Bob Collymore, Chief Executive Officer of Safaricom, Kenya’s largest mobile service provider, died of cancer on Monday, the company announced on Monday. He was 61. Collymore began receiving treatment for leukemia in 2017, but his condition worsened in recent weeks, Safaricom Chairman Nicholas Nganga, said in a statement. “He has been undergoing treatment for his…

There are many different conditions that are recognized as mental illnesses. The more common types include: Anxiety disorders: People with anxiety disorders respond to certain objects or situations with fear and dread, as well as with physical signs of anxiety or panic, such as a rapid heartbeat and sweating. An anxiety disorder is diagnosed if…

Rwanda’s ministry of health has implored the public and concerned agencies to strengthen measures to prevent the spread of Ebola into Rwanda. This comes after one case of the Ebola virus was, Tuesday, confirmed in Uganda’s western district of Kasese by the World Health Organisation. The first victim was a 5-year-old boy who was has…

Congratulations– you’re pregnant! Now that you’ve calmed down some from the initial excitement, it’s time to focus on the most important thing: your health and the baby’s health. Savannah Healthcare Services, provides gynecological and obstetric care for women at every stage of life. Dr. Wachira Murage is one of the finest OB/GYNs in Kenya. Here…

Being overweight or obese can lead to a range of health problems. Although many different “fad” diets are available, a balanced lifestyle and nutritious diet are the key to healthful living and better weight control. Carrying excess body weight can increase the risk of serious health problems, including heart disease, hypertension, and type 2 diabetes….

Do you have days when you just feel thirsty all day? It might simply mean that you should be drinking a little more. But do you drink enough and feel like this can’t be the cause? Then it might indicate one of these five underlying causes. What feeling thirsty all the time could mean 1….

With Eid around the corner, people across the nation are preparing to loosen their belts and embark on a journey of unrestrained gastronomical indulgence. But this delicious debauchery could wreak havoc on the body, doctors have warned. Gluttons can expect to suffer a host of unpleasant side effects like Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), dyspepsia (indigestion)…

We’re 56 today!! It’s a great day for Kenyans world wide as we celebrate 56 years of self rule! We are grateful for the progress we have made as a country and look forward to continued peace and prosperity. Savannah Healthcare Services wishes all Kenyans A Happy Madaraka Day 2019! Thank you for making us…

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A woman’s peak reproductive years are between the late teens and late 20s. By age 30 years, fertility (the ability to get pregnant) starts to decline. This decline becomes more rapid once you reach your mid 30s. By age 45 years, fertility has declined so much that getting pregnant naturally is unlikely for most women….

Mental illness includes a wide range of conditions that affect how we feel and think. Most of these are first experienced in the late teens or early twenties, but may only emerge later in life. Like many physical illnesses, mental illnesses are thought to arise from the interaction of genetic vulnerability and stresses in life….

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