Wheels for life – Ambulance service responding to women in labour – Kenya

Doctors in Nairobi realising the rising rates of women during childbirth came together and established a free ambulance service that responds to women in labour during the covid 19 pandemic.  To curb the spread of pandemic, Kenya introduced curfews and lockdown,  meant to protect people during Covid-19 pandemic, these measures left out provision for More...

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By admin On Monday, May 18th, 2020

Kenya closes borders to Tanzania and Somalia over coronavirus

Reuters: Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday banned movement across the country’s borders with Tanzania and Somalia to help curb the spread of the coronavirus. He exempted cargo trucks but said drivers More...

By admin On Monday, April 13th, 2020

Africa’s Healthcare counting the cost of Financing.

  By Agnes Gitau As communities across the world grapple with COVID19, All eyes are on Africa healthcare system, being scrutinised for having failed to invest in strong/effective healthcare system. Many analysts More...

By admin On Sunday, April 5th, 2020

COVID19 – UK’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson admitted to hospital for tests

According to 10 Downing Street, Boris Johnson who tested positive for Corona Virus ten days ago was taken to hospital on Sunday on advise by his doctors where he was admitted.  According to the report, his symptoms More...

By admin On Sunday, March 29th, 2020

Kenya Briefing – Corona Virus

Today is the 16th day since Kenya confirmed its first case of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19). We bring you key updates from the Nation’s special coverage team. You can subscribe to this newsletter directly here and More...

By admin On Saturday, March 28th, 2020

In the frontline of COVID 19 – Kenya diaspora healthcare workers make up the army of key workers

 The healthcare workforce is a major employer in the UK and other developed economies, In United Kingdom, the sector accounts for an estimated 6% of the total UK workforce in 2016 to 2018 according to the Annual More...

By admin On Friday, March 27th, 2020

East Africa – Regional Health Ministers issue decisive measures on COVID19.

As positive cases of COVID19  surge in East Africa, the EAC member states met on Wednesday to explore regional coordination efforts to contain the pandemic and take measures against the spread of the virus across More...

By admin On Friday, March 27th, 2020

Africa – Total confirmed coronavirus cases 3,385 – 26/3/2020

Total confirmed coronavirus cases in Africa: 3,385 Source: WHO; Johns Hopkins; nCoV. South Africa has the highest numbers Source: Africa arguments Up votes: 0 Down votes: 0  More...

By admin On Friday, March 27th, 2020

Africa – Creditors urged to waive Africa’s debt – COVID 19

Africa recorded corona virus positive cases is growing and has reached over 1500 with  50 recorded deaths and over 100 recoveries. South Africa which announced a national lockdown starting yesterday has seen a More...

By admin On Monday, March 23rd, 2020

Africa Update – Total confirmed coronavirus cases in Africa: 1,616

Africa’s fragile health systems rush to contain coronavirus, Total confirmed coronavirus cases in Africa: 1,616 Source: WHO; Johns Hopkins; nCoV. With limited intensive care beds, governments are putting More...