Leprosy, one of the world most feared diseases, has re-emerged at the Coast as well as several other parts of the country. Remote areas of Kilifi and Kwale counties have the highest number of cases. At least 50 cases of disfiguring...
Chapati, originally an Indian cuisine has gained popularity in Kenya and other parts of East Africa. The trick to making the perfect chapatis lies in the preparation process. The dough is everything!! The softer it is, the softer the...
Recently Twitter went ablaze when a woman shared how her ex had turned out to be a scammer after she had invested so much in their relationship. Here's how you can spot a con artist They’re always asking for...

Men and Miscarriage

When we talk about men and miscarriage we immediately think of the mother, the woman. The caregiver. The soul crushing ripped out feeling Mum must be feeling at the time. Now I understand for the woman it’s an excruciatingly...
Viazi karais (boiled then deep fried/baked potatoes in gram/chickpea flour batter) are a popular and relished delicacy at the Kenyan coastal region and are usually sold as a street snack. It’s a pretty easy and fast dish to prepare...
Men who buck the trend and become stay-at-home dads suffer stress-related illness as a result of this choice, according to a new study. The 21st century has ushered in the dissolution of rigid gender roles. Women now occupy senior positions...

Beat the Monday Blues

Monday mornings are often marked with sluggishness, fatigue and lack of motivation to work, which may lead to low productivity. Whereas beating the Monday blues can be a daunting task, you can do it with these tips. Be well rested....
Before we dig deep into some Kenyans of good will and why they are not motivated by money to take part in medical trials in the journey of helping to find the cure for HIV; it’s important that we...
Obesity, in simple terms, is an abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that may impair health and have significant consequences on the quality of life. It also raises the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, several common forms of...
The Ministry of Health and the Kenya Medical Research Institute in conjunction with the Clinton Health Access Initiative conducted a nine-year research to evaluate the condition of mother-to-child HIV transmission in Kenya. According to the report, more girls than boys...