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Tuberculosis in household contacts of infectious cases in Kampala, Uganda
Tuberculosis remains a serious threat to public health, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. To determine the host and environmental factors responsible for tuberculosis in African households, the authors performed a prospective ...
Risk factors for perinatal mortality in Arua Regional Referral Hospital, West Nile, Uganda
(East African Public Health Association, 2008-12-03)
Background: In low-income countries, the majority of neonatal deaths occur during the perinatal period. The fourth millennium development goal of reducing child mortality cannot therefore be met without substantial reduction ...
The social construction and context of domestic violence in Wakiso District, Uganda
(Taylor & Francis Group, 2005-12)
This study explored community perceptions of factors associated with domestic violence, with an emphasis on events occurring during pregnancy. Ten focus group discussions, 14 key-informant interviews and four case vignettes ...
Domestic violence as risk factor for unwanted pregnancy and induced abortion in Mulago hospital, Kampala, Uganda
(Blackwell Publishing, 2006)
Objective: To compare pregnancy intention and domestic violence among women with induced and spontaneous abortion. Method: Case-control study in Mulago Hospital, Uganda, from September 2003 to June 2004 of 942 women seeking ...