Thursday, November 23, 2017

Will the ban of plastic bags succeed…?

BY KIBOR ELIZABETH  Over 24 million plastic bags are used by people in Kenya every month, according to the Green Belt Movement. Since its invention in 1960s, disposable plastic bags have become part of the...

Ojaamong: Busia doctors won’t be paid for days they were on strike

  EDWIN MUKOLWE Busia County doctors who participated in the just concluded Country wide strike will not be paid their salary for the months they missed to be at their workstations. Addressing the Press during the official...

The Magic Of Kangaroo Incubators

  BY MERCY NGOYA Precious Esther was born prematurely,she weighed one and half kilograms, and her mother, Sylvia Nasambu immediately went to shock, wondering if her daughter would survive. The ideal weight of a new born is...

PS supports ban plastics for commercial and household packaging

BY MICAH SALI The Principal Secretary state department for East African Affairs, Ms Betty  Maina   has affirmed the  ban on use, manufacture and importation  of plastic bags   for commercial and household packaging until  proper  waste...

Number of women delivering in health facilities hits 8,000 in two years span

BY NATHAN OCHUNGE A total of 8,000 safe deliveries have been undertaken in all health facilities of Bungoma County for the last two years after Traditional Births attendants were trained on how to help mothers...

Men Urged To Take Part In Family Planning

BY DOREEN ANNE SITATI Men from Bungoma County were today asked to take part in family planning in a bid to have a manageable population. An  officer from National Council for Population Development (NCPD) Western region,...

Drought condition may deteriorate in 2017, FAO warns

GODFREY ASA The condition of the drought in Kenya has left a deep poverty hole in some counties after hundreds of livestock died, with citizens from those counties left with no hopes other than aids.,...

Relief as Nurses call off strike

BY CG REPORTER Kenyans can now enjoy their Christmas well, after nurses called off the strike that had crippled health care in the country. Kenya National Union of Nurses Secretary-General Panyako said the strike has ended...

World Aids Day Commemoration At Navakholo Sub County

  BY GPS Kakamega County residents joined the rest of the world in commemorating 28th World AIDS Day at Navakholo Friend’s Primary School. The celebration whose main theme was Prevention of New Infections With Focus to...

Kakamega County Celebrates HIV Exposed Children

Without the prevention, the likelihood of the mother passing the virus to the child is 15-45% BY GODFREY ASAThe County Government of Kakamega through the Ministry of Health in conjunction with APHIA PLUS-Western Kenya held...

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