• 500, 000 babies missed vaccines due to 150-day long nurses’ strike

    Almost half a million newborn babies missed out on immunisation as a result of the nation-wide nurses’ strike. The Kenya Red Cross Society Secretary General Abbas Gullet said children facing the biggest risk were in semi-arid ...

  • Government to introduce new way of TB diagnosis in HIV-positive patients

    Kenya is set to roll out testing of a Tuberculosis bacteria, mycobacterial lipoarabinomannanknown (TBLAM) by analysing urine for TB diagnosis in HIV-positive patients. Last week while attending a TB Ministerial Conference in Moscow, Health Principal Secretary (PS), Julius Korir ...

  • Man chops off his son’s genitals

    Police in Naivasha have arrested a man who cut his two-year-old step-son’s genitals after he urinated in the basin while being washed. The man, who has been married to the boy’s mother for two months, committed ...