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Journal Articles


Trade is central to achieving the sustainable development goals: a case study of antimicrobial resistance.
Hanefeld J, Khan M, Tomson G, Smith R
BMJ 2017 07;358():j3505

Intersectoral approaches and integrated services in achieving the right to health for refugees upon resettlement: a scoping review protocol.
Javadi D, Langlois E, Ho S, Friberg P, Tomson G
BMJ Open 2017 Aug;7(8):e016638

Safety, productivity and predicted contribution of a surgical task-sharing programme in Sierra Leone.
Bolkan H, van Duinen A, Waalewijn B, Elhassein M, Kamara T, Deen G, et al
Br J Surg 2017 Sep;104(10):1315-1326

Health care workers' perceptions of point-of-care testing in a low-income country-A qualitative study in Southwestern Uganda.
Rasti R, Nanjebe D, Karlström J, Muchunguzi C, Mwanga-Amumpaire J, Gantelius J, et al
PLoS ONE 2017 ;12(7):e0182005

No Calm After the Storm: A Systematic Review of Human Health Following Flood and Storm Disasters.
Saulnier D, Brolin Ribacke K, von Schreeb J
Prehosp Disaster Med 2017 Oct;32(5):568-579

Evaluating the effect of the Helping Mothers Survive Bleeding after Birth (HMS BAB) training in Tanzania and Uganda: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.
Hanson C, Pembe A, Alwy F, Atuhairwe S, Leshabari S, Morris J, et al
Trials 2017 Jul;18(1):307

Recent increased identification and transmission of HIV-1 unique recombinant forms in Sweden.
Neogi U, Siddik A, Kalaghatgi P, Gisslén M, Bratt G, Marrone G, et al
Sci Rep 2017 Jul;7(1):6371

Prediction of coreceptor usage by five bioinformatics tools in a large Ethiopian HIV-1 subtype C cohort.
Kalu A, Telele N, Gebreselasie S, Fekade D, Abdurahman S, Marrone G, et al
PLoS ONE 2017 ;12(8):e0182384

High adherence to the 'Wise List' treatment recommendations in Stockholm: a 15-year retrospective review of a multifaceted approach promoting rational use of medicines.
Eriksen J, Gustafsson L, Ateva K, Bastholm-Rahmner P, Ovesjö M, Jirlow M, et al
BMJ Open 2017 05;7(4):e014345

Antiretroviral treatment for HIV infection: Swedish recommendations 2016.
Eriksen J, Albert J, Blaxhult A, Carlander C, Flamholc L, Gisslén M, et al
Infect Dis (Lond) 2017 Jan;49(1):1-34

Rebuilding research capacity in fragile states: the case of a Somali-Swedish global health initiative.
Dalmar A, Hussein A, Walhad S, Ibrahim A, Abdi A, Ali M, et al
Glob Health Action 2017 ;10(1):1348693

Community-based approaches for neonatal survival: meta-analyses of randomized trial data.
Hanson C, Kujala S, Waiswa P, Marchant T, Schellenberg J
Bull. World Health Organ. 2017 Jun;95(6):453-464C

Effects of the EQUIP quasi-experimental study testing a collaborative quality improvement approach for maternal and newborn health care in Tanzania and Uganda.
Waiswa P, Manzi F, Mbaruku G, Rowe A, Marx M, Tomson G, et al
Implement Sci 2017 Jul;12(1):89

Hospital Workload for Weapon-Wounded Females Treated by the International Committee of the Red Cross: More Work Needed than for Males.
Andersson P, Muhrbeck M, Veen H, Osman Z, von Schreeb J
World J Surg 2018 Jan;42(1):93-98

Management of noma: practice competence and knowledge among healthcare workers in a rural district of Zambia.
Ahlgren M, Funk T, Marimo C, Ndiaye C, Alfvén T
Glob Health Action 2017 ;10(1):1340253

Antibiotic Resistance and Antibiotic Resistance Genes in Escherichia coli Isolates from Hospital Wastewater in Vietnam.
Lien L, Lan P, Chuc N, Hoa N, Nhung P, Thoa N, et al
Int J Environ Res Public Health 2017 Jun;14(7):

Antibiotic residues in the environment of South East Asia.
Lundborg C, Tamhankar A
BMJ 2017 09;358():j2440

Disinfection of the Water Borne Pathogens Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus by Solar Photocatalysis Using Sonochemically Synthesized Reusable Ag@ZnO Core-Shell Nanoparticles.
Das S, Ranjana N, Misra A, Suar M, Mishra A, Tamhankar A, et al
Int J Environ Res Public Health 2017 Jul;14(7):

Incidence and risk factors for surgical site infections in obstetric and gynecological surgeries from a teaching hospital in rural India.
Pathak A, Mahadik K, Swami M, Roy P, Sharma M, Mahadik V, et al
Antimicrob Resist Infect Control 2017 ;6():66

Antibiotic prescribing and dispensing for acute respiratory infections in children: effectiveness of a multi-faceted intervention for health-care providers in Vietnam.
Hoa N, Thi Lan P, Phuc H, Chuc N, Stalsby Lundborg C
Glob Health Action 2017 ;10(1):1327638

Up to 89% of neonates received antibiotics in cross-sectional Indian study including those with no infections and unclear diagnoses.
Hauge C, Stålsby Lundborg C, Mandaliya J, Marrone G, Sharma M
Acta Paediatr. 2017 Oct;106(10):1674-1683

Increased prescribing of systemic tetracyclines and isotretinoin for treatment of acne.
Odsbu I, Selmer R, Stålsby Lundborg C, Blix H
J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 2017 05;72(5):1510-1515

Disinfection of Multidrug Resistant Escherichia coli by Solar-Photocatalysis using Fe-doped ZnO Nanoparticles.
Das S, Sinha S, Das B, Jayabalan R, Suar M, Mishra A, et al
Sci Rep 2017 03;7(1):104

Slow progress in diarrhea case management in low and middle income countries: evidence from cross-sectional national surveys, 1985-2012.
Sreeramareddy C, Low Y, Forsberg B
BMC Pediatr 2017 Mar;17(1):83

The Solidarity and Health Neutrality of Physicians in War & Peace.
Burkle F, Erickson T, von Schreeb J, Kayden S, Redmond A, Chan E, et al
PLoS Curr 2017 Jan;9():

Unpredictability dictates quality of maternal and newborn care provision in rural Tanzania-A qualitative study of health workers' perspectives.
Baker U, Hassan F, Hanson C, Manzi F, Marchant T, Swartling Peterson S, et al
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2017 02;17(1):55

Enablers and barriers to evidence based planning in the district health system in Uganda; perceptions of district health managers.
Henriksson D, Ayebare F, Waiswa P, Peterson S, Tumushabe E, Fredriksson M
BMC Health Serv Res 2017 02;17(1):103

Assessing cervical intraepithelial neoplasia as an indicator disease for HIV in a low endemic setting: a population-based register study.
Carlander C, Marrone G, Brännström J, Yilmaz A, Elfgren K, Sparén P, et al
BJOG 2017 Oct;124(11):1680-1687

Development of a Tool to Stage Households' Readiness to Change Dietary Behaviours in Kerala, India.
Daivadanam M, Ravindran T, Thankappan K, Sarma P, Wahlström R
PLoS ONE 2016 ;11(11):e0165599

