By Matilda Atieno Kisumu Governor earlier today hosted the US ambassador to Kenya, Meg Whitman in an official visit to the county government of Kisumu. The visit is the first outside Nairobi and her first official visit in the county. During this visit, the Ambassador held talks with Kisumu Governor Prof. Anyang’ Nyong’o and thereafter
By Lorraine Anyango. Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH) is working towards partnering with the Tumaini Sickle cell Organization in creating support groups for people living with sickle cell disease (PLSCD). Several support groups (SG) are to be formed in categories including Parents of children (Aged 0-8):  This group consists mainly of new

Disposal of Unclaimed Bodies.

By Lorraine Anyango Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH) has issued a notice for the disposal of unclaimed lying at the hospital’s mortuary. The notice signed by the Chief Executive Officer, JOOTRH Dr. George Rae states in part ‘Notice is hereby given to the general public that all bodies that have overstayed at
By Lorraine Anyango Jaramogi Onginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH) is spearheading a multi-sectorial approach to forging a way forward for combating sickle cell in the region. Part of the mandate of this new move is to establish a sickle cell support group for people living with sickle cell and their families at JOOTRH.
By Lorraine Anyango Consultants working at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH) held a meeting with the hospital’s management to streamline the internship process and experience at the facility. The meeting brought to speed the national guidelines from the Kenya Medical and Dentist Board Practitioners Council (KMDPC) and reviewed the internship training guidelines.
Youths and Women in Agribusiness drawn from Kisumu, Siaya and Kakamega Counties today converged for a 3-day training on Business Development Services Program held at the Acacia Hotel in Kisumu Courtesy of Food and Agriculture Organization. The project dubbed Promoting Employment Opportunities and Agriprenuership among Youth and Women, funded by Japan Government and being implemented
Poultry farmers in Kisumu received bags of chick feeds and an assortment of poultry equipment last Friday at the Kisumu East Agriculture Sub County Office. The equipment include: chicken feeding tray, drinkers, feeders, syringes, dropers, disinfectants, gloves, dewormers, multi vitamin, ply wood sheets and automated drinkers and pipes. While the feeds comprised chick mash and
Kisumu Governor Prof. Anyang’ Nyong’o has presided over the official opening of KEDA Ceramics International Miwani Factory. KEDA (Kenya) Ceramics International Co. Ltd is the second ceramic project which is a Joint Venture incorporated in 2016 by KEDA Clean Energy and SUNDA International With an initial investment of 50 million USD and expected to reach
Kisumu County is leaving nothing to chance in ensuring food self sufficiency in the city by establishing innovative kitchen gardens in every underutilized space in the urban and peri – urban institutions in the County to enhance food production. So far 7 schools, 11 health facilities, Persons Living with Disabilities, Cancer patients under the Cancer
Today the Kisumu women street food vendors are the beneficiaries of the shade umbrellas and two aprons each that will cushion them from the harsh vagaries of weather and boost their hygiene standards while doing business. Coupled with the trainings they underwent on matters food safety and quality management held in the pilot areas; Kondele,