Rhoda K Wanyenze

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint HIV counseling and testing practices at an urban hospital in Kampala, Uganda
    Rhoda Wanyenze
    Makerere University Institute of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    AIDS Behav 10:361-7. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Abbreviated HIV counselling and testing and enhanced referral to care in Uganda: a factorial randomised controlled trial
    Rhoda K Wanyenze
    Department of Disease Control and Environmental Health, Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda Electronic address
    Lancet Glob Health 1:e137-45. 2013
  3. pmc Client-provider interactions in provider-initiated and voluntary HIV counseling and testing services in Uganda
    Rhoda K Wanyenze
    Department of Disease Control and Environmental Health, Makerere University School of Public Health, P, O, Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:423. 2013
  4. pmc Policy development, implementation and evaluation by the AIDS control program in Uganda: a review of the processes
    Benson T Tumwesigye
    STD AIDS Control Program, Ministry of Health Uganda, P O Box 7272, Kampala, Uganda
    Health Res Policy Syst 11:7. 2013
  5. pmc Do support groups members disclose less to their partners? The dynamics of HIV disclosure in four African countries
    Anita Hardon
    Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research, University of Amsterdam, Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 13:589. 2013
  6. pmc Fertility and contraceptive decision-making and support for HIV infected individuals: client and provider experiences and perceptions at two HIV clinics in Uganda
    Rhoda K Wanyenze
    Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Public Health 13:98. 2013
  7. pmc Women's views on consent, counseling and confidentiality in PMTCT: a mixed-methods study in four African countries
    Anita Hardon
    Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:26. 2012
  8. pmc Missed opportunities for HIV testing and late-stage diagnosis among HIV-infected patients in Uganda
    Rhoda K Wanyenze
    Department of Disease Control and Environmental Health, Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 6:e21794. 2011
  9. pmc Acceptability of routine HIV counselling and testing, and HIV seroprevalence in Ugandan hospitals
    Rhoda K Wanyenze
    Mulago Mbarara Teaching Hospitals Joint AIDS Program, Kampala, Uganda
    Bull World Health Organ 86:302-9. 2008
  10. pmc Uptake of family planning methods and unplanned pregnancies among HIV-infected individuals: a cross-sectional survey among clients at HIV clinics in Uganda
    Rhoda K Wanyenze
    Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:35. 2011

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Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint HIV counseling and testing practices at an urban hospital in Kampala, Uganda
    Rhoda Wanyenze
    Makerere University Institute of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    AIDS Behav 10:361-7. 2006
    ..The findings indicate that hospitals are important venues for HIV counseling and testing...
  2. ncbi request reprint Abbreviated HIV counselling and testing and enhanced referral to care in Uganda: a factorial randomised controlled trial
    Rhoda K Wanyenze
    Department of Disease Control and Environmental Health, Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda Electronic address
    Lancet Glob Health 1:e137-45. 2013
    ..Abbreviated counselling could save time; however, its effect on HIV risk is uncertain and methods to improve linkage to care have not been studied...
  3. pmc Client-provider interactions in provider-initiated and voluntary HIV counseling and testing services in Uganda
    Rhoda K Wanyenze
    Department of Disease Control and Environmental Health, Makerere University School of Public Health, P, O, Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:423. 2013
    ..It is not known if the provider-client experiences, perceptions and client satisfaction with the information provided differs in the two approaches...
  4. pmc Policy development, implementation and evaluation by the AIDS control program in Uganda: a review of the processes
    Benson T Tumwesigye
    STD AIDS Control Program, Ministry of Health Uganda, P O Box 7272, Kampala, Uganda
    Health Res Policy Syst 11:7. 2013
    ..This study documented the policy development and revision processes to identify strengths and weaknesses in order to inform adjustments as Uganda embraces the move to 'zero' HIV infections...
  5. pmc Do support groups members disclose less to their partners? The dynamics of HIV disclosure in four African countries
    Anita Hardon
    Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research, University of Amsterdam, Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 13:589. 2013
    ..This study examines the rates, dynamics and consequences of partner disclosure in Burkina Faso, Kenya, Malawi and Uganda, with special attention to the role of support groups and stigma in disclosure...
  6. pmc Fertility and contraceptive decision-making and support for HIV infected individuals: client and provider experiences and perceptions at two HIV clinics in Uganda
    Rhoda K Wanyenze
    Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Public Health 13:98. 2013
    ..This study explored decisions to have or not to have children and contraceptive preferences among PLHIV at two clinics in Uganda...
  7. pmc Women's views on consent, counseling and confidentiality in PMTCT: a mixed-methods study in four African countries
    Anita Hardon
    Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:26. 2012
    ..This paper focuses on the quality of information provision and counseling and disclosure patterns in Burkina Faso, Kenya, Malawi and Uganda to identify how services can be improved to enable better PMTCT outcomes...
  8. pmc Missed opportunities for HIV testing and late-stage diagnosis among HIV-infected patients in Uganda
    Rhoda K Wanyenze
    Department of Disease Control and Environmental Health, Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 6:e21794. 2011
    ..We provided HIV testing to patients at Mulago hospital in Uganda, and performed CD4 tests to assess disease stage at diagnosis...
