The month of May is dedicated to preventing and ending teenage pregnancies worldwide. But as the month comes to an end, Kenya is still not close to achieving this goal.
Using mathematical modelling to track and predict the progress of the coronavirus outbreak.
China, officially the Peoples Republic of China (PRC), is a country in East Asia and is the most populous country in the world, with a population of around 1.4 billion people. It is also one of the world’s first civilizations. With over 34,687 species of animals and plants, China is the third-most biodiverse country in […]
In modern history, the most notable major pandemic was the Spanish Flu of 1918-1919. Over a century later, the world is grappling with the effects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that has currently infected over 2 million people and killed over 140,000.
Captured in the visualizations below is a rundown of the resources available in the country’s health facilities by county.
Traditional birth attendants (TBAs) remain the main providers of delivery services, especially in rural and remote areas. Rather than banning them, governments should support them to reduce maternal and child mortality, and ensure that they get adequate training.
Ten million women develop preeclampsia each year around the world. Worldwide about 76,000 pregnant women die each year from preeclampsia and related hypertensive disorders. And, the number of babies who die from these disorders is thought to be on the order of 500,000 per annum, according to the World Health Organisation.
Rising food prices in Kenya have an adverse effect on the country’s development as a whole.
While banks have begun to adhere to disclosure requirements spelt out in the prudential guidelines issued by the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) much more needs to be done, particularly pertaining to competition policy and regulation to put checks and balances on the monopolisation of the banking sector in Kenya.
Cancer is now the 3rd leading cause of death in Kenya, killing more than HIV/AIDS and just as much Malaria. Deaths due to cancer increased by 97% in 2018 alone.