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Factors associated with utilization of cervical cancer screening among women accessing family planning services at Kitagata hospital, sheema District, Uganda
(Makerere University, 2015-09)
Background: Cervical cancer is a leading cause of cancer mortality in Uganda, and is attributed to poor utilization of screening services. Screening identifies the precancerous changes which when treated prevents development ...
Neonatal care self-efficacy and associated factors among post- natal mothers in Pallisa General Hospital, Uganda
Mothers play a crucial role in caring for the neonates especially during the first weeks of life since it is the time of adaptation to the new environment. Since most of the deaths occur during this period it is important ...
Factors affecting utilization of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy in bukanga health sub district - isingiro district- Uganda.
(Makerere University, 2016-06)
Background: Intermittent preventive treatment (IPTp) using Sulphadoxine/Pyrimethamine is a strategy recommended for preventing malaria in Pregnancy worldwide (WHO 2014 ), however utilisation of IPTp services was low, (49% ...
Sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine plus artesunate versus sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine plus amodiaquine for treating uncomplicated malaria (Review)
(John Wiley, 2009)
Background Artemisinin-based combination treatments are strongly advocated, but supplies are limited. Sulfadoxine combined with amodiaquine is an alternative non-artemisinin combination. Objectives To compare sulfadoxine ...
Extent of use of Aloe vera locally extracted products for management of ailments in communities of Kitagata Sub-county in Sheema District, Western Uganda.
Abstract Aloe vera is widely used locally in communities in Uganda as a medicinal plant. It is said to contain various nutrient substances and vitamins that have curative properties. It is said to heal a variety of diseases ...
The incidence of, and factors associated with extra uterine growth restriction among preterm infants in Kiwoko Hospital, Uganda
Background: Premature birth is the leading cause of under 5 mortality globally and is frequently associated with Extrauterine growth restriction (EUGR).Although the vast majority of mortality due to preterm birth occurs ...