Author: David Njagi

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HIV linked to surge in gender-based violence in Africa

A new report has linked HIV and AIDS as one of the leading causes of gender-based violence, not only in Kenya but across Africa. ...

Rogue herbalists fleece people living with HIV in Kenya

A promise for a cure that would release Jesse Ng’ang’a from the daily intake of antiretroviral drugs saw him visit one of the many cure-it-all herbali ...

Are researchers making headway to make the male snip painless?

PrePex™, the latest device for performing male circumcision, promises to make the procedure bloodless and safer according to ongoing research. Latest ...

Kenya launches digital healthcare surveillance

Kenya has made the first notable step to deal with illegal trafficking of ARVs by recently launching digital drug surveillance technology in Nairobi. ...

Second Kenyan AIDS survey to roll on despite tensions

The government has assured Kenyans that the 2012/13 Kenya AIDS Indicator Survey (KAIS) will go ahead as scheduled despite conflict emerging in parts o ...

Noise continues over Kenyan health bill

Kenya’s civil society is raising concern over an alleged plot to sneak a health bill through parliament before consensus has been reached over unclear ...

Caring for sick children in Kenya is cost effective, says study

A new study by KEMRI Wellcome Trust Researchers however suggests that the Emergency Triage and Treatment Plus (ETAT +) approach can be a cost effectiv ...

Child death rate declines three times faster in Millennium Villages, Lancet study finds

Lancet findings on the nine Millennium Villages in Africa shows the under five mortality rate to be declining three times faster in these villages com ...

Kenyan women calling for partners and sons to be circumcised

Kenyan women are calling on their male partners and sons to get circumcised to contribute towards HIV prevention. ...

‘Kenyans still biased towards marginalized groups’, finds report

  It may not be possible for Kenyans living with HIV and those who are gay to seek elective office after all, according to findings of a recent ...
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