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1.

Local trends in immunisation coverage across Africa.

de Figueiredo A, Were F.

Lancet. 2019 May 4;393(10183):1779-1781. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(19)30702-0. Epub 2019 Apr 5. No abstract available.

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Effect of enhancing audit and feedback on uptake of childhood pneumonia treatment policy in hospitals that are part of a clinical network: a cluster randomized trial.

Ayieko P, Irimu G, Ogero M, Mwaniki P, Malla L, Julius T, Chepkirui M, Mbevi G, Oliwa J, Agweyu A, Akech S, Were F, English M; Clinical Information Network Authors.

Implement Sci. 2019 Mar 4;14(1):20. doi: 10.1186/s13012-019-0868-4.

3.

Phytoremediation Using Bamboo to Reduce the Risk of Chromium Exposure from a Contaminated Tannery Site in Kenya.

Were FH, Wafula GA, Wairungu S.

J Health Pollut. 2017 Dec 18;7(16):12-25. doi: 10.5696/2156-9614-7.16.12. eCollection 2017 Dec.

4.

Mechanisms associated with maternal adverse childhood experiences on offspring's mental health in Nairobi informal settlements: a mediational model testing approach.

Kumar M, Amugune B, Madeghe B, Wambua GN, Osok J, Polkonikova-Wamoto A, Bukusi D, Were F, Huang KY.

BMC Psychiatry. 2018 Dec 5;18(1):381. doi: 10.1186/s12888-018-1953-y.

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Developing a seasonal influenza vaccine recommendation in Kenya: Process and challenges faced by the National Immunization Technical Advisory Group (NITAG).

Dawa J, Chaves SS, Ba Nguz A, Kalani R, Anyango E, Mutie D, Muthoka P, Tabu C, Maritim M, Amukoye E, Were F; Kenya National Immunization Technical Advisory Group (KENITAG).

Vaccine. 2019 Jan 14;37(3):464-472. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2018.11.062. Epub 2018 Nov 27.

6.

Editorial.

Lifschitz C, Were FN.

Ann Nutr Metab. 2018;73 Suppl 1:5. doi: 10.1159/000490089. Epub 2018 Sep 7. No abstract available.

7.

Complementary Feeding: Beyond Nutrition.

Were FN, Lifschitz C.

Ann Nutr Metab. 2018;73 Suppl 1:20-25. doi: 10.1159/000490084. Epub 2018 Sep 7.

8.

Dynamics of Transcription Regulation in Human Bone Marrow Myeloid Differentiation to Mature Blood Neutrophils.

Grassi L, Pourfarzad F, Ullrich S, Merkel A, Were F, Carrillo-de-Santa-Pau E, Yi G, Hiemstra IH, Tool ATJ, Mul E, Perner J, Janssen-Megens E, Berentsen K, Kerstens H, Habibi E, Gut M, Yaspo ML, Linser M, Lowy E, Datta A, Clarke L, Flicek P, Vingron M, Roos D, van den Berg TK, Heath S, Rico D, Frontini M, Kostadima M, Gut I, Valencia A, Ouwehand WH, Stunnenberg HG, Martens JHA, Kuijpers TW.

Cell Rep. 2018 Sep 4;24(10):2784-2794. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2018.08.018.

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The past, present, and future of immunization in the Americas.

Kim Andrus J, Sankar Bandyopadhyay A, Danovaro-Holliday MC, Dietz V, Domingues C, J Peter F, Leila PG, Hinman A, Roses M, Ruiz Matus C, Ignácio Santos J, Were F.

Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2017 Dec 20;41:e121. doi: 10.26633/RPSP.2017.121. eCollection 2017. No abstract available.

10.

Soil contamination from lead battery manufacturing and recycling in seven African countries.

Gottesfeld P, Were FH, Adogame L, Gharbi S, San D, Nota MM, Kuepouo G.

Environ Res. 2018 Feb;161:609-614. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2017.11.055.

PMID:
29248873
11.

Improving skills and institutional capacity to strengthen adolescent immunisation programmes and health systems in African countries through HPV vaccine introduction.

Dochez C, Burnett RJ, Mbassi SM, Were F, Musyoki A, Trovoada D, Mphahlele MJ.

