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Authors' Response to "Saving Mothers, Giving Life: Don't Neglect the Health Systems Element".

Serbanescu F, Conlon CM, Kaharuza F, Musumali M.

Glob Health Sci Pract. 2019 Dec 23;7(4):610-611. doi: 10.9745/GHSP-D-19-00313. Print 2019 Dec 23. No abstract available.


Rethinking the definition of maternal near-miss in low-income countries using data from 104 health facilities in Tanzania and Uganda.

Pembe AB, Hirose A, Alwy Al-Beity F, Atuhairwe S, Morris JL, Kaharuza F, Marrone G, Hanson C.

Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2019 Dec;147(3):389-396. doi: 10.1002/ijgo.12976. Epub 2019 Oct 17.


Using research priority-setting to guide bridging the implementation gap in countries - a case study of the Uganda newborn research priorities in the SDG era.

Waiswa P, Okuga M, Kabwijamu L, Akuze J, Sengendo H, Aliganyira P, Pirio P, Hanson C, Kaharuza F.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2019 May 31;17(1):54. doi: 10.1186/s12961-019-0459-5.


Spatial and temporal trends of cesarean deliveries in Uganda: 2012-2016.

Atuheire EB, Opio DN, Kadobera D, Ario AR, Matovu JKB, Harris J, Bulage L, Nakiganda B, Tumwesigye NM, Zhu BP, Kaharuza F.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2019 Apr 16;19(1):132. doi: 10.1186/s12884-019-2279-6.


Sustainability and Scale of the Saving Mothers, Giving Life Approach in Uganda and Zambia.

Healey J, Conlon CM, Malama K, Hobson R, Kaharuza F, Kekitiinwa A, Levitt M, Zulu DW, Marum L.

Glob Health Sci Pract. 2019 Mar 13;7(Suppl 1):S188-S206. doi: 10.9745/GHSP-D-18-00265. Print 2019 Mar 11.


Addressing the Third Delay in Saving Mothers, Giving Life Districts in Uganda and Zambia: Ensuring Adequate and Appropriate Facility-Based Maternal and Perinatal Health Care.

Morof D, Serbanescu F, Goodwin MM, Hamer DH, Asiimwe AR, Hamomba L, Musumali M, Binzen S, Kekitiinwa A, Picho B, Kaharuza F, Namukanja PM, Murokora D, Kamara V, Dynes M, Blanton C, Nalutaaya A, Luwaga F, Schmitz MM, LaBrecque J, Conlon CM, McCarthy B, Kroelinger C, Clark T.

Glob Health Sci Pract. 2019 Mar 13;7(Suppl 1):S85-S103. doi: 10.9745/GHSP-D-18-00272. Print 2019 Mar 11.


Addressing the First Delay in Saving Mothers, Giving Life Districts in Uganda and Zambia: Approaches and Results for Increasing Demand for Facility Delivery Services.

Serbanescu F, Goodwin MM, Binzen S, Morof D, Asiimwe AR, Kelly L, Wakefield C, Picho B, Healey J, Nalutaaya A, Hamomba L, Kamara V, Opio G, Kaharuza F, Blanton C, Luwaga F, Steffen M, Conlon CM.

Glob Health Sci Pract. 2019 Mar 13;7(Suppl 1):S48-S67. doi: 10.9745/GHSP-D-18-00343. Print 2019 Mar 11.


Impact of the Saving Mothers, Giving Life Approach on Decreasing Maternal and Perinatal Deaths in Uganda and Zambia.

Serbanescu F, Clark TA, Goodwin MM, Nelson LJ, Boyd MA, Kekitiinwa AR, Kaharuza F, Picho B, Morof D, Blanton C, Mumba M, Komakech P, Carlosama F, Schmitz MM, Conlon CM.

Glob Health Sci Pract. 2019 Mar 13;7(Suppl 1):S27-S47. doi: 10.9745/GHSP-D-18-00428. Print 2019 Mar 11.


Disentangling the contributions of maternal and fetal factors to estimate stillbirth risks for intrapartum adverse events in Tanzania and Uganda.

