Causes and Effects of Poor Solid Waste Management in the Semi-urban Town of Ongata Rongai in Kenya

International Journal of Environmental and Health Sciences, Vol. 1, No. 1, Art.3, 2015 By George Gitau Chiira [Affiliation: Managing Director, Going Green on Sustainability, P.O Box, 8479-00100 – Nairobi, Kenya. Email: ggoinggreen@gmail.com] Abstract Solid Waste Management is one of the most neglected area of development in most developing and transition economies of the world. With rapid […]

Knowledge of Home Based Care of HIV and AIDS Patients in Butula Division, Kenya

International Journal of Environmental and Health Sciences, Vol. 1, No. 1, Art.2, 2015 Benard Wesonga Affiliation: Dr. Wesonga is a medical doctor currently lecturing at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST), P.O. Box 190-50100, Kakamega – Kenya Email: bwesonga@adeointl.org Abstract While Home Based Care  (HBC) of HIV/AIDS patients is predominantly gaining recognition in most of […]

Utilization, Perception and Sources of Knowledge on VCT Services among Youth in Public Diploma Colleges in Nairobi, Kenya

International Journal of Environmental and Health Sciences, <Vol. 1, No. 1, Art.1, 2014> Joyce Oloo Asuke1, Marion Mutugi2, Yeri Kombe3 1. Technical University of Kenya, P.O. Box 52428 – 00200, Nairobi – Kenya. 2. Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, P.O. Box 62,000 – 00200 Nairobi, Kenya 3. Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), P.O. […]

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

By Rufus Chesoli: Cognitive behavioral approaches are based on the fundamental principles which theorize that, individual’s emotional and behavioral responses are influenced by the individual’s cognition. CBT recognizes that individual’s cognitive processes are the primary determinants of feelings and actions, when responding to life events (McFarlane and Yehuda 2000). CBT models further explain that cognitive […]