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Male circumcision, sexual behavior, and HIV status in Uganda
After a series of studies that revealed the protective effect of male circumcision against HIV infection, WHO/UNAIDS in 2007 recommended the adoption of safe male circumcision as one of the effective strategies in reducing ...
Utilization of HIV and tuberculosis services by Health Care Workers in Uganda: Implications for occupational health policies and implementation
(PLOS One, 2012)
infection control measures for HCWs. Challenges to and gaps in access to HIV services among HCWs may thus compromise TB infection control. This study assessed HCWs HIV and TB screening uptake and explored their preferences ...
Sero-prevalence of herpes simplex type 2 virus (HSV-2) and HIV infection in Kampala, Uganda
(African Health Sciences, 2014)
Background: Prevalence of herpes simplex type 2 virus (HSV-2) is high worldwide. Previous studies in Uganda were rural or in women. We estimated age and sex-specific sero- prevalence of HSV-2 in Kampala, Uganda. Methods: ...
Uptake of cervical screening and prevalence of abnormal cervical lesions among HIV infected women in an urban HIV care setting in Uganda
(Makerere University, 2014)
Background: Cervical cancer is the second commonest cancer in women worldwide and the commonest cancer among women in Uganda. Annual cervical screening is recommended for women living with HIV for early detection of ...
Quality of HIV Serology and Malaria Testing by Clinical Laboratories in Wakiso District, Uganda
(Makerere University, 2019-11-21)
Background: Provision of quality laboratory services is a critical need for early diagnosis and control of disease. In many resource-constrained countries like Uganda, the quality of laboratory services is usually compromised ...