Tag: Health

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Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 14 Biogas, ECF, Seeds & Fodder (English)

We meet Jospeh and Florence in Kisarian who need help with using biogas, protecting cows against ECF, choosing good seeds, feeding correct fodder & using solar light.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 7 Napier Grass, Growing Vegetables, Cow Care (Swahili)

In this episode the Shamba Shape Up team look at growing Napier grass, harvesting rain water, improving vegetable crop and have more advice on cattle. S01Ep07
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 13 Bees, Chickens, Antibiotics (English)

This season's finale Shamba Shape Up revisits past farms to see how the farmers are doing. We look at bees, chickens, antibiotics in animals and growing rice. S03Ep13
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 12 Potatoes, Chicken Vaccination, Energy Saving Jikos (English)

On Lucy and James' farm in Timau we look at potato farming (planting, storing & markets), Chickens (vaccines & antibiotics), Rainwater Harvesting and Energy Saving Jikos.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 12 Potatoes, Chicken Vaccination, Energy Saving Jikos (Swahili)

On Lucy and James' farm in Timau we look at potato farming (planting, storing & markets), Chickens (vaccines & antibiotics), Rainwater Harvesting and Energy Saving Jikos.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 11 Tree Planting, Tomato Planting, Chickens (Swahili)

We go to Martin & Beatrice's farm in Kisumu to learn about tree planting, looking after chickens and antibiotics, planting tomatoes, seed selections, energy saving jiko and solar lights. S03Ep11
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 9 Cow Care, Maize Farming, Rain Harvesting (English)

We visit Risper's farm in Kisumu to learn more about cows (health, housing and feeding), maize farming, energy saving jikos & rainwater harvesting. S03Ep09
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 5 Grain Groups, Animal Housing, KCB Banking (Swahili)

We learn how to plant tomatoes, the importance of water harvesting, Grain Groups, D.light solar lights, proper housing of animals, soil testing and how KCB banking can help in your farm. S03Ep05
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 14 Biogas, ECF, Seeds & Fodder (Swahili)

We meet Jospeh and Florence in Kisarian who need help with using biogas, protecting cows against ECF, choosing good seeds, feeding correct fodder & using solar light. S04Ep14
Makutano Junction S01Ep11

Snake is out to sabotage the medical centre plans, with devastating consquences. Albert stops Baraka from using pesticides, advocating crop rotation instead.
Makutano Junction S01Ep07

Mama Mboga's son gets worse and she is struggling to afford treatment, Erasmus has spent most of their money on alcohol. Things go from bad to worse as there are long queues at the health centre.
Makutano Junction S01Ep06

Karis blackmails Nancy, and is up to no good in the bar as well. There is an outbreak of malaria in town but Dr. Washingotn refuses to treat Mama Mboga's sick son.
Makutano Junction S01Ep04

PP and Maspeedy discuss milk hygiene, Mama Mboga has money worries and Cheryl continues to meddle with Karis and Nancy.
Makutano Junction S01Ep01

Meet the Makutano community. Dr. Washington collects payments from patients, Maspeedy stresses the importance of milk hygiene and we meet playboy Karis.
Makutano Junction - Sanitary Towels

Affordablility of Sanitary Towels
Red's Abortion Story

Red's Abortion Story
Makutano Junction - Kerosine Fire

The dangers of kerosine
Makutano Junction - Doctors and Corruption

There is corruption afoot in the health centre.
Makutano Junction - Medical Complaints

Bernadette is having problems in the health centre.
Makutano Junction - Medical Complacency

Dr. Chalres has to deal with a non-medical problem in the health centre.
Makutano Junction - Illegal Abortion

Dr Charles discusses abortion
Makutano Junction - Illegal Abortion Argument

The husband has something to say in defense of life.
Makutano Junction - Illegal Abortion

Red is asked to help out with an illegal abortion.
Makutano Junction - Malaria & Premature Babies

A baby is born early and is at risk from malaria.
Makutano Junction - Illegal Abortion

