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Joining forces with Lions club to fight diabetes

Joining forces with Lions club to fight diabetes

NAIROBI, Kenya, April 26, 2017 – The Lions Club has pledged to support the Ministry of Health to fight Non-Communicable Diseases specifically diabetes and its complications. The incoming President for the Lions Club International, Dr. Naresh Aggarwal made the pledge

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Health ministry marks 2017 World Malaria Day and sets target to distribute 15m mosquito nets

Health ministry marks 2017 World Malaria Day and sets target to distribute 15m mosquito nets

NAROK, Kenya, April 24, 2017 – The Ministry of Health has distributed 16 million mosquito nets across 36 counties between 2014 and 2016.  Health Cabinet Secretary, Dr. Cleopa Mailu said the distribution has provided protection to over 25 million Kenyans

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Kenya to pilot World’s First malaria vaccine

Kenya to pilot World’s First malaria vaccine

NAIROBI, Kenya, April 24, 2017 Three African countries including Kenya have been selected to take part in a World Health Organization (WHO) coordinated malaria vaccine Implementation Programme (MVIP). The MVIP which will make the World’s first malaria vaccine available in

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Malaria control and elimination: Kenya success story

Malaria control and elimination: Kenya success story

NAIROBI, Kenya, 24 April 2017 Implementation of evidence-based targeted interventions, have scaled down the overall prevalence rate of Malaria incidence in Kenya to 8 percent up from 11 percent in 2010. During this period Kenya has distributed 16 million Long

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Building partnership for sustainable healthcare

Building partnership for sustainable healthcare

NAIROBI, Kenya, 19 April 2017 The Principal Secretary for Health, Mr. Julius Korir on Wednesday opened The Business of Health in Kenya forum with the Dutch Health Sector Trade delegation led by Dr. Erik Gerritsen, Vice Minister for Health, Welfare and

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PRESS RELEASE

PRESS RELEASE

Nairobi April 19th – The Governments of Kenya and the Netherlands in partnership with the Kenyan UN fraternity and Private Sector move forward with a novel SDG Partnership Platform for accelerating large scale Primary Health Care transformation to improve health

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PS health hosts forum to promote public private partnership for health

PS health hosts forum to promote public private partnership for health

NAIROBI, Kenya, 18 April 2017 In recognition of the role of Public private partnerships (PPPs) in improving healthcare the Principal Secretary for Health, Mr. Julius Korir, on Tuesday met with members of the Kenya Health Federation led by Dr. Amit Thakar.

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Launch of Port Health Services e-Portal, 27 April 2017

Launch of Port Health Services e-Portal, 27 April 2017

NAIROBI, Kenya, 18 April 2017 – The Ministry of Health has established a new electronic portal to improve processing of import and export health certificates. The paperless information system dubbed Port Health Services e-Portal is set to enhance service delivery

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World Malaria day 2017; Moving toward elimination of malaria

World Malaria day 2017; Moving toward elimination of malaria

NAIROBI, Kenya, 13 April 2017 – Each year on April 25, Roll Back Malaria (RBM) partner organizations unite around a common World Malaria Day theme. This year, the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership will carry over the same global theme

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Depression a growing threat to development

Depression a growing threat to development

NAIROBI, Kenya, 7 April 2017 – Depression is now the leading cause of disability worldwide accounting 10 % and a major contributor to the overall Global burden of disease at 4.3%. Latest estimates from World Health Organization, also shows that

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