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    • Approaches to sustainable capacity building for cardiovascular disease care in Kenya. 

      Barasa, FA; Vedanthan, R; Pastakia, SD; Crowe, SJ; Aruasa, W; Sugut, WK; White, R; Ogola, ES; Bloomfield, GS; Velazquez, EJ (University of Nairobi, 2017)
      Cardiovascular diseases are approaching epidemic levels in Kenya and other low- and middle-income countries without accompanying effective preventive and therapeutic strategies. This is happening in the background of ...
    • Clinical characteristics and 12-month outcomes of patients with valvular and non-valvular atrial fibrillation in Kenya. 

      Temu, TM; Lane, KA; Shen, C; Ng'ang'a, L; Akwanalo, CO; Chen, PS; Emonyi, W; Heckbert, SR; Koech, MM; Manji, I; Vatta, M; Velazquez, E; Wessel, J; Kimaiyo, S; Inui, TS; Bloomfield, GS (University of Nairobi, 2017)
      BACKGROUND: Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a major contributor to the global cardiovascular disease burden. The clinical profile and outcomes of AF patients with valvular heart diseases in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have not ...
    • Lay beliefs about hypertension among HIV-infected adults in Kenya. 

      Temu, TM; Bahiru, E; Bukachi, F; Bloomfield, GS; Muiruri, P; Farquhar, C (University of Nairobi, 2017)
      OBJECTIVE: Hypertension affects 23% of Kenyans and is the most prevalent modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Despite this, hypertension awareness and treatment adherence is very low. We conducted a ...