Kenya Launches Initiative to Reduce Road Traffic Deaths, Injuries

Kenya Launches Initiative to Reduce Road Traffic Deaths, Injuries By Gift Briton Globally, over one million people die every year as a result of road traffic crashes with nearly 9 in 10 of these deaths occurring in low-and middle-income countries, costing them up to 3% of their gross domestic product, according to World Health Organization(WHO). Being among […]
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WHO Director-General Re-Elected to Serve Second Term

WHO Director-General Re-Elected to Serve Second Term By Mary Hearty Dr Tedros Adhanom, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) has been re-elected by WHO member states to serve a second five-year term. His re-election was confirmed during the 75th World Health Assembly in Geneva, where he was termed as the sole candidate. The […]
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Kenya to Host Global Summit on Neglected Tropical Diseases

Kenya to Host Global Summit on Neglected Tropical Diseases By Sharon Atieno With over 1.7 billion people suffering from neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), most of them in Africa and other developing countries in Asia and Latin America, Kenya is set to host the global summit on NTDs which will run from May 29 – June […]
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Science Africa’s Editor-in-Chief Feted

Science Africa’s Editor-in-Chief Feted By Mary Hearty Science Africa’s Editor-in-Chief, Otula Owuor has received a Lifetime Achievement Award for his outstanding contribution in science journalism in Kenya. This happened during the 10th Annual Journalism Excellence Awards (AJEA) held in Nairobi by the Media Council of Kenya. The awards given since 2012 for print, broadcast and now […]
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KEMRI: Date for 12th KASH Conference Set

By Saumu Juma The Kenya Medical and Research Institute (KEMRI) is planning to host the 12th KEMRI Annual Scientific and Health (KASH) conference scheduled to begin on 16th-18th February next year. The conference theme will be “Building a resilient health sector through investments in data science, research evidence, technology and innovations” and it will be […]
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