Paul Mwaniki

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BACKGROUND In assessing quality of care in developing countries, retrospectively collected data are usually used given their availability. Retrospective data however suffer from such biases as recall bias and non-response bias. Comparing results obtained using prospectively and retrospectively collected data will help validate the use of the easily(More)
OBJECTIVE In global health considerable attention is focused on the search for innovations; however, reports tracking their adoption in routine hospital settings from low-income countries are absent. DESIGN AND SETTING We used data collected on a consistent panel of indicators during four separate cross-sectional, hospital surveys in Kenya to track(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate services in hospitals providing internship training to graduate doctors in Kenya. METHODS A survey of 22 internship training hospitals was conducted. Availability of key resources spanning infrastructure, personnel, equipment and drugs was assessed by observation. Outcomes and process of care for pre-specified priority conditions(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine trends in prescription of cough medicines over the period 2002-2015 in children aged 1 month to 12 years admitted to Kenyan hospitals with cough, difficulty breathing or diagnosed with a respiratory tract infection. METHODS We reviewed hospitalisation records of children included in four studies providing cross-sectional prevalence(More)
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