Peter M. Mwamba

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BACKGROUND Sub-Saharan Africa cancer registries are beset by an increasing cancer burden further exacerbated by the AIDS epidemic where there are limited capabilities for cancer-AIDS match co-registration. We undertook a pilot study based on a "strength-of-evidence" approach using clinical data that is abstracted at the time of cancer registration for(More)
Today AIDS-related non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (AR-NHL) is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in HIV-infected patients the world over, and especially in sub-Saharan Africa. While the overall incidence of AR-NHL since the emergence of combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) era has declined, the occurrence of this disease appears to have stabilized.(More)
BACKGROUND The Kenya National Blood Transfusion Service (KNBTS) is mandated to provide safe and sufficient blood and blood components for the country. In 2013, the KNBTS National Testing Laboratory and the six regional blood transfusion centres were enrolled in the Strengthening Laboratory Management Toward Accreditation (SLMTA) programme. The process was(More)
Professor Edward George Kasili is regarded as the father of the hospice movement in Kenya. In 1990, he together with Ruth Wooldridge and Jane Moore founded the Nairobi Hospice which takes care of patients with life limiting illnesses from all walks of life. This was of course not easy since even now the mentality of people towards dying is still the same,(More)
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