Joseph K B Matovu

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Preventing HIV transmission in married and cohabiting HIV-discordant couples in sub-Saharan Africa through combination prevention
    Joseph K B Matovu
    Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    Curr HIV Res 8:430-40. 2010
  2. ncbi Expanding access to voluntary HIV counselling and testing in sub-Saharan Africa: alternative approaches for improving uptake, 2001-2007
    Joseph K B Matovu
    Rakai Health Sciences Program Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 12:1315-22. 2007
  3. ncbi Repeat voluntary HIV counseling and testing (VCT), sexual risk behavior and HIV incidence in Rakai, Uganda
    Joseph K B Matovu
    Rakai Health Sciences Program Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda
    AIDS Behav 11:71-8. 2007
  4. pmc "If You Tell People That You Had Sex with a Fellow Man, It Is Hard to Be Helped and Treated": Barriers and Opportunities for Increasing Access to HIV Services among Men Who Have Sex with Men in Uganda
    Rhoda K Wanyenze
    Department of Disease Control and Environmental Health, Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 11:e0147714. 2016
  5. 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
  6. pmc Evaluation of a demand-creation intervention for couples' HIV testing services among married or cohabiting individuals in Rakai, Uganda: a cluster-randomized intervention trial
    Joseph K B Matovu
    Department of Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Infect Dis 16:379. 2016
  7. pmc Correlates of previous couples' HIV counseling and testing uptake among married individuals in three HIV prevalence strata in Rakai, Uganda
    Joseph K B Matovu
    Department of Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    Glob Health Action 8:27935. 2015
  8. pmc Determinants of fertility desire among married or cohabiting individuals in Rakai, Uganda: a cross-sectional study
    Joseph K B Matovu
    Department of Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    Reprod Health 14:2. 2017
  9. pmc Risk factors for HIV infection among circumcised men in Uganda: a case-control study
    Michael Ediau
    Makerere University School of Public Health CDC Fellowship Program, Kampala, Uganda
    J Int AIDS Soc 18:19312. 2015
  10. pmc "Men are always scared to test with their partners … it is like taking them to the Police": Motivations for and barriers to couples' HIV counselling and testing in Rakai, Uganda: a qualitative study
    Joseph K B Matovu
    Department of Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    J Int AIDS Soc 17:19160. 2014

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi Preventing HIV transmission in married and cohabiting HIV-discordant couples in sub-Saharan Africa through combination prevention
    Joseph K B Matovu
    Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    Curr HIV Res 8:430-40. 2010
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  2. ncbi Expanding access to voluntary HIV counselling and testing in sub-Saharan Africa: alternative approaches for improving uptake, 2001-2007
    Joseph K B Matovu
    Rakai Health Sciences Program Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 12:1315-22. 2007
    ..We recommend that these alternative models be implemented in more settings and on a much larger scale in sub-Saharan Africa, where VCT uptake rates remain low...
  3. ncbi Repeat voluntary HIV counseling and testing (VCT), sexual risk behavior and HIV incidence in Rakai, Uganda
    Joseph K B Matovu
    Rakai Health Sciences Program Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda
    AIDS Behav 11:71-8. 2007
    ..6/100 py in first time acceptors and 1.6/100 py in non-acceptors. These data suggest a need for intensive risk-reduction counseling interventions targeting HIV-negative repeat VCT acceptors as a special risk group...
  4. pmc "If You Tell People That You Had Sex with a Fellow Man, It Is Hard to Be Helped and Treated": Barriers and Opportunities for Increasing Access to HIV Services among Men Who Have Sex with Men in Uganda
    Rhoda K Wanyenze
    Department of Disease Control and Environmental Health, Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    PLoS ONE 11:e0147714. 2016
    ..This study assessed barriers and opportunities for expanding access to HIV services among MSM in Uganda...
  5. 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
    ....
  6. pmc Evaluation of a demand-creation intervention for couples' HIV testing services among married or cohabiting individuals in Rakai, Uganda: a cluster-randomized intervention trial
    Joseph K B Matovu
    Department of Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Infect Dis 16:379. 2016
    ..We report the effect of a demand-creation intervention trial on couples' HCT uptake among married or cohabiting individuals who had never received couples' HCT...
