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IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO START

IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO START

‘Better late than never’ is a phrase that is popularly used to encourage one in despair. One would ask why Kiambu hospital has never begun a Palliative Care unit, the right answer would be ‘let us exercise patience despite the situation and put effort in instilling positive talk that will encourage the birth of a Palliative Care unit in Kiambu Level Four hospital – Kiambu...

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KIKUYU HOSPITAL ELEVATING PALLIATIVE CARE

KIKUYU HOSPITAL ELEVATING PALLIATIVE CARE

“Knowledge is power” the wise man said. A lay man would wonder what palliative care means not knowing at some point in life he/she would need the care directly or indirectly if a family member, herself or himself suffered from a life threatening illness. “ Our greatest challenge has been dealing with the patients who expect to be financed by the hospital for medication and medical services...

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World Cancer Day celebration

World Cancer Day celebration

Looking at the title of this article, it is very easy to stop for a moment and wonder why on earth would it be as it is, right? I mean, cancer, just like any other disease, however way you want to look at it, is in no way something worth celebrating…we can all agree on that. Why then would we be having this annual celebration? Well, before we look at why the just concluded World Cancer Day...

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World Cancer Day 2016

World Cancer Day 2016

There’s a joke about India having the second-biggest population in the world with around a billion people but cannot produce 11 football players; that is of course on a lighter note. The annual World Cancer Day is an event that calls for a participation of millions of people all over the world; why you would not be a part of these people is what I wouldn’t understand; leave alone the case of...

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Walking the talk

Walking the talk

‘Easier said than done’ is such a common phrase that we all have used at some point or worse, used on us; especially in a world that has gone ‘mad’ with buzzing activities all over. I mean our lives have become so much used to the routine that getting out of our comfort zones is… well you know how difficult it is, we can all relate to that; yet in order to not only meet our ends meet...

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The Power of Music

The Power of Music

If you are familiar with Country Music, you probably might have listened to Doug Stone with his song, “I never knew the power of a song ’till I heard the music playing the day my mama passed on…”. Music is not just an art and certainly not just a leisure activity. Music is so many life aspects put together. There isn’t a single human activity devoid of music and it...

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