© 2015 Sarah E. Rich

Justine Ekou

RISE Degree(s) 

MSc in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology from Makerere University

RISE Network(s) 

Lecturer in the Department of Animal Production and Management, Faculty of Agriculture and Animal Sciences, Busitema University, Uganda

News & Blogs 
Selected Publications 

Zirintunda G, Ekou J. 2015. Occurrence of porcine cysticercosis in free-ranging pigs delivered to slaughter points in Arapai, Soroti District, Uganda. Onderstepoort J. Vet. Res. 82(1):1–5

Nyero D, Zirintunda G, Omadang L, Ekou J. 2015. Prevalence of hydatid cysts in goats and sheep in slaughtered in Soroti Municipal Abattoir, Eastern Uganda. Afr. J. Parasitol. Res. 2(9): 148–51

Ekou J. 2014. Dairy production and marketing in Uganda: Current status, constraints, and way forward. Afr. J. Agric. Res. 9(10):88188

Ndidde Y, Akullo J, Zirintunda G, Ekou J. 2014. Postmortem incidence and trends of Newcastle disease lesions among chicken presented for diagnosis at Makerere University Central Veterinary Laboratory: a retrospective study. J. Vet. Med. Anim. Health 6(8):217–21

Ekou J. 2013. Eradicating extreme poverty among the rural poor in Uganda through poultry and cattle improvement programmes: a review. Afr. J. Agric. Res. 5(11):44449

Ekou J, Okello S. 2012. Management of veterinary drugs and chemicals in retail drug shops in Soroti Municipality, Eastern Uganda. Afr. J. Anim. Biomed. Sci. 7(1):60–5

Ekou J, Nakavuma J, Erume J, Ocaido M. 2012. PCR detection of Entamoeba histolytica in microscopically positive stool samples of hospital patients in Soroti, Eastern Uganda. Afr. J. Clin. Exp. Microbiol. 14(1):5–9

Ekou J, Nakavuma J, Ocaido M, Erume J. 2012. Prevalence of Entamoeba histolytica among hospital patients in Soroti, Eastern Uganda. Afr. J. Anim. Biomed. Sci. 7(1):81–5

RISE Degree(s) Completed 
April 2013