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    • Rapid reduction of malaria following introduction of vector control interventions in Tororo District, Uganda: a descriptive study 

      Oguttu, David W.; Matovu, Joseph K. B.; Okumu, David C.; Ario, Alex R.; Okullo, Allen E.; Opigo, Jimmy; Nankabirwa, Victoria (BioMed Central, 2017)
      Background: In 2012, Tororo District had the highest malaria burden in Uganda with community Plasmodium prevalence of 48%. To control malaria in the district, the Ministry of Health introduced universal distribution of ...
    • Rapid scale-up and deployment of a district-wide emergency maternal-child referral network during a national medical strike 

      Mukalu, Mohamed Makuuza; Cutts, Jacqueline; Omulangira, Mali Ronald; Ho, Vivian (2018-02-23)
      Background: In November 2017, a nationwide strike of healthcare workers commenced to protest unfavourable working conditions in Uganda’s public healthcare system. The strike left many hospitals abandoned and life-saving ...
    • Rapid water sample screening for estrogenic activity using live yeast cells 

      Wozei, E.; Borglin, S. E.; Holman, H-Y.N. (2007)
      Endocrine disrupting compounds (EDCs) are substances that influence the endocrine system in living organisms. They include natural hormones, medicinal drugs, chemical compounds in industry, and pesticides in agriculture. ...
    • Rates of virological failure in patients treated in a home-based versus a facility-based HIV-care model in Jinja, southeast Uganda: a cluster-randomised equivalence trial 

      Jaffar, Shabbar; Amuron, Barbara; Foster, Susan; Birungi, Josephine; Levin, Jonathan; Namara, Geoffrey; Nabiryo, Christine; Ndembi, Nicaise; Kyomuhangi, Rosette; Opio, Alex; Bunnell, Rebecca; Tappero, Jordan W.; Mermin, Jonathan; Coutinho, Alex; Grosskurth, Heiner (Elsevier, 2009-12-19)
      Background: Identification of new ways to increase access to antiretroviral therapy in Africa is an urgent priority. We assessed whether home-based HIV care was as effective as was facility-based care. Methods: We undertook ...
    • Real-Time Molecular Monitoring of Chemical Environment in Obligate Anaerobes during Oxygen Adaptive Response 

      Holman, Hoi-Ying N.; Wozei, Eleanor; Lin, Zhang; Comolli, Luis R.; Ball, David. A.; Borglin, Sharon; Fields, Matthew W.; Hazen, Terry C.; Downing, Kenneth H. (California Digital Library, University of California, 2009-08-26)
      Determining the transient chemical properties of the intracellular environment can elucidate the paths through which a biological system adapts to changes in its environment, for example, the mechanisms which enable some ...
    • Reduced uptake of mass treatment for schistosomiasis control in absence of food: beyond a randomized trial 

      Muhumuza, Simon; Olsen, Annette; Katahoire, Anne; Nuwaha, Fred (BioMed Central Ltd., 2015-10)
      Backgroud: Sustaining high uptake of praziquantel is key for long-term control of schistosomiasis. During mass treatment in 2013, we randomized 12 primary schools into two groups; one group received education messages for ...
    • Reflections on the impact of developing an oil and gas industry on society 

      Christophersen, Hans Peter (2018-03-07)
      This presentation highlights elements that are key in the development process of engaging in oil and gas mining; the impact of the activities on industry in society and the environment. Relevant examples are drawn from the ...
    • Religious Pluralism and Conflict as Issues in Religious Education in Uganda 

      Mwesigwa, Fred Sheldon (School of Theology and Religious Studies University of Leeds, 2003-11)
      This study investigates the complications raised in teaching a confessional Religious Education in a multi-religious context pertaining in Ugandan religiously founded public schools, government and private founded schools. The ...
    • Repeat Voluntary HIV Counseling and Testing (VCT), Sexual Risk Behavior and HIV Incidence in Rakai, Uganda 

      Matovu, Joseph K. B.; Gray, Ronald H.; Kiwanuka, Noah; Kigozi, Godfrey; Wabwire-Mangen, Fred; Nalugoda, Fred; Serwadda, David; Sewankambo, Nelson K.; Wawer, Maria J. (Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, 2006)
      We examined the effects of repeat Voluntary HIV counseling and testing (VCT) on sexual risk behaviors and HIV incidence in 6,377 initially HIV-negative subjects enrolled in a prospective STD control for HIV prevention trial ...
    • A report for a biology and chemistry primer for undergraduate students (abacus-1) – volume 1 general chemistry 

      Tayebwa, Rodgers; Wozei, Eleanor; Gurley, Tom; Birikadde, Grace; Kimono, Diana; Nakayenga, Joyce (2016-06)
    • Resource mobilization for Universities 

      Senyonyi, John (The Uganda Vice Chancellors’ Forum Kampala, 2015)
      Higher education, the world over, is dogged with the challenge of inadequate resources. Public universities, which receive Government subventions, have over the years experienced declining public funding both in actual ...
    • Retention in care among HIV-infected pregnant and breastfeeding women on lifelong antiretroviral therapy in Uganda: A retrospective cohort study. 

