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Female sex workers in Africa: Epidemiology overview, data gaps, ways forward
(University of Nairobi, 2012)
Human Leucocyte Antigen Supertypes And Immune Susceptibility To Hiv-1, Implications
(University of Nairobi, 2001-11-01)
The HAART cell phone adherence trial (WelTel Kenya1): a randomized controlled trial protocol.
(University of Nairobi,, 2009-09)
BACKGROUND: The objectives are to compare the effectiveness of cell phone-supported SMS messaging to standard care on adherence, quality of life, retention, and mortality in a population receiving antiretroviral therapy ...
AIDS Virus Infection in Nairobi Prostitutes
(University of Nairobi, 1986)
The acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is epidemic in Central Africa. To determine the prevalence of AIDS virus infection in East Africa, we studied 90 female prostitutes, 40 men treated at a clinic for sexually ...
Having Their Say: Sex W orkers Discuss Their Needs and Resources
In many countries where HIV/AIDS is prevalent, social, cultural, and economic factors often mitigate the adoption of healthy reproductive behaviors and practices. One group that is particularly susceptible to mitigating ...
Is the promise of methadone Kenya’s solution to managing HIV and addiction? A mixed-method mathematical modelling and qualitative study
Background and objectives: Promoted globally as an evidence-based intervention in the prevention of HIV and treatment of heroin addiction among people who inject drugs (PWID), opioid substitution treatment (OST) can help ...
The relationship between HIV/Sexuaily Transmitted Infection risk and alcohol use during commercial sex episodes: results from the study of female commercial sex workers in the Philippines.
The results of this study will be particularly important in designing more responsive interventions for alcohol-related behaviour towards better control of HIV and sexually transmitted infections. This interesting ...
Retrospective seroepidemiology of AIDS virus infection in Nairobi populations
Among 446 sera from prostitutes in Nairobi, the prevalence of antibody to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) rose from 4% in 1981 to 61% in 1985. None of 118 men with chancroid seen in 1980 had antibody to HIV compared ...
Self-deception does not explain high-risk sexual behavior in the face of HIV/AIDS: A test from northern Kenya
Throughout sub-Saharan Africa, there is resistance to changing sexual behavior despite survey data indicating high levels of knowledge about HIV transmission patterns and high-risk behavior. Previous explanations for this ...