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Workplace safety is a key pillar for a motivated workforce, PS Korir

Workplace safety is a key pillar for a motivated workforce, PS Korir

NAIROBI, Kenya 5 October 2017 – Observation of Occupational Safety and Health requirements is instrumental in decreasing job accidents, injuries, medical illnesses and even death. Speaking during the stakeholders roundtable to deliberate on issues of occupational safety and health for doctors, Principal

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Increasing access to eye care in Kenya, CS Health lauds Fred Hollows Foundation 

Increasing access to eye care in Kenya, CS Health lauds Fred Hollows Foundation 

NAIROBI, Kenya 4 October 2017 – The Cabinet for Health, Dr. Cleopa Mailu today thanked Fred Hollows Foundation for assisting the government to mitigate eye related ailments in the country. “Since the Foundation started its work in the country many deserving cases have benefited

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Press statement on state of nursing services in the country

Press statement on state of nursing services in the country

  Download Press statement on state of nursing services in the country

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Government steps up fight against kidney diseases

Government steps up fight against kidney diseases

Mombasa, Kenya 29 September,2017 – The Government has installed additional 49 dialysis units across the country to enhance access to nephrology services. Each of the units which were installed in collaboration with county governments has at least 5 dialysis machines, and when fully operational shall translate

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10 tertiary health facilities and 6 cancer centers planned to enhance healthcare and medical tourism in Kenya

10 tertiary health facilities and 6 cancer centers planned to enhance healthcare and medical tourism in Kenya

  Nairobi, KENYA, 15 September 2017 -The government is planning to develop 10 tertiary care referral facilities to improve access of healthcare to Kenyans. The Health Cabinet Secretary, Dr. Cleopa Mailu disclosed that the government aims to transform Nairobi to a medical

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Enhancing hospitals capacity to support children with disabilities

Enhancing hospitals capacity to support children with disabilities

Kitale, Kenya 13 September 2017 –  The Ministry of Health has developed guidelines to address early identification and referral of children with disabilities and special needs as well as disability medical assessment to guide all hospitals. The guidelines are part of the comprehensive

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Govt. unveil mental health and suicide prevention action plan 

Govt. unveil mental health and suicide prevention action plan 

Nairobi, KENYA 12 September 2017 – The Government has laid out an elaborate strategy to address the suicide mortality problem and its high negative impacts to the society. The Ministry of Health has adopted strategic and evidence-based approaches in the Kenya Health Policy 2014-2030,

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Govt plans to improve healthcare access for 15m Kenyans in the next 5 years

Govt plans to improve healthcare access for 15m Kenyans in the next 5 years

Nairobi, Kenya 11 September 2017 – The Ministry of Health intends to double the number of Kenyans accessing healthcare financing from the current 6 million to 15 million within the next five years. This will be done through the acceleration of NHIF

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Press release on safety of Tetanus vaccine

Press release on safety of Tetanus vaccine

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Government closes Nairobi area, Police canteen over cholera outbreak

Government closes Nairobi area, Police canteen over cholera outbreak

NAIROBI, Kenya, September 4, 2017 – The Government has closed the Nairobi area, Police Canteen and ordered  all food handlers to be retested and issued with certificates afresh.. The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Dr. Cleopa Mailu gave the orders today after visiting 92 police

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