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Publications

This boy assists his father with fishing (Photo: Ebba Holme Hansen)

  

PhD theses

Kajubi P. Communication practices of children on antiretroviral therapy and the role of family situations, Jinja District, Uganda: Variations and tensions. Makerere University 2016.

Muhumuza S. Strategies for improved uptake of mass treatment for schistosomiasis control among schoolchildren in Uganda. Makerere University 2014.

Nantanda R. Asthma and acute lower respiratory tract infections in under-fives in Uganda: magnitude, diagnosis and outcomes. Makerere University 2015. 

Nsabagasani X. Medicines for children: Policy provisions, perspectives, availability and practices in Uganda. Makerere University (submitted).

Master's theses

NB! Danish theses are funded by other sources.

Akwii S. Effect of social support and self-esteem on adherence to medicines for children with epilepsy. Makerere University (submitted). 

Andersen S. Availability and accessibility to antiretroviral drugs for HIV infected Children in Uganda. [Tilgængelighed af og adgang til antiretrovirale lægemidler for HIV inficerede børn i Uganda]. Extended summary of Master's thesis. University of Copenhagen 2010.  

Atugonza R. Multiple anti-epileptic drug therapy in childhood epilepsy: the prevalence and associated factors. Makerere University 2014. 

Bagger S. HIV i barndommen: En antropologisk analyse af forskellige børneopfattelsers indflydelse på HIV behandling i Uganda. [HIV in childhood: an anthropological analysis of the influence of childhood perceptions on HIV treatment in Uganda]. (In Danish). University of Copenhagen 2012.

Becker TS and Larsen AST. Et åndedrag til forskel: en antropologisk undersøgelse af diagnoseopfattelser og forholdet mellem viden og praksis i behandlingen af ugandiske børns luftvejssygdomme. [A different breath: an anthropological study of diagnosis perceptions and the relation between knowledge and practice in the treatment of Ugandan children’s respiratory diseases]. (In Danish). University of Copenhagen 2012.

Christensen S. Experiences and perceptions with praziquantel treatment of school children – A qualitative interview study from Uganda. Extended summary of Master’s thesis 2013. University of Copenhagen 2013.

Dyrvig AM. Behandling af epilepsi hos børn tilknyttet et sundhedscenter i Kampala, Uganda. [Treatment of epilepsy in children affiliated with a health centre in Kampala, Uganda]. (In Danish). University of Copenhagen 2012. 

Nagujja YK. Social support for refugee children on ART in Kyaka II refugee settlement. Makerere University (submitted). 

Nielsen KØ. Availability and access to medicines for children with epilepsy in Uganda. [Tilgængelighed
og
adgang
til
medicin
for
børn
med
epilepsi
i
Uganda]. University of Copenhagen 2010.

Pedersen L. Experiences and perceptions of illness and treatment among children with epilepsy and their caretakers - a qualitative study from UgandaExtended summary of Master's thesis. University of Copenhagen 2011.

Ssentongo J. Availability of child-friendly medicines and child caretaker knowledge on administering them among children below 5 years at lower public health facilities under Kampala Capital City Authority. Makerere University 2014.  

Bachelor's theses

Christensen KK. Childhood pneumonia in Uganda: Need for improving diagnosis and treatment in children with pneumonia/asthma overlapBachelor's thesis. University of Copenhagen.

Research articles, peer reviewed

Atugonza R, Kakooza-Mwesige A, Lhatoo S, Kaddumukasa M, Mugenyi L, Sajatovic M, Katabira E, Idro R. Multiple anti-epileptic drug use in children with epilepsy at Mulago Hospital, Uganda: a cross sectional study. BMC Pediatrics 2016;16:34. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12887-016-0575-0 

Kajubi P, Whyte S, Muhumuza S, Kyaddondo D, Katahoire AR. Communication between HIV-infected children and their caregivers about HIV medicines: a cross-sectional study in Jinja district, Uganda. Journal of the International AIDS Society 2014, 17:19012. http://dx.doi.org/10.7448/IAS.17.1.19012 

Kajubi P, Bagger S, Katahoire AR, Kyaddondo D, Whyte S. Spaces for talking: Communication patterns of children on antiretroviral therapy in Uganda. Children and Youth Services Review 2014;45:38-46. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2014.03.036 

Kajubi P, Katahoire AR, Kyaddondo D, Whyte SR. Communication in the context of family caregiving: An exploratory study of Ugandan children on antiretroviral therapy. Journal of Biosocial Science. Published online: 28 October 2015 (22 pages). http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0021932015000371 

Kajubi P, Whyte SR, Kyaddondo D, Katahoire AR. Tensions in communication between children on antiretroviral therapy and their caregivers: a qualitative study in Jinja District, Uganda. PLoS ONE 2016;11(1):e0147119. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0147119 

