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Prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and associated factors among HIV infected patients attending the Mulago ISS Clinic
(Makerere University, 2017-10-12)
Background: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) will be the 3rd leading cause of death worldwide by 2020. Data from Africa indicate that the prevalence of COPD is high (4% to 25%). We sought to determine its ...
Surgical site infections after neurosurgical procedures at Mulago National Referral hospital: prevalence and bacteriological patterns
Introduction Surgical site infections (SSIs) remain a major cause of morbidity and mortality. They also cause high financial burden in healthcare systems worldwide. The development of postoperative surgical site infections ...
Time to pulmonary tuberculosis relapse and its association with chest radiograph in Kawempe division, Kampala
(Makerere University, 2017-11-20)
Introduction: In Uganda, 5.19% of new tuberculosis cases are relapses with a prevalence and incidence of 0.159% and 0.161% respectively. Few studies have assessed factors that act as biomarkers for relapse at the initial ...
Where is students’ research in evidence-informed decision-making in health? Assessing productivity and use of postgraduate students’ research in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review
(Health Research Policy and Systems, 2017)
Background Investing in research that is not accessible or used is a waste of resources and an injustice to human subject participants. Post-graduate students’ research in institutions of higher learning involves considerable ...