By Lorraine Anyango Consultants working at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH) held a meeting with the hospital’s management to streamline the internship process and experience at the facility. The meeting brought to speed the national guidelines from the Kenya Medical and Dentist Board Practitioners Council (KMDPC) and reviewed the internship training guidelines.
By Matilda Atieno The County Department of health and sanitation is currently hosting a family health training set run through to Friday the 22nd at Kisumu Hotel. The 5 days training is aimed to equip the practitioners with the required knowledge on developing trends on family healthcare including family health nutrition, public health, family clinical
We were delighted to receive a patient’s Monitor, Syringe Pump, Infrared Thermometer and an infusion pump donated by Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) to serve the Obama Children’s hospital. The items were received by Dr. Maureen Muchela, a pediatrician at Obama and Nurse in charge Mrs. Beatrice Ontita, and other staff members from the
By Lorraine Anyango. Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH) is employing new modern technology in screening cervical cancer. The hospital now using the HPV method which involves swabbing the cervix for a sample that is taken to a lab for examination. Initially, the hospital did screening using the observation of the cervix using
by Lorraine Anyango Kibuye Market in Kisumu City is one of the largest markets in Africa, It’s here that many mothers earn a living, some shunning breastfeeding too soon, and it’s here that the county celebrated the World Breast Feeding Week (WBW) and set up a breastfeeding room. This is in alignment with the health
By Lorraine Anyango Kisumu, Migori, and Busia counties have benefitted from Covid-19 commodities in the wake of the sixth wave of the pandemic and the current crowding due to the ongoing campaigns. The commodities donated courtesy of UNDP and the Russian embassy in Kenya were handed over at the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral
by Lorraine Anyango Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOORTH) is pushing for a comprehensive approach to eradicate sickle cell disease including compulsory couple testing for sickle cell trait before marriage. The facility which manages the highest number of sickle cell cases in Kenya has picked a business unusual approach that will see
By Lorraine Anyango Malnutrition is the second risk factor that leads to death in Kisumu County. This is according to a study conducted at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital. Top on the list of risk that leads to death within the region is risky behavior among the resident of Kisumu. While opening sensitization
By Lorraine Anyango “Have you ever used SUKUMA for baking? In Kenya, it is probably one of the vegetables we eat with ugali.” Ms. Kumiko Ohno said in the opening remarks of her presentation. “Cakes made with vegetables are very popular in Japan, this is because vegetables are nutritious and good for you.” She added.