Read more +15 February 2019 By Beyond Borders in Health and Safety

5 health risks faced by healthcare workers in Kenya

For healthcare workers, the process of taking care of the sick and injured exposes them to a variety of health and safety hazards every day. These hazards have negative consequences on their well being and performance at work. Unsafe working conditions contribute to healthcare worker’s attrition in Kenya due to work-related illness and injury and
Read more +13 February 2019 By Beyond Borders in HEALTH

5 rare diseases you need to know

Rare diseases are any diseases that affects a small percentage of the population. They are characterized by a wide diversity of symptoms and signs that vary not only from disease to disease but also from patient to patient suffering from the same disease. Most rare diseases are genetic and are present throughout a person’s entire life,
Read more +12 February 2019 By Beyond Borders in HEALTH

5 reasons why Valentine’s Day is bad for your health

So much has been said about Valentine’s Day but have you ever stopped and thought of how this day dedicated to love and lovers can adversely affect your health? How it can affect your health 1. Eating Chocolate is the traditional Valentine’s Day gift. The main ingredient of chocolate is cocoa which contains caffeine and

  • 4 chronic diseases that killed famous people in 2018

    Chronic diseases are diseases that persists for a long time and may not have a cure. Chronic diseases also tend to get worse with time although some can be immediately life-threatening, such as heart disease and stroke. Below are some notable personalities who died of chronic diseases in 2018 1. Hugh Masekela: Prostate Cancer The...

    January 16, 2019
  • Medical treatment in India

    Beyond Borders Medtours is one of the leading medical travel companies in Kenya. We connect our clients with the best doctors at the best hospitals for quality, specialised and timely medical treatment in India and other parts of the world. We facilitate  their travel and logistics  for treatment of chronic ailments, cosmetic or reconstructive procedures, ...

    December 7, 2018
  • Epilepsy

    Epilepsy: Causes and symptoms

    Epilepsy is a central nervous system (neurological) disorder in which brain activity becomes abnormal, causing seizures or periods of unusual behavior, sensations, and sometimes loss of awareness. Every function in the human body is triggered by messaging systems in your brain. Epilepsy results when this system is disrupted due to faulty electrical activity in the...

    October 19, 2018
  • conduct disorders

    4 Reasons why your child is behaving that way

    Conduct disorder is a serious behavioral and emotional disorder that can occur in children and teens. A child with this disorder may display a pattern of disruptive and violent behaviour and have problems following rules. Young people with this condition can be cruel and violent towards others, including pets and other animals. They may be...

    September 5, 2018