Elizeus Rutebemberwa

Summary

Country: Uganda

Publications

  1. pmc Performance of community health workers managing malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea under the community case management programme in central Uganda: a cross sectional study
    James Bagonza
    Department of Health Policy, Planning and Management, School of Public Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 13:367. 2014
  2. pmc Household health care-seeking costs: experiences from a randomized, controlled trial of community-based malaria and pneumonia treatment among under-fives in eastern Uganda
    Fred Matovu
    School of Economics, Makerere University, PO Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 13:222. 2014
  3. pmc Integrated community case management of malaria and pneumonia increases prompt and appropriate treatment for pneumonia symptoms in children under five years in Eastern Uganda
    Joan N Kalyango
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Global Health IHCAR, Karolinska Institutet, SE 17177, Stockholm, Sweden
    Malar J 12:340. 2013
  4. pmc Understanding cervical cancer: an exploration of lay perceptions, beliefs and knowledge about cervical cancer among the Acholi in northern Uganda
    Amos Deogratius Mwaka
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, P, O Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Womens Health 14:84. 2014
  5. pmc Urban settings do not ensure access to services: findings from the immunisation programme in Kampala Uganda
    Juliet N Babirye
    School of Public Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, P, O, Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:111. 2014
  6. pmc Performance of community health workers under integrated community case management of childhood illnesses in eastern Uganda
    Joan N Kalyango
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Global Health IHCAR, Karolinska Institutet, SE 17177, Stockholm, Sweden
    Malar J 11:282. 2012
  7. pmc Yellow fever vaccination coverage following massive emergency immunization campaigns in rural Uganda, May 2011: a community cluster survey
    James Bagonza
    School of Public Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Public Health 13:202. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Perceptions of diabetes in rural areas of Eastern Uganda
    Elizeus Rutebemberwa
    Department of Health Policy, Planning and Management, Makerere University School of Public Health
    Curationis 36:E1-7. 2013
  9. pmc Use of traditional medicine for the treatment of diabetes in Eastern Uganda: a qualitative exploration of reasons for choice
    Elizeus Rutebemberwa
    Department of Health Policy, Planning and Management, Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 13:1. 2013
  10. pmc Use of community health workers for management of malaria and pneumonia in urban and rural areas in eastern Uganda
    Elizeus Rutebemberwa
    Department of Health Policy, Sciences Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 87:30-5. 2012

Collaborators

  • Stefan Peterson
  • Karin Kallander
  • Freddie Ssengooba
  • David Mukanga
  • Michel Wensing
  • Sheba N Gitta
  • Lynn Atuyambe
  • Fredrick Makumbi
  • Benon B Asiimwe
  • Peter Waiswa
  • Simon Ogwang
  • Stella Nyanzi
  • David H Peters
  • Xavier Nsabagasani
  • Joan N Kalyango
  • James Bagonza
  • Suzanne N Kiwanuka
  • Elizabeth Ekirapa-Kiracho
  • George W Pariyo
  • Catherine Kansiime
  • Juliet Kiguli
  • Charles Karamagi
  • Tobias Alfven
  • Juliet N Babirye
  • Goran Tomson
  • Sarah Ssali
  • Jesca Nsungwa-Sabiiti
  • Olico Okui
  • Samuel Mugisha
  • Innocent B Rwego
  • Anthony Mugisha
  • Amos Deogratius Mwaka
  • Roy W Mayega
  • Fred Matovu
  • William Bazeyo
  • Fred Nuwaha
  • Roy William Mayega
  • Raymond Tweheyo
  • Christine Nalwadda
  • Solome K Bakeera
  • Jasper Ogwal-Okeng
  • George Pariyo
  • Angela N Kisakye
  • Joseph Sempa
  • Ingunn M S Engebretsen
  • Elialilia Sarikiaeli Okello
  • David R Walugembe
  • Rornald M Kananura
  • Simon P S Kibira
  • Freddie Sengooba
  • Moses Tetui
  • Samuel Etajak
  • Aisha Nanyiti
  • Edison Mworozi
  • Kevin Mugenyi
  • Nathan Tumuhamye
  • Malimbo Mugaga
  • Issa Makumbi
  • David Guwatudde
  • Daniel Kadobera
  • Claes Goran Ostenson
  • Ann Lindstrand
  • David Serwadda
  • Ingunn Ms Engebretsen
  • John Bua
  • Nicholas Ayebazibwe
  • M Hafizur Rahman
  • Henry Wamani
  • Noah Kiwanuka
  • Gorette Nalwadda
  • Alison A Kinengyere
  • Aloysius Mutebi
  • Sarah P Wamala
  • Henry Lucas
  • Sandro Galea
  • Andrew State
  • David M Bishai
  • Mohammed Hafizur Rahman
  • Max G Petzold

