N B Kandala

Summary

Affiliation: University of Warwick
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Malnutrition among children under the age of five in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC): does geographic location matter?
    Ngianga Bakwin Kandala
    University of Warwick, Warwick Medical School, Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Evidence, Gibbet Hill, CV4 7AL, Coventry, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:261. 2011
  2. pmc Bibliometrics of systematic reviews: analysis of citation rates and journal impact factors
    Pamela Royle
    Division of Health Sciences, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, CV4 7AL, Coventry, UK
    Syst Rev 2:74. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint An exploratory spatial analysis of geographical inequalities of birth intervals among young women in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC): a cross-sectional study
    Tobias F Chirwa
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:271. 2014
  4. pmc The geography of HIV/AIDS prevalence rates in Botswana
    Ngianga Bakwin Kandala
    University of Warwick, Warwick Medical School, Division of Health Sciences Populations, Evidence and Technologies Group, Warwick Evidence, Coventry, UK
    HIV AIDS (Auckl) 4:95-102. 2012
  5. pmc Child mortality in the Democratic Republic of Congo: cross-sectional evidence of the effect of geographic location and prolonged conflict from a national household survey
    Ngianga Bakwin Kandala
    Division of Health Sciences, Populations, Evidence and Technologies Group, Medical School Building, The University of Warwick, Warwick Medical School, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    BMC Public Health 14:266. 2014
  6. pmc The impact of training non-physician clinicians in Malawi on maternal and perinatal mortality: a cluster randomised controlled evaluation of the enhancing training and appropriate technologies for mothers and babies in Africa (ETATMBA) project
    David Ellard
    Warwick Clinical Trials Unit, Division of Health Sciences, Warwick Medical School, The University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:116. 2012
  7. pmc Factors associated with female genital mutilation in Burkina Faso and its policy implications
    Bue Karmaker
    University of Warwick, Warwick Medical School, Health Science Research Institute, Warwick Evidence, Gibbet Hill, Coventry CV4 7 AL, UK
    Int J Equity Health 10:20. 2011
  8. pmc Millennium development goal 6 and HIV infection in Zambia: what can we learn from successive household surveys?
    Ngianga Bakwin Kandala
    University of Warwick, Clinical Sciences Research Institute, Coventry, UK
    AIDS 25:95-106. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Spatial distribution of female genital mutilation in Nigeria
    Ngianga Bakwin Kandala
    University of Warwick, Clinical Sciences Research Institute, Coventry, United Kingdom
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 81:784-92. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Diarrhoea, acute respiratory infection, and fever among children in the Democratic Republic of Congo
    Ngianga Bakwin Kandala
    University of Warwick, Warwick Medical School, Clinical Sciences Research Institute, Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry, CV2 2DX, UK
    Soc Sci Med 68:1728-36. 2009

