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Reply to “Male Involvement' in Women and Children's HIV Prevention: Challenges in Definition and Interpretation”
(University of Nairobi, 2011)
Expanding Clinical Medical Training Opportunities at the University of Nairobi: Adapting a Regional Medical Education Model From the WWAMI Program at the University of Washington.
(University of Nairobi, 2014-08)
A major medical education need in Sub-Saharan Africa includes expanding clinical training opportunities to develop health professionals. Medical education expansion is a complicated process that requires significant ...
Mode Of Delivery And Postpartum Hiv-1 Disease Progression And Mortality In A Kenyan Cohort
(University of Nairobi, 2014-08)
There are limited data on the impact of cesarean section delivery on HIV-1 infected women in Sub-Saharan Africa. The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of mode of delivery on HIV-1 disease progression and ...
Single-agent tenofovir versus combination emtricitabine plus tenofovir for pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV-1 acquisition: an update of data from a randomised, double-blind, phase 3 trial.
Abstract BACKGROUND: Antiretroviral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), with daily oral tenofovir disoproxil fumarate or tenofovir disoproxil fumarate in combination with emtricitabine, has been shown to be efficacious ...
The Afya Bora Fellowship in Global Health Leadership: dual mentorship to strengthen the next generation of African health leaders
(University of Nairobi, 2015-02)
Program/Project Purpose Mentorship is critical to develop effective leaders. The Afya Bora Fellowship in Global Health Leadership program, a consortium of four African and four U.S. universities formed in 2008, has ...
Antiretroviral prophylaxis for HIV prevention in heterosexual men and women.
BACKGROUND: Antiretroviral preexposure prophylaxis is a promising approach for preventing human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection in heterosexual populations. METHODS: We conducted a randomized trial ...
Infant CD4 C868T polymorphism is associated with increased human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) acquisition
(University of Nairobi., 2010-06)
The C868T single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) in the CD4 receptor encodes an amino acid change that could alter its structure and influence human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) infection risk. HIV-1-infected pregnant women ...
Prevalence, perceptions, and correlates of pediatric HIV disclosure in an HIV treatment program in Kenya.
Disclosure to HIV-infected children regarding their diagnosis is important as expanding numbers of HIV-infected children attain adolescence and may become sexually active. In order to define correlates of pediatric disclosure ...
Partner characteristics predicting HIV-1 set point in sexually acquired HIV-1 among African seroconverters.
Plasma HIV-1 RNA set point is an important predictor of HIV-1 disease progression. We hypothesized that inoculum size and HIV-1 exposure prior to HIV-1 transmission may modulate set point. We evaluated predictors of set ...
Acyclovir and transmission of HIV-1 from persons infected with HIV-1 and HSV-2.
Most persons who are infected with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) are also infected with herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), which is frequently reactivated and is associated with increased plasma and genital ...