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Adherence and Treatment Outcomes among Patients with Comorbidity of Depression and Other Mental Disorders attending Psychiatric Hospitals in Rwanda
Mental disorders constitute a serious public health problem. Besides, the co-morbidities of mental disorders pose a major problem with regard to adherence and treatment outcomes. This pseudo-longitudinal study aimed to ...
Determinants of health inequalities among adults in Korogocho informal settlement, Nairobi, Kenya
Dearth of actionable evidence of the magnitude, determinants, and mediators of health inequalities in deprived communities has hampered efforts to eliminate invidious health inequalities. The objectives of this study, ...
Constructive Men’s Engagement (CME) in Enhancing Reproductive Health in Makindu and Mutitu Sub-Counties of Kenya.
Reproductive health problems are the leading cause of women's ill health and death worldwide. Approximately 99% of all maternal deaths occur in developing countries, with Sub-Saharan Africa registering a maternal mortality ...
Assessment of Heavy Metal Concentration in the Environment and Perceived Health Risks by the Community around Kadhodeki Dumpsite, Nairobi county
Solid wastes constitute a disaster for human health and environmental degradation. Dumpsites in Kenyan urban settlements are used as sources of nutrient rich soils for cultivating crops without regard to the risks of ...
Predictors of community health workers retention in service in Makueni County, Kenya
Globally, the reported attrition rates of Community Health Workers (CHWs) vary between 3.2% and 77% with high rates being associated with volunteer CHWs. In Kenya, retention rate is estimated at 67% while in Makueni it ...
Effects of HIV-Intestinal Parasites Co-Infection on Selected Hematological Parameters among Pregnant Women in Selected Health Facilities in Nyeri County, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2014-10-09)
Pregnancy places extreme stress on the haematological system and understanding of the physiological changes that result is obligatory in order to interpret any need for therapeutic intervention. Iron deficiency is the most ...