Trends and risk factors of stillbirths and neonatal deaths in Eastern Uganda (1982-2011): a cross-sectional, population-based study.
Kujala S, Waiswa P, Kadobera D, Akuze J, Pariyo G, Hanson C
Trop. Med. Int. Health 2017 Jan;22(1):63-73

Impact of peer support on virologic failure in HIV-infected patients on antiretroviral therapy - a cluster randomized controlled trial in Vietnam.
Cuong D, Sönnerborg A, Van Tam V, El-Khatib Z, Santacatterina M, Marrone G, et al
BMC Infect. Dis. 2016 Dec;16(1):759

Monophylogenetic HIV-1C epidemic in Ethiopia is dominated by CCR5-tropic viruses-an analysis of a prospective country-wide cohort.
Kalu A, Telele N, Gebreselasie S, Fekade D, Abdurahman S, Marrone G, et al
BMC Infect. Dis. 2017 Jan;17(1):37

The HIV Epidemic in Sub-Saharan Africa is Aging: Evidence from the Demographic and Health Surveys in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Vollmer S, Harttgen K, Alfven T, Padayachy J, Ghys P, Bärnighausen T
AIDS Behav 2017 Jul;21(Suppl 1):101-113

HIV sero-discordance among married HIV patients initiating anti-retroviral therapy in northern Vietnam.
Van Tam V, Cuong D, Alfven T, Phuc H, Chuc N, Hoa N, et al
AIDS Res Ther 2016 ;13():39

The Role of Civil Society Organizations in Monitoring the Global AIDS Response.
Smith J, Mallouris C, Lee K, Alfvén T
AIDS Behav 2017 Jul;21(Suppl 1):44-50

Point-of-care assessment of C-reactive protein and white blood cell count to identify bacterial aetiologies in malaria-negative paediatric fevers in Tanzania.
Hildenwall H, Muro F, Jansson J, Mtove G, Reyburn H, Amos B
Trop. Med. Int. Health 2017 Mar;22(3):286-293

Variability of respiratory rate measurements in children suspected with non-severe pneumonia in north-east Tanzania.
Muro F, Mosha N, Hildenwall H, Mtei F, Harrison N, Schellenberg D, et al
Trop. Med. Int. Health 2017 Feb;22(2):139-147

Integrated paediatric fever management and antibiotic over-treatment in Malawi health facilities: data mining a national facility census.
Johansson E, Selling K, Nsona H, Mappin B, Gething P, Petzold M, et al
Malar. J. 2016 08;15(1):396

Oral Astragalus (Huang qi) for preventing frequent episodes of acute respiratory tract infection in children.
Su G, Chen X, Liu Z, Yang L, Zhang L, Stålsby Lundborg C, et al
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2016 12;12():CD011958

Effectiveness of an SMS-based maternal mHealth intervention to improve clinical outcomes of HIV-positive pregnant women.
Coleman J, Bohlin K, Thorson A, Black V, Mechael P, Mangxaba J, et al
AIDS Care 2017 07;29(7):890-897



The case for verbal autopsy in health systems strengthening.
D'Ambruoso L, Boerma T, Byass P, Fottrell E, Herbst K, Källander K, et al
Lancet Glob Health 2017 Jan;5(1):e20-e21

Pneumococcal Carriage in Children under Five Years in Uganda-Will Present Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccines Be Appropriate?
Lindstrand A, Kalyango J, Alfvén T, Darenberg J, Kadobera D, Bwanga F, et al
PLoS ONE 2016 ;11(11):e0166018

Collaboration between non-governmental organizations and public services in health - a qualitative case study from rural Ecuador.
Biermann O, Eckhardt M, Carlfjord S, Falk M, Forsberg B
Glob Health Action 2016 ;9():32237

HIV decline associated with changes in risk behaviours among young key populations in Nepal: analysis of population-based HIV prevalence surveys between 2001 and 2012.
Deuba K, Ekström A, Tomson G, Shrestha R, Marrone G
Int J STD AIDS 2017 Aug;28(9):864-875

Student experiences of participating in five collaborative blended learning courses in Africa and Asia: a survey.
Atkins S, Yan W, Meragia E, Mahomed H, Rosales-Klintz S, Skinner D, et al
Glob Health Action 2016 ;9():28145


Validation of international trauma scoring systems in urban trauma centres in India.
Roy N, Gerdin M, Schneider E, Kizhakke Veetil D, Khajanchi M, Kumar V, et al
Injury 2016 Nov;47(11):2459-2464

North-south collaboration and capacity development in global health research in low- and middle-income countries - the ARCADE projects.
Atkins S, Marsden S, Diwan V, Zwarenstein M,
Glob Health Action 2016 ;9():30524

'Research clinics': online journal clubs between south and north for student mentoring.
Atkins S, Varshney D, Meragia E, Zwarenstein M, Diwan V,
Glob Health Action 2016 ;9():30434

Successes and challenges of north-south partnerships - key lessons from the African/Asian Regional Capacity Development projects.
Färnman R, Diwan V, Zwarenstein M, Atkins S,
Glob Health Action 2016 ;9():30522

Understanding Healthcare Workers Self-Reported Practices, Knowledge and Attitude about Hand Hygiene in a Medical Setting in Rural India.
Diwan V, Gustafsson C, Rosales Klintz S, Joshi S, Joshi R, Sharma M, et al
PLoS ONE 2016 ;11(10):e0163347

Effects of the West Africa Ebola Virus Disease on Health-Care Utilization - A Systematic Review.
Brolin Ribacke K, Saulnier D, Eriksson A, von Schreeb J
Front Public Health 2016 ;4():222

Chlamydia trachomatis among Youth - Testing Behaviour and Incidence of Repeat Testing in Stockholm County, Sweden 2010-2012.
Nielsen A, Marrone G, De Costa A
PLoS ONE ;11(9):e0163597

The Role of Civil Society Organizations in Monitoring the Global AIDS Response.
Smith J, Mallouris C, Lee K, Alfvén T
AIDS Behav 2017 Jul;21(Suppl 1):44-50

Unaltered pneumococcal carriage prevalence due to expansion of non-vaccine types of low invasive potential 8years after vaccine introduction in Stockholm, Sweden.
Lindstrand A, Galanis I, Darenberg J, Morfeldt E, Naucler P, Blennow M, et al
Vaccine 2016 08;34(38):4565-4571

Building bridges to operationalise one health - A Sino-Swedish collaboration to tackle antibiotic resistance.
Cars O, Xiao Y, Stålsby Lundborg C, Nilsson L, Shen J, Sun Q, et al
One Health 2016 Dec;2():139-143

Using antibiotics responsibly: are we there yet?
Dyar O, Obua C, Chandy S, Xiao Y, Stålsby Lundborg C, Pulcini C
Future Microbiol 2016 08;11():1057-71

Determinants of organised sports participation patterns countries: an imperative investment for improving the health of populations?
Rabbani F, Shipton L, White F, Nuwayhid I, London L, Ghaffar A, et al
BMC Public Health 2016 09;16():941

Blended learning across universities in a South-North-South collaboration: a case study.
Protsiv M, Rosales-Klintz S, Bwanga F, Zwarenstein M, Atkins S
Health Res Policy Syst 2016 Sep;14(1):67

Understanding collaboration in a multi-national research capacity-building partnership: a qualitative study.
Varshney D, Atkins S, Das A, Diwan V
Health Res Policy Syst 2016 Aug;14(1):64

Clinical Criteria to Identify Patients With Sepsis.
Gerdin M, Baker T
JAMA 2016 Jul;316(4):453-4

