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Missed opportunity: low uptake of VMMC among men attending the OPD of a public health facility offering free VMMC services in Uganda.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): BMC public health [BMC Public Health] 2023 Jan 18; Vol. 23 (1), pp. 129. Date of Electronic Publication: 2023 Jan 18.

Abstract: Background: Studies in various countries including Uganda and Kenya have shown a much lower incidence of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) among men that underwent voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) compared to uncircumcised men. Wakiso di...

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Understanding the barriers and enablers for postgraduate medical trainees becoming simulation educators: a qualitative study.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): BMC medical education [BMC Med Educ] 2023 Jan 14; Vol. 23 (1), pp. 28. Date of Electronic Publication: 2023 Jan 14.

Abstract: INTRODUCTION : There is increasing evidence that Simulation-based learning (SBL) is an effective teaching method for healthcare professionals. However, SBL requires a large number of faculty to facilitate small group sessions. Like many other African c...

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Minimal Rickettsial Infection Rates and Distribution of Ticks in Uganda: An Assessment of the Seasonal Effects and Relevance to Tick-Borne Disease Risk in East Africa.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of medical entomology [J Med Entomol] 2023 Jan 12; Vol. 60 (1), pp. 185-192.

Abstract: Tick-borne diseases (TBDs) pose a significant risk to humans and represent one of the major factors influencing readiness within the United States' military worldwide. Additionally, ticks and TBDs constitute major animal health problems leading to econ...

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Automated wearable cameras for improving recall of diet and time use in Uganda: a cross-sectional feasibility study.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Nutrition journal [Nutr J] 2023 Jan 12; Vol. 22 (1), pp. 7. Date of Electronic Publication: 2023 Jan 12.

Abstract: Background: Traditional recall approaches of data collection for assessing dietary intake and time use are prone to recall bias. Studies in high- and middle-income countries show that automated wearable cameras are a promising method for collecting obj...

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Psychological distress in adolescents: prevalence and its relation to high-risk behaviors among secondary school students in Mbarara Municipality, Uganda.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): BMC psychology [BMC Psychol] 2023 Jan 09; Vol. 11 (1), pp. 5. Date of Electronic Publication: 2023 Jan 09.

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Abstract: Background: Psychological distress among adolescents negatively affects their academic performance, relationships with family and friends, and ability to participate fully in the community. Stressful life events in low-income countries and risk-taking ...

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Prevalence of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever in livestock following a confirmed human case in Lyantonde district, Uganda.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Parasites & vectors [Parasit Vectors] 2023 Jan 07; Vol. 16 (1), pp. 7. Date of Electronic Publication: 2023 Jan 07.

Abstract: Background: Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a tick-borne viral infection, characterized by haemorrhagic fever in humans and transient asymptomatic infection in animals. It is an emerging human health threat causing sporadic outbreaks in Ugan...

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Vulnerability to violence against women or girls during COVID-19 in Uganda.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): BMC public health [BMC Public Health] 2023 Jan 05; Vol. 23 (1), pp. 23. Date of Electronic Publication: 2023 Jan 05.

Abstract: At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, gender-based violence (GBV) was reported to have increased worldwide. We build on existing literature to examine the factors that increased vulnerability to GBV during the COVID-19 pandemic in Uganda. We use data...

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Implementing hearing screening among children aged 0-59 months at established immunization clinics in Uganda: A multi-center study.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology [Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol] 2023 Jan; Vol. 164, pp. 111397. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Nov 29.

Abstract: Objective: The prevalence of childhood hearing loss (HL) is high in low and middle income countries (LMICs), with many of the affected children facing communication delays and poor opportunities for education. Despite the increased advocacy for childho...

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SARS-CoV-2 Omicron BA.5 Infections in Vaccinated Persons, Rural Uganda.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Emerging infectious diseases [Emerg Infect Dis] 2023 Jan; Vol. 29 (1), pp. 224-226. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Dec 18.

Abstract: We describe a cluster of COVID-19 breakthrough infections after vaccination in Kyamulibwa, Kalungu District, Uganda. All but 1 infection were from SARS-CoV-2 Omicron strain BA.5.2.1. We identified 6 distinct genotypes by genome sequencing. Infections w...

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How pregnant women living with HIV and their male partners manage men's HIV self-testing: qualitative analysis of an HIVST secondary distribution process in Kampala, Uganda.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of the International AIDS Society [J Int AIDS Soc] 2023 Jan; Vol. 26 (1), pp. e26050.

Abstract: Introduction: Increased HIV testing by men in sub-Saharan Africa is key to meeting UNAIDS 2025 testing targets. Secondary distribution of HIV self-testing (HIVST) kits by pregnant women attending antenatal care to male partners has been shown to increa...

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