Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Health

Pfizer Highlights the Importance of Early Diagnosis in Breast Cancer Management in Kenya

In response to the growing breast cancer burden in Kenya, leading global biopharmaceutical company, Pfizer, has emphasized the need for early detection in the management of the disease. According to the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer,...

Access to sexual and reproductive health information made easier for Kenyan youth

Youth in Kenya can now access information about their sexual and reproductive health after the Ministry of Health launched a platform designed to avail information easily and credibly to them. The platform, dubbed Lifeyangu.com, was inaugurated today by Dr George...

Standard Chartered Bank invests Sh96.9m to help 790 young jobseekers with disabilities

Standard Chartered Bank has partnered with Sightsavers and Light for the World for the next two years to upscale the ‘Futuremakers Inclusive Employability Programme’ by investing a total of Kshs. 96.9Million for a programme that will target students with employability training...

Free fistula surgeries to help over 200 women in Bungoma, Kilifi, Nyeri, and Meru counties

M-PESA Foundation has invested over KES 15 million to support 5 Fistula camps in Meru, Bungoma, Kilifi and Nyeri counties. Over 30 women living with fistula-related complications in Kilifi County will receive free surgeries and medical advice at a week-long...

Five Interesting Facts that Will Change How You Think About Oral Health

Many people would be surprised to know that the most common disease in the world today is oral disease. Dental caries, also known as tooth decay or dental cavities, is the most common untreated disease in the globe, affecting...

World Sleep Day: How to get a great night’s sleep

The number of people having trouble sleeping is on the rise globally, and this is associated with various factors, such as health problems, medications, or the pressures of everyday life. Whatever the reason, not getting enough sleep has a...

AstraZeneca launches global R&D Postdoctoral Challenge to accelerate scientific discovery and diversity

AstraZeneca today launched a global R&D Postdoctoral Challenge to help accelerate ideas to transform the treatment of some of the world’s most complex diseases. The challenge, launched at EXPO 2020 Dubai, invites final year MD and/or PhD students and postdoctoral...

New Poll: Kenyans want life-saving alternative nicotine products

As health care costs place an increasing burden on consumers, a survey conducted by a bipartisan polling team shows Kenyans want life-saving alternative nicotine products to be more affordable and available.There is broad support across the country for policymakers...

No more wearing of facemasks in open public places, except for travellers – CS Kagwe

Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe lifts wearing of facemasks in open public places, except for travellers. The CS has also announced the restoration of full in-person worship for vaccinated persons. This announcement comes almost two years after the Ministry of...

Roto Tanks and Ogilvy Africa Launch ‘Lesso Lessons’ To Combat Malnutrition Among Children Under Two

Leading Water tanks manufacturer Roto Tanks and Africa's largest marketing and communications network agency, Ogilvy Africa (as part of the Ogilvy Give Program) have partnered in a project aimed at educating young mothers in rural parts of East Africa...
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NMS postpones launch of Green Park Bus Terminus

The Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS) has postponed the launch of the Green Park Bus Terminal whose operation was to...
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