Read more +07 June 2019 By Beyond Borders in HEALTH

6 common causes of blindness

Blindness is the inability to see anything, even light. It can not be corrected by standard glasses, contact lenses, medicine, or even surgery. Common causes of blindness 1. Congenital eye defects Various conditions present at birth can affect the eyes or vision. Some congenital eye conditions, such as retinitis pigmentosa, are passed on through genes.
Read more +27 May 2019 By Beyond Borders in Women's Health

Importance of menstrual hygiene

Menstruation, also known as a period, is a healthy biological process whereby vaginal bleeding occurs as part of a woman’s monthly cycle. Menstrual hygiene management practices vary depending on a woman’s socio-cultural context, religious or educational background and economic status. Maintaining proper menstrual hygiene is vital to the health, well-being, mobility, and productivity of women
Read more +22 May 2019 By Beyond Borders in Women's Health

5 causes of irregular menstrual periods

Many women have irregular menstruation periods occasionally while others have them throughout their lives.  An irregular period could be a missed period, a shorter than usual cycle, or an oddly heavy flow. Menstruation is the shedding of the lining of the uterus accompanied by bleeding. It occurs in monthly cycles throughout a woman’s reproductive life,

  • 5 things to consider before going for medical treatment abroad

    Medical treatment abroad, or more familiarly known – medical travel, is a global and rapidly growing trend. Medical travel refers to the process of a person travelling to a country other than their own to obtain medical treatment. Medical tourists are usually looking for specialized and affordable healthcare and other relevant benefits. Whatever your reasons for travelling...

    April 10, 2019
  • 7 Reasons why Kenyans are travelling for treatment in India

    Each year, thousands of Kenyans  travel  to India in search of quality, specialized and affordable medical treatment. This process referred to as  medical travel, medical tourism  or health tourism, is an increasingly popular medical treatment option for people across Kenya as well as other countries throughout the world. Treatment sought by Kenyans in India include;...

    April 5, 2019
  • Experience seamless medical travel

    At Beyond Borders Medtours, our mission is to connect patients to quality, specialized and timely medical care. For many patients, finding the right hospital, doctor and proper care can be overwhelming, that is where we come in to make this process simple and seamless. Built on compassion, integrity and efficiency, we have risen to become...

    April 4, 2019
  • 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