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BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION PLEDGES CONTINUED SUPPORT FOR KENYA

BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION PLEDGES CONTINUED SUPPORT FOR KENYA

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has pledged to support Kenya in Achieving Universal Health Coverage besides continued Covid-19 support. Speaking during a meeting with the Foundation’s Global Development Division, Dr. Christopher Elias, Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said Kenya

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Health CS underscores significance of regional cooperation in combating health challenges

Health CS underscores significance of regional cooperation in combating health challenges

Kenya and the Democratic Republic of Congo have pledged to work together to improve health outcomes in the two East African countries. A meeting between Health Cabinet secretary Mutahi Kagwe and his DRC counterpart Dr Jean-Jacques Mbungani Mbanda on Tuesday

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Health CS roots for continued collaboration as he hosts senior WHO officials

Health CS roots for continued collaboration as he hosts senior WHO officials

      Health Cabinet secretary Mutahi Kagwe has called for more collaboration among East African member states to better address emerging health threats. Speaking during a meeting with United Nations Resident coordinator in Kenya Steve Jackson and the newly

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Reducing esophageal cancer burden, one stent at a time

Reducing esophageal cancer burden, one stent at a time

        The story of 49-year-old Sabina Moraa Omoti living with esophageal cancer began 18 months ago. She first experienced difficulty in swallowing and frequent bouts of what she described as heartburn and stomach pains. At the time,

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Ministry of Interior to work with the Ministry of Health to address the problem of early pregnancies, HIV Aids and Gender Based Violence against adolescents

Ministry of Interior to work with the Ministry of Health to address the problem of early pregnancies, HIV Aids and Gender Based Violence against adolescents

      The Ministry of Health, Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government and the Ministry of Planning together with development partners have convened to explore strategies for building on the gains made in addressing the three threats

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Kenya and United States of America governments Renew the Biological Threat Reduction Agreement for a further 7 years

Kenya and United States of America governments Renew the Biological Threat Reduction Agreement for a further 7 years

The United States government has pledged to support Kenya as the latter strives to Strengthen Global Health Security including the gaps identified in the health care system during the response to the COVID 19 Pandemic. This was highlighted when The

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Renewed optimism as Maternal, infant and young child feeding nutrition symposium opens

Renewed optimism as Maternal, infant and young child feeding nutrition symposium opens

Stakeholders in the nutrition agenda have called for more investment to address the triple burden of malnutrition in the country. Speaking during the first day of the symposium, those attending the three-day conference said the challenge is characterized by co-existence

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Health CS calls for enhanced collaboration as the 13th IGAD Health Ministerial meeting is held

Health CS calls for enhanced collaboration as the 13th IGAD Health Ministerial meeting is held

          Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe has called for synergy among Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) member states in dealing with challenges posed by emerging health threats. Speaking in Mombasa County during the 13th IGAD Health

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Kenya and Serbia set to enhance collaboration in the health sector

Kenya and Serbia set to enhance collaboration in the health sector

              Kenya is set to deepen its bilateral ties with Serbia as its seeks to further strengthen its health systems. Speaking during a meeting with Serbian ambassador to Kenya Dragan Zupanjevac, health cabinet secretary

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Health CS Mutahi Kagwe warns on the dangers of tobacco

Health CS Mutahi Kagwe warns on the dangers of tobacco

            Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe says tobacco, which is a major risk factor for Non-Communicable Diseases, account for over 50 per cent of hospital admissions in the country. The CS noted that the cardio-vascular

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