Toni wants to stop her pregnancy.
Makutano Junction - Sanitary Issues

The girls at the school have sanitary issues.
Makutano Junction - Counterfeit Drugs

Using counterfit drugs
Makutano Junction - Reporting Child Abuse

The importance of reporting sexual abuse
Makutano Junction - Using Protection

The importance of using condoms.
Makutano Junction - Pleasing a Woman

MJ learns some truths about the opposite sex!
Makutano Junction - Back Street Abortion

Red thinks about having an abortion.
Makutano Junction - Crypto

The illness Crypto
Makutano Junction - Health Care Centre

The health care centre in MJ is praised.
Makutano Junction - Paraffin Poisoning

A child drinks parraffin by accident.
Makutano Junction - Handling Paraffin

There is an accident involving children who should have been in school.
Makutano Junction - Sexual Abuse

Sexual abuse shocks the community.
Makutano Junction - Sickness in School

The school children have diarrhoea.
Makutano Junction - Bi Polar

Discussing Bi Polar Disease
Makutano Junction - Correct Medicine Use

The importance of taking medicine correctly.
Makutano Junction - Self-Medicating

The importance of not self-medicating.
Makutano Junction - ADHD & Magic

Is magic to do with the problem?
Makutano Junction - ADHD

Discussion of ADHD in children
Makutano Junction - Commonality of Rape

The daktari discusses the commonality of rape.
Makutano Junction - Bi Polar

Bi Polar disease is discussed.
Makutano Junction - TB & Contagiousness

TB starts to spread through Anna's family to Josiah.
Makutano Junction - TB & Magic

Magic is used to get rid of TB
Makutano Junction - TB Cure

A cure for TB is discussed.
Makutano Junction - Diagnosing TB

TB is found in a child at the school.
Makutano Junction - Child Health

The school childrens health is compromised by the lack of clean water.
Makutano Junction - Working Together

Th market women work to fix a burst water pipe.
Makutano Junction - Dirty Water

The school children are forced to drink dirty water.
Makutano Junction - Living with AIDs

Marget is worried she has contracted a disease, which could be life-threatening to her.
Makutano Junction - Magic & Witch Doctors

A witch doctor tries to heal Margret of her HIV.
Makutano Junction - STD's

Red gets help with an STD.
Makutano Junction - Magic & HIV

Margret tries to cure HIV with magic
Makutano Junction - HIV Test

Red takes an HIV test.
Makutano Junction - Visiting Hospital When Pregnant

It is important to discuss why visiting hospital is important.
Makutano Junction - Vasectomy

The decision to have a vasectomy is an important discussion.
Makutano Junction - Vasectomy

The men discuss having a vasectomy.
Makutano Junction - Men's Sexual Health

The men discuss the importance of discussing sexual health.
Makutano Junction - Hospital Births

Hospital births versus home births
Makutano Junction - Free Ante-Natal Advice

We learn about ante-natal free healthcare.
makutano Junction - HIV & Relationships

MJ looks at having a healthy relationship while suffering from HIV.
Makutano Junction - Malaria In Babies

The importance of keeping babies safe from mosquitos.
Makutano Junction - Malnutrition

Thomas is diagnosed with malnutrition.
Makutano Junction - Getting the Test

An explanation of how the test works.
Makutano Junction - Getting Tested for HIV

Promoting getting tested.
Makutano Junction - Getting Tested for HIV

The women of MJ are encouraged to get tested in the new clinic.
Makutano Junction - HIV & Pregnancy

The importance of HIV during pregnancy.
Makutano Junction - Cheap Medicine

Mama Mboga buys cheaper drugs for her baby because Erasumus spent all the money on alcohol but the drugs are not 100% and do not do work.
Makutano Junction - Pregnancy and Malaria

We learn the importance of sleeping under a mosquito net while pregnant as tolerance is lower and women are more susceptible.
Makutano Junction - Contraception

PP tries to find contraception as he is keen to practice safe sex, however he is tempted with out of date condoms which are a hazard.
Makutano Junction - The First Period

