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Community health workers adherence to referral guidelines: evidence from studies introducing RDTs in two malaria transmission settings in Uganda

November 30, 2016 - 16:09 -- Open Access
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Sham Lal, Richard Ndyomugenyi, Lucy Paintain, Neal D. Alexander, Kristian S. Hansen, Pascal Magnussen, Daniel Chandramohan and Siân E. Clarke
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:568, 24 November 2016

CHW adherence to referral guidelines was poor in both transmission settings.

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Low prevalence of laboratory-confirmed malaria in clinically diagnosed adult women from the Wakiso district of Uganda

November 22, 2016 - 17:30 -- Open Access
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Sergey Yegorov, Ronald M. Galiwango, Rupert Kaul, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:555, 14 November 2016

Malaria prevalence among adult women appears to be low in Wakiso, but is masked by high rates of malaria overdiagnosis.

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Malaria diagnosis and mapping with m-Health and geographic information systems (GIS): evidence from Uganda

October 26, 2016 - 17:37 -- Open Access
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Alberto Larocca, Roberto Moro Visconti and Michele Marconi
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:520, 24 October 2016

The application of m-Health technologies could improve access to medical services for distant populations.

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Assessing temporal associations between environmental factors and malaria morbidity at varying transmission settings in Uganda

October 26, 2016 - 17:26 -- Open Access
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Ruth Kigozi, Kate Zinszer, Arthur Mpimbaza, Asadu Sserwanga, Simon P. Kigozi and Moses Kamya
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:511, 19 October 2016

This study showed that temporal associations between environmental factors with malaria morbidity vary by transmission setting in Uganda.

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Malaria burden in a birth cohort of HIV-exposed uninfected Ugandan infants living in a high malaria transmission setting

October 19, 2016 - 17:26 -- Open Access
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Abel Kakuru, Paul Natureeba, Mary K. Muhindo, Tamara D. Clark, Diane V. Havlir, Deborah Cohan, Grant Dorsey, Moses R. Kamya and Theodore Ruel
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:500, 18 October 2016

The burden of malaria in this birth cohort of HEU infants living in a high-transmission setting and taking daily TS prophylaxis was relatively low.

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Characterizing microscopic and submicroscopic malaria parasitaemia at three sites with varied transmission intensity in Uganda

September 21, 2016 - 17:12 -- Open Access
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John Rek, Shereen Katrak, Bryan Greenhouse, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:470, 15 September 2016

Across a range of transmission intensities in Uganda, microscopy vastly underestimated parasite prevalence, especially among adults.

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Assets and challenges facing caregivers when managing malaria in young children in rural Uganda

September 14, 2016 - 17:18 -- Open Access
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Rosemin Kassam, John Collins and Richard Sekiwunga
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:467, 13 September 2016

Findings from this study suggest that the low use of artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) in Butaleja for children 5 years and under may result from caregivers’ high perceived barrier to accessing ACT and low perceived benefits from ACT.

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Multi-method assessment of patients with febrile illness reveals over-diagnosis of malaria in rural Uganda

September 13, 2016 - 17:30 -- Open Access
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Ria R. Ghai, Mary I. Thurber, Azza El Bakry, Colin A. Chapman and Tony L. Goldberg
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:460, 7 September 2016

Results suggest that diagnosis of malaria based on symptoms alone appears to be highly inaccurate in this setting.

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Reductions in malaria in pregnancy and adverse birth outcomes following indoor residual spraying of insecticide in Uganda

August 30, 2016 - 15:05 -- Open Access
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Mary K. Muhindo, Abel Kakuru, Prasanna Jagannathan, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:437, 26 August 2016

In this setting, IRS was temporally associated with lower malaria parasite prevalence during pregnancy and at delivery, and improved birth outcomes.

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The challenge of using intermittent preventive therapy with sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine among pregnant women in Uganda

August 16, 2016 - 15:34 -- Open Access
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Humphrey Wanzira, Henry Katamba, Allen Eva Okullo and Denis Rubahika
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:401, 9 August 2016

This study shows that knowledge among women that SP is a medication used for malaria prevention during pregnancy increases the uptake of two or more doses of this therapy among pregnant women.

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