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Addressing adolescents’ health issues for Sustainable Development

Addressing adolescents’ health issues for Sustainable Development

Nairobi, KENYA 24 November 2017 – The second Adolescent Health Symposium was held in Nairobi to address the myriad issues affecting adolescent health. Health stakeholders and adolescents from 47 counties attended the joint symposium dubbed “Fast Tracking Adolescent Health for

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Kenya moves towards Universal Health Coverage

Kenya moves towards Universal Health Coverage

  Nairobi, KENYA 24 November 2017 –  The Kenya health sector is in the process of defining the Health Financing Strategy which will give impetus to Kenya’s journey towards Universal Health Coverage (UHC). The Cabinet Secretary (CS) for Health, Dr.

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2nd Adolescent Health Symposium: investing in adolescent health

2nd Adolescent Health Symposium: investing in adolescent health

Nairobi, KENYA 21 November 2017– The Ministry of Health 2nd Kenya National Adolescent Health symposium will be held on 23-24 November 2017 at Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi. The aim of the 2nd symposium is to ensure meaningful engagement and participation

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Kenya leads in implementing WHO TB/HIV collaborative activities

Kenya leads in implementing WHO TB/HIV collaborative activities

  Moscow, Russia November 17, 2017 –  Despite the Disease Burden, Kenya has been recognized as a leader in implementing the WHO recommended TB/HIV collaborative activities. Speaking at Stepped-UP TB/ HIV response Ministerial Panel session, in Moscow today the Principal Secretary for Health, Mr.

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PS Korir leads team to the global ministerial conference on ending TB in the sustainable development era

PS Korir leads team to the global ministerial conference on ending TB in the sustainable development era

   NAIROBI, Kenya 15 November 2017 – The Principal Secretary for Health Mr. Julius Korir, is leading a Multi-Sectoral Country Delegation to the First WHO Global Ministerial Conference on ending Tuberculosis in the Sustainable Development Era, A Multi-Sectoral Response, which will take

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Policy for Medical Device Management underway CS Mailu says

Policy for Medical Device Management underway CS Mailu says

  NAIROBI, Kenya 15 November 2017 – The Ministry of Health is currently developing the Medical Device management Policy for Kenya to guide the health sector in proper management of Medical devices and in general, health care services. According to the Cabinet Secretary

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Strengthening partnership in health

Strengthening partnership in health

  NAIROBI, Kenya 14 November 2017 – The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Dr. Cleopa Mailu today met the  Swedish Ambassador to Kenya, Her Excellency Anna Jardfelt, in his office to explore new opportunities for partnership in health. The two leaders discussed the

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Kenya gets INFOODS Success Story Award 2017

NAIROBI, Kenya 14 November 2017, Kenya has been awarded the INFOODS Success story Award 2017 in recognition of successful implementation of food composition activities following a review and updating of the food tables for the country. The food composition tables project is funded by the Food and

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Kenya launches Amoxicillin Dispersible Tablets to treat pneumonia in children

Kenya launches Amoxicillin Dispersible Tablets to treat pneumonia in children

  NAIROBI, Kenya 13 November 2017 –  The Government has launched Amoxicillin Dispersible Tablets as the first line treatment for the management of pneumonia in children under five years, in Kenya. During the launch in Nairobi today, the Cabinet Secretary

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Kenya develops national policy to combat antimicrobial resistance

Kenya develops national policy to combat antimicrobial resistance

NAIROBI, Kenya 13 November 2017 – The Government has developed a Policy and National Action Plan aimed at reducing the burden of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in the country. The joint venture between the Ministries of Health and Agriculture, Livestock and

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