Juma H. Mwinula

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We designed a study to assess the nutritional status of children under five years of age attending MCH clinics in Dar es Salaam. This was a cross-sectional anthropometric study involving children 6-24 months who from July to August 1993 were attending Magomeni MCH clinic and those aged 18 months to five years who were attending Lugalo and Mwananyamala MCH(More)
The case of a 20-year-old woman with a left-sided facial hemangioma and a homolateral glaucoma is reported, complete with the histology of a trabeculectomy specimen. Her left eye had an episcleral hemangioma and goniodysgenetic features in the anterior chamber angle, while the intraocular pressure was measured to be 45 mmHg. The left optic disc showed a(More)
Although biotypes of Candida albicans from adult populations, especially in the West, have been described, there are no data either from a child population, or from the African continent. Hence a total of 200 oral C. albicans isolates from Tanzanian children aged 6-24 months were biotyped using two commercially available API micromethod kit systems and a(More)
Seroprevalence of HIV-1 infection was determined in children aged between eighteen months and five years, attending maternal and child health (MCH) clinics in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. A total of 889 children were eligible for the study, however seven children could not be enrolled because their mothers/guardians absconded and blood could not be drawn from(More)
The objective was to determine whether there is an association between carriage of oral yeasts, malnutrition and HIV-1 infection among Tanzanian children. A case-control study design within a cross-sectional study was used, and the outcome was carriage of oral yeasts. The exposure variables were malnutrition and HIV-1 antibody, and confounders to be(More)
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