Browsing by Author "Njeru, Mercy Karimi"
A critical assessment of the WHO responsiveness tool: lessons from voluntary HIV testing and counselling services in Kenya Njeru, Mercy Karimi; Blystad, Astrid; Nyamongo, Isaac K.; Fylkesnes, Knut (BioMed Central, 2009-12-22)Background: Health, fair financing and responsiveness to the user's needs and expectations are seen as the essential objectives of health systems. Efforts have been made to conceptualise and measure responsiveness as a ...Journal article
Njeru, Mercy Karimi (The University of Bergen, 2011-06-17)Introduction: HIV/AIDS has been one of the most challenging pandemics in health and development. Sub- Saharan Africa remains the most affected region and it handles over two-thirds of the individuals infected world ...Doctoral thesis
Practicing provider-initiated HIV testing in high prevalence settings: consent concerns and missed preventive opportunities Njeru, Mercy Karimi; Blystad, Astrid; Shayo, Elizabeth H.; Nyamongo, Isaac K.; Fylkesnes, Knut (BioMed Central, 2011-04-21)Background: Counselling is considered a prerequisite for the proper handling of testing and for ensuring effective HIV preventive efforts. HIV testing services have recently been scaled up substantially with a particular ...Journal articlePeer reviewed