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Birth defects-here is what you need to know.

While we are still marking the pregnancy and infant loss month, I thought why not delve deeper into the menace that is birth defects? This condition is also known as congenital malformation.…

Stillbirth and how to cope with child loss

Joan’s son Michael was sadly stillborn in 2019 two years after the uncomplicated birth of her firstborn son Victor. She took the time to share her experiences with us. Her story is one of a mother who has learned to cope with life after stillbirth.…

Parents Dictate What their Children Eat

“Our parents can show us a lot of things: they can show us how we are to be and what things we ought to strive for, or they can show us how not to be and what things we ought to stray from, then you may have the kind of parents that show you all the things about you that you want to get rid of and you realize those traits aren’t yours at all but are merely your parents’ marks that have rubbed off onto you.”…

The role of women in Prostate Cancer Awareness

Most Kenyan women serve as the key decision-makers when it comes to the health of their families— whether through selecting a physician, deciding on treatment options, or taking steps to prevent the onset of illness.…

Types of contraception you can use to prevent pregnancy

Getting frisky doesn’t have to be risky business – not when there are many contraception methods out there to suit different needs. Contraception can be used to prevent pregnancy and some types will also protect you from STI’s

On Sunday the 26th of September we celebrated #worldcontraceptionday which carried the theme “Contraception: it’s your life, it’s your responsibility.”…

Urinary Tract Infections in Women

A urinary tract infection will have you rushing to the doctor as fast as a jackrabbit in front of a prairie fire. This highly uncomfortable condition can recur for some women, but let’s look at what it is and how it can be properly managed.…

What Does It Take To Eradicate Measles In Kenya?

Children are a blessing from God and therefore, there’s no reason for them to suffer from preventable diseases” – Dr Mercy Mwangangi, Chief Administrative Secretary for Health.

On 25th June 2021, the Government of Kenya, Ministry of Health (GoK-MoH) in collaboration with UNICEF, WHO, US Centre for Disease Control & Prevention, and Gavi the vaccine alliance launched a 10-day measles-rubella (MR) vaccination campaign targeting 4 million children of ages less than 59months amid of COVID 19 pandemic.…