Articles by Author: Hellen Kutima

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  1. Varroa mites, viruses and bacteria incidences in Kenyan domesticated honeybee colonies

    Varroa mites, viruses and bacteria incidences in Kenyan domesticated honeybee colonies

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal
    Varroa mite (Varroa destructor Anderson and Trueman) is a major global threat to the western honey bee (Apis mellifera L.). The ectoparasite has been implicated in the spread of honeybee viruses. Beekeeping plays a major role in transmission of the...
  2. Breaching cultural silence: enhancing resilience among Ugandan orphans

    Breaching cultural silence: enhancing resilience among Ugandan orphans

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Cultural silence is frequently the outcome of deep-seated taboos regarding adults talking to children about sex and death. This paper examines the impact of cultural silence on the resilience of children orphaned by AIDS in Uganda. Cultural silence is often...
  3. Assessment of HIV-positive in-patients using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, Johannesburg

    Assessment of HIV-positive in-patients using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, Johannesburg

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) short-version checklist was used to assess the impairments, activity limitations and participation restrictions experienced by a sample of HIV-positive in-patients admitted to Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa. Laboratory...
  4. Parental mediation of adolescent media use and demographic factors as predictors of Kenyan high school students’ exposure to sexual content in television

    Parental mediation of adolescent media use and demographic factors as predictors of Kenyan high school students’ exposure to sexual content in television

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Research in Western nations suggests that parents’ involvement in their children's media use can make a difference in how adolescents select, process and respond to sexual television messages. Little or no published research has investigated this issue in sub-Saharan Africa,...
  5. HIV-related disabilities: an extra burden to HIV and AIDS healthcare workers?

    HIV-related disabilities: an extra burden to HIV and AIDS healthcare workers?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Background: Healthcare workers have been at the forefront of dealing with the impact of HIV and AIDS at all stages of the pandemic. This brings new challenges to include disability into HIV care. However, the implications for healthcare workers in...
  6. Boosting Milk Production and Income for Farm Families: The Adoption of <em>Calliandra Calothyrsus</em> as a Fodder Tree in Embu District, Kenya

    Boosting Milk Production and Income for Farm Families: The Adoption of <em>Calliandra Calothyrsus</em> as a Fodder Tree in Embu District, Kenya

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal
    The paper highlights the importance of accounting for socio-economic issues in agroforestry extension. It raises questions about how socio-economic issues can be institutionalised into forestry extension approaches. Forestry extension aims to assist people to improve their socio-economic livelihoods and welfare,...
  7. Home-based rehabilitation interventions for adults living with HIV: a scoping review

    Home-based rehabilitation interventions for adults living with HIV: a scoping review

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Home-based rehabilitation (HBR) has been shown to improve the lives of people living with a wide range of chronic diseases in resource-rich settings. This may also be a particularly effective strategy in resource-poor settings, where access to institution-based rehabilitation is...
  8. The relationship between Nairobi adolescents’ media use and their sexual beliefs and attitudes

    The relationship between Nairobi adolescents’ media use and their sexual beliefs and attitudes

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa are at risk for contracting HIV. Although media campaigns have educated the population as a whole, few studies are available about the time sub-Saharan African youth spend listening to and viewing sexual messages via the entertainment...