Cancer is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide with approximately 400,000 children and adolescents of 0-19 years old developing cancer each year. In Kenya, cancer is the 3rd leading cause of death after infectious and cardiovascular diseases.
M.P. Shah Hospital’s Sr. Marren Chunga, Sr. Bernice Nyutu, Dr. Shamsa Ahmed and Dr. Afshaan Admani are among Kenyans feted by iChange Nations Global Organization for an exemplary service to the society through their roles in ensuring a patient-centred care during the Covid-19 pandemic in Kenya.
M.P. Shah Hospital held a successful two-day cardiac open day at Village Market Mall. The Open-day themed “Matters of the Heart,” which was open to the public was a gift of love during Valentine’s Day, and ran on 14th and 15th February 2022.
M.P. Shah Hospital has boosted its bed capacity through the opening of their new KPJ Medical Centre. This is part of the hospital’s strategic plan to transform health care over the next decade. The Medical Centre, which has brought an additional 68 beds to the hospital, was launched on 25th February 2022 .
Exclusive breastfeeding refers to giving your baby breast milk only, nothing else such as milk, food, liquids and sips of water except for medicine prescribed by your doctor/healthcare provider.
When you first find out that your child has diabetes, you may be overwhelmed with feelings of shock, disbelief, sadness, anger or even guilt. You will have to learn about diabetes and the more you learn about diabetes, the better prepared you will be to talk about it to your diabetic child and their caregivers.
Sunday 25th April 2021 saw a huge gathering of selfless members of The Kenya Tour Driver Guides Association who turned up at M.P. Shah Hospital to donate blood. This initiative was in partnership with Team Pankaj, a group of humanitarians who have been in the fore- front to mobilize for resources towards the support of families and individuals who have been greatly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic in the country.
In recent weeks, Kenya has been experiencing acute Oxygen shortage across many healthcare facilities across the country. This has put the lives of patients with chronic health conditions and those in ICU in greater danger. This highlights the crucial importance of access to medical oxygen for treatment.