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Case studies in Public health Supplement 2 Supplement
"Better health through knowledge sharing and information dissemination "

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AMREF´s evidence in advancing the health of women and children

In this series, AMREF (African Medical and Research Foundation) shares its achievements and lessons learnt related to health initiatives targeted to mothers and children, both in scientific and best practice paper formats. The supplement, sponsored entirely by AMREF counts 17 research and project report articles authored by AMREF’s staff and collaborators from Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia and South Africa.

Guest editors: Dr Josephat Nyagero, AMREF Kenya (Josephat.Nyagero@amref.org)

Contact: AMREF Info Center page







Contents

Pan Af Med J. 2012;13 (Supp 1):1

AMREF´s evidence in advancing the health of women and children

Teguest Guerma

Health development in Africa, and specifically improved health for mothers and children, needs to be based on tested approaches with demonstrable results. In light of the increasing health investments currently being made in Africa, generating and documenting evidence will not only increase value fo ...

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Pan Af Med J. 2012;13 (Supp 1):2

Behavioral change communication strategy vital in malaria prevention interventions in rural communities: Nakasongola district, Uganda

Margaret Mugisa, Abel Muzoora

Malaria is a leading killer disease in Uganda and it accounts for significant morbidity in pregnant women and children. Pregnant women are more susceptible to malaria, which causes adverse effects including abortion, low birth weight and maternal anaemia. Children with severe malaria frequently de ...

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Pan Af Med J. 2012;13 (Supp 1):3

The place of knowledge management in influencing lasting health change in Africa: an analysis of AMREF’s progress

Rumishael Shoo, Willy Matuku, Jane Ireri, Josephat Nyagero, Patrick Gatonga

AMREF (African Medical and Research Foundation) developed a Knowledge Management Strategy that focussed on creating, capturing and applying health knowledge to close the gap between communities and health systems in Africa. There was need to identify AMREF’s current Knowledge Management implementa ...

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Factors affecting the utilisation of improved ventilated latrines among communities in Mtwara Rural District, Tanzania
Koronel Kema, Innocent Semali, Serafina Mkuwa, Ignatio Kagonji, Florence Temu, Festus Ilako, Martin Mkuye
Pan Afr Med J. 2012; 13(Suppl 1): 4, 25 December 2012
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Access to HIV prevention services among gender based violence survivors in Tanzania
Beati Mboya, Florence Temu, Bayoum Awadhi, Zubeda Ngware, Elly Ndyetabura, Gloria Kiondo, Janneth Maridadi
Pan Afr Med J. 2012; 13(Suppl 1): 5, 25 December 2012
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Assessing the need and capacity for integration of Family Planning and HIV counseling and testing in Tanzania
Bayoum Awadhi, Beati Mboya, Florence Temu, Zubeda Ngware
Pan Afr Med J. 2012; 13(Suppl 1): 6, 25 December 2012
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Knowledge, attitude and practices on jigger infestation among household members aged 18 to 60 years: case study of a rural location in Kenya
Bernard Kimani, Josephat Nyagero, Lawrence Ikamari
Pan Afr Med J. 2012; 13(Suppl 1): 7, 25 December 2012
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Trachoma and its determinants in Mojo and Lume districts of Ethiopia
Kassahun Negash Yalew, Medhanit Getachew Mekonnen, Atsbha Asrat Jemaneh
Pan Afr Med J. 2012; 13(Suppl 1): 8, 26 December 2012
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Ownership and utilization of long-lasting insecticide-treated bed nets in Afar, northeast Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study
Kassahun Negash, Berhane Haileselassie, Awoke Tasew, Yesuf Ahmed, Medhanit Getachew
Pan Afr Med J. 2012; 13(Suppl 1): 9, 26 December 2012
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Barriers to enrolment into a professional upgrading programme for enrolled nurses in Kenya
Alice Lakati, Peter Ngatia, Caroline Mbindyo, Diana Mukami, Elizabeth Oywer
Pan Afr Med J. 2012; 13(Suppl 1): 10, 26 December 2012
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Integrated community based child survival, reproductive health and water and sanitation program in Mkuranga district, Tanzania: a replicable model of good practices in community based health care
Koronel Mashalla Kema, Joseph Komwihangiro, Saltiel Kimaro
Pan Afr Med J. 2012; 13(Suppl 1): 11, 26 December 2012
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Effectiveness of Kenya’s Community Health Strategy in delivering community-based maternal and newborn health care in Busia County, Kenya: non-randomized pre-test post test study
Gilbert Wangalwa, Bennett Cudjoe, David Wamalwa, Yvonne Machira, Peter Ofware, Meshack Ndirangu, Festus Ilako
Pan Afr Med J. 2012; 13(Suppl 1): 12, 26 December 2012
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Barriers to sexual reproductive health services and rights among young people in Mtwara district, Tanzania: a qualitative study
Rita Moses Mbeba, Martin Sem Mkuye, Grace Elias Magembe, William Lubazi Yotham, Alfred obeidy Mellah, Serafina Baptist Mkuwa
Pan Afr Med J. 2012; 13(Suppl 1): 13, 26 December 2012
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Using partnership approach to reduce mortality and morbidity among children under five in Limpopo province, South Africa
Kennedy Sivhaga, Boniface Hlabano, Penina Ochola Odhiambo
Pan Afr Med J. 2012; 13(Suppl 1): 14, 26 December 2012
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Contribution of traditional birth attendants to the formal health system in Ethiopia: the case of Afar region
Tedla Mulatu Temesgen, Jemal Yousuf Umer, Dawit Seyoum Buda, Tilahun Nigatu Haregu
Pan Afr Med J. 2012; 13(Suppl 1): 15, 26 December 2012
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Behaviour change and associated factors among Female Sex Workers in Kenya
Josephat Nyagero, Samuel Wangila, Vincent Kutai, Susan Olango
Pan Afr Med J. 2012; 13(Suppl 1): 16, 26 December 2012
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Determinants of delivery practices among Afar pastoralists of Ethiopia
Medhanit Getachew Mekonnen, Kassahun Negash Yalew, Jemal Yesouf Umer, Muluken Melese
Pan Afr Med J. 2012; 13(Suppl 1): 17, 26 December 2012
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