Sokoni Dispensary & Diagnostics

Sokoni Dispensary & Diagnostics

Multi specialty doctors, Dental clinic, Pharmacy, Echo cardiography / ECG, Ultrasonography, Laboratory, Allergy tests, Eye care, Xray, Day Care observation

* We are open daily from 8am-8pm. Monday to Sunday * Services we offer: Multi specialty doctors, Dental clinic, Pharmacy, Echo cardiography and ECG, Ultrasonography, Laboratory, Allergy tests, Eye care, Xray, Day Care observation and minor surgeries. * Doctors available: General Physician, Paediatrician, Cardiologist, Orthopaedician, Gynaecologist, Dermatologist, Public Health, Radiographer, Dentist, Opthalmologist. Contact us on: +255 657 765 664 / +255 22 218 2621 / +255 784 765664 for appointments and further information.

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[07/23/18]   ***LATEST MEDICAL UPDATE ON CANCER PREVENTION*

There is a new focus on the prevention of cancer, and the World Cancer Research Fund and American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) have updated their lifestyle recommendations to prevent cancer.
It confirms recent results from a new study published in The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology that concludes being overweight (or obesity) is a cause of at least 12 cancers, as follows: liver, ovarian, prostate (advanced), stomach (cardia), oropharyngeal, colorectal, breast (postmenopausal), gallbladder, kidney, esophageal adenocarcinoma, pancreatic, and endometrial.
Our 10 recommendations form a blueprint for healthy living to reduce the risk of cancer.

The guidelines focus on 10 core elements that, taken together, should markedly reduce the risk for cancer among individuals.

Recommendations to prevent cancer start with maintaining a healthy weight. Many cancers have been linked to overweight and obesity, and even high-normal body mass index values may be associated with an increased risk for cancer.

The next recommendation focuses on physical activity. The authors endorse recommendations from the World Health Organization for at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity, or 75 minutes of high-intensity, physical activity per week among adults. These are minimum requirements, and more exercise is probably more effective in the prevention of cancer.

The recommendations encourage a diet with high consumption of whole grains, vegetables, fruits, and beans. Phytochemicals found in fruits and vegetables have been demonstrated to have anticancer effects in cell and animal studies.

The goal for total fiber intake should be at least 30 g/day, with at least 5 servings of nonstarchy fruits and vegetables per day.

Conversely, the consumption of red meat and processed meat is strongly discouraged. Heterocyclic amines and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons formed when meat is cooked at high temperatures have mutagenic potential, and foods that contain high amounts of salt, such as processed meat, can harm the lining of the stomach and lead to colonization with Helicobacter pylori.

Consumption of red meat should be limited to 3 times per week (350-500 g/week), at most.

Alcohol consumption is discouraged, and even modest levels of drinking alcohol may increase the risk for cancer. Acetaldehyde, a metabolite of alcohol oxidation, can be carcinogenic. Alcohol can also raise levels of circulating estradiol.

Individuals should limit their consumption of foods with high levels of fat, starch, or sugar, including fast food, most processed foods, snacks, bakery goods, and candy.

Sugar-sweetened beverages are to be avoided because of their association with obesity.

The use of supplements to prevent cancer is discouraged. A healthy diet as described here is the best means to reduce the risk for cancer.

The recommendations also advise all new mothers to breastfeed their baby, if possible. Breastfeeding is protective against breast cancer, and it reduces the risk for childhood obesity.

Patients with a history of cancer should also follow the above recommendations to the degree that they are able.

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Head of patient care
Sokoni dispensary and Diagnostics
Tandamti street*

*Partnering in improving your health.*

[08/24/15]   Sokoni Dispensary and Diagnostics INTRODUCES NEWEST ADVANCES in Diabetes assessment.

Come and check your three monthly sugar level called HBA1C and we will check your estimated Average glucose level FREE OF COST.

This is different from normal sugar levels which are checked by any sugar testing machine.

This result will give your treating doctor more insight in controlling your sugar.

Partnering in improving your health.

Help lines
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0784 765 664
0682 330 439
0714 330 439

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Sokoni Team
Dr Ebrahim

[07/15/14]   New XRAY Unit in Kariakoo

Find the privilege to have ALL Xray services at Sokoni Healthcare.

Along with the XRAY we also provide other services such as

DOCTORS: CARDIOLOGIST GENERAL Doctor, GYNAECOLOGIST, SKIN specialist, Opthalmologist (EYES), BONE specialist and DENTIST

Services: echocardiography, ECG, ultrasound, DENTAL, laboratory and PHARMACY.

Our Location: Tandamti street, opposite Sokoni Market parking area (near Tahfif stationary).

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[05/14/14]   Dengue Fever is widely spread. If you have symptoms of malaria with persistent fever, it is advisable to consult your doctor. The test is available at affordable price at SOMEDICS Clinic (Upanga-Opposite Richmond Tower, Mindu street) and SOKONI Dispensary (Kariakoo-Near Tahfif stationeries, Tandamti Street). Kindly pass this message to others who may benefit.

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