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    • Psychiatric disorders in HIV-positive individuals in urban Uganda 

      Ovuga, Emilio; Boardman, Jed; Wasserman, Danuta (Psychiatric Bulletin, 205)
      There is a well-documented strong association between depressive disorders and HIV/AIDS (e.g. Maj et al, 1994; Perkins et al, 1994; Judd et al, 1997). High levels of depression are seen in people with HIV/AIDS ...
    • Investigating factors associated with uptake of HIV voluntary counselling and testing among pregnant women living in North Uganda 

      Cawthorne, A.; Nattabi, B.; Ayella, E. O.; Ogwang, M.; Declich, S.; Fabiani, M. (Psychological and Socio-medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV,, 207)
      We investigated factors potentially associated with the uptake of HIV voluntary counselling and testing (VCT), which is the first step in acceding to programmes for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV ...
    • Mycobacteria causing human cervical lymphadenitis in pastoral communities in the Karamoja region of Uganda 

      Oloya, J.; Opuda-Asibo, J.; Kazwala, R.; Demelash, A. B.; Skjerve, E.; Lund, A.; Johansen, T. B.; Djonne, B. (Epidemiology & Infection, 208)
      Mycobacteria from lymph node biopsies of patients with cervical lymphadenitis reporting for tuberculosis treatment in Matany and Moroto Hospitals in the transhumant areas of Karamoja, Uganda were isolated and characterized. ...
    • Power conditioning of thermoelectric generated power using dc-dc converters: A case study of a boost converter 

      Twaha, Ssennoga; Zhu, Jie; Yan, Yuying (University of Nottingham, 1930)
      The near exhaustion of non renewable energy resources such as fossil fuels followed by disastrous climatic changes have alerted the world to invest in alternative energy sources. Thermoelectric (TE) technology is responsible ...
    • Buruli (Mycobacterial) Ulceration in Uganda. (A New Focus of Buruli Ulcer in Madi District, Uganda.) 

      Lunn, H. F.; Connor, D. H.; Wilks, N. E.; Barnley, G. R.; Kamunvi, F.; Clancey, J. K.; Bee, J. D. A. (East African Medical Journal, 1965)
      A form of skin ulceration, Buruli ulcer, has been described in Uganda which differs from the ordinary tropical ulcer in its clinical and histological appearances and its lack of response to antibiotics [this Bulletin, 1962, ...
    • Ethnobotanical uses of Lantana trifolia L. and Sida cuneifolia Roxb. in Mukungwe and Wabinyonyi sub-counties of central Uganda 

      Nalubega, Rebecca; Nyanzi, Steven A.; Nakavuma, Jesca L.; Kamatenesi-Mugisha, Maud (Journal of Complementary Medicine Research, 1970)
      Aim: This was an ethnobotanical study that was carried out to establish the traditional uses of Lantana trifolia L. and Sida cuneifolia Roxb. plants in selected parts of Central Uganda. Methods: The ethnobotanical study ...
    • New Directions in Teacher Education in East Africa 

      Kajubi, W. Senteza (International Review of Education, 1971)
      The three countries of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, of 650,000 square miles and an estimated population million, form a compact geographical and quasi-political East African Community. They have much in common: Lake Victoria; ...
    • Increased Government Control of Buganda's Financial Sinews since the Revolution of 1966 

      Nsibambi, Apolo (Public Administration and Development, 1971)
      The quest for a more equitable allocation ofresources and income in all parts of Uganda, has gained more commitment, support and above all possibilities and credibility since the revolutionary changes which abolished ...
    • Educational priorities in Africa 

      Kajubi, W. Senteza (Prospects, 1973)
      When over half the nation is illiterate and the people clamour for education; when public expenditure on education is mounting, but the number of children who are denied the right to education is increasing; when classroom ...
    • Urban Planning Law in East Africa with special reference to Uganda 

      Kanyeihamba, George W. (Progress in Planning, 1974)
      The city has always held a magnetic attraction for all manner of men. To urban dwellers, it is a home and a recreational centre. To rural dwellers, it is a market place for their produce and a shopping centre. To foreign ...
    • East Coast Fever Immunisation Trials in Uganda: Field Exposure of Zebu Cattle Immunized with Three Isolates of Theileria Parva 

