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CAREER-JOBS

KEMRI Staff Want Upcoming Promotions Stopped, say They Favor Management's Cronies

Staff at the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) have called on Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe to intervene and have promotions slated for Wednesday 3rd August stopped. They called on the CS to  disband the KEMRI Board  and the top management saying they are incompetent. The staff said the promotions are in violation of the law.

  14 days ago ago
KEMRI Staff Want Upcoming Promotions Stopped, say They Favor Management's Cronies

HEALTH

Kenya Purchases A Retinal Scanner For Diabetes And Hypertension Diagnosis

In to reduce the rising prevalence of diabetes and hypertension in the nation, local specialists will begin employing noninvasive technologies. In contrast to the intrusive screening techniques now in use, the health ministry on Monday acquired equipment from AstraZeneca that uses retinal scanning technology to anticipate the risk or presence of problems emerging from hypertension and diabetes.

  21 days ago ago
Kenya Purchases A Retinal Scanner For Diabetes And Hypertension Diagnosis

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.

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

POLITICS

KEMRI'S Ex Boss Son Drops His Political Aspirations Moments After Courts Sentenced His Father

Kenya Medical Research Institute Former David Koech son, Kiigen Koech has announced that he has widhrawn from aspiring the Parliamentary Seat for Dagoretti North. "After much thought and consideration, I have decided to withdraw my interest to run for the position of Member of the National Assembly for Dagoretti North.More to follow", Kiigen Koech stated.

  11 months ago ago
KEMRI'S Ex Boss Son Drops His Political Aspirations Moments After Courts Sentenced His Father

HEALTH

Just In : Concern As 27 People are Infected With Covid-19 Omicron Variant Within a Day

The ministry of health through its Cabinet secretary, Dr Mutahi Kagwe has called upon kenyans to follow all the Covid-19 preventive measures in order to reduce the increasing number of Covid-19 infections in the country. Photo:Courtesy In an incident that happened today in the evening, Mutahi Kagwe has revealed that over 27 people have tested positive of Omicron Covid-19 variant out of the 34 people who were tested.

  8 months ago ago
Just In : Concern As 27 People are Infected With Covid-19 Omicron Variant Within a Day

HEALTH

Three level six Hospitals Big Relief for Residents of Mt Kenya region

Mt Kenya region has a big boost in healthcare facilities during President Uhuru Kenyattas reign. His administration has established three-level six hospitals. They include the Sh8 billion Kenyatta University Teaching Research and Referral Hospital in Kiambu County, the upgraded Gatundu Level Six hospital and the kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) Othaya Annex all of which are complete and offering services.

  10 months ago ago
Three level six Hospitals Big Relief for Residents of Mt Kenya region

HEALTH

Concerns Raised Over Flu Outbreak and Its Serious Signs After Numerous Complaints From Kenyans

Several Kenyans have raised concerns of flue outbreak after witnessing several signs like the ones for influenza. Many of them claim that they are experiencing fever, sneezing, running nose and headaches for the last few weeks. According to Dr Ahmed Kalebi, an independent pathologist, he noted that the increased flu cases in the country are caused by human influenza type A, a very contagious viral infection that affects the respiratory system.

  3 months ago ago
Concerns Raised Over Flu Outbreak and Its Serious Signs After Numerous Complaints From Kenyans

HEALTH

2 Best Hospitals in Africa: Is Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kenya, One of Them

What would we do without an health care system?I think you have the answer right with.The standard of a country's hospital facilities says a lot about it's health care system.Apart from structures and equipment,a good health care system should have adequate professionals and support personnel to handle emergencies and reduce casualties.In this article,however,I want to discuss two hospitals that are thought to be the best in the continent.

  10 months ago ago
2 Best Hospitals in Africa: Is Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kenya, One of Them

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'.

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

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.

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

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.

