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Retention of HIV exposed infants in care at Arua regional referral hospital, Uganda
(BMC public health, 2019)
Background: Retention of HIV Exposed Infants (HEIs) in care ensures adequate care. Data on retention of HEIs at large referral hospitals in Uganda is limited. We investigated the retention level of HEIs and associated ...
Retention of HIV exposed infants in care at Arua regional referral hospital, Uganda: a retrospective cohort study.
(BMC Public Health, 2019)
Retention of HIV Exposed Infants (HEIs) in care ensures adequate care. Data on retention of HEIs at large referral hospitals in Uganda is limited. We investigated the retention level of HEIs and associated factors.
High Baseline CD4 Count and Exclusive Breastfeeding Are Associated with Lower Rates of Mother to Child HIV Transmission in Northwestern Uganda: A Two-Year Retrospective Cohort Study
Under Option B plus, the transmission of Human Immunodefciency Virus (HIV) along the Early Infant Diagnosis (EID) of HIV cascade remains unknown. We described HIV transmission along the EID cascade and determined associated ...
Urban and rural prevalence of diabetes and prediabetes and risk factors associated with diabetes in Tanzania and Uganda
(Global Health Action., 2016)
Background: The increase in prevalence of diabetes and pre-diabetes in sub-Saharan Africa underlines the importance of understanding its magnitude and causes in different population groups. We analyzed data from the ...
Geographic location of health facility and immunization program performance in Hoima district, western Uganda: A health facility level assessment
(Research square, 2020)
Background: Globally, immunization coverage for childhood vaccines is below the immunization target of achieving at least 90% coverage with the pentavalent vaccine. In Uganda, a recent survey shows 80% of districts had ...
Effectiveness of a mobile antiretroviral pharmacy and HIV care intervention on the continuum of HIV care in rural Uganda
(AIDS care, 2020)
Introduction: Adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) is critical in order to achieve viral suppression, one of three UNAIDS targets set for achievement before 2020. One of the main barriers to adherence is the long ...
A case control study of the factors associated with occurrence of aerodigestive foreign bodies in children in a regional referral hospital in South Western Uganda
(BMC Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders, 2016)
Background: Aerodigestive foreign bodies (ADFB) in children are a common emergency in ENT clinics globally. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and common types of ADFB’s presenting to a referral hospital ...
Acute and Sub-acute Toxicity Evaluation in Rats of PPOJ5 and ADOJ6 Herbal Remedies Used Traditionally in the Management of HIV Infection
(European Journal of Medicinal Plants, 2016-09-27)
The use of herbal medicine in the treatment of many ailments is on the rise. It’s a common practice in many rural communities where access to health care is poor but also in the developed world. There is however, no much ...
A Randomized Controlled Trial of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Versus Standard of Care Recovery for Emergency Cesarean Deliveries at Mbarara Hospital, Uganda
(Anesthesia & Analgesia, 2020)
BACKGROUND: Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) expedites return to patient baseline and functional status by reducing surgical trauma, stress, and organ dysfunction. Despite the potential benefits of enhanced recovery ...
Adherence and Treatment Response Among HIV-1-Infected Adults Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy in a Rural Government Hospital in Southwestern Uganda
(Journal of the International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care, 2009)
Background. Large-scale, government-based antiretroviral therapy (ART) programs in rural areas of resource-poor countries remain largely unevaluated. Methods. We conducted a retrospective review of all patients receiving ...