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Cabinet Secretary for Health attends the 70th World Health Assembly which will elect a new world Health Organization Director General  

Cabinet Secretary for Health attends the 70th World Health Assembly which will elect a new world Health Organization Director General   

Geneva, Switzerland, May 20, 2017 – The Cabinet Secretary for Health began a week-long official visit to Geneva, Switzerland to attend the 70th World Health Assembly, an annual meeting of 194 WHO Member States, which is scheduled to be held at the UN Headquarters

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New partnership promises to build Maternal Child Health and Cancer hospitals

New partnership promises to build Maternal Child Health and Cancer hospitals

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 19, 2017 – Kenya and Hungary has entered a partnership to construct two new hospitals namely Maternal Child Health and Cancer. The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Dr. Cleopa Mailu held fruitful discussions with representatives of the Hungarian

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PS Korir holds forum to build integrity in health supplies

PS Korir holds forum to build integrity in health supplies

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 18, 2017 – The Principal Secretary (PS) for Health, Mr. Julius Korir has advised commodity suppliers and merchants to keep bribery out of the procurement processes, because it undermines economic growth, increases inequality and disenfranchises those who

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Govt. unveils strategies to control Hypertension, the silent killer

Govt. unveils strategies to control Hypertension, the silent killer

  NAIROBI, Kenya, May 17, 2017 – Statistics released by the Director of Medical Services (DMS) indicates that over 90% of people undergoing treatment for hypertension have not attained control of the disease. According to Dr. Jackson Kioko 1 in

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Alcohol is a major obstacle to achieving sustainable development goals

Alcohol is a major obstacle to achieving sustainable development goals

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 17, 2017 – Alcohol is becoming a major obstacle to achieving Sustainable Development Goals and Development. Currently 11.7 percent which is approximately 929,524 youths aged between 15-24 use alcohol in Kenya and 13.6 per cent approximately 2,720,000

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We have made progress to reduce maternal mortality

We have made progress to reduce maternal mortality

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 16, 2017 – The free Maternal Care Program has immensely contributed to the reduction of maternal mortality in Kenya. The increased utilization of maternity services in public health facilities has contributed to the overall increase of deliveries

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Schedule of funds remitted to county governments for doctors’ and nurses’ allowances

Schedule of funds remitted to county governments  for doctors’ and nurses’ allowances

The National Government has released to County Governments allowances for doctors and nurses for the period  1st January to 30th June, 2017, as agreed in the Return To Work agreement. The disbursement is as per the schedule below: Download

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Press release on the Ebola viral disease preparedness measures in Kenya following the outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo

Press release  on the Ebola viral disease preparedness measures in Kenya following the outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo

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We have released funds to pay doctors, CS Mailu

We have released funds to pay doctors, CS Mailu

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 15, 2017 – The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Dr. Cleopa Mailu has confirmed that funds were dispatched to counties to pay doctors dues from the supplementary budget. The CS said all payments have been processed and released

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We are strengthening accountability for improved service delivery, CS Mailu

We are strengthening accountability for improved service delivery, CS Mailu

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 15, 2017 – The solution to restore donor funding to the Ministry of Health by the United States Government will be known in three days’ time. On Monday the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Dr. Cleopa Mailu disclosed

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