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2018

 

Kitutu, F. E., Mayora, C., Johansson, E. W., Peterson, S., Wamani, H., Bigdeli, M., & Shroff, Z. C. (2017). Health system effects of implementing integrated community case management (iCCM) intervention in private retail drug shops in South Western Uganda: a qualitative study. BMJ global health.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000334

Kitutu, F. E., Kalyango, J. N., Mayora, C., Selling, K. E., Peterson, S., & Wamani, H. (2017). Integrated community case management by drug sellers influences appropriate treatment of paediatric febrile illness in South Western Uganda: a quasi-experimental study. Malaria journal, 16(1), 425. https://malariajournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12936-017-2072-9

Barger, D., Owen, H., Pitt, C., Kerber, K., Sitrin, D., Mayora, C., … & Lawn, J. E. (2017). Multi-country analysis of the cost of community health workers kits and commodities for community-based maternal and newborn care. Health policy and planning, 32(suppl_1), i84-i92.

https://academic.oup.com/heapol/articlepdf/32/suppl_1/i84/20570912/czx038.pdf

Daviaud, E., Owen, H., Pitt, C., Kerber, K., Bianchi Jassir, F., Barger, D., Manzi, F., Ekipara-Kiracho, E., Greco, G., Waiswa, P. and Lawn, J.E., 2017. Overview, methods and results of multi-country community-based maternal and newborn care economic analysis. Health policy and planning, 32(suppl_1), pp.i6-i20.

https://academic.oup.com/heapol/article/32/suppl_1/i6/4283079

Ekirapa-Kiracho, E., Barger, D., Mayora, C., Waiswa, P., Lawn, J. E., Kalungi, J., … & Daviaud, E. (2017). Uganda Newborn Study (UNEST) trial: Community-based maternal and newborn care economic analysis. Health policy and planning, 32(suppl_1), i42-i52. https://academic.oup.com/heapol/article/32/suppl_1/i42/4283075

Ekirapa-Kiracho, E., Tetui, M., Bua, J., Muhumuza Kananura, R., Waiswa, P., Makumbi, F., … & Kakaire, A. (2017). Maternal and neonatal implementation for equitable systems. A study design paper. Global health action, 10(sup4), 1346925.

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/16549716.2017.1346925?src=recsys&utm_source=TrendMD&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=Global_Health_Action_TrendMD_1

Namazzi, Gertrude, Monica Okuga, Moses Tetui, Rornald Muhumuza Kananura, Ayub Kakaire, Sarah Namutamba, Aloysius Mutebi, Suzanne Namusoke Kiwanuka, Elizabeth Ekirapa-Kiracho, and Peter Waiswa. “Working with community health workers to improve maternal and newborn health outcomes: implementation and scale-up lessons from eastern Uganda.” Global health action 10, no. sup4 (2017): 1345495.

https://scholar.google.cz/scholar?output=instlink&q=info:XURbb752cvEJ:scholar.google.com/&hl=en&as_sdt=0,5&scillfp=13746095758813167524&oi=lle

Ekirapa-Kiracho, Elizabeth, Rornald Muhumuza Kananura, Moses Tetui, Gertrude Namazzi, Aloysius Mutebi, Asha George, Ligia Paina et al. “Effect of a participatory multisectoral maternal and newborn intervention on maternal health service utilization and newborn care practices: a quasi-experimental study in three rural Ugandan Districts.” Global health action 10, no. sup4 (2017): 1363506.

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/16549716.2017.1363506

Ekirapa-Kiracho, Elizabeth, Ligia Paina, Rornald Muhumuza Kananura, Aloysius Mutebi, Pacuto Jane, Juliet Tumuhairwe, Moses Tetui, and Suzanne N. Kiwanuka. “‘Nurture the sprouting bud; do not uproot it’. Using saving groups to save for maternal and newborn health: lessons from rural Eastern Uganda.” Global health action 10, no. sup4 (2017): 1347311.

