Bayer partners with KNH to prevent hospital-associated infections

Bayer East Africa, in partnership with the Kenya Water for Health Organization (KWAHO), has renovated three Handwashing Facilities at the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) in Nairobi. The facilities will serve the over 30,000 people who visit the facility every day and close to 6000 staff members who work there. The upgrade,

President Uhuru Kenyatta raises minimum wage by 12%.

President Uhuru Kenyatta President Uhuru Kenyatta today announced a 12 % minimum wage for Kenyan workers. The announcement was made at the Nyayo National Stadium during Labour day celebrations where he was the Chief Guest. Thousands of workers gathered at the Nyayo stadium as is usually the tradition on May 1st

Speaker Justin Muturi calls on the Government to end the Church Covid-19 restrictions

The Speaker of the National Assembly has called for immediate removal of Covid restrictions affecting churches and other places of worship. Speaking at the closing session of the county government public service board’s convention at the travelers beach hotel in Mombasa, Muturi said it was discriminatory to allow full capacity

Uhuru to open Mathare Korogocho level 5 Hospital

The Mathare-Korogocho Hospital Nairobi's first Level 5 Hospital will open its doors to patients after commissioning by President Uhuru Kenyatta. According to the Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS). the Sh400 million five-storey hiospital will reduce patient load at Mama Lucy Hospital that serves more than 2.1 million people in the

Health CS Kagwe says Nurses & Midwives are crucial UHC partners

…as the Nurse and Midwife Alliance of Kenya is unveiled Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe Critical stakeholders in the health sector have today launched the Nurse and Midwife Alliance, which is a platform that convenes all nurses and midwives in the country to facilitate the professional growth of the healthcare practice. The stakeholders, spearheaded

COFEK statement on the Rise and Rise of Fuel prices in Kenya

The attention of the Consumers Federation of Kenya (Cofek) is drawn to the Tuesday announcement of the unusually high fuel prices by the sector regulator, Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA). At this rate, our earlier projection that fuel will hit a record Sh150 per litre may come to pass sooner

Afya Sacco chairman Vitalis Peter Lukiri is Dead

Vitalis Peter Lukiri, the long-serving National Chairman of Afya Sacco has died. Family sources told Nyanza Daily that he passed on at Nairobi Hospital on Wednesday night after a short illness. He will be remembered for steering the Sacco to become one of the leading Tier 1 co-operative societies in the