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. pmc Performance of community health workers managing malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea under the community case management programme in central Uganda: a cross sectional study
    James Bagonza
    Department of Health Policy, Planning and Management, School of Public Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 13:367. 2014
    ..This study assessed factors influencing performance of CHWs managing malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea under the Integrated Community Case Management (iCCM) programme in Wakiso district, central Uganda...
  2. pmc Household health care-seeking costs: experiences from a randomized, controlled trial of community-based malaria and pneumonia treatment among under-fives in eastern Uganda
    Fred Matovu
    School of Economics, Makerere University, PO Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 13:222. 2014
    ..This paper assesses the rural-urban differences in direct and indirect costs of seeking care from formal health facilities compared to community medicine distributors (CMDs)...
  3. pmc Integrated community case management of malaria and pneumonia increases prompt and appropriate treatment for pneumonia symptoms in children under five years in Eastern Uganda
    Joan N Kalyango
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Global Health IHCAR, Karolinska Institutet, SE 17177, Stockholm, Sweden
    Malar J 12:340. 2013
    ..Integrated community case management of common childhood illnesses is now recommended but its effect on promptness of appropriate pneumonia treatment is unclear...
  4. pmc Understanding cervical cancer: an exploration of lay perceptions, beliefs and knowledge about cervical cancer among the Acholi in northern Uganda
    Amos Deogratius Mwaka
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, P, O Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Womens Health 14:84. 2014
    ..We explored community perceptions, beliefs and knowledge about the local names, causes, symptoms, course, treatment, and prognosis of cervical cancer in order to inform targeted interventions to promote early help-seeking...
  5. pmc Urban settings do not ensure access to services: findings from the immunisation programme in Kampala Uganda
    Juliet N Babirye
    School of Public Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, P, O, Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:111. 2014
    ..This paper examines health system barriers to childhood immunisation in urban Kampala Uganda...
  6. pmc Performance of community health workers under integrated community case management of childhood illnesses in eastern Uganda
    Joan N Kalyango
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Global Health IHCAR, Karolinska Institutet, SE 17177, Stockholm, Sweden
    Malar J 11:282. 2012
    ..This study compared the performance of CHWs managing malaria and pneumonia with performance of CHWs managing malaria alone in eastern Uganda and the factors influencing performance...
  7. pmc Yellow fever vaccination coverage following massive emergency immunization campaigns in rural Uganda, May 2011: a community cluster survey
    James Bagonza
    School of Public Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Public Health 13:202. 2013
    ..This paper presents the validated yellow fever vaccination coverage following massive emergency immunization campaigns in Pader district...
  8. doi request reprint Perceptions of diabetes in rural areas of Eastern Uganda
    Elizeus Rutebemberwa
    Department of Health Policy, Planning and Management, Makerere University School of Public Health
    Curationis 36:E1-7. 2013
    ..People diagnosed with diabetes mellitus are increasing in sub-Saharan Africa and prompt care seeking depends on perceptions of the illness...
  9. pmc Use of traditional medicine for the treatment of diabetes in Eastern Uganda: a qualitative exploration of reasons for choice
    Elizeus Rutebemberwa
    Department of Health Policy, Planning and Management, Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 13:1. 2013
    ..While there are biomedical drugs for managing diabetes mellitus, some patients with diabetes use traditional medicine. The aim of the study was to explore why patients with diabetes use traditional medicine for the treatment of diabetes...
  10. pmc Use of community health workers for management of malaria and pneumonia in urban and rural areas in eastern Uganda
    Elizeus Rutebemberwa
    Department of Health Policy, Sciences Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 87:30-5. 2012
    ..Drug shops and private clinics should be included in the community case management to cater for the poorest in rural areas and persons in urban areas...
  11. pmc More support for mothers: a qualitative study on factors affecting immunisation behaviour in Kampala, Uganda
    Juliet N Babirye
    School of Public Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala Uganda
    BMC Public Health 11:723. 2011
    ..Understanding vaccination behaviour is important for the success of the immunisation programme. This study examined influences on immunisation behaviour using the attitude-social influence-self efficacy model...
