Amina Abubakar

Summary

Affiliation: Tilburg University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc The performance of children prenatally exposed to HIV on the A-not-B task in Kilifi, Kenya: a preliminary study
    Amina Abubakar
    Neuroassessment, Centre for Geographic Medicine Research, Coast KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Box 230, Kilifi 80108, Kenya
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:4132-42. 2013
  2. pmc Prevalence and risk factors for poor nutritional status among children in the Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania
    Amina Abubakar
    Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Tilburg University, 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:3506-18. 2012
  3. doi request reprint The factor structure of the 12-item General Health Questionnaire in a literate Kenyan population
    A Abubakar
    Department of Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Stress Health 28:248-54. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Assessing developmental outcomes in children from Kilifi, Kenya, following prophylaxis for seizures in cerebral malaria
    Amina Abubakar
    Centre for Geographic Medicine Research, Coast, KEMRI, Kenya and Tilburg University, The Netherlands
    J Health Psychol 12:417-30. 2007
  5. pmc Developmental monitoring using caregiver reports in a resource-limited setting: the case of Kilifi, Kenya
    A Abubakar
    Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya, and Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Acta Paediatr 99:291-7. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Monitoring psychomotor development in a resource-limited setting: an evaluation of the Kilifi Developmental Inventory
    A Abubakar
    Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, KEMRI, Kilifi, Kenya
    Ann Trop Paediatr 28:217-26. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Socioeconomic status, anthropometric status, and psychomotor development of Kenyan children from resource-limited settings: a path-analytic study
    Amina Abubakar
    Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kenya
    Early Hum Dev 84:613-21. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Paediatric HIV and neurodevelopment in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review
    Amina Abubakar
    Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kilifi, Kenya
    Trop Med Int Health 13:880-7. 2008
  9. pmc The role of weight for age and disease stage in poor psychomotor outcome of HIV-infected children in Kilifi, Kenya
    Amina Abubakar
    Department of Psychology and Developmental Medicine, Centre for Geographic Medicine Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kilifi, Kenya
    Dev Med Child Neurol 51:968-73. 2009
  10. pmc Children at risk for developmental delay can be recognised by stunting, being underweight, ill health, little maternal schooling or high gravidity
    Amina Abubakar
    Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 51:652-9. 2010

