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Outcome of HIV-infected and uninfected children with severe pneumonia admitted to pediatric wards at Mulago Hospital
(Makerere University, 2012)
Background: Pneumonia is the leading cause of death in children under 5 years worldwide and contributes the greatest proportion of the global burden of childhood diseases. In Uganda, pneumonia is one of the leading causes ...
Prevalence and factors associated with Hepatitis B among children admitted in Mulago Hospital
Introduction/background: Hepatitis B (HBV) is a major health problem Worldwide. About: 2 billion people, are exposed to hepatitis B allover the world, with an estimated 350 million people being carriers. The prevalence of ...
Pharmacokinetics of antiretroviral drug varies with formulation in the target population of children with HIV-1
(Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Nature Publishing Group), 2012-02-21)
The bioequivalence of formulations is usually evaluated in healthy adult volunteers. In our study in 19 HIV-1-infected Ugandan children (1.8–4 years of age, weight 12 to <15 kg) receiving zidovudine, lamivudine, and abacavir ...
Prevalence and factors associated with under nutrition among HIV exposed children 6 to 24 months attending antiretroviral therapy clinics in Kampala.
Introduction Under nutrition is the leading underlying factor of child mortality and morbidity in Sub-Saharan Africa. There is a critical window of opportunity for improving child nutrition; from pregnancy through the ...