diseases


5 years ago

Special Programs offered by Kenyan-Heart National Foundation

Heart diseases are among the killer diseases in Kenya which are very rare but may be caused by many factors which could be environmental or genetic. The heart diseases are varied and caused by various causes and the most disastrous are Cardiovascular Disease as well as Rheumatic Heart Disease. Through this, Kenya have been able to develop heart diseases centres to ensure that the citizens are safe from diseases which affect the heart, their preventions and how the diseases can be fully treated.

In Kenya, there are several heart-disease centers which have been established to serve th  Continue reading ...


5 years ago

Pests And Diseases Affecting Cabbage Farmers In Kenya

Cabbages are a source of income for many farmers in the country and care should be taken to ensure that they are well cultivated and farmers find humble time to take good care of them by simply attending to them and ensuring that they are prevented from major disease infections. The growth of cabbage is however inhibited by the attack of the following major pest and diseases.

Aphids

Masses of aphid attack the crop leaves especially during the periods that are dry and the weather does not let much rainfall. They are rare in situations that provoke wet conditions. During the  Continue reading ...


5 years ago

Pre-Disposing Factors Of Livestock Diseases In Kenya

They include the major conditions inside or outside the main body of the animal that may lead to it contacting the disease or obtaining a very major injury. The following are some of the factors that may predispose an animal to certain diseases.

The species of the animal

It determines the type of disease that is likely to affect the species and not any other. A good example is the swine fever that affects the pigs and Newcastle disease affects poultry.

The breed of the animal

It will influence the type of animal that can be affected by a particular diseas  Continue reading ...


5 years ago

Tomato Pests and Diseases Affecting Kenyan Farmers

Tomatoes are a major source of income for farmers in Kenya and several measures need to be taken to ensure that the fruits are well protected from attack by pests. It is good for farmers to control the spread of diseases affecting the plants for the main purpose of ensuring that they gain maximum profit from them and that they have better ways of preventing any harmful damage to the plants.

American bollworm

Is the larva stage of a moth that may be brown, green or pink in color? It is the most destructive stage of the moth and attacks fruits of tomatoes. It lays several eg  Continue reading ...


5 years ago

Mechanisms Used To Control Waterborne Diseases In Kenya

Waterborne diseases are killing a lot of people in the country and several other dangerous diseases continuing to be persistent in the lives of many. The population of Kenya is encountering a lot of delay and the economic growth is slowly diminishing each and every day of life. Experts have come up with the following measures of controlling waterborne diseases.

Boiling water

It is the most effective water treatment method that cone can use to treat water. Boiling water kills germs and any worms that may be responsible for spreading diseases hence it becomes safe for one to  Continue reading ...


5 years ago

How Farmers Control Animal Pests and Diseases In Kenya

For a long time, animal diseases have affected farmers in  kenya in such a way that they end up getting little profit from the amount they have collected. It is therefore important that one applies the various ways that can be used to control the spread of animal diseases in the country in order to make more and obtain huge benefits from their livestock.

Avoid Mixing Farm Animals

Animals often contract diseases when they are allowed to interact with others inform of grazing. It is therefore important that one takes a close look on how they can avoid mixing their cattl  Continue reading ...


5 years ago

Contacts Of National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) Offices In Kenya

National Hospital Insurance Fund Headoffices are located in Upperhill part of Nairobi.

The postal address of National Hospital Insurance Fund offices in UpperHill is P.O. Box 30443 - 00100, Nairobi.

The telephone contacts of NHIF offices in Nairobi are Toll Free 0800 720 601, (020) 2723255/56, (020) 2714793/94 and (020) 2722527. The Fax details are (020) 2714806.

The email address of National Hospital Insurance Fund for enquiries is customer  Continue reading ...


5 years ago

Contacts Of National Aids Control Council In Kenya

National Aids Control Council offices are located in Landmark Plaza on the 9th Floor found on Argwings Kodhek Road in Nairobi.

The National Aids Control Council postal address is P.O. Box 61307 - 00200 Nairobi.

The telephone contacts of National Aids Control Council are 254 (020) 2896000 and 2711261. The Fax details are 254 (020) 2711231 and 2711072.

The email address of National Aids Control Council in Kenya is communication@nacc.or.ke.

The website of National Aids Control Cou  Continue reading ...


