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Health Reporter

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Health Reporter

Health Reporter writes for the Standard Health
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It is becoming extremely difficult to treat children in Nairobi for common diseases because most available medicines are not working, medical experts have said.
By GATONYE GATHURA
7yrs ago
The next generation of medical doctors does not want to be devolved to the counties, a new survey has shown.
By Gatonye Gathura
7yrs ago
The next generation of medical doctors does not want to be devolved to the counties, a new survey has shown.
By Gatonye Gathura
7yrs ago
The US will help Kenya deal with any threat of bio-terrorism as well as emerging diseases such as Ebola.
By Gatonye Gathura
7yrs ago
The Global Fund is concerned about the country's slow pace in absorbing HIV, malaria and tuberculosis grants and wants specific targets met by the end of this year.
By Gatonye Gathura
6yrs ago
Unsafe abortions are on the rise, with backstreet operators killing about 2,600 women annually, way above the number killed by cervical cancer last year.
By Gatonye Gathura
6yrs ago
About 70 per cent of medical students are unhappy with how they are being trained and feel ill-prepared to handle patients in hospitals.
By Gatonye Gathura
6yrs ago
There is a serious shortage of oncologists (cancer doctors) and doctors who treat kidney diseases in public hospitals.
By Gatonye Gathura
6yrs ago
As the doctors’ strike enters week six, the Health Ministry is digging in for a long siege while governors are plotting a decisive blow.
By Gatonye Gathura
5yrs ago
Kenya could lose more than Sh3.5 billion for malaria control if US President Donald Trump makes good his threat to cut foreign assistance.
By Gatonye Gathura
5yrs ago
Kenya has no ownership claim to a breakthrough cervical cancer treatment developed at Kenyatta National Hospital three years ago, it has emerged.
By Gatonye Gathura
5yrs ago
Kenya has missed its 2017 malaria elimination target with experts warning that mosquitoes have upped their tricks of survival.
By Gatonye Gathura
5yrs ago