HEALTH PREVENTION

The IMS

Health Prevention

    Update on COVID-19 situation in Kenya and internationally

      Dr. Tamer Mikhail MRCP (UK), FRCP (Edin), Senior Consultant Physician, Hear of Department of Internal Medicine, Coptic Hospital, Nairobi gave a lecture on Covid-19 and the situation in Kenya...

    Covid-19 and community life

    Sheet prepared for  EMI members in April 2020   The COVID-19 Coronavirus Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses which cause illnesses which range from a simple cold (some seasonal...

    Covid- 19 - Community Infirmary Sheet

      Sheet prepared for IMS’s members – April 2020   NURSE SUPERVISION     Monitoring parameters   The monitoring parameters to take into account for a patient showing non-serious symptoms requiring rest...

    High blood pressure : risk factors, prevention and treatments

    High blood pressure is the most common cardiovascular disease. It is a chronic disease requiring lifetime treatment.     High blood pressure (HBP) or hypertension is where an increase in...

    Diabetes

    What is it?   Diabetes is an emerging public health problem characterised by a fasting blood sugar level above 1.26g/l or a postprandial level above 2 g/l. In 2019, 1...

    Psychosomatic diseases

    What are they ?    A disease is said to be psychosomatic when no organic cause has been found. Of emotional origin, it is said to have been discovered in ancient...