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Treatment success rate among adult pulmonary tuberculosis patients in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Izudi J, Semakula D, Sennono R, Tamwesigire IK, Bajunirwe F.

BMJ Open. 2019 Sep 6;9(9):e029400. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-029400.


Effect of health education on birth preparedness and complication readiness on the use of maternal health services: A propensity score-matched analysis.

Izudi J, Akwang DG, McCoy SI, Bajunirwe F, Kadengye DT.

Midwifery. 2019 Nov;78:78-84. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2019.08.003. Epub 2019 Aug 5.


Frequency of HIV status disclosure, associated factors and outcomes among HIV positive pregnant women at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital, southwestern Uganda.

Ngonzi J, Mugyenyi G, Kivunike M, Mugisha J, Salongo W, Masembe S, Mayanja R, Bajunirwe F.

Pan Afr Med J. 2019 Apr 24;32:200. doi: 10.11604/pamj.2019.32.200.12541. eCollection 2019.


Older age and higher parity are associated with nonuse of the partograph at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital, Uganda.

Lugobe HM, Kanyesigye H, Mpiima D, Ssemujju A, Masinda A, Mulisya O, Twizerimana H, Bajunirwe F, Mugyenyi G.

Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2019 Sep;146(3):321-325. doi: 10.1002/ijgo.12879. Epub 2019 Jun 28.


Integration of HIV-Sexual Reproductive Health Services for Young People and the Barriers at Public Health Facilities in Mbarara Municipality, Southwestern Uganda: A Qualitative Assessment.

Akatukwasa C, Bajunirwe F, Nuwamanya S, Kansime N, Aheebwe E, Tamwesigire IK.

Int J Reprod Med. 2019 Apr 10;2019:6725432. doi: 10.1155/2019/6725432. eCollection 2019.


Retention of HIV exposed infants in care at Arua regional referral hospital, Uganda: a retrospective cohort study.

Apangu P, Izudi J, Bajunirwe F, Mulogo E, Batwala V.

BMC Public Health. 2019 Apr 25;19(1):436. doi: 10.1186/s12889-019-6754-9.


High Incidence of Intended Partner Pregnancy Among Men Living With HIV in Rural Uganda: Implications for Safer Conception Services.

Kaida A, Kabakyenga J, Bwana M, Bajunirwe F, Muyindike W, Bennett K, Kembabazi A, Haberer JE, Boum Y, Martin JN, Hunt PW, Bangsberg DR, Matthews LT.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2019 Aug 15;81(5):497-507. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000002053.


Associations between sexual satisfaction and function and the severity of lower urinary tract symptoms among men in a rural sub-Saharan African community.

Macnab AJ, Stothers L, Berkowitz J, Elliott S, Bajunirwe F.

Can Urol Assoc J. 2019 Feb 26. doi: 10.5489/cuaj.5603. [Epub ahead of print]


Protocol for systematic review and meta-analysis of treatment success rate among adult patients with tuberculosis in sub-Saharan Africa.

Izudi J, Semakula D, Sennono R, Tamwesigire IK, Bajunirwe F.

BMJ Open. 2018 Dec 28;8(12):e024559. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024559.


Burden of depressive symptoms and non-alcohol substance abuse; and their association with alcohol use and partner violence: a cross-sectional study in four sub-Saharan Africa countries.

Bajunirwe F, Maling S, Adami HO, Ajayi IO, Volmink J, Adebamowo C, Laurence C, Reid T, Nankya-Mutyoba J, Chiwanga FS, Dalal S, Njelekela M, Guwatudde D, Holmes MD.

Glob Ment Health (Camb). 2018 Oct 2;5:e31. doi: 10.1017/gmh.2018.22. eCollection 2018.


Proximity to a community health worker is associated with utilization of malaria treatment services in the community among under-five children: a cross-sectional study in rural Uganda.

Mazzi M, Bajunirwe F, Aheebwe E, Nuwamanya S, Bagenda FN.

Int Health. 2019 Mar 1;11(2):143-149. doi: 10.1093/inthealth/ihy069.


Utilization of Long-Lasting Insecticide Treated Nets and Parasitaemia at 6 Months after a Mass Distribution Exercise among Households in Mbarara Municipality, Uganda: A Cross-Sectional Community Based Study.

Nuwamanya S, Kansiime N, Aheebwe E, Akatukwasa C, Nabulo H, Turyakira E, Bajunirwe F.

Malar Res Treat. 2018 Aug 1;2018:4387506. doi: 10.1155/2018/4387506. eCollection 2018.


Effect of age at initiation of antiretroviral therapy on treatment outcomes; A retrospective cohort study at a large HIV clinic in southwestern Uganda.

Ssebutinde P, Kyamwanga IT, Turyakira E, Asiimwe S, Bajunirwe F.

