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Predictors of contraceptive adherence among women seeking family planning services at Reproductive Health Uganda, Mityana Branch.
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2015)
Poor adherence is one of the main causes of unintended pregnancies among women of reproductive age.The purpose of this study was to establish the predictors of contraceptive adherence. A total of 211 women were enrolled ...
Factors associated with preterm births at Mulago Hospital, Kampala
(Makerere University, 2013-11)
Introduction: Preterm birth is one of the leading causes of neonatal mortality worldwide. It accounts for 35 percent of all neonatal deaths worldwide and underlies the other causes of neonatal deaths especially infections. ...
The prevalence and predictors of health unit delivery among HIV positive pregnant women who attend ANC at Mulago Hospital
About 700,000 children in 2005 were infected with HIV worldwide virtually all of them through mother to child transmission (MTCT). About 90% of them occurred in sub-Saharan Africa due to a continuation of the high prevalence ...
Frontloading versus standard sputum smears for diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in Mulago Hospital, Kampala
(Makerere University, 2011-04)
Introduction: In Uganda, the prevalence of smear positive TB is 4.4 per 1000. Diagnosis of TB in resource limited settings depends on smear microscopy of 2 samples. Frontloading is the examination of two sputum sample ...
Knowledge of first time mothers about postpartum care
(Makerere University, 2013)
Maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality rates in the postnatal period have been noted to be very high. In most hospital settings in Uganda, the mother who delivers by spontaneous vertex delivery is discharged within ...
Male partner willingness to participate in couple HIV counselling and testing for prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV in Dodoma-Tanzania
(Makerere University, 2013)
Introduction: Mother to child transmission of HIV (MTCT) is a serious problem in both developing and developed countries regardless of the availability of PMTCT program. Couple HIV Counseling and Testing as a method of ...
Nutritional status and food habits of adolescents in public and private boarding secondary schools in Hoima District
(Makerere University, 2012)
Background: Good nutrition is essential during adolescence as it supports the increased growth spurt that characterized puberty and teen years. Adolescence nutritional problems are common in the developing countries and ...
Attitudes and perceptions about the Research and Ethics Committee in Kampala, Uganda
(Renaissance Medical Publishing, 2010)
Background: The Makerere University Faculty of Medicine Research and Ethics Committee reviews and approves more than 100 new research protocols a year, yet its activities had never been evaluated as far as the researchers ...
Health system challenges and solutions to improving mental health outcomes
(Radcliffe Medical Press for World Organization of Family Doctors (Wonca), Working Party on Mental Health, 2011)
The usefulness of immunohistochemistry in tissue microarrays of Human Papillomavirus negative adenocarcinoma of the uterine cervix
(BioMed Central, 2010)
Background: The origin of adenocarcinomas presenting on the cervix uteri may be doubtful, i.e. whether it is of cervical or endometrial origin, due to the overlapping morphological features. In HPV negative samples, further ...