Celestino Obua

Summary

Affiliation: Makerere University
Country: Uganda

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Intermittent use of sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine for malaria prevention: a cross-sectional study of knowledge and practices among Ugandan women attending an urban antenatal clinic
    Charles O Odongo
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 13:399. 2014
  2. pmc Training for health services and systems research in Sub-Saharan Africa--a case study at four East and Southern African universities
    David Guwatudde
    Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    Hum Resour Health 11:68. 2013
  3. pmc Improving adherence to antiretroviral treatment in Uganda with a low-resource facility-based intervention
    Celestino Obua
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Glob Health Action 7:24198. 2014
  4. pmc Multiple ART Programs Create a Dilemma for Providers to Monitor ARV Adherence in Uganda
    Celestino Obua
    Makerere University, College of Health Sciences, School of Biomedical Sciences, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Kampala, Uganda
    Open AIDS J 5:17-24. 2011
  5. pmc Chewing-stick practices using plants with anti-streptococcal activity in a ugandan rural community
    Charles Okot Odongo
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, School of Biomedical Sciences, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Makerere University Kampala, Uganda
    Front Pharmacol 2:13. 2011
  6. pmc Plasma drug level validates self-reported adherence but predicts limited specificity for nonadherence to antiretroviral therapy
    Robert Balikuddembe
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, P O Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    ISRN Pharmacol 2012:274978. 2012
  7. pmc Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of intravenous artesunate during severe malaria treatment in Ugandan adults
    Pauline Byakika-Kibwika
    Infectious Diseases Institute, Makerere University, PO Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 11:132. 2012
  8. pmc An assessment of Makerere University College of Health Sciences: optimizing health research capacity to meet Uganda's priorities
    Ziadah Nankinga
    School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 11:S12. 2011
  9. pmc Measuring adherence to antiretroviral treatment in resource-poor settings: the feasibility of collecting routine data for key indicators
    John C Chalker
    Center for Pharmaceutical Management, Management Sciences for Health, Arlington Virginia, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:43. 2010
  10. pmc Factors predicting home storage of medicines in Northern Uganda
    Moses Ocan
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Makerere University, P, O, Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Public Health 14:650. 2014

Collaborators

  • Joan Kalyango
  • Paul Waako
  • Moses Ocan
  • Freddie Bwanga
  • Godfrey S Bbosa
  • Sarah Kiguli
  • Francis Ocheng
  • Jasper Ogwal-Okeng
  • Charles O Odongo
  • David Guwatudde
  • Norah Mwebaza
  • Muhammad Ntale
  • Robert Balikuddembe
  • Pauline Byakika-Kibwika
  • Charles Okot Odongo
  • Ziadah Nankinga
  • John C Chalker
  • Danstan Bagenda
  • David Kaawa-Mafigiri
  • Robert Bollinger
  • Ronald K Bisaso
  • Jonathan Nshaho
  • Samuel Maling
  • Moses Joloba
  • Ann Karin Borg-Karlson
  • Roy Mubuuke
  • Elsie Kiguli-Malwadde
  • Rhona Baingana
  • Anders Gustafsson
  • Josaphat Byamugisha
  • Stephen Kijjambu
  • Nelson Sewankambo
  • Emilio Ovuga
  • James K Tumwine
  • Lumbwe Chola
  • Newton Kumwenda
  • Salla Atkins
  • Elia John Mmbaga
  • Urban Hellgren
  • Myroslava Protsiv
  • Olof Beck
  • Merrick Zwarenstein
  • Margarita Mahindi
  • Lilian Dudley
  • Markus Jerling
  • Germana Henry Leyna
  • Lars L Gustafsson
  • Nadine Pakker
  • David Musoke
  • Jonathan Mayito
  • Joshua Kayiwa
  • Warunee Hanpithakpong
  • Concepta Merry
  • Niklas Lindegardh
  • Lillian Nabukeera
  • Harriet Mayanja-Kizza
  • Peter J de Vries
  • Steven Baveewo
  • Joel Tarning
  • Mohammed Lamorde
  • Elly Katabira
  • Paul Kutyabami
  • Sara Groves
  • Dan Kibuule
  • Robert C Bollinger
  • Nathan Lubowa Musisi
  • Dennis Ross-Degnan
  • Hailu Tadeg
  • Tenaw Andualem
  • Joseph Ntaganira
  • Lillian N Gitau

