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Characterization of occult hepatitis B virus infection among HIV positive patients in Cameroon
(BioMed Central, 2017)
Purpose: Occult hepatitis B infection (OBI) among HIV positive patients varies widely in different geographic regions. We undertook a study to determine the prevalence of occult hepatitis B infection among HIV infected ...
Contribution of Amaranth Grain (A. Cruentus) on dietary intake and Nutritional Status of Adults Living with HIV in Mweiga, Nyeri, Kenya
Globally, there is high prevalence of macro and micronutrient deficiency among people living with HIV (PLHIV) which can jeopardize the quality of life. Under nutrition is a major cause of death among PLHIV. Use of nutrient ...
Barriers to antiretroviral initiation in HIV-1-discordant couples.
(JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 2011-11-01)
BACKGROUND: In Kenya and much of sub-Saharan Africa, nearly half of all couples affected by HIV are discordant. Antiretroviral therapy (ART) slows disease progression in HIV-1-infected individuals and reduces transmission ...
Socio demographic characteristics, antenatal clinic attendance and PMTCT knowledge of postnatal HIV+ women at an urban public health facility in Nairobi, Kenya
(Kenyatta University School of Medicine, 2015)
Background: Women who have inadequate or poor knowledge about Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT) of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) are more likely to default on antiretroviral treatment and less ...
HIV Prevalence among Secondary School Student Blood Donors in Nairobi County, Kenya
(International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), 2018-07)
The Human Immune deficiency Virus and the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome situation in Kenya has affected blood collection in the country leading to a decline from 150,000 units to about 70,000 units annually, yet the ...