The First Total Laryngectomy At KUTRRH
Early this year the ENT team at KUTRRH led by Dr Getachew Beza, a head and neck surgeon, performed the first total laryngectomy, which is an operation to remove the entire voice box for advanced cancers of the voice box. The patient was a 66-year-old male patient with stage four voice box cancer. The patient has since been discharged with good outcomes and continues with follow-ups as an outpatient.
St Andrew's PCEA Donates A Wheelchair
St Andrew’s PCEA has severally shown its generosity to KUTRRH. In December 2022 the Church’s choir visited KUTRRH and sang Christmas carols for patients. The Church has also donated clothes and diapers to patients and recently they donated a wheel chair to one of the patients admitted at the hospital, Mr. Zachariah Wanyoike Thuku. He was a road accident victim in December 2022.The victim, who suffered severe injuries to both legs had been yearning for a way to regain his mobility and independence.
mental health awareness
May of each year is the Mental Health Awareness Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness and understanding about mental health issues. Mental health awareness is critical because mental health is essential to our overall well- being and quality of life. Mental health encompasses our emotional, psychological, and social well-being, and it affects how we think, feel, and behave.
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