James Wainaina Macharia

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Name: James Wainaina Macharia
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Kenya: Free maternal healthcare drastically reduces deaths

Source: Kenya Daily NationCountry: Kenya In Summary The Cabinet Secretary announced a nationwide drive for HIV testing to reduce transmission by encouraging every Kenyan to know their status.According to National Aids Control Council, there were 13,000 ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 7 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Plans to return some hospitals to ministry

By JOHN NGIRACHUMore byFormer provincial hospitals that had been handed over to the counties will revert to the national government if Parliament passes a new law.Drafted by Cabinet Secretary James Macharia, the Health Bill, which was published on July ... [Published Daily Nation - 13 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

East Africa divided over adoption of GM foods

Should the East African Community embrace genetically modified organisms and why? These are the questions dividing scientists, politicians and activists with some feeling that Kenya could lose its lead role in adopting the technology that has been touted ... [Published East African - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

I'm the man who can fix things, Kuria to voters

Candidat e Moses Kuria has told residents they will reap benefits if he wins a parliamentary seat “because I have many political connections”. The TNA aspirant for the Gatundu South parliamentary seat contrasted his own political experience and connections ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

The cost of maternal death in Kenya

NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation)--The Millennium Development Goals (MDG) deadline of 2015 is approaching but there are concerns that Kenya will fail to achieve some of them.This includes the goal of reducing the maternal mortality rate from the current ... [Published AlertNet - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Word health body tells East Africa to decriminalise gay sex

East African countries are in a dilemma over how to implement the latest World Health Organisation recommendation calling for the decriminalisation of drug use and homosexuality, as a way of checking the spread of HIV.The global health body has issued ... [Published Africa Review - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Counties to benefit from US labs pledge 8 minutes ago in News

8 minutes agoNairobi - Five counties are each set to get state-of-the-art medical laboratories courtesy of the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).Becton, Dickinson and Company, a leading global medical technology company, ... [Published News24 - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Deal to boost childbirths

UNITED Nations Population Fund has signed an agreement with the Lions Clubs District 411A to increase service delivery to women and girls. The agreement seeks to boost free maternity services and accelerate achievement of the health Millennium Development ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

First Lady to hand over clinic to Taita Taveta

FIRST Lady, Margaret Kenyatta will tomorrow hand over the first Beyond Zero mobile clinic to Taita Taveta county. The move is in line with her five year campaign to promote maternal, new born and child health countrywide.It is part of the 2013- 17 strategy ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 2 reports

Parliament to study Thairu report amid clamour for lifting of ban

Kenya's 2012 report on the safety of genetically modified organisms in the country is expected to be tabled in parliament before Cabinet Secretary for Health James Macharia can act on it. The Ministry of Health established the GMO taskforce with a mandate ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Referral Strategy and Guidelines for the Health Sector

The government has today launched the Kenya Health Referral Strategy and Guidelines which will enhance access to health care by Kenyans from rural to poor settings.This will enlighten many people who are unaware of where to get cost effective health services ... [Published Kenya News Agency - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 3 reports

First Lady launches first mobile clinic

By PSCUMore byFirst Lady Margaret Kenyatta Friday launched the first fully kitted 'Beyond Zero' mobile clinic at State House, Nairobi.The first mobile clinic, which will be sent to Taita Taveta County, is expected to improve access to health care for ... [Published Daily Nation - Jul 04 2014]

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...need to bring forth new and better diagnostics across the nation's laboratories," said James Macharia, Cabinet Secretary, Kenya Ministry of Health. "we are committed to strengthening the quality of our labs and welcome this collaboration with bd and pepfar."

