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  • Infant and Young Child Feeding in the Developed and Developing Countries 

    Enos, Mirembe Masereka,; Clement, Munguiko; Alex, Tumusiime; Linda Grace, Alanyo (IntechOpen, 2022)
    Infant feeding challenges continue to manifest in developed and developing countries. Worldwide, more than 80% of babies are breastfed in the first few weeks of birth. However, about 37%, 25%, and less than 1% are ...
  • Calcium and s100a1 Protein Balance in the brain– Heart axis in Diabetic Male Wistar Rats. 

    Kasozi, Keneth Iceland; Nakimbugwe, Dorothy; Ninsiima, Herbert Izo; Kasolo, Josephine; Matama, Kevin; Safiriyu, Abass Alao; Owembabazi, Elna; Ssempijja, Fred; Okpanachi, Alfred Omachonu; Valladares, Miriela Betancourt (Kabale University, 2021)
    Objectives: Calcium deregulation in diabetes mellitus (DM) is central to the brain–heart axis pathology. This has led to the use of medical plants in complementary medicine such as Amaranthus hypochondriacus (GA). The ...
  • Correction to: Antimalarial Combination Therapies Increase Gastric Ulcers Through an Imbalance of Basic Antioxidative‑Oxidative Enzymes in Male Wistar Rats. 

    Kalange, Muhamudu; Nansunga, Miriam; Kasozi, Keneth Iceland; Kasolo, Josephine; Namulema, Jackline; Atusiimirwe, Jovial Kasande; Emmanuel Tiyo Ayikobua, Emmanuel Tiyo; Ssempijja, Fred; Munanura, Edson Ireeta; Matama, Kevin; Semuyaba, Ibrahim; Zirintunda, Gerald; Okpanachi, Alfred O. (Kabale University, 2020)
  • Inorganic Pollutants in Edible Grasshoppers (Ruspolia nitidula) of Uganda and their Major Public Health Implications. 

    Kasozi, Keneth Iceland; Namazi, Catherine; Basemera, Elizabeth; Atuheire, Collins; Odwee, Ambrose; Majalija, Samuel; Kateregga, John N. (Kabale University, 2019)
    Background: Inorganic contamination of food products is associated with adverse health effects, however, information on grasshoppers in Africa is sparse. The objective of the study was to determine antioxidant, heavy metal ...
  • Emerging Anthelmintic Resistance in Poultry: Can Ethnopharmacological Approaches Offer a Solution? 

    Zirintunda, Gerald; Biryomumaisho, Savino; Kasozi, Keneth Iceland; Batiha, Gaber El-Saber; Kateregga, John; Vudriko, Patrick; Nalule, Sarah; Olila, Deogracious; Mariam Kajoba, Mariam; Matama, Kevin; Kwizera, Mercy Rukundo; Ghoneim, Mohammed M.; Abdelhamid, Mahmoud; Alshehri, Sultan; Abdelgawad, Mohamed A.; Acai-Okwee, James; Zaghlool, Sameh S. (Kabale University, 2022)
    Limited pharmacological studies have been conducted on plant species used against poultry helminths. The objective of this study was to provide a basis for plant based anthelmintics as possible alternatives against poultry ...
  • Anxiety, Anger and Depression Amongst Low-Income Earners in Southwestern Uganda During the COVID-19 Total Lockdown 

    Archibong, Victor; Usman, Ibe Michael; Kasozi, Keneth Iceland; Osamudiamwen, Eric Aigbogun Jr.; Josiah, Ifie; Monima, Ann Lemuel; Ssebuufu, Robinson; Chekwech, Gaudencia; Terkimbi, Swase Dominic; Owoisinke, Okon; Mbiydzenyuy, Ngala Elvis; Adeoye, Azeez; Aruwa, oshua Ojodale; Afodun, Adam Moyosore; Odoma, Saidi; Ssempijja, Fred; Ayikobua, Emmanuel Tiyo; Ayuba, John Tabakwot; Nankya, Viola; Onongha, Comfort; Sussan, Henry; Matama, Kevin; Yusuf, Helen; Nalugo, Halima; MacLeod, Ewan; Welburn, Susan Christina (Kabale University, 2021)
    Background: Low-income earners are particularly vulnerable to mental health, consequence of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) lockdown restrictions, due to a temporary or permanent loss of income and livelihood, ...
  • An Update on African Trypanocide Pharmaceutics and Resistance. 

