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Kenya submits funding request application to global fund

Kenya submits funding request application to global fund

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 25, 2017 – Kenya has this week, submitted a Funding Request of US$ 355,631,851 to Global Fund to support HIV, Tuberculosis, Malaria and Resilient, Sustainable Health Systems for Health interventions, for the period 2018 to 2020. The

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Govt. managed equipment service rise capacity for screening illnesses

Govt. managed equipment service rise capacity for screening illnesses

Geneva, Switzerland, May 25, 2017 – The Managed Equipment Service (MES) Project has improved capacity for screening, diagnosis and management of diseases, thereby improving clinical outcomes in Kenya. The Project which was introduced by the National Government in 2013 has

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Advancing the Mental Health Strategy for Kenya

Advancing the Mental Health Strategy for Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 25, 2017 – The Ministry of Health stakeholders from counties, private sector and Non-Governmental Organizations met on Tuesday to discuss the draft Kenya Mental Health Strategy 2017-2021, that will spearhead the implementation of the Mental Health Policy

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Developing capacity through partnership – PS Korir meets University of Washington

Developing capacity through partnership – PS Korir meets University of Washington

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 24, 2017 – Fifty five Kenyans have undergone training in public health programs and implementation science through a partnership with University of Washington. The collaboration has sponsored the Kenyans to study Masters in public health and short

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Press release on the cholera outbreak in the country

Press release on the cholera outbreak in the country

The country has been having a Cholera outbreak since early May 2017, with the first two cases were reported in Mathare area, Nairobi. Later, the outbreak was reported in other areas of the country. Cumulatively, a total of 146 cases

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Kenya and Cuba sign MOU in health

Kenya and Cuba sign MOU in health

  Geneva, Switzerland, May 23, 2017 –  Kenya and Cuba today signed a memorandum of Understanding on health cooperation at the sidelines of the ongoing World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, which will enable Kenya to build capacity and acquire

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We are working to treat and prevent fistula in Kenya, PS Health

We are working to treat and prevent fistula in Kenya, PS Health

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 23, 2017 – Significant strides have been made in eliminating fistula in Kenya. Principal Secretary for Health, Mr. Julius Korir, said on Tuesday the Government recognizes maternal mortality as a key indicator of health system effectiveness and

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Health CS delivers Kenya’s 2030 Health Agenda to the 70th  World Health Assembly

Health CS delivers Kenya’s 2030 Health Agenda to the 70th  World Health  Assembly

Geneva, Switzerland, May 23, 2017 – Kenya has made significant investment in domestic and external resources in disease control, maternal and child health, and primary health care programmes. The  Government’s  resource  mobilization  efforts  have  yielded  close  to  120  million  U.S

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Kenya recognised for respectful maternity care initiative during the ECSA Health Ministers meeting

Kenya recognised for respectful maternity care initiative during the ECSA Health Ministers meeting

Geneva, Switzerland, 21 May 2017 – Kenya’s Free Maternity Initiative received high recognition at the ECSA Health Community meeting held at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Geneva on Saturday. Two East African countries Kenya and the United Republic of Tanzania were honored on Respectful Maternity Care.

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Kenya Advances the Universal Health Coverage Agenda in the Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting in Geneva 

Kenya Advances the Universal Health Coverage Agenda in the Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting in Geneva 

Geneva, Switzerland, May 21, 2017 – The Cabinet Secretary for Health Dr. Cleopa Mailu today took part in the Annual Commonwealth Health Ministers meeting in Geneva. The theme of the meeting was sustainable financing of Universal Health coverage as an essential component of Global

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