  12. pmc Utilization of public or private health care providers by febrile children after user fee removal in Uganda
    Elizeus Rutebemberwa
    Department of Health Policy Planning and Management, Makerere University School of Public Health, PO Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 8:45. 2009
    ..The study aimed to assess determinants for use of government facilities or drug shops/private clinics for febrile illnesses in children under five...
  13. doi request reprint Determinants of delay in care-seeking for febrile children in eastern Uganda
    Elizeus Rutebemberwa
    Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 14:472-9. 2009
    ..To explore factors associated with delay in seeking treatment outside the home for febrile children under five...
  14. pmc Use of drugs, perceived drug efficacy and preferred providers for febrile children: implications for home management of fever
    Elizeus Rutebemberwa
    Department of Health Policy, Planning and Management, Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 8:131. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to explore caretakers' use of drugs, perceptions of drug efficacy and preferred providers for febrile children in order to make suggestions for community management of pneumonia and malaria...
  15. pmc Poor newborn care practices - a population based survey in eastern Uganda
    Peter Waiswa
    Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:9. 2010
    ..We assessed socioeconomic differences in use of newborn care practices in order to inform policy and programming in Uganda...
  16. ncbi request reprint Home-based management of fever and malaria treatment practices in Uganda
    Jesca Nsungwa-Sabiiti
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:1199-207. 2007
    ..However, practices improved markedly among HOMAPAK users, suggesting that intensifying implementation efforts to increase HOMAPAK use, especially among the poorest, would be beneficial...
  17. ncbi request reprint Community effectiveness of malaria treatment in Uganda--a long way to Abuja targets
    Jesca Nsungwa-Sabiiti
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Ann Trop Paediatr 25:91-100. 2005
    ....
  18. pmc Determinants of patients' choice of provider in accessing brucellosis care among pastoral communities adjacent to lake Mburo National Park in Kiruhura District, Uganda
    Catherine Kansiime
    Department of Health Policy Planning and Management, Makerere University School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 9:e105276. 2014
    ..Our study sought to determine the factors associated with choice of provider in accessing care for brucellosis among pastoral communities in Uganda...
  19. pmc High adherence to antimalarials and antibiotics under integrated community case management of illness in children less than five years in eastern Uganda
    Joan N Kalyango
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Global Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 8:e60481. 2013
    ..Integrated community case management of illnesses (ICCM) is now recommended through which children will access both antibiotics and antimalarials from CHWs. Increased number of medicines has been shown to lower adherence...
  20. doi request reprint Financial interventions and movement restrictions for managing the movement of health workers between public and private organizations in low- and middle-income countries
    Elizeus Rutebemberwa
    Health Policy Planning and Management, Makerere University School of Public Health, New Mulago Complex, SPH Building 1st Floor, Kampala, Uganda
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD009845. 2014
    ..However, both public and private organizations are needed as each sector has unique contributions to make to the effective delivery of health services...
  21. doi request reprint 'I never thought that this baby would survive; I thought that it would die any time': perceptions and care for preterm babies in eastern Uganda
    Peter Waiswa
    Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 15:1140-7. 2010
    ..To explore the current care for and perceptions about preterm babies among community members in eastern Uganda...
  22. pmc Acceptability of evidence-based neonatal care practices in rural Uganda - implications for programming
    Peter Waiswa
    Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:21. 2008
    ..A key concern is whether these internationally recommended practices are acceptable and will be demanded by the target community. We explored the acceptability of these interventions in two rural districts of Uganda...
  23. pmc Increasing access to institutional deliveries using demand and supply side incentives: early results from a quasi-experimental study
    Elizabeth Ekirapa-Kiracho
    Department of Health Policy, Planning and Management, School of Public Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences P, O, Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 11:S11. 2011
    ....
  24. pmc Increased use of community medicine distributors and rational use of drugs in children less than five years of age in Uganda caused by integrated community case management of fever
    Joan N Kalyango
