Health

NHIF rebrands to NSHIF: A New Name, A New Mission

Health and Wellness News Flash! The National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) is getting a makeover and a new name, and it's all for the better. Speaking at the Safari...

Nyamira Doctors Declare Strike Over Unpaid Salaries

In a major development, the Nyanza branch of the Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU) has...

Ruto Urged to Address Health Workers’ Concerns Before Strike

Healthcare workers in Kenya are threatening to go on strike in response to neglect from the government. On...

Jacky Vike aka Awinja: New Face of NTDs Awareness as Ministry of Health Ambassador

Former Papa Shirandula actress Jacky Vike, popularly known by her stage name Awinja, has been appointed as the...

HPV Jab Urged for Girls: CS Wafula’s Call to Parents

The HPV vaccination is recommended for girls ages 10 through 14, and Health Cabinet Secretary Susan Wafula is...

Kenya’s Fight Against Cervical Cancer: Mass Vaccinations for Girls aged 10-14 Announced

In a move aimed at reducing the incidence of cervical cancer in Kenya, Health Cabinet Secretary Susan Nakhumicha announced on Saturday, January 28, that...

Changes to Pharmacy and Poisons Board: Revoked Appointments, New Chairman

The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Susan Wafula, has made changes to the Pharmacy and Poisons Board, revoking the appointment of several members. In a...

Fighting Cervical Cancer: First Lady of Kakamega County Launches Awareness and Screening Initiative

On Tuesday, the First Lady of Kakamega County, Professor Janet Kassily Barasa, stood on the grounds of the County General Hospital, surrounded by caregivers,...

Debunking Myths: Health DG Clarifies Super Gonorrhea Misconceptions

Speaking on Tuesday, January 17, Health Director-General Patrick Amoth acknowledged the existence of a novel strain of Neisseria gonorrhea that exhibited unusual characteristics. Still,...

Government Commits to Increase Funding for Cancer Relief Efforts – Mudavadi

Kenya's Prime Cabinet Secretary, Musalia Mudavadi, has affirmed that the government will continue to support and further improve on the already existing initiatives toward...

Homa Bay bans food hawking to stop cholera.

To stop cholera from spreading, the Homa Bay county health agency has put a stop to food hawking. In order to reduce the spread of...