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Sero‑prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus–hepatitis B virus (HIV– HBV) co‑infection among pregnant women attending antenatal care (ANC) in sub‑Saharan Africa (SSA) and the associated risk factors: a systematic review and meta‑analysis
Background: There is plenitude of information on HIV infection among pregnant mothers attending antenatal care (ANC) in sub-Saharan Africa. However, the epidemiology of HBV–HIV co-infections in the same cohort is not ...
The Malaria-Poverty Dilemma in Peri-Urban University Communities in Eastern Uganda
(Journal of Advances in Medicine and Medical Research, 2021-04-28)
Description Introduction: Malaria remains the world’s leading vector-born cause of mortality and morbidity, and Eastern Uganda contains some of the country’s highest prevalence rates. Though academic societies, such as ...
Prevalence and dynamics of clinically significant bacterial contaminants in herbal medicines sold in East Africa from 2000 to 2020: a systematic review and meta analysis
(Tropical Medicine and Health, 2021-01-28)
Background: Infectious diseases remain a leading cause of mortality and morbidity around the world, and those caused by bacteria are common in the East African region. In this region, trade and consumption of herbal medicine ...
COVID-19 in the Eyes of Community Leaders in Selected Rural Districts in Eastern Uganda
(Journal of Advances in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2021-05-14)
Introduction: Corona virus disease (COVID-19) is one of the topmost global hindrances to human existence. Rural settings have been reported to be more vulnerable in some parts of the world. In Uganda, community leaders in ...