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1.

Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) strategy: current status, challenges and perspectives for the future in Africa.

Fall IS, Rajatonirina S, Yahaya AA, Zabulon Y, Nsubuga P, Nanyunja M, Wamala J, Njuguna C, Lukoya CO, Alemu W, Kasolo FC, Talisuna AO.

BMJ Glob Health. 2019 Jul 3;4(4):e001427. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2019-001427. eCollection 2019. Review.

2.

Hepatitis E should be considered a neglected tropical disease.

Azman AS, Ciglenecki I, Wamala JF, Lynch J, Aggarwal R, Rahman M, Wong S, Serafini M, Moussa AM, Dalton HR, Shrestha A, Pant R, Peck R, Gurley ES.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 Jul 25;13(7):e0007453. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007453. eCollection 2019 Jul. No abstract available.

3.

Publisher Correction: Genomic insights into the 2016-2017 cholera epidemic in Yemen.

Weill FX, Domman D, Njamkepo E, Almesbahi AA, Naji M, Nasher SS, Rakesh A, Assiri AM, Sharma NC, Kariuki S, Pourshafie MR, Rauzier J, Abubakar A, Carter JY, Wamala JF, Seguin C, Bouchier C, Malliavin T, Bakhshi B, Abulmaali HHN, Kumar D, Njoroge SM, Malik MR, Kiiru J, Luquero FJ, Azman AS, Ramamurthy T, Thomson NR, Quilici ML.

Nature. 2019 Feb;566(7745):E14. doi: 10.1038/s41586-019-0966-0.

PMID:
30755740
4.

Genomic insights into the 2016-2017 cholera epidemic in Yemen.

Weill FX, Domman D, Njamkepo E, Almesbahi AA, Naji M, Nasher SS, Rakesh A, Assiri AM, Sharma NC, Kariuki S, Pourshafie MR, Rauzier J, Abubakar A, Carter JY, Wamala JF, Seguin C, Bouchier C, Malliavin T, Bakhshi B, Abulmaali HHN, Kumar D, Njoroge SM, Malik MR, Kiiru J, Luquero FJ, Azman AS, Ramamurthy T, Thomson NR, Quilici ML.

Nature. 2019 Jan;565(7738):230-233. doi: 10.1038/s41586-018-0818-3. Epub 2019 Jan 2. Erratum in: Nature. 2019 Feb;566(7745):E14.

5.

Rainfall as a driver of epidemic cholera: Comparative model assessments of the effect of intra-seasonal precipitation events.

Lemaitre J, Pasetto D, Perez-Saez J, Sciarra C, Wamala JF, Rinaldo A.

Acta Trop. 2019 Feb;190:235-243. doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2018.11.013. Epub 2018 Nov 19.

PMID:
30465744
6.

Cholera Epidemic in South Sudan and Uganda and Need for International Collaboration in Cholera Control.

Abubakar A, Bwire G, Azman AS, Bouhenia M, Deng LL, Wamala JF, Rumunu J, Kagirita A, Rauzier J, Grout L, Martin S, Orach CG, Luquero FJ, Quilici ML.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2018 May;24(5):883-887. doi: 10.3201/eid2405.171651.

7.

High Prevalence of Shigella or Enteroinvasive Escherichia coli Carriage among Residents of an Internally Displaced Persons Camp in South Sudan.

Bliss J, Bouhenia M, Hale P, Couturier BA, Iyer AS, Rumunu J, Martin S, Wamala JF, Abubakar A, Sack DA, Luquero FJ, Couturier MR, Azman AS, Leung DT.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2018 Feb;98(2):595-597. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.17-0339. Epub 2017 Nov 30.

8.

Emergence, Epidemiology, and Transmission Dynamics of 2009 Pandemic A/H1N1 Influenza in Kampala, Uganda, 2009-2015.

Cummings MJ, Bakamutumaho B, Yang W, Wamala JF, Kayiwa J, Owor N, Namagambo B, Byaruhanga T, Wolf A, Lutwama JJ, Shaman J, O'Donnell MR.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2018 Jan;98(1):203-206. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.17-0524. Epub 2018 Jan 1.

