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Environmental Covariates of Anopheles Arabiensis in a Rice Agroecosystem in Mwea, Central Kenya
Water quality of aquatic habitats is an important determinant of female mosquito oviposition and successful larval development. This study examined the influence of environmental covariates on Anopheles arabiensis mosquito ...
Maternal Use of Insecticide-treated Nets in the Prevention of Malaria among Children under Five Years in Nyamira district, Kenya.
(East African medical journal, 2005-10)
BACKGROUND: Insecticide treated nets (ITNs) have been proved as one of the most effective ways of reducing malaria morbidity and mortality in children and pregnant women. Proper use and care of insecticide treated nets ...
Recycling of wastes as a strategy for environmental conservation in the Lake Victoria Basin: The case of women groups in Kisumu, Kenya
(Academic Journals, 2008)
This paper examines the roles, opportunities and challenges that women groups in Kisumu City face as they recycle polythene papers and water hyacinth plant materials to make various saleable products such as bags, mats ...
Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Towards HIV/AIDS in a Rural Kenyan Community
(Cambridge University Press, 2006)
The aim of this research was to explore people’s knowledge, attitude, behaviour and practice towards HIV/AIDS and sexual activity in rural Kenya, where HIV is widespread. The study community was located in south-eastern ...
Antimicrobial Resistant Pattern among Foodhandlers in Nairobi (Kenya)
Antibiotic resistance represents a serious problem for clinicians, veterinarians, community and government at large. This involves cost implications as far as treatment is concerned. Multiple drug resistance as a result ...