Agnes Binagwaho

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Publications

  1. pmc Trends in malaria cases, hospital admissions and deaths following scale-up of anti-malarial interventions, 2000-2010, Rwanda
    Corine Karema
    World Health Organization, Global Malaria Programme, Geneva, Switzerland
    Malar J 11:236. 2012
  2. pmc Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV: cost-effectiveness of antiretroviral regimens and feeding options in Rwanda
    Agnes Binagwaho
    Ministry of Health, Kigali, Rwanda
    PLoS ONE 8:e54180. 2013
  3. pmc Male circumcision at different ages in Rwanda: a cost-effectiveness study
    Agnes Binagwaho
    Ministry of Health, Kigali, Rwanda
    PLoS Med 7:e1000211. 2010
  4. pmc Underdiagnosis of malnutrition in infants and young children in Rwanda: implications for attainment of the Millennium Development Goal to end poverty and hunger
    Agnes Binagwaho
    Government of Rwanda, Ministry of Health, P, O, Box 3622, Kigali, Rwanda
    Int J Equity Health 10:61. 2011
  5. pmc HIV-free survival among nine- to 24-month-old children born to HIV-positive mothers in the Rwandan national PMTCT programme: a community-based household survey
    Hinda Ruton
    Rwanda Biomedical Center, Kigali, Rwanda
    J Int AIDS Soc 15:4. 2012
  6. pmc Shared learning in an interconnected world: innovations to advance global health equity
    Agnes Binagwaho
    Ministry of Health of Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda
    Global Health 9:37. 2013
  7. doi request reprint One-arm, open-label, prospective, cohort field study to assess the safety and efficacy of the PrePex device for scale-up of nonsurgical circumcision when performed by nurses in resource-limited settings for HIV prevention
    Vincent Mutabazi
    Ministry of Health, Republic of Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:315-22. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Scaling up early infant diagnosis of HIV in Rwanda, 2008-2010
    Agnes Binagwaho
    Ministry of Health of Rwanda, P O Box 84, Kigali, Rwanda
    J Public Health Policy 34:2-16. 2013
  9. pmc Designing and Implementing an Innovative SMS-based alert system (RapidSMS-MCH) to monitor pregnancy and reduce maternal and child deaths in Rwanda
    Fidele Ngabo
    Ministry of Health, Rwanda
    Pan Afr Med J 13:31. 2012
  10. pmc Under-two child mortality according to maternal HIV status in Rwanda: assessing outcomes within the National PMTCT Program
    Placidie Mugwaneza
    Center for Treatment and Research on AIDS, Malaria, Tuberculosis and Other Epidemics, Kigali, Rwanda
    Pan Afr Med J 9:37. 2011

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Publications26

  1. pmc Trends in malaria cases, hospital admissions and deaths following scale-up of anti-malarial interventions, 2000-2010, Rwanda
    Corine Karema
    World Health Organization, Global Malaria Programme, Geneva, Switzerland
    Malar J 11:236. 2012
    ..The impact of these interventions on malaria cases, admissions and deaths was assessed using data from district hospitals and household surveys...
  2. pmc Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV: cost-effectiveness of antiretroviral regimens and feeding options in Rwanda
    Agnes Binagwaho
    Ministry of Health, Kigali, Rwanda
    PLoS ONE 8:e54180. 2013
    ..The current study aims to assess the cost-effectiveness of this policy choice...
  3. pmc Male circumcision at different ages in Rwanda: a cost-effectiveness study
    Agnes Binagwaho
    Ministry of Health, Kigali, Rwanda
    PLoS Med 7:e1000211. 2010
    ..Further, this is the first time, to our knowledge, that a cost-effectiveness study on MC has been carried out in a country where HIV prevalence is below 5%...
  4. pmc Underdiagnosis of malnutrition in infants and young children in Rwanda: implications for attainment of the Millennium Development Goal to end poverty and hunger
    Agnes Binagwaho
    Government of Rwanda, Ministry of Health, P, O, Box 3622, Kigali, Rwanda
    Int J Equity Health 10:61. 2011
    ....
  5. pmc HIV-free survival among nine- to 24-month-old children born to HIV-positive mothers in the Rwandan national PMTCT programme: a community-based household survey
    Hinda Ruton
    Rwanda Biomedical Center, Kigali, Rwanda
    J Int AIDS Soc 15:4. 2012
    ..We report on HIV-free survival among nine- to 24-month-old children born to HIV-positive mothers in the national PMTCT programme in Rwanda...
