Articles by Author: Julius Ndambuki

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  1. Consumption of sachet water in Nigeria: quality, public health and economic perspectives

    Consumption of sachet water in Nigeria: quality, public health and economic perspectives

    Demand for drinking water is met by different methods in different parts of the world. Water packaging into polyethylene sachets (as a form of water vending) has assumed an innovative status which has spread from its origin in Nigeria to...
  2. Appraisal of access to safe drinking water in southwest Nigeria

    Appraisal of access to safe drinking water in southwest Nigeria

    The importance of developing effective water supply services is universally recognised as a basis for improving the overall health of the population. This study ascertained the quality of water supplied by a water treatment scheme in southwest Nigeria. One hundred...
  3. Stabilization of lateritic soil with pulverized palm kernel shell (PPKS) for road construction

    Stabilization of lateritic soil with pulverized palm kernel shell (PPKS) for road construction

    This paper discusses the stabilization of lateritic soil with pulverized palm kernel shell (PPKS), an agricultural waste, for road construction. Samples of lateritic soil with the addition of 5.00–12.50% PPKS at an increment of 2.50% were prepared for index and...
  4. Plastic waste as strength modifiers in asphalt for a sustainable environment

    Plastic waste as strength modifiers in asphalt for a sustainable environment

    This research took the form of an investigation into the applicability of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) as strength modifiers in asphalt road construction. Samples of thoroughly washed, naturally dried and shredded PET wastes were collected. The optimum binder content (OBC) of...
  5. Utilization of pulverized cow bone (PCB) for stabilizing lateritic soil for road work

    Utilization of pulverized cow bone (PCB) for stabilizing lateritic soil for road work

    This research explored the possibility of improving the engineering properties of lateritic soil with pulverized cow bone (PCB), a processed animal waste obtained from slaughtered cows, for road construction. The effects of PCB on the lateritic soil samples were evaluated...
  6. Key sites for the conservation of waterbirds in Uganda

    Key sites for the conservation of waterbirds in Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Arinaitwe, J., Byaruhanga, A. & Mafabi, P. 2000. Key sites for the conservation of waterbirds in Uganda. Ostrich 71 (1 &2): 102–105.
  7. Violence Against Children and the Effect on Education

    Violence Against Children and the Effect on Education

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study investigated the types of violence and the effect on children's education in Kakamega district, Kenya. Participants were 150 children (58 males, 92 females; age range up to 17 years). Data were collected using a questionnaire. Analysis was done...
  8. Adolescents’ perceptions of sexual coercion in Uganda

    Adolescents’ perceptions of sexual coercion in Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    In Uganda, HIV prevalence remains high with young people at higher risk of infection than adults. Much is known about the sexual risk factors for HIV transmission among youths, including sexual encounters that are coerced. On the other hand, relatively...
  9. Environmental impact of seasonal integrated aquaculture ponds ('fingerponds') in the wetlands of Lake Victoria, Kenya: an assessment, with the aid of Bayesian Networks

    Environmental impact of seasonal integrated aquaculture ponds ('fingerponds') in the wetlands of Lake Victoria, Kenya: an assessment, with the aid of Bayesian Networks

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    The potential effect on ecosystem integrity of the use of natural wetlands for seasonal wetland fishponds ('fingerponds'), integrated with vegetable production for livelihood demands, was evaluated using experimental sites at Lake Victoria, Kenya. Soluble reactive phosphorous and total phosphorus, ammonium,...
  10. Assessing peripheral arteries in South African black women with type 2 diabetes mellitus

    Assessing peripheral arteries in South African black women with type 2 diabetes mellitus

    Objectives. To determine the value of ankle and toe blood pressure indices and pedal pulse palpation in the assessment of peripheral arterial disease in subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM).