World Health Organisation

Genetically altered mosquitoes  to close gaps in malaria fight

Reading Time: 6 minutes In 2020, nearly 6.9 million cases of malaria and about 742 deaths were confirmed in Kenya according to the Kenya […]

The world has gone too far, no room for turning back

Reading Time: 3 minutes The 20th century has witnessed a couple of similar defining moments. One was the 1918 Spanish flu that lasted up […]

New policy to boost uptake of palliative care

Reading Time: 4 minutes For a long time, palliative care has been associated with cancer patients, but this is now changing. Patients with other […]

Covid erodes gains in fight against TB

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Covid-19 pandemic has reversed gains made  in the fight against tuberculosis. Latest World Health Organisation’s (WHO) 2021 Global TB […]

Drop lame excuses and take coronavirus jab

Reading Time: 3 minutes When it comes to the Covid-19 vaccine, I am not exactly Saul turned Paul. It is just that I suffer […]

Timely boost for mental hospitals

Reading Time: 2 minutes It is commendable that Kenyan senators can rise to the occasion and call for more funding for mental health in […]

Pesticides: Parliament petitioned to overturn advice on EU policy

Reading Time: 2 minutes FOOD: Agriculture stakeholders have lodged a petition with parliament seeking to review and overturn a recommendation from the  health committee […]

World’s Breastfeeding Week: Do more to promote lactating mothers

Reading Time: 2 minutes Today marks the sixth day of the World’s Breastfeeding Week, set aside to promote breastfeeding and support lactating mothers, globally. […]

Humanitarian aid still crucial for human survival

Reading Time: 3 minutes In a world that has become extremely materialistic and unsympathetic, it is easy to lose hope for redemption, in the […]

Covid, security top as Uhuru, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson meet

Reading Time: 3 minutes Noah Cheploen and PSCU @cheploennoah Kenya’s fight against coronavirus got a major boost yesterday after the United Kingdom government announced a […]