Hirose A, Alwy F, Atuhairwe S, Morris JL, Pembe AB, Kaharuza F, Marrone G, Hanson C.

Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2019 Jan;144(1):37-48. doi: 10.1002/ijgo.12689. Epub 2018 Oct 26.


Long term trends and spatial distribution of animal bite injuries and deaths due to human rabies infection in Uganda, 2001-2015.

Masiira B, Makumbi I, Matovu JKB, Ario AR, Nabukenya I, Kihembo C, Kaharuza F, Musenero M, Mbonye A.

PLoS One. 2018 Aug 21;13(8):e0198568. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0198568. eCollection 2018.


Factors associated with HIV positive sero-status among exposed infants attending care at health facilities: a cross sectional study in rural Uganda.

Kahungu MM, Kiwanuka J, Kaharuza F, Wanyenze RK.

BMC Public Health. 2018 Jan 16;18(1):139. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-5024-6.


Modifiable risk factors for typhoid intestinal perforations during a large outbreak of typhoid fever, Kampala Uganda, 2015.

Bulage L, Masiira B, Ario AR, Matovu JKB, Nsubuga P, Kaharuza F, Nankabirwa V, Routh J, Zhu BP.

BMC Infect Dis. 2017 Sep 25;17(1):641. doi: 10.1186/s12879-017-2720-2.


Risk Factors for Podoconiosis: Kamwenge District, Western Uganda, September 2015.

Kihembo C, Masiira B, Lali WZ, Matwale GK, Matovu JKB, Kaharuza F, Ario AR, Nabukenya I, Makumbi I, Musenero M, Zhu BP, Nanyunja M.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017 Jun;96(6):1490-1496. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.16-0932.


Evaluating the effect of the Helping Mothers Survive Bleeding after Birth (HMS BAB) training in Tanzania and Uganda: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.

Hanson C, Pembe AB, Alwy F, Atuhairwe S, Leshabari S, Morris J, Kaharuza F, Marrone G; HMS BAB study team.

Trials. 2017 Jul 6;18(1):307. doi: 10.1186/s13063-017-2056-7.


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.

Nakanwagi S, Matovu JK, Kintu BN, Kaharuza F, Wanyenze RK.

J Sex Transm Dis. 2016;2016:7673014. doi: 10.1155/2016/7673014. Epub 2016 Jul 14.


No differences in clinical outcomes with the addition of viral load testing to CD4 cell count monitoring among HIV infected participants receiving ART in rural Uganda: Long-term results from the Home Based AIDS Care Project.

Okoboi S, Ekwaru PJ, Campbell JD, Egessa A, King R, Bakanda C, Muramuzi E, Kaharuza F, Malamba S, Moore DM.

BMC Public Health. 2016 Feb 1;16:101. doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-2781-y.


Effectiveness and safety of misoprostol distributed to antenatal women to prevent postpartum haemorrhage after child-births: a stepped-wedge cluster-randomized trial.

Ononge S, Campbell OM, Kaharuza F, Lewis JJ, Fielding K, Mirembe F.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2015 Nov 26;15:315. doi: 10.1186/s12884-015-0750-6.


Who Knows Their Partner's HIV Status? Results From a Nationally Representative Survey in Uganda.

Kenyon CR, Kirungi W, Kaharuza F, Buyze J, Bunnell R.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2015 May 1;69(1):92-7. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000546.


The advantage of professional organizations as advocates for improved funding of maternal and child health services in Uganda.

Beyeza-Kashesya J, Kaharuza F, Murokora D.

Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2014 Oct;127 Suppl 1:S52-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2014.07.013. Epub 2014 Aug 1.


Early parasite clearance following artemisinin-based combination therapy among Ugandan children with uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria.

Muhindo MK, Kakuru A, Jagannathan P, Talisuna A, Osilo E, Orukan F, Arinaitwe E, Tappero JW, Kaharuza F, Kamya MR, Dorsey G.

Malar J. 2014 Jan 28;13:32. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-13-32.


Increasing incidence of malaria in children despite insecticide-treated bed nets and prompt anti-malarial therapy in Tororo, Uganda.

