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  • Health Cabinet Secretary Cleopa Mailu blames food handlers for Cholera outbreak

    September 4, 2017 11:38 AM 6

    Health Cabinet Secretary Cleopa Mailu Monday visited 47 police officers who were admitted at Sinai Hospital in Kajiado County after testing positive for cholera. 92 policemen were taken ill on Saturday night when they started exhibiting cholera-like symptoms of severe abdominal pain and diarrhoea after eating contaminated food. Some patients have already

  • CS Mailu: 50 police officers admitted to hospital with cholera

    September 4, 2017 10:35 AM 15

    Health Cabinet secretary Cleopa Mailu has confirmed that a total of 5O police officers were infected by cholera and 47 are still admitted at Kenyatta National Hospital. The affected officers were residing at the Multi Media University hotel in Rongai. They are believed to have shared a meal from an outsourced caterer. The CS has also banned outside catering

  • Over 30 more police hit by cholera in Nairobi

    September 4, 2017 10:24 AM 8

    The number of police officers who have contracted Cholera in Nairobi has risen by more than 30. The city county’s Health Chief Executive Bernard Muia on Monday said 95 officers, from 59 on Sunday, had been affected by the disease after eating suspected contaminated food at Multi-Media University in Rongai. The officers from various parts of the country

  • Cholera cases in Nairobi rise to 88

    September 4, 2017 6:32 AM 7

    By SIMON NDONGA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 4 – The number of people admitted to various hospitals in Nairobi after testing positive for cholera has now risen to 88. Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko stated that as at 8pm Sunday night, Sinai Hospital in Rongai had admitted 50 patients who tested positive while Nairobi Women’s Hospital had 26. Sonko indicated that those

  • 10 admitted in suspected cholera outbreak in Rongai

    September 3, 2017 10:16 AM 9

    10 police officers are hospitalised in Rongai after showing cholera symptoms. Health Officials on Sunday said the officers were part of a team that was camping at the Multimedia University. The victims started to complain of stomach pain and diarrhea before they were rushed to Sinai Hospital where they are admitted. Nairobi governor Sunday in a statement

  • Ten police officers admitted to Sinai Hospital, Rongai with cholera symptoms

    September 3, 2017 7:46 AM 5

    Ten police officers have been quarantined in a hospital in Rongai after showing cholera symptoms. The officers were part of a team that had been camping in hostels at the Multimedia University ready for action over the Supreme Court ruling. Police said the victims started to complain of stomach pain and diarrhea before they were rushed to Sinai Hospital

  • Ten police officers quarantined in Sinai Hospital, Rongai over cholera

    September 3, 2017 7:44 AM 7

    Ten police officers have been quarantined in a hospital in Rongai after showing cholera symptoms. The officers were part of a team that had been camping in hostels at the Multimedia University ready for action over the Supreme Court ruling. Police said the victims started to complain of stomach pain and diarrhea before they were rushed to Sinai Hospital

  • For breast cancer, screening in hospital is not the first step

    September 3, 2017 6:50 AM 6

    Breast cancer presents in several forms, according to Dr Esther Wanjohi, a reproductive health specialist at Nairobi Hospital. "It could be a sore spot, a lump, a disturbed skin patch, or any kind of disturbance on the breast," Wanjohi points out. Breast Self-Examination (BSE), Masha says, can help one spot a lump, a pimple, or an unusual mass. She adds, as long as a person

  • Why checking your son’s testicles could determine your future as a grandparent

    August 31, 2017 4:49 AM 8

    You are however bound to miss out on crucial parenting information such as information about undescended testicles. As a baby boy grows inside the mother’s womb, the testicles form inside his abdomen then drop down to the scrotum. However, sometimes they fail to drop hence causing cryptorchidism. Undescended testicles (cryptorchidism) are testicles that have not dropped

  • Sierra Leone News: Ebola survivor research confirms disabilities and blurred vision « Awoko Newspaper

    August 28, 2017 11:56 AM 2

    A new research conducted by the Liverpool University’s Institute of Transnational Medicine and the School of Tropical Medicine has shown that there is need for long-term rehabilitation of Ebola survivors. This is because almost 80% of Ebola survivors interviewed were found to have major limitations in mobility, cognition and vision. The scale of the 2014-2016 West African