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Scientists find drug to curb malaria during pregnancy

May 2018 Dailynation; Scientists at the Kenya Medical Research Institute have come up with a safe and superior drug for preventing and managing malaria during pregnancy. The drug, dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine (DP), a second line treatment for malaria, was found to be safe in the second and third trimester of pregnancy, and …

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KENYA:Cuban doctors set to arrive in two weeks

May 2018 BusinessDaily; A hundred medical specialists from Cuba are set to arrive in the country on May 28, about a month earlier than the date previously given by Ministry of Health (MoH) officials. The medical doctors, specialised in neurology, dermatology and radiology among other specialties, will be distributed across the …

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KENYA:Plastic surgery for Kenyan men

May 2018 BusinessDaily; The desire to have a certain body – a trim frame and attractive smile – has never been more sought-after as social norms shift and women and men seek personal gratification. Locally, the popularity of body shaping through surgery and cosmetic dentistry is growing, drawing specialists from Europe …

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KENYA:Blow as donors freeze Sh5bn for Aids, malaria

April 2018 BusinessDaily; Kenya has suffered a major setback in its fight against HIV/Aids, malaria and tuberculosis after donors withdrew Sh4.9 billion for combating the killer diseases. Details of the supplementary budget tabled in Parliament on Thursday show that donor funding from international financing organisation, The Global Fund, for HIV/Aids …

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