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Infinitely journeying on…

Infinitely journeying on…

While In the quest to advocate for legal aspects in palliative care, Kenya Hospices and Palliative care advocacy officer, Mr Musyoki and Santana, a volunteer, who joined the association recently, accompanied the Coast Hospice team in recording a documentary featuring improved quality of life to the patients and families the hospice serves. The visit to the coastal region in Kenya was rather...

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The light between oceans

The light between oceans

As we entered the Coast hospice grounds, we found the men and women that attend the daycare sessions talking about some of the legal issues they were experiencing. Issues of inheritance and children came about with the Lawyer, Mr. Joseph Lutta providing answers on what the law is on such matters and what should ultimately be anticipated. Mr. Lutta has been a volunteer with the Hospice since 2015....

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Light at the end of the tunnel

Light at the end of the tunnel

In the outskirts of Mombasa town lies new hope for the people of Changamwe, a bright new dawn. Access to quality palliative care to all who need it. Bomu Hospital is a social enterprise whose purpose is to provide access to quality healthcare for all, regardless of their economic status. It has been delivering quality healthcare since 1970’s when a group of citizens realized the need of...

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Do ordinary things with extraordinary love

Do ordinary things with extraordinary love

Mother Teresa once said, “It is not how much we do but how much love we put in doing, It is not how much we give but how much love we put in giving.”There is no better joy and satisfaction knowing that that you helped someone who really needs it. The Ministry of Health (MoH) Kenya, estimates there are 38,000 new cancer patients every year. Over 80% of these patients present with advanced...

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Collective roles we have to fight and reduce the burden of cancer in the society

Collective roles we have to fight and reduce the burden of cancer in the society

Machakos County joined the rest of the world in commemorating 2017 World Cancer Day and used the opportunity to roll out cancer campaigns in every ward in the County. The campaigns usually involve screening of common cancers in the region such as cervical and breast among women and prostate cancer for men. “After covering all the eight sub counties, we now engage another gear to reach all the...

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World Cancer Day-2017

World Cancer Day-2017

As the hot scorching sun shined bright in the clear blue sky, sounds of drums and pinging from cymbals came from the marching of the Kenya police band that drew the attention on big crowds. The long awaited day that majority of Kenyans of good will was finally here. The youth filled the street of Nairobi as they held banners portraying the messages for World Cancer Day. Some of the banners had...

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