Joel Ngugi

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A total of 245 strains of Vibrio cholerae 01 and two strains of V. cholerae non-01 were isolated and collected from diarrhoeal patients in Homa Bay District Hospital and the other medical facilities in Nyanza Province, Kenya in 1983. The majority of V. cholerae 01 tested were Ogawa type (with the exception of nine Inaba type), biotype E1 Tor (except one(More)
This study was carried out at the Coast General Hospital in Mombasa, Kenya, during the dry month of March, 1984. Stool specimens were collected from 81 infants and children aged 0-36 months and with diarrhea of less than 7 days' duration. 35 age-matched children, who visited the hospitals with complaints other than gastrointestinal, served as controls. (More)
The existence in Kenya of 750,000 individuals infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and 41,000 cases of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) has impelled state officials and nongovernmental organizations to develop a more comprehensive approach to AIDS prevention. For example, PLAN Kiambu's AIDS Education, Prevention, and Community(More)
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