Shahnaaz Sharif

Tatu Kamau2
Angela Karani2
2Tatu Kamau
2Angela Karani
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BACKGROUND The Kenyan Ministry of Health and partners implemented a community-based integrated prevention campaign (IPC) in Western Kenya in 2008. The aim of this study was to determine whether the IPC, compared to Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT) services, was able to identify HIV positive individuals earlier in the clinical course of HIV infection(More)
BACKGROUND The 10-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV10) was introduced in Kenya in 2011. Introduction of any PCV will perturb the existing pneumococcal population structure, thus the aim was to genotype pneumococci collected in Kilifi before PCV10. METHODS AND FINDINGS Using multilocus sequence typing (MLST), we genotyped >1100 invasive and(More)
  • Laura L Hammitt, Rosie J Crane, Angela Karani, Alex Mutuku, Susan C Morpeth, Polly Burbidge +6 others
  • 2016
Background Haemophilus infl uenzae type b (Hib) conjugate vaccine, delivered as a three-dose series without a booster, was introduced into the childhood vaccination programme in Kenya in 2001. The duration of protection and need for a booster dose are unknown. We aimed to assess vaccine eff ectiveness, the impact of the vaccine on nasopharyngeal carriage,(More)
BACKGROUND Complete and timely health information is essential to inform public health decision-making for maternal and child health, but is often lacking in resource-constrained settings. Electronic medical record (EMR) systems are increasingly being adopted to support the delivery of health care, and are particularly amenable to maternal and child health(More)
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