Walter Eigen Kipp

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Affiliation: University of Alberta
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint How much should we expect? Family caregiving of AIDS patients in rural Uganda
    Walter Kipp
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    J Transcult Nurs 18:358-65. 2007
  2. pmc Tuberculosis in the era of infection with the human immunodeficiency virus: assessment and comparison of community knowledge of both infections in rural Uganda
    Ashley Wynne
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, 3 300 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, 11405 87th Ave, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 1C9, Canada
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 12:36. 2012
  3. pmc Antiretroviral treatment for HIV in rural Uganda: two-year treatment outcomes of a prospective health centre/community-based and hospital-based cohort
    Walter Kipp
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e40902. 2012
  4. pmc Barriers to accessing highly active antiretroviral therapy by HIV-positive women attending an antenatal clinic in a regional hospital in western Uganda
    Putu Duff
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Canada
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:37. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Fourteen years of surveillance of HIV-1 prevalence among pregnant women attending antenatal care clinics in western Uganda
    W Kipp
    Department of Public Health Sciences, 13 103 CSB, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2G3
    Int J STD AIDS 20:499-502. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Care burden and self-reported health status of informal women caregivers of HIV/AIDS patients in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
    Walter Kipp
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Canada
    AIDS Care 18:694-7. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Gender differences in antiretroviral treatment outcomes of HIV patients in rural Uganda
    Walter Kipp
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    AIDS Care 22:271-8. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the self-reported health status of female caregivers of AIDS patients
    Walter Kipp
    University of Alberta
    West J Nurs Res 30:20-33; discussion 34-8. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Family caregivers in rural Uganda: the hidden reality
    Walter Kipp
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Health Care Women Int 28:856-71. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Adolescent reproductive health in Uganda: issues related to access and quality of care
    Walter Kipp
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, 13 103 Clinical Sciences Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2G3, Canada
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 19:383-93. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint How much should we expect? Family caregiving of AIDS patients in rural Uganda
    Walter Kipp
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    J Transcult Nurs 18:358-65. 2007
    ..Serious work overload and low health status were reported. The high burden of caregiving puts family caregivers at risk for decreased health status and increased social isolation and depression...
  2. pmc Tuberculosis in the era of infection with the human immunodeficiency virus: assessment and comparison of community knowledge of both infections in rural Uganda
    Ashley Wynne
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, 3 300 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, 11405 87th Ave, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 1C9, Canada
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 12:36. 2012
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  3. pmc Antiretroviral treatment for HIV in rural Uganda: two-year treatment outcomes of a prospective health centre/community-based and hospital-based cohort
    Walter Kipp
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e40902. 2012
    ..We tested the utility of a health centre (HC)/community-based approach in the provision of ART to persons living with HIV in a rural area in western Uganda...
  4. pmc Barriers to accessing highly active antiretroviral therapy by HIV-positive women attending an antenatal clinic in a regional hospital in western Uganda
    Putu Duff
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Canada
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:37. 2010
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Fourteen years of surveillance of HIV-1 prevalence among pregnant women attending antenatal care clinics in western Uganda
    W Kipp
    Department of Public Health Sciences, 13 103 CSB, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2G3
    Int J STD AIDS 20:499-502. 2009
    ..The declining HIV-1 prevalence in the younger age groups (15-24 years) likely represents a declining risk for acquiring HIV infection as we have previously shown in the urban sub-sample of this data set...
  6. ncbi request reprint Care burden and self-reported health status of informal women caregivers of HIV/AIDS patients in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
    Walter Kipp
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Canada
    AIDS Care 18:694-7. 2006
    ..A self-reported health status was calculated with five items from the questionnaire. The self-reported health status score of participants indicated poor health. The study highlights the great burden on caregivers in sub-Saharan Africa...