Papillomavirus Res. 2017 Dec;4:66-71. doi: 10.1016/j.pvr.2017.08.003. Epub 2017 Sep 1.

12.

Automatic identification of informative regions with epigenomic changes associated to hematopoiesis.

Carrillo-de-Santa-Pau E, Juan D, Pancaldi V, Were F, Martin-Subero I, Rico D, Valencia A; BLUEPRINT Consortium.

Nucleic Acids Res. 2017 Sep 19;45(16):9244-9259. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkx618.

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Mortality among 5-17 year old children in Kenya.

Osano BO, Were F, Mathews S.

Pan Afr Med J. 2017 Jun 15;27:121. doi: 10.11604/pamj.2017.27.121.10727. eCollection 2017.

15.

Community-based intermittent mass testing and treatment for malaria in an area of high transmission intensity, western Kenya: study design and methodology for a cluster randomized controlled trial.

Samuels AM, Awino N, Odongo W, Abong'o B, Gimnig J, Otieno K, Shi YP, Were V, Allen DR, Were F, Sang T, Obor D, Williamson J, Hamel MJ, Patrick Kachur S, Slutsker L, Lindblade KA, Kariuki S, Desai M.

Malar J. 2017 Jun 7;16(1):240. doi: 10.1186/s12936-017-1883-z.

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Developing guidelines in low-income and middle-income countries: lessons from Kenya.

English M, Irimu G, Nyamai R, Were F, Garner P, Opiyo N.

Arch Dis Child. 2017 Sep;102(9):846-851. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2017-312629. Epub 2017 Jun 5.

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What do we think we are doing? How might a clinical information network be promoting implementation of recommended paediatric care practices in Kenyan hospitals?

English M, Ayieko P, Nyamai R, Were F, Githanga D, Irimu G.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2017 Feb 2;15(1):4. doi: 10.1186/s12961-017-0172-1.

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Racecadotril for the treatment of severe acute watery diarrhoea in children admitted to a tertiary hospital in Kenya.

Gharial J, Laving A, Were F.

BMJ Open Gastroenterol. 2017 Jan 3;4(1):e000124. doi: 10.1136/bmjgast-2016-000124. eCollection 2017.

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Child Exposure to Lead in the Vicinities of Informal Used Lead-Acid Battery Recycling Operations in Nairobi Slums, Kenya.

Ondayo MA, Simiyu GM, Raburu PO, Were FH.

J Health Pollut. 2016 Dec 22;6(12):15-25. doi: 10.5696/2156-9614-6.12.15. eCollection 2016 Dec.

20.

Building Learning Health Systems to Accelerate Research and Improve Outcomes of Clinical Care in Low- and Middle-Income Countries.

English M, Irimu G, Agweyu A, Gathara D, Oliwa J, Ayieko P, Were F, Paton C, Tunis S, Forrest CB.

PLoS Med. 2016 Apr 12;13(4):e1001991. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001991. eCollection 2016 Apr.

21.

Evaluation of a training DVD on pneumococcal conjugate vaccine for Kenyan EPI healthcare workers.

Stokx J, Dochez C, Ochieng P, Bahl J, Were F.

Educ Health (Abingdon). 2016 Jan-Apr;29(1):35-41. doi: 10.4103/1357-6283.178929.

22.

Community perceptions of mass screening and treatment for malaria in Siaya County, western Kenya.

Shuford K, Were F, Awino N, Samuels A, Ouma P, Kariuki S, Desai M, Allen DR.

Malar J. 2016 Feb 6;15:71. doi: 10.1186/s12936-016-1123-y.

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Characteristics of admissions and variations in the use of basic investigations, treatments and outcomes in Kenyan hospitals within a new Clinical Information Network.

Ayieko P, Ogero M, Makone B, Julius T, Mbevi G, Nyachiro W, Nyamai R, Were F, Githanga D, Irimu G, English M; Clinical Information Network authors.

Arch Dis Child. 2016 Mar;101(3):223-9. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2015-309269. Epub 2015 Dec 10.

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Glycemic Control in Kenyan Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.

Ngwiri T, Were F, Predieri B, Ngugi P, Iughetti L.

Int J Endocrinol. 2015;2015:761759. doi: 10.1155/2015/761759. Epub 2015 Oct 1.

