MY PRESENTATION AT THE 3RD YOUTH LEADERSHIP TRANSFORMATION SUMMIT

In looking at the many statistics that define Africa’s complexity, perhaps the most compelling one is the fact that Africa has the youngest population in the world with 200 million people aged between ages 15 and 24. Even more interesting is the projection that the population of young people within this age bracket are expectedContinue reading “MY PRESENTATION AT THE 3RD YOUTH LEADERSHIP TRANSFORMATION SUMMIT”

AfroPHC Workshop on PHC (Primary Health Care) funding/payment reforms in Africa (27th July 2021)

During the UN General Assembly high level meeting in 2011, world leaders made commitment to address NCDs. This commitment was re-affirmed in 2014 and 2018. Furthers, the advent of Sustainable Development Goals highlighted the growing commitment towards addressing the burden of NCDs as stipulated in target 3.4 which seeks to, “by 2030, reduce by oneContinue reading “AfroPHC Workshop on PHC (Primary Health Care) funding/payment reforms in Africa (27th July 2021)”

BASIC LIFE SUPPORT TRAINING-KENYATTA UNIVERSITY CHRISTIAN UNION USHERS

Basic Life Support refers to the initial assistance given to a person who has suddenly taken ill. It involves rapidly performed interventions by either a health worker or lay people to ensure recognition of common emergencies, support ABC (Airway, Breathing and Circulation) and early access to a health care facility. It also refers to theContinue reading “BASIC LIFE SUPPORT TRAINING-KENYATTA UNIVERSITY CHRISTIAN UNION USHERS”

LESSON FROM MEDIA AND INFORMATION LITERACY WORKSHOP TO TACKLE DISINFORMATION ABOUT COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Media literacy is a crucial skill all media consumers must have. There are many factors that can change how we interpret media, and how media affects us, and there are a few main skills that can aid consumers in being more media literate like willingness to try and having an ability to distinguish reactions. Understanding the differences between mediated and non-mediated media and their implications is also important to media literacy. Media literacy is the method of dissecting media content in order to critically analyzeContinue reading “LESSON FROM MEDIA AND INFORMATION LITERACY WORKSHOP TO TACKLE DISINFORMATION ABOUT COVID-19 PANDEMIC”

Interview with AFYA BUZZ online TV

In yet another exciting and informative session, I was invited by AFYA BUZZ online TV to talk about research as a tool for health care development. In the past, AFYA BUZZ interviewed me on cross-cutting themes in public health and how these cross-cutting themes have a bearing on NCDs prevalence. In the recent interview however,Continue reading “Interview with AFYA BUZZ online TV”

HIGH SCHOOL TO UNIVERSITY TRANSITION MENTORSHIP AT ST. PETERS CATHOLIC, RUAI

University is a different environment than high school, complete with its own demands and expectations.  To many, the anxiety that comes with moving from high school to a totally new environment with its daunting challenges is visible and sometimes result into mental health issues. There is overwhelming evidence suggesting that most students experience/suffer episodes ofContinue reading “HIGH SCHOOL TO UNIVERSITY TRANSITION MENTORSHIP AT ST. PETERS CATHOLIC, RUAI”

KUTV EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW IN LINE WITH JUNE MEN’S HEALTH MONTH

The nexus between masculinity and men’s health-seeking behaviour is a multifaceted global discourse which has been quite enlightening when viewed from varying perspectives. Remarkably, cultural and patriarchal norms continually impact the chauvinistic character of men with regards to their health. Father’s Day is quickly approaching and now is the perfect time to encourage the menContinue reading “KUTV EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW IN LINE WITH JUNE MEN’S HEALTH MONTH”

PUBLIC HEALTH: BUILDING THE AFRICA WE WANT CONFERENCE

There is no better time to underscore the importance of Public Health than during the COVID-19 pandemic when the whole world has been thrown into a state of disarray. As the world grapple with this disease, which has claimed many lives, disrupted human interactions and left many people without a source of livelihood, the urgentContinue reading “PUBLIC HEALTH: BUILDING THE AFRICA WE WANT CONFERENCE”

LEGACY LEADERSHIP MENTORSHIP SESSION

Over the years, the world has experienced different styles of leadership. Some leaders have been transformative in their leadership while others have had no tangible positive impact. As the world grapples with many unprecedented challenges ranging from global health threats, food insecurity to climate change, the kind of leadership that is required is one thatContinue reading “LEGACY LEADERSHIP MENTORSHIP SESSION”

INTERVIEW BY AFYA BUZZ PROGRAM BY TALANTA INSTITUTE

AFYA BUZZ is an online TV program hosted by Talanta Institute, aiming at strengthening health journalism and filling in the big knowledge gap in this space. Through the show the hosts aim at educating communities on better ways of improving their health outcomes. This online programme led by Dr. Caroline Mukoma also aims at educating peopleContinue reading “INTERVIEW BY AFYA BUZZ PROGRAM BY TALANTA INSTITUTE”