James K Tumwine

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Publications

  1. pmc Determinants of periodontal health in pregnant women and association with infants' anthropometric status: a prospective cohort study from Eastern Uganda
    Margaret Wandera
    Department of Clinical Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:90. 2012
  2. pmc Lopinavir/Ritonavir versus Lamivudine peri-exposure prophylaxis to prevent HIV-1 transmission by breastfeeding: the PROMISE-PEP trial Protocol ANRS 12174
    Nicolas Nagot
    INSERM U 1058 and CHU, Montpellier, France
    BMC Infect Dis 12:246. 2012
  3. pmc Pregnant women's experiences of routine counselling and testing for HIV in Eastern Uganda: a qualitative study
    Joseph Rujumba
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, PO Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:189. 2013
  4. pmc Clinical and epidemiologic characteristics of nodding syndrome in Mundri County, southern Sudan
    J K Tumwine
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Afr Health Sci 12:242-8. 2012
  5. pmc Zinc adjunct therapy reduces case fatality in severe childhood pneumonia: a randomized double blind placebo-controlled trial
    Maheswari G Srinivasan
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine, Makerere University, College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Med 10:14. 2012
  6. pmc Determinants of male involvement in the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV programme in Eastern Uganda: a cross-sectional survey
    Robert Byamugisha
    Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, PO Box 921, Mbale, Uganda
    Reprod Health 7:12. 2010
  7. pmc Presumptive treatment with sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine versus weekly chloroquine for malaria prophylaxis in children with sickle cell anaemia in Uganda: a randomized controlled trial
    Victoria Nakibuuka
    Department of Paediatrics, Nsambya Hospital, PO Box 7146 Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 8:237. 2009
  8. pmc Male partner antenatal attendance and HIV testing in eastern Uganda: a randomized facility-based intervention trial
    Robert Byamugisha
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, Mbale, Uganda
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:43. 2011
  9. pmc Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori in HIV-infected, HAART-naïve Ugandan children: a hospital-based survey
    Elin Hestvik
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:34. 2011
  10. pmc Effect of multiple micronutrient supplementation on survival of HIV-infected children in Uganda: a randomized, controlled trial
    Grace Ndeezi
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:18. 2010