  7. pmc Correlates of previous couples' HIV counseling and testing uptake among married individuals in three HIV prevalence strata in Rakai, Uganda
    Joseph K B Matovu
    Department of Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    Glob Health Action 8:27935. 2015
    ..We explored the correlates of previous couples' HCT uptake among married individuals in a rural Ugandan district with differing HIV prevalence levels...
  8. pmc Determinants of fertility desire among married or cohabiting individuals in Rakai, Uganda: a cross-sectional study
    Joseph K B Matovu
    Department of Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    Reprod Health 14:2. 2017
    ..We explored the factors that influence fertility desire among married or cohabiting individuals in Rakai, a rural district in southwestern Uganda...
  9. pmc Risk factors for HIV infection among circumcised men in Uganda: a case-control study
    Michael Ediau
    Makerere University School of Public Health CDC Fellowship Program, Kampala, Uganda
    J Int AIDS Soc 18:19312. 2015
    ..This study assessed risk factors for HIV infection among men circumcised through various circumcision approaches...
  10. pmc "Men are always scared to test with their partners … it is like taking them to the Police": Motivations for and barriers to couples' HIV counselling and testing in Rakai, Uganda: a qualitative study
    Joseph K B Matovu
    Department of Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    J Int AIDS Soc 17:19160. 2014
    ..However, less than 30% of married couples have ever tested for HIV together with their partners. We explored the motivations for and barriers to couples' HCT among married couples in Rakai, Uganda...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi Voluntary HIV counseling and testing acceptance, sexual risk behavior and HIV incidence in Rakai, Uganda
    Joseph K B Matovu
    Rakai Health Sciences Program, Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda
    AIDS 19:503-11. 2005
    ..To assess the acceptance of voluntary HIV counseling and testing (VCT) and the effects of VCT on sexual risk behavior and HIV acquisition in Rakai, Uganda...
  13. pmc Factors associated with adoption of beneficial newborn care practices in rural Eastern Uganda: a cross-sectional study
    Michael O Owor
    Makerere University School of Public Health CDC Fellowship Program, P O Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 16:83. 2016
    ..Beneficial newborn care practices can improve newborn survival. However, little is known about the factors that affect adoption of these practices...
  14. pmc Fertility desires and unmet need for family planning among HIV infected individuals in two HIV clinics with differing models of family planning service delivery
    Rhoda K Wanyenze
    Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
    BMC Womens Health 15:5. 2015
    ..We assessed FP unmet need among PLHIV attending two clinics with differing models of FP services. Nsambya Home Care provided only FP information while Mulago HIV clinic provided information and contraceptives onsite...
  15. 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...
  16. pmc Building capacity for HIV/AIDS program leadership and management in Uganda through mentored Fellowships
    Joseph K B Matovu
    MakSPH CDC HIV AIDS Fellowship Program, School of Public Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda
    Glob Health Action 4:5815. 2011
    ..Around the world, health professionals and program managers are leading and managing public and private health organizations with little or no formal management and leadership training and experience...
  17. pmc Facilitators and Barriers to Linkage to HIV Care among Female Sex Workers Receiving HIV Testing Services at a Community-Based Organization in Periurban Uganda: A Qualitative Study
    Sharon Nakanwagi
    MakSPH CDC Fellowship Program, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda Reach Out Mbuya Parish HIV AIDS Initiative, Kampala, Uganda
    J Sex Transm Dis 2016:7673014. 2016
    ..Linkage to HIV care among FSWs is influenced by good quality friendly services and peer support. HIV service delivery programs for FSWs should focus on enhancing these and dealing with barriers stemming from stigma and misinformation. ..
  18. pmc Barriers to Condom Use among High Risk Men Who Have Sex with Men in Uganda: A Qualitative Study
    Geofrey Musinguzi
    Disease Control and Environmental Health, Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda International Health, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 10:e0132297. 2015
    ..However, there is limited in-depth assessment and documentation of the barriers to condom use among MSM in sub-Saharan Africa. In this paper, we examine the barriers to condom use among MSM in Uganda...
  19. ncbi The Rakai Project counselling programme experience
    Joseph K B Matovu
    Rakai Project Uganda Virus Research Institute, Ministry of Health, Rakai district, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 7:1064-7. 2002
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