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500,000 kenyan women sterilized

Catholic Church released a report stating approximately 500,000 women may never bear children after being injected with a contaminated tetanus vaccine in 2014 Catholic Church claims in its final report that the anti-pregnancy HCG hormone, was laced in the vials from the October tetanus vaccination drive. Kenya’s Parliament mandated a joint

Can branding healthcare change our perception of health in Africa?

by TAKUDZWA HANYANI Nike, Pepsi, Apple, Samsung, Coca cola, Adidas, Blackberry, Microsoft all these are brand names of some of the world’s biggest and most famous brands. Commercial marketing which has made these brands a success globally depends highly on behavioural economics which influences consumer choices, preferences and perceptions. Stakeholders and shareholders

Kenya: Polygamy in Kenya – a Legal Way to Spread HIV?

  A controversial new marriage bill legalising polygamy in Kenya has triggered outrage, with HIV activists claiming it may increase HIV infections among married couples. This, activists warn, may thwart the government's promise to reach zero new HIV infections by 2015. The bill was signed by President Uhuru Kenyatta after a heated

Surprising Health Benefits Of Donating Blood

Donating blood even once can help save the lives of three people — whether they’re newborns needing heart surgery, adults badly injured in car crashes, or people of any age suffering from cancer. You may be surprised to learn that donating blood is not only lifesaving, but that it has many

12 best foods that fight cancer

  What are the top foods that may prevent cancer? A comprehensive review of thousands of studies on diet, physical activity, and weight conducted for the World Cancer Research Fund and the American Institute for Cancer Research pointed to the benefits of eating plant-based foods, which have demonstrated the strongest ability

GSK malaria vaccine shows long-lasting protection

Malaria is an infectious disease spread by mosquitoes that threatens up to half the world's population. Most of its victims are children under five in poor countries in sub-Saharan Africa.The World Health Organisation's latest malaria report found progress against the disease has been made over the past decade, with deaths

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