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  • Trends of Reported HIV Sexual Risk Behaviour and HIV Incidence Among Fisher Folk in Uganda Receiving Clinic-Based Routine HIV Counseling and Testing 

    Ndibazza, Juliet; Asiki, Gershim; Mulondo, Jerry; Price, Matthew Andrew; Fast, Patricia; Kamali, Anatoli; Bahemuka, Ubaldo Mushabe; Abaasa, Andrew; Ruzagira, Eugene; Kibengo, Freddie Mukasa (2009)
    HIV counseling and testing (HCT) has been shown to reduce HIV risk behaviorandis central to HIV prevention programs. We investigated risk behaviorand HIV incidenceTrendsin a fisher folkcohort on Lake Victoria, Uganda. HIV ...
  • 50 Years of Cuamm's Passion: What More Needs to be Done to Tackle Inequity? 

    Okuonzi, Sam Agatre (2004-03)
    Established over fifty years ago, CUAMM, an abbreviation for Collegio Universitario Aspiranti Medici Missionari, or University College for Aspiring Missionary Doctors is a humanitarian non-governmental organization (NGO), ...
  • Assessing Risk of HIV and Hepatitis C among People who Inject Drugs in East Africa: Findings From a Rapid Assessment 

    Platt, Lucy; Stengel, Camille; Nkurunziza, Menus; Muhangi, Denis; Byansi, Peter; Wandiembe, Peter; Busago, Andre; Bitira, David; Mundia, Bernard; Onesmus, Mlewa; Rhodes, Tim (Journal of Viral Hepatitis, 2019)
    Rapid assessment cross-sectional surveys and qualitative interviews were conducted among people who inject drugs (PWID) in Burundi and Uganda, as well as key informants working with drug users, to assess risk associated ...
  • Determining Staffing Levels and Mix of UCMB Affiliated Hospitals 

    Namaganda, Grace (Uganda Martyrs University, Department of Health Sciences, 2004-12)
    Uganda Catholic Medical Bureau (UCMB) affiliated hospitals, like many other health institutions, are stressed by limited resources and increasing costs. This calls for a need to finance the increasing costs through efficiency ...
  • Health Inequity In Uganda: The Role Of Financial And Non-Financial Barriers 

    Odaga, John (2004)
    Inequality in health is known to be rampant among different socio-economic groups, with the poor typically suffering more ill-health and facing greater economic cost of ill-health than the rich. Yet a number of other ...
  • Bhopal 20 Years on: Globalization and Corporate Responsibility 

    Murru, Maurizio (Uganda Martyrs University, Department of Health Sciences, 2004-12)
    The year 2004 marks the 20th anniversary of the worst industrial disaster in human history. Some 40 tonnes of methyl isocyanate leaked from a tank at the Union Carbide Corporation (UCC) chemical pesticide plant in Bhopal, ...
  • Reduction of User Fees in the Private-Not-For-Profit Hospitals in Uganda: Implications for Equity and Sustainability 

    Mugisha, John (Uganda Martyrs University, Department of Health Sciences, 2004-12)
    While the reduction of user fees was not seriously contested as a big step towards equity and evidence of faithfulness to their mission, many private-not-for-profit (PNFP) hospitals dragged their feet in implementing these ...
  • Export Health Workers? For Uganda, An Indecent Proposal Until… 

    Maniple, Everd (Uganda Martyrs University, Department of Health Sciences, 2004-12)
    This paper challenges the decision by the Government of Uganda to export health workers to developed countries. It argues that while the Ugandan National Health Policy emphasises strengthening the numbers of health personnel ...
  • Do Affordable Fees Really Matter? The Case of Nkozi Hospital 

    Mabirizi, David (Uganda Martyrs University, Department of Health Sciences, 2004-12)
    This paper looks at the pervasive problem of low utilisation of health units for maternal and other reproductive health services. It gives one example of how a poorly performing institution made a turn-around and, driven ...
  • Measuring Patient Satisfaction in UCMB Health Institutions 

