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I wanted to save poor children with eye problems, says Bastawrous

I wanted to save poor children with eye problems, says Bastawrous

Source:mediamaxnetwork.co.ke By Nasibo Kabale Date: March 20, 2016 Growing up in the UK was not easy for Bastawrous whose parents were from Egypt. He was the only coloured student in… Read more »

Old women fight parental HIV stigma

Old women fight parental HIV stigma

Source: The Star By PETER NGILA Mar. 15, 2016 Ten years ago, Elizabeth Ngonyo Kanyigi never thought she would one day become a village counsellor. That was until her daughter,… Read more »

Stop the HIV and AIDS stigma -Kenya

Stop the HIV and AIDS stigma -Kenya

Source: The Standard Updated Wednesday, February 24th 2016 Yesterday, KTN highlighted the heartbreaking story of Elijah Zachary Lemayan who was denied a chance to attend a primary school in Kajiado… Read more »

During pregnancy, offering HIV testing at home doubles the proportion of male partners who test

During pregnancy, offering HIV testing at home doubles the proportion of male partners who test

Source: aidsmap Roger Pebody Published: 24 February 2016   A programme of home visits, partner education and HIV testing for couples in Kenya was able to double the proportion of… Read more »

Study: Expectant mothers ‘mostly die at night’  9

Study: Expectant mothers ‘mostly die at night’ 9

Source: Daily Nation Friday, February 19, 2016 By ANGELA OKETCH A majority of expectant mothers in hospitals die at night, during weekends and on public holidays when most doctors are away,… Read more »

I am lucky to have survived multi-drug resistant TB

I am lucky to have survived multi-drug resistant TB

Source: The Daily Nation By BERNARDINE MUTANU Catherine Nduta smiles radiantly, her face glowing, the picture of perfect health, an image that speaks nothing of the pain and suffering she… Read more »

Why Research Scientists Are So Often Misunderstood

Why Research Scientists Are So Often Misunderstood

Source: The Star By DR KAWANGO AGOT Feb. 17, 2016, As a research scientist working in Kisumu, I still remember the shock and horror I felt when I first learnt… Read more »

Study: Healthy diet costs more

Study: Healthy diet costs more

  Source: Daily Nation Saturday, January 30, 2016 By CARLOS MUREITHI Increasing the money one spends on food is linked to a better quality diet, particularly increased consumption of fruit and… Read more »

Graduation is just the first step

Graduation is just the first step

Source:The Star By DIANA WANGARI Jan. 30, 2016 Most people tend to assume that once you graduate from medical school you are set. They think you can then walk into… Read more »

Young Nation Story That Inspired Me to Become a Medical Doctor

Young Nation Story That Inspired Me to Become a Medical Doctor

Source: Daily Nation By Millicent Mwololo Fourteen years ago, Brian Bomett was interviewed by the Young Nation section of the Sunday Nation and said he did not understand why anyone… Read more »

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