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KENYA:Nairobi medical officers to fill P3 forms

September 2019 theStar; The Nairobi county government has given powers to medical and clinical officers to treat assault cases and fill P3 forms. This is aimed at giving timely justice to sexual and gender based violence  (SGBV) victims. The county and sub-county health teams deliberated and agreed on the same. …

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KENYA: Fresh probe into Sh38bn medical equipment lease

September 2019 theStar; Parliament has ordered a fresh probe into the controversial Sh38 billion medical equipment leasing scheme to 47 county governments. The National Assembly and Senate have resolved to form a joint ad hoc committee to investigate the scheme. The Houses on Thursday ratified the recommendations of the mediation …

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Study Questions Mainstay Treatment For Mild Asthma

August 2019 npr; Steroid inhalers commonly used to prevent asthma attacks may not work any better than a placebo for many people with mild asthma, according to recent research. Synthetic corticosteroids mimic the steroid hormone cortisol, reducing inflammation in the airways. But the drug targets a type of inflammation that …

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