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FREE CANCER SCREENING AT JOOTRH
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FREE CANCER SCREENING AT JOOTRH

    BY Lorraine Anyango. Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH) is employing new modern technology in screening cervical cancer. The hospital now using the HPV method which involves swabbing the cervix for a sample that is taken to a lab for examination. Initially, the hospital did screening using the observation of the...

Expected Gains From Enhanced Nutrition.
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Expected Gains From Enhanced Nutrition.

By Lorraine Anyango Kisumu county’s GDP is set to increase by at least 5 % on wards, thanks to sensitized nutrition champions ready to change the nutrition narrative in the region. The 20-champions graduated armed with evidence-based data on the nutrition situation with a drive that nutrition can break the cycle of poverty. While closing...

JOOTRH GOING PRIVATE .
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JOOTRH GOING PRIVATE .

By Lorraine Anyango Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH) is burning the midnight oil to set up a private wing within its facility. The private wing which is ward seven is expected to be complete, fully furnished, and functioning in the next four weeks. After its completion, the unit will be managed professionally...

Kisumu’s Multi–Sectoral Nutrition Lens.
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Kisumu’s Multi–Sectoral Nutrition Lens.

BY Lorraine Anyango In the month of March 2022 Kisumu county executive members from three departments signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to carry out a multi-Sectoral Nutrition approach. The idea was to streamline matters of nutrition in all departments and reduce stunting, wasting, underweight cases, micro nutrient deficiencies, overweight, and obesity among the residents...

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Hospital Goes to the Community.

by Lorraine Anyango Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (JOOTRH) has adopted a new response to handling cataracts by conducting community outreach and performing surgeries within the communities. This community cataract’s response has been arrived at after the realization that many patients shy away from seeking treatment at the hospital due to misinformation about...