Affiliation: Kenya Medical Research Institute
- Immunization coverage and risk factors for failure to immunize within the Expanded Programme on Immunization in Kenya after introduction of new Haemophilus influenzae type b and hepatitis b virus antigensMoses Ndiritu
Wellcome Trust Kenya Medical Research Institute, Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, Kilifi, Kenya
BMC Public Health 6:132. 2006..We estimated immunization coverage before and after introduction, timeliness of vaccination and risk factors for failure to immunize in Kilifi district, Kenya...
- The incidence, aetiology and outcome of acute seizures in children admitted to a rural Kenyan district hospitalRichard Idro
Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kilifi, Kenya
BMC Pediatr 8:5. 2008..We determined the incidence, aetiological factors and the immediate outcome of seizures in a rural malaria endemic area in coastal Kenya...
- Changing trends in incidence and aetiology of childhood acute non-traumatic coma over a period of changing malaria transmission in rural coastal Kenya: a retrospective analysisSamson Gwer
Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya
BMJ Open 2:e000475. 2012..The authors conducted this study to examine change in incidence, aetiology, clinical presentation, mortality and risk factors for death in childhood non-traumatic coma over a 6-year period...
- Burden, features, and outcome of neurological involvement in acute falciparum malaria in Kenyan childrenRichard Idro
Centre for Geographic Medicine Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Research Labs, Kilifi, Kenya
JAMA 297:2232-40. 2007..Plasmodium falciparum appears to have a particular propensity to involve the brain but the burden, risk factors, and full extent of neurological involvement have not been systematically described...
- Effectiveness of Haemophilus influenzae type b Conjugate vaccine introduction into routine childhood immunization in KenyaKaren D Cowgill
Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Division of Applied Public Health Training, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
JAMA 296:671-8. 2006..Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) conjugate vaccine is not perceived as a public health priority in Africa because data on Hib disease burden and vaccine effectiveness are scarce. Hib immunization was introduced in Kenyan infants in 2001...