9.

High Hepatitis E Seroprevalence Among Displaced Persons in South Sudan.

Azman AS, Bouhenia M, Iyer AS, Rumunu J, Laku RL, Wamala JF, Rodriguez-Barraquer I, Lessler J, Gignoux E, Luquero FJ, Leung DT, Gurley ES, Ciglenecki I.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017 Jun;96(6):1296-1301. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.16-0620.

10.

Neighborhood-targeted and case-triggered use of a single dose of oral cholera vaccine in an urban setting: Feasibility and vaccine coverage.

Parker LA, Rumunu J, Jamet C, Kenyi Y, Lino RL, Wamala JF, Mpairwe AM, Muller V, Llosa AE, Uzzeni F, Luquero FJ, Ciglenecki I, Azman AS.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Jun 8;11(6):e0005652. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005652. eCollection 2017 Jun.

11.

The impact of poverty on dog ownership and access to canine rabies vaccination: results from a knowledge, attitudes and practices survey, Uganda 2013.

Wallace RM, Mehal J, Nakazawa Y, Recuenco S, Bakamutumaho B, Osinubi M, Tugumizemu V, Blanton JD, Gilbert A, Wamala J.

Infect Dis Poverty. 2017 Jun 1;6(1):97. doi: 10.1186/s40249-017-0306-2.

12.

Adapting to the global shortage of cholera vaccines: targeted single dose cholera vaccine in response to an outbreak in South Sudan.

Parker LA, Rumunu J, Jamet C, Kenyi Y, Lino RL, Wamala JF, Mpairwe AM, Ciglenecki I, Luquero FJ, Azman AS, Cabrol JC.

Lancet Infect Dis. 2017 Apr;17(4):e123-e127. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(16)30472-8. Epub 2017 Jan 19. Review.

PMID:
28109819
13.

Cholera Rapid Test with Enrichment Step Has Diagnostic Performance Equivalent to Culture.

Ontweka LN, Deng LO, Rauzier J, Debes AK, Tadesse F, Parker LA, Wamala JF, Bior BK, Lasuba M, But AB, Grandesso F, Jamet C, Cohuet S, Ciglenecki I, Serafini M, Sack DA, Quilici ML, Azman AS, Luquero FJ, Page AL.

PLoS One. 2016 Dec 19;11(12):e0168257. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0168257. eCollection 2016.

14.

Immune Responses to an Oral Cholera Vaccine in Internally Displaced Persons in South Sudan.

Iyer AS, Bouhenia M, Rumunu J, Abubakar A, Gruninger RJ, Pita J, Lino RL, Deng LL, Wamala JF, Ryan ET, Martin S, Legros D, Lessler J, Sack DA, Luquero FJ, Leung DT, Azman AS.

Sci Rep. 2016 Oct 24;6:35742. doi: 10.1038/srep35742.

15.

Effectiveness of one dose of oral cholera vaccine in response to an outbreak: a case-cohort study.

Azman AS, Parker LA, Rumunu J, Tadesse F, Grandesso F, Deng LL, Lino RL, Bior BK, Lasuba M, Page AL, Ontweka L, Llosa AE, Cohuet S, Pezzoli L, Sodjinou DV, Abubakar A, Debes AK, Mpairwe AM, Wamala JF, Jamet C, Lessler J, Sack DA, Quilici ML, Ciglenecki I, Luquero FJ.

Lancet Glob Health. 2016 Nov;4(11):e856-e863. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(16)30211-X.

16.

Epidemiologic and Spatiotemporal Characterization of Influenza and Severe Acute Respiratory Infection in Uganda, 2010-2015.

Cummings MJ, Bakamutumaho B, Kayiwa J, Byaruhanga T, Owor N, Namagambo B, Wolf A, Wamala JF, Morse SS, Lutwama JJ, O'Donnell MR.

Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Dec;13(12):2159-2168.

17.

Vital signs: the first step in prevention and management of critical illness in resource-limited settings.

