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  • Adapting an evidence-based gender, livelihoods, and HIV prevention intervention with street-connected young people

    By admin on July 30, 2020
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    Embleton L, Di Ruggiero E, Odep Okal E, Chan AK, Logie CH, Ayuku D, Braitstein P. “Adapting an evidence-based gender, livelihoods, and HIV prevention intervention with street-connected young people in Eldoret, Kenya.” Glob Public Health. 2019 Jun 4:1-15. doi: 10.1080/17441692.2019.1625940. PMID: 31162989 Abstract: Despite being highly vulnerable to acquiring HIV, no effective evidence-based interventions (EBI) exist

  • The production and reproduction of kinship in Charitable Children’s Institutions in Uasin Gishu County, Kenya

    By admin on July 30, 2020
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    Gayapersad A, Ombok C, Kamanda A, Tarus C, Ayuku D, Braitstein P. “The production and reproduction of kinship in Charitable Children’s Institutions in Uasin Gishu County, Kenya.” Child and Youth Care Forum (2019). doi.org/10.1007/s10566-019-09506-8 Abstract: The negative impact of institutionalization on children’s development and well-being has led to a global recommendation for deinstitutionalization. In countries with weak infrastructure and family

  • HIV prevalence in young people and children living on the streets, Kenya

    By admin on July 30, 2020
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    Braitstein P, Ayuku D, DeLong A, Makori D, Sang E, Tarus C, Kamanda A, Shah P, Apondi E, Wachira J. “HIV prevalence in young people and children living on the streets, Kenya.”. Bull World Health Organ. 2019 Jan 1;97(1):33-41. doi: 10.2471/BLT.18.210211. Epub 2018 Nov 6. PMID: 30618463 Objective: To obtain an estimate of the size of, and human immunodeficiency (HIV) prevalence

  • Cost and cost-effectiveness of voluntary medical male circumcision in street-connected youth

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    Galárraga O, Shah P, Wilson-Barthes M, Ayuku D, Braitstein P. “Cost and cost-effectiveness of voluntary medical male circumcision in street-connected youth: findings from an education-based pilot intervention in Eldoret, Kenya”. AIDS Res Ther. 2018 Nov 29;15(1):24. doi: 10.1186/s12981-018-0207-x. PMID: 30497481 Abstract: Voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) is a critical component of HIV prevention. VMMC policies have achieved initial targets in

  • A pilot study of “Peer Navigators”

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    Shah P, Kibel M, Ayuku D, Lobun R, Ayieko J, Keter A, Kamanda A, Makori D, Khaema C, Ngeresa A, Embleton L, MacDonald K, Apondi E, Braitstein P. “A pilot study of “Peer Navigators” to increase uptake of HIV testing, care and treatment among street-connected children and youth in Eldoret, Kenya” AIDS and Behavior.  2018 Sep 29.doi: 10.1007/s10461-018-2276-1.