It has now been reported that some deaths being recorded in the country are a result of what Kenyans are using to cook in their kitchens. Reports have now revealed 23,000 Kenyans die annually because of the type of fuel they are using to prepare their food The Star Kenya reports that Kenya Medical Research Institute has warned Kenyans that cooking using kerosene and biomass results in high levels of pollutants, which kill in the long run.
Research around the Covid-19 vaccination has now disclosed that men who took the jab have a high sperm count compared to those who are yet to. As opposed to the myth of infertility-related issues, the vaccines greatly boost sperm productivity. The Ministry of Health in partnership with the World Health Organisation rolled out a variety of Covid-19 vaccines to combat the then ravaging pandemic.
WHO Breaks Silence, Makes A Stand On The Kenyatta University Land Saga That Has Led To Sacking of VC
The World Health Organisation, WHO has intervened in the fight for Kenyatta University land pitting the state against the university's Council. In a statement on Thursday, July 14, the WHO Regional Director, Dr Matshidiso Moeti came clear on the position of the World Health Organisation in the matter that has led to the sacking of the KU Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Wainaina and his Council.
Kissing refers to the touch or pressing of one's lips against another person or an object. It's a very common thing among us but did you know that it is actually possible to contact various illnesses apart from common cold and the flu. Most of the common diseases you can get from kissing includes a couple of sexually transmitted infections.
The World Health Organisation (WHO)statistics shows that globally, over 37.7 million people are living with HIV, from which 1.7 million are children. So far, HIV infections stand at 79.3 million, from which 36.3 million people have died;the majority of whom in sub-saharan Africa.
According to World Health Organisation, more than 23 million people fall ill each year just by eating contaminated food. Another report revealed that there are many different viruses and in order to keep our bodies from becoming sick, the best solution is to build up our immunity from within.
From the report got from World Health Organisation (WHO), Zoonotic diseases are escalating day by night. Plague of this endemic diseases such as monkeypox and lassa fever are becoming predominant, persistent and prevalent, this was proved by World Health Organisation's emergencies director, Mike Ryan, on Wednesday.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has absolved itself of any blame in the controversial land tussle between Kenyatta University and President Uhuru Kenyatta. WHO stated that it welcomed the 200-acre land donation from Uhuru's administration to build a state-of-the-art emergency hub on the continent. Speaking on Thursday, July 14, WHO director in Africa, Matshidiso Moeti, underlined that it met with officials from the Ministry of Health and the Foreign Affairs Ministry.
Just recently there has been a new virus detected by the name Monkeypox. According to World Health Organisation, Monkeypox is spreading at a high rate because it is transmitted sexually. Reports say that the virus is transmitted through contact with the infected person and lasts between two to four weeks in a human.
World Health Organisation (WHO) rates suicide as a serious global public health issue that is among the top 20 leading causes of death worldwide. Mystery surrounds the death of a second year Strathmore University whose body was found in a hostel under unclear circumstances. The body of Nicole Chemutai Serem was found dangling in a Wardrobe inside her room, with a scurf around her neck.
Uganda's health authority declared an outbreak of Ebola, after a male aged 24 suffering from Ebola Virus Disease died. Following the death of a 24-year-old man from Mubende District on Tuesday, September 20th, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared an Ebola outbreak in Uganda.
President Uhuru Joins Row Between Kenyatta University & Hospital Over Multimillion Medical Facility.
Photo courtesy. The Kenyatta University management and Kenyatta University Teaching And Referal Hospital have been feuding over a multimillion health facility particularly ownership of the land where the facility is to be constructed. However, President Uhuru Kenyatta has since joined the row between the two institutions. According to the Daily Nation, World Health Organisation (WHO), is intending to set up a Sh600 million emergency hub at Kenyatta University so as to facilitate quality medical services in the country.
World Health Organisation (WHO) rates suicide as a serious global public health issue that is among the top 20 leading causes of death worldwide. Police in Embakasi are investigating an incident where 11-year-old boy attempted suicide by jumping off the third floor of their school. The boy decided to commit the unfortunate incident after he was punished by his teachers for absenteeism.
So far, Ghana has confirmed two cases of the Marburg virus within the country. More than 90 people have been quarantined and are being monitored after coming in contact with the infected people. Here is some of the details you need to know about the deadly virus,
While most of us are still worried about Covid 19, the World Health Organisation received information about another deadly disease called Monkeypox. However, this is an unusual and unprecedented monkeypox outbreak. It has taken scientists who specialize in the disease by complete surprise and it is always a concern when a virus changes its behavior.
Kenyatta University (KU) Vice Chancellor Paul Wainaina Sacked After KU Hospital Land Drama. The Kenyatta University Vice Chancellor professor Paul Wainaina has been sacked and this comes a few days after a land drama. This is over the 600 Million Kenya shillings World Health Organisation (WHO) regional operations center is being built.
Monkey pox is caused by monkeypox virus and it's a self limited disease whose symptoms can last up to two to three weeks. The virus belong to the same family with the genus causing smallpox but not chickenpox and it's rarely fatal. The symptoms of monkeypox include fever, headache, muscle aches and backaches, swollen lymph nodes and a rash that can look like pimples or blister's that appears on the face,inside the mouth and other parts of the body like hands,chest and feet.
Technology no doubt has made our lives easier and convenient in numerous ways but it has also led to growing incidences of health issues with excessive and irresponsible usage. One aspect of technology that has become a growing concern is the use of earphones. As per the World Health Organisation (WHO), nearly 1.1 billion young adults are at risk of life-altering hearing loss due to loud noise exposure.
Snakes are found in almost every corner of the world. According to the World Health Organisation, about 5.4 million people are bitten by snakes every year. Out of this, 81,000 to 138,000 victims die from snake bites annually. Snakes can be venomous or non- venomous but each snake bite should be treated as if it is from a poisonous snake.
World Health Organisation have urged African Counties to prepare for another possible wave of covid 19 following an outbreak in South Africa and Beijing China. Director for communicable and non communicable at the the World Health Organisation conference yesterday said that for the first time since the decline, Africa has recorded an increase in new covid 19 cases and deaths.