Adamson S Muula

Summary

Affiliation: University of Malawi
Country: Malawi

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Self-inflicted serious injuries among adolescents in Zambia
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi, College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    Tanzan J Health Res 15:51-7. 2013
  2. pmc Stakeholders' perceptions on factors influencing male involvement in prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV services in Blantyre, Malawi
    Alinane Linda Nyondo
    School of Public Health, College of Medicine, University of Malawi, P Bag 360, Blantyre, Malawi
    BMC Public Health 14:691. 2014
  3. pmc Maternal and perinatal mortality by place of delivery in sub-Saharan Africa: a meta-analysis of population-based cohort studies
    Jobiba Chinkhumba
    University of Malawi, College of Medicine, Private Bag 360, Chichiri, Blantyre 3, Malawi
    BMC Public Health 14:1014. 2014
  4. pmc Design of an impact evaluation using a mixed methods model--an explanatory assessment of the effects of results-based financing mechanisms on maternal healthcare services in Malawi
    Stephan Brenner
    Institute of Public Health, Ruprecht Karls University, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:180. 2014
  5. pmc Specialization training in Malawi: a qualitative study on the perspectives of medical students graduating from the University of Malawi College of Medicine
    Adam P Sawatsky
    Department of Community Health, College of Medicine, University of Malawi, P B 360 Chichiri, Blantyre 3, Malawi
    BMC Med Educ 14:2. 2014
  6. pmc Cannabis use and its socio-demographic correlates among in-school adolescents in Zambia
    Seter Siziya
    Department of Clinical Sciences, School of Medicine, Copperbelt University, Ndola, Zambia
    Ital J Pediatr 39:13. 2013
  7. pmc Prevalence and correlates of obesity among Lusaka residents, Zambia: a population-based survey
    Emmanuel Rudatsikira
    Public Health Unit, Department of Clinical Sciences, School of Medicine, The Copperbelt University, Ndola, Zambia
    Int Arch Med 5:14. 2012
  8. pmc Using concept mapping to explore why patients become lost to follow up from an antiretroviral therapy program in the Zomba District of Malawi
    Beth Rachlis
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:210. 2013
  9. pmc Prevalence and correlates for school truancy among pupils in grades 7-10: results from the 2004 Zambia Global School-based Health Survey
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
    BMC Res Notes 5:48. 2012
  10. pmc Prevalence of hypertension and its correlates in Lusaka urban district of Zambia: a population based survey
    Fastone M Goma
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
    Int Arch Med 4:34. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Self-inflicted serious injuries among adolescents in Zambia
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi, College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    Tanzan J Health Res 15:51-7. 2013
    ..Reported history of injury and self-inflicted injury among in-school adolescents in Zambia are common. History of self-inflicted injury was associated with other lifestyle and psychological concerns among the study participants...
  2. pmc Stakeholders' perceptions on factors influencing male involvement in prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV services in Blantyre, Malawi
    Alinane Linda Nyondo
    School of Public Health, College of Medicine, University of Malawi, P Bag 360, Blantyre, Malawi
    BMC Public Health 14:691. 2014
    ..Understanding of the factors that influence MI will assist in developing strategies that will involve men more in the programme thereby improving the uptake of PMTCT and HIV testing and counselling services by women and men respectively...
  3. pmc Maternal and perinatal mortality by place of delivery in sub-Saharan Africa: a meta-analysis of population-based cohort studies
    Jobiba Chinkhumba
    University of Malawi, College of Medicine, Private Bag 360, Chichiri, Blantyre 3, Malawi
    BMC Public Health 14:1014. 2014
    ..However, robust evidence of impact of place of delivery on maternal and perinatal mortality is lacking. We aimed to estimate the risk of maternal and perinatal mortality by place of delivery in sub-Saharan Africa...
