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Nakuru records big drop in diarrheal diseases

Cases of diarrheal diseases have dropped drastically within Nakuru County due to the introduction of proper handwashing habits among residents.  […]

How cancer has taken toll on my family

After Mary Nakhumicha was diagnosed with breast cancer last year, her husband Aggrey Wanambuko had to step in and take […]

Preconception care: What every mother should know before conceiving

Jasmine Wambui Stella Walker* has had epilepsy since childhood. She has  managed the condition by having frequent visits to her […]

Ramp up vaccination to enable Kenya return to

The government has finally relaxed some of the stringent containment measures it had imposed on March 26, when covid infections […]

WHO develops tool to cut cancer deaths among children

An information guide to help countries improve diagnosis and treatment of cancer among children has been released by the World […]

Malaria vaccine, two years later

On a sunny morning several months ago at a hospital in Sori, Migori county, 15 or so mothers sat on […]

Ten health hazards of using earphones everyday

Covid-19 pandemic has seen increased use of earplugs and headsets as workers operating from home attend online meetings and students […]

WHO wants six-month tuberculosis treatment period reduced

The World Health Organisation (WHO) wants tuberculosis treatment shortened from the current six months to four to effectively control the […]

Smoking increases risk of infant deaths, birth defects

Smoking among pregnant women increases the risk of birth defects, stillbirths, preterm births and infant deaths. Exposure of the unborn […]

AU to establish 5 Covid vaccine making centres

African Union (AU) has announced the launch of a partnership to manufacture Covid-19 vaccines at five research centres to be […]