Author: Muthoki Kithanze

20 children benefit from free surgery

Reading Time: 2 minutes A total of 20 children from less privileged families have benefited from free cleft lip and cleft palate corrective surgeries, […]

The burden of living with Parkinson’s disease in Kenya

Reading Time: 4 minutes In late 2020, Josephine Nduta Kahingo, 52, noticed she was moving with a shuffling gait and her hands became stiff […]

Deep breathing to help cancer patients manage pain

Reading Time: 4 minutes When 25-year-old Meshack Mbugua became sick with an acute headache, he treated it as a normal condition that would eventually […]

How poor eyesight can lead to traffic cráshes

Reading Time: 4 minutes In the past couple of months, Emeka Mayaka, one of the PD editors, has ceased driving his car at night. […]

How your current lifestyle is undermining your future fertility

Reading Time: 4 minutes Indulging in alcohol and cigarettes is quite normal by Kenyan socialising standards. In fact, if you fail to partake, you […]

Demystifying dementia in rural areas

Reading Time: 4 minutes In a community in lower South Eastern Kenya, when a loved one in their active age begins forgetting the faces […]

Bridging sèxual reproductive health gap for youth in slums

Reading Time: 3 minutes Margaret Kwamboka, 18, lives in an informal settlement in Nairobi’s Githurai area. She has lived in this expansive concrete jungle […]

Open kiosk food appeals to lowly, mighty in society

Reading Time: 3 minutes Mama Health’s kitchen is often in a state of controlled chaos as early as 11am as she moves briskly between […]