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Factors influencing acceptance and utilization of ITNs and IRS as malaria vector control measures in Rakai District, Uganda.
Indoor residual spraying (IRS) and insecticide treated nets (ITNs) are the two recommended strategies promoted for scaling up malaria control in Rakai district. The question has been, How acceptable are these methods and ...
Assessment of the process of implementation of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy strategy in Tororo District, Uganda.
INTRODUCTION: Malaria in pregnancy is a long known problem in Uganda associated with maternal and child morbidity, mortality and disability. In Uganda, the MOH malaria control strategy mainly focuses on IPT, early diagnosis ...
Prevalence and factors associated with utilisation of insecticide treated bednets among pregnant women in Gulu District Internally Displaced Persons’ camps
(Makerere University, 2009-09)
Background. Nearly 500 million people suffer a malaria episode every year and about 90% of all malaria deaths in the world today occur in sub-Sahara Africa. In Uganda, malaria accounts for about 30 - 50% of the outpatient ...
Access to health care for febrile children in Uganda: symptom recognition, care seeking practices and provider choice
(Karolinska Institutet and Makerere University, 2009)
Background: Febrile illnesses including malaria and pneumonia are leading causes of death among children under five in Uganda. Despite government efforts to increase health care access by offering free services at government ...
Factors influencing coartem uptake of children 6 to 59 months old with umcomplicated malaria in Ntungamo District, Uganda.
INTRODUCTION: Artemisinin based combination therapies are recommended for malaria treatment. In Ntungamo district, only 38% of the children aged 6 to 59 months receive coartem following onset of fever compared to national ...