Author: Anthony Aisi

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Widows in Kenya tackle HIV in their community

When Jacinta Mulatia tested positive for HIV in 2003 it came as a shock to her, she was confused and unsure what to do when faced with extreme stigma ...

250 Kenyan girls say no to female circumcision

As the Girl Summit in London calls for an end to female genital mutilation, some Kenyan communities are finding new ways to celebrate their girls reac ...

Safe water reducing oppportunistic diseases among people living with HIV

Over 18,000 thousand families in Nyanza region have been provided with clean water. Access to clean safe drinking water has contributed to a decline ...

‘Marcus’: Is it Poverty, Pleasure or Lifestyle to Engage in Sex Work?

Marcus found his way on to the streets to try and make ends meet and this is what led him into being a sex worker. ...

Call for scale up of TB services for people living with HIV and people who use drugs

Urgent attention is needed to address critical funding gaps in tuberculosis (TB) care and control, as well as knowledge gaps in treatment for multi-dr ...

German Institute sponsors talented youths in a bid to curb HIV

Ten young Kenyans are to win educational scholarships to the German Institute of Professional Studies as a way to reduce HIV incidence. ...

African Union must tackle conflict related rape say campaigners

International campaigners are calling on the African Union to tackle conflict-related rape when it meets for its 20th Summit today. ...

Illegal underage marriages high in rural Kenya, report finds

Despite a law prohibiting child marriages in Kenya the practice is still rampant in rural areas, a report released by Plan International has found. ...

GlaxoSmithKline launches SMS service to tackle counterfeit drugs

Health company GlaxoSmithKline has introduced an SMS service dubbed Hakikisha dawa to enhance patient safety by allowing people to check whether GSK b ...

GlaxoSmithKline tops 2012 Access to Medicines Index

GlaxoSmithKline, one of the world’s leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies, has ranked highest in the Access to Medicines (ATM ...
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