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Waiswa, P., Okuga, M., Kabwijamu, L., Akuze, J., Sengendo, H., Aliganyira, P., Pirio, P., Hanson, C. and Kaharuza, F., 2019. Using research priority-setting to guide bridging the implementation gap in countries–a case study of the Uganda newborn research priorities in the SDG era. Health research policy and systems17(1), p.54.

Atusiimire, L.B., Waiswa, P., Atuyambe, L., Nankabirwa, V. and Okuga, M., 2019. Determinants of facility based–deliveries among urban slum dwellers of Kampala, Uganda. PloS one14(4), p.e0214995.

Baschieri, A., Gordeev, V.S., Akuze, J., Kwesiga, D., Blencowe, H., Cousens, S., Waiswa, P., Fisker, A.B., Thysen, S.M., Rodrigues, A. and Biks, G.A., 2019. “Every Newborn-INDEPTH”(EN-INDEPTH) study protocol for a randomised comparison of household survey modules for measuring stillbirths and neonatal deaths in five Health and Demographic Surveillance sites. Journal of global health9(1).

Paina, L., Namazzi, G., Tetui, M., Mayora, C., Kananura, R.M., Kiwanuka, S.N., Waiswa, P., Mutebi, A. and Ekirapa-Kiracho, E., 2019. Applying the model of diffusion of innovations to understand facilitators for the implementation of maternal and neonatal health programmes in rural Uganda. Globalization and Health15(1), p.38.

Keating, R., Merai, R., Mubiri, P., Kajjo, D., Otare, C., Mugume, D., Weissglas, F., Waiswa, P., Otieno, P., Kirumbi, L. And Wanyoro, A., 2019. Assessing effects of a data quality strengthening campaign on completeness of key fields in facility-based maternity registers in Kenya and Uganda. EDITORIAL BOARD.

Henriksson, D.K., Peterson, S.S., Waiswa, P. and Fredriksson, M., 2019. Decision-making in district health planning in Uganda: does use of district-specific evidence matter?. Health research policy and systems17(1), p.57.

Hanson, C., Munjanja, S., Binagwaho, A., Vwalika, B., Pembe, A.B., Jacinto, E., Chilinda, G.K., Donahoe, K.B., Wanyonyi, S.Z., Waiswa, P. and Gidiri, M.F., 2019. National policies and care provision in pregnancy and childbirth for twins in Eastern and Southern Africa: A mixed-methods multi-country study. PLoS medicine16(2), p.e1002749.

Salisbury, N.A., Asiimwe, G., Waiswa, P. and Latimer, A., 2019. Operationalising the Global Financing Facility (GFF) model: the devil is in the detail. BMJ Global Health4(2), p.e001369.

Mukunya, D., Nankabirwa, V., Ndeezi, G., Tumuhamye, J., Tongun, J.B., Kizito, S., Napyo, A., Achora, V., Odongkara, B., Arach, A.A. and Tylleskar, T., 2019. Key Decision Makers and Actors in Selected Newborn Care Practices: A Community-Based Survey in Northern Uganda. International journal of environmental research and public health16(10), p.1723.

Malembaka, E.B., Tumwine, J.K., Ndeezi, G., Engebretsen, I.M.S., Tylleskär, T., Wamani, H., Sommerfelt, H. and Nankabirwa, V., 2019. Effects of complementary feeding on attained height among lower primary school-aged children in Eastern Uganda: A nested prospective cohort study. PloS one14(2), p.e0211411.

Apolot, R.R., Ekirapa, E., Waldman, L., Morgan, R., Aanyu, C., Mutebi, A., Nyachwo, E.B., Seruwagi, G. and Kiwanuka, S.N., 2019. Maternal and newborn health needs for women with walking disabilities;“the twists and turns”: a case study in Kibuku District Uganda. International journal for equity in health18(1), p.43.


Waiswa, P., Kwesiga, D. and Mukasa, P.K., 2018. Maternal Health: Towards Universal Coverage with Impact, Equity and Quality of Care in Uganda. UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE IN UGANDA, p.391.

