A Sudan ebolavirus vaccine and antibody therapeutic tested at Texas Biomedical Research Institute have been sent to Uganda as part of efforts to control the outbreak there.
Improved Diet and Exercise Needed to Lower Cardiovascular Risks in Older Ugandans with HIV
November 8, 2021 – For people living with HIV (PLWH), a healthy lifestyle is important to lower risk factors for cardiovascular disease. However, little is known about physical activity, exercise, and diet among PLWH in sub-Saharan Africa. This study assessed interpersonal,…
Marketing has major benefits for entrepreneurs in emerging markets, study shows
New research from Notre Dame shows marketers can help entrepreneurs in emerging markets grow their businesses, which in turn helps them to improve lives, sustain livelihoods, enhance overall living standards and strengthen societies.
‘Selfish and Loveless’ Society in Uganda Really Is Not
A mountain people in Uganda — branded as selfish and loveless by an anthropologist half a century ago — really is not, according to a study led by a Baylor University anthropologist.
Uganda’s Ik are not Unbelievably Selfish and Mean
The Ik, a small ethnic group in Uganda, are not incredibly selfish and mean as portrayed in a 1972 book by a prominent anthropologist, according to a Rutgers-led study. Instead, the Ik are quite cooperative and generous with one another, and their culture features many traits that encourage generosity.
A hunger fighter empowers farmers with NextGen Cassava
Alfred Ozimati is breeding the latest in disease-resistant cassava that meets the needs of subsistence farmers, thanks to the NextGen Cassava project run by Cornell University.
New Transmission Model for Ebola Predicted Latest Uganda Cases
MANHATTAN, KANSAS — A new risk assessment model for the transmission of Ebola accurately predicted its spread into the Republic of Uganda, according to the Kansas State University researchers who developed it. Caterina Scoglio, professor, and Mahbubul Riad, doctoral student, both…