Rose in confronted by the conversation of periods, and tries to help the girls to deal with this new experience.
Makutano Junction - Donkey Care

Maspeedy learns how to take better care of his donkey to make sure she can work longer and harder in comfort.
Makutano Junction - Mosquito Nets

The residents of MJ discuss the importance of sleeping under a mosquito net.
Makutano Junction - Keeping Milk Clean

Maspeedy tells off PP for contaminating the milk by using a dirty container.
Makutano Junction - Keeping Milk Clean

Maspeedy stresses the importance of keeping milk clean.
Makutano Junction - Importance of Keeping Milk Clean

Snake puts milk into a dirty container, against Maspeedy's advice and gets sick.
Makutano Junction - HIV Testing in Couples

Pendo demands that She and Dr Charles take a HIV test if they are to stay together. Dr Charles is scared and tries to test himself without talking to a counselor first.
Makutano Junction - Maternal Health

Margaret's story, breast feeding vs formula
Makutano Junction - TB

Getting tested for TB is free, TB can be dangerous if not treated. S04Ep04
Makutano Junction - Paraffin Poisoning

Information about paraffin poisoning. S06Ep03
Makutano Junction - Costs At The Health centre

Health Centre charges. S04Ep03
Makutano Junction - Health Committtees

The set up of Health Committees. S06Ep10
Makutano Junction - Malaria Treatment

ACP drugs help malaria-don't accept anything else AND If malaria is left it will develop into cerebral malaria which is very serious. S07Ep08
Makutano Junction - Preventing Malaria

Mosquito nets should be used for protection and not sold on. S05Ep09
Makutano Junction S02Ep02

Snake carries out his community service while Peggy is still struggling with accepting her HIV status. The school hosts a PTA meeting to try and help 3 orphans.
Makutano Junction S02Ep01

Washington has a career change, Nancy and Peggy both learn about the best way to keep their babies healthy, Peggy struggles to come to terms with her HIV status. The new health centre opens.
Makutano Junction S03Ep12

Mama Pima wants Stella to be circumsized against her wishes and Kara is jealous. But something goes terribly wrong with Stella's surgery and Rose speaks to Hope about alternative rites of passage.
Makutano Junction S03Ep06

There is a health awareness campaign in Makutano focusing on male reproductive health, but most of the men are busy gambling!
Makutano Junction S03Ep01

Matano introduces PP and Maspeedy to the notion of sileage -- it should increase milk productivity in the dry season. Mama Pima is practicing witchcraft, Anna learns more about ante natal care.
Makutano Junction S04Ep11

Pendo deals with a difficult case of a child with a mental disorder, Red confides in PP about her fathers trial and Washington recieves a blow to his pride.
Makutano Junction S04Ep09

Bobby claims another victim, but she makes the brave decision to go to the clinic. While Hope and Pendo work hard to try and stop the quarry development, the MP campaigns are heating up.
Makutano Junction S04Ep04

Mama Mboga is running for MP but there's a new face in town who is also campaigning. Josiah's health is getting worse and Dr. Charles confirms he has TB.
Makutano Junction S04Ep03

Doctor/Bishop Washington now takes on a new title - of acting headmaster! He tries to treat the kids at school himself but is warned off by Dr. Charles. A new headmistress comes to take over.
Makutano Junction S05Ep10

A new rubbish dump is causing a bad smell in town and Dr Charles organises an HIV and TB awareness event. When the time comes for the townspeople to collect their returns, Eddie is nowhere to be seen.
Makutano Junction S05Ep07

Mama Pima is teaching children with special needs, while Hope holds elections for the CDF committee. Pendo and Mama Pima ask for a CDF grant for the special needs classroom. Matano faces HIV stigma.
Makutano Junction S05Ep04

Dr. Charles suspects Stella has bipolar depression, while Margaret has a very different condition! There's corruption in the health centre and as usual, Karis is involved. Mulani goes to trial.
Makutano Junction S06Ep13

Matata is constructing a road through Makutano and plans to demolish buildings, which doesn't go down well with the community. Margaret goes into labour.
Makutano Junction S06Ep11

