HEALTH & COVID

Governor Wycliffe Wangamati (right) and County Commissioner Samuel Kimiti hold a joint media briefing at the County House on Tuesday 13th April, 2021. PHOTO/GPS

Governor Wangamati, County Commissioner to Revoke Licences of Bars, Restaurants

13 April 2021

Governor Wangamati used the opportunity to send his condolences to the family of Mr. Wycliffe Keveu, whom until his death, was the Principal of Maralal Secondary School.

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Five Home Remedies to Manage Asthma

30 January 2021

BY RAPHAEL WANJALA | GUEST AUTHOR Asthma is a chronic disease that is caused by the inflammation of the airways in the lungs. When this happens, it becomes harder for one to breathe as the lungs do not get enough oxygen leading to coughing, wheezing and tightening of the chest. Asthma has long been known […]

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Video: Students of Oyugi Ogango Girls Break into Tears after Learning of their Principal’s Death

17 November 2020

Migori County has been one of the regions that has been hit hard by the covid-19 pandemic with at least two other senior tutors succumbing to the virus, according to local reports.

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Official launch of Snark Health Technology to help Bungoma Residents Combat Covid-19.  

17 November 2020

Powered by USSD 483090#, residents of Bungoma County can now seek answers to their health questions and inquire about COVID-19 from the comfort of their phones without necessarily exposing themselves at the hospitals or in public places. This is after an IT firm, Snark Health, introduced a USSD code for people to get important updates, […]

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Free Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Kicks Off in Webuye Courtesy of Wambilianga

28 October 2020

Bungoma Woman Rep Catherine Wambilianga on Wednesday 28th October, 2020, launched a cancer screening programme in Webuye. The free breast and cervical cancer camp seeks to screen close to a thousand women across the county. The screening will take place for three days in efforts to participate in the International Breast Cancer Awareness Month of […]

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Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati addressing the media on Saturday 11th April, 2020 at the County Headquarters in Bungoma town. The Governor stated that no single coin had been lost in the war against COVID-19. PHOTO CREDIT/Nation

County Review Part I: Has Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati Done Anything to Save the Health Sector?

19 October 2020

Last week, we promised to do a County review on matters health, business, education, infrastructure as well as  other developmental activities. In our County Review this week, we look at what Bungoma County has done in the health sector and if there’s any improvement that requires to be done. We start with the health sector […]

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Stubborn Bungoma MCAs Still Mingling with Crowds Despite Testing Positive for Corona

18 October 2020

A section of Members of the County Assembly of Bungoma who tested positive for Covid-19 have refused to isolate. This is after Bungoma County recorded 22 news cases, among them the seven MCAs. According to an insider from the national organs mandated with the tests and who wished to remain anonymous, the County legislators are […]

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Free Medical Checkup for Expectant Mothers, Women With Gynaecological Complications at LifeCare Hospital Bungoma

16 October 2020

A free medical check-up for expectant mothers and women with gynaecological complications is set to take place at LifeCare Hospital Bungoma on 24th October this Friday. The exercise, organised by LifeCrare Hospitals Bungoma, seeks to provide free consultation with a resident gynaecologist as well as free Random Blood Sugar (RBS). According to the hospital management, […]

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Bungoma Senator Moses Wetang'ula (left) and CECM in charge of Helath Dr. Anthony Walela/file

Bungoma Officials Hit out at Wetang’ula over Sh213 Million Covid Funds Claims.

7 October 2020

(Bungoma Senator Moses Wetang’ula (left) and CECM in charge of Helath Dr. Anthony Walela/file) Bungoma county government officials have hit out area Senator Moses Wetang’ula over claims that the county embezzled Sh213 million for covid funds. County executive in charge of Health Dr. Antony Walela and his Chief Officer Patrick Wandili said the statements by […]

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US President Donald Trump, Wife Melania Test Postive for Covid-19

2 October 2020

US President Donald Trump and wife Melania have tested positive for Covid-19, the president said in a tweet early on Friday morning. The news came after it was announced on Thursday that senior Trump aide Hope Hicks had tested positive. Mr Trump tweeted: “Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our […]

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