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Knowledge and Practices of In-Home Pesticide Use: A Community Survey in Uganda
Many communities in low-income countries use in-home pesticides for the control of pests. Such use is often inadequately controlled. In this study, 100 households in Kireka ward, Wakiso district inExpand
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Awareness of, responsiveness to and practice of patients’ rights at Uganda's national referral hospital
Abstract Background The realisation of patients’ rights in resource-constrained and patient-burdened public health care settings in Uganda remains an obstacle towards quality health care delivery,Expand
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Occupational Health Hazards among Healthcare Workers in Kampala, Uganda
Objective. To assess the occupational health hazards faced by healthcare workers and the mitigation measures. Methods. We conducted a cross-sectional study utilizing quantitative data collectionExpand
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Financing of sanitation services in the slums of Kampala and Dar es Salaam
This paper presents an assessment of the extent and conditions under which private financing can be a realistic approach for sanitation in slums. It is based on a cross-sectional study comparing Expand
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Financing sanitation and cost recovery in the slums of Dar es Salaam and Kampala
Improving sanitation for the poor requires better governance, more finance and mechanisms to generate revenue from sanitary facilities. There are a number of innovative approaches to sanitation inExpand
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Waste Crankcase Oil: An Environmental Contaminant with Potential to Modulate Estrogenic Responses
Used engine, or crankcase, oil is frequently discarded into the environment resulting in significant pollution of both aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. The chemical composition of crankcase oilsExpand
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Healthcare waste management in Uganda: management and generation rates in public and private hospitals in Kampala
AimThe aim of this study was to assess the management, characteristics and generation of healthcare waste (HCW) in public and private hospitals in Kampala City, Uganda.MethodsWe employed mainlyExpand
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Effects of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon-Containing Oil Mixtures on Generation of Reactive Oxygen Species and Cell Viability in MCF-7 Breast Cancer Cells
Clarified slurry oil (CSO), and two crude oil samples, Belridge heavy crude oil (BHCO) and Lost Hills light crude oil (LHLCO), were examined for their ability to generate reactive oxygen speciesExpand
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Prevalence and risk factors associated with tungiasis in Mayuge district, Eastern Uganda
Introduction Tungiasis is an endemic but neglected health problem in Uganda especially in resource poor communities. It is largely affecting rural communities in the Eastern, West Nile and CentralExpand
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