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HEALTH

Hearing Loss and What to Know

1. Conductive deafness This is where sound waves fail to reach the inner ear due to defects in the outer ear, middle ear and oval window. causes of conductive deafness 1. Excess wax buildup 2. Tympanic damage 3. Osteosclerosis 4. Foreign body in the outer ear

  10 months ago ago
Hearing Loss and What to Know

HEALTH

Migori County To Launch War Against The Contagious Rubella Infection

Photo for illustration Migori County Health department to conduct a ten-day Measles/Rubella campaign to curb the the threatening Rubella infection among children below five years of age. This was a conclusion made after the county was mentioned among the 22 Counties at risk of this contagious disease among children.

  11 months ago ago
Migori County To Launch War Against The Contagious Rubella Infection

HEALTH

Vaccination Against Measles - Rubella

All children between 9 months and 59 months are currently being vaccinated against Measles and Rubella for free in Kenya. About 22 counties have been at high risk of measles so Vaccination is in all health centers facilities. The exercise took place from 26th June to 5th July this year 2021 targeting about 3.5 million children.

  10 months ago ago
Vaccination Against Measles - Rubella

HEALTH

Rubella and Measles Immunization

RUBELLA AND MEASLES IMMUNIZATION WHO, UNICEF, Ministry of Health Kenya and partners are conducting Measles and Rubella vaccination for children between the age of 9 months & 5years for free in all health facilities in 22 earmarked risky counties. The earmarked counties include: Kilifi, Tana River, Kajiado, Bomet, Narok, Wajir, Garissa, Mandera, Turkana, West Pokot, Baringo, Elgeyo Marakwet, Trans Nzoia, Kakamega, Bungoma, Vihiga, Busia, Homa Bay, Migori, Kisii and Nairobi.

  10 months ago ago
Rubella and Measles Immunization

HEALTH

Relief To Kenyans As Ministry Of Health Launches 10-day Measles And Rubella Vaccination Campaign

The Kenyan Government, through the Ministry of Health, launched the 10-day Measles and Rubella vaccination campaign on June 24, 2021, in Kajiado. The exercise is targeted at 22 counties that were identified and classified as high-risk zones by the World Health Organization after conducting a risk assessment.

  11 months ago ago
Relief To Kenyans As Ministry Of Health Launches 10-day Measles And Rubella Vaccination Campaign

PARENTING

Things To Consider Before Getting Pregnant

Holding your new baby in your arms, it may be impossible to imagine that you will ever have the energy to go through it all again! But sooner or later, you may decide that you want another child. If you had a low birth weight baby, a baby with a disability or special needs, a miscarriage or a stillbirth, you may be particularly anxious to do everything you can to create the best possible circumstances for your next pregnancy.

  11 months ago ago
Things To Consider Before Getting Pregnant

PARENTING

Why it's important to vaccinate your children

Prevention of a disease is better than curing the disease and even more cheaper.It's very important that you get your child vaccinated against this common diseases around the world; 1.Polio.2.Measles.3.Diptheria.4.Pertussis ( whopping cough) 5.

  1 year ago ago
Why it's important to vaccinate your children