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Production and productivity constraints of free-range chicken in Oyam District.
(Makerere University, 2008)
The study was conducted in Oyam district among free range chicken keeping households who were mixed crop–livestock farmers keeping mainly cattle, goats and chicken with a mean number per household of 2.7±0.6, 3.6±0.3 and ...
Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense Transmitted by a Single Tsetse Fly Bite in Vervet Monkeys as a Model of Human African Trypanosomiasis
(Public Library of Science, 2008-05)
We have investigated the pathogenicity of tsetse (Glossina pallidipes)-transmitted cloned strains of Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense in vervet monkeys. Tsetse flies were confirmed to have mature trypanosome infections by ...
Socio-economic factors influencing control of vector-borne diseases in the pastoralist system of South Western Uganda
(Springer Verlag, 2008)
Research in control of tick-borne diseases and trypanosomosis, and their vectors, namely, ticks and tsetse flies respectively, has been on going for decades. However, very little attention has been paid to the socio-economic ...
Consumption of animal source foods in children less than five years of age in Hoima district, Uganda
Child malnutrition is one of the most important human health problems in Uganda being ranked among the ten top killer diseases. Nutritional deficiencies are often juxtaposed to health problems and often malnutrition is a ...
Evaluation of Genetic Diversity among Glossina Fuscipes subpopulations from sleeping sickness foci in Uganda using Microsa Tellite DNA markers
(Makerere University, 2008-01)
Vector population genetic structure is rarely analyzed yet it is important in the understanding of the epidemiology of vector borne diseases and their control. In this study, patterns of genetic variation in the tsetse fly ...
Effect of praziquantel treatment against schistosoma mansoni during pregnancy on anti-schistosome immune responses in pregnant women and their babies
(Makerere University, 2008-01)
Chemotherapy with praziquantel against schistosomiasis acts in synergy with the immune responses against the schistosomes. Praziquantel acts by disruption of the integrity of the surface membranes of schistosomes and this ...
Factors affecting livestock restocking projects in South Teso of Eastern Uganda
This study was undertaken among the restocked beneficiaries of Kumi and Bukedea Districts in Eastern Uganda. Kidongole in Bukedea district and Kobwin and Mukongoro in Kumi district were chosen for the study. Fourteen key ...
Animal health intervations for human health benefits
African animal and human trypanosomiasis in South Eastern Uganda: animal reservoirs, vector competence and characterisation of trypanosoma brucei isolates
This study was designed to investigate the factors responsible for the persistence of sleeping sickness in southeastern Uganda. In addition to the general aspects, this investigation was specifically designed to study the ...
An ethnographic study of rural community literacy pactices in Bweyale and their implication for adult literacy education in Uganda
(University of Kwazulu-Natal, 2008-03-15)
This was a study of rural community literacy practices in Uganda. I used the social practices theory of literacy as a theoretical framework to investigate literacy use in rural community life in Bweyale. The social practices ...