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 Volume 2 | Issue 1

TABLE OF CONTENTS

REVIEW ARTICLES

COVID-19 Awakening: Preparedness, Readiness and Response during the pandemic
Daniel William Kitua, Andrew Y Kitua

Tracking characterization of Mycobacterium strains in Tanzania and some sub-Saharan African Countries: An overview on genotyping studies, implication and trends in advancing technology
Erasto Mbugi, Bugwesa Katale, Julius Keyyu, Sharon Kendall, Anita L Michel, Hazel M Dockrell, Mark Rweyemamu, Paul D van Helden, Mecky Matee

Ethnopharmacology, Pharmacology and Phytochemistry of Aristolochia Bracteolata Lam: A Review of An Antimalarial Plant
Lina S Mathew, Andrew G. Mtewa, Clement Ajayi, Serawit Deyno, Anke Weisheit, Casim Umba Tolo, Arop L. Deng, Patrick Engeu Ogwang

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Ethnopharmacology, Pharmacology and Phytochemistry of Aristolochia Bracteolata Lam: A Review of An Antimalarial Plant

Emmanuel Kamgobe, Simone Grote, Martha F. Mushi, Damas Wilson, Letticia Gandye, Oliver Bader, Stephen E. Mshana, Uwe Grob

The prevalence of antibodies to Hepatitis B core antigen among blood donors in a tertiary institution in Nairobi County, Kenya
Festus Mulakoli, Michael Gichure

Antibacterial Spectrum and Susceptibility of Bacterial Pathogens Causing Diarrheal Illnesses: Cross Sectional Study of Patients Visiting Health Facility in Lake Victoria Region – Kenya
Makwaga Olipher, Muyodi Johnstone, Muthami Anne, Malela Joseph, Mokaya Tom, Matilu Mwau

Etiology Agents and Antibiotic Susceptibility profile of Cerebrospinal Meningitis: Retrospective Description of Surveillance Data in Rwanda
Celestin Musabyumuremyia, Therese Umuhoza, Ella Larissa Ndoricyimpaye, Gilbert Ntaganira, Naasson Tuyiringire

Low exposure to Plasmodium faciparum compromises acquisition of antibodies to circumsporozoite protein antigens in individuals living in western highlands of Kenya with unstable malaria transmission
Michael Kisongochi Walukhu, Michael M Gicheru, Robert Nyukuri Wanjala.

Candida albicans infection among HIV positive and HIV negative women- Case study at Butare University Teaching Hospital (CHUB), Southern province of Rwanda
Ella Larissa Ndoricyimpaye, Tuyishime Obed, Habiyakare Jean Claude, Manishimwe Jean d’Amour, Ntwali Denyse, Rutayisire Reverien.

Role of Gamma Glutamyltransferase and Alkaline Phosphatase Assay in Enzymatic Panel for Hepatobiliary Function in Patients Attending Kibungo Hospital, Rwanda
Mutijima Jean Berchmasa, Niyonzima Niyongabo Francois

Combined Effects of Carica Papaya Seeds with Albendazole on Adult Pheritima Posthuma

Muunda Mudenda, Musubire Brian Justus, Nassali Gloria, Shumbusho Esdras, Atim Veronica, Ssematimba Patrick, Kebirungi Pheonah, Atwijukire Evans, Okella Hedmon

Plants extract concoction from Capsicum annuum, Citrus sinensiss, Tagetes Minuta and Allium sativum: A potent killer bedbugs

Michael Kisongochi Walukhu, Robert Nyukuri Wanjala


ABOUT EASci

East Africa Science (EASci) is a no-fee, open-access, peer-reviewed journal published online at www.eahealth.org. It is published two times per year by the East African Health Research Commission. EAHRC, which is based in Bujumbura, Burundi is an institution of the East African Community (EAC). EAC is an East African Regional Economic Community with its headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania. EASci is editorially independent and does not necessarily represent the views or positions of the East African Community.

East Africa Science is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are properly cited. To view a copy of this license, visit: http://creativecommons.org/ licenses/by/4.0/. For further information, please contact the editors at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Gibson Kibiki, MD, MMed, PhD, Executive Secretary, East African Health Research Commission, Burundi


ASSOCIATE EDITORS

Jacqueline Aber, MSc, Mbarara University, Uganda

Happiness H. Kumburu, PhD, Kilimanjaro Clinical Research Institute, Tanzania

Lina Sara Mathew, MSc, Baharel Ghazal University, South Sudan

Irene Mremi, MSc, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania

Ella Larrissa Ndoricyimpaye, MSc, University of Rwanda, Rwanda

Sandra Nkurunziza, MD, MPH, University of Burundi, Burundi

Ramadhani Nyandwi, MSc, University of Burundi, Burundi

Violet Asiko Ongaya, MSc, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kenya

Naasson Tuyiringire, MSc, Rwanda Biomedical Centre, Rwanda


MANAGING EDITOR

Steve Wandiga, PhD, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kenya

COPY EDITORS

Prof Eligius Lyamuya, MD, PhD, Muhimbili University of Health & Allied Sciences, Tanzania

Dr Kijakazi Mashoto, DDS, Mphil, PhD, National Institute for Medical Research, Tanzania

Dr Jenny Renju, MSc, PhD, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine , London

 EDITORIAL BOARD

Prof Bennon Asiimwe, PhD, Mbarara University, Uganda

Dr Quirijn de Mast, MD, PhD, Radboud University Medical Center, The Netherlands

Prof Stephen Gillespie, MD, FRCP, University of St Andrews, UK

Prof Ben Hamel, MD, PhD, Radboud University Medical Center, The Netherlands

Prof Scott Heysell, MD, University of Virginia, USA

Prof Eric Houpt, MD, University of Virginia, USA

Prof Sam Kariuki, PhD, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kenya

Prof Pierre Claver Kayumba, PhD, University of Rwanda, Rwanda

Dr John Kiiru, PhD, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kenya

Prof Eligius Lyamuya, MD, PhD, Muhimbili University of Health & Allied Sciences, Tanzani

Prof Ole Lund, PhD, Technical University, Denmark

Dr Stephen Magesa, PhD, President’s Malaria Initiatives, Tanzania

Dr Alphaxard Manjurano, PhD, National Institute for Medical Research, Tanzania

Dr Quirijn De Mast, MD, PhD, Radboud University Medical Center,

Dr Stella Mpagama, MD, PhD, Kibong’oto Infectious Diseases Hospital, Tanzania

Prof Leon Mutesa, MD, PhD, University of Rwanda, Rwanda

Dr Jean de Dieu Ngirabega, MD, PhD, East African Health Research Commission, Burundi

Prof Joseph Nyandwi, MD, PhD, University of Burundi, Burundi

Prof Stephen Rulisa, MD, PhD, University of Rwanda, Rwanda

Dr Wilber Sabiiti, PhD, University of St Andrews, Scotland

Prof Thor Theander, MD, DSc, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Prof David P Towers, PhD, University of Warwick, UK

Prof Andre van der Ven, MD, PhD, Radboud University Medical Centre, The Netherlands

Prof Mirjam van Reisen, PhD, Leiden University, The Netherlands

Prof Alimuddun Zumla, MD, FRCP, University College London, UK

Prof Ruth Zadoks, PhD, Glasgow University, Scotland


CONTACT

For further information, please contact the editors at: eahrc-admin[at]eahealth.org


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