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Randomized Phase IIA Trial of Gemcitabine Compared With Bleomycin Plus Vincristine for Treatment of Kaposi's Sarcoma in Patients on Combination Antiretroviral Therapy in Western Kenya.

J Glob Oncol 2018 09;4:1-9

Naftali W. Busakhala, Gabriel Kimutai Kigen, Moi University School of Medicine; Alfred Kipyegon Keter, and Patrick J. Loehrer Sr, AMPATH Statistics, Eldoret, Kenya; Paul J. Waako, Makerere College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda; Matthew Robert Strother, Canterbury District Health Board, and University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand; Fredrick Chite Asirwa, Indiana University Simon Cancer Center, Indianapolis, IN.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JGO.17.00077DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6223418PMC
September 2018

Oil-Fortified Maize Porridge Increases Absorption of Lumefantrine in Children with Uncomplicated Falciparum Malaria.

Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol 2017 May 22;120(5):457-465. Epub 2017 Feb 22.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bcpt.12714DOI Listing
May 2017

Potential of Zanthoxylum leprieurii as a source of active compounds against drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

BMC Complement Altern Med 2017 Feb 2;17(1):89. Epub 2017 Feb 2.

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Botswana, Private Bag UB00704, Gaborone, Botswana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12906-017-1602-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5289037PMC
February 2017

Medication Error Disclosure and Attitudes to Reporting by Healthcare Professionals in a Sub-Saharan African Setting: A Survey in Uganda.

Drugs Real World Outcomes 2015 Sep;2(3):273-287

Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40801-015-0032-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4650198PMC
September 2015

Improving adherence to antiretroviral treatment in Uganda with a low-resource facility-based intervention.

Glob Health Action 2014 4;7:24198. Epub 2014 Jun 4.

Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Global Health (IHCAR), Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4049133PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/gha.v7.24198DOI Listing
February 2015

The availability of six tracer medicines in private medicine outlets in Uganda.

J Pharm Policy Pract 2014 8;7(1):18. Epub 2014 Dec 8.

Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40545-014-0018-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4276013PMC
February 2015

Patterns and predictors of self-medication in northern Uganda.

PLoS One 2014 21;9(3):e92323. Epub 2014 Mar 21.

Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0092323PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3962384PMC
January 2015

CYP2B6 genotype, but not rifampicin-based anti-TB cotreatments, explains variability in long-term efavirenz plasma exposure.

Pharmacogenomics 2014 Aug;15(11):1423-35

Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, C-168 SE-141 86 Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2217/pgs.14.73DOI Listing
August 2014

Factors predicting home storage of medicines in Northern Uganda.

BMC Public Health 2014 Jun 26;14:650. Epub 2014 Jun 26.

Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Makerere University, P,O, Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-14-650DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4229978PMC
June 2014

Knowledge on plants used traditionally in the treatment of tuberculosis in Uganda.

J Ethnopharmacol 2014 Feb 21;151(2):999-1004. Epub 2013 Dec 21.

Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, PO Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2013.12.020DOI Listing
February 2014

Poor immunological recovery among severely immunosuppressed antiretroviral therapy-naïve Ugandans.

HIV AIDS (Auckl) 2013 6;5:309-19. Epub 2013 Dec 6.

Institute of Public Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/HIV.S50614DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3857165PMC
December 2013

Comparable lumefantrine oral bioavailability when co-administered with oil-fortified maize porridge or milk in healthy volunteers.

Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol 2013 Jul 6;113(1):66-72. Epub 2013 Apr 6.

Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, School of Biomedical Sciences, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bcpt.12065DOI Listing
July 2013

Influence of efavirenz pharmacokinetics and pharmacogenetics on neuropsychological disorders in Ugandan HIV-positive patients with or without tuberculosis: a prospective cohort study.

BMC Infect Dis 2013 Jun 4;13:261. Epub 2013 Jun 4.

Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, SE- 141 86, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-13-261DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3680019PMC
June 2013

Naturalistic outcome of treatment of psychosis by traditional healers in Jinja and Iganga districts, Eastern Uganda - a 3- and 6 months follow up.

