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    • A Mathematical Model Approach for Prevention and Intervention Measures of the COVID–19 Pandemic in Uganda 

      Mbabazi, Fulgensia Kamugisha; Gavamukulya, Yahaya; Awichi, Richard; Olupot–Olupot, Peter; Rwahwire, Samson; Biira, Saphina; Luboobi, Livingstone S. (Cold Spring Habour Laboratory, 2020-05-11)
      The human–infecting corona virus disease (COVID–19) caused by the novel severe acute respiratory syndrome corona virus 2 (SARS–CoV–2) was declared a global pandemic on March 11th, 2020. Current human deaths due to the ...
    • Teacher Motivation and Teacher Commitment to Work: a Case Study of Government Aided Secondary Schools in Masaka Municipality, Uganda 

      Tumusiime, John Baptist; Kasujja, John Paul (Contemporary Research Center, 2020-02)
      Motivation breeds commitment to work in any institution of learning. Consequently, this study investigated the role of motivation on teacher commitment to work in government Aided Secondary Schools in Masaka Municipality, ...
    • ICT Usage in Teaching and its Influence on Student's Academic Performance in Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) in Kasese District 

      Baluku, Edison; Kasujja, John Paul (Contemporary Research Center, 2020-02)
      This study investigated the ICT usage in teaching and its’ influence on students ‘academic performance in Uganda certificate of education (UCE) in Kasese District, focusing on three major areas; accessibility of ICT in ...
    • 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 ...
    • Media as a Political Tool for Dominance: a Case of Uganda 

      Semambo, Henry (2018)
      Libertarian theory states that nothing in the world should be restricted. It further says that, there should be free circulation of information in the world and a country should be a free market of ideas/information. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Evaluating assumptions of scales for subjective assessment of thermal environments – Do laypersons perceive them the way, we researchers believe? 

      Schweiker, Marcel; Maíra, Andréu; Al-Atrash, Farah; Al-Khatri, Hanan; Alprianti, Rea Risky; Alsaad, Hayder; Amin, Rucha; Ampatzi, Eleni; Arsano, Alpha Yacob; Azar, Elie; Bannazadeh, Bahareh; Batagarawa, Amina; Becker, Sussanne; Buonocore, Carolina; Cao, Bin; Choi, Joon-Ho; Chun, Chungyoon; Daanen, Hein; Damiati, Siti Aisyah; Daniel, Lyrian; Vecchi, Renata De; Dhaka, Shivraj; Domínguez-Amarillo, Samuel; Dudkiewicz, Edyta; Edappilly, Lakshmi Prabha; Fernández-Agüera, Jesica; Folkerts, Mireille; Frijns, Arjan; Gaona, Gabriel; Garg, Vishal; Gauthier, Stephanie; Jabbari, Shahla Ghaffari; Harimi, Djamila; Hellwig, Runa T; Huebner, Gesche M; Jin, Quan; Jowkar, Mina; Kim, Jungsoo; King, Nelson; Kingma, Boris; Koerniawan, M. Donny; Kolarik, Jakub; Kumar, Shailendra; Kwok, Alison; Lamberts, Roberto; Laska, Marta; Lee, M.C. Jeffrey; Lee, Yoonhee; Lindermayr, Vanessa; Mahaki, Mohammadbagher; Udochukwu, Marcel-Okafor; Marín-Restrepo, Laura; Marquardsen, Anna; Francesco, Franscesco; Mathur, Jyotirmay; Mino-Rodriguez, Isabel; Montazami, Azadeh; Mou, Di; Moujalled, Bassam; Nakajima, Mia; Ng, Edward; Okafor, Marcellinus; Olweny, Mark R. O.; Ouyang, Wanlu; Abreu, Ana Lígia Papst de; Pérez-Fargallo, Alexis; Rajapaksha, Indrika; Ramos, Greici; Rashid, Saif; Reinhart, Christoph F.; Rivera, Ma. Isabel; Salmanzadeh, Mazyar; Schakib-Ekbatan, Karin; Schiavon, Stefano; Shooshtarian, Salman; Shukuya, Masanori; Soebarto, Veronica; Suhendri, Suhendri; Tahsildoost, Mohammad; Tartarini, Federico; Teli, Despoina; Tewari, Priyam; Thapa, Samar; Trebilcock, Maureen; Trojan, Jörg; Tukur, Ruqayyatu B.; Voelker, Conrad; Yam, Yeung; Yang, Liu; Zapata-Lancaster, Gabriela; Zhai, Yongchao; Zhu, Yingxin; Zomorodian, ZahraSadat (Elsevier, 2020-01-10)
      People’s subjective response to any thermal environment is commonly investigated by using rating scales describing the degree of thermal sensation, comfort, and acceptability. Subsequent analyses of results col- lected in ...
    • Mass media as a deceptive planning tool for promoting national development 