  7. doi request reprint Gender differences in antiretroviral treatment outcomes of HIV patients in rural Uganda
    Walter Kipp
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    AIDS Care 22:271-8. 2010
    ..Ideally, ART programs should work toward equitable treatment outcomes for men and women, if the cause of the gender differential lies in patient behavior and the way ART services are delivered...
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the self-reported health status of female caregivers of AIDS patients
    Walter Kipp
    University of Alberta
    West J Nurs Res 30:20-33; discussion 34-8. 2008
    ..The self-reported health of female caregivers indicates poor health. Lower caregiver health is associated with lower income, rented accommodation, little support, and stigmatization of the caregiver by relatives...
  9. ncbi request reprint Family caregivers in rural Uganda: the hidden reality
    Walter Kipp
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Health Care Women Int 28:856-71. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Adolescent reproductive health in Uganda: issues related to access and quality of care
    Walter Kipp
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, 13 103 Clinical Sciences Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2G3, Canada
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 19:383-93. 2007
    ..Adolescent health in Kabarole district, Uganda, is seriously jeopardized by both high teenage pregnancy rates and high rates of sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV infection...
  11. doi request reprint Public knowledge and attitudes toward HIV/AIDS and antiretroviral therapy in Kabarole district, western Uganda
    Walter Eigen Kipp
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    AIDS Care 21:118-24. 2009
    ..Of concern is the low proportion of persons tested for HIV in this general population. Kabarole district seems to be receptive and capable for intensifying HIV testing which is a precondition for the ART roll-out...
  12. ncbi request reprint Results of a community-based antiretroviral treatment program for HIV-1 infection in Western Uganda
    Walter Kipp
    Public Health Sciences Department, School of Public Health, 13 103 Clinical Sciences Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Curr HIV Res 8:179-85. 2010
    ..To compare the treatment outcomes and mortality in a rural community-based ART (CBART) program with a hospital-based ART program in the same district...
  13. pmc Impact of antiretroviral therapy on fertility desires among HIV-infected persons in rural Uganda
    Walter Kipp
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Reprod Health 8:27. 2011
    ....
  14. pmc Comparing antiretroviral treatment outcomes between a prospective community-based and hospital-based cohort of HIV patients in rural Uganda
    Walter Kipp
    School of Public Health, University of Alberta, 3 50 University Terrace, 8303 112 Street, Edmonton, AB, Canada, T6G 2T4
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 11:S12. 2011
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint AIDS-related stigma: perceptions of family caregivers and health volunteers in western Uganda
    Walter Kipp
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    World Health Popul 9:5-13. 2007
    ..It should also be investigated whether the healthcare system itself contributes to AIDS-related stigma in this environment...
  16. ncbi request reprint Adverse reactions to the ivermectin treatment of onchocerciasis patients: does infection with the human immunodeficiency virus play a role?
    W Kipp
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, 13 103 Clinical Sciences Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 99:395-402. 2005
    ..37 and 1.68, respectively (P = 0.044). The conclusion is that ivermectin can be safely used for mass treatment in areas where the prevalences of onchocerciasis and HIV-1 infection are both high...
  17. ncbi request reprint Low impact of a community-wide HIV testing and counseling program on sexual behavior in rural Uganda
    W Kipp
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    AIDS Educ Prev 13:279-89. 2001
    ..8 vs. 2.0). The conclusion is that only knowing the HIV serostatus is not enough to reduce high risk behavior. The study results also showed that there is a demand for HIV counseling services without being HIV tested...
  18. ncbi request reprint Onchodermal skin disease in a hyperendemic onchocerciasis focus in western Uganda
    Walter Kipp
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 67:475-9. 2002
    ..The study concludes that onchodermatitis is a serious medical condition in Kigoyera Parish and needs to be considered in all efforts to control onchocerciasis...
  19. ncbi request reprint Adverse reactions to ivermectin treatment in Simulium neavei-transmitted onchocerciasis
    Walter Kipp
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 69:621-3. 2003
    ..neavei-transmitted onchocerciasis focus in western Uganda occur frequently. In spite of the fact that many patients showed adverse reactions to ivermectin, the drug was well accepted and appreciated by the population...
