With the national HIV prevalence of 5.6 percent, there were an estimated 1.2 million persons ages 15 to 64 living with HIV in 2012.
Of these, approximately 106,000 were newly infected in the past year.
Kenyan adult sites
(August 2014) The 2012 Kenya AIDS Indicator Survey (KAIS) was a nationally representative population-based survey of adults and adolescents ages 15 to 64 and children ages 18 months to 14 years.
Nearly 14,000 women and men ages 15 to 64 years participated in this survey.
The information presented in this data sheet is based on the results of the adult interviews and of laboratory testing of the biological specimens.
The prevalence of HIV (proportion of HIV-infected persons among the region’s total population) varied greatly across the nine regions, with the lowest prevalence in Eastern North region, at 2.1 percent, and the highest prevalence in Nyanza region, at 15.1 percent.
Although it partially bears my name, and has some links to my own work, it is intended to be a one-hunt-hub for Kenyan poets and poetry readers, including students, and not only a self-promotion site. , which adult Kenyan poets are invited to join and participate in.
'Kenyan Poetry Catalyst' is intended to be more interactive, a place where budding poets can post work-in-progress and receive constructive group criticism from colleagues.
The Great Rift Valley is part of an intra-continental ridge system that runs through Kenya from north to south.
This site, which is a labour of love, aims to promote the writing and reading of poetry in Kenya.
It is maintained by one person, and so relies upon the input of readers.
If you wish to recommend any Kenya-relevant poetry content, please send clear details to stepartington(AT)yahoo(DOT)co(DOT)uk This site aims to celebrate and support new Kenyan poets by providing links to resources on the web and beyond - a sort of base camp from which to venture into the world of poetry, and back again.
The hope is that the widely-distributed community of Kenyan poets can drop in and find material enabling us to hone our craft, broaden our reading and share links to our completed work.