Lars T Fadnes

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bergen
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. pmc Early cessation of breastfeeding amongst women in South Africa: an area needing urgent attention to improve child health
    Tanya Doherty
    Medical Research Council, Francie van Zyl Drive, Parow, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Pediatr 12:105. 2012
  2. pmc Infant feeding among HIV-positive mothers and the general population mothers: comparison of two cross-sectional surveys in Eastern Uganda
    Lars T Fadnes
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Public Health 9:124. 2009
  3. pmc Infant feeding counselling in Uganda in a changing environment with focus on the general population and HIV-positive mothers - a mixed method approach
    Lars T Fadnes
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:260. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Is vaccination coverage a good indicator of age-appropriate vaccination? A prospective study from Uganda
    Lars T Fadnes
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Vaccine 29:3564-70. 2011
  5. pmc Vaccination coverage and timeliness in three South African areas: a prospective study
    Lars T Fadnes
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Norway
    BMC Public Health 11:404. 2011
  6. pmc Need to optimise infant feeding counselling: a cross-sectional survey among HIV-positive mothers in Eastern Uganda
    Lars T Fadnes
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Pediatr 9:2. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Infant feeding survival and Markov transition probabilities among children under age 6 months in Uganda
    Lumbwe Chola
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 177:453-62. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Exclusive breastfeeding promotion by peer counsellors in sub-Saharan Africa (PROMISE-EBF): a cluster-randomised trial
    Thorkild Tylleskar
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, PO Box 7800, 5020 Bergen, Norway
    Lancet 378:420-7. 2011

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. pmc Early cessation of breastfeeding amongst women in South Africa: an area needing urgent attention to improve child health
    Tanya Doherty
    Medical Research Council, Francie van Zyl Drive, Parow, Cape Town, South Africa
    BMC Pediatr 12:105. 2012
    ..Early cessation of breastfeeding has been found to have negative effects on child morbidity and survival in several studies in Africa. This paper reports on determinants of early breastfeeding cessation among women in South Africa...
  2. pmc Infant feeding among HIV-positive mothers and the general population mothers: comparison of two cross-sectional surveys in Eastern Uganda
    Lars T Fadnes
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Public Health 9:124. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to compare feeding practices, including breastfeeding, between infants and young children of HIV-positive mothers and infants of mothers in the general population of Uganda...
  3. pmc Infant feeding counselling in Uganda in a changing environment with focus on the general population and HIV-positive mothers - a mixed method approach
    Lars T Fadnes
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:260. 2010
    ..This has implications for implementation of the new infant feeding guidelines from 2009...
  4. doi request reprint Is vaccination coverage a good indicator of age-appropriate vaccination? A prospective study from Uganda
    Lars T Fadnes
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Vaccine 29:3564-70. 2011
    ..Timely vaccination is important to protect children from common infectious diseases. We assessed vaccination timeliness and vaccination coverage as well as coverage of vitamin A supplementation in a Ugandan setting...
  5. pmc Vaccination coverage and timeliness in three South African areas: a prospective study
    Lars T Fadnes
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Norway
    BMC Public Health 11:404. 2011
    ..Timely vaccination is important to induce adequate protective immunity. We measured vaccination timeliness and vaccination coverage in three geographical areas in South Africa...
  6. pmc Need to optimise infant feeding counselling: a cross-sectional survey among HIV-positive mothers in Eastern Uganda
    Lars T Fadnes
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Pediatr 9:2. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate feeding practices, including breastfeeding, in the context of PMTCT for infants and children under two years of age born to HIV-positive mothers in Uganda...
  7. doi request reprint Infant feeding survival and Markov transition probabilities among children under age 6 months in Uganda
    Lumbwe Chola
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 177:453-62. 2013
    ..This will enhance understanding of infant feeding practices and give policy-makers a better picture of the versatility of infant feeding...
  8. doi request reprint Exclusive breastfeeding promotion by peer counsellors in sub-Saharan Africa (PROMISE-EBF): a cluster-randomised trial
    Thorkild Tylleskar
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, PO Box 7800, 5020 Bergen, Norway
    Lancet 378:420-7. 2011
    ..Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) is reported to be a life-saving intervention in low-income settings. The effect of breastfeeding counselling by peer counsellors was assessed in Africa...