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    • Riddling, Word-Play and Language Growth 

      Gulere, Cornelius Wambi (Uganda Christian University, 2017)
      Word-play and/or riddling are sometimes castigated as a diversionary use of language. While some are fascinated by it and would go miles to appreciate such entertainment, others feel it is insincere and nonsensical. This ...
    • Risk factors associated with cystic echinococcosis in humans in selected pastoral and agro-pastoral areas of Uganda 

      Othieno, Emmanuel; Okwi, Andrew Livex; Mupere, Ezekiel; Zeyhle, Eberhard; Oba, Peter; Chamai, Martin; Omadang, Leonard; Inangolet, Francis Olaki; Siefert, Ludwing; Ejobi, Francis; Ocaido, Michael (International Journal of One Health, 2017-02)
      Aim: It was to determine the risk factors responsible of occurrence of cystic echinococcosis (CE) of humans in the pastoral and agro-pastoral (PAP) in Uganda. Materials and Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted ...
    • Risk factors for death in children during inpatient treatment of severe acute malnutrition: a prospective cohort study 

      Rytter, Maren J H; Babirekere-Iriso, Esther; Namusoke, Hanifa; Christensen, Vibeke B; Michaelsen, Kim F; Ritz, Christian; Mortensen, Charlotte G; Mupere, Ezekiel; Friis, Henrik (The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2017-02)
      Background: Children who receive in-hospital treatment of severe acute malnutrition often have high mortality rates, and the reasons are not well understood. Objective: We assessed risk factors for death in children who ...
    • 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 ...
    • The Role of Women in Natural Resource Management: a case of Two Wings Agroforestry Network-Kabale 

      Yesigomwe, Aggrey (Larenstein University, 2008)
      It is increasingly becoming important to address the many problems in the realm of natural resources in Uganda. The commitment is towards sustainable use, striking a balance between economic development and conservation ...
    • Rukundo ni empumi 

      Musiimenta, Racheal (Pratham Books’ Story Weaver, 2017)
      This is a poem called Love is blind
    • Save the Mothers International (What’s going on?) 

      Chamberlin, Jean Froese (2018-02-23)
    • Secure and efficient mobile personal data sharing in resource constrained environments 

      Ssembatya, Richard; Kayem, Anne V.D.M. (IEEE 29th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshop (WAINA), 2015)
      Although personal health record (PHR) systems are widely used in the developed world, little has been done to explore the utility of these PHR systems in the developing world. One of the key reasons behind this is the fact ...
    • 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 ...
    • Setting up a Standardized Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells Processing Laboratory to Support Multi-center HIV/AIDS Vaccine and Intervention Trials. 

      Njai, Harr Freeya; Gombe, Ben; Khamis, Tomusange; Birungi, Josephine; Ruzagira, Eugene; Admassu, Dareskedar; Tarragona-Fiol, Tony; Porter, Kholoud; Stevens, Gwynneth; Mugisha, Joseph; Gilmour, Jill; Kamali, Anatoli; Kaleebu, Pontiano (Labmedicine, 2011)
      Despite infrastructure and capacity challenges in Africa, significant development has been made in the number of laboratories supporting immunological and safety studies required for large-scale HIV/AIDS vaccine or ...
    • Shiitabo Shishiwaamba Khu Bwiile 

      Verbeek, Clare; Thembani, Diadla; Buthelezi, Zanele (African Storybook Initiative, 2007)
      This is a story about the rain and the young children who were playing in the compound.
    • Shisirani Namwe Ihabi? 

      Namee, Lillian (African Storybook Initiative, 2014)
      This is a story about the heavy rains which took place in the village and it lead to floods all over.
    • Short Communication HIV Type 1 Transmitted Drug Resistance and Evidence of Transmission Clusters among Recently Infected Antiretroviral-Naive Individuals from Ugandan Fishing Communities of Lake Victoria 

      Nazziwa, Jamirah; Njai, Harr Freeya; Ndembi, Nicaise; Birungi, Josephine; Lyagoba, Fred; Gershim, Asiki; Nakiyingi-Miiro, Jessica; Nielsen, Leslie; Mpendo, Juliet; Nanvubya, Annet; Debont, Jan; Grosskurth, Heiner; Kamali, Anatoli; Seeley, Janet; Kaleebu, Pontiano (Aids Research and Human Retroviruses, 2013)
      Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) prevalence and incidence in the fishing communities on Lake Victoria in Uganda are high. This population may play a role in driving the HIV epidemic in Uganda including the spread ...
    • A single-nucleotide-polymorphism real-time PCR assay for genotyping of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in peri-urban Kampala 

      Wampande, Eddie M.; Hatzios, Stavroula K.; Achan, Beatrice; Mupere, Ezekiel; Nsereko, Mary; Mayanja, Harriet K.; Eisenach, Kathleen; Boom, W Henry; Gagneux, Sebastien; Joloba, Moses L. (BMC Infectious Diseases, 2015-09)
      Background: Accurate and high-throughput genotyping of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTBC) may be important for understanding the epidemiology and pathogenesis of tuberculosis (TB). In this study, we report the ...
    • Sisyutse Sye’Tsala Ni Kamatsangwali Kamalulu 

      Mabeta, Kholeka (African Storybook Initiative, 2014)
      This is a story about the dog which was hungry and it needed to eat something.
    • Smile Please! 

      Jaiswal, Sanjiv; Narayan, Ajit; Bulyaba, Ruth (Pratham Books Story Weaver Publishing, 2007)
      This is a story instructing a child to always smile in public
    • Social Experiences of Women with Obstetric Fistula Seeking Treatment at Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala, Uganda 

      Barageine, Justus Kafunjo; Marielle, Meurice; Rene, Genadry; Carol, Heimer; Galya, Ruffer (2017-08)
      BACKGROUND Obstetric fistula is a preventable and treatable condition predominately affecting women in low-income countries. Understanding the social context of obstetric fistula may lead to improved prevention and ...