ICRH Kenya

INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH -KENYA

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HIV/AIDS prevention (IMPACT) project

Team members:

Temmerman M;Hawken M;Kingola N; Nyasani N; Gichuru E; Muindi M; Mwakiridia M; Mwayuli G; Mwendar G; Nderitu JNgao S; Nyanumba W; Onyimbi D; Rinyiru A; Sugal O; Syengo M; Wangari L; Baya L; Inyingi E; Karanja A; Mbete B; Mutungi M


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Integration of STI in Family Planning

Team members:

Wouter Arrazola de Onate; Patricia Claeys; Marleen Temmerman;

OBJECTIVES

To improve the integration of the management of sexually transmitted infections and HIV in family planning programs in China by the development of a model to include the curative and preventive management

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STI Syndromic approach (Concerted Action)

Team members:

Brigitte De Hulsters; Wouter Arrazola de Onate; Kathia van Egmond; Patricia Claeys; Marleen Temmerman

PARTNERS

Edward Kirumira, Makerere University, Uganda
Robin Broadhead, University of Malawi, Malawi
Avertino Barreto, University of Eduardo Mondlane, Mozambique
Job Bwayo, University of Nairobi, Kenya
Paulo

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Use of nevirapine to reduce MTCT of HIV in a real-life situation

Team members:

Ann Quaghebeur; Fabian Mwanyumba; Patricia Claeys; Marleen Temmerman;

PARTNERS

Coast Provincial General Hospital, Mombasa, Kenya

OBJECTIVES 

To assess the feasibility, acceptability and cost-effectiveness of te his easy-to-use regimen in a ‘real life’ situation.

METHODS

The HIVNET012

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Syphilis guidelines

Team members:

Ludwig De Naeyer L; Marleen Temmerman;

OBJECTIVES

To revise a draft WHO document that was written as a programme guide, focusing on strategies and programme components.

METHODS

This document was reorganised and expanded, a more technical component was

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Diaphragm study

Team members:

Fabian Mwanyumba; Mark Hawken; Kishor Mandaliya; Marleen Temmerman;

OBJECTIVES
Main objective:

to assess acceptability of, compliance with, and effectiveness of the diaphragm and cervical caps in a population of high-risk women

Specific objectives:

To study the acceptability of

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Control and Prevention of STD and HIV in Kenya

OBJECTIVES

To reduce the sexual transmission of HIV infection and STI and to decrease the complications of STI.

METHODS 

Improving service delivery in the field of STI, both curative and preventive in public health care facilities;
Enhancing the level of knowledge concerning HIV/AIDS/STI of health care workers

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Intervention study to reduce Mother-to-child transmission of HIV

Team members:

Philippe Gaillard; Fabian Mwanyumba; Patricia Claeys, Marleen Temmerman;

OBJECTIVES

To examine whether the intervention strategy of vaginal cleansing with a diluted chlorhexidine solution during labour can reduce the risk of transmission of HIV infection from mother-to-child
To acquire a better

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