If a facility has no oxygen – the mother will go home either with a severely disabled baby that will need her care for the rest of his/her life or with a body to bury.
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Have you heard of PCV-10? This is the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine introduced in Kenya in 2011. You should know about it because it is part of the immunisation schedule for infants in Kenya. I will tell you a lot about this vaccine this week – stay with me. Introduction of PCV10 goes hand in hand with a strong surveillance program. Find out more about that.
What is the cause of most premature deaths in Kenya? Is it cancer or malaria – do we really know? I set out to answer that question and found some interesting answers – what we are spewing as facts could be pure guess work.
Dr Faith Osier won 2014 Royal society pfizer award. I was keen to write a story that would inspire younger women wanting to be scientists. Faith’s story will inspire you.
One of the Ebola vaccines will soon be tested in Kenya. Scientists are keen to fast track the process and hopefully have a vaccine ready to counter this outbreak. Read all about it.
Friday 24th October, Uhuru Kenyatta graced the 25th anniversary celebrations of KEMRI research program in Kilifi. The ‘not so normal’ people were well charmed.