Dermot Maher

Summary

Affiliation: MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS
Country: Uganda

Publications

  1. doi Research needs for an improved primary care response to chronic non-communicable diseases in Africa
    D Maher
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 15:176-81. 2010
  2. pmc Health transition in Africa: practical policy proposals for primary care
    D Maher
    Medical Research Council Uganda Virus Research Institute, Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Plot 51 59 Nakiwogo Road PO Box 49, Entebbe, Uganda
    Bull World Health Organ 88:943-8. 2010
  3. pmc Developing the agenda for European Union collaboration on non-communicable diseases research in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Mark McCarthy
    UCL Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Health Res Policy Syst 8:13. 2010
  4. pmc Re-thinking global health sector efforts for HIV and tuberculosis epidemic control: promoting integration of programme activities within a strengthened health system
    Dermot Maher
    Medical Research Council MRC Uganda Virus Research Institute UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    BMC Public Health 10:394. 2010
  5. pmc Distribution of hyperglycaemia and related cardiovascular disease risk factors in low-income countries: a cross-sectional population-based survey in rural Uganda
    Dermot Maher
    Medical Research Council Uganda Virus Research Institute MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Int J Epidemiol 40:160-71. 2011
  6. pmc Research on health transition in Africa: time for action
    Dermot Maher
    Medical Research Council MRC Uganda Virus Research Institute UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, PO Box 49 Entebbe, Uganda
    Health Res Policy Syst 9:5. 2011
  7. doi Translating global health research aims into action: the example of the ALPHA network
    D Maher
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 15:321-8. 2010
  8. doi Implications of the global financial crisis for the response to diseases of poverty within overall health sector development: the case of tuberculosis
    Dermot Maher
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 15:11-7. 2010
  9. doi Standardized interventions in international health: Procrustes, where are you now?
    Dermot Maher
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 14:1162-4. 2009
  10. pmc The general population cohort in rural south-western Uganda: a platform for communicable and non-communicable disease studies
    Gershim Asiki
    Medical Research Council Uganda Virus Research Institute MRC UVRI, Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Int J Epidemiol 42:129-41. 2013

