Jacob Mufunda

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous haemopneumothorax: will it ever be common enough to raise some clinical suspicion?
    Jacob Mufunda
    Department of Medicine, Thames Hospital, Thames, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 116:U714. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Challenges in training the ideal Doctor for Africa: lessons learned from Zimbabwe
    Jacob Mufunda
    Zimbabwe Medical School, Avondale, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Med Teach 29:878-81. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Emerging non-communicable disease epidemic in Africa: preventive measures from the WHO Regional Office for Africa
    Jacob Mufunda
    Department of Physiology, Orotta School of Medicine Asmara, Eritrea
    Ethn Dis 16:521-6. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of tobacco use in Eritrea: results from a noncommunicable disease risk factor survey
    Jacob Mufunda
    Orotta School of Medicine, Asmara, Eritrea
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:777-9. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Roll back malaria--an African success story in Eritrea
    Jacob Mufunda
    Orotta School of Medicine, Asmara, Eritrea
    S Afr Med J 97:46-50. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and blood pressure: where are we now?
    J Mufunda
    WHO Eritrea Country Office, Asmara, Eritrea
    J Hum Hypertens 21:5-7. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of noncommunicable diseases in Zimbabwe: results from analysis of data from the National Central Registry and Urban Survey
    Jacob Mufunda
    Orotta School of Medicine, Eritrea
    Ethn Dis 16:718-22. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Continuing communicable disease burden in Eritrea
    J Mufunda
    Orotta School of Medicine, Asmara, Eritrea
    S Afr Med J 96:221-4. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of hypertension and its relationship with obesity: results from a national blood pressure survey in Eritrea
    J Mufunda
    Department of Physiology, Orotta School of Medicine, Asmara, Eritrea
    J Hum Hypertens 20:59-65. 2006
  10. pmc A steep decline of malaria morbidity and mortality trends in Eritrea between 2000 and 2004: the effect of combination of control methods
    Peter M Nyarango
    Orotta School of Medicine, P, O, Box 10549, Asmara, Eritrea
    Malar J 5:33. 2006

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Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous haemopneumothorax: will it ever be common enough to raise some clinical suspicion?
    Jacob Mufunda
    Department of Medicine, Thames Hospital, Thames, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 116:U714. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Challenges in training the ideal Doctor for Africa: lessons learned from Zimbabwe
    Jacob Mufunda
    Zimbabwe Medical School, Avondale, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Med Teach 29:878-81. 2007
    ..The University of Zimbabwe Medical School simultaneously decided to increase the quality and quantity of doctors to address shortages...
  3. ncbi request reprint Emerging non-communicable disease epidemic in Africa: preventive measures from the WHO Regional Office for Africa
    Jacob Mufunda
    Department of Physiology, Orotta School of Medicine Asmara, Eritrea
    Ethn Dis 16:521-6. 2006
    ..NCD risk factors such as hypertension and diabetes are increasing in Africa...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of tobacco use in Eritrea: results from a noncommunicable disease risk factor survey
    Jacob Mufunda
    Orotta School of Medicine, Asmara, Eritrea
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:777-9. 2007
    ..3%) used commercially available cigarettes. A study on knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding tobacco use is needed to determine the behavioral factors leading to tobacco smoking among the vulnerable groups...
  5. ncbi request reprint Roll back malaria--an African success story in Eritrea
    Jacob Mufunda
    Orotta School of Medicine, Asmara, Eritrea
    S Afr Med J 97:46-50. 2007
    ..In 1999 Eritrea introduced malaria policies, strategies and multi-level interventions targeting households, communities and health facilities...
  6. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and blood pressure: where are we now?
    J Mufunda
    WHO Eritrea Country Office, Asmara, Eritrea
    J Hum Hypertens 21:5-7. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of noncommunicable diseases in Zimbabwe: results from analysis of data from the National Central Registry and Urban Survey
    Jacob Mufunda
    Orotta School of Medicine, Eritrea
    Ethn Dis 16:718-22. 2006
    ..In spite of the limitations of the centrally generated hospital-based data, its analysis is still valuable. Countries are therefore encouraged to utilize this easily accessible resource for policy formulation and resource mobilization...
  8. ncbi request reprint Continuing communicable disease burden in Eritrea
    J Mufunda
    Orotta School of Medicine, Asmara, Eritrea
    S Afr Med J 96:221-4. 2006
    ..Records were included for patients of all ages receiving outpatient and inpatient hospital services during the study period. All incidence rates were given as cases per 100,000 population...
  9. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of hypertension and its relationship with obesity: results from a national blood pressure survey in Eritrea
    J Mufunda
    Department of Physiology, Orotta School of Medicine, Asmara, Eritrea
    J Hum Hypertens 20:59-65. 2006
    ..02). BMI and age appear to play a synergistic role in creating a strong association with BP...
  10. pmc A steep decline of malaria morbidity and mortality trends in Eritrea between 2000 and 2004: the effect of combination of control methods
    Peter M Nyarango
    Orotta School of Medicine, P, O, Box 10549, Asmara, Eritrea
    Malar J 5:33. 2006
    ..This study examines the impact of Eritrea's Roll Back Malaria Programme: 2000-2004 and the effects and possible interactions between the public health interventions in use...
  11. doi request reprint Comparison of exercise-induced hypertension in low birth weight and normal birth weight young black adults in Zimbabwe
    Jephat Chifamba
    Department of Physiology, University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, Mount Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe
    High Blood Press Cardiovasc Prev 19:123-7. 2012
    ..The objective of the study was to compare blood pressure changes during exercise between low and normal birth weight young Black adults...
  12. doi request reprint Breast cancer clinicopathological presentation, gravity and challenges in Eritrea, East Africa: Management practice in a resource-poor setting
    Asmerom Tesfamariam
    Orotta School of Medicine and Dentistry, Asmara, Eritrea
    S Afr Med J 103:526-8. 2013
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  13. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of non-communicable disease risk factors in Eritrea
    Abdulmumini Usman
    WHO Eritrea Country Office, State of Eritrea
    Ethn Dis 16:542-6. 2006
    ..To establish the baseline prevalence rates for non-communicable disease risk factors in Eritrea...