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Oral health should be given more attention

Oral health should be given more attention

Source: The Standard By Daniel Omosa Wed, March 22nd 2017 The World Oral Health Day, which raises awareness on the importance of oral hygiene, was celebrated recently. The global event… Read more »

Bark tipped to help prostate problems

Bark tipped to help prostate problems

Source: The Royal Gazette The bark of an endangered African tree might prove a salvation for men with enlarged prostates. Bermudian Quincy Burgess has certainly bought into the theory. He… Read more »

Prostate cancer: Watchful waiting can cost you up to Sh800,000

Prostate cancer: Watchful waiting can cost you up to Sh800,000

Source: Standard Digital By Graham Kajilwa March 6th 2016 NAIROBI: One can save up to Sh70,000 a month (Sh840,000 in a year) if he gets screened early for prostate cancer…. Read more »

THE WAG: Malaria and pneumonia are more pressing concerns than cancer

THE WAG: Malaria and pneumonia are more pressing concerns than cancer

Source: Daily Nation By WAGA ODONGO The panic over what is in our sukuma wiki and the increasing rate of this disease are often wrong and misleading — it is… Read more »

Treatment of Cancer Shouldn’t Be So Casual

Treatment of Cancer Shouldn’t Be So Casual

Source:  Daily Nation A few months ago, the country was thrown into a crisis due to the collapse of cancer treatment machines at the Kenyatta National Hospital.   The government… Read more »

Cancer a ‘Burden’ to Families

Cancer a ‘Burden’ to Families

Source: The Star By Stanley Njenga 2nd September 2015 amilies of cancer patients have been driven to poverty due to the high cost of treatment, TNA coordinator Gladys Chania has… Read more »

Kenyan Bishops Oppose Tetanus Vaccine for Women, Children

Kenyan Bishops Oppose Tetanus Vaccine for Women, Children

Source: www.commonwealmagazine.org On Jan 14, the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops issued a statement reiterating their opposition to a WHO/UNICEF sponsored mass vaccination effort aimed at reducing maternal and neonatal tetanus…. Read more »

The cervical cancer vaccine in Kenya

The cervical cancer vaccine in Kenya

Kiiru Benjamin Kiiru The cervical cancer vaccine in Kenya and the politics that stands on its way. The GAVI-Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunizations has funded and rolled out a… Read more »

Enhance maternal, child health services to sustain development

Enhance maternal, child health services to sustain development

  Source: The People By Abbas Gullet   Kenya, one of the most developed economies in East and Central Africa, has demonstrated leadership in overcoming some of the major human… Read more »

Dreaming big is how Kenyan doctor built her own private hospital

Dreaming big is how Kenyan doctor built her own private hospital

“I do not let the fact that I am a doctor limit what else I can be or do,” says Dr Betty Gikonyo. The CEO of The Karen Hospital, a… Read more »

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