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HERBAL MEDICINE USE AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN IN MAKUENI COUNTY KENYA.
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The use of herbal medicine is becoming increasingly popular worldwide with statisticsrnshowing 65 to 80 of the worlds population using herbal medicines. In Kenya morernthan two thirds of the Kenyan po...
Publication Date: 1st.Jul.2020   (Publication)
 
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ADULT LEARNERS PERSPECTIVES ON GOING BACK TO SCHOOL
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In spite of the limited chances for re-entry of high school dropouts into the education system in Kenya learnerscan by and large access educational resources through Adult Continuing Educat...
Publication Date: 1st.Jan.2019   (Publication)
 
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INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE OF TAITA COMMUNITY IN THE USE AND CONSERVATION OF MEDICINAL PLANTS: THE CASE OF TAITA HILLS KENYA
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The Taita community is rich in indigenous knowledge regarding the use and conservation ofrndifferent plants and this knowledge has been transferred orally through the generations....
Publication Date: 29th.May.2012   (Publication)
 
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Antiplasmodial and cytotoxicity activities of some selected plants used by the Maasai community Kenya
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Malaria a preventable and curable disease causes over 1 million deaths mostly in children below the age of 5 years and 350500 million episodes of acute illness each year WHO 2006. This disease affects...
Publication Date: 3rd.Aug.2011   (Publication)
 
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Knowledge attitude and practices on eye diseases among traditional healers in Kitui District
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Before the introduction of modem medicine each African community had a way of treating various health conditions including eye diseases. Most of these practices have since changed. There are however s...
Publication Date: 30th.Jun.2007   (Publication)
 
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A metagenomics survey of microbes in febrile illness patients in Kenya
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The commonly used diagnostic platforms such as cell culture serology and PCR have a limitation of requiring a priori knowledge of the identity of the target pathogen. Unfortunately febrile illnesses h...
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Establishment of the Kenya National Cancer Registry KNCR: A system that will collate national data on cancer incidence mortality and survival
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Population-based cancer registries PBCR collect data on cancers reported in a prescribed format with specified guidelines. Population-based cancer registration represents the gold standard for the pro...
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Assessment of six plant extracts and two pyridone alkaloids from Ricinus communis against malaria vector Anopheles gambiae
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The African malaria vector Anopheles gambiae s.s. is known to feed selectively on certain plants for sugar sources. However the adaptive significance of this behaviour especially on how the extracts o...
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FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH TYPE OF HEALTH FACILITIES VISITED BY DIABETIC PATIENTS IN MOMBASA KENYA
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Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease whose current global spread has the characteristics of a pandemic type 2 is more common than type 1 worldwide. The increase in incidence of diabetes in developin...
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Title: Discovery and exploration of dual stage-active antimalarial compounds for development of Plasmodium transmission-blocking candidates
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Background: Recent research showing inefficiency of artemisinin-based chemotherapies in clearing intraerythrocytic parasite replications and suppressing Plasmodium gametocytogenesis heralds the need f...
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