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  • Caregivers' satisfaction with physiotherapy services at a cerebral palsy clinic in Kampala, Uganda 

    Omare, Helen; Struthers, Patricia (University of the Western Cape, 2006)
    INTRODUCTION: The evaluation of satisfaction with health care service provision is important when trying to provide quality care. Satisfaction with service provision has been found to be related to the expectations prior ...
  • Exclusive breastfeeding promotion by peer counsellors in sub-Saharan Africa (PROMISE-EBF): a cluster-randomised trial 

    Tylleskar, Thorkild; Jackson, Debra; Meda, Nicolas; Ingrebetsen, Ingunn Marie S; Chopra, Mickey; Diallo, Abdoulaye Hama; Doherty, Tanya M.; Ekström, Eva-Charlotte; Fadnes, Lars T; Goga, Ameena; Kankasa, Chipepo; Klungsøyr, Jørn I; Lombard, Carl; Nankabirwa, Victoria; Nankunda, Jolly K; Van de Perre, Philippe; Sanders, David; Shanmugam, Rebecca; Sommerfelt, Halvor; Wamani, Henry; Tumwine, James K; PROMISE-EBF Study Group (Elsevier, 2011)
    Background: Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) is reported to be a life-saving intervention in low-income settings. The effect of breastfeeding counselling by peer counsellors was assessed in Africa. Methods:24 communities ...
  • Exploring and curbing the effects of HIV/AIDS on elderly people in Uganda 

    Nankwanga, Annet; Phillips, Julie; Neema, Stella (Faculty of Community and Health Sciences, University of the Western Cape, 2009)
    Introduction: This paper presents HIV/AIDS experiences of elderly persons in Uganda as revealed by an ongoing descriptive cross-sectional study covering eight districts, namely: Pallisa, Kampala, Jinja, Lira, Nebbi, Ntungamo, ...
  • Factors influencing utilisation of postnatal services in Kampala, Uganda 

    Nankwanga, Annet; Phillips, Julie (University of the Western Cape, 2008)
    BACKGROUND: Maternal, child-health and health education are three major concerns of public health organizations and researchers throughout the world. Over half a million women encounter complications due to childbirth ...
  • Perceived constraints to physical activity among students at paramedical institutions in Uganda 

    Nizeamana, E.; Phillips, Julie (LAM Publications Limited, 2006)
    In the developing world, particularly Sub-Saharan Africa, physical inactivity along with tobacco use, poor diet and nutrition are increasingly parts of today’s lifestyle. The aim of this study was to assess the levels of ...