I don’t know why I assumed that the numbers would be small – perhaps because we do not talk about it much and also perhaps because we stigmatize mental health and want to believe that it only affects certain types of people and we are not them.
Women need to ‘listen’ to their bodies and do what is right for them. Hormonal contraceptives are fine for the vast majority but this study should not be ignored or sensationalised.
When you are young, you never think you will grow old. Yet there is only one cure for old age. It’s dying young!
The misuse of drugs in animals and the development of resistance to these drugs in both humans and animals is one that is not given a lot of thought. Especially because treating animals is considered something that anyone can do. Child’s play.
I asked her what the child was suffering from. Her reply was ‘Daktari alisema mtoto ana kapneumonia kidogo na tumalaria kidogo.’ That translates roughly to the doctor said the child had a little bit of pneumonia and a little bit of malaria. A child with a runny nose was given antimalarials, antibiotics and of course, paracetamol syrup.
Remember to laugh regularly, share your laughs and help others to laugh to – that’s my blog for today. However, I will be on leave till September – keep healthy and happy and see you soon.
When they spill a little blood, the whole world knows who they are…A man who was known by no one, is now known by everyone. His face splashed across every screen, his name across the lips of every person on the planet, all in the course of one day. Seems the more people you kill, the more you’re in the limelight.
As long as extreme poverty exists, children in poor countries will continue to be abused – in exchange for money – until ‘someone cares’.
If you have grown up in a nation where homosexuality is a normal part of life, you will not understand where I am coming from. But I write for those of us who have grown up surrounded by homophobia.
The BAKE 2016 awards are done and healthkenya.co.ke is number 2 health blog this year. Asanteni sana for your votes.