Month: April 2020

Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) Advocacy in the midst of COVID-19

Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) encompass efforts aimed at preventing preventable maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity, to ensure access to quality sexual and reproductive health services, including contraceptive services, and to address sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and cervical cancer, violence against women and girls, and sexual and reproductive health needs of adolescents – World Health Organization (WHO). The focus of SRH as stipulated by …

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Comparative review of Pestivirus C and Coronavirus: One Health Approach to Tackling Disease Outbreak

Abstract: Viral diseases have been documented both in animals and humans with related pathogenesis and clinical manifestations. Some of these pathogens are correlated in how they cause disease. Additionally, it’s been noted that disease outbreaks in humans have mostly been caused by viruses of animal origin i.e. zoonotic diseases. To effectively respond to these outbreaks, …

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Ryculture Civil Society Organization Chats #RycultureCSOChats

Executive Summary Ryculture Health and Social Innovation is a social enterprise committed to championing for and inculcating a culture of active citizenship and social responsibility among Kenyan youth with regard to health and general well-being. We are proponents of social responsibility with inherent value for collaboration to create synergy to address global challenges from community …

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Innovative hand hygiene solutions to prevent spread of Coronavirus Disease

It’s been a month plus battling with COVID-19 in our country Kenya. The number of cases of people confirmed with the disease has risen overtime with some recoveries and fatalities. What has come out clear is that hygiene is crucial in preventing spread of the virus. Coronaviruses are a group of contagious, flu-like viruses that …

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Nurses and Midwives as the Formula and not part of “An Equation”: The Year of the Nurse and Midwife

A nurse is a person trained to offer care to patients and to promote health to individuals of all ages, families, groups and communities, sick or well and in all settings. The term nurse is derived from the active verb nurse which refers to compassionate care, nourishment and protection to enable one to thrive[1]. Nurses …

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Nurses and Midwives as the Formula and not part of “An Equation”: The Year of the Nurse and Midwife

A nurse is a person trained to offer care to patients and to promote health to individuals of all ages, families, groups and communities, sick or well and in all settings. The term nurse is derived from the active verb nurse which refers to compassionate care, nourishment and protection to enable one to thrive[1]. Nurses …

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