Did you grow up with your mother shouting ‘Get out of the rain or you will catch pneumonia!’ Does the cold really bring pneumonia with it? Let us look at the evidence.
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Toenail infections can tear couples apart – haha just kidding. But have a read of a couple’s struggle to end a fungal affair.
Kenya is the 7th major refugee hosting country globally – I have a feeling that just like me, you did not know that. The circumstances of refugees have never been looked at seriously until Syrians fleeing conflict started the march towards Western Europe.
Because of this history, when the Catholic Church takes on established systems in Kenya – people listen – the Catholic Church more than others has people’s trust. And more than others, its leaders have to be extremely careful about what they say.
The results of the RTS,S malaria vaccine trial were published on the 24th April 2015. The data was deflating for those who hoped that the vaccine would play a strong role in eliminating malaria. Take a look at what the definitive results for this, the most advanced malaria vaccine candidate, were.
What is the cause of most premature deaths in Kenya? Is it cancer or malaria – do we really know? I set out to answer that question and found some interesting answers – what we are spewing as facts could be pure guess work.
A Swahili saying goes ‘mtoto wa nyoka ni nyoka’ – that the child of a snake is a snake. So what do you imagine is the outcome of the life of a little girl raised by a single mother who is a commercial sex worker? Read Sally’s story and re-think your attitude about ‘that woman’s daughter’.
Pictures from the scene of the Monday tear gas attack at Langata Primary School left many wondering what the effects of the tear gas attack would be on little ones. There is more to tear gas than the tears.
Does someone somewhere lace vaccines sent to Africa with contraceptives or are we just a paranoid lot?
On 13th August – the World Health Organization issued a statement putting Kenya on the list of ‘high risk’ countries for Ebola transmission. Reason being that Kenya airways have many flights to countries that already have a serious Ebola crisis. Today- 14th august, President Kenyatta says ‘Kenya will not shun West Africa because of the Ebola outbreak…..’ The WHO tells us that as of 11th August – 1975 people have been infected with the virus and 1069 have died of