Articles by Author: D Kibirige

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  1. The new female condom (FC2) in Uganda: perceptions and experiences of users and their sexual partners

    The new female condom (FC2) in Uganda: perceptions and experiences of users and their sexual partners

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The new version of the female condom (FC2) was introduced in Uganda in October 2009, following an unsuccessful female condom programme begun in 1998. The failure of the earlier programme was partly attributed to low acceptance of the first type...
  2. Autoimmune polyglandular syndrome type 1 in a 12-year-old Ugandan girl

    Autoimmune polyglandular syndrome type 1 in a 12-year-old Ugandan girl

    Autoimmune polyglandular syndrome type 1 (APS-1), also known as autoimmune polyendocrinopathy-candidiasis-ectodermal dystrophy syndrome, is a very rare disorder of childhood. It is mainly characterised by the presence of at least two of the following: chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis, chronic hypoparathyroidism and...
  3. What is the link between vitamin D and tuberculosis?

    What is the link between vitamin D and tuberculosis?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection
    Tuberculosis is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality globally. Vitamin D directly influences the body’s immunological response to tuberculosis by modulating the production of certain antimicrobial peptides and the release of cytokines. Vitamin D deficiency has been...