The Weight of Sickle Cell Anemia in Africa

Summary: High Incidence and Child Mortality: Over 66% of the 120 million global sickle cell cases are in Africa, with 240,000 children born annually with the disease. Between 50-90% of these children die before age five. Rising Mortality Rates: In 2019, Africa recorded 38,403 deaths due to sickle cell, a 26% increase from 2000, highlighting…

Understanding Uterine Fibroids

Summary: Uterine fibroids are common, noncancerous tumors influenced by hormones. Symptoms vary, including heavy menstrual bleeding and pain, though many fibroids are asymptomatic. Treatment options range from observation to medication and surgery. Types of fibroids differ based on their location and attachment within the uterus.   Uterine fibroids, also known as leiomyomas, are a prevalent…

KENYA ON TRACK TO MANUFACTURE HUMAN VACCINES – BIOVAX

Vaccine manufacturer Kenya BioVax Institute is at an advanced stage to set up a fully-fledged facility at Konza Technopolis, CEO Michael Lusiola has announced. He said the country is well on track to realize the dream of locally manufacturing human vaccines. “We are speeding up efforts to see Kenya package vaccines locally within the next…

HOSPITALS FACE SEVERE SHORTAGE OF MEDICS, KMPDU SAYS

Doctors have raised alarm over persistent and critical shortages of essential medical supplies in public hospitals across the country. Addressing journalists on Monday, August 21, KMPDU Secretary General Davji Atella said medics are now being forced to work long hours without annual leaves. The Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Union has noted with concern that…

FOCUS ON PHYSICAL HEALTH

Physical health is a very important aspect that each one of us should try to achieve. But the question at hand is “what exactly are some of the benefits of physical health or sports to be more specific?” However, before we answer that question, we must understand what physical health is? Physical health is defined…

FOCUS ON PHYSICAL HEALTH

Physical health is a very important aspect that each one of us should try to achieve. But the question at hand is “what exactly are some of the benefits of physical health or sports to be more specific?” However, before we answer that question, we must understand what physical health is? Physical health is defined…

FOCUS ON PHYSICAL HEALTH

Physical health is a very important aspect that each one of us should try to achieve. But the question at hand is “what exactly are some of the benefits of physical health or sports to be more specific?” However, before we answer that question, we must understand what physical health is? Physical health is defined…

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS

Your mind is a powerful thing. Your mind as consciousness creates your reality, and when you know how to effectively work with all of its parts, you can do some very powerful and amazing things. However there is a great issue that needs to be addressed. You may be asking “what’s this great issue?” Well…

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS

Your mind is a powerful thing. Your mind as consciousness creates your reality, and when you know how to effectively work with all of its parts, you can do some very powerful and amazing things. However there is a great issue that needs to be addressed. You may be asking “what’s this great issue?” Well…