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Publications26

  1. doi Research needs for an improved primary care response to chronic non-communicable diseases in Africa
    D Maher
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 15:176-81. 2010
    ..Meeting the research needs for an improved health system response is crucial to deliver effective, affordable and equitable care for the millions of people with chronic NCDs in developing countries in Africa...
  2. pmc Health transition in Africa: practical policy proposals for primary care
    D Maher
    Medical Research Council Uganda Virus Research Institute, Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Plot 51 59 Nakiwogo Road PO Box 49, Entebbe, Uganda
    Bull World Health Organ 88:943-8. 2010
    ..Implementing these proposals requires action by national and international alliances in mobilizing the necessary investments for improved health of people in developing countries in Africa undergoing health transition...
  3. pmc Developing the agenda for European Union collaboration on non-communicable diseases research in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Mark McCarthy
    UCL Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Health Res Policy Syst 8:13. 2010
    ..We present findings of a European-Africa consultation on the research agenda for NCDs...
  4. pmc Re-thinking global health sector efforts for HIV and tuberculosis epidemic control: promoting integration of programme activities within a strengthened health system
    Dermot Maher
    Medical Research Council MRC Uganda Virus Research Institute UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    BMC Public Health 10:394. 2010
    ..This may be achieved by promoting greater integration of HIV and tuberculosis control programme activities within a strengthened health system...
  5. pmc Distribution of hyperglycaemia and related cardiovascular disease risk factors in low-income countries: a cross-sectional population-based survey in rural Uganda
    Dermot Maher
    Medical Research Council Uganda Virus Research Institute MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Int J Epidemiol 40:160-71. 2011
    ..We assessed the prevalence of related cardiovascular disease risk factors (hyperglycaemia, high blood pressure and obesity) in a longstanding population cohort in rural Uganda...
  6. pmc Research on health transition in Africa: time for action
    Dermot Maher
    Medical Research Council MRC Uganda Virus Research Institute UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, PO Box 49 Entebbe, Uganda
    Health Res Policy Syst 9:5. 2011
    ..Alliances have a key role to play in Africa as well as in other regions in implementing the research agenda on health transition by building research capacity and mobilizing the necessary investments...
  7. doi Translating global health research aims into action: the example of the ALPHA network
    D Maher
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 15:321-8. 2010
    ....
  8. doi Implications of the global financial crisis for the response to diseases of poverty within overall health sector development: the case of tuberculosis
    Dermot Maher
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 15:11-7. 2010
    ..Lessons learned will be valuable for stakeholders involved in the health sector response to tuberculosis and other diseases of poverty...
  9. doi Standardized interventions in international health: Procrustes, where are you now?
    Dermot Maher
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 14:1162-4. 2009
    ..An enthusiastic advocate of standardization, Procrustes (a figure in Greek mythology) went to extreme lengths but his tendencies can be a useful reminder that one size may not fit all, but does fit enough...
  10. pmc The general population cohort in rural south-western Uganda: a platform for communicable and non-communicable disease studies
    Gershim Asiki
    Medical Research Council Uganda Virus Research Institute MRC UVRI, Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Int J Epidemiol 42:129-41. 2013
    ..For any data access enquiries you may contact the director, MRC/UVRI, Uganda Research Unit on AIDS by email to mrc@mrcuganda.org or the corresponding author...
  11. pmc The impact of antiretroviral treatment on mortality trends of HIV-positive adults in rural Uganda: a longitudinal population-based study, 1999-2009
    Ivan Kasamba
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 17:e66-73. 2012
    ..To investigate trends in all-cause adult mortality after the roll-out of an antiretroviral therapy (ART) programme in rural Uganda...
  12. doi Impact of antiretroviral therapy on adult HIV prevalence in a low-income rural setting in Uganda: a longitudinal population-based study
    Rebecca N Nsubuga
    Medical Research Council Uganda Virus Research Institute MRC UVRI, Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 62:562-8. 2013
    ..To estimate the contribution to HIV prevalence of lives saved due to the introduction of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in rural Uganda in 2004...
  13. doi Mortality of HIV-infected and uninfected children in a longitudinal cohort in rural south-west Uganda during 8 years of follow-up
    Mary Munyagwa
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 17:836-43. 2012
    ..To determine the impact of HIV on child mortality and explore potential risk factors for mortality among HIV-infected and HIV-exposed uninfected children in a longitudinal cohort in rural Uganda...
  14. doi Effect of pregnancy on immunological and virological outcomes of women on ART: a prospective cohort study in rural Uganda, 2004-2009
    Billy N Mayanja
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 17:343-52. 2012
    ..Before antiretroviral therapy (ART) introduction, pregnancy was associated with a sustained drop in CD4 cell count in HIV-infected women. We examined the effects of pregnancy on immunological and virological ART outcomes...
  15. pmc Access to, and uptake of, antiretroviral therapy in a developing country with high HIV prevalence: a population-based cohort study in rural Uganda, 2004-2008
    Patrick Kazooba
    Medical Research Council MRC Uganda Virus Research Institute UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, PO Box 49 Entebbe, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 17:e49-57. 2012
    ..To investigate antiretroviral therapy (ART) uptake after its introduction in 2004 in a longitudinal population-based cohort and its nested clinical cohort in rural Uganda...
  16. pmc Concurrent sexual partnerships and associated factors: a cross-sectional population-based survey in a rural community in Africa with a generalised HIV epidemic
    Dermot Maher
    Medical Research Council Uganda Virus Research Institute, Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    BMC Public Health 11:651. 2011
    ....
  17. doi Epidemiology of hypertension in low-income countries: a cross-sectional population-based survey in rural Uganda
    Dermot Maher
    Medical Research Council Uganda Virus Research Institute MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    J Hypertens 29:1061-8. 2011
    ..We assessed the prevalence of hypertension and related risk factors in a population cohort in rural Uganda initially established for HIV surveys...
  18. pmc Prevalence of severe mental distress and its correlates in a population-based study in rural south-west Uganda
    Eugene Kinyanda
    Medical Research Council Uganda Virus Research Institute, Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    BMC Psychiatry 11:97. 2011
    ..This study set out to investigate SMD and it's associated factors in a rural population-based cohort in south-west Uganda...
  19. doi Operational evaluation of a service for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in rural Uganda: barriers to uptake of single-dose nevirapine and the role of birth reporting
    Henry Barigye
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 15:1163-71. 2010
    ....
  20. doi Mortality and its predictors among antiretroviral therapy naïve HIV-infected individuals with CD4 cell count ≥350 cells/mm(3) compared to the general population: data from a population-based prospective HIV cohort in Uganda
    Ben Masiira
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Glob Health Action 7:21843. 2014
    ..30-16.20). Conclusion : HIV-infected ART naïve individuals with CD4 count ≥350 cells/mm(3) had a higher mortality than the general population. After adjusting for age, the main predictors of mortality were WHO clinical stage and BMI. ..
  21. pmc Extraspousal partnerships in a community in rural Uganda with high HIV prevalence: a cross-sectional population-based study using linked spousal data
    Ivan Kasamba
    Medical Research Council MRC Uganda Virus Research Institute UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 58:108-14. 2011
    ..This article explores extraspousal partnerships as a form of concurrency, examining the association with HIV status, demographic characteristics, and sexual behaviors in a population-based cohort in rural Uganda...
  22. doi Nutritional status of children living in a community with high HIV prevalence in rural Uganda: a cross-sectional population-based survey
    Agnes Nalwoga
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 15:414-22. 2010
    ..Children with a Z score of <-2 were defined as undernourished, with a Z score <-2 for weight for age defining underweight, for height for age defining stunting and for weight for height defining wasting...
  23. doi Septicaemia in a population-based HIV clinical cohort in rural Uganda, 1996-2007: incidence, aetiology, antimicrobial drug resistance and impact of antiretroviral therapy
    B N Mayanja
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 15:697-705. 2010
    ..To describe the incidence and aetiology of septicaemia, and antimicrobial drug resistance in HIV-infected and uninfected individuals, and the impact of antiretroviral therapy (ART) on septicaemia...
  24. doi Methodology matters: what type of research is suitable for evaluating community treatment supporters for HIV and tuberculosis treatment?
    Dermot Maher
    Medical Research Council MRC Uganda Virus Research Institute UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 17:264-71. 2012
    ....
  25. pmc Using verbal autopsy to assess the prevalence of HIV infection among deaths in the ART period in rural Uganda: a prospective cohort study, 2006-2008
    Billy N Mayanja
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, P, O, Box 49, Entebbe, Uganda
    Popul Health Metr 9:36. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  26. doi Community engagement in health research: two decades of experience from a research project on HIV in rural Uganda
    S Nakibinge
    MRC UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 14:190-5. 2009
    ..To describe how a research project on HIV epidemiology in rural Uganda has engaged the community over the past two decades, describing activities, opportunities and challenges that have arisen...