Nodding syndrome in Kitgum District, Uganda: association with conflict and internal displacement

  title={Nodding syndrome in Kitgum District, Uganda: association with conflict and internal displacement},
  author={Jesa L. Landis and Valerie S. Palmer and Peter S. Spencer},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
OBJECTIVES To test for any temporal association of Nodding syndrome with wartime conflict, casualties and household displacement in Kitgum District, northern Uganda. METHODS Data were obtained from publicly available information reported by the Ugandan Ministry of Health (MOH), the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data (ACLED) Project of the University of Sussex in the UK, peer-reviewed publications in professional journals and other sources. RESULTS Reports of Nodding syndrome began to… CONTINUE READING
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