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Cholera in Kenya Exposes Lethargy in Public Health Sector

That there is a cholera outbreak in the country is no longer in doubt. What is doubt though is the numbers of those affected...

Kala-azar, a Neglected Tropical Disease that Kills

The simple yet deadly facts should compel any straight thinking government to invest heavily in a disease that is easily preventable and curable.But that...

Untreatable Gonorrhea Spreading Fast, WHO Warns

Courtesy: http://www.rbch.nhs.ukEngage in risky sexual behavior at your own risk. If there is anything that the resistance to antibiotics point to, it is the fact...

Concussions tied to menstrual problems in young women

 Photo: CourtesyBy ReutersYoung women who suffer a concussion may be at increased risk of menstrual irregularities, at least for a few months, suggests a...

A Digital Solution to Health; Akiba Ya Roho is Here

It is personalised, it is affordable and accessible  to some of Nairobi’s residents in informal settlements.A program dubbed Akiba ya Roho is enlisting about...

”I’m in a Good Space” Kevin Mwachiro

 This time last year, I was a patient at the BLK Hospital in New Delhi. I had just undergone my bone marrow transplant and...

The Number of Young People Abusing Drugs is Increasing

The number of young people in Kenya abusing drugs is increasing at a worrying rate.When the world will be marking International Day against drug...

I Survived Cervical Cancer, These are my life Lessons

 Lately, I am obsessed with Dolly Partons song "Eagle When She Flies." In a day, I listen to this song countless times.I identify with...

Homecoming for Siamese Twins who were Admitted at KNH since 2014.

It’s been 8 months since the historic operation that saw the Siamese twins separated.Today, heralds yet another chapter for the twins who have never...
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How to Take Good Care of Your Skin

The first step to a vibrant skin is knowing your skin type. A skin specialist or cosmetologist can accurately do an analysis for you.There...
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