Cummings MJ, Wamala JF, Bakamutumaho B, Davis JL.

Intensive Care Med. 2016 Sep;42(9):1519-20. doi: 10.1007/s00134-016-4381-9. Epub 2016 May 20. No abstract available.

PMID:
27207339
18.

Population-Level Effect of Cholera Vaccine on Displaced Populations, South Sudan, 2014.

Azman AS, Rumunu J, Abubakar A, West H, Ciglenecki I, Helderman T, Wamala JF, Vázquez Ode L, Perea W, Sack DA, Legros D, Martin S, Lessler J, Luquero FJ.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2016 Jun;22(6):1067-70. doi: 10.3201/eid2206.151592.

19.

Nodding syndrome and epilepsy in onchocerciasis endemic regions: comparing preliminary observations from South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo with data from Uganda.

Colebunders R, Hendy A, Mokili JL, Wamala JF, Kaducu J, Kur L, Tepage F, Mandro M, Mucinya G, Mambandu G, Komba MY, Lumaliza JL, van Oijen M, Laudisoit A.

BMC Res Notes. 2016 Mar 22;9:182. doi: 10.1186/s13104-016-1993-7.

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Is nodding syndrome an Onchocerca volvulus-induced neuroinflammatory disorder? Uganda's story of research in understanding the disease.

Idro R, Opar B, Wamala J, Abbo C, Onzivua S, Mwaka DA, Kakooza-Mwesige A, Mbonye A, Aceng JR.

Int J Infect Dis. 2016 Apr;45:112-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2016.03.002. Epub 2016 Mar 14. Review.

21.

Risk Factors for Sustained Cholera Transmission, Juba County, South Sudan, 2014.

Ujjiga TT, Wamala JF, Mogga JJ, Othwonh TO, Mutonga D, Kone-Coulibaly A, Shaikh MA, Mpairwe AM, Abdinasir A, Abdi MA, Yoti Z, Olushayo O, Nyimol P, Lul R, Lako RL, Rumunu J.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2015 Oct;21(10):1849-52. doi: 10.3201/eid2110.142051.

22.

Nodding Syndrome May Be Only the Ears of the Hippo.

Wamala JF, Malimbo M, Tepage F, Lukwago L, Okot CL, Cannon RO, Laudisoit A, Colebunders R.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Aug 13;9(8):e0003880. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003880. eCollection 2015 Aug. No abstract available.

23.

Multidistrict Outbreak of Marburg Virus Disease-Uganda, 2012.

Knust B, Schafer IJ, Wamala J, Nyakarahuka L, Okot C, Shoemaker T, Dodd K, Gibbons A, Balinandi S, Tumusiime A, Campbell S, Newman E, Lasry E, DeClerck H, Boum Y, Makumbi I, Bosa HK, Mbonye A, Aceng JR, Nichol ST, Ströher U, Rollin PE.

J Infect Dis. 2015 Oct 1;212 Suppl 2:S119-28. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiv351. Epub 2015 Jul 23.

24.

Managing Ebola from rural to urban slum settings: experiences from Uganda.

Okware SI, Omaswa F, Talisuna A, Amandua J, Amone J, Onek P, Opio A, Wamala J, Lubwama J, Luswa L, Kagwa P, Tylleskar T.

Afr Health Sci. 2015 Mar;15(1):312-21. doi: 10.4314/ahs.v15i1.45.

25.

Ebola viral hemorrhagic disease outbreak in West Africa- lessons from Uganda.

Mbonye AK, Wamala JF, Nanyunja M, Opio A, Makumbi I, Aceng JR.

Afr Health Sci. 2014 Sep;14(3):495-501. doi: 10.4314/ahs.v14i3.1.

26.

Nodding syndrome-a new hypothesis and new direction for research.

Colebunders R, Hendy A, Nanyunja M, Wamala JF, van Oijen M.

Int J Infect Dis. 2014 Oct;27:74-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2014.08.001. Epub 2014 Aug 23.

27.

Hepatitis E in Karamoja, Uganda, 2009-2012: epidemiology and challenges to control in a setting of semi-nomadic pastoralism.

