Health

Facebook and Twitter faces outrage for removing ads with the word “vagina” from adverts for a new gynecology book

31st August 2019

Facebook and Twitter face outrage for removing ads with the word “vagina” from adverts for a new gynecology book A prominent medical practitioner has claimed that Twitter has removed ads with the word “vagina” on a gynecology book. Dr. Jennifer Gunter who is a Canadian gynecologist and a New York Times contributor made her claims […]

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Kisumu County doesn’t care about mental health

27th May 2019

Kisumu County doesn’t care about mental health When were recently analyzing the Kisumu County Integrated Development Plan (CIDP) 2018-2022, we’re shocked on discovering that only Ksh. 3 million had been allocated towards mental health in Kisumu County. This is an allocation which definitely needs to be looked into during the mid-term review next year. The […]

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Is Open Defecation a national problem in Kenya?

24th May 2019

Is Open Defecation a national problem in Kenya? Yes. Open Defecation is a big problem in many counties in Kenya. It is estimated that 12.5% of the 1.2 million people (possibly more) in Kisumu County practice open defecation. This means that they do not have toilets and latrines for safe disposal of human waste. Open […]

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Health Action day at Mwaloya Primary School in Kinondo Ward – Kwale County

30th April 2019

Health Action day at Mwaloya Primary School in Kinondo Ward – Kwale County Health Action Day at Mwaloya Primary School in Kinondo ward conducted by Msambweni Sub county Health management team lead by Doctor Kelvin Nduhiu. The day has been set aside as an event for offering the community guidance, support and professional help from […]

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Two persons infected with HIV/AIDs after vampire facials procedure

30th April 2019

Two persons infected with HIV/AIDs after vampire facials procedure Two persons are reported to have contracted HIV/AIDs virus after undergoing vampire facials at a spa in New Mexico. The health spa used dirty needles to undertake the exercise. The vampire facials is believed to be an anti-aging procedure. The two customers and now patients contracted […]

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Why do Nairobians Flood Kiambu Hospitals?

26th October 2018

Read More: Ndakaini dam is drying up Kenyatta national hospital doctors successfully reattach an arm cut during an accident Why do Nairobi residents flood Kiambu County Hospitals?   Sharing is Caring:0

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immunization

Assessing vaccination effectiveness 

11th September 2018

Assessing vaccination effectiveness In this article, we shall review the vaccination effectiveness in countries where it is compulsory compared to those countries where it is voluntary. It’s reported that in many European nations vaccination is not compulsory but those nations do well than United States of America when it comes to high vaccination rates. Despite […]

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Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh sued for Bogus Aids cure

3rd June 2018

The former Gambian president is being sued for presenting fake cure for HIV/AIDs.

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Tobacco smoking is the leading cause of Cancer. New strategies to stop smoking includes printing ghastly graphic images on cigarette packages.

Impact of Printing Death and Disease Graphics on Cigarettes

3rd June 2018

Impact of Printing Death and Disease Graphics on Cigarettes Do ghastly Images Reduce Smoking? A study which was published on Tobacco Control reveals that publishing images of diseases and death on cigarette packages in Canada has seen a reduction in cigarette consumption. These graphic warning labels have been reported to be very effective.   Read […]

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Cancer cases have shot to the roof

18th May 2018

Cancer cases have shot to the roof It’s a fact that cancer cases are growing into a monster. Check how the cases have shot over a short period of time. Read More: Kangaroo Mother care Does science fiction influence Real world We need to take immediate action. Our people do not have to go to […]

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Doctors Promise “Not to Do Harm”

9th November 2017

Doctors Promise “Not to Do Harm” In the United Kingdom, the National Health Service (NHS) has released a ‘memo’ that patients who smoke or are obese will be prevented from receiving non-urgent surgeries unless they stop smoking or work on losing their weight. This is happening despite the doctors promise not to do harm. This […]

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SELF-MEDICATION AND ABUSE OF ALCOHOL IN THE AMERICA  

2nd November 2017

SELF-MEDICATION AND ABUSE OF ALCOHOL IN THE AMERICA   Research estimates that 16,651 people died of opioid overdoses in 2010. A DEA whistleblower called Joe Rannazzisi indicated that “opioid crisis was allowed to spread – aided by congress, lobbyists…” And: “From 2006 to 2010 an average of 88,121 people died each year from alcohol consumption.” […]

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Status of Mental Healthcare in Kenya

12th October 2017

Status of Mental Healthcare in Kenya On Tuesday 10th October the people celebrated the World Mental Health Day in the midst of a nurses’ strike.  The mental health patients are the most affected by the ongoing industrial strikes. In Kenya, Mathari Mental hospital is the largest mental healthcare facility providing healthcare services in Kenya. It […]

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Private Sector in Provision of Healthcare

16th July 2017

PRIVATE SECTOR IMPORTANT ROLE IN HEALTHCARE IN KENYA Private sector is crucial in provision of healthcare services in Kenya. Private sector provides the essential services when the public sector nurses and doctors are on strike. There are areas which are not served well by public health facilities. Private sector comes handy in such cases.  Follow […]

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Cholera outbreak

Cholera breakout at Weston Hotel

22nd June 2017

Today, 400 participants attending a medical conference to discuss lung diseases are suspected of having contracted cholera at Weston Hotel. At least 15 people have been reported to have cholera. Laboratory tests were being undertaken to establish the cause of that outbreak. The doctors who were rushed to the hospital had symptoms such as diarrhea […]

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Egyptian Adults are the Most Obese in the World

16th June 2017

EGYPTIAN ADULTS ARE THE MOST OBESE GLOBALLY Egyptian Adults are the most obese in the world, the most recent study published recently has revealed that there are 2 billion obese people around the world. This includes both children and adults. It further reported that the deaths associated with obesity is increasing. This medical study was […]

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