Articles by Author: Julius Mbekem Nwobegahay

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  1. Hepatitis C virus seroprevalence among haemodialysis patients, sickle cell patients and blood donors at a tertiary hospital in Yaounde, Cameroon

    Hepatitis C virus seroprevalence among haemodialysis patients, sickle cell patients and blood donors at a tertiary hospital in Yaounde, Cameroon

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases
    Background: Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a serious health care problem in haemodialysis patients, sickle cell patients and blood donation in Africa. However, there is a paucity of information about this in Cameroon. This study presents the prevalence of...
  2. 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.
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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,...
  6. 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).
  7. Carotid intima-media thickness and its associations with type 2 diabetes mellitus in South Africans

    Carotid intima-media thickness and its associations with type 2 diabetes mellitus in South Africans

    Objectives: Carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) is a surrogate marker of subclinical atherosclerosis and a predictor of cardiovascular events. Few studies in Africa have evaluated CIMT and its associations in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus. This study measured CIMT in...
  8. Innovation characteristics of formal manufacturing firms in Uganda

    Innovation characteristics of formal manufacturing firms in Uganda

    Manufacturing firms ought to innovate in order to stay competitive in a highly liberalised and open economy. This is even more crucial in low income countries, which seek accelerated economic growth and transformation. In this paper, we describe innovation characteristics...
  9. 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...
  10. Dimensions of achievement goal orientation and coping in South African wheelchair rugby players with quadriplegia

    Dimensions of achievement goal orientation and coping in South African wheelchair rugby players with quadriplegia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the relationship between dispositional achievement goal orientation (task and ego) and coping ability in wheelchair rugby players with quadriplegia. The sample consisted of 16 (15 males and 1 female) players between the ages of 25 and 44...