‘Forewarned is Forearmed’ by Dr. Esther Kawira

Another Story from Roche Health Center: The patient was presumably 32 weeks into her first pregnancy. But when I examined her, the uterus was only the size of about 24 weeks.  The baby’s heartbeat was normal, however, so I knew she was indeed pregnant rather than having some other kind of tumor. The usual cause … Continue reading

Do Mention It

Author: Dr. Esther Kawira Medical Director for the Shirati Health Education and Development Foundation (SHED) and Roche Health Center. Do Mention It There are some things the doctor would like to assume that the patient would mention up front.For instance: “I am pregnant”.Or, “I was already diagnosed with HIV and I am taking ARV drugs”. … Continue reading