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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 ...
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, ...
To Know and to Act:
(Austin publishing Group, 2018-07-19)
Prevalence and Factors Associated with Intestinal Candidiasis among HIV Infected Clients Attending Anti-retroviral Therapy Clinic at Kisoro District Hospital, Western Uganda
(SCIENCEDOMAIN international (SDI), 2018)
Aim: To determine the prevalence and associated factors of intestinal candidiasis among people living with human immune deficiency virus (PLWHIV) attending Kisoro district Hospital in Western Uganda. Study Design: This ...
The effect of knowledge on uptake of breast cancer prevention modalities among women in Kyadondo County, Uganda
Background: Breast cancer, the third most frequent cancer of women is preventable through knowledge of breast self-examination. Of the 44% of women diagnosed with breast cancer at the Uganda Cancer Institute, only 22% ...
Socio-Ecological model factors influencing fruit and vegetable consumption among adolescents in Nakawa division, Kampala Capital City Authority, Uganda
(open access text, 2018-01-02)
There is ample evidence to assert the benefits of fruits and vegetable (F&V ) consumption towards health promotion and chronic disease prevention. Despite this, most of the population does not meet the recommendations of ...
Hematological abnormalities in HIV-antiretroviral therapy naïve clients as seen at an immune suppression syndrome clinic at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital, southwestern Uganda
(Dove Press, 2018-06-27)
Aim/objective: To assess the common hematological abnormalities among HIV-antiretroviral therapy (ART) naïve clients attending an immune suppression syndrome (ISS) clinic at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital (MRRH), ...