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Voices on adherence to ART in Ethiopia and Uganda: a matter of choice or simply not an option
(Routledge - Taylor & Francis, 2009)
This paper explores HIV patients’ adherence to antiretroviral treatment (ART) in resource-limited contexts in Uganda and Ethiopia, where ART is provided free of charge. Qualitative semi-structured interviews were conducted ...
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 ...
Assessment of the drug storage facilities and quality of generic co-formulation tablets (Stavudine, Lamivudine, Nevirapine) at HIV/AIDS treatment centers in Uganda.
(Medwell Journals, 2008)
The study investigated the storage facilities and the quality of co-formulation tablets containing stavudine, lamivudine, and nevirapine at four treatment centres in Uganda. A cross-sectional survey of drug storage conditions ...
An assessment of Makerere University College of Health Sciences: optimizing health research capacity to meet Uganda’s priorities
(BioMed Central, 2011)
Background: Health research is critical to the institutional mission of the Makerere College of Health Sciences (MakCHS). Optimizing the alignment of health research capacity at MakCHS with the health needs and priorities ...
Fixed-dose chloroquine and sulphurdoxine/pyrimethamine treatment of malaria: outcome and pharmacokinetic aspect
(Karolinska University Press, 2007)
Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of intravenous artesunate during severe malaria treatment in Ugandan adults
(BioMed Central, 2012-04-27)
Background: Severe malaria is a medical emergency with high mortality. Prompt achievement of therapeutic concentrations of highly effective anti-malarial drugs reduces the risk of death. The aim of this study was to assess ...
Chewing-stick practices using plants with anti-streptococcal activity in a Ugandan rural community
Background: The high dental disease burden in developing countries has created a need to explore and develop cheap and accessible methods of dental disease prevention. Traditional toothbrushes (chewing-sticks) prepared ...
Steady state bioequivalence of generic and innovator formulations of stavudine, lamivudine, and nevirapine in HIV-infected Ugandan adults
(Public Library of Science, 2008-12-19)
Background: Generic antiretroviral therapy is the mainstay of HIV treatment in resource-limited settings, yet there is little evidence confirming the bioequivalence of generic and brand name formulations. We compared the ...
Peer counselors' role in supporting patients' adherence to ART in Ethiopia and Uganda
Our aim was to explore peer counselors’ work and their role in supporting patients’ adherence to antiretroviral treatment (ART) in resource-limited settings in Ethiopia and Uganda. Qualitative semi-structured interviews ...
Use of artemisia annua L. infusion for malaria prevention: mode of action and benefits in a Ugandan community
(SCIENCEDOMAIN International, 2011)
Malaria is major public health problem in Uganda endemic in 95% contributing up to 40% of hospital outpatient attendances. Approaches to controlling the disease include; environmental, entomological and medicinal interventions. ...