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Project team

Kakira Health Centre III (Photo: Sabina Andersen)


Danish project participants


Ebba Holme Hansen, Professor, Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen (Project Coordinator, Danish responsible partner)

Annette Olsen, Head of Section, Associate Professor, Parasitology and Aquatic Diseases, Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen (administrator)

Marianne S. Østergaard, GP, Senior Researcher, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen

Susan R. Whyte, Professor, Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Copenhagen

Ugandan project participants


Anne R. Katahoire, Director, Child Health and Development Center (CHDC), Makerere University, (Ugandan responsible partner)

Angelina Kakooza, Neuro-pediatrician/Lecturer in the Department of Pediatrics and Child Health at the School of Medicine, Makerere University

Anthony K. Mbonye, Head, Dept. Community Health, Ministry of Health

Augustine Mutumba, Senior Administrative Assistant, CHDC

David Kyaddondo, Lecturer, Department of Social Work and Social Administration, Makerere University

Fred Nuwaha, Associate Professor, School of Public Health, Makerere University

Freddie Ssengooba, Senior Research Fellow and Lecturer, Makerere University School of Public Health

James K. Tumwine, Professor, Department of Paediatrics, University College of Health Sciences, Makerere University

Jasper Ogwal-Okeng, Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Makerere University

Jessica S. Jitta, Senior Researcher, CHDC, Local Coordinator (Professional Secretary)

Paul Bangirana, Psychologist and Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry and School of Psychology, Makerere University 

PhD students and title of their project

  • Phoebe Kajubi: HIV+ children’s perspectives and communication practices regarding their health and medicines
  • Rebecca Nantanda: Asthma and acute lower respiratory infections among children aged 2 to 59 months in Mulago hospital: approaches to diagnosis and management
  • Simon Muhumuza: Evaluation of strategies for improved uptake of preventive treatment for intestinal Schistosomiasis among children in Jinja District, Uganda
  • Xavier Nsabagasani: Improving access to appropriate medicines for children in Uganda: analysis of relevant polices

Postdocs and title of their project

  • Allen Nalugwa: Intestinal Schistosomiasis in children aged 1-5 years, morbidity assessment and the effect of Praziquantel on morbidity-Jinja District, Uganda
  • Grace Ndeezi: Acute respiratory infections and asthma In U-5 children: improved treatment to reduce morbidity and mortality in Uganda

Ugandan Master’s students and title of their project

  • Julius Ssentongo: Availability and use of  medicines for treating malaria and pneumonia among children below 5 years at lower public health facilities in Kampala district
  • Rita Atugonza: The prevalence and factors associated with multiple anti-epileptic drug requirement in children
  • Suzan Akwii: Effect of social support and self esteem on adherence to medicines for children with epilepsy
  • Yusrah Kuteesa Nagujja: Social support for refugee children on ART in Kyaka II refugee settlement

List of Danish students’ fieldwork reports, BSc and MSc Theses

  • Anne Mette Dyrvig: Master's thesis: Treatment of epilepsy in children affiliated with a health centre in Kampala, Uganda
  • Kathrine Østergaard Nielsen. Master's thesis: Availability and access to medicines for children with epilepsy in Uganda
  • Line Hjøllund Pedersen. Master's thesis: Experiences and perceptions of illness and treatment among children with epilepsy and their caretakers - a qualitative study from Uganda
  • Sabina Andersen. Master's thesis: Availability and accessibility to antiretroviral drugs for HIV infected Children in Uganda
  • Stine Bagger. Fieldwork report: Why do I take medicine? Communication with HIV positive children and their caretakers
  • Simon Christensen: Experiences and perceptions with praziquantel treatment of school children – a qualitative interview study from Uganda
  • Tina Becker and Anne Sofie Thorsdale Larsen. Fieldwork report: Seeking medical treatment for children with respiratory problems in Uganda

Focal point in Jinja

Peter Dyogo Nantamu, Ag. District Health Officer, Jinja District

Project Advisory Board


Birna Trap, Chief of Party, Securing Ugandans' Right to Essential Medicines Program, Management Sciences for Health (MSH) Uganda Office

Celestino Obua, Deputy Principal, College of Health Sciences,
Makerere University

Edridah Tukahebwa Muheki, Head of Vector Control Division, Ministry of Health

Geoffrey K. Bisoborwa, Country Advisor - Child and Adolescent Health,
World Health Organization, Uganda

Kaitiritimba Robinah, Executive Director, Uganda National Health Consumers’ Organisation (UNHCO)

Martin O. Oteba, Head of Pharmacy Division, Ministry of Health

Narcis B. Kabatereine, Head, Vector Control Division, Ministry of Health (former member)

Nelson Sewankambo, Principal of College of Health Sciences, Makerere University (former member)

Scientific Advisory Committee


Abner Tagoola, Consultant Pediatrician, Jinja Regional Referral Hospital

Angelina Kakooza, Neuro-pediatrician/Lecturer in the Department of Pediatrics and Child Health at the School of Medicine, Makerere University

Anne R. Katahoire, Director, Child Health and Development Center (CHDC), Makerere University

Annette Olsen, Senior Researcher, Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen

Anthony K. Mbonye, Head, Dept. Community Health, Ministry of Health

David Kyaddondo, Lecturer, Department of Social Work and Social Administration, Makerere University

Ebba Holme Hansen, Professor, Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen

Fred Nuwaha, Associate Professor, School of Public Health, Makerere University

Freddie Ssengooba, Senior Research Fellow and Lecturer, Makerere University School of Public Health

Herbert Muyinda, Acting Director, Child Health and Development Center (CHDC), Makerere University

James K. Tumwine, Professor, Department of Paediatrics, University College of Health Sciences, Makerere University

Jasper Ogwal-Okeng, Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Makerere University and Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Gulu University

Marianne Stubbe Østergaard, GP, Senior Researcher, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen

Paul Bangirana, Psychologist and Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry and School of Psychology, Makerere University

Susan R. Whyte, Professor, Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Copenhagen

 

Project start and end: 2010-2014

 

Budget: DKK 11.3 M

Jinja Children's Hospital (Photo: Bernt Stubbe Østergaard)
HIV clinic waiting area at Jinja Children's Hospital (Photo: Stine Bagger)
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Project team
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