Morgan, M.C., Spindler, H., Nambuya, H., Nalwa, G.M., Namazzi, G., Waiswa, P., Otieno, P., Cranmer, J. and Walker, D.M., 2018. Clinical cascades as a novel way to assess physical readiness of facilities for the care of small and sick neonates in Kenya and Uganda. PloS one13(11), p.e0207156.

Otieno, P., Waiswa, P., Butrick, E., Namazzi, G., Achola, K., Santos, N., Keating, R., Lester, F. and Walker, D., 2018. Strengthening intrapartum and immediate newborn care to reduce morbidity and mortality of preterm infants born in health facilities in Migori County, Kenya and Busoga Region, Uganda: a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials19(1), p.313.

Boerma, T., Requejo, J., Victora, C.G., Amouzou, A., George, A., Agyepong, I., Barroso, C., Barros, A.J., Bhutta, Z.A., Black, R.E. and Borghi, J., 2018. Countdown to 2030: tracking progress towards universal coverage for reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health. The Lancet391(10129), pp.1538-1548.

Willey, B., Waiswa, P., Kajjo, D., Munos, M., Akuze, J., Allen, E. and Marchant, T., 2018. Linking data sources for measurement of effective coverage in maternal and newborn health: what do we learn from individual-vs ecological-linking methods?. Journal of global health8(1).

Macarayan, E.K., Gage, A.D., Doubova, S.V., Guanais, F., Lemango, E.T., Ndiaye, Y., Waiswa, P. and Kruk, M.E., 2018. Assessment of quality of primary care with facility surveys: a descriptive analysis in ten low-income and middle-income countries. The Lancet Global Health6(11), pp.e1176-e1185.

Namujju, J., Muhindo, R., Mselle, L.T., Waiswa, P., Nankumbi, J. and Muwanguzi, P., 2018. Childbirth experiences and their derived meaning: a qualitative study among postnatal mothers in Mbale regional referral hospital, Uganda. Reproductive health15(1), p.183.

Morgan, M.C., Nambuya, H., Waiswa, P., Tann, C., Elbourne, D., Seeley, J., Allen, E. and Lawn, J.E., 2018. Kangaroo mother care for clinically unstable neonates weighing≤ 2000 g: Is it feasible at a hospital in Uganda?. Journal of global health8(1).

Benova, L., Dennis, M.L., Lange, I.L., Campbell, O.M., Waiswa, P., Haemmerli, M., Fernandez, Y., Kerber, K., Lawn, J.E., Santos, A.C. and Matovu, F., 2018. Two decades of antenatal and delivery care in Uganda: a cross-sectional study using Demographic and Health Surveys. BMC health services research18(1), p.758.

Dusabe, J., Akuze, J., Kisakye, A.N., Kwesiga, B., Nsubuga, P. and Ekirapa, E., 2018. A case-control study of factors associated with caesarean sections at health facilities in Kabarole District, Western Uganda, 2016. Pan African Medical Journal29(1), pp.1-9.

Watkins, H.C., Morgan, M.C., Nambuya, H., Waiswa, P. and Lawn, J.E., 2018. Observation study showed that the continuity of skin‐to‐skin contact with low‐birthweight infants in Uganda was suboptimal. Acta Paediatrica107(9), pp.1541-1547.

Mbalinda, S., Hjelmstedt, A., Nissen, E., Odongkara, B.M., Waiswa, P. and Svensson, K., 2018. Experience of perceived barriers and enablers of safe uninterrupted skin-to-skin contact during the first hour after birth in Uganda. Midwifery67, pp.95-102.

Gatellier, K., Copper, J., Ayub Kirunda, K., Sonkarlay, S., Bose, S., Gwaikolo, W. and Barker, T., 2018. Working with the Media in Pursuit of Health for All.

Mayora, C., Kitutu, F.E., Kandala, N.B., Ekirapa-Kiracho, E., Peterson, S.S. and Wamani, H., 2018. Private retail drug shops: what they are, how they operate, and implications for health care delivery in rural Uganda. BMC health services research18(1), p.532.

