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Gearing Up for the Super Bug Conquest

June 13, 2016 – 6:23 AM |

MRSA stands for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.  Also called oxacillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (ORSA), it is an infection caused by a strain of staph bacteria that has become resistant to the antibiotics which are commonly used to …

The Ground Realities of Government Hospital Setups

December 5, 2014 – 10:25 PM |

My practical venture, ideally the taste of reality began when I stepped out as a fresh graduate embarking on a journey to minus insult to injury, joining a government hospital as per PMDC requirements for …

How to Help Someone in a Psychiatric Hospital

November 9, 2014 – 8:45 PM |

Mental illnesses can be very serious and sometimes even life-threatening. For this reason, hospitalization is sometimes necessary. However, as a loved one of a person in a psychiatric hospital, it can be difficult to know …

Improving Sanitation in Government Hospitals

April 28, 2013 – 1:03 AM |

As the clock strikes and it is time for the clinical rotation, I feel reluctant to go to the hospital. It is, however not because I have to get out of my comfort zone. No …

Kenyan Post Graduate Medical Training and The Church

August 29, 2012 – 8:06 AM | 7 Comments

It is April 2012 on a not-so-busy Thursday afternoon and my colleague and I have just dashed into town to pick some documents from the district medical officer of health’s (DMOH) office. We are both …