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/16549716.2017.1347311

  1. Barbara McPake, Sophie Witter, Sarah Ssali, Haja Wurie, Justine Namakula, Freddie Ssengooba. Ebola in the context of conflict affected states and health systems: case studies of Northern Uganda and Sierra Leone. Confl Health. 2015; 9: 23. Published online 2015 August 8. doi: 10.1186/s13031-015-0052-7
  2. Xavier Nsabagasani, Ebba Hansen, Anthony Mbonye, Freddie Ssengooba, Herbert Muyinda, James Mugisha, Jasper Ogwal-Okeng. Explaining the slow transition of child-appropriate dosage formulations from the global to national level in the context of Uganda: a qualitative study. J Pharm Policy Pract. 2015; 8(1): 19.
  3. Xavier Nsabagasani, Jasper Ogwal-Okeng, Anthony Mbonye, Freddie Ssengooba, Simon Muhumuza, Ebba Holme Hansen. Availability and utilization of the WHO recommended priority lifesaving medicines for under five-year old children in public health facilities in Uganda: a cross-sectional survey. J Pharm Policy Pract. 2015; 8(1): 18.
  4. Xavier Nsabagasani, Jasper Ogwal-Okeng, Anthony Mbonye, Freddie Ssengooba, Rebecca Nantanda, Herbert Muyinda, Ebba Holme Hansen The “child size medicines” concept: policy provisions in Uganda. J Pharm Policy Pract. 2015; 8(1): 2.
  5. Tashobya CK, Dubourg D, Ssengooba F, Speybroeck N, Macq J, Criel B. A comparison of hierarchical cluster analysis and league table rankings as methods for analysis and presentation of district health system performance data in Uganda. Health Policy Plan. 2015 May 28. pii: czv045.
  6. James Bagonza, Elizeus Rutebemberwa, Tim Eckmanns, Elizabeth Ekirapa-Kiracho. What influences availability of medicines for the community management of childhood illnesses in central Uganda? Implications for scaling up the integrated community case management programme. BMC Public Health. 2015; 15: 1180.
  7. Catherine Kansiime, Elizeus Rutebemberwa, Benon B. Asiimwe, Fredrick Makumbi, Joel Bazira, Anthony Mugisha. Annual trends of human brucellosis in pastoralist communities of south-western Uganda: a retrospective ten-year study. Infect Dis Poverty. 2015; 4: 39.
  8. William Bazeyo, James Bagonza, Ali Halage, Gildo Okure, Malimbo Mugagga, Robert Musoke, Mathias Tumwebaze, Suzan Tusiime, Steven Ssendagire, Immaculate Nabukenya, Steven Pande, Christine Aanyu, Samuel Etajak, Elizeus Rutebemberwa. Ebola a reality of modern Public Health; need for Surveillance, Preparedness and Response Training for Health Workers and other multidisciplinary teams: a case for Uganda. Pan Afr Med J. 2015; 20: 404.
  9. James Bagonza, Elizeus Rutebemberwa, William Bazeyo Adherence to anti diabetic medication among patients with diabetes in eastern Uganda; a cross sectional study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2015; 15: 168.
  10. Catherine Kansiime, Lynn M. Atuyambe, Benon B. Asiimwe, Anthony Mugisha, Samuel Mugisha, Victor Guma, Innocent B. Rwego, Elizeus Rutebemberwa. Community Perceptions on Integrating Animal Vaccination and Health Education by Veterinary and Public Health Workers in the Prevention of Brucellosis among Pastoral Communities of South Western Uganda. PLoS One. 2015; 10(7): e0132206.
  11. Rutebemberwa E, Mpeka B, Pariyo G, Peterson S, Mworozi E, Bwanga F, KäLlander K. High prevalence of antibiotic resistance in nasopharyngeal bacterial isolates from healthy children in rural Uganda: A cross-sectional study. Ups J Med Sci. 2015 Nov;120(4):249-56.
