Latest News for: Nairobi health


10 'most stressful cities in di world' report: Lagos, Dakar Nairobi listed

Ghana Web 20 Jun 2021
Lagos rank as di second most stressful city in di world, according to one new research wey just comot. Vaay, wey be one German company na im do di research wey torchlight di mata ... Oda measurement dem use na governance, social security, mental health and how di weather be. For Africa, Nairobi inside Kenya na anoda city wey make di ranking at number 20.

US Online Fraud Suspect Leaves Trail Of Tears In Kenya

The Tennessee Tribune 17 Jun 2021
NAIROBI, KenyaJulius Kariuki, 31, was hoping for quick returns when he invested Sh300,000 ($2,784) in Amazon Web Worker Africa, an e-commerce app, in May 2021 ... Kariuki, who lives in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, makes a living by investing in such online apps that pop up on social media.

Roundup: Kenya enhances COVID-19 restrictions in new hotspots after surge

Sina 17 Jun 2021
NAIROBI, June 17 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's Ministry of Health on Thursday announced stringent measures to help curb the spread of coronavirus in 13 counties located in the western parts of the country that have been designated as the new virus hotspots ... released in Nairobi.

COVID-19 vaccines running out in Kenya as uptake of second jab surges 15 Jun 2021
NAIROBI, June 15 (Xinhua) -- Kenya ... The shortage of vaccines has seen a number of health facilities across the country, in particular in the coastal city of Mombasa, the capital Nairobi and Kisumu, stop the service.

Kenya to set up electronic blood tracking system

Beijing News 14 Jun 2021
NAIROBI, June 14 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's Ministry of Health said on Monday that plans to establish an electronic blood tracking system and ensure that donated blood reached intended beneficiaries are at an advanced stage. Susan Mochache, Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Health, ...

Xinhua world news summary at 1530 GMT, June 11 11 Jun 2021
NAIROBI -- Kenya should prioritize domestic financing for national programs aimed at combating HIV/AIDS, a United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) official said Friday ... Tsehaiu, UNAIDS country director for Kenya said at a forum in Nairobi. (Kenya-Health-HIV) Enditem .

How UON-Based Centre Helps Government Manage Covid-19

All Africa 11 Jun 2021
Measures adopted to fight Covid-19 are not based on fabricated data but on an ongoing analysis of cases reported by the Ministry of Health and sent to a modelling centre at the University of Nairobi (UoN) ....

Modelling COVID-19 Risk in Kenya To Enhance Humanitarian Response

Reliefweb 11 Jun 2021
... threatened human health and public safety ... From the COVID-19 risk index counties such as Nairobi, Kiambu, Meru, Kakamega and Nakuru have been identified to be at high risk from health and humanitarian impacts of COVID-19 that could potentially overwhelm national response capacity.

Kenya launches center to boost action on infectious diseases in Africa

Sina 09 Jun 2021
Managing a public health emergency of such proportions calls for a lot of sobriety in making rapid and meaningful decisions," George Magoha, cabinet secretary in the Ministry of Education said during the center's launch in Nairobi ... The University of Nairobi's College ...

Kenya launches strategy to boost mental health

Sina 09 Jun 2021
NAIROBI, June 9 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's Ministry of Health on Wednesday launched the Kenya Mental Health Action Plan (2021-2025) to promote mental health among citizens ... "Through the plan, mental health and psychosocial support will be integrated into the emergency and ...

Slow Vaccination Rate in Africa Could Have Major Consequences, Experts Warn

Voa News 09 Jun 2021
Abdhalah Ziraba, an epidemiologist and the head of the health system at the African Population and Health Research Center in Nairobi, says the failure to inoculate is partly due to vaccine hesitancy among the population, and underdeveloped health care systems, especially in non-urban areas.

Operational Update: Medical Support for 11 Countries Bolsters Patient Care

Reliefweb 05 Jun 2021
Ongoing efforts to fight Covid-19 continue, and shipments of PPE, pulse oximeters, medical items for respiratory therapy, and other support for hospitals and health providers departed globally. Among the materiel shipped this week were several ultra cold portable freezers bound for health centers in the U.S ... Camuy Health Services, Inc.

Feature: Kenyan artists embark on mission to beautify buildings 03 Jun 2021
"A good number of buildings within and outside Nairobi's commercial district are dull ... It is being facilitated by Trust for Ingenious Culture and Health (TICAH) in association with Nairobi City Council, Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS), GoDown Arts Centre, and Safer Nairobi Initiative.