FIVE CHALLENGES OF DIABETES IN KENYA
Diabetes is a global epidemic affecting an estimated 382 million people worldwide.
10 TIPS TO STAYING HEALTHY DURING THE KENYAN WINTER
Keeping well hydrated during cold months ensures that the barriers used to protect your body from colds and flu are fully functional and completely intact.
WHY YOU SHOULD PARTNER WITH ILARA HEALTH
Partnerships are important because they enable action on the determinants of health, which is vital in order to address health inequalities. Ilara Health addresses the inequality in healthcare provision by providing access to affordable diagnostic devices to patient care facilities. Facilities that partner with Ilara Health through acquiring devices or through pharmaceutical financing enjoy great […]
WHY WE RECOMMEND THE FASTEP HB
The use of a point-of-care (POC) hemoglobin meter like the Fastep Hb is potentially economically advantageous and time-saving and may also be of tremendous help in critical care units where rapid and frequent testing is required
EARLY DETECTION OF BREAST CANCER IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA
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.
SEPTEMBER IS OVARIAN CANCER AWARENESS MONTH
Ovarian cancer often goes undetected until it has spread to the pelvis and abdomen. At an advanced stage, ovarian cancer is more difficult to treat. Because it is difficult to detect in its early stages, there are more deaths from ovarian cancer than any other gynecological cancer.
Tips to Improve Your Blood Circulation
Would you believe that if we were to connect every capillary, artery, and vein in one adult, such that we link them in one continuous length; they would cover a distance of 100000 KM? That is enough to wrap around planet earth 2.5 times! Your blood covers a great distance while circulating to every part […]
5 Health & Fitness Books You Should Add to Your Reading List
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers. Everyone, if I could have your attention for a while, please? Thank you. Today, let’s go the bookish way. Let’s talk about health and fitness books that have invaluable information between […]
5 Ways to Boost Your Immune System During Lockdown
Now more than ever, it is important to keep a strong and healthy immune system As the world moves through this global pandemic, we are faced with a host of complexities from job losses and pay cuts to closed economies. This in turn has brought about more stress for many. With many countries implementing lockdowns, […]