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KENYA CROSSES 8 MILLION MARK IN COVID – 19 VACCINATIONS

Kenya has crossed the 8 million mark in the COVID-19 vaccination exercise, targeting to vaccinate over 10 million people by the end of this month. Kenya’s Health Cabinet Secretary, Mutahi Kagwe said that by December 12, more than 8.1 million people had been vaccinated, among them 3,251,688 who are fully vaccinated. “Doing so voluntarily is …

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WORLD AIDS DAY- CREATING AWARENESS ON HIV SELF-TEST

As the world celebrates World Aids Day, Kenyatta University and OraQuick HIV Self- Test have partnered to host an HIV Self-Test awareness camp. The awareness camp is part of the University’s initiatives to drive the HIV prevention agenda with 42% of new adult infections being among the youth. National AIDS and STIs Control Programme’s (NASCOP) …

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SHUN PUBLIC GATHERINGS TO CURB THE SPREAD OF COVID-19-CAS RASHID AMAN

Kenyans have been urged to avoid public gatherings even as campaign fever grips the nation ahead of next year’s polls to curb the spread of Covid-19. Speaking at Nanyuki Cottage Hospital during the launch of Dr Mary Robertson Glasgow funeral home, Health Chief Administrative Secretary Rashid Aman, lauded the hospital management for boosting Covid-19 vaccination, …

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COUNCIL OF GOVERNORS ROLLS OUT 3-DAY VACCINATION CAMPAIGN TARGETING DEVOLUTION CONFERENCE DELEGATES

The Council of Governors (CoG) has unveiled a three-day vaccination campaign targeting delegates due to attend the 7th Annual Devolution Conference in Makueni. The vaccination drive which commenced on Tuesday will be conducted at the council’s Delta Corner offices in Westlands, Nairobi. The vaccination campaign is part of broad efforts to suppress the spread of …

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MORE CUBAN DOCTORS TO BE DIPLOYED IN COUNTY HOSPITALS THIS MONTH.

Kenya has received 79 more Cuban doctors in the second deployment program who will be deployed to county hospitals on October 25.The first batch of Cuban doctors arrived in the country in 2018 as part of implementation of an agreement signed with Cuba in 2017. This follows an agreement signed by Health Cabinet Secretary, Mutahi …

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AFRICAN UNION TO RECEIVE MORE THAN 17MILLION JOHNSON AND JOHNSON COVID-19 VACCINE IN THE COMING WEEK

During a meeting with the Kenyan president, Uhuru Kenyatta at The White House, President Joe Biden said that the United States will make a one-time donation of more than 17 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson  vaccine to the African Union. Biden said the 17 million doses will be in addition to 50 million …

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