Following the recent reports from the ministry of health about the upsurge numbers in Covid-19, the government is using all means to ensure that country is free from Covid-19 infection. This can be witnessed by the 13 counties that the Health cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe put under new directives as he also revised the curfew hours in those counties.
World Health Organisation has revealed that several countries are set to miss the planned September vaccine. According to report shared by the Nation News, Kenya will be among 47 Counties set to miss this important vaccine. World Health Organisation is projecting to vaccinate about 10 percent of the 57 countries across the world.
(PHOTO COUTERSY: CS For Health Mutahi Kagwe) For illustrative purposes only.Covid-19 pandemic has continued to wreck havoc in various parts of the world.India is among the latest nations to face the wrath of this deadly monster that is killing people all over the world.
Learners in both primary and secondary schools left schools on Thursday 3rd of June for half term break. The break which is scheduled to take three days meaning learning activities are expected to resume as from Monday 10th, June. Following the recent reports from the ministry of health, it is a clear indication that the virus is still on the rise and more measures should be put in place to ensure the safety of learners and all Kenyan citizens at large.
The Ministry of Health on their official verified twitter account has sent a message to all those who were vaccinated in their official verified twitter account. According to the Ministry of Health those who were vaccinated are protected more than those who are not vaccinated. So according to the Ministry of Health getting one dose of AstraZeneca vaccine they are protected than someone who is not vaccinated at all.
Kenya has today 18 June recorded a total of 796 new Covid 19 cases which is a positivity rate of 10.8% as compared to yesterday's Nairobi, Siaya and Kisumu had the highest number of new infections; 174, 138 and 92 cases respectively. The new infections were detected from a sample of 7392 people tested.
As parents prepare to take their children to school starting tomorrow, teachers have also prepared to receive students and resume classes with immediate effect.Teachers will try their best in this period to recover the time that has been wasted due to the pandemic.The virus has forced the ministry of Education to make changes in the school calender though they are hopping that by 2023 the calendar will go back to the normal one.
On May 1st, President Uhuru Kenyatta announced that all learning institutions should be reopened in the coming week after one month of closure.This was after he had earlier announced in March that all learning institutions should be closed to reduce the spread of corona virus which had entered its third phase.
We all thought that by 2021 things could get better following the on going pandemic that is Corona Virus disease. The pandemic is still here and according to World Health Organisation (WHO), the virus is here to stay and every individual is encouraged to observe all the required measurements so as to avoid the virus.
Patrick Amoth, the acting Director-General in the Ministry of Health, has been appointed as Chairperson of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Executive Board. The union’s Health Minister, Dr Harsh Vardhan, made the announcement on Wednesday during 149th session of the WHO Executive board.
[Photo|Courtesy] The Covid-19 pandemic hit the country last year in March, this rendered many expectant mothers helpless after president uhuru Kenyatta announced the Covid-19 restrictions one of them is curfew hours. [Photo|Courtesy] In April Jemimah Kariuki a doctor based in Kenyatta hospital tweeted on pregnant who could not reach hospital to contact her.
According to World Health Organisation, death tolls from the COVID-19 pandemic are likely to be a serious issue than ever.World Health Organization in their report they said some of the estimates on death tolls may not be true. As they were giving out their reports, they said that estimating the true figure of direct and indirect deaths may be too higher than expected.
Primary and secondary schools have started receiving learners as from today Monday 10th May as it was earlier directed by president.This was after the Covid-19 curve was found to be flattening.As students resume classes today, it does not mean that corona virus has ended in the country.
Acting Director-general for Health, Patrick Amoth, elected president of the World Health Organisation executive board in Geneva. In a meeting that is ongoing in Geneva, India’s Dr Harsh Vardhan was replaced by Kenya’s Dr Amoth. Dr. Amoth is a medical doctor with a Master of Medicine (MMed) degree in Obstetrics/Gynaecology from University of Nairobi.
According to a post from World Health Organization (WHO), smoking impacts lung functions making it harder to fight off Corona Virus.This puts smokers at a great risk of developing a severe case and dying from Covid-19. Smoking is addictive.When you are addicted to smoking it is hard to quit.But many people have made it to quit smoking after being warned by doctors,being educated on the effects of smoking,others being born again and many other reasons.
The ministry of health has released today updates on the rate if covid 19 infections in the last 24 hours.With just a week remaining a learning institutions will reopen nationwide for the face to face learning.The country has continued to record the lowest infections.The ministry has reported that a total of 345 people tested positive for the virus out of 6686 sample tested.
Kenya has vaccinated 945,597 people as it was confirmed by the Ministry of Health yesterday. Today the World Health Organisation that is located in Kenya has sent a message to all those who were vaccinated against Covid 19. From the tweet they have advised those who were vaccinated that they should continue to follow the guidelines from Ministry of Health to protect others.
Over the recent years Rwanda has been making big strides in the African continent both in development and leadership.It is a small country in East Africa.Her economy is on a fast growing rate compared to other countries.The government of Rwanda is currently in negotiations with the Covid vaccine manufacturers to produce the covid jabs locally.
President Samia Suluhu Hassan seems to have hit the ground running.She is working around the clock to make sure that Tanzania acts on one of the worst pandemics in modern history.Coronavirus was largely ignored by President Magufuli and at one time said the East African country had been completely healed of Corona.
According to the World Health Organisation, self-care is defined as - "The ability of individuals, families and communities to promote, maintain health, prevent disease and to cope with illness with or without the support of the healthcare provider".Self-care may encompass; lifestyle, nutrition, as well as hygiene.