Caseload, management and treatment outcomes of patients with hypertension and/or diabetes mellitus in a primary health care programme in an informal setting.

@article{Sobry2014CaseloadMA,
  title={Caseload, management and treatment outcomes of patients with hypertension and/or diabetes mellitus in a primary health care programme in an informal setting.},
  author={Agn{\`e}s Sobry and Walter Kizito and Rafael Van den Bergh and Katie Tayler-Smith and Petros Isaakidis and Erastus O Cheti and Rose J. Kosgei and Alexandra Vandenbulcke and Zacharia Ndegwa and Tony Reid},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2014},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={47-57}
}
OBJECTIVE In three primary health care clinics run by Médecins Sans Frontières in the informal settlement of Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya, we describe the caseload, management and treatment outcomes of patients with hypertension (HT) and/or diabetes mellitus (DM) receiving care from January 2010 to June 2012. METHOD Descriptive study using prospectively collected routine programme data. RESULTS Overall, 1465 patients were registered in three clinics during the study period, of whom 87% were… CONTINUE READING

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