Unaltered pneumococcal carriage prevalence due to expansion of non-vaccine types of low invasive potential 8years after vaccine introduction in Stockholm, Sweden.
Lindstrand A, Galanis I, Darenberg J, Morfeldt E, Naucler P, Blennow M, et al
Vaccine 2016 08;34(38):4565-4571

Symptomatic Patients without Epidemiological Indicators of HIV Have a High Risk of Missed Diagnosis: A Multi-Centre Cross Sectional Study.
Brännström J, Svedhem V, Marrone G, Andersson , Azimi F, Blaxhult A, et al
PLoS ONE 2016 ;11(9):e0162503

Pesticide Use and Self-Reported Health Symptoms Among Rice Farmers in Zanzibar.
da Silva M, Stadlinger N, Mmochi A, Stålsby Lundborg C, Marrone G
J Agromedicine 2016 ;21(4):335-44

Perceived Discrimination Is an Independent Risk Factor for Suicidal Ideation among Sexual and Gender Minorities in Nepal.
Kohlbrenner V, Deuba K, Karki D, Marrone G
PLoS ONE 2016 ;11(7):e0159359

Samarbete Tanzania–Sverige för bättre anestesi och intensivvård. Ulisubisya M, Jörnvall H, Irestedt I, Baker T

Global Child Health - from Millennium Development Goals to Sustainable Development Goals. Karlström J, Alfvén T 

The Lancet : Maternal Series - Hanson C

Empowering districts to target priorities for improving child health service in Uganda using change management and rapid assessment methods.
Odaga J, Henriksson D, Nkolo C, Tibeihaho H, Musabe R, Katusiime M, et al
Glob Health Action 2016 ;9():30983

Community and District Empowerment for Scale-up (CODES): a complex district-level management intervention to improve child survival in Uganda: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.
Waiswa P, O'Connell T, Bagenda D, Mullachery P, Mpanga F, Henriksson D, et al
Trials 2016 Mar;17(1):135

High Concordance between Self-Reported Adherence, Treatment Outcome and Satisfaction with Care Using a Nine-Item Health Questionnaire in InfCareHIV.
Marrone G, Mellgren , Eriksson L, Svedhem V
PLoS ONE 2016 ;11(6):e0156916

Micro-level social and structural factors act synergistically to increase HIV risk among Nepalese female sex workers.
Deuba K, Anderson S, Ekström A, Pandey S, Shrestha R, Karki D, et al
Int. J. Infect. Dis. 2016 Aug;49():100-6

Motivators and barriers for HIV testing among men who have sex with men in Sweden.
Persson K, Berglund T, Bergström J, Eriksson L, Tikkanen R, Thorson A, et al
J Clin Nurs 2016 Dec;25(23-24):3605-3618

The availability of emergency obstetric care in the context of the JSY cash transfer programme in Madhya Pradesh, India.
Sabde Y, Diwan V, Randive B, Chaturvedi S, Sidney K, Salazar M, et al
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2016 05;16(1):116

Antibiotics in Wastewater of a Rural and an Urban Hospital before and after Wastewater Treatment, and the Relationship with Antibiotic Use-A One Year Study from Vietnam.
Lien L, Hoa N, Chuc N, Thoa N, Phuc H, Diwan V, et al
Int J Environ Res Public Health 2016 06;13(6):

'The money is important but all women anyway go to hospital for childbirth nowadays' - a qualitative exploration of why women participate in a conditional cash transfer program to promote institutional deliveries in Madhya Pradesh, India.
Sidney K, Tolhurst R, Jehan K, Diwan V, De Costa A
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2016 Mar;16():47

Out-of-pocket expenditures for childbirth in the context of the Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) cash transfer program to promote facility births: who pays and how much? Studies from Madhya Pradesh, India.
Sidney K, Salazar M, Marrone G, Diwan V, DeCosta A, Lindholm L
Int J Equity Health 2016 May;15():71

Assessment of the quality of clinical documentation in India's JSY cash transfer program for facility births in Madhya Pradesh.
Chaturvedi S, Randive B, Raven J, Diwan V, De Costa A
Int J Gynaecol Obstet 2016 Feb;132(2):179-83

Knowledge and Attitudes towards Antibiotic Use and Resistance - A Latent Class Analysis of a Swedish Population-Based Sample.
Vallin M, Polyzoi M, Marrone G, Rosales-Klintz S, Tegmark Wisell K, Stålsby Lundborg C
PLoS ONE 2016 ;11(4):e0152160

Impact of Integrated Watershed Management on Complex Interlinked Factors Influencing Health: Perceptions of Professional Stakeholders in a Hilly Tribal Area of India.
Nerkar S, Tamhankar A, Johansson E, Lundborg C
Int J Environ Res Public Health 2016 Mar;13(3):

Establishing an Anaesthesia and Intensive Care partnership and aiming for national impact in Tanzania.
Ulisubisya M, Jörnvall H, Irestedt L, Baker T
Global Health 2016 Mar;12():7

It could be viral but you don't know, you have not diagnosed it: health worker challenges in managing non-malaria paediatric fevers in the low transmission area of Mbarara District, Uganda.
Johansson E, Kitutu F, Mayora C, Awor P, Peterson S, Wamani H, et al
Malar. J. 2016 Apr;15():197

Strengthening post-graduate educational capacity for health policy and systems research and analysis: the strategy of the Consortium for Health Policy and Systems Analysis in Africa.
Erasmus E, Lehmann U, Agyepong I, Alwar J, de Savigny D, Kamuzora P, et al
Health Res Policy Syst 2016 Apr;14():29

'Struggling to be a defender of health' -a qualitative study on the pharmacists' perceptions of their role in antibiotic consumption and antibiotic resistance in Romania.
Ghiga I, Stålsby Lundborg C
J Pharm Policy Pract 2016 ;9():10

Trends and patterns of antibiotic consumption in Shanghai municipality, China: a 6 year surveillance with sales records, 2009-14.
Lin H, Dyar O, Rosales-Klintz S, Zhang J, Tomson G, Hao M, et al
J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 2016 06;71(6):1723-9

Traumatic transfers: calibration is adversely affected when prediction models are transferred between trauma care contexts in India and the United States.
Gerdin M, Roy N, Felländer-Tsai L, Tomson G, von Schreeb J, Petzold M, et al
J Clin Epidemiol 2016 Jun;74():177-86

Predicting early mortality in adult trauma patients admitted to three public university hospitals in urban India: a prospective multicentre cohort study.
Gerdin M, Roy N, Khajanchi M, Kumar V, Dharap S, Felländer-Tsai L, et al
PLoS ONE 2014 ;9(9):e105606

Valuing the work of unpaid community health workers and exploring the incentives to volunteering in rural Africa.
Kasteng F, Settumba S, Källander K, Vassall A,
Health Policy Plan 2016 Mar;31(2):205-16

The Surgical Workforce and Surgical Provider Productivity in Sierra Leone: A Countrywide Inventory.
Bolkan H, Hagander L, von Schreeb J, Bash-Taqi D, Kamara T, Salvesen , et al
World J Surg 2016 06;40(6):1344-51

Antibiotic use in rural China: a cross-sectional survey of knowledge, attitudes and self-reported practices among caregivers in Shandong province.
Ding L, Sun Q, Sun W, Du Y, Li Y, Bian X, et al
BMC Infect. Dis. 2015 Dec;15():576

Vital Signs Directed Therapy: Improving Care in an Intensive Care Unit in a Low-Income Country.
Baker T, Schell C, Lugazia E, Blixt J, Mulungu M, Castegren M, et al
PLoS ONE 2015 ;10(12):e0144801

Refugees: towards better access to health-care servicesLangloise E V, Haines A, Tomson G, Ghaffar A. Lancet Volume 387, No. 10016, p319–321, 23 January 2016.

