Tag: HIV/AIDS

Maseno Mission Hospital

Maseno Mission Hospital was founded by Anglican missionaries who came from England and settled in the Maseno part of western Kenya in 1906. Following the establishment of Maseno National School in 1906 to provide education to the children of the area, the hospital was founded thereafter to cater for the healthcare needs of the members... Read more »

People’s Parliament, the Trafalgar Square of Kisumu

Kenya became an independent country on December 12, 1963, and developed its own Parliament to deliberate on social, economic, and political policies that impacted the interests of Kenyan people. However, three decades since independence, Kenya’s Parliament, according to many people, has failed to live up to its billing. Many people view it as a discredited... Read more »

Russia Hospital

The day that the Nyanza Provincial Hospital, now known as Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital (or simply as Russia Hospital), opened its door to the public in October 1969 was meant to be a joyous occasion. It was supposed to be a day of pomp and circumstance marking the introduction of much-needed medical... Read more »

The HIV/AIDS Pandemic in Kisumu County

Kisumu County has the third highest rate of HIV/AIDS in all of Kenya. According to the International Center for Alleviation of Poverty, Inc., 22-25% of Kisumu’s population is HIV positive. Anti-retroviral medications are unavailable to many of these people. Approximately 33,589 people are under home care for HIV/AIDS in Kisumu, with more than 10,000 new... Read more »