- published: 26 May 2016
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What comes to mind when you hear of Pumwani Maternity Hospital? For many, it is likely to have a negative tag to it. However, there are changes being implemented and as a result, painting a brighter and more hopeful picture of the otherwise frowned upon institution. On the Health Assignment, County Edition, Irene Choge looked at the state of maternal and child health in the County of Nairobi. Kwa habari zaidi tembelea http://qtv.nation.co.ke Tufuate kwa mtandao wa Twitter http://www.twitter.com/@QTVKenya Tufuate kwenye ukurasa wa FaceBook http://www.facebook.com/QTVKenya
Residents living around Nairobi dam have lamented that the once clean natural water body has since degenerated into a stinky sewer that is now a breeding ground for stubborn mosquitoes. The neglected dam now has authorities passing the buck, with the city council, National Environment Management Authority and the Provincial Administration denying responsibility over the water body. Watch KTN Streaming LIVE from Kenya 24/7 on http://www.ktnkenya.tv
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"How Does Law Protect in War?" (https://www.icrc.org/casebook/) is an online platform that regroups a comprehensive IHL course outline, more than 350 case studies, and various pedagogical resources for professors. This webinar gathered students from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (Peru), Université Laval (Canada), the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights (Switzerland), and the University of Nairobi (Kenya). The students solved a case study pertaining to challenges to providing health care in armed conflict: the case of Yemen, together with a panel of experts. Questions discussed by the students and panel included the scope of the protection afforded to the wounded and the sick under IHL, protection of medical units and targeting of hospitals. Pan...
Medic East Africa, an organisation which deals with solutions for health challenges, held it's annual exhibition at the Visa Oshwal Centre to showcase the latest technology and supplies in the healthcare industry. Watch more NTV Kenya videos at ntv.co.ke and nation.co.ke. Follow @ntvkenya on Twitter. Like our page on Facebook: NTV Kenya. Follow and Double tap on Instagram: NTV Kenya Join Our Telegram channel: www.telegram.me/NTVNewsRush
Ruth Wanjala reports back on a group discussion on Health and how it relates to innovation and development. Part of the Manifesto roundtable in Nairobi which discussed the document Innovation, Sustainability, Development: A New Manifesto. The Roundtable was held in Nairobi, Kenya on 4 December 2009, and hosted by African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS). Manifesto: http://anewmanifesto.org ACTS: http://www.acts.or.ke
In August 2013, a team of 30 volunteers from the Utah-based World of Difference Foundation went on a service expedition to Kenya. Half of the volunteers were 2nd year doctoral students in physical therapy at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. They worked in two hospitals -- one public and the other private -- in Nairobi. I went along on the expedition on assignment from the ABC TV station in Salt Lake City, Utah. Freelance photographer Bryant Bush and I shot the team's experiences. I then wrote, edited and presented 10 stories that aired during one week in September, 2013.
It is day 77 since Kenyans started reeling with the effects of the doctors strike and it looks like the health crisis is about to turn for the worst. Health Workers from Nairobi county and the Upper Eastern Region have vowed to take to the streets from next week in support of the 2013 CBA, that the doctors have been pushing the government to implement. Gladys Gachanja with details of what is proving to be the biggest headache for the Jubilee government. Watch more NTV Kenya videos at ntv.co.ke and nation.co.ke. Follow @ntvkenya on Twitter. Like our page on Facebook: NTV Kenya. Follow and Double tap on Instagram: NTV Kenya Join Our Telegram channel: www.telegram.me/NTVNewsRush
BREAKING NEWS: Ministry of Health closes two big hotels in Nairobi as cholera outbreak persists. Watch KTN Live http://www.ktnnews.com/live Watch KTN News http://www.ktnnews.com Follow us on http://www.twitter.com/ktnnews Like us on http://www.facebook.com/ktnnews
Westlands Medical Centre, located at Krishna Centre in Westlands, and Royal Square along Ngong’ Road, Nairobi-Kenya, is a fully fledged medical centre offering healthcare services to corporate clients from insurance companies, non-governmental organizations who have opened an account with us and individual walk-in patients. The facility is run by a network of general practitioners and specialist doctors.
