Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council has come out to seek financial help for a doctor who was recently diagnosed with cancer KMPDU has urged all medics and other Kenyans at large to offer financial assistance to Dr Fredrick Okinyi, whom they said was recently diagnosed with Colorectal Cancer KMPDU noted that Dr Okinyi needs specialized treatment costing at least 4 million.
Most university students initially expected that universities would be opened in September this year but things changed after the extend of the Covid-19 pandemic increased. It is now expected that they will reopen in January but in a recent letter, some universities have been allowed to partially reopen, not just in a bid to allow schooling but to also fight the pandemic at the same time. Education CS George Magoha in a past event Photo/Courtesy In a tweet this morning by popular blogger Robert Alai, The Kenya
The second wave of Covid-19 disease in India has continued to make everything worse day by day.More than 3,000 people are dying daily with infections rising by more than 300,000.As a result of the hard situation in India, many people are running out of their country for their safety.
Earlier today,completing medical students were very happy to hear that they will be resuming their studies after staying home for a long period of time since March after the first corona virus case was confirmed in the country. With the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council requesting the Ministry of Education to allow the finishing students to get back to their various institutions so as they can get enough man power to help combat the Covid-19,it seems that the come back might be very costly. The
The outbreak of Covid-19 third wave in Kenya has led to an increasing number of patients in the ICU, resulting in beds available for occupation in almost all of the 47 Counties being considered to be fully occupied.
Source: Twitter| Photo| Courtesy| Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council (KMPDC) showed interest in helping the woman who shared her story on Sunday, MAY 24, 2020 ON Citizen TV. Mercy Wangare shared her story of how St. Teresas`s Hospital induced labour when she was barely seven months pregnant. According to the reports that surfaced, Bellevue Hospital reportedly stopped the treatment of the pre-mature baby. Woman With Heartbreaking Story Gets KMPDC Reports affirmed Citizen TV tagging her along as
A medical laboratory technologist carrying out a lab test Source/Twitter The once condemned Lancet Laboratory's tests for coronavirus have now been declared the most accurate when compared to most of the city hospitals that are running similar tests. Members of the public had raised concerns over credibility of covid-19 tests in the country after positive cases tested negative in different laboratories. According to the CEO of the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council (KMPDC) Dr. Daniel Yumbwa, the
National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi says time is ripe for Mt. Kenya East region to produce a presidential candidate. According to Muturi the region will soon establish a political party to be used by the ideal candidate come the 2022 general election. The Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council (KMPDC) has updated the list of accredited vaccination centres in efforts to enhance the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination campaign.
Following the spike in the covid-19 positive cases across the country, the Ministry of Health has taken a move to negotiate with more than 20 hotels to admit Corona virus patients and their contacts for isolation to take the pressure off health facilities that have been overwhelmed. Recently, Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe had warned about a second wave of the pandemic and urged Kenyans to be cautious. Now it is evident that the second wave of the infection is here with us and Hospitals are running out
A request from the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council to the Ministry of Education to allow the final year medical students to get back to school and do their exams seems to have yielded fruits as CS Magoha granted their request but also maintained that the Ministry of Health guidelines must to be followed appropriately. With the students to be taught on how to use and wear personal protective equipments,they should also maintain the social distancing protocols when in their clinical areas so as
The government of Kenya has today suspended all passenger flights to and from India following absurd surge in Covid-19 cases in the country.(PHOTO COURTESY) The anouncement was made by Health cabinet secretary Mutahi Kagwe ,who notified that the flight ban will be effective beginning Friday, thirtieth April.
Earlier today,final year medical students were treated with good news as CS George Magoha allowed them to get back to their various institutions to do their final examinations as requested by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council. The Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council requested the Ministry of Education to allow completing medical students to get back to school and conclude their studies as they want more man power to assist in dealing with the pandemic. But their reopening will
The Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council requested for final medical students to get back to studies and do their final exams as they want to add up to their practitioners who have a heavy work load as they combat Covid-19. Their request has been granted as the Minister of Education, CS George Magoha,has approved the reopening of medical schools but under some strict guidelines and protocols. This comes as good news to students as they can now complete their studies and join their fellow medical
It has been a very long holiday for medical students and completing students since corona virus hit the country back in March which led to the indefinite closure of institutions but this seems to be coming to an end very soon. Ministry of Education CS George Magoha has given directives to the heads and deans of medical institutions to make sure there are all safe measures put in place for final year medical students to embark on their studies as well as sit for their last exams. This comes after the Kenya Medical
The education sector has been deterred by the Corona virus pandemic as learning institutions remained closed since March when the country recorded the first case. Final year students have been widely affected as they had to stay home for a long while rather than complete their studies, but the final year students have something to smile to as the Ministry of Education CS has allowed the deans to call them back for their studies and sit for exams. CS Magoha arrived to this decision after the Kenya Medical Practitioners