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April 17, 2017 6:13 AM Oldest genetic disorder few Kenyans know about

Today, Kenya joins the globe in celebrating the triumphs of persons with a bleeding disorder known as Haemophilia. From writings of rabbinical readings, haemophilia existed as early as the 2nd century, AD, in the laws and traditions that gave reprieve for baby boys from being circumcised especially if their two older brothers died during the rite of passage 45

April 17, 2017 6:13 AM World Haemophilia Day 2017: Natural Home Remedies to Prevent Excess Bleeding

World Haemophilia Day is observed on 17th April across the globe to draw attention to this inherent genetic disorder that affects millions of people. Haemophilia or hemophilia is a condition where the body's ability to stop bleeding by making the blood clot is impaired. So if a person suffers from an injury, it leads to easy bruising or excessive bleeding 35

March 26, 2015 4:51 PM Sturgeon in blood scandal apology

Responding during First Minister's Questions at Holyrood, Ms Sturgeon said: "As First Minister of Scotland, and on behalf of the Government of Scotland and the NHS, I want to take this opportunity to say a very sincere and heartfelt sorry to everyone who has had to deal with the devastating impact of infected NHS blood and blood products. "I can't begin 5

March 26, 2015 4:51 PM The Glasgow South and Eastwood Extra

The contaminated blood scandal amounts to "one of the greatest healthcare related tragedies ever witnessed in this country", the Health Secretary has told the Scottish Parliament. Shona Robison apologised again to those who contracted hepatitis C and HIV as a result of being given infected blood and blood products on the NHS in the 1970s and 1980s as she responded 6

March 26, 2015 4:16 PM Health Secretary Shona Robison promises to review payments for victims of contaminated blood scandal

Health Secretary Shona Robison has pledged to review payment schemes for those infected by contaminated blood in the wake of the Penrose inquiry into the scandal. In a statement to Holyrood, Ms Robison said the Scottish Government would look at the payments after Lord Penrose published his investigation into the thousands of people who contracted Hepatitis 11

March 26, 2015 6:16 AM Twenty years after being given HIV-infected blood, Mark Ward from Peacehaven finally gets some sense of justice (From The Argus)

A HAEMOPHILIAC infected with HIV after being given contaminated blood transfusions has finally received an apology from the Government after decades of campaigning. Mark Ward, 45, from Peacehaven, was one of thousands of people across the UK infected with either HIV or Hepatitis C during the 1970s and 1980s – a scandal dubbed the “worst treatment disaster

March 26, 2015 12:12 AM The treatments that spread deadly infections: "This is the stuff of nightmares," says Penrose

Then, says Scottish sufferer Bill Wright "came this cruel catalyst of contaminated blood" which created confusion, sickness and pain. Haemophilia, when the blood does not clot because of a protein deficiency, carries a number of risks. Bleeding internally into the brain or gut can be fatal. Bleeding into the joints can cause permanent damage and disability

January 12, 2015 4:00 AM KNH care centre for diseases of the blood

THE Kenyatta National Hospital has launched the establishment of a comprehensive care centre for patients with haemophilia and bleeding disorders. Haemophilia is a fatal, disabling inherited condition in which the patient has either increased or absent blood clotting factors. Director of Medical Services Nicholas Muraguri said it is necessary that the hospital

July 12, 2014 11:00 PM Healthcare professionals launch drive on safe circumcision in Kenya

NAIROBI, KENYA: The Kenya Haemophilia Association ( KHA), healthcare professionals, circumcisers, and parents have launched a national campaign to raise awareness on the risks related to circumcision for people with bleeding disorders. The initiative will offer programmes to improve knowledge on haemophilia and allied bleeding disorders among patients 5