  12. Claudia Hanson, Peter Waiswa, Tanya Marchant, Michael Marx, Fatuma Manzi, Godfrey Mbaruku, Alex Rowe, Göran Tomson, Joanna Schellenberg, Stefan Peterson, the EQUIP Study Team. Erratum to: Expanded Quality Management Using Information Power (EQUIP): protocol for a quasi-experimental study to improve maternal and newborn health in Tanzania and Uganda. Implement Sci. 2015; 10: 152.
  13. Kate Kerber, Stefan Peterson, Peter Waiswa. Special Issue: Newborn Health in Uganda. Glob Health Action. 2015; 8: 10.3402/gha.v8.27574.
  14. Peter Waiswa, George Pariyo, Karin Kallander, Joseph Akuze, Gertrude Namazzi, Elizabeth Ekirapa-Kiracho, Kate Kerber, Hanifah Sengendo, Patrick Aliganyira, Joy E. Lawn, Stefan Peterson, on behalf of the Uganda Newborn Study Team. Effect of the Uganda Newborn Study on care-seeking and care practices: a cluster-randomised controlled trial. Glob Health Action. 2015; 8: 10.3402/gha.v8.24584.
  15. Juliet Kiguli, Sarah Namusoko, Kate Kerber, Stefan Peterson, Peter Waiswa. Weeping in silence: community experiences of stillbirths in rural eastern Uganda. Glob Health Action. 2015; 8: 10.3402/gha.v8.24011.
  16. Līga Timša, Gaetano Marrone, Elizabeth Ekirapa, Peter Waiswa. Strategies for helping families prepare for birth: experiences from eastern central Uganda. Glob Health Action. 2015; 8: 10.3402/gha.v8.23969.
  17. Ulrika Baker, Monica Okuga, Peter Waiswa, Fatuma Manzi, Stefan Peterson, Claudia Hanson, The EQUIP study group. Bottlenecks in the implementation of essential screening tests in antenatal care: Syphilis, HIV, and anemia testing in rural Tanzania and Uganda. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2015 Jun;130 Suppl 1:S43-50. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2015.04.017.
  18. Christine K. Nalwadda, Peter Waiswa, David Guwatudde, Kate Kerber, Stefan Peterson, Juliet Kiguli. ‘As soon as the umbilical cord gets off, the child ceases to be called a newborn’: sociocultural beliefs and newborn referral in rural Uganda Glob Health Action. 2015; 8: 10.3402/gha.v8.24386.
  19. Peter Waiswa, Joseph Akuze, Stefan Peterson, Kate Kerber, Moses Tetui, Birger C. Forsberg, Claudia Hanson. Differences in essential newborn care at birth between private and public health facilities in eastern Uganda. Glob Health Action. 2015; 8: 10.3402/gha.v8.24251.
  20. Sachiyo Yoshida, José Martines, Joy E Lawn, Stephen Wall, Joăo Paulo Souza, Igor Rudan, Simon Cousens, The neonatal health research priority setting group, Peter Aaby, Peter Waiswa, et al. Setting research priorities to improve global newborn health and prevent stillbirths by 2025. J Glob Health. 2016 June; 6(1): 010508.
  21. Anne Ruhweza Katahoire, Dorcus Kiwanuka Henriksson, Eric Ssegujja, Peter Waiswa, Florence Ayebare, Danstan Bagenda, Anthony K. Mbonye, Stefan Swartling Peterson. Improving child survival through a district management strengthening and community empowerment intervention: early implementation experiences from Uganda. BMC Public Health. 2015; 15: 797.
  22. Anna Bergström, Sarah Skeen, Duong M. Duc, Elmer Zelaya Blandon, Carole Estabrooks, Petter Gustavsson, Dinh Thi Phuong Hoa, Carina Källestål, Mats Målqvist, Nguyen Thu Nga, Lars-Åke Persson, Jesmin Pervin, Stefan Peterson, Anisur Rahman, Katarina Selling, Janet E. Squires, Mark Tomlinson, Peter Waiswa, Lars Wallin. Health system context and implementation of evidence-based practices—development and validation of the Context Assessment for Community Health (COACH) tool for low- and middle-income settings. Implement Sci. 2015; 10: 120.
  23. Peter Waiswa, Gertrude Namazzi, Kate Kerber, Stefan Peterson. Designing for action: adapting and implementing a community-based newborn care package to affect national change in Uganda. Glob Health Action. 2015; 8: 10.3402/gha.v8.24250.