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

HEALTH

Why People With Flu-like Symptoms Should Stay At Home And Isolate According To Dr. Ahmed Kalebi

A government Pathologist has called upon Kenyans to make sure they stay vigilant amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic in the country along with the mysterious Common cold and fever that has already infected an unknown number of Kenyans. If You suspect Flu-like symptoms, please is better you stay indoors because you are risking your life if interact with friends.

  8 months ago ago
Why People With Flu-like Symptoms Should Stay At Home And Isolate According To Dr. Ahmed Kalebi

SOCIETY

Meet 67-year-old Kenyan Lady Who Will be Taking Part in Boston Marathon

Joyce Nduku aka Tata aka the Marathon Granny will be one of the athletes who will be taking part in the Boston Marathon on Monday, October 11. The 67-year-old has been running long distances since she was 50 in 2004. The annual race will be her third marathon as a recreational runner.

  10 months ago ago
Meet 67-year-old Kenyan Lady Who Will be Taking Part in Boston Marathon

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.

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

HEALTH

Why you should stop overusing antibiotics-reserch shows

Infections are becoming resistant to drugs,a World Heath Organization ( WHO ) 2019 report ishowed that infections that are resistant to antibiotics could cause atlest 10 million deaths each year by 2050. Kenyans have been told to stop misusing antibiotics.Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a condition that occurs when an infections become resistant to the drugs that are made to treat them.

  10 months ago ago
Why you should stop overusing antibiotics-reserch shows

HEALTH

Kenyans Are Willing To Pay Sh.500 For Covid 19 Test According To KEMRI

Most Kenyans are willing to pay five hundred Kenyan shillings for a single covid 19 diagnostic test if can be offered at their local chemists as recently reported by the researchers.The researchers have revealed that the rapid test will be using samples from the nose or throat and provide results in minutes.

  10 months ago ago
Kenyans Are Willing To Pay Sh.500 For Covid 19 Test According To KEMRI

HEALTH

Kenya To Stop Importing Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Malaria.

As the country is still under threat of Covid 19 Malaria has now emerged to be a major disaster in the country. With over 3 Million Kenyans having hard time to know their status. Baringo country is one of the most affected parts in the country. Resident of Baringo had some of the tests carried to determine weather they are suffering from Malaria or the covid 19 virus.

  6 months ago ago
Kenya To Stop Importing Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Malaria.

JUSTICE

Covid-19 Billionaire? Nairobi Court Convicts Former KEMRI Boss Of Fraud

A Nairobi Court has found the former Kenya medical and research institute Director Dr. Davy Koech guilty of corruption today. According to the news by citizen television on Twitter,the former KEMRI Boss has been convicted of fraud and has been fined to a ksh. 19.6 million shillings which he has been ordered that he can pay in installments.

  11 months ago ago
Covid-19 Billionaire? Nairobi Court Convicts Former KEMRI Boss Of Fraud

SOCIETY

A 67-year-old Kenyan Granny to Run in the Abbott World Marathon Majors

A 67-year-old granny, retired nutritionist working with the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI),Joyce Nduku, will be running her third marathon in the Abbott World Marathon Majors-The Boston Marathon, on Monday, October 11 at 3 p.m. The granny decided to run long distance races, and ran her first marathon when she turned 50 in 2004.

  10 months ago ago
A 67-year-old Kenyan Granny to Run in the Abbott World Marathon Majors

JUSTICE

Breaking: Former KEMRI Boss Koech Davy Convicted of Fraud, Fined Ksh 19.6 Million

Kenya is a sovereign nation that is headed by President Uhuru Kenyatta. The country is also guided by the new constitution of Kenya of 2010 which outlines fundamental human rights and freedoms that protect citizens. Kenya Medical Research Institute (Kemri) is a government corporation that was established by the ministry of Science and technology amendment act of 1979.

  11 months ago ago
Breaking: Former KEMRI Boss Koech Davy Convicted of Fraud, Fined Ksh 19.6 Million