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Pharmacy, Department of Health Policy, School of Public Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 87:36-45. 2012
    ..6 versus 2.4 in intervention areas and 1.4 versus 2.3 in control areas. Use of CMDs was low. However, integrated community case management of childhood illnesses increased use of CMDs and rational drug use...
  25. pmc Evaluation of a health systems knowledge translation network for Africa (KTNET): a study protocol
    Elizabeth Ekirapa-Kiracho
    School of Public Health, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Implement Sci 9:170. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study is to provide insight into the impacts on capacity building for knowledge translation and knowledge translation activities by a coalition of eight research groups in Africa...
  26. pmc Two decades of post-graduate training in applied public health: the experience and challenges of the Uganda Public Health School Without Walls
    Raymond Tweheyo
    College of Health Sciences, Makerere University School of Public Health, Uganda
    Pan Afr Med J 10:11. 2011
    ..More also needs to be done to promote a culture of publication in an effort to translate public health evidence into policy and practice...
  27. pmc Modifiable socio-behavioural factors associated with overweight and hypertension among persons aged 35 to 60 years in eastern Uganda
    Roy William Mayega
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Global Health IHCAR, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 7:e47632. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to identify socio-behavioural characteristics associated with being overweight or being hypertensive in a low-income setting, so as to highlight possible interventions and target groups...
  28. pmc 'Change means sacrificing a good life': perceptions about severity of type 2 diabetes and preventive lifestyles among people afflicted or at high risk of type 2 diabetes in Iganga Uganda
    Roy W Mayega
    Makerere University School of Public Health, P, O, Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Public Health 14:864. 2014
    ..We assessed perceptions about type 2 diabetes and lifestyle change among people afflicted or at high risk of this disease in a low income setting in Iganga Uganda...
  29. pmc Adherence to anti diabetic medication among patients with diabetes in eastern Uganda; a cross sectional study
    James Bagonza
    Department of Health Policy, Planning and Management, School of Public Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Health Serv Res 15:168. 2015
    ..This study assessed factors associated with adherence to anti diabetic medication in rural eastern Uganda...
  30. pmc Knowledge and perceptions of brucellosis in the pastoral communities adjacent to Lake Mburo National Park, Uganda
    Catherine Kansiime
    Department of Health Policy Planning and Management, Makerere University School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, P, O Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Public Health 14:242. 2014
    ..Our study assessed knowledge and perceptions of brucellosis among pastoral communities adjacent to Lake Mburo National Park (LMNP), Kiruhura District, Uganda...
  31. ncbi request reprint Interventions to manage dual practice among health workers
    Suzanne N Kiwanuka
    Health Policy Planning and Management, Makerere University School of Public Health, New Mulago Complex, School of Public Health Building, Kampala, Uganda, P O Box 7072
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 7:CD008405. 2011
    ..Identifying effective interventions to manage dual practice is important...
  32. pmc Assessment of partogram use during labour in Rujumbura Health Sub District, Rukungiri District, Uganda
    Simon Ogwang
    Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    Afr Health Sci 9:S27-34. 2009
    ..It is used for labour management in Rujumbura HSD, Rukungiri District. However, the District Health Officer reported only 30% use of a partogram. The study intended to find out why the low use, and suggest strategies in scaling up...
  33. pmc Lack of effective communication between communities and hospitals in Uganda: a qualitative exploration of missing links
    Elizeus Rutebemberwa
    Department of Health Policy, Planning and Management, Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:146. 2009
    ..This study explored how communities that live around hospitals pass on their views to and receive feedback from the hospitals' management and administration...
  34. pmc Changes in utilization of health services among poor and rural residents in Uganda: are reforms benefitting the poor?
    George W Pariyo
    Department of Health Policy, Planning and Management, Makerere University School of Public Health, P, O, Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    Int J Equity Health 8:39. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  35. pmc Community perceptions and factors influencing utilization of health services in Uganda
    Solome K Bakeera
    Department of Policy and Planning, Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala Divison of Social Medicine, Uganda
    Int J Equity Health 8:25. 2009
    ..We sought to assess the relevance of social resources in overcoming barriers to healthcare utilization...