World Health Organisation

Postponing Olympics will save unforeseen costs

Reading Time: 3 minutes Although the Japanese government and the International Olympics Committee (IOC) are putting on a brave face, the mood among many […]

Health Acting DG Patrick Amoth lands WHO top job

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ministry of Health Acting Director General Dr. Patrick Amoth has been elected World Health Organisation (WHO) Executive Board chair for […]

Airport boss: Covid passports central to mass foreign travel

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dubai, Sunday The boss of the world’s busiest airport for international passengers has said Covid passports are the only way […]

Ending malaria key to fixing iron deficiency

Reading Time: 2 minutes Malaria control reduces iron deficiency in African children, researchers at the Kenya Medical Research Institute (Kemri) report. Researchers John Muriuki […]

App brings hospital to your home

Reading Time: 4 minutes Harriet James @harriet86jim While working on a joint Amref Health and University of British Columbia faculty of medicine project in […]

Let us ramp up fight against killer malaria

Reading Time: 2 minutes Yesterday the world marked Malaria Day, the second in the Covid pandemic period. As such it is not strange that […]

The age of consent, what the law isn’t saying

Reading Time: 4 minutes How old one should be to consent to sex is a recurrent discussion, even when the law spells it out. Experts now clear the air.

Why health professionals exodus curve is not likely to flatten soon

Reading Time: 3 minutes Steve Umidha @Umidha Kenya is experiencing a massive brain drain as medical professionals migrate to foreign countries due to low […]

Diabetes prevalence in Kenya to rise by 2025, UN report says

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kenya’s diabetes prevalence is predicted to rise to 4.5 per cent in the next four years from the current 3.3 […]

Watch out for depression in fight against HIV

Reading Time: 2 minutes Recently, media aired news of uncertainty in the supply of life-saving anti-retroviral drugs. This, compounded by other present realities such […]