  9. pmc Acceptability of routine HIV counselling and testing, and HIV seroprevalence in Ugandan hospitals
    Rhoda K Wanyenze
    Mulago Mbarara Teaching Hospitals Joint AIDS Program, Kampala, Uganda
    Bull World Health Organ 86:302-9. 2008
    ..All patients in participating units who had not previously tested HIV-positive were offered HIV testing. Family members of patients seen at the hospitals were also offered testing...
  10. pmc Uptake of family planning methods and unplanned pregnancies among HIV-infected individuals: a cross-sectional survey among clients at HIV clinics in Uganda
    Rhoda K Wanyenze
    Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:35. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the utilization of family planning and unintended pregnancies among HIV-infected people in Uganda...
  11. pmc Evaluation of the efficiency of patient flow at three HIV clinics in Uganda
    Rhoda K Wanyenze
    Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:441-6. 2010
    ..Task-shifting may not be efficient in terms of time. More-effective triage and longer visit intervals could improve patient flow and capacity for cost-effective scale-up...
  12. pmc Linkage to HIV care and survival following inpatient HIV counseling and testing
    Rhoda K Wanyenze
    Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    AIDS Behav 15:751-60. 2011
    ..6% (72). HCT had significant impact on linkage to care among surviving participants. Referral for HCT was a missed opportunity for diagnosis. There is need for earlier diagnosis and linkage to HIV care among inpatients...
  13. doi request reprint Provider-initiated HIV testing for paediatric inpatients and their caretakers is feasible and acceptable
    Rhoda K Wanyenze
    Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 15:113-9. 2010
    ..We introduced HIV Counselling and Testing (HCT) for hospitalised children and their caretakers in Mulago teaching hospital in Uganda to assess its feasibility...
  14. pmc Home-based HIV counseling and testing: client experiences and perceptions in Eastern Uganda
    David Kyaddondo
    Department of Social Work Child Health and Development Centre, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Public Health 12:966. 2012
    ..This study explored client experiences in relation these ethical issues...
  15. pmc Potential for false positive HIV test results with the serial rapid HIV testing algorithm
    Steven Baveewo
    Department of Medicine, Makerere University School of Medicine, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Res Notes 5:154. 2012
    ..We conducted further testing on this subgroup of samples using qualitative DNA PCR to assess the potential for false positive tests in this situation...
  16. pmc Trends in antenatal care attendance and health facility delivery following community and health facility systems strengthening interventions in Northern Uganda
    Michael Ediau
    ChildFund Uganda, P, O Box 3341, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:189. 2013
    ..In order to address both the demand and quality of ANC and skilled deliveries, we introduced community mobilization and health facility capacity strengthening interventions...
  17. pmc Electronic medical records and same day patient tracing improves clinic efficiency and adherence to appointments in a community based HIV/AIDS care program, in Uganda
    Stella T Alamo
    Medical Department, Reach Out Mbuya HIV AIDS Initiative, Kampala, Uganda
    AIDS Behav 16:368-74. 2012
    ..8% The total median waiting time to see providers significantly decreased from 291 to 94 min. Our findings suggest that EMR and same day patient tracing can significantly reduce missed appointments, and LTFU and improve clinic efficiency...
  18. pmc Utilization of HIV and tuberculosis services by health care workers in Uganda: implications for occupational health policies and implementation
    Esther Buregyeya
    Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 7:e46069. 2012
    ..Challenges to and gaps in access to HIV services among HCWs may thus compromise TB infection control. This study assessed HCWs HIV and TB screening uptake and explored their preferences for provision of HIV and TB care...
  19. pmc Health-related quality of life in epilepsy patients receiving anti-epileptic drugs at National Referral Hospitals in Uganda: a cross-sectional study
    Anne M Nabukenya
    MakSPH CDC Fellowship Program, Makerere University School of Public Health, P, O, Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 12:49. 2014
    ..This study estimates the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and its associated predictors among epilepsy patients receiving AEDs...
  20. pmc Community knowledge and perceptions about indoor residual spraying for malaria prevention in Soroti district, Uganda: a cross-sectional study
    Michael Ediau
    Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 12:170. 2013
    ..However, there is limited information on community knowledge and perceptions towards IRS. This study assessed community knowledge and perceptions about IRS in Soroti district, eastern Uganda...
  21. pmc Strengthening district-based health reporting through the district health management information software system: the Ugandan experience
    Vincent Micheal Kiberu
    Makerere University School of Public Health U, S, Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention MakSPH CDC Fellowship Program, P, O, Box 7072 Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 14:40. 2014
    ..We document Uganda's experience in strengthening routine health data reporting through the roll-out of the District Health Management Information Software System version 2 (DHIS2)...
  22. pmc Strengthening health workforce capacity through work-based training
    Joseph K B Matovu
    MakSPH CDC Fellowship Program, School of Public Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, P O Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 13:8. 2013
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  23. pmc Hypertension awareness, treatment and control in Africa: a systematic review
    James Kayima
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, PO Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 13:54. 2013
    ..Understanding the levels of awareness, treatment and control of hypertension and the associated factors has important implications for hypertension control efforts...