AHF and Kenya Medical Research Institute Partner to Save Lives at Free AIDS Treatment Clinic in Mombasa
Facility, AHF's First in Kenya, is US AIDS Group's 39th Global AIDS
Treatment Clinic in 14 Countries Worldwide. New Kenyan Partnership Will
Provide Life- saving Anti-retroviral Therapy in Town of Mtongwe, Mombasa, Kenya, where the National HIV/AIDS Prevalence is Over 6%
Nothing But Nets and Union of Reform Judaism Help Save Lives in Kenya
Grassroots supporters raise over $1.2 million to deliver 128,000 bed nets to four refugee camps in Kenya
and Washington DC (Vocus) February 10, 2009 -- The United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign, a global, grassroots initiative to prevent ...
Rotary Action Group Helps Launch Major Public-Private HIV Prevention Initiative in Kenya
Rotarians for Fighting AIDS joins PEPFAR, Nike Foundation, Coca-Cola Africa Foundation and others in Partnership for an HIV-Free Generation
NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new public-private HIV-prevention initiative aimed at disadvantaged young pe...
AmeriCares Sends Emergency Aid to Kenya
Emergency Response Expert en route and available for comment
STAMFORD, Conn., Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AmeriCares is
sending 6,000 pounds of medicines and medical supplies to Kenya
to the upheaval following the disputed results from the December elections.
"Alarming" Malnutrition Among Kenya Refugees: UN Agencies
Three United Nations agencies on Tuesday launched an appeal for 32 million dollars (23.5 million euros) to help combat "alarming levels" of malnutrition amongst Somali and Sudanese refugees based in camps in Kenya.
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the World Food Programme (WF...
World Bank Loans Kenya 80 Million Dollars to Boost War on AIDS
The World Bank has approved a loan of 80 million dollars (60 million euros) to boost Kenya's efforts to fight HIV/AIDS, which poses a major challenge in the country, an official statement said Wednesday.
The funds will be used to strengthen the National AIDS Control Council (NACC), the cou...
'Father' of Aids Orphans in Kenya Dies
Fr Angelo D'Agostino SJ, a Jesuit priest, well-known for his care and protection of Aids orphans//in Kenya
passed away on Monday at the age of 80.
He was the MD, founder and medical director of Nyumbani Children's Home, a centre for abandoned HIV-positive children.
Fr Joachim Omolo Ouko AJ ...
Bird flu Alert in Kenya after Outbreak in Southern Sudan
With the recent outbreak of the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus in southern Sudan Kenyan authorities have issued an alert//.
Nicholas Muraguri, the ministry of health's head of promotive services said teams of health workers and veterinarians have been subsequently carrying out tests on people and p...
Brazil & Kenya Seek Support For A New Resolution At WHO’s Annual Mee
The World Health Assembly (WHO), begins its annual meeting on Monday with delegations from more than 190 countries will meet in Geneva from May 22nd to the 27th//.
Brazil and Kenya
have announced plans earlier this week to put pressure at the WHO assembly, for more funds to combat neglected d...
Global Fund Demands Account from Kenya For $10 million
Its accounting time at the Global Fund Centre and Kenya
has been asked to spell out, account of expenditure for the $10-million received// from the Global Fund’s intended 134 million. The fund was provided to Kenya
to assist in combating Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Now, Kenya
would have to prov...
Adult Circumcision Reduces Risk of HIV Transmission Without Reducing Sexual Pleasure
...sed men and that there was no difference in sexual function between circumcised and uncircumcised men. Researchers divided 2,784 patients from Kisumu, kenya
into two groups: a control group and a group to be circumcised within 30 days of randomization. Detailed evaluations were done at one, three, six, 12,...
Two New Studies in the New England Journal of Medicine Show Malaria Vaccine Candidate Advancing in Africa
...sing safety profile. The studies were
conducted in kenya
and Tanzania and were presented today at the Ameri...rial enrolled 894 children 5-17 months old in both kenya
Tanzania. It was designed to evaluate the safe...starting in the near future,"
said Philip Bejon of kenya
Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)-Wellcome
On World AIDS Day, CHF International Calls for Community Mobilization and Local Capacity Building to Fight HIV/AIDS
...ity of frontline providers to provide comprehensive
CHF's Local Prevention and Treatment of HIV/AIDS (LPATH) program has
been working in kenya
since 2004 to change that paradigm. Funded by the
President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the Centers for
Disease Control and Prev...
Tampax and Always Launch Protecting Futures Program Dedicated to Helping African Girls Stay in School
...ffected communities in
Southern Africa. Protecting Futures, a ground-breaking five-year commitment was born out
of a pilot program Always launched in kenya
two years ago through a
partnership with the Girl Child Network (GCN) and is a part of P&G
corporate cause, Live, Learn, and Thrive which has helped o...
Grammy Winner Marc Cohn to Perform for African AIDS Organization at Carolina HopeFest
... that Beacon brings to women and children in
Africa." Beacon of Hope brings in women and children affected by the HIV / AIDS
epidemic in the slums of kenya
and gives them medical care, vocational
training, education, and a means to earn a living. The festival, sponsored by Morrisville-based computer make...
Integrated Prevention Demonstration Campaign Launched in Western Kenya to Fight HIV, Malaria and Diarrhoeal Disease
Innovative Campaign Breaks Down Policy and Funding Barriers and Paves Way for Affordable and Efficient Approach
KAKAMEGA, Kenya, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- A new approach to fighting
malaria, diarrhoeal diseases and HIV was launched today in the Western
Kenyan district of Kakamega...
Growing Interest in DNA-Based Genetic Testing Among African American with Historic Election of President Elect Barack Obama
...ameroon, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Senegal
Power in Knowing -- From kenya
to U.S. Presidency:
President-Elect Obama's paternal lineage is rooted in kenya
on Africa's eastern coast. While his achievements have reached nations in a...
VWR International, LLC Acquires Jencons (Scientific) Ltd, UK
...of the UK's largest suppliers of laboratory equipment
and consumables with 110 employees. Based in the UK, the company also has
operations in Ireland, kenya
and North America. The Company has annual
revenues of approximately $46 million US dollars.
Manuel Brocke-Benz, VWR Senior Vice President and Managi...
The New Green Revolution offers hope to poor farmers and poor consumers
...th scientists at Michigan State University to develop insect-resistant potatoes and sweet potatoes.
An Austrian lab is working with researchers in kenya
to transfer technology on cassava mutagenesis and breeding. Cassava is a low-protein, starchy staple in regions where cereal grains cannot be easily g...