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Intermittent use of sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine for malaria prevention: a cross-sectional study of knowledge and practices among Ugandan women attending an urban antenatal clinic
    Charles O Odongo
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 13:399. 2014
    ....
  2. pmc Training for health services and systems research in Sub-Saharan Africa--a case study at four East and Southern African universities
    David Guwatudde
    Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    Hum Resour Health 11:68. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Improving adherence to antiretroviral treatment in Uganda with a low-resource facility-based intervention
    Celestino Obua
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Glob Health Action 7:24198. 2014
    ..To assess the effects of facility-based interventions using existing resources to improve overall patient attendance and adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) at ART-providing facilities in Uganda...
  4. pmc Multiple ART Programs Create a Dilemma for Providers to Monitor ARV Adherence in Uganda
    Celestino Obua
    Makerere University, College of Health Sciences, School of Biomedical Sciences, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Kampala, Uganda
    Open AIDS J 5:17-24. 2011
    ..This paper presents experiences and perspectives of providers in ART facilities, exploring the organizational factors affecting their capacity to monitor adherence to ARVs...
  5. pmc Chewing-stick practices using plants with anti-streptococcal activity in a ugandan rural community
    Charles Okot Odongo
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, School of Biomedical Sciences, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Makerere University Kampala, Uganda
    Front Pharmacol 2:13. 2011
    ..The plants contain compounds that are active against S. mutans. These plants merit further studies as they are possible sources of cheap dental health care for the rural poor...
  6. pmc Plasma drug level validates self-reported adherence but predicts limited specificity for nonadherence to antiretroviral therapy
    Robert Balikuddembe
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, P O Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    ISRN Pharmacol 2012:274978. 2012
    ..6%), but limited specificity for intrinsic poor adherence (38.2%). Conclusions. S-RA is a good tool for assessing adherence, but has low specificity in detecting nonadherence, which has implications for emergence of resistance...
  7. pmc Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of intravenous artesunate during severe malaria treatment in Ugandan adults
    Pauline Byakika-Kibwika
    Infectious Diseases Institute, Makerere University, PO Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 11:132. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of intravenous artesunate in Ugandan adults with severe malaria...
  8. pmc An assessment of Makerere University College of Health Sciences: optimizing health research capacity to meet Uganda's priorities
    Ziadah Nankinga
    School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 11:S12. 2011
    ..To guide this strategic direction, an assessment of MakCHS's research grants and publication portfolio was conducted...
  9. pmc Measuring adherence to antiretroviral treatment in resource-poor settings: the feasibility of collecting routine data for key indicators
    John C Chalker
    Center for Pharmaceutical Management, Management Sciences for Health, Arlington Virginia, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:43. 2010
    ..We evaluated the feasibility of collecting routine data to standardize adherence measurement using a draft set of indicators...
  10. pmc Factors predicting home storage of medicines in Northern Uganda
    Moses Ocan
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Makerere University, P, O, Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Public Health 14:650. 2014
    ..This promotes inappropriate use of medicines and hence the associated risks. The study explored the factors which predict availability and utilization of medicines in households of Northern Uganda...
  11. doi request reprint Antibacterial activities of extracts from Ugandan medicinal plants used for oral care
    Francis Ocheng
    Department of Dentistry, School of Health Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, P O Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda Department of Medical Microbiology, School of Biomedical Sciences College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, P O Box 7072 Kampala, Uganda Unit of Periodontology, Department of Dental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, P O Box, 4064, SE 141 04, Huddinge, Sweden Electronic address
    J Ethnopharmacol 155:852-5. 2014
    ..Medicinal plants are widely used for treatment of oral/dental diseases in Uganda...
  12. doi request reprint A consortium approach to competency-based undergraduate medical education in Uganda: Process, opportunities and challenges
    Sarah Kiguli
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    Educ Health (Abingdon) 27:163-9. 2014
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  13. pmc Patterns and predictors of self-medication in northern Uganda
    Moses Ocan
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 9:e92323. 2014
    ..Despite knowledge of associated risks, use of self-medication with antimicrobial drugs in management of disease symptoms is a common practice in post-conflict northern Uganda. ..
  14. doi request reprint Comparable lumefantrine oral bioavailability when co-administered with oil-fortified maize porridge or milk in healthy volunteers
    Norah Mwebaza
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, School of Biomedical Sciences, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol 113:66-72. 2013
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