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African Health Sciences - Vol 16, No 4 (2016)

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Child, reproductive, mental health; infections and NCDs in the African environment EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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James K Tumwine
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.1
Pediatric out-of-hospital deaths following hospital discharge: a mixed-methods study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Lacey English, Elias Kumbakumba, Charles P Larson, Jerome Kabakyenga, Joel Singer, Niranjan Kissoon, J Mark Ansermino, Hubert Wong, Julius Kiwanuka, MO Wien 883-891
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.2
Nutritional status, feeding practices and state of other related indicators at onset of a multi-model community nutrition intervention program in Mpigi District, Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Nazarius Mbona Tumwesigye, Florence Basiimwa Tushemerirwe, Richard Kajjura, Victoria Nabunya, Ronald Andrew Naitala, Cissie Namanda 892-903
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.3
Effect of mother support groups on nutritional status in children under two years of age in Laisamis village, Kenya EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Mattias Undlien, Håvard-Amund Viervoll, Berit Rostad 904-909
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.4
A systematic review of factors affecting energy intake of adolescent girls EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Bibi Mushirah Jodhun, Dhandevi Pem, Rajesh Jeewon 910-922
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.5
Community-made mobile videos as a mechanism for maternal, newborn and child health education in rural Uganda; a qualitative evaluation EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Juliet Ntuulo Mutanda, Peter Waiswa, Sarah Namutamba 923-928
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.6
Raising a child with down’s syndrome: perspectives from South African urban care-givers EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Megan D. Barr, Pragashnie Govender, Gina Rencken 929-935
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.7
Prevalence and socioeconomic correlates of autism among children attending primary and secondary schools in south east Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Josephat M. Chinawa, Pius C. Manyike, Elias C. Aniwada, Awoere T. Chinawa, Herbert A. Obu, Odutola I. Odetunde, Ada R.C. Nwokocha, Roland R. Ibekwe 936-942
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.8
Caries and dental erosion: are Soroti children and adolescents at risk from increased soft-drink availability in Uganda? EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Jordan Cheng, Karen Campbell 943-946
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.9
Physical activity, body mass index and blood pressure in primary school pupils attending private schools EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Wilson E. Sadoh, Ayebo E. Sadoh, Alphonsus N. Onyiriuka 947-953
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.10
Long-term outcome of Tunisian children with primary ciliary dyskinesia confirmed by transmission electron microscopy EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Hamouda Samia, Boussetta Khadija, Hamzaoui Agnes, Khalsi Fatma, Trabelsi Ines, Jaafoura Hafedh, Tinsa Faten 954-961
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.11
Pattern of utilization of ante-natal and delivery services in a semi-urban community of North-Central Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Jimoh Maryam Abimbola, Akande Tanimola Makanjuola, Salaudeen Adekunle Ganiyu, Uthman Mohammed Mubashir Babatunde, Durowade Kabir Adekunle, Aremu Ayodele Olatayo 962-971
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.12
Prevalence of geophagia and its contributing factors among pregnant women at Dr. George Mukhari Academic Hospital, Pretoria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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L.R. Macheka, J.O. Olowoyo, L Matsela, A.A. Khine 972-978
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.13
Prevalence and risk factors of pre-hypertension in Congolese pre and post menopausal women EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M.J.S. Muchanga, F.B. Lepira, R Tozin, E.P. Mbelambela, N.R. Ngatu, E.K. Sumaili, J.R. Makulo, N Suganuma 979-985
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.14
Child marriage and maternal health risks among young mothers in Gombi, Adamawa State, Nigeria: implications for mortality, entitlements and freedoms EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Olaide Adedokun, Oluwagbemiga Adeyemi, Cholli Dauda 986-999
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.15
Chemical constituents of Cyperus rotundus L. and their inhibitory effects on uterine fibroids EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ying Ju, Bing Xiao 1000-1006
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.16
IgG isotypic antibodies to crude Plasmodium falciparum blood-stage antigen associated with placental malaria infection in parturient Cameroonian women EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Judith K. Anchang-Kimbi, Eric Akum Achidi, Blaise Nkegoum, Joseph-Marie N. Mendimi, Eva Sverremark-Ekström, Marita Troye-Blomberg 1007-1017
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.17
Price elasticity of demand for psychiatric consultation in a Nigerian psychiatric service EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Oluyomi Esan 1018-1022
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.18
Referral letters to the psychiatrist in Nigeria: is communication adequate? EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Oluyomi Esan, Oluremi Oladele 1023-1026
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.19
Prevalence of suicidal ideation and attempt: associations with psychiatric disorders and HIV/AIDS in post-conflict Northern Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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James Mugisha, Herbert Muyinda, Ashraf Kagee, Peter Wandiembe, Stephen M. Kiwuwa, Davy Vancampfort, Eugene Kinyanda 1027-1035
