Is Wearing Of Gloves Safe?

Many Kenyans are wearing gloves when out in public. Though it is not wrong, it defeats the purpose when the gloves are worn and disposed of wrongly. Many factors play into why gloves aren’t always an effective protection measure outside of direct patient care. Torn or ripped gloves, you could put them on or take […]

Planning The Safe Re-Opening of Your Workplace

The Government of Kenya on Saturday, May 18, announced the extension of the measures put in place to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. However, in the same vein, the Government has given guidelines on how certain restaurants can resume partial operations. Many organizations that precautionarily closed shop are wondering how to safely explore […]

Should You Wear Gloves?

Since the advent of the coronavirus pandemic, we have been seeing a lot of people out in public wearing gloves. This can be good or it can actually be very bad depending on the wearer and their habits,” says public health specialist Noah Akala, MD. “ “Unfortunately, most Kenyans aren’t wearing or disposing of their […]

How Can I Talk To My Child About Coronavirus?

The past couple of weeks has seen Kenyans subjected a variety of changes to their lifestyles, routines and daily habits. It began with government directives on self – quarantine and social – distancing before later on culminating into school closures and now a national curfew. All this is more than enough to overwhelm the most […]

Guidelines for COVID – 19 in Pregnancy

To date, there has been limited data on the infection rate and evolution of the COVID – 19 virus in expectant women. This means that healthcare practitioners are limited in their ability to make recommendations on how to handle a pregnant lady infected with coronavirus. The last time that the profession has had to address […]

Importance of Self Isolation – Covid-19

Since the discovery of the novel “COVID – 19” coronavirus in Wuhan, Hubei Province of China in December of 2019, the disease has progressively spread to various parts of the globe with varying effects. Different national governments have taken measures to curb the spread and limit potential deaths among the most vulnerable members of their […]