LAST Monday may have been one of the hottest days of the year but it didn’t stop King’s College football leaders taking on a ‘football mini marathon’ in support of TackleAfrica, a charity that works with HIV/AIDS in Africa through football. Read More
Recently, the Deputy Minister for Health during the parliamentary question and answer session indicated of current plans to pilot HIV self-testing in the near future. I must say this is a great step and deserves to be commended. Read More
It may be Pride month, but gay men, lesbian women, trans people and bisexual people across the country will have this same thought, even now as rainbow-striped flags unfurl in windows, held aloft in the streets, and astride flagpoles. Read More
A total of 5,200 health centres across the country provide prevention of Mother-To-Child HIV/AIDS Transmission (MTCT) services, it has been learnt.
The revelation was made here yesterday by Minister for Health, Community, Development, Gender, Elders and Children, Ms Ummy Mwalimu, adding that the government through her ministry has recorded success in the area with about 95 per cent of pregnant women going to the institutions for related health services. Read More
The body of a nine-year-old girl, who had tested positive for HIV , was found hanging at her maternal grandparents‘ home in Behala on Wednesday night. Police suspect she might have been suffering from depression since her mother died of AIDS five months ago and committed suicide. They are waiting for the post-mortem report to rule out foul play. Read More