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Exploring innovations to solve health challenges

Exploring innovations to solve health challenges

  Nairobi, KENYA May 29, 2019 – Health Principal Secretary (PS) Susan Mochache today met representatives from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Africa Academy of Sciences to discuss establishment of Grand Challenge Kenya, a mechanism that will foster

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Bringing cancer services closer to the people

Bringing cancer services closer to the people

Nairobi KENYA May 16, 2019 – Cancer is ranked the 3rd cause of deaths in Kenya with an estimated 37,000 new cases and 28,000 deaths annually. There have been concerted efforts by the Government, partners and the private sector to

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Kenya hosts 5th Global Health Nursing [GNPHN] conference

Nairobi, KENYA May 14, 2019 – Her Excellency the First Lady, Margaret Kenyatta, today opened the 5th International Conference of the Global Network of Public Health Nursing in Nairobi County. The conference whose theme is “The Contribution of Public Health

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Health CS, Sicily Kariuki’s Nakuru and Nyandarua Tour

Health CS, Sicily Kariuki’s Nakuru and Nyandarua Tour

Nyandarua, KENYA May 10, 2019 – Today the Cabinet Secretary (CS) for Health, Sicily Kariuki visited health facilities in the counties of Nakuru and Nyandarua to assess key services related to mental health, immunization, diagnostic and primary health care interventions

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Clinical Officers Council and Tobacco Control Board Inaugurated

Clinical Officers Council and Tobacco Control Board Inaugurated

  Nairobi, KENYA May 9, 2019 – Cancer combined with cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and chronic respiratory disease is causing over 30 percent of all deaths and 50 percent bed occupancy in all hospitals in the country. Every  year, we have

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PS Health recommends distribution of equipment on need basis

PS Health recommends distribution of equipment on need basis

Nairobi, KENYA May 9, 2019 – The Principal Secretary (PS) for Health Susan Mochache, today met with Belgium Ambassador to Kenya Mr. Nicolas Yahon to discuss the Belgium supported Clinical Laboratory and Radiology Services Improvement project (CLRSIP). The PS emphasized

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Exploring strategies to achieve 100% immunization coverage

Exploring strategies to achieve 100% immunization coverage

Nairobi (KENYA) May 7, 2019 – Concerted efforts by the Ministry of Health, counties and development partners led to an increase in immunization coverage in the country from 70% in 2017 to 82% in 2018. During a meeting with UNICEF

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CS Health tours pharmaceutical companies to ensure access to quality products

CS Health tours pharmaceutical companies to ensure access to quality products

Nairobi (Kenya) May 6, 2019 – Today the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Sicily Kariuki visited two pharmaceutical companies to ensure Kenyans have access to quality medical products locally. The CS visited Cosmos Ltd and Skylight Chemicals Ltd and reaffirmed the Government commitment

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Leveraging on partnership to improve health ICTs and Innovations

Leveraging on partnership to improve health ICTs and Innovations

Nairobi, KENYA Thursday May 2, 2019 – The Principal Secretary for Health Susan Mochache met officals of the Amref Health Africa Kenya to explore ways through which the Ministry of Health and AMREF can leverage on partnership to improve health

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KU hospital to start operations to decongest KNH

KU hospital to start operations to decongest KNH

The Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTTRH) board led by Prof. Olive Mugenda has been urged to accelerate the operationalization of the hospital for service delivery to all Kenyans. Speaking during a finalization tour of the state of

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