Publications

You will find below the list of CUHAS publications.

PUBLICATIONS OUTPUT 2017

  • Ahmed M, Mirambo MM, Mushi MF, Hokororo A, Mshana SE. Bacteremia caused by multidrug-resistant bacteria among hospitalized malnourished children in Mwanza, Tanzania: a cross sectional study. BMC Res Notes. 2017 Jan 25;10(1):62. doi: 10.1186/s13104-017-2389-z
  • Amadori D, Serra P, Masalu N, Pangan A, Scarpi E, Bugingo AM, Katabalo D, Ibrahim T, Bongiovanni A, Miserocchi G, Spadazzi C, Liverani C, Turri V, Tedaldi R, Mercatali L. Vitamin D receptor polymorphisms or serum levels as key drivers of breast cancer development? The question of the vitamin D pathway. Oncotarget. 2017 Feb 21;8(8):13142-13156. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.14482
  • Ambrose EE, Makani J, Chami N, Masoza T, Kabyemera R, Peck RN, Kamugisha E, Manjurano A, Kayange N, Smart LR.High birth prevalence of sickle cell disease in Northwestern Tanzania.Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2017 Aug 2.
  • Chaula T, Seni J, Ng'walida N, Kajura A, Mirambo MM, DeVinney R, Mshana SE. Urinary Tract Infections among HIV-Positive Pregnant Women in Mwanza City, Tanzania, Are High and Predicted by Low CD4+ Count. Int J Microbiol. 2017;2017:4042686. doi: 10.1155/2017/4042686. Epub 2017 Jan 31.
  • Chibwe E, Mirambo MM, Kihunrwa A, Mshana SE. Magnitude of the Cytomegalovirus infection among pregnant women attending antenatal clinics in the city of Mwanza, Tanzania. BMC Res Notes (2017) 10:489 DOI 10.1186/s13104-017-2813-4.
  • Dika HI, Dismas M, Iddi S, Rumanyika R. Prevalent use of herbs for reduction of labour duration in Mwanza, Tanzania: are obstetricians aware?Tanzania Journal of Health Research - Vol 19, No 2 (2017).
  • Downs JA, Mwakisole AH, Chandika AB, Lugoba S, Kassim R, Laizer E, Magambo KA, Lee MH, Kalluvya SE, Downs DJ, Fitzgerald DW. Educating religious leaders to promote uptake of male circumcision in Tanzania: a cluster randomised trial. Lancet 2017; 389: 1124–32.
  • Gunda DW, Godfrey KG, Kilonzo SB, Mpondo BC.Cytopenias among ART-naive patients with advanced HIV disease on enrolment to care and treatment services at a tertiary hospital in Tanzania: A cross-sectional study.Malawi Med J. 2017 Mar;29(1):43-52.PMID: 28567196
  • Gunda DW, Kaganda RA, Kilonzo SB, Mpondo BC. Prevalence and associated factors of late HIV diagnosis in north-western rural Tanzania: a cross sectional study. Tanzania Journal of Health Research. Vol 19, No 3 (2017).
  • Gunda DW, Nkandala I, Kilonzo SB, Kilangi BB, Mpondo BC.Prevalence and Risk Factors of Mortality among Adult HIV Patients Initiating ART in Rural Setting of HIV Care and Treatment Services in North Western Tanzania: A Retrospective Cohort Study.J Sex Transm Dis. 2017;2017:7075601.
  • Gunda DW, Nkandala I, Kavishe GA, Kilonzo SB, Kabangila R, Mpondo BC.Prevalence and Risk Factors of Delayed Sputum Conversion among Patients Treated for Smear Positive PTB in Northwestern Rural Tanzania: A Retrospective Cohort Study.J Trop Med. 2017;2017:5352906.
  • Gunda DW, Kidenya BR, Mshana SE, Kilonzo SB, Mpondo BC. Accuracy of WHO immunological criteria in identifying virological failure among HIV-infected adults on First line antiretroviral therapy in Mwanza, North-western Tanzania.BMC Res Notes. 2017 Jan 17;10(1):45. doi: 10.1186/s13104-016-2334-6.
  • Gunda DW, Kilonzo SB, Kamugisha E, Rauya EZ, Mpondo BC.Prevalence and risk factors of poor immune recovery among adult HIV patients attending care and treatment centre in northwestern Tanzania following the use of highly active antiretroviral therapy: a retrospective study.BMC Res Notes. 2017 Jun 8;10(1):197. doi: 10.1186/s13104-017-2521-0.PMID: 28595630.
  • Iddi S, Francis B, Jaka HM, Mirambo MM, Mushi MF. Clinical presentation and precipitating factors of diabetic ketoacidosis among patients admitted to intensive care unit at a tertiary hospital in Mwanza, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research - Vol 19, No 1 (2017).
  • Ishengoma DS, Kamugisha ML, Rutta AS, Kagaruki GB, Kilale AM, Kahwa A, Kamugisha E, Baraka V, Mandara CI, Materu GS, Massaga JJ, Magesa SM, Lemnge MM, Mboera LE. Performance of health laboratories in provision of HIV diagnostic and supportive services in selected districts of Tanzania.BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Jan 23;17(1):70. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2030-9.
  • Jande M, Katabalo DM, Sravanam P, Marwa C, Madlan B, Burger J, Godman B, Oluka M, Massele A, Mwita S. Patient-related beliefs and adherence toward their medications among the adult hypertensive outpatients in Tanzania. J Comp Eff Res. 2017 May 9. doi: 10.2217/cer-2016-0060.
  • Kabakama S, Konje E, Ngallaba S. Methodological Challenges and Lessons Learned from Assessing the Routine Health Information Management Data Quality: Experience from Tanzania. J Health Med Informat 2017, 8:2. DOI: 10.4172/2157-7420.1000259.
  • Kelemen LE, Rambau PF, Koziak JM, Steed H, Köbel M. Synchronous endometrial and ovarian carcinomas: predictors of risk and associations with survival and tumor expression profiles. Cancer Causes Control. 2017 May;28(5):447-457. doi: 10.1007/s10552-017-0855-5. Epub 2017 Feb 13.
  • Kidenya BR, Mshana SE, Gerwing-Adima L, Kidola J, Kasang C.Drug adherence and efficacy of smear microscopy in the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis after 2 months of medication in North-western Tanzania.Int J Infect Dis. 2017 Aug 3. pii: S1201-9712(17)30204-7.
  • Kilonzo SB, Gunda DW, Kashasha F, Mpondo BC.Liver Fibrosis and Hepatitis B Coinfection among ART Naïve HIV-Infected Patients at a Tertiary Level Hospital in Northwestern Tanzania: A Cross-Sectional Study.J Trop Med. 2017;2017:5629130.

