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The prevalence and factors associated with non-adherence to combination antiretroviral therapy among children receiving treatment as three TASO Centres.
BACKGROUND: In 2005, TASO started implementing a paediatric combination antiretroviral therapy (ART) program at the 11 centres of Entebbe, Gulu, Jinja, Masaka, Masindi, Mbale, Mbarara, Mulago, Rukungiri, Soroti and Tororo. ...
Factors contributing to persistent stock outs of essential medicines and healh supplies at lower level health facilities in Wakiso District.
BACKGROUND: Despite progress in increasing the number of people with access to essential medicines and health supplies (EMHS) over the past decades, vulnerable populations still lack access to them and the situation seems ...
Challenges of anti-retroviral therapy among children aged six-fifteen years in kabarole district.
INTRODUCTION: HIV/AIDS is one of the leading causes of mortality among children in kabarole district. It is however unknown how many children are on ART and there is very little documented evidence of the challenges faced ...
Factors influencing implementation of infection control measures in health units in Arua District, Uganda
(Makerere University, 2009-10)
Background: According to the ‘Yellow Star’ program, less than 60% of the health units in Arua district, Uganda, were adequately observing infection control measures in spite of the presence of guidelines on how to do so. ...
Prevalence and factors associated with brucellosis in humans and animals in Kajiado county, Kenya
(Makerere University, 2009-11-06)
Introduction: Brucellosis is one of the world’s most widespread zoonosis. It is caused by gram-negative bacilli of the genus Brucella. A strategy for brucellosis control would greatly benefit from detailed knowledge of ...