Wilberforce Kigongo Sekirime

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OBJECTIVE To assess whether there is an association between HIV and invasive cervical cancer (ICC). METHODOLOGY A case-control study was conducted in Kampala between 1993 and 1995. 116 women with ICC were matched by age and parity with 116 hospital controls. Participants were tested for HIV and interviewed to assess risk factors for ICC and HIV. The(More)
BACKGROUND Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) remain an important cause of morbidity and mortality among women in the child-bearing age. In order to institute appropriate preventive measures there is need to establish the profile of knowledge of the predisposing factors and causation of STDs, attitude to sexual practice and sexual patterns among the(More)
AIM Sepsis remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality in Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda, following cesarean section (CS). The present study was designed to assess whether asymptomatic HIV infection could be contributing to the increased morbidity following emergency CS in the form of wound and genital tract infection (GTI) with consequent prolonged(More)
Sepsis following caesarean section remains an important cause of morbidity in Uganda's Mulago Hospital. This study was designed to assess whether asymptomatic HIV infection could be contributing to this form of morbidity. A total of 500 patients who had undergone emergency CS had their blood tested for HIV-1 on the 1st postoperative day. They were(More)
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