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Use of artemisia annua L. infusion for malaria prevention: mode of action and benefits in a Ugandan community
(SCIENCEDOMAIN International, 2011)
Malaria is major public health problem in Uganda endemic in 95% contributing up to 40% of hospital outpatient attendances. Approaches to controlling the disease include; environmental, entomological and medicinal interventions. ...
Chewing-stick practices using plants with anti-streptococcal activity in a Ugandan rural community
Background: The high dental disease burden in developing countries has created a need to explore and develop cheap and accessible methods of dental disease prevention. Traditional toothbrushes (chewing-sticks) prepared ...
Peer counselors' role in supporting patients' adherence to ART in Ethiopia and Uganda
Our aim was to explore peer counselors’ work and their role in supporting patients’ adherence to antiretroviral treatment (ART) in resource-limited settings in Ethiopia and Uganda. Qualitative semi-structured interviews ...
An assessment of Makerere University College of Health Sciences: optimizing health research capacity to meet Uganda’s priorities
(BioMed Central, 2011)
Background: Health research is critical to the institutional mission of the Makerere College of Health Sciences (MakCHS). Optimizing the alignment of health research capacity at MakCHS with the health needs and priorities ...