Articles by Author: Jw Muchiri

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  1. A preliminary benthic macroinvertebrate index of biotic integrity (B-IBI) for monitoring the Moiben River, Lake Victoria Basin, Kenya

    A preliminary benthic macroinvertebrate index of biotic integrity (B-IBI) for monitoring the Moiben River, Lake Victoria Basin, Kenya

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    A Benthic Index of Biotic Integrity (B-IBI) was developed for the Moiben River. The index assesses effects of human disturbance on the biotic condition of stream macroinvertebrate communities. Eight stations were selected to represent different land-use types including forestry, settlement,...
  2. Macroinvertebrate assemblages as biological indicators of water quality in the Moiben River, Kenya

    Macroinvertebrate assemblages as biological indicators of water quality in the Moiben River, Kenya

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    Benthic macroinvertebrate assemblages at eight stations in the Moiben River, corresponding to different catchment land uses, were assessed in 2006 as indicators of water quality. The relative abundance per taxon, diversity index, richness index, evenness, dominance, percentage of five dominant...
  3. The Intersection of the Self and History in Kenyan Autobiographies

    The Intersection of the Self and History in Kenyan Autobiographies

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Eastern African Literary and Cultural Studies
    Life writing has increasingly become a popular genre which calls for sustained interrogation and analysis of the narratives produced. The autobiography is not only the story of the narrating subject but can be read as the history of the society...
  4. Consensus recommendations for the prevention of cervical cancer in sub-Saharan Africa

    Consensus recommendations for the prevention of cervical cancer in sub-Saharan Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Gynaecological Oncology
    Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer and the leading cause of cancer-related death in women in sub-Saharan Africa. It is estimated that more than 200 million females older than 15 years are at risk in this region. This...
  5. Impact of nutrition education on diabetes knowledge and attitudes of adults with type 2 diabetes living in a resource-limited setting in South Africa: a randomised controlled trial

    Impact of nutrition education on diabetes knowledge and attitudes of adults with type 2 diabetes living in a resource-limited setting in South Africa: a randomised controlled trial

    Objective: To evaluate the effect of a nutrition education (NE) programme on diabetes knowledge and attitudes of adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).
  6. Subjects’ experiences of a nutrition education programme: a qualitative study of adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus living in a rural resource-limited setting in South Africa

    Subjects’ experiences of a nutrition education programme: a qualitative study of adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus living in a rural resource-limited setting in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Objective: The objective of the study was to explore the views and experiences of adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus on a nutrition education programme.
  7. Political Risk and Chinese Outward Foreign Direct Investment to Africa: The Role of Foreign Aid

    Political Risk and Chinese Outward Foreign Direct Investment to Africa: The Role of Foreign Aid

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Africa Journal of Management
    We investigated the role of Chinese Aid in mitigating the political risk for Chinese outward foreign direct investment (OFDI) in Africa, especially in resource-abundant countries. Using panel data for 50 African countries that have received Chinese OFDI from 2002 to...
  8. Growing common plantation tree species in Kenya for sale of carbon and wood supply: what is the best bet?

    Growing common plantation tree species in Kenya for sale of carbon and wood supply: what is the best bet?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science
    The introduction of carbon finance as an incentive in forestry farming has a potential of increasing the amount of carbon sequestered. However, this has created a daunting task among investors in forestry to optimise the joint production of wood and...
  9. Ecological correlates of multiple sexual partnerships among adolescents and young adults in urban Cape Town: a cumulative risk factor approach

    Ecological correlates of multiple sexual partnerships among adolescents and young adults in urban Cape Town: a cumulative risk factor approach

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Studies in South Africa have reported unsafe levels of risky sexual behvaiours among adolescents and young adults, with the country reporting the highest burden of HIV/AIDS globally, as well as a high rate of teenage pregnancy. While determinants of risky...
  10. HIV risk perception and consistency in condom use among adolescents and young adults in urban Cape Town, South Africa: a cumulative risk analysis

    HIV risk perception and consistency in condom use among adolescents and young adults in urban Cape Town, South Africa: a cumulative risk analysis

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases
    Background: The relationship between HIV risk perception and consistency in the use of condoms is scarcely understood in the context of a high HIV prevalence among adolescents and young adults in urban South Africa. Methods: Using data from Cape Area...