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Patterns and predictors of self-medication in Northern Uganda
(PLOS One, 2014)
Self-medication with antimicrobial agents is a common form of self-care among patients globally with the prevalence and nature differing from country to country. Here we assessed the prevalence and predictors of antimicrobial ...
Substandard rifampicin based anti-tuberculosis drugs common in Ugandan drug market
(Journal Of Pharmacy And Pharmacological Research, 2013)
Background: Tuberculosis (TB) is an important curable infectious disease in Uganda; its treatment however is facing a challenge of increasing drug resistance. Although Rifampicin containing Fixed-Dose Combination (R-FDC) ...
Intermittent use of sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine for malaria prevention: A cross-sectional study of knowledge and practices among Ugandan women attending an urban antenatal clinic.
(Malaria Journal, 2014)
Abstract Background: The WHO recommends supervised administration of sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) as intermittent preventive treatment for malaria (IPTp) during pregnancy. Logistical constraints have however favoured ...
Factors predicting home storage of medicines in Northern Uganda
(BioMed Central, 2014)
Abstract Background Medicines are kept in households Worldwide for first aid, treatment of chronic or acute disease conditions. This promotes inappropriate use of medicines and hence the associated risks. The study ...