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Sexually transmitted infections and vaginal douching in a population of female sex workers in Nairobi, Kenya
Objectives: To assess the association between vaginal douching and sexually transmitted infections (STI) among a group of female sex workers (FSWs) in Nairobi, Kenya. Methods: This study was part of a randomised, ...
Antiretroviral therapy in a core transmission group of Kenyan female sex workers is not associated with increased sexual risk taking..
(African Wildlife Foundation, Nairobi, 2010)
Although antiretroviral therapy (ART) prolongs life and reduces infectiousness, in some contexts it has been associated with increased sexual risk taking. We compared self-reported condom use, client numbers, and STI ...
Female sex workers in Africa: Epidemiology overview, data gaps, ways forward
(University of Nairobi, 2012)
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 ...
Building capacity in implementation science research training at the University of Nairobi
(Univeraity of Nanirobi, 2016-03-08)
Background: Health care systems in sub-Saharan Africa, and globally, grapple with the problem of closing the gap between evidence-based health interventions and actual practice in health service settings. It is essential ...
Male Spouse Perpetrated Psychological and Sexual Abuse among Pregnant Women in Nairobi, Kenya
(International Invention Journals, 2014)
The purpose of this comparative retrospective study was to evaluate the nature of male spouseperpetrated gender based violence (GBV) during pregnancy. The objective was to establish whether diagnosis of HIV infection ...