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Food Security and Nutritional Status of Children Residing in Sugarcane Growing Communities of East-Central Uganda: A Cross-sectional Study
(Journal of Food Security, 2015)
Undernourishment is a major public health issue in several developing countries including Uganda. Sugarcane farming practiced in several districts of the East-central Uganda is reported to be threatening food and nutrition ...
High incidence of pulmonary tuberculosis in children admitted with severe pneumonia in Uganda
(BMC Pediatrics, 2013-01)
Background A high prevalence of tuberculosis (TB) in children presenting with severe pneumonia has previously been reported in South Africa. However, little is known about TB among children with pneumonia in Uganda and ...
Pertussis Prevalence and Its Determinants among Children with Persistent Cough in Urban Uganda
(PLoS ONE, 2015-04)
Background We determined prevalence of pertussis infection and its associated host and environmental factors to generate information that would guide strategies for disease control. Methods In a cross-sectional study, ...
Transition from F-75 to ready-to-use therapeutic food in children with severe acute malnutrition, an observational study in Uganda
(Nutrition Journal, 2017-08)
Background World Health Organization now recommends the transition from F-75 to ready-to-use therapeutic foods (RUTF) in the management of severe acute malnutrition (SAM). We described the transition from F-75 to RUTF and ...
Prevalence and factors associated with sleep disorders among children with cerebral palsy in Uganda; a cross-sectional study
(BMC Pediatrics, 2018-02)
Background Sleep plays a prominent role in the growth and development of children. Children with cerebral palsy (CP) are more prone to sleep disorders (SDs) than their peers. Children with CP, have a higher prevalence of ...