      Robson, J.; Odeke, G G. M.; Kamya, E. P.; Brown, C. G. D. (Tropical Animal Health and Production, 1977)
      Zebu cattle were immunised against East Coast fever (ECF) using three isolates ofTheileria parva inoculated as cryopreserved stabilates of infective particles harvested fromRhipicephalus appendiculatus. These isolates ...
    • A Pepsin-Revealed Material Possibly Related to Chromosomal Banding 

      Byarugaba, Wilson (Chromosoma, 1978)
      The enzymes pepsin, c~-chymotrypsin, trypsin, RNase and DNase were applied to preparations of human metaphase chromosomes before staining to study whether dissociable materials related to the formation of G-, Q- and ...
    • Long-Term Experience With Burkitt’s Lymphoma In Uganda 

      Olweny, Charles L.M.; Mbiddde, Edward Katongole; Otim, David; Lwanga, Stephen K.; Magrath, Ian T.; Ziegler, John L. (International journal of cancer, 1980)
      The cumulative results and long-term follow-up of all patients with Burkitt's lymphoma treated at the Uganda cancer Institute Kampala are reported. The annual admission rate is 29. The tumor patients commonly present with ...
    • Birth Asphyxia. I. Measurement of Visual Evoked Potential (VEP) in the Healthy Fetus and Newborn Lamb 

      Woods, James R.; Coppes, Valerie; Brooks, Daniel E.; Knowles, Peggy J.; Freeman, Marla; Parisi, Valerie; Omara, Peter; Mccarty, Garland E. (1981)
      The visual evoked potential (VEP) of five healthy, near-term exteriorized fetal lambs was compared with the VEP obtained from the same animals during the first hour after ventilation. Characteristics of the individual ...
    • A microcomputer-controlled solid-state dark adaptometer 

      Omara, Peter A.; Zwick, Harry; Van Sice, Charles W. (Behavior Research Methods & Instrumentatio, 1981)
      A low-cost microprocessor-controlled light-emitting diode (LED) dark adaptometer is described. The apparent intensities of red and green stimuli are controlled by changing the duty cycles of LED display elements which ...
    • Borderline Tuberculoid Leprosy following BCG Vaccination. A Case Report 

      Stoner, Gerald L.; Belehu, Ayele; Nsibambi, John; Warndorff, Jan (INTERNAL IONAL JOURNAL OF LEPROSY, 1981)
      We describe a case of leprosy in a child following vaccination with Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG). Our finding confirms observations made more than 20 years ago (2 . 5 ' 9 ) and illustrates a concept of the leprosy ...
    • Infantile Autism in Kenya 

      Dhadphale, Manohar; Lukwago, Mariam G.; Gajjar, Menakeshi (The Indian Journal of Pediatrics, 1982)
      Clinical features of infantile autism in three African children from Kenya are described. There is no essential difference in features of childhood autism as described in the west. In this prospective study the authors ...
    • Dose Response Relationship of Haemophilus pleuropneumoniae Aerosols in Pigs 

      Sebunya, T.N.K.; Saunders, J.R.; Osborne, A.D. (Canadian Journal of comparative medicine, 1983)
      The virulence of Haemophilus pleuropneumoniae was quantitated for ten and 12 week old pigs following aerosol exposure. The volume and concentration of culture aerosolized, the estimated numbers of organisms inhaled by the ...
    • Effects of chronic health conditions on school adaptation 

      Fowler, G. Mary (Paediatrics research,, 1984)
      This study of children with chronic health conditions (CHC) assessed the relationship of demographic and health variables to school achievement and absenteeism. From July 1982 to June 1983 data were collected in 11 ...
    • Testing for linear engel curves 

      Kasekende, Louis (Elsevier Ltd, 1984)
      The demand system, NLES, proposed recently by Blundell and Ray (1982), is shown to aggregate consistently across households. It is then used to analyse time series expenditure data of Korea, Greece, Israel and Puerto Rico. ...