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Ocular findings in HIV-l and HIV-2 patients in Cote d'Ivoire; West Africa
A cross sectional study was conducted to describe ocular findings in HIV -1 and HIV-2 patients attending the HIV clinic at Dabou Mission Hospital in Cote Ivoire (West Africa). The objective was to determine the prevalence ...
What factors contribute to obstetric fistulae formation in rural Kenya?
Obstetric fistula, a devastating maternal health complication associated with social stigma and isolation, is often found in resource-poor settings where access to specialized care is constrained. In this study, the authors ...
Anaesthesia in the elderly with special reference to management of orthopaedic patients
(University of Nairobi, 1997-10)
Elderly patients are placing increased demands on the health care resources in Kenya. The population of old patients has increased and complex surgical/orthopaedic procedures are being done on old patients. Due to the ...
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 ...
Post-operative pyrexia in an orthopaedic unit.
(University of Nairobi, 1997-08)
The causes of post operative pyrexia in an orthopaedic unit was studied prospectively in 520 patients who underwent surgery. Two hundred patients (38.4%) developed postoperative pyrexia as defined by having recorded high ...
The consistent association between Epstein-Barr virus and Hodgkin's disease in children in Kenya.
(University of Nairobi, 1996-05)
Recent studies have suggested that Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) may play a role in the etiology of Hodgkin's disease (HD). In a previous study, we used a latent membrane protein 1 (LMP1)-specific antibodies to examine archival ...
The quality of the maternal health system in Eritrea
(University of Nairobi, 2011)
OBJECTIVE: To examine the quality of the maternal health system in Eritrea to understand system deficiencies and its relevance to maternal mortality within the context of Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 5. METHODS: A ...
Spatial clustering of malaria and associated risk factors during an epidemic in a highland area of western Kenya
(University of Nairobi., 2004-07)
The epidemiology of malaria over small areas remains poorly understood, and this is particularly true for malaria during epidemics in highland areas of Africa, where transmission intensity is low and characterized by acute ...
Global child dental Health with selected Global school based dental health programs
(University of Nairobi, 2013-08-05)
Predictors of mortality in HIV-1 infected children on antiretroviral therapy in Kenya: a prospective cohort
Abstract Background Among children, early mortality following highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) remains high. It ...