  4. pmc Design of an impact evaluation using a mixed methods model--an explanatory assessment of the effects of results-based financing mechanisms on maternal healthcare services in Malawi
    Stephan Brenner
    Institute of Public Health, Ruprecht Karls University, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:180. 2014
    ..We here describe and discuss our study protocol with regard to the research aims, the local implementation context, and our rationale for selecting a mixed methods explanatory design with a quasi-experimental quantitative component...
  5. pmc Specialization training in Malawi: a qualitative study on the perspectives of medical students graduating from the University of Malawi College of Medicine
    Adam P Sawatsky
    Department of Community Health, College of Medicine, University of Malawi, P B 360 Chichiri, Blantyre 3, Malawi
    BMC Med Educ 14:2. 2014
    ..To understand this desire, we studied medical students' perspectives on specialization training in Malawi...
  6. pmc Cannabis use and its socio-demographic correlates among in-school adolescents in Zambia
    Seter Siziya
    Department of Clinical Sciences, School of Medicine, Copperbelt University, Ndola, Zambia
    Ital J Pediatr 39:13. 2013
    ..The objective of study was to estimate the current prevalence of cannabis use and its socio-demographic correlates among in-school adolescents...
  7. pmc Prevalence and correlates of obesity among Lusaka residents, Zambia: a population-based survey
    Emmanuel Rudatsikira
    Public Health Unit, Department of Clinical Sciences, School of Medicine, The Copperbelt University, Ndola, Zambia
    Int Arch Med 5:14. 2012
    ..The objective of the study was to estimate the prevalence and associated factors for obesity among Zambian adults in Lusaka district...
  8. pmc Using concept mapping to explore why patients become lost to follow up from an antiretroviral therapy program in the Zomba District of Malawi
    Beth Rachlis
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:210. 2013
    ....
  9. pmc Prevalence and correlates for school truancy among pupils in grades 7-10: results from the 2004 Zambia Global School-based Health Survey
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
    BMC Res Notes 5:48. 2012
    ..The objectives of the study were to estimate the prevalence and determine correlates of school truancy among pupils in Zambia...
  10. pmc Prevalence of hypertension and its correlates in Lusaka urban district of Zambia: a population based survey
    Fastone M Goma
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
    Int Arch Med 4:34. 2011
    ..Hypertension is a leading cause for ill-health, premature mortality and disability. The objective of the study was to determine the prevalence and associated factors for hypertension in Lusaka, Zambia...
  11. pmc Cigarette smoking among school-going adolescents in Lithuania: Results from the 2005 Global Youth Tobacco Survey
    Bradley Jamison
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
    BMC Res Notes 3:130. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to determine the prevalence and associated factors for cigarette smoking among school-going adolescents in Lithuania...
  12. pmc How relevant is Bellagio statement of principles on social justice and influenza to Africa?
    Adamson S Muula
    Croat Med J 48:752-4. 2007
  13. pmc Prevalence and socio-demographic correlates for serious injury among adolescents participating in the Djibouti 2007 Global School-based Health Survey
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi, College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    BMC Res Notes 4:372. 2011
    ..Mental health and injury are neglected public health issues especially in low-income nations. The objective of the study was to determine the prevalence and socio-demographic correlates for serious injury in the last 12 months...
  14. pmc South Africa's national response to HIV and AIDS treatment: popular media's perspective
    Adamson S Muula
    Croat Med J 49:114-9. 2008
  15. pmc HIV infection and AIDS among young women in South Africa
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Chichiri, Blantyre 3, Malawi
    Croat Med J 49:423-35. 2008
  16. pmc Trends in contraceptive knowledge and use among adolescent married women in Malawi
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Chichiri, Blantyre 3, Malawi
    Croat Med J 49:561-3. 2008
  17. doi request reprint Marriage, not religion, is associated with HIV infection among women in rural Malawi
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Public Health, Division of Community Health, University of Malawi, College of Medicine, Chichiri, Zomba, Malawi
    AIDS Behav 14:125-31. 2010
    ..Compared to women who lived in a village which was neither the husband's village nor her own village, women living with spouse in her own village or living in a husband's village were less likely to be HIV infected...
