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Factors associated with pregnant women's anticipations and experiences of HIV-related stigma in rural Kenya
Pregnant women who fear or experience HIV-related stigma may not get care for their own health or medications to reduce perinatal transmission of HIV. This study examined factors associated with anticipating and experiencing ...
Effects Of Hiv/aids On Maternity Care Providers In Kenya
(University of Nairobi, 2008-09)
The relationship between sexual partnerships characteristics and condom use among young female sex workers in Nairobi , Kenya (Manuscript under
(University of Nairobi, 1988)
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Bacterial vaginosis: risk factors among Kenyan women and their male partners
(Kenya Medical Research Institute, 2006)
To simultaneously examine associations of bacterial vaginosis (BV) with potential risk factors in both the female and her male partner. We recruited women 18-45 years of age and their male partners from clinics in ...
Adherence to Diaphragm Use for Infection Prevention: A Prospective Study of Female Sex Workers in Kenya
Objective. To assess adherence to and acceptability of the diaphragm among 140 female sex workers in Kenya in a 6-month prospective study. Methods. At baseline and bimonthly visits, participants were interviewed on diaphragm ...
Incidence and correlates of Chlamydia trachomatis infection in a high-risk cohort of Kenyan women
In Africa, data on Chlamydia trachomatis infection are scarce because reliable diagnosis is costly and not widely available. Our objective was to evaluate the incidence and correlates of C. trachomatis infection among ...
Measurement of mucosal biomarkers in a phase 1 trial of intravaginal 3% StarPharma LTD 7013 gel (VivaGel) to assess expanded safety
The aim of this study was to examine the effect of the 3% StarPharma LTD 7013 gel (VivaGel) on mucosal immune markers hypothesized to be associated with HIV-1 acquisition. Phase 1, placebo-controlled, randomized, ...
Provider characteristics among staff providing care to sexually transmitted infection self-medicating patients in retail pharmacies in Kibera slum, Nairobi, Kenya
(University of Nairobi., 2008-05)
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the characteristics of providers in management of STI self-medicating patients in retail pharmacies within the largest informal settlement in Kenya. METHODS: We collected sociodemographic, training, ...
Association of attitudes and beliefs towards antiretroviral therapy with HIV-seroprevalence in the general population of Kisumu, Kenya
(University of Nairobi., 2009)
BACKGROUND: Since antiretroviral therapy (ART) became available in the developed world, the prevalence of unprotected sex and the incidence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV have increased. We hypothesized ...
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 ...