By Loraine Anyango Kisumu’s county, the health budget is far constrained. Things could be different The department has a budget of 3.6 billion, and of this 2.9 billion goes towards Human Resources. The department their fore must rise to many challenges, especially facilities like Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral (JOOTRH) lack resources to be
by Lorraine Anyango Nutrition awareness shaped by sensitization done to nutrition champions is inspiring the use of locally available resource responses. This is evidenced again and again by varied methods being employed by champions in their advocacy obligation. For matters to improve, perspectives of waiting for resources must be deconstructed, and nutrition advocacy mainstreamed in
Kisumu has welcomed the national government’s commitment to establish the Ksh.1 billion Kabonyo Fisheries Aquaculture Service and Training Centre of Excellence, Deputy Governor Dr. Mathew Owili has said. The centre will facilitate training, research, innovation, and best practices in Fisheries and Aquaculture through demonstrations and incubations. Earlier this afternoon Dr. Owili joined CS Mining, Blue
The cultivation of African Leafy Vegetables (ALVs) in Kisumu County is increasing by the day, giving rise to new investment opportunities in appropriate preservation techniques, seed banks, and laboratory analysis of the nutrient content of AIVs. Other investment opportunities include the installation of cold rooms, varied methods of cooking, training of Agri-Nutrition trainers and lead

Kisumu’s GESI Dissemination Meeting

By Matilda Atieno The Final Dissemination Meeting of the Gender Equality and Social Inclusion study (GESI) took place at the Vic hotel, organized by KEFEADO in partnership with USAID- Global Labor program inclusive futures under a coalition of partners led by sightsavers International. The meeting aimed at sharing findings on gender and social inclusion analysis
BY: Emily Mikwa Residents of Kisumu County today joined the rest of the world in celebrating the world fisheries day at Kabong’o Farm in Awasi/ Onjiko Ward, Nyando Sub County. The event observed annually, every 21st November, highlighted the theme Investing in social protection to secure equitable blue transformation in the fisheries sector. The day
The county government of Kisumu has invested in promoting nutrition. It’s not only the government that is responsible for eradicating malnutrition, by contrast, but businesses also focused on nutrition initiatives serve an oligarchic interest.    To convincingly preach good nutrition, nutrition-focused businesses must be seen to be striving to eradicate malnutrition. This last week, the
By Mauline Anyango Okoth Kisumu County in collaboration with the Red committee celebrated the Kenya music and cultural festival on the 18th and 19th November this year at Mama Grace Onyango social centre. The festival themed “embrace cultural diversity and connections in the 21st century and beyond,” was officially opened by the county chief officer
By Matilda Atieno Kisumu county played host to a 2 days meeting for the First Ladies Lake Region Economic Block (LREB) forum under the auspice of H.E. Dorothy Nyong’o. The Forum brought together First Ladies from the LREB region to participate in the regional barriers to bridging the social – economic gaps around the concept