Protocol: a 'One health' two year follow-up, mixed methods study on antibiotic resistance, focusing children under 5 and their environment in rural India.
Stålsby Lundborg C, Diwan V, Pathak A, Purohit M, Shah H, Sharma M, et al
BMC Public Health 2015 Dec;15():1321

Patient-centredness as a quality domain in Swedish healthcare: results from the first national surveys in different Swedish healthcare settings.
Kandelaki K, Marrone G, Lundborg C, Schmidt I, Björkman I
BMJ Open 2016 Jan;6(1):e009056

Patient-centredness as a quality domain in Swedish healthcare: results from the first national surveys in different Swedish healthcare settings.
Kandelaki K, Marrone G, Lundborg C, Schmidt I, Björkman I
BMJ Open 2016 Jan;6(1):e009056

Trends and patterns of antibiotic consumption in Shanghai municipality, China: a 6 year surveillance with sales records, 2009-14. Lin H1, Dyar OJ2, Rosales-Klintz S2, Zhang J3, Tomson G4, Hao M5, Stålsby Lundborg C2. J Antimicrob Chemother.


Pharmacy-based dispensing of antimicrobial agents without prescription in India: appropriateness and cost burden in the private sector.
Shet A, Sundaresan S, Forsberg B
Antimicrob Resist Infect Control 2015 ;4():55

HIV surveys in older adults: better data, better health.
Vollmer S, Alfven T, Padayachy J, Harttgen K, Ghys P, Bärnighausen T
Lancet HIV 2015 Feb;2(2):e40-1

Psychometric evaluation of the Mental Health Continuum-Short Form (MHC-SF) in Chinese adolescents - a methodological study.
Guo C, Tomson G, Guo J, Li X, Keller C, Söderqvist F
Health Qual Life Outcomes 2015 Dec;13():198

Maximising access to achieve appropriate human antimicrobial use in low-income and middle-income countries.
Mendelson M, Røttingen J, Gopinathan U, Hamer D, Wertheim H, Basnyat B, et al
Lancet 2016 Jan;387(10014):188-98

The global burden of injury: incidence, mortality, disability-adjusted life years and time trends from the Global Burden of Disease study 2013.
Haagsma J, Graetz N, Bolliger I, Naghavi M, Higashi H, Mullany E, et al
Inj. Prev. 2016 Feb;22(1):3-18

Implementation of Web-Based Respondent Driven Sampling among Men Who Have Sex with Men in Sweden.
Strömdahl S, Lu X, Bengtsson L, Liljeros F, Thorson A
PLoS ONE 2015 ;10(10):e0138599

Improving child survival through a district management strengthening and community empowerment intervention: early implementation experiences from Uganda.
Katahoire A, Henriksson D, Ssegujja E, Waiswa P, Ayebare F, Bagenda D, et al
BMC Public Health 2015 Aug;15():797

Determinants of consistent condom use among female sex workers in Savannakhet, Lao PDR.
Andrews C, Faxelid E, Sychaerun V, Phrasisombath K
BMC Womens Health 2015 Aug;15():63

Antibiotic prescribing in medical intensive care units--a comparison between two private sector hospitals in Central India.
Sharma M, Damlin A, Sharma A, Stålsby Lundborg C
Infect Dis (Lond) 2015 May;47(5):302-9


Assessing feasibility and acceptability of study procedures: getting ready for implementation of national stroke guidelines in out-patient health care.
Palmcrantz S, Tistad M, Eldh A, Holmqvist L, Ehrenberg A, Tomson G, et al
BMC Health Serv Res 2015 Nov;15():517

Deficiencies in the health care system contribute to a high rate of late HIV diagnosis in Sweden.
Brännström J, Svedhem Johansson V, Marrone G, Wendahl S, Yilmaz A, Blaxhult A, et al
HIV Med. 2016 Jun;17(6):425-35

Experimentals, bottoms, risk-reducers and clubbers: exploring diverse sexual practice in an Internet-active high-risk behaviour group of men who have sex with men in Sweden.
Persson K, Tikkanen R, Bergström J, Berglund T, Thorson A, Forsberg B
Cult Health Sex 2016 ;18(6):639-53

Causes of non-malarial febrile illness in outpatients in Tanzania.
Hildenwall H, Amos B, Mtove G, Muro F, Cederlund K, Reyburn H
Trop. Med. Int. Health 2016 Jan;21(1):149-156

Early identification and treatment of pneumonia: a call to action.
Kallander K, Burgess D, Qazi S
Lancet Glob Health 2016 Jan;4(1):e12-3

Antibiotic Prescribing among Pediatric Inpatients with Potential Infections in Two Private Sector Hospitals in Central India.
Sharma M, Damlin A, Pathak A, Stålsby Lundborg C
PLoS ONE 2015 ;10(11):e0142317

Dietary interventions for mineral and bone disorder in people with chronic kidney disease.
Liu Z, Su G, Guo X, Wu Y, Liu X, Zou C, et al
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2015 Sep;(9):CD010350

Effectiveness of a Home-Based Counselling Strategy on Neonatal Care and Survival: A Cluster-Randomised Trial in Six Districts of Rural Southern Tanzania.
Hanson C, Manzi F, Mkumbo E, Shirima K, Penfold S, Hill Z, et al
PLoS Med. 2015 Sep;12(9):e1001881

A systematic review of community-to-facility neonatal referral completion rates in Africa and Asia.
Kozuki N, Guenther T, Vaz L, Moran A, Soofi S, Kayemba C, et al
BMC Public Health 2015 Sep;15():989

Antibiotic use and resistance: a cross-sectional study exploring knowledge and attitudes among school and institution personnel in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia.
Kandelaki K, Lundborg C, Marrone G
BMC Res Notes 2015 Sep;8():495

Pharmacoepidemiology at Nordic School of Public Health NHV: Examples from 1999 to 2014.
Stålsby Lundborg C, Gyllensten H, Hedna K, Hakkarainen K, Lesén E, Andersson Sundell K, et al
Scand J Public Health 2015 Aug;43(16 Suppl):73-80

Severely deranged vital signs as triggers for acute treatment modifications on an intensive care unit in a low-income country.
Schell C, Castegren M, Lugazia E, Blixt J, Mulungu M, Konrad D, et al
BMC Res Notes 2015 Jul;8():313

Single Deranged Physiologic Parameters Are Associated With Mortality in a Low-Income Country.
Baker T, Blixt J, Lugazia E, Schell C, Mulungu M, Milton A, et al
Crit. Care Med. 2015 Oct;43(10):2171-9

Clinical determinants of early parasitological response to ACTs in African patients with uncomplicated falciparum malaria: a literature review and meta-analysis of individual patient data.
, Dahal P, d'Alessandro U, Dorsey G, Guerin P, Nsanzabana C, et al
BMC Med 2015 Sep;13():212

Why we need multi-level health workforce governance: Case studies from nursing and medicine in Germany.
Kuhlmann E, Larsen C
Health Policy 2015 Dec;119(12):1636-44