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Publications20

  1. pmc Malnutrition among children under the age of five in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC): does geographic location matter?
    Ngianga Bakwin Kandala
    University of Warwick, Warwick Medical School, Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Evidence, Gibbet Hill, CV4 7AL, Coventry, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:261. 2011
    ..We investigate the impact of geographic location on child nutritional status by mapping the residual net effect of malnutrition while accounting for important risk factors...
  2. pmc Bibliometrics of systematic reviews: analysis of citation rates and journal impact factors
    Pamela Royle
    Division of Health Sciences, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, CV4 7AL, Coventry, UK
    Syst Rev 2:74. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the bibliometrics of systematic reviews and to determine the amount of variance in citations predicted by the journal impact factor (JIF) alone and combined with several other characteristics...
  3. ncbi request reprint An exploratory spatial analysis of geographical inequalities of birth intervals among young women in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC): a cross-sectional study
    Tobias F Chirwa
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:271. 2014
    ..Contraceptive use contributes to a reduction in short birth intervals, but evidence is lacking in the DRC. We aimed to investigate the proportion of short birth intervals at the provincial level among young women in the DRC...
  4. pmc The geography of HIV/AIDS prevalence rates in Botswana
    Ngianga Bakwin Kandala
    University of Warwick, Warwick Medical School, Division of Health Sciences Populations, Evidence and Technologies Group, Warwick Evidence, Coventry, UK
    HIV AIDS (Auckl) 4:95-102. 2012
    ..There is a lack of age-and location-adjusted prevalence maps that could be used for targeting HIV educational programs and efficient allocation of resources to higher risk groups...
  5. pmc Child mortality in the Democratic Republic of Congo: cross-sectional evidence of the effect of geographic location and prolonged conflict from a national household survey
    Ngianga Bakwin Kandala
    Division of Health Sciences, Populations, Evidence and Technologies Group, Medical School Building, The University of Warwick, Warwick Medical School, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    BMC Public Health 14:266. 2014
    ..This study aimed to examine province-level geographic variation in under-five mortality (U5M), accounting for individual- and household-level risk factors including environmental factors such as conflict...
  6. pmc The impact of training non-physician clinicians in Malawi on maternal and perinatal mortality: a cluster randomised controlled evaluation of the enhancing training and appropriate technologies for mothers and babies in Africa (ETATMBA) project
    David Ellard
    Warwick Clinical Trials Unit, Division of Health Sciences, Warwick Medical School, The University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:116. 2012
    ..Training that will hopefully be cascaded to their colleagues (other NPCs, midwives, nurses)...
  7. pmc Factors associated with female genital mutilation in Burkina Faso and its policy implications
    Bue Karmaker
    University of Warwick, Warwick Medical School, Health Science Research Institute, Warwick Evidence, Gibbet Hill, Coventry CV4 7 AL, UK
    Int J Equity Health 10:20. 2011
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  8. pmc Millennium development goal 6 and HIV infection in Zambia: what can we learn from successive household surveys?
    Ngianga Bakwin Kandala
    University of Warwick, Clinical Sciences Research Institute, Coventry, UK
    AIDS 25:95-106. 2011
    ..Given the complex nature of location effects, there is limited understanding of their impact on policies to reduce HIV prevalence...
  9. ncbi request reprint Spatial distribution of female genital mutilation in Nigeria
    Ngianga Bakwin Kandala
    University of Warwick, Clinical Sciences Research Institute, Coventry, United Kingdom
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 81:784-92. 2009
    ..It follows from these findings that community factors have a large effect on FGM, with individual factors having little effect on the distribution of FGM...
  10. ncbi request reprint Diarrhoea, acute respiratory infection, and fever among children in the Democratic Republic of Congo
    Ngianga Bakwin Kandala
    University of Warwick, Warwick Medical School, Clinical Sciences Research Institute, Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry, CV2 2DX, UK
    Soc Sci Med 68:1728-36. 2009
    ..Understanding these complex relationships through disease prevalence maps can facilitate design of targeted intervention programs for reconstruction and achievement of the MDGs...
  11. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of HIV infection in Zambia
    N B Kandala
    Clinical Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, Coventry, UK
    AIDS Care 20:812-9. 2008
    ..Where this is not possible, correction factors should be applied, particularly where estimates of AIDS/HIV prevalence are pooled in systematic reviews. Our maps can be used for policy planning and management of AIDS/HIV in Zambia...
  12. ncbi request reprint Morbidity from diarrhoea, cough and fever among young children in Nigeria
    N B Kandala
    Clinical Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry CV2 2DX, U K
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 102:427-45. 2008
    ..Such maps should facilitate the development of policies to fulfil the Millennium Development Goals in Nigeria and throughout sub-Saharan Africa...
  13. ncbi request reprint Spatial analysis of risk factors for childhood morbidity in Nigeria
    Ngianga Bakwin Kandala
    Clinical Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, Coventry, United Kingdom
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:770-9. 2007
    ..Our maps are a novel and relevant tool to help local governments to improve health-care interventions and achieve Millennium Development Goals (MDG4)...
  14. pmc Gender-specific associations of short sleep duration with prevalent and incident hypertension: the Whitehall II Study
    Francesco P Cappuccio
    Clinical Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, Coventry, United Kingdom
    Hypertension 50:693-700. 2007
    ..42 [95% CI: 0.94 to 2.16]; odds ratio: 1.31 [95% CI: 0.65 to 2.63], respectively). Sleep deprivation may produce detrimental cardiovascular effects among women...
  15. pmc Cross-sectional versus prospective associations of sleep duration with changes in relative weight and body fat distribution: the Whitehall II Study
    Saverio Stranges
    Cardiovascular Medicine and Epidemiology Group, Clinical Sciences Research Institute, University of Warwick Medical School, Coventry, England
    Am J Epidemiol 167:321-9. 2008
    ..23, 1.12), nor with the incidence of obesity (odds ratio(adjusted) = 1.05, 95% CI: 0.60, 1.82). There is no temporal relation between short duration of sleep and future changes in measures of body weight and central adiposity...
  16. pmc Meta-analysis of short sleep duration and obesity in children and adults
    Francesco P Cappuccio
    Clinical Sciences Research Institute, University of Warwick Medical School, Coventry, UK
    Sleep 31:619-26. 2008
    ..Recent epidemiological studies suggest that short sleep duration may be associated with the development of obesity from childhood to adulthood...
  17. ncbi request reprint An investigation of district spatial variations of childhood diarrhoea and fever morbidity in Malawi
    Ngianga Bakwin Kandala
    Department of HIV GU Medicine, Weston Education Centre King s Denmark Hill, King s College London, Cutcombe Road SE5 9RT, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:1138-52. 2006
    ..Independent of other factors, a separate spatial process produces district inequalities in child's health...