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Health CS urges nurses to resume work

Health CS urges nurses to resume work

MARSABIT, Kenya 17 October 2017 – The Cabinet for Health, Dr. Cleopa Mailu has appealed to nurses who have not reported back to work to do so as the National and County Governments resolves their remaining grievances. “The government operates

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World Sight Day 2017: Make Vision Count

World Sight Day 2017: Make Vision Count

NAIROBI, Kenya, 11 October 2017 – The Ministry of Health is appealing to Kenyan’s to make best use of available resources in the county referral hospitals, eye clinics countrywide to ensure that they retain, protect and regain their vision. According

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Addressing mental health issues at the workplace

Addressing mental health issues at the workplace

NAIROBI, Kenya 10 October 2017 – The Ministry of Health is urging employers to put more emphasis on mental health at workplace.The Director of Medial Services, Dr. Jackson Kioko said most mental illnesses are treatable if diagnosed early and there

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World Mental Health Day 2017,  promoting Mental health in the workplace

World Mental Health Day 2017,  promoting Mental health in the workplace

NAIROBI, Kenya, 9 October 2017 – Kenya joins the rest of the world to observe the World Mental Health Day on Tuesday 10th October 2017.  The theme is Mental Health in the workplace. World Mental Health Day is observed on

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Clinicians calls off strike after signing return to work formula with Government

Clinicians calls off strike after signing return to work formula with Government

NAIROBI, Kenya 5 October 2017 – The officials of the Kenya Union of Clinical Officers have called offer their members strike after signing a Return to Work Formula with Government. The ceremony was held today at Afya House in the presence of the Health

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Workplace safety is a key pillar for a motivated workforce, PS Korir

Workplace safety is a key pillar for a motivated workforce, PS Korir

NAIROBI, Kenya 5 October 2017 – Observation of Occupational Safety and Health requirements is instrumental in decreasing job accidents, injuries, medical illnesses and even death. Speaking during the stakeholders roundtable to deliberate on issues of occupational safety and health for doctors, Principal

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Increasing access to eye care in Kenya, CS Health lauds Fred Hollows Foundation 

Increasing access to eye care in Kenya, CS Health lauds Fred Hollows Foundation 

NAIROBI, Kenya 4 October 2017 – The Cabinet for Health, Dr. Cleopa Mailu today thanked Fred Hollows Foundation for assisting the government to mitigate eye related ailments in the country. “Since the Foundation started its work in the country many deserving cases have benefited

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Press statement on state of nursing services in the country

Press statement on state of nursing services in the country

  Download Press statement on state of nursing services in the country

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Government steps up fight against kidney diseases

Government steps up fight against kidney diseases

Mombasa, Kenya 29 September,2017 – The Government has installed additional 49 dialysis units across the country to enhance access to nephrology services. Each of the units which were installed in collaboration with county governments has at least 5 dialysis machines, and when fully operational shall translate

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10 tertiary health facilities and 6 cancer centers planned to enhance healthcare and medical tourism in Kenya

10 tertiary health facilities and 6 cancer centers planned to enhance healthcare and medical tourism in Kenya

  Nairobi, KENYA, 15 September 2017 -The government is planning to develop 10 tertiary care referral facilities to improve access of healthcare to Kenyans. The Health Cabinet Secretary, Dr. Cleopa Mailu disclosed that the government aims to transform Nairobi to a medical

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