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Sick But Silent

The East African

By Francis Ayieko – Nairobi

WHEN JOSEPH, A PHARMACIST at one of Kenya’s Ministry of Health facilities, died from tuberculosis-related complications, his colleagues were lost for words.

“We had worked with Joseph for two years but hardly any of us knew he was suffering from TB,” said Jane, one of his colleagues. “The doctor who had checked him said he could not be helped because his lungs had collapsed. He had sought medical help too late.” Continue reading Sick But Silent