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Amoeba

Apr 21, 2017 | Posted by in Blog and Articles, News | 0 comments

Some people have never heard of it, others blame it for every tummy trouble they get. So what is it, where does it come from what does it do? There are many different species of amoeba. Some simply crawl around in the bottom of ponds…

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Bird Flu

Jan 27, 2017 | Posted by in Blog and Articles, News | 0 comments

So the next in a long line of health scares inflated by social media is bird flu. How many readers can remember the last bird flu scare? No? I remember I was playing the dame in the pantomime at the time and managed to work…

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The ABCDE Method.

Dec 7, 2016 | Posted by in Blog and Articles, News | 0 comments

In the beginning of November our nurses and doctors took part in a two week training course organised by a former Surgery Nurse Manager, Tamara van Schijndel and her two Dutch colleagues Janneke van Schaijk and Jessica van Beek. The training course involved learning the…

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Bilharzia

Nov 16, 2016 | Posted by in Blog and Articles, News | 1 comment

Schistosomiasis usually known as Bilharzia has been identified by WHO as one of the 6 “neglected diseases”. We are not surprised: we have been diagnosing thousands of cases over the last 20 years and only surprise is that most people have never heard of it….

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My child won’t listen

May 16, 2016 | Posted by in Blog and Articles, News | 0 comments

Have you ever heard your parent friends say “I’ve tried everything and my child still won’t listen, What can I do?” Maybe you remember uttering those words yourself. I certainly have and sometimes still do. Children’s selective hearing is a big source of frustration for…

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Yellow fever

Apr 28, 2016 | Posted by in Blog and Articles, News | 1 comment

Thomas P Monath. Yellow Fever. UpToDate, last update April 13, 2016 Martins E. Ssekweyama. Residents to get yellow fever vaccine. Daily Monitor, April 20, 2016 What is yellow fever? Yellow fever is a virus that can cause infection in humans and monkeys. In some humans,…

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