Nyamira medics finally sign deal and return to work.

Nyamira nurses and medical practitioners have finally agreed on a return to work formula after a two  months strike for delayed salaries.

Addressing journalists in the governor's boardroom Thursday, Nyamira branch secretary for the Kenya National Union of Nurses (KNUN) Mr Richard Oruta called off the strike and urged all nurses to resume to their work stations on Friday 24th in the morning.

He said it was that the County government had…

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Go for early eye check ups- residents told as the World Marks Well wishers day

Kisii Residents have been urged to go for early eye check ups to avoid partial blindness or total blindness.

Speaking during the celebrations to mark the World Well wishers day at Kisii primary school grounds, A Section of well wishers from different parts of the country pledged to work together to assist the less fortunate in the society within Kisii County.

Led by the Jain social group , that organized a free eye check up and operation exercise .

The exercise saw over 1000 people and several operations done at Kisii eye hospital in Nyanchwa.

According to the Jain social group chairman Bharat Pareka the initiative was meant to help…

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Diabetes Day 2017: Women are at a higher risk, but prevention is possible

  As we mark World Diabetes Day concerns have been raised for timely review on the fight against diabetes through partnership with other stakeholders to create awareness to the public. Kisii executive county Member of Health Sarah Omache has said that regular screening and campaigns will help and encourage reduction in earlier prevention of the disease.   Ms Omache was speaking at Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital during the commemoration of world Diabetes day on Tuesday. She added that it’s important for people to be educated  through sensitization to enable them to have skills on how they can manage it to avoid associated complications. “As we commemorate world Diabetes Day, we should stress on the importance and urgent need to adapt health systems to address diabetes and other non communicable diseases.         “No citizen whether, rich or poor, is immune to the epidemic, let us join hand to protect the future generation by tackling this rising scourge” she said Every year, November 14 is… Read more

Get Early Eye Screening to Avoid Preventable Blindness, Kisii Residents Told

Kisii residents have been encouraged to have their eyes screened early to avoid possible blindness. Doctors led by the County Director of Medical Services, Geoffrey Otomu said most eye problems could be treated at their initial stages and stop blindness. Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital CEO, Dr Enock Ondari  has urged the community leadership and especially Members of County assembly to help residents acquire basic eye services within the county health… Read more