Rift Valley Fever Outbreak in Nairobi
Rift valley Fever has been identified in at least ten districts of Nairobi. This was announced by the live stock minister Joseph Munyao.//
Mr Munyao declared that 100,000 doses of vaccines are being distributed to the each of the affected districts. Ten thousand litres of insecticides have also...
Astellas Names Head of Global R&D Operations
... Research site where he held positions of increasing responsibility across the development organization. Carberry earned his M.D. at the University of nairobi
in Kenya and completed his Post Doctoral Fellowship in Clinical Pharmacology at the University of Texas . He earned his M.B.A. at Western Michigan U...
Working Towards 'Counting Malaria Out' Through Scale-Up of PermaNet(R) Bed Nets, Vestergaard Frandsen Produces 175 Millionth Net; Introduces New Net To Combat Insecticide Resistance
... World Malaria Day Events Held in nairobi
, London , Washington
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Apri...Benin, spoke on this issue at a symposium on insecticide resistance held in nairobi
on April 23. He noted that "we need better knowledge on the genetic basis ...
Pilot Study Using Video Cell Phones for Mobile Direct Observation Treatment (MDOT) to Monitor Medication Compliance of TB Patients
...th care workers who participated, will be unveiled during the Conference in nairobi
City on March 25-27, 2009.
The World Health Organization (WHO) recomm...rence is being held at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC), nairobi
City, Kenya, from March 25-27, 2009. The Conference is hosted by the Minis...
Mercury in Fish is a Global Health Concern
...an Environmental Bureau. "In response, governments should agree to start work immediately on a global mercury treaty at the United Nations meeting in nairobi
Mercury is a dangerous neurotoxin that can make its way up the food chain into humans, and poses an increased exposure risk to develo...
Rotary Action Group Helps Launch Major Public-Private HIV Prevention Initiative in Kenya
... initiative aimed at disadvantaged young people in nairobi
will rely on Rotarians for Fighting AIDS (RFFA) to...The partnership was launched as a pilot project in nairobi
on December 5 and likely will expand into other c...art local Rotary Community Corps (RCC) chapters in nairobi
to give non-Rotary members an opportunity to volun...
Crisis in Congo: World Vision Begins Relief Efforts for Thousands of Displaced, Calls on Regional Leaders to Act
...ical aid; World Vision reaching 10,000 families so far
-- Friday's nairobi
summit must seek non-military, long-term solutions, urges World Vision...lity, relief efforts are extremely difficult."
As African leaders meet in nairobi
tomorrow for an emergency summit,
World Vision is calling for the following...
Will Congress Do More for HIV Prevention?
...ugh first building trust have yielded dramatic
reductions in HIV infections among these populations. For example, a 1991
study of 1,000 sex workers in nairobi
found that a prevention program
stressing condom use and education was able to prevent between 8,000 and
10,000 new cases of HIV infection per year at...
AmeriCares Sends Emergency Aid to Kenya
...protection from disease outbreaks in the
AmeriCares Emergency Response Manager, Jonathan Hodgdon, is scheduled
to arrive in nairobi
on Tuesday (January 22) to meet with our partner and
visit camps in order to assess the further health care needs of the
communities affected by the c...
Bayer Awards Making Science Make Sense Grant to Girl Scouts
...tions to plant at least one billion
trees around the world by the end of 2007. Earlier this spring, Bayer AG in
Germany pledged to help plant trees in nairobi
and Bayer Corporation in the
United States pledged $100,000 from the Bayer Foundation to the National
Arbor Day Foundation to help plant 100,000 trees...
Biodiversity maps developed by UCSD scientists will help guide conservation measures in East Africa
...no more than 15-20 km away, it's rainforest," said David Western, adjunct professor of biology at UCSD, director of the African Conservation Centre in nairobi
and former director of Kenya Wildlife Service. "Previously this was communal land where people moved with the seasons and they moved with changing cli...
John Vercoe Conference
...International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) is convening a meeting in nairobi
89 November 2007 to address how the rising prices for livestock foods can h... roadside vegetation and communal grasslands. The scientific discussions in nairobi
will include ways in which smallholders can exploit these renewable resourc...
Scientists collaborate to assess health of global environment
...nt program will issue its primary report on March 30 during press conferences in London, Washington, D.C., Tokyo, Beijing, New Delhi, Brasilia, Cairo, nairobi
and Rome. More than 2,000 scientists from 95 countries participated in the assessment and concluded that the environmental benefits that human societi...