Tag: non-communicable diseases


CS inaugurates cancer, tobacco boards

Cancer combined with cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and chronic respiratory disease is causing over 30% of all deaths and 50% bed occupancy in all hospitals...

Mobile tech to help fight diabetes and hypertension in Kenya

New partnership sees three firms work together to enhance access of healthcare for non-communicable diseases

Non Communicable Diseases to be major cause of deaths in East Africa by 2040

The number of deaths however could drastically be reduced if the nations put in place necessary measures to curb spread of NCDs

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)

KAPI assures President Kenyatta on NCD drugs

KAPI Chairperson Dr Anastasia Nyalita said the Association’s members have been undertaking public awareness programmes geared at educating Kenyans to exercise healthy living and preventive strategies

New drug for management of type 2 diabetes introduced in Kenya

The medical solution works to improve glycemic control in adults with the condition, along with diet and exercise

Sanofi unveils state-of-the-art regional office in Nairobi

The new office design, one of its kind, reflects a modern way of working and is an activity based open space where desks are not allocated to individuals to encourage interactions

Insurers issue warning as healthcare costs overrun inflation

According to Minet Kenya, while the medical insurance industry recorded a growth of 0.65% in gross premiums, claims incurred over the same period increased by 12%

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