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Assessment of voluntary HIV counseling and testing service utilisation and associated health service related factors among out of school youth in Nakuru Kenya: a cross sectional survey (International Knowledge Sharing Platform, oaji.net/journals-list-by-publisher.html?publisher=International+Knowledge+Sharing+Platform%2C+IISTE, 2017)Background: Voluntary HIV counseling and testing (VCT) is one of the key tools in the HIV/AIDS prevention and control programs in Kenya. But utilization of VCT services among out of school youth is low. The aim of this ...
(IISTE, www.iiste.org, 2017)Charles Bonnet syndrome (CBS) is an under-recognized and under-reported disorder that involves visual hallucinations in visually impaired individuals. These patients have intact cognition, do not have hallucinations in ...
Validity of the finnish diabetes risk score for detecting undiagnosed type 2 diabetes among general medical outpatients in Botswana (Hindawi Publishing Corporation,http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hihttpsndawi_Publishing_Corporation, 2016-08)This was a cross-sectional study designed to assess the validity of the Finnish Diabetes Risk Score for detecting undiagnosed type 2 diabetes among general medical outpatients in Botswana. Participants aged ≥20 years without ...
Incidence of diabetes mellitus‑related comorbidities among patients attending two major HIV clinics in Botswana: a 12‑year retrospective cohort study (BioMed Central, www.biomedcentral.com, 2018-02-01)Objectives: Exposure to combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) is associated with the development of diabetes mellitus related comorbidities (DRCs). This study aims to: (i) estimate the incidence of DRCs among cART ...
Relationship between combination antiretroviral therapy regimens and diabetes mellitus-related comorbidities among HIV patients in Gaborone Botswana (BioMed Central, www.biomedcentral.com, 2018-04-10)Background: Combination antiretroviral therapy (cARTs) regiments are known to prolong the recipients’ life even though they are risk factors for diabetes mellitus-related comorbidities (DRCs). We sought to: (i) examine ...