What To Expect On Your First Antenatal Visit

If you found out you are pregnant today, would you know what to expect on your first antenatal visit? At MedLux International Hospital, we care about your expectations. In this article, we take you through what to expect on your first antenatal clinic. Your first antenatal visit is both a time of celebration and trepidation. […]

Hand Hygiene

If it takes you a minute to think if your hands are clean, take a minute and clean them! – Dr Nkatha Gitonga   Did you know that hand hygiene is the primary measure to prevent infections? Effective cleaning of hands takes about 20- 30 seconds   This article aims to sensitize our communities that […]

What’s all the fuss about Movember?

Movember is a month long event, held in November during which men across the world grow out their facial hair with a view to raising awareness regarding prostate cancer. During this time, men are encouraged to openly discuss matters to do with men’s health and general wellness. It is hoped that by talking, the stigma […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October

Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October The Breast Cancer Awareness Month, marked in countries across the world every October, helps to increase attention and support for the awareness, early detection and treatment as well as palliative care of this disease. There are about 1.38 million new cases and 458 000 deaths from breast cancer each […]

Get To Know More About Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Early Monday, July 1, the Chairman of Safaricom PLC’s Board of Directors, Mr. Richard Ng’ang’a, informed the Kenyan nation of the passing of company CEO Robert William Collymore. The Chief Executive’s demise came following a two year protracted battle with a form of cancer known as Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Bob  as he was fondly known […]

The Endometriosis Story

The Endometriosis Story Endometriosis is considered to be one of the most difficult conditions to diagnose and manage and is largely a conundrum for many a doctor as well as the patients. Considered part of the spectrum of chronic pain conditions due to pelvic pain of more than 6 months, it can be a debilitating […]