Do you remember the last time your doctor shook your hand as you settled into the consultation room? Or parted your shoulders as you went out the door? It may all not be too obvious, and some people wouldn’t want to shake hands anyway.But there has been an ongoing observation of almost cold and impersonal interactions with doctors. Why is this the case?
We are living in times where technology has enabled health matters to be increasingly just a fingertip away. You can access basic health information via email, SMS, social media groups, automated interactive web tools, and via all manner of apps. All you need is your fingers and access to the internet
We are well into a much rainy & cold season. This can feel pretty cold when we are used to tropical temperatures usually in the mid-20s. Cold spells have their unique health challenges, you want to keep yourself and your loved ones warm.Respiratory infections are pretty common in cold spells, and are easily passed on. The common cold and flu (influenza) are very contagious.
Nairobi, like most cities in developing countries, is full of kids. Latest demographic figures estimate that about 42 percent of the Kenyan population is under 14 years. Extrapolating that to the Nairobi population brings the total number of children to well over a million.The city owes this vast number of children many things that include proper housing, clean water, food, safety and good health. Children’s health starts in the womb, Nairobi women must have access to good maternity care.