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Indigenous Snake Bite Remedies of the Luo of Western Kenya
(Society of Ethnobiology, 2005)
Medicinal plants have been overtaken in the treatment of snake bites by serum therapy and are rarely considered efﬁcacious remedies in biomedicine. Nevertheless, rural inhabitants rely on plant medical material and the ...
Therapeutic strategies and traditional medical knowledge of the people of Bar Chando sublocation, Bondo District, Kenya
The AA. examine the various ways through which the people of Bar Chando sublocation conceptualise, apprehend and experience disease as well as how they organize themselves in attempt to achieve good medical care. Disease ...
HIV/AIDS risk and worry in Northern Kenya
Data from a 2003 survey of sexual behaviour (n = 400) conducted in the Ariaal community of Karare, Marsabit District, northern Kenya, were used to delineate patterns of risk and worry about contracting HIV/AIDS. Despite ...
Mapping aflatoxin risk from milk consumption using biophysical and socio-economic data: a case study of Kenya
This research reports a mapping of aflatoxin risk in the milk value chain in Kenya using a geographic information systems (GIS) approach. The objective was to spatially locate regions at risk by taking into account biophysical ...