Karin Kallander

Summary

Affiliation: Malaria Consortium
Country: Uganda

Publications

  1. doi request reprint 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 trial
    Karin Kallander
    Malaria Consortium, Development House, 56 64 Leonard Street, London, EC2A 4LT, UK
    Trials 16:157. 2015
  2. pmc Mobile health (mHealth) approaches and lessons for increased performance and retention of community health workers in low- and middle-income countries: a review
    Karin Kallander
    Malaria Consortium Africa, Kampala, Uganda
    J Med Internet Res 15:e17. 2013
  3. pmc Social autopsy: INDEPTH Network experiences of utility, process, practices, and challenges in investigating causes and contributors to mortality
    Karin 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
  4. pmc Access, acceptability and utilization of community health workers using diagnostics for case management of fever in Ugandan children: a cross-sectional study
    David Mukanga
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Makerere University School of Public Health, P O Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 11:121. 2012
  5. pmc Supervising community health workers in low-income countries--a review of impact and implementation issues
    Zelee Hill
    Institute of Global Health, University College London, London, UK
    Glob Health Action 7:24085. 2014
  6. pmc 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 trial
    Peter Waiswa
    Makerere University School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Mulago Hill, Kampala, Uganda
    Trials 13:213. 2012
  7. pmc Effect of the Uganda Newborn Study on care-seeking and care practices: a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Peter 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
  8. pmc Perceived quality of care for common childhood illnesses: facility versus community based providers in Uganda
    Agnes Nanyonjo
    Division of Global Health IHCAR, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Malaria Consortium, Kampala, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 8:e79943. 2013
  9. doi request reprint High prevalence of antibiotic resistance in nasopharyngeal bacterial isolates from healthy children in rural Uganda: A cross-sectional study
    Elizeus Rutebemberwa
    a Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    Ups J Med Sci 120:249-56. 2015
  10. pmc Integrated community case management of fever in children under five using rapid diagnostic tests and respiratory rate counting: a multi-country cluster randomized trial
    David Mukanga
    School of Public Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 87:21-9. 2012

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Publications15

  1. doi request reprint 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 trial
    Karin Kallander
    Malaria Consortium, Development House, 56 64 Leonard Street, London, EC2A 4LT, UK
    Trials 16:157. 2015
    ....
  2. pmc Mobile health (mHealth) approaches and lessons for increased performance and retention of community health workers in low- and middle-income countries: a review
    Karin Kallander
    Malaria Consortium Africa, Kampala, Uganda
    J Med Internet Res 15:e17. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Social autopsy: INDEPTH Network experiences of utility, process, practices, and challenges in investigating causes and contributors to mortality
    Karin 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
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  4. pmc Access, acceptability and utilization of community health workers using diagnostics for case management of fever in Ugandan children: a cross-sectional study
    David 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...
  5. pmc Supervising community health workers in low-income countries--a review of impact and implementation issues
    Zelee 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...
  6. pmc 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 trial
    Peter Waiswa
    Makerere University School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Mulago Hill, Kampala, Uganda
    Trials 13:213. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Effect of the Uganda Newborn Study on care-seeking and care practices: a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Peter 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...
  8. pmc Perceived quality of care for common childhood illnesses: facility versus community based providers in Uganda
    Agnes 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)...
  9. doi request reprint High prevalence of antibiotic resistance in nasopharyngeal bacterial isolates from healthy children in rural Uganda: A cross-sectional study
    Elizeus Rutebemberwa
    a Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    Ups J Med Sci 120:249-56. 2015
    ....
  10. pmc Integrated community case management of fever in children under five using rapid diagnostic tests and respiratory rate counting: a multi-country cluster randomized trial
    David 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...
  11. pmc Introduction of newborn care within integrated community case management in Uganda
    Christine 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...
  12. doi request reprint The use of counting beads to improve the classification of fast breathing in low-resource settings: a multi-country review
    Aaltje 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. ..
  13. pmc Community acceptability of use of rapid diagnostic tests for malaria by community health workers in Uganda
    David 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)...
  14. doi request reprint Using theory and formative research to design interventions to improve community health worker motivation, retention and performance in Mozambique and Uganda
    Daniel Llywelyn Strachan
    UCL Institute for Global Health, 30 Guilford St, London, WC1N 1EH, UK
    Hum Resour Health 13:25. 2015
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Epidemiological studies of the 'non-specific effects' of vaccines: I--data collection in observational studies
    Paul 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...