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First Kenyan to Reveal His HIV Status in 1989 Struggling With Cancer, Reveals the Secrets

The first Kenyan to go into public and declare his HIV & AIDS status is currently struggling with another type of cancer. In a story that was aired by the NTV Kenya, Joe Muriuki who has been living with HIV & AIDS for the last 36 years revealed that although life has been full of stigmas, his journey with the virus has been smooth crediting ARVs and following guidelines as the secret to overcoming the virus.

  2 months ago ago
First Kenyan to Reveal His HIV Status in 1989 Struggling With Cancer, Reveals the Secrets

HEALTH

A man Reveals the Secret to Battling HIV/AIDS for 36 Years

A man by the name Joe Muriuki is a man who has been battling HIV/AIDS since 1989 and he has revealed that the secret to living this far is all about positive attitude towards life.He also continued by saying,since the Covid-19 pandemic broke out,he knew he had to take extra caution to avoid contracting the virus since his immunity is already compromised.The lecturer is a newly diagnosed cancer patient and reveals he came to know about it when he felt pain in his throat.After being patient for one month and the pain could not subside,he seeked medical help where he was diagnosed of esophageal cancer.He reports the cancer treatment is expensive and says every chemotherapy session costs upto Ksh 10,000 each week.The lecturer says he has to chew food that it can become watery which he can swallow because particle food will easily make him vomit what he has swallowed.

  2 months ago ago
A man Reveals the Secret to Battling HIV/AIDS for 36 Years

HEALTH

First Kenyan to Publicly Announce His HIV Positive Status is Now Battling Throat Cancer

Dr Joe Muriuki is not a new face in the Kenyan media after he took the bold move to publicly announce his HIV/AIDS status in 1989, five years after the first case was reported in Kenya. Speaking to Nation Africa, Dr Muriuki revealed that he was diagnosed with oesophagus cancer.

  2 months ago ago
First Kenyan to Publicly Announce His HIV Positive Status is Now Battling Throat Cancer

POLITICS

'Untouchable' Kirinyaga CeC Goes Under Amid Governor Waiguru's Ouster

It has now emerged that the Kirinyaga County Chief Officer for Infrastructure and Transport John Makumi is untouchable and cannot be transferred or re-deployed to other departments unless with the express orders of the governor. The revelation came today after County Secretary Joe Muriuki who was appearing before the County Assembly Committee on Implementation, answered to summons for failing to transfer or redeploy the said officer. This was after MCAs had earlier on recommended that Makumi be transferred from

  1 year ago ago
'Untouchable' Kirinyaga CeC Goes Under Amid Governor Waiguru's Ouster

POLITICS

Dr Muriuki Explains Why Dr Gor Goody is So Bitter Towards Governor Waiguru

Dr Joe Muriuki, a witness against the impeachment of Governor Ann Waiguru has confirmed that hospitals in Kirinyaga county are in good condition. When asked by Senqtor Judith Pareno to explain why Dr Gor said the hospitals were in a deplorable condition, he explained that Dr Gor Goody is just bitter because she lost in the case where the health workers strikes were declared illegal and many workers were fired after that. Dr Gor Goody yesterday stated that Kirinyaga county governor Ann Waiguru fired several

  1 year ago ago
Dr Muriuki Explains Why Dr Gor Goody is So Bitter Towards Governor Waiguru

POLITICS

Dr. Gor Goody`s Anger Towards Waiguru Explained, Kenyans react

Kirinyaga governor Anne Waiguru attended her second impeachment hearing on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at the Senate. The governor, who is currently being accused of corruption, misuse of county resources and poor leadership in the county, has sparked the minds of Kenyans following June 23, 2020 remarks against her by Dr. Gor Goody. According to the sentiments of the doctor yesterday, lives of infants have been lost due to poor health facilities in the county courtesy of Waiguru. In a heated fierce exchange, l

  1 year ago ago
Dr. Gor Goody`s Anger Towards Waiguru Explained, Kenyans react

POLITICS

Court Blocks Kirinyaga Ward Reps From Disbanding Waiguru’s Press

A section of the Kirinyaga county ward-representatives speaking to the press in the past. Kirinyaga Ward-representatives who recently passed a motion disbanding Governor Anne Waiguru's press for allegedly spreading propaganda has been blocked from the move by a court. The High Court in Nairobi yesterday suspended the resolution passed by the County Assembly on Monday that sent Governor Anne Waiguru's Directorate of Liaison and Communication home. Constitution and Human Rights Division Court in Nairobi grant

  1 year ago ago
Court Blocks Kirinyaga Ward Reps From Disbanding Waiguru’s Press