© 2015 Sarah E. Rich

Andrew Tamale

RISE Degree(s) 

PhD in Public Health from Makerere University

RISE Network(s) 

Assistant Lecturer in the College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources & Biosecurity at Makerere University

Modeling risk factors associated with heavy metals contamination in fish and water in Lake Kyoga Basin, Uganda

Social and cultural factors, fish factors, and lead and mercury levels in Lake Albert, Uganda

Selected Conference Papers & Presentations 

Kenji GM, Ayieko MA, Ndong’a MF, Tamale A, Mayende TS, Kinyuru JN. 2012. Nutrient composition of reproductives (alates) of termites (Macrotermes bellicosus and Odontermes badius) consumed in Lake Victoria region. Ethnobotany and Health. Proceedings of the Cluster Workshop, Entebbe, Uganda, 4–7 September 2010.

Selected Publications 

Tamale A, Ejobi F, Muyanja C, Naigaga I, Nakavuma J, et al. 2017. Sociocultural factors associated with fish consumption in Lake Albert fishing community: Guidelines for lead and mercury. Cogent Environ. Sci. 3(1):1304604

Tamale A, Ejobi F, Muyanja C, Naigaga I, Nakavuma J, et al. 2016. Mercury concentration in muscle, bellyfat and liver from Oreochromis niloticus and Lates niloticus consumed in Lake Albert fishing communities in Uganda. Cogent Food Agric. 2(1):1214996

Tamale A, Ejobi F, Muyanja C, Naigaga I, Nakavuma J, et al. 2016. Perceptions about mercury and lead in fish consumed in Lake Albert fishing communities, Uganda. Cogent Food Agric. 2(1):1220344

Tamale A, Ejobi F, Muyanja C, Naigaga I, Nakavuma J, et al. 2016. Risk estimates for children and pregnant women exposed to mercury-contaminated Oreochromis niloticus and Lates niloticus in Lake Albert, Uganda. Cogent Food Agric. 2(1):1228732

Tamale A. 2015. A cross-sectional study of sociocultural factors associated with fish consumption in lake albert fishing community. BMC Environ. Heal.

Tamale A. 2015. Perceived benefits and risks associated with fish consumption in lake albert: implications for mercury and lead uptake in fishing community. J. Phys. Chem. Earth

Amulen D, Milavi P, Tamale A, Nyakarahuka L, Okwee-Acai J. 2012. Chemico-physical characteristics and quality of locally processed honey in uganda: implications for local and international honey trade. Livest. Res. Rural Dev. 24(139)

Tamale A, Nabulime M, Naava C, Deborah A, Ayieko M, et al. 2012. Performance of broiler chicks feed on mayflies (Ephenoptera) and/or whole grain diets in Lake Victoria Basin. Res. J. Poult. Sci. 5:50–53

Ayieko M, Ndong’a M, Tamale A. 2010. Climate change and the abundance of edible insects in the Lake Victoria region. J. Cell Anim. Biol. 4(7):112–18

Tamale A, Ejobi F, Rutaisire J, Isyagi N, Nyakaruhuka L, Amulen D. 2010. Implication of aquaculture production husbandry practices on fish health in Uganda. Africa J. Anim. Biomed. Sci. 5(1):85–89

Tamale A, Mayendende TS, Mwangi KG, Ayieko M, Ndonga MFO, Otude T. 2010. Use of mayflies (Ephenoptera) as total replacement of Rastrineobola argentea in diets of catfish (Clarias gariepinus) in Lake Victoria Basin. African J. Anim. Biomed. Sci. 5(3):1819–4214

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RISE Degree(s) Completed 
January 2018