The Commission on University Education needs to think through the promotional guidelines and change them in tune with the times. Otherwise it will make Kenyans edgy collaborators – constantly checking where on the author list they lie.
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Although the Commission for University Education (CUE) may complain about the poor rate of enrollment for PhD’s – there are many reasons why the academic path is not very enticing.
More good could be done by the psychological and religious communities if they were to band together and help sexual minorities shed their self-hatred and find a respected place in society
In the face of terror – we all react in a very similar fashion. The initial shock and the intense coming together – the show of love and support. But then follows suspicion and blame.
Yesterday (30th May 2017) – there was a report in the papers about an outbreak of kala azar in Marsabit. Like me, you may never have come across it – so what is kala azar?
As a mother of a daughter, I do feel for her as she grows up. I am disappointed that she is inheriting a world that has not moved that much forward. There are so many loose ends – so many humiliations – there is too much to be gained in keeping women powerless and not quite free.
Thank you to all of you for voting for me – your support has put this blog on the national radar …….The best Public Health Blog in Kenya. I could not have done it without your vote. Forever grateful! I am taking some time out with family – will be back soon.
The national roll out of HIV PrEP by Kenyan Ministry of Health was yesterday. Groups at risk of HIV acquisition are the main target – on the list is young girls. I had a conversation with Dr Kimani, a researcher on PrEP use – to provide facts about this intervention
‘Sharenting’ is the term that has been coined to describe the way in which parents share details of their children’s lives online. Whereas we fret about empowering children to be safe online – parents are sharing too much detail about their children online.
Over 1,000 women die each year in Kenya due to bleeding after childbirth, over 300 of these women would live if Tranexamic acid was used within 3 hours from when bleeding starts. It’s not a magic bullet – but it is extremely useful.