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Bleached girls: India and its love for light skin

“Let’s scrub out that tan” is a common refrain in beauty parlours in India, where girls grow up with constant reminders that...

Ethiopia must do more to stop recurring chikungunya outbreaks

Ethiopia’s second largest city, Dire Dawa, is dealing with a chikungunya fever outbreak. Around 20,000 cases of the mosquito-borne viral infection have...

Bad habits drive health risks among Kenya’s urban poor

There’s a rise of cardiovascular diseases in developing countries which is linked to changes in diet, physical activity and obesity. The Kenyan...

Machakos County Launches Cancer Centre to ease War against the Scourge

Machakos County boss Dr. Alfred Mutua launched a state of the art cancer centre in Machakos, to aid in the war against...

Tana River County’s Health System Gets A Boost As First Lady Unveils New Facilities

Tana River County received a major boost in its health system after First Lady Margaret Kenyatta unveiled multi-million shilling medical facilities.

Chalk to Heal Your Deadly Chest Pains? Fake Augmentin sold by Pharmacies in Kenya

What an year it has been! In 2019, there has been so much expose of the chemicals that Kenyans have been consuming....

5 Types of Meningitis and Different ways to Treat All of Them

Meningitis is a disease where the membranes surrounding the brain known as meninges get inflamed. Meninges protect the brain and...
Health is wealth

Towards a healthy nation, a doctor’s advice on how you can stay healthy, and...

They say health is wealth; - which simply means our good health is our real wealth. Good health enables us to face the challenges...

Decline in HIV Awareness is to Blame for the Escalating HIV/AIDS Cases

Chest Physician Dr. Timothy Kingond'u has warned that the HIV pandemic is getting worse despite suggestions to the contrary. Kingond'u says the decline on...

Health Beat: How Alcohol And Cigarettes are Killing The Youth

BY FAITH MUTETE - Everybody all over the world as long as your young wait anxiously for the...

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