Category: Kenya

Our Research in Kenya: Finding Ways to Improve HIV Treatment Access and Outcomes

This week, as scientists and public health partners meet at the International AIDS Society (AIDS 2012) meeting in Washington, D.C., one of the key challenges for the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is to continue to increase the numbers of individuals on antiretroviral therapy (ART) while making sure that those who are Read More >

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How do we get to zero from here?

Tens of thousands of children’s lives have been saved in Africa, largely thanks to the rapid scale-up of four safe, effective malaria interventions―made possible by dramatically increased funding starting in the early 2000s.  Still, too many children are dying―about one every minute―and the fight against malaria is far from over.  Worldwide an estimated 655,000 people Read More >

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The Man Who Calls the Shots: Tabu Collins

CDC-Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya Recently I had the opportunity to speak with Tabu Collins, a Medical Epidemiologist for the Kenyan Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation (MOPHS). Tabu told me about his journey to becoming an epidemiologist and the public health challenges and successes in Kenya. Every day he sees the power of vaccines, not only Read More >

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