James W. Nyikal

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Kenya has had a history of health financing policy changes since its independence in 1963. Recently, significant preparatory work was done on a new Social Health Insurance Law that, if accepted, would lead to universal health coverage in Kenya after a transition period. Questions of economic feasibility and political acceptability continue to be discussed,(More)
Foreword In accord with the 2005-2010 Kenyan National HIV/AIDS Strategic Plan, the Government of Kenya has identified good nutrition as a key component of the national response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. This is in keeping with global recognition that good nutrition is essential for the promotion of health and quality of life of all people, particularly(More)
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The development of this guidance document has been possible through the efforts of many people and organizations. The Ministry of Health sincerely appreciates the efforts of the Male Circumcision Taskforce in the preparation of this document. We appreciate the input from professional organizations, the United Nations and World Health(More)
OBJECTIVE This study compares the use of standard overhead fluorescent phototherapy units with the BiliBlanket a woven fibreoptic pad which delivers high intensity light with no ultraviolet or infrared irradiation in the treatment of jaundice in preterm infants. METHODOLOGY We chose to study infants between 800 and 2500 g, with strict criteria for(More)
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