Articles by Author: Df Otieno

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  1. Vulnerability to HIV infection among Luo female adolescent orphans in Western Kenya

    Vulnerability to HIV infection among Luo female adolescent orphans in Western Kenya

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Large-scale surveys have reported that about 55% of orphans worldwide are adolescents. In Kenya, the majority of HIV-infected adolescents are females. The current study used the anthropological methods of in-depth case studies to analyse how migratory life situations of individual...
  2. Effect of logging on the Abbott's Starling (<em>Pholia femoralis</em>) population in Kikuyu escarpment forest, Kenya

    Effect of logging on the Abbott's Starling (<em>Pholia femoralis</em>) population in Kikuyu escarpment forest, Kenya

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Human encroachment continues to degrade highland forests. Abbott's Starling (Pholia femoralis) is a little-known Eastern African endemic frugivore restricted to highland forest canopy at altitudes of 1 800–2 600m. It occurs patchily within its restricted range of about 5 100km2,...
  3. Ecosystem-specific water quality indices

    Ecosystem-specific water quality indices

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    The water quality index (WQI) has emerged as a central tool for analysing and reporting quality trends since 1965. It provides a better overview of water quality variability in a catchment than conventional monitoring programmes that use individual variables. Since...
  4. The Effect of Cutting Management on the Fodder Yields of a Mixed Crop of Calliandra and Napier Grass

    The Effect of Cutting Management on the Fodder Yields of a Mixed Crop of Calliandra and Napier Grass

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal
    A field experiment was established to study the effect of cutting management on the fodder yields of a mixed crop of calliandra (Calliandra calothyrsus) and Napier grass (Pennisetum purpureum). Seven treatments were laid out as hedgerows in a randomized complete...
  5. Experiences along the HIV care continuum: perspectives of Kenyan adolescents and caregivers

    Experiences along the HIV care continuum: perspectives of Kenyan adolescents and caregivers

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    To be effective, HIV programmes should be responsive to the unique needs of diverse groups of infected adolescents. We highlight a range of adolescent perspectives on HIV services, including those who acquired HIV perinatally or sexually and those who were...
  6. Community perceptions and personal accounts of HIV discordance in rural western Kenya

    Community perceptions and personal accounts of HIV discordance in rural western Kenya

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Among HIV-discordant couples, the literature is sparse regarding issues related to stigma, relationships and coping. Objectives were to explore: 1) perceptions about discordant HIV status; 2) understanding of HIV discordancy; 3) effects of discordancy on couples; and 4) adaptation and...
  7. Genetic diversity of endangered sandalwood (<em>Osyris lanceolata</em>) populations in Kenya using ISSR molecular markers

    Genetic diversity of endangered sandalwood (<em>Osyris lanceolata</em>) populations in Kenya using ISSR molecular markers

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal
    Osyris lanceolata is an evergreen, drought tolerant tropical African tree species belonging to the family Santalaceae. It is endangered, owing to overexploitation for its essential oil used in cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries. The study aimed at determining: (1) the genetic...