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Exploring pathways to Hospital Care for Patients with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias in rural South Western Uganda
(BMC Health Services Research, 2020)
Background: In order to analyze use of health services and identify sources of delays in accessing the right care for patients with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (AD/ADRD), understanding of care seeking pathways ...
Caregiving burden and mental health problems among family caregivers of people with dementia in rural Uganda
(Global Mental Health, 2020)
Background. Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias are associated with increasing health burden in low- and middle-income countries. Less well-recognized is the potential health burden experienced by other affected ...
Caring for people with dementia in rural Uganda: qualitative study of caregiving burden experienced by informal and formal caregivers
(Journal of global health reports, 2020)
Background: The rising incidence of Alzheimer’s disease among older-age adults worldwide has been accompanied by an increase in caregiving burden. Limited work has examined the lived experiences of both formal and informal ...
Dementia assessment and diagnostic practices of healthcare workers in rural southwestern Uganda: a cross-sectional qualitative study
(BMC Health Services Research, 2019)
Background: An estimated 50 million people worldwide have Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD), and this number is projected to increase with the growth of the aging population, with the largest growth occurring ...