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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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CS Mailu meets Uruguay minister over NCDs conference

CS Mailu meets Uruguay minister over NCDs conference

Geneva, Switzerland, May 26, 2017 – The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Dr. Cleopa Mailu held discussions with his counterpart from Uruguay, Dr. Jorge Basso, on Kenya’s participation in the upcoming Global conference on enhancing policy coherence to prevent and Control

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CS Health meets US Global AIDS Coordinator in Geneva

CS Health meets US Global AIDS Coordinator in Geneva

  Geneva, Switzerland May 26, 2017 – The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Dr. Cleopa Mailu and Michel Sidibe, Executive Director of UNAIDS met Deborah Birx, US Global AIDS Coordinator,  during the World Health Assembly to discuss Kenya’s gains in the

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Kenya plans to role out AMR policy and plan

Kenya plans to role out AMR policy and plan

Geneva, Switzerland, May 26, 2017 – Health Cabinet Secretary, Dr. Cleopa Mailu met the WHO Director General Special representative, Dr. Hajima Inoue at the World Health Assembly in Geneva to discuss implementation of Kenya’s Antimicrobial resistance Policy & Action Plan.

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