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To test or not: occurrence of sickle cell trait and assessment of the awareness toward its screening among patients attending Magale Health Center IV, Namisindwa District, Eastern Uganda
(Dove Press, 2018-11-21)
Purpose: To evaluate the occurrence of sickle cell trait (SCT), assess patient awareness and evaluate the performance of a sickle cell hemoglobin-S (dithionate-qualitative solubility) point- of-care test among patients ...
Perspective for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus colonization, Antibiotic Susceptibility Patterns and Risk factors for Colonization among People Living with HIV at Nyenga Hospital, Buikwe District, in Central Uganda
(open access pub, 2018-07-31)
Background: Colonization with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is recognized as an association towards development of infections that may cause of morbidity among people living with Human Immunodeficiency ...
Prevalence and factors associated with hyperglycaemia among children under-five years of age at holy innocents childrens’ hospital, mbarara district, south-western Uganda
(open access text, 2018-08-13)
Background: Childhood hyperglycaemia is a critical observation because of its links to complications ranging from prolonged hospitalisation to mortality. This study reports the prevalence, clinical patterns and factors ...
Haematological Parameters of Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Care at Nakaseke Hospital, Central Uganda
(cient periodique, 2018-12-03)
Introduction Establishment of haematological ranges is key to laboratory diagnoses and management of pregnancy-related complications. The parameters to a large extent ought to be population-based, never the less, there ...
Acceptability, perceived reliability and challenges associated with distributing HIV self-test kits to young MSM in Uganda:
(Wiley Online Library, 2019-04-01)
Introduction: HIV self-testing is a flexible, accessible and acceptable emerging technology with a particular potential to identify people living with HIV who are reluctant to interact with conventional HIV testing approaches. ...
Prevalence, morphological characterization, and associated factors of anemia among children below 5 years of age attending St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor, Gulu District, Northern Uganda
(Dove Press, 2018-10-30)
Aim/objective: The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence, severity, morphological characterization, and the associated factors of anemia among children under the age of 5 years at St. Mary’s Hospital Lacor, ...
Cross‐sectional study on the adherence to malaria guidelines in lakeshore facilities of Buyende and Kaliro districts, Uganda
(Bio Med Central, 2018-11-19)
Background: Uganda adopted the Integrated Management of Malaria (IMM) guidelines, which require testing all suspected cases of malaria prior to treatment and which have been implemented throughout the country. ...
Post - effects of obstetric fistula in Uganda;
(BMC Public Health, 2019-06-06)
Background Obstetrical fistula (OF) is a public health challenge that is among the previously neglected components of maternal health in the developing world. The condition, which in the recent past has increasingly drawn ...
To Know and to Act:
(Austin publishing Group, 2018-07-19)
Retention of HIV exposed infants in care at Arua regional referral hospital, Uganda:
(BMC Public Health, 2019-04-25)
Background: Retention of HIV Exposed Infants (HEIs) in care ensures adequate care. Data on retention of HEIs at large referral hospitals in Uganda is limited. We investigated the retention level of HEIs and associated ...