Cummings MJ, Wamala JF, Komakech I, Lukwago L, Malimbo M, Omeke ME, Mayer D, Bakamutumaho B.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Oct;108(10):648-55. doi: 10.1093/trstmh/tru123. Epub 2014 Aug 4.

PMID:
25092862
28.

Prevalence of nodding syndrome--Uganda, 2012-2013.

Iyengar PJ, Wamala J, Ratto J, Blanton C, Malimbo M, Lukwago L, Becknell S, Downing R, Bunga S, Sejvar J, Makumbi I; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Jul 18;63(28):603-6.

29.

Emerging and reemerging epidemic-prone diseases among settling nomadic pastoralists in Uganda.

Cummings MJ, Wamala JF, Komakech I, Malimbo M, Lukwago L.

Acta Trop. 2014 Sep;137:19-24. doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2014.04.025. Epub 2014 Apr 29. Review.

PMID:
24784434
30.

Outbreak of type A foodborne botulism at a boarding school, Uganda, 2008.

Viray MA, Wamala J, Fagan R, Luquez C, Maslanka S, Downing R, Biggerstaff M, Malimbo M, Kirenga JB, Nakibuuka J, Ddumba E, Mbabazi W, Swerdlow DL.

Epidemiol Infect. 2014 Nov;142(11):2297-301. doi: 10.1017/S0950268814000387. Epub 2014 Feb 27.

31.

Emerging filoviral disease in Uganda: proposed explanations and research directions.

Polonsky JA, Wamala JF, de Clerck H, Van Herp M, Sprecher A, Porten K, Shoemaker T.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 May;90(5):790-793. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.13-0374. Epub 2014 Feb 10.

32.

Cholera surveillance in Uganda: an analysis of notifications for the years 2007-2011.

Bwire G, Malimbo M, Makumbi I, Kagirita A, Wamala JF, Kalyebi P, Bingi A, Gitta S, Mukanga D, Mengel M, Dahlke M.

J Infect Dis. 2013 Nov 1;208 Suppl 1:S78-85. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jit203.

PMID:
24101649
33.

Genomic analysis of filoviruses associated with four viral hemorrhagic fever outbreaks in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2012.

Albariño CG, Shoemaker T, Khristova ML, Wamala JF, Muyembe JJ, Balinandi S, Tumusiime A, Campbell S, Cannon D, Gibbons A, Bergeron E, Bird B, Dodd K, Spiropoulou C, Erickson BR, Guerrero L, Knust B, Nichol ST, Rollin PE, Ströher U.

Virology. 2013 Aug 1;442(2):97-100. doi: 10.1016/j.virol.2013.04.014. Epub 2013 May 25.

34.

Repeated outbreaks of viral hemorrhagic fevers in Uganda.

Mbonye A, Wamala J, Winyi-Kaboyo, Tugumizemo V, Aceng J, Makumbi I.

Afr Health Sci. 2012 Dec;12(4):579-83.

35.

Clinical manifestations and case management of Ebola haemorrhagic fever caused by a newly identified virus strain, Bundibugyo, Uganda, 2007-2008.

Roddy P, Howard N, Van Kerkhove MD, Lutwama J, Wamala J, Yoti Z, Colebunders R, Palma PP, Sterk E, Jeffs B, Van Herp M, Borchert M.

PLoS One. 2012;7(12):e52986. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0052986. Epub 2012 Dec 28.

36.

Reemerging Sudan Ebola virus disease in Uganda, 2011.

Shoemaker T, MacNeil A, Balinandi S, Campbell S, Wamala JF, McMullan LK, Downing R, Lutwama J, Mbidde E, Ströher U, Rollin PE, Nichol ST.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2012 Sep;18(9):1480-3. doi: 10.3201/eid1809.111536.

37.

The implementation of Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response in Uganda: a review of progress and challenges between 2001 and 2007.

Lukwago L, Nanyunja M, Ndayimirije N, Wamala J, Malimbo M, Mbabazi W, Gasasira A, Nabukenya IN, Musenero M, Alemu W, Perry H, Nsubuga P, Talisuna A.

