Over 1.5 billion people (nearly 20% of the global population) live with hearing loss globally, a number that could rise to over 2.5 billion by 2030. Also, more than 1 billion young people (25-35years old) are at risk of hearing loss due to recreational exposure to loud sound.
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 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.
The dramatic change in life brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic has necessitated a change in many aspects of life. Because of this, there is a huge application of technology to enable patients to access healthcare without necessarily visiting the hospital in person. To provide the convenience of care to our patients, M.P. Shah Hospital put together home-based care packages to ensure that they meet patient needs.