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HIV/Std: The Women To Blame? Knowledge And Attitudes Among Std Clinic Attendees In The Second Decade Of HIV/AIDS
(University of Nairobi, 1999-08-10)
We aimed to determine the knowledge and attitudes towards HIV/STDs among women attending an STD clinic by interviewing 520 randomly selected women. Nearly all had heard of HIV/AIDS/STDs, with posters, pamphlets and the ...
Increased risk of HIV in women experiencing physical partner violence in Nairobi, Kenya.
As part of a study on etiology of sexually transmitted infections (STI) among 520 women presenting at the STI clinic in Nairobi, data on partner violence and its correlates were analyzed. Prevalence of lifetime physical ...
Mother-to-child transmission of human immunodeficiency virus type 1: report from the Nairobi Study
Mother-to-child transmission of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) is a significant problem in countries with endemic HIV-1 infection. Between 1986 and 1991, 365 children of HIV-1-infected mothers and 363 control ...
Maternal human immunodeficiency virus-1 infection and pregnancy outcome.
(University of Nairobi, 1994-04)
OBJECTIVE: To study the impact of maternal human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection on pregnancy outcome. METHODS: Between January 1989 and December 1991, 406 HIV-1-seropositive and 407 HIV-1-seronegative ...
Mother-to-child transmission of human immunodeficiency virus 1
(University of Nairobi, 1994)
Temmerman M, Ndinya-Achola J, Ambani J, Piot P
(University of Nairobi, 1995-04)
Rapid increase of both HIV-1 infection and syphilis among pregnant women in Nairobi, Kenya
(University of Nairobi, 1992-10)
OBJECTIVE: To determine the prevalence of HIV-1 and syphilis antibodies in a population of pregnant women in Nairobi, Kenya, between 1989 and 1991. METHODS: As part of an ongoing prospective study on the effect of HIV-1 ...
Validity of the vaginal discharge algorithm among pregnant and non-pregnant women in Nairobi, Kenya
(University of Nairobi., 2000-02)
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the validity of different algorithms for the diagnosis of gonococcal and chlamydial infections among pregnant and non-pregnant women consulting health services for vaginal discharge in Nairobi, ...
Effect Of A Syphilis Control Programme On Pregnancy Outcome In Nairobi, Kenya.
(University of Nairobi, 2000-04)
OBJECTIVES: To assess the impact of a syphilis control programme of pregnant women on pregnancy outcome in Kenya. METHOD: Women who came to deliver to Pumwani Maternity Hospital (PMH) between April 1997 and March 1998 were ...
Infection with HIV as a risk factor for adverse obstetrical outcome.
We carried out a case-control study to investigate the role of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including infection with HIV, as risk factors for adverse outcome of pregnancy. Overall, 1507 women were enrolled within ...