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Health CS Dr. Cleopa Mailu meets WHO Director General

Health CS Dr. Cleopa Mailu meets WHO Director General

NAIROBI, Kenya, 10 January 2018, The World Health Organisation Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus this morning held talks with Health Cabinet Secretary for Health Cabinet Secretary, Dr. Cleopa Mailu at Afya House where they discussed the progress made by the country

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The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Dr. Cleopa Mailu has banned the sale and importation of Shisha in Kenya.

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Dr. Cleopa Mailu has banned the sale and importation of Shisha in Kenya.

PRESS RELEASE SHISHA BAN { LEGAL NOTICE NO. 292 OF 28TH/12/2017} IS ON. This to bring to the public knowledge that the legal notice no. 292 0f 28th December, 2017 Shisha Ban in Kenya is still ON and should be

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Kenya selected among 10 pilot countries for Tokyo UHC Initiative

Kenya selected among 10 pilot countries for Tokyo UHC Initiative

Tokyo, JAPAN 15 December 2017 – Kenya has been selected as one of the 10 pilot countries for the Tokyo Joint UHC Initiative in the 10 pilot Countries. This is a collaboration between the Government of Japan, JICA, World Bank, WHO and

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Accelerating progress towards Universal Health Coverage in Kenya

Accelerating progress towards Universal Health Coverage in Kenya

Tokyo, Japan 14 December 2017 – The Government has prioritized attainment of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and anchored it in key legal and policy instruments to accelerate progress. Health Cabinet Secretary Dr. Cleopa Mailu said the government has integrated UHC

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CS Mailu leads delegates to UHC forum in Tokyo, Japan

CS Mailu leads delegates to UHC forum in Tokyo, Japan

  Tokyo, Japan 13 November 2017– The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Dr. Cleopa Mailu, is leading the Kenyan delegation to attend the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Forum in Tokyo, Japan.  The UHC Forum 2017 which is taking place at Tokyo Prince

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The 11th Annual Neglected Tropical Diseases conference

The 11th Annual Neglected Tropical Diseases conference

The Director of Medical Services, Dr. Jackson Kioko has affirmed the Ministry’s commitment towards the control of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) by increasing financial support and political will to achieve that goal. In a speech read on his behalf by

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Kenya records impressive progress against HIV Epidemic

Kenya records impressive progress against HIV Epidemic

Nairobi, KENYA December 1, 2017 –  Kenya has made impressive progress in confronting HIV epidemic dropping the prevalence from 13 percent a decade ago to 6 percent. There has been a rapid scale-up of services to prevent mother-to-child transmission of

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Enhancing clinical officers capacity to contribute to prevention, treatment and management of NCDs

Enhancing clinical officers capacity to contribute to prevention, treatment and management of NCDs

Nairobi, KENYA, 30 November 2017 – The Government has introduced training in BSc Clinical Medicine as one of the innovations to increase the access and coverage of clinical services to 80% Kenyans living in rural areas. According to the Principal

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On the path to certification as Guinea Worm free

On the path to certification as Guinea Worm free

Nairobi:  29 November, 2017 The international Certification Team on Eradication of Guinea Worm has started its mission in the country to carry out the certification exercise in Kenya. Under the aegis of The World Health Organization (WHO) the Team led

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CS Cleopa Mailu opinion on health sector as shared on the Nation Newspaper

CS Cleopa Mailu opinion on health sector as shared on the Nation Newspaper

This year has been challenging for the health sector. As we moved from one strike to another, critical services were affected. Indeed, many children went unimmunised, more mothers opted to deliver at home and many patients missed their TB and

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