    Kasozi, Keneth Iceland; MacLeod, Ewan Thomas; Ntulume, Ibrahim; Welburn, Susan Christina (Kabale University, 2022)
    African trypanosomiasis is associated with Trypanosoma evansi, T. vivax, T. congolense, and T. brucei pathogens in African animal trypanosomiasis (AAT) while T. b gambiense and T. b rhodesiense are responsible for chronic ...
  • Community Drivers Affecting Adherence to WHO Guidelines Against COVID-19 Amongst Rural Ugandan Market Vendors. 

    Usman, Ibe Michael; Ssempijja, Fred; Ssebuufu, Robinson; Lemuel, Ann Monima; Archibong, Victor Bassey; Ayikobua, Emmanuel Tiyo; Aruwa, Joshua Ojodale; Kembabazi, Stellamaris; Kegoye, Eric Simidi; Ayuba, John Tabakwot; Okeniran, Olatayo Segun; Echoru, Isaac; Adeoye, Azeez; Mujinya, Regan; Nankya, Viola; Kasozi, Keneth Iceland (Kabale University, 2020)
    Background: Market vendors occupy a strategic position in the fight against the spread of SARS CoV-2 in rural Uganda. To successfully contain the spread of the virus, special attention needs to be given to this set of people ...
  • Epidemiology of Trypanosomiasis in Wildlife—Implications for Humans at the Wildlife Interface in Africa 

    Kasozi, Keneth Iceland; Zirintunda, Gerald; Ssempijja, Fred; Buyinza, Bridget; Alzahrani, Khalid J.; Matama, Kevin; Nakimbugwe, Helen N.; Alkazmi, Luay; Onanyang, David; Bogere, Paul; Ochieng, Juma John; Islam, Saher; Matovu, Wycliff; Nalumenya, David Paul; Batiha, Gaber El-Saber; Osuwat, Lawrence Obado; Abdelhamid, Mahmoud; Shen, Tianren; Omadang, Leonard; Welburn, Susan Christina (Kabale University, 2021)
    While both human and animal trypanosomiasis continue to present as major human and animal public health constraints globally, detailed analyses of trypanosome wildlife reservoir hosts remain sparse. African animal ...
  • COVID-19-Related Mental Health Burdens: Impact of Educational Level and Relationship Status Among Low-Income Earners of Western Uganda 

    Lemuel, Ann Monima; Usman, Ibe Michael; Kasozi, Keneth Iceland; Alghamdi, Saad; Aigbogun, Eric Osamudiamwen; Archibong, Victor; Ssebuufu, Robinson; Kabanyoro, Annet; Ifie, Josiah Eseoghene; Swase, Dominic Terkimbi; Ssempijja, Fred; Ayuba, John Tabakwot; Matama, Kevin; Onohuean, Hope; Kembabazi, Stellamaris; Henry, Rachael; Odoma, Said; Yusuf, Helen; Afodun, Adam Moyosore; Assaggaf, Hamza M.; Kairania, Emmanuel; Aslam, Akhmed; Okon, Owoisinke; Batiha, Gaber El-Saber; Welburn, Susan Christina (Kabale University, 2021)
    Objective: The study aimed to investigate the relationship between mental health with the level of education, relationship status, and awareness on mental health among low-income earners in Western Uganda. Methods: This ...
  • Misconceptions on COVID-19 Risk Among Ugandan Men: Results From a Rapid Exploratory Survey, April 2020 

