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Karen Hospital Opens Thika satellite Clinic to devolve services to the county of Kiambu and its surrounding areas

A major challenge in the delivery of medical care in the country has been lack of ease of accessibility to healthcare services. In some rural areas in Kenya, patients still have to travel long distances to reach health centres. This especially becomes challenging when trying to access specialized healthcare services like cardiac treatment. With this,… Continue reading Karen Hospital Opens Thika satellite Clinic to devolve services to the county of Kiambu and its surrounding areas

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Philips Community Life Centre brings quality primary care to a community of 40,000 people in one of the world’s most challenging regions: Mandera County, Kenya

Royal Philips, a global leader in health technology, in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Government of Mandera County, today opened a new Community Life Centre (CLC) in the County. The new primary care and community hub is part of Philips’ ongoing commitment to improve access to quality primary healthcare and to decrease maternal and infant mortality rates –… Continue reading Philips Community Life Centre brings quality primary care to a community of 40,000 people in one of the world’s most challenging regions: Mandera County, Kenya

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Uhuru signs law on free sanitary towels for schoolgirls

It is estimated that a girl in primary school loses 18 learning weeks out of 108 weeks in a year during her menses, a reality that increases their chances of dropping out. This is mostly due to the high costs incurred when buying sanitary towels every month; a cost that is irrelevant to some communities against… Continue reading Uhuru signs law on free sanitary towels for schoolgirls