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Govt. donates KES 265M of medical commodities to faith based hospitals

Govt. donates KES 265M of medical commodities to faith based hospitals

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 15, 2017 – The Ministry of Health has donated medical commodities worthy KES 265 million to Faith Based Organizations to increase access to high quality medicines. The commodities funded through the Kenya Medical Supplies Agency (KEMSA) will

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PS Health calls for strong collaborations to achieve Universal health coverage

PS Health calls for strong collaborations to achieve Universal health coverage

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 11, 2017 – The Principal Secretary for Health, Mr. Julius Korir has called for strong collaborations to achieve Universal Health Coverage. The PS said he intend to focus on strengthening and sustaining existing linkages between the National

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National Govt. Managed Equipment and Free Maternity Service transform Kenyan’s life

National Govt. Managed Equipment and Free Maternity Service transform Kenyan’s life

  NAIROBI, Kenya, May 11, 2017 – Government reform initiatives such as Managed Equipment Services, Free Maternity Services, abolition of user fees at primary level facilities, and Health Insurance Subsidy for the Poor, elderly and people with severe disabilities and

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Health CS assures Kenyans suspension of US Aid will not affect life saving health services  

Health CS assures Kenyans suspension of US Aid will not affect life saving health services   

  Nairobi, Kenya, May 9, 2017 – Kenyans have been assured of continued supply of medical supplies during the period of the United States Government suspension of direct assistance to the Ministry of Health. “Procurement of life saving commodities such

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4th United Nations Global Road Safety Week, 8–14 May 2017

4th United Nations Global Road Safety Week, 8–14 May 2017

The Fourth UN Global Road Safety Week will be held from 8 – 14 May 2017. The global event serves as important platform for concerted advocacy with the overall goal of saving lives by improving safety on the roads. The Ministry of

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Focusing efforts to eliminate disparities in distribution of health workforce

Focusing efforts to eliminate disparities in distribution of health workforce

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 5, 2017   – Kenya needs a strong health workforce to deliver essential health services, such as immunizations, skilled birth attendance and the management of chronic diseases like hypertension and diabetes. According to the Cabinet Secretary (CS) for

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Govt. launches a new ARV drug for HIV negative people and innovative HIV Self Testing to revitalize HIV prevention

Govt. launches a new ARV drug for HIV negative people and innovative HIV Self Testing to revitalize HIV prevention

  NAIROBI, Kenya, May 5, 2017   – The Ministry of Health has launched a historical Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and innovative HIV Self Testing to revitalize HIV prevention in Kenya. PrEP is a pill taken once daily by HIV negative persons

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A new management information system for port health is launched

A new management information system for port health is launched

NAIROBI, Kenya, April 27, 2017   – The Ministry of Health has launched a singular automated platform, to fast track the processing of Export and Import Health certificates and international travel vaccination certificates at Points of Entry. The new e-portal for

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Ministry of Health rolls out the Pima Pressure Campaign as it steps up war against Cardiovascular Diseases

Ministry of Health rolls out the Pima Pressure Campaign as it steps up war against Cardiovascular Diseases

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 26 – The Ministry of Health in conjunction with the Kenya Cardiac Society and other stakeholders will on Wednesday launch a month long campaign that will screen Kenyans for increased blood pressure, as the government steps up

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