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Pneumonia the number one killer of children can be prevented

Pneumonia the number one killer of children can be prevented

NAIROBI, Kenya 8 November 2017 – A child dies every 20 seconds globally while in Kenya many children die from the most preventable disease, Pneumonia. According to Dr. Warfa Osman, the Head, Neonatal, Child and Adolescent Health Unit, Pneumonia deaths

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CS Health suspends NHIF four visit order per year

CS Health suspends NHIF four visit order per year

Nairobi Kenya, 4th November, 2017 – The Cabinet Secretary for Health Dr. Cleopa Mailu has suspended the decision by Nhif to limit the outpatient visits to only four per year until further notice. The suspension is on until consultations are held

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Press statement in Response to an Article appearing on the standard on Monday: Donated blood has HIV and Syphilis, report shows

Press statement in Response to an Article appearing on the standard on Monday: Donated blood has HIV and Syphilis, report shows

Press statement in Response to an Article appearing on the standard on Monday: Donated blood has HIV and Syphilis, report shows

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Press release on current disease outbreaks outside Kenya by the Director of Medical Services

Press release on current disease outbreaks outside Kenya by the Director of Medical Services

Press release on current disease outbreaks outside Kenya by the Director of Medical Services Date: 22nd October 2017,We wish to bring to the attention of the public two ongoing disease outbreaks on the continent with a potential threat to our

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Ministry of Health launches new campaign dubbed “Catch UP” to increase access to health services

Ministry of Health launches new campaign dubbed “Catch UP” to increase access to health services

NAIROBI, Kenya, 19th October 2017 – The Ministry of Health and partners today launched a campaign dubbed “Catch Up” to increase access and utilization of essential package of health services in counties that are most impacted by ongoing health workers

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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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