PAMJ Conference Proceedings

The 1st Uganda National Field Epidemiology Conference (Kampala, Aug 2017)

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The one-day Field Epidemiology Conference took place on December 11th, 2015 at Golf Course Hotel, Kampala. At this conference, Fellows presented investigations and epidemiologic studies they conducted since they joined the Fellowship in January 2015. Through these investigations and studies, important public health problems facing the nation were unveiled and strategies to address them proposed. This conference presented opportunity for national and international experts to discuss and propose solutions. This was the first Field Epidemiology Conference in Uganda and was attended by important dignitaries from the key partner institutions including Ministry of Health, UN agencies, Embassies, University officials, representatives from districts as well as other national and international delegates.

Kampala, from 11 Dec 2015 to 11 Dec 2015
Organizers: Ministry of Health and Makerere University School of Public Health
Date published: 05 Aug 2017

Contents

Oral presentation
Risk factors for Podoconiosis: Kamwenge District, Western Uganda, 2015

Christine Kihembo, Ben Masiira, William Lali, George Matwale, Monica Musenero, Alex Riolexus Ario, Miriam Nanyunja
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (1):1. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.1.1.16

Oral presentation
A community-wide cholera outbreak caused by drinking unsafe water: Kasese District, Western Uganda, February–July 2015

Benon Kwesiga, Gerald Pande, Alex Riolexus Ario
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (1):2. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.1.2.6

Oral presentation
A cholera outbreak caused by drinking contaminated water from a fenced lakeshore water-collection site – Kasese District, western Uganda, June 2015

Gerald Pande, Benon Kwesiga, Godfrey Bwire, Alex Riolexus Ario
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (1):3. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.1.3.8

Oral presentation
Cholera outbreak caused by drinking lakeshore water contaminated by feces washed down from a hill-side residential area: Kaiso Village, Uganda

David Were Oguttu, Allen Eva Okullo, Alex Riolexus Ario
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (1):4. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.1.4.10

Oral presentation
Malaria morbidity among children under 5 years of age: epidemic districts, Northern Uganda, July 2012 to June 2015

Allen Eva Okullo, Joan Kalyango, Alex Riolexus Ario
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (1):5. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.1.5.11

Oral presentation
Effect of vector control on malaria incidence in Tororo: a case for focusing surveillance to sub-county levels

David Were Oguttu, Alex Riolexus Ario, David Cyrus Okumu, Victoria Nankabirwa
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (1):6. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.1.6.13

Oral presentation
Factors affecting virological non-suppression amongst HIV-positive patients on antiretroviral therapy: Uganda, August 2014–July 2015

Lilian Bulage, Isaac Sewanyana, Joseph Matovu, Christine Kihembo, Fred Nsubuga, Gerald Pande, Alex Riolexus Ario, Charles Kiyaga, Victoria Nankabirwa
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (1):7. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.1.7.14

Oral presentation
Risk factors for measles death during an outbreak: Kyegegwa District, Uganda

Richardson Mafigiri, Fred Nsubuga, Alex Riolexus Ario
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (1):8. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.1.8.2

Oral presentation
Trends of alcohol abuse using surveillance data from the Health Management Information System (HMIS) of Uganda

Steven Ndugwa Kabwama, Alex Riolexus Ario, David Guwatudde
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (1):9. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.1.9.15

Oral presentation
Visiting health centers as a risk factor for measles transmission: Kamwenge District, Uganda, April – July 2015

Fred Nsubuga, Lilian Bulage, Alex Ario Riolexus
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (1):10. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.1.10.1

Oral presentation
The burden of HIV/AIDS and uptake of services among adolescents/youths in Kasensero fishing community, Rakai District

Richardson Mafigiri, Anthony Ndyanabo, Fred Nalugoda, Tom Lutalo, Gertrude Nakigozi, Robert Ssekubugu, Godfrey Kigozi, Alex Riolexus Ario
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (1):11. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.1.11.17