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The inference of immunochromatographic test, microscopy and polymerase chain reaction in diagnosis of lymphatic filariasis in Tana Delta, Kenya
The current diagnostictests for Wuchereriabancrofti infections are insensitive and logistically unsuitable in epidemiological studies and disease surveillance. Although needing refinement, potentially sensitive polymerase ...
Drivers, decision making processes and outcomes of unsafe abortion in four districts of Siaya County, Kenya .
Unsafe abortion is a major public health problem causing 13% and 30% of maternal deaths globally and in Kenya respectively. Despite this, the drivers of the practice in Kenyan communities are scarcely documented. Further, ...
Effects of bednet use, topography and targeted vector control on malaria transmission in the highlands of Vihiga and Kakamega counties, Western Kenya
Insecticide-treated bed nets (ITNs) are known to be highly effective in reducing malaria morbidity and mortality. However, there is scanty information on actual usage of owned nets which varies among households. Such ...