High prevalence of antibiotic resistance in nasopharyngeal bacterial isolates from healthy children in rural Uganda: A cross-sectional study.
Rutebemberwa E, Mpeka B, Pariyo G, Peterson S, Mworozi E, Bwanga F, et al
Ups. J. Med. Sci. 2015 ;120(4):249-56

Estimating the cost of referral and willingness to pay for referral to higher-level health facilities: a case series study from an integrated community case management programme in Uganda.
Nanyonjo A, Bagorogoza B, Kasteng F, Ayebale G, Makumbi F, Tomson G, et al
BMC Health Serv Res 2015 Aug;15():347

Impact of an integrated community case management programme on uptake of appropriate diarrhoea and pneumonia treatments in Uganda: A propensity score matching and equity analysis study.
Nanyonjo A, Ssekitooleko J, Counihan H, Makumbi F, Tomson G, Källander K
Int J Equity Health 2015 Sep;14():74

The Context Assessment for Community Health tool: Investigating why what works where in low- and middle-income settings. Bergström A, Dinh H, Duong D, Pervin J, Rahman A, Skeen S et al. BMC Health Serv Res. 2014; 14(Suppl 2):P8.

Health system context and implementation of evidence-based practices-development and validation of the Context Assessment for Community Health (COACH) tool for low- and middle-income settings.
Bergström A, Skeen S, Duc D, Blandon E, Estabrooks C, Gustavsson P, et al
Implement Sci 2015 Aug;10():120

A Promising Tool to Assess Long Term Public Health Effects of Natural Disasters: Combining Routine Health Survey Data and Geographic Information Systems to Assess Stunting after the 2001 Earthquake in Peru.
Rydberg H, Marrone G, Strömdahl S, von Schreeb J
PLoS ONE 2015 ;10(6):e0130889

A prospective cohort study of the combined effects of physical activity and anthropometric measures on the risk of post-menopausal breast cancer.
Bellocco R, Marrone G, Ye W, Nyrén O, Adami H, Mariosa D, et al
Eur. J. Epidemiol. 2016 Apr;31(4):395-404

A systematic review of the health effects of prenatal exposure to disaster.
Saulnier D, Brolin K
Int J Public Health 2015 Nov;60(7):781-7

Productive global health research from Africa: it takes more.
Waiswa P
Int J Public Health 2015 Nov;60(7):755-6

Surgical site infections, occurrence, and risk factors, before and after an alcohol-based handrub intervention in a general surgical department in a rural hospital in Ujjain, India.
Lindsjö C, Sharma M, Mahadik V, Sharma S, Stålsby Lundborg C, Pathak A
Am J Infect Control 2015 Nov;43(11):1184-9

Efficacy and safety of Sanfu herbal patch at acupoints for persistent allergic rhinitis: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Chen X, Lu C, Stålsby-Lundborg C, Li Y, Li X, Sun J et al. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2015.

'Multiple-test' approach to the laboratory diagnosis of tuberculosis -perception of medical doctors from Ujjain, India.
Purohit M, Sharma M, Rosales-Klintz S, Lundborg C
BMC Infect. Dis. 2015 Aug;15():322

How much donor financing for health is channelled to global versus country-specific aid functions?
Schäferhoff M, Fewer S, Kraus J, Richter E, Summers L, Sundewall J, et al
Lancet 2015 Dec;386(10011):2436-41

Universal Access to Effective Antibiotics is Essential for Tackling Antibiotic Resistance.
Daulaire N, Bang A, Tomson G, Kalyango J, Cars O
J Law Med Ethics 2015 ;43 Suppl 3():17-21

Drug seller adherence to clinical protocols with integrated management of malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea at drug shops in Uganda.
Awor P, Wamani H, Tylleskar T, Peterson S
Malar. J. 2015 Jul;14():277

Balancing expectations amidst limitations: the dynamics of food decision-making in rural Kerala.
Daivadanam M, Wahlström R, Thankappan K, Ravindran T
BMC Public Health 2015 Jul;15():644

Effect of Community Support Agents on Retention of People Living With HIV in Pre-antiretroviral Care: A Randomized Controlled Trial in Eastern Uganda.
Lubega M, Tumwesigye N, Kadobera D, Marrone G, Wabwire-Mangen F, Peterson S, et al
J. Acquir. Immune Defic. Syndr. 2015 Oct;70(2):e36-43

Correlates of mobile phone use in HIV care: Results from a cross-sectional study in South Africa. Madhvani N, Longinetti E, Santacatterina M, Forsberg BC, El-Khatib Z. Preventative Medicine Reports. 2015;2:512-516.

Valuing the work of unpaid community health workers and exploring the incentives to volunteering in rural Africa.
Kasteng F, Settumba S, Källander K, Vassall A,
Health Policy Plan 2016 Mar;31(2):205-16

The Global Burden of Cancer 2013.
, Fitzmaurice C, Dicker D, Pain A, Hamavid H, Moradi-Lakeh M, et al
JAMA Oncol 2015 Jul;1(4):505-27

Maternal mortality and distance to facility-based obstetric care in rural southern Tanzania: a secondary analysis of cross-sectional census data in 226 000 households.
Hanson C, Cox J, Mbaruku G, Manzi F, Gabrysch S, Schellenberg D, et al
Lancet Glob Health 2015 Jul;3(7):e387-95

Field deployment of loop-mediated isothermal amplification for centralized mass-screening of asymptomatic malaria in Zanzibar: a pre-elimination setting.
Morris U, Khamis M, Aydin-Schmidt B, Abass A, Msellem M, Nassor M, et al
Malar. J. 2015 May;14():205

Effect of diagnostic testing on medicines used by febrile children less than five years in 12 malaria-endemic African countries: a mixed-methods study.
Johansson E, Gething P, Hildenwall H, Mappin B, Petzold M, Peterson S, et al
Malar. J. 2015 May;14():194

District-level surgery in Uganda: Indications, interventions and perioperative mortality.
Löfgren J, Kadobera D, Forsberg B, Mulowooza J, Wladis A, Nordin P
Surgery 2015 Jul;158(1):7-16

Cost of surgery in a low-income setting in eastern Uganda.
Löfgren J, Mulowooza J, Nordin P, Wladis A, Forsberg B
Surgery 2015 Jun;157(6):983-91

Bottlenecks in the implementation of essential screening tests in antenatal care: Syphilis, HIV, and anemia testing in rural Tanzania and Uganda.
Baker U, Okuga M, Waiswa P, Manzi F, Peterson S, Hanson C, et al
Int J Gynaecol Obstet 2015 Jun;130 Suppl 1():S43-50

Foreign Medical Teams in the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan 2013 - Who Were They, When Did They Arrive and What Did They Do?
Brolin K, Hawajri O, von Schreeb J
PLoS Curr 2015 May;7():

Staff perception on biomedical or health care waste management: a qualitative study in a rural tertiary care hospital in India.
Joshi S, Diwan V, Tamhankar A, Joshi R, Shah H, Sharma M, et al
PLoS ONE 2015 ;10(5):e0128383

Diagnosis and prescribing pattern of antibiotics and painkillers among dentists.
Tanwir F, Marrone G, Tariq A, Lundborg C
Oral Health Prev Dent 2015 ;13(1):75-83

A step-wise approach towards introduction of an alcohol based hand rub, and implementation of front line ownership- using a, rural, tertiary care hospital in central India as a model.
Sharma M, Joshi R, Shah H, Macaden R, Lundborg C
BMC Health Serv Res 2015 Apr;15():182