      Semambo, Henry (International Journal of Research, 2018-01-01)
      Mass communication ordinarily does not serve as a necessary and sufficient cause of audience effects but, rather, functions among and through a nexus of mediating factors and influences. However, following the dominant ...
    • The Scales Project, a cross-national dataset on the interpretation of thermal perception scales 

      Schweiker, Marcel; Abdul-Zahra, Amar; André, Maíra; Al-Atrash, Farah; AlKhatri, Hanan; Alprianti, Rea Risky; Alsaad, Hayder; Amin, Rucha; Ampatzi, Eleni; Arsano, AlphaYacob; Azadeh, Montazami; Azar, Elie; Bahareh, Bannazadeh; Batagarawa, Amina; Becker, Susanne; Buonocore, Carolina; Cao, Bin; Choi, Joon-Ho; Chun, Chungyoon; Daanen, Hein; Damiati, Siti Aisyah; Daniel, Lyrian; DeVecchi, Renata; Dhaka, Shivraj; Domínguez-Amarillo, Samuel; Dudkiewicz, Edyta; Edappilly, Lakshmi Prabha; Fernández-Agüera, Jesica; Folkerts, Mireille; Frijns, Arjan; Gaona, Gabriel; Garg, Vishal; Gauthier, Stephanie; Jabbari, Shahla Ghafari; Harimi, Djamila; Hellwig, Runa T.; Huebner, Gesche M.; Jin, Quan; Jowkar, Mina; Kania, Renate; Kim, Jungsoo; King, Nelson; Kingma, Boris; Koerniawan, M. Donny; Kolarik, Jakub; Kumar, Shailendra; Kwok, Alison; Lamberts, Roberto; Laska, Marta; Lee, M. C. Jefrey; Lee, Yoonhee; Lindermayr, Vanessa; Mahaki, Mohammadbagher; Marcel-Okafor, Udochukwu; Marín-Restrepo, Laura; Marquardsen, Anna; Martellotta, Francesco; Mathur, Jyotirmay; McGill, Gráinne; Mino-Rodriguez, Isabel; Moujalled, Bassam; Mou, Di; Nakajima, Mia; Ng, Edward; Okafor, Marcellinus; Ouyang, Wanlu; Papst de Abreu, Ana Ligia; Pérez-Fargallo, Alexis; Rajapaksha, Indrika; Ramos, Greici; Rashid, Saif; Reinhart, Christoph F.; Rivera, Ma. Isabel; Salmanzadeh, Mazyar; SchakibEkbatan, Karin; Schiavon, Stefano; Shooshtarian, Salman; Shukuya, Masanori; Soebarto, Veronica; Suhendri; Tahsildoost, Mohammad; Tartarini, Federico; Teli, Despoina; Tewari, Priyam; Thapa, Samar; Trebilcock, Maureen; Trojan, Jörg; Tukur, Ruqayyatu B.; Voelker, Conrad; Yam, Yeung; Yang, Liu; Zomorodian, Zahra Sadat; Zapata-Lancaster, Gabriela; Zhai, Yongchao; Zhu, Yingxin; Olweny, Mark R. O. (Springer Nature, 2019)
      Thermal discomfort is one of the main triggers for occupants’ interactions with components of the built environment such as adjustments of thermostats and/or opening windows and strongly related to the energy use 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 ...