The health centre is short staffed and the nurses are struggling to keep up with important counselling sessions. PP tries to persuade Kara to go on a counselor training course.
Makutano Junction S06Ep10

It's election time for the healthcare committee; Bernadette vs Mama Mboga. Winston and Karis work out their differences, while Kate advises Bridget to take an HIV test as she has TB.
Makutano Junction S06Ep07

Baraka is suffering from TB, while Nurse Kate takes an HIV test. Maspeedy is soaking seeds but Snake is convinced he's brewing alcohol!
Makutano Junction S06Ep04

Washington ruins the opening of the community radio station. Violet talks to Hope about her health problems, Hope supsects it is fistula and starts a campaign to educate the community on the condition
Makutano Junction S06Ep03

Dodgy and Bill want funding to start their radio station. Dr. Charles treats a child for paraffin poisoning, Pendo feels guilty because the child was working at the market rather than attending class.
Makutano Junction S06Ep02

Karis is suffering from depression and Mercy discovers a shocking secret about Toni's past.
Makutano Junction S07Ep11

The hardware store is struggling due to Karis' meddling, and he waste's no time in making money from his fathers downfall. Shani seeks advice from Bill and Dodgy on safe sex and Red and PP make up.
Makutano Junction S07Ep09

It is the day of PP and Toni's dowry talks, but there's tension in the air. Shiko is arrested for prostitution, she's struggling to feed her orphan family and Matano looks for ways to help.
Makutano Junction S07Ep07

Red makes a difficult decision about her pregnancy, and Bettina finds herself prostituting to earn enough money to live. Anna faces an abortion due to health reasons.
Makutano Junction S07Ep06

Mama Pima is sick and Maspeedy tries to convince Dr. Charles that it is crypto - from poor hygiene when handling her cow. Pendo wants to take an HIV test with Charles but he's reluctant.
Makutano Junction S07Ep05

The community receive some terrible news about Mama Mboga. Snake and Josiah get involved with stealing electricity cables to make quick money, but soon realize it's a crime that affects the whole town
Makutano Junction S07Ep04

Electricity theft is causing blackouts in Makutano, and the school holds a meeting to discuss private vs public education. Bettina and Shiro both experience sexual assault, Shiro turns to Childline.
Makutano Junction S07Ep02

The CDF committee have a meeting, and realise the need to be more accountable. Hope announces a drastic decision and Margaret learns about breast feeding vs bottle feeding.
Makutano Junction S08Ep13

Sharon's abuse is continuing so Maspeedy gathers the men of Makutano to try and talk to KK. Florence has a date with Vincent...at the health centre! And Dodgy and Toni's UK dreams come crashing down.
Makutano Junction S08Ep12

Sharon is suffering at the hands of KK, but is too afraid to speak out, so the market women try to help her report it. Vincent finally seeks help for his sexually transmitted infection.
Makutano Junction S08Ep11

Vincent is feeling the effects of unprotected sex and Shani is caught dealing in stolen goods. Nema seeks help from Childline 116 on how to handle him.
Makutano Junction S08Ep09

Sharon realises the importance of ante natal care. Bernadette investigates Shiko's mistreatment, and Phidelis strikes a deal with KK to cover her tracks and make some money. Agri's case goes to trial.
Makutano Junction S08Ep08

Red tries to deal with the malaria problem in Makutano, KK is giving Sharon the cold shoulder and Shaka's daughter wants to study in the UK
Makutano Junction S08Ep07

Girls in Makutano Primary are frequently missing class due to the school's lack of sanitation facilities. Malaria cases are high in Makutano and Red is convinced it's because of global warming.
Makutano Junction S08Ep06

The political campaigns in Makutano are in full swing, but not everyone is playing fair. Sharon finds out she's pregnant and Bettina is still haunted by post election violence
Makutano Junction S08Ep05

Margaret gets sick and suspects malaria, Red campaigns for environmental awareness and the political candidates of Makutano are in hot competition.
Makutano Junction S08Ep01

