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Prevalence and predictors of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in east Africa: evidence from a systematic review and meta-analysis of epidemiological studies published from 2005 to 2020
Background: The epidemiology of hepatitis B virus (HBV) in the general population in east Africa is not well documented. In this meta-analysis, we examined 37 full published research articles to synthesise up-to-date data ...
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 ...
Family Planning Utilization among PLWHIV Attending TASO Masaka: Evidence from a Cross-Sectional Study
(AIJR Publisher, 2021-07-31)
People living with HIV (PLWHIV) need family planning (FP) services to avert the spread of HIV and eliminate mother to child transmission (MTCT). Besides, family planning services greatly reduce the incidence of vertical ...
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 ...