Karamagi Charles

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc Performance of community health workers under integrated community case management of childhood illnesses in eastern Uganda
    Joan N Kalyango
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Global Health IHCAR, Karolinska Institutet, SE 17177, Stockholm, Sweden
    Malar J 11:282. 2012
  2. pmc High burden of hepatitis B infection in Northern Uganda: results of a population-based survey
    Emmanuel Ochola
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, School of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Public Health 13:727. 2013
  3. pmc Lopinavir/Ritonavir versus Lamivudine peri-exposure prophylaxis to prevent HIV-1 transmission by breastfeeding: the PROMISE-PEP trial Protocol ANRS 12174
    Nicolas Nagot
    INSERM U 1058 and CHU, Montpellier, France
    BMC Infect Dis 12:246. 2012
  4. pmc Home medication management practices and associated factors among patients with selected chronic diseases in a community pharmacy in Uganda
    Joan N Kalyango
    Department of Pharmacy, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:323. 2012
  5. pmc Prevalence and factors associated with traditional herbal medicine use among patients on highly active antiretroviral therapy in Uganda
    Betty Namuddu
    Clinical Epidemiological Unit, Department of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Public Health 11:855. 2011
  6. pmc Caregivers' perceived treatment failure in home-based management of fever among Ugandan children aged less than five years
    Mugagga Malimbo
    Ministry Health, Epidemiological Surveillance Division, PO Box 7272, Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 5:124. 2006
  7. pmc Male partner antenatal attendance and HIV testing in eastern Uganda: a randomized facility-based intervention trial
    Robert Byamugisha
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, Mbale, Uganda
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:43. 2011
  8. pmc Attitudes to routine HIV counselling and testing, and knowledge about prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV in eastern Uganda: a cross-sectional survey among antenatal attendees
    Robert Byamugisha
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, PO Box 921, Mbale, Uganda
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:52. 2010
  9. pmc Gendered perceptions on infant feeding in Eastern Uganda: continued need for exclusive breastfeeding support
    Ingunn Ms Engebretsen
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Norway
    Int Breastfeed J 5:13. 2010
  10. pmc Patient and health service delay in pulmonary tuberculosis patients attending a referral hospital: a cross-sectional study
    Mpungu S Kiwuwa
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Makerere University, Faculty of Medicine, PO Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Public Health 5:122. 2005

Collaborators

  • Charles A S Karamagi
  • James K Tumwine
  • Andrew M Abaasa
  • Sarah Kiguli
  • Julius Mwaiselage
  • Crispin Kahesa
  • Joan N Kalyango
  • Thorkild Tylleskar
  • Robert Byamugisha
  • Eric Wobudeya
  • Henry Wamani
  • Emmanuel Ochola
  • Nicolas Nagot
  • Betty Namuddu
  • Grace Ndeezi
  • Ingunn Ms Engebretsen
  • Ingunn Marie Stadskleiv Engebretsen
  • Francis M Bwambale
  • Ingunn Marie S Engebretsen
  • Mugagga Malimbo
  • Mpungu S Kiwuwa
  • Ponsiano Ocama
  • Willi McFarland
  • Ziadah K Nankinga
  • Christopher G Orach
  • Sarah Ssali
  • Halvor Sommerfelt
  • Tobias Alfven
  • Maurice Hall
  • Stefan Peterson
  • Elizeus Rutebemberwa
  • Cheryl Nikodem
  • Nicolas Meda
  • Dorine Neveu
  • Justus Hofmeyr
  • Philippe Van de Perre
  • Chipepo Kankasa
  • Samwel Sumba
  • Anne N Astrøm
  • Hanifa Bachou
  • Brian K Kigozi
  • Edrisa Mutebi
  • Henry Kalende
  • Paul Waako
  • Peter Mudiope
  • Mike N Kagawa
  • Saul Onyango
  • Jolly Nankunda
  • Karen M Moland
  • Simon Byaruhanga
  • Sarah N Ssali
  • Nulu Semiyaga
  • Ambrose O Talisuna
  • Fred Kato
  • Erieza Mugisha
  • Mayanja Kizza Harriet