  24. Monica Okuga, Margaret Kemigisa, Sarah Namutamba, Gertrude Namazzi, Peter Waiswa. Engaging community health workers in maternal and newborn care in eastern Uganda. Glob Health Action. 2015; 8: 10.3402/gha.v8.23968.
  25. Deborah Sitrin, Tanya Guenther, Peter Waiswa, Sarah Namutamba, Gertrude Namazzi, Srijana Sharma, KC Ashish, Sayed Rubayet, Subrata Bhadra, Reuben Ligowe, Emmanuel Chimbalanga, Elizabeth Sewell, Kate Kerber, Allisyn Moran. Improving newborn care practices through home visits: lessons from Malawi, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Uganda. Glob Health Action. 2015; 8: 10.3402/gha.v8.23963.
  26. Gertrude Namazzi, Peter Waiswa, Margaret Nakakeeto, Victoria K. Nakibuuka, Sarah Namutamba, Maria Najjemba, Ruth Namusaabi, Abner Tagoola, Grace Nakate, Judith Ajeani, Stefan Peterson, Romano N. Byaruhanga. Strengthening health facilities for maternal and newborn care: experiences from rural eastern Uganda. Glob Health Action. 2015; 8: 10.3402/gha.v8.24271.
  27. Nelson Sewankambo, James K. Tumwine, Göran Tomson, Celestino Obua, Freddie Bwanga, Peter Waiswa, Elly Katabira, Hannah Akuffo, Kristina Persson, Stefan Peterso. Enabling Dynamic Partnerships through Joint Degrees between Low- and High-Income Countries for Capacity Development in Global Health Research: Experience from the Karolinska Institutet/Makerere University Partnership. PLoS Med. 2015 February; 12(2): e1001784.
  28. Grove J, Claeson M, Bryce J, Amouzou A, Boerma T, Waiswa P, Victora C; Kirkland Group. Maternal, newborn, and child health and the Sustainable Development Goals–a call for sustained and improved measurement. Lancet. 2015 Oct 17;386(10003):1511-4. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)00517-6.
  29. Moxon SG, Ruysen H, Kerber KJ, Amouzou A, Fournier S, Grove J, Moran AC, Vaz LM, Blencowe H, Conroy N, Gülmezoglu A, Vogel JP, Rawlins B, Sayed R, Hill K, Vivio D, Qazi SA, Sitrin D, Seale AC, Wall S, Jacobs T, Ruiz Peláez J, Guenther T, Coffey PS, Dawson P, Marchant T, Waiswa P, Deorari A, Enweronu-Laryea C, Arifeen S, Lee AC, Mathai M, Lawn JE. Count every newborn; a measurement improvement roadmap for coverage data. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2015;15 Suppl 2:S8. doi: 10.1186/1471-2393-15-S2-S8.
  30. Yap P, Waiswa P, Berger A, Künzli N. Call for reviews on global health challenges. Int J Public Health. 2015 Nov;60(7):753-4. doi: 10.1007/s00038-015-0732-5.
  31. Waiswa P. Productive global health research from Africa: it takes more.. Int J Public Health. 2015 Nov;60(7):755-6. doi: 10.1007/s00038-015-0725-4.
  32. Burgoine K, Abeso J, Gladstone M, Waiswa P, Weeks AD. Antenatal corticosteroids for preterm births in resource-limited settings. Lancet. 2015 May 16;385(9981):1944-5. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60955-2.
  33. Joanna Raven, Patricia Akweongo, Amuda Baba, Sebastian Olikira Baine, Mohamadou Guelaye Sall, Stephen Buzuzi, Tim Martineau. Using a human resource management approach to support community health workers: experiences from five African countries. Hum Resour Health. 2015; 13: 45.
  34. Mary S. Nzota, Joseph KB. Matovu, Heather R. Draper, Rose Kisa, Suzanne N. Kiwanuka. Determinants and processes of HIV status disclosure to HIV – infected children aged 4 to 17 years receiving HIV care services at Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation Tanzania, Centre of Excellence (COE) in Mbeya: a cross-sectional study. BMC Pediatr. 2015; 15: 81.
