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Modelling the impact of stunting on childhood survival in Buhweju district and the cost of its prevention
Stunting affects close to 2.4 million children in Uganda and it is among the major contributors to the annual loss in productivity equivalent to $899 million. This study sought to identify the risk factors for the persistently ...
Effects of food aid on the nutrition adequacy of persons living with HIV/AIDS in Tororo, Uganda
(Makerere University, 2018-08)
Despite tremendous advances in HIV care and increased funding for treatment, morbidity and mortality from HIV/AIDS remains unacceptably high in developing countries. Food-based approaches, such as food aid ration, have ...
Reliability of scored patient-generated subjective global assessment in determining nutritional status of HIV infected adults attending TASO Mulago Clinic
(Makerere University, 2010-07)
Background: Early identification of risk for malnutrition in people living with HIV (PLHIV) is needed so as to determine nutritional deficits and appropriate interventions. Malnutrition in many PLHIV in Uganda is frequently ...