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Kenya and Cuba pledge further cooperation in medical fields

Kenya and Cuba pledge further cooperation in medical fields

Kenya and Cuba have pledged to enhance cooperation in the health sector as part of ongoing efforts by the Kenyan government to further improve quality and access to primary health care. A meeting between Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe and

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Health CS holds meeting with Brazilian ambassador, explore new areas of cooperation

Health CS holds meeting with Brazilian ambassador, explore new areas of cooperation

Kenya is looking for international partnerships as it seeks to cement its foothold as a regional centre of excellence for health. Speaking during a meeting with Brazilian ambassador to Kenya Silvio Albuquerque, who had paid him a courtesy call in

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Boost for healthcare reforms as centre of excellence for cancer research is launched at KUTRRH

Boost for healthcare reforms as centre of excellence for cancer research is launched at KUTRRH

        The ongoing reforms within the health sector received a boost following the launch of a Centre of Excellence for Cancer Research and Training at the Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital. The initiative, a collaboration

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Documents on TB and asthma management launched

Documents on TB and asthma management launched

The Ministry of Health has launched revised key policy documents that will guide the management of Tuberculosis and Asthma in the country. Acting Director General for health Dr Patrick Amoth who officiated at the launch ahead of the World TB-day

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Health CS inspect hospitals under construction, pledges sustained reforms

Health CS inspect hospitals under construction, pledges sustained reforms

        Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe says ongoing reforms within the health sector are part of the national government’s agenda to revolutionize healthcare in the country. Speaking while on a tour of four hospitals under construction within

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Kenya signs MOU with Moderna to Establish its first mRNA manufacturing facility in Africa

Kenya signs MOU with Moderna to Establish its first mRNA manufacturing facility in Africa

          Moderna Inc, a biotechnology company pioneering messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines, Monday signed a memorandum of understanding with the Kenyan government to establish the first mRNA manufacturing facility in Africa. The agreement, that was

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Kenya on alert as it reports outbreak of yellow fever

Kenya on alert as it reports outbreak of yellow fever

The government has activated its health emergency response mechanisms following the death of three persons attributed to an outbreak of yellow fever in Isiolo County. According to Acting Director General of Health Patrick Amoth, the first case was detected on

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Kenya to host Medical Emergency Logistics Hub

Kenya to host Medical Emergency Logistics Hub

          Kenya is among three African Countries selected by the World Health Organisation to host a Logistics Hub that will be equipped with Emergency Medical Personnel, Commodities and equipment to support countries with emergencies in Eastern

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Shot in the arm as Kenya receives 500,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine

Shot in the arm as Kenya receives 500,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine

The ongoing accelerated Covid-19 vaccination drive received a boost following the arrival of a further 500,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine into the country. The consignment, arrived at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on Wednesday evening from Rwanda facilitated by Clinton

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Turning the tide in health care provision

Turning the tide in health care provision

The Ministry of Health Wednesday, stepped up its plan to decentralize cancer management services following the signing of an intergovernmental tripartite agreement between the Ministry of Health, Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research hospital and Kisumu county government. The agreement

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