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Associations between red blood cell variants and malaria among children and adults from three areas of Uganda: a prospective cohort study
(Malaria Journal, 2020-01-15)
Background: Multiple red blood cell (RBC) variants appear to offer protection against the most severe forms of Plasmodium falciparum malaria. Associations between these variants and uncomplicated malaria are less ...
In vivo Antimalarial Activities of Five Ugandan Medicinal Plants on Plasmodium berghei in Mice
(European Journal of Medicinal Plants, 2020-08-13)
Aim: Medicinal plants have played an important role in the treatment of different ailments including malaria in developing countries particularly in Africa. This study has evaluated the antimalarial activities of Azadirachta ...
Ethnopharmacology, Pharmacology and Phytochemistry of Aristolochia bracteolata Lam: A Review of an Antimalarial Plant
(East African Health Science commission, 2020-04-23)
Malaria remains one of the most common infectious diseases in the sub-Sahara African countries and other developing countries. Among the medicinal plants used in the endemic countries for the treatment of malaria is ...
Capacity to provide care for common childhood infections at low-level private health facilities in Western, Uganda
(PLOS ONE, 2021)
Background Low-level private health facilities (LLPHFs) handle a considerable magnitude of sick children in low-resource countries. We assessed capacity of LLPHFs to manage malaria, pneumonia, diarrhea, and, possible ...
Permethrin‑treated baby wraps for the prevention of malaria: results of a randomized controlled pilot study in rural Uganda
(Malaria Journal, 2022)
Background: Progress against malaria has stalled and may even be slipping backwards in high-burden countries. This is due to a range of factors including insecticide resistance and mosquito feeding behaviours that limit ...
A qualitative study of the acceptability of remote electronic bednet use monitoring in Uganda
(BMC Public Health, 2022)
Background: Distribution of long-lasting insecticide treated nets (LLINs) is the most widely used intervention for the prevention of malaria but recall and social desirability biases may lead to challenges in accurately ...