Health

Hawkers prepare to feed millions of voters despite cholera
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Health CS Cleopa Mailu blames the recent outbreak on shortage of safe water and unhygienic handling of food

Facebook offers tool to combat fake news in Kenya ahead of polls
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Facebook rolled out a tool this week to help Kenyan users spot fake news ahead of a hotly-contested presidential election that has seen supporters of rival candidates trade bitter words online.

Experts worry about high HIV deaths despite treatment
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Findings contradict the current official and donor narrative that Kenya is winning the war against HIV.

Why is throat cancer holding Kenyans by the neck
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Kenya is reporting the highest throat cancer cases in the world, a new study has revealed. And medical experts are also baffled by the disease’s highly selective behaviour.

Why HIV is becoming a death sentence again
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More than 13,000 Kenyans on HIV medication are staring at what doctors say are preventable deaths due to treatment failure.

Mobile phones, HIV medicines hurting your unborn baby
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Overuse of mobile phones and HIV medicines is bad for pregnant mothers, researchers have warned.

IDPs fear disease outbreak after floods wash away toilets
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IDPs at risk of waterborne illnesses as human waste mixes with rain water and flows into rivers

Doctor found dead at Kenyatta Hospital parking lot
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A medical doctor was found dead in his car hours after he had finished his night shift at the Kenyatta National Hospital.

Doctors offer to mediate in talks between striking nurses and governors
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Doctors' union officials have volunteered to play the role of arbitrators in the ongoing nurses' strike that has paralyzed operations in public hospitals.

New survey identifies HIV hotspots in Nairobi
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Test results presented in France show the three areas lead in HIV infections among prostitutes.

Man detained for failing to take TB medicine
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A court has ordered that a 29-year-old man be detained for 20 months at Kericho County Referral Hospital for failing to take TB medicine.

Fear as three dead, 33 treated of cholera
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Panic has gripped Kisumu County and its environs after a cholera outbreak killed three people and left 35 admitted to hospital.

Number of Cholera cases reduce from 60 to 35, says Health CS Cleopa Mailu
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The number of new Cholera cases reported daily has drastically reduced from 60 to 35, Health CS Cleopa Mailu has said.

Kenyan teens rejecting HIV treatment, new study shows
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Some of the reasons put forward for this scenario are stigma, discrimination and disclosure issues.

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