Draft Genome Sequence of Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli Strain E24377A, Obtained from a Tribal Drinking Water Source in India.
Tamhankar A, Nerkar S, Khadake P, Akolkar D, Apurwa S, Deshpande U, et al
Genome Announc 2015 Apr;3(2):

Can integrated watershed management contribute to improvement of public health? A cross-sectional study from hilly tribal villages in India.
Nerkar S, Pathak A, Lundborg C, Tamhankar A
Int J Environ Res Public Health 2015 Feb;12(3):2653-69

Feasibility of a Mobile Phone-Based Surveillance for Surgical Site Infections in Rural India.
Pathak A, Sharma S, Sharma M, Mahadik V, Lundborg C
Telemed J E Health 2015 Nov;21(11):946-9

Antibiotic prescribing in medical intensive care units--a comparison between two private sector hospitals in Central India.
Sharma M, Damlin A, Sharma A, Stålsby Lundborg C
Infect Dis (Lond) 2015 May;47(5):302-9

Improved knowledge and reported practice regarding sexually transmitted infections among healthcare providers in rural Vietnam: a cluster randomised controlled educational intervention.
Lan P, Phuc H, Hoa N, Chuc N, Lundborg C
BMC Infect. Dis. 2014 Dec;14():646

Using theory and formative research to design interventions to improve community health worker motivation, retention and performance in Mozambique and Uganda.
Strachan D, Källander K, Nakirunda M, Ndima S, Muiambo A, Hill Z, et al
Hum Resour Health 2015 Apr;13():25

Evaluating the effect of innovative motivation and supervision approaches on community health worker performance and retention in Uganda and Mozambique: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.
Källander K, Strachan D, Soremekun S, Hill Z, Lingam R, Tibenderana J, et al
Trials 2015 Apr;16():157

Global access to surgical care: a modelling study.
Alkire B, Raykar N, Shrime M, Weiser T, Bickler S, Rose J, et al
Lancet Glob Health 2015 Jun;3(6):e316-23

Met and unmet needs for surgery in Sierra Leone: A comprehensive, retrospective, countrywide survey from all health care facilities performing operations in 2012.
Bolkan H, Von Schreeb J, Samai M, Bash-Taqi D, Kamara T, Salvesen , et al
Surgery 2015 Jun;157(6):992-1001

Who is performing surgery in low-income settings: a countrywide inventory of the surgical workforce distribution and scope of practice in Sierra LeoneBolkan HA, Hagander L, von Schreeb J, Bash-Taqi D, Kamara TB, Salvesen O, Wibe A. Lancet. 2015;385(Suppl 2):S44.

Rates of caesarean section and total volume of surgery in Sierra Leone: a retrospective surveyBolkan HA, von Schreeb J, Samai MM, Bash-Taqi DA, Kamara TB, Salvesen O, Ystgaard B, WIbe A. Lancet. 2015;385(Suppl 2):S19

Characterising temporal trends in asymptomatic Plasmodium infections and transporter polymorphisms during transition from high to low transmission in Zanzibar, 2005-2013.
Morris U, Xu W, Msellem M, Schwartz A, Abass A, Shakely D, et al
Infect. Genet. Evol. 2015 Jul;33():110-7

Identifying implementation bottlenecks for maternal and newborn health interventions in rural districts of the United Republic of Tanzania.
Baker U, Peterson S, Marchant T, Mbaruku G, Temu S, Manzi F, et al
Bull. World Health Organ. 2015 Jun;93(6):380-9

Uganda Newborn Study (UNEST): learning from a decade of research in Uganda to accelerate change for newborns especially in Africa.
Lawn J, Kerber K, Sankoh O, Claeson M
Glob Health Action 2015 ;8():27363

Effect of the Uganda Newborn Study on care-seeking and care practices: a cluster-randomised controlled trial.
Waiswa P, Pariyo G, Kallander K, Akuze J, Namazzi G, Ekirapa-Kiracho E, et al
Glob Health Action 2015 ;8():24584

Designing for action: adapting and implementing a community-based newborn care package to affect national change in Uganda.
Waiswa P, Namazzi G, Kerber K, Peterson S
Glob Health Action 2015 ;8():24250

Engaging community health workers in maternal and newborn care in eastern Uganda.
Okuga M, Kemigisa M, Namutamba S, Namazzi G, Waiswa P
Glob Health Action 2015 ;8():23968

Strategies for helping families prepare for birth: experiences from eastern central Uganda.
Timša L, Marrone G, Ekirapa E, Waiswa P
Glob Health Action 2015 ;8():23969

Strengthening health facilities for maternal and newborn care: experiences from rural eastern Uganda.
Namazzi G, Waiswa P, Nakakeeto M, Nakibuuka V, Namutamba S, Najjemba M, et al
Glob Health Action 2015 ;8():24271


Weeping in silence: community experiences of stillbirths in rural eastern Uganda.
Kiguli J, Namusoko S, Kerber K, Peterson S, Waiswa P
Glob Health Action 2015 ;8():24011

'As soon as the umbilical cord gets off, the child ceases to be called a newborn': sociocultural beliefs and newborn referral in rural Uganda.
Nalwadda C, Waiswa P, Guwatudde D, Kerber K, Peterson S, Kiguli J
Glob Health Action 2015 ;8():24386

Improving newborn care practices through home visits: lessons from Malawi, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Uganda.
Sitrin D, Guenther T, Waiswa P, Namutamba S, Namazzi G, Sharma S, et al
Glob Health Action 2015 ;8():23963

Ebola and provision of critical care.
Brown C, Kreuels B, Baker P, Baker T, Boyles T, Lado M, et al
Lancet 2015 Apr;385(9976):1392

Overuse of antibiotics for the common cold - attitudes and behaviors among doctors in rural areas of Shandong Province, China.
Sun Q, Dyar O, Zhao L, Tomson G, Nilsson L, Grape M, et al
BMC Pharmacol Toxicol 2015 Mar;16():6

SYBR Green real-time PCR-RFLP assay targeting the plasmodium cytochrome B gene--a highly sensitive molecular tool for malaria parasite detection and species determination.
Xu W, Morris U, Aydin-Schmidt B, Msellem M, Shakely D, Petzold M, et al
PLoS ONE 2015 ;10(3):e0120210

Medicines and universal health coverage: challenges and opportunities.
Bigdeli M, Laing R, Tomson G, Babar Z
J Pharm Policy Pract 2015 ;8(1):8

Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in rural Uganda: modelling effectiveness and impact of scaling-up PMTCT services.
Larsson E, Ekström A, Pariyo G, Tomson G, Sarowar M, Baluka R, et al
Glob Health Action 2015 ;8():26308

An international legal framework to address antimicrobial resistance.
Hoffman S, Outterson K, Røttingen J, Cars O, Clift C, Rizvi Z, et al
Bull. World Health Organ. 2015 Feb;93(2):66

Climate for evidence informed health system policymaking in Cameroon and Uganda before and after the introduction of knowledge translation platforms: a structured review of governmental policy documents.
Ongolo-Zogo P, Lavis J, Tomson G, Sewankambo N
Health Res Policy Syst 2015 Jan;13():2

Increased access to care and appropriateness of treatment at private sector drug shops with integrated management of malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea: a quasi-experimental study in Uganda.
Awor P, Wamani H, Tylleskar T, Jagoe G, Peterson S
PLoS ONE 2014 ;9(12):e115440


