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24 Aug 2016 description
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Two children paralysed in Borno state while vaccine-derived virus detected in Mathare and Eastleigh.

By Elizabeth Merab

In Summary

  • Ministry of Health experts have asked the government to boost immunisation across the country with special focus on areas with low coverage.

  • The new cases in Nigeria are a stark reminder that immunisation of children cannot stop, especially at a time when vaccine-derived polio virus is being detected in the environment.

04 Aug 2016 description
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A national government team, led by Devolution Cabinet Secretary Mwangi Kiunjuri, criss-crossed the two counties.

In Summary

  • The team began distribution of hundreds of tonnes of relief food on Monday to an estimated 300,000 residents of Kwale and about 160,000 in Ganze Sub-County in Kilifi.

  • In his address, Mr Kiunjuri’s key message was that the government was working on a lasting solution to mitigate famine and that the relief food was temporarily.

By DANIEL TSUMA NYASSY

28 Jul 2016 description
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Kwale County Commissioner Kutswa Olaka said out of four Sub Counties, the most affected ones are Kinango and Lunga Lunga.

In Summary

•This came following the effects of low rainfall patterns which were experienced during the months of March, April and May forcing the residents to stare at hunger and starvation.

•Speaking during the launch at Kombani area in Matuga Sub County on Tuesday, Ministry of Devolution, Planning and Special Programmes Principal Secretary Josepheta Mukobe termed the situation as unfortunate.

27 Jul 2016 description
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Kwale County Commissioner Kutswa Olaka said out of four Sub Counties, the most affected ones are Kinango and Lunga Lunga.

By Farouk Mwabege

The government has launched a relief food program which is expected to benefit over 300, 000 residents of Kwale County.

This came following the effects of low rainfall patterns which were experienced during the months of March, April and May forcing the residents to stare at hunger and starvation.

13 Jul 2016 description
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The students started showing signs of cholera days after returning from a mid-term break.

By DERICK LUVEGA

At least 98 students of Nyang’ori Boys High School in Vihiga County have contracted cholera following an outbreak of the disease at the institution.

According to county health director Quido Ahindukha, five of the students have been admitted to Tigoi Dispensary while 93 have been quarantined at the school.

The students are reported to have started showing signs of cholera days after they returned from their mid-term break.