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Knowledge of integrated management of childhood illnesses community and family practices (C-IMCI) and association with child undernutrition in Northern Uganda
(Bio Med Central public health, 2014)
Background: Childhood undernutrition is a major challenge in Uganda with a prevalence of wasting and stunting at 5% and 33%, respectively. Community and family practices of the Integrated Management of Childhood ...
Prevalence and correlates of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias in rural Uganda: cross-sectional, population-based study
(BMC Geriatrics, 2020)
Abstract Background: There is a paucity of data on the prevalence and correlates of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias in sub-Saharan Africa. The aim of the study was to estimate the prevalence and correlates of ...
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 ...
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(Gates Open Research, 2019-09-17)
Food insecurity, social networks and symptoms of depression among men and women in rural Uganda: a cross-sectional, population-based study
(Public Health Nutrition, 2017-10-09)
Objective: To assess the association between food insecurity and depression symptom severity stratified by sex, and test for evidence of effect modification by social network characteristics. Design: A population-based ...
Challenges and facilitators of public engagement with water, sanitation, hygiene and other environmental health issues in Ghana and Uganda:
(Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development, 2020)
Despite many water, sanitation, hygiene (WASH) and other environmental health challenges in sub-Saharan Africa, little is known about interactions involving scientists, journalists and the public to aid public understanding ...
The cascade of HIV care among refugees and nationals in Nakivale Refugee Settlement in Uganda
(HIV medicine, 2017)
Objectives Refugees living in Uganda come from HIV-endemic countries, and many remain in refugee settlements for over a decade. Our objective was to evaluate the HIV care cascade in Nakivale Refugee Settlement and to ...
Brain drain in sub-Saharan Africa: contributing factors, potential remedies and the role of academic medical centres
(Archives of Disease in Childhood, 2012-09-08)
A double jeopardy exists in resource-limited settings (RLS) in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA): there are a disproportionately greater number of acutely ill patients, but a paucity of healthcare workers (HCW) to care for them. ...
Burden of depressive symptoms and non-alcohol substance abuse; and their association with alcohol use and partner violence: a cross-sectional study in four sub-Saharan Africa countries
(Global Mental Health, 2018-10)
In sub-Saharan Africa, there are limited data on burden of non-alcohol substance abuse (NAS) and depressive symptoms (DS), yet potential risk factors such as alcohol and intimate partner violence (IPV) are common and NAS ...
Validity of hemoglobin A1c for diagnosing diabetes among people with and without HIV in Uganda
(International journal of STD & AIDS, 2019)
Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is facing a growing co-epidemic of chronic HIV infection and diabetes. Hemoglobin A1c (A1c) may underestimate glycemia among people living with HIV (PLWH). We estimated the validity of A1c to ...