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NHIF vs Insurance Medical Cards (private health hospital covers) in Kenya

Get to learn the difference or the benefits and disadvantages of using National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) and Insurance medical covers (that is private health insurance hospital covers) in Kenya. NHIF vs Insurance Medical Cards (private...

By Vivian Nyansarora on Dec 20th, 2017
Bleeding gums, causes, treatment and prevention

Most people have experienced or are experiencing bleeding gums. This mostly happens when brushing teeth, flossing or even chewing.  Some causes of bleeding gums include Bleeding gums, causes, treatment and prevention/Photo Gum disease Gum...

By Vivian Nyansarora on Dec 19th, 2017
Devolution of health services in Kenya, What you need to know of devolved healthcare

Devolved heath care in Kenya: In 2010, Kenyans overwhelmingly voted in the new constitution. One of the major changes that came with this was the change in the form of governance from the central governance system to the devolved system. Healthcare...

By Vivian Nyansarora on Dec 18th, 2017
List of Best Cancer Hospitals in Kenya, Chemotherapy and Screening, Texas Cancer centre, Nairobi

Find below a comprehensive list of some of the best cancer hospitals in Kenya. Most of these hospitals are located in Nairobi. They offer Chemotherapy and screening services at a friendly cost. List of Best Cancer Hospitals in Kenya, Chemotherapy...

By Vivian Nyansarora on Dec 18th, 2017
5 Natural Foods to Help Ease Stomach Discomfort

Stomach discomfort is a natural occurrence  we all have to deal with from time to time. It can be from eating bad food or your tummy deciding to act up after you relentlessly throw one dish after the other into it. Luckily, nature knows how...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Dec 14th, 2017
Cervical Cancer in Kenya, Causes, Prevention, Symptoms and Treatment

What you need to know about cervical cancer in Kenya: Cervical cancer is cancer that affects the cervix. The cervix is the lower part of the uterus that connects the vagina. It is caused by certain strains of human papilloma virus (HPV16 and...

By Vivian Nyansarora on Dec 13th, 2017
Preparing for Childbirth, or Delivery, Labor pain easing, Baby Essentials, Maternity Hospital

A checklist and guide on how to prepare for delivery or child birth, labor pain exercise, baby essentials e.t.c: As the days go by, anxiety increases. Questions like “How am I going to handle the pain” start popping up in your mind. Preparing...

By Vivian Nyansarora on Dec 12th, 2017
PrEP medicine was launched in Kenya in May this year

PrEP in Kenya: HIV prevalence in Kenya is relatively high. According to the UNAIDS, there are 1.5 million persons in Kenya living with the HIV virus and 400,000 of them are not aware they are infected. PrEP was launched in Kenya in May this...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Dec 7th, 2017
10 Danger Signs in pregnancy and solutions, first, second and third trimester

Danger signs in pregnancy and how to manage them: In pregnancy, the health of the baby depends entirely on the mother. Many signs or conditions that may be harmless in normal life can be dangerous in pregnancy. It is therefore important for...

By Vivian Nyansarora on Dec 7th, 2017
List of Best Maternity Hospitals in Kenya, Giving birth Packages in Nairobi, Pregnancy Test,

Comprehensive analysis of Best Maternity Hospitals in Kenya, pregnancy test packages, Normal Delivery Cost, Midwives Delivery charges, Post Delivery Baby Care, giving birth through C-section or caesarean delivery, obstetric e.t.c List of Best...

By Vivian Nyansarora on Dec 7th, 2017
computer eye strain treatment

Computer eye strain is a broad term used to describe a myriad of eye problems associated with staring at a computer monitor over a long period of time without rest. Treating Computer Eye Strain, 20 Rule, Brightness, Contrast, Lighting/Photo   Common Computer...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Oct 16th, 2017
Weight vs Fat, Effect on Lifespan, symptoms, conditions and treatment

Prevalence of obesity has made people more conscious of how their lifestyle choices can affect quality of life. Obesity leads to diseases or health problems such as diabetes, heart disease, and high blood pressure. Weight vs Fat, Effect on Lifespan/Photo Hence,...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Oct 13th, 2017
Negative Effects of Insufficient Sleep: Deprivation

Today’s face-paced world, it is not uncommon to stay up late into the night to work, study or just have fun. Nonetheless, not getting enough sleep is harmful in ways substance abuse can rival. Here are ill effects of not getting enough sleep...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Oct 7th, 2017
5 Harmful Effects of Cosmetics: Hair, Skin, Eye, Hormonal Imbalance and cancer

In societies where women are judged more for their looks than the content of their character, demand for cosmetics can only increase. Most have developed an over-reliance on cosmetics to achieve the ever-elusive perfect look.   However,...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Oct 4th, 2017
How to Spot and Help a Suicidal Person

Cases of suicide, especially among young persons, seem to be on an upward trajectory. A week barely goes by without a mention of a suicide case in the dailies. Leading causes of suicide revolve around romance, substance abuse, finances, bullying,...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Sep 23rd, 2017
How to keep fit and stay healthy while working

Body wellness is one of the aspects  that  can contribute  to productivity both at the work place  as well as at home. Most people possess a long fitness goal wish list, but sometimes  find themselves  too busy to have workout  sessions....

By Doris Makori on Sep 23rd, 2017