PUBLICATIONS OUTPUT 2016

  • Allain TJ, Kinley L, Tsidya B, Murray A, Cheesman M, Kampondeni S, Kayange N. The spectrum of heart disease in adults in Malawi: A review of the literature with reference to the importance of echocardiography as a diagnostic modality. Malawi Med J. 2016 Jun;28(2):61-65. No abstract available. PMID: 27895831.
  • Amadori D, Serra P, Bucchi L, Altini M, Majinge C, Kahima J, Botteghi M, John C, Stefan DC, Masalu N. The Mwanza Cancer Project.Lancet Oncol. 2016 Feb;17(2):146-8. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(16)00012-7. No abstract available.
  • Baraka V, Kweka EJ. The Threat of Zika Virus in Sub-Saharan Africa - The Need to Remain Vigilant. Front Public Health. 2016 May 31;4:110. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2016.00110. No abstract available. PMID: 27303663.
  • Boaz MM, Kalluvya S, Downs JA, Mpondo BC, Mshana SE. Pattern, Clinical Characteristics, and Outcome of Meningitis among HIV-Infected Adults Admitted in a Tertiary Hospital in North Western Tanzania: A Cross-Sectional Study. J Trop Med. 2016;2016:6573672. doi: 10.1155/2016/6573672. PMID:27651801.
  • Chale LE, Fenton TR, Kayange N. Predictors of knowledge and practice of exclusive breastfeeding among health workers in Mwanza city, northwest Tanzania. BMC Nurs. 2016 Dec 30;15:72. doi: 10.1186/s12912-016-0192-0. PMID:28050163.
  • Chalya PL, Manyama M, Rambau PF, Kapesa A, Ngallaba SE, Masalu N, Mabula JB. Clinicopathological pattern of benign breast diseases among female patients at a tertiary health institution in Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research 2016 18:1
  • Chalya PL, Mbunda F, Rambau PF, Jaka H, Masalu N, Mirambo MM, Mushi MF, Kalluvya SE. Kaposi’s sarcoma: a 10-year experience with 248 patients at a single tertiary care hospital in Tanzania. BMC Research Notes 20158:440. DOI: 10.1186/s13104-015-1348-9
  • Chalya PL, Mbunda F, Rambau PF, Jaka H, Masalu N, Mirambo MM, Mushi MF, Kalluvya SE. Kaposi’s sarcoma: a 10-year experience with 248 patients at a single tertiary care hospital in Tanzania. BMC Research Notes 20158:440. DOI: 10.1186/s13104-015-1348-9
  • Chelidze KI, Lim CC, Peck RN, Giiti G, Leahy N, Rabbitts A, Yurt R, Gallagher JJ, Mitchell KB. Predictors of Mortality Among Pediatric Burn Patients in East Africa. J Burn Care Res. 2016 Mar-Apr;37(2):e154-60. doi: 10.1097/BCR.0000000000000286. PubMed PMID: 26284634.
  • Gunda DW, Nkandala I, Kavishe GA, Kilonzo SB, Kabangila R, Mpondo BC.Prevalence and Risk Factors of Delayed Sputum Conversion among Patients Treated for Smear Positive PTB in Northwestern Rural Tanzania: A Retrospective Cohort Study.J Trop Med. 2017;2017:5352906.
  • Gunda DW, Kidenya BR, Mshana SE, Kilonzo SB, Mpondo BC. Accuracy of WHO immunological criteria in identifying virological failure among HIV-infected adults on First line antiretroviral therapy in Mwanza, North-western Tanzania.BMC Res Notes. 2017 Jan 17;10(1):45. doi: 10.1186/s13104-016-2334-6.
