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Local Management of Tuberculosis by Traditional Medicine Practitioners in Lake Victoria Region
Tuberculosis (TB) is now a global public health problem that has been exacerbated by the emergence of multiand extensively-drug resistant (MDR and XDR, respectively) strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. There have ...
Efficacy of 13 medicinal plants used by indigenous communities around Lake Victoria, Kenya, against tuberculosis, diarrhoea aausing bacteria and candida albicans
Aims: To investigate Crude methanol extracts of 13 medicinal plants obtained through an ethnobotanical survey against 4 strains of mycobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis, M. kansasii, M. fortuitum and M. smegmatis), Salmonella ...
Indigenous knowledge of communities around Lake Victoria Basin regarding treatment and management of tuberculosis using medicinal plants
(International Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences, 2014-01)
This survey was aimed to determine the indigenous knowledge of communities around Lake Victoria Region regarding the treatment and management of Tuberculosis. Opinion leaders suggested the names and locations of known ...
Population Growth, Gender and Food production in Kenya: The Case of Small Scale Farmers in Kenya
(Union for African Population Studies, 1998)
Efficiency Implications of Free Primary Education Policy on Quality of Public Day Primary Schools in Kyeni Division, Embu County, Kenya
The major problematique of this paper is that although major strides have been made to expand basic education in Kenya, the system exhibits high levels of inefficiency, particularly at the primary school levels. To this ...
Resource Management Strategies and Learners Academic Performance in National Examinations in Public Primary Schools in Makindu District, Makueni County, Kenya
The gist of the study was to examine the relationship between resource management strategies and learners academic performance in national examination in public primary schools in Makindu District, Makueni County, Kenya. ...
Teachers’ Level of Adequacy and their Effectiveness in Implementing Curriculum in Public Primary Schools in Kakamega South District, Kakamega County, Kenya
The gist of the study was to examine teachers’ level of adequacy and their effectiveness in implementing curriculum in public primary schools in Kakamega South District, Kakamega County Kenya. The study was premised on the ...
Performance Contracts and Service Delivery: What Is The Level of Preparedness of School Managers in Management of Secondary Schools in Makueni County, Kenya?
The thrust of this study was to determine the level of preparedness of school Board of Management in enforcing compliance to performance contracts in public secondary schools in Makueni County, Kenya. The objectives which ...
Anti-Mycobacterial and Toxicity Activities of Some Priority Medicinal Plants from Lake Victoria Basin, Tanzania
(SCIENCEDOMAIN international, 2012-02)
Aims: This study has evaluated ethanol extracts from five medicinal plants selected through ethnobotanical study from Lake Victoria basin, Tanzania for their in vitro anti- mycobacterial activity against two Mycobacterium ...
Methanolic extracts of Aloe secundiflora Engl. inhibits in vitro growth of tuberculosis and diarrhea-causing bacteria
Background: The emergence of resistance to antimicrobials by pathogens has reached crisis levels, calling for identification of alternative means to combat diseases. Objective: To determine antimicrobial activity ...