Cross-sectional survey of treatment practices for urethritis at pharmacies, private clinics and government health facilities in coastal Kenya: many missed opportunities for HIV prevention

@article{Mugo2013CrosssectionalSO,
  title={Cross-sectional survey of treatment practices for urethritis at pharmacies, private clinics and government health facilities in coastal Kenya: many missed opportunities for HIV prevention},
  author={Peter Mwangi Mugo and Sarah Duncan and Samuel Waweru Mwaniki and Alexander N. Thiong’o and Evans Gichuru and Haile Selassie Okuku and Elise M van der Elst and Adrian D. Smith and Susan M. Graham and Eduard J Sanders},
  journal={Sexually Transmitted Infections},
  year={2013},
  volume={89},
  pages={583 - 589}
}
Background While bacterial sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are important cofactors for HIV transmission, STI control has received little attention in recent years. The aim of this study was to assess STI treatment and HIV testing referral practices among health providers in Kenya. Methods In 2011 we assessed quality of case management for male urethritis at pharmacies, private clinics and government health facilities in coastal Kenya using simulated visits at pharmacies and interviews at… 
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