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    • Risk factors for HIV infection among circumcised men in Uganda: a case-control study 

      Ediau, Michael; Matovu, Joseph K. B.; Byaruhanga, Raymond; Tumwesigye, Nazarius M.; Wanyenze, Rhoda K. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2015-01)
      Introduction: Male circumcision (MC) reduces the risk of HIV infection. However, the risk reduction effect of MC can be modified by type of circumcision (medical, traditional and religious) and sexual risk behaviours ...
    • Risk Factors for Obstetric Fistula in Western Uganda: A Case Control Study 

      Barageine, Justus Kafunjo; Tumwesigye, Nazarius Mbona; Byamugisha, Josaphat K.; Almroth, Lars; Faxelid, Elisabeth (2014-11-17)
      Introduction: Two million women worldwide are living with genital fistula with an annual incidence of 50,000–100,000 women. Risk factors for obstetric fistula are context bound. Studies from other countries show variation ...
    • Risk Factors for Obstetric Fistula in Western Uganda: A Case Control Study 

      Barageine, Justus Kafunjo; Tumwesigye, Nazarius Mbona; Byamugisha, Josaphat K.; Almroth, Lars; Faxelid, Elisabeth (PLOS ONE, 2014-11)
      Introduction: Two million women worldwide are living with genital fistula with an annual incidence of 50,000–100,000 women. Risk factors for obstetric fistula are context bound. Studies from other countries show variation ...
    • Setting research priorities to improve global newborn health and prevent stillbirths by 2025 

      Yoshida, Sachiyo; Martines, José; Lawn, Joy E; Wall, Stephen; Souza, Joăo Paulo; Rudan, Igor; Cousens, Simon; Aaby, Peter; Adam, Ishag; Adhikari, Ramesh Kant; Ambalavanan, Namasivayam; Arifeen, Shams EI; Aryal, Dhana Raj; Asiruddin, Sk; Baqui, Abdullah; Barros, Aluisio JD; Benn, Christine S; Bhandari, Vineet; Bhatnagar, Shinjini; Bhattacharya, Sohinee; Bhutta, Zulfiqar A; Black, Robert E; Blencowe, Hannah; Bose, Carl; Brown, Justin; Bührer, Christoph; Carlo, Wally; Cecatti, Jose Guilherme; Cheung, Po–Yin; Clark, Robert; Colbourn, Tim; Conde–Agudelo, Agustin; Corbett, Erica; Czeizel, Andrew E; Das, Abhik; Day, Louise Tina; Deal, Carolyn; Deorari, Ashok; Dilmen, Uğur; English, Mike; Engmann, Cyril; Esamai, Fabian; Fall, Caroline; Ferriero, Donna M; Gisore, Peter; Hazir, Tabish; Higgins, Rosemary D; Homer, Caroline SE; Hoque, DE; Irgens, Lorentz; Islam, MT; Graft–Johnson, Joseph de; Joshua, Martias Alice; Keenan, William; Khatoon, Soofia; Kieler, Helle; Kramer, Michael S; Lackritz, Eve M; Lavender, Tina; Lawintono, Laurensia; Luhanga, Richard; Marsh, David; McMillan, Douglas; McNamara, Patrick J; Mol, Ben Willem J; Molyneux, Elizabeth; Mukasa, G. K; Mutabazi, Miriam; Nacul, Luis Carlos; Nakakeeto, Margaret; Narayanan, Indira; Olusanya, Bolajoko; Osrin, David; Paul, Vinod; Poets, Christian; Reddy, Uma M; Santosham, Mathuram; Sayed, Rubayet; Schlabritz–Loutsevitch, Natalia E; Singhal, Nalini; Smith, Mary Alice; Smith, Peter G; Soofi, Sajid; Spong, Catherine Y; Sultana, Shahin; Tshefu, Antoinette; Bel, Frank van; Gray, Lauren Vestewig; Waiswa, Peter; Wang, Wei; Williams, Sarah LA; Wright, Linda; Zaidi, Anita; Zhang, Yanfeng; Zhong, Nanbert; Zuniga, Isabel; Bahl, Rajiv (Journal of Global health, 2016-06)
      Background In 2013, an estimated 2.8 million newborns died and 2.7 million were stillborn. A much greater number suffer from long term impairment associated with preterm birth, intrauterine growth restriction, congenital ...
    • Setting up a Standardized Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells Processing Laboratory to Support Multi-center HIV/AIDS Vaccine and Intervention Trials. 

