1 weeks ago, 10:43
@TheEastAfrican - By: Evelyn Lirri
Why Uganda war against Hepatitis B is not won yet

The prevalence of the disease in the country remains at a high 4.3 per cent. ...

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1 weeks ago, 00:00
@StandardMedia - By: Mercy Kahenda
Seventeen girls escape from early marriage and FGM

Seventeen girls, who escaped forced early marriage and Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), have sought refuge at a public school. ...

Category: health news
1 weeks ago, 10:16
@TheEastAfrican - By: Allan Olingo
How solar energy is powering off-grid areas in East Africa and lighting up lives

Solar is providing new opportunities for households and businesses. ...

Category: topnews news science health
1 weeks ago, 03:00
Beyoncé, Serena Williams say childbirth more risky for black women

To many, Beyoncé is the history-making superstar who "runs the world" with 22 Grammy Awards to her name -- and hot sauce in her bag. ...

Category: topnews news health lifestyle
1 weeks ago, 00:07
@StandardMedia - By: Erick Abuga
Congestion at Kisii hospital as medics' strike in Nyamira enters third month

The Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital is feeling the effects of a crippling strike of medical staff in Nyamira County. ...

Category: health news
1 weeks ago, 00:08
@StandardMedia - By: Dr Mercy Korir
Treasury steps in to resolve drugs stand-off

The Treasury has paid the storage charges for drugs whose distribution to millions at risk of going blind had been delayed. ...

Category: health news
1 weeks ago, 12:40
@StandardMedia - By: Harold Ayodo
They disclosed my HIV status. Can I sue?

Now that my private status was shared without my consent, does the law protect me in any way? ...

Category: topnews news health
1 weeks ago, 00:05
@StandardMedia - By: Graham Kajilwa
Workers’ strike looms at KNH in pay dispute

KNH strike over health service allowance starts today. ...

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1 weeks ago, 14:18
@StandardMedia - By: Standard Reporter
Uasin Gishu County hospital receives shot in the arm

It's not a secret that public hospitals are struggling across Kenya and that their functions mostly depends on the work of Good Samaritans ...

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1 weeks ago, 13:30
The fruits and veggies that could poison you

Ther are some fruits and veges around the world that are natural-born killers. Here are some of the examples. ...

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4 days ago, 00:07
@StandardMedia - By: Faith Karanja
Nairobi West Hospital sues TSC over a patient discharge issue

The man however says he would be unable to take care of his wife at home. ...

Category: health news
4 days ago, 00:00
@StandardMedia - By: Graham Kajilwa
Advanced Kemri technology to benefit one million HIV positive patients

Cobalt 8800 machine can calculate viral load in less than a week. ...

Category: health news
5 days ago, 12:02
@StandardMedia - By: Timothy Makokha
Sh900m for universal healthcare program in Kisumu

The program targets to have all area residents acquire National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) cards to be used for treatment. ...

Category: health news
5 days ago, 00:00
@StandardMedia - By: Dalton Nyabundi
Concern over sorry state of ICU at referral hospital

Chief executive says critical unit is underfunded. Those admitted to referral facility have to buy medicines and toilet paper. ...

Category: health news
7 days ago, 11:24
@StandardMedia - By: Afp
NASA blasts off historic probe to 'touch Sun'

NASA on Sunday blasted off a $1.5 billion spacecraft toward the Sun on a historic mission. ...

Category: health news
1 weeks ago, 16:58
@TheEastAfrican - By: Evelyn Lirri
Joint effort to eliminate river blindness bearing fruit for Uganda

More effort from South Sudan and DR Congo crucial in preventing cross-border transmission. ...

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1 weeks ago, 00:24
@StandardMedia - By: Dalton Nyabundi
State sets aside Sh3.9 billion to revamp hospitals in four counties

Obara said the money from the National Treasury will go towards preventing diseases at the community level and equipping health facilities. ...

Category: health news
1 weeks ago, 11:35
@StandardMedia - By: Japheth Ogila
Understanding NHIF’s Linda Mama initiative and its benefits to Kenyans

The best bet to cushion the financial burdens of various impoverished families that cannot afford proper healthcare is NHIF Linda Mama initiative ...

Category: health news
1 weeks ago, 00:08
@StandardMedia - By: Gatonye Gathura
Hospitals on their deathbed amid graft, cash crunch

Salaries, low financial allocations to health, unpredictability and delayed disbursements and corruption have been blamed for the crisis in hospitals ...

Category: health news topnews
1 weeks ago, 15:20
@TheEastAfrican - By: Afp
10 dead in Ebola flare-up in eastern DR Congo

Outbreak is country's 10th since 1976 when it was first identified near the Ebola River. ...

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