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Prolapsed Inter-vertebral disc in an African population
Characteristics of Prolapsed Intervertebral Disc (PID) in Africa, reports are scanty and often disparate PID in Kenya is commonest in the lower lumbar region of young people more in females and is associated with trauma
Circumcision preference among women and uncircumcised men prior to scale-up of male circumcision for HIV prevention in Kisumu, Kenya
Following the endorsement by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) of male circumcision as an additional strategy to HIV prevention, initiatives to introduce safe, ...
The place of knowledge management in influencing lasting health change in Africa: an analysis of AMREF's progress.
(University of Nairobi, 2012)
INTRODUCTION: AMREF (African Medical and Research Foundation) developed a Knowledge Management Strategy that focused on creating, capturing and applying health knowledge to close the gap between communities and health ...
Sexual behavior of HIV-positive adults not accessing HIV treatment in Mombasa, Kenya: Defining their prevention needs.
Background: HIV spread continues at high rates from infected persons to their sexual partners. In 2009, an estimated 2.6 million new infections occurred globally. People living with HIV (PLHIV) receiving treatment are ...
Injury Outcomes in Elderly Patients Admitted at an Urban African Hospital
(University of Nairobi,, 2013)
Background: Elderly patients have worse outcomes for similar severity when compared to younger trauma patients. Elderly patients form smaller proportions of the trauma population in the developing world in comparison to ...
Metabolic syndrome and its predictors in an urban population in Kenya: A cross sectional study.
The metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a clustering of interrelated risk factors which doubles the risk of cardio-vascular disease (CVD) in 5-10 years and increases the risk of type 2 diabetes 5 fold. The identification of ...
The management of children with Kaposi sarcoma in resource limited settings
Kaposi sarcoma (KS) is common where HIV infection is endemic. Antiretroviral therapy (ART) has reduced the incidence in well-resourced settings but in some parts of the world access to ART is delayed. These recommendations ...