Ministry steps up surveillance of maternal, infant and child deaths

PHOTO | WILLIAM OKOYO | MINISTRY OF HEALTH. NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 1– A Committee that has been tasked with monitoring maternal, infant and child deaths in Kenya, with a view of protecting and fastracking the gains attained in their reduction

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Dialysis, ICU, Ultrasound equipment to be distributed across country by end of year

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 31 – Travelling long distances so as to access specialized medical care, will soon be something of the past after the government pledged to distribute 289 dialysis machines, 130 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds and 100 ultrasound

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New Curriculum for Clinical officers launched

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 31– Clinical Officers who undertake training in three major health sectors will now go through a new curriculum which has been developed and launched to keep up with the dynamic changes in the medical field. Health Cabinet

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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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