Ministry of Health

COVID-19 updates: Kenya reports 1,354 new cases, 3 deaths

Reading Time: < 1 minute Kenya on Sunday recorded 1,354 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the country’s caseload to 298,509, the Ministry of Health has […]

8,000 teens take Covid vaccine in three weeks

Reading Time: 3 minutes More than 8,000 teenagers have received the Pfizer jab in the last three weeks, according to the Ministry of Health.Acting […]

Expedite procurement of HIV drugs, Uhuru tells ministries

Reading Time: 3 minutes President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday directed the Ministry of Health and the National Treasury to expedite procurement of HIV/Aids prevention commodities […]

Doctors: Don’t panic over Covid variant

Reading Time: 3 minutes Kenyans should not panic about Omicron, the new Covid-19 variant, doctors said yesterday. But at the same time, the Kenya […]

Kenyans seek assurance over Covid variant

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Ministry of Health yesterday called off a scheduled news conference to outline measures it intended to put in place […]

Health ministry promises quick emergency services as world remembers road traffic victims

Reading Time: < 1 minute A total 3, 975 Kenyans lost their lives due to road traffic accidents in 2020, statistics by the government showed. […]

State faces uphill task to vaccinate 10m Kenyans

Reading Time: 3 minutes An estimated 5.7 million Kenyans have so far been vaccinated against Covid-19 as the government races against time to hit […]

COVID-19: Kenya records 20 new cases, 7 deaths

Reading Time: < 1 minute Seven people have died of Covid-19 today, raising the country’s death toll to 5,312 The Health Ministry said “All deaths […]

NHIF urged to agree with hospitals on dialysis costs

Reading Time: < 1 minute Parliament yesterday asked the Ministry of Health to lobby hospitals to lower the cost of dialysis should the National Hospital […]

Anxiety at Kemsa ahead of urgent workers meeting

Reading Time: 3 minutes Anxiety gripped the Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (Kemsa) yesterday after the management called a mandatory staff meeting this morning. Acting […]