[VIDEO]: What we need to address the plight of midwives

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Stories about midwives usually invoke bad memories for many that have been in the labour ward. But there is also another side of midwives that we rarely get to know....

Ms Geek Africa winner on her project and future plans

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This year, Girls in ICT Rwanda in partnership with Smart Africa secretariat expanded the competition to all its member states to crown the first ever Ms. Geek Africa.

When does menstruation resume after child birth?

Dear Doctor, It’s been one year and four months since I gave birth to my first baby. However, my period has never returned. I’m still breastfeeding and my friends say...

[PHOTOS]: Mother’s Day observed with call to scale up nutrition

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Mothers have been urged to take care of their children’s nutrition as well as their own so as to make sure that children grow up in good health. The call...

[VIDEO]: Meet Dr Mukarwego, a lecturer with a vision beyond her visual impairment

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It was the first time I was meeting her. From a distance she cut a posture of an amiable personality. Within minutes of talking to her, it felt like I...

Why won’t my stitches heal?

Dear Doctor, I gave birth a little over a month ago but the stitches still hurt terribly. I was advised by the nurses to only use water when washing myself...