James Wainaina Macharia

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Name: James Wainaina Macharia
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

UPDATE 1-Kenya's Equity Bank nine-month pretax profit jumps 25 pct

(Adds bad debts, holding company)NAIROBI, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Kenya's Equity Bank Group said on Thursday that pretax profits rose by a quarter in the first nine months of the year, largely due to growth in non-interest income and falling provisions for ... [Published CNBC - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

World Bank to Sponsor Kenyan Medical Volunteers Fighting Ebola in West Africa

The World Bank has pledged financial support for Kenyan medical professionals who volunteer to aid in the fight against Ebola in West Africa, Kenya's Presidential Strategic Communication Unit (PSCU) announced Tuesday (October 28th).World Bank President ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Kenyans from Ebola hit Liberia re-unite with their families

There was relief as 10 Kenyans who arrived from Ebola-ravaged West Africa and had been isolated at the Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi were released.While they were allowed to go home, they will be monitored for the next 21 days ... [Published Africa Review - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Nine Kenyans back home free of Ebola

NINE Kenyans who came back home on Tuesday night from Liberia have been reunited with their families.They were at first confined and their blood samples drawn to be tested for Ebola.The samples were taken to the Kenya Medical Research Institute.“All the ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Blood samples test negative for virus

The Ministry of Health will make a follow-up with their Foreign Affairs counterparts to track the remaining Kenyans in Liberia.advertisementTen Kenyans who arrived from Liberia have tested negative for Ebola and Marburg fever viruses.The six adults and ... [Published Daily Nation - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 10 reports

XINHUA - (Special for CAFS) Nine Kenyans from Liberia test negative for Ebola

(Special for CAFS) Nine Kenyans from Liberia test negative for EbolaContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.NAIROBI, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's health officials said Wednesday that tests conducted on nine nationals who had arrived in the country on Tuesday night ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Magoha gets five years as board chair

George Magoha’s term as the chairman of the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board has been renewed for five years.This follows yesterday’s gazettement of 14 new board members by Health Cabinet Secretary James Macharia. Five doctors and two dentists ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Health: MPs call for overhaul of NHIF to give all Kenyans affordable healthcare

Parliament in sessionMPs have proposed far-reaching changes to the country's law to make sure Kenyans have access to cheap treatment in hospitals.They want a total overhaul of the National Hospital Insurance Fund ( NHIF ) to make sure that most of the ... [Published East African Standard - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya: Moi Referral Hospital Staff to Strike Today

By Mathews NdanyiThe Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital staff will go on strike today after the government did not release Sh5.2 billion budgeted for the hospital's operations.The Kenya National Union of Nurses officials led by secretary general Seth ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 1 reports

MACHARIA: Nigeria beat Ebola; Kenya has taken note of its success

By JAMES MACHARIAMore by When Liberian diplomat Patrick Sawyer landed in Lagos, Nigeria, on July 20, he was visibly ill, having come from burying his sister who had died of Ebola in Liberia.He collapsed at the airport and was taken to hospital, where ... [Published Daily Nation - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 2 reports

Dead Passenger Did Not Have Ebola - Macharia

[Capital FM]Nairobi -Health Cabinet Secretary James Macharia has confirmed that the patient who died on arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta Airport from Juba on Saturday night did not have Ebola.Source:http://allafrica.com/stories/201410130796.html ... [Published AA Kenya - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 7 reports

Ebola scare as woman dies at JKIA

A 33-year old businesswoman died at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport from gynecological-related bleeding and not ebola or Marbug as feared. The woman died on Saturday night, shortly after she arrived from Juba, South Sudan.The death caused a scare ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Oct 13 2014]

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"the country is taking the issue as a regional block and recently health ministers of eac held a meeting on the issue and decided to form a technical team to deal with ebola" Macharia said
"the returnees will not be allowed to get into contact with family members or friends before screening and confirmation of their health status. they will be ferried by bus from the plane to the screening venue" Macharia said

