Jobiba Chinkhumba

Summary

Affiliation: University of Malawi
Country: Malawi

Publications

  1. pmc Patient-, health worker-, and health facility-level determinants of correct malaria case management at publicly funded health facilities in Malawi: results from a nationally representative health facility survey
    Laura C Steinhardt
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Malar J 13:64. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Maternal and perinatal mortality by place of delivery in sub-Saharan Africa: a meta-analysis of population-based cohort studies
    Jobiba Chinkhumba
    University of Malawi, College of Medicine, Private Bag 360, Chichiri, Blantyre 3, Malawi
    BMC Public Health 14:1014. 2014
  3. pmc Performance of two malaria rapid diagnostic tests in febrile adult patients with and without human immunodeficiency virus-1 infection in Blantyre, Malawi
    Jobiba Chinkhumba
    Malaria Alert Center and Department of Community Health, Malawi College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:199-202. 2012
  4. pmc Socio-cultural predictors of health-seeking behaviour for febrile under-five children in Mwanza-Neno district, Malawi
    Alinafe I Chibwana
    Malaria Alert Centre, College of Medicine, University of Malawi, P Bag 360, Blantyre 3, Malawi
    Malar J 8:219. 2009
  5. pmc Comparative field performance and adherence to test results of four malaria rapid diagnostic tests among febrile patients more than five years of age in Blantyre, Malawi
    Jobiba Chinkhumba
    Malaria Alert Centre, Chichiri, Blantyre, Malawi
    Malar J 9:209. 2010

Collaborators

  • Jacek Skarbinski
  • DON MATHANGA
  • Laura C Steinhardt
  • Alinafe I Chibwana
  • John Sande
  • Doreen Ali
  • Madalitso Luka
  • Misheck Luhanga
  • Adam Wolkon
  • Jessica Oyugi
  • Carl H Campbell

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. pmc Patient-, health worker-, and health facility-level determinants of correct malaria case management at publicly funded health facilities in Malawi: results from a nationally representative health facility survey
    Laura C Steinhardt
    Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Malar J 13:64. 2014
    ..However, malaria diagnosis and treatment is a multistep process that remains problematic in many settings, resulting in missed opportunities for effective treatment as well as overtreatment of patients without malaria...
  2. ncbi request reprint Maternal and perinatal mortality by place of delivery in sub-Saharan Africa: a meta-analysis of population-based cohort studies
    Jobiba Chinkhumba
    University of Malawi, College of Medicine, Private Bag 360, Chichiri, Blantyre 3, Malawi
    BMC Public Health 14:1014. 2014
    ..However, robust evidence of impact of place of delivery on maternal and perinatal mortality is lacking. We aimed to estimate the risk of maternal and perinatal mortality by place of delivery in sub-Saharan Africa...
  3. pmc Performance of two malaria rapid diagnostic tests in febrile adult patients with and without human immunodeficiency virus-1 infection in Blantyre, Malawi
    Jobiba Chinkhumba
    Malaria Alert Center and Department of Community Health, Malawi College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:199-202. 2012
    ..3%) versus 97.1% (95% CI: 92.8-99.2%) and specificity 50.6% (95% CI:39.0-62.2%) versus 50.3% (95% CI: 44.4-56.1%). Infection with HIV-1 does not appear to affect the performance of these histidine-rich protein type-2 (HRP-2)-based mRDTs...
  4. pmc Socio-cultural predictors of health-seeking behaviour for febrile under-five children in Mwanza-Neno district, Malawi
    Alinafe I Chibwana
    Malaria Alert Centre, College of Medicine, University of Malawi, P Bag 360, Blantyre 3, Malawi
    Malar J 8:219. 2009
    ..This study assessed socio-cultural factors associated with delayed treatment of children with fever in Mwanza district, Malawi...
  5. pmc Comparative field performance and adherence to test results of four malaria rapid diagnostic tests among febrile patients more than five years of age in Blantyre, Malawi
    Jobiba Chinkhumba
    Malaria Alert Centre, Chichiri, Blantyre, Malawi
    Malar J 9:209. 2010
    ..In preparation to scale-up RDTs in health facilities in Malawi, an evaluation of four RDTs to help guide national-level decision-making was conducted...