James Wainaina Macharia

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Name: James Wainaina Macharia
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Geothermal boss Simiyu sued over Sh1.9 billion tender

Geothermal Development Corporation boss Silas Simiyu has been restrained from making a payment of Sh1.9 billion. Simiyu has been accused of being in the process of making the payment, which might lead the nation into losing the money.In a certificate ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Gunmen kill nine in western Ethiopia bus attack - state media

ADDIS ABABA, April 16 (Reuters) - Gunmen ambushed a bus carrying dozens of people in western Ethiopia near the Sudanese border, killing nine and wounding six others, state-run media said on Wednesday.There was no claim of responsibility and no group was ... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

MasterCard funding AppLab Money for Kenya’s unbanked

MasterCard has partnered the Grameen Foundation on AppLab Money, an initiative designed to create mobile financial services products for the unbanked and underbanked in Kenya.The collaboration is aimed at enabling low income communities in Kenya to access ... [Published HumanIPO - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya leads continent in fight against worms

Macharia gave a keynote address at the Community Day at the Institut Pasteur in Paris/COURTESYNAIROBI, Kenya, April 16 – Kenya has started a programme to eliminate worm-infestations among school going children.On Tuesday, the Cabinet Secretary for Health ... [Published CapitalFM - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Kenyan public sector not properly utilising social media – panel

Kenya’s public sector is not making adequate use of social media for information gathering, communication or collation of data compared to their counterparts in the private sector, according to panelists at the “Social Media Analytics and Cloud” session ... [Published HumanIPO - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya: Amref Re-Commits to Healthcare

Nairobi — THE African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF) Health Africa has launched its new name and logo at a ceremony in Nairobi.Cabinet Secretary for Health, James Macharia, presided over the ceremony.Several ambassadors and other members of the ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Mombasa plans to spend Sh1bn on health training

THE Mombasa government is set to use at least Sh1 billion to boost health in the county. The government has announced that the funds will be used to train specialists including neurologists, oncologists and cardiothoracic specialists and construct new ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya: Amref Health Africa - Legendary Organisation Gets a Brand New Name

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 ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 3 reports

Access to Water and Sanitation in all Counties

Kenya will deliver safe water, sanitation and hygiene services in all the 47 counties in line with the provisions of the constitution and Medium Term Plan 2013-2017.The government will further review the ambitious Open Defecation Free (ODF) road map to ... [Published Kenya News Agency - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 3 reports

Govt Intensifies Ebola Virus Alertness

Health Cabinet Secretary James Macharia has assured the country that all measures are being taken to ensure that no cases of Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever (HF)  spreads into the country following a reported outbreak in Guinea, West Africa.Macharia said that ... [Published Kenya News Agency - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 3 reports

Over Two Million Women Targeted in Tetanus Elimination Campaign

The Ministry of Health in conjunction with its partners including the UNICEF and World Health Organization is conducting supplementary immunization activities in 60 high risk districts in an effort to eliminate Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus in the co ... [Published Kenya News Agency - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 2 reports

Health Secretary denies exodus of doctors

Health Secretary James Macharia yesterday said no single doctor has resigned from government. "Information about doctors resigning is not true. Its alarming and we don't know where it’s from," Macharia said.He said that the national government recently ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Mar 23 2014]

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"a mother's death begins a chain of disruption, economic loss, and pain that, far too often, leads to the death of her baby, loss of educational and life opportunities for her surviving children, and a deepening cycle of poverty for her family" warned James Macharia, Kenya's cabinet secretary for health

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Maternal deaths fuel poverty [Published Zimbabwe Chronicle - 21 hours ago]
Geothermal boss Simiyu sued over Sh1.9 billion ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Apr 17 2014]
MasterCard funding AppLab Money for Kenya’s unb... [Published HumanIPO - Apr 16 2014]
Gunmen kill nine in western Ethiopia bus attack... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 16 2014]
Kenya leads continent in fight against worms [Published CapitalFM - Apr 16 2014]
Kenyan public sector not properly utilising soc... [Published HumanIPO - Apr 15 2014]
Kenya: Amref Re-Commits to Healthcare [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 15 2014]
Mombasa plans to spend Sh1bn on health training [Published The Star (Kenya) - Apr 14 2014]
Kenya: Amref Health Africa - Legendary Organisa... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 14 2014]
Achievement Of Vision 2030 Depends On Health St... [Published Kenya News Agency - Apr 11 2014]
Kenya: A Mother's Death Costs the Family Dear -... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 10 2014]
Why devolved health care is a bitter pill to sw... [Published Daily Nation - Apr 10 2014]
Kenya: A mother’s death costs the family dear -... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 10 2014]
Kenya: the use of e-payment methods makes headway [Published Paypers - Apr 10 2014]
Kenya deports Somalis, arrests hundreds in crac... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 09 2014]
Kenya deports Somalis, arrests hundreds in crac... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 09 2014]
Electronic Payments Gain Traction in Kenya [Published GT News - Apr 09 2014]
Kenya Use of E-Payments On the Rise in Kenya [Published Big News Network - Apr 09 2014]
Macharia appeals for local HIV-Aids funds [Published The Star (Kenya) - Apr 09 2014]
Use of E-Payments On the Rise in Kenya [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 09 2014]
US urges Burundi to drop constitution changes, ... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 08 2014]
South Sudan Awards Two Mineral Exploration Lice... [Published Marine Link - Apr 08 2014]
GT Bank, Mastercard sign partnership [Published CIO East Africa - Apr 08 2014]
Kenya: MasterCard aims to increase electronic p... [Published IT News Africa - Apr 08 2014]
Two foreign UN workers killed in Somalia [Published TrustMedia - Apr 07 2014]
Two United Nations workers killed in Somalia [Published Morning Call - Apr 07 2014]
Investment inflows, spending spur Sub-Saharan G... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 07 2014]
Sub-Saharan Africa GDP seen rising to 5.2 pct i... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 07 2014]
Two United Nations workers killed in Somalia - ... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 07 2014]
DOLAN: Bishops wrong on anti-tetanus drive [Published Daily Nation - Apr 04 2014]
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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 ...
Kenya: Kenya Aims to Reduce Malaria Mortality b... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 31 2014]
Source: The Global FundCountry: Kenya 31 March 2014 NAIROBI, Kenya – The Global Fund, the Government of Kenya, and the African Medical and Research Foundation today signed a grant agreement worth US$80 million that will support Kenya’s continuing fight ...
Kenya: Health Ministry tightens surveillance to... [Published H5N1 - Mar 27 2014]
Via Standard Digital News: Health Ministry tightens surveillance to prevent Ebola spread. Excerpt:Persons traveling from Guinea will undergo special check at all ports of entry as the government increases surveillance on Ebola disease following outbreak ...
Madagascar says IMF restores ties five years af... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 13 2014]
/p> ANTANANARIVO (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund has restored ties with Madagascar for the first time since a coup on the Indian Ocean island in 2009, the government said on Thursday, making it the first donor to do so since a peaceful ...
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