Tetui, M., Zulu, J.M., Hurtig, A.K., Ekirapa-Kiracho, E., Kiwanuka, S.N. and Coe, A.B., 2018. Elements for harnessing participatory action research to strengthen health managers’ capacity: a critical interpretative synthesis. Health research policy and systems16(1), p.33.

Aanyu, C., Apolot, R., Ekirapa-Kiracho, E. and Kiwanuka, S., 2018. How can political leaders help ensure Community Score Cards in Uganda are sustainable?

Ekirapa-Kiracho, E., Mayora, C., Ssennyonjo, A., Baine, S.O. and Ssengooba, F., 2018. Purchasing Health Care Services for Universal Health Coverage: Policy and Programme Implications for Uganda. UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE IN UGANDA, p.205.

Ekirapa-Kiracho, E., Apolot, R. and Kiwanuka, S., 2018. Which contextual factors facilitate successful implementation of Community Score Cards in Uganda?.

Alege, S.G., Matovu, J.K., Ssensalire, S. and Nabiwemba, E., 2016. Knowledge, sources and use of family planning methods among women aged 15-49 years in Uganda: a cross-sectional study. Pan African Medical Journal24(1).

Tumwine, J.K., Nankabirwa, V., Diallo, H.A., Engebretsen, I.M.S., Ndeezi, G., Bangirana, P., Sanou, A.S., Kashala-Abotnes, E., Boivin, M., Giordani, B. and Elgen, I.B., 2018. Exclusive breastfeeding promotion and neuropsychological outcomes in 5-8 year old children from Uganda and Burkina Faso: Results from the PROMISE EBF cluster randomized trial. PloS one13(2), p.e0191001.

Tongun, J.B., Sebit, M.B., Mukunya, D., Ndeezi, G., Nankabirwa, V., Tylleskar, T. and Tumwine, J.K., 2018. Factors associated with delayed initiation of breastfeeding: a cross-sectional study in South Sudan. International breastfeeding journal13(1), p.28.

Mukunya, D., Haaland, M.E., Tumwine, J.K., Ndeezi, G., Namugga, O., Tumuhamye, J., Sommerfelt, H., Rujumba, J., Tylleskar, T., Moland, K.M. and Nankabirwa, V., 2018. “We shall count it as a part of kyogero”: acceptability and considerations for scale up of single dose chlorhexidine for umbilical cord care in Central Uganda. BMC pregnancy and childbirth18(1), p.476.

Kiwanuka, S.N. and Ssengooba, F., 2018. Governance for Universal Health Coverage in Uganda. UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE IN UGANDA, p.72.

Tashobya, C.K., Ogora, V.A., Kiwanuka, S.N., Mutebi, A., Musila, T., Byakika, S. and Ssengooba, F., 2018. Decentralisation and the Uganda Health System: What can we Learn from Past Experiences to Facilitate the Achievement of Universal Health Coverage?. UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE IN UGANDA, p.117.

Ssengooba, F. and Kiwanuka, S.N., 2018. Health Workforce Developments: Challenges and Opportunities to Secure Universal Health Coverage in Uganda. UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE IN UGANDA, p.245.

Sully, E.A., Atuyambe, L., Bukenya, J., Whitehead, H.S., Blades, N. and Bankole, A., 2018. Estimating abortion incidence among adolescents and differences in postabortion care by age: a cross-sectional study of postabortion care patients in Uganda. Contraception98(6), pp.510-516.


Kiwanuka Henriksson, D., Swartling Peterson, S., Waiswa, P. and Fredriksson, M., 2017. Decision making in district health planning in Uganda: Does use of local evidence matter?.

Kadobera, D., Waiswa, P., Peterson, S., Blencowe, H., Lawn, J., Kerber, K. and Tumwesigye, N.M., 2017. Comparing performance of methods used to identify pregnant women, pregnancy outcomes, and child mortality in the Iganga-Mayuge Health and Demographic Surveillance Site, Uganda. Global health action10(1), p.1356641.