Jagannathan P, Muhindo MK, Kakuru A, Arinaitwe E, Greenhouse B, Tappero J, Rosenthal PJ, Kaharuza F, Kamya MR, Dorsey G.

Malar J. 2012 Dec 28;11:435. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-11-435.


HIV-infected ugandan adults taking antiretroviral therapy with CD4 counts >200 cells/μL who discontinue cotrimoxazole prophylaxis have increased risk of malaria and diarrhea.

Campbell JD, Moore D, Degerman R, Kaharuza F, Were W, Muramuzi E, Odongo G, Wetaka M, Mermin J, Tappero JW.

Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Apr;54(8):1204-11. doi: 10.1093/cid/cis013. Epub 2012 Mar 14.


Clinical outcomes of HIV-infected patients with Kaposi's sarcoma receiving nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor-based antiretroviral therapy in Uganda.

Asiimwe F, Moore D, Were W, Nakityo R, Campbell J, Barasa A, Mermin J, Kaharuza F.

HIV Med. 2012 Mar;13(3):166-71. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-1293.2011.00955.x. Epub 2011 Nov 24.


CD4 cell count and viral load monitoring in patients undergoing antiretroviral therapy in Uganda: cost effectiveness study.

Kahn JG, Marseille E, Moore D, Bunnell R, Were W, Degerman R, Tappero JW, Ekwaru P, Kaharuza F, Mermin J.

BMJ. 2011 Nov 9;343:d6884. doi: 10.1136/bmj.d6884.


Utility of routine viral load, CD4 cell count, and clinical monitoring among adults with HIV receiving antiretroviral therapy in Uganda: randomised trial.

Mermin J, Ekwaru JP, Were W, Degerman R, Bunnell R, Kaharuza F, Downing R, Coutinho A, Solberg P, Alexander LN, Tappero J, Campbell J, Moore DM.

BMJ. 2011 Nov 9;343:d6792. doi: 10.1136/bmj.d6792.


Determinants of early and late mortality among HIV-infected individuals receiving home-based antiretroviral therapy in rural Uganda.

Moore DM, Yiannoutsos CT, Musick BS, Tappero J, Degerman R, Campbell J, Were W, Kaharuza F, Alexander LN, Downing R, Mermin J.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2011 Nov 1;58(3):289-96. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0b013e3182303716.


To use or not to use a condom: a prospective cohort study comparing contraceptive practices among HIV-infected and HIV-negative youth in Uganda.

Beyeza-Kashesya J, Kaharuza F, Ekström AM, Neema S, Kulane A, Mirembe F.

BMC Infect Dis. 2011 May 23;11:144. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-11-144.


"Not a boy, not a child": A qualitative study on young people's views on childbearing in Uganda.

Beyeza-Kashesy J, Neema S, Ekstrom AM, Kaharuza F, Mirembe F, Kulane A.

Afr J Reprod Health. 2010 Mar;14(1):71-81.


My partner wants a child: a cross-sectional study of the determinants of the desire for children among mutually disclosed sero-discordant couples receiving care in Uganda.

Beyeza-Kashesya J, Ekstrom AM, Kaharuza F, Mirembe F, Neema S, Kulane A.

BMC Public Health. 2010 May 13;10:247. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-10-247.


Aetiology of diarrhoea among persons with HIV and their family members in rural Uganda: a community-based study.

Lule JR, Mermin J, Awor A, Hughes P, Kigozi A, Wafula W, Nakanjako D, Kaharuza F, Downing R, Quick R.

East Afr Med J. 2009 Sep;86(9):422-9.


The dilemma of safe sex and having children: challenges facing HIV sero-discordant couples in Uganda.

Beyeza-Kashesya J, Kaharuza F, Mirembe F, Neema S, Ekstrom AM, Kulane A.

Afr Health Sci. 2009 Mar;9(1):2-12.


A simple screening tool for active tuberculosis in HIV-infected adults receiving antiretroviral treatment in Uganda.

