Recent Submissions

  • Barriers and motivators to participation in hand washing promotion programs at household level among refugees in Rhino Settlement, Arua District - Uganda 

    Namara, Frank; Omona, Kizito; Mbabazi, Scovia (Taylor and Francis, 2020-05)
    Introduction: The major aim of hand washing promotion programs is to persuade people to change their behaviour to reduce high-risk hygiene practices and use. Unfortunately, in a refugee setting, there is a dearth of ...
  • Uganda’s experience in Ebola virus disease outbreak preparedness, 2018–2019 

    Aceng, Jane Ruth; Ario, Alex R.; Muruta, Allan N.; Makumbi, Issa; Nanyunja, Miriam; Komakech, Innocent; Bakainaga, Andrew N.; Talisuna, Ambrose O.; Mwesigye, Collins; Mpairwe, Allan M.; Tusiime, Jayne B.; Lali, William Z.; Katushabe, Edson; Ocom, Felix; Kaggwa, Mugagga; Bongomin, Bodo; Kasule, Hafisa; Mwoga, Joseph N.; Sensasi, Benjamin; Mwebembezi, Edmund; Katureebe, Charles; Sentumbwe, Olive; Nalwadda, Rita; Mbaka, Paul; Fatunmbi, Bayo S.; Nakiire, Lydia; Lamorde, Mohammed; Walwema, Richard; Kambugu, Andrew; Nanyondo, Judith; Okware, Solome; Ahabwe, Peter B.; Nabukenya, Immaculate; Kayiwa, Joshua; Wetaka, Milton M.; Kyazze, Simon; Kwesiga, Benon; Kadobera, Daniel; Bulage, Lilian; Nanziri, Carol; Monje, Fred; Aliddeki, Dativa M.; Ntono, Vivian; Gonahasa, Doreen; Nabatanzi, Sandra; Nsereko, Godfrey; Nakinsige, Anne; Mabumba, Eldard; Lubwama, Bernard; Sekamatte, Musa; Kibuule, Michael; Muwanguzi, David; Amone, Jackson; Upenytho, George D.; Driwale, Alfred; Seru, Morries; Sebisubi, Fred; Akello, Harriet; Kabanda, Richard; Mutengeki, David K.; Bakyaita, Tabley; Serwanjja, Vivian N.; Okwi, Richard; Okiria, Jude; Ainebyoona, Emmanuel; Opar, Bernard T.; Mimbe, Derrick; Kyabaggu, Denis; Ayebazibwe, Chrisostom; Sentumbwe, Juliet; Mwanja, Moses; Ndumu, Deo B.; Bwogi, Josephine; Balinandi, Stephen; Nyakarahuka, Luke; Tumusiime, Alex; Kyondo, Jackson; Mulei, Sophia; Lutwama, Julius; Kaleebu, Pontiano; Kagirita, Atek; Nabadda, Susan; Oumo, Peter; Lukwago, Robinah; Kasozi, Julius; Masylukov, Oleh; Kyobe, Henry Bosa; Berdaga, Viorica; Lwanga, Miriam; Opio, Joe C.; Matseketse, David; Eyul, James; Oteba, Martin O.; Bukirwa, Hasifa; Bulya, Nulu; Masiira, Ben; Kihembo, Christine; Ohuabunwo, Chima; Antara, Simon N.; Owembabazi, Wilberforce; Okot, Paul B.; Okwera, Josephine; Amoros, Isabelle; Kajja, Victoria; Mukunda, Basnet S.; Sorela, Isabel; Adams, Gregory; Shoemaker, Trevor; Klena, John D.; Taboy, Celine H.; Ward, Sarah E.; Merrill, Rebecca D.; Carter, Rosalind J.; Harris, Julie R.; Banage, Flora; Nsibambi, Thomas; Ojwang, Joseph; Kasule, Juliet N.; Stowell, Dan F.; Brown, Vance R.; Zhu, Bao-Ping; Homsy, Jaco; Nelson, Lisa J.; Tusiime, Patrick K.; Olaro, Charles; Mwebesa, Henry G.; Woldemariam, Yonas Tegegn (BMC, 2020)
    Since the declaration of the 10th Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in DRC on 1st Aug 2018, several neighboring countries have been developing and implementing preparedness efforts to prevent EVD cross-border transmission ...
  • Challenges to Ebola preparedness during an ongoing outbreak: An analysis of borderland livelihoods and trust in Uganda 

    Schmidt-SaneI, Megan M.; Nielsen, Jannie O.; Chikombero, Mandi; Lubowa, Douglas; Lwanga, Miriam; Gamusi, Jonathan; Kabanda, Richard; Kaawa-Mafigiri, David (PLoS ONE, 2020-03-26)
    Ebola Virus Disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was declared a public health emergency of international concern on July 17, 2019. The first case to cross the border into Uganda in June 2019 demonstrates the ...
  • Involvement of Parents in Sexuality and Reproductive Health Education of Adolescents and Associated Factors in Hoima Municipality, Uganda 

    Kizito, Omona; Mugumya, Ivan (Texila American University,, 2020)
    Many adolescents often lack strong and stable relationships with their parents to openly discuss reproductive health concerns. Parents often have the power to guide children’s development in sexual health matters, ...
  • Factors that Led to Third Delays in the Management of Obstetric Emergencies in Midigo Health Centre IV - Yumbe District, Uganda 

    Kizito, Omona; Nyeta, Storia (Texila American University,, 2020)
    The third delay is the delay in receiving adequate and appropriate treatment at the healthcare facility by mothers during and after pregnancy. A number of factors are attributable to this delay. The aim of this study was ...
  • The Prevalence and Determinants of Stunting among Children 6 - 59 Months of Age in One of the Sub-Counties in the Rwenzori Sub-Region, Western Uganda 

