2017 Research Publications

  1. Rwawiire, S., & Tomkova, B. (2017). Thermal, static, and dynamic mechanical properties of bark cloth (ficus brachypoda) laminar epoxy composites. Polymer Composites38(1), 199-204.
  2. Olupot-Olupot P, Engoru C, Uyoga S, Muhindo R, Macharia A, Kiguli S, Opoka RO, Akech S, Ndila C, Nyeko R, Mtove G. High frequency of blackwater fever among children presenting to hospital with severe febrile illnesses in Eastern Uganda. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2017 Jan 19;64(7):939-46.
  3. Olupot-Olupot, P., Engoru, C., Uyoga, S., Muhindo, R., Macharia, A., Kiguli, S., ... & Mtove, G. (2017). High frequency of blackwater fever among children presenting to hospital with severe febrile illnesses in Eastern Uganda. Clinical Infectious Diseases64(7), 939-946.
  4. Janani, L., & Wanyama, P. A. G. Bioactivity of Textile Fabrics Impregnated with Crude Extract of Biden Pilosa Plant Species.
  5. Olupot-Olupot, P. (2017). Ebola virus disease: a commentary on clinical presentation and outcomes in children. Journal of Public Health and Emergency1(1).
  6. Olupot-Olupot, P., Namuyodi, D., Obbo, J. S. O., & Meadway, J. (2017). Multidrug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in emerging economies in Sub-Saharan Africa: clinicians’ public health concerns. Journal of Public Health and Emergency1(4).
  7. Spira C, Kwizera A, Jacob S, Amogin D, Ngonzi J, Namisi CP, Byaruhanga R, Rushwan H, Cooper P, Day‐Stirk F, Berrueta M. Improving the quality of maternity services in Uganda through accelerated implementation of essential interventions by healthcare professional associations. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics. 2017 Oct 1.
  8. Biira, S., Alawad, B. A. B., Bissett, H., Nel, J. T., Hlatshwayo, T. T., Crouse, P. L., & Malherbe, J. B. Effect of temperature and CH4/ZrCl4 molar ratio on ZrC layers deposited in a vertical-wall CVD system.
  9. Musaba, M. W., Kagawa, M. N., Kiggundu, C., Kiondo, P., & Wandabwa, J. (2017). Cervicovaginal Bacteriology and Antibiotic Sensitivity Patterns among Women with Premature Rupture of Membranes in Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda: A Cross-Sectional Study. Infectious diseases in obstetrics and gynecology2017.
  10. Ogwok, P., Muyinda, R., Nakisozi, H., & Bamuwamye, M. (2017). Fatty acid profile of wild edible and cultivated mushrooms (Pleurotus ostreatus, Amanita spp and Termitomyces microcarpus). Nutrition & Food Science47(3), 357-368.
  11. Oryema, B., Nader, M. A. M., & Agamy, S. A. E. Response Function Estimation for In-Core Bf3 and 3He Neutron Detectors Using MCNPX-Case Study of Opal Reactor.
  12. Masaba, S., Mungai, N. D., Isabirye, M., & Nsubuga, H. (2017, May). Towards Decentralized Landslide Disaster Risk Governance in Uganda. In Workshop on World Landslide Forum(pp. 415-420). Springer, Cham.
  13. Kamwine M, Orikiriza P, Taseera K, Iramiot JS, Ojuka P, Ikiriza S, Atwebembeire J, Otieno D, Tweshengyereze S, Mwanga-Amumpaire J, Bazira J. Prevalence of antibodies to Brucella species in commercial raw bovine milk in Southwestern Uganda. BMC research notes. 2017 Dec;10(1):215.
  14. Van Eynde, E., Dondeyne, S., Isabirye, M., Deckers, J., & Poesen, J. (2017, April). Soil characteristics of landslides on Mount Elgon (Uganda): implications for estimating their age. In EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts(Vol. 19, p. 16736).
  15. Biira, S., Crouse, P. L., Bissett, H., Hlatshwayo, T. T., Van Laar, J. H., & Malherbe, J. B. (2017). Design and fabrication of a chemical vapour deposition system with special reference to ZrC layer growth characteristics. Journal of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy117(10), 931-938.
  16. Nteziyaremye, J., Paasi, G., Burgoine, K., Balyejjusa, J. S., Tegu, C., & Olupot-Olupot, P. (2017). Perspectives on aetiology, pathophysiology and management of shock in African children. African Journal of Emergency Medicine.
  17. Legason, I. D., Atiku, A., Ssenyonga, R., Olupot-Olupot, P., & Barugahare, J. B. (2017). Prevalence of Anaemia and Associated Risk Factors among Children in North-western Uganda: A Cross Sectional Study. BMC hematology17(1), 10.
  18. Atibuni, D. Z., Olema, D. K., Ssenyonga, J., Karl, S., & Kibanja, G. M. (2017). Mediation Effect of Research Skills Proficiency on the Core Self-Evaluations--Research Engagement Relationship among Master of Education Students in Uganda. Journal of Education and Practice8(15), 103-108.
  19. Vianney, T. J., Esther, K., & Stanley, I. J. Bacterial and Fungal Contaminants in Mycobacterium tuberculosis Cultures at National Tuberculosis Referral Laboratory-Kampala.
  20. Palmer JJ, Robert O, Kansiime F. Including refugees in disease elimination: challenges observed from a sleeping sickness programme in Uganda. Conflict and health. 2017 Dec;11(1):22.
