Malaria remains a major health burden in many countries across Africa. For children developing severe and complicated falciparum malaria, case fatality on current treatment remains high. The highest mortality occurs in children presenting in deep coma with metabolic acidosis.
Assisted in research and review of policy and preparatory work toward formulation of first national legal framework guiding ethical biomedical research (involving human subjects) in the health sector.
The Objective of this study was to determine the epidemiological significance and the Multi Drug Resistance (MDR) pattern of species specific Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis in Nairobi using The Aga Khan University Hospital as an example.
Since acute seizures are common in children with falciparum malaria, this project aimed to determine the fraction of seizures that are attributable to malaria in a setting where a significant proportion of children with falciparum malaria parasitaemia are asymptomatic.