Kananura, R.M., Kiwanuka, S.N., Ekirapa-Kiracho, E. and Waiswa, P., 2017. Persisting demand and supply gap for maternal and newborn care in eastern Uganda: a mixed-method cross-sectional study. Reproductive health14(1), p.136.

Morgan, R., Tetui, M., Muhumuza Kananura, R., Ekirapa-Kiracho, E. and George, A.S., 2017. Gender dynamics affecting maternal health and health care access and use in Uganda. Health policy and planning32(suppl_5), pp.v13-v21.

Kananura, R.M., Wamala, R., Ekirapa-Kiracho, E., Tetui, M., Kiwanuka, S.N., Waiswa, P. and Atuhaire, L.K., 2017. A structural equation analysis on the relationship between maternal health services utilization and newborn health outcomes: a cross-sectional study in Eastern Uganda. BMC pregnancy and childbirth17(1), p.98.

Moran, A.C., Charlet, D., Madhavan, S., Aruldas, K., Donaldson, M., Manzi, F., Okuga, M., Rosales, A., Sharma, V., Celone, M. and Brandes, N., 2017. Methodology for a mixed-methods multi-country study to assess recognition of and response to maternal and newborn illness. Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition36(1), p.51.

Okuga, M., Waiswa, P., Mandu, R., Wachira, J., Hanson, C. and Manzi, F., 2017. Illness recognition and care-seeking for maternal and newborn complications in rural eastern Uganda. Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition36(1), p.47.

Osingada, C.P., Okuga, M., Nabirye, R.C., Sewankambo, N.K. and Nakanjako, D., 2017. Disclosure of Parental HIV Status to Children: Experiences of Adults Receiving Antiretroviral Treatment at an Urban Clinic in Kampala, Uganda. AIDS research and treatment2017.

Li, M., Nyabigambo, A., Navvuga, P., Nuwamanya, E., Nuwasiima, A., Kaganda, P., Asiimwe, F.T., Vodicka, E., Mugisha, N.M., Mukose, A. and Kwesiga, D.K., 2017. Acceptability of cervical cancer screening using visual inspection among women attending a childhood immunization clinic in Uganda. Papillomavirus Research4, pp.17-21.

Daviaud, E., Owen, H., Pitt, C., Kerber, K., Bianchi Jassir, F., Barger, D., Manzi, F., Ekipara-Kiracho, E., Greco, G., Waiswa, P. and Lawn, J.E., 2017. Overview, methods and results of multi-country community-based maternal and newborn care economic analysis. Health policy and planning32(suppl_1), pp.i6-i20.

Hanson, C., Kujala, S., Waiswa, P., Marchant, T. and Schellenberg, J., 2017. World Health Assembly». Bulletin of the World Health Organization95, pp.453-464C.

Ekirapa-Kiracho, E., Barger, D., Mayora, C., Waiswa, P., Lawn, J., Kalungi, J., Namazzi, G., Kerber, K., Owen, H. and Daviaud, E., 2017. Uganda Newborn Study (UNEST) trial. Health Policy and Planning32(suppl_1).

Ekirapa-Kiracho, E., Ghosh, U., Brahmachari, R. and Paina, L., 2017. Engaging stakeholders: lessons from the use of participatory tools for improving maternal and child care health services. Health research policy and systems15(2), p.106.

Henriksson, D.K., Ayebare, F., Waiswa, P., Peterson, S.S., Tumushabe, E.K. and Fredriksson, M., 2017. Enablers and barriers to evidence based planning in the district health system in Uganda; perceptions of district health managers. BMC health services research17(1), p.103.

Ekirapa-Kiracho, E., Barger, D., Mayora, C., Waiswa, P., Lawn, J.E., Kalungi, J., Namazzi, G., Kerber, K., Owen, H. and Daviaud, E., 2017. Uganda Newborn Study (UNEST) trial: Community-based maternal and newborn care economic analysis. Health policy and planning32(suppl_1), pp.i42-i52.

Kujala, S., Waiswa, P., Kadobera, D., Akuze, J., Pariyo, G. and Hanson, C., 2017. Trends and risk factors of stillbirths and neonatal deaths in Eastern Uganda (1982–2011): a cross‐sectional, population‐based study. Tropical medicine & international health22(1), pp.63-73.