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  1. pmc Determinants of periodontal health in pregnant women and association with infants' anthropometric status: a prospective cohort study from Eastern Uganda
    Margaret Wandera
    Department of Clinical Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:90. 2012
    ..This study investigated predisposing and enabling factors as Determinants of oral health indicators in pregnancy as well as the association between periodontal problems at 7 months gestational age and the infants' anthropometric status...
  2. pmc Lopinavir/Ritonavir versus Lamivudine peri-exposure prophylaxis to prevent HIV-1 transmission by breastfeeding: the PROMISE-PEP trial Protocol ANRS 12174
    Nicolas Nagot
    INSERM U 1058 and CHU, Montpellier, France
    BMC Infect Dis 12:246. 2012
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  3. pmc Pregnant women's experiences of routine counselling and testing for HIV in Eastern Uganda: a qualitative study
    Joseph Rujumba
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, PO Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:189. 2013
    ..We explored pregnant HIV positive and negative women's experiences of routine counselling and testing in Mbale District, Eastern Uganda and formulated suggestions for improving service delivery...
  4. pmc Clinical and epidemiologic characteristics of nodding syndrome in Mundri County, southern Sudan
    J K Tumwine
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Afr Health Sci 12:242-8. 2012
    ..Nodding syndrome (repetitive nodding and progressive generalized seizures) is assuming epidemic proportions in South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda...
  5. pmc Zinc adjunct therapy reduces case fatality in severe childhood pneumonia: a randomized double blind placebo-controlled trial
    Maheswari G Srinivasan
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine, Makerere University, College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Med 10:14. 2012
    ..We also studied the effect of zinc adjunct therapy on case fatality of severe childhood pneumonia (as a secondary outcome) in Mulago Hospital, Uganda...
  6. pmc Determinants of male involvement in the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV programme in Eastern Uganda: a cross-sectional survey
    Robert Byamugisha
    Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, PO Box 921, Mbale, Uganda
    Reprod Health 7:12. 2010
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  7. pmc Presumptive treatment with sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine versus weekly chloroquine for malaria prophylaxis in children with sickle cell anaemia in Uganda: a randomized controlled trial
    Victoria Nakibuuka
    Department of Paediatrics, Nsambya Hospital, PO Box 7146 Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 8:237. 2009
    ..Intermittent presumptive treatment with sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) has shown great potential for reducing prevalence of malaria and anaemia among pregnant women and infants...
  8. pmc Male partner antenatal attendance and HIV testing in eastern Uganda: a randomized facility-based intervention trial
    Robert Byamugisha
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, Mbale, Uganda
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:43. 2011
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  9. pmc Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori in HIV-infected, HAART-naïve Ugandan children: a hospital-based survey
    Elin Hestvik
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:34. 2011
    ..The aim of this survey was to determine the prevalence of and factors associated with Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) colonization in HIV-infected, highly active antiretroviral therapy-naïve Ugandan children aged 0-12 years...
  10. pmc Effect of multiple micronutrient supplementation on survival of HIV-infected children in Uganda: a randomized, controlled trial
    Grace Ndeezi
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:18. 2010
    ..Micronutrient deficiencies compromise the survival of HIV-infected children in low-income countries. We assessed the effect of multiple micronutrient supplementation on the mortality of HIV-infected children in Uganda...
  11. pmc Attitudes to routine HIV counselling and testing, and knowledge about prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV in eastern Uganda: a cross-sectional survey among antenatal attendees
    Robert Byamugisha
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, PO Box 921, Mbale, Uganda
    J Int AIDS Soc 13:52. 2010
    ..We also assessed their knowledge about mother to child transmission of HIV and infant feeding options for HIV-infected mothers...
  12. pmc Gendered perceptions on infant feeding in Eastern Uganda: continued need for exclusive breastfeeding support
    Ingunn Ms Engebretsen
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Norway
    Int Breastfeed J 5:13. 2010
    ..But, even if EBF has been recommended for a decade, few mothers are practicing it. We set out to understand fathers' and mothers' infant feeding perceptions and the degree to which EBF and ERF were 'AFASS.'..
  13. pmc "She would sit with me": mothers' experiences of individual peer support for exclusive breastfeeding in Uganda
    Jolly Nankunda
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, P, O Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    Int Breastfeed J 5:16. 2010
    ..In this paper we describe women's experiences of peer counselling for exclusive breastfeeding in an East African setting...
  14. pmc Faecal calprotectin concentrations in apparently healthy children aged 0-12 years in urban Kampala, Uganda: a community-based survey
    Elin Hestvik
    Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Arstadveien 21, N 5009 Bergen, Norway
    BMC Pediatr 11:9. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the concentration of faecal calprotectin in apparently healthy children aged 0-12 years in urban Kampala, Uganda...
  15. pmc Prevalence and factors associated with rotavirus infection among children admitted with acute diarrhea in Uganda
    Jane S Nakawesi
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, P O Box 7072 Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Pediatr 10:69. 2010
    ..This study was therefore done to determine the prevalence and factors associated with rotavirus infection among children aged 3-59 months admitted with acute diarrhea to paediatric emergency ward of Mulago Hospital, Uganda..
  16. 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...
  17. pmc Dramatic and sustained increase in HIV-testing rates among antenatal attendees in Eastern Uganda after a policy change from voluntary counselling and testing to routine counselling and testing for HIV: a retrospective analysis of hospital records, 2002-20
    Robert Byamugisha
    Referral Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, Mbale, Uganda
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:290. 2010
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  18. pmc Malaria parasitaemia among infants and its association with breastfeeding peer counselling and vitamin A supplementation: a secondary analysis of a cluster randomized trial
    Victoria Nankabirwa
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 6:e21862. 2011
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  19. pmc Multiple micronutrient supplementation improves vitamin B₁₂ and folate concentrations of HIV infected children in Uganda: a randomized controlled trial
    Grace Ndeezi
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Nutr J 10:56. 2011
    ..This paper describes vitamin B₁₂ and folate status of Ugandan HIV infected children aged 1-5 years and reports the effect of multiple micronutrient supplementation on serum vitamin B12 and folate concentrations...
  20. pmc Perinatal mortality in eastern Uganda: a community based prospective cohort study
    Victoria Nankabirwa
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 6:e19674. 2011
    ..We report stillbirth and early neonatal mortality risks as well as determinants of perinatal mortality in Eastern Uganda...
  21. doi request reprint Multiple micronutrient supplementation does not reduce diarrhoea morbidity in Ugandan HIV-infected children: a randomised controlled trial
    Grace Ndeezi
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Paediatr Int Child Health 32:14-21. 2012
    ..To determine the effect of multiple micronutrient supplementation on the incidence and prevalence of diarrhoea in Ugandan HIV-infected children aged 1-5 years...
  22. pmc Listening to health workers: lessons from Eastern Uganda for strengthening the programme for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV
    Joseph Rujumba
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:3. 2012
    ..We explored the lessons learnt by health workers involved in the provision of PMTCT services in eastern Uganda to better understand what more needs to be done to strengthen the PMTCT programme...
  23. pmc Human immunodeficiency virus infection and cerebral malaria in children in Uganda: a case-control study
    Peace D Imani
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, P O Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Pediatr 11:5. 2011
    ..There is still a paucity of data on the association between HIV-1 infection and cerebral malaria in children. The aim of this study was to determine whether HIV-1 infection is a risk factor for cerebral malaria in children...
  24. pmc Maternal education is associated with vaccination status of infants less than 6 months in Eastern Uganda: a cohort study
    Victoria Nankabirwa
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Pediatr 10:92. 2010
    ..This study compares women with some secondary schooling to those with only primary schooling with regard to their infants' vaccination status...
  25. pmc An up-date on the prevalence of sickle cell trait in Eastern and Western Uganda
    Andrew L Okwi
    Department of Pathology, Makerere University, College of Health Sciences, P, O, Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Blood Disord 10:5. 2010
    ..The pattern of SCT inheritance, however, predicts likely changes in the prevalence and distribution of the SCT. The objective of the study therefore was to establish the current prevalence of the SCT in Uganda...
  26. pmc Zinc status in HIV infected Ugandan children aged 1-5 years: a cross sectional baseline survey
    Grace Ndeezi
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Pediatr 10:68. 2010
    ..Few studies have been conducted in HIV infected children in Africa. We determined serum zinc levels and factors associated with zinc deficiency in HIV infected Ugandan children...