PROMOTING ACCESS TO AFRICAN RESEARCH

African Health Sciences

Log in or Register to get access to full text downloads.

Remember me or Register

Journal Homepage Image

African Health Sciences is an open access, free online, internationally refereed journal publishing original articles on research, clinical practice, public health, policy, planning, implementation and evaluation, in the health and related sciences relevant to Africa and the tropics. African Health Sciences acknowledges support provided by the African Health Journals Partnership Project that is funded by the US National Institutes of Health (through the National Library of Medicine and the Fogarty International Center) and facilitated by the Council of Science Editors.

Indexed on MEDLINE/PUBMED; PUBMED CENTRAL; African Index Medicus; HINARI; Bioline; AJOL; Science Citation Index - Thompson Reuters. Impact factor: 0.666

Other websites related to this journal include:  http://www.bioline.org.br/hs

African Health Sciences encourages authors to now submit their papers online to the following website: http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/mums-ahs


Vol 18, No 3 (2018)

DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT Open Access  DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT Subscription or Fee Access

Table of Contents

Articles

Progress in infections, reproductive health and non-communicable diseases EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
James K Tumwine
Prevalence of rifampicin resistant tuberculosis and associated factors among presumptive tuberculosis patients in a secondary referral hospital in Lagos Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Olusola Adedeji Adejumo, Bolanle Olusola-Faleye, Victor Adepoju, Abimbola Bowale, Sunday Adesola, Ayodeji Falana, Henry Owuna, Kehinde Otemuyiwa, Shafaatu Oladega, Oluwatosin Adegboye 472-478
Male gender and duration of anti-tuberculosis treatment are associated with hypocholesterolemia in adult pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Kampala, Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
John Mukisa, Ismael Kawooya, Joan Nangendo, Annet Nalutaaya, Jean Nyamwiza, Ali Sam, Ronald Ssenyonga, William Worodria, Ezekiel Mupere 479-487
Exploration of the understanding and etiology of ADHD in HIV/AIDS as observed by adolescents with HIV/AIDS, caregivers and health workers- using case vignettes EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Richard Stephen Mpango, Eugene Kinyanda, Godfrey Zari Rukundo, Joseph Osafo, Kenneth D Gadow 488-495
Seroprevalence of parvovirus B19 in blood donors: the risks and challenges of blood transfusion in Zambia in the era of HIV/AIDS at the Kitwe Central Hospital, blood bank EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Memory Chirambo-Kalolekesha, Trevor Kaile, Florence Mwaba, Victor Daka, Marah Simakando, Sumbukeni Kowa 496-502
Sexual behaviours of HIV positive adults receiving HAART in Botswana: a cross sectional study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Mpho Keetile, Gofaone Kgosidintsi 503-511
Effect of anti-retroviral therapy on oxidative stress in hospitalized HIV-infected adults with and without TB EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Emmanuel Musisi, Denis Kasozi Matovu, Andrew Bukenya, Sylvia Kaswabuli, Josephine Zawedde, Alfred Andama, Patrick Byanyima, Ingvar Sanyu, Abdul Sessolo, Emmanuel Seremba, J Lucian Davis, William Worodria, Laurence Huang, Nicholas D Walter, Harriet Mayanja-Kizza 512-522
HIV Epidemiology in Uganda: survey based on age, gender, number of sexual partners and frequency of testing EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Jay Vithalani, Marta Herreros-Villanueva 523-530
Molecular surveillance of HCV mono-infection and HCV-HBV co-infection in symptomatic population at Hyderabad, Pakistan EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Bushra B Patoli, Atif A Patoli, Nimerta Kumari Balani, Ashfaque A Korejo 531-538
Rabies encephalitis in children: a resurgence of a fatal anthropozoonosis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Fatma Khalsi, Ahmed Ayari, Manel Ben Romdhane, Faten Tinsa, Khedija Boussetta 539-541
