Affiliation: Malaria Consortium
- Evaluating the effect of innovative motivation and supervision approaches on community health worker performance and retention in Uganda and Mozambique: study protocol for a randomised controlled trialKarin Kallander
Malaria Consortium, Development House, 56 64 Leonard Street, London, EC2A 4LT, UK
Trials 16:157. 2015....
- Mobile health (mHealth) approaches and lessons for increased performance and retention of community health workers in low- and middle-income countries: a reviewKarin Kallander
Malaria Consortium Africa, Kampala, Uganda
J Med Internet Res 15:e17. 2013....
- Social autopsy: INDEPTH Network experiences of utility, process, practices, and challenges in investigating causes and contributors to mortalityKarin Kallander
Department of Health Policy, Planning and Management, School of Public Health, Makerere University, P, O, Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
Popul Health Metr 9:44. 2011..abstract:..
- Access, acceptability and utilization of community health workers using diagnostics for case management of fever in Ugandan children: a cross-sectional studyDavid Mukanga
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Makerere University School of Public Health, P O Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
Malar J 11:121. 2012..This study assessed household access, acceptability and utilization of community health workers (CHWs) trained and provided with malaria rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) and respiratory rate timers (RRTs) to practice iCCM...
- Supervising community health workers in low-income countries--a review of impact and implementation issuesZelee Hill
Institute of Global Health, University College London, London, UK
Glob Health Action 7:24085. 2014..Little is known about what constitutes adequate supervision and how different supervision strategies influence performance, motivation, and retention...
- The Uganda Newborn Study (UNEST): an effectiveness study on improving newborn health and survival in rural Uganda through a community-based intervention linked to health facilities - study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trialPeter Waiswa
Makerere University School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Mulago Hill, Kampala, Uganda
Trials 13:213. 2012....
- Effect of the Uganda Newborn Study on care-seeking and care practices: a cluster-randomised controlled trialPeter Waiswa
Department of Health Policy, Planning and Management, School of Public Health, College of Health Science, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
Glob Health Action 8:24584. 2015..Engaging communities in preventing newborn deaths is a promising strategy to achieve further progress in child survival in sub-Saharan Africa...
- Perceived quality of care for common childhood illnesses: facility versus community based providers in UgandaAgnes Nanyonjo
Division of Global Health IHCAR, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Malaria Consortium, Kampala, Uganda
PLoS ONE 8:e79943. 2013..To compare caretakers' perceived quality of care (PQC) for under-fives treated for malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea by community health workers (CHWs) and primary health facility workers (PHFWs)...
- High prevalence of antibiotic resistance in nasopharyngeal bacterial isolates from healthy children in rural Uganda: A cross-sectional studyElizeus Rutebemberwa
a Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
Ups J Med Sci 120:249-56. 2015....
- Integrated community case management of fever in children under five using rapid diagnostic tests and respiratory rate counting: a multi-country cluster randomized trialDavid Mukanga
School of Public Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
Am J Trop Med Hyg 87:21-9. 2012..8% versus 96.9%, P = 0.17) and Day 7 (99.2% versus 98.8%, P = 0.17). The use of diagnostic tests limits overuse of ACTs. Its impact on antibiotic overuse and on fever clearance is uncertain...
- Introduction of newborn care within integrated community case management in UgandaChristine Nalwadda Kayemba
Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
Am J Trop Med Hyg 87:46-53. 2012..Additional research is needed to assess the ability of VHTs to identify newborn danger signs, referral compliance, and quality of newborn treatment at facilities...
- The use of counting beads to improve the classification of fast breathing in low-resource settings: a multi-country reviewAaltje Camielle Noordam
Health Section, United Nations Children Fund UNICEF, Three United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017, USA, International Rescue Committee IRC, 122 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10168, USA, Save the Children, 501 Kings Highway East, Suite 400, Fairfield CT 06825, USA, UNICEF Supply Division, Oceanvej 10 12, 2100 København Ø, Denemarken, International Rescue Committee IRC, Plot 7 Lower East Naguru Road, P O Box 24672, Kampala, Uganda, UNICEF Tamale Field Office, Norrip Building Complex, Bolgatanga Road, P O Box 1098, Tamale, Ghana, Population Service International PSI, Whitefield Place, School Lane, Westlands, P O Box 14355 00800, Nairobi, Kenya, Belgium
Health Policy Plan 30:696-704. 2015..e. disaggregating data by levels of literacy and numeracy) and what the impact is on improving appropriate treatment for pneumonia. ..
- Community acceptability of use of rapid diagnostic tests for malaria by community health workers in UgandaDavid Mukanga
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Makerere University School of Public Health, P, O, Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
Malar J 9:203. 2010..This study assessed community acceptability of the use of RDTs by Ugandan CHWs, locally referred to as community medicine distributors (CMDs)...
- Using theory and formative research to design interventions to improve community health worker motivation, retention and performance in Mozambique and UgandaDaniel Llywelyn Strachan
UCL Institute for Global Health, 30 Guilford St, London, WC1N 1EH, UK
Hum Resour Health 13:25. 2015....
- Epidemiological studies of the 'non-specific effects' of vaccines: I--data collection in observational studiesPaul E M Fine
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
Trop Med Int Health 14:969-76. 2009..We review these potential sources of bias and suggest what and how data may be collected to optimise the validity of such studies...