  18. pmc Self-reported poor oral hygiene among in-school adolescents in Zambia
    Seter Siziya
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi, College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    BMC Res Notes 4:255. 2011
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  19. pmc Measurement of education as analytic variable in HIV research in Africa
    Adamson S Muula
    Croat Med J 49:269-71. 2008
  20. pmc Perceptions about men having sex with men in southern African country: case study of print media in Malawi
    Adamson S Muula
    Croat Med J 48:398-404. 2007
  21. ncbi request reprint School children's accessibility to insecticide-treated bednets in peri-urban Blantyre, Malawi
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Private Bag 360, Chichiri, Blantyre 3, Malawi
    Afr J Health Sci 11:98-102. 2004
    ..While younger children seem to have higher access to ITNs, there seems to be no statistically significant gender differences in accessibility...
  22. pmc Ethical and practical consideration of women choosing cesarean section deliveries without "medical indication" in developing countries
    Adamson S Muula
    Croat Med J 48:94-102. 2007
  23. pmc Mortality patterns among adult women in Malawi, 1979-2004
    Adamson S Muula
    Croat Med J 48:880-3. 2007
  24. pmc What drives health research in a developing country?
    Adamson S Muula
    Croat Med J 48:261-7. 2007
  25. pmc Occupational illnesses in the 2009 Zambian labour force survey
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Public Health, Division of Community Health, College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi
    BMC Res Notes 3:272. 2010
    ..The present study was conducted to estimate the burden of occupational illnesses in Zambia and assess factors associated with their occurrence...
  26. pmc Compensation patterns following occupational injuries in Zambia: results from the 2009 Labour Survey
    Seter Siziya
    Department of Public Health, Division of Community Health, College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    Int Arch Med 3:19. 2010
    ..The present study was conducted to estimate the prevalence rates of occupational injuries and compensation; and to determine factors associated with occupational injuries and compensation...
  27. pmc Status of scholarly productivity among nursing academics in Malawi
    Adamson S Muula
    Croat Med J 48:568-73. 2007
  28. ncbi request reprint Shortage of health workers in the Malawian public health services system: how do parliamentarians perceive the problem?
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Malawi
    Afr J Health Sci 13:124-30. 2006
    ..Relying on training more health workers in the numbers normally produced from the prevailing training institutions is unlikely to remove the shortages...
  29. pmc Condom and sexual abstinence talk in the Malawi National Assembly
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Malawi
    Afr Health Sci 6:21-6. 2006
    ..There have been many studies reporting on attitudes (perceptions) of communities on condoms and other aspects of HIV and AIDS and yet there is paucity of data on the perception towards condoms and abstinence by law makers...
  30. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes and practices towards malaria among primary school pupils in Ndirande, Blantyre, Malawi
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Malawi, Blantyre
    Trop Doct 34:90-3. 2004
    ..We conclude that children are unlikely to be effective change agents if the social environment does not offer them the opportunity to influence key community figures...
  31. ncbi request reprint Ethical and programmatic challenges in antiretroviral scaling-up in Malawi: challenges in meeting the World Health Organization's "Treating 3 million by 2005" initiative goals
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Private Bag 360, Chichiri, Blantyre 3, Malawi
    Croat Med J 45:415-21. 2004
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Important but neglected ethical and cultural considerations in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Malawi
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Private Bag 360, Blantyre 3, Malawi
    Nurs Ethics 11:479-88. 2004
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Academic medicine in a southern African country of Malawi
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    Croat Med J 45:556-62. 2004
    ..Addressing the issues currently plaguing academic medicine will enable this essential and multi-faceted discipline to flourish...
  34. ncbi request reprint Will health rights solve Malawi's health problems?
