Infections with non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) are on the rise worldwide, directing the global focus to these lesser known organisms. NTM range from harmless microbes to...Continue Reading
Strengthening capacity to optimally care for vulnerable groups at risk for sexually transmitted infections in Kampala, Uganda.
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are among the most common infectious diseases. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates 340 million new cases of STIs occur annually,...Continue Reading
Diabetes mellitus (DM) is one of the most common non-communicable diseases worldwide. The number of people with diabetes is increasing rapidly, especially in sub-Saharan Africa....Continue Reading
The Urinary Tract Infection, Resistance, Antimicrobials, and Surveillance Project (URASP) aims to understand antimicrobial resistance in urinary tract infections by identifying the bacterial species and...Continue Reading
In 2015, this study enrolled over 2700 HIV-infected Ugandan adults within 4 months. The majority of patients had been on antiretroviral treatment (ART) for more...Continue Reading
This currently ongoing research study investigates the association between anti-TB drug concentrations and TB treatment outcome in TB/HIV co-infected Ugandan adults. Serum concentrations of all...Continue Reading