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Use of Counseling to Mitigate Psychological Morbidity After Stillbirth Among Women in Kitui And Machakos Counties, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2019-11)
Stillbirth is a baby born without any signs of life weighing at least 1000grams or with at least 28 weeks gestation. There is no burden affecting families is big and yet invisible in society and global arena as stillbirth. ...
Effectiveness of Albendazole on Soil Transmitted Nematodes Among School Going Children in Kakamega County, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2020-02)
Soil-Transmitted Nematodes (STNs) are roundworms transmitted through faecally contaminated soil. Globally, major STNs include Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura and hookworm (Necator americanus and Ancylostoma ...
Determinants of Psychosocial Well-Being of Children (10-17 Years) Affected by Hiv and Aids in Kiambu County, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2019-09)
Children affected by HIV and AIDS (CAHA) are faced with psychological, social and economic challenges among others. HIV and AIDS has compounded the situation posing more suffering to children whose parents have died of the ...
Burden of Diabetes Mellitus among Patients in Thika Level Five Hospital, Kiambu County, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2019-05)
The burden of diabetes is reflected not only in the increasing numbers of people with diabetes, but also in the growing numbers of premature deaths due to diabetes. One measure of burden of disease is disability-adjusted ...
Contraceptive Uptake and Adherence amongst Post Abortion Women Following Contraceptive Counselling By Physicians and Midwives in Kisumu County, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2020-12)
Complications of unsafe abortion and those of incomplete abortion, led to 120,000 Kenyan women receiving Post Abortion Care (PAC) in 2012, and of these women, 70% had not used contraception before pregnancy and repeat ...
Utilization of Mobile Phone Platform to Enhance Treatment Compliance among Type-2 Diabetes Outpatients in Thika Level 5 Hospital, Kiambu County, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2021)
Type 2 diabetes results from body‟s ineffective use of insulin. Non-compliance to treatment makes metabolic control of type 2 diabetes mellitus impossible. There is need to educate, remind and empower patients with T2DM ...