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Health Talk Radio Africa

Health Talk Radio Africa with Dr. Mary Mugambi


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Dr Mary Mugambi hosts Health Talk Radio Africa which tackles health & nutrition issues affecting African people, offering practical solutions.

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Sickle Cell Disease is highly prevalent on the African continent. Sickle Cell disease is a hereditary condition with no cure. It causes red blood cells to change shape and block small blood vessels, causing excruciating pain, organ problems... more

One cannot tell the difference between Sunday, Monday or Friday. Weekends and weekdays all merge into one. The entire family is under one roof. Days have turned into weeks, and months. Adults are supposed to work from home. But... more

Children are getting psychologically affected during this CORVID 19 pandemic lock down. Children are seeing adults around them suffering due to tough economic times. Sadly, children cannot verbalise their feelings. They feel... more

Measles is one of the world's most contagious diseases. A measles vaccine has been available over 50 years. Yet our infants and children are being killed by a disease that can be prevented by this vaccine. Infants, children who are not... more

Tuberculosis (TB) rates are increasing across Africa at an alarming rate. Why are some people exposed to TB and not get the disease, while others develop incurable TB? TB is highly contagious. The bacteria that causes TB has several... more

You live in an urban area and have no kitchen garden or any garden to cultivate anything. Swarms of locusts are eating away at the crops, completely unchecked. There is a global lockdown restricting movement of people. Companies have... more

Antioxidants and probiotics are powerful weapons against infection. They improve immunity by improving the body's physical barriers against infection. Improving and maintaining a healthy immune system is so important throughout your life.... more

Have you ever wondered exactly what happens after the FGM cut? How is the girl or young woman affected? Can she ever enjoy sex? Where can she get help for all the physical complications she will suffer from? There are short term and... more

Few people think about their bones until they are well past 50 years of age. For one to have strong bones in old age, one must begin early, in childhood, by getting enough sun, eating a diet rich in calcium and vitamin D. After the... more