Muhumuza S, Katahoire A, Nuwaha F, Olsen A. Increasing teacher motivation and supervision is an important but not sufficient strategy for improving praziquantel uptake in Schistosoma mansoni control programs: serial cross sectional surveys in Uganda. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013;13:590. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-13-590  

Muhumuza S, Olsen A, Katahoire A, Kiragga AN, Nuwaha F. Effectiveness of a Pre-treatment Snack on the Uptake of Mass Treatment for Schistosomiasis in Uganda: A Cluster Randomized Trial. PLoS Med 2014;11(5):e1001640. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1001640 

Muhumuza S, Olsen A, Katahoire A, Nuwaha F. Uptake of preventive treatment for intestinal schistosomiasis among school children in Jinja District, Uganda: A cross sectional study. PLoS ONE 2013;8(5):e63438. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0063438 

Muhumuza S, Olsen A, Nuwaha F, Katahoire A. Understanding low uptake of mass treatment for intestinal schistosomiasis among school children: a qualitative study in Jinja District, Uganda. Journal of Biosocial Science. Published online: 16 April 2014. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S002193201400011X  

Muhumuza S, Olsen A, Katahoire A, Nuwaha F. Reduced uptake of mass treatment for schistosomiasis control in absence of food: beyond a randomized trial. BMC Infectious Diseases 2015 15:423. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-015-1158-7 

Nalugwa A, Olsen A, Tukahebwa ME, Nuwaha F. Intestinal schistosomiasis among preschool children along the shores of Lake Victoria in Uganda. Acta Tropica 2015;142:115-121. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2014.11.014 

Nalugwa A, Nuwaha F, Tukahebwa EM, Olsen A. Single versus double dose praziquantel comparison on efficacy and Schistosoma mansoni re-infection in preschool-age children in Uganda: A randomized controlled trial. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 2015;9(5): e0003796. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0003796 

Nantanda R, Ostergaard MS, Ndeezi G, Tumwine JK. Clinical outcomes of children with acute asthma and pneumonia in Mulago hospital, Uganda: a prospective study. BMC Pediatrics 2014;14:285. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12887-014-0285-4 

Nantanda R, Ostergaard MS, Ndeezi G, Tumwine JK. Factors associated with asthma among under-fives in Mulago hospital, Kampala Uganda: a cross sectional study. BMC Pediatrics 2013;13:141. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2431-13-141 

Nantanda R, Tumwine JK, Ndeezi G, Ostergaard MS. Asthma and pneumonia among children less than five years with acute respiratory symptoms in Mulago Hospital, Uganda: Evidence of under-diagnosis of asthma. PLoS ONE 2013;8(11):e81562. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0081562 

Nsabagasani X, Hansen EH, Mbonye A, Ssengooba F, Muyinda H, Mugisha J, Ogwal-Okeng J. Explaining the slow transition of child-appropriate dosage formulations from the global to national level in the context of Uganda: a qualitative study. Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2015;8:19.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40545-015-0039-1.

Nsabagasani X, Ogwal-Okeng J, Hansen EH, Mbonye A, Muyinda H, Ssengooba F. ‘Better medicines for children’ within the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness framework: a qualitative inquiry in Uganda. Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2016;9:22. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40545-016-0071-9 

Nsabagasani X, Okeng JO, Mbonye A, Ssengooba F, Nantanda R, Muyinda H, Hansen EH. The "child size medicines" concept: policy provisions in Uganda. Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2015,8:2. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40545-015-0025-7 

Nsabagasani X,  Ogwal-Okeng J, Mbonye A, Ssengooba F, Muhumuza S, Hansen EH. Availability and utilization of the WHO recommended priority lifesaving medicines for under five-year old children in public health facilities in Uganda: a cross-sectional survey. Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2015;8:18. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40545-015-0038-2 

Whyte SR. Therapeutic research in low-income countries: studying trial communities. Arch Dis Child 2014;99:1029–1032. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2013-304852 

Ostergaard MS, Nantanda R, Tumwine JK, Aabenhus R. Childhood asthma in low income countries: an invisible killer? Prim Care Respir J. 2012;21(2):214-219. http://dx.doi.org/10.4104/pcrj.2012.00038 
 

Books

Children and Medicines Use in Uganda. Abstract book for the National Research Dissemination Meeting 17 October 2014, Kampala.

Jitta J, Muyinda H, Nielsen KØ, Hansen EH. Quality Medicine Use for Children in Uganda: Situational Analysis. Makerere University Printing Press; March 2011. ISBN: 9970 05 041-9.
 