PLoS One. 2018 Aug 15;13(8):e0201898. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0201898. eCollection 2018.


Prevalence estimates for lower urinary tract symptom severity among men in Uganda and sub-Saharan Africa based on regional prevalence data.

Bajunirwe F, Stothers L, Berkowitz J, Macnab AJ.

Can Urol Assoc J. 2018 Nov;12(11):E447-E452. doi: 10.5489/cuaj.5105. Epub 2018 Jun 8.


The burden of chronic rhinosinusitis and its effect on quality of life among patients re-attending an otolaryngology clinic in south western Uganda.

Nyaiteera V, Nakku D, Nakasagga E, Llovet E, Kakande E, Nakalema G, Byaruhanga R, Bajunirwe F.

BMC Ear Nose Throat Disord. 2018 Jun 26;18:10. doi: 10.1186/s12901-018-0058-z. eCollection 2018.


Microalbuminuria and Retinopathy among Hypertensive Nondiabetic Patients at a Large Public Outpatient Clinic in Southwestern Uganda.

Kangwagye P, Rwebembera J, Wilson T, Bajunirwe F.

Int J Nephrol. 2018 Jun 6;2018:4802396. doi: 10.1155/2018/4802396. eCollection 2018.


Sedentary Lifestyle and Hypertension in a Periurban Area of Mbarara, South Western Uganda: A Population Based Cross Sectional Survey.

Twinamasiko B, Lukenge E, Nabawanga S, Nansalire W, Kobusingye L, Ruzaaza G, Bajunirwe F.

Int J Hypertens. 2018 May 6;2018:8253948. doi: 10.1155/2018/8253948. eCollection 2018.


Towards 90-90-90 Target: Factors Influencing Availability, Access, and Utilization of HIV Services-A Qualitative Study in 19 Ugandan Districts.

Bajunirwe F, Tumwebaze F, Akakimpa D, Kityo C, Mugyenyi P, Abongomera G.

Biomed Res Int. 2018 Mar 21;2018:9619684. doi: 10.1155/2018/9619684. eCollection 2018.


Healthcare providers' understanding of HIV serodiscordance in South Africa and Uganda: implications for HIV prevention in sub-Saharan Africa.

Greener R, Milford C, Bajunirwe F, Mosery FN, Ng CK, Rifkin R, Kastner J, Pillay L, Kaida A, Bangsberg DR, Smit JA, Matthews LT.

Afr J AIDS Res. 2018 Jul;17(2):137-144. doi: 10.2989/16085906.2018.1462217. Epub 2018 May 10.


Open data sharing and the Global South-Who benefits?

Serwadda D, Ndebele P, Grabowski MK, Bajunirwe F, Wanyenze RK.

Science. 2018 Feb 9;359(6376):642-643. doi: 10.1126/science.aap8395. No abstract available.


Consumption of processed food dietary patterns in four African populations.

Holmes MD, Dalal S, Sewram V, Diamond MB, Adebamowo SN, Ajayi IO, Adebamowo C, Chiwanga FS, Njelekela M, Laurence C, Volmink J, Bajunirwe F, Nankya-Mutyoba J, Guwatudde D, Reid TG, Willett WC, Adami HO, Fung TT.

Public Health Nutr. 2018 Jun;21(8):1529-1537. doi: 10.1017/S136898001700386X. Epub 2018 Feb 1.


Dyslipidemia and its Correlates among HIV Infected Children on HAART Attending Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital.

Nampijja D, Kumbakumba E, Bajunirwe F, Kiwanuka J.

Int Clin Pathol J. 2017;4(3). pii: 00098. doi: 10.15406/icpjl.2017.04.00098. Epub 2017 Apr 6.


Prevalence and risk factor for injury in sub-Saharan Africa: a multicountry study.

Diamond MB, Dalal S, Adebamowo C, Guwatudde D, Laurence C, Ajayi IO, Bajunirwe F, Njelekela MA, Chiwanga F, Adami HO, Nankya-Mutyoba J, Kalyesubula R, Reid TG, Hemenway D, Holmes MD.

Inj Prev. 2018 Aug;24(4):272-278. doi: 10.1136/injuryprev-2016-042254. Epub 2017 Nov 8.


Comprehension and construct validity of the Visual Prostate Symptom Score (VPSS) by men with obstructive lower urinary tract symptoms in rural Africa.

Stothers L, Macnab A, Bajunirwe F, Mutabazi S, Lobatt C.

Can Urol Assoc J. 2017 Nov;11(11):E405-E408. doi: 10.5489/cuaj.4589.


HIV status and hearing loss among children between 6 and 12 years of age at a large urban health facility in south western Uganda.

Nakku D, Nyaiteera V, Llowet E, Nanseera D, Nakalema G, Westerberg B, Bajunirwe F.

Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2017 Oct;101:172-177. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2017.08.011. Epub 2017 Aug 14.


Beyond HIV-serodiscordance: Partnership communication dynamics that affect engagement in safer conception care.

Matthews LT, Burns BF, Bajunirwe F, Kabakyenga J, Bwana M, Ng C, Kastner J, Kembabazi A, Sanyu N, Kusasira A, Haberer JE, Bangsberg DR, Kaida A.

PLoS One. 2017 Sep 7;12(9):e0183131. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0183131. eCollection 2017.


The Role of Relationship Dynamics and Gender Inequalities As Barriers to HIV-Serostatus Disclosure: Qualitative Study among Women and Men Living with HIV in Durban, South Africa.

Bhatia DS, Harrison AD, Kubeka M, Milford C, Kaida A, Bajunirwe F, Wilson IB, Psaros C, Safren SA, Bangsberg DR, Smit JA, Matthews LT.

Front Public Health. 2017 Jul 31;5:188. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2017.00188. eCollection 2017.


Traumatic spinal cord injury in Uganda: a prevention strategy and mechanism to improve home care.

Stothers L, Macnab AJ, Mukisa R, Mutabazi S, Bajunirwe F.

Int J Epidemiol. 2017 Aug 1;46(4):1086-1090. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyx058.


Role of Conventional Myelography in Diagnosis and Treatment of Degenerative Spine Disease in Low-Income Communities: Prospective Study.

Kitya D, Punchak M, Bajunirwe F.

World Neurosurg. 2017 Aug;104:161-166. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.04.121. Epub 2017 Apr 27.


Factors influencing use of long-acting versus short-acting contraceptive methods among reproductive-age women in a resource-limited setting.

Tibaijuka L, Odongo R, Welikhe E, Mukisa W, Kugonza L, Busingye I, Nabukalu P, Ngonzi J, Asiimwe SB, Bajunirwe F.

BMC Womens Health. 2017 Apr 4;17(1):25. doi: 10.1186/s12905-017-0382-2.


Associations between the severity of obstructive lower urinary tract symptoms and care-seeking behavior in rural Africa: A cross-sectional survey from Uganda.

Stothers L, Macnab AJ, Bajunirwe F, Mutabazi S, Berkowitz J.

PLoS One. 2017 Mar 16;12(3):e0173631. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0173631. eCollection 2017.


Urban-rural and geographic differences in overweight and obesity in four sub-Saharan African adult populations: a multi-country cross-sectional study.

Ajayi IO, Adebamowo C, Adami HO, Dalal S, Diamond MB, Bajunirwe F, Guwatudde D, Njelekela M, Nankya-Mutyoba J, Chiwanga FS, Volmink J, Kalyesubula R, Laurence C, Reid TG, Dockery D, Hemenway D, Spiegelman D, Holmes MD.

BMC Public Health. 2016 Oct 28;16(1):1126.


Students' perspectives of undergraduate research methods education at three public medical schools in Uganda.

Munabi IG, Buwembo W, Joseph R, Peter K, Bajunirwe F, Mwaka ES.

Pan Afr Med J. 2016 May 24;24:74. doi: 10.11604/pamj.2016.24.74.9410. eCollection 2016.


Urban and rural prevalence of diabetes and pre-diabetes and risk factors associated with diabetes in Tanzania and Uganda.

Chiwanga FS, Njelekela MA, Diamond MB, Bajunirwe F, Guwatudde D, Nankya-Mutyoba J, Kalyesubula R, Adebamowo C, Ajayi I, Reid TG, Volmink J, Laurence C, Adami HO, Holmes MD, Dalal S.

Glob Health Action. 2016 May 23;9:31440. doi: 10.3402/gha.v9.31440. eCollection 2016.


Identification of gaps for implementation science in the HIV prevention, care and treatment cascade; a qualitative study in 19 districts in Uganda.

Bajunirwe F, Tumwebaze F, Abongomera G, Akakimpa D, Kityo C, Mugyenyi PN.

BMC Res Notes. 2016 Apr 14;9:217. doi: 10.1186/s13104-016-2024-4.


"I Always Worry about What Might Happen Ahead": Implementing Safer Conception Services in the Current Environment of Reproductive Counseling for HIV-Affected Men and Women in Uganda.

Matthews LT, Bajunirwe F, Kastner J, Sanyu N, Akatukwasa C, Ng C, Rifkin R, Milford C, Moore L, Wilson IB, Bangsberg DR, Smit JA, Kaida A.

Biomed Res Int. 2016;2016:4195762. doi: 10.1155/2016/4195762. Epub 2016 Mar 8.


A case control study of the factors associated with occurrence of aerodigestive foreign bodies in children in a regional referral hospital in South Western Uganda.

Nakku D, Byaruhanga R, Bajunirwe F, Kyamwanga IT.

