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Factors associated with prevention of malaria and other diseases transmitted by mosquitoes at household level in Wakiso District, Uganda
(Journal of Environmental Health Research, 2013)
Malaria, and other diseases transmitted by mosquito vectors, can be reduced by appropriate measures at household level. These include: installing screening in windows and ventilators; removing stagnant water around homes; ...
Integrated approach to malaria prevention at household level in rural communities in Uganda: Experiences from a pilot project.
(Malaria Journal, 2013)
Background: Malaria is a major public health challenge in sub-Saharan Africa. In Uganda, malaria is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality especially among children under five years of age. This pilot project promoted ...
Health seeking behaviour and challenges in utilising health facilities in Wakiso district, Uganda
(African Health Sciences, 2014)
Background: The health seeking behaviour of a community determines how they use health services. Utilisation of health facilities can be influenced by the cost of services, distance to health facilities, cultural beliefs, ...
Promising Perceptions, Divergent Practices and Barriers to Integrated Malaria Prevention in Wakiso District, Uganda: A Mixed Methods Study
(PLOS One, 2015)
Background The World Health Organization recommends use of multiple approaches to control malaria. The integrated approach to malaria prevention advocates the use of several malaria prevention methods in a holistic ...