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Predictors of HIV and Pulmonary TB Infections among Injection Drug Users in Mombasa County, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2015-09)
Use of mobile phone short text message service to enhance cervical cancer screening at the thika level 5 hospital, Kiambu County, Kenya
Cervical cancer is a major public health problem among adult women especially in developing countries and its control is of paramount importance. Organized screening programmes have led to a large decline in cervical cancer ...
Determinants of Utilization of Hospital Delivery among Post-Natal Mothers in Thika and Kangundo Hospitals, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2015-01-22)
Maternal mortality rate due to pregnancy-related complications remains high at 488 per 100,000 live births in Kenya. If mothers are treated appropriately and in a timely manner, in a hospital almost all women who develop ...
Effectiveness of Isoniazid Prophylaxis in Prevention of Tuberculosis in Child Household Contacts of Adults With Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Nairobi County, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2015)
Sub-Saharan Africa continues to document high burden of pediatric TB, driven by the HIV epidemic. The urban poor are at highest risk of infection. Infected children experience rapid disease progression and severer disease. ...
The effect of selenium intake in progression of asymptomatic hiv type 1 infected children in Nyamasaria sub county Kisumu County Kenya
The prevalence of the Human-Immuno-deficiency Virus has been observed to be inversely related to selenium levels in foods. More recent Demographic Health Surveys have shown that despite the prevalence of HIV reducing by ...
Association of functionality and nutritional status of elderly persons: a comparison between institutionalized and non – institutionalized elderly in Nairobi County, in Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2015-10)
Malnutrition has been recognized as a common problem among the elderly persons and is associated with certain diseases and impaired functioning, but less is known about its relationship with nutrition intake and nutritional ...
Epidemiology of tuberculosis and human immunodeficiency virus co-infection, clinical presentations and impact on immunohaematological parameters in Mombasa county, Kenya.
(Kenyatta University, 2015-01)
Tuberculosis still represents an important global public health threat and it is one of the world‘s leading causes of death and HIV/AID has substantially altered the epidemiology of the infection especially in Sub-Saharan ...
Information and communication technology adoption in HIV and aids comprehensive care centers in Nairobi county, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2015-04)
In the last decade, information and communication technology (ICT) has offered huge potential to answer many of the challenges that HIV and AIDS Comprehensive Care Centres (CCCs) face in provision of quality services in ...