What to Expect during breast examination appointment

In Kenya, 1 in 10 women is at risk of breast cancer. Along with cervical cancer, breast cancer is one of the leading causes of mortality among women.

Regular breast screening is one of the best ways to spot a cancer that is too small to feel or see. Early detection may increase chances of successful treatment. It is, therefore, important to be aware of your breasts at all times.

MP Shah Hospital runs a one stop clinic for breast issues. Here’s what you should expect during your breast screening appointment:

1. Breast Examination

At the breast clinic, the specialist breast surgeon examines your breast when you are sitting and/or when your are lying down. They ask you questions about your medical history, family history of breast problems and if there is medicines that you are taking and any previous breast surgery.

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M. P. Shah Hospital Celebrates the World Patient Safety Day

World Patient Safety Day is marked on 17th September each year. This is a day set aside to enhance global understanding of patient safety, increase public engagement in the safety of health care and promote global actions to enhance patient safety and reduce patient harm. The theme this year put a particular focus on safe maternal and newborn care, urging all stakeholders to ‘Act now for safe and respectful childbirth!’

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Free Medical Camp at BAPS

Hundreds of people were on April 22, 2018 treated to free medical check-ups courtesy of M.P. Shah Hospital. The medical camp which was held at BAPS Swaminarayan Temple was in partnership with BAPS Charities and attracted over 300 people drawn from diverse cultures and communities.

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Ng’arisha Team Hit Road for Cleanup

A team of employees have embarked on an ambitious plan to engage in cleaning activities within and around the hospital. Ng’arisha, a Swahili word for ‘Clean It’, is driven by employee volunteerism led by Head of Nursing – Mrs. Marren Chunga and composed of staff drawn from different hospital departments.

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Staff and Family Fun Day

Staff at M.P. Shah Hospital and their families attended this year’s Staff and Family Fun Day held on April 14, 2018 at Visa Oshwal Primary School. The event featured field and track events including: football, relay competition, sack races, and kids’ activities such as bouncing castle.

Opening of the Children’s Hospital

The Suryakala Maganbhai Children’s Medical Centre was officially opened on Sunday March 18, 2018 by philanthropist Dr.Maganbhai Chandaria in a colourful ceremony that was attended by friends of the hospital, members of the board of governance, senior hospital management and members of staff.

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