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Concern as cases of Covid-19 rises Nairobi, Sunday June 28, 2020

Concern as cases of Covid-19 rises  Nairobi, Sunday June 28, 2020

Kenya has announced 259 new positive cases of Coronavirus from a sample of 2,718 tested in the last 24 hours, surpassing the 6000 mark.  Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS), Dr. Mercy Mwangangi reported that the country’s  total case load now stands at 6,070 out of 165,196 samples, tested so far. All the positive cases are Kenyans, except three who are foreigners, with 159 being males

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Government adopts community based approach to improve health outcome Nairobi, Saturday June 27, 2020

Government adopts community based approach to improve health outcome  Nairobi, Saturday June 27, 2020

The Ministry of Health has adopted a community based approach, that places County Governments and the people, at the centre of community health, particularly on COVID-19 related matters. The community health approach is a strategy that has been globally recognized,

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Concern over Covid-19 infections within health care facilities Nairobi , Saturday June 27, 2020

Concern over Covid-19 infections within health care facilities  Nairobi , Saturday June 27, 2020

The Government has raised concerns over incidences of COVID-19 cross infections within health care facilities. “This is a matter the Ministry is taking seriously, and I want to appeal to all hospitals, public and private, to be extremely careful, and

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Ministry of Health reports 149 new cases of COVID-19 Nairobi, Friday June 26, 2020

Ministry of Health reports 149 new cases of COVID-19  Nairobi, Friday June 26, 2020

The Ministry of Health has confirmed 149 new positive cases of Covid-19 after testing  3,090 samples in the last 24 hours. This brings the total number of the country’s confirmed cases to 5,533. Cumulatively the country has tested 158,404 samples,

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Drug users are at high risk of contracting Covid-19 Nairobi, Friday June 26, 2020

Drug users are at high risk of contracting Covid-19  Nairobi, Friday June 26, 2020

Today, Kenya joined the world to observe the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking amid revelations that People Who Use Drugs (PWUD), are at a high risk of contracting Covid-19 disease. The Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS),  Dr. Rashid

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Kenya has done it again, Congratulations!

Kenya has done it again, Congratulations!

Kenya has been nominated as substantive representative members of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Coordinating Board. The board is chaired by USA. This was the first time ever for Kenya to attend the board meeting which was

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CAS Rashid receives donations to support Covid-19 response Nairobi, June 26, 2020

CAS Rashid receives donations to support Covid-19 response   Nairobi, June 26, 2020

The Chief Administrative Secretary for Health, Dr. Rashid Aman today received donations from various partners to support  COVID-19 response. The donations comprising testing booths, beverage dispensers, hand sanitizers, surgical masks & a utility vehicle were donated by Prosel Limited, Nestle

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CS ICT launches Covid-19 call centre for health care workers

CS ICT launches Covid-19 call centre for health care workers

Nairobi, Thursday June 25, 2020 – The government today launched a Covid-19 contact Centre for front line workers at the National Nurses Association of Kenya (NNAK). The call Centre that will act as a medium, between NNAK leadership and their members countryside was launched by the

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Nairobi leads in Covid-19 cases

Nairobi leads in Covid-19 cases

Nairobi, Thursday June 25, 2020  – The government has announced 178 more positive cases of coronavirus from 3,918 samples tested in the last 24 hours. This brings the total number of positive cases in the country to 5,385. Cumulatively the Ministry of

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Kenya leads the region to implement home based care Nairobi , Wednesday June 24, 2020

Kenya leads the region to implement home based care  Nairobi , Wednesday June 24, 2020

The Ministry of Health launched the Home-Based Isolation and Care protocols, on 10th June 2020. Kenya is the only Country in the region that is implementing this program as one of the case management strategies to combat the Coronavirus disease.

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P.O. Box:30016–00100, Nairobi, Kenya.

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Email: ps@health.go.ke