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"Ni Kubaya" Numbers Of Teenagers Dying Every day With HIV Infections In Nyeri County Finally Revealed

HIV virus is transmitted from one person to another through different ways. Some of these ways include; blood transfusion, unprotected sexual intercourse with infected person and using sharp objects like razor blades or needles with infected person. Many people in the world are struggling with this disease.

  20 days ago ago

HEALTH

Worrying Information About HIV-AIDS Which Should Leave Nyeri County Residents Concerned

Nyeri County parents should be worried with the rise in deaths and infections related to HIV/Aids. This is after reports from National Aids Council (NACC) revealed that two teenagers aged 18-24 years in Nyeri County die of HIV/AIDS daily. NACC Mt Kenya Regional Coordinator Julius Koome also revealed that three more teenagers get infected with the disease daily.

  19 days ago ago
Worrying Information About HIV-AIDS Which Should Leave Nyeri County Residents Concerned

HEALTH

Concern over Rising HIV Cases, 2 youths aged 18-24 die daily in Nyeri County

The first case of HIV in Kenya was detected in 1984. By the mid-1990s, HIV was one of the major causes of illness in the country, putting huge demands on the healthcare system as well as the economy. Nyeri County has recorded the highest rate of HIV/Aids infections in Central region at 4.3 percent, sending health professionals into panic.

  19 days ago ago
Concern over Rising HIV Cases, 2 youths aged 18-24 die daily in Nyeri County

HEALTH

Eyebrows Raised Over Increasing HIV Infections in Nyeri County

Nyeri County has recorded the highest rate of HIV/Aids infections in Central region at 4.3%, raising concerns among health professionals. Of the greatest concern is that the prevalence is among young people aged between 18 and 24 years. According to the National Aids Control Council (NACC), two youth in the age bracket die from the disease on a daily basis, while three more contract the virus daily.

  19 days ago ago
Eyebrows Raised Over Increasing HIV Infections in Nyeri County

SOCIETY

Outcry Over Rampant Unprotected Sex Among Teenagers

National Aids Control Council (NACC) has decried rampant unprotected sex among teenagers leading to early pregnancies and exposure to HIV/AIDS in Narok county. The council’s Chairperson Angeline Siparo raised concerns over the high number of positive cases being reported in the county despite extensive sensitization messages on HIV/AIDS.

  1 month ago ago
Outcry Over Rampant Unprotected Sex Among Teenagers

HEALTH

Alarm Over Rising Cases of HIV Infections Among Teenagers

The rate of HIV cases among teenagers in the country is highly increasing. This is according to the data collection by the National Aids Control Council (NACC). While speaking in Nakuru County on Friday, October 8, during deliberations between officials of NACC, National Council for Population and Development (NCPD) and Governor Lee Kinyanjui, the NACC stated that early sexual activity among teenagers was causing an increase of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV.

  3 months ago ago
Alarm Over Rising Cases of HIV Infections Among Teenagers

COVID

Concerns as HIV Hits High Levels Among Teens While Government is Focusing on COVID-19

Courtesy photo The government is focused on containing the ravaging COVID-19 in the country even as other diseases multiply in the country. New HIV infections among the youths are raising concerns among health experts. National Aids Control Council (NACC) on Wednesday raised concern over the increase in new HIV infections among youths at the Coast. Council’s Coast Coordinator Omari Mwanjama confirmed that the new infections among youths aged between 15 and 24 are alarming. According to Mwanjama, the increasing

  1 year ago ago
Concerns as HIV Hits High Levels Among Teens While Government is Focusing on COVID-19

HEALTH

Alarm Over Rising Cases of HIV Infections Among Teenagers

The number of HIV cases among teenagers in the country is sharply rising, according to the data by the National Aids Control Council (NACC). NACC is concerned that more than half of all new HIV infections in Kenya are among 15 and 24-year-olds. The data shows that the new numbers are attributed to the increase in teenage pregnancies.

  3 months ago ago
Alarm Over Rising Cases of HIV Infections Among Teenagers

HEALTH

New Concerns Have Been Raised Over The Increasing Numbers Of HIV Infections Among Teenagers In Kenya

The number of HIV infections among teenagers in the country is sharply rising, according to the data provided by the National Aids Control Council (NACC). (A chart of the data provided by EACC) NACC is concerned that more than half of all new HIV infections in Kenya are among 15 and 24 years old teenagers.

