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VP Touray Says Gov’t Remains Committed To Promoting Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights

Foroyaa 23 Jul 2021
She also said the Government of The Gambia wishes to reiterate the commitments made at the Nairobi Conference on ICPD +25 in November, 2019 and will continue to intensify focus and attention to safeguard the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and girls to achieve ...

Vulcanisers, accidents on our roads!

Graphic 23 Jul 2021
A recent encounter with a vulcaniser or “bok-nasa” as they are popularly called made me recall my article, “Motorway Kamikaze Driving?” of March 2017 in which I wrote on the carnage on Ghanaian roads ... The writer is former CEO, African Peace Support Trainers Association, Nairobi, Kenya & Council Chairman, Family Health University College, Accra ... .

Covid-19 Positivity Rate at 12.4%

All Africa 22 Jul 2021
Nairobi -- The Ministry of Health on Wednesday reported the country's COVD-19 infection rate at 12.4 per cent, after 4,060 samples were tested ....

17 Covid-19 Deaths and 618 Cases in Kenya With 11.2% Positivity Rate

All Africa 21 Jul 2021
Nairobi -- Kenya's Ministry of Health on Tuesday reported 618 new COVID-19 cases after 5,507 samples were analyzed, raising the total number of cases registered since the outbreak of the pandemic to 193,807 ....

Pfizer-BioNTech to start producing Covid-19 vaccines in South Africa in 2022

CNN 21 Jul 2021
... administered to a population of over 1.3 billion, according to data from the World Health Organization (WHO), which says only 1.5% of the population has been fully vaccinated ... A Kenyan health worker receives a dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine in Nairobi on March 5, 2021.

Chief Migration Health Officer (Health Assessment Programmes)

Reliefweb 21 Jul 2021
Chief Migration Health Officer (Health Assessment Programmes) ... Regional Health Assessment Programme Coordinator (RHAPC) and in coordination with the Regional Migration Health Specialist in RO Nairobi, the successful candidate will be responsible for the development, implementation and management of the Health Assessment and other health programmes.

“We Are All Vulnerable Here”

Human Rights Watch 20 Jul 2021
© 2021 Human Rights Watch Jane Mbula, 50, a community health volunteer in Mukuru Kayaba settlement, eastern Nairobi, was one of those tasked to enlist eligible households into the government’s cash transfer program in  2020 ... Kwa Njenga, Nairobi county, November 27, 2020.

Health Ministry Reports 8.2% Coronavirus Positivity Rate

All Africa 20 Jul 2021
Nairobi -- The Ministry of Health on Monday reported 431 new COVID-19 cases after 5,281 samples were analyzed, raising the total numbers of cases registered since the outbreak of the pandemic to 193,189 ....

African health experts urge vaccine research to boost COVID-19 response 19 Jul 2021
NAIROBI, July 19 (Xinhua) -- Greater investment ... Githinji Gitahi, CEO of Nairobi-based international health advocacy group, Amref Health Africa said the continent's ability to defeat the pandemic hinges on domestic financing toward the development of effective vaccine candidates.

Deputy Regional Health Assessment Programme Coordinator

Reliefweb 19 Jul 2021
Files transmission monitoring and reporting, to Resettlement Support Centre (RSC) Africa, as well as to Australian, UK and Canadian High Commissions in Nairobi, as well as other relevant countries requesting health assessment missions and entities for resettlement caseloads.

Feature: Kenyan slum dwellers find respite from chronic ailments amid launch of modern hospitals

Sina 17 Jul 2021
NAIROBI, July 17 (Xinhua) -- Inside a health facility located at the heart of a sprawling slum to the southeast of Nairobi, the Kenyan capital, a female patient named Sharon listened keenly as a health worker dispensed drugs and offered advice on administration ... parts of Nairobi.

Huawei launches innovation hub to boost remote work, learning in Kenya

Xinhua 17 Jul 2021
NAIROBI, July 16 (Xinhua) -- Chinese telecom giant Huawei has launched a new technology and innovation hub to promote remote working and studies in Kenya during the pandemic era ... constraints, productively and efficiently," Meng said in a statement issued in Nairobi on Friday.

Kenya Records 480 New Covid-19 Infections and 5 Deaths

All Africa 15 Jul 2021
Nairobi -- Kenya's Ministry of Health on Wednesday reported 480 new COVID-19 infections that were detected from a sample size of 5, 129, raising the total caseload to 190,183 ....

Global campaigners call for robust investment in maternal, infant health 14 Jul 2021
NAIROBI, July 14 (Xinhua) -- Greater investment in maternal, child and adolescent health should be a prerequisite in order to hasten pandemic recovery in low- and middle-income countries, campaigners said ... the maternal and infant health agenda amid pandemic-related disruptions.

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