  20. ncbi request reprint Simulium neavei-transmitted onchocerciasis: HIV infection increases severity of onchocercal skin disease in a small sample of patients
    Walter Kipp
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 97:310-1. 2003
    ..The onchocerciasis patients who were HIV-positive had a higher onchocercal skin score compared with those who were HIV-negative (33.7 vs. 19.4, P < 0.001)...
  21. ncbi request reprint HIV counselling and testing in rural Uganda: communities' attitudes and perceptions towards an HIV counselling and testing programme
    W Kipp
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, 13 103 Clinical Sciences Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2G3
    AIDS Care 14:699-706. 2002
    ..g. increased condom use. They requested counselling services that are continuously offered. The study results also showed that there is a demand for HIV counselling services without being HIV tested...
  22. ncbi request reprint Potential role of male community-based distributors in a family-planning programme in western Uganda: results of a pilot study
    Walter Kipp
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    J Health Popul Nutr 21:103-11. 2003
    ..The results suggest that male CBDs may have a unique role in promoting family planning effectively and in enhancing communication between spouses about family planning...
  23. pmc User fees, health staff incentives, and service utilization in Kabarole District, Uganda
    W Kipp
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Bull World Health Organ 79:1032-7. 2001
    ..To determine the impact of user fees on the utilization of health services in a community-based cost-sharing scheme in Kabarole District, western Uganda...
  24. ncbi request reprint Reproductive health in Mongolia: results from three provinces and one urban district
    Walter Kipp
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Trop Doct 32:159-62. 2002
    ..We rated the reproductive healthcare delivery system, using the methodology of Kielmann et al. The results from the women's interviews are encouraging and show a high acceptance of and satisfaction with family planning services...
  25. ncbi request reprint Validity of nodule palpation in a Simulium neavei-transmitted onchocerciasis area in Uganda
    Walter Kipp
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 67:128-31. 2002
    ..Cut-off points were based on World Health Organization recommendations. Thus, nodule palpation can replace skin snipping to identify communities at serious risk of S. neavei-transmitted onchocerciasis...
  26. ncbi request reprint Use of traditional herbal medicine by AIDS patients in Kabarole District, western Uganda
    Deanne Langlois-Klassen
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:757-63. 2007
    ..The primary conclusion is that AIDS outpatients commonly use herbal medicine for the treatment of HIV/AIDS. Pharmacological interactions between antiretroviral drugs and traditional herbal medicines need to be further examined...
  27. ncbi request reprint Nursing care of AIDS patients in Uganda
    Bonnie Fournier
    University of Alberta, Canada
    J Transcult Nurs 18:257-64. 2007
    ..This study provides important knowledge for guiding clinical practice and nursing education in resource-constrained countries like Uganda...
  28. doi request reprint "Living by the hoe" in the age of treatment: perceptions of household well-being after antiretroviral treatment among family members of persons with AIDS
    Amy Kaler
    Department of Sociology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    AIDS Care 22:509-19. 2010
    ..While they were very happy with the treatment, they said that households have not yet recovered from the shock of AIDS sicknesses...
  29. doi request reprint Fertility desires and infection with the HIV: results from a survey in rural Uganda
    Jennifer Heys
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    AIDS 23:S37-45. 2009
    ..To determine how a positive HIV diagnosis influences fertility desires and reproductive decisions for women and men living in western Uganda...
  30. ncbi request reprint Quality of life of HIV patients in a rural area of western Uganda: impact of a community-based antiretroviral treatment program
    Arif Alibhai
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Curr HIV Res 8:370-8. 2010
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Who's talking? Communication between health providers and HIV-infected adults related to herbal medicine for AIDS treatment in western Uganda
    Deanne Langlois-Klassen
    University of Alberta, Public Health Sciences, 13 103 Clinical Sciences Building, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 67:165-76. 2008
    ..Communication about herbal medicine usage should be viewed as a timely and cost-effective component of antiretroviral therapy programmes, one which may contribute to the overall success of AIDS treatment in Africa...
