Thuli Mazwi: Surviving childhood sexual abuse

Hello! My name is Thuli Mazwi. I want to share my story to help shake the stigma associated with sexual abuse victims and mental health issues.  Eventually, my mind rebelled against me, and I was diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), extreme anxiety and depression. I didn’t know what depression felt like, what anxiety felt like. … Continue reading Thuli Mazwi: Surviving childhood sexual abuse

#HealthCrisisKe: Doctors share their side of the story

(Editorial foreword: Marcus Olang') Kenya is in crisis.  At the moment, headlines and certain interests seem to reduce the heart of the current health sector paralysis to being a simple matter of salaries. This couldn't be farther from the truth, if the stories shared by doctors across the country are anything to go by. A … Continue reading #HealthCrisisKe: Doctors share their side of the story

Andrew & Wangene Maina: Losing our son

I remember the morning of March 14th because that is the morning I took a home pregnancy test and confirmed we were expecting our first child. I was feeling much better and excited that I can get on with life without the fear of being sick wherever I was. In July 2016, at 22 weeks, … Continue reading Andrew & Wangene Maina: Losing our son