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Treatments for Cancer

In India, an estimated 8.8 lakh cancer related deaths are expected by 2020. These numbers are terrifying, and therefore it is important for us to learn about the little things… Read more »

Cuba’s Had A Lung Cancer Vaccine For Years, And Now It’s Coming To The U.S.

President Barack Obama will become the first president to visit Cuba in almost 90 years when he and first lady Michelle Obama travel to the island nation on March 21…. Read more »

Striking Migori health staff toss out patients

A six year old girl who was burnt a few days ago was taken from her Rongo District Hospital bed by striking medics and left at the gate. Margaret Genevieve’s… Read more »

Before embarking on anal sex, here are the risks associated with ‘kufunguliwa boot’

There is general ‘nonchalance’ that has steadily replaced the doom and gloom that HIV evoked in people two decades ago. Today, words like ‘condom’ or ‘penis’ no longer provoke discomfort… Read more »

Agony of cancer patients without pain relievers

It takes about 15 minutes, walking under low rusty roofs and jumping over raw sewage in Mathare slums, to reach Rosemary Awuor’s work place. It is a dark, shanty made… Read more »

Here are 10 things women hate during sex

Three weeks ago, The Nairobian carried a story about habits that men hated most about women in matters bedroom. The women read what the men said about coastal communities and some… Read more »

Eight healthy ways to clean your vagina

A woman is only as happy as her lady bits. Itching or unnatural scents are not only embarrassing but also unnerving. But they are also common problems that a woman… Read more »

I have fought the good fight, but cancer seems to be getting the better of me now

Damaris Muthama has lost a breast and a leg, and now she is almost losing hope It is a bright Saturday afternoon and 19-year-old Margaret Muthama is busy selling a… Read more »

Ladnan hospital : A shot at affordable healthcare in Nairobi

Abdi Mohammed quit his secure, prestigious government job after two years and now runs a fully fledged hospital that is swimming against the tide to provide high-quality but low-cost services. Ladnan… Read more »

There is no greater love than this!

Johnson Mwiti could not help but notice the lovely young woman who would cheerfully serve him whenever he went to fuel his employer’s car. “I became a regular customer, just… Read more »

Endorsed by the Queen, GiftedMom Launches M-health technologies to impact 5 Million lives across Africa

Endorsed by Queen Elizabeth under the umbrella of the first Queens Young Leaders Award, GiftedMom launches mobile health technologies to impact 5 Million users across Africa. GiftedMom is a social… Read more »

A condom that changes colour when it comes into contact with STIs has been invented by a group of school pupils

A ‘smart’ condom that changes colour when it detects a sexually transmitted disease could help to cut the spread of the illnesses. The ‘S.T.EYE’, brainchild of three 13 and 14-year-olds,… Read more »

Rwanda, Kenya vie to become medical hubs for East, Central Africa

 East Africa boosts its hospitals, staff, services to attract medical tourists The region is positioning itself to become a medical hub in a bid to reduce the number of patients… Read more »

Nostalgia: GV was the wonder drug that treated wounds

There were countless causes of wounds on your magoti and elbows while growing up on the dusty cotton soils of Eastlands. You could have been hurt playing chobo mangoto, a… Read more »

Kenyan clinic where doctors access X-ray reports round-the-clock

X-ray reports Start-up receives and interprets diagnostic images from hospitals across Kenya Ms Nyokabi Kaguthi runs her dream shop a field dominated by male medical practitioners. She is the founder… Read more »