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,
By Matilda Atieno The County Department of health and sanitation is currently hosting a family health training set run through to Friday the 22nd at Kisumu Hotel. The 5 days training is aimed to equip the practitioners with the required knowledge on developing trends on family healthcare including family health nutrition, public health, family clinical
We were delighted to receive a patient’s Monitor, Syringe Pump, Infrared Thermometer and an infusion pump donated by Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) to serve the Obama Children’s hospital.   The items were received by Dr. Maureen Muchela, a pediatrician at Obama and Nurse in charge Mrs. Beatrice Ontita, and other staff members from the
Today, Kisumu County fisheries sector set up a model kitchen garden at Mr. Henry Arume’s farm, a member of Sidika Smallholder Aquaculture Group (SAG) situated North Kisumu aquaculture development area in Kisumu West Sub County. The model farm comprises drip lines, conical garden and vertical garden. The farm will be used for demonstration purposes and
A multi-stakeholder forum comprising representatives from County departments of Health and Agriculture, CBOs and CSOs attended a two-day workshop from yesterday to discuss the planned interventions for Kisumu Food System Lab with a bias on nutrition education awareness within the informal settlements, convened by Alliance Biodiversity International and CIAT under the project Healthy Food Africa.
By Lorraine Anyango. Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH) is employing new modern technology in screening cervical cancer. The hospital now using the HPV method which involves swabbing the cervix for a sample that is taken to a lab for examination. Initially, the hospital did screening using the observation of the cervix using
by Lorraine Anyango Kibuye Market in Kisumu City is one of the largest markets in Africa, It’s here that many mothers earn a living, some shunning breastfeeding too soon, and it’s here that the county celebrated the World Breast Feeding Week (WBW) and set up a breastfeeding room. This is in alignment with the health
By Lorraine Anyango Kisumu, Migori, and Busia counties have benefitted from Covid-19 commodities in the wake of the sixth wave of the pandemic and the current crowding due to the ongoing campaigns. The commodities donated courtesy of UNDP and the Russian embassy in Kenya were handed over at the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral