Grace Ndeezi

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Multiple micronutrient supplementation does not reduce diarrhoea morbidity in Ugandan HIV-infected children: a randomised controlled trial
    Grace Ndeezi
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Paediatr Int Child Health 32:14-21. 2012
  2. pmc Mannitol as adjunct therapy for childhood cerebral malaria in Uganda: a randomized clinical trial
    Beatrice Namutangula
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Makerere University Medical School, P O Box 7072 Kampala Uganda
    Malar J 6:138. 2007
  3. pmc Presumptive treatment with sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine versus weekly chloroquine for malaria prophylaxis in children with sickle cell anaemia in Uganda: a randomized controlled trial
    Victoria Nakibuuka
    Department of Paediatrics, Nsambya Hospital, PO Box 7146 Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 8:237. 2009
  4. pmc Male partner antenatal attendance and HIV testing in eastern Uganda: a randomized facility-based intervention trial
    Robert Byamugisha
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, Mbale, Uganda
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:43. 2011
  5. pmc Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori in HIV-infected, HAART-naïve Ugandan children: a hospital-based survey
    Elin Hestvik
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:34. 2011
  6. pmc Attitudes to routine HIV counselling and testing, and knowledge about prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV in eastern Uganda: a cross-sectional survey among antenatal attendees
    Robert Byamugisha
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, PO Box 921, Mbale, Uganda
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:52. 2010
  7. pmc Faecal calprotectin concentrations in apparently healthy children aged 0-12 years in urban Kampala, Uganda: a community-based survey
    Elin Hestvik
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Arstadveien 21, N 5009 Bergen, Norway
    BMC Pediatr 11:9. 2011
  8. pmc Helicobacter pylori in apparently healthy children aged 0-12 years in urban Kampala, Uganda: a community-based cross sectional survey
    Elin Hestvik
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Norway
    BMC Gastroenterol 10:62. 2010
  9. pmc Multiple micronutrient supplementation improves vitamin B₁₂ and folate concentrations of HIV infected children in Uganda: a randomized controlled trial
    Grace Ndeezi
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Nutr J 10:56. 2011
  10. pmc Zinc status in HIV infected Ugandan children aged 1-5 years: a cross sectional baseline survey
    Grace Ndeezi
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Pediatr 10:68. 2010

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  1. doi request reprint Multiple micronutrient supplementation does not reduce diarrhoea morbidity in Ugandan HIV-infected children: a randomised controlled trial
    Grace Ndeezi
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Paediatr Int Child Health 32:14-21. 2012
    ..To determine the effect of multiple micronutrient supplementation on the incidence and prevalence of diarrhoea in Ugandan HIV-infected children aged 1-5 years...
  2. pmc Mannitol as adjunct therapy for childhood cerebral malaria in Uganda: a randomized clinical trial
    Beatrice Namutangula
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Makerere University Medical School, P O Box 7072 Kampala Uganda
    Malar J 6:138. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the effect of mannitol as adjunct therapy on the clinical outcome of children with cerebral malaria...
  3. pmc Presumptive treatment with sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine versus weekly chloroquine for malaria prophylaxis in children with sickle cell anaemia in Uganda: a randomized controlled trial
    Victoria Nakibuuka
    Department of Paediatrics, Nsambya Hospital, PO Box 7146 Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 8:237. 2009
    ..Intermittent presumptive treatment with sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) has shown great potential for reducing prevalence of malaria and anaemia among pregnant women and infants...
  4. pmc Male partner antenatal attendance and HIV testing in eastern Uganda: a randomized facility-based intervention trial
    Robert Byamugisha
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, Mbale, Uganda
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:43. 2011
    ....
  5. pmc Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori in HIV-infected, HAART-naïve Ugandan children: a hospital-based survey
    Elin Hestvik
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:34. 2011
    ..The aim of this survey was to determine the prevalence of and factors associated with Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) colonization in HIV-infected, highly active antiretroviral therapy-naïve Ugandan children aged 0-12 years...
  6. pmc Attitudes to routine HIV counselling and testing, and knowledge about prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV in eastern Uganda: a cross-sectional survey among antenatal attendees
    Robert Byamugisha
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, PO Box 921, Mbale, Uganda
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:52. 2010
    ..We also assessed their knowledge about mother to child transmission of HIV and infant feeding options for HIV-infected mothers...
  7. pmc Faecal calprotectin concentrations in apparently healthy children aged 0-12 years in urban Kampala, Uganda: a community-based survey
    Elin Hestvik
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Arstadveien 21, N 5009 Bergen, Norway
    BMC Pediatr 11:9. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the concentration of faecal calprotectin in apparently healthy children aged 0-12 years in urban Kampala, Uganda...
  8. pmc Helicobacter pylori in apparently healthy children aged 0-12 years in urban Kampala, Uganda: a community-based cross sectional survey
    Elin Hestvik
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Norway
    BMC Gastroenterol 10:62. 2010
    ..The main objective of this study was to determine the prevalence and factors associated with Helicobacter pylori colonization in apparently healthy children aged 0-12 years in urban Kampala, Uganda...
  9. pmc Multiple micronutrient supplementation improves vitamin B₁₂ and folate concentrations of HIV infected children in Uganda: a randomized controlled trial
    Grace Ndeezi
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Nutr J 10:56. 2011
    ..This paper describes vitamin B₁₂ and folate status of Ugandan HIV infected children aged 1-5 years and reports the effect of multiple micronutrient supplementation on serum vitamin B12 and folate concentrations...
  10. pmc Zinc status in HIV infected Ugandan children aged 1-5 years: a cross sectional baseline survey
    Grace Ndeezi
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Pediatr 10:68. 2010
    ..Few studies have been conducted in HIV infected children in Africa. We determined serum zinc levels and factors associated with zinc deficiency in HIV infected Ugandan children...
  11. pmc Effect of multiple micronutrient supplementation on survival of HIV-infected children in Uganda: a randomized, controlled trial
    Grace Ndeezi
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:18. 2010
    ..Micronutrient deficiencies compromise the survival of HIV-infected children in low-income countries. We assessed the effect of multiple micronutrient supplementation on the mortality of HIV-infected children in Uganda...
  12. pmc Malaria parasitaemia among infants and its association with breastfeeding peer counselling and vitamin A supplementation: a secondary analysis of a cluster randomized trial
    Victoria Nankabirwa
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 6:e21862. 2011
    ....
  13. pmc Perinatal mortality in eastern Uganda: a community based prospective cohort study
    Victoria Nankabirwa
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 6:e19674. 2011
    ..We report stillbirth and early neonatal mortality risks as well as determinants of perinatal mortality in Eastern Uganda...
  14. pmc Predictors of anti-convulsant treatment failure in children presenting with malaria and prolonged seizures in Kampala, Uganda
    Arthur Mpimbaza
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Medicine, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 8:145. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to determine predictors of anti-convulsant treatment failure and seizure recurrence after initial control among children with malaria...
  15. ncbi request reprint A randomized clinical trial comparing safety, clinical and parasitological response to artemether-lumefantrine and chlorproguanil-dapsone in treatment of uncomplicated malaria in pregnancy in Mulago hospital, Uganda
    Daniel Kabonge Kaye
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Makerere University Medical School, PO Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    J Infect Dev Ctries 2:135-9. 2008
    ..We compared the efficacy and safety of Artemether-Lumefantrine (Coartem) and Chlorproguanil-Dapsone (Lapdap) in the management of uncomplicated malaria in pregnancy...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cryptosporidiosis and microsporidiosis in ugandan children with persistent diarrhea with and without concurrent infection with the human immunodeficiency virus
    James K Tumwine
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Mulago Hospital, Makerere University Medical School, Kampala, Uganda
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:921-5. 2005
    ..Seventy-four percent of isolates were C. hominis, the anthroponotic species, 17% were C. parvum, the zoonotic species, and 8% were a mixture of the two or others...
  17. pmc Zinc adjunct therapy reduces case fatality in severe childhood pneumonia: a randomized double blind placebo-controlled trial
    Maheswari G Srinivasan
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine, Makerere University, College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Med 10:14. 2012
    ..We also studied the effect of zinc adjunct therapy on case fatality of severe childhood pneumonia (as a secondary outcome) in Mulago Hospital, Uganda...
  18. pmc Prevalence and factors associated with rotavirus infection among children admitted with acute diarrhea in Uganda
    Jane S Nakawesi
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, P O Box 7072 Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Pediatr 10:69. 2010
    ..This study was therefore done to determine the prevalence and factors associated with rotavirus infection among children aged 3-59 months admitted with acute diarrhea to paediatric emergency ward of Mulago Hospital, Uganda..
  19. doi request reprint Establishing individual peer counselling for exclusive breastfeeding in Uganda: implications for scaling-up
    Jolly Nankunda
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Makerere Medical School, Kampala, Uganda
    Matern Child Nutr 6:53-66. 2010
    ..Other key issues to consider for scaling-up such interventions include training and follow up of peer counsellors, which led to improved knowledge and attitudes towards exclusive breastfeeding (ClinicalTrials.gov no: NCT00397150)...
  20. pmc Challenges faced by health workers in providing counselling services to HIV-positive children in Uganda: a descriptive study
    Joseph Rujumba
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:9. 2010
    ..We conducted a descriptive study to explore the challenges of providing HIV counselling and testing services to children in Uganda...
  21. pmc Maternal education is associated with vaccination status of infants less than 6 months in Eastern Uganda: a cohort study
    Victoria Nankabirwa
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Pediatr 10:92. 2010
    ..This study compares women with some secondary schooling to those with only primary schooling with regard to their infants' vaccination status...
  22. pmc Poor birth weight recovery among low birth weight/preterm infants following hospital discharge in Kampala, Uganda
    Flavia B Namiiro
    Department of Pediatrics, Mulago National Referral Hospital, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:1. 2012
    ..The aim was to determine what proportion of LBW infants had not regained their birth weight by 21 days of age after discharge from the Special Care Unit of Mulago hospital, Kampala...
  23. doi request reprint Comparison of buccal midazolam with rectal diazepam in the treatment of prolonged seizures in Ugandan children: a randomized clinical trial
    Arthur Mpimbaza
    Makerere University, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Medicine, PO Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    Pediatrics 121:e58-64. 2008
    ..Our goal was to compare the efficacy and safety of buccal midazolam with rectal diazepam in the treatment of prolonged seizures in Ugandan children...