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Timing of malaria messages for target audience on radio airwaves
(Bio Med Central, 2012)
Background: Due to the limitations of face-to-face communication to teach families how to manage, control and prevent malaria, national and local malaria programmes try to reach people through the radio. However, information ...
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 ...
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 ...
Alcohol Consumption as a Barrier to Prior HIV Testing in a Population-Based Study in Rural Uganda
(AIDS Behav, 2013)
Early receipt of HIV care and ART is essential for improving treatment outcomes, but is dependent first upon HIV testing. Heavy alcohol consumption is common in sub-Saharan Africa, a barrier to ART adherence, and a potential ...
Can Volunteer Community Health Workers Decrease Child Morbidity and Mortality in Southwestern Uganda? An Impact Evaluation
(PLoS ONE, 2011-12-14)
Background: The potential for community health workers to improve child health in sub-Saharan Africa is not well understood. Healthy Child Uganda implemented a volunteer community health worker child health promotion model ...
Predictors of sleeping under cost-free mosquito bed nets among children under-five years in Mbarara, Uganda: a household survey
(African Health Sciences, 2019-03-01)
Background: In 2010, Uganda Malaria Control Program distributed cost-free mosquito bed nets to households with children under-five years and pregnant women in selected sub-counties. We assessed the factors associated with ...
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(Gates Open Research, 2019-09-17)
Association between HRP–2/pLDH rapid diagnostic test band positivity and malaria– related anemia at a peripheral health facility in Western Uganda
(journal of global health, 2015-12)
The detection of severe malaria in resource–constrained settings is often difficult because of requirements for laboratory infrastructure and/or clinical expertise. The aim of this study, therefore, was to explore the ...
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 ...
Community health workers trained to conduct verbal autopsies provide better mortality measures than existing surveillance:
(PLOS ONE, 2019)
Background In much of sub-Saharan Africa, health facilities serve as the primary source of routine vital statistics. These passive surveillance systems, however, are plagued by infrequent and unreliable reporting and do ...