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Kenya leads in implementing WHO TB/HIV collaborative activities

Kenya leads in implementing WHO TB/HIV collaborative activities

  Moscow, Russia November 17, 2017 –  Despite the Disease Burden, Kenya has been recognized as a leader in implementing the WHO recommended TB/HIV collaborative activities. Speaking at Stepped-UP TB/ HIV response Ministerial Panel session, in Moscow today the Principal Secretary for Health, Mr.

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PS Korir leads team to the global ministerial conference on ending TB in the sustainable development era

PS Korir leads team to the global ministerial conference on ending TB in the sustainable development era

   NAIROBI, Kenya 15 November 2017 – The Principal Secretary for Health Mr. Julius Korir, is leading a Multi-Sectoral Country Delegation to the First WHO Global Ministerial Conference on ending Tuberculosis in the Sustainable Development Era, A Multi-Sectoral Response, which will take

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Policy for Medical Device Management underway CS Mailu says

Policy for Medical Device Management underway CS Mailu says

  NAIROBI, Kenya 15 November 2017 – The Ministry of Health is currently developing the Medical Device management Policy for Kenya to guide the health sector in proper management of Medical devices and in general, health care services. According to the Cabinet Secretary

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Strengthening partnership in health

Strengthening partnership in health

  NAIROBI, Kenya 14 November 2017 – The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Dr. Cleopa Mailu today met the  Swedish Ambassador to Kenya, Her Excellency Anna Jardfelt, in his office to explore new opportunities for partnership in health. The two leaders discussed the

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Kenya gets INFOODS Success Story Award 2017

NAIROBI, Kenya 14 November 2017, Kenya has been awarded the INFOODS Success story Award 2017 in recognition of successful implementation of food composition activities following a review and updating of the food tables for the country. The food composition tables project is funded by the Food and

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Kenya launches Amoxicillin Dispersible Tablets to treat pneumonia in children

Kenya launches Amoxicillin Dispersible Tablets to treat pneumonia in children

  NAIROBI, Kenya 13 November 2017 –  The Government has launched Amoxicillin Dispersible Tablets as the first line treatment for the management of pneumonia in children under five years, in Kenya. During the launch in Nairobi today, the Cabinet Secretary

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Kenya develops national policy to combat antimicrobial resistance

Kenya develops national policy to combat antimicrobial resistance

NAIROBI, Kenya 13 November 2017 – The Government has developed a Policy and National Action Plan aimed at reducing the burden of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in the country. The joint venture between the Ministries of Health and Agriculture, Livestock and

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Pneumonia the number one killer of children can be prevented

Pneumonia the number one killer of children can be prevented

NAIROBI, Kenya 8 November 2017 – A child dies every 20 seconds globally while in Kenya many children die from the most preventable disease, Pneumonia. According to Dr. Warfa Osman, the Head, Neonatal, Child and Adolescent Health Unit, Pneumonia deaths

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CS Health suspends NHIF four visit order per year

CS Health suspends NHIF four visit order per year

Nairobi Kenya, 4th November, 2017 – The Cabinet Secretary for Health Dr. Cleopa Mailu has suspended the decision by Nhif to limit the outpatient visits to only four per year until further notice. The suspension is on until consultations are held

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Press statement in Response to an Article appearing on the standard on Monday: Donated blood has HIV and Syphilis, report shows

Press statement in Response to an Article appearing on the standard on Monday: Donated blood has HIV and Syphilis, report shows

Press statement in Response to an Article appearing on the standard on Monday: Donated blood has HIV and Syphilis, report shows

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