  35. David Roger Walugembe, Suzanne N. Kiwanuka, Joseph K. B. Matovu, Elizeus Rutebemberwa, Laura Reichenbach. Utilization of research findings for health policy making and practice: evidence from three case studies in Bangladesh. Health Res Policy Syst. 2015; 13: 26.
  36. Suzanne N. Kiwanuka , Moses Tetui , Asha George , Angela N. Kisakye , David R. Walugembe & Elizabeth Ekirapa Kiracho. What Lessons for Sustainability of Maternal Health Interventions Can Be Drawn from Rural Water And Sanitation Projects? Perspectives from Eastern Uganda. Journal of Management and Sustainability; Vol. 5, No. 2; 2015. ISSN 1925-4725 E-ISSN 1925-4733. doi:10.5539/jms.v5n2p97
  37. Līga Timša, Gaetano Marrone, Elizabeth Ekirapa, Peter Waiswa. Strategies for helping families prepare for birth: experiences from eastern central Uganda. Glob Health Action. 2015; 8: 10.3402/gha.v8.23969.
  38. Peter Waiswa, George Pariyo, Karin Kallander, Joseph Akuze, Gertrude Namazzi, Elizabeth Ekirapa-Kiracho, Kate Kerber, Hanifah Sengendo, Patrick Aliganyira, Joy E. Lawn, Stefan Peterson, on behalf of the Uganda Newborn Study Team. Effect ofthe Uganda Newborn Study on care seeking and care practices: a cluster-randomised controlled trial. Glob Health Action. 2015; 8: 10.3402/gha.v8.24584.
  39. James Bagonza, Elizeus Rutebemberwa, Tim Eckmanns, Elizabeth Ekirapa-Kiracho. What influences availability of medicines for the community management of childhood illnesses in central Uganda? Implications for scaling up the integrated community case management programme. BMC Public Health. 2015; 15: 1180.
  40. Sophie Namasopo-Oleja M, Danstan Bagenda, Elizabeth Ekirapa-Kiracho.Factors affecting disclosure of serostatus to children attending Jinja Hospital Paediatric HIV clinic, Uganda Afr Health Sci. 2015 June; 15(2): 344–351. doi: 10.4314/ahs.v15i2.6
  41. Peter Waiswa, George Pariyo, Karin Kallander, Joseph Akuze, Gertrude Namazzi, Elizabeth Ekirapa-Kiracho, Kate Kerber, Hanifah Sengendo, Patrick Aliganyira, Joy E. Lawn, Stefan Peterson, on behalf of the Uganda Newborn Study Team. Effect of the Uganda Newborn Study on care-seeking and care practices: a cluster-randomised controlled trial. Glob Health Action. 2015; 8 10.3402/gha.v8.24584.
  42. John Bua, Ligia Paina, Elizabeth Ekirapa Kiracho. Lessons learnt during the process of setup and implementation of the voucher scheme in Eastern Uganda: a mixed methods study. Implement Sci. 2015; 10: 108.
  43. Doreen Tuhebwe, James Bagonza, Elizabeth Ekirapa Kiracho, Adoke Yeka, Alison M. Elliott, Fred Nuwaha. Uptake of Mass Drug Administration Programme for Schistosomiasis Control in Koome Islands, Central Uganda. PLoS One. 2015; 10(4): e0123673.
  44. D, Ekirapa-Kiracho E, Ndejjo R, George A. Using photovoice to examine community level barriers affecting maternal health in rural Wakiso district, Uganda. Reprod Health Matters. 2015 May;23(45):136-47. doi: 10.1016/j.rhm.2015.06.011.
  45. Alfonso YN, Bishai D, Bua J, Mutebi A, Mayora C, Ekirapa-Kiracho E. Cost-effectiveness analysis of a voucher scheme combined with obstetrical quality improvements: quasi experimental results from Uganda. Health Policy Plan. 2015 Feb;30(1):88-99. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czt100. Epub 2013 Dec 25.
  46. Michael Ediau, Joseph KB Matovu, Raymond Byaruhanga, Nazarius M Tumwesigye, Rhoda K Wanyenze. Risk factors for HIV infection among circumcised men in Uganda: a case-control study. J Int AIDS Soc. 2015; 18(1): 19312. Published online 2015 January .

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