IMPORTANCE OF HPV VACCINATION

  Photo credit   “Daktari, what is HPV and this HPV vaccine I’ve been hearing about?” I’m asked this question almost on a daily basis in my practice. So today I’ll write about this important vaccine and share the facts to help you understand why we encourage you to get it.   WHAT IS HPV? […]
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I’m a f*in Doctor! So why am I so unhappy?!

The very recent loss of a young colleague to depression and suicide totally threw me. Why would a young person with such amazing potential and stamina suddenly take their own life and end what could have been a brilliant career? Is there something we could have done to prevent this? Are there others in training […]
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My Magical Kenya: Ol Tukai Lodge Amboseli

Amboseli is one of Kenya’s most stunning National Parks because Mt. Kilimanjaro is clearly visible and frames all your wildlife photos stunningly! If you’re ever in the park wondering what to do for lunch, I recommend a stop over at the gorgeous Ol Tukai Lodge Amboseli, located within the park itself. A delicious lunch menu […]
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Avocado bread with a twist :-)

As always any fun delicious kitchen experiment starts with a random thought in the middle of the night. My insomnia had struck again and i lay awake in bed thinking random thoughts. I considered getting up and baking banana bread for my breakfast the next day but remembered I didn’t have any bananas in the […]
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Daktari Wangu: Dr. P. Gitobu Mburugu

“Daktari Wangu” is Swahili for “My Doctor“. Welcome to Daktari Wangu, a short Q&A segment that features Kenyan medical doctors in various medical fields and specialties. This weekly Friday feature is intended to help us get to know our doctors better and help demystify an integral part of the Kenyan healthcare system. It also aims […]
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Daktari Wangu: Dr. Stellah Bosire-Otieno

“Daktari Wangu” is Swahili for “My Doctor“. Welcome to Daktari Wangu, a short Q&A segment that features Kenyan medical doctors in various medical fields and specialties. This weekly Friday feature is intended to help us get to know our doctors better and help demystify an integral part of the Kenyan healthcare system. It also aims […]
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Boost your Confidence!

Speaking to young women recently got me thinking about the importance confidence and self-esteem and the impact it has in our lives and personal achievements. Self-confidence vs self esteem. Which one is which and why are they important if at all? Let’s start by defining the two. Source Heaven and Hell: The Psychology of The […]
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