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Effects of anti-retroviral therapy on sexual behaviour among people living with HIV/AIDS in Kibera slums in Nairobi, Kenya
The effects antiretroviral therapy on sexual behaviour among people living with HIV/AIDS has been obscure. This has implications on the ability to combat the spread of the virus through behaviour change. With the rapid ...
Factors influencing patient adherence to antiretroviral treatment at Mbagathi district hospital, Nairobi, Kenya
Antiretroviral therapy was introduced in the mid 1990's as a way of managing HIV (Human Immunodeficiency virus) disease. Nevertheless, the clinical management of HIV disease continues to present major challenges. One of ...
Barriers to safe obstetric practices in prevention of mother to child HIV transmission in Kibera slums, Nairobi, Kenya
Mother to child transmission of HIV accounts for 90% of pediatric HIV/AIDS cases worldwide. Prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) could curb the increasing rate of pediatric HIV/AIDS. A substantial ...
Evaluation of full haemogram and CD4 counts in HIV infected patients ans comparison of their use in monitoring antiretroviral regimen
There is currently no cure for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection but the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has led to a significant reduction in AIDS related morbidity and mortality. ...
Determinants of fertility preferences among HIV infected mothers in Uasin Gichu District, Kenya
Occurrence of the HIV and AIDS pandemic among childbearing women has necessitated these women to reconsider their future fertility preferences. Generally women who learn that they are HIV infected may have a strong desire ...
Determination of chemokine co-receptor 2 (CCR2) gene polymorphism from HIV-1 infected patients in Kenya
Since the first cases of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) were reported in 1981, infection with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) has grown to pandemic proportions, resulting in an estimated 65 million infections ...