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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 ...
Assessment of dietary intake and nutritional status of children (under five years) who are HIV positive attending The Aids Support Organization (TASO) Entebbe
(Makerere University, 2010-11)
BACKGROUND: HIV/AIDS still remains a challenging pandemic worldwide, with Sub-Saharan African being the most affected region. In Uganda, the impact of the disease at household, community and national level has been enormous. ...
Association between feeding practices and the nutritional status of children 0- 24 months: a casestudy in Luweero District, Central Uganda
(Makerere University, 2012-11)
Background: Childhood malnutrition is a significant health problem in developing countries and it has lifelong and irreversible effects especially if it occurs during the early stages of infancy. Care giving and infant and ...
Effect of supplementation with zinc, zinc plus, vitamin A and iron on nutritional status of school children (6-10 years) in Uganda: A randomized controlled study
(Makerere University, 2010)
Background: The nutritional status for the school-aged child is largely unknown. Unlike for children under five years of age, few studies have been conducted the age group of 6-10 years. Hence there is a paucity of information ...
Effect of nutrition education and promotion of orange-fleshed sweet potato on vitamin-A intake and nutritional status of children in Kampala
(Makerere University, 2013)
Regular consumption of orange-fleshed sweet potato (OFSP) can significantly increase levels of serum retinol, thus reducing the prevalence and severity of vitamin A deficiency (VAD) in children. For two years preceding ...
The influence of maternal nutritional status, dietary intake, heamoglobin level and workloads on birth size in Kaberamaido District, Uganda
(Makerere University, 2013-11)
Fetal growth retardation is one of the major public health problems particularly because children are at increased risk of being stunted and malnourished in childhood and when reaching reproductive age. Furthermore they ...