News incl. lifesciences, animals, wildlife & nature
from or mentioning Kenya, East Africa
The articles listed below include news from, about or mentioning Kenya.
UNICEF reports on outlook for Horn of Africa
Despite recent improvements, the outlook for the Horn of Africa remains uncertain. It is estimated that at present more than 8 million people need emergency assistance. Children need adequate nutri...
Pneumococcal vaccine to combat pneumonia in DR Congo
Pneumococcal disease, a common and very serious respiratory infection, kills over a million of people worldwide every year including approx half a million young children. The Democratic Republic of...
04 Apr '11 | Pneumonia | DRC
Global use of rotavirus vaccines recommended
WHO has recommended that rotavirus vaccination be included in all national immunization programmes to provide protection against a virus that is responsible for more than 500 000 diarrhoeal deaths ...
05 Jun '09 | Rotavirus | International
Early HIV testing and treatment can save newborn lives
Early diagnosis and treatment can significantly improve the prospects for survival of newborn babies exposed to HIV, according to a report just released by UNICEF and three partner UN agencies. The...
28 Nov '08 | HIV
Barclays and UNICEF announce £5million partnership
The partnership involves an unprecedented degree of collaboration between UNICEF UK and a corporate partner on the design and delivery of a global initiative. As well as investing £5million, Barcla...