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African Health Sciences - Vol 17, No 1 (2017)

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Editorial: Grappling with mother, newborn and child health (MNCH) issues in a continentbeset by non-communicable and infecious diseases EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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J.K. Tumwine
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.1
Proportion and factors associated with low fifth minute Apgar score among singleton newborn babies in Gondar University referral hospital; North West Ethiopia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Temesgen Worku Gudayu 1-6
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.2
Delivery practices, hygiene, birth attendance and neonatal infections in Karamoja, Uganda: a community-based study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Leah J. Hopp 7-13
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.3
How weight during pregnancy influences the association between pre-pregnancy body mass index and types of delivery and birth: a comparison of urban and rural areas EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Manoochehr Babanezhad 14-23
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.4
Geophagy as risk behaviour for gastrointestinal nematode infections among pregnant women attending antenatal clinics in a humid tropical zone of Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Njoku Ivoke, Nnenna Ikpor, Obinna Ivoke, Felicia Ekeh, Ngozi Ezenwaji, Gregory Odo, Florence Iyaji, Uwakwe Onoja, Joseph Eyo 24-31
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.5
Sexual risk behavior among HIV-positive persons in Jamaica EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Butho Ncube, Jessica Ansong, Kewanna Daniels, Dianne Campbell-Stennett, Pauline E. Jolly 32-38
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.6
Diversities in timing of sexual debut among Nigerian youths aged 15-24 years: parametric and non-parametric survival analysis approach EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Adeniyi Francis Fagbamigbe, Erhabor Idemudia 39-51
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.7
Developmental screening: predictors of follow-up adherence in primary health care EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Joanné Christine Schoeman, De Wet Swanepoel, Jeannie van der Linde 52-61
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.8
Contextual determinants of adolescent mortality in South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Nicole De Wet, Clifford Odimegwu 62-69
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.9
Distribution of symptoms of post-stroke depression in relation to some characteristics of the vulnerable patients in socio-cultural context EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Sam. C. Ibeneme, Akachukwu O. Nwosu Nwosu, Georgian C. Ibeneme, Muideen O. Bakare, Gerhard Fortwengel, Dnyanesh Limaye 70-78
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.10
Utilization of physiotherapy in the continuum of stroke care at a tertiary hospital in Ibadan, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Olubukola Adebisi Olaleye, Zainab Iyabo Lawal 79-87
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.11
A cross-sectional analysis of the association between age and gender and prescribed minimum benefit chronic disease list conditions among South Africans with concomitant hypertension, diabetes and dyslipidaemia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Johanita Burger, Martie Lubbe, Jan Serfontein, Suria Ellis 88-98
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.12
Role of plasma adiponectin /C-reactive protein ratio in obesity and type 2 diabetes among African Americans EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Preetha Anna Abraham, Selasi Attipoe, Josh B. Kazman, Stacey Anne Zeno, Merrily Poth, Patricia Anne Deuster 99-107
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.13
Association between ALDH2 Glu504Lys polymorphism and colorectal cancer risk: a meta-analysis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Jiang Xinhua, Zhao Yanfei 108-115
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.14
Clinical and cranial computed tomography scan findings in adults following road traffic accidents in Kampala, Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Geoffrey Erem, Samuel Bugeza, Elsie Kiguli Malwadde 116-121
A randomized controlled trial to assess the effect of a ketamine infusion on tourniquet hypertension during general anaesthesia in patients undergoing upper and lower limb surgery EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Joyce Ongaya, Vitalis Mung’ayi, Thikra Sharif, Jimmie Kabugi 122-132
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.16
Effect of posture on swallowing EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ahmad H. Alghadir, Hamayun Zafar, Einas S. Al-Eisa, Zaheen A. Iqbal 133-137
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.17
The effect of a preanaesthesia clinic consultation on adult patient anxiety at a tertiary hospital in Kenya: a cohort study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Anthony Kamau, Vitalis Mung’ayi, Gerald Yonga 138-146
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.18
Cytotoxicity testing of aqueous extract of bitter leaf (Vernonia amygdalina Del) and sniper 1000EC (2,3 dichlorovinyl dimethyl phosphate) using the Alium cepa test EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Jane Ogoamaka Okwuzu, Peter Odeiga, Olubunmi Adetoro Otubanjo, Oliver Chukwujekwu Ezechi 147-153
