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Doctors do get cancer too

I had a good day 2 weeks ago when I went for my locum.The weather was fine and it was just one of those days when my spirits were high. However as I just walked into the hospital I found a Doctor colleague seated and I did not recognise him. I continued about my business… Continue reading Doctors do get cancer too

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Medicated soaps, believe the hype?

Lately there has been increased hype about medicated soaps and their ability to kill germs '100%'. The companies making these soaps have gone to the lengths of using celebrities like Yvonne Chaka Chaka to spread the message that these soaps kill germs '100%' . The story of medicated soaps is not new. I remember protex… Continue reading Medicated soaps, believe the hype?

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Have you seen FAT people walking?

I have made an observation for a while now. As I seat in my car in traffic I watch a sea of people from Kibera trekking down Mbagathi Road and Langata Road presumably on the way to industrial area. I also observe people in their cars stuck in traffic with their forlorn faces as they… Continue reading Have you seen FAT people walking?

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Hospital Capacity overload in Nairobi?

I moonlight at a nice hospital in Nairobi West from time to time. I have noted a trend since last year. The beds are perpetually full. The hospital is doing such good business that they are trying to find more space for beds! After talking to colleagues at the Nairobi Hospital and Aga Khan University… Continue reading Hospital Capacity overload in Nairobi?