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Govt. launches treatment protocol for substance use disorders

Govt. launches treatment protocol for substance use disorders

NAIROBI, Kenya, 28 June 2017 – In order to standardize and enhance the delivery of drug   treatment services in Kenya, the Ministry of Health has launched a revised “National Protocol for Treatment of Substance Use Disorders, 2017.” The protocol provides

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Health PS roots for health research to inform policy development

Health PS roots for health research to inform policy development

Kigali, Rwanda, June 27, 2017 –  Kenya has a National Research agenda and plan in place. The National Health Research has a Fund of Ksh 250 million to support successful research proposals which are submitted through NACOSTI. Mr. Julius Korir,

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Kenya Managed Equipment Project receives recognition at the WHO Africa Health Forum

Kenya Managed Equipment Project receives recognition at the WHO Africa Health Forum

Kigali, Rwanda, June 27, 2017 –  Kenya’s Managed Equipment Services (MES) has been lauded as a model for attainment of Universal Health Coverage. The recognition was made at the inaugural WHO Africa Health Forum in Kigali, Rwanda on Tuesday. The Principal

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Govt. successfully deworms 6.4 million children surpassing the national target of 6 million  

Govt. successfully deworms 6.4 million children surpassing the national target of 6 million  

NAIROBI, Kenya, 23 June, 2017 – The National School Based Deworming programme has treated 6.4 million children in over 16,000 schools across 27 endemic counties, surpassing its target of 6 million children. The year four results which were released on

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Health PS leads delegation to attend WHO Africa Health Forum in Rwanda

Health PS leads delegation to attend WHO Africa Health Forum in Rwanda

NAIROBI, Kenya, 23 June 2017 – The Principal Secretary for Health, Mr. Julius Korir will led the country delegation to attend the first World Health Organization Africa Health Forum, in Kigali, Rwanda on 27th -28th June 2017. The meeting which

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International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking to be marked on June 28

International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking to be marked on June 28

NAIROBI, Kenya, June 20, 2017 – The Ministry of Health has shifted the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking activity from Monday June 26th to Wednesday June  28th 2017, since it will be a public holiday. The Ministry in

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Realizing a vision for health, Kenya leads the way to universal health coverage

Realizing a vision for health, Kenya leads the way to universal health coverage

NAIROBI, Kenya, June 20, 2017 – The Ministry of Health has formed an alliance with stakeholders to monitor and drive industry efforts towards Universal Health Coverage. On Monday 19, 2017, the Cabinet for Health, Dr. Cleopa Mailu, held a consultative

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Press release Kenya international scientific lung health conference

Press release Kenya international scientific lung health conference

PRESS RELEASE KENYA INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC LUNG HEALTH CONFERENCE The 4th Kenya International Scientific Conference will be held in Nairobi as from 20th   to 23rd June 2017 at Weston Hotel, along Lang’ata Road.  The official opening ceremony will be held on

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Govt. plans to launch the National Substance Disorders Treatment Protocol on June 26, International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

Govt. plans to launch the National Substance Disorders Treatment Protocol on June 26, International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

NAIROBI, Kenya, June 14, 2017 – Kenya will join the world to mark the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking on June 26, 2017. Health is the ongoing theme of the world drug campaign. According to Dr. Simon

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Kenya’s maternal death rate falls thanks to free services for women

Kenya’s maternal death rate falls thanks to free services for women

NAIROBI, Kenya, June 13, 2017 – The Free Maternity Services Program has doubled deliveries at health facilities from 400,000  to 700,000, averting 2,000 deaths among mothers. Cabinet Secretary for Health, Dr. Cleopa Mailu on Tuesday revealed that maternal deaths have

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