  • Chelidze KI, Lim CC, Peck RN, Giiti G, Leahy N, Rabbitts A, Yurt R, Gallagher JJ, Mitchell KB. Predictors of Mortality Among Pediatric Burn Patients in East Africa. J Burn Care Res. 2016 Mar-Apr;37(2):e154-60. doi: 10.1097/BCR.0000000000000286. PubMed PMID: 26284634.
  • Cole JB, Manyama M, Kimwaga E, Mathayo J, Larson JR, Liberton DK, Lukowiak K, Ferrara TM, Riccardi SL, Li M, Mio W, Prochazkova M, Williams T, Li H, Jones KL, Klein OD, Santorico SA, Hallgrimsson B, Spritz RA. Genomewide Association Study of African Children Identifies Association of SCHIP1 and PDE8A with Facial Size and Shape. PLoS Genet. 2016 Aug 25;12(8):e1006174. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1006174. PMID:27560698
  • Chishimba K, Hang'ombe BM, Muzandu K, Mshana SE, Matee MI, Nakajima C, Suzuki Y. Detection of Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase-Producing Escherichia coli in Market-Ready Chickens in Zambia. Int J Microbiol. 2016;2016:5275724. doi: 10.1155/2016/5275724. Epub 2016 Apr 17.
  • Divala OH, Amberbir A, Ismail Z, Beyene T, Garone D, Pfaff C, Singano V, Akello H, Joshua M, Nyirenda MJ, Matengeni A, Berman J, Mallewa J, Chinomba GS, Kayange N, Allain TJ, Chan AK, Sodhi SK, van Oosterhout JJ. The burden of hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and cardiovascular risk factors among adult Malawians in HIV care: consequences for integrated services. BMC Public Health. 2016 Dec 12;16(1):1243. PMID:27955664.
  • Downs JA, Mathad JS, Reif LK, McNairy ML, Celum C, Boutin-Foster C, Deschamps MM, Gupta A, Hokororo A, Katz IT, Konopasek L, Nelson R, Riviere C, Glimcher LH, Fitzgerald DW. The ripple effect: why promoting female leadership in global health matters. Public Health Action. 2016 Dec 21;6(4):210-211. doi: 10.5588/pha.16.0072. PMID:28123954.
  • Erkkilä A, Khan S, Sabbour S, Nyanza EC, Omambia B: Chapter 2: Upgrading the public health curriculum and teaching methodologies, in Erkkilä A, Haaranen A, Kauhanen J, Khan S, Saarti J (eds). Better learning for better health: HEI-ICI projects and practices. Publications of the University of Eastern Finland. General series 18. 2016.16-27pp. e-publication available at ISBN.
  • Farrell JS, Gaxiola-Valdez I, Wolff MD, David LS, Dika HI, Geeraert BL, Rachel Wang X, Singh S, Spanswick SC, Dunn JF, Antle MC, Federico P, Teskey GC. Postictal behavioural impairments are due to a severe prolonged hypoperfusion/hypoxia event that is COX-2 dependent. Elife. 2016 Nov 22;5. pii: e19352. doi: 10.7554/eLife.19352. PMID:27874832.
  • Gunda DW, Kilonzo SB, Mpondo BC. Magnitude and correlates of moderate to severe anemia among adult HIV patients receiving first line HAART in Northwestern Tanzania: a cross sectional clinic based study. Pan Afr Med J. 2016 Feb 4;23:26. doi: 10.11604/pamj.2016.23.26.8268. PMID: 27200131.

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