A prospective study assessing the effects of introducing the female condom in a sex worker population in Mombasa, Kenya

S C Thomsen1, W Ombidi2, C Toroitich-Ruto3, E L Wong1, H O Tucker1, R Homan1, N Kingola2, S Luchters2Correspondence to:
 Sarah Thomsen
 Liljeholmstorget 52, S-117 61, Stockholm, Sweden; sthomsen@fhi.org Abstract Objective: To assess the impact and costs of adding female condoms to a male condom promotion and distribution peer education program for sex workers in Mombasa, Kenya. Design: A 12 month, prospective study of […]

Quality and quantity of antenatal HIV counselling in a PMTCT program in Mombasa, Kenya

Wim Delva 1, Lillian Mutunga, Ann Quaghebeur, Marleen Temmerman Affiliation 1Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium. Wim.Delva@Ugent.be PMID: 16546777 DOI: 10.1080/09540120500456425 Abstract A recent report from a PMTCT implementation study in Mombasa, Kenya, points at an important gap between the efficacy in clinical trial circumstances and the effectiveness of PMTCT programmes when implemented in real life. Hence, the quality and quantity of antenatal […]