‘Forewarned is Forearmed’ by Dr. Esther Kawira

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Another Story from Roche Health Center: The patient was presumably 32 weeks into her first pregnancy. But when I examined her, the uterus was only the size of about 24 weeks.  The baby’s heartbeat was normal, however, so I knew she was indeed pregnant rather than having some other kind of tumor. The usual cause … Continue reading

‘Cincinnati Builds The World’ including Roche Health Center

Roche Health Center included in ‘Cincinnati Builds the World’ exhibit. We are proud to announce the inclusion of Roche Health Center in the Architectural Foundation of Cincinnati’s ‘Cincinnati Builds the World’ exhibit.  The submission showcases the partnership between Village Life and the University of Cincinnati School of Architecture and Interior Design.  ”’Cincinnati Builds the World’ … Continue reading

Roche Health Center: Treating Patients and Winning Design Awards

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By: Marion Atkinson, University of Cincinnati Student The completion of the outpatient clinic building of Roche Health Center in April 2011 marked a huge accomplishment for Village Life. This dream was turned into reality through the collaborative efforts of Village Life; the Shirati Health, Education and Development Foundation; the University of Cincinnati; and the Roche … Continue reading

Do Mention It

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Author: Dr. Esther Kawira Medical Director for the Shirati Health Education and Development Foundation (SHED) and Roche Health Center. Do Mention It There are some things the doctor would like to assume that the patient would mention up front.For instance: “I am pregnant”.Or, “I was already diagnosed with HIV and I am taking ARV drugs”. … Continue reading

Student Spurred to Action After African Voyage

Check out the latest article on the UC and Village Life Connection: http://www.healthnews.uc.edu/news/?/14219/

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