FRED M SSEWAMALA
Affiliation: Columbia University
- Applying a Family-Level Economic Strengthening Intervention to Improve Education and Health-Related Outcomes of School-Going AIDS-Orphaned Children: Lessons from a Randomized Experiment in Southern UgandaFRED M SSEWAMALA
School of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Prev Sci 17:134-43. 2016....
- Family economic empowerment and mental health among AIDS-affected children living in AIDS-impacted communities: evidence from a randomised evaluation in southwestern UgandaChang Keun Han
Department of Social Welfare, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South Korea
J Epidemiol Community Health 67:225-30. 2013..The authors examine whether an innovative family economic empowerment intervention addresses mental health functioning of AIDS-affected children in communities heavily impacted by HIV/AIDS in Uganda...
- The impact of a comprehensive microfinance intervention on depression levels of AIDS-orphaned children in UgandaFRED M SSEWAMALA
Social Work and International Affairs, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA
J Adolesc Health 50:346-52. 2012..This study examines the impact of a comprehensive microfinance intervention, designed to reduce the risk of poverty, on depression among AIDS-orphaned youth...
- A novel economic intervention to reduce HIV risks among school-going AIDS orphans in rural UgandaFRED M SSEWAMALA
Columbia University School of Social Work, New York, New York, USA
J Adolesc Health 42:102-4. 2008..Data obtained at baseline and 12-month follow-up revealed significant differences between the treatment and control groups in HIV prevention attitudes and educational planning...
- Asset ownership and health and mental health functioning among AIDS-orphaned adolescents: findings from a randomized clinical trial in rural UgandaFRED M SSEWAMALA
Columbia University, School of Social Work, Office 831, New York, NY 10027, United States
Soc Sci Med 69:191-8. 2009..Additionally, health and mental health functioning were found to be positively associated with each other. The findings have implications for public policy and health programming for AIDS-orphaned adolescents...
- Effect of economic assets on sexual risk-taking intentions among orphaned adolescents in UgandaFRED M SSEWAMALA
School of Social Work, Columbia University, New York, NY 10025, USA
Am J Public Health 100:483-8. 2010..We examined the effect of economic assets on sexual risk-taking intentions among school-going AIDS-orphaned adolescents in rural Uganda...
- Gender and the effects of an economic empowerment program on attitudes toward sexual risk-taking among AIDS-orphaned adolescent youth in UgandaFRED M SSEWAMALA
Columbia University, New York, New York 10025, USA
J Adolesc Health 46:372-8. 2010....
- Correlates of depression among caregivers of children affected by HIV/AIDS in Uganda: findings from the Suubi-Maka family studyNjeri Kagotho
School of Social Work, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY, USA
AIDS Care 24:1226-32. 2012..Specifically, the study highlights a need for family economic empowerment programs and, strengthened family support among caregivers for AIDS-orphaned children, especially those caregivers with reported poor mental health functioning...
- Family support as a mediator of change in sexual risk-taking attitudes among orphaned adolescents in rural UgandaLeyla Ismayilova
School of Social Work, Columbia University, 1255 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027, USA
J Adolesc Health 50:228-35. 2012..To understand mechanisms of change, the article examines the effect of Suubi intervention on family support variables and their role in mediating the change in adolescents' attitudes toward sexual risk-taking...
- Relationship Between Family Economic Resources, Psychosocial Well-being, and Educational Preferences of AIDS-Orphaned Children in Southern Uganda: Baseline FindingsFRED M SSEWAMALA
International Center for Child Health and Asset Development, Columbia University School of Social Work, 1255 Amsterdam Avenue, Office 1122, New York, NY 10027, USA School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, 969 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Glob Soc Welf 2:75-86. 2015..Indeed, in the context of extreme poverty-in which most of the children represented in this study live-addressing structural factors, including poverty, may be a key driver in addressing their psychosocial functioning...
- Matched Child Savings Accounts in Low-Resource Communities: Who Saves?Leyla Karimli
McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research, New York University, 41 East 11th Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10003, USA
Glob Soc Welf 2:53-64. 2015....
- Equity in adherence to antiretroviral therapy among economically vulnerable adolescents living with HIV in UgandaLaura Gauer Bermudez
a Columbia University School of Social Work, International Center for Child Health and Asset Development, New York, NY, USA
AIDS Care 28:83-91. 2016..This is one of the first studies to address the question of equity in adherence to ART among economically vulnerable youth with HIV. ..
- Asset-Ownership Development Among HIV-Orphaned ChildrenFRED SSEWAMALA; Fiscal Year: 2006..The family economic empowerment intervention has high levels of family and community involvement, a feature very appealing to the governments and donor community. ..