  6. pmc Shared learning in an interconnected world: innovations to advance global health equity
    Agnes Binagwaho
    Ministry of Health of Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda
    Global Health 9:37. 2013
    ....
  7. doi request reprint One-arm, open-label, prospective, cohort field study to assess the safety and efficacy of the PrePex device for scale-up of nonsurgical circumcision when performed by nurses in resource-limited settings for HIV prevention
    Vincent Mutabazi
    Ministry of Health, Republic of Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:315-22. 2013
    ..To assess the safety and efficacy of the PrePex device when circumcision is performed by lower cadre nurses, among healthy adult men scheduled for voluntary circumcision, in preparation for scale-up...
  8. doi request reprint Scaling up early infant diagnosis of HIV in Rwanda, 2008-2010
    Agnes Binagwaho
    Ministry of Health of Rwanda, P O Box 84, Kigali, Rwanda
    J Public Health Policy 34:2-16. 2013
    ..Rwanda rapidly scaled up and improved its EID program, but challenges persist for linking infected infants to care...
  9. pmc Designing and Implementing an Innovative SMS-based alert system (RapidSMS-MCH) to monitor pregnancy and reduce maternal and child deaths in Rwanda
    Fidele Ngabo
    Ministry of Health, Rwanda
    Pan Afr Med J 13:31. 2012
    ....
  10. pmc Under-two child mortality according to maternal HIV status in Rwanda: assessing outcomes within the National PMTCT Program
    Placidie Mugwaneza
    Center for Treatment and Research on AIDS, Malaria, Tuberculosis and Other Epidemics, Kigali, Rwanda
    Pan Afr Med J 9:37. 2011
    ..We sought to compare risk of death among children aged under-2 years born to HIV positive mother (HIV-exposed) and to HIV negative mother (HIV non-exposed), and identify determinants of under-2 mortality among the two groups in Rwanda...
  11. ncbi request reprint Scaling up intensified tuberculosis case finding in HIV clinics in Rwanda
    Francois Uwinkindi
    Rwanda Biomedical Center, Institute of HIV Disease Prevention and Control, Kigali, Rwanda Institute of Human Virology and Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD and Ministry of Health, Kigali, Rwanda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 66:e45-9. 2014
    ..Rwanda began implementing intensified TB case finding (ICF) in 2005 in line with World Health Organization policy on TB/HIV collaborative activities. We aimed to describe trends of ICF in PLHIV newly enrolled into HIV clinics...
  12. pmc Integration of comprehensive women's health programmes into health systems: cervical cancer prevention, care and control in Rwanda
    Agnes Binagwaho
    Ministry of Health of Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda
    Bull World Health Organ 91:697-703. 2013
    ..Although it is highly preventable and treatable, cervical cancer is the most common and most deadly cancer among women in Rwanda...
  13. doi request reprint HIV prevention: male circumcision comparison between a nonsurgical device to a surgical technique in resource-limited settings: a prospective, randomized, nonmasked trial
    Vincent Mutabazi
    Ministry of Health, Republic of Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 61:49-55. 2012
    ..This study was designed to compare a new nonsurgical device with surgical MC to assess nonsurgical MC suitability for scale-up...
  14. doi request reprint Cell phone-based and internet-based monitoring and evaluation of the National Antiretroviral Treatment Program during rapid scale-up in Rwanda: TRACnet, 2004-2010
    Sabin Nsanzimana
    TRAC Plus Center for Treatment and Research on HIV AIDS, Malaria, Tuberculosis, and Other Epidemic Diseases, Kigali, Rwanda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 59:e17-23. 2012
    ..Monitoring and evaluation of antiretroviral treatment (ART) scale-up has been challenging in resource-limited settings. We describe an innovative cell-phone-based and internet-based reporting system (TRACnet) utilized in Rwanda...
  15. pmc Prevalence and predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder and depression in HIV-infected and at-risk Rwandan women
    Mardge H Cohen
    Departments of Medicine, John Stroger formerly Cook County Hospital and Rush University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1783-91. 2009
    ..This study measures trauma experiences of Rwandan women and identifies predictors associated with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depressive symptoms...
