Dengue Fever 

There’s a fever in town and papaya leaves are in trouble! This fever has no known cure or vaccine (typical of viral diseases), however studies done show that papaya leaves can be used to treat it. If a person is bitten by an infected mosquito, it takes about one to two weeks for symptoms to develop. … Continue reading Dengue Fever 

Paraphimosis the “embarrassing situation”

The first time I saw a dog with Paraphimosis I was attached at the KSPCA Mombasa, it was a German Shepard dog about 40kgs, very huge. It was on a Friday late in the afternoon, right about the time I was about to leave for home. Since it was a huge dog, the penis was not any different. … Continue reading Paraphimosis the “embarrassing situation”

The Online consultation

It's around 9 o'clock in the pm and I've just sat down to catch the prime time news. Just before the well poised news anchor can say her name, I receive a text message on whatsapp.  "Who could that be?" I ask myself trying hard to ignore it, but curiosity gets the better part of … Continue reading The Online consultation

Woes of the Maasai 

"A wild animal that has tasted human blood will not stop killing until it is hunted down and killed" this is what the maasai warriors believe. Is it true, or is just a mere cultural belief. Before you dismiss it,  remember that the maasai have coexisted with wild animals for a very long time. The … Continue reading Woes of the Maasai