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East Africa’s Largest Hospital Suffers From Lack Of Oxygen Cylinders, Corruption

Jacksonville Free Press 19 Apr 2021
NAIROBI, Kenya — An oxygen shortage has created a health emergency at the largest hospital in East Africa ... Nancy Auma, a front-line health worker at Kenyatta National Hospital, said some patients had been denied admission in ICUs since there is no oxygen. “Priority was given to health workers, but now the beds are full,” she said.
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Migration Health Officer (Health Assessment Programme)

Reliefweb 19 Apr 2021
8.Collaborate with the CMHO and Regional Health Assessment Programme Coordinator (RHAPC) in Nairobi to incorporate additional public health interventions in the HAP context, in close coordination with the COM and the Public Health Officer (20058084) in IOM Niger Interventions may ...
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The AstraZeneca jab and the price of fragmented decision-making

Al Jazeera 16 Apr 2021
Still, national health authorities ... “When the information goes out and you poison an idea, such as the safety of a vaccine, it is difficult to retract it,” said Abdhalah Ziraba, epidemiologist and research scientist at the African Population and Health Research Center in Nairobi.
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WHO pledges support for boosting safety of COVID-19 vaccines in Africa

People Daily 16 Apr 2021
NAIROBI, April 15 (Xinhua) -- The World Health Organization (WHO) said Thursday it had joined forces with African governments to boost the safety of COVID-19 vaccines as their rollout in the continent gathered steam ... "Every vaccine shot given moves us closer to ending this pandemic," Moeti said in a statement issued in Nairobi ... (Web editor ... .
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Africa CDC urges India to lift COVID vaccine export limits

Beaumont Enterprise 15 Apr 2021
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Africa's top health official said Thursday he wants to believe that India will lift export restrictions on COVID-19 vaccines as soon as possible, warning that “India is not an island” while some African nations still have seen no shots at all ... A World Health ...
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The Latest: Sweden reports 7,000 daily cases, more in young

American Press 15 Apr 2021
STOCKHOLM — Health authorities in Sweden say the coronavirus situation in the country is “serious” and hospitals have quickly filled with patients nationwide ... Britta Bjorkholm of the Public Health Agency of Sweden says, “now is the time to start following recommendations.” ... Sarin, a government health expert in New Delhi.
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The Latest: Pope offers Brazilians hope among soaring deaths

Odessa American 15 Apr 2021
Public health experts blame President Jair Bolsonaro for refusing to enact strict measures to halt infections and for clashing with governors and mayors who did ... STOCKHOLM — Health authorities in Sweden say the coronavirus situation in the country is “serious” and hospitals have quickly filled with patients nationwide.
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Kenya, UN launch cash transfer to reduce child poverty in arid regions

China.dot.org 14 Apr 2021
NAIROBI, April 14 (Xinhua) -- Kenya and the UN children's fund (UNICEF) on Wednesday launched a cash transfer and nutrition program to reduce child poverty in arid regions. Mutahi Kagwe, cabinet secretary in the ministry of health said that the program targets vulnerable families including children under two years, pregnant and breastfeeding women.
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Kenya: Sports Ministry Lines Up 3,500 Jabs for Kenyan Teams

All Africa 09 Apr 2021
The Ministry of Sports in collaboration with its health counterparts and Nairobi Metropolitan Services has secured 3,500 Covid-19 vaccines for Kenyan team members going to the Tokyo Olympic Games and other international assignments ....
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WHO says tackling health inequities key to Africa's pandemic recovery

People Daily 08 Apr 2021
NAIROBI, April 7 (Xinhua) -- Realization of an inclusive and speedy post-pandemic recovery in Africa hinges on robust action on inequalities that are responsible for poor health outcomes in the continent, a senior World Health Organization (WHO) official said on the World Health Day that falls on Wednesday.
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Lost bout: Kenyan boxers’ struggle with depression and poverty

Al Jazeera 08 Apr 2021
Nairobi, Kenya – Suleiman Wanjau Bilali, one of Kenya’s finest boxers with medals at international events, has been in and out of rehabilitation centres three times because of his alcohol addiction and depression since he was sacked from his job in 2012 ... He now lives alone in a small compound in Nairobi’s Dandora estate.
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Kenya: 18 Covid-19-Triggered Deaths Picked From Audited Records Nationwide

All Africa 08 Apr 2021
Nairobi -- The Ministry of Health on Wednesday reported 18 coronavirus-triggered deaths which occurred on diverse dates in March and which were picked from audited records nationwide ....
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Vaccine distribution exposes glaring global health inequity

Sina 07 Apr 2021
NAIROBI, April 7 (Xinhua) -- World Health Day, which falls on Wednesday, should be a time where we strive to build a fairer and healthier world ... In Kenya's capital Nairobi, people have to wait in long queues and jostle for jabs, with some elderly people reportedly waking up as early as 6 a.m.
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World Insights: Vaccine distribution exposes glaring global health inequity

Xinhua 07 Apr 2021
NAIROBI, April 7 (Xinhua) -- World Health Day, which falls on Wednesday, should be a time where we strive to build a fairer and healthier world ... In Kenya's capital Nairobi, people have to wait in long queues and jostle for jabs, with some elderly people reportedly waking up as early as 6 a.m.
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Enchi to Accra in 13 hours & ‘No Show'

Graphic 06 Apr 2021
Last week was eventful not only at home, but also outside Ghana!. Owerri. In a jailbreak in Owerri, Nigeria, 1800 prisoners escaped. The IGP was fired the next day while in Owerri to see the crime site ... The writer is Former CEO, African Peace Support Trainers Association, Nairobi, Kenya & Council Chairman, Family Health University College, Accra ... .
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