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KEMRI: 23,000 Kenyans die yearly from cooking with kerosene, firewood, and animal dung

The KEMRI today has instructed people against using the conventional way of boiling hence those of run-for-stoves as they direct to air pollution that significances fitness. The Director General Professor Sam Kariuki expresses that when cooking expanding the charcoal stove or firewood is like scorching 100 cigarettes each hour.

  13 days ago ago
KEMRI: 23,000 Kenyans die yearly from cooking with kerosene, firewood, and animal dung

HEALTH

Kenyans Warned Against The Flu Spreading Around The Country

Kenyans have now been warned against a deadly flu spreading around in the country. According to KEMRI there is an outbreak of influenza A(H3N2) subtype flu in the country. However they have termed as just normal flu that can be treated in a normal way.

  11 months ago ago
Kenyans Warned Against The   Flu Spreading Around The Country

JUSTICE

Ex-Kemri Boss Sent Back to Prison

David Koech, the former head of Kemri, was denied freedom by the highest court and sent back to jail. On Thursday, October 6, 2022, Justice Maina issued a ruling against the suspects' appeal application in a multimillion-dollar corruption case within the company. The judge ruled that Koech's appeal had no legal basis and remanded him to the same prison where he had been imprisoned previously, the Industrial area remand prison.

  2 months ago ago
Ex-Kemri Boss Sent Back to Prison

CAREER-JOBS

KEMRI is Hiring Clinical Officers October 2022

Kenya Medical Research Institute is one of the largest research centers in East and Central Africa. It has branches spread across most of the major cities in the country. Additionally, KEMRI is one of the most hiring companies, having built a team of over 4000 employees who are professionally trained and deployed across the country.

  1 month ago ago
KEMRI is Hiring Clinical Officers October 2022

JUSTICE

Trouble For Former Kemri Director Facing Corruption Charges After A New Court Decision

Former Kenya Medical Research Institute (Kemri) director Davy Koech will continue serving a six year jail term imposed by an anti-corruption magistrate's court after a judge declined to grant him a Sh4 million cash bail pending determination of his appeal. He is serving his sentence at the Industrial Area Remand Prison.

  2 months ago ago
Trouble For Former Kemri Director Facing Corruption Charges After A New Court Decision

HEALTH

Panic As Experts Link The Ongoing Flu With Covid-19, Claims The Virus Appears to Follow Cold Weather

A global agency has called upon countries that are currently facing heavy rainfall along with cold weather to make sure they brace themselves for the possibility of increased Covid-19 infections after their latest research proved that Covid-19 might be following regions with cold weather. Photo:Courtesy In the past few weeks, kenyans have called upon the government to reveal what is causing the increasing number of a Flu-like Symptom that has already affected several kenyans all over the country.

  11 months ago ago
Panic As Experts Link The Ongoing Flu With Covid-19, Claims The Virus Appears to Follow Cold Weather

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Kenya Government Agencies leading in investing in Upcoming Kenya Tech City

Konza construction site- Image courtesy Below are some of the government agencies in Kenya that have so far revealed they would invest in the ongoing Vision 2030 Konza tech city project: National Construction Authority (NCA) Photo Courtesy NCA confirmed it would set up a center for Construction Industry Development (CCID) in October 2020 having purchased several parcels of land.

  8 months ago ago
Kenya Government Agencies leading in investing in Upcoming Kenya Tech City

HEALTH

Ministry of Health Confirms Cases of Yellow Fever Revealing Counties That Are at Risk

The government through the Ministry of Health has reported that there is presence of yellow fever in the country. According to reports, the first case of yellow fever was reported in Merti and Garbartula Sub-counties in Isiolo County.The first case was reported on January 12th 2022 up to date.

  9 months ago ago
Ministry of Health Confirms  Cases of Yellow Fever Revealing Counties That Are at Risk

EDUCATION

Top ten available internship opportunities today.

There are many undergraduates who have graduated and are looking for internship or attachment opportunities to give them a hand of experience and training in the market industry. Below are some available industrial training and attachment opportunities available ana most of them start in January. You can visit their pages for more information on the way of application and the requirements or qualifications.

  1 year ago ago
Top ten available internship opportunities today.

HEALTH

BREAKING :KEMRI Says Their Is No Influenza Outbreak As Several Kenyans Complain of Mysterious Homa

The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) has refuted claims that there is an outbreak of Influenza in Kenya days after they claimed that most Kenyans had it after complaining of a mysterious common cold which is commonly referred to as 'Homa'. Photo:Courtesy A few days ago, a number of kenyans took to their different social media accounts to express their fear and concerns claiming that they had been infected with a mysterious 'Homa'.

  11 months ago ago
BREAKING :KEMRI Says Their Is No Influenza Outbreak As Several Kenyans Complain of Mysterious Homa

POLITICS

Gladys Wanga Has Taken Ruthless Steps To Curb Loopholes In Homa Bay County On Revenue Collection

Gladys Wanga who is the first woman to be elected as a governor in the entire Nyanza region is moving faster to restore the mess that her county suffered from the last ten years which made Homa Bay County one of the less developed counties as compared to other counties across the country.

