Health & Fitness


2 years ago

What To Do Incase Of Rape Or Assault In Kenya

If one is a victim of rape or assault in Kenya, there are laid down laws to ensure that the victim gets justice for the injustice perpetrated upon her by the perpetrator. However, without taking proper steps after the ordeal, the victim may end up losing the case due to lack of evidence or poor defense on the side of the prosecution.

Immediately after the ordeal, the victim is advised to go to the police station to report the incidence. They are urged not to take a bath or change clothes as these two actions may alter the evidence that the police may use for prosecution purposes. Ad  Continue reading ...


2 years ago

How To Prevent HIV/AIDS in Kenya After Rape

A rape incidence can be both torturous and draining to the victim. Most victims of this vice are women just like in many other countries. Very few cases are reported of males having been raped. Either way, the feeling and the aftermath of the vise are relatively the same in both sexes. Without proper and just in time attendance, the victim may have more than just the bad memories of the ordeal to worry about.

In Kenya, rape cases victims are advised to go to the hospital immediately after the ordeal. This step ensures that they get tested of infections that could have been transmitt  Continue reading ...


2 years ago

Skin Bleaching among Africans and its Effects

Skin bleaching/lightening is a process of reducing/blocking the concentration of melanin in order to whiten the skin or give a fairer complexion. This can be achieved by either applying a cream, getting a laser treatment or cryosurgery which involves the use of liquid nitrogen to remove patches/moles on the skin.

With celebrities leading the example, this practice is gaining popularity hence more beauty products are coming up both safe and unsafe. Some of these products have mercury which is harmful to the skin. Many websites are promoting this act by writing articles on how one can  Continue reading ...


2 years ago

Health Benefits Of Coconuts

Coconut plants grow naturally in the coastal lands of Kenya, along the beaches of Mombasa City, Voi Town and Malindi, among many other regions. A coconut tree is tall and slender. It has no branches, making it a strenuous experience to attempt climbing it if one is an inexperienced cocconut tree climber. Even though getting  the coconut from the tallest plant is difficult, the effort is worthwhile owing to the great benefits that coconut products have for the human body.

A mature coconut fruit gives the following important, edible products:


2 years ago

Services offered at Topcare Nursing Home

Topcare Nursing Home is a rapidly growing health institution in Kitengela town that is duly registered by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board. It’s a private health institution which was started as an outpatient clinic in January 2009 with a mission to provide quality healthcare services which are accessible and affordable to all. In July 2009 we expanded to include full outpatient and inpatient services. Topcare Nursing Home is located about 250 meters off Namanga Road on Miriams Road. The facility is easily accessible from all areas in Kitengela and is open for 24 hour  Continue reading ...


2 years ago

Technology for Autistic children in Kenya

Autism is a brain disorder characterized by difficulties in social interactions, verbal and non-verbal communications and repetitive behaviours. This affects many children in Kenya and the challenge in Kenya is school placement for autistic children.

While there is no cure for the condition, there is new evidence that the use of technology improves their communication, assists in the development of social skills and enhances their ability to learn. Though technology cannot provide a cure for children, it motivates them and increases their attention span and ability to interact socia  Continue reading ...


2 years ago

Drugs associated with malaria prevention in Kenya

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Malaria Prevention. Antimalarial medications are designed to prevent or cure malaria. Such drugs may be used for some or all of the following:

  • Treatment of malaria in individuals with suspected or confirmed infection
  • Prevention of infection in individuals visiting a malaria-endemic region who have no immunity (malaria prophylaxis)
  • Routine intermittent treatment of certain groups in endemic regions.

The most common antimalarial drugs are;


2 years ago

Services offered at Kitengela Medical Services(KMS)

 Kitengela Medical Services is group of leading comprehensive private health care facilities providing general outpatient, inpatient and specialist services in the Kajiado region. The hospital has a bed capacity of over 70. It is comprised of the main hospital located in Kitengela town off the EPZ road and satellite facilities dedicated to give clients in the region access to quality health care. The staff constitutes a wide range of technical staff committed to provision of safe, effective, timely and efficient care for the benefit of the local community.

Services off  Continue reading ...


2 years ago

Special Programs offered by Kenyan-Heart National Foundation

Heart diseases are among the killer diseases in Kenya which are very rare but may be caused by many factors which could be environmental or genetic. The heart diseases are varied and caused by various causes and the most disastrous are Cardiovascular Disease as well as Rheumatic Heart Disease. Through this, Kenya have been able to develop heart diseases centres to ensure that the citizens are safe from diseases which affect the heart, their preventions and how the diseases can be fully treated.

In Kenya, there are several heart-disease centers which have been established to serve th  Continue reading ...


2 years ago

Services offered At KEMRI-CGHR Clinic In Kenya

The Centre for Global Health Research (CGHR is one of the ten (10) Research Centres of the Kenya Medical Research Institute KEMRI. The Centre is strategically located in Kisumu City, in western Kenya, in an area that is endemic for major infectious diseases. Since its establishment in 1984, CGHR has been on the world map as the site of ground-breaking research focusing on infectious diseases of medical importance such as HIV/AIDS, Malaria, Dengue fever, schistosomiasis, yellow fever, TB among others.

Specifically, the Centre has carried out cutting-edge research focusing on trials o  Continue reading ...