Research Papers/Topics in Clinical Tropical Medicine

Prevalence of Malaria Among HIV/AIDS Patients Attending HIV Clinic at Ishaka Adventist Hospital in Bushenyi District

ABSTRACT The study assessed the prevalence of malaria in HIV/AIDS patients attending the HIV clinic at Ishaka Adventist Hospital, the study objectives were to determine the proportion of HIV patients with malaria, to identify the clinical manifestations of malaria among HIV-positive patients and to review different techniques used in the diagnosis of malaria at Ishaka Adventist Hospital in Bushenyi district. A descriptive cross-sectional study was used for known HIV-positive patients attendi...

Prevalence of Pneumonia and Associated Factors in Children Under Five Years of Age Attending Paediatric Ward at Ishaka Adventist Hospital Bushenyi District

ABSTRACT The study assessed the prevalence of pneumonia and associated factors in children under five years of age attending pediatric ward at Ishaka Adventist Hospital and the specific objectives were to establish prevalence of the children presenting with pneumonia among children, to identify the factors associated with occurrence of pneumonia in children under five and to review the clinical presentation of pneumonia in children of under five. A descriptive questionnaire based cross secti...

The Assessment of Urinary Retention in Adult Male Patients at Kampala International University Teaching Hospital in Bushenyi District Western Uganda

ABSTRACT A comprehensive assessment of urinary retention in adult male patients who attended KIU-TH was conducted. To determine the number of adult male patients diagnosed with UR, to determine the risk factors of urinary retention among adult males who were diagnosed with urinary retention, to establish the management of urinary retention among adult males diagnosed with urinary retention at KIU-TH between august 2015 to august 2017. A retrospective and a descriptive study design was used, ...

Knowledge And Attitude On Cervical Cancer And Pap Smear Testing Among Kampala International University Community.

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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...

Prevalence Of Malaria Among Pregnant Mothers Admitted To Arua Regional Referral Hospital Maternity Ward

As many as 3 billion people in endemic areas are at risk of malaria and ̴500 million clinical cases occur annually (Michael etal, 2011). Between 1 and 3 million annually, largely African infants and young children. Malaria, a protozoan infection transmitted by anopheles mosquitoes, is the most important parasitic disease of humans.The year 2010 was the date set to achieve universal coverage for all populations at risk of malaria using locally appropriate interventions for...