Enabling dynamic partnerships through joint degrees between low- and high-income countries for capacity development in global health research: experience from the Karolinska Institutet/Makerere University partnership.
Sewankambo N, Tumwine J, Tomson G, Obua C, Bwanga F, Waiswa P, et al
PLoS Med. 2015 Feb;12(2):e1001784

How do physicians and trainers experience outcome-based education in "Rational prescribing"?
Esmaily H, Vahidi R, Fathi N, Wahlström R
BMC Res Notes 2014 Dec;7():944

Ebola and indirect effects on health service function in sierra leone.
Bolkan H, Bash-Taqi D, Samai M, Gerdin M, von Schreeb J
PLoS Curr 2014 Dec;6():

Systematic literature review of integrated community case management and the private sector in Africa: Relevant experiences and potential next steps.
Awor P, Miller J, Peterson S
J Glob Health 2014 Dec;4(2):020414

Initiatives supporting evidence informed health system policymaking in Cameroon and Uganda: a comparative historical case study.
Ongolo-Zogo P, Lavis J, Tomson G, Sewankambo N
BMC Health Serv Res 2014 Nov;14():612

Mass screening and treatment on the basis of results of a Plasmodium falciparum-specific rapid diagnostic test did not reduce malaria incidence in Zanzibar.
Cook J, Xu W, Msellem M, Vonk M, Bergström B, Gosling R, et al
J. Infect. Dis. 2015 May;211(9):1476-83

Varying high levels of faecal carriage of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase producing Enterobacteriaceae in rural villages in Shandong, China: implications for global health.
Sun Q, Tärnberg M, Zhao L, Stålsby Lundborg C, Song Y, Grape M, et al
PLoS ONE 2014 ;9(11):e113121

Universal access to pneumonia prevention and care: a call for action.
Källander K, Young M, Qazi S
Lancet Respir Med 2014 Dec;2(12):950-2

Association of household environment and prevalence of anemia among children under-5 in India.
Baranwal A, Baranwal A, Roy N
Front Public Health 2014 ;2():196

Setting global research priorities for integrated community case management (iCCM): Results from a CHNRI (Child Health and Nutrition Research Initiative) exercise.
Wazny K, Sadruddin S, Zipursky A, Hamer D, Jacobs T, Kallander K, et al
J Glob Health 2014 Dec;4(2):020413

How people-centered health systems can reach the grassroots: Experiences implementing community-level quality improvement in rural Tanzania and Uganda. Tancred T, Mandu R, Hanson C, Okuga M, Manzi F, Peterson S, Schellenberg J, Waiswa P, Marchant T. Health Policy and Planning. 2014; doi:10.1093/heapol/czu070. 

A new methodology for assessing health policy and systems research and analysis capacity in African universities.
Lê G, Mirzoev T, Orgill M, Erasmus E, Lehmann U, Okeyo S, et al
Health Res Policy Syst 2014 Oct;12():59

Implementing tools to promote adherence to antiretroviral therapy at facilities in Kenya. Gitau L., Boruett P., Njogo S., Nguhiu P., Awour C., Kagai D., Chalker J., Abuya T., Tomson G., Wahlström R., INRUD-IAA. East Afr Med J. 2014;91(10):353-360.

Plasmodium falciparum clearance in clinical studies of artesunate-amodiaquine and comparator treatments in sub-Saharan Africa, 1999-2009.
Zwang J, Dorsey G, Mårtensson A, d'Alessandro U, Ndiaye J, Karema C, et al
Malar. J. 2014 Mar;13():114

Guidelines for maternal and neonatal "point of care": needs of and attitudes towards a computerized clinical decision support system in rural Burkina Faso.
Zakane S, Gustafsson L, Tomson G, Loukanova S, Sié A, Nasiell J, et al
Int J Med Inform 2014 Jun;83(6):459-69

Newborn health research priorities beyond 2015.
Yoshida S, Rudan I, Lawn J, Wall S, Souza J, Martines J, et al
Lancet 2014 Jul;384(9938):e27-9

Experiences in anti-tuberculosis treatment in patients with multiple previous treatments and its impact on drug resistant tuberculosis epidemics.
Xu B, Zhao Q, Hu Y, Shi Y, Wang W, Diwan V
Glob Health Action 2014 ;7():24593

Polymorphisms in Plasmodium falciparum chloroquine resistance transporter and multidrug resistance 1 genes: parasite risk factors that affect treatment outcomes for P. falciparum malaria after artemether-lumefantrine and artesunate-amodiaquine.
Venkatesan M, Gadalla N, Stepniewska K, Dahal P, Nsanzabana C, Moriera C, et al
Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 2014 Oct;91(4):833-43

The role of health systems and policy in producing behavior and social change to enhance child survival and development in low- and middle-income countries: an examination of the evidence.
Vélez L, Sanitato M, Barry D, Alilio M, Apfel F, Coe G, et al
J Health Commun 2014 ;19 Suppl 1():89-121

The need to look at antibiotic resistance from a health systems perspective.
Tomson G, Vlad I
Ups. J. Med. Sci. 2014 May;119(2):117-24

Absence of putative artemisinin resistance mutations among Plasmodium falciparum in Sub-Saharan Africa: a molecular epidemiologic study.
Taylor S, Parobek C, DeConti D, Kayentao K, Coulibaly S, Greenwood B, et al
J. Infect. Dis. 2015 Mar;211(5):680-8

Leveraging non-binding instruments for global health governance: reflections from the Global AIDS Reporting Mechanism for WHO reform.
Taylor A, Alfven T, Hougendobler D, Tanaka S, Buse K
Public Health 2014 Feb;128(2):151-60

Home visits to improve breast health knowledge and screening practices in a less privileged area in Jordan.
Taha H, Nyström L, Al-Qutob R, Berggren V, Esmaily H, Wahlström R
BMC Public Health 2014 May;14():428

Calling on Europe to support operational research in low-income and middle-income countries.
Quaglio G, Ramsay A, Harries A, Karapiperis T, Putoto G, Dye C, et al
Lancet Glob Health 2014 Jun;2(6):e308-10

Characterization of drug resistance associated genetic polymorphisms among Plasmodium falciparum field isolates in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Pathak A, Mårtensson A, Gawariker S, Mandliya J, Sharma A, Diwan V, et al
Malar. J. 2014 May;13():182

Funding based on needs? A study on the use of needs assessment data by a major humanitarian health assistance donor in its decisions to allocate funds.
Olin E, von Schreeb J
PLoS Curr 2014 May;6():

Improving adherence to antiretroviral treatment in Uganda with a low-resource facility-based intervention.
Obua C, Kayiwa J, Waako P, Tomson G, Balidawa H, Chalker J, et al
Glob Health Action 2014 ;7():24198

The use of counting beads to improve the classification of fast breathing in low-resource settings: a multi-country review.
Noordam A, Barberá Laínez Y, Sadruddin S, van Heck P, Chono A, Acaye G, et al
Health Policy Plan 2015 Jul;30(6):696-704

A cross-sectional pilot study assessing needs and attitudes to implementation of Information and Communication Technology for rational use of medicines among healthcare staff in rural Tanzania.
Nilseng J, Gustafsson L, Nungu A, Bastholm-Rahmner P, Mazali D, Pehrson B, et al
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 2014 Aug;14():78

Screening for antiretroviral drug resistance among treatment-naive human immunodeficiency virus type 1-infected individuals in Lebanon.
Mokhbat J, Melhem N, El-Khatib Z, Zalloua P
J Infect Dev Ctries 2014 Mar;8(3):339-48

