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    • Building a rheumatology team for east Africa: a call for action! 

      Genga, Eugene K.; Moots, Robert J; Oyoo, Omondi G.; Otieno, Frederick O (University of Nairobi, 2016)
      The East Africa region comprising Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda has an estimated population of 160 million [1], yet only has six rheumatologists. The challenge to meet the needs of so many people is therefore ...
    • Building capacity for cervical cancer screening in outpatient HIV clinics in the Nyanza province of western Kenya 

      Huchko, Megan J; Bukusi, EA; Cohen, Craig R (Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2011)
      Objective To evaluate outcomes of cervical cancer screening within HIV care and treatment clinics in Kenya. Methods Beginning in October 2007, visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA), colposcopy, and loop electrosurgical ...
    • Building capacity in implementation science research training at the University of Nairobi 

      Osanjo, George O.; Oyugi, Julius O.; Kibwage, Isaac O.; Mwanda, Walter O.; Ngugi, Elizabeth N.; Otieno, Fredrick C.; Ndege, Wycliffe; Child, Mara; Farquhar, Carey; Penner, Jeremy; Zohray, Talib; Kiarie, James N. (University of Nairobi, 2016)
      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 ...
    • Building Learning Health Systems to Accelerate Research and Improve Outcomes of Clinical Care in Low- and Middle-Income Countries 

      Irimu, Grace; Agweyu, Ambrose; Gathara, David; Oliwa, Jacquie; Were, Fred; Paton, Chris; Tunis, Sean; Forrest, Christopher B.; Ayieko, Philip (University of Nairobi, 2016)
      Achieving universal coverage that supports high-quality care will require that health systems are designed to integrate the delivery of health services with the generation of new knowledge about the effectiveness of these ...
    • Bullying in Public Secondary Schools in Nairobi,Kenya 

      Ndetei David M.; Khasakhala, LI; Syanda, J; Mutiso, V; Othieno, CJ; Odhiambo, G; Kokonya, DA (University of NairobiDepartment Of Psychiatry, 2007)
      Background: The prevalence and frequency of bullying in Nairobi public secondary schools in particular and in Kenyan schools in general is not known. Knowledge of the extent of the problem is essential in developing effective ...
    • Burden of cancer in Kenya: types, infection-attributable and trends. A national referral hospital retrospective survey 

      Macharia, Lucy W; Mureithi, Marianne W; Omu, Anzala (University of Nairobi, 2018)
      Background: Cancer in Africa is an emerging health problem. In Kenya it ranks third as a cause of death after infectious and cardiovascular diseases. Nearly 31% of the total cancer burden in sub-Saharan Africa is attributable ...
    • The Burden of Co-morbid Depression in Ambulatory Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus at Kenyatta National Hospital, Kenya 

      Kanu, Joseph E; Otieno, CF Frederick; Karari, Emma M; Okech-Helu, Violet; Mutai, Kenn (University of Nairobi, 2016)
      Background: Co-morbid depression is a serious condition in patients with diabetes that negatively affects their self-management, including drug adherence, consequently, the treatment outcomes and quality of life are ...
    • Burden of fetal alcohol syndrome in a rural West Coast area of South Africa. 

      Olivier, L; Urban, M; Chersich, M; Temmerman, M; Viljoen, D (University of Nairobi.College of Health Science, 2013-03)
      Background. Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is common in parts of South Africa; rural residence is a frequently cited risk factor. We conducted a FAS school prevalence survey of an isolated rural community in a West Coast ...
    • Burden of soil transmitted helminthiases in primary school children in Migori County, Kenya 

      Ng’ang’a, M; Matendechero, S; Kariuki, L; Omondi, W; Makworo, N; Owiti, PO; Kizito, W; Tweya, H; Edwards, JK; Takarinda, KC; Ogutu, Omondi (2016-10)
      Background: Soil-transmitted helminthiases cause a substantial yet under-appreciated public health burden. School age children harbour the heaviest burden. Infected children experience growth stunting and diminished physical ...
    • Burkitt , versus diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: a practical approach Bellan 

      Adhiambo, Rogena Emily. (University of Nairobi,Department of Human Pathology,, 2009)
    • Burkitt lymphoma versus diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: a practical approach 

      Bellan C.; Stefano L.; Giulia de F; Rogena Emily Adhiambo.; Lorenzo L. (Department of Surgery, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya, 2010-06)
      Burkitt Lymphoma (BL) is listed in the World Health Organization (WHO) classification of lymphoid tumours as an 'aggressive B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma', characterized by a high degree of proliferation of the malignant ...
    • Burkitt lymphoma versus diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: a practical approach 

      Bellan C.; Stefano L.; Giulia de F.; Rogena Emily Adhiambo.; Lorenzo L. (Department of Medicine. College of Health Sciences. University of Nairobi, 2009-12)
      Burkitt Lymphoma (BL) is listed in the World Health Organization (WHO) classification of lymphoid tumours as an "aggressive B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma", characterized by a high degree of proliferation of the malignant ...
    • Burkitt's lymphoma 

      Whittaker, LR (University of NairobiSchool of Medicine, University of Nairobi, 1973-07)
      No abstract available.
    • Burkitt's lymphoma and emerging therapeutic strategies for EBV and Aids-associated lymphoproliferative diseases in East Africa 

      Mwanda, W.O.; Whalen, C.; Remick, S.C. (Department of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, College of Health Sciences. University of Nairobi. Nairobi. Kenya, 2005)
      In 1958, Denis Burkitt was the first to describe a reticulum cell sarcoma of the jaw in children at the Mulago Hospital and Makerere University Scbool of Medicine in Kampala, Uganda, which was later determined to be a ...
    • Burkitt's lymphoma in Kenya: geographical, age, gender and ethnic distribution 

      Mwanda O Walter.; Rochfor R.; Moormann A M.; Macneil A.; Whalen C.; Wilson M L. (Department of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi, 2004)
      Objective: To show the geographical (Provincial), age, gender and ethnic distribution of Burkitt's lymphoma in patients in Kenya. Design: A retrospective review of patients' records for the years 1988-1992 and a prospective ...
    • Burkitt's lymphoma-- what is new? 

      Othieno-Abinya, NA (University of NairobiFaculty of Medicine, 2008-05)
    • Burkitt's lymphoma: new insights into molecular pathogenesis. 

      Nyong`o, A; Bellan, C; Lazzi, S; De Falco, G; Giordano, A; Leoncini, L. (University of Nairobi,Institute of Pathological Anatomy and Histology, University of SienaDepartment of Human Pathology, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi, Kenya, 2003)
      The World Health Organization classification reports three subcategories of Burkitt's lymphoma (BL)--endemic, non-endemic, and immunodeficiency associated--proposed to reflect the major clinical and genetic subtypes of ...
    • Burkitt's lymphoma: the initial defining characteristics 

      Mwanda O Walter. (Department of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi, 2004)
      Objectives: To put together salient historical, geographical and biological characteristics of Burkitt's lymphoma. Data Sources: Burkitt's lymphoma study data gathered over a ten year study, other publications, original ...
    • Burnout in staff working at the Mathari psychiatric hospital 

      Ndetei David M.; Pizzo, M; Maru, H; Ongecha, FA; Khasakhala, LI; Mutiso, V; Kokonya, DA (Africa Mental Health Foundation, Nairobi, KenyaDepartment of Psychiatry, University of Nairobi, Kenya, 2008-08)
      Objective: As there are no data on burnout in staff in Kenyan psychiatric hospitals, this study sought to document the level of burnout among the staff at the Mathari Psychiatric Hospital. Method: This was a cross sectional ...