  16. doi request reprint Can routinely collected national data on childhood morbidity and mortality from diarrhea be used to monitor health impact of rotavirus vaccination in Africa? Examination of pre-vaccine baseline data from Rwanda
    Fidele Ngabo
    From the Rwanda Ministry of Health, Rwanda Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium Rwanda Biomedical Center, Rugenge, Kigali, Rwanda Hôpital Universitaire des Enfants Reine Fabiola HUDERF, Bruxelles, Belgium Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo World Health Organization, Kigali, Rwanda and Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 33:S89-93. 2014
    ..The objective of this analysis was to determine whether routinely collected health information on national diarrhea hospitalizations, in-hospital deaths and outpatient visits would be useful to monitor rotavirus vaccine impact...
  17. ncbi request reprint Developing human rights-based strategies to improve health among female sex workers in Rwanda
    Agnes Binagwaho
    Permanent Secretary of Health, Ministry of Health, Republic of Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda
    Health Hum Rights 12:89-100. 2010
    ..Whether such measures can maintain traction in the face of economic austerity and ideological resistance remains to be seen...
  18. pmc When one can infect two: a reflection on the impact of HIV discordance on child HIV infection
    Agnes Binagwaho
    Rwanda Ministry of Health, Kigali, Rwanda
    Pan Afr Med J 5:10. 2010
    ..The lives of three individuals have the potential to be changed from HIV testing and counseling. Morally, this cannot be ignored...
  19. pmc Achieving high coverage in Rwanda's national human papillomavirus vaccination programme
    Agnes Binagwaho
    Ministry of Health, Kigali, Rwanda
    Bull World Health Organ 90:623-8. 2012
    ..Two vaccines against the HPV have been approved. However, vaccine implementation in low-income countries tends to lag behind implementation in high-income countries by 15 to 20 years...
  20. pmc The Rwanda Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program: training skilled disease detectives
    Isaac Ntahobakurira
    National University of Rwanda School of Public Health, Kigali, Rwanda
    Pan Afr Med J 10:7. 2011
    ..RFELTP has also trained 145 frontline health workers through its two-week applied short courses. In the future, RFELTP plans to develop a veterinary track to address public health issues at the animal-human interface...
  21. doi request reprint Adolescents and the right to health: eliminating age-related barriers to HIV/AIDS services in Rwanda
    Agnes Binagwaho
    Ministry of Health, Kigali, Rwanda
    AIDS Care 24:936-42. 2012
    ..Among the improvements, Rwanda and other countries must align its age of consent with the actual behavior of adolescents and ensure privacy to adolescents regarding family planning, HIV testing, disclosure, care, and treatment...
  22. doi request reprint Safety and efficacy of the PrePex device for rapid scale-up of male circumcision for HIV prevention in resource-limited settings
    Jean Paul Bitega
    Kanombe Military Hospital, Kigali, Rwanda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 58:e127-34. 2011
    ..To assess the safety and efficacy of the PrePex device for nonsurgical circumcision in adult males as part of a comprehensive HIV prevention program in Rwanda...
  23. doi request reprint Effect on maternal and child health services in Rwanda of payment to primary health-care providers for performance: an impact evaluation
    Paulin Basinga
    National University of Rwanda School of Public Health, Kigali, Rwanda
    Lancet 377:1421-8. 2011
    ..We assessed the effect of performance-based payment of health-care providers (payment for performance; P4P) on use and quality of child and maternal care services in health-care facilities in Rwanda...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effect of HIV infection on body composition and fat distribution in Rwandan women
    Eugene Mutimura
    Women s Equity in Access to Care and Treatment, Kigali, Rwanda
    J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care (Chic) 9:173-8. 2010
    ..To assess the association of HIV infection with body weight and composition in Rwandan women...
  25. pmc Task shifting for scale-up of HIV care: evaluation of nurse-centered antiretroviral treatment at rural health centers in Rwanda
    Fabienne Shumbusho
    Family Health International, Kigali, Rwanda
    PLoS Med 6:e1000163. 2009
    ..We retrospectively evaluated the feasibility and effectiveness of this task-shifting model using descriptive data...
  26. doi request reprint Integrating HIV clinical services into primary health care in Rwanda: a measure of quantitative effects
    Jessica E Price
    Family Health International, Rwanda Country Office, Kigali, Rwanda
    AIDS Care 21:608-14. 2009
    ..Few data exist that confirm negative or positive synergies on health care provision generally resulting from HIV-dedicated programs...