Comparison of fasting plasma glucose and haemoglobin A1c point-of-care tests in screening for diabetes and abnormal glucose regulation in a rural low income setting.
Mayega R, Guwatudde D, Makumbi F, Nakwagala F, Peterson S, Tomson G, et al
Diabetes Res. Clin. Pract. 2014 Apr;104(1):112-20

'Change means sacrificing a good life': perceptions about severity of type 2 diabetes and preventive lifestyles among people afflicted or at high risk of type 2 diabetes in Iganga Uganda.
Mayega R, Etajak S, Rutebemberwa E, Tomson G, Kiguli J
BMC Public Health 2014 Aug;14():864

The use of continuous surveys to generate and continuously report high quality timely maternal and newborn health data at the district level in Tanzania and Uganda.
Marchant T, Schellenberg J, Peterson S, Manzi F, Waiswa P, Hanson C, et al
Implement Sci 2014 Aug;9():112

The use of continuous surveys to generate and continuously report high quality timely maternal and newborn health data at the district level in Tanzania and Uganda.
Marchant T, Schellenberg J, Peterson S, Manzi F, Waiswa P, Hanson C, et al
Implement Sci 2014 Aug;9():112

Nesting doctoral students in collaborative North-South partnerships for health systems research.
Loukanova S, Prytherch H, Blank A, Duysburgh E, Tomson G, Gustafsson L, et al
Glob Health Action 2014 ;7():24070

Prevalence of treated and untreated groin hernia in eastern Uganda.
Löfgren J, Makumbi F, Galiwango E, Nordin P, Ibingira C, Forsberg B, et al
Br J Surg 2014 May;101(6):728-34

A malaria diagnostic tool based on computer vision screening and visualization of Plasmodium falciparum candidate areas in digitized blood smears.
Linder N, Turkki R, Walliander M, Mårtensson A, Diwan V, Rahtu E, et al
PLoS ONE 2014 ;9(8):e104855

Every Newborn: progress, priorities, and potential beyond survival.
Lawn J, Blencowe H, Oza S, You D, Lee A, Waiswa P, et al
Lancet 2014 Jul;384(9938):189-205

Inclusion of private sector in district health systems: case study of private drug shops implementing modified Integrated Community Case Management (iCCM) strategy in rural UgandaKitutu F, Mayora C, Awor P, Forsberg B, Peterson S, Wamani H. BMC Health Serv Res. 2014; 14(Suppl 2):P65.

Clinical features, proximate causes, and consequences of active convulsive epilepsy in Africa.
Kariuki S, Matuja W, Akpalu A, Kakooza-Mwesige A, Chabi M, Wagner R, et al
Epilepsia 2014 Jan;55(1):76-85

A balanced budget with side effects - A case study of implementation of a hospital cost savings program in Sweden. Kardakis T, Tomson G, Brommels M, Hansson J. Int J Pub Admin. 2014; 37(11):781-90.

Exposure to multiple parasites is associated with the prevalence of active convulsive epilepsy in sub-Saharan Africa.
Kamuyu G, Bottomley C, Mageto J, Lowe B, Wilkins P, Noh J, et al
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2014 ;8(5):e2908

Single nucleotide polymorphisms in Plasmodium falciparum V type H(+) pyrophosphatase gene (pfvp2) and their associations with pfcrt and pfmdr1 polymorphisms.
Jovel I, Ferreira P, Veiga M, Malmberg M, Mårtensson A, Kaneko A, et al
Infect. Genet. Evol. 2014 Jun;24():111-5

Health policy evolution in Lao People's Democratic Republic: context, processes and agency.
Jönsson K, Phoummalaysith B, Wahlström R, Tomson G
Health Policy Plan 2015 May;30(4):518-27

Diagnostic testing of pediatric fevers: meta-analysis of 13 national surveys assessing influences of malaria endemicity and source of care on test uptake for febrile children under five years.
Johansson E, Gething P, Hildenwall H, Mappin B, Petzold M, Peterson S, et al
PLoS ONE 2014 ;9(4):e95483

Supervising community health workers in low-income countries--a review of impact and implementation issues.
Hill Z, Dumbaugh M, Benton L, Källander K, Strachan D, ten Asbroek A, et al
Glob Health Action 2014 ;7():24085

Access, excess, and ethics--towards a sustainable distribution model for antibiotics.
Heyman G, Cars O, Bejarano M, Peterson S
Ups. J. Med. Sci. 2014 May;119(2):134-41

Expanded Quality Management Using Information Power (EQUIP): protocol for a quasi-experimental study to improve maternal and newborn health in Tanzania and Uganda.
Hanson C, Waiswa P, Marchant T, Marx M, Manzi F, Mbaruku G, et al
Implement Sci 2014 Apr;9(1):41

Early hospital mortality among adult trauma patients significantly declined between 1998-2011: three single-centre cohorts from Mumbai, India.
Gerdin M, Roy N, Dharap S, Kumar V, Khajanchi M, Tomson G, et al
PLoS ONE 2014 ;9(3):e90064

Optimal evidence in difficult settings: improving health interventions and decision making in disasters.
Gerdin M, Clarke M, Allen C, Kayabu B, Summerskill W, Devane D, et al
PLoS Med. 2014 Apr;11(4):e1001632

Does need matter? Needs assessments and decision-making among major humanitarian health agencies.
Gerdin M, Chataigner P, Tax L, Kubai A, von Schreeb J
Disasters 2014 Jul;38(3):451-64

Alternatively spliced transcripts and novel pseudogenes of the Plasmodium falciparum resistance-associated locus pfcrt detected in East African malaria patients.
Gadalla N, Malmberg M, Adam I, Oguike M, Beshir K, Elzaki S, et al
J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 2015 Jan;70(1):116-23

Further advances in knowledge on the role of the private sector in health systems.
Forsberg B, Montagu D
Health Policy Plan 2014 Jul;29 Suppl 1():i1-3

Real-time PCR threshold cycle cutoffs help to identify agents causing acute childhood diarrhea in Zanzibar.
Elfving K, Andersson M, Msellem M, Welinder-Olsson C, Petzold M, Björkman A, et al
J. Clin. Microbiol. 2014 Mar;52(3):916-23

International comparisons of acute myocardial infarction.
Ejerhed J, Nordenstedt H, Laska A
Lancet 2014 Jul;384(9940):303-4

Conceptual model for dietary behaviour change at household level: a 'best-fit' qualitative study using primary data.
Daivadanam M, Wahlström R, Ravindran T, Thankappan K, Ramanathan M
BMC Public Health 2014 Jun;14():574

Loop mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) accurately detects malaria DNA from filter paper blood samples of low density parasitaemias.
Aydin-Schmidt B, Xu W, González I, Polley S, Bell D, Shakely D, et al
PLoS ONE 2014 ;9(8):e103905

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The Palgrave International Handbook of Healthcare Policy and Governance .Tomson G, Biermann O. Health Policy Reform in Low-income and Lower Middle-income Countries in Southeast Asia. In: Kuhlmann E, Blank RH, Bourgeault IL, Wendt C, editors. London: Palgrave Macmillan; 2015.

What evidence is available and what is required, in humanitarian assistance? Clarke M, Allen C, Archer F, Wong D, Eriksson A, and Puri J. 2014. 3ie Scoping Paper 1. New Delhi: International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie).

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