Why AAR Healthcare has opened an outpatient centre in Kamakis

AAR Healthcare, has opened its newest Outpatient Centre in Kamakis, Kiambu County in a strategic expansion…

How online course is bridging gaps in diabetes care across Africa

Despite nursing’s vital role in healthcare service delivery, it often does not get its due credit…

How AstraZeneca’s new initiative will transform cancer care

AstraZeneca has unveiled a ground-breaking initiative that seeks to address critical gaps from diagnosis through to…

Gertrude’s Hospital feted for safe medicine disposal social media campaign

Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital has won this year’s Best Use of Social Media in Healthcare recognition at…

How multi-million shillings project will boost maternal health in Kilifi

M-PESA Foundation, in partnership with Amref Health Africa, and the County Government of Kilifi, has launched…

How Zipline is spearheading malaria fight in Kenya

Zipline, Kenya’s Ministry of Health, and the County Government of Kisumu have announced the launch of…

Healthcare firms call for connectivity to boost service, cut costs

Leaders in the healthcare and insurance sector are advocating for connection and collaboration to deliver change…

AKU starts clinical tests of cervical cancer detecting device

The Aga Khan University (AKU) has been awarded Kshs 19.6 million in research grants by the…

KUTRRH medics successfully perform first of its kind heart surgery

Medics of Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital (KUTRRH) have successfully performed a special heart…

Daktari Smart tailors service for 32,400 children cancer survivors

Daktari Smart, a telemedicine programme run by Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital, Gertrude’s Hospital Foundation, and the M-PESA…

How new £6.2M partnership will eliminate a deadly disease

A new £6.2 million healthcare project has begun in Kenya to advance elimination of visceral leishmaniasis,…

How rapid testing machines have bolstered TB diagnosis

By Mary Muthoni, Principal Secretary in the State Department for Public Health and Professional Standards Tuberculosis…

Wavinya appeals for compromise to resolve doctors’ strike

Machakos Governor Wavinya Ndeti has called for a compromise between doctors and the government over the…

Health crisis as clinical officers from Monday join doctors on strike

Clinical officers have vowed to go on strike beginning Monday to push for implementation of better…

Why Kenya should streamline HIV/Aids care

Kenya needs to streamline efforts to contain the HIV epidemic especially at the county level through…

Why there is an increase in respiratory infections in Kenya

The Ministry of Health says there is no cause for alarm over a surge in influenza…

How tech could change the face of Kenyan healthcare

Healthcare is one of the biggest challenges facing Africa today, with research showing that as many…

Aga Khan University advances teaching on Antimicrobial Resistance

Aga Khan University has teamed up with the Ministry of Health to advance, promote and strengthen…

400 CHPs graduate from Mars Wrigley-funded training program

Marking the finalization of the Oral Health Campaigns that ran throughout March, Mars Wrigley took part in the Graduation of…

Haleon empowers 400,000 Kenyans with oral health education

GSK Limited, a member of the Haleon Group, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with…

Old Mutual enhances cervical cancer screening with HPV kit

Old Mutual Health and Cerba Lancet Kenya have introduced a self-collection HPV DNA kit aimed at…

Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital rallies efforts for childhood cancer

Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital has called for collective action to fight against childhood cancer, noting that 80%…

Roche and partners target to screen 35,000 people for diabetes

An initiative by Roche and its partners is targeting to impact 35,000 with early diabetes screening…

Tips on how to access free medical services via your phone

You can access free medical services from the palm of your hands thanks to an initiative…

Why Kenya is training 25,000 community health workers

Kenya has launched a community health initiative supported by the African Union geared to boosting primary…

Over 1,000 people in Lamu receive free dental services

Mars Wrigley Kenya and the Kenya Dentists Association (KDA) have concluded their first dental camp of…

Why Unilever is promoting oral hygiene in schools

Unilever Kenya has stepped up promotion of oral hygiene among school going children in Kenya Unilever…

How oxygen plant at Tatu City will lessen infant mortality

The governments of the United States, Finland and Canada are funding a sustainable, accessible and affordable…

Kenya unveils advanced cancer treatment system

In a significant stride towards enhancing healthcare and bolstering export market competitiveness, Kenya has acquired an…

How to apply for advertised 2,500 nursing job opportunities

The Ministries of Health, and Labour and Social Protection have notified Kenyans trained in nursing to…

M-Pesa Foundation spearheads upgrade of Narok health center

Quality healthcare is now closer to over 193,000 residents of Narok West Sub-County following a multi-partner…

High blood pressure: Community Health Promoters refer 85,000

Community Health Promoters (CHPs) have offered services to 3 million households since its launch in October…

Tatu City, AAR Healthcare launch school deworming programme

Tatu City in a partnership with AAR Healthcare Kenya has rolled out a comprehensive three-year school…

How Kenya intends to end ‘Triple Threat’ by 2027

Kenya has unveiled a comprehensive Commitment Plan aimed at eradicating the ‘Triple Threat’ comprising new HIV…

Why Kenya exports 3,000 healthcare professionals annually

Europe, the Middle East and America are among key destinations for Kenyan healthcare professionals. The Kenyan…

Kenya to host International Vaccine Institute headquarters

The International Vaccine Institute (IVI) office headquarters will be hosted in Kenya following a successful bidding…

Kenya buys WHO-backed new drug to prevent childbirth bleeding

To contact the author, email: businessnowke@gmail.com The government of Kenya has procured 360,000 doses of a…

3,000 people benefit from M-PESA Foundation’s free medical camp

Email: businessnowke@gmail.com Over 3,000 Garissa County residents have benefited from a medical camp hosted by the M-PESA Foundation in partnership…

Cost of pills to drastically reduce maternal deaths down to Kshs 92

The Ministry of Health has included a group of medications for preventing maternal deaths due to…

AKUH tailors a Home Care Service to increase healthcare access

In a strategy to take healthcare services closer to where people work and live, Aga Khan…

Seven pupils rushed to after eating ‘poisonous’ wild fruits

Seven pupils of Kanaani Integrated Primary School in Athi River, Machakos County were admitted at Athi…

Household registration for mass mosquito nets underway

A household registration for the mass mosquito net distribution program has been rolled out in six…

Social Health Insurance Fund (SHIF) to be launched in March 2024

The Social Health Insurance Fund (SHIF) is set to be launched on 1st of March 2024.…

KNH conducts groundbreaking kidney transplant

Doctors at Kenyatta National Hospital have conducted the first ever laparoscopic kidney transplant at a public…

Gertrude’s targets 1,000 children with free cancer treatment in 2024

Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital plans to hold the third edition of its Annual Cancer Walk event on…

Bamburi Cement leads cervical cancer advocacy in Mombasa

Bamburi Cement PLC has joined the Ministry of Health, Mombasa County’s Department of Public Health, Kenya…

KPC Foundation boosts healthcare services in Laikipia County

Residents of Maili Nane in Nanyuki, Laikipia County will now have easier access to health care…

Why under 15-year-olds in Northern Kenya are getting polio jabs

Normally polio vaccination is administered to children aged five and below. But in Fafi and Daadab…

How new investment has boosted maternal health services in Lamu

Residents of Lamu County will benefit from improved maternal health services after the Safaricom Foundation handed…

How to apply for government-backed nursing jobs in Saudi Arabia

The Ministry of Labour and Social Protection is inviting applications from Kenyans interested in working in Saudi…