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Deletion of Plasmodium falciparum Histidine-Rich Protein 2 (pfhrp2) and Histidine-Rich Protein 3 (pfhrp3) Genes in Colombian Parasites
A number of studies have analyzed the performance of malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) in Colombia with discrepancies in performance being attributed to a combination of factors such as parasite levels, interpretation ...
Nutritional quality, phytochemical composition and health protective effects of an under-utilized prickly cactus fruit (Opuntia stricta Haw.) collected from Kenya.
(Univeristy of Nairobi, 2014)
The cactus fruit belongs to the Cactaceae family and is native to the arid and semi-arid regions of the world, where the production of more succulent food plants is severely limited. Opuntia stricta Haw, fruits have recently ...
Factors influencing differential larval habitat productivity of Anopheles gambiae complex mosquitoes in a western Kenyan village.
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES: The study was undertaken to characterize factors influencing differential productivity of Anopheles gambiae complex mosquitoes at larval habitats in a rural village in western Kenya. METHODS: ...
Bone metabolism in healthy ambulatory control pre-menopausal women and in epileptics on anti-convulsant drugs
Background: Long term anti-epileptic drug use causes multiple abnormalities in calcium and bone metabolism that have been documented in both institutionalised and ambulatory patients. Objective: To assess bone metabolism ...
Farmers' risk perceptions and adaptation to climate change in Lichinga and Sussundenga, Mozambique.
(Univeristy of Nairobi, 2015)
In Africa, climate change exerts significant pressure on the agricultural sector. Current changes in climate for most parts of Mozambique have resulted in increased frequency of droughts, dry spells and uncertain rainfall. ...
An Analysis Of The Use Of Mass Media During Commuication Campaigns For Mental Health In Nairobi County
(University of Nairobi, 2015)
Tame Graft if We are To Win War on Terror
(University of Nairobi, 2015)
Towards Understanding the Design of Human Resource Development Infrastructures for Knowledge Intensive Organizations
The design of HRD Infrastructures in organizations remains largely understudied. This paper used the existing theoretical literature to provide empirical evidence on the design of HRD Infrastructures among universities ...
Survey of postharvest handling, preservation and processing practices along the camel milk chain in Isiolo district,Kenya
Despite the important contribution of camel milk to food security for pastoralists in Kenya, little is known about the postharvest handling, preservation and processing practices. In this study, existing postharvest ...
Towards a practical proposal for multilingualism in education in Kenya
(University of Nairobi, 2015-03-20)
This article proposes multilingualism in education, where indigenous languages are used alongside English as the media of instruction in schools to eventually promote their use in Kenya. It begins by stating Kenya’s language ...