Celestino Obua

Summary

Affiliation: Makerere University
Country: Uganda

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. ncbi request reprint 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

Collaborators

  • Joan Kalyango
  • Paul Waako
  • Moses Ocan
  • Norah Mwebaza
  • Muhammad Ntale
  • Pauline Byakika-Kibwika
  • Robert Balikuddembe
  • Ziadah Nankinga
  • Charles Okot Odongo
  • John C Chalker
  • Danstan Bagenda
  • Jasper Ogwal-Okeng
  • Freddie Bwanga
  • Godfrey S Bbosa
  • Margarita Mahindi
  • Urban Hellgren
  • Lars L Gustafsson
  • Markus Jerling
  • Olof Beck
  • Joshua Kayiwa
  • Elly Katabira
  • Mohammed Lamorde
  • Concepta Merry
  • Joel Tarning
  • Harriet Mayanja-Kizza
  • Peter J de Vries
  • Lillian Nabukeera
  • Steven Baveewo
  • Jonathan Mayito
  • Nadine Pakker
  • Niklas Lindegardh
  • Warunee Hanpithakpong
  • David Musoke
  • Robert C Bollinger
  • Nathan Lubowa Musisi
  • Dan Kibuule
  • Paul Kutyabami
  • Sara Groves
  • Joseph Ntaganira
  • Hailu Tadeg
  • Lillian N Gitau
  • Dennis Ross-Degnan
  • Tenaw Andualem

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint 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
    ..We recommend that such interventions be considered for scale-up at national levels as measures to improve clinic attendance and ART adherence among patients in Uganda and other low-resource settings in sub-Saharan Africa. ..
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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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  9. ncbi request reprint 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. ..