• Publications
  • Influence
Reasons for disclosure of HIV status by people living with HIV/AIDS and in HIV care in Uganda: an exploratory study.
TLDR
It is suggested that reasons for disclosure and nondisclosure differ depending on the targets of disclosure, highlighting the need for tailoring interventions for improving disclosure decisions making and outcomes.
Barriers to male involvement in contraceptive uptake and reproductive health services: a qualitative study of men and women’s perceptions in two rural districts in Uganda
TLDR
Effective development and implementation of male-involvement family planning initiatives should address barriers to men’s supportive participation in reproductive health, including addressing men's negative beliefs regarding contraceptive services.
Maintaining quality of health services after abolition of user fees: A Uganda case study
TLDR
The levels of technical quality of care attained in a system with user fees can be maintained, or even improved without the fees through adoption of basic, sustainable system modifications that are within the reach of developing countries.
Experiences of pregnant adolescents--voices from Wakiso district, Uganda.
TLDR
Pregnant adolescents lack basic needs like shelter, food and security and face relational problems with families, partners and the community, and there is a need to sensitize the community and school personnel about adolescent reproductive health issues.
Uptake of family planning methods and unplanned pregnancies among HIV-infected individuals: a cross-sectional survey among clients at HIV clinics in Uganda
TLDR
The uptake of family planning among HIV-infected individuals is fairly high, however, there are a large number of unplanned pregnancies, which highlight the need for strengthening ofFamily planning services for HIV- Infected people.
Adolescent and adult first time mothers' health seeking practices during pregnancy and early motherhood in Wakiso district, central Uganda
TLDR
Adolescent mothers in Wakiso district, Uganda were significantly more disadvantaged in terms of health care seeking for reproductive health services and faced more challenges during pregnancy and early motherhood compared to adult mothers, suggesting bigger challenges to the adolescent mothers in Terms of social support.
Alcohol consumption and risky sexual behaviour in the fishing communities: evidence from two fish landing sites on Lake Victoria in Uganda
TLDR
Alcohol consumption is strongly correlated with having multiple sexual partners, sex with non-regular partner and engagement in transactional sex but not with consistent condom use at fish landing sites, however, the pattern and strength of this correlation differs by occupation.
Examining the actions of faith-based organizations and their influence on HIV/AIDS-related stigma: a case study of Uganda.
TLDR
Perceptions of Uganda-based key decision-makers about the past, present and optimal future roles of FBOs in HIV/AIDS work, including actions to promote or dissuade stigma and discrimination are explored.
Socio-cultural inhibitors to use of modern contraceptive techniques in rural Uganda: a qualitative study
TLDR
A need to eradicate the cultural beliefs and practices that hinder people from using contraceptives, as well as a need to scale-up family planning services and sensitization at the grassroots is suggested.
Using a clinic based creativity initiative to reduce HIV related stigma at the Infectious Diseases Institute, Mulago National Referral Hospital, Uganda.
TLDR
The creativity intervention helped to build self esteem and improved communication among those attending the clinic and clients became empowered, with creative, communication and networking skills, in addressing self stigma among HIV positive individuals.
...
1
2
3
4
5
...