Prevalence and associated factors of Plasmodium falciparum and soil transmitted helminth infections among pregnant women in Osun state, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Olusola Ojurongbe, Patricia Nkem Okorie, Rofiat Labake Opatokun, Taiwo Adetola Ojurongbe, Victor Olatunji Mabayoje, Olugbenga Adekunle Olowe, Oluwaseyi Adegboyega Adeyeba 542-551
Determinants of delay in seeking treatment among malaria patients in Dera district, NorthWest Ethiopia: a case control study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Melkamu Tiruneh, Gebremedhin Berhe Gebregergs, Dereje Birhanu 552-559
Pyogenic brain abscess in children: a Tunisian multi-center experience EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Tfifha Miniar, Ben Abdallah Amel, Saadaoui Khalil, Ben Helal Khaled Ben Helal, Gueddiche Med Naji Gueddiche, Tilouche Samia Tilouche, Hassayoun Saida, Abroug Saoussen Abroug 560-568
The association between pregnancy-specific anxiety and preterm birth: a cohort study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Zahra Bostani Khalesi, Mahshid Bokaie 569-575
Fibrinolytic proteins of normal pregnancy and pre-eclamptic patients in North West Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Oluwatosin Oladosu-olayiwola, Hannah Olawumi, Abiola Babatunde, Munirdeen Ijaiya, Idayat Durotoye, Sikiru Biliaminu, Rasheedat Ibraheem 576-583
Incidence and risk factors for pre-eclampsia in Jos Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Jonah Musa, Caleb Mohammed, Amaka Ocheke, Makswhar Kahansim, Victor Pam, Patrick Daru 584-595
Antenatal dexamethasone effect on Doppler blood flow velocity in women at risk for preterm birth: prospective case series EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Elsnosy Elwany, Shaaban Omar, Abbas Ahmed, Gaber Heba, Darwish Atef 596-600
The association between periodontal disease and adverse pregnancy outcomes in Northern Tanzania: a cross-sectional study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Nyobasi Gesase, Jaume Miranda-Rius, Lluís Brunet-Llobet, Eduard Lahor-Soler, Michael J Mahande, Gileard Masenga 601-611
Effects of abdominal and vaginal hysterectomy on anorectal functions along with quality of life of the patient EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Onur Birsen, Ayse Secil Ozban, Murat Ozban, Mehmet Ayhan Kuzu 612-622
Knowledge, attitude and practice towards cervical cancer among women in Finote Selam city administration, West Gojjam Zone, Amhara Region, North West Ethiopia, 2017 EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Ayele Semachew Kasa, Tadesse Dagget Tesfaye, Worku Animaw Temesgen 623-636
Opinion and use of contraceptives among medical students of the University of Nigeria, Enugu campus EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Chinedu Arthur Idoko, Babatunde Omotowo, Charles Anyaka, Kenechukwu Udo, Osita Ezenwosu, Emmanuel Nwobi, Uche Ezeoke, Ikechukwu Obi, Osaeloka Ekwueme, Chinyere Okeke, Chuka Obienu, Ikechukwu Orakwue 637-644
Tribulus terrestris improves metronidazole-induced impaired fertility in the male mice EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Mrinalini Kumari, Poonam Singh 645-652
Effects of aqueous extract of Moringa oleifera seed on cadmium-induced reproductive toxicity in male Wistar rats EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Olawale O Obembe, Yunus Raji 653-663
Cystic fibrosis in Tunisian children: a review of 32 children EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Khedija Boussetta, Fatma Khalsi, Yasmine Bahri, Imen Belhadj, Faten Tinsa, Taieb Ben Messaoud, Samia Hamouda 664-670
Clinical presentation and outcome of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease in Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Fatiu A Arogundade, Akinwumi A Akinbodewa, Abefe A Sanusi, Oluyomi Okunola, Muzamil O Hassan, Adewale Akinsola 671-680
Serum proteins C and S levels as early biomarkers for kidney dysfunction in hemophilic patients EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Maryam A AL-Ghamdi, Etimad A Huwait, Taha A Kumosani, Qari M, Said S Moselhy, Afnan T Kumosani 681-688
A meta-analysis of phosphate binders lanthanum carbonate versus sevelamer hydrochloride in patients with end-stage renal disease undergoing hemodialysis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Tianbiao Zhou, Hongyan Li, Weiji Xie, Zhijun Lin 689-696