    Lochoro, Peter (Uganda Martyrs University, Department of Health Sciences, 2004-12)
    There is growing interest to measure patient satisfaction and collect the views of patients about the services they use. Satisfaction is essential if we have to get people utilize services, comply with treatments and improve ...
  • Innovative Approaches to Community Mobilisation Forimmunisation in Maracha Health Sub District, Arua District 

    Driwale, Alfred (Uganda Martyrs University, Department of Health Sciences, 2004-12)
    For years, the vaccination coverage for the indicator doses (DPT3) in Maracha Health Sub-District (HSD) have not reached the 80% target set by the Ministry of health. The Health Sub District management team brainstormed ...
  • Inequalities in Medical Research and Development: The Case of Neglected Diseases 

    Cicciò, Luigi (Uganda Martyrs University, Department of Health Sciences, 2004-12)
    According to the World Health Report 2002, preventable or treatable infectious and parasitic diseases are the primary causes of death worldwide. The limited availability of appropriate drugs to treat these diseases is a ...
  • International Recruitment of Health Workers to the UK: A Report for DFID 

    Buchan, James; Dovlo, Delanyo (Uganda Martyrs University, Department of Health Sciences, 2004-12)
    Whilst the issue of international migration of health workers is sometimes presented as a one-way linear "brain drain", the dynamics of international mobility, migration and recruitment of health workers re complex, covering ...
  • Defining Equity in Health 

    Braveman, Paula (Uganda Martyrs University, Department of Health Sciences, 2004-12)
    For purposes of measurement and operationalisation, equity in health is the absence of systematic disparities in health (or in the major social determinants of health) between groups with different levels of underlying ...
  • Is DDT Safe? Considering Its Use For Malaria Control in Uganda 

    Tren, Richard; Urbach, Jasson; Zambone, Jennifer; Bate, Roger (Uganda Martyrs University, Department of Health Sciences, 2004-08)
    The insecticide DDT has been very successfully used for many years in malaria control programmes around the world. We assess the validity of the allegations that DDT is harmful to human health and the environment and find ...
  • The Northern Uganda War: The “Small Conflict” That Became the World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis 

    Rodriguez, Carlos (Uganda Martyrs University, Department of Health Sciences, 2004-08)
    Acholi land was once known as the breadbasket of Uganda, but it is now the poorest part of the country. More than 900,000 people (over 80%) in the districts of Gulu, Kitgum and Pader are displaced, living in camps and ...
  • Agricultural Biotechnology for Developing Countries 

    Raney, Terri (Uganda Martyrs University, Department of Health Sciences, 2004-08)
    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, in "The State of Food and Agriculture 2003-04", examines the potential of agricultural biotechnology to address the current and future needs of the world's poor ...
  • Participation in Clinical Research Could Modify Background Risk for Trial Outcome Measures 

    Ndibazza, Juliet; Abaasa, Andrew M.; Asiki, Gershim; Levin, Jonathan; Bahemuka, Ubaldo; Ruzagira, Eugene; Kibengo, Freddie M.; Mulondo, Jerry; Price, Matthew A.; Fast, Pat; Kamali, Anatoli (2014)
    Data on HIV incidence and retention are needed to inform study design of efficacy trials. However, the selection criteria and interventions during an actual clinical trial could reduce HIV incidence and thus affect the ...
  • Delivering Health Care to IDPs: Experiences and Challenges in Katakwi District 

    Onyige, T. A. (Uganda Martyrs University, Department of Health Sciences, 2004-08)
    There are two broad categories of IDPs in Katakwi district by cause; those displaced by the Karamojong rustlers and those displaced by the Lords Resistance Army (LRA) incursion. Sporadic Karamajong raids started over 50 ...
  • Planning Health Care For Internally Displaced Persons: Experiences in Uganda 

    Okware, Samuel; Bwire, Godfrey; Ogwang, Peter, Ogwal (Uganda Martyrs University, Department of Health Sciences, 2004-08)
    A significant proportion of Ugandans have at one time or another been forced to flee their homes. In 1997 alone, point prevalence revealed that 2,000,000 persons were displaced and it is estimated that currently about 1.6 ...

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