    Kasozi, Keneth Iceland; MacLeod, Ewan; Ssempijja, Fred; Mahero, Michael W.; Matama, Kevin; Musoke, Grace Henry; Bardosh, Kevin; Ssebuufu, Robinson; Wakoko-Studstil, Florence; Echoru, Isaac; Tiyo Ayikobua, Emmanuel; Mujinya, Regan; Nambuya, Grace; Onohuean, Hope; Zirintunda, Gerald; Ekou, Justine; Welburn, Susan Christina (Kabale University, 2020)
    Background: Transmission of COVID-19 in developing countries is expected to surpass that in developed countries; however, information on community perceptions of this new disease is scarce. The aim of the study was to ...
  • Tamarindus Indica Ameliorates Behavioral and Cytoarchitectural Changes in the Cerebellar Cortex Following Prenatal Aluminum Chloride Exposure in Wistar Rats. 

    Usman, Ibe Michael; Adebisi, Samuel Sunday; Musa, Sunday Abraham; Iliya, Ibrahim Abdullahi; Archibong, Victor Bassey; Lemuel, Ann Monima; Kasozi, Keneth Iceland (Kabale University, 2022)
    Aluminium exposure has been linked with developmental neurotoxicity in humans and experimental animals.The study aimed to evaluate the ameliorative effect of Tamarindus indica on the developing cerebellar cortex, neurobehavior, ...
  • Calcium and s100a1 Protein Balance in the brain– Heart axis in Diabetic Male Wistar Rats. 

    Kasozi, Keneth Iceland; Nakimbugwe, Dorothy; Ninsiima, Herbert Izo; Kasolo, Josephine; Matama, Kevin; Safiriyu, Abass Alao; Owembabazi, Elna; Ssempijja, Fred; Okpanachi, Alfred Omachonu; Valladares, Miriela Betancourt (2020)
    Calcium deregulation in diabetes mellitus (DM) is central to the brain–heart axis pathology. This has led to the use of medical plants in complementary medicine such as Amaranthus hypochondriacus (GA). The objective of ...
  • A Descriptive-Multivariate Analysis of Community Knowledge, Confidence, and Trust in COVID-19 Clinical Trials among Healthcare Workers in Uganda 

    Keneth Iceland, Kasozi; Anne, Laudisoit; Lawrence Obado, Osuwat; Gaber El-Saber, Batiha; Naif E. Al, Omairi; Eric, Aigbogun; Herbert Izo, Ninsiima; Ibe Michael, Usman; Lisa M., DeTora; Ewan Thomas, MacLeod; Halima, Nalugo; Francis P., Crawley; Barbara E., Bierer; Daniel Chans, Mwandah; Charles Drago, Kato; Kenedy, Kiyimba; Emmanuel Tiyo, Ayikobua; Linda, Lillian; Kevin, Matama; Shui Ching, Nelly Mak; David, Onanyang; Theophilus, Pius; Linda, Lillian; Kevin, Matama; Shui Ching, Nelly Mak; David, Onanyang; Theophilus, Pius; David Paul, Nalumenya; Robinson, Ssebuufu; Nina Olivia, Rugambwa; Grace Henry, Musoke; Kevin, Bardosh; Juma John, Ochieng; Fred, Ssempijja; Patrick, Kyamanywa; Gabriel, Tumwine; Khalid J., Alzahrani; Susan Christina, Welburn (MDPI., 2021-03-12)
    Background—misinformation and mistrust often undermines community vaccine uptake, yet information in rural communities, especially of developing countries, is scarce. This study aimed to identify major challenges associated ...
  • Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis on Knowledge Attitude and Practices on African Animal Trypanocide Resistance 

    Keneth Iceland, Kasozi; Ewan Thomas, MacLeod; Charles, Waiswa; Michael, Mahero; Ibrahim, Ntulume; Susan Christina, Welburn (Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2022-08-23)
    Background: African trypanocide resistance is an emerging public health emergency whose control requires a revisit on farmer’s knowledge, attitudes, and practices in developing countries. African animal trypanocide ...
  • Anti-obesity effects of Erythrina abyssinica stem bark extract in flies exposed to a high fat diet 

