EARLY DETECTION OF BREAST CANCER IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA
September 22, 2021
Unfortunately, most countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have not been able to implement and sustain screening programs due to financial, logistical, and sociocultural constraints. Though mammograms are the gold standard in breast cancer detection, the said constraints hinder their availability in most health facilities. That’s why at Ilara Health we want to provide you with as much information as possible on early detection of breast cancer and detection tools for low-resource settings.
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AFYA KAMILI MEDICAL CENTRE CASE STUDY
About Afya Kamili Medical Centre Located in Birika town, along the Kiserian-Isinya Road, Afya Kamili Medical Centre serves a sparsely populated area where people live far away from the town. Due to the remote location of the area, the doctors at the facility conduct community outreach programs to …
What Is Cholesterol?
Many people ask the question, what is cholesterol? It is an oil-based substance found in blood (though it does not mix with the blood, which is water-based) and in all cells of the body. It travels around the body in lipoproteins categorized as LDL and HDL. Low-density lipoprotein …
FIVE CHALLENGES OF DIABETES IN KENYA
Diabetes is a global epidemic affecting an estimated 382 million people worldwide.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DIABETES
Diabetes; a non-communicable disease that happens to be ranked amongst the top ten killer diseases. This is because not everyone has information on this, so here’s what you need to know about diabetes. Imagine a pear, a flat pear. That is what the pancreas looks like. The pancreas …