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Kenya in Dire Need of Blood, Says Nyong’o The People, Pg. 7
Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011

Medical services minister says Kenya is in dire need for blood and urged Kenyans to donate blood and have blood banks full across the country.

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Pathetic State of Kenya’s Children Reject Newspaper, Issue 042, Pg. 1
Thursday, 16 Jun 2011

Though the Children’s Act 2001 set out to entrench and protect the rights and welfare of Kenyan children and in 2007, even after the ACT was revised the Kenyan child is faced with many challenges from sleeping hungry, failing to go to school, being sexual and physically exploited to being f

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Use Technology to Boost Health The Star, Pg. 13
Saturday, 11 Jun 2011

Andrea Bohnstedt opines that with the numerous interesting uses of technology and the basics of survival for people who often struggle to feed themselves and are riddled with diseases, technology can make this a lot more efficient, but only if it is an integrated part of the overall  system.

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Sh64bn Health Estimate a Boost of 27 Per Cent over Last Year’s Daily Nation, Pg. 17
Friday, 10 Jun 2011

According to estimates presented by the finance minister, the government has allocated Sh64 billion for the implementation of its health service plan.

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Why Promise of Free-For-All Health Policy is Unfulfilled Daily Nation, Pg. 16
Thursday, 09 Jun 2011

Despite the national health budget rising from Sh16 billion in 2003 to Sh64 billion, the government fails to deliver the promise of a decent and affordable health care for all, with several health budget analyses by the German development organization indicating the health budget has traditionall

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Orphans, Vulnerable Groups to Get Sh13m Kenya Today, Pg. 9
Monday, 06 Jun 2011

Kajiado County has received Sh13.5 million for disbursement to households that are taking care of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC). The cash transfer program for OVCs which is in partnership between the government and the United Nations Children’s Fund aims at assisting poor households

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Nyong’o Identifies Labs for WHO Accreditation The Standard, Pg. 31
Friday, 03 Jun 2011

Medical Services minister says Kenya has enrolled 23 medical laboratories for the World Health Organization (WHO) accreditation programme, a move aimed at improving healthcare quality, adding that laboratories play a critical role in diagnosis, treatment, surveillance and prevention of diseases.<

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WHO Renews Drugs Pact for Campaign on Tropical Diseases Kenya Today, Pg.11
Monday, 30 May 2011

World health Organization decade long partnership with drug manufacturers Sanofi-aventis has been recently renewed to 2016. This is in war against some neglected tropical diseases which aims in controlling sleeping sickness and other difficult diseases such as Kala Azar. The neglected diseases fr

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