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    • 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 ...
    • Assessing the external validity of a randomized controlled trial of anthelminthics in mothers and their children in Entebbe, Uganda 

      Millard, James D; Muhangi, Lawrence; Sewankambo, Moses; Ndibazza, Juliet; Elliott, Alison M; Webb, Emily L (BioMed Central, 2014)
      The ‘external validity’ of randomized controlled trials is an important measure of quality, but is often not formally assessed. Trials concerning mass drug administration for helminth control are likely to guide public health ...
    • Association between malaria exposure and Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpes virus seropositivity in Uganda 

      Nalwoga, Angela; Cose, Stephen; Wakeham, Katie; Miley, Wendell; Ndibazza, Juliet; Drakeley, Christopher; Elliott, Alison M; Whitby, Denise; Newton, Robert (John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2015)
      Objective: Unlike other herpes viruses, Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpes virus (KSHV) is not ubiquitous worldwide and is most prevalent in sub-Saharan Africa. The reasons for this are unclear. As part of a wider investigation ...
    • Cancer Risk Studies and Priority Areas for Cancer Risk Appraisal in Uganda 

      Jatho, Alfred; Thang Tran, Binh; Marcos Cambia, Jansen; Nanyingi, Miisa; Mugume Mugisha, Noleb (Annals of Global Health, 2020)
      Research into aetiologies and prevention of the commonest cancers and implementation of primary and secondary prevention can reduce cancer risk and improve quality of life. Moreover, monitoring the prevalence of cancer ...
    • The Impact of Newborn Bathing on the Prevalence of Neonatal Hypothermia in Uganda: A Randomized, Controlled Trial 

      Bergström, Anna; Byaruhanga, Romano; Okong, Pius (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2005-10-01)
      Aim: To elucidate the impact of bathing on the prevalence of hypothermia among newborn babies exposed to the skin‐to‐skin (STS) care technique before and after bathing. Methods: Non‐asphyxiated newborns after vaginal ...
    • Maternal Health Care Seeking Behavior of Peri-Urban Women With Disability in Busiro South, Wakiso District, Uganda: a Community Based Study 

      Natukunda, Bonny; Musoke, David; Kiconco, Arthur; Mugambe, Samuel; Atuhairwe, Christine; Taremwa, Ivan Mugisha; Nanyingi, Miisa (Research Square, 2020-08-10)
      In Uganda women with disabilities attend antenatal care (ANC) while pregnant, however, majority of these deliver from the hands of Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs) due to due to fear of being mistreated by skilled birth ...
    • Maternal HIV infection and other factors associated with growth outcomes of HIV-uninfected infants in Entebbe, Uganda 

      Muhangi, Lawrence; Lule, Swaib; Mpairwe, Harriet (Public Health Nutrition, 2013)
      Objective: To assess the associations between maternal HIV infection and growth outcomes of HIV-exposed but uninfected infants and to identify other predictors for poor growth among this population. Design: Within a trial ...
    • Maternal hookworm modifies risk factors for childhood eczema: results from a birth cohort in Uganda 

      Mpairwe, Harriet; Ndibazza, Juliet; Webb, Emily L; Nampijja, Margaret; Muhangi, Lawrence; Apule, Barbara; Lule, Swaib; Akurut, Helen; Kizito, Dennison; Kakande, Mohammed; Jones, Frances M; Fitzsimmons, Colin M.; Muwanga, Moses; Rodrigues, Laura C.; Dunne, David W; Elliott, Alison M (Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, 2014)
      Background: Worms may protect against allergy. Early-life worm exposure may be critical, but this has not been fully investigated. Objectives: To investigate whether worms in pregnancy and in early childhood are associated ...
    • 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 ...
    • Skin Prick Test Reactivity to Common Allergens Among Women in Entebbe, Uganda 

      Mpairwe, Harriet; Muhangi, Lawrence; Ndibazza, Juliet; Tumusiime, Josephine; Muwanga, Moses; Laura, Rodrigues C.; Alison, Elliott M. (2008)
      The objectives of this study were to estimate the prevalence of atopic sensitization,and to identify common aeroallergens associated with atopic sensitization among women inEntebbe, Uganda, and to determine risk factors ...
    • 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 ...