PAMJ supplements

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

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Table of contents


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

Teguest Guerma

Pan African Medical Journal. 25 December 2012. 13(1): 1

[PDF - 148 KB]

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

Margaret Mugisa, Abel Muzoora

Pan African Medical Journal. 25 December 2012. 13(1): 2

[PDF - 236 KB]

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

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

Pan African Medical Journal. 25 December 2012. 13(1): 3

[PDF - 247 KB]

Factors affecting the utilisation of improved ventilated latrines among communities in Mtwara Rural District, Tanzania (Research)

Koronel Kema, Innocent Semali, Serafina Mkuwa, Ignatio Kagonji, Florence Temu, Festus Ilako, Martin Mkuye

Pan African Medical Journal. 25 December 2012. 13(1): 4

[PDF - 321 KB]

Access to HIV prevention services among gender based violence survivors in Tanzania (Research)

Beati Mboya, Florence Temu, Bayoum Awadhi, Zubeda Ngware, Elly Ndyetabura, Gloria Kiondo, Janneth Maridadi

Pan African Medical Journal. 25 December 2012. 13(1): 5

[PDF - 406 KB]

Assessing the need and capacity for integration of Family Planning and HIV counseling and testing in Tanzania (Research)

Bayoum Awadhi, Beati Mboya, Florence Temu, Zubeda Ngware

Pan African Medical Journal. 25 December 2012. 13(1): 6

[PDF - 372 KB]

Knowledge, attitude and practices on jigger infestation among household members aged 18 to 60 years: case study of a rural location in Kenya (Research)

Bernard Kimani, Josephat Nyagero, Lawrence Ikamari

Pan African Medical Journal. 25 December 2012. 13(1): 7

[PDF - 558 KB]

Trachoma and its determinants in Mojo and Lume districts of Ethiopia (Research)

Kassahun Negash Yalew, Medhanit Getachew Mekonnen, Atsbha Asrat Jemaneh

Pan African Medical Journal. 26 December 2012. 13(1): 8

[PDF - 372 KB]

Ownership and utilization of long-lasting insecticide-treated bed nets in Afar, northeast Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study (Research)

Kassahun Negash, Berhane Haileselassie, Awoke Tasew, Yesuf Ahmed, Medhanit Getachew

Pan African Medical Journal. 26 December 2012. 13(1): 9

[PDF - 339 KB]

Barriers to enrolment into a professional upgrading programme for enrolled nurses in Kenya (Research)

Alice Lakati, Peter Ngatia, Caroline Mbindyo, Diana Mukami, Elizabeth Oywer

Pan African Medical Journal. 26 December 2012. 13(1): 10

[PDF - 382 KB]

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 (Project evaluation)

Koronel Mashalla Kema, Joseph Komwihangiro, Saltiel Kimaro

Pan African Medical Journal. 26 December 2012. 13(1): 11

[PDF - 500 KB]

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 (Research)

Gilbert Wangalwa, Bennett Cudjoe, David Wamalwa, Yvonne Machira, Peter Ofware, Meshack Ndirangu, Festus Ilako

Pan African Medical Journal. 26 December 2012. 13(1): 12

[PDF - 283 KB]

Barriers to sexual reproductive health services and rights among young people in Mtwara district, Tanzania: a qualitative study (Research)

Rita Moses Mbeba, Martin Sem Mkuye, Grace Elias Magembe, William Lubazi Yotham, Alfred obeidy Mellah, Serafina Baptist Mkuwa

Pan African Medical Journal. 26 December 2012. 13(1): 13

[PDF - 318 KB]

Using partnership approach to reduce mortality and morbidity among children under five in Limpopo province, South Africa (Research)

Kennedy Sivhaga, Boniface Hlabano, Penina Ochola Odhiambo

Pan African Medical Journal. 26 December 2012. 13(1): 14

[PDF - 276 KB]

Contribution of traditional birth attendants to the formal health system in Ethiopia: the case of Afar region (Research)

Tedla Mulatu Temesgen, Jemal Yousuf Umer, Dawit Seyoum Buda, Tilahun Nigatu Haregu

Pan African Medical Journal. 26 December 2012. 13(1): 15

[PDF - 280 KB]

Behaviour change and associated factors among Female Sex Workers in Kenya (Research)

Josephat Nyagero, Samuel Wangila, Vincent Kutai, Susan Olango

Pan African Medical Journal. 26 December 2012. 13(1): 16

[PDF - 506 KB]

Determinants of delivery practices among Afar pastoralists of Ethiopia (Research)

Medhanit Getachew Mekonnen, Kassahun Negash Yalew, Jemal Yesouf Umer, Muluken Melese

Pan African Medical Journal. 26 December 2012. 13(1): 17

[PDF - 356 KB]

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