BMC Ear Nose Throat Disord. 2016 Mar 15;16:5. doi: 10.1186/s12901-016-0026-4. eCollection 2016.


Do Maternal Knowledge and Attitudes towards Childhood Immunizations in Rural Uganda Correlate with Complete Childhood Vaccination?

Vonasek BJ, Bajunirwe F, Jacobson LE, Twesigye L, Dahm J, Grant MJ, Sethi AK, Conway JH.

PLoS One. 2016 Feb 26;11(2):e0150131. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0150131. eCollection 2016.


The burden of hypertension in sub-Saharan Africa: a four-country cross sectional study.

Guwatudde D, Nankya-Mutyoba J, Kalyesubula R, Laurence C, Adebamowo C, Ajayi I, Bajunirwe F, Njelekela M, Chiwanga FS, Reid T, Volmink J, Adami HO, Holmes MD, Dalal S.

BMC Public Health. 2015 Dec 5;15:1211. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-2546-z.


Human resources for primary health care in sub-Saharan Africa: progress or stagnation?

Willcox ML, Peersman W, Daou P, Diakité C, Bajunirwe F, Mubangizi V, Mahmoud EH, Moosa S, Phaladze N, Nkomazana O, Khogali M, Diallo D, De Maeseneer J, Mant D.

Hum Resour Health. 2015 Sep 10;13:76. doi: 10.1186/s12960-015-0073-8.


Feasibility of a large cohort study in sub-Saharan Africa assessed through a four-country study.

Dalal S, Holmes MD, Laurence C, Bajunirwe F, Guwatudde D, Njelekela M, Adebamowo C, Nankya-Mutyoba J, Chiwanga FS, Volmink J, Ajayi I, Kalyesubula R, Reid TG, Dockery D, Hemenway D, Adami HO.

Glob Health Action. 2015 May 25;8:27422. doi: 10.3402/gha.v8.27422. eCollection 2015.


Factors influencing health professions students' use of computers for data analysis at three Ugandan public medical schools: a cross-sectional survey.

Munabi IG, Buwembo W, Bajunirwe F, Kitara DL, Joseph R, Peter K, Obua C, Quinn J, Mwaka ES.

BMC Res Notes. 2015 Feb 25;8:54. doi: 10.1186/s13104-015-1013-3.


Optimizing tuberculosis case detection through a novel diagnostic device placement model: the case of Uganda.

Pho MT, Deo S, Palamountain KM, Joloba ML, Bajunirwe F, Katamba A.

PLoS One. 2015 Apr 1;10(4):e0122574. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0122574. eCollection 2015.


Increasing incidence of pregnancy among women receiving HIV care and treatment at a large urban facility in western Uganda.

Kabami J, Turyakira E, Biraro S, Bajunirwe F.

Reprod Health. 2014 Dec 6;11:81. doi: 10.1186/1742-4755-11-81.


Comparison of self-reported alcohol consumption to phosphatidylethanol measurement among HIV-infected patients initiating antiretroviral treatment in southwestern Uganda.

Bajunirwe F, Haberer JE, Boum Y 2nd, Hunt P, Mocello R, Martin JN, Bangsberg DR, Hahn JA.

PLoS One. 2014 Dec 1;9(12):e113152. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0113152. eCollection 2014.


Lost opportunities to reduce periconception HIV transmission: safer conception counseling by South African providers addresses perinatal but not sexual HIV transmission.

Matthews LT, Milford C, Kaida A, Ehrlich MJ, Ng C, Greener R, Mosery FN, Harrison A, Psaros C, Safren SA, Bajunirwe F, Wilson IB, Bangsberg DR, Smit JA.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 Dec 1;67 Suppl 4:S210-7. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000374.


Antiretroviral Therapy Helps HIV-Positive Women Navigate Social Expectations for and Clinical Recommendations against Childbearing in Uganda.

Kastner J, Matthews LT, Flavia N, Bajunirwe F, Erikson S, Berry NS, Kaida A.

AIDS Res Treat. 2014;2014:626120. doi: 10.1155/2014/626120. Epub 2014 Sep 18.


Self-reported alcohol abstinence associated with ART initiation among HIV-infected persons in rural Uganda.

Santos GM, Emenyonu NI, Bajunirwe F, Rain Mocello A, Martin JN, Vittinghoff E, Bangsberg DR, Hahn JA.

Drug Alcohol Depend. 2014 Jan 1;134:151-157. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2013.09.025. Epub 2013 Oct 5.


Disinhibition in risky sexual behavior in men, but not women, during four years of antiretroviral therapy in rural, southwestern Uganda.

Kembabazi A, Bajunirwe F, Hunt PW, Martin JN, Muzoora C, Haberer JE, Bangsberg DR, Siedner MJ.

PLoS One. 2013 Jul 19;8(7):e69634. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0069634. Print 2013.

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