      Muhumuza, Simon; Akello, Evelyn; Kyomugisha-Nuwagaba, Charity; Baryamutuma, Rose; Sebuliba, Isaac; Lutalo, Ibrahim M.; Kansiime, Edgar; Kisaakye, Linda N.; Kiragga, Agnes N.; King, Rachel; Bazeyo, William; Lindan, Christina (PLoS ONE, 2017-12-22)
      Background: In 2013, Uganda updated its prevention of maternal-to-child transmission of HIV program to Option B+, which requires that all HIV-infected pregnant and breastfeeding women be started on lifelong antiretroviral ...
    • Revealed comparative advantage and competitiveness of Uganda’s exports with the rest of the world 

      Sebaggala, Richard (2008-04)
      This paper examined the comparative advantage and competitiveness of Uganda’s exports with the rest world and how this has changed over the period between 2000 and 2005 with a trade-based index of the Revealed Comparative ...
    • Reverse Logistics Related to Waste Management with Emphasis on Developing Countries—A Review Paper 

      Kinobe, Joel R.; Gebresenbet, Girma; Vinnerås, Björn (2012-09-20)
      This paper provides an overview of the state of art of reverse logistics and current status of waste management problems with special emphasis on developing countries. Logistics activities have been practiced and played a ...
    • Risk factors for HIV infection among circumcised men in Uganda: a case-control study 

      Ediau, Michael; Matovu, Joseph K. B.; Byaruhanga, Raymond; Tumwesigye, Nazarius M.; Wanyenze, Rhoda K. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2015-01)
      Introduction: Male circumcision (MC) reduces the risk of HIV infection. However, the risk reduction effect of MC can be modified by type of circumcision (medical, traditional and religious) and sexual risk behaviours ...
    • Risk Factors for Obstetric Fistula in Western Uganda: A Case Control Study 

      Barageine, Justus Kafunjo; Tumwesigye, Nazarius Mbona; Byamugisha, Josaphat K.; Almroth, Lars; Faxelid, Elisabeth (2014-11-17)
      Introduction: Two million women worldwide are living with genital fistula with an annual incidence of 50,000–100,000 women. Risk factors for obstetric fistula are context bound. Studies from other countries show variation ...
    • Risk Factors for Obstetric Fistula in Western Uganda: A Case Control Study 

      Barageine, Justus Kafunjo; Tumwesigye, Nazarius Mbona; Byamugisha, Josaphat K.; Almroth, Lars; Faxelid, Elisabeth (PLOS ONE, 2014-11)
      Introduction: Two million women worldwide are living with genital fistula with an annual incidence of 50,000–100,000 women. Risk factors for obstetric fistula are context bound. Studies from other countries show variation ...
    • The role of pottery production in development: a case study of the Ankole region in Western Uganda. 

      Kayamba, William K.; Kwesiga, Philip (Net Journals, 2016-11)
      The study investigated pottery production activities in the Ankole region, Western Uganda, focusing on technical and socio-economic issues. The main objective was to investigate how pottery industry plays a role in cubing ...
    • Save the Mothers International (What’s going on?) 

      Chamberlin, Jean Froese (2018-02-23)
    • Setting research priorities to improve global newborn health and prevent stillbirths by 2025 

      Yoshida, Sachiyo; Martines, José; Lawn, Joy E; Wall, Stephen; Souza, Joăo Paulo; Rudan, Igor; Cousens, Simon; Aaby, Peter; Adam, Ishag; Adhikari, Ramesh Kant; Ambalavanan, Namasivayam; Arifeen, Shams EI; Aryal, Dhana Raj; Asiruddin, Sk; Baqui, Abdullah; Barros, Aluisio JD; Benn, Christine S; Bhandari, Vineet; Bhatnagar, Shinjini; Bhattacharya, Sohinee; Bhutta, Zulfiqar A; Black, Robert E; Blencowe, Hannah; Bose, Carl; Brown, Justin; Bührer, Christoph; Carlo, Wally; Cecatti, Jose Guilherme; Cheung, Po–Yin; Clark, Robert; Colbourn, Tim; Conde–Agudelo, Agustin; Corbett, Erica; Czeizel, Andrew E; Das, Abhik; Day, Louise Tina; Deal, Carolyn; Deorari, Ashok; Dilmen, Uğur; English, Mike; Engmann, Cyril; Esamai, Fabian; Fall, Caroline; Ferriero, Donna M; Gisore, Peter; Hazir, Tabish; Higgins, Rosemary D; Homer, Caroline SE; Hoque, DE; Irgens, Lorentz; Islam, MT; Graft–Johnson, Joseph de; Joshua, Martias Alice; Keenan, William; Khatoon, Soofia; Kieler, Helle; Kramer, Michael S; Lackritz, Eve M; Lavender, Tina; Lawintono, Laurensia; Luhanga, Richard; Marsh, David; McMillan, Douglas; McNamara, Patrick J; Mol, Ben Willem J; Molyneux, Elizabeth; Mukasa, G. K; Mutabazi, Miriam; Nacul, Luis Carlos; Nakakeeto, Margaret; Narayanan, Indira; Olusanya, Bolajoko; Osrin, David; Paul, Vinod; Poets, Christian; Reddy, Uma M; Santosham, Mathuram; Sayed, Rubayet; Schlabritz–Loutsevitch, Natalia E; Singhal, Nalini; Smith, Mary Alice; Smith, Peter G; Soofi, Sajid; Spong, Catherine Y; Sultana, Shahin; Tshefu, Antoinette; Bel, Frank van; Gray, Lauren Vestewig; Waiswa, Peter; Wang, Wei; Williams, Sarah LA; Wright, Linda; Zaidi, Anita; Zhang, Yanfeng; Zhong, Nanbert; Zuniga, Isabel; Bahl, Rajiv (Journal of Global health, 2016-06)
      Background In 2013, an estimated 2.8 million newborns died and 2.7 million were stillborn. A much greater number suffer from long term impairment associated with preterm birth, intrauterine growth restriction, congenital ...