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Factors influencing the provision of community- based health services for people living with HIV and AIDS in Nakuru Municipality, Kenya
HIV and AIDS has become the world's most devastating epidemic in developing countries. More than 25 million people have died has a result of AIDS related illness since the disease was first diagnosed in 1981. A total of ...
Phenotypic Characterization Species Salmonella Associated Non-Typid of with Severe Malaria in Children Admitted to Kilifi District Hospital.
Infections caused by both typhoid salmonella and non-typhoid Salmonellae , (NTS) species cause major health problems such as acute gastroenteritis, typhoid fever, severe bacteraemia and septicaemia that result in ...
Effect of an emergency care training on the management of acute childhood diarrhoea in Nakuru district, Kenya
Every year there are approximately 1.5 billion acute diarrhoea episodes and 4 million deaths in children less than five years of age (most from 6 months to 12 months). Acute diarrhoea accounts for approximately 7% of all ...
Effects of different feeding options on infants born to HIV positive mothers in Nakuru Municipality, Kenya
Effective breastfeeding and appropriate weaning practices make an important contribution to the good health and development of children with effects reflecting up to adulthood. Since human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) may ...
Antibiotic Susceptibility Profile of Enteric Bacterial Isolates from Stool in Children below Five Years with Diarrhoeal Disease in Muranga County, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2019-06)
Diarrhoea is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in developing countries. Bacterial agents are among pathogens implicated to cause diarrhoea in children and are of major concern in public health. Antibiotic use has ...
Factors Affecting Utilization of Voluntary Counselling and Testing Services:Comparison Between Public Boys"and Girls'Secondary Schools in Nairobi County.
mv and AIDS is one of the biggest threats to global health and stability. UNAIDS estimatedthat there were 33.3 millionpeople livingwithHIVat the end of 2009. In 2009, there were an estimated 2.6 millionpeople who became ...
Risk factors influencing typhoid fever occurence among the adults in Maina slum, Nyahururu Municipality, Kenya
Typhoid is a disease of public health importance which affects people of all walks of lives in urban, per-urban and rural areas. Water borne diseases, typhoid included kill about five million babies annually and make one ...
The Influence of Gender Related Factors on Access to Art in Selected Treatment Sites in Nairobi, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2008)
Globally, it is estimated that there are 33.2 million people living with HIV/AIDS, of which 22.8 million are in Africa. In Africa 13.7 (61%) of the people living with HIV/AIDS are women. Kenya's HIV/AIDS prevalence stands ...
Household Factors Influencing Child Mortality Levels in Kilifi District, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2011)
Substance abuse and vulnerability to HIV and AIDS among adolescents in public secondary schools in Meru Central district, Kenya
A drug is any natural or artificially made chemical that changes the functions or structure of the body in some way. On the other hand drug abuse is the non-medical use of drugs. Most studies among young people have been ...