    Masereka, Enos Mirembe; Kiconco, Arthur; Katsomyo, Edson (Scientific Research Publishing Inc, 2020-03-24)
    Introduction: Despite being referred to as one of the country’s “food baskets”, 41% of children, 6 - 59 months of age in the Rwenzori sub-region, Western Uganda are stunted. Stunting is a form of chronic malnutrition in ...
  • Validity of Modified Early Obstetric Warning System (Meows) In Low Resource Setting: A Case of St. Francis Hospital Nsambya, Kampala, Uganda 

    Kizito, Omona (Texila International Journal of Clinical Research, 2018-06)
    Globally every day, about 830 women die due to complications of pregnancy and child birth. Of these deaths, 99% occur in low-resource settings, and most could be prevented. Use of Modified Early Obstetric Warning System ...
  • Improving Community Sanitation and Hygiene Performance in Kerwa Sub County through the Application of Statistical Thinking 

    Kizito, Omona (Texila International Journal of Public Health, 2018-02)
    Sanitation refers to the provision of facilities and services for the safe disposal of human urine and faeces whereas Hygiene is a set of personal practices that contribute to good health. It includes things like hand-washing, ...
  • Third Delays in the Management of Obstetric Emergencies: A Qualitative Study of Arua Regional Referral Hospital - Uganda 

    Kizito, Omona (Texila International Journal of Medicine, 2018)
    The third delay is the delay in receiving adequate and appropriate treatment at the healthcare facility by mothers during and after pregnancy. Many factors attribute to this; shortage of staff, insufficient training, ...
  • Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Medical Incident Reporting Among Healthcare Professionals: A Study of Midigo Health Centre IV 

    Kizito, Omona (Texila International Journal of Medicine, 2016-12)
    Medical incident reporting is a key tool for improving patient safety in healthcare, hence improved quality of care. The better the knowledge, attitude and practice of this concept, the better the quality of care. The ...
  • Patients and Health Workers’ Engagement in Patient Safety in Healthcare in Kitgum General Hospital 

    Kizito, Omona (E-international Journals of Academic and Scientific Research, 2015)
    The delivery of health care is known to involve potential safety risks for the patients who are supposed to benefit from medical treatment and care. Over the years, efforts have been put in place to reduce the occurrence ...
  • Determinants of occupational injuries among building construction workers in Kampala City, Uganda 

    Kiconco, Arthur; Ruhinda, Nathan; Halage, Abdullah Ali; Watya, Stephen; Bazeyo, William; Ssempebwa, John C.; Byonanebye, Joseph (BMC Public Health, 2019-11-04)
    Abstract Background: Globally, about 1000 people die and close to 860,000 people sustain injury at work daily. Injury prevention and control require contextual evidence, although most studies in Uganda have focused on ...
  • Development of HMIS in poor countries: Uganda as a case study 

    Kintu, Peter; Nanyunja, Miriam; Nzabanita, Amos; Magoola, Ruth (Uganda Martyrs University Press, 2005-04)
    Planning, monitoring and evaluation of healthcare programmes provides a strong foundation for the realisation of quality health service delivery systems. This involves regular collection, analysis and interpretation of ...
  • The health situation at Awer internally displaced persons' camp - Gulu district, Uganda 

    Komakech, Innocent (Uganda Martyrs University Press, 2005-04)
    Uganda's close to 2 decades long conflict has led to a humiliating humanitarian situation in the IDP camps created by the government. A senior UN official, Jan Egeland described the humanitarian situation as 'the worst in ...
  • Financial implications of scaling up antiretroviral programs in Uganda and Senegal 

    kyomuhangi, Lennie S.B. (Uganda Martyrs University Press, 2005-04)
    Uganda's HIV prevalence is currently estimated at about 6% while that of Senegal is at about 1.5%. Currently, an estimated 1.2 million and 83,000 are living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda and Senegal respectively (UNAIDS 2004). ...
  • Using HMIS for monitoring and planning: the experience of Uganda catholic medical bureau 

    Mandelli, Andrea; Giusti, Daniele (Uganda Martyrs University Press, 2005-04)
    Uganda has been successful in implementing the national "Health Management Information System" (HMIS). This is attributed to the combined efforts of different providers operating jointly in the health system. Disease ...
  • HIV/AIDS in an established market economy: the case of Italy 

    Manfrin, Vinicio; Franzetti, Marzia (Uganda Martyrs University Press, 2005-04)
    At the beginning of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Italy, needle sharing among Intravenous Drug Users (IVDUs) was the principal mechanism of transmission of HIV. After an initial burst of the epidemic, the incidence declined ...
  • Evaluating HIV testing algorithms for research, diagnosis and surveillance 

    Massimo, Fabiani; Nattabi, Barbara; Biryahwaho, Benon; Ouma, Jacob; Ninci, Antonella; Declich, Silvia (Uganda Martyrs University Press, 2005-04)
    The objective of the study was to evaluate the validity of the HIV testing algorithms used at St. Mary's Hospital Lacor (Gulu district, North Uganda) for research, diagnosis and surveillance. The validity of a new testing ...
  • What do these nuns want in our hospital? How stakeholders perceive religious sisters in Uganda 

    Najjuka, Justina Liliana Lucy Geraldine (Uganda Martyrs University Press, 2005-04)
    The Church in general claims a role in the provision of health care, being to continue the healing mission of Christ. However, the role of religious congregations in that mission has not been investigated in Uganda. Many ...
  • ART in Uganda Catholic Church health facilities: opportunities and challenges. 

    Orach, Sam Orochi (Uganda Martyrs University Press, 2005-04)
    Uganda Government plans to scale up access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) through the involvement of all stakeholders including public, private, Non-governmental organizations, Private-not-for-profit providers etc. based ...

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