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Chichiri, Blantyre 3, Malawi
    Croat Med J 46:853-9. 2005
  35. pmc Access to continued professional education among health workers in Blantyre, Malawi
    Adamson S Muula
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Private Bag 360, Chichiri, Blantyre 3, Malawi
    Afr Health Sci 4:182-4. 2004
    ..To describe the current status of continued professional development (CPD) of healthcare personnel within the Ministry of Health (MoH) health centres in Blantyre, Malawi...
  36. ncbi request reprint Is there any solution to the "brain drain" of health professionals and knowledge from Africa?
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Private Bag 360, Blantyre 3, Malawi
    Croat Med J 46:21-9. 2005
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint What should HIV/AIDS be called in Malawi?
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi, College of Medicine, Private Bag 360, Blantyre 3, Malawi
    Nurs Ethics 12:187-92. 2005
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint When is public disclosure of HIV seropositivity acceptable?
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Chichiri, Blantyre 3, Malawi
    Nurs Ethics 12:288-95. 2005
    ..Health practitioners should keep in mind that their main duty is to the best interest of the patient, the family and the community, in that order...
  39. pmc Human resources requirements for highly active antiretroviral therapy scale-up in Malawi
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi, College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:208. 2007
    ..Estimation of the clinical human resources needs is required to inform the planning and distribution of health professionals...
  40. pmc Likely stakeholders in the prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV/AIDS in Blantyre, Malawi
    Eyob Tadesse
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital and College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    Afr Health Sci 4:155-9. 2004
    ..To determine potential partners for pregnant women in the prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV and to determine pregnant women's perceptions towards selected potential HIV prevention efforts...
  41. pmc How are health professionals earning their living in Malawi?
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi, College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:97. 2006
    ..Oftentimes however, it is the reasons for the out-migration that have been described in the literature. The work and domestic situations of those health professionals continuing to serve in their posts have not been adequately studied...
  42. ncbi request reprint Are public antenatal clinics in Blantyre, Malawi, ready to offer services for the prevention of vertical transmission of HIV?
    Humphreys E Misiri
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    Afr J Reprod Health 8:64-70. 2004
    ..There was lack of appropriate clinic space and sterile gloves for the proper delivery of maternity services. Midwives in Malawi need training, supervision and other support to provide adequate health care services to antenatal women...
  43. pmc Estimated financial and human resources requirements for the treatment of malaria in Malawi
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi
    Malar J 6:168. 2007
    ....
  44. pmc Harmful lifestyles' clustering among sexually active in-school adolescents in Zambia
    Seter Siziya
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi, College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    BMC Pediatr 8:6. 2008
    ..The estimation of prevalence and factors associated with sexual intercourse among in-school adolescents has potential to inform public health interventions aimed at reducing the burden of sex-related diseases in Zambia...
  45. pmc Availability of supplies and motivations for accessing voluntary HIV counseling and testing services in Blantyre, Malawi
    Bwanali H Jereni
    College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:17. 2008
    ..Counseling and testing can be an entry point for prevention, care and support. Knowledge of the quality of services and motivations for testing by individuals is important for effective understanding of the testing environment...
  46. pmc Nationality and country of training of medical doctors in Malawi
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Malawi and School of Public Health, Private Bag 360, Blantyre 3, Malawi
    Afr Health Sci 6:118-9. 2006
    ..There is growing interest in the migration of doctors from Africa to developed nations. Little attention has been made in understanding the flow of doctors into African countries...
  47. pmc Prevalence of complications of male circumcision in Anglophone Africa: a systematic review
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi, College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    BMC Urol 7:4. 2007
    ..While there is growing support for wide-spread availability and accessibility of MC in Africa, there is limited discussion about the prevalence of physical complications of male circumcision on the continent...
