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Pre-lacteal Feeding Among Infants Within the FirstWeek of Birth in Eastern Uganda:Evidence From aHealth Facility-based Cross-sectional Study
(Research Square, 2021-05-17)
Background: Pre-lacteal feeding hinders early initiation of breastfeeding and exclusive breastfeeding butis understudied in Uganda. We examined the prevalence and factors associated with pre-lacteal feedingamong postpartum ...
Low level of tuberculosis preventive therapy incompletion among people living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus in eastern Uganda: A retrospective data review
ntroduction: In most developing countries, tuberculosis (TB) is the leading cause of mortality among people living with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (PLHIV). Uganda implements TB preventive therapy (TPT) using Isoniazid ...
Discontinuation of tuberculosis treatment among children in the Kampala Capital City Authority health facilities: a mixed-methods study
Introduction: Discontinuation of tuberculosis treatment (DTT) among children in sub-Saharan Africa is a major obstacle to effective tuberculosis (TB) control and has the potential to worsen the emergence of multi-drug resistant ...
Effect of disclosure of HIV status on patient representation and adherence to clinic visits in eastern Uganda:
(Plos One, 2021-10-19)
Background: Disclosure of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) status improves adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) and increases the chance of virological suppression and retention in care. However, information on the ...