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc The performance of children prenatally exposed to HIV on the A-not-B task in Kilifi, Kenya: a preliminary study
    Amina Abubakar
    Neuroassessment, Centre for Geographic Medicine Research, Coast KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Box 230, Kilifi 80108, Kenya
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:4132-42. 2013
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  2. pmc Prevalence and risk factors for poor nutritional status among children in the Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania
    Amina Abubakar
    Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Tilburg University, 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:3506-18. 2012
    ..The current study further emphasizes the need to implement context relevant interventions to combat malnutrition in this region of Tanzania and other similar settings...
  3. doi request reprint The factor structure of the 12-item General Health Questionnaire in a literate Kenyan population
    A Abubakar
    Department of Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Stress Health 28:248-54. 2012
    ..The GHQ-12, when applied to a literate population in Africa, showed similar factor structure as in other regions of the world; hence, it can be recommended for use as a screening tool for general symptoms of psychological distress...
  4. ncbi request reprint Assessing developmental outcomes in children from Kilifi, Kenya, following prophylaxis for seizures in cerebral malaria
    Amina Abubakar
    Centre for Geographic Medicine Research, Coast, KEMRI, Kenya and Tilburg University, The Netherlands
    J Health Psychol 12:417-30. 2007
    ..The results suggested that the use of Phenobarbital in controlling provoked seizures has no observable effect on cognitive function...
  5. pmc Developmental monitoring using caregiver reports in a resource-limited setting: the case of Kilifi, Kenya
    A Abubakar
    Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya, and Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    Acta Paediatr 99:291-7. 2010
    ..The main aim of the current study was to evaluate the reliability, validity and acceptability of developmental monitoring using caregiver reports among mothers in a rural African setting...
  6. ncbi request reprint Monitoring psychomotor development in a resource-limited setting: an evaluation of the Kilifi Developmental Inventory
    A Abubakar
    Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, KEMRI, Kilifi, Kenya
    Ann Trop Paediatr 28:217-26. 2008
    ..Modifications made to the Kilifi Developmental Checklist and the psychometric characteristics of the new measure (The Kilifi Developmental Inventory) which assess the psychomotor functioning of children aged 6-35 months are described...
  7. doi request reprint Socioeconomic status, anthropometric status, and psychomotor development of Kenyan children from resource-limited settings: a path-analytic study
    Amina Abubakar
    Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kenya
    Early Hum Dev 84:613-21. 2008
    ..Sub-optimal physical growth has been suggested as a key pathway between the effect of environmental risk and developmental outcome...
  8. doi request reprint Paediatric HIV and neurodevelopment in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review
    Amina Abubakar
    Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kilifi, Kenya
    Trop Med Int Health 13:880-7. 2008
    ..To determine the degree of motor, cognitive, language and social-emotional impairment related to HIV infection in children living in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)...
  9. pmc The role of weight for age and disease stage in poor psychomotor outcome of HIV-infected children in Kilifi, Kenya
    Amina Abubakar
    Department of Psychology and Developmental Medicine, Centre for Geographic Medicine Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kilifi, Kenya
    Dev Med Child Neurol 51:968-73. 2009
    ..We aimed to investigate the contribution of disease stage and weight for age to the variability in psychomotor outcome observed among children with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection...
  10. pmc Children at risk for developmental delay can be recognised by stunting, being underweight, ill health, little maternal schooling or high gravidity
    Amina Abubakar
    Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 51:652-9. 2010
    ..To investigate markers of risk status that can be easily monitored in resource-limited settings for the identification of children in need of early developmental intervention...
  11. pmc Development and validation of the Kilifi Epilepsy Beliefs and Attitude Scale
    Caroline K Mbuba
    KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, Kilifi, Kenya
    Epilepsy Behav 24:480-7. 2012
    ..It may be useful in other RPC or as a tool to assess the effectiveness of interventions to improve knowledge, beliefs, and attitudes about epilepsy...
  12. pmc Maternal perceptions of factors contributing to severe under-nutrition among children in a rural African setting
    A Abubakar
    KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, Kilifi, Kenya
    Rural Remote Health 11:1423. 2011
    ..The current study aimed to elicit maternal perceptions of factors that contribute to severe undernutrition among children in a rural Kenyan community in order to identify appropriate and acceptable targeted interventions...
  13. pmc Socio-cultural determinants of health-seeking behaviour on the Kenyan coast: a qualitative study
    Amina Abubakar
    Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, KEMRI, Kilifi, Kenya Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e71998. 2013
    ....
  14. pmc Behavioral problems in children with epilepsy in rural Kenya
    Symon M Kariuki
    Center for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kilifi, Kenya
    Epilepsy Behav 23:41-6. 2012
    ..Behavioral problems in African CWE are common and need to be taken into consideration in planning comprehensive clinical services in this region...
  15. pmc Development and validation of the Kilifi Stigma Scale for Epilepsy in Kenya
    Caroline K Mbuba
    KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, Kilifi, Kenya
    Epilepsy Behav 24:81-5. 2012
    ..8% of the variance. The Kilifi Stigma Scale for Epilepsy is a culturally appropriate measure of stigma with strong psychometric properties...
  16. doi request reprint Attachment and psychological well-being among adolescents with and without disabilities in Kenya: the mediating role of identity formation
    Amina Abubakar
    Department of Cross Cultural Psychology, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
    J Adolesc 36:849-57. 2013
    ..Implications for practice, especially the guidance and counseling services in schools, are discussed...