  21. Kamalha, E., Kiberu, J., Nibikora, I., Mwasiagi, J. I., & Omollo, E. (2017). Clustering and Classification of Cotton Lint Using Principle Component Analysis, Agglomerative Hierarchical Clustering, and K-Means Clustering. Journal of Natural Fibers, 1-11.
  22. Ntulume, I., Tibyangye, J., Aliero, A. A., & Banson, B. J. Prevalence of Intestinal Protozoan Infections and the Associated Risk Factors among Children in Bushenyi District, Western Uganda.
  23. Koech, J., Oduor, E. O., Nzioka, F., & Mwasiagi, J. Thermal Analysis of Polyamide-66/POSS nanocomposite fiber.
  24. Colebunders R, Njamnshi AK, Oijen M, Mukendi D, Kashama JM, Mandro M, Gumisiriza N, Preux PM, Suykerbuyk P, Idro R. Onchocerciasis‐associated epilepsy: From recent epidemiological and clinical findings to policy implications. Epilepsia Open. 2017 Jun 1;2(2):145-52.
  25. Nardo-Marino, A., Williams, T. N., & Olupot-Olupot, P. (2017). The frequency and severity of epistaxis in children with sickle cell anaemia in eastern Uganda: a case-control study. BMC hematology17(1), 14.
  26. Bulamba, F., Kintu, A., Ayupo, N., Kojjo, C., Ssemogerere, L., Wabule, A., & Kwizera, A. (2017). Achieving the Recommended Endotracheal Tube Cuff Pressure: A Randomized Control Study Comparing Loss of Resistance Syringe to Pilot Balloon Palpation. Anesthesiology Research and Practice2017.
  27. Masaba, S., Mungai, D. N., Isabirye, M., & Nsubuga, H. (2017). Implementation of landslide disaster risk reduction policy in Uganda. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction24, 326-331.
  28. Jacobs, L., Maes, J., Mertens, K., Sekajugo, J., Thiery, W., Van Lipzig, N., ... & Dewitte, O. (2017, May). Flash Floods in the Rwenzori Mountains—Focus on the May 2013 Multi-Hazard Kilembe Event. In Workshop on World Landslide Forum(pp. 631-641). Springer, Cham.
  29. Gavamukulya, Y., Wamunyokoli, F., & Hany, A. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine.
  30. Akullo J, Obaa BB, Acai JO, Nakimbugwe D, Agea JG. Knowledge, attitudes and practices on edible insects in Lango sub-region, northern Uganda. Journal of Insects as Food and Feed. 2017 Jun 16;3(2):73-81.
  31. Jacobs L, Dewitte O, Kabaseke C, Kervyn F, Maes J, Mertens K, Nobile A, Sekajugo J, Poesen J, Samyn D, Kervyn M. Landslide Diversity in the Rwenzori Mountains (Uganda). InWorkshop on World Landslide Forum 2017 May 29 (pp. 79-86). Springer, Cham.
  32. Mukunya D, Tumwine JK, Nankabirwa V, Ndeezi G, Odongo I, Tumuhamye J, Tongun JB, Kizito S, Napyo A, Achora V, Odongkara B. Factors associated with delayed initiation of breastfeeding: a survey in Northern Uganda. Global health action. 2017 Jan 1;10(1):1410975.
  33. Sekiwu, D., & Kaggwa, V. T. (2017). The Dynamics of Shared Leadership in Institutional Management: The Case of Public Universities in Uganda. Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal4(16).
  34. Izudi, J., Akwang, G. D., & Amongin, D. (2017). Early postnatal care use by postpartum mothers in Mundri East County, South Sudan. BMC health services research17(1), 442.
  35. Biira S, Alawad BA, Bissett H, Nel JT, Ntsoane TP, Hlatshwayo TT, Crouse PL, Malherbe JB. Influence of the substrate gas-inlet gap on the growth rate, morphology and microstructure of zirconium carbide films grown by chemical vapour deposition. Ceramics International. 2017 Jan 1;43(1):1354-61.
  1. Biira S, Crouse PL, Bissett H, Hlatshwayo TT, Njoroge EG, Nel JT, Ntsoane TP, Malherbe JB. The role of ZrCl4 partial pressure on the growth characteristics of chemical vapour deposited ZrC layers. Ceramics International. 2017 Dec 1;43(17):15133-40.
  2. Kaggwa, V. T., Sekiwu, D., & Naluwemba, E. F. (2017). Student Expectations and Quality of Postgraduate Education: The Case for Public Universities in Uganda. Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal4(21).
  3. Van Eynde, E., Dondeyne, S., Isabirye, M., Deckers, J., & Poesen, J. (2017). Impact of landslides on soil characteristics: Implications for estimating their age. Catena157, 173-179.
  4. Biira, S., Crouse, P. L., Bissett, H., Alawad, B. A. B., Hlatshwayo, T. T., Nel, J. T., & Malherbe, J. B. (2017). Optimisation of the synthesis of ZrC coatings in a radio frequency induction-heating chemical vapour deposition system using response surface methodology. Thin Solid Films624, 61-69.
  5. Gavamukulya, Y., Wamunyokoli, F., & El-Shemy, H. A. (2017). Annona muricata: Is the natural therapy to most disease conditions including cancer growing in our backyard? A systematic review of its research history and future prospects. Asian Pacific journal of tropical medicine.
  6. Lipnick, M. S., Bulamba, F., Ttendo, S., & Gelb, A. W. (2017). The need for a global perspective on task-sharing in anesthesia. Anesthesia & Analgesia125(3), 1049-1052.

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