Margaret Ndisha

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BACKGROUND Sentinel surveillance for HIV among women attending antenatal clinics using unlinked anonymous testing is a cornerstone of HIV surveillance in sub-Saharan Africa. Increased use of routine antenatal HIV testing allows consideration of using these programmatic data rather than sentinel surveillance data for HIV surveillance. METHODS To gauge(More)
BACKGROUND In 2012, the World Health Organization estimated that there were 120,000 new cases and 9500 deaths due to tuberculosis (TB) in Kenya. Almost a quarter of the cases were not detected, and the treatment of 4% of notified cases ended in default. OBJECTIVE To identify the determinants of anti-tuberculosis treatment default. DESIGN Data from 2012(More)
BACKGROUND Kenya recently transitioned from a paper to an electronic system for recording and reporting of tuberculosis (TB) data. METHODS During September-October 2013, the data quality of the new system was evaluated through an audit of data in paper source documents and in the national electronic system, and an analysis of all 99 281 cases reported in(More)
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