Kiwanuka Henriksson, D., Fredriksson, M., Waiswa, P., Selling, K. and Swartling Peterson, S., 2017. Bottleneck analysis at district level to illustrate gaps within the district health system in Uganda. Global health action10(1), p.1327256.

Kamya, C., Shearer, J., Asiimwe, G., Carnahan, E., Salisbury, N., Waiswa, P., Brinkerhoff, J. and Hozumi, D., 2017. Evaluating global health partnerships: a case study of a Gavi HPV vaccine application process in Uganda. International journal of health policy and management6(6), p.327.

Mutebi, A., Muhumuza Kananura, R., Ekirapa-Kiracho, E., Bua, J., Namusoke Kiwanuka, S., Nammazi, G., Paina, L. and Tetui, M., 2017. Characteristics of community savings groups in rural Eastern Uganda: opportunities for improving access to maternal health services. Global health action10(sup4), p.1347363.

Namazzi, G., Okuga, M., Tetui, M., Muhumuza Kananura, R., Kakaire, A., Namutamba, S., Mutebi, A., Namusoke Kiwanuka, S., Ekirapa-Kiracho, E. and Waiswa, P., 2017. Working with community health workers to improve maternal and newborn health outcomes: implementation and scale-up lessons from eastern Uganda. Global health action10(sup4), p.1345495.

Moses Tetui, Anna-Britt Coe, Anna-Karin Hurtig, Elizabeth Kiracho Ekirapa, Suzanne N Kiwanuka. “Awakened:” Participatory Action Research experiences from a maternal and newborn intervention program in Eastern Uganda. Global Health Action 2017,10:33387. –

Ekirapa-Kiracho, E., Tetui, M., Bua, J., Muhumuza Kananura, R., Waiswa, P., Makumbi, F., Atuyambe, L., Ajeani, J., George, A., Mutebi, A. and Kakaire, A., 2017. Maternal and neonatal implementation for equitable systems. A study design paper. Global health action10(sup4), p.1346925.

Namusoke Kiwanuka, S., Akulume, M., Tetui, M., Muhumuza Kananura, R., Bua, J. and Ekirapa-Kiracho, E., 2017. Balancing the cost of leaving with the cost of living: drivers of long-term retention of health workers: an explorative study in three rural districts in Eastern Uganda. Global health action10(sup4), p.1345494.

Ekirapa-Kiracho, E., Paina, L., Muhumuza Kananura, R., Mutebi, A., Jane, P., Tumuhairwe, J., Tetui, M. and Kiwanuka, S.N., 2017. ‘Nurture the sprouting bud; do not uproot it’. Using saving groups to save for maternal and newborn health: lessons from rural Eastern Uganda. Global health action10(sup4), p.1347311.

Muhumuza Kananura, Rornald, Moses Tetui, John Bua, Elizabeth Ekirapa-Kiracho, Aloysius Mutebi, Gertrude Namazzi, Suzanne Namusoke Kiwanuka, and Peter Waiswa. “Effect of a participatory multisectoral maternal and newborn intervention on birth preparedness and knowledge of maternal and newborn danger signs among women in Eastern Uganda: a quasi-experiment study.” Global health action 10, no. sup4 (2017): 1362826.

Kananura, Rornald Muhumuza, Elizabeth Ekirapa-Kiracho, Ligia Paina, Ahmed Bumba, Godfrey Mulekwa, Dinah Nakiganda-Busiku, Htet Nay Lin Oo, Suzanne Namusoke Kiwanuka, Asha George, and David H. Peters. “Participatory monitoring and evaluation approaches that influence decision-making: lessons from a maternal and newborn study in Eastern Uganda.” Health research policy and systems 15, no. 2 (2017): 107.

Ekirapa-Kiracho, Elizabeth, Rornald Muhumuza Kananura, Moses Tetui, Gertrude Namazzi, Aloysius Mutebi, Asha George, Ligia Paina et al. “Effect of a participatory multisectoral maternal and newborn intervention on maternal health service utilization and newborn care practices: a quasi-experimental study in three rural Ugandan Districts.” Global health action 10, no. sup4 (2017): 1363506.

