Jobiba Chinkhumba

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Affiliation: University of Malawi
Country: Malawi

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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

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Publications3

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...