The market women give statements against a suspected child molester and the sergeant encourages them to give evidence in court.
Makutano Junction S09Ep10

Three couples each have special evenings planned, and a lot is revealed about the different relationships and their attitudes to sex.
Makutano Junction S09Ep09

While Bettina seeks counselling to help her deal with the rape, a Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Committee meeting is held in town for others to deal with the effects of post election violence.
Makutano Junction S09Ep08

Shani seeks advice on safe sex and Toni resorts to desperate and dangerous measures to fix her pregnancy problem...
Makutano Junction S09Ep06

Florence learns how to save her money, and the market women learn about accountability. Toni tries to deal with her unwanted pregnancy.
Makutano Junction S09Ep04

Sharon's baby fights for his life when he gets malaria
Makutano Junction S10Ep12

Now that PP & Red have decided to have a baby, they go to see Nancy & Shaka about investing in the baby's future.
Makutano Junction S10Ep10

Pendo is concerned about two orphans living alone, and Red faces a tricky situation when a woman comes to her wanting help with an abortion.
Makutano Junction S10Ep09

Maspeedy talks to Shaka and Nancy about taking out a loan to expand his business. Karis and Joseph are playing dirty as usual, and Snake is grieving for Helen and the baby.
Makutano Junction S10Ep07

The baber shop is robbed because of Dodgy's debt problems, and Oliver continues to be discriminated against because he is gay.
Makutano Junction S10Ep06

Helen catches malaria while she is pregnant and a distraught Snake is by her side as she and the baby fight for their lives in the health centre.
Makutano Junction S10Ep04

Toby is getting bullied at school. and PP freaks out when he wrongly diagnoses himself. Mulani denies Red her land inheritance because she's a woman. Mama P and Mabuki join forces.
Makutano Junction S10Ep03

Bill tries to sort out the debt that Dodgy has got their radio station into, and Nancy is demanding answers. Joseph wants to go into business with Karis. Shani and Lillian learn about contraception.
Makutano Junction S11Ep12

Josiah has sent Beatrice to the UK, but it was all part of a child trafficking scam. Washington re-opens his chemist, and Lillian comes back to town sworn to secrecy.
Makutano Junction S11Ep11

Florence and Toni discover the benefits of joining the PASHA digital village to help with their business, and Florence comes to terms with her epilepsy.
Makutano Junction S11Ep10

Washington and Dr. Penny's scam with health centre drugs puts people's lives in danger, they are discovered and the Health Centre Commitee have a meeting. Josiah wants to send Beatrice to the UK.
Makutano Junction S11Ep07

Nurse Kate is concerned that the health centre's supplies are low, and drug deliveries from the ministry are late...is there corruption in the health centre? Karis' school toilet scam is discovered.
Makutano Junction S11Ep06

Snake and Karis are making dodgy money out of the water shortage in town, while the girls at Makutano Primary struggle with the school's poor sanitation facilities.
Makutano Junction S11Ep04

Maspeedy learns about epilepsy, and the nurses at the health centre struggle with the work load.
Makutano Junction S12Ep13

Strikes at the health center cause panic in the community, Pendo manages to save the day but her good deeds get her into trouble with the opposition, who want to play dirty...
Makutano Junction S12Ep10

Lillian talks to Mama Pima and Bettina about opening a bank account and Dr. Hannah tries to introduce healthy eating to Makutano. PP stands down from elections due to rumors about his divorce.
Makutano Junction S12Ep02

PP is on a mission to convince young people that elections are important, he ends up agreeing to stand for governor! Thomas is recovering from smoke inhilation, highlighting the dangers of kerosine
Makutano Junction S13Ep09

Shaka gets on the wrong side of the market women when promoting Nawiri Dada, and has to work hard to convince them to keep their bank accounts. Hannah's campaign for a healthy Makutano continues.
Shamba Shape Up - Fake Chemicals

Arthur learns what to look out for when buying chemical, in order to avoid getting a fake product
Shamba Shape Up clips - Mastitis

Detecting and preventing mastitis in your dairy cow