Is the glass half full or half empty? A qualitative exploration on treatment practices and perceived barriers to biomedical care for patients with nodding syndrome in post-conflict northern Uganda

@inproceedings{Mwaka2015IsTG,
  title={Is the glass half full or half empty? A qualitative exploration on treatment practices and perceived barriers to biomedical care for patients with nodding syndrome in post-conflict northern Uganda},
  author={Amos Deogratius Mwaka and Elialilia Sarikiaeli Okello and Catherine Abbo and Francis Okot Odwong and Willy Olango and John Wilson Etolu and Rachel Oriyabuzu and David Kitara Lagoro and Byamah B Mutamba and Richard I. Idro and Bernard Toliva Opar and Jane Ruth Aceng and Assuman Lukwago and Stella Neema},
  booktitle={BMC Research Notes},
  year={2015}
}
Nodding syndrome has increasingly become an issue of public health concern internationally. The etiology of the disorder is still unknown and there are yet no curative treatments. We explored perceptions about treatment practices and barriers to health seeking for nodding syndrome in Pader and Kitgum districts in northern Uganda in order to provide data… CONTINUE READING