Health Care

Nakuru Invests In Mental Health Care In Work-Place

The County Government of Nakuru is implementing a range of preventive and promotional measures to address f mental health challenges in work place in a move aimed at improving the well-being of its employees. The County Mental Health Coordinator Lydia…

Manyatta Slums Residents Benefit From Free Medical Services

Three children in Kisumu County are in need of specialized treatment after a team of medical experts discovered that each of them has a hole in the heart. The children aged 10 years and below were among 1000 residents of Manyatta slums who benefitted …

County Urged To Improve Health Services At Kisii Referral Hospital

The Senate Health Committee has urged the Kisii County government to address gaps identified at the Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital (KTRH) to improve service delivery in the county. Speaking during a fact-finding mission at the facility, the Comm…

Nakuru Ready To Rollout Influenza Vaccination Drive

The Department of Health Services in Nakuru has finalised plans to cascade the rollout of the influenza vaccination initiative to prevent and contain the spread of seasonal flu in the county.The move, according to health officials, was to cushion the …

Kericho Referral Hospital Elevated To Level 5

The Ministry of Health has upgraded the Kericho County Referral Hospital into a Level 5 hospital.Announcing the decision at the upgrade award ceremony at the facility, Health Cabinet Secretary Susan Nakhumicha said that the upgrade cost the Ministry S…

Medics Call For Urgent Action To End Mental Health Stigma

Murang’a health practitioners have called upon society to end the stigma associated with mental illnesses by avoiding derogatory terms when referring to the mentally ill.The medics noted that mental illnesses are like other common illnesses, and many …

WHO Donates Sh2 Million Supplies For Cholera Prevention

Busia Governor, Dr. Paul Otuoma, received supplies worth Sh 2 million from the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday to mitigate the cholera outbreak in the wake of anticipated El Nino rains.The governor, who flagged off the truckload that consi…

PS Calls For End To Mental Health Stigma

Medical Services Principal Secretary (PS) Harry Kimtai has called upon Kenyans to play a leading role in taking responsibility for their own mental well-being and to mobilize those with disorders to come forward for assistance. ‘Let us all be that per…