  48. doi request reprint Joint spatial modelling of common morbidities of childhood fever and diarrhoea in Malawi
    Lawrence N Kazembe
    Mathematical Sciences Department, Chancellor College, University of Malawi, PO Box 280, Zomba, Malawi
    Health Place 15:165-72. 2009
    ..Our findings present an opportunity for an integrated disease control approach for reducing childhood morbidity and mortality...
  49. pmc Modelling the effect of malaria endemicity on spatial variations in childhood fever, diarrhoea and pneumonia in Malawi
    Lawrence N Kazembe
    Applied Statistics and Epidemiology Research Unit, Mathematical Sciences Department, Chancellor College, University of Malawi, Zomba, Malawi
    Int J Health Geogr 6:33. 2007
    ..However, little is known about geographical overlaps in these illnesses. Spatial modelling may improve our understanding of the epidemiology of the diseases for efficient and cost-effective control...
  50. pmc Perceptions towards private medical practitioners' attachments for undergraduate medical students in Malawi
    Medson Matchaya
    Department of Community Health, College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Private Bag 360, Chichiri, Blantyre 3, Malawi
    Malawi Med J 21:6-11. 2009
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  51. pmc Cigarette smoking prevalence among school-going adolescents in two African capital cities: Kampala Uganda and Lilongwe Malawi
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi, College of Medicine, Chichiri, Blantyre 3, Malawi
    Afr Health Sci 7:45-9. 2007
    ..Non communicable diseases are a growing public health concern. Globally tobacco-related deaths surpass malaria deaths and yet developing countries' data are lacking...
  52. ncbi request reprint The ethics of developed nations recruiting nurses from developing countries: the case of Malawi
    Adamson S Muula
    University of Malawi College of Medicine, Private Bag 360, Chichiri, Blantyre 3, Malawi
    Nurs Ethics 10:433-8. 2003
    ..We argue in this article that the current phenomenon of nurses leaving developing nations for western countries is complex. Human rights issues of individual autonomy and public interest are at stake...
  53. pmc Gender distribution of adult patients on highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in Southern Africa: a systematic review
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi, College of Medicine, Chichiri, Blantyre, Malawi
    BMC Public Health 7:63. 2007
    ..The increasing availability of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has potential to mitigate the situation. There is however concern that women may experience more barriers in accessing treatment programs than men...
  54. ncbi request reprint Attitudes towards premarital testing on human immunodeficiency virus infection among Malawians
    Humphreys Misiri
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Private Bag 360, Chichiri, Blantyre 3, Malawi
    Croat Med J 45:84-7. 2004
    ..To determine factors influencing voluntary counseling and premarital testing on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in Malawi...
  55. ncbi request reprint Ethical issues in voluntary HIV testing in a high-prevalence area--the case of Malawi
    Joseph M Mfutso-Bengo
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi
    S Afr Med J 93:194-6. 2003
  56. ncbi request reprint Experiences of self-disclosure among tuberculosis patients in rural Southern Malawi
    Davie Zolowere
    College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi
    Rural Remote Health 8:1037. 2008
    ..In Malawi, there are limited reports of the diagnosis disclosure experiences of Tb patients...
  57. ncbi request reprint Five-year experience of Malawi college of medicine with "learning by living" program
    Adamson S Muula
    Community and Public Health, University of Malawi, College of Medicine
    Croat Med J 46:1010-4. 2005
  58. ncbi request reprint Motivation of community care givers in a peri-urban area of Blantyre, Malawi
    Wanangwa C Mkandawire
    Department of Community Health University of Malawi College of Medicine Private Bag 360, Chichiri, Blantyre 3, Malawi
    Afr J Health Sci 12:21-5. 2005
    ..Intrinsic factors are an important motivator for community health volunteers CCGs in the peri-urban area of Blantyre. There is need for community groups to explore the feasibility of tapping from local material and financial resources...
