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Evaluating the effect of innovative motivation and supervision approaches on community health worker performance and retention in Uganda and Mozambique: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.

Källander K, Strachan D, Soremekun S, Hill Z, Lingam R, Tibenderana J, Kasteng F, Vassall A, Meek S, Kirkwood B.

Trials. 2015 Apr 12;16(1):157. [Epub ahead of print]


Effect of the Uganda Newborn Study on care-seeking and care practices: a cluster-randomised controlled trial.

Waiswa P, Pariyo G, Kallander K, Akuze J, Namazzi G, Ekirapa-Kiracho E, Kerber K, Sengendo H, Aliganyira P, Lawn JE, Peterson S; Uganda Newborn Study Team.

Glob Health Action. 2015 Mar 31;8:24584. doi: 10.3402/gha.v8.24584. eCollection 2015.


Setting global research priorities for integrated community case management (iCCM): Results from a CHNRI (Child Health and Nutrition Research Initiative) exercise.

Wazny K, Sadruddin S, Zipursky A, Hamer DH, Jacobs T, Kallander K, Pagnoni F, Peterson S, Qazi S, Raharison S, Ross K, Young M, Marsh DR.

J Glob Health. 2014 Dec;4(2):020413. doi: 10.7189/jogh.04.020413.


Universal access to pneumonia prevention and care: a call for action.

Källander K, Young M, Qazi S.

Lancet Respir Med. 2014 Dec;2(12):950-2. doi: 10.1016/S2213-2600(14)70248-6. Epub 2014 Nov 12. No abstract available.


The use of counting beads to improve the classification of fast breathing in low-resource settings: a multi-country review.

Noordam AC, Barberá Laínez Y, Sadruddin S, van Heck PM, Chono AO, Acaye GL, Lara V, Nanyonjo A, Ocan C, Källander K.

Health Policy Plan. 2014 Jun 27. pii: czu047. [Epub ahead of print]


Supervising community health workers in low-income countries--a review of impact and implementation issues.

Hill Z, Dumbaugh M, Benton L, Källander K, Strachan D, ten Asbroek A, Tibenderana J, Kirkwood B, Meek S.

Glob Health Action. 2014 May 8;7:24085. doi: 10.3402/gha.v7.24085. eCollection 2014. Review.


Perceived quality of care for common childhood illnesses: facility versus community based providers in Uganda.

Nanyonjo A, Makumbi F, Etou P, Tomson G, Källander K; inSCALE Study Group.

PLoS One. 2013 Nov 7;8(11):e79943. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0079943. eCollection 2013.


High effective coverage of vector control interventions in children after achieving low malaria transmission in Zanzibar, Tanzania.

Beer N, Ali AS, Shakely D, Elfving K, Al-Mafazy AW, Msellem M, Petzold M, Björkman A, Källander K.

Malar J. 2013 Jan 29;12:38. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-12-38.


Mobile health (mHealth) approaches and lessons for increased performance and retention of community health workers in low- and middle-income countries: a review.

Källander K, Tibenderana JK, Akpogheneta OJ, Strachan DL, Hill Z, ten Asbroek AH, Conteh L, Kirkwood BR, Meek SR.

J Med Internet Res. 2013 Jan 25;15(1):e17. doi: 10.2196/jmir.2130. Review.


Community acceptability and adoption of integrated community case management in Uganda.

Nanyonjo A, Nakirunda M, Makumbi F, Tomson G, Källander K; inSCALE Study Group.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2012 Nov;87(5 Suppl):97-104. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.2012.11-0763.


Introduction of newborn care within integrated community case management in Uganda.

Nalwadda Kayemba C, Naamala Sengendo H, Ssekitooleko J, Kerber K, Källander K, Waiswa P, Aliganyira P, Guenther T, Gamache N, Strachan C, Ocan C, Magumba G, Counihan H, Mbonye AK, Marsh DR.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2012 Nov;87(5 Suppl):46-53. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.2012.12-0133.


Integrated community case management of fever in children under five using rapid diagnostic tests and respiratory rate counting: a multi-country cluster randomized trial.

Mukanga D, Tiono AB, Anyorigiya T, Källander K, Konaté AT, Oduro AR, Tibenderana JK, Amenga-Etego L, Sirima SB, Cousens S, Barnish G, Pagnoni F.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2012 Nov;87(5 Suppl):21-9. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.2012.11-0816.


Interventions to improve motivation and retention of community health workers delivering integrated community case management (iCCM): stakeholder perceptions and priorities.

Strachan DL, Källander K, Ten Asbroek AH, Kirkwood B, Meek SR, Benton L, Conteh L, Tibenderana J, Hill Z.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2012 Nov;87(5 Suppl):111-9. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.2012.12-0030.


The Uganda Newborn Study (UNEST): an effectiveness study on improving newborn health and survival in rural Uganda through a community-based intervention linked to health facilities - study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial.

Waiswa P, Peterson SS, Namazzi G, Ekirapa EK, Naikoba S, Byaruhanga R, Kiguli J, Kallander K, Tagoola A, Nakakeeto M, Pariyo G.

Trials. 2012 Nov 15;13:213. doi: 10.1186/1745-6215-13-213.


A qualitative study on caretakers' perceived need of bed-nets after reduced malaria transmission in Zanzibar, Tanzania.

Beer N, Ali AS, Eskilsson H, Jansson A, Abdul-Kadir FM, Rotllant-Estelrich G, Abass AK, Wabwire-Mangen F, Björkman A, Källander K.

BMC Public Health. 2012 Aug 3;12:606. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-12-606.


Access, acceptability and utilization of community health workers using diagnostics for case management of fever in Ugandan children: a cross-sectional study.

Mukanga D, Tibenderana JK, Peterson S, Pariyo GW, Kiguli J, Waiswa P, Babirye R, Ojiambo G, Kasasa S, Pagnoni F, Kallander K.

Malar J. 2012 May 24;11:121. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-11-121.


Social autopsy: INDEPTH Network experiences of utility, process, practices, and challenges in investigating causes and contributors to mortality.

Källander K, Kadobera D, Williams TN, Nielsen RT, Yevoo L, Mutebi A, Akpakli J, Narh C, Gyapong M, Amu A, Waiswa P.

Popul Health Metr. 2011 Aug 5;9:44. doi: 10.1186/1478-7954-9-44.


Can lay community health workers be trained to use diagnostics to distinguish and treat malaria and pneumonia in children? Lessons from rural Uganda.

Mukanga D, Babirye R, Peterson S, Pariyo GW, Ojiambo G, Tibenderana JK, Nsubuga P, Kallander K.

Trop Med Int Health. 2011 Oct;16(10):1234-42. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2011.02831.x. Epub 2011 Jul 14.


Malaria rapid testing by community health workers is effective and safe for targeting malaria treatment: randomised cross-over trial in Tanzania.

Mubi M, Janson A, Warsame M, Mårtensson A, Källander K, Petzold MG, Ngasala B, Maganga G, Gustafsson LL, Massele A, Tomson G, Premji Z, Björkman A.

PLoS One. 2011;6(7):e19753. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0019753. Epub 2011 Jul 5.


[Mortality statistics--a vital challenge. "Verbal autopsy" can help poor countries develop better health care].

Hanfot E, Wladis A, Källander K.

Lakartidningen. 2010 Jun 16-29;107(24-25):1623-6. Review. Swedish. No abstract available.

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