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Prevalence and factors associated with Hepatitis B among children admitted in Mulago hospital.
INTRODUCTION/BACKGROUND: Hepatitis B (HBV) is a major health problem worldwide. About 2 billion people are exposed to hepatitis B all over the world, with an estimated 350 million people being carriers. The prevalence ...
Effect of toxicities to triomune on virologic outcomes among HIV-1 infected adults at the infectious diseases insititute, Uganda.
INTRODUCTION: Use of fixed dose generic combination of stavudine, lamivudine and nevirapine (Triomune) for the treatment of HIV/AIDS is wide sparead in resource limited settings (RLS). However, the clinical benefits of ...
Prevalence and factors associated with risk of HIV occupational exposure and PEP utilization among healthcare workers in Mwanza referral hospitals-Tanzania.
INTRODUCTION: It is estimated that about 40 million people are living with HIV/AIDS globally, and of these, two thirds are in sub Saharan Africa. In Tanzania the prevalence of HIV/AIDS among adults is 7%. The increasing ...
Clinical pattern, prevalence and factors associated with immune reconstitution syndrone in children on HAART attending joint clinical research institute.
INTRODUCTION: The introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has markedly decreased the rate of opportunistic infections, the progression to acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and overall mortality ...
Prevalence, bacterial causes and antibiotoc sensitivity of urinary tract infections in children presenting with fever to acute care unit in mulago hospital.
INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND: Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a problem that is frequently encountered by pediatric health care providers. The role of UTI as an occult cause of febrile illness in young children has been ...
Clinical amd immunological markers of virologic failure in patients taking antiretroviral therapy at joint clinical research centre.
About 33.2 million adults and children are living with HIV/AIDS and of these, 22.5 million live in Sub- Saharan Africa. The Uganda government is providing free voluntary counselling and testing and antiretroviral therapy ...