Publicizing the Private: Femini st Locution in Taarab Songs and performance

Scholars have for long deliberated and debated what is truly public and private in the articulation of feminist agendas in the world of Kiswahili artistic compositions. This is true for the various written literary texts in all genres as well as the diverse strands of taarab music/poetry compositions.

Roles Of Medical Educators In The Advancement Of Health Professions

Health care professionals are absorbed daily in the practices of their professional areas of specialization. Pediatricians, for example spend most of their time catering to the needs of children, while nurses, pharmacists and dentists in their own areas. Medical Educators, however, spend their time catering to the educational needs of all health care professionals, whatever their specialization. A recent area of concern in the medical education curricula has been the inclusion of the topic

Eastern Africa Health Professional Educators’ Association Conference

A total of six participants from PRIME- K presented abstracts at the Eastern Africa Health Professional Educators’ Association (EAHPEA) held in Kampala on June 11-13, 2014 at Africana Hotel. The six participants were the 5 PRIME – K participants (Dr. Minnie Kibore, Collins Owek, Raphael Kinuthia Wycliffe Ndege and Susan Wanja) and a seed recipient from Kenyatta University, Mary Mururi. The theme of conference of the conference was "Strengthening Systems for Health Professionals' Education. " All the six prime-k members who participated in the conference registered as members of the EAHPEA.

3rd International Scientific Conference - Conference Announcement and Call for Abstracts

The College of Health Sciences of the University of Nairobi is the leading tertiary healthcare training center in Kenya and the East Africa region. It was created in 1985 and has its origin in the Faculty of Medicine which was established in 1967. Since its establishment, the College has registered tremendous growth and expansion to become a complex entity. Currently, it consists of Schools of Medicine with 13 departments, Pharmacy (1995) with three departments, Dental Sciences (1995) with four departments, Nursing Sciences (2004) and Public Health (2010).

Spatial epidemiology and predictive modelling of Rift valley fever in Garissa county, Kenya

Rift Valley fever (RVF) is an emerging arboviral zoonotic disease of domesticated
livestock that causes disease in humans and has significant socio-economic impacts. In
domestic ruminants, RVF causes abortions in females and high mortality rates in newborns.
In humans, the disease begins with mild to acute febrile illness, and may progress
to a severe haemorrhagic syndrome. Kenya has experienced two major outbreaks in the
last 20 years; the 1997 outbreak that resulted in 89,000 human infections and 170

The structure and performance of the delivery systems for Tsetse and Trypanosomosis control inputs and services in Kenya

This study alms at Identifying the existing institutional framework involved in the delivery
of tsetse and trypanosomosis control inputs and services in Kenya with a view to determining
whether efficiency exists or not in the marketing system. The study also aims at identifying the
appropriate institutional framework that enhances efficiency in the marketing system for delivery
of these control inputs.
The marketing structure is analysed by 100k111gat the market share of the first four and first

Knowledge, Attitudes And Practices Regarding Anthrax Among Community Members, Health And Veterinary Workers In Maragua, Kenya

Background: Several outbreaks of anthrax in animals and humans have been reported in Maragua Sub-county of Murang’a County in the recent times. There is paucity of information on knowledge, attitudes and practices among this community regarding anthrax. A study was therefore conducted to assess knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding anthrax to provide baseline information to design interventions.

The prevalence and risk factors for hydatidosis in man, sheep and goats in northwesternTurkana district, Kenya

Hydatidosis is a cyclo-zoonotic disease caused by larval stages of the parasitic tapeworms
of the genus Echinococcus. The disease is a public health importance among the Turkana
pastoral community. The previous estimates of hydatidosis prevalence in livestock in
northern Turkana have recorded inconsistent estimates over time because they depended
on slaughter-house data. The socioeconomic aspects of hydatidosis including knowledge,
attitudes and practices (KAP) that favour the transmission of the disease in endemic setting

Lessons on the relationship between livestock husbandry and biodiversity from the Kenya Long-term Exclosure Experiment (KLEE)

AbstractAlthough livestock and wildlife share most of their ranges worldwide, little controlled experimental research has been done on their interactions. Since 1995 we have been manipulating the presence of cattle and large wild ungulates in a Kenyan savanna rangeland in order to better understand the nature of competition and coexistence between these two guilds of herbivores and how they affect biodiversity.

Livestock Farmers’ Perception on Generation of Cattle Wastebased Biogas Methane: the Case of Embu West District, Kenya

Perception of livestock farmers on the generation of cattle waste-based biogas methane was evaluated in this
study. The study was carried out in Embu West district in Kenya. A random sampling technique was used to
gather information related to farmers’ perception and the data collected with the help of self designed
questionnaires and face to face interviews. In the study, 92.9% of the one hundred and fifty six (156) livestock
farmers practiced zero-grazing and only fourteen (9%) of them had installed biogas digesters in their farms. Chi


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