Kenya could soon start manufacturing its own anti-venom drug if the government legalizes the operations of a Kilifi County-based snake farm researching on the drug. Tourism and Wildlife Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala said his ministry was seeking partnership with Bio Ken Snake Farm in Watamu with a view to endorsing the conservation group to extract venom from the reptiles and developing it into an antidote for snake bites. Bio Ken has been milking and preserving…"Kenya Tipped To Start Manufacturing Own Anti-Venom Drugs"
Current efforts to contain the spread of novel Covid-19 virus in Vihiga County received a boost following donation of medical equipment from Crown Healthcare Limited in partnership with the Council of Governors (CoG). Addressing members of press on Wednesday, Dr. Amos Kutwa, County Executive Committee Member (CECM) for Health confirmed the county had received two Oxygen Concentrators, four Infrared Thermometers and two Finger Temperature Pulse Oximeters from the pharmaceuticals company. “We have received medical equipment…"Leading Pharmaceuticals Company Donates Medical Equipment To Vihiga County"
The number of vulnerable people affected by hunger due to covid-19 pandemic continues to rise in Othaya Sub-county, Deputy County Commissioner Henry Ochako has said. Ochako attributed the rising cases to many people who have been rendered jobless since the outbreak of Covid 19 and the containment measures that were instituted to curb spread of the disease. Speaking Wednesday in Othaya town during the distribution of food stuff by well-wishers and Othaya MP Gichuki Mugambi,…"Vulnerable Residents Affected By Hunger Rise In Othaya, Nyeri County"