  59. ncbi request reprint Risks and benefits of genetically modified maize donations to southern Africa: views from Malawi
    Adamson S Muula
    University of Malawi College of Medicine, Department of Public Health, Private Bag 360, Chichiri, Blantyre 3, Malawi
    Croat Med J 44:102-6. 2003
    ..There are fears that consummation of genetically modified maize could have adverse health effects. These fears must be addressed if the confidence of developing countries in the donor community is to be maintained...
  60. pmc Correlates of cigarette smoking among school-going adolescents in Thailand: findings from the Thai global youth tobacco survey 2005
    Emmanuel Rudatsikira
    Department of Community Medicine and Public Health, College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi
    Int Arch Med 1:8. 2008
    ..Using the Socio-Ecologiocal Model (SEM) we assessed the demographic and social factors associated with current cigarette smoking among adolescents in Thailand...
  61. pmc Correlates of weapon carrying among high school students in the United States
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Medicine and Public Health, University of Malawi, College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    Ann Gen Psychiatry 7:8. 2008
    ..Deaths and injuries arising from interpersonal violence among adolescents are major public health concerns in the United States. The bearing of weapons among adolescents is a critical factor in many of these deaths and injuries...
  62. pmc The financial losses from the migration of nurses from Malawi
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi, College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    BMC Nurs 5:9. 2006
    ..The financial losses from the investment in training due to the migration from the developing nations are hardly known...
  63. pmc Health systems challenges in cervical cancer prevention program in Malawi
    Fresier C Maseko
    School of Public Health and Family Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Zomba, Malawi
    Glob Health Action 8:26282. 2015
    ..We aimed at exploring and documenting health system gaps responsible for the poor performance of the cervical cancer prevention program in Malawi...
  64. pmc HIV and AIDS-related knowledge among women in Iraq
    Seter Siziya
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    BMC Res Notes 1:123. 2008
    ..Individuals who are aware of the risk of infection and perceive themselves to be at risk of infection are more likely to take action to prevent HIV infection. The aim of this study was to assess the knowledge of HIV/AIDS among Iraqi women...
  65. pmc Creating a medical school for Malawi: problems and achievements
    Robert L Broadhead
    College of Medicine, Private Bag 360, Chichiri, Blantyre 3, Malawi
    BMJ 325:384-7. 2002
  66. pmc Association between maternal use of traditional healer services and child vaccination coverage in Pont-Sonde, Haiti
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi, College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    Int J Equity Health 8:1. 2009
    ..Our hypothesis was that children whose mothers used the services of traditional healers were less likely to be vaccinated compared to children whose mothers did not use the services of traditional healers...
  67. pmc Cigarette smoking and associated factors among in-school adolescents in Jamaica: comparison of the Global Youth Tobacco Surveys 2000 and 2006
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi, College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    BMC Res Notes 1:55. 2008
    ..We conducted this study to estimate the correlates of current cigarette smoking among in-school adolescents in Jamaica 2006 and compare prevalence of smoking and associated factors between 2000 and 2006...
  68. pmc Socio-economic factors associated with delivery assisted by traditional birth attendants in Iraq, 2000
    Seter Siziya
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Zambia, School of Medicine, Lusaka, Zambia
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 9:7. 2009
    ..We thus conducted a study to assess if socio-economic status and demographic factors are associated with having childbirth supervised by traditional birth attendants in Iraq...
  69. pmc Current cigarette smoking among in-school American youth: results from the 2004 National Youth Tobacco Survey
    Emmanuel Rudatsikira
    Division of Community Health, University of Malawi, College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    Int J Equity Health 8:10. 2009
    ..Understanding the factors that may be associated with adolescent cigarette smoking may aid in the design of prevention programs...
  70. ncbi request reprint Practice points in utilizing local volunteers in community health projects
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Private Bag 360, Blantyre 3, Malawi
    Trop Doct 34:182-3. 2004
    ..This paper discusses some tips that should be considered when community volunteers are used in resource-limited situations...
