Tag: HIV/Aids

Top 10 Counties With Highest HIV Infection Rates In Kenya

HIV infection rate in Kenya: According to the report released by the National Syendemic Diseases Control Council (NSDCC) formerly NACC, 10 counties namely Nairobi, Kisumu, Homabay, Siaya, Migori, Nakuru, Mombasa, Kakamega, Kisii and Uasin Gishu, in that order, accounted for 57% of all new HIV infections recorded in 2021.

Campus Girls, Slay Queens Fear Pregnancy More Than HIV

Young girls are afraid of getting pregnant more than they fear HIV virus. They believe pregnancies will change their lives.

Kenya produces first commercial ARVs

Kenyan Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Company Universal Corporation Ltd has produced the first commercial Antiretroviral (ARVs) that comply with strict standards put in place by the World Health Organization (WHO). According to the company's boss Perviz Dhanani, the manufacturing factory received certification in November last year from...

Scientists discover new chlamydia treatment

The traditional treatment of antibiotic that develop resistance and extensive medication could cause reproductive issues

New technology to boost HIV/AIDS research in Kenya

Research company commissions technology that will help in preservation of blood samples before they are tested

Kenyans to live 10.5 years longer by 2040, new study reveals

People of both sexes in Spain will live for 85.8 years on average, marginally edging out expected lifespans in Japan (85.7), Singapore (85.4) and Switzerland (85.2)