September 3, 2010
Camel Clinics Fight HIV in Kenya
In the remote Samburu district of northern Kenya, community-based health organizations are turning to mobile camel clinics to provide HIV/AIDS services to nomadic inhabitants, reports PlusNews. The Nomadic Communities Trust (NCT) has been using camels to reach the district with mobile clinics offering family planning, HIV testing, condoms and palliate care services. According to the 2007 Kenya AIDS Indicator Survey, Samburu’s prevalence rate stands at 6.1 percent, slightly lower than surrounding areas.
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