My drinking determines my sexual health!

I nearly jumped out of my skin when I went to use one of the hospital bathrooms while on duty and as I opened the door, a voice screamed out ‘Cant someone have some peace here?’   I summoned the courage to open the door wider and found a young lady sprawled on the toilet floor obviouslyContinue reading “My drinking determines my sexual health!”

My phone can diagnose HIV but how do I get the drugs?

A device attached to your phone could soon be used to diagnose HIV in 15 minutes! This exciting new device could help the poorest people across the world to take control of their own health. Uses only a finger prick of blood. Cost only $34 to manufacture. Small enough to fit into one hand DoesContinue reading “My phone can diagnose HIV but how do I get the drugs?”

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)”

10 Top Sexual Health Checks to do before the wedding night.

I love weddings, they are so exciting! I always see it as a new beginning for the people involved. It’s an opportunity to celebrate a great life together. It’s a chance to have an amazing adventure with your friend (hopefully you are marrying a friend!) However before you get to the wedding night, there areContinue reading “10 Top Sexual Health Checks to do before the wedding night.”

HIV? Me? No, I’m married! (7)

”You’ve been hearing so much about HIV/AIDS do you think it may be a good idea if you all get tested for it?”  ”Ah, I cannot suggest such a thing to him! He will wonder why I am bringing it up. He will think I have done something wrong.”  ”But you said you haven’t doneContinue reading “HIV? Me? No, I’m married! (7)”

HIV? Me? No, I’m married! (5)

I smiled encouragingly at Mma as she sat facing me. She had come back as planned and I was glad to see she was still looking well-groomed. Her braided hair was lovely and held off her face with a lemon green hairpin. She even had some lipstick on. “How have you been since last time?”Continue reading “HIV? Me? No, I’m married! (5)”

HIV? Me? No, I am married!

Mma looked at me her eyes filled with tears. She was so overcome with emotion that she could hardly speak. I had to look down as I felt my own tears gathering behind my eyelids. I must remain professional. I must not get drawn in. “Doctor, are you sure? Are you sure this is myContinue reading “HIV? Me? No, I am married!”