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WHO Head castigates rich nations over COVID vaccine supply

The World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has castigated rich nations over hoarding COVID-19 vaccines. In the Friday Press Conference, Dr. Tedros...

Health Ministry launches Measles vaccination campaign in Kajiado

The government of Kenya on Friday launched a Measles vaccination drive that would cover 22 counties in Kajiado. Health Chief Administrative Secretary, Dr. Mercy Mwangangi,...

Health Ministry reveals up to 75% of Kenyans exposed to COVID-19 virus

Health experts in Kenya have revealed that up to 75 per cent of Kenyans have been exposed to the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The study said that...

Government increases surveillance in 13 counties as COVID cases remain high

The Kenya Ministry of Health has stated that the 13 counties under lockdown remain very much in danger as infections continue to soar. On Monday,...

The WHO announces plans to set up hub in South Africa for vaccine manufacturing

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared that it is setting up a tech transfer hub in South Africa to sort out vaccine problems...

Kenya confirms 283 new COVID cases as positivity rate drops

Kenya on Sunday confirmed a drop in daily COVID-19 cases as the positivity rate also declined to below 10 %. According to the Ministry of...

Thousands protest in Brazil as country crosses half a million COVID deaths

Thousands of Brazilians went to the city streets in various states across the country to protest against President Jair Bolsonaro as the country crossed...

COVID deaths refuse to drop as fatalities cross 4 million

The number of deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic has crossed 4 million as fatalities remain high amidst falling cases. According to a report by Reuters,...

Scientists working on COVID-19 recyclable face masks, PPEs

Scientists in New Zealand are working on making COVID-19 gowns and masks for health workers which can be decontaminated and used again. According to the...

WHO confirms declining COVID cases for seventh week straight, deaths remain high

The World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed on Monday that COVID-19 cases had dropped for seven weeks straight, but deaths remained considerably high. During the confirmation,...

COVID cases rise by 488 as positivity rate remains high

Kenya’s COVID-19 cases have risen by 488 as the positivity rate dropped slightly but remained high. The Ministry of Health confirmed that the cases came...

Africa set to miss COVID vaccination target as cases surge upwards

The World Health Organization, Africa region has said that the continent won't meet its vaccine objectives by September 2021. Speaking during the weekly address on...

Ministry of Health launches five-year plan to combat mental illnesses

On Wednesday, the Ministry of Health launched a Mental Health Action Plan that would guide them in tackling mental health issues until 2025. Following a...

Reactive hypoglycemia: what it is, symptoms and how is the diet

Reactive hypoglycemia, or postprandial hypoglycemia, is a condition characterized by a decrease in blood glucose levels up to 4 hours after a meal. It...

Prune belly syndrome: what it is, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

Prune Belly Syndrome, also known as Prune Abdomen Syndrome, is a rare and serious condition in which the baby is born with deficiency, or...

Gastric sleeve: what is it, advantages, risks and recovery

sleeve Gastric, also known as sleeve gastrectomy or sleeve gastrectomy, is a type of bariatric surgery that is performed with the objective of treating...

6 main causes of candidiasis and what to do

Genital candidiasis is an infectious disease caused by the fungus. Candida albicans which can be found naturally in the body, especially in the intimate...

Fleeting amaurosis: what it is, main causes and treatment

Amaurosis is the temporary or permanent loss of vision, which can happen gradually, affecting only one or both eyes and can happen due to...

Chocolate gives you pimples? (and foods that cause acne)

Excessive consumption of chocolate can aggravate pimples because chocolate is rich in sugar and milk, two foods that favor the production of sebum by...

Baby feeding at 8 months

Feeding a baby at 8 months of age in addition to breast milk or infant formula should be supplemented with fresh and natural foods,...

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