marked today in Nairobi County presided by the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Sicily Kariuki The event saw the release of 12,621 fresh health professionals into

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Kenya hosts the first International Neglected Tropical Diseases

Kenya hosts the first International Neglected Tropical Diseases

Nairobi, December 3, 2019 – Kenya is one of several countries across the world experiencing unprecedented outbreaks of diseases like leishmaniasis, chikungunya, dengue and other haemorrhagic viruses. The Ministry of Health Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) Dr. Rashid Aman said these

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Ministry of Health signs performance agreements

Ministry of Health signs performance agreements

Nairobi December 4, 2019 –  State Corporations and Regulatory Bodies in the Ministry of Health have been directed to align their activities towards achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) goal.   Speaking during the signing of the 16th Cycle, 2019/2020 Performance

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First Lady calls for crucial action to achieve 2030 AIDS targets

First Lady calls for crucial action to achieve 2030 AIDS targets

Kisii, KENYA December 1, 2019 – There is need to re-committee and re-doubt efforts to achieve the national and global target of an AIDS free nation by 2030, First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has said. She said that HIV remains a

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Kenya to vaccinate 2.6 million children against polio

Kenya to vaccinate 2.6 million children against polio

Nairobi, Wednesday November 27, 2019 – The Ministry of Health is targeting  to vaccinate 2,635,714 children under the age of five years against the polio virus. The National Launch of the Polio Vaccination drive is scheduled for November 29 to

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CS Health launches USAID “Power to the People” report ahead of World AIDs Day

CS Health launches USAID “Power to the People” report ahead of World AIDs Day

Kiambu, KENYA Tuesday November 26, 2019 – The World AIDS Day Report dubbed “Power to the People” was today launched in Kenya to recognize the importance of communities as critical enablers of the HIV response. The report was launched by

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Boost for cancer war as health ministry establishes oncology training course

Boost for cancer war as health ministry establishes oncology training course

Nairobi, Monday November 25, 2019 – The Ministry of Health has prioritized oncology training to reduce the growing cancer burden. The Ministry is now facilitating the training of officers in radiation oncology and establishment a local 4 – year Master

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Legislation to improve availability of corneal transplant underway

Legislation to improve availability of corneal transplant underway

Nairobi November 23, 2019 – The  Ministry of Health is putting in place appropriate legislation to improve the availability and access to the corneal transplantation services, together with other organ donation and transplant services through a bill tabled in parliament.

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