Mwanasha finished her education as nutritional advisor after several months of traineeship in the Kenyatta Hospital and for the German Doctors in Nairobi. However, she still needs to take an examination in the course of the year to get a license. Furthermore, it is quite common in Kenya that one needs to have 2 years of work experience to get recruited. But Mwanasha got good employment reference letters and it will sort itself out. We are very proud of her in any way....read more
Hope is already since a while back home and she is luckily doing really well. She has no infection anymore, is a happy baby and develops splendidly.
Unfortunately also the HIV test carried out in Nairobi was positive. We are no physicians but were told that it might be that the test is positive because her mother was infected with HIV. Only when she is around 2 years old it will be known if she is infected with HIV herself.
As a precaution she gets drugs and needs to be in the HIV clinic once a month....read more
The Nice View Medical Centre is happy to offer in June and July (the months after the rainy season in which a lot of people get infected with malaria) free tests and treatment. This is possible thanks to the support of the Msambweni hospital which provided tests and drugs that are about to expiry....read more