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Kenya: Free maternal healthcare drastically red... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 7 hours ago]
Plans to return some hospitals to ministry [Published Daily Nation - 13 hours ago]
TAITA TAVETA: Free maternal healthcare drastica... [Published Daily Nation - 14 hours ago]
UPDATE 2-Kenya's Equity Bank hopes for record y... [Published Reuters UK - 20 hours ago]
Joy & Excitement As Taita/Taveta Receives First... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 30 2014]
First Lady delivers mobile clinic to Taita Taveta [Published Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - Jul 29 2014]
BD & PEPFAR Launch Multi-Year Labs for Life Ini... [Published Individual.com - Jul 29 2014]
KQ, Ministry Assure Travellers Amid Ebola in We... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 29 2014]
I'm the man who can fix things, Kuria to voters [Published The Star (Kenya) - Jul 29 2014]
The cost of maternal death in Kenya [Published AlertNet - Jul 29 2014]
East Africa divided over adoption of GM foods [Published East African - Jul 28 2014]
Counties to benefit from US labs pledge 8 minut... [Published News24 - Jul 28 2014]
First Lady to hand over clinic to Taita Taveta [Published The Star (Kenya) - Jul 28 2014]
Deal to boost childbirths [Published The Star (Kenya) - Jul 28 2014]
Word health body tells East Africa to decrimina... [Published Africa Review - Jul 27 2014]
Parliament to study Thairu report amid clamour ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Jul 26 2014]
Parliament to study Thairu report amid clamour ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 26 2014]
East Africa divided over adoption of GM foods [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 26 2014]
Male circumcision reduces HIV risk behaviour, s... [Published Business Daily Africa - Jul 26 2014]
Referral Strategy and Guidelines for the Health... [Published Kenya News Agency - Jul 24 2014]
Government to revamp health referral system [Published The Star (Kenya) - Jul 24 2014]
No new dispensaries, Segor tells MPs [Published The Star (Kenya) - Jul 22 2014]
U.S. Embassy Joins First Lady to Launch Rotavir... [Published US Aid - Jul 17 2014]
Kenya: U.S. Embassy Joins First Lady to Launch ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 17 2014]
Free Rotavirus Vaccine Launched [Published Individual.com - Jul 17 2014]
Machakos Governor vows to Soldier on [Published Kenya News Agency - Jul 17 2014]
Kenya: Free Rotavirus Vaccine Launched [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 17 2014]
Kenya: First Lady Presides Over National Launch... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 17 2014]
Magistrates sacked over temper, language and th... [Published CapitalFM - Jul 15 2014]
Ruto order on certificates sparks row as school... [Published East African Standard - Jul 14 2014]
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Kenya: Free maternal healthcare drastically red... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 7 hours ago]
Source: Kenya Daily NationCountry: Kenya In Summary The Cabinet Secretary announced a nationwide drive for HIV testing to reduce transmission by encouraging every Kenyan to know their status.According to National Aids Control Council, there were 13,000 ...
Kenya: U.S. Embassy Joins First Lady to Launch ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 17 2014]
Source: US Agency for International DevelopmentCountry: Kenya Thursday, July 17, 2014 Robin Johnson, Communications Specialist, USAID/Kenya +254 20 862 2232/0719 112 135 robinjohnson@usaid.gov July 16, Machakos County, Kenya – U.S. Agency for International ...
World: Malaria-Endemic Countries Unite to Exten... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 05 2014]
Source: International Organization for Migration, Roll Back MalariaCountry: Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam, World IOM and RBM collaborate to improve access to key malaria interventions Victoria Falls, ZIMBABWE, 5 July 2014: - Roll Back Malaria ...
Kenya: Amref Health Africa - Legendary Organisa... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 14 2014]
Source: Amref Health AfricaCountry: Kenya Nairobi, April 11 Amref Health Africa (formerly the African Medical and Research Foundation – AMREF) launched its new name and logo yesterday at a colourful ceremony in Nairobi presided over by the Cabinet Secretary ...
Kenya: A mother’s death costs the family dear -... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 10 2014]
Source: IRINCountry: Kenya KISUMU, 10 April 2014 (IRIN) - While the death of a mother during childbirth has obvious emotional and personal implications, a new study in Kenya that quantifies the precise economic burden on households has found that it can ...
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