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A cost-effective unna boot alternative as adjunct treatment of kaposi sarcoma in kenya

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: SCHELLASE, Ellen (Purdue University)
  • Co-author(s): Ellen Schellase
    Alex Mills
    Monica Miller
    Rakhi Karwa
    Edith Tonui
    Sonak Pastakia
    Aileen Chang
  • Abstract:

    Background

    In Africa, almost 25 million HIV diagnoses are made with 1.1 million opportunistic infection (OI) related deaths occurring annually. In Kenya, the OI Kaposi Sarcoma (KS) can be debilitating physically and psychosocially; magnifying the HIV stigma for patients. In other countries, an unna boot can be used as adjunct therapy for KS..

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Last update 4 October 2019

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