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Prevalence and associated factors of bed bug infestations (Cimex lectularius) in lubaga division, Kampala capital city, Uganda
(open access text, 2019-04-18)
Background: There has been an increasing public health concern as a result of bed bug infestation, with devastating effects on health and quality of life in Uganda. This study provided the first community-based report on ...
Performance of Epidemic Preparedness and ResponseCommittees to Disease Outbreaks in Arua District,West Nile Region
The Epidemic Preparedness and Response Committees (EPPRCs) are at the heart of preventing outbreaks from becoming epidemics by controlling the spread. Evidence-based information regarding factors associated with the ...
Assessment of the diagnostic performance of TrueHb ® point-of-care hemometer compared with Sysmex i3 analyzer among patients at International Hospital Kampala, Uganda
(Dove Press, 2019-04-01)
Aim/Objective: To assess the diagnostic performance of TrueHb ® point-of-care (POC) hemometer compared with Sysmex i3 analyzer at International Hospital Kampala, Uganda. Materials and methods: We analyzed ethylenediami ...
Laboratory assessment of SD Bioline HIV/ Syphilis Duo Kit among pregnant women attending antenatal clinic Mayuge Health Center III, East central Uganda
(BMC Research Notes, 2019-04-25)
Objective: Efforts to dual eradication of mother-to-child transmission of human immune deficiency virus (HIV) and syphilis have improved in the previous decades. This has however been hindered by limited validation ...
The financing of stand-alone palliative Care Services in Uganda: analysis of the implications for sustainability
(BMC Palliative care, 2019-06-05)
Background: Sustainable funding is key for ensuring the quality and coverage of palliative care services. This study examined the sources of funding for stand-alone palliative care services in Uganda as well as their ...