Varsity where cadavers face worse fate than death

By Gatonye Gathura Majority of medical students at the University of Nairobi, Kenya, can never donate their remains for training

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New UN refugee plan rubs Kenya the wrong way

By Gatonye Gathura A new UN plan emphasizing on local resettlement of refugees including citizenship for up to 40,000 Somalis

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Malaria vaccine: Looking into the mouth of gift horse may hurt Africa

By Gatonye Gathura A group of globally influential medical experts is pressurizing regulatory authorities to have the world’s first malaria

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Emerging diseases, not malaria, major cause of child fevers in western Kenya

By Gatonye Gathura New evidence shows almost half of children being treated for malaria in western Kenya are actually suffering

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Obama counters President Uhuru’s snub over gay rights with huge cash handouts

By Gatonye Gathura After a rebuff over gay rights during his July visit to Nairobi, US President Barack Obama has

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Kenya in rush for repeat malaria vaccine trials while world calls for caution

By Gatonye Gathura Kenya has applied to participate in repeat trials for the Mosquirix vaccine whose rollout was stopped by

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No evidence free sanitary products improve schooling for girls

By Gatonye Gathura There is no evidence that free sanitary products have significant schooling benefits among girls in poor countries,

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Quality of HIV testing in Kenya in doubt

By Gatonye Gathura Public HIV testing facilities are staffed with testers who are not proficient, and persistent kit stock outs,

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Daily HIV prevention pill leading to contraceptive failure

By Gatonye Gathura A study in Western Kenya shows high rates of pregnancy in women using the injectable contraceptive alongside

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Banned cough medicines in India still popular for Kenya babies

By GATONYE GATHURA   Harmful cough medicines banned in India over the weekend are legally selling over-the-counter in Kenya despite

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