25.

Urine neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin in asphyxiated neonates: a prospective cohort study.

Essajee F, Were F, Admani B.

Pediatr Nephrol. 2015 Jul;30(7):1189-96. doi: 10.1007/s00467-014-3035-9. Epub 2015 Apr 19.

PMID:
25894565
26.

Barriers and facilitators to antenatal and delivery care in western Kenya: a qualitative study.

Mason L, Dellicour S, Ter Kuile F, Ouma P, Phillips-Howard P, Were F, Laserson K, Desai M.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2015 Feb 13;15:26. doi: 10.1186/s12884-015-0453-z.

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Delivery outcomes and patterns of morbidity and mortality for neonatal admissions in five Kenyan hospitals.

Aluvaala J, Okello D, Murithi G, Wafula L, Wanjala L, Isika N, Wasunna A, Were F, Nyamai R, English M.

J Trop Pediatr. 2015 Aug;61(4):255-9. doi: 10.1093/tropej/fmv024. Epub 2015 Apr 4.

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Moving towards routine evaluation of quality of inpatient pediatric care in Kenya.

Gathara D, Nyamai R, Were F, Mogoa W, Karumbi J, Kihuba E, Mwinga S, Aluvaala J, Mulaku M, Kosgei R, Todd J, Allen E, English M; SIRCLE/Ministry of Health Hospital Survey Group.

PLoS One. 2015 Mar 30;10(3):e0117048. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0117048. eCollection 2015.

29.

Hypoglycaemia and hypocalcaemia as determinants of admission birth weight criteria for term stable low risk macrosomic neonates.

Bandika VL, Were FN, Simiyu ED, Oyatsi DP.

Afr Health Sci. 2014 Sep;14(3):510-6. doi: 10.4314/ahs.v14i3.3.

30.

Evaluating the level of adherence to Ministry of Health guidelines in the management of severe acute malnutrition at Garissa Provincial General Hospital, Garissa, Kenya.

Warfa O, Njai D, Ahmed L, Admani B, Were F, Wamalwa D, Osano B, Mburugu P, Mohamed M.

Pan Afr Med J. 2014 Mar 18;17:214. doi: 10.11604/pamj.2014.17.214.3821. eCollection 2014.

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Assessment of neonatal care in clinical training facilities in Kenya.

Aluvaala J, Nyamai R, Were F, Wasunna A, Kosgei R, Karumbi J, Gathara D, English M; SIRCLE/Ministry of Health Hospital Survey Group.

Arch Dis Child. 2015 Jan;100(1):42-7. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2014-306423. Epub 2014 Aug 19.

32.

Lead exposure and blood pressure among workers in diverse industrial plants in Kenya.

Were FH, Moturi MC, Gottesfeld P, Wafula GA, Kamau GN, Shiundu PM.

J Occup Environ Hyg. 2014;11(11):706-15. doi: 10.1080/15459624.2014.908258.

PMID:
24690073
33.

Adoption of recommended practices and basic technologies in a low-income setting.

English M, Gathara D, Mwinga S, Ayieko P, Opondo C, Aluvaala J, Kihuba E, Mwaniki P, Were F, Irimu G, Wasunna A, Mogoa W, Nyamai R.

Arch Dis Child. 2014 May;99(5):452-6. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2013-305561. Epub 2014 Jan 30.

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ADHERENCE TO PNEUMONIA GUIDELINES FOR CHILDREN 2 - 59 MONTHS AT GARRISA PROVINCIAL GENERAL HOSPITAL.

Mutinda CM, Onyango FE, Maleche-Obimbo E, Kumar R, Wamalwa D, Were F, Osano B, Mburugu P.

East Afr Med J. 2014 Jan;91(1):13-20.

PMID:
26862631
35.

Prevention and management of malaria during pregnancy: findings from a comparative qualitative study in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi.

Pell C, Meñaca A, Afrah NA, Manda-Taylor L, Chatio S, Were F, Hodgson A, Hamel MJ, Kalilani L, Tagbor H, Pool R.

Malar J. 2013 Nov 20;12:427. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-12-427.

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Local illness concepts and their relevance for the prevention and control of malaria during pregnancy in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi: findings from a comparative qualitative study.

