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Patient satisfaction with integrated HIV and antenatal care services in rural Kenya.
A cluster randomized controlled trial was initiated in Kenya to determine if full integration (FI) of HIV care, including HAART, into antenatal care (ANC) clinics improves health outcomes among HIV-infected women and exposed ...
Utility of Quantitative Sensory Testing and Screening Tools in Identifying HIV-Associated Peripheral Neuropathy in Western Kenya: Pilot Testing
Background/Aim: Neuropathy is the most common neurologic complication of HIV but is widely under-diagnosed in resource-constrained settings. We aimed to identify tools that accurately distinguish individuals with moderate/severe ...
Building capacity for cervical cancer screening in outpatient HIV clinics in the Nyanza province of western Kenya
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 ...
Does integrating family planning into HIV care and treatment impact intention to use contraception? Patient perspectives from HIV-infected individuals in Nyanza Province, Kenya.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate whether HIV-infected women and men in HIV care and not using highly effective methods of contraception thought they would be more likely to use contraception if it were available at the HIV ...
Prevalence, characteristics, and outcomes of HIV-positive women diagnosed with invasive cancer of the cervix in Kenya.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the prevalence of invasive cervical cancer (ICC) and assess access to, and outcomes of, treatment for ICC among HIV-infected women in Kisumu, Kenya. METHODS: We performed a retrospective ...
Risk factors for cervical precancer detection among previously unscreened HIV-infected women in Western Kenya.
HIV and cervical cancer are intersecting epidemics in many low-resource settings, yet there are few accurate estimates of the scope of this public health challenge. To understand disease prevalence and risk factors for ...