Conference presentations

Kajubi P, Bagger S,  Kyaddondo D, Whyte SR, Katahoire AR. “Why Must I take medicine?” The Understanding of Antiretroviral Therapy by Ugandan Children on ART”. 8th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health, Copenhagen, Denmark, 10-13th September 2013. 

Kajubi P, Bagger S, Katahoire AR, Kyaddondo D, Whyte SR. Spaces for talking: Communication patterns of Children on Antiretroviral Therapy in Uganda. Conference on Growing Up with HIV in Africa London School of Economics and Political Science, UK 25th-26th March 2013. 

Kajubi P, Katahoire AR, Kyaddondo D, Whyte S. Family situations and communication about HIV-infected children's health and medicines: a qualitative study of children on antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Uganda. Presentation at the 20th International AIDS Conference 2014, Melbourne, Australia, 20th-25th July 2014, [Abstract No.WEPE252].

Kajubi P, Whyte S, Muhumuza S, Kyaddondo D, Katahoire AR. HIV-infected child-caregiver communication and children's knowledge of their HIV medicines: a cross sectional study in Jinja district, Uganda. Presentation at the 20th International AIDS Conference 2014, Melbourne, Australia, 20th-25th July 2014), [Abstract No.WEPE251].

Muhumuza S, Olsen A, Katahoire A, Nuwaha F. Prevalence, intensity and uptake of treatment for schistosomiasis control among school-age children in Uganda: a cross-section study. 32nd Annual Meeting for the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID 2014), 6-10 May 2014, Dublin, Ireland.

Muhumuza S, Olsen A, Katahoire A, Nuwaha F. Uptake of Preventive Treatment for Intestinal Schistosomiasis among School Children in Jinja District, Uganda: a cross sectional study. 8th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH 2013), 10-13 September 2013, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Muhumuza S, Olsen A, Katahoire A, Nuwaha F. Evaluation of Strategies for Improved Uptake of Mass Treatment for Schistosomiasis among School Children in Jinja District, Uganda: a cluster randomized controlled trial. 8th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH 2013), 10-13 September 2013, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Muhumuza S, Katahoire A, Nuwaha F, Olsen A. Improving Uptake of Mass Treatment for Schistosomiasis among School Children through Teacher Motivation: serial cross sectional surveys in Jinja district, Uganda. 6th International Congress on Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, June 13-15, 2013 Kinshasa, DRC.

Nalugwa A, Nuwaha F, Tukahebwa M. E, Olsen A. Intestinal Schistosomiasis among Preschool Children along the shores of Lake Victoria in Uganda. Gordon Research Conferences: Tropical Infectious Disease, March 8-13,2015 Galveston, Texas.

Nantanda R, Ostergaard MS, Tumwine JK, Ndeezi G. Asthma and pneumonia among children less than five years with acute respiratory symptoms in Mulago Hospital, Uganda: Evidence of under-diagnosis of asthma. 7th IPCRG World Conference 21st-24th May 2014 Athens, Greece.

Ndeezi G, Tumwine JK, Ostergaard MS. Acute respiratory infections and asthma in U-5 children; improved treatment to reduce morbidity and mortality in Uganda, A randomized controlled trial. 7th IPCRG World Conference 21st-24th May 2014 Athens, Greece.

Nsabagasani X, Mbonye A, Ssengooba F, Hansen EH, Okeng JO. The status of child size medicines in the context of Uganda: Prospects and limitations. 8th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH 2013), 10-13 September 2013, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Nsabagasani X, Okeng JO, Mbonye A, Ssengooba FP, Hansen EH. Child size medicines in Uganda: policy provisions and stakeholder perspectives. Tropical Medicine & International Health 2013;18:23-23.

Nsabagasani X, Okeng JO, Mbonye A, Ssengooba FP, Hansen EH. Improving Access to Appropriate Medicines for Children in Uganda: Analysis of Relevant Polices. Utrecht-WHO winter meeting 10-11 Jan 2013.

Ostergaard MS, Tumwine JK, Nantanda R, Ndeezi G. Respiratory mortality in Under-5s in Uganda dramatically reduced: 2000-2013. 7 th IPCRG World Conference, 21st-24st May 2014, Athens, Greece.

 

Popular articles

Hansen EH, Olsen A, Ostergaard MS, Whyte SR. Bedre medicinbrug blandt børn i Uganda. [Better use of medicine among children in Uganda]. (In Danish). Lægemiddelforskning 2013:32-34. 

Reports

Bagger S. Why do I take medicine? Communication with HIV positive children and their caretakers. Report from fieldwork in Uganda; 2010.  

Becker T, Larsen AST. Seeking medical treatment for children with respiratory problems in Uganda. Field Report; 20 July 2011.

 

 

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