Published: 2021-12-15




COVID-19 in Africa: rethinking the tools to manage future pandemics

Ismaila Emahi, Mimmie CNC Watts, Samuel Azibere, Joseph F Morrison, Kwabena AN Sarpong

1509-17


A scope review on the global impact of COVID-19 lockdown on adolescents’ health

Olayinka Ilesanmi, Aanuoluwapo Afolabi, Ayi Kwaghe

1518-26


COVID-19 and impairment of mental health: public health perspective

Saurabh RamBihariLal Shrivastava, Prateek Saurabh Shrivastava

1527-32


Depression, anxiety, and stress among Ugandan university students during the COVID-19 lockdown: an online survey

Sarah Maria Najjuka, Gaudencia Checkwech, Ronald Olum, Scholastic Ashaba, Mark Mohan Kaggwa

1533-43




Comparison of chest HRCT severity score in PCR positive and PCR negative clinically suspected COVID-19 Patients

Hina Hanif Mughal, Syed Muhammad Jawad Zaidi, Hamza Waqar Bhatti, Madiha Maryum, Maria Khaliq, Nasir Khan, Mehwish Kaneez

1558-66




Cytokine profiles in highly active antiretroviral treatment non-adherent, adherent and naive HIV-1 infected patients in Western Kenya

Fauzia Musa, Nathan Shaviya, Fidelis Mambo, Collins Abonyo, Erick Barasa, Philemon Wafula, George Sowayi, Mustafa Barasa, Tom Were

1584-92


Effectiveness and safety of elvitegravir/cobicistat/emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate single-tablet combination among HIV-infected patients in Turkey: results from a real world setting

Bilgul Mete, Alper Gunduz, Hayat Kumbasar Karaosmanoglu, Fatma Gumuser, Sibel Bolukcu, Dilek Sevgi Yildiz, Ozlem Altuntas Aydin, Bilgenur Bilge, Ilyas Dokmetas, Fehmi Tabak

1593-602


Factors associated with readiness to start antiretroviral therapy (ART) among young people (15-24 years) at four HIV clinics in Mulago Hospital, Uganda

Jonathan Nkalubo, Moureen Mugaba, Ignatius Asasira, Racheal Nakiganda, Florence Namutebi, Nick Ntore Arnaud, Nicholas Kagumba Musisi, Trinity Abasira, Pius Jemba, Racheal Ndyabawe, Rosette Tumuhairwe, Charles Batte, Sabrina Bakeera-Kitaka

1603- 14


Experiences and ways PLWHA deal with their lives

Anthony Kiwanuka, Eddy Walakira, David Kaawa-Mafigiri

1615-20



Factors affecting willingness to comply with public health measures during the pandemic among sub-Sahara Africans

Obinna Nwaeze, Raymond Langsi, Uchechukwu L Osuagwu, Richard Oloruntoba, Godwin O Ovenseri-Ogbomo, Emmanuel K Abu, Timothy Chikasirimobi G, Deborah Donald Charwe, Bernadine Ekpenyong, Khathutshelo P Mashige, Piwuna Christopher Goson, Tanko Ishaya, Kingsley Agho

1629-39


Stigma among tuberculosis patients and associated factors in urban slum populations in Uganda

Clare Ashaba, David Musoke, Solomon Tsebeni Wafula, Joseph Konde-Lule

1640-50



The evaluation of vancomycin-resistant enterococci and carbapenamase producing Klebsiella colonization among ICU-Hospitalized Patients

Gökhan Karaşin, Yasemin Bayram, Mehmet Parlak, Cenk Aypak, Mustafa Akgül, Hüseyin Güdücüoğlu

1662-8


Differences in the genotype frequencies of genes related to blood pressure regulation-a comparative study between South-West Europe and Peri-equatorial Africa

Laura Aguiar, Ildegário Semente, Joana Ferreira, Andreia Carvalho, Alda P Silva, Cristina Caroça, Helena Caria, Albertino Damasceno, Maria J Laires, Luís Sardinha, Cristina Monteiro, Mário R Mascarenhas, Paula Faustino, Ângela Inácio, Manuel Bicho

1669-76





Prevalence and associated factors of pneumonia among under-fives with acute respiratory symptoms: a cross sectional study at a Teaching Hospital in Bushenyi District, Western Uganda

