The latest research from different organisations such as National Aids Control Council (NACC) suggests that the rate of people living with HIV and AIDS in urban areas are so high. Most urban centres are believed to be the home of a very high number of people living with HIV and AIDS.
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.
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.
Slayqueen and Slayking are not new words to many. These words are used to refer mostly to college students aged 18-24 years who look for older partner aged 45 to about 65 also known as “sponsors" for a relationship in return for monetary benefits. This is brought about by the high rate of unemployment in the country.
Kenyans living with HIV have a reason to smile finally after the government through the National AIDS Control Council announced that they have reached an agreement with the USAID on the Antiretroviral drugs. This comes barely hours after several Kenyans littered the entry of the Ministry of Health with empty bottles of ARV drugs.
Kenyans are happy as Kenya and United States has resolved the stalemate on ARVs. National Aids Control Council CEO Ruth Masha said the committee convened by the NACC held a series of meeting with US representatives where where all outstanding issues were resolved,(reported by kenyans.co.ke during the meeting that was held by the United State Officials and the Kenyans Ministry of Health)
Doreen Moraa Moracha is a beautiful Kenyan girl who has never hid her HIV status. She is HIV positive. She is living positively and has used her situation to end stigmatization of people living with HIV and AIDS. She has also educated people on how to practise using protection when they meet with their partners.
First, AIDS is one of the deadliest diseases across the world. AIDS, which stands for acquired immune deficiency syndrome is caused by the human immune deficiency virus (HIV). This article i will highlight the HIV Aids prevalence in Kenya per county or counties in 2020 In other words, we shall list the top Kenya Counties with the Highest HIV Prevalence Rates in 2021.
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
The former Prime Minister Raila Odinga has finally revealed his 2022 presidential bid as he apparently makes utterances to Deputy President William Ruto. Kenyans are eagerly waiting to elect their leaders in the upcoming general election. Many people will be keen on who to elect especially when it comes to the presidential poll.
The Ministry of Health through a report seen by the standard newspaper has today reported that Kenya losses at least 57 individuals from HIV/AIDS daily. According to the standard media, The country is losing at least 57 people every day to HIV and Aids-related illnesses, even as it registered progress in the fight against the disease, new data from the National Aids Control Council (NACC) shows. A big chunk of these deaths was recorded among the most productive population, a situation that creates a social crisis
President Uhuru Kenyatta's wife Mama Margaret Kenyatta held a high profile meeting on the same day that she was turning 57 years old.According to details released by her office, the First Lady held a virtual Beyond Zero technical working group meeting.
It has been discovered that the number of people living with HIV & AIDS in urban areas are so high. Most cities are believed to be home of a very good number of people living with the disease. The risk of HIV infection is high in cities due to their large population. The numbers are so high in cities because they often receive limited attention in HIV programmes. To put an end or reducing the epidemic requires ensuring that resources, support and services for preventing and treating the HIV positive patients
Kenya has made commendable steps in the recent first in the fight against HIV virus. This has seen the number of new infections in Kenya, but according to the current trends where the public has witnessed several people coming to confess that they had infected a number of people intentionally. The number of new infections may rise again. Among the efforts the country has made is first the approval of the use of PrEP as a result new infections have reduced. The kenyan government has actively promoted the use
Statistics do not lie and news coming to light is that majority of the new HIV Infections in Kenya, are you Women.
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
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
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.
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