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Hygienic and sanitary practices of vendors of street foods in Nairobi, Kenya
The street food industry has an important role in the cities and towns of many developing countries in meeting the food demands of the urban dwellers. It feeds millions of people daily with a wideExpand
Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome Among an Urban Population in Kenya
OBJECTIVE Developing countries are undergoing an epidemiologic transition accompanied by increasing burden of cardiovascular disease (CVD) linked to urbanization and lifestyle modifications.Expand
Predictors of overweight and obesity in adult women in Nairobi Province, Kenya
BackgroundSince obesity in urban women is prevalent in Kenya the study aimed to determine predictors of overweight and obesity in urban Kenyan women.MethodsA cross-sectional study was undertaken inExpand
Adolescent elite Kenyan runners are at risk for energy deficiency, menstrual dysfunction and disordered eating
Abstract Limited data are available on the female athlete triad (Triad) in athletes from minority groups. We explored subclinical and clinical Triad components amongst adolescent elite KenyanExpand
Food consumption and nutritional status of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA): a case of Thika and Bungoma Districts, Kenya
  • E. Kuria
  • Medicine
  • Public Health Nutrition
  • 17 September 2009
Abstract Objective To establish the food consumption, dietary habits and nutritional status of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) and adults whose HIV status is not established. DesignExpand
Piloting post-exposure prophylaxis in Kenya raises specific concerns for the management of childhood rape.
Thika District, Kenya, is the site of an operational research study on the provision of comprehensive post-rape care, including the free provision of HIV post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP). It is aExpand
Dietary assessment of vitamin A and Iron among pregnant women at Ndhiwa Sub District Hospital – Kenya
Vitamin A and iron deficiencies are among nutritional deficiencies of public health concern in the developing countries. Infants, children, pregnant and lactating women are at high risk of bothExpand
Contribution of Amaranth Grain (A. Cruentus) on dietary intake and Nutritional Status of Adults Living with HIV in Mweiga, Nyeri, Kenya
Globally, there is high prevalence of macro and micronutrient deficiency among people living with HIV (PLHIV) which can jeopardize the quality of life. Under nutrition is a major cause of death amongExpand
Anemia in the context of pregnancy and HIV/AIDS: a case of Pumwani Maternity Hospital in Nairobi Kenya.
Anemia is a major public health problem in Africa affecting over 80% of women in many countries. It is more common during pregnancy due to the increased demand for iron at different stages ofExpand