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Category : Malaria
Minister Laud US-Funded Malaria Vaccine Trials The Standard, Pg. 24
Thursday, 21 Jul 2011

Medical Services Minster and His Public Health counterpart say they are impressed by various medical researches and trials being funded by the US government and undertaken by the Kenya Medical Research Institute and the Centre for Disease Control.

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Progress Made in the Fight against Malaria Daily Nation, Pg. 18
Monday, 18 Jul 2011

Senegalese health ministry officials together with scientists from Colorado University report to have discovered a chemical that targets and kills anopheles mosquitoes, thereby reducing cases of malaria.

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Are Dirty Socks The Answer To Malaria Menace? The People, Pg. 11
Thursday, 14 Jul 2011

Dr Fredros Okumu of the Ifakara Health Institute in Tanzania, through research discovers the scent of dirty socks can be used to lure mosquitoes into a deadly trap before they can spread malaria.

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Fraud in Supply of Nets Hurting War on Malaria Daily Nation, Pg. 34
Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011

Dr Charles Obonyo , a lead researcher in malaria at the Kenya Medical Research Institute says the hoarding of free insecticide- treated mosquitoe nets with the intention of selling them might escalate child deaths from malaria in high risk areas. 

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Playing Hide and Seek with Mosquitoes The Standard, Pg. 3
Friday, 03 Jun 2011

According to research in Nature, chemicals which interfere with a mosquito’s ability to sniff out humans have been developed by US researchers. Mosquitoes use carbon dioxide in people’s exhaled breath to find their next meal which the researchers used to look for chemicals wh

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Gearing Up to Deliver a Much Needed Service The Standard, Pg.18
Thursday, 02 Jun 2011

The Naivasha District Hospital is gearing up to a new Sh100 million women centre under construction at the hospital which funded by a combined effort of US donors and flower farmers in the area. Once through the facility will have a bed capacity of 80 up from its current 24 bed capacity and offer

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State Gives Mosquito Nets to Fight Malaria The Standard, Pg.25
Thursday, 02 Jun 2011

Fifty per cent of mosquito nets have been distributed across Nyanza. The distribution activity is being carried out by the government to fight malaria in areas prone to high infections of the disease. The exercise has been successful due to effective partnership with various community organizatio

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Health Officials Call for Low Cost Malaria Drugs The Standard, Pg. 17
Tuesday, 31 May 2011

During the official opening of the Forum on Consultation on Africa-Based Manufacturers Public health and sanitation minister Beth Mugo calls on local manufactures needed to improve their facilities to match those in other parts of the world with African governments being called upon to r

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