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Somali pirates free Indian sailors after four y... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - 12 hours ago]
UPDATE 1-Kenya's Equity Bank nine-month pretax ... [Published CNBC - Oct 30 2014]
World Bank to Sponsor Kenyan Medical Volunteers... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 30 2014]
Kenyans from Ebola hit Liberia re-unite with th... [Published Africa Review - Oct 30 2014]
Nine Kenyans back home free of Ebola [Published The Star (Kenya) - Oct 30 2014]
Blood samples test negative for virus [Published Daily Nation - Oct 29 2014]
South Sudan rebels say they seize oil hub Benti... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 29 2014]
XINHUA - (Special for CAFS) Nine Kenyans from L... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Oct 29 2014]
9 Kenyans detained at JKIA for Ebola test negative [Published News24 - Oct 29 2014]
Nine Kenyans from Liberia test negative for Ebola [Published Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - Oct 29 2014]
9 Kenyans from Liberia test negative for Ebola [Published CapitalFM Kenya - Oct 29 2014]
9 Kenyans held at JKIA for Ebola testing [Published News24 - Oct 29 2014]
Magoha gets five years as board chair [Published The Star (Kenya) - Oct 29 2014]
Health: MPs call for overhaul of NHIF to give a... [Published East African Standard - Oct 28 2014]
Kenyans from Ebola zone back home [Published Daily Nation - Oct 28 2014]
XINHUA - Kenyans returning from West Africa to ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Oct 28 2014]
World Bank President tours Ebola center at KNH,... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Oct 28 2014]
World Bank to support Kenyan volunteers in Ebol... [Published China.org.cn - Oct 28 2014]
Kenyans returning from West Africa to be screen... [Published China.org.cn - Oct 28 2014]
Kenya: Moi Referral Hospital Staff to Strike Today [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 28 2014]
African Countries Warned To Learn From GMO Fail... [Published Spy Ghana - Oct 27 2014]
MACHARIA: Nigeria beat Ebola; Kenya has taken n... [Published Daily Nation - Oct 25 2014]
Uhuru: Nothing stops KEMRI from getting a charter [Published Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - Oct 24 2014]
Burundi tea revenues fall 6 pct pct in first 9 ... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Oct 24 2014]
Kenya: Kenyans Express Concern About Ebola Cont... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 24 2014]
Tanzania plans global bond market debut in 2015... [Published Sharenet - Oct 23 2014]
Tanzania plans to issue Eurobond in 2015/16 to ... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 23 2014]
Ebola isolation ward at KNH to be complete in t... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Oct 23 2014]
12 Kenyans in Liberia to fly home [Published Daily Nation - Oct 22 2014]
Tanzania to hold referendum on new constitution... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 22 2014]
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Somali pirates free Indian sailors after four y... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - 12 hours ago]
MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Somali pirates have freed seven Indian sailors detained for close to four years in exchange for an undisclosed ransom, Somali officials and a maritime monitoring group said on Friday. At one time the pirates made millions ...
Kenya: Dead passenger did not have Ebola [Published H5N1 - Oct 13 2014]
Thanks to Margot Lochrenberg for sending the link to this report from CapitalFM.co.ke: Dead passenger did not have Ebola – Macharia. Excerpt:Health Cabinet Secretary James Macharia has confirmed that the patient who died on arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta ...
Kenya: Kenya ranked fourth in HIV infections [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 21 2014]
Source: Kenya Daily NationCountry: Kenya In Summary The report proposes several measures including Voluntary Male Circumcision, Antiretroviral Therapy, sustained behaviour change and condom distribution in the war against HIV and other STIs.A new report, ...
Kenya health experts travel to Ebola-hit Liberi... [Published H5N1 - Aug 18 2014]
Via Standard Digital News, a report that also tells us something about infection-control standards in Kenya: Kenya health experts travel to Ebola-hit Liberia to 'monitor situation'. Excerpt:The first group of medical workers left Nairobi for Monrovia, ...
Kenya: Kenya bans west Africa travellers amid s... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 17 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Sierra Leone 08/17/2014 02:33 GMT by Americ Vincenot with Joel Olatunde Agoi in Lagos NAIROBI, August 17, 2014 (AFP) - Kenya has become the latest country to ban travellers from parts of Ebola-hit ...
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