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The economic burden of malaria in kenya:a household-level investigation
(University of Nairobi, 2008)
The economic impact of malaria on households and individuals is increasingly becoming a subject of considerable interest to researchers and policy makers. Available evidence indicates that malaria endemic countries stand ...
Salivary human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-1-specific immunoglobulin A in HIV-1-exposed infants in Kenya
Humoral immunity, and specifically immunoglobulin A (IgA) that is directed against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-1, may contribute to protection against HIV-1 acquisition at mucosal surfaces. HIV-1-specific IgA has ...
Regional Differences in Prevalence of HIV-1 Discordance in Africa and Enrollment of HIV-1 Discordant Couples into an HIV-1 Prevention Trial
Background Most HIV-1 transmission in Africa occurs among HIV-1-discordant couples (one partner HIV-1 infected and one uninfected) who are unaware of their discordant HIV-1 serostatus. Given the high HIV-1 incidence ...
Interactions between malaria and HIV infection—an emerging public health problem?
Recent evidence demonstrates interactions between malaria and HIV infection. HIV-infected people are more likely to experience clinical malaria, and acute malaria can up-regulate HIV replication, leading to higher plasma ...
HIV/AIDS in Kenya – An update. AIDS Vaccines
(University of Nairobi, 2004)
HIV/AIDS and Debt Crises: Threat to human survival in Sub‐Saharan Africa*
Whether originating from the African primates in the Central African forest, or from polio vaccine trials by some western scientists, there is no doubt that HIV/AIDS poses the greatest single challenge to the marginalized ...