    Oscar Hilary, Asiimwe; Eddie, Wampande; John, Rubaihayo; Keneth Iceland, Kasozi; Hellen, Wambui Kinyi (www.cell.com/heliyon, 2022-08)
    Background: An in vitro assay on Sigmoidin A from Erythrina abyssinica stem bark revealed its potency to inhibit pancreatic lipase. However, studies indicate activity of extract bioactive compounds in combination far ...
  • Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis on Human African Trypanocide Resistance 

    Keneth Iceland, Kasozi; Ewan Thomas, MacLeod; Susan Christina, Welburn (MDPI., 2022-09-25)
    Background Human African trypanocide resistance (HATr) is a challenge for the eradica- tion of Human African Trypansomiaisis (HAT) following the widespread emergence of increased monotherapy drug treatment failures against ...
  • Crinum jagus (J. Thomps. Dandy): Antioxidant and protective properties as a medicinal plant on toluene-induced oxidative stress damages in liver and kidney of rats 

    Mariama, Salihu; Gaber, El-Saber Batiha; Keneth Iceland, Kasozi; George D., Zouganelis; Souty M.Z., Sharkawi; Eman, Ibrahim Ahmed; Ibe Michael, Usman; Halima, Nalugo; Juma J., Ochieng; Ibrahim, Ssengendo; Olatayo Segun, Okeniran; Theophilus, Pius; Kyobe Ronald, Kimanje; Eric Simidi, Kegoye; Ritah, Kenganzi; Fred Ssempijja (www.elsevier.com/locate/toxrep, 2022-01-22)
    Crinum jagus (C. jagus; J. Thomps.) Dandy (Liliaceae) is a pantropical plant known for its medicinal values and pharmacological properties. The study assessed the protective effects and changes in oxidative stress indices ...
  • The Rise of SARS-CoV-2 Variants and the Role of Convalescent Plasma Therapy for Management of Infections 

    Mohamed, Moubarak; Keneth Iceland, Kasozi; Helal F., Hetta; Hazem M., Shaheen; Abdur, Rauf; Hayder M., Al-kuraishy; Safaa, Qusti; Eida M., Alshammari; Emmanuel Tiyo, Ayikobua; Fred, Ssempijja; Adam Moyosore, Afodun; Ritah, Kenganzi; Ibe Michael, Usman; Juma John, Ochieng; Lawrence Obado, Osuwat; Kevin, Matama; Ali I., Al-Gareeb; Emmanuel, Kairania; Monica, Musenero; Susan, Christina Welburn; Gaber, El-Saber Batiha (Life, 2021-07-31)
    Novel therapies for the treatment of COVID-19 are continuing to emerge as the SARS-Cov- 2 pandemic progresses. PCR remains the standard benchmark for initial diagnosis of COVID-19 infection, while advances in immunological ...
  • Consumption of Raw Herbal Medicines Is Associated with Major Public Health Risks amongst Ugandans 

    Fred, Ssempijja; Keneth Iceland, Kasozi; Ejike Daniel, Eze; Andrew, Tamale; Sylvia Anurika, Ewuzie; Kevin, Matama; Justine, Ekou; Paul, Bogere; Regan, Mujinya; Grace Henry, Musoke; Jovile Kasande, Atusiimirwe; Gerald, Zirintunda; Muhamudu, Kalange; Joel, Lyada; Ritah, Kiconco; Theophilus, Pius; Christopher, Nandala; Roland Mugisha, Kamugisha; Yunusu, Hamira; Edgar Mario, Fernandez; Simon Peter, Musinguzi (Journal of Environmental and Public Health, 2020-06-03)
    Community consumption of herbal plants in developing countries is a common practice, however, scarcity of information on their physiochemical composition is a major public health concern. In Uganda, Vernonia amygdalina ...

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