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Evaluating implementation effectiveness and sustainability of a maternity waiting homes intervention to improve access to safe delivery in rural Zambia: a mixed-methods protocol.

Henry EG, Ngoma T, Kaiser JL, Fong RM, Vian T, Hamer DH, Rockers PC, Biemba G, Scott NA.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2020 Mar 12;20(1):191. doi: 10.1186/s12913-020-4989-x.


The effects of maternity waiting homes on the health workforce and maternal health service delivery in rural Zambia: a qualitative analysis.

Kaiser JL, Fong RM, Ngoma T, McGlasson KL, Biemba G, Hamer DH, Bwalya M, Chasaya M, Scott NA.

Hum Resour Health. 2019 Dec 4;17(1):93. doi: 10.1186/s12960-019-0436-7.


Quality and utilization patterns of maternity waiting homes at referral facilities in rural Zambia: A mixed-methods multiple case analysis of intervention and standard of care sites.

Bonawitz R, McGlasson KL, Kaiser JL, Ngoma T, Fong RM, Biemba G, Bwalya M, Hamer DH, Scott NA.

PLoS One. 2019 Nov 27;14(11):e0225523. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0225523. eCollection 2019.


Out-of-pocket expenditure for home and facility-based delivery among rural women in Zambia: a mixed-methods, cross-sectional study.

Kaiser JL, McGlasson KL, Rockers PC, Fong RM, Ngoma T, Hamer DH, Vian T, Biemba G, Lori JR, Scott NA.

Int J Womens Health. 2019 Aug 1;11:411-430. doi: 10.2147/IJWH.S214081. eCollection 2019.


Maternity waiting homes as part of a comprehensive approach to maternal and newborn care: a cross-sectional survey.

Lori JR, Perosky J, Munro-Kramer ML, Veliz P, Musonda G, Kaunda J, Boyd CJ, Bonawitz R, Biemba G, Ngoma T, Scott N.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2019 Jul 4;19(1):228. doi: 10.1186/s12884-019-2384-6.


Facilitators and Barriers to Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy and Retention in Care Among Adolescents Living with HIV/AIDS in Zambia: A Mixed Methods Study.

Mesic A, Halim N, MacLeod W, Haker C, Mwansa M, Biemba G.

AIDS Behav. 2019 Sep;23(9):2618-2628. doi: 10.1007/s10461-019-02533-5.


Maternity Waiting Home Use by HIV-positive Pregnant Women in Zambia: Opportunity for Improved Prevention of Maternal to Child Transmission of HIV.

Bonawitz R, McGlasson KL, Kaiser JL, Ngoma T, Lori J, Boyd C, Biemba G, Hamer DH, Scott NA.

Int J MCH AIDS. 2019;8(1):1-10. doi: 10.21106/ijma.267.


Improving Sanitation and Hygiene through Community-Led Total Sanitation: The Zambian Experience.

Yeboah-Antwi K, MacLeod WB, Biemba G, Sijenyi P, Höhne A, Verstraete L, McCallum CM, Hamer DH.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2019 Apr;100(4):1005-1012. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.18-0632.


How a woman's interpersonal relationships can delay care-seeking and access during the maternity period in rural Zambia: An intersection of the Social Ecological Model with the Three Delays Framework.

Kaiser JL, Fong RM, Hamer DH, Biemba G, Ngoma T, Tusing B, Scott NA.

Soc Sci Med. 2019 Jan;220:312-321. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2018.11.011. Epub 2018 Nov 9.


Impact of maternity waiting homes on facility delivery among remote households in Zambia: protocol for a quasiexperimental, mixed-methods study.

Scott NA, Kaiser JL, Vian T, Bonawitz R, Fong RM, Ngoma T, Biemba G, Boyd CJ, Lori JR, Hamer DH, Rockers PC.

BMJ Open. 2018 Aug 10;8(8):e022224. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022224.


Influence of newborn health messages on care-seeking practices and community health behaviors among participants in the Zambia Chlorhexidine Application Trial.

Sivalogan K, Semrau KEA, Ashigbie PG, Mwangi S, Herlihy JM, Yeboah-Antwi K, Banda B, Grogan C, Biemba G, Hamer DH.

PLoS One. 2018 Jun 14;13(6):e0198176. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0198176. eCollection 2018.


Listening to the community: Using formative research to strengthen maternity waiting homes in Zambia.

Scott NA, Vian T, Kaiser JL, Ngoma T, Mataka K, Henry EG, Biemba G, Nambao M, Hamer DH.

PLoS One. 2018 Mar 15;13(3):e0194535. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0194535. eCollection 2018.


Equity dimensions of the availability and quality of reproductive, maternal and neonatal health services in Zambia.

Yan LD, Mwale J, Straitz S, Biemba G, Bhutta Z, Ross JF, Mwananyanda L, Nambao M, Ngwakum P, Genovese E, Banda B, Akseer N, Yeboah-Antwi K, Rockers PC, Hamer DH.