Kisakye, A.N., Muhumuza Kananura, R., Ekirapa-Kiracho, E., Bua, J., Akulume, M., Namazzi, G. and Namusoke Kiwanuka, S., 2017. Effect of support supervision on maternal and newborn health services and practices in rural Eastern Uganda. Global health action10(sup4), p.1345496.

Ajeani, J., Mangwi Ayiasi, R., Tetui, M., Ekirapa-Kiracho, E., Namazzi, G., Muhumuza Kananura, R., Namusoke Kiwanuka, S. and Beyeza-Kashesya, J., 2017. A cascade model of mentorship for frontline health workers in rural health facilities in Eastern Uganda: processes, achievements and lessons. Global health action10(sup4), p.1345497.

Sserwanga, Asadu, Peter Waiswa, Arthur Mpimbaza, and Adoke Yeka. “Factors Associated With Mortality Among Patients Who Absconded From Jinja Children’s Hospital.” In American Journal Of Tropical Medicine And Hygiene, Vol. 97, No. 5, Pp. 551-551. 8000 Westpark Dr, Ste 130, Mclean, Va 22101 Usa: Amer Soc Trop Med & Hygiene, 2017.

Paina, L., Wilkinson, A., Tetui, M., Ekirapa-Kiracho, E., Barman, D., Ahmed, T., Mahmood, S.S., Bloom, G., Knezovich, J., George, A. and Bennett, S., 2017. Using Theories of Change to inform implementation of health systems research and innovation: experiences of Future Health Systems consortium partners in Bangladesh, India and Uganda. Health research policy and systems15(2), p.109.

Bennett, S., Mahmood, S.S., Edward, A., Tetui, M. and Ekirapa-Kiracho, E., 2017. Strengthening scaling up through learning from implementation: comparing experiences from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Uganda. Health research policy and systems15(2), p.108.

Ekirapa-Kiracho, E., Ghosh, U., Brahmachari, R. and Paina, L., 2017. Engaging stakeholders: lessons from the use of participatory tools for improving maternal and child care health services. Health research policy and systems15(2), p.106.

Tetui, M., Coe, A.B., Hurtig, A.K., Bennett, S., Kiwanuka, S.N., George, A. and Kiracho, E.E., 2017. A participatory action research approach to strengthening health managers’ capacity at district level in Eastern Uganda. Health research policy and systems15(2), p.110.

Peters, D.H., Bhuiya, A., Ghaffar, A., Bennett, S., Mahmood, S.S., Edward, A., Tetui, M., Ekirapa-Kiracho, E., Ghosh, U., Brahmachari, R. and Paina, L., 2017. Engaging stakeholders in implementation research: tools, approaches, and lessons learned from application. Health Research Policy and Systems15(2), p.104.

Mukunya, D., Tumwine, J.K., Nankabirwa, V., Ndeezi, G., Odongo, I., Tumuhamye, J., Tongun, J.B., Kizito, S., Napyo, A., Achora, V. and Odongkara, B., 2017. Factors associated with delayed initiation of breastfeeding: a survey in northern Uganda. Global health action10(1), p.1410975.

Sanou, A.S., Diallo, A.H., Holding, P., Nankabirwa, V., Engebretsen, I.M.S., Ndeezi, G., Tumwine, J.K., Meda, N., Tylleskar, T. and Kashala-Abotnes, E., 2017. Maternal alcohol consumption during pregnancy and child’s cognitive performance at 6–8 years of age in rural Burkina Faso: an observational study. PeerJ5, p.e3507.

Nankabirwa, V., Tumwine, J.K., Namugga, O., Tylleskär, T., Ndeezi, G., Robberstad, B., Netea, M.G. and Sommerfelt, H., 2017. Early versus late BCG vaccination in HIV-1-exposed infants in Uganda: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials18(1), p.152.

