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  1. Internet addiction is one of the fast-growing addictive behaviors and is a significant public health problem affecting a large number of people worldwide. Excessive use of the internet among university student...

    Authors: Innocent B. Mboya, Beatrice John Leyaro, Alberto Kongo, Charles Mkombe, Eliah Kyando and Johnston George
    Citation: BMC Psychology 2020 8:73
  2. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends early initiation of breastfeeding within 1 h as it confers many benefits to the child and prevents neonatal mortality. This study aimed to determine the prevalenc...

    Authors: Frank Kiwango, Innocent B. Mboya, Beatrice John, Tamara Hashim, Sia E. Msuya and Melina Mgongo
    Citation: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2020 20:505
  3. Mental distress is a major public health problem which includes anxiety, depression and somatic symptoms such as sleeping problems, fatigue and headache. University students are consistently reported to have h...

    Authors: Innocent B. Mboya, Beatrice John, Eneck S. Kibopile, Lisbeth Mhando, Johnston George and James S. Ngocho
    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2020 20:28
  4. Insufficient physical activity (PA) is a major contributing factor in the growing problem of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in urban and rural Sub-Saharan Africa. This study aimed to determine PA and associa...

    Authors: Beatrice John, Jim Todd, Innocent Mboya, Mary Mosha, Mark Urassa and Tara Mtuy
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2017 17:588
  5. Early initiation of breastfeeding offers nutritional and immunological benefits to the newborn, which is critical for health and survival. Understanding factors associated with timely initiation of breastfeedi...

    Authors: Farida Ali, Melina Mgongo, Redempta Mamseri, Johnston M. George, Innocent B. Mboya and Sia E. Msuya
    Citation: International Breastfeeding Journal 2020 15:80
  6. Overweight and obesity have increased considerably in low- and middle-income countries over the past few decades, particularly among women of reproductive age. This study assessed the role of physical activity...

    Authors: Dominic Mosha, Heavenlight A. Paulo, Mary Mwanyika-Sando, Innocent B. Mboya, Isabel Madzorera, Germana H. Leyna, Sia E. Msuya, Till W. Bärnighausen, Japhet Killewo and Wafaie W. Fawzi
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2021 7:37
  7. Hepatitis B virus infection is a global health problem with the highest prevalence in East Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. The majority of infected people, including healthcare workers are unaware of their status...

    Authors: Elichilia R. Shao, Innocent B. Mboya, Daniel W. Gunda, Flora G. Ruhangisa, Elizabeth M. Temu, Mercy L. Nkwama, Jeremia J. Pyuza, Kajiru G. Kilonzo, Furaha S. Lyamuya and Venance P. Maro
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2018 18:474
  8. Healthy dietary habits prevent childhood overweight and obesity and the risk of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) later in life. We examined dietary patterns and their association with adiposity among primary s...

    Authors: Mary Vincent Mosha, Heavenlight A. Paulo, Sia E. Msuya, Heiner Grosskurth and Suzanne Filteau
    Citation: BMC Nutrition 2022 8:35