  2 months ago ago
Gladys Wanga Has Taken Ruthless Steps To Curb Loopholes In Homa Bay County On Revenue Collection

POLITICS

"We Are Hustler Nation But That Is Not A License To Insult Your Way Into Second Term" Waiguru Told

Hon. Purity Ngirici has hinted through her official facebook page alleging that the Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru will not insult her way into office come 2022. According to Wangui Ngirici both of them are members of the hustle nation but she must respect Kirinyaga leadership. Here is what Purity Ngirici shared on her official facebook page warning Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru to respect the leadership of the county!

  1 year ago ago

EDUCATION

Meet The Kenyan Scholar Leading Crucial Researches In Top US University

A Professor is the latest scholar to join a number of Kenyans daring abroad with the prestigious Washington University now a home for Kariuki Njenga who will be leading crucial researches at the coveted institution. The virologist who has an interest in the African continent, Njenga also specializes in Zoonotic diseases which helps the World stay alert in combating any emerging pandemics and divides his time working with Ph.D. students at the University of Nairobi and Kemri.

  1 year ago ago
Meet The Kenyan Scholar Leading Crucial Researches In Top US University

HEALTH

Another EA Country Reports Cases of Respiratory Infections a Day After KEMRI Confirmed Flu in Kenya

Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) had earlier revealed to Kenyans that they have contacted a research in which they concluded that Influenza A virus popularly known as Flu is currently in the country. Most Kenyans had complained that they are experiencing some signs and symptoms that left them worried that they could be having COVID-19.

  11 months ago ago
Another EA Country Reports Cases of Respiratory Infections a Day After KEMRI Confirmed Flu in Kenya

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Local Newspapers Headlines Review

Kenyan Traders are set to benefit from a new trade deal that was struck between President Uhuru Kenyatta and his counterparts from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Kenya-DRC relations: Kenya assures DRC that deep & respectful relations will be maintained. Kenya’s envoy says Ruto’s comments elicited negative reactions.Raila calls on Ruto to apologise to the DRC over ‘no-cows’ remark.

  9 months ago ago
Local Newspapers Headlines Review

HEALTH

Kenyans Cautioned To Be Vigilant After This Wild Disease Was Reported

Kenya is on high alert after a polio case was detected in a child in Lilongwe, Malawi. The World Health Organization(WHO) says the case is the first of type 1 wild poliovirus (WPVI) in Africa in more than five years. Malawi last recorded a case ofwild poliovirus in 1992.

  9 months ago ago
Kenyans Cautioned To Be Vigilant After This Wild Disease Was Reported

HEALTH

Isiolo Declared A Yellow Fever Hotspot

Kenya has recorded a yellow fever outbreak in parts of Isiolo with three people having succumbed to the disease.The Ministry of Health indicated that there are fifteen more people showing symptoms of the disease but are yet to be tested and diagnosed.A letter from Health Director General Patrick Amoth to Health County Executive across the country showed that the cases were reported in Merti and Grabatulla sub-counties.The fifteen suspected patients have showed symptoms of fever, jaundice, muscle and joint pain.

  9 months ago ago
Isiolo Declared A Yellow Fever Hotspot

HEALTH

KEMRI's Statement on Virus Outbreak Reported In Kenya Among The General Population

Kenya Medical Research Institute has dismissed Kenyans who have been making jokes about the famous Nairobi Homa that currently has memes trending that if you do not have it then either you dot attend festivals or you are jsut a boring lot by revealing news about a flu outbreak. Surveillance results from the Kenya Medical Research Institute (Kemri) and the Centre for Global Health Research in the country's third capital Kisumu show that there is an outbreak of influenza A in the country.

  11 months ago ago
KEMRI's Statement on  Virus Outbreak Reported In Kenya Among The General Population

POLITICS

Mwizi ni Mwizi, Says Kirinyaga Woman Rep

Kirinyaga Woman Representative Purity Ngirici says Governor Anne Waiguru remains a thief, despite her defection to the United Democratic Alliance (UDA). In fresh attacks, Ngirici who will be facing off with the governor in seeking the UDA ticket accused her competitor of opposing the KEMRI project by the national government because she wanted to grab a portion of the land.

  1 year ago ago
Mwizi ni Mwizi, Says Kirinyaga Woman Rep

HEALTH

MOH Reports Outbreak Of Deadly Disease That’s Spreading Rapidly, Kenyans Asked To Be Careful

The government has issued a Yellow Fever alert following the death of three people in Isiolo County. Acting Director-General for Health in the Ministry of Health Dr Patrick Amoth said three cases had been confirmed while 15 patients had presented symptoms. The positive cases are from six samples analyzed at KEMRI through serology (Immunoglobulin M) and PCR.

  9 months ago ago
MOH Reports Outbreak Of Deadly Disease That’s Spreading Rapidly, Kenyans Asked To Be Careful