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Worth Noting: “The specific objectives are to understand the chemical composition and health and nutritional benefits of khat (miraa), to discuss the impact of production and consumption of khat (miraa) on social well-being and to explore on the challenges and opportunities in commercialization and market access for khat (miraa) and its products,” a statement from …

By: Jemimah Gitonga It would be a pathetic lie if we keep on telling ourselves that everything is okay in our society. We cannot ignore the fact that people from different walks of life are succumbing to this silent killer. Looking back depression was just a mere word that did not seem to raise an …

Worth Noting: A voice mail message asks patients to call an emergency number where telephone advisors provide counselling, essential advice or prescriptions, which will be routed through their regular clinics. Since Covid-19 lockdowns, GPs have been under intense pressure and overworked, but their patients see it differently. They accuse them of relaxing and not caring …

By: Kevin Omondi Access to voluntary family planning and reproductive health services for everyone, including our young generation, vital to the future of our planet. About half of pregnancies among adolescent women in the developing world are unintended, with about 23 million young women wishing to avoid pregnancy but not using modern contraception. One of …

By: Pauline Kerubo Since the first case of Covid-19 was reported in Kenya on 15th March 2020. The number of people being infected by the virus has risen steadily. The government of Kenya in partnership with the World health organisation have helped to reduce the rise of pandemic. At first all schools were shut down …

By: Martin Slabbert Worth Noting: It also outlines the economic toll of tobacco as equally striking, already costing an estimated 6% of all global health expenditures annually – roughly half a trillion dollars –- and only set to grow. Worst still, with over 80% of all tobacco users living in LMICs, they will continue to …

By Candy Okochil Have you ever wondered if we could be able to control some biological processes what would happen? For my part I think, right at this period we are at, people would stop breathing if possible. First, we saw on tv people infected dropping to dead, the next news was that the virus …

By Kadala Purity We have experienced quite a great number of comrades taking their lives just because of peer pressure or more to say mental disorder. Students who do exemplary well and secure a place in the university end up loosing their dreams just because of peer pressure. Peer pressure causes most students to end …

By: Mashariki Communications The Nairobi Hospital Chief Executive Officer, Mr. James Nyamongo, hosted the Australian High Commissioner to Kenya, His Excellency Luke Williams, who visited the hospital yesterday to explore potential areas of collaboration in delivery of healthcare services. Mr. Nyamongo briefed the High Commissioner on the transformative journey that the hospital is going through, …

By: Our Reporter Worth Noting: This month, youth and power movement is dedicated to support those suffering from breast cancer, Admire the survivors and remember those who lost the battle. It is not an easy journey because we lack the support we wish to have. Am calling out to all those willing to support us …