Njambi Koikai hospitalized, appeals for blood donation

The reggae enthusiast and aspiring politician is appealing for blood O positive

Jahmby Koikai
Image: Instagram

Mary Njambi Koikai aka Jahmby has been hospitalized at the Nairobi Hospital. The reggae enthusiast and aspiring politician is appealing for blood O positive.

"Hi fam, I'm currently admitted at the pioneer ward Nairobi hospital and I kindly need Blood O positive. Kindly asking for blood donors for Mary Njambi Koikai," she wrote on Instagram stories

On May 20th, Jahmby shared a sincere and heartfelt call of help to a few Kenyan leaders including President Ruto when he made his state visit to the US to investment in health.

She wrote;

"Atlanta, Georgia is a dream city for every young girl and woman who has ever battled this horrific disease called Endometriosis. Therein lies a centre dedicated to restoring the lives of young girls and women who are crippled by this disease."

She explained;

"Endometriosis is tissue similar to the lining of the uterus growing on other organs. In simple terms, ni wakati tunapopata hedhi, ama periods, we shed the lining of the uterus. Unfortunately, with Endometriosis that lining grows on other parts of the body.In my case that lining grew on my lungs, causing my lungs to collapse every month and countless number of surgeries. It took me 17 years to get a diagnosis."

"The damage caused due to late diagnosis and lack of treatment in our country.After fundraising for specialised treatment, the extent of the disease had spread to my teeth, heart, appendix and affected my spine causing my organs to shift to the left. The adverse effects of Endometriosis and Adenomyosis cause infertility."

"1 in 10 women are battling Endometriosis worldwide. The numbers are staggering. Due to our traditions and taboos, young girls and women are shamed to believe that period pain is normal."

She asked the president to pay The Center for Endometriosis Care and the Northside Hospital Women's unit and the directorship of Dr. Ken Sinervo, Dr. John Gouldman, the multi-disciplinary unit that helps to treat women from all over the world.

Jahmby is an Endo Warrior who a Thoracic Endometriosis Survivor.

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