Health Champions to be Honored in Beyond Zero Fete

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 30 – Kenyans who have championed for the health rights of mothers and children and contributed to the reduction of their deaths will in August, this year be honored by Her Excellency the First Lady Margaret Kenyatta,

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One Million Mothers to Benefit from Government Insurance

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 29– One million mothers are set to benefit from an insurance cover worth KSh4.2 billion that will enable them to access prenatal and postnatal services like family planning in addition to catering for their newborns’ antenatal care.

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MulikaTB, MalizaTB

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 24 – The Ministry of Health on Thursday made a rallying call to all Kenyans to MulikaTB, MalizaTB in their own way, as the country joined the rest of the world in commemorating World Tuberculosis Day. Through

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Kenyans urged to be vigilant following cholera outbreak

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 22 – The Ministry of health now says that, as of March 21, 2016, there were 12 Counties that had active cholera outbreaks, urging members of the public to take extra caution while handling food items and

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Kenya on high yellow fever alert.

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 17– Kenya is on high Yellow Fever alert, following the death of a 31 year old Kenyan man who was being treated for the virus. Health Cabinet Secretary Dr. Cleophas Mailu said that the country had increased

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Backlog of 32,000 registration applications by persons with disabilities to be cleared

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 11 – Thirty two thousand Kenyans, who had sought to be registered as persons with disabilities, will in the next one month know the outcome of their applications. This follows a plan by the Ministry of Health

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1,400 medical students to benefit from Ksh. 70 million loan

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 10 – One thousand four hundred middle level medical students will in this academic year benefit from the Afya Elimu Fund, which has set aside loans worth KSh70 million for their tuition fees. Health Principal Secretary Dr.

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Kenya leads the way as Ministry of Health launch a smart phone software for eye health

Portable eye Examination Kit [peek] is a smart phone with software for comprehensive eye examination. It has been designed to enable accurate, and quick vision [sight] assessment by minimally health trained persons like teachers. It has vision simulation properties with

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Ambulances flagged off to three airports and two Referral hospitals

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 7 – The Ministry of Health has this morning flagged off five ambulances that will serve three of the country’s entry and exit points as well as two National Referral Hospitals. The Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, the

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11 counties to recieve fully equiped mobile clinics, as Kenyans paint Nairobi city purple

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 6– Kenyans from all walks of life turned out for this year’s Beyond Zero Campaign Marathon, raising enough funds to purchase fully staffed mobile clinics for the remaining 11 Counties. These Counties are; Tana River, Kirinyaga, Murang’a,

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