Profile: the KEMRI/CDC Health and Demographic Surveillance System--Western Kenya.

  title={Profile: the KEMRI/CDC Health and Demographic Surveillance System--Western Kenya.},
  author={Frank O. Odhiambo and Kayla F. Laserson and Maquins Sewe and Mary J. Hamel and Daniel R Feikin and Kubaje Adazu and Sheila Ogwang and David Obor and Nyaguara O Amek and Nabie Bayoh and Maurice O Ombok and Kimberly Lindblade and Meghna Desai and Feiko O Ter Kuile and Penelope Phillips-Howard and Anna Maria van Eijk and Daniel Rosen and Allen Hightower and Peter Obonyo Ofware and Hellen C Muttai and Bernard L. Nahlen and Kevin M Decock and Lawrence Slutsker and Robert F. Breiman and John Vulule},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  volume={41 4},
The KEMRI/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Health and Demographic Surveillance System (HDSS) is located in Rarieda, Siaya and Gem Districts (Siaya County), lying northeast of Lake Victoria in Nyanza Province, western Kenya. The KEMRI/CDC HDSS, with approximately 220 000 inhabitants, has been the foundation for a variety of studies, including evaluations of insecticide-treated bed nets, burden of diarrhoeal disease and tuberculosis, malaria parasitaemia and anaemia, treatment… CONTINUE READING
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