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Treat Kenyans With Better Care at COVID-19 Facilities

PURITY NTHIANA  People in COVID-19 quarantine facilities face a lot of stigma, and the pain of isolation is sometimes unbearable to the point that some of them even want to commit suicide. They face hostility and also harsh living conditions at the facilities.  Despite testing negative for COVID-19, they have not

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Parents Role in Ending Teen Pregnancies During Pandemic

BY PURITY NTHIANA COVID-19 will definitely complicate the efforts of reducing teen pregnancies in the country. With school suspended, religious meetings cancelled — youth programs have also been suspended in churches and other religious institutions — adolescents now have a lot of time at their disposal and could engage in

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CONFERENCE: Health Providers Shun Youth in Informal Urban Settlements

NAIROBI, 17 February 2020 – Women and girls in informal urban settlements continue to bear the brunt of unsafe abortions from predatory quacks even as the government makes empty boardroom promises to improve the state of reproductive health in the country. This was one of the outcomes from the recently concluded 9th Africa

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State Impunity a Danger to Mental Health of Kenyans

As the Mental Health Task Force makes its way across the country, collecting the views of Kenyans, we must also look at how the toxic state of Kenyan politics and government corruption is affecting our mental health. Depression is the most common mental illness in the world. In 2014, the

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