Kenya Site

Nairobi, Kenya

Study Site:

A free standing clinic in a low income suburban settlement.

Population:

4,000,000 (Nairobi city)

Estimated HIV Prevalence in Country:

14%

[from the National AIDS/STD Control Programme report: "AIDS in Kenya: background, projections, impact and interventions." 3rd edition, 1996.]

Language:

At the study sites in Kenya and Tanzania, survey instruments and data collection forms were translated into Kiswahili and then back-translated to English to assure that the English and Kiswahili versions were equivalent. In Kenya, most surveys were conducted in Kiswahili and a number were conducted in English.

Contact:

Don Balmer, PhD
Kenya Association of Professional Counsellors
P.O. Box 39086
Nairobi, Kenya
254-256-2616 – fax
254-278-6310       - site phone
KAPC@KEN.HEALTHNET.ORG – email

Last modified: January 20, 2011