Peninnah M Kako
Affiliation: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
- "You comfort yourself and believe in yourself": exploring lived experiences of stigma in HIV-positive Kenyan womenPeninnah M Kako
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, College of Nursing, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201 0413, USA
Issues Ment Health Nurs 34:150-7. 2013..Even though women are creative in resisting HIV-related stigma, psychological impact of stigma can hinder HIV prevention, care, treatment, and support. Interventions that empower women are critical in reducing HIV-related stigma...
- Where will this illness take me? Reactions to HIV diagnosis from women living with HIV in KenyaPeninnah M Kako
College of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 53201, USA
Health Care Women Int 32:278-99. 2011..We offer important implications for health care professionals serving women in sub-Saharan Africa from the findings of our study...
- Safety planning in focus groups of Malawian women living with HIV: helping each other deal with violence and abuseLucy Mkandawire-Valhmu
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, USA
Violence Against Women 19:1331-49. 2013..This study helps to fill a gap in the literature on the intersection between HIV and violence in women's lives. Strategies discussed by the women could form a basis for safety planning interventions for women in similar circumstances. ..
- Grappling with HIV transmission risks: narratives of rural women in eastern Kenya living with HIVPeninnah M Kako
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, College of Nursing, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 23:442-53. 2012..Implications for policy, programs, and research are discussed...
- Marriage as a risk factor for HIV: learning from the experiences of HIV-infected women in MalawiLucy Mkandawire-Valhmu
College of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, USA
Glob Public Health 8:187-201. 2013..We then review women's narratives in light of published work on HIV, and provide recommendations that would minimise the risks of HIV attendant on marriage...
- Perceptions of the character of God as narrated by East African women living with HIVLucy Mkandawire-Valhmu
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, College of Nursing, USA
J Christ Nurs 29:164-72. 2012..Fourth characteristics of God emerged that sustain the women in daily life...
- Contending with Psychological Distress in Contexts with Limited Mental Health Resources: HIV-Positive Kenyan Women's ExperiencesPeninnah M Kako
a University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, College of Nursing, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Issues Ment Health Nurs 37:2-9. 2016..This study heightens awareness of the critical value of understanding culturally relevant mental health evaluations in a limited mental health access context. ..
- Mentoring women faculty of color in nursing academia: Creating an environment that supports scholarly growth and retentionLucy Mkandawire-Valhmu
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, College of Nursing, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
Nurs Outlook 58:135-41. 2010....