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    • Role of Military Termites (Pseudocanthotermes militaris) in Improving Soil Productivity in Tropical Agroecosystems 

      Apori, Samuel Obeng; Murongo, Marius Flarian; Hanyabui, Emmanuel; Muli, Gideon Kalii; Wamuyu, Beatrice (Annual Research & Review in Biology, 2020-06)
      Termites are insects classified at the taxonomic rank of infrared Isoptera. They are soil animals since they spend some part of their life cycle in the soil; together with their association with the soil, ...
    • Social Media as; an agent for behavioral change among young people: Case of Facebook usage among Mass Communication students of Uganda Martyrs University 

      Semambo, Henry (International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews (IJRAR), 2020)
      The advent of internet based technology has resulted into border-less communication. This has led to free circulation of information in the world. Uganda being a free market of ideas attributed partly to internet-based ...
    • ‘Which journal is that?’ Politics of academic promotion in Uganda and the predicament of African publication outlets 

      Ssentongo, Jimmy Spire (Routledge Taylor and Francis, 2020-09)
      Research and publication are some of the practices that define university work and therefore are part and parcel of the key considerations for promoting university-based academics. Whereas this promotion standard is ...
    • Household determinants of food security in rural Central Uganda 

      Semazzi, John Baptist; Kakungulu, Moses (Academic Journals, 2020-09)
      Food security is at the center stage in the world’s economic development debate. This concern is due to the fact that the world’s population is increasing very fast and is expected to reach 9.8 billion by the year ...
    • Television as a Stimulus for Emotion Response among Young People: Case of Assam University Students 

      Semambo, Henry (International Journal for Social Studies, 2018-05)
      In 1976, George Gerbner and Gross developed cultivation theory which is vital in television studies. The theory states that the heavy viewer of television violent content is eventually affected by Mean World Syndrome; ...
    • 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 ...
    • Influence of school income generating activities on financing Universal Primary Education schools in Uganda: a case of Lira Municipality, Lira District 

      Ayina, Moses; lKasujja, John Paul (International Journal of Education and Research, 2020-07)
      The study focus was to investigate the influence of school-based Income Generating Activities on financing Universal Primary Education schools of Lira Municipality. Specifically, the study hinged on the investigation of ...
    • Perceptions of the nature of university learner support practices: 

      Ouma, Richard (Cogent Education, 2020-08-14)
      The incorporation of staff and students’ views is so central in the transformation of learner support management and delivery in distance education. This study explored the staff and students’ perceptions of the nature of ...
    • 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 ...