New independent review finds evidence of endemic racism at prestigious London university
Evidence of racism and inequality at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) – prestigious 120-year-old research university – has been reported in an independent review that was commissioned by the institution last year. The LSHTM says it is “determined to do better” after the review found that...
Central Kenya man with over 500,000 medicinal herbs on his farm seeks help
He spends over Ksh100,000 (US$1,000) per year on laboratory tests before he is allowed to administer on humans and animals.
More funds needed to fight TB in Africa
Statistics show that new HIV infections among children declined by eight per cent in the past two years and 52 per cent of children living with HIV are on ARV treatment.
Jigger epidemic hits Nyamira with over 2,000 serious cases
Makomba is one among the more than 2,000 “jigger patients” in Mugirango, who cannot access quality healthcare as they cannot afford it. The plight of the octogenarian and the 2,000 jigger-ravaged residents of Nyamira brings to the fore the teething challenges
Government negotiating with drug manufacturers
The CS assured the leaders that the national government was committed to ensuring the Universal Health Care becomes a reality before 2022.
Muslim clergymen launch anti-FGM campaign in Taita-Taveta
The Council of Imams and Preachers of Kenya (CIPK) in Taita-Taveta County has unveiled an anti-female genital mutilation (FGM) programme expected to further create awareness about the adverse effects of the female cut. Sheikh Abdulaziz Noor, CIPK chair in the county, said the council was aware of the dangers of...