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Strengthening health systems in communities: the experiences of Amref Health Africa

Amref Health Africa focuses on the generation of the research outcomes that are based on the organizationís community and or institution based projects that are implemented by the Country Offices across Africa. Such research products are used for advocacy and influence of policy and practice aimed at strengthening health systems especially for communities in Africa. The papers presented in this supplement have been contributed by staff from AMREF Health Africa based across respective country offices. They demonstrate the key findings of the research carried out in the countries and are useful to the policy and decision makers in health regionally.

Guest editors: Josephat Nyagero (Kenya), Florence Temu (Ethiopia), Sylla Thiam (Senegal)

Contact: Josephat.Nyagero@amref.org

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Strengthening health systems in communities: the experiences of Amref Health Africa (Global health)

Githinji Gitahi

Pan African Medical Journal. 26 November 2016. 25(2): 1

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Accessibility to sexual and reproductive health and rights education among marginalized youth in selected districts of Tanzania (Research)

David Paul Ngilangwa, Sharanya Rajesh, Mercy Kawala, Rita Mbeba, Benatus Sambili, Serafina Mkuwa, Rita Noronha, Alfred Jackson Meremo, Josephat Nyagero

Pan African Medical Journal. 26 November 2016. 25(2): 2

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Reproductive health service utilization and associated factors: the case of north Shewa zone youth, Amhara region, Ethiopia (Research)

Wassie Negash, Muluken Dessalegn, Berhanu Yitayew, Mohammed Demsie, Maereg Wagnew, Josephat Nyagero

Pan African Medical Journal. 26 November 2016. 25(2): 3

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Food banking for improved nutrition of HIV infected orphans and vulnerable children; emerging evidence from quality improvement teams in high food insecure regions of Kiambu, Kenya (Research)

Muhamed Akulima, Rudia Ikamati, Margaret Mungai, Muhula Samuel, Meshack Ndirangu, Richard Muga

Pan African Medical Journal. 26 November 2016. 25(2): 4

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Predictors of multidrug resistant tuberculosis among adult patients at Saint Peter Hospital Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Research)

Muluken Dessalegn, Ermias Daniel, Sileshi Behailu, Maereg Wagnew, Josephat Nyagero

Pan African Medical Journal. 26 November 2016. 25(2): 5

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Capacity and readiness of civil society organisations to implement community case management of malaria in Kenya (Research)

Enock Marita, Jared Oule, Margaret Mungai, Sylla Thiam, Festus Ilako

Pan African Medical Journal. 26 November 2016. 25(2): 6

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Motivators and barriers to uptake of post-operative voluntary medical male circumcision follow-up in Yala division, Siaya County, Kenya (Research)

Bonface Abunah, Rueben Onkoba, Josephat Nyagero, Samuel Muhula, Edward Omondi, Bernard Guyah, Gregory Barnabas Omondi

Pan African Medical Journal. 26 November 2016. 25(2): 7

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Peer communication on sex and sexual health among youths: a case of Debre Berhan university, Ethiopia (Research)

Takele Gezahegn, Zewdie Birhanu, Mamusha Aman, Muluken Dessalegn, Asmamaw Abera, Josephat Nyagero

Pan African Medical Journal. 26 November 2016. 25(2): 8

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Determinants of health facility delivery among women in Tharaka Nithi county, Kenya (Research)

Eliphas Gitonga, Felarmine Muiruri

Pan African Medical Journal. 26 November 2016. 25(2): 9

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A scorecard for assessing functionality of community health unit in Kenya (Research)

Duncan Ager, George Oele, Samuel Muhula, Susan Achieng, Moses Emalu, Mildred Nanjala, Sarah Kosgei, Susan Wanjiru, Peter Ofware, David Ojakaa, Meshack Ndirangu, Lennie Kyomuhangi

Pan African Medical Journal. 26 November 2016. 25(2): 10

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Facility factors influencing utilization of active management of third stage of labour among skilled birth attendants in Kiambu County, Kenya (Research)

Muiruri Felarmine, Osur Joachim, Okello Agina

Pan African Medical Journal. 26 November 2016. 25(2): 11

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Trends of preeclampsia/eclampsia and maternal and neonatal outcomes among women delivering in Addis Ababa selected government hospitals, Ethiopia: a retrospective cross-sectional study (Research)

Maereg Wagnew, Muluken Dessalegn, Alemayehu Worku, Josephat Nyagero

Pan African Medical Journal. 26 November 2016. 25(2): 12

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Knowledge, attitudes and practices of traditional birth attendants in pastoralist communities of Laikipia and Samburu counties, Kenya: a cross-sectional survey (Research)

Matthew Reeve, Pamela Onyo, Josephat Nyagero, Alison Morgan, John Nduba, Michelle Kermode

Pan African Medical Journal. 26 November 2016. 25(2): 13

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Factors influencing the utilization of focused antenatal care services in Malindi and Magarini sub-counties of Kilifi county, Kenya (Research)

Dorah Chorongo, Fredrick Majiwa Okinda, Eric Jimmy Kariuki, Emily Mulewa, Fredrick Ibinda, Samuel Muhula, George Kimathi, Richard Muga

Pan African Medical Journal. 26 November 2016. 25(2): 14

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Association between stage at diagnosis and knowledge on cervical cancer among patients in a Kenyan tertiary hospital: a cross-sectional study (Research)

Kabura Wamburu, Naftali Busakhala, Kevin Owuor, Josephat Nyagero

Pan African Medical Journal. 26 November 2016. 25(2): 15

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