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Are rapid diagnostic tests more accurate in diagnosis of plasmodium falciparum malaria compared to microscopy at rural health centres?
(Bio Med Central, 2010)
Background: Prompt, accurate diagnosis and treatment with artemisinin combination therapy remains vital to current malaria control. Blood film microscopy the current standard test for diagnosis of malaria has several limitations ...
Determinants of treatment completion among rural smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis patients
(Bio Med Central, 2017)
Background: Treatment completion among tuberculosis patients remains low across various regions of Uganda, despite implementation of directly observed treatment short course. This study evaluated the determinants of treatment ...
Challenges to implementation of artemisinin combination therapy policy in Uganda
Uganda launched an artemisinin combination therapy (ACT) policy in 2006, using artemether-lumefantrine (AL) as first-line treatment for uncomplicated malaria, but insufficient information is available regarding its ...
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 ...
Assessment of attitudes and targeted educational needs for refugee care providers in a Ugandan hospital
(International Journal of Medical Education, 2018)
Objectives: To evaluate medical trainees’ attitudes toward refugee patients in a refugee host country, and to identify educational needs. Methods: A 54-question cross-sectional questionnaire was administered to a ...
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 ...