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.20
Socio-demographic correlates of treatment response among patients with schizophrenia in a tertiary hospital in South-East Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Mark S. Ezeme, Richard Uwakwe, Appolos C. Ndukuba, Monday N. Igwe, Paul C. Odinka, Kennedy Amadi, Nichodemus O. Obayi 1036-1044
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.21
Aerobic exercise improves quality of life, psychological well-being and systemic inflammation in subjects with Alzheimer’s disease EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Shehab M. Abd El-Kader, Osama H. Al-Jiffri 1045-1055
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.22
Effects of vasodilator and esmolol-induced hemodynamic stability on early post-operative cognitive dysfunction in elderly patients: a randomized trial EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Sheng-Hui Sun, Lin Yang, De-Feng Sun, Yue Wu, Jun Han, Ruo-Chuan Liu, Li-Jie Wang 1056-1066
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.23
Opiate withdrawal syndrome in buprenorphine abusers admitted to a rehabilitation center in Tunisia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ines Derbel, Asma Ghorbel, Férièle Messadi Akrout, Abdelmajid Zahaf 1067-1077
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.24
Exercise alleviates depression related systemic inflammation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Shehab M. Abd El-Kade, Osama H. Al-Jiffri 1078-1088
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.25
Low sero-prevalence of hepatitis delta antibodies in HIV/ hepatitis B co-infected patients attending an urban HIV clinic in Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Elizabeth Katwesigye, Emmanuel Seremba, Fred Semitala, Ponsiano Ocama 1089-1093
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.26
Post-transplant withdrawal of lamivudine results in fatal hepatitis flares in kidney transplant recipients, under immune suppression, with inactive hepatitis B infection EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Bin Miao, Xiang-Ming Lao, Guo-Li Lin 1094-1100
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.27
Patient satisfaction with TB care clinical consultations in Kampala: a cross sectional study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Willy Ssengooba, Bruce Kirenga, Catherine Muwonge, Steven Kyaligonza, Samuel Kasozi, Frank Mugabe, Martin Boeree, Moses Joloba, Alphonse Okwera 1101-1108
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.28
Glyceryl trinitrate is a novel inhibitor of quorum sensing in Pseudomonas aeruginosa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Hisham A. Abbas, Moutaz A. Shaldam 1109-1117
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.29
Concurrent use of Antiretroviral and African traditional medicines amongst people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWA) in the eThekwini Metropolitan area of KwaZulu Natal EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Mncengeli Sibanda, Nlooto M. Manimbulu, Panjasaram Naidoo 1118-1130
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.30
Factors associated with community-acquired urinary tract infections among adults attending assessment centre, Mulago Hospital Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Deus Kabugo, Samuel Kizito, Dave Dhara Ashok, Alexander Graham Kiwanuka, Ronald Nabimba, Sandra Namunana, Richard M. Kabaka, Beatrice Achan, Florence C. Najjuka 1131-1142
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.31
Diagnostic accuracy of fine needle aspiration cytology in patients undergoing thyroidectomy in Uganda: tertiary hospital experience EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Robert Masereka, Paul K. Okeny, Jane O. Fualal, Dan Wamala 1143-1150
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.32
Determinants of isolated systolic hypertension among diabetic patients visiting the diabetic clinic at the Tamale Teaching Hospital, Northern Ghana EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Richard K.D. Ephraim, Abdul-Razak Saasi, Enoch O. Anto, Prince Adoba 1151-1156
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.33
Effect of individualized diabetes education for type 2 diabetes mellitus: a single-center randomized clinical trial EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Min-Hua Fan, Bing-Tong Huang, Ying-Chun Tang, Xiu-Hua Han, Wei-Wei Dong, Le-Xin Wang 1157-1162
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.34
Sonographic assessment of the portal vein diameter in apparently healthy adults in a Northern Nigerian population EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Geofery Luntsi, Mohammed Sani, Joseph Dlama Zira, Nwobi Chigozie Ivor, Sani H. Garba 1163-1168
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.35
Influence of awareness on the usage of motor third party insurance: a case study of Kampala district EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Henry Kitunzi, Mirembe Helen, Guma Consolate 1169-1173
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.36
Locally manufactured wheelchairs in Tanzania – are users satisfied? EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Seyi Amosun, Aston Ndosi, Helen Buchanan 1174-1181
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.37
An anatomical and osteometric study of the femoral sulcus angle in adult Malawians EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Anthony Mwakikunga, Kondwani Katundu, Boniface Msamati, Anthony Gbenga Adefolaju, Lynne Schepartz 1182-1187
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.38
Retinal nerve fibre layer thickness values and their associations with ocular and systemic parameters in Black South Africans EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Khathutshelo P. Mashige, Olalekan A. Oduntan 1188-1194
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v16i4.39


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