Joseph K Gona

Summary

Affiliation: Kenya Medical Research Institute
Country: Kenya

Publications

  1. ncbi Using participatory rural appraisal (PRA) in the identification of children with disabilities in rural Kilifi, Kenya
    Joseph K Gona
    KEMRI Wellcome Trust, Kilifi, Kenya
    Rural Remote Health 6:553. 2006
  2. ncbi Challenges and coping strategies of parents of children with autism on the Kenyan coast
    Joseph K Gona
    Centre for Geographic Research Medicine Coast, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kilifi, Kenya
    Rural Remote Health 16:3517. 2016
  3. pmc 'Everyone has a secret they keep close to their hearts': challenges faced by adolescents living with HIV infection at the Kenyan coast
    Amina Abubakar
    Centre for Geographic Medicine Coast, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kilifi, Kenya
    BMC Public Health 16:197. 2016
  4. ncbi Users' experiences of physiotherapy treatment in a semi-urban public hospital in Kenya
    Joseph K Gona
    Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kilifi, Kenya
    Rural Remote Health 13:2210. 2013
  5. pmc Identification of people with disabilities using participatory rural appraisal and key informants: a pragmatic approach with action potential promoting validity and low cost
    Joseph K Gona
    Kenya Medical Research Institute, Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, Kilifi, Kenya
    Disabil Rehabil 32:79-85. 2010
  6. pmc Parents' and professionals' perceptions on causes and treatment options for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in a multicultural context on the Kenyan Coast
    Joseph K Gona
    Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, Kenya Medical Research Institute, P O Box 230 80108, Kilifi, Kenya
    PLoS ONE 10:e0132729. 2015
  7. ncbi Severe falciparum malaria and acquired childhood language disorder
    Julie A Carter
    Neurosciences Unit, Institute of Child Health, The Wolfson Centre, London, UK
    Dev Med Child Neurol 48:51-7. 2006

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. ncbi Using participatory rural appraisal (PRA) in the identification of children with disabilities in rural Kilifi, Kenya
    Joseph K Gona
    KEMRI Wellcome Trust, Kilifi, Kenya
    Rural Remote Health 6:553. 2006
    ..Participatory rural appraisal (PRA) provides a cost-effective and efficient method that reflects the local perceptions of disability and involves local people. These factors are important for sustainability in resource-poor countries...
  2. ncbi Challenges and coping strategies of parents of children with autism on the Kenyan coast
    Joseph K Gona
    Centre for Geographic Research Medicine Coast, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kilifi, Kenya
    Rural Remote Health 16:3517. 2016
    ..In addition, parents are faced with numerous concerns, such as caring burdens, poor prognosis, and negative public attitudes. Virtually no research has been conducted in Africa on this subject...
  3. pmc 'Everyone has a secret they keep close to their hearts': challenges faced by adolescents living with HIV infection at the Kenyan coast
    Amina Abubakar
    Centre for Geographic Medicine Coast, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kilifi, Kenya
    BMC Public Health 16:197. 2016
    ..We set out to investigate psychosocial challenges faced by HIV infected adolescents on the Kenyan coast...
  4. ncbi Users' experiences of physiotherapy treatment in a semi-urban public hospital in Kenya
    Joseph K Gona
    Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kilifi, Kenya
    Rural Remote Health 13:2210. 2013
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  5. pmc Identification of people with disabilities using participatory rural appraisal and key informants: a pragmatic approach with action potential promoting validity and low cost
    Joseph K Gona
    Kenya Medical Research Institute, Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, Kilifi, Kenya
    Disabil Rehabil 32:79-85. 2010
    ..As a result, the participatory rural appraisal (PRA) and key informant (KI) approaches have been developed and increasingly used in the resource-poor countries...
  6. pmc Parents' and professionals' perceptions on causes and treatment options for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in a multicultural context on the Kenyan Coast
    Joseph K Gona
    Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, Kenya Medical Research Institute, P O Box 230 80108, Kilifi, Kenya
    PLoS ONE 10:e0132729. 2015
    ..To explore parents' and professionals' perceived causes and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) on the Kenyan Coast...
  7. ncbi Severe falciparum malaria and acquired childhood language disorder
    Julie A Carter
    Neurosciences Unit, Institute of Child Health, The Wolfson Centre, London, UK
    Dev Med Child Neurol 48:51-7. 2006
    ..04) was associated with significantly increased odds of an impairment-level score relative to the unexposed group. The results suggest that falciparum malaria is one of the most common causes of acquired language disorders in the tropics...