Research Publications

Mwenda AS, Muturi A, Oluga FO. Six Stormy years and the audacity to confront a Challenging future: TakingStock of the Kenyan Doctors’ Union. Pan Afr Med J.2018; 31:31 Salam RA, Sayed SB, Ngugi A, Ochieng P, Mwenda AS. Training health workers in clinical breast...

Joining Toastmasters Makes You Yearn for Feedback

“Dear Stanley, it is that time of the year when we embark on performance appraisals. You are hereby invited for a planning meeting about the same”.  Are you a human resource manager? If yes, you have probably sent such a reminder text or mail to your team of...

When the Potbelly Bullied the Bullet

It was another night call. I was the senior surgical resident on duty. This meant I held the department in my hand until morning when the rest of residents and consultants would troop in. This particular call was tough. My first on call (junior resident) and I did not...

THE PATIENTS WHO PRAYED FOR ME

I was not really ready for emergency surgery. And he did not need one anyway.  “I shall fill up the insurance paperwork and will then book you for surgery in a week or so”, I assured him at the end of history and physical examination.  “Can I have the...

Government should Honour Covid-19 Soldiers who Pay the Ultimate Price.

When I remember Dr Alushula, I remember two moments. The first was in 2019 in Meru County during the Surgical Society of Kenya camp. On a Friday evening, we missed the turn into West Wind Hotel in Makutano and had to make a quick exit into a petrol station and plan a...