Mak IR Repository
Welcome to Makerere University's Institutional Repository (Mak IR). Mak IR was formerly called Uganda Scholarly Digital Library (USDL). Mak IR is a collection of scholarly output of by researchers of Makerere University, including scholarly articles and books, electronic theses and dissertations, conference proceedings, technical reports and digitised library collections. It is the official Institutional Repository (IR) of Makerere University.
Copyright Information:For information about the publishers' copyright policy on archiving your articles online or in an institutional repository, visit the Sherpa Site at http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo.php The site gives a summary of the permissions normally given as part of each publisher's copyright transfer agreement. If you wish to publish your research findings in Mak IR, please contact Makerere University Library at firstname.lastname@example.org for details. Mak IR operates both open access and closed access models. Access to fulltext has been restricted in adherence to the Makerere University Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and Copyrights policies.
Other Useful ResourcesAfrica Portal is an online repository of open access library collection with over 3,000 books, journals, and digital documents on African policy issues. This is an initiative by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), Makerere University (MAK), and the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA). Please visit the Africa Portal at http://www.africaportal.org/library.
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- College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES)
- College of Business and Management Sciences (CoBAMS)
- College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS)
- College of Education and External Studies (CEES)
- College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology (CEDAT)
- College of Health Sciences (CHS)
- College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHuSS)
- College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS)
- College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and BioSecurity (CoVAB)
- Conferences and Workshops
- Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC)
- Makerere University Library (MakLIB)
- Quality Assurance Directorate (QAD)
- School of Law (S.Law)
Prevalence and factors associated with cannabis use among adult patients with a psychotic disorder attending Butabika National Referral Mental Hospital (Makerere University, 2020-11-18)Introduction: The prevalence of cannabis use among patients with a psychotic disorder has been extensively studied and well documented in western countries. However, there is a paucity of knowledge about the extent of ...
Practices of disease diagnosis and patient monitoring by herbalists in Uganda : a case study of Mpigi District (Makerere University, 2020-06-01)Introduction: Traditional medicine (TM) is highly utilized globally due to its affordability, accessibility and cultural rootedness. The practices of traditional herbalists in management of disease are not known or ...
Immediate management, outcomes and factors associated with mortality in traumatic brain injury patients in Kampala : A prospective study (Makerere University, 2019-12-02)Background: Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a leading cause of mortality and morbidity the world over, affecting mostly young males and with a disproportionately higher mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa and in urban centres. ...
Prevalence and factors associated with impaired renal function among Chronic Hepatitis B infected patients attending Hepatitis B Clinic at Mulago Hospital (Makerere University, 2019-10-16)Background: Uganda has a high prevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, with more than 3.5 million Ugandans living with chronic hepatitis B (CHB) virus infection. CHB virus infection has been linked to renal disease ...
Effect of indoor residual spraying and use of long-lasting insecticide-treated nets on anopheles mosquito biting, infectivity and species composition in Nagongera, Tororo, Uganda (Makerere University, 2020)Long lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) and indoor residual spraying of insecticide (IRS) are widely recommended for the prevention of malaria in endemic regions. Data from human landing catches provide information on the ...