Tag: Healthcare

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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 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 - 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 - Sanitary Issues

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

Using counterfit drugs
Makutano Junction - Back Street Abortion

Red thinks about having an abortion.
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 - Hospital Births

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

We learn about ante-natal free healthcare.
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 - 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 - Mosquito Nets

The residents of MJ discuss the importance of sleeping under a mosquito net.
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 - 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 S09Ep08

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