David Mukanga

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Publications

  1. pmc Integrated community case management of fever in children under five using rapid diagnostic tests and respiratory rate counting: a multi-country cluster randomized trial
    David Mukanga
    School of Public Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 87:21-9. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Can lay community health workers be trained to use diagnostics to distinguish and treat malaria and pneumonia in children? Lessons from rural Uganda
    D Mukanga
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 16:1234-42. 2011
  3. pmc Access, acceptability and utilization of community health workers using diagnostics for case management of fever in Ugandan children: a cross-sectional study
    David Mukanga
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Makerere University School of Public Health, P O Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 11:121. 2012
  4. pmc Field Epidemiology Training Programmes in Africa - Where are the Graduates?
    David Mukanga
    African Field Epidemiology Network, P, O, Box 12874 Kampala, Uganda
    Hum Resour Health 8:18. 2010
  5. pmc Paradigm shift: contribution of field epidemiology training in advancing the "One Health" approach to strengthen disease surveillance and outbreak investigations in Africa
    Busuulwa Monday
    African Field Epidemiology Network, Kampala, Uganda
    Pan Afr Med J 10:13. 2011
  6. pmc Community acceptability of use of rapid diagnostic tests for malaria by community health workers in Uganda
    David Mukanga
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Makerere University School of Public Health, P, O, Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 9:203. 2010
  7. pmc Risk factors for non-communicable diseases in rural Uganda: a pilot surveillance project among diabetes patients at a referral hospital clinic
    Olivia Namusisi
    African Field Epidemiology Network, Kampala, Uganda
    Pan Afr Med J 10:47. 2011
  8. pmc The African Field Epidemiology Network--networking for effective field epidemiology capacity building and service delivery
    Sheba Nakacubo Gitta
    African Field Epidemiology Network, Kampala, Uganda
    Pan Afr Med J 10:3. 2011
  9. pmc Use of traditional medicine for the treatment of diabetes in Eastern Uganda: a qualitative exploration of reasons for choice
    Elizeus Rutebemberwa
    Department of Health Policy, Planning and Management, Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 13:1. 2013
  10. pmc Two decades of post-graduate training in applied public health: the experience and challenges of the Uganda Public Health School Without Walls
    Raymond Tweheyo
    College of Health Sciences, Makerere University School of Public Health, Uganda
    Pan Afr Med J 10:11. 2011

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Publications13

  1. pmc Integrated community case management of fever in children under five using rapid diagnostic tests and respiratory rate counting: a multi-country cluster randomized trial
    David Mukanga
    School of Public Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 87:21-9. 2012
    ..8% versus 96.9%, P = 0.17) and Day 7 (99.2% versus 98.8%, P = 0.17). The use of diagnostic tests limits overuse of ACTs. Its impact on antibiotic overuse and on fever clearance is uncertain...
  2. ncbi request reprint Can lay community health workers be trained to use diagnostics to distinguish and treat malaria and pneumonia in children? Lessons from rural Uganda
    D Mukanga
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 16:1234-42. 2011
    ..To determine the competence of community health workers (CHWs) to correctly assess, classify and treat malaria and pneumonia among under-five children after training...
  3. pmc Access, acceptability and utilization of community health workers using diagnostics for case management of fever in Ugandan children: a cross-sectional study
    David Mukanga
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Makerere University School of Public Health, P O Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 11:121. 2012
    ..This study assessed household access, acceptability and utilization of community health workers (CHWs) trained and provided with malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) and respiratory rate timers (RRTs) to practice iCCM...
  4. pmc Field Epidemiology Training Programmes in Africa - Where are the Graduates?
    David Mukanga
    African Field Epidemiology Network, P, O, Box 12874 Kampala, Uganda
    Hum Resour Health 8:18. 2010
    ..However, anecdotal evidence suggests that the majority of graduates of field epidemiology training programmes (FETPs) in Africa stay on to work in their home countries--many as valuable resources to overstretched health systems...
  5. pmc Paradigm shift: contribution of field epidemiology training in advancing the "One Health" approach to strengthen disease surveillance and outbreak investigations in Africa
    Busuulwa Monday
    African Field Epidemiology Network, Kampala, Uganda
    Pan Afr Med J 10:13. 2011
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  6. pmc Community acceptability of use of rapid diagnostic tests for malaria by community health workers in Uganda
    David Mukanga
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Makerere University School of Public Health, P, O, Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 9:203. 2010
    ..This study assessed community acceptability of the use of RDTs by Ugandan CHWs, locally referred to as community medicine distributors (CMDs)...
  7. pmc Risk factors for non-communicable diseases in rural Uganda: a pilot surveillance project among diabetes patients at a referral hospital clinic
    Olivia Namusisi
    African Field Epidemiology Network, Kampala, Uganda
    Pan Afr Med J 10:47. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence and, the gender- and age- specific distributions of common NCD risk factors among diabetic patients attending a referral hospital in rural Uganda...
  8. pmc The African Field Epidemiology Network--networking for effective field epidemiology capacity building and service delivery
    Sheba Nakacubo Gitta
    African Field Epidemiology Network, Kampala, Uganda
    Pan Afr Med J 10:3. 2011
    ..AFENET will continue to play a role in coordinating, advocacy, and building capacity for epidemic disease preparedness and response...
  9. pmc Use of traditional medicine for the treatment of diabetes in Eastern Uganda: a qualitative exploration of reasons for choice
    Elizeus Rutebemberwa
    Department of Health Policy, Planning and Management, Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 13:1. 2013
    ..While there are biomedical drugs for managing diabetes mellitus, some patients with diabetes use traditional medicine. The aim of the study was to explore why patients with diabetes use traditional medicine for the treatment of diabetes...
  10. pmc Two decades of post-graduate training in applied public health: the experience and challenges of the Uganda Public Health School Without Walls
    Raymond Tweheyo
    College of Health Sciences, Makerere University School of Public Health, Uganda
    Pan Afr Med J 10:11. 2011
    ..More also needs to be done to promote a culture of publication in an effort to translate public health evidence into policy and practice...
  11. pmc Laboratory capacity building for the International Health Regulations (IHR[2005]) in resource-poor countries: the experience of the African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)
    Monica Musenero Masanza
    African Field Epidemiology Network, Plot 23 Mackenzie Vale, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Public Health 10:S8. 2010
    ..We conclude that AFENET's approach of strengthening national and sub-national systems provide a model that could be adopted in resource-limited settings such as sub-Saharan Africa...
  12. pmc Predictors for health facility delivery in Busia district of Uganda: a cross sectional study
    Agnes Anyait
    Makerere University School of Public Health, P, O Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:132. 2012
    ..This study aimed to identify the independent predictors of health facility delivery in Busia a rural district in Uganda with a view of suggesting measures for remedial action...
  13. pmc The genesis and evolution of the African Field Epidemiology Network
    David Mukanga
    African Field Epidemiology Network, Kampala, Uganda
    Pan Afr Med J 10:2. 2011
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