  71. pmc Prevalence and associated factors of suicidal ideation among school-going adolescents in Guyana: results from a cross sectional study
    Emmanuel Rudatsikira
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi, College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi, Africa
    Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health 3:13. 2007
    ..Informed policy decision-making on suicidal behaviour will need reliable information on the prevalence and correlates of suicidal ideation which is a determinant of suicidal behaviour...
  72. pmc Gender specific factors associated with having stopped smoking among in-school adolescents in Ukraine: results from the Global Youth Tobacco Survey 2005
    Alice Hazemba
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi
    BMC Res Notes 3:76. 2010
    ..The prevalence of cigarette smoking in Ukraine is different between genders and is among the highest in the world. There is need to identify gender-specific factors that are associated with having stopped smoking among adolescents...
  73. pmc Bullying victimization and physical fighting among Venezuelan adolescents in Barinas: results from the Global School-Based Health Survey 2003
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Public Health, Division of Community Health, University of Malawi, College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    Ital J Pediatr 35:38. 2009
    ..This study was done to assess the relationship between physical fighting and bullying victimization among Venezuelan school-going adolescents in Barinas...
  74. pmc Variables associated with physical fighting among US high-school students
    Emmanuel Rudatsikira
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi, College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health 4:16. 2008
    ..This study was conducted to estimate the prevalence of having been engaged in physical fighting on school property and associated factors of the behavior among school-going adolescents in the United States...
  75. pmc Client satisfaction with cervical cancer screening in Malawi
    Fresier C Maseko
    Department of Public Health, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Malawi, College of Medicine, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Private Bag 360, Chichiri, Blantyre 3, Malawi
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:420. 2014
    ..A study was conducted in Malawi between July and October 2013 to assess client satisfaction among women who had been screened for cervical cancer using Visual Inspection with Acetic acid test...
  76. ncbi request reprint A retrospective study of human African Trypanosomiasis in three Malawian Districts
    John E Chisi
    Department of Haematology, College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi
    Tanzan J Health Res 13:62-8. 2011
    ..16 cases per 100,000 was observed. HAT is endemic in selected districts of Malawi. There is need to explore the feasibility of active disease surveillance and the establishment of permanent preventive and control measures...
  77. pmc Prevalence and determinants of ever smoked cigarettes among school-going adolescents in Lusaka, Zambia
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    Afr Health Sci 7:246-52. 2007
    ..Cigarette smoking is the single most important preventable cause of non-infectious diseases. There is limited data on adolescent smoking and its determinants in developing countries...
  78. pmc Physical trauma experience among school children in periurban Blantyre, Malawi
    Adamson S Muula
    Department of Community Health, University of Malawi, College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
    Int Arch Med 2:20. 2009
    ..There are however, few community-based reports on the subject on the continent. The present study was conducted to explore school children's experience of physical trauma in a disadvantaged periurban area of Blantyre, in Malawi...
  79. ncbi request reprint HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Corey Lau
    School of Public Health, University of California Los Angles, Los Angles, CA, USA
    Croat Med J 45:402-14. 2004
    ..Lessons will be highlighted and hopefully will contribute to the debate on HIV/AIDS and success of current and future prevention and control efforts...
  80. pmc Factors associated with adolescent cigarette smoking in Greece: results from a cross sectional study (GYTS Study)
    George Rachiotis
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Greece
    BMC Public Health 8:313. 2008
    ..Data about the predictors of smoking among adolescents in Greece are sparse. We tried to identify factors associated with current cigarette smoking among in-school adolescents in Greece in the context of GYTS study...
  81. pmc Training public health professionals in Africa: Loma Linda University approach
    Adamson S Muula
    Croat Med J 47:512-4. 2006
  82. ncbi request reprint Why might clinicians in Malawi not offer HIV testing to their patients?
    Corey Lau
    Division of AIDS, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Afr J Reprod Health 9:41-50. 2005
    ..Further investigation of the identified reasons should be undertaken to facilitate programme development...
