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Utilization of individual birth plan during pregnancy and its determinants in Makueni County Kenya
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All pregnant women are required to have an individual birth plan IBP to be discussed during eachrnantenatal care clinic ANC visit. Birth preparedness increases the likelihood of seeking skilled care w...
Publication Date: 5th.Jan.2018   (Publication)
 
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The Effect of the Removal of User Fees for Delivery at Public Health Facilities on Institutional Delivery in Urban Kenya
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In 2013 Kenya removed delivery fees at public health facilities in an effort to promote equity in access to healthrnservices and address high maternal mortality...
Publication Date: 29th.Dec.2017   (Publication)
 
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FACTORS AFFECTING ACCESS TO MATERNAL HEALTH CARE IN KENYA: A CASE STUDY OF MACHAKOS COUNTY
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The study therefore concluded that demographic characteristics family income distance from health centres and knowledge of maternal healthcare services and facilities are important aspect...
Presentation Date: 1st.Sep.2017   (Thesis)
 
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Monitoring and Evaluation Systems and Performance of Non-Governmental Based Maternal Health Projects in Bungoma South Sub-County Kenya
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The growth in number and size of non-governmental organizations inrnKenya has been met with a growing concern about identifying theirrnachievements and effectiveness of their projects. The struggle by...
Publication Date: 15th.Aug.2017   (Publication)
 
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A system approach to improving maternal and child health care delivery in Kenya: innovations at the community and primary care facilities a protocol
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: Maternal fetal and neonatal mortality are higher in low-income compared to high-income countriesrndue to weak health systems including poor access and utilization of health services. Despite enormou...
Publication Date: 16th.Jun.2017   (Publication)
 
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Inadequate and Excessive Urinary Iodine Concentration in School Age Girls and Women in Makueni Eastern Kenya
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Both inadequate and excessive iodine intake mayrnlead to thyroid dysfunction or disease including cretinism endemicrngoiter intellectual impairments increased miscarriages and infantrnmortality when i...
Publication Date: 5th.May.2017   (Publication)
 
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Awareness attitude towards and utilization of maternity waiting home by mothers in Merti Sub County Isiolo County
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Despite the relatively high antenatal attendance rate the rate of delivery in health facilities is low in Kenya. Only 43 percent of live births in the five years preceding the 2008-09 KDHS took place ...
Presentation Date: 12th.Jan.2017   (Thesis)
 
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Paediatric and Young Adults Reference Values for Renal Cardiac and Pancreatic Function Tests for the Population of Taita Taveta County
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Reference ranges are values for analytes that aid physicians in accurate diagnosis proper treatment and follow-up of patients. They represent a defined group of individuals. When doing a follow up on ...
Publication Date: 30th.Sep.2016   (Publication)
 
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Understanding abortion-related stigma and incidence of unsafe abortion: experiences from community members in Machakos and Trans Nzoia counties Kenya
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The rate of unsafe abortions in Kenya has increased from 32 per 1000 women of reproductive age in 2002 to 48 per 1000 women in 2012. This is one of the highest in Sub-Saharan Africa. In 2010 Kenya cha...
Publication Date: 26th.Sep.2016   (Publication)
 
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Determinants of utilization of antenatal care services by mothers: a case of Kitui district hospital Kitui county Kenya
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Maternal mortality remains a huge public health problem in Africa as a whole and Kenya is not excluded. One of the strategies to improve maternal health is the implementation and appropriate use of an...
Presentation Date: 4th.Sep.2015   (Thesis)
 
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