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...
Words of Encouragement

Words of Encouragement

“Compassion starts by understanding the hearts of others.”  – Joseph, Maternity “You have shown us that every mother and every child is precious, no matter the outcome.” – Dr. Steere “Even if Kenya forgets you,...
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...
Surgical Stories

Surgical Stories

I stood in the hallway outside of the Maternity department with my friend several weeks ago as his wife was in the delivery room, chatting about his excitement and anticipation and praying for a beautiful, healthy baby (pictured above)....