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Drug Company Opens New Hub to Fight Cheats Daily Nation, Pg. 31
Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011

Global pharmaceutical company Pfizer in partnership with Pharmaceutical Health Distributors opens a regional hub in Kenya to take advantage of the growing drug market and to curb counterfeiting.

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Times are Tough for Kenya’s Lost Tribe of 2.5m Children Saturday Nation, Pg. 10
Saturday, 16 Jul 2011

Kenya has 2.5 million orphans and vulnerable children and the government, through the Department of Children’s Services, is tasked with safeguarding their welfare and rights. According to the department of children services director, they offer better service delivery and a high degree of s

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Watchdog Marshalls Public and Media Support in Fight against Counterfeit Drugs Business Daily, Pg. 27
Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011

Dr.Jayesh Pandit, head of Pharmacovigilance at The Pharmacy and Poisons Board in Kenya says substandard or counterfeit drugs form 30 per cent of all drugs sold in the country and is urging Kenyans, through media campaigns, to consider buying both lifestyle and life saving drugs from only register

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Taking Hope Where there is No Doctor The People, Pg. 17
Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011

The ambitious government plan under the Economic Stimulus Programme of having at least one health facility in every five kilometers radius in rural Kenya is edging towards becoming a reality. According to the Public Health and Sanitation Permanent Secretary 3,000 centers including already existin

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Why I Have Donated Blood 42 Times Daily Nation, Pg. 3
Friday, 08 Jul 2011

An 18 year old woman who died due to lack of blood at the coast general hospital led Dr David Lenga Gome who is now the Chief Medical Officer at The Kenya Airports Authority down the path of philanthropy, which has seen him donate blood, often up to three times a year , the maximum number of time

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Indian Minister Denies Calling Homosexuality ‘Disease’ Daily Nation, Pg. 27
Wednesday, 06 Jul 2011

India’s health minister says he had been misquoted when he appeared to describe homosexuality as a disease brought to the country by foreigners.

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Board Seeks KACC Partnership to Stop Fake Drugs Business Daily, Pg. 7
Monday, 04 Jul 2011

Jayesh Pandit, head of Pharmacovigilance at the Kenya Pharmacy and Poisons Board says the board has increased the number of its inspectors at the border points to curb entry of counterfeit medicines.

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Ministry Lays Out Sh90 Billion Plan to Improve Health Services Business Daily, Pg. 3
Friday, 01 Jul 2011

According to Dr Shahnaz Shariff, the Director of Public Health, says the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation will spend over Sh90 billion in to improve services in health centers across the country.

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