Christmas Callers

Christmas Callers

Merry Christmas! As you gather with friends and family, I encourage you to take a few minutes to think about generations.   Mary’s prayer, known as the Magnificat, frames the birth of Jesus as God’s fulfillment of an ancient promise to bless all generations.  To...
Obs-Gyn with Dr. Lilian Mameti

Obs-Gyn with Dr. Lilian Mameti

I want to share a conversation with Dr. Lilian Mameti, head of the Kijabe Maternity department.  The team typically delivers 200+ babies each month, but particularly special to Dr. Lilian are two vulnerable patient populations – the uninsured with...
Interview with a NICU mum

Interview with a NICU mum

This is your baby, he’s absolutely tiny, but he’s in the best of hands. Gabriel at 36 weeks The Friends of Kijabe podcast was created to share real voices of Kijabe Hospital heroes, speaking about faith, life and work at Kijabe.  Often these heroes...
Headless Chickens and Health Systems

Headless Chickens and Health Systems

Addressing false Either/Or choices in global health. Universal Health Coverage is the idea that every human being on the planet can and should have access to healthcare.  It is feasible in most parts of the world including Kenya, and the U.N. is...
The Big Three: Patients, Students, Healers

The Big Three: Patients, Students, Healers

A clinical officer called the pediatrician to “come quickly” to the emergency department. When she walked in, she saw a little boy, leaning forward and breathing three times faster than normal. His oxygen saturation was reading 53%, and he looked as if he had been...