Elizabeth W Kimani-Murage

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Publications

  1. pmc Nutritional status and HIV in rural South African children
    Elizabeth W Kimani-Murage
    MRC Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit Agincourt, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
    BMC Pediatr 11:23. 2011
  2. pmc "It's my secret": barriers to paediatric HIV treatment in a poor rural South African setting
    E W Kimani-Murage
    African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya
    AIDS Care 25:744-7. 2013
  3. pmc Exploring the paradox: double burden of malnutrition in rural South Africa
    Elizabeth W Kimani-Murage
    African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya
    Glob Health Action 6:19249. 2013
  4. doi request reprint 'You opened our eyes': care-giving after learning a child's positive HIV status in rural South Africa
    Elizabeth W Kimani-Murage
    MRC Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit Agincourt, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
    Health Soc Care Community 18:264-71. 2010
  5. pmc Predictors of adolescent weight status and central obesity in rural South Africa
    Elizabeth W Kimani-Murage
    MRC Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit Agincourt, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Public Health Nutr 14:1114-22. 2011
  6. pmc Food security and nutritional outcomes among urban poor orphans in Nairobi, Kenya
    Elizabeth W Kimani-Murage
    African Population and Health Research Center, PO Box 10787, 00100 Nairobi, Kenya
    J Urban Health 88:S282-97. 2011
  7. pmc Patterns and determinants of breastfeeding and complementary feeding practices in urban informal settlements, Nairobi Kenya
    Elizabeth W Kimani-Murage
    African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya
    BMC Public Health 11:396. 2011
  8. pmc The prevalence of stunting, overweight and obesity, and metabolic disease risk in rural South African children
    Elizabeth W Kimani-Murage
    MRC Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit Agincourt, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 10:158. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Factors affecting actualisation of the WHO breastfeeding recommendations in urban poor settings in Kenya
    Elizabeth W Kimani-Murage
    African Population and Health Research Center APHRC, Nairobi, Kenya
    Matern Child Nutr 11:314-32. 2015
  10. doi request reprint Feasibility and effectiveness of the baby friendly community initiative in rural Kenya: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Elizabeth W Kimani-Murage
    African Population and Health Research Centre APHRC, APHRC Campus, Kirawa Road, Off PeponiRoad, P O Box 10787, 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
    Trials 16:431. 2015

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Publications12

  1. pmc Nutritional status and HIV in rural South African children
    Elizabeth W Kimani-Murage
    MRC Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit Agincourt, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
    BMC Pediatr 11:23. 2011
    ..This study describes HIV prevalence in children, patterns of malnutrition by HIV status and determinants of nutritional status...
  2. pmc "It's my secret": barriers to paediatric HIV treatment in a poor rural South African setting
    E W Kimani-Murage
    African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya
    AIDS Care 25:744-7. 2013
    ..However, this study only provides the perspective of the caregivers; further studies with health care providers are needed to gain a fuller picture for appropriate policy and practice guidance...
  3. pmc Exploring the paradox: double burden of malnutrition in rural South Africa
    Elizabeth W Kimani-Murage
    African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya
    Glob Health Action 6:19249. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint 'You opened our eyes': care-giving after learning a child's positive HIV status in rural South Africa
    Elizabeth W Kimani-Murage
    MRC Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit Agincourt, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
    Health Soc Care Community 18:264-71. 2010
    ..The results indicate an opportunity for paediatric HIV screening in communities with high HIV prevalence. This would facilitate early uptake of available interventions, so enhancing the survival of HIV positive children...
  5. pmc Predictors of adolescent weight status and central obesity in rural South Africa
    Elizabeth W Kimani-Murage
    MRC Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit Agincourt, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Public Health Nutr 14:1114-22. 2011
    ..To investigate predictors of adolescent obesity in rural South Africa...
  6. pmc Food security and nutritional outcomes among urban poor orphans in Nairobi, Kenya
    Elizabeth W Kimani-Murage
    African Population and Health Research Center, PO Box 10787, 00100 Nairobi, Kenya
    J Urban Health 88:S282-97. 2011
    ..This study provides useful insights to inform policies and practice to identify target groups and intervention programs to improve the welfare of orphans and vulnerable children living in urban poor communities...
  7. pmc Patterns and determinants of breastfeeding and complementary feeding practices in urban informal settlements, Nairobi Kenya
    Elizabeth W Kimani-Murage
    African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya
    BMC Public Health 11:396. 2011
    ..Little evidence exists on breastfeeding and infant feeding practices in urban slums in sub-Saharan Africa. Our aim was to assess breastfeeding and infant feeding practices in Nairobi slums with reference to WHO recommendations...
  8. pmc The prevalence of stunting, overweight and obesity, and metabolic disease risk in rural South African children
    Elizabeth W Kimani-Murage
    MRC Wits Rural Public Health and Health Transitions Research Unit Agincourt, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 10:158. 2010
    ..This study aimed to investigate the prevalence and patterns of stunting and overweight/obesity, and hence risk for metabolic disease, in a group of children and adolescents in rural South Africa...
  9. doi request reprint Factors affecting actualisation of the WHO breastfeeding recommendations in urban poor settings in Kenya
    Elizabeth W Kimani-Murage
    African Population and Health Research Center APHRC, Nairobi, Kenya
    Matern Child Nutr 11:314-32. 2015
    ..Macro-level policies and interventions that consider the ecological setting are needed. ..
  10. doi request reprint Feasibility and effectiveness of the baby friendly community initiative in rural Kenya: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Elizabeth W Kimani-Murage
    African Population and Health Research Centre APHRC, APHRC Campus, Kirawa Road, Off PeponiRoad, P O Box 10787, 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
    Trials 16:431. 2015
    ....
  11. pmc Effectiveness of personalised, home-based nutritional counselling on infant feeding practices, morbidity and nutritional outcomes among infants in Nairobi slums: study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Elizabeth W Kimani-Murage
    African Population and Health Research Center APHRC, P, O, 10787, 00100 Nairobi, Kenya
    Trials 14:445. 2013
    ..We propose to test the effectiveness of a home-based intervention on infant feeding practices, nutrition and health outcomes of infants born in two slums in Nairobi, Kenya...
  12. doi request reprint Evidence of a Double Burden of Malnutrition in Urban Poor Settings in Nairobi, Kenya
    Elizabeth W Kimani-Murage
    African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya
    PLoS ONE 10:e0129943. 2015
    ..We explore the coexistence of over and under- nutrition at the neighborhood and household level, in an urban poor setting in Nairobi, Kenya...