Nankabirwa, V., Tylleskär, T., Tumuhamye, J., Tumwine, J.K., Ndeezi, G., Martines, J.C. and Sommerfelt, H., 2017. Efficacy of umbilical cord cleansing with a single application of 4% chlorhexidine for the prevention of newborn infections in Uganda: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials18(1), p.322.

Sacks, E., Masvawure, T.B., Atuyambe, L.M., Neema, S., Macwan’gi, M., Simbaya, J. and Kruk, M., 2017. Postnatal care experiences and barriers to care utilization for home-and facility-delivered newborns in Uganda and Zambia. Maternal and child health journal21(3), pp.599-606.

Kibira, S.P., Muhumuza, C., Bukenya, J.N. and Atuyambe, L.M., 2015. “I spent a full month bleeding, I thought I was going to die…” a qualitative study of experiences of women using modern contraception in Wakiso District, Uganda. PloS one10(11), p.e0141998.

Austin-Evelyn, K., Sacks, E., Atuyambe, L., Greeson, D., Kruk, M.E. and Grépin, K.A., 2017. The promise of Mama Kits: Perceptions of in-kind goods as incentives for facility deliveries in Uganda. Global public health12(5), pp.565-578.

Bukenya, J.N., Mulogo, E., Kibira, S.P.S., Muhumuza, C. and Atuyambe, L.M., 2017. Health facilities’ readiness to provide friendly reproductive health services to young people aged 10-24 years in Wakiso district, Uganda. Global journal of reproductive medicine2(3).


Ekirapa-Kiracho, E., Namazzi, G., Tetui, M., Mutebi, A., Waiswa, P., Oo, H., Peters, D.H. and George, A.S., 2016. Unlocking community capabilities for improving maternal and newborn health: participatory action research to improve birth preparedness, health facility access, and newborn care in rural Uganda. BMC health services research16(7), p.638.

Mutanda, J.N., Waiswa, P. and Namutamba, S., 2016. Community-made mobile videos as a mechanism for maternal, newborn and child health education in rural Uganda; a qualitative evaluation. African health sciences16(4), pp.923-928.

Kananura RM, Tetui M, Mutebi A, Bua JN, Waiswa P, Kiwanuka SN, et al. The neonatal mortality and its determinants in rural communities of Eastern Uganda. Reprod Health. 2016;13:13.

Owor MO, Matovu JK, Murokora D, Wanyenze RK, Waiswa P. Factors associated with adoption of beneficial newborn care practices in rural Eastern Uganda: a cross-sectional study. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2016;16(1):83.

Ekirapa-Kiracho, Elizabeth, and Ayub Kakaire. “Working with health workers to improve maternal health services.” (2016).

Ekirapa-Kiracho, Elizabeth, and Ayub Kakaire. “Saving money, saving lives: community saving groups lead to improvements in maternal and newborn health care in Uganda.” (2016).

Muhumuza, E., Namuhani, N., Balugaba, B.E., Namata, J. and Kiracho, E.E., 2016. Factors associated with use of malaria control interventions by pregnant women in Buwunga subcounty, Bugiri District. Malaria journal15(1), p.342.

Agaro, C., Beyeza-Kashesya, J., Waiswa, P., Sekandi, J.N., Tusiime, S., Anguzu, R. and Kiracho, E.E., 2016. The conduct of maternal and perinatal death reviews in Oyam District, Uganda: a descriptive cross-sectional study. BMC women’s health16(1), p.38.

Frøen, J.F., Myhre, S.L., Frost, M.J., Chou, D., Mehl, G., Say, L., Cheng, S., Fjeldheim, I., Friberg, I.K., French, S. and Jani, J.V., 2016. eRegistries: Electronic registries for maternal and child health. BMC pregnancy and childbirth16(1), p.11.

Flenady, V., Wojcieszek, A.M., Fjeldheim, I., Friberg, I.K., Nankabirwa, V., Jani, J.V., Myhre, S., Middleton, P., Crowther, C., Ellwood, D. and Tudehope, D., 2016. eRegistries: indicators for the WHO Essential Interventions for reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health. BMC pregnancy and childbirth16(1), p.293