  32. ncbi request reprint Male participation in family planning: results from a qualitative study in Mpigi District, Uganda
    Angela Kaida
    Public Health Division, Capital Health Authority, Edmonton, Canada
    J Biosoc Sci 37:269-86. 2005
    ..Measures could include, for example, recruiting males as family planning providers, offering more family planning counselling for couples, and promoting female-oriented methods with men and vice versa...
  33. ncbi request reprint 'We want someone with a face of welcome': Ugandan adolescents articulate their family planning needs and priorities
    Annette Flaherty
    Population Health Strategies Branch, Alberta Health and Wellness, Edmonton, Canada
    Trop Doct 35:4-7. 2005
    ..Suggestions are provided on how community-based distributors could improve their outreach to adolescents and provide youth-friendly family planning services...
  34. ncbi request reprint Nutritional status of young children in AIDS-affected households and controls in Uganda
    Andrea Bridge
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:926-31. 2006
    ..Fifty-five percent of all children suffered from moderate to severe malnutrition (stunting). The high stunting rate in early childhood suggests a public nutritional intervention program is recommended...
  35. pmc Knowledge of and perceptions about sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy: a qualitative study among adolescent students in Uganda
    Sunita Chacko
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Health Popul Nutr 25:319-27. 2007
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Global burden of disease: huge inequities in the health status in developing and developed countries
    Kyla Sentes
    Department of Political Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton
    Healthc Manage Forum 16:27-9. 2003
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint "...No stone left unturned:" how the public explains the Ugandan success story
    Elizabeth Chapman
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    World Health Popul 10:5-13. 2008
    ..Our study concludes that it is important to involve the public on important health issues such as HIV/AIDS in order to obtain more valid results by combining scientific findings with public/indigenous knowledge...
  38. ncbi request reprint HIV/AIDS in the twenty-first century: what is needed?
    Insaf Hag-Mousa
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Healthc Manage Forum 17:36-7. 2004
  39. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of an HIV prevention program for secondary school students in Mongolia
    Rosario G Cartagena
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Adolesc Health 39:925.e9-16. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a 3-year human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention program for adolescents attending secondary school in Mongolia...
  40. ncbi request reprint Predicting in-home time of community care professionals
    Jean Kipp
    Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur Inc Leadersh Health Serv 15:11-6. 2002
    ..Data were analyzed, using a robust variance estimator regression model. CMIS was found to be the best predictor of in-home time (coefficient 9.521, p > 0.001), followed by the CHS and the CPVS...
  41. ncbi request reprint Family caregiving for AIDS patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo
    Thomas Matukala Nkosi
    University of Montreal, Canada
    Healthc Q 9:94-101. 2006
    ..The secrecy around HIV/AIDS issues and care was a significant theme in the findings. The self-reported health status of the caregivers indicated poor health...
  42. ncbi request reprint Trends in HIV infection: prevention-related attitudes and behaviors among secondary school students in western Uganda
    Albert H D Kilian
    Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit Basic Health Services Project, Fort Portal, Uganda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 44:586-93. 2007
    ..To monitor trends in the attitudes and behaviors of youth in western Uganda with respect to prevention of HIV/AIDS...
  43. ncbi request reprint Reproductive health behaviour among in-school and out-of-school youth in Kabarole District, Uganda
    Bannet Ndyanabangi
    Africa Youth Alliance Project, Uganda, P O Box 10230, Kampala, Uganda
    Afr J Reprod Health 8:55-67. 2004
    ..This indicates the need to provide more information to this group of adolescents. They are traditionally neglected in favour of in-school adolescents, who have greater access to information...