Menaca A, Pell C, Manda-Taylor L, Chatio S, Afrah NA, Were F, Hodgson A, Ouma P, Kalilani L, Tagbor H, Pool R.

Malar J. 2013 Jul 22;12:257. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-12-257.

37.

Factors affecting antenatal care attendance: results from qualitative studies in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi.

Pell C, Meñaca A, Were F, Afrah NA, Chatio S, Manda-Taylor L, Hamel MJ, Hodgson A, Tagbor H, Kalilani L, Ouma P, Pool R.

PLoS One. 2013;8(1):e53747. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0053747. Epub 2013 Jan 15.

38.

The dengue situation in Africa.

Were F.

Paediatr Int Child Health. 2012 May;32 Suppl 1:18-21. doi: 10.1179/2046904712Z.00000000048. Review.

40.

Air and blood lead levels in lead acid battery recycling and manufacturing plants in Kenya.

Were FH, Kamau GN, Shiundu PM, Wafula GA, Moturi CM.

J Occup Environ Hyg. 2012;9(5):340-4. doi: 10.1080/15459624.2012.673458.

PMID:
22512792
41.

Craniofacial anomalies amongst births at two hospitals in Nairobi, Kenya.

Odhiambo A, Rotich EC, Chindia ML, Macigo FG, Ndavi M, Were F.

Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2012 May;41(5):596-603. doi: 10.1016/j.ijom.2012.01.009. Epub 2012 Mar 2.

PMID:
22386656
42.

The African Vaccine-Preventable Diseases Network: a vaccine advocacy initiative.

Wiysonge CS, Armah GE, Madhi SA, Were F, Kitaka SB, Akoua-Koffi C, Gresenguet G, Gatheru Z, Maranga PW, Dicko A, Falade AG, Boula AY, Kuit SB, Odusanya OO, Sow PS, Lakhani N, Mpabalwani EM, Tamfum JJ, Hussey GD.

Pan Afr Med J. 2011;8:24. Epub 2011 Mar 14.

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Quality of hospital care for sick newborns and severely malnourished children in Kenya: a two-year descriptive study in 8 hospitals.

Gathara D, Opiyo N, Wagai J, Ntoburi S, Ayieko P, Opondo C, Wamae A, Migiro S, Mogoa W, Wasunna A, Were F, Irimu G, English M.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2011 Nov 11;11:307. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-11-307.

44.

Why the AMC matters.

Were F.

Hum Vaccin. 2011 Mar;7(3):302. doi: 10.4161/hv.7.3.15355. No abstract available.

PMID:
21747230
45.

A multifaceted intervention to implement guidelines and improve admission paediatric care in Kenyan district hospitals: a cluster randomised trial.

Ayieko P, Ntoburi S, Wagai J, Opondo C, Opiyo N, Migiro S, Wamae A, Mogoa W, Were F, Wasunna A, Fegan G, Irimu G, English M.

PLoS Med. 2011 Apr;8(4):e1001018. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001018. Epub 2011 Apr 5.

46.

The remaining challenge of pneumonia: the leading killer of children.

Dagan R, Bhutta ZA, de Quadros CA, Garau J, Klugman KP, Khuri-Bulos N, Levine O, Saha SK, Sow S, Were F, Yang Y.

Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2011 Jan;30(1):1-2. doi: 10.1097/INF.0b013e3182005389. No abstract available.

PMID:
21076365
47.

The contribution of very low birth weight deaths to infant mortality.

Were FN, Bwibo NO.

East Afr Med J. 2009 Aug;86(8):374-7.

PMID:
20575311
48.

Sequelae due to bacterial meningitis among African children: a systematic literature review.

Ramakrishnan M, Ulland AJ, Steinhardt LC, Moïsi JC, Were F, Levine OS.

BMC Med. 2009 Sep 14;7:47. doi: 10.1186/1741-7015-7-47. Review.

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Are hospitals prepared to support newborn survival? - An evaluation of eight first-referral level hospitals in Kenya.

Opondo C, Ntoburi S, Wagai J, Wafula J, Wasunna A, Were F, Wamae A, Migiro S, Irimu G, English M.

Trop Med Int Health. 2009 Oct;14(10):1165-72. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2009.02358.x. Epub 2009 Aug 19.

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