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Assessing community knowledge, practices and determinants of neonatal mortality in a persistently high burden region: a case study of Masaka District-Uganda.
Introduction: South Central Uganda where Masaka district is found continues to register higher neonatal mortality rates as compared to other regions in the country. It is not clear why the region has persistently had a ...
Factors affecting the job performance of health workers in public health facilities of Tororo District, Uganda.
(Makerere University, 2018-11-23)
Background: Human resource costs are one of the top most costs in health care facilities, however, comparatively little effort is invested to follow up their performance to ensure value for money for the Health system and ...
Preparedness of health care systems for Ebola outbreak response in Kasese and Rubirizi Districts, Western Uganda
(Makerere University, 2018-11-30)
Abstract Introduction and background: Ebola virus genera belong to the Filoviridae family (filovirus). The Ebola virus is comprised of five distinct sub-types namely; Bundibugyo, Côte d’Ivoire, Reston, Sudan, and Zaïre ...
Prevalence and factors associated with exclusive breastfeeding among mothersof infants aged 0-6 months in Alebtong District, Uganda.
(Makerere University, 2018-11-26)
Introduction Breastfeeding provides ideal nourishment, security, and emotional support for the healthy growth and development of newborns and infants, while also providing maternal benefits. However, in Uganda a large ...