Affiliation: University of Botswana
Location: Gaborone, Botswana
- Pneumocyctis pneumonia and pulmonary tuberculosis among HIV-infected patients at Muhimbili National Hospital, TanzaniaJ Mwita
Department of Internal Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, P O Box 65001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
East Afr J Public Health 9:10-2. 2012..Recent studies have shown an increase in Pneumocystis jerovecii pneumonia (PCP) in Sub-Saharan Africa. This study determines the prevalence of PCP and other pulmonary infections among HIV patients at HIV clinics in Tanzania...
- Presentation and mortality of patients hospitalised with acute heart failure in BotswanaJulius Chacha Mwita
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana Department of Internal Medicine, Princess Marina Hospital, Gaborone, Botswana Email
Cardiovasc J Afr 27:1-6. 2016..Heart failure is a common cause of hospitalisation and therefore contributes to in-hospital outcomes such as mortality. In this study we describe patient characteristics and outcomes of acute heart failure (AHF) in Botswana...
- Asthma prevalence, knowledge, and perceptions among secondary school pupils in rural and urban coastal districts in TanzaniaMeshack Shimwela
University of Botswana, Private Bag 0022, Gaborone, Botswana
BMC Public Health 14:387. 2014..The study also aimed to describe pupils' perception towards asthma, and to assess their knowledge on symptoms, triggers, and treatment of asthma...
- Hypertension control and other cardiovascular risk factors among diabetic patients at Muhimbili National Hospital, TanzaniaJ C Mwita
Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Science, Tanzania
East Afr J Public Health 9:70-3. 2012..Hypertension among diabetics is a well recognized cardiovascular risk factor. This study aimed at determining the prevalence of hypertension, its control and the prevalence of other cardiovascular risk factors among diabetic patients...