Fiona Braka

Summary

Affiliation: World Health Organization
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A qualitative analysis of vaccine safety perceptions and concerns among caretakers in Uganda
    Fiona Braka
    World Health Organization, Uganda Country Office, Kampala, Uganda
    Matern Child Health J 16:1045-52. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B infection among health workers in Uganda: evidence of the need for health worker protection
    Fiona Braka
    World Health Organization Country Office, Kampala, Uganda
    Vaccine 24:6930-7. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Achieving measles control: lessons from the 2002-06 measles control strategy for Uganda
    William B Mbabazi
    IDSR EPI Surveillance Officer, WHO Uganda Country Office, P O Box 24578, Kampala, Uganda
    Health Policy Plan 24:261-9. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Surveillance for Streptococcus pneumoniae meningitis in children aged <5 years: implications for immunization in Uganda
    Annet Kisakye
    Uganda National Expanded Programme on Immunization, Ministry of Health, Kampala, Uganda
    Clin Infect Dis 48:S153-61. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Exposure of Ugandan health personnel to measles and rubella: evidence of the need for health worker vaccination
    Rosamund F Lewis
    World Health Organization, Kampala, Uganda
    Vaccine 24:6924-9. 2006
  6. pmc Action for child survival: elimination of Haemophilus influenzae type b meningitis in Uganda
    Rosamund F Lewis
    Uganda Country Office, World Health Organization, Kampala, Uganda
    Bull World Health Organ 86:292-301. 2008

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. doi request reprint A qualitative analysis of vaccine safety perceptions and concerns among caretakers in Uganda
    Fiona Braka
    World Health Organization, Uganda Country Office, Kampala, Uganda
    Matern Child Health J 16:1045-52. 2012
    ..Concerns and misconceptions about vaccination still exist among caretakers in Uganda and influence decisions to vaccinate. Effective inter personal communication initiated by HCWs towards caretakers is needed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B infection among health workers in Uganda: evidence of the need for health worker protection
    Fiona Braka
    World Health Organization Country Office, Kampala, Uganda
    Vaccine 24:6930-7. 2006
    ..98% of health workers are willing to be vaccinated. These results confirm the need for protection and vaccination of health workers in Uganda against hepatitis B...
  3. doi request reprint Achieving measles control: lessons from the 2002-06 measles control strategy for Uganda
    William B Mbabazi
    IDSR EPI Surveillance Officer, WHO Uganda Country Office, P O Box 24578, Kampala, Uganda
    Health Policy Plan 24:261-9. 2009
    ..Measles control can be sustained and the inter-epidemic interval lengthened by offering an early second opportunity for measles vaccination through other health delivery strategies...
  4. doi request reprint Surveillance for Streptococcus pneumoniae meningitis in children aged <5 years: implications for immunization in Uganda
    Annet Kisakye
    Uganda National Expanded Programme on Immunization, Ministry of Health, Kampala, Uganda
    Clin Infect Dis 48:S153-61. 2009
    ..Twenty-five isolates (83%) had intermediate resistance to penicillin but none were fully resistant. Pneumococcal meningitis is common and severe in Uganda, indicating a role for the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine...
  5. ncbi request reprint Exposure of Ugandan health personnel to measles and rubella: evidence of the need for health worker vaccination
    Rosamund F Lewis
    World Health Organization, Kampala, Uganda
    Vaccine 24:6924-9. 2006
    ..Increasing age and longer duration of service increased the risk of rubella infection. A national policy on health worker protection should include immunisation against vaccine-preventable diseases upon entry to training...
  6. pmc Action for child survival: elimination of Haemophilus influenzae type b meningitis in Uganda
    Rosamund F Lewis
    Uganda Country Office, World Health Organization, Kampala, Uganda
    Bull World Health Organ 86:292-301. 2008
    ..To guide immunization policy, we determined the public health benefit of introducing Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccine in Uganda and estimated the vaccine effectiveness...