Archive | December, 2020

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YOUNG KENYANS NEED TO KNOW THE FACTS OF LIFE

‘What is sex?’  That is not a silly question. According to Google’s most searched issue in 2019, this was the predominant question asked by young Kenyans. Clearly, sex education is needed in Kenya. Every day, on average, 1,000 girls in Kenya between the ages of 10 to 19 become pregnant.  For most of them the […]

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Robert Shaw

KENYA’S POPULATION GROWTH CHALLENGES

Is population growth in Africa a curse or a potential dividend? On the face of it the figures look daunting and even scary. The global fertility rate is now 2.5 per woman and Africa’s is 4.7 per woman.Whilst the latter is projected to decline it will do so only slowly to 3.9 by 2030 and […]

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KENYA’S MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTHCARE DILEMMA

Access to maternal and child healthcare (MCH), including nutrition services, has been a challenge to the majority of low- and middle-income countries and now with the focus on the Covid-19 pandemic and funds being redirected to handle the disease there is a real danger that MCH will be ignored for the time being. The World […]

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Government to Waive Bills for Medics admitted in Government Hospitals for Covid

Government to Waive Bills for Medics admitted in Government Hospitals for Covid

NHIF CEO Peter Kamunyo has said that All healthcare workers admitted in government hospitals for Covid will have their bills waived. According to Peter Kamunyo, the decision, which is meant to ensure frontline workers have access to health insurance, was made after a meeting with Health CS Mutahi Kagwe. The announcement comes in the wake […]

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Four Lions at Barcelona Zoo Test Positive for Coronavirus

Four Lions at Barcelona Zoo Test Positive for Coronavirus

Three 16-year-old Lioness and a four-year-old male lion at a zoo in Barcelona have tested positive for Coronavirus. The lions were tested after keepers reportedly noticed they showed slight symptoms of the COVID-19 virus. Two staff at the zoo also tested positive for coronavirus. In April, four tigers and three lions Bronx Zoo in New York tested […]

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