Health Policy Plan. 2013 Jan;28(1):30-40. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czs022. Epub 2012 Jun 4.

38.

Epidemiological and laboratory characterization of a yellow fever outbreak in northern Uganda, October 2010-January 2011.

Wamala JF, Malimbo M, Okot CL, Atai-Omoruto AD, Tenywa E, Miller JR, Balinandi S, Shoemaker T, Oyoo C, Omony EO, Kagirita A, Musenero MM, Makumbi I, Nanyunja M, Lutwama JJ, Downing R, Mbonye AK.

Int J Infect Dis. 2012 Jul;16(7):e536-42. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2012.03.004. Epub 2012 May 8.

39.

Outbreak of Marburg hemorrhagic fever among miners in Kamwenge and Ibanda Districts, Uganda, 2007.

Adjemian J, Farnon EC, Tschioko F, Wamala JF, Byaruhanga E, Bwire GS, Kansiime E, Kagirita A, Ahimbisibwe S, Katunguka F, Jeffs B, Lutwama JJ, Downing R, Tappero JW, Formenty P, Amman B, Manning C, Towner J, Nichol ST, Rollin PE.

J Infect Dis. 2011 Nov;204 Suppl 3:S796-9. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jir312.

40.

Using next generation sequencing to identify yellow fever virus in Uganda.

McMullan LK, Frace M, Sammons SA, Shoemaker T, Balinandi S, Wamala JF, Lutwama JJ, Downing RG, Stroeher U, MacNeil A, Nichol ST.

Virology. 2012 Jan 5;422(1):1-5. doi: 10.1016/j.virol.2011.08.024. Epub 2011 Oct 2.

41.

A cholera outbreak among semi-nomadic pastoralists in northeastern Uganda: epidemiology and interventions.

Cummings MJ, Wamala JF, Eyura M, Malimbo M, Omeke ME, Mayer D, Lukwago L.

Epidemiol Infect. 2012 Aug;140(8):1376-85. doi: 10.1017/S0950268811001956. Epub 2011 Sep 27.

PMID:
21943798
42.

Assessment of core capacities for the International Health Regulations (IHR[2005])--Uganda, 2009.

Wamala JF, Okot C, Makumbi I, Natseri N, Kisakye A, Nanyunja M, Bakamutumaho B, Lutwama JJ, Sreedharan R, Xing J, Gaturuku P, Aisu T, Da Silveira F, Chungong S.

BMC Public Health. 2010 Dec 3;10 Suppl 1:S9. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-10-S1-S9.

43.

Proportion of deaths and clinical features in Bundibugyo Ebola virus infection, Uganda.

MacNeil A, Farnon EC, Wamala J, Okware S, Cannon DL, Reed Z, Towner JS, Tappero JW, Lutwama J, Downing R, Nichol ST, Ksiazek TG, Rollin PE.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2010 Dec;16(12):1969-72. doi: 10.3201/eid1612.100627.

44.

Suspected outbreak of cutaneous anthrax in Kasese district, the investigation and response, April to May 2007.

Bazeyo W, Lukwago L, Wamala J, Obayo S, Bua J, Ecumu J, Baluku P, Mukobi P.

East Afr J Public Health. 2009 Dec;6(3):235-9.

PMID:
20803911
45.

Prevalence factors associated with hypertension in Rukungiri district, Uganda--a community-based study.

Wamala JF, Karyabakabo Z, Ndungutse D, Guwatudde D.

Afr Health Sci. 2009 Sep;9(3):153-60.

46.

Ebola hemorrhagic fever associated with novel virus strain, Uganda, 2007-2008.

Wamala JF, Lukwago L, Malimbo M, Nguku P, Yoti Z, Musenero M, Amone J, Mbabazi W, Nanyunja M, Zaramba S, Opio A, Lutwama JJ, Talisuna AO, Okware SI.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2010 Jul;16(7):1087-92. doi: 10.3201/eid1607.091525.

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