      Njai, Harr Freeya; Gombe, Ben; Khamis, Tomusange; Birungi, Josephine; Ruzagira, Eugene; Admassu, Dareskedar; Tarragona-Fiol, Tony; Porter, Kholoud; Stevens, Gwynneth; Mugisha, Joseph; Gilmour, Jill; Kamali, Anatoli; Kaleebu, Pontiano (Labmedicine, 2011)
      Despite infrastructure and capacity challenges in Africa, significant development has been made in the number of laboratories supporting immunological and safety studies required for large-scale HIV/AIDS vaccine or ...
    • Short Communication HIV Type 1 Transmitted Drug Resistance and Evidence of Transmission Clusters among Recently Infected Antiretroviral-Naive Individuals from Ugandan Fishing Communities of Lake Victoria 

      Nazziwa, Jamirah; Njai, Harr Freeya; Ndembi, Nicaise; Birungi, Josephine; Lyagoba, Fred; Gershim, Asiki; Nakiyingi-Miiro, Jessica; Nielsen, Leslie; Mpendo, Juliet; Nanvubya, Annet; Debont, Jan; Grosskurth, Heiner; Kamali, Anatoli; Seeley, Janet; Kaleebu, Pontiano (Aids Research and Human Retroviruses, 2013)
      Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) prevalence and incidence in the fishing communities on Lake Victoria in Uganda are high. This population may play a role in driving the HIV epidemic in Uganda including the spread ...
    • A single-nucleotide-polymorphism real-time PCR assay for genotyping of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in peri-urban Kampala 

      Wampande, Eddie M.; Hatzios, Stavroula K.; Achan, Beatrice; Mupere, Ezekiel; Nsereko, Mary; Mayanja, Harriet K.; Eisenach, Kathleen; Boom, W Henry; Gagneux, Sebastien; Joloba, Moses L. (BMC Infectious Diseases, 2015-09)
      Background: Accurate and high-throughput genotyping of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTBC) may be important for understanding the epidemiology and pathogenesis of tuberculosis (TB). In this study, we report the ...
    • Social Experiences of Women with Obstetric Fistula Seeking Treatment at Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala, Uganda 

      Barageine, Justus Kafunjo; Marielle, Meurice; Rene, Genadry; Carol, Heimer; Galya, Ruffer (2017-08)
      BACKGROUND Obstetric fistula is a preventable and treatable condition predominately affecting women in low-income countries. Understanding the social context of obstetric fistula may lead to improved prevention and ...
    • Standardization of cytokine flow cytometry assays 

      Maecker, Holden T.; Rinfret, Aline; D'Souza, Patricia; Darden, Janice; Roig, Eva; Landry, Claire; Hayes, Peter; Birungi, Josephine; Anzala, Omu; Garcia, Miguel; Harari, Alexandre; Frank, Ian; Baydo, Ruth; Baker, Megan; Holbrook, Jennifer; Ottinger, Janet; Lamoreaux, Laurie; Epling, C. Lorrie; Sinclair, Elizabeth; Suni, Maria A.; Punt, Kara; Calarota, Sandra; El-Bahi, Sophia; Alter, Gailet; Maila, Hazel; Kuta, Ellen; Cox, Josephine; Gray, Clive; Altfeld, Marcus; Nougarede, Nolwenn; Boyer, Jean; Tussey, Lynda; Tobery, Timothy; Bredt, Barry; Roederer, Mario; Koup, Richard; Maino, Vernon C.; Weinhold, Kent; Pantaleo, Giuseppe; Gilmour, Jill; Horton, Helen; Sekaly, Rafick P. (BioMed Central Ltd., 2005-06-24)
      Background: Cytokine flow cytometry (CFC) or intracellular cytokine staining (ICS) can quantitate antigen-specific T cell responses in settings such as experimental vaccination. Standardization of ICS among laboratories ...
    • Stigma gets in my way: Factors affecting client-provider communication regarding child bearing among people living with HIV in Uganda 

      Beyeza-Kashesya, Jolly; Wanyenze, Rhoda K.; Goggin, Kathy; Finocchario-Kessler, Sarah; Woldetsadik, Mahlet Atakilt; Mindry, Deborah; Birungi, Josephine; Wagner, Glenn J. (2018-02-20)
      Introduction Many HIV-affected couples living in sub-Saharan Africa desire to have children, but few quantitative studies have examined support for their childbearing needs. Our study explored client-provider communication ...
    • Stigma trajectories among people living with HIV (PLHIV) embarking on a life time journey with antiretroviral drugs in Jinja, Uganda 

