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Using innovative solutions to bring healthcare to patients in rural Kenya

November 12, 2021

Sixty percent of the Kenyan population lives in villages, but 80% of healthcare facilities are located in urban areas. This discrepancy means that the majority of Kenyans cannot access healthcare services, and in a country where non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cancer, diabetes and chronic respiratory diseases are the cause of 33% of all deaths,… Continue reading Using innovative solutions to bring healthcare to patients in rural Kenya

Non-Communicable Diseases: The Other Pandemic

September 30, 2021

While the global focus over the past two years has been on COVID-19, another pandemic has been flourishing under the radar: non-communicable diseases (NCDs). NCDs kill 41 million people each year, equivalent to 71% of all deaths globally. Cardiovascular diseases, cancers, respiratory diseases and diabetes are the most common NCDs and account for over 80%… Continue reading Non-Communicable Diseases: The Other Pandemic