Trop Med Int Health. 2018 Apr;23(4):433-445. doi: 10.1111/tmi.13043. Epub 2018 Mar 12.


The impact of a multi-level maternal health programme on facility delivery and capacity for emergency obstetric care in Zambia.

Henry EG, Thea DM, Hamer DH, DeJong W, Musokotwane K, Chibwe K, Biemba G, Semrau K.

Glob Public Health. 2018 Oct;13(10):1481-1494. doi: 10.1080/17441692.2017.1385824. Epub 2017 Oct 10.


A Mobile-Based Community Health Management Information System for Community Health Workers and Their Supervisors in 2 Districts of Zambia.

Biemba G, Chiluba B, Yeboah-Antwi K, Silavwe V, Lunze K, Mwale RK, Russpatrick S, Hamer DH.

Glob Health Sci Pract. 2017 Sep 28;5(3):486-494. doi: 10.9745/GHSP-D-16-00275. Print 2017 Sep 27.


Impact of a community-based package of interventions on child development in Zambia: a cluster-randomised controlled trial.

Rockers PC, Fink G, Zanolini A, Banda B, Biemba G, Sullivan C, Mutembo S, Silavwe V, Hamer DH.

BMJ Glob Health. 2016 Nov 22;1(3):e000104. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2016-000104. eCollection 2016.


Clinical management of children with fever: a cross-sectional study of quality of care in rural Zambia.

Lunze K, Biemba G, Lawrence JJ, MacLeod WB, Yeboah-Antwi K, Musokotwane K, Ajayi T, Mutembo S, Puta C, Earle D, Steketee R, Hamer DH.

Bull World Health Organ. 2017 May 1;95(5):333-342. doi: 10.2471/BLT.16.170092. Epub 2017 Apr 5.


Willingness to Pay for a Maternity Waiting Home Stay in Zambia.

Vian T, White EE, Biemba G, Mataka K, Scott N.

J Midwifery Womens Health. 2017 Mar;62(2):155-162. doi: 10.1111/jmwh.12528. Epub 2016 Nov 2.


Effectiveness of 4% chlorhexidine umbilical cord care on neonatal mortality in Southern Province, Zambia (ZamCAT): a cluster-randomised controlled trial.

Semrau KEA, Herlihy J, Grogan C, Musokotwane K, Yeboah-Antwi K, Mbewe R, Banda B, Mpamba C, Hamomba F, Pilingana P, Zulu A, Chanda-Kapata P, Biemba G, Thea DM, MacLeod WB, Simon JL, Hamer DH.

Lancet Glob Health. 2016 Nov;4(11):e827-e836. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(16)30215-7. Epub 2016 Sep 29.


Effect of deploying community health assistants on appropriate treatment for diarrhoea, malaria and pneumonia: quasi-experimental study in two districts of Zambia.

Biemba G, Yeboah-Antwi K, Vosburg KB, Prust ML, Keller B, Worku Y, Zulu H, White E, Hamer DH.

Trop Med Int Health. 2016 Aug;21(8):985-994. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12730. Epub 2016 Jun 21.


Beliefs, Behaviors, and Perceptions of Community-Led Total Sanitation and Their Relation to Improved Sanitation in Rural Zambia.

Lawrence JJ, Yeboah-Antwi K, Biemba G, Ram PK, Osbert N, Sabin LL, Hamer DH.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2016 Mar;94(3):553-62. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.15-0335. Epub 2016 Jan 19.


A Cluster Randomised Trial on the Impact of Integrating Early Infant HIV Diagnosis with the Expanded Programme on Immunization on Immunization and HIV Testing Rates in Rural Health Facilities in Southern Zambia.

Wang PC, Mwango A, Moberley S, Brockman BJ, Connor AL, Kalesha-Masumbu P, Mutembo S, Bweupe M, Chanda-Kapata P, Biemba G, Hamer DH, Chibuye B, McCarthy E.

PLoS One. 2015 Oct 29;10(10):e0141455. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0141455. eCollection 2015.


Low coverage of intermittent preventive treatment and insecticide-treated nets for control of malaria during pregnancy in sub-Saharan Africa--what needs to be done?

Biemba G, Hamer DH.

Pathog Glob Health. 2014 Mar;108(2):65-6. doi: 10.1179/2047772414Z.000000000189. No abstract available.


PEPFAR's support for orphans and vulnerable children: some beneficial effects, but too little data, and programs spread thin.

Bryant M, Beard J, Sabin L, Brooks MI, Scott N, Larson BA, Biemba G, Miller C, Simon J.

Health Aff (Millwood). 2012 Jul;31(7):1508-18. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2012.0230.


Children of female sex workers and drug users: a review of vulnerability, resilience and family-centred models of care.