  3 months ago ago
New Concerns Have Been Raised Over The Increasing Numbers Of HIV Infections Among Teenagers In Kenya

POLITICS

Looming Crisis As ARV's shortage Is Experienced

Kenya is at the moment experiencing an acute shortage of Antiretroviral drugs(ARV),which has hit nearly all the public hospitals raising concerns in the country and among PLWHA.

  9 months ago ago
Looming Crisis As ARV's shortage Is Experienced

COVID

Beyond Zero Backs National Campaign On Welfare Of Adolescents And Young People

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta’s Beyond Zero initiative has teamed up with Maisha Youth, a national youth movement, to promote the welfare of adolescents and young people through a national campaign dubbed “Squad Culture”. The campaign will be delivered through events and festivals involving the youth using art, music and dance. According to Beyond Zero, the squad culture campaign fits into the organization's current strategic plan which seeks to utilize partnerships to deliver health programs to adolescents

  1 year ago ago
Beyond Zero Backs National Campaign On Welfare Of Adolescents And Young People

HEALTH

"Young Women Lead In New HIV Infections" National AIDS Control Council Says

Statistics do not lie and news coming to light is that majority of the new HIV Infections in Kenya, are you Women.

  10 months ago ago

HEALTH

Panic as teens record the highest number of HIV infections in Kenya this year.

Young girls are the most affected. National AIDs Control Council NACC released a statement prior to world aids day, this year alone the number of HIV aids infections is 21,404 for school going teens meaning 5 teenagers are infected with HIV and AIDs every hour. NACC in a statement said that the total number of infections is 41728. More than 500,000 thousand of the infected are not going through antiretroviral therapy which is more than 20%. The overall infection is 1.5 million alone this year. This is a sign

  1 year ago ago
Panic as teens record the highest number of HIV infections in Kenya this year.

HEALTH

Free Condoms To Turkana Residents In Fight Against HIV

National Aids Control Commision has offered free condoms to residents in Turkana county in their fight against the spread of HIV/AIDS. According to NACC chairman,the commision is offering those free condoms to lodgins where people spends their night.They are also locating them on public places so that residents can easily access to them. The commision is also planning to offer the condom to residents homesteads to ensure that they can access them even during curfew hours.This will help to lower the spread o

  1 year ago ago
Free Condoms To Turkana Residents In Fight Against HIV

HEALTH

NACC: 20,000 Children were impregnated in 2019

National Aids Control Council chairlady Angeline Lapero says the Government continue to turn a blind eye on early pregnancies yet there are laws to deal with. According to report by NACC, 20,000 children were impregnated in 2019.Among this, more than 6,000 children were infected with HIV/AIDS. The data revealed that most of the pregnant children were aged between 10 to 14 years.However, the range between 15 to 20 years were affected most. Report indicates that the cases were as a result of defilement.Poor children

  1 year ago ago
NACC: 20,000 Children were impregnated in 2019

CRIME

Blow to KEMSA as NACC Calls for a Faster Corruption Probe

There has been claims that there have been Misuse of money meant to help prevention of corona virus in the country. Mtahi Kagwe has defended the claim saying he will not allow misuse of money in his presence. According to the standard,the Network Action against Corruption has called for Anti-corruption intelligence body to conclude very fast the investigation of the misuse of funds which is currently ongoing. According to the standard,the Anti-corruption corruption body said they have received information from

  1 year ago ago
Blow to KEMSA as NACC Calls for a Faster Corruption Probe

HEALTH

Reprieve for People Living with HIV as Kenya, US Resolve Stalemate on ARVs

Individuals living with HIV/AIDs in Kenya would now be able to inhale simple after the public authority and the US specialists settled an impasse on antiretroviral drugs stuck at the Mombasa port. The medications that showed up in the country in January this year were kept at the port after the Kenya Revenue Authority and the US Agency for International Development neglected to concede to who should settle the charges – or whether there ought to be any assessment guarantee in any case.

  6 months ago ago
Reprieve for People Living with HIV as Kenya, US Resolve Stalemate on ARVs