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Firm banks on an app to connect patients with doctors

A local firm has unleashed a mobile phone application TeleAfya, that seeks to bridge the gap between patients and doctors […]

Council of Governors want NHIF mandate divided to three

Governors want the mandate of the  National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF), divided into three independent components as part of  reforms […]

Quarantine is a strategy of self-preservation

Many Kenyans outside the medical profession associate the word quarantine with outbreak of livestock diseases. But the outbreak of coronavirus […]

Judge Wanjala hospitalised in India over swine flu

Supreme Court judge Smokin Wanjala is hospitalised in India with swine flu. Chief Justice David Maraga said Justice Wanjala has […]

Public needs timely updates on coronavirus virus

The coronavirus, which seems to be defying round-the-clock efforts by the Chinese government and top global medical experts to contain […]

How rare hereditary disease plagues my life

Harriet James @harriet86jim Since she was five years old, Patricia Karani would have frequent allergic reactions, stomach upsets and swellings on […]

US firm to acquire more local midsize hospitals

Zachary Ochuodho @zachuodho US private equity fund Evercare Health Group has said it intends to acquire more medium-size hospitals in […]

Unease as public self-pleasuring climaxes

Wambui Virginia¬†@vergie_wambui A video surfaced online showing a man publicly pleasuring himself in broad daylight. This caused uproar in local […]

Immune system may treat all cancers, scientists reveal

James Gallagher A newly-discovered part of our immune system could be harnessed to treat all cancers, scientists now say. The […]

Attention disorder opened my eyes to mental health

As one of the invisible disabilities, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is not openly talked about, causing delayed diagnosis and treatment […]