5 years ago

National AIDS & STI Control Progamme Contacts In Kenya

National AIDS & STI Control Progamme telephone contacts .... 2729502

Kenya National AIDS and STI Control Programme (NASCOP) offices are located in Kenyatta Hospital Estate in Nairobi City. 

NASCOP website is at http://nascop.or.ke/. The email addresses are chris@aidskenya.org and Continue reading ...


5 years ago

Services Available At West Kenya Diagnostic And Imaging Centre Limited (WKDICL) In Kisumu, Kenya

West Kenya Diagnostic and Imaging Centre Limited (WKDICL) in Kenya is a state of the art facility that provides personalized diagnostic care in Kenya using the latest technology. With advancement of technology in Kenya, the use of technological diagnosis has made the diagnosis of various diseases in Kenya very easy as the medical practitioner in Kenya can visualize the body parts infected and affected by the pathogens (which can be viruses, bacteria and fungi) and injuries.

In WKDICL in Kenya, the diagnosis has even been made mo  Continue reading ...


5 years ago

Children`s Hospice And Palliative Care Centre In Nairobi: Offering Medical Services For Children In Kenya

In the society today, children have been most vulnerable to most diseases and health problems all over the world. The mostly affected children by these diseases are children from developing countries such as Kenya and those living in disease-prone areas. Children in Kenya lack the way to get to hospitals in Kenya. This has led to increased mortality rates of children in Kenya, especially children below age of five years. This is an alarming death rate in Kenya, and therefore, institutions and medical centres in Kenya have to b  Continue reading ...


5 years ago

How To Start A Quail Rearing Business In Kenya

Almost everyone in Kenya has heard about the new craze farming that is quail rearing in Kenya. Some have even abandoned white collar jobs in Kenya to enter into the said million shillings business of quail farming in Kenya. So what exactly is Quail farming in Kenya all about?

Quails in Kenya are small birds that weigh 200g at most when mature. Quails in Kenya are kept for their meat as well as eggs products. Quails have long been a delicacy in Asia and the developed world, with some scientists advocating for their declaration as super foods because of the numerous Quail health benef  Continue reading ...


5 years ago

How Banana Farmers In Kenya Can Benefit From Banana Tissue Culture

Agriculture is Kenya`s main contributor to GDP (gross domestic product) in Kenya. This means Agriculture is the backbone of Kenya`s economy, due to its significance in economic growth. Farmers in Kenya are involved in both small and large-scale farming of crops and livestock. For many farmers in Kenya, other than cash crops such as coffee, fruits seem to a better economic activity due to demand and high profits in Kenyan Market.

One of the common fruits in Kenya is bananas. Banana fruits in Kenya are extensively cultivated as a staple food and also as an income generating activity b  Continue reading ...


5 years ago

How NHIF Provides Health Insurance In Kenya For Both The Informal And The Formal Sectors

In Kenya, those in the formal employment are well aware of the National Health Insurance Fund in Kenya. This is because the Kenyans in the formal employment have a compulsory NHIF membership in Kenya. Insurance enables thousands of Kenyans to access medical services in a timely manner and without worrying about the costs. Unfortunately, those in informal employment in Kenya are often disregarded when it comes to medical insurance in Kenya. Fortunately, the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) in Kenya has a provision to cater for individuals who are self employed or those who are in the in  Continue reading ...


6 years ago

The Healthy Fish Oil Supplements In Kenya:Try Omega 3

Fish oil in Kenya is one of the most vital nutrients that are required to make sure that our bodies are of the best health.  In case you do not eat fish, you could still acquire these nutrients in Kenya from the use of omega-3 in the various forms of fish oil supplements.  However, not all Omega 3 supplements in Kenya are the same; some are better and more natural than others. This is an aspect a Kenyan should think about when buying any fish oil supplements anywhere in Kenya.  If you want to buy fish oil&n  Continue reading ...


6 years ago

How To Increase Production In Chicken Farming In Kenya

Chicken farming has become a very common type of farming in Kenya. The demand for the products of this farming is high in Kenya and for export purposes. A smart investor in Kenya would better take advantage of the high demand to venture into quail farming, broilers farming or into chicken farming. There are however, various aspects that farmers in Kenya should know to boost their products and success.

During cold seasons, chicken are usually adversely affected and need to be given more attention. Cold seasons in Kenya are well known and could be predicted. Farmers, therefore need to  Continue reading ...