Beard J, Biemba G, Brooks MI, Costello J, Ommerborn M, Bresnahan M, Flynn D, Simon JL.

J Int AIDS Soc. 2010 Jun 23;13 Suppl 2:S6. doi: 10.1186/1758-2652-13-S2-S6. Review.


'We are also dying like any other people, we are also people': perceptions of the impact of HIV/AIDS on health workers in two districts in Zambia.

Dieleman M, Biemba G, Mphuka S, Sichinga-Sichali K, Sissolak D, van der Kwaak A, van der Wilt GJ.

Health Policy Plan. 2007 May;22(3):139-48. Epub 2007 Mar 30.


A randomized controlled trial of artemotil (beta-arteether) in Zambian children with cerebral malaria.

Thuma PE, Bhat GJ, Mabeza GF, Osborne C, Biemba G, Shakankale GM, Peeters PA, Oosterhuis B, Lugt CB, Gordeuk VR.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2000 Apr;62(4):524-9.


Markers of inflammation in children with severe malarial anaemia.

Biemba G, Gordeuk VR, Thuma P, Weiss G.

Trop Med Int Health. 2000 Apr;5(4):256-62.


Markers of inflammation in children with severe malarial anaemia

Biemba G.

Trop Med Int Health. 2000 Apr;5(4):256-62.


A prospective study of combination antimalarial therapy and of anaemia in Zambian children with cerebral malaria.

Dolmans DE, Thuma PE, Mabeza GF, Biemba G, Parry D, McLaren CE, Gordeuk VR.

Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 1999 Jul;93(5):527-31. No abstract available.


Severe anaemia in Zambian children with Plasmodium falciparum malaria.

Biemba G, Dolmans D, Thuma PE, Weiss G, Gordeuk VR.

Trop Med Int Health. 2000 Jan;5(1):9-16.


The association of pallor with haemoglobin concentration and mortality in severe malaria.

Mabeza GF, Biemba G, Brennan AG, Moyo VM, Thuma PE, Gordeuk VR.

Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 1998 Sep;92(6):663-9.


Loading dose of quinine in African children with cerebral malaria.

van der Torn M, Thuma PE, Mabeza GF, Biemba G, Moyo VM, McLaren CE, Brittenham GM, Gordeuk VR.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 1998 May-Jun;92(3):325-31.


Effect of iron chelation therapy on mortality in Zambian children with cerebral malaria.

Thuma PE, Mabeza GF, Biemba G, Bhat GJ, McLaren CE, Moyo VM, Zulu S, Khumalo H, Mabeza P, M'Hango A, Parry D, Poltera AA, Brittenham GM, Gordeuk VR.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 1998 Mar-Apr;92(2):214-8.


Assessment of the effect of the oral iron chelator deferiprone on asymptomatic Plasmodium falciparum parasitemia in humans.

Thuma PE, Olivieri NF, Mabeza GF, Biemba G, Parry D, Zulu S, Fassos FF, McClelland RA, Koren G, Brittenham GM, Gordeuk VR.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1998 Mar;58(3):358-64.


Cerebrospinal fluid levels of biopterin, nitric oxide metabolites, and immune activation markers and the clinical course of human cerebral malaria.

Weiss G, Thuma PE, Biemba G, Mabeza G, Werner ER, Gordeuk VR.

J Infect Dis. 1998 Apr;177(4):1064-8.


Prolonged macrophage activation and persistent anaemia in children with complicated malaria.

Biemba G, Gordeuk VR, Thuma PE, Mabeza GF, Weiss G.

Trop Med Int Health. 1998 Jan;3(1):60-5.


Clinical studies of iron chelators in malaria.

Mabeza GF, Biemba G, Gordeuk VR.

Acta Haematol. 1996;95(1):78-86. Review.


Transferrin saturation and recovery from coma in cerebral malaria.

Gordeuk VR, Thuma PE, McLaren CE, Biemba G, Zulu S, Poltera AA, Askin JE, Brittenham GM.

Blood. 1995 Jun 1;85(11):3297-301.


Predictors of severity of illness on presentation in children with cerebral malaria.

Mabeza GF, Moyo VM, Thuma PE, Biemba G, Parry D, Khumalo H, Nyarugwe P, Zulu S, Gordeuk VR.

Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 1995 Jun;89(3):221-8.


Iron chelation as a chemotherapeutic strategy for falciparum malaria.

Gordeuk VR, Thuma PE, Brittenham GM, Biemba G, Zulu S, Simwanza G, Kalense P, M'Hango A, Parry D, Poltera AA, et al.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1993 Feb;48(2):193-7.


Effect of iron chelation therapy on recovery from deep coma in children with cerebral malaria.

Gordeuk V, Thuma P, Brittenham G, McLaren C, Parry D, Backenstose A, Biemba G, Msiska R, Holmes L, McKinley E, et al.

N Engl J Med. 1992 Nov 19;327(21):1473-7.

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