  83. pmc Will Africa achieve the Millennium Development Goals?
    Adamson S Muula
    Croat Med J 47:194-6. 2006
  84. ncbi request reprint Resource constraints and care of HIV complications among TB in-patients in Malawi
    Adamson S Muula
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 6:645-6. 2002
  85. ncbi request reprint Africa in the eyes of the world
    Adamson S Muula
    Croat Med J 46:708-11. 2005
  86. ncbi request reprint Mismanagement of malaria among travelers in developing countries
    Adamson S Muula
    Clin Infect Dis 40:1382-3; author reply 1383. 2005
  87. ncbi request reprint Tobacco use among high shool students in Kampala, Uganda: questionnaire study
    Lillian Mpabulungi
    Uganda Parliamentary Research Service, Kampala, Uganda
    Croat Med J 45:80-3. 2004
    ..To determine the prevalence of tobacco-use and describe tobacco-related knowledge, perceptions, and behavior of high school students aged 13-15 years in Kampala, Uganda...
  88. ncbi request reprint The living situations of orphans in periurban Blantyre, Malawi
    Adamson S Muula
    S Afr Med J 93:920-1. 2003
  89. ncbi request reprint On socio-cultural factors and barriers to HIV prevention for Malawi women
    Adamson S Muula
    Women Health 42:123-5; author reply 127-9. 2005
  90. ncbi request reprint South Africa's role in medical training in Malawi
    Adamson S Muula
    University of Malawi College of Medicine
    S Afr Med J 93:119-20. 2003
  91. pmc Will vaginal microbicides solve the HIV problem in Africa?
    Adamson S Muula
    Croat Med J 47:895-8. 2006
  92. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of environmental tobacco smoke exposure among adolescents in Mongolia
    Emmanuel Rudatsikira
    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Global Health, Loma Linda University, School of Public Health, Loma Linda, California, United States
    Indian J Pediatr 74:1089-93. 2007
    ..To estimate the prevalence and identify correlates of environmental tobacco exposure (ETS) among adolescents in Mongolia...
  93. pmc Prevalence and determinants of adolescent tobacco smoking in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Emmanuel Rudatsikira
    Departments of Global Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Loma Linda University School of Public Health, Loma Linda, California, USA
    BMC Public Health 7:176. 2007
    ..Hence, the aim of this study is to estimate the prevalence of smoking and its associations among school-going adolescents in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia...
  94. pmc Male circumcision and HIV prevention: ethical, medical and public health tradeoffs in low-income countries
    Stuart Rennie
    Department of Dental Ecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Med Ethics 33:357-61. 2007
  95. ncbi request reprint Comment on: Community support is associated with better antiretroviral treatment outcomes in a resource-limited rural district in Malawi
    Adamson S Muula
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:627; author reply 627-8. 2007
  96. ncbi request reprint Country of residence and deaths among medical graduates from the Malawi College of Medicine, 1992-2002
    Adamson S Muula
    S Afr Med J 96:662. 2006
  97. ncbi request reprint On the impact of HIV-associated immunosuppression and malaria infection in Malawi
    Adamson S Muula
    J Infect Dis 194:1188; author reply 1188-9. 2006
  98. ncbi request reprint How do we interpret the HIV incidence estimates reported by Kumwenda et al?
    Adamson S Muula
    Sex Transm Dis 33:696. 2006
  99. ncbi request reprint Knowledge about malaria among primary school teachers in Ndirande, Malawi
    Adamson S Muula
    Trop Doct 34:187-8. 2004
  100. doi request reprint Re: S Gabrysch et al: The role of context: neighbourhood characteristics strongly influence HIV risk in young women in Ndola, Zambia. TMIH 2008, February issue
    Adamson S Muula
    Trop Med Int Health 13:959; author reply 959-60. 2008
  101. pmc Every country or state needs two medical schools
    Adamson S Muula
    Croat Med J 47:669-72. 2006