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Kenya has officially been declared free of guinea worm disease. This is after a team from World Health Organisation evaluating the status of the disease found no evidence ...
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St Mary’s Hospitals will continue to be managed by the Assumption Sisters of Nairobi after the Court of Appeal rejected an application by an American priest who sought ...
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Samples taken from a form one student in Elgeyo Marakwet have tested negative for the Ebola and Marburg viruses. County Health Executive Kiprono Chepkok said the samples were airlifted to Kenya Medical ...
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A Nairobi couple is in anguish after one of their two-week-old twins was stolen from the Kenyatta National Hospital on Sunday, February 18. According to the infant’s father, ...
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Cholera cases in Malawi have tripled and four more people have died, the Ministry of Health said on Monday. The announcement came a month after the spread of the disease ...
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Surgeons at Kenyatta National Hospital have successfully reattached a 17-year-old boy’s hand severed by a chaff-cutter. The seven-hour microvascular surgery on January 26 was the first sucessful hand ...
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Painkillers may help soothe the heartache of a break-up as well as ease a sore head – but not for men. Scientists say women who take ibuprofen can ...
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Women with severe pre-eclampsia should have their blood pressure closely monitored for a year after giving birth because high blood pressure can remain undetected, a new study suggests. ...
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By The Conservation  Over the last 20 years, there has been rapid advancement in the treatment of cancer, leading to impressive survival rates for many and a general ...
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The Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union has threatened to call for a doctors’ strike over failure by universities and medical colleges to pay allowances due to ...
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