James Wainaina Macharia

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Name: James Wainaina Macharia
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 57 mins ago - 1 reports

Senegal closes border over Ebola

By BBCSenegal has closed its border with Guinea because of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, despite warnings that such measures are counterproductive.Senegal also banned flights and ships from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone – the three worst-hit ... [Published Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - 12 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

East African rapid reaction force ready by December: officials

(Reuters) - A long-delayed east African rapid reaction force - meant to help stamp out unrest from the Seychelles to Rwanda - will be up and running in December, senior regional officials said on Friday.The idea of a joint force for the region - home ... [Published Reuters - 9 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Govt bans 'Ebola travellers'

Nairobi - The government has announced the closure of borders to travelers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the three countries worst hit by the Ebola outbreak.Kenya Airways has suspended flights to Freetown and Monrovia, after several European ... [Published Inner City Gazette - 14 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

KNH health workers camp outside Parliament demanding their salaries

Nairobi – Some Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) health workers camped at the National Assembly’s entrance demanding their salaries.The Health Cabinet Secretary, James Macharia however responded to the workers’ grievances saying that the Nairobi City County ... [Published News24 - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya unveils guidelines to curb spread of Ebola

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.by David MusyokaNAIROBI, Aug. 21 (Xinhua) -- The Kenyan government said Thursday it has provided all port health staff with guidelines on strict surveillance for Ebola virus to ensure that the virus does not come into the ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya unveils guidelines to curb spread of Ebola

The Kenyan government said Thursday it has provided all port health staff with guidelines on strict surveillance for Ebola virus to ensure that the virus does not come into the country.Health Cabinet Secretary James Macharia said the guidelines will steer ... [Published China.org.cn - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Strengthening HIV Prevention To Reduce Infection To Zero

Kenya’s HIV prevalence stands at 5.6% for adults aged 15-49 years , with a HIV burden of 1.6 million infected and making Kenya the 4th highest HIV epidemic country globally.Health Cabinet Secretary James Macharia said the estimates show that despite progress ... [Published Kenya News Agency - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

StanChart gives Sh400m towards children eye care

Eye care initiatives in East Africa have received a boost after the allocated Sh400 million towards children healthcare.The funds will be channelled through StanChart’s social responsibility programme dubbed 'Seeing is Believing', which seeks to stem ... [Published Business Daily Africa - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Trader enjoined in Cofek Ebola suit says US has cure for virus

A businessman has claimed that the US government holds the cure of the deadly Ebola that has killed more than 1,000 people in West Africa. Seeking to be enjoined in the Consumer Federation of Kenya case seeking to stop Kenya Airways from flying to the ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 21 2014]
Entities: Ebola, Patent, Virus
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Report of West Africans in Busia Untrue - Macharia

[Capital FM]Nairobi -Health Cabinet Secretary James Macharia has refuted media reports that travellers from West African countries are entering Kenya through the Busia and Malaba border points.Source:http://allafrica.com/stories/201408210205.html ... [Published AA Kenya - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya: Kenya ranked fourth in HIV infections

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, ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 9 reports

Kenya Close Border Areas in Fear of Ebola

TEMPO.CO , Nairobi - Fears of Ebola have spread to West African countries, causing Kenya to close its borders with Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone last Wednesday.BBC reported on Monday, August 18, 2014, that Kenyan Health Minister James Macharia, said ... [Published Tempo.co - Aug 18 2014]

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"as such our staff are vigilant to ensure every suspected case is detected and action taken to secure this country from importation of ebola" Macharia said in a statement issued in Nairobi
"what was reported in a section of the media about the influx of illegal migrants from west africa is untrue. our borders are secure and any case of illegal entry will be detected promptly" Macharia said
"the consequence of defying this ban will result in the airlines being forced back to their point of origin without any passengers being allowed to disembark" Mr Macharia said

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East African rapid reaction force ready by Dece... [Published Reuters - 9 hours ago]
Senegal closes border over Ebola [Published Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - 12 hours ago]
Govt bans 'Ebola travellers' [Published Inner City Gazette - 14 hours ago]
KNH health workers camp outside Parliament dema... [Published News24 - 18 hours ago]
Ebola - panic spreads faster than virus [Published Tourism Update - 18 hours ago]
Kenya launches an ambitious HIV prevention road... [Published UNAIDS - 22 hours ago]
Kenya unveils guidelines to curb spread of Ebola [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 21 2014]
Kenya unveils guidelines to curb spread of Ebola [Published China.org.cn - Aug 21 2014]
300 KNH resident doctors boycott work over pay [Published CapitalFM Kenya - Aug 21 2014]
StanChart gives Sh400m towards children eye care [Published Business Daily Africa - Aug 21 2014]
Strengthening HIV Prevention To Reduce Infectio... [Published Kenya News Agency - Aug 21 2014]
Trader enjoined in Cofek Ebola suit says US has... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 21 2014]
Report of West Africans in Busia Untrue - Macharia [Published AA Kenya - Aug 21 2014]
Kenya: Kenya ranked fourth in HIV infections [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 21 2014]
Border points lack Ebola test kits - VIDEO [Published Daily Nation - Aug 20 2014]
XINHUA - Kenya refutes illegal entry of citizen... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 20 2014]
XINHUA - (Special for CAFS) Kenya launches road... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 20 2014]
First Lady’s health drive lauded by Cherie Blair [Published CapitalFM Kenya - Aug 20 2014]
Report of West Africans in Busia untrue – Macharia [Published CapitalFM Kenya - Aug 20 2014]
Kenya Is Not Ready to Deal With GMOs [Published Street Sweeper - Aug 20 2014]
Kenya refutes illegal entry of citizens from Eb... [Published Individual.com - Aug 20 2014]
Kenya Is Not Ready To Deal With GMOs [Published The Star (Kenya) - Aug 20 2014]
Ebola: Liberia Imposes Night Curfew [Published International Business Times UK - Aug 20 2014]
Kenya Airways : West Africans flood in at Busia... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 19 2014]
Kenya Airways suspends flights to Liberia, Sier... [Published Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 19 2014]
PUSETU issues ultimatum over health workers strike [Published Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 19 2014]
PUSETU wants health workers strike halted in 14... [Published CapitalFM - Aug 19 2014]
Tough new measures to curb Ebola outbreak [Published Daily Nation - Aug 19 2014]
Kenya bans passengers from Ebola-affected nations [Published Legalbrief - Aug 19 2014]
Ebola - EAC Warns Against Nonessential Travel t... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 19 2014]
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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 ...
HMM: Kenya Bars Travelers From Ebola-Stricken A... [Published Instapundit - Aug 16 2014]
HMM: Kenya Bars Travelers From Ebola-Stricken Areas. “The Kenyan government announced other restrictions, saying it is temporarily suspending entry into Kenya of passengers who have passed through Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia. Health professionals ...
WHO warns Kenya of Ebola spread risk [Published H5N1 - Aug 13 2014]
Via The Nation: WHO warns Kenya of Ebola spread risk. Excerpt:Kenya has been classified as a high risk country as the government Wednesday pledged to increase efforts to keep Ebola away from the country. The World Health Organisation certified Kenya as ...
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