HIV? Me? No, I am married (18)

“Doctor, please tell my husband what is going on.” Nma put her hands together under her chin and sighed. I stared back at her confused for a moment. Could it be that she hadn’t told him her status? Was she seriously expecting me to do this? First her daughter, now her husband. How many moreContinue reading “HIV? Me? No, I am married (18)”

How I survived the Ebola Battle: A survivor’s story.

“Every day I would attempt to recall the period Patrick Sawyer was on admission – just how much direct and indirect contact did I have with him? I reassured myself that my contact with him was quite minimal. I completed the anti-malarials but the aches and pains persisted. I had loss of appetite and feltContinue reading “How I survived the Ebola Battle: A survivor’s story.”

HIV? Me? No, I am married! (15)

Dike looked up finally. “I couldn’t tell her. She will be furious to learn I have been with other women.” ”We are talking about a serious infection, Dike. If she doesn’t get tested, she cannot benefit from treatment if she needs it. If she is tested and she is negative, then she can protect herselfContinue reading “HIV? Me? No, I am married! (15)”

Female Condoms: Greatest Invention since sliced bread?

An article on the BBC News website yesterday caught my eye. It was titled ”The return of the Female Condom.” Some interesting pictures of female condoms on the site have been included here. I can feel some of our ladies cringing at the look of these objects 😀 They don’t look very sexy, these objects.Continue reading “Female Condoms: Greatest Invention since sliced bread?”

Female Condoms: Greatest Invention since sliced bread?

An article on the BBC News website yesterday caught my eye. It was titled ”The return of the Female Condom.” Some interesting pictures of female condoms on the site have been included here. I can feel some of our ladies cringing at the look of these objects 😀 They don’t look very sexy, these objects.Continue reading “Female Condoms: Greatest Invention since sliced bread?”

HIV? Me? No, I’m married! (3)

“We are offering all newly registered patients the chance to have the test.” “But why?” he asked again, suspiciously. “It is regarded as good medical practice to do this. People who have HIV or Hepatitis may not show any signs until the disease is very advanced. If any of the tests are positive, then the person can benefit from treatmentContinue reading “HIV? Me? No, I’m married! (3)”