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.
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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.
Communities in Mak IR
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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 erectile dysfunction among male hypertensive patients attending Mulago hospital hypertension clinic. (Makerere University, 2019-12-12)Background: Uganda has a high prevalence of patients with hypertension with majority of the patients unaware of their condition and thus likely to present late with complications such as ED. Erectile dysfunction is common ...
Interferon Sensitivity Profiles of HIV-1 Transmitter Founder Viruses of Subtypes A, D and AD Recombinants in Uganda. (Makerere University, 2021-02-08)ABSTRACT Background: In 80–90% of HIV-1 discordant partners, infection of the naive partner always results from the successful transmission and propagation of a single virus variant, termed the Transmitter Founder (TF) ...
Factors associated with postnatal care services utilization among mothers who gave birth in the last 12 months, Hoima district (Makerere University, 2021-03-10)BACKGROUND: Maternal mortality ratio is still high in Uganda, 336/100,000 live births and about 75% of the maternal deaths occur during the postnatal period despite efforts in trying to enhance maternal and child health. ...
An Assessment of the Environmental Performance of Selected Firms in the Kampala Industrial and Business Park (KIBP), Uganda (Makerere University, 2021-03-31)The study sought assess the environmental management systems adopted by select firms within the KIBP, Namanve. By using the Qualitative Research Design, a cross-sectional survey was used to map and characterize the adoption ...
Farmers’ Preferences and Willingness-to-pay for improved cassava varieties in Uganda: The case of Arua, Lira, Nakasongola and Soroti districts (Makerere University, 2021)This study examined farmers’ preferences and willingness-to-pay for improved cassava varieties. Choice experiments provided data used in the economic analysis of preferences and willingness-to-pay. The study elicited ...