MOH Unveils National Reproductive Health Policy (2022-2032)

The Ministry of Health (MOH) together with its development partners have unveiled the Kenya National Reproductive Health Policy 2022-2032. The development partners including stakeholders in the health sector lauded the…

Health CS inaugurates NHIF, KHPOA and PBB boards, gives assurance over planned healthcare reforms

Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe says the government is committed to expanding health service coverage with a focus on quality as well as reduction of healthcare costs. Speaking in Malindi…

Drought-Related Malnutrition Kills at Least 500 in Somalia

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA — At least 500 children have died this year of malnutrition as Somalia deals with record-breaking drought, the U.N. Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said. UNICEF Somalia says the death…

Kenyan Army Killed 10 Al-Shabab Militants In Coastal Region

Kenyan soldiers, yesterday killed ten al-Shabab terrorists and recovered a grenade and several weapons, during a security operation conducted within the vast Boni forest in the coastal Lamu region. Kenya…

Growing Health Crisis Seen in Horn of Africa as Acute Hunger Spreads

GENEVA — The World Health Organization is warning of growing health risks in the Horn of Africa as acute hunger spreads there. The World Health Organization’s incident manager for the…

Boost As Murang’a Gets New Renal Unit

A private health facility in Murang’a County has established a renal unit thus giving patients who need dialysis services a big relief. The renal unit at Family Heritage Hospital will…

Mother And Child Hospital Unveiled In Kisii

Ida Odinga and Azimio deputy presidential candidate Martha Karua on Thursday officially opened a Mother and Child Hospital at the Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital in Kisii town, Kisii County.…

Reforms in the Blood Transfusion Unit yields remarkable improvement in service delivery

The Government has increased funding to the National Blood Transfussion Service Unit by 738% from 120 Million in the Financial Year 2017/18 to 886 Million in the Financial Year 2021/22…

Health PS launches Mobile Vaccination Clinics for communities with limited or no access to vaccines and other health services

Nairobi, Kenya, 27 June 2022: The Ministry of Health in collaboration with Amref Health Africa and AstraZeneca have launched a fleet of Mobile Vaccination Clinics (MVCs) in an effort to…

3 Nakuru MPs Aiding Security Investigations On Mysterious Killings

Three Nakuru MPs have recorded statements with the police in connection with the mysterious Mawanga killings allegedly perpetrated by an organised criminal gang dubbed ‘confirm’. Area Regional Commissioner Maalim Mohammed…

Cooking with ‘dirty’ fuels affects women’s mental health

About 2.6 billion people – nearly half of the global population, most of them in Africa, Asia and central and south America – rely on biomass fuels, like wood and…

Amref, AstraZeneca Launch Mobile Clinics In Last Mile COVID-19 Vaccination

Amref Health Africa and AstraZeneca in collaboration with the Ministry of Health in Kenya have launched a fleet of Mobile Vaccination Clinics (MVCs) in an effort to protect last-mile communities…

NEMA Intensifies Crackdown On Environment Pollution In Marsabit

The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), has decried the high rate of non-compliance to environment management requirements in Marsabit, by both private and government actors. Marsabit County Director of Environment,…

First cohort of Kenyan nurses recruited to work in the UK flagged off

The first batch of Kenyan nurses recruited to work in the United Kingdom are set to depart the country for their new work station on Tuesday as part of bilateral…