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Transforming Kenya’s health system efficiency as a means of moving towards universal coverage

Transforming  Kenya’s health system efficiency as a means of moving towards universal coverage

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, August 25, 2017 – There is high level commitment to reforming the Kenya Health System to ensure equitable access to affordable essential health services by the population thus putting the country on the path to Universal Health

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PS Health hands over equipment to strengthen primary health care services

PS Health hands over equipment to strengthen primary health care services

NAIROBI, Kenya, 31 July  2017 – The Principal Secretary for Health, Mr. Julius Korir today handed over two vehicles and an assortment of equipments to the Council of Governors, Chief Executive Officer, Jacquiline Mogeni to support the Ksh. 19.1 Billion

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Government close two hotels to contain cholera outbreak

Government close two hotels to contain cholera outbreak

NAIROBI, Kenya, July 19, 2017 – The Government has closed Jacaranda and San Valencia hotels in relation to the cholera outbreak in Nairobi County. The two had been notified by Nairobi  County officials to ensure proper hygiene in food preparation but

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PS Health roots for a regional approach to address health challenges

PS Health roots for a regional approach to address health challenges

Arusha, Tanzania, June 8, 2017 – The Principal Secretary for Health, Mr. Julius Korir is calling on EAC partner states to adopt a regional approach to address the regions health challenges more effectively. The PS stated that previous and ongoing

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PS Korir leads Kenyan delegation to the EAC 1st Extra Ordinary Council of Health Ministers

PS Korir leads Kenyan delegation to the EAC 1st Extra Ordinary Council of Health Ministers

NAIROBI, Kenya, June 8, 2017 – The EAC is holding its 1st Extra Ordinary Council of Health Ministers meeting from 7th -9th  June in Arusha Tanzania. The Principal Secretary for Health, Mr. Julius Korir is leading the Kenyan delegation comprising officials from

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ICTs have potential to enhance healthcare , CS Mailu

ICTs have potential to enhance healthcare , CS Mailu

NAIROBI, Kenya, June 8, 2017 – Ministry of Health is focusing on using Information, Communication Technologies (ICTs) as envisioned in the e-Health Strategy 2011 – 2017 to enhance service delivery. Health Cabinet Secretary, Dr. Cleopa Mailu said the strategy vision

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Press release on financing of guinea worm eradication through world health organization

Press release on financing of guinea worm eradication through world health organization

PRESS RELEASE ON FINANCING OF GUINEA WORM ERADICATION THROUGH WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION The attention of the Ministry of Health has been drawn to an article carried in The Standard, on June 6, titled “WHO freezes funding over Sh11m audit gap.”

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Tobacco use leading cause of preventable death

Tobacco use leading cause of preventable death

  NAIROBI, Kenya, May 31, 2017 – Tobacco use is now the top most preventable cause of death and one of the four risk factors raising the burden of Non communicable diseases (NCDs) in the country. According to the Principal

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Adolescent deaths from AIDS reduces – MOH

Adolescent deaths from AIDS reduces – MOH

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 30, 2017 – The number of deaths from Aids in adolescents and young people has fallen from 9,000 to 4,000 over the last 3 years, The Principal Secretary for Health, Mr. Julius Korir said the decline is

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Tobacco, a threat to development

Tobacco, a threat to development

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 29, 2017 – Every year on May 31, Kenya joins the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners to mark the World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), to highlight the health risks associated with tobacco use, and advocate for

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