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. pmc Performance of community health workers under integrated community case management of childhood illnesses in eastern Uganda
    Joan N Kalyango
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Global Health IHCAR, Karolinska Institutet, SE 17177, Stockholm, Sweden
    Malar J 11:282. 2012
    ..This study compared the performance of CHWs managing malaria and pneumonia with performance of CHWs managing malaria alone in eastern Uganda and the factors influencing performance...
  2. pmc High burden of hepatitis B infection in Northern Uganda: results of a population-based survey
    Emmanuel Ochola
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, School of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Public Health 13:727. 2013
    ..Childhood vaccination was rolled out in 2002, the effect of which on the burden of hepatitis B has not been examined. We determined the prevalence and risk factors for hepatitis B infection in the Northern Uganda Municipality of Gulu...
  3. pmc Lopinavir/Ritonavir versus Lamivudine peri-exposure prophylaxis to prevent HIV-1 transmission by breastfeeding: the PROMISE-PEP trial Protocol ANRS 12174
    Nicolas Nagot
    INSERM U 1058 and CHU, Montpellier, France
    BMC Infect Dis 12:246. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Home medication management practices and associated factors among patients with selected chronic diseases in a community pharmacy in Uganda
    Joan N Kalyango
    Department of Pharmacy, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:323. 2012
    ..This study therefore was to determine home medication management practices and associated factors among patients with chronic diseases seeking care in a community pharmacy in Uganda...
  5. pmc Prevalence and factors associated with traditional herbal medicine use among patients on highly active antiretroviral therapy in Uganda
    Betty Namuddu
    Clinical Epidemiological Unit, Department of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Public Health 11:855. 2011
    ..TASO is a non-governmental organization devoted to offering HIV/AIDS care and treatment services in the population...
  6. pmc Caregivers' perceived treatment failure in home-based management of fever among Ugandan children aged less than five years
    Mugagga Malimbo
    Ministry Health, Epidemiological Surveillance Division, PO Box 7272, Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 5:124. 2006
    ..Home-based management of fever (HBMF) could improve prompt access to antimalarial medicines for African children. However, the perception of treatment failure by caregivers has not been assessed...
  7. pmc Male partner antenatal attendance and HIV testing in eastern Uganda: a randomized facility-based intervention trial
    Robert Byamugisha
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, Mbale, Uganda
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:43. 2011
    ....
  8. pmc Attitudes to routine HIV counselling and testing, and knowledge about prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV in eastern Uganda: a cross-sectional survey among antenatal attendees
    Robert Byamugisha
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, PO Box 921, Mbale, Uganda
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:52. 2010
    ..We also assessed their knowledge about mother to child transmission of HIV and infant feeding options for HIV-infected mothers...
  9. pmc Gendered perceptions on infant feeding in Eastern Uganda: continued need for exclusive breastfeeding support
    Ingunn Ms Engebretsen
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Norway
    Int Breastfeed J 5:13. 2010
    ..But, even if EBF has been recommended for a decade, few mothers are practicing it. We set out to understand fathers' and mothers' infant feeding perceptions and the degree to which EBF and ERF were 'AFASS.'..
  10. pmc Patient and health service delay in pulmonary tuberculosis patients attending a referral hospital: a cross-sectional study
    Mpungu S Kiwuwa
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Makerere University, Faculty of Medicine, PO Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Public Health 5:122. 2005
    ..Factors relating to these 'delays' were analyzed...
  11. pmc Voluntary HIV counselling and testing among men in rural western Uganda: implications for HIV prevention
    Francis M Bwambale
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Makerere University, POBox 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Public Health 8:263. 2008
    ..We therefore conducted a study to determine the prevalence and factors associated with VCT use among men in Bukonzo West health sub-district, Kasese district...
  12. pmc Association between invasive cancer of the cervix and HIV-1 infection in Tanzania: the need for dual screening
    Crispin Kahesa
    Ocean Road Cancer Research Institute, P O Box 3592, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Public Health 8:262. 2008
    ..We therefore conducted a study to determine the association between cancer of the cervix and HIV-1...
  13. pmc Determinants of infant growth in Eastern Uganda: a community-based cross-sectional study
    Ingunn Marie Stadskleiv Engebretsen
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Norway
    BMC Public Health 8:418. 2008
    ....
  14. pmc Breastfeeding and the risk of rotavirus diarrhea in hospitalized infants in Uganda: a matched case control study
    Eric Wobudeya
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Mulago National Referral Hospital, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Pediatr 11:17. 2011
    ..The few studies that examined the effect of breastfeeding on rotavirus diarrhea produced conflicting results. This study aimed to determine the effect of breastfeeding on rotavirus diarrhea among admitted infants in Uganda...
  15. pmc Low adherence to exclusive breastfeeding in Eastern Uganda: a community-based cross-sectional study comparing dietary recall since birth with 24-hour recall
    Ingunn Marie S Engebretsen
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Norway
    BMC Pediatr 7:10. 2007
    ..It also seems to lower HIV-1 transmission compared to mixed feeding. We studied infant feeding practices comparing dietary recall since birth with 24-hour dietary recall...
  16. pmc Dramatic and sustained increase in HIV-testing rates among antenatal attendees in Eastern Uganda after a policy change from voluntary counselling and testing to routine counselling and testing for HIV: a retrospective analysis of hospital records, 2002-20
    Robert Byamugisha
    Referral Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, Mbale, Uganda
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:290. 2010
    ....
  17. pmc Good adherence to HAART and improved survival in a community HIV/AIDS treatment and care programme: the experience of The AIDS Support Organization (TASO), Kampala, Uganda
    Andrew M Abaasa
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:241. 2008
    ..We therefore conducted a study to assess the effect of adherence to HAART on survival in The AIDS Support Organization (TASO) community HAART programme in Kampala, Uganda...
  18. pmc Intimate partner violence and infant morbidity: evidence of an association from a population-based study in eastern Uganda in 2003
    Charles A S Karamagi
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Makerere University, P O Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Pediatr 7:34. 2007
    ..It is against this background that as a secondary objective, we set out to explore whether an association exists between intimate partner violence and illness in infants...
  19. pmc Intimate partner violence against women in eastern Uganda: implications for HIV prevention
    Charles A S Karamagi
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Public Health 6:284. 2006
    ....
  20. pmc Health providers' counselling of caregivers in the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) programme in Uganda
    Charles A S Karamagi
    Makerere University, Faculty of Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, PO Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    Afr Health Sci 4:31-9. 2004
    ..However, reports indicate that counselling is poorly performed and that health providers find IMCI counselling the most difficult component to implement...