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Evaluation of portable point-of-care CD4 counter with high sensitivity for detecting patients eligible for antiretroviral therapy
(Public Library of Science, 2012-04-19)
Background: Accurate, inexpensive point-of-care CD4+ T cell testing technologies are needed that can deliver CD4+ T cell results at lower level health centers or community outreach voluntary counseling and testing. We ...
A Randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of a board game on patients' knowledge uptake of HIV and sexually transmitted diseases at the Infectious Diseases Institute, Kampala, Uganda
(JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 2012-03-01)
Background: As the number of HIV infections continues to rise, the search for effective health education strategies must intensify. A new educational board game was developed to increase HIV peoples' attention and knowledge ...
Rifampicin for continuation phase tuberculosis treatment in Uganda: a cost-effectiveness analysis
(Public Library of Science, 2012-06)
Background: In Uganda, isoniazid plus ethambutol is used for 6 months (6HE) during the continuation treatment phase of new tuberculosis (TB) cases. However, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends using isoniazid ...
Integration of HIV and TB services results in improved TB treatment outcomes and earlier prioritized ART initiation in a large urban HIV clinic in Uganda
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2012-06-01)
Background: The World Health Organization recommends that treatment of tuberculosis ...