Now showing items 1-5 of 5
Metabolic control and determinants among HIV-infected Type 2 diabetes mellitus patients attending a tertiary llinic in Botswana
(Dove Medical Press Ltd, www.dovepress.com, 2021-01-11)
Purpose: We primarily aimed at determining the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and abnormal individual metabolic control variables in HIV-infected participants as compared to HIV-uninfected participants given current ...
Prevalence and risk Factors for hepatitis B and C among end‑stage renal disease patients on hemodialysis in Gaborone, Botswana
(Medknow Publishers, www.medknow.com, 2021-01)
Background: Patients on maintenance hemodialysis (HD) are at risk of blood transmitted infections such as hepatitis B and C. Objectives: To determine the prevalence and risk factors for hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus ...
Gynecologic cancer: new and follow-up patient appointments in Botswana during the COVID-19 pandemic
(American Society of Clinical Oncology, https://beta.asco.org/, 2021-04-06)
The article presents descriptive data on oncology appointments during COVID-19 lockdown in sub-Saharan Africa. Mobile applications can provide a platform for tracking missed and attended appointments. There was a significant ...
University of Botswana Public Health Medicine Unit contributions to the national COVID-19 response
(Pan African Medical Journal, https://www.panafrican-med-journal.com/, 2021-05-27)
COVID-19 was declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) in January 2020 and a pandemic in March 2020. Botswana reported its first case on 30th March 2020 and as of 31st January 2021 had 21,293 cases ...
The Impact of China’s lockdown policy on the incidence of COVID-19: an interrupted time series analysis
(Hindawi, https://www.hindawi.com/journals/bmri/, 2021-10-28)
Background. Policy changes are often necessary to contain the detrimental impact of epidemics such as those brought about by coronavirus disease (COVID-19). In the earlier phases of the emergence of COVID-19, China was the ...