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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 ...
Iron status in patients with plasmodium falciparum malaria and anaemia in mulago hospital.
BACKGROUND: Malaria is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in Uganda. It is associated with a wide range of complications including severe anaemia especially in children. Anaemia impairs motor and cognitive ...
Prevalence and types of hearing impairment in patients attending the HIV/AIDS clinics at mulago hospital.
BACKGROUND: HIV/AIDS is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in Uganda. Hearing impairment is one form of morbidity seen in HIV Positive patients affecting quality of life and productivity. The incidence of otologic ...
Prevalence and aetiology of bacteraemia among children with lymphomas on cancer chemotherapy at the uganda cancer institute.
INTRODUCTION: The prevalence of cancers has been noted to be on the increase worldwide. In Africa, this increase has mainly been attributed to viral infections especially HIV. Lymphomas are currently the commonest childhood ...