Telkom gives free internet connectivity to Mbagathi COVID19 patients

Patients in quarantine at the Kenyatta National Hospital’s Infectious Diseases Unit at Mbagathi, Nairobi, will now find it easier to keep in touch with their loved ones and the outside world, after Telkom donated free 50 Mbps Internet connectivity to the facility. Psychology experts posit that social isolation is one of the most difficult experiences … More Telkom gives free internet connectivity to Mbagathi COVID19 patients

Etihad Airways to test airport technology to help identify medically at-risk travellers

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, will partner with Australian company Elenium Automation to trial new technology which allows self-service devices at airports to be used to help identify travellers with medical conditions, potentially including the early stages of COVID-19. Etihad will be the first airline to trial the technology, which can monitor … More Etihad Airways to test airport technology to help identify medically at-risk travellers

THREE-DAY MEDICAL CONFERENCE TO TACKLE UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE

Kenya is hosting a three-day medical conference and exhibition on the provision of Universal Health Coverage (UHC). The conference will run between September 24, and September 26, 2019 and has attracted more than 200 exhibitors from 24 countries. The conference organized by an international event company, Informa Markets, was officially opened by Mr. Stephen Macharia, … More THREE-DAY MEDICAL CONFERENCE TO TACKLE UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE

Global burden of disease and its implication for health policy design

By Prof Morgan Chetty, Visiting Prof, Health Sciences, DUT, Chairman, IPAF, CEO, KwaZulu Natal Doctors Healthcare Coalition (KZNDHC) The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), recently signed a memorandum of understanding between the two organizations that would increase awareness and understanding of health problems globally as well as … More Global burden of disease and its implication for health policy design

KENYA TO HOST UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE AND HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE

Kenya is set to host the 2019 Medic East Africa conference that will focus on the provision of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in the region. Over 4,000 participants from 25 countries are expected to attend the conference that will bring together East Africa’s healthcare and medical laboratory industry players, organised by Informa Markets. Informa Markets … More KENYA TO HOST UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE AND HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE

Why employee wellbeing can no longer be ignored

It’s a disturbing trend: Kenyans seem to be getting less healthy with every passing year, thanks to the resurgence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). According to the Ministry of Health, non-communicable diseases are responsible for over 55 per cent of deaths and further account for more than 50 per cent of hospital admissions, annually. Non-communicable diseases … More Why employee wellbeing can no longer be ignored