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By Seggane Musisi, Stanley Jacobson

The proposed booklet relies at the workshop "Brain Degenerations and rising psychological well-being demanding situations in Sub-Saharan Africa" which used to be held in Kampala, Uganda, on February 1-3, 2012. The individuals will current snapshots of dementia in addition to pediatric and grownup mind harm inside of a in particular African context. subject matters addressed contain, yet aren't restricted to, HIV/AIDS, malaria, dietary and nutrition deficiencies, environmental toxicity and Alzheimer's illness. The notion has been licensed by way of the editors of the Advances in Experimental drugs and Biology for inclusion within the series.

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1 Distribution of the in-patients by sex and ward Surgical Medical 3 A 24-Hour Walk Through Mulago National Referral Hospital, Uganda… 37 Fig. 2 Distribution of the inpatients by age and sex compared to the national distribution The religious distribution of the in-patients reflected the country’s picture in that all major religions were represented except that the level of representation differs. For example according to the 2001 national census Catholics were 41 % while Muslims were 15 %. During the study night at the NRH the Catholics were 33 % while Muslims were 22 %.

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