Int J Ment Health Syst 2012 Sep 8;6(1):13. Epub 2012 Sep 8.

Department of Psychiatry, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, P,O Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1752-4458-6-13DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3533959PMC
September 2012

Plasma drug level validates self-reported adherence but predicts limited specificity for nonadherence to antiretroviral therapy.

ISRN Pharmacol 2012 6;2012:274978. Epub 2012 Mar 6.

Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, P.O. Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2012/274978DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3316945PMC
August 2012

Prevalence and factors associated with traditional herbal medicine use among patients on highly active antiretroviral therapy in Uganda.

BMC Public Health 2011 Nov 10;11:855. Epub 2011 Nov 10.

Clinical Epidemiological Unit, Department of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-11-855DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3270112PMC
November 2011

HIV/AIDS patients display lower relative bioavailability of efavirenz than healthy subjects.

Clin Pharmacokinet 2011 Aug;50(8):531-40

Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2165/11592660-000000000-00000DOI Listing
August 2011

Multiple ART Programs Create a Dilemma for Providers to Monitor ARV Adherence in Uganda.

Open AIDS J 2011 18;5:17-24. Epub 2011 Mar 18.

Makerere University, College of Health Sciences, School of Biomedical Sciences, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Kampala, Uganda.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1874613601105010017DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3103899PMC
July 2011

Chewing-stick practices using plants with anti-streptococcal activity in a ugandan rural community.

Front Pharmacol 2011 16;2:13. Epub 2011 Mar 16.

Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, School of Biomedical Sciences, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Makerere University Kampala, Uganda.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphar.2011.00013DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3108601PMC
July 2011

Medicinal plants used by traditional medicine practitioners for the treatment of HIV/AIDS and related conditions in Uganda.

J Ethnopharmacol 2010 Jul 6;130(1):43-53. Epub 2010 May 6.

Infectious Diseases Institute, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, P.O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2010.04.004DOI Listing
July 2010

Genetic variations in ABCB1 and CYP3A5 as well as sex influence quinine disposition among Ugandans.

Ther Drug Monit 2010 Jun;32(3):346-52

Department of Laboratory Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital-Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/FTD.0b013e3181da79d6DOI Listing
June 2010

Medicinal plants used by traditional medicine practitioners in the treatment of tuberculosis and related ailments in Uganda.

J Ethnopharmacol 2010 Jan 30;127(1):130-6. Epub 2009 Sep 30.

Institute of Environment and Natural Resources, Makerere University, PO Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2009.09.035DOI Listing
January 2010

A novel polymorphism in ABCB1 gene, CYP2B6*6 and sex predict single-dose efavirenz population pharmacokinetics in Ugandans.

Br J Clin Pharmacol 2009 Nov;68(5):690-9

Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital-Huddinge, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2125.2009.03516.xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2791975PMC
November 2009

The prevalence and severity of mental illnesses handled by traditional healers in two districts in Uganda.

Afr Health Sci 2009 Aug;9 Suppl 1:S16-22

Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Section of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2890991PMC
August 2009

The anti-mycobacterial activity of Lantana camara a plant traditionally used to treat symptoms of tuberculosis in South-western Uganda.

Afr Health Sci 2009 Mar;9(1):40-5

Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine of medicineMakerere University Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2932521PMC
March 2009

Monitoring adherence and defaulting for antiretroviral therapy in 5 East african countries: an urgent need for standards.

J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 2008 Jul-Aug;7(4):193-9. Epub 2008 Jul 14.

Center for Pharmaceutical Management, Management Sciences for Health, Arlington, Virginia, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1545109708320687DOI Listing
February 2009

A strategy to improve skills in pharmaceutical supply management in East Africa: the regional technical resource collaboration for pharmaceutical management.

Hum Resour Health 2008 Dec 23;6:30. Epub 2008 Dec 23.

RPM Plus Program, Center for Pharmaceutical Management, Management Sciences for Health, 4301 N, Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1478-4491-6-30DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2630320PMC
December 2008

Larvicidal activity of Combretum collinum Fresen against Aedes aegypti.

J Vector Borne Dis 2008 Dec;45(4):321-4

Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda.

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December 2008