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  • Action learning, the tool for problem-solving in universities; 

    Bwegyeme, Jacinta (2015-03-15)
    The article presents an account of how action learning principles were implemented to alleviate complex problems in universities. It focuses on the registrars and administrators under the academic Registrar's department. ...
  • Adoption of appropriate technology in construction: A pilot study of compressed earth blocks uptake in Kamuli District – Uganda 

    Niwamara, Thomas; Ndibwami, Alex (2016)
    The use of compressed soil blocks (CSB) in the construction of housing in Uganda can be traced back to the slum upgrading projects of the early 1990’s (DCDM, 2003a; 2003b). 25 years on, the propagation of a technology ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Application of workload indicators of staffing needs (WISN) in determining health workers' requirements for Mityana general hospital, Uganda 

    Govule, Philip; Mugisha, John Francis; Katongole, Simon Peter; Bikaitwoha, Maniple Evard; Nanyingi, Miisa; Anguyo, Robert; Onzima, DDM (International Journal of Public Health Research, 2015-08-30)
    With reducing number of health workers amidst increasing disease burden, ever increasing population and limited resources, health systems are faced with challenges of providing adequate and quality health care globally. ...
  • Building vocational skills for marginalised youth in Uganda: 

    Tukundane, Cuthbert; Minnaert, Alexander (Elsevier, 2015)
    Educational exclusion leads to the marginalisation of many youth in regards to employment and other livelihood opportunities. Vocational education and training (VET) is expected to offer skills to ameliorate this situation. ...
  • The Case for an African Solution to Cybercrime: 

    Nkongho, Eno-Akpa, Rene (Uganda Martyrs University, 2016)
    Currently, Africa hosts 4 of 10 countries with the highest cybercrime levels in the world. To augment the inadequacy of municipal cyber legislations in Africa, the African Union Convention on Security in Cyberspace and ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Civic awareness and the prospects of the East African federation on the people of Uganda. 

    Tamale, M. B.; Kasujja, J. P. (Direct Research Journals Publisher, 2015-02-28)
    The thrust of the study is hinged on the investigation of civic awareness on the prospects of East African Federation in relation to the people of Uganda. The study used a cross-sectional survey design. The study used 385 ...
  • Common Medical Errors and Error Reporting Systems in Selected Hospitals of Central Uganda 

    Katongole, Simon Peter; Anguyo, Robert DDM Onzima; Nanyingi, Miisa; Nakiwala, Stella Regina (International Journal of Public Health Research, 2015-08-30)
    Medical errors are under studied in the developing world, therefore, this study set out to identify common errors committed during provision of health care and error management systems in the hospitals with reference to ...
  • Communities’ Willingness to Pay for Healthcare in Public Health Facilities of Nakasongola District, Uganda 

    Dakoye, Damali; Anguyo, Robert Onzima; Govule, Philip; Katongole, Simon Peter; Ayiko, Rogers; Nabyonga-Orem, Juliet (International Journal of Public Health Research, 2015-08-20)
    Poor countries continue to register decreasing revenue to finance health care amidst rising demand with consequently growing out of pocket expenditure on health exceeding 35% of the total health care expenditure; this ...
  • 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 ...
  • Demystifying fired clay brick: Comparative analysis of different materials for walls, with fired clay brick: 

    Ahimbisibwe, Alex; Ndibwami, Alex (PLEA, 2016)
    Low-income tropical housing in Uganda today is a complex issue that extends beyond the physical dwelling and encapsulates psychological notions, i.e. human ideals, needs, wants, aspirations, and economic ability. Rural ...
  • 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. ...
  • Development Ethics: Talking to recipients of development funds about vulnerability and human dignity 

    Kamweri, J. M. M. (International Journal of Ethics Education, 2016-05)
    The often deplorable stories of corruption, lack of transparency and accountability, raises concern that the ethical foundation for the global development initiative is yet to resonate with some recipients of development ...
  • DG 6 

    Awichi, Richard; Castela, Corine; Valero, Paola; Lott, Johnny W (2015)
    The aim of the DG was to engage participants in fruitful dialogue about the nature and roles of international co-operation in mathematics education. Mathematics education, both research and practice, is international. This ...
  • 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 ...
  • Documenting Baganda Ethno-medicine: 

    Ssozi, Leonard; Kabiito, Bendicto; Byaruhanga, Aloysius; Kanata, Willy (Journal of Applied and Advanced Research, 2016)
    The continued use of ethno-medicines among some indigenous communities in the contemporary Uganda remains as one of the clearest evidence that indigenous people do not only have close relationship with nature, but also ...
  • 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 ...