Joanna Armstrong Schellenberg

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Publications

  1. pmc The acceptability of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in infants (IPTi) delivered through the expanded programme of immunization in southern Tanzania
    Robert Pool
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Malar J 7:213. 2008
  2. pmc Vouchers for scaling up insecticide-treated nets in Tanzania: methods for monitoring and evaluation of a national health system intervention
    Kara Hanson
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:205. 2008
  3. ncbi Effect of large-scale social marketing of insecticide-treated nets on child survival in rural Tanzania
    J R Schellenberg
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, PO Box 53, Ifakara, Tanzania
    Lancet 357:1241-7. 2001
  4. ncbi Effectiveness and cost of facility-based Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) in Tanzania
    Joanna R M Armstrong Schellenberg
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, Ifakara, Tanzania
    Lancet 364:1583-94. 2004
  5. ncbi The effect of Integrated Management of Childhood Illness on observed quality of care of under-fives in rural Tanzania
    Joanna Armstrong Schellenberg
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, Ifakara, Tanzania
    Health Policy Plan 19:1-10. 2004
  6. ncbi Re-treatment of mosquito nets with insecticide
    Joanna Armstrong Schellenberg
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, P O Box 53, Ifakara, Tanzania
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 96:368-9. 2002
  7. ncbi Risk factors for child mortality in rural Tanzania
    Joanna R M Armstrong Schellenberg
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, Ifakara, Tanzania
    Trop Med Int Health 7:506-11. 2002
  8. ncbi Anaemia in pregnancy and infant mortality in Tanzania
    Tanya Marchant
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, Ifakara, Tanzania
    Trop Med Int Health 9:262-6. 2004
  9. ncbi Impact of Integrated Management of Childhood Illness on inequalities in child health in rural Tanzania
    Honorati Masanja
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Center, P O Box 53, Ifakara, Morogoro, Tanzania
    Health Policy Plan 20:i77-i84. 2005
  10. ncbi Out-of-pocket payments for under-five health care in rural southern Tanzania
    Fatuma Manzi
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, P O Box 78373, Ifakara, Tanzania
    Health Policy Plan 20:i85-i93. 2005

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Publications16

  1. pmc The acceptability of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in infants (IPTi) delivered through the expanded programme of immunization in southern Tanzania
    Robert Pool
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Malar J 7:213. 2008
    ..This paper reports on the reception of IPTi during the first implementation study of IPTi in southern Tanzania...
  2. pmc Vouchers for scaling up insecticide-treated nets in Tanzania: methods for monitoring and evaluation of a national health system intervention
    Kara Hanson
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:205. 2008
    ..This paper describes this novel approach to delivering ITNs and the design of the monitoring and evaluation (M&E)...
  3. ncbi Effect of large-scale social marketing of insecticide-treated nets on child survival in rural Tanzania
    J R Schellenberg
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, PO Box 53, Ifakara, Tanzania
    Lancet 357:1241-7. 2001
    ..We assessed coverage and the effect on child survival of a large-scale social marketing programme for insecticide-treated nets in two rural districts of southern Tanzania with high perennial malaria transmission...
  4. ncbi Effectiveness and cost of facility-based Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) in Tanzania
    Joanna R M Armstrong Schellenberg
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, Ifakara, Tanzania
    Lancet 364:1583-94. 2004
    ..We assessed the effectiveness of facility-based IMCI in rural Tanzania...
  5. ncbi The effect of Integrated Management of Childhood Illness on observed quality of care of under-fives in rural Tanzania
    Joanna Armstrong Schellenberg
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, Ifakara, Tanzania
    Health Policy Plan 19:1-10. 2004
    ..IMCI is therefore likely to lead to rapid gains in child survival, health and development if adequate coverage levels can be achieved and maintained...
  6. ncbi Re-treatment of mosquito nets with insecticide
    Joanna Armstrong Schellenberg
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, P O Box 53, Ifakara, Tanzania
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 96:368-9. 2002
  7. ncbi Risk factors for child mortality in rural Tanzania
    Joanna R M Armstrong Schellenberg
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, Ifakara, Tanzania
    Trop Med Int Health 7:506-11. 2002
    ..The association between mothers carrying their children and child survival was unexpected and deserves further investigation...
  8. ncbi Anaemia in pregnancy and infant mortality in Tanzania
    Tanya Marchant
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, Ifakara, Tanzania
    Trop Med Int Health 9:262-6. 2004
    ..1 [95% confidence interval (CI) 1.1-9.1, P = 0.04] compared with women with Hb above this level after controlling for other factors. Prevention of anaemia in pregnancy may lead to an improvement in infant survival...
  9. ncbi Impact of Integrated Management of Childhood Illness on inequalities in child health in rural Tanzania
    Honorati Masanja
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Center, P O Box 53, Ifakara, Morogoro, Tanzania
    Health Policy Plan 20:i77-i84. 2005
    ..The introduction of IMCI led to improvements in child health that did not occur at the expense of equity...
  10. ncbi Out-of-pocket payments for under-five health care in rural southern Tanzania
    Fatuma Manzi
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, P O Box 78373, Ifakara, Tanzania
    Health Policy Plan 20:i85-i93. 2005
    ..Increasing access to IMCI-based care would not only improve inequities in financial contributions, but also in health, an important consideration for its own sake...
  11. doi Understanding home-based neonatal care practice in rural southern Tanzania
    Mwifadhi Mrisho
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 102:669-78. 2008
    ..Some neonates are denied colostrum, which is perceived as dirty. Behaviour-change communication efforts are needed to improve early newborn care practices...
  12. ncbi Socially marketed insecticide-treated nets improve malaria and anaemia in pregnancy in southern Tanzania
    Tanya Marchant
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, Ifakara, Tanzania
    Trop Med Int Health 7:149-58. 2002
    ..To study the uptake of socially marketed insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) and their impact on malaria and anaemia in pregnancy; and to report on a discount voucher system which aimed to increase coverage in pregnancy...
  13. ncbi Inequities among the very poor: health care for children in rural southern Tanzania
    Joanna Armstrong Schellenberg
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, Ifakara, Tanzania
    Lancet 361:561-6. 2003
    ..We sought evidence of inequities in health care by sex and socioeconomic status for young children living in a poor rural area of southern Tanzania...
  14. pmc Vitamin A supplementation in Tanzania: the impact of a change in programmatic delivery strategy on coverage
    Honorati Masanja
    Ifakara Health Research and Development Center, Ifakara, Morogoro, Tanzania
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:142. 2006
    ..impact of a change in programmatic delivery strategy from routine delivery through the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI+) approach to twice-yearly mass distribution campaigns on coverage of vitamin A supplementation in Tanzania..
  15. ncbi Morbidity and mortality on a paediatric ward in rural Tanzania
    Tabitha D van Immerzeel
    Department of Medical Informatics, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Trop Doct 36:171-3. 2006
  16. pmc Access to electronic health knowledge in five countries in Africa: a descriptive study
    Helen Smith
    International Health Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:72. 2007
    ..The effectiveness of these initiatives in Africa has not been assessed. This study describes awareness, reported use and factors influencing use of on-line medical literature via free access initiatives...