Thyroid profile and LDH Isoenzymes as prognostic biomarkers for diabetic and/or obese subjects EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Turki Y Johari, Magdy A Ghoneim, Said S Moselhy 697-706
Clinical presentation of newly diagnosed diabetes patients in a rural district hospital in Eastern Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Roy William Mayega, Elizeus Rutebemberwa 707-719
Association of serum asymmetric dimethyl-arginine and troponin I levels as a risk of myocardial infarction in thalassemia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Nawal Helmi, Hani Choudhry, Qari M, Taha A Kumosani, Abdulrahman L AL-Malki, Said Salama Moselhy, Afnan T Kumosani 720-726
Status of thiocyanate levels in the serum and saliva of non-smokers, ex-smokers and smokers EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Ananya Madiyal, Vidya Ajila, Subhas G Babu, Shruthi Hegde, Suchetha Kumari, Medhini Madi, Sonika Achalli, Priyadharshini Alva, Harshini Ullal 727-736
Vitamin A deficiency among under-five Nigerian children with diarrhoea EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Olufunmilola O Abolurin, Adebanjo J Adegbola, Oyeku A Oyelami, Samuel A Adegoke, Oluseye O Bolaji 737-742
Nutrition knowledge, dietary patterns and anthropometric indices of older persons in four peri-urban communities in Ga West municipality, Ghana EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Faith Agbozo, Joyce Amardi-Mfoafo, Helen Dwase, Basma Ellahi 743-755
Under nutrition and associated factors among school adolescents in Dangila Town, Northwest Ethiopia: a cross sectional study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Yeshalem Mulugeta Demilew, Amanu Aragaw Emiru 756-766
Effect of tramadol addiction alone and its co-abuse with cannabis on urinary excretion of Copper, Zinc, and Calcium among Egyptian addicts EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Ibrahim El-Safty, Elsayed Eltamany, Ahmed Shouman, Omayma El-Gamel, Ahmed Nada, Wesam Ali 767-775
Substance abuse among students in selected secondary schools of an urban community of Oyo-state, South West Nigeria: implication for policy action EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Ajibola Idowu, Ayodele Olatayo Aremu, Aderonke Olumide, Ayotunde Olumuyiwa Ogunlaja 776-785
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome in a young adult female at the university of Benin Teaching Hospital: a case report EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Peter I Agbonrofo, John E Osakue 786-789
AGREE-II Appraisal of a clinical algorithm for hypotonia assessment EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Pragashnie Govender 790-798
MR imaging of intracranial solitary fibrous tumor: a retrospective study of 7 cases EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Yongshan Liu, Qian Wang, Taijuan Zhang, Linlin Yang, WenJuan Liang 799-806
A randomized control trial comparing train of four ratio > 0.9 to clinical assessment of return of neuromuscular function before endotracheal extubation on critical respiratory events in adult patients undergoing elective surgery at a tertiary hospital in EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Isaac Adembesa, Vitalis Mung’ayi, Zulfiqarali Premji, Dorothy Kamya 807-816
Family physicians' utility of social media: a survey comparison among family medicine residents and physicians EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Karim Syed Irfan, Irfan Farhana, Al Faris Eiad, Al Maflehi Nassr, Al Qahtani Al Mohammed, Nadeem Maya, Al Hazmi Ali, Ahmed Abdullah MA, Ponnamperuma Gominda, Vleuten Cees van der 817-827
A study on visual, audio and tactile reaction time among medical students at Kampala International University in Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Keneth Iceland Kasozi, Ngala Elvis Mbiydzneyuy, Sarah Namubiru, Abass Alao Safiriyu, Sheu Oluwadare Sulaiman, Alfred O Okpanachi, Herbert Izo Ninsiima 828-836
Nodding Syndrome - an Indian case EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT
Rachna Sehgal, Neha Agarwal, Rani Gera 837-841


ISSN: 1680-6905
AJOL African Journals Online