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Preventing postnatal transmission of HIV-1 through breast-feeding: modifying infant feeding practices
(University of Nairobi., 2004-02)
Approaches to reducing or preventing the risk of postnatal transmission through breast-feeding include the avoidance of all breast-feeding and the use of exclusive replacement feeds or exclusive breast-feeding for a limited ...
Does assessment of signs and symptoms add to the predictive value of an algorithm to rule out pregnancy?
(Family Health International, 2006)
Background A World Health Organization-endorsed algorithm, widely published in international guidance documents and distributed in the form of a ‘pregnancy checklist’, has become a popular tool for ruling out pregnancy ...
Pregnancy rates among female participants in phase I and phase IIA AIDS vaccine clinical trials in Kenya
Background: Female participants in AIDS candidate vaccine clinical trials must agree to use effective contraception to be enrolled into the studies, and for a specified period after vaccination, since the candidate vaccines’ ...
Biophysical profile scores and resistance indices of the umbilical artery as seen in patients with pregnancy induced hypertension
Objective: The role of Biophysical Profile Score and resistive index of the umbilical artery for monitoring pre-eclampsia patients. Design: Descriptive prospective study. Setting: Kenyatta National Hospital and Mater ...
Interactions between malaria and HIV infection—an emerging public health problem?
Recent evidence demonstrates interactions between malaria and HIV infection. HIV-infected people are more likely to experience clinical malaria, and acute malaria can up-regulate HIV replication, leading to higher plasma ...