The Mental Health Academy is a project by award winning mental health advocate, Sitawa Wafula (Bio - about.me/sitawa) best known for bring mental health conversations to the forefront in Africa. Through this project, she aims to impact the next generation of mental health champions in Africa and develop mental health start ups in the continent by providing the necessary skills and tools to help those in the mental health space in Africa create solutions that meet service user needs. This January, 10 fellows attended a 3 day Accelerator program hosted by The Mental Health Academy and learnt design thinking, the mental health landscape, self care as well as created MVP for various aspects of mental health. Learn more about the project here - www.thementalhealthacademy.org Email: learn@t...
Masterplan – In May 2014 we launched a new City Masterplan – the first for nearly 40 years - after the central bureaucrats thought there was no need for one at all. When I travelled to Japan last year I signed a deal to introduce a New Mass Transit System for Nairobi and the surrounding counties ( In July Treasury accepted its implementation to the tune of Kes 400M). Construction will begin in earnest 2016. The Nairobi Integrated Urban (Niuplan) Development Master Plan-a guiding city development framework-seeks to integrate sustainability into development in the city by 2030. The plan was developed with technical support from the Japanese government through JICA. Water provision – The County government in its 2015/2016 budget has set aside Kes 30 milion for the expansion of water...
Kasasule health clinic video of the Newton-Nairobi Presbyteries partnership.
When the University of Nairobi's School of Public Health was officially launched on 22nd February 2011, it was the culmination of a twenty-year-old dream, brought to fruition by a team of persistent, dedicated Kenyan academics and the more recent support of USAID/Kenya. At the ceremonial opening of the school, USAID's implementing partner -- Management Sciences for Health - spoke with Dr. Dismas Ongore, the Director of the new school about overcoming institutional resistance and limited resources to realize a dream.
Leading global manufacturer of healthcare products, Johnson & Johnson has made a major shift in market strategy by setting up an operations hub for east Africa in Nairobi. This is a major departure from the practice of working through distributors in the region, in what the company says will help them understand the market better and come up with better innovative solutions to serve the unique needs of the market. KTN News Live Stream (Nairobi, Kenya) SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more great videos: https://www.youtube.com/KTNkenya Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/KTNNews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KTNNewsKenya For more great content go to http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/ktnnews and download our apps: http://std.co.ke/apps/#android KTN News is ...
Police at Karen police station are searching for the proprietor of the catering company that had offered services at the Karen wedding after which 3 people succumbed to cholera. Rose Araka of Trade Bells catering services has stopped picking her calls to assist in the ongoing investigations. Meanwhile,Vihiga County has declared a cholera outbreak in the region after 2 of the 3 people who attended the wedding died. Eunice Omollo reports. Watch more NTV Kenya videos at ntv.co.ke and nation.co.ke. Follow @ntvkenya on Twitter. Like our page on Facebook: NTV Kenya. Follow and Double tap on Instagram: NTV Kenya Join Our Telegram channel: www.telegram.me/NTVNewsRush
Nairobi county has banned food hawking in the city asserting it poses health risks to residents. The move is fuelled by concerns of possible food contamination due to poor hygiene that may lead to disease outbreak. Governor Evans Kidero's administration has also enhanced supervision of operating foods stores to ensure they adhere to public health standards. This comes in the wake of the recent outbreak of the Avian flu in the neighbouring Uganda and water shortage in the city centre. Casualties include vendors of fruits, samosas, fish, sausages and eggs, with those caught operating risking being prosecuted.
Njoki Ngumi is a nomadic doctor in general practice, currently based at Nairobi's Pumwani Maternity Hospital. She is also a Program Coordinator at The NEST. Her favourite way to interact with audiences is through forum theatre events, in which she facilitates spectator dialogue around difficult social issues, midwifes the birth of conflict around new ideas and serves cake at the end. Find her on Twitter at @njokingumi. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Confe...