Female Genital Mutilation

PUBLIC HEALTH ISSUES Female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) is a culturally entrenched global practice that not only is considered an evident human rights violation but also has resultant health and social repercussions on girls and women. (World Health Organization). As a matter of fact, it has been implicated in serious health consequences, significant morbidity, health burden,…

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SEPARATION ANXIETY

PARENTING SEPARATION ANXIETY I can remember that we were taught in Pediatric school about separation anxiety– a condition where the child is frightened of being separated from parent/ caregiver – usually the mother. In which case goodbyes are always tearful and/ or tantrum filled but then nothing is being said about a mother or a…

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Vision First

PUBLIC HEALTH ISSUES VISION FIRST I would have begun by giving the historical perspective of the World Sight Day, but that would be boring to you, I guess. However, there is the need for me to tell you that the World Sight Day is held annually on the second Thursday of October every year. The…

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Ann Beatrice Wambui

Interview With Ann Beatrice Wambui: African Nurses Breaking Boundaries

We were set to attend great sessions that we hoped would motivate and inspire us to do more in our chosen profession but with each speaker the mark we set keeps getting us blown away and we are mandated to aim higher, think bigger. We had the pleasure of having a Kenyan Nurse breaking boundaries…

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Interview With Agboola Grace: African Nurses Breaking Boundaries

Today, we had the pleasure of conversing with a boundary breaking Nurse. It was an inspiring session and here are the details of how it went down. Interviewer: Can you kindly introduce yourself? Grace: My Name is Grace Agboola. I am a Registered Nurse, author, writer and blogger. I had my Basic Nursing Education at…

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