Medical & Health Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Medical & Health Sciences

Assessing the Disparities of Data in Monthly Returns Midwife's (Form A) in the PRU East District

ABSTRACTBackground: Midwife returns form A is the standard operational reporting format used in Ghana Health Services (GHS) and World Health Organization (WHO) globally to report on maternal and child health care activities. However, it is common to observe that data generated by health care providers in the health facilities and at community outreach services have gaps either left. The aim of the study was to improve maternal and child health care dataMethods: A cross-sectional descri...

The Prevalance Of Syphilis Among Hiv/Aids Patients Attending Out Patient Clinic At Bududa Hospital In Bududa District

ABSTRACTThis study was under taken to assess the prevalence of syphilis among HIV/AIDS patientsattending Outpatient clinic at Bududa Hospital. The study was carried out in Uganda at BududaHospital, Bududa district 20 kms from Mbale Town. It was a cross-sectional laboratory studydone to show the prevalence of syphilis among HIV/AIDS patients.A total of 64 participants including both male and females who attended Outpatient clinic atBududa Hospital and consented were enrolled in the study...

Factors Affecting Exclusive Breast Feeding At Galkaio General Hospital, Galkaio District, Mudug Region, Puntland_Somalia

AbstractExclusive breastfeeding refers to the percentage of children less than six months old who are fedbreast milk alone (no other liquids) in the past 24 hours(WHO, 2013), which provides the onlyperfect nutrients for babies, protect them against infections and it lays the foundation of theirbreathing psychological development(Berlin, 2005).A cross sectional study was conducted at Galkaio General Hospital, Galkaio district, Mudugregion, Puntland_somalia. To determine the practices of ...

A Study Of Infection Prevention In Accident And Emergency Department Of Kampala International University Teaching Hospital In Ishaka Municipality Bushenyi District, Western Uganda.

AbstractA study was conducted in Kampala International University- Teaching Hospital accident andemergency department between July 2013 to October 2013 to assess the awareness and practisesof infection prevention amongst health care workers at their work place. The specific objectivesof this study were to assess the practices of the staff in emergency rooms on the standardprotocols observed in infections prevention, to identify the roles played by the administration ininfection control i...

Factors Affecting Provision Of Safe Water Supply In Kanyakwar Sublocation Kisumu Municipality Kisumu District Kenya

Table of ContentsDeclaration ......................................................................................................................................... iiDedication ......................................................................................................................................... iiiAcknowledgements ........................................................................................................................... ivList of Abbreviations ..............

Obstetrics Service Utilization By Women Of Reproductive Age In Tororo Main Hospital Tororo District

Obstetric care is a comprehensive program that involves coordinated approach to medical care and physiological support throughout the ante-partum, intra-partum and post-partum period. Its also defined as a dichotomous variable having once or more visits with a trained person during pregnancy and post partum period (Brown LD Catal 2010). The study was conducted in Tororo municipality, Tororo district Eastern Uganda about 300km from Kampala. The study assessed Obstetric service utilization...

Availability Of Cervical Cancer Screening Services In Bushenyi District( Rugazi Health Center Iv, Comboni Hospital, Kitagata Hospital And Kampala International University Teaching Hospital)

A cross-sectional study was done to find out the availability of cervical cancer screening services in Bushenyi district covering Rugazi Health centre IV, Comboni hospital, Kitagata hospital and Kampala International University Teaching hospital. 200 respondents comprised of women of childbearing age (15-49 years) attending antenatal care and those who had brought their children for immunization. 50 respondents were randomly sampled from each health unit. 50 health workers of different c...

To Establish The Causes Of Under-five Mortality At Kampala International Universtiy Teaching Hospital

Child mortality rate is the highest in low-income countries, such as countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (UNICEF 2012). In 2011, 6.9 million children under five died (UN 2012), down from 7.6 million in 2010, 8.1 million in 2009, and 12.4 million in 1990 (UNICEF 2011). About half of child deaths occur in Sub-Saharan Africa. Reduction of child mortality is the fourth United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals: the goal is to reduce under-five mortality by twothirds between 1900 and 2015. O...

Is-covid-19-expanding-its-symptom-list-the-case-of-acute-acro-ischemia-and-skin-rash-10774

As the spread of SARS-CoV2 continues to increase globally, newer information gets reported every day. We are learning more and more about the presentation, symptoms and treatment of this infection. Earlier cardinal symptoms of COVID-19 had been fever, cough, and shortness of breath. New findings in its symptoms are now being reported some of which includes neurological symptoms, dizziness and diarrhoea. Of recent skin manifestations due to COVID-19 have drawn the attention of medical experts....

Assessing-the-perceptions-and-awareness-of-covid-19-coronavirus-in-cameroon-8236 (1)

Introduction: COVID-19 has become a global threat to the human population. The virus which originated from China in December, 2019 has swept across continents in the world. Cameroon has been one of the countries with a high infectious rate. Lack of awareness play a major role in the rise of COVID-19 cases. Studies have shown that there exist a strong correlation between the perception of a disease and a ready compliance to health recommendations.Objective: This paper studied the awaren...

From Ebola to COVID-19: Reshaping Funerals and Burial Rites in Africa?

The coronavirus health crises is really changing the way people say goodbye to their loved ones. This is because corpses of victims who died as a result COVID-19 disease are recognized to be highly infectious and contagious with a great risk of the virus being transmitted by direct contact with the dead bodies. Memorial services are not allowed to be carried out with the presence of the corpse that resulted from the disease. Safety precautions are ...

The Effects Of Pollution Its Prevention, And Challenges In Urban Environment: Case Study Of Kampala Central Division

ABSTRACT The research was conducted to study the effects of pollution its prevention, and challenges in urban environment in case study of Kampala central division The following forms of pollution were studied (Air, Water, and Land). Pollution is the introduction of contaminants into a natural environment that causes instability, disorder, harm or discomfort to the ecosystem i.e. physical systems or living organisms. Within the Kampala Central Division there are a good number human ...

The Implications Of Climate Change On Subsistance Crop Production, A Case Study Of Juba County, South Sudan

ABSTRACT Unlike many areas of the world where agricultural producers exhibit the physical, economic and social resources to moderate, or adapt, subsistence agriculture in the Juba County South Sudan is seem to be particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climatic variability. This is in part due to the fact that the majority of the population depends on rain-fed agriculture for their livelihood. J-\dapting to climate change in the subsistence agricultural sector is therefore very imperat...

Factors Responsible For The Ineffective Treatment Of Tuberculosis In Sheema District

ABSTRACTBackground: Tuberculosis is a chronic communicable disease caused by acid fast bacilliMycobacterium tuberculosis. The impact of tuberculosis in the developing world has beenmagnified in past 20 years by the emergence of HIV pandemic. The treatment of tuberculosis isbased on anti – tuberculosis drug combination therapy because the mycobacterium can easilybecome resistant to one drug.Objective: To determine factors responsible for the ineffective treatment of tuberculosis inSheem...

Drugs Use Practices In Northern Uganda Hospitals: A Case Study Of Gulu Regional Refferal Hospital

ABSTRACTBackground: Irrational use of medicines is a maJor problem worldwide. Studiesconducted in several countries, including Uganda, indicate that more than 50% of allmedicines used globally are used irrationally. Irrational use of medicines results inincreased risk of adverse reactions, wastage of the scarce resources, and development ofpreventable resistance of organisms to commonly used antibiotics. To be able designappropriate interventions, there is need to carry out drug use stu...


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