health

Bid to cover over 5m vulnerable people in national health fund

Reading Time: 2 minutes The government is planning to reform the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) to cover more vulnerable groups, even as it […]

Training of health staff will help eliminate diseases

Reading Time: 2 minutes  Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) have emerged as the leading cause of death and disability worldwide. According to WHO, they kill 41 […]

Kenya still selling Indomie despite health concerns

Reading Time: 2 minutes Indomie noodles are still on Kenyan shelves one week after a regional watchdog raised concerns that some of the products […]

Financial inclusion key in building economic resilience

Reading Time: 3 minutes As countries around the world—from Kenya to Canada, South Africa to Sweden—relish the prospect of an unofficial transition of Covid-19 […]

NHIF must incentivise scheme to achieve UHC goals

Reading Time: 3 minutes Universal Health Coverage (UHC) plan by the Jubilee government stands as the most significant milestone towards revolutionising the health sector. […]

Oral health handbook goes digital

Reading Time: 2 minutes The World Health Organisation (WHO) has launched a digital oral health handbook to promote oral health through text messages to […]

MCK to train sports, business journalists

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Media Council of Kenya (MCK) has announced plan to train sports and business journalists. This comes after the Council […]

Coronavirus and sex: What you need to know

Reading Time: 2 minutes If I have sex can I catch coronavirus? You might have thought about it but been too embarrassed to ask. […]

Health ministry to confirm tomorrow if Coronavirus is in Kenya

Reading Time: < 1 minute The government is treating the isolated ‘Coronavirus’ patient as a suspected case so far. Outgoing Health Cabinet Secretary(CS) Sicily Kariuki […]

Collaborative effort only way to curb resistance

Reading Time: 3 minutes Milliam Murigi and Ann Nyathira Did you know that not every illness is as a result of a bacterial infection? Surprisingly, […]