We Live For Us by the International Mental Health Association (IMHA) East Africa Programs Office.

In March 2021, a mental health champion and IMHA East Africa Program Director Damian Juma debuted the We Live For Us Project. Starting in Mombasa, the We Live For Us (WEL4U) project focuses on improving the wellbeing of young people in 3 coastal counties in Kenya. Utilizing strengths-based approaches and group support structures, this project …

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Ending The Neglect

Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) are a diverse group of viral, protozoa, viral, and bacterial diseases which currently affect over 1.4 billion people in tropical and sub-tropical climates. This staggering figure indicates that 1 out of 7 people in the world are affected by these diseases. They are endemic among poor people with over 70% being …

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KASARANI HEALTH CENTRE CLINIC DAY – MEDICINE USE AND ADHERENCE

On 12th March 2021, Ryculture Health and Social Innovation team in collaboration with Kasarani Health Centre through the Kasarani Patient Support Group held their monthly clinic day for patients with Diabetes and Hypertension. In line with Ryculture mission to build healthy and sustainable societies the team focused on medicine use and adherence for the patient group …

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Improving Care for Patients with Diabetes & Hypertension: Kasarani NCDs Clinic – 12th February 2021

On the 12th February 2021, Ryculture Health and Social Innovation through the partnership that was initiated in 2020 with the Kasarani Health Center to improve access to quality healthcare services to patients living with diabetes and hypertension in the community hosted their monthly clinic day. In line with Ryculture’s commitment to drive meaningful engagement of …

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Reimagining Cancer Care: I Am and I Will

Cancer is a large group of diseases characterized by abnormal and uncontrolled growth of cells of the body leading to invasion of other organs, tissues and ultimately death. Cancer was the second leading cause of death globally in 2018 according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Cancer burden has continued to increase substantially over the years and …

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Our Common Responsibility in Ending Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)

“Muasya is a 13 year old boy and a class seven (7) student hailing from Kitui County in the Eastern Region of Kenya. In November 2019, he fell ill and as usual the nearby clinic was at his disposal. He went to the facility, got diagnosed with malaria and left the hospital with antimalarials in …

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Why youth empowerment should be deliberate, intentional and structured

In December 2020, we hosted our inaugural YouTH Voices Summit in partnership with Health NGO’s Network (HENNET), Phillips Therapeutics Limited, Youth-In-Action (Y-ACT), Quality Healthcare Kenyan Awards (QHKA) and Portcross Limited. YouTH Voices Summit is an initiative aimed at amplifying youth voices in a transformative agenda for health and their wellbeing. The summit featured mentors and youth changemakers …

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