Gloria Kiconco, Munanura Turyasiima, Andrew Ndamira, Ortiz Arias Yamile, Walufu Ivan Egesa, Martin Ndiwimana, Melvis Bernis Maren

1701-10


Early neonatal respiratory distress revealing meningitis caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 17F: a case report

Néhémie Nzoyikorera, Mouna Lehlimi, Idrissa Diawara, Khalid Zerouali, Raja Alami, Khalid Katfy, Fakhreddine Maaloum, Mounir Chemsia, Abderahim Habzi, Said Benomar, Naima Elmdaghri

1711-4


Molecular characterization of high-risk humanpapillomavirus genotypes in women with or without cervical lesions at VIA/VILI in Kara, Togo

Essolakina Dolou Dolou, Akouélé Kuassi-Kpede, Theodora M Zohoncon, Ina Marie Traore, Gnatoulma Katawa, Alice R Ouedraogo, Esther Mah Traore, Prosper Bado, Clarisse T Ouedraogo, Florencia Djigma, Abdoul-Samadou Aboubakari, Simplice Damintoti Karou, Jacques Simpore

1715-21


Malaria health seeking practices for children, and intermittent preventive treatment in pregnancy in Wakiso District, Uganda

David Musoke, Rawlance Ndejjo, Solomon Tsebeni Wafula, Simon Kasasa, Jessica Nakiyingi-Miiro, Miph Boses Musoke

1722-32



Clinical profile and initial treatment of non-small cell lung cancer: a retrospective cohort study at the Uganda Cancer Institute

Solomon Kibudde, Bruce James Kirenga, Martin Nabwana, Fred Okuku, Victoria Walusansa, Jackson Orem

1739-45




A cohort study of the relationship between anaemia, mean corpuscular volume and mortality among a CKD population in South Africa

Aishatu Nalado, Bala Waziri, Gbenga Olorunfemi, Johnny Mahlangu, Graham Paget, Raquel Duarte, Saraladevi Naicker

1764-75


Falls and potential therapeutic interventions among elderly and older adult patients with cancer: a systematic review

Walid Kamal Abdelbasset, Gopal Nambi, Shereen H Elsayed, Ahmad M Osailan, Marwa M Eid

1776-83


Taking hold of hand trauma in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Jenousha Naidoo, Pragashnie Govender, Deshini Naidoo

1784- 93


Trauma unit management and outcomes at an urban tertiary hospital in sub-Saharan Africa: a descriptive study

Tonny Stone Luggya, Annet Alenyo Ngabirano, Richardson Sarah, John Osire, Lilian Achieng, Josephine Nabulime , Jackie Mabweijano

1794-800.


Sense of taste in patients after cochlear implantation-preliminary study

Piotr H Skarzynski, Marcin Wojciechowski, Magdalena B Skarzynska, Piotr Fronczak

1801-7


Female adolescents and the future of female genital mutilation/cutting: a report from an endemic area

Grace G Ezeoke, Abiodun S Adeniran, Kikelomo T Adesina, Adegboyega A Fawole, Munirdeen A Ijaiya, Adebunmi O Olarinoye

1808-16


Sexual self-efficacy and its related factors among married women of reproductive age

Rafat Assarzadeh, Zahra Bostani Khalesi , Fatemeh Jafarzadeh-Kenarsari

1817-22


Effects of lifestyle on sexual function among postmenopausal women

Mona Rahnavardi, Zahra Bostani Khalesi, Sedighe Rezaie-Chamani

1823-9





Model for Teaching the Helping Babies Survive Course Series and Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics Workshops to Rural Skilled Birth Attendants in Uganda

Christina Kinnevey, David Douglas, Ann Larsen, Molly Wilson, Sarah Sams, Michael Kawooya, Fred Kirumira, Robert Douglas

1860- 9


Association between type of birth attendants and neonatal mortality: Evidence from a National survey

Ololade Julius Baruwa, Acheampong Yaw Amoateng, Sibusiso Mkwananzi

1870-6


Exclusive breastfeeding practice and its associated factors among children aged 6-23 months in Woldia Town, Northwest Ethiopia

Desale Sisay Yimer, Omer Seid Adem, Mastewal Arefayene, Tefera Chanie, Melese Linger Endalifer

1877-86