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.19
Oxidative stress and histopathological changes induced by methylthiophanate, a systemic fungicide, in blood, liver and kidney of adult rats EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ben Amara Ibtissem, Ben Saad Hajer, Hakim Ahmed, Elwej Awatef, Kallel Choumous, Boudawara Ons, Zeghal Khaled Mounir, Zeghal Najiba 154-163
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.20
Renal histoarchitectural changes in nevirapine therapy: possible role of kolaviron and vitamin C in an experimental animal model EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ugochukwu Offor, Sunday Adelaja Ajayi, Isaac Ayoola Jegede, Salem Kharwa, Edwin Coleridge Naidu, Onyemaechi Okpara Azu 164-174
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.21
Prevalence of khat chewing and its effect on academic performance in Sidama zone, Southern Ethiopia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Andargachew Kassa, Eskindir Loha, Atkilt Esaiyas 175-185
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.22
Evaluation of the mobile phone electromagnetic radiation on serum iron parameters in rats EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Murat Çetkin, Can Demirel, Neşe Kızılkan, Nur Aksoy, Hülya Erbağcı 186-190
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.23
In vitro investigation of clofazimine analogues for antiplasmodial, cytotoxic and pro-oxidative activities EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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E.M. Makgatho, E.F. Mbajiorgu 191-198
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.24
Quorum sensing inhibitory activity of sub-inhibitory concentrations of β-lactams EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Somaia A. El-Mowafy, Khaled H. Abd El Galil, El-Sayed E. Habib, Mona I. Shaaban 199-207
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.25
Tuberculosis among HIV-infected population: incidence and risk factors in rural Tanzania EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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K Said, S Verver, A Kalingonji, F Lwilla, A Mkopi, S Charalambous, K Reither 208-215
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.26
Willingness by people living with HIV/AIDS to utilize HIV services provided by Village Health team workers in Kalungu district, central Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Mutaawe Lubogo, Ronald Anguzu, Humphrey Wanzira, Irene Namugwanya, Oliver Namuddu, Denis Ssali, Sylivia Nanyonga, Josephine Ssentongo, Janet Seeley 216-224
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.27
Role of contact tracing in containing the 2014 Ebola outbreak: a review EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Shrivastava Saurabh, Shrivastava Prateek 225-236
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.28
Where there is no doctor: can volunteer community health workers in rural Uganda provide integrated community case management? EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Jennifer L. Brenner, Celestine Barigye, Samuel Maling, Jerome Kabakyenga, Alberto Nettel-Aguirre, Denise Buchner, Teddy Kyomuhangi, Carolyn Pim, Kathryn Wotton, Natukwatsa Amon, Nalini Singhal 237-246
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.29
Healthcare spending and health outcomes: evidence from selected East African countries EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Murad A. Bein, Dogan Unlucan, Gbolahan Olowu, Wagdi Kalifa 247-254
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.30
Hydroxyurea therapy in adult Nigerian sickle cell disease: a monocentric survey on pattern of use, clinical effects and patient’s compliance EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ademola Samson Adewoyin, Omokiniovo Sunday Oghuvwu, Omolade Augustina Awodu 255-261
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.31
The sensitivity of Na+, K+ ATPase as an indicator of blood diseases EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Abulnaja Kkalid Omar, Kherd Ali Ahmed, Nawal Mohammed Helmi, Kumosani Taha Abdullah, Mohamad H. Qarii, Huwait Etimad Hasan, Albukhari Ashwag, Alaama Mohammed Nabil, AL-Ghamdi Maryam Abdu, Moselhy Said Salama 262-269
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.32
Sonographic assessment of petroleum-induced hepatotoxicity in Nigerians: does biochemical assessment underestimate liver damage? EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Angel-Mary Anakwue, Raphael Anakwue, Mark Okeji, Felicitas Idigo, Kenneth Agwu, Uloma Nwogu 270-277
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.33
Practicalities of health survey fieldwork research in a resource limited setting: challenges and lessons learnt from Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Julie Abimanyi-Ochom 278-284
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.34
Investigation of the relationship between structural empowerment and organizational commitment of nurses in Zanjan hospitals EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Fereidoun Eskandari, Soheila Rabie Siahkali, Alireza Shoghli, Mehrnoosh Pazargadi, Mansoreh Zaghari Tafreshi 285-292
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.35
Lateral retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy for complicated adrenal tumor larger than 5 centimeters EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Wei Chen, Wei Lin, Deng-Jun Han, Yong Liang 293-300
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v17i1.36


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