      Mbonye, Martin; Nakamanya, Sarah; Birungi, Josephine; King, Rachel; Seeley, Janet; Jaffar, Shabbar (BioMed Central Ltd., 2013-09-05)
      Background: Stigma is a barrier to HIV prevention and treatment. There is a limited understanding of the types of stigma facing people living with HIV (PLHIV) on antiretroviral therapy (ART). We describe the stigma ...
    • Strengthening district-based health reporting through the district health management information software system: the Ugandan experience 

      Kiberu, Vincent Micheal; Matovu, Joseph K. B.; Makumbi, Fredrick; Kyozira, Carol; Mukooyo, Eddie; Wanyenze, Rhoda K. (BioMed Central Ltd., 2014-05)
      Background: Untimely, incomplete and inaccurate data are common challenges in planning, monitoring and evaluation of health sector performance, and health service delivery in many sub-Saharan African settings. We document ...
    • Strengthening health workforce capacity through work-based training 

      Matovu, Joseph K. B.; Wanyenze, Rhoda K.; Mawemuko, Susan; Okui, Olico; Bazeyo, William; Serwadda, David (BioMed Central Ltd., 2013-01)
      Background: Although much attention has been given to increasing the number of health workers, less focus has been directed at developing models of training that address real-life workplace needs. Makerere University School ...
    • Supporting Southern-led Research: Implications for North–South Research Partnerships 

      Muldoon, Katherine A.; Birungi, Josephine; Berry, Nicole S.; Ngolobe, Moses H.; Mwesigwa, Robert; Shannon, Kate; Moore, David M. (Canadian Journal of Public Health, 2012-04)
      Background: Global health research partnerships are commonly led by Northern investigators who come from resource-rich research environments, while Southern partners participate with a paucity of research skills and ...
    • Survival of HIV-Infected Adolescents on Antiretroviral Therapy in Uganda: Findings from a Nationally Representative Cohort in Uganda 

      Bakanda, Celestin; Birungi, Josephine; Mwesigwa, Robert; Nachega, Jean B.; Chan, Keith; Palmer, Alexis; Ford, Nathan; Mills, Edward J. (2011-04-29)
      Background Adolescents have been identified as a high-risk group for poor adherence to and defaulting from combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) care. However, data on outcomes for adolescents on cART in resource-limited ...
    • Towards a National AIDS-Control Program in Uganda 

      Okware, Samuel Ikwaras (PubMed Central, 1987-12)
      A national AIDS-control program was developed in Uganda to deal with a potentially serious epidemic of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). A cumulative total of 1, 138 cases of AIDS has been reported in Uganda ...
    • Training multidisciplinary leaders for health promotion in developing countries: lessons learned 

      Chamberlain, Jean; Watt, Susan (Sage Publications, 2012-05)
      The global picture of maternal mortality and morbidity has changed very little over the past 20 years despite isolated (and often medically based) efforts to improve the situation. A multidisciplinary approach to this very ...
    • Transition from F-75 to ready-to-use therapeutic food in children with severe acute malnutrition, an observational study in Uganda 

      Lanyero, Betty; Namusoke, Hanifa; Nabukeera-Barungi, Nicolette; Grenov, Benedikte; Mupere, Ezekiel; Michaelsen, Kim Fleischer; Mølgaard, Christian; Christensen, Vibeke Brix; Friis, Henrik; Briend, André (Nutrition Journal, 2017-08)
      Background World Health Organization now recommends the transition from F-75 to ready-to-use therapeutic foods (RUTF) in the management of severe acute malnutrition (SAM). We described the transition from F-75 to RUTF and ...
    • Trends in HIV counseling and testing uptake among married individuals in Rakai, Uganda 

      Matovu, Joseph K. B.; Denison, Julie; Wanyenze, Rhoda K.; Ssekasanvu, Joseph; Makumbi, Fredrick; Ovuga, Emilio; McGrath, Nuala; Serwadda, David (BMC Public Health, 2013)
      Background: Despite efforts to promote HIV counseling and testing (HCT) among couples, few couples know their own or their partners’ HIV status. We assessed trends in HCT uptake among married individuals in Rakai district, ...
    • Tuberculosis case finding in first-degree relative contacts not living with index tuberculosis cases in Kampala, Uganda 

      Chheng, Phalkun; Nsereko, Mary; Malone, L aShaunda L; Okware, Brenda; Zalwango, S arah; Joloba, Moses; Boom, W Henry; Mupere, Ezekiel; Stein, Catherine M (Clinical Epidemiology, 2015-10)
      Purpose: To assess the prevalence of pulmonary tuberculosis among first-degree relative (FDR) contacts not living with tuberculosis (TB) cases. Methods: A cross-sectional analysis of household contacts living with an index ...