Were W, Moore D, Ekwaru P, Mwima G, Bunnell R, Kaharuza F, Rutherford G, Mermin J.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2009 Jan;13(1):47-53.


Risk factors for recent HIV infection in Uganda.

Mermin J, Musinguzi J, Opio A, Kirungi W, Ekwaru JP, Hladik W, Kaharuza F, Downing R, Bunnell R.

JAMA. 2008 Aug 6;300(5):540-9. doi: 10.1001/jama.300.5.540.


The estimated burden of HIV/AIDS in Uganda, 2005-2010.

Hladik W, Musinguzi J, Kirungi W, Opio A, Stover J, Kaharuza F, Bunnell R, Kafuko J, Mermin J.

AIDS. 2008 Feb 19;22(4):503-10. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0b013e3282f470be.


Depression and CD4 cell count among persons with HIV infection in Uganda.

Kaharuza FM, Bunnell R, Moss S, Purcell DW, Bikaako-Kajura W, Wamai N, Downing R, Solberg P, Coutinho A, Mermin J.

AIDS Behav. 2006 Jul;10(4 Suppl):S105-11.


Disclosure of HIV status and adherence to daily drug regimens among HIV-infected children in Uganda.

Bikaako-Kajura W, Luyirika E, Purcell DW, Downing J, Kaharuza F, Mermin J, Malamba S, Bunnell R.

AIDS Behav. 2006 Jul;10(4 Suppl):S85-93.


Effect of home-based water chlorination and safe storage on diarrhea among persons with human immunodeficiency virus in Uganda.

Lule JR, Mermin J, Ekwaru JP, Malamba S, Downing R, Ransom R, Nakanjako D, Wafula W, Hughes P, Bunnell R, Kaharuza F, Coutinho A, Kigozi A, Quick R.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2005 Nov;73(5):926-33.


Cotrimoxazole prophylaxis by HIV-infected persons in Uganda reduces morbidity and mortality among HIV-uninfected family members.

Mermin J, Lule J, Ekwaru JP, Downing R, Hughes P, Bunnell R, Malamba S, Ransom R, Kaharuza F, Coutinho A, Kigozi A, Quick R.

AIDS. 2005 Jul 1;19(10):1035-42.


Prevention of mother-to-child transmission and voluntary counseling and testing programme data: what is their utility for HIV surveillance?

Hladik W, Masupu K, Roels T, Plipat T, Kaharuza F, Bunnell R, Seguy N, Marum LH.

AIDS. 2005 May;19 Suppl 2:S19-24.


Effect of co-trimoxazole prophylaxis on morbidity, mortality, CD4-cell count, and viral load in HIV infection in rural Uganda.

Mermin J, Lule J, Ekwaru JP, Malamba S, Downing R, Ransom R, Kaharuza F, Culver D, Kizito F, Bunnell R, Kigozi A, Nakanjako D, Wafula W, Quick R.

Lancet. 2004 Oct 16-22;364(9443):1428-34.


Immunoglobulin levels amongst persons with and without human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection in Uganda and Norway.

Lugada ES, Mermin J, Asjo B, Kaharuza F, Downing R, Langeland N, Ormaasen V, Bruun J, Awor AC, Ulvestad E.

Scand J Immunol. 2004 Feb;59(2):203-8.


Population-based hematologic and immunologic reference values for a healthy Ugandan population.

Lugada ES, Mermin J, Kaharuza F, Ulvestad E, Were W, Langeland N, Asjo B, Malamba S, Downing R.

Clin Diagn Lab Immunol. 2004 Jan;11(1):29-34.


Home-based model for HIV voluntary counselling and testing.

Were W, Mermin J, Bunnell R, Ekwaru JP, Kaharuza F.

Lancet. 2003 May 3;361(9368):1569. No abstract available.


Determinants of child mortality in a rural Ugandan community.

Kaharuza F, Sabroe S, Scheutz F.

East Afr Med J. 2001 Dec;78(12):630-5.


Choice and chance: determinants of short interpregnancy intervals in Denmark.

Kaharuza FM, Sabroe S, Basso O.

Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2001 Jun;80(6):532-8.


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