Geoffrey: one boy, perthes disease, 3 heart defects, and acute stigmatization

Geoffrey and his twin brother, Wainaina, are 14 years old. They are the last born children in their family. They have two sisters and a brother. They live in Limuru, a cool and wet agricultural countryside in the highlands of Kenya. Geoffrey always appeared physically weaker than his twin since birth and his development milestonesContinue reading “Geoffrey: one boy, perthes disease, 3 heart defects, and acute stigmatization”

Ryan: heart defect warrior aiming for the skies

For the first three years of his life, Ryan Mbuvi was strong and healthy. His growth and development milestones were normal. The only ailments he had on very few occasions of his young life were common cold and flu which were no cause for alarm. He showed no signs of an underlying critical illness. WhenContinue reading “Ryan: heart defect warrior aiming for the skies”

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