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  • Africa: A Continent Exiting and Entering a Century in a ‘Sick-Bay’ 

    Mataze, Owa Nduhukhire (Uganda Martyrs University, 1999)
    The paper appears in three parts, which must be read as one. Part One situates the current development crisis in Africa in the relevant theoretical and historical context. It also highlights the global context of the ...
  • Educating built environment professionals: 

    Olweny, Mark R. O.; Nshemereirwe, Connie V. (Faculty of Building Technology and Architecture, 2006)
    In 2000, the Uganda Martyrs University introduced a new built environment program, a Bachelor of Science in Building Design and Technology (BSc BDT), marking the first time a private institution had entered the field of ...
  • Urban Open Spaces in Kampala, Uganda 

    Olweny, Mark R. O.; Adule, C. (Faculty of the Built Environment, Uganda Martyrs’ University, Uganda, 2008)
    Kampala is one of the few cities in Africa arguably of African origin, having been the location of the capital of the Kingdom of Buganda - one of the largest and oldest kingdoms in the region - for close to a century ...
  • The Challenges of Managing Government-seconded Health Workers in Private Not-for-profit Health Facilities of Kibaale District, Uganda 

    Bikaitwoha, Everd Maniple; Barugahara, Peter; Mugisha, John Francis (Uganda Martyrs University Press, 2008-12)
    Private health care providers are an important component of pluralistic national health systems. In Uganda, the public-private partnership for health (PPPH) has led to the government assisting the private health sector ...
  • Factors Realated to the Uptake of Natural Family Planning by Clients of Catholic Health Units in Masaka Diocese, Uganda 

    Bikaitwoha, Everd Maniple; Nakiboneka, Catherine (Uganda Martyrs University Press, 2008-12)
    Globally and locally in Uganda, family planning (FP) is promoted to enable individuals and couples to space and limit childbirth. FP promotion is based on demographic and health concerns and basic human rights. Clients ...
  • Do Ugandan Medical Students Intend to Work in Rural Health Facilities After Training? 

    Bikaitwoha, Everd Maniple; Wandiraa, Geoffrey (Uganda Martyrs University Press, 2009-12)
    There is a persistent shortage of qualified health workers globally, but worse in developing countries, where it is even worse in rural areas than urban and peri-urban areas. Health workers refuse to be deployed in rural ...
  • Poor Understanding of Health Promotion Related to Underdeployment of Qualified Health Promoters in Uganda 

    Laing, Vivienne (Uganda Martyrs University Press, 2009-12)
    Health promotion is a relatively new field in the health sector. Having been born as a result of observed weaknesses in the implementation of primary health care (PHC) strategies, it has been slow to pick up in many ...
  • Ethical Positions in Built Environment Education 

    Olweny, Mark R. O.; Olweny, Charles L.M. (2010)
    Architecture has among its goals, to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of society. It is therefore inevitable that ethical decisions are made in the process making architecture. The perceived value of the product, ...
  • Finitely coloured ordinals 

    Mwesigye, F.; Truss, J. K (Department of Pure Mathematics, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK, 2010)
    Abstract. Two structures A and B are n-equivalent if player II has a winning strategy in the n-move Ehrenfeucht-fraïssé game on A and B. Ordinals and m-coloured ordinals are studied up to n-equivalence for various values ...
  • Determining the Unit Cost of Higher Education: 

    Olweny, Mark R. O. (2011)
    While the growth in private universities in Africa has met a pent-up demand for university education and are meeting and fulfilling a social function, the economic realities of operating a university cannot be ignored. ...
  • Preparedness for Mass Casualities of Road Traffice Crashes in Uganda 

    Bikaitwoha, Everd Maniple; Onyachia, Nathan W; Santini, Stefano (Uganda Martyrs University Press, 2011-04)
    In Uganda, increase in human and vehicular populations against a non-expanding road infrastructure, breakdown in enforcement of traffic regulations and poor vehicle quality contribute to the high rate of casualties from ...
  • Centrality of the family in the pursuit of sustainable development 

    Luswata, Albert (Uganda Martyrs University, 2012)
    The complex nature of the concept of sustainable development requires an integration of knowledge, other than basing on a particular science or model. This article widens the horizon by bringing onboard an approach based ...
  • Democracy and rural development in post-apartheid South Africa 

    Matunhu, Jephias; Nengwenkhulu, Ranwedzi (Uganda Martyrs University, 2012)
    The research addresses the contentious link between democracy and sustainable rural economic development in post-apartheid South Africa. Historically, in 1994, the democratic state in South Africa inherited a legacy of ...
  • Prospects for Africa's socioeconomic development despite marginalisation 

    Buchana, Josef Kisoga (Uganda Martyrs University, 2012)
    This paper discusses the external and internal factors hindering holistic and sustainable socioeconomic development in Africa. The factors are identified as: 1) marginalization engineered by manipulation of market forces, ...
  • Research and the future of architecture educaton in East Africa 

    Olweny, Mark R. O. (2013)
    Research in architecture education in East Africa has for the most part been presented in what can best be described as a “silo” approach, presented in a stand alone “Research Methodology” courses that are separate from ...
  • People's perception of 'New' architecture: a diaogue between the architect, the architecture and the consumer 

    Ndibwami, Alex (Faculty of the Built Environment, Uganda Martyrs University, Kampala, Uganda, 2013)
    While the design process is meant to be participatory, the limits to how many (potential) users are involved and how the design team interprets their needs is perhaps often substituted by empirical evidence, architectural ...
  • Investigating the variation in student performance in the A'level examinations in Uganda: 

    Nshemereirwe, Connie V. (University of Twente, The Netherlands, 2014)
    Student performance in the A’Level national examinations in Uganda is the main criterion for selection for higher education, particularly university. About 2000 merit-based scholarships are available annually for the best ...
  • Estimating the difficulty of A'level examination subjects in Uganda 

    Nshemereirwe, Connie V. (University of Twente, The Netherlands, 2014)
    In order to gain access to institutions of higher learning in Uganda, including universities, all students sit a national examination at the end of A’Level, the scores of which determine their selection into various ...
  • Improving the Secondary School Curriculum to Nurture Entrepreneurial Competences Among Students in Uganda 

    Lugemwa, Peter (Science Publishing Group, 2014-08-30)
    There is need to design a secondary school curriculum that will contribute to the alleviation of the unemployment problem among the youth. Such a curriculum should inculcate entrepreneurial competences in addition to other ...
  • Amnesty and Prosecution of International Humanitarian Law Violations in Uganda: 

    Kabiito, Bendicto (Journal of Development Studies, 2015)
    In continued human search for peace and justice, which are pertinent to development, post-war societies are confronted with a dilemma of either letting go of the past through legalized amnesty or embarking on comprehensive ...