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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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
Predictors of HIV and Pulmonary TB Infections among Injection Drug Users in Mombasa County, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2015-09)
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 ...
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 ...
The Effects of Using Oral HIV Self-Testing Kits on Uptake of Male Partner Testing Among Pregnant Women in Selected Counties In Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2018)
Adult HIV prevalence peaked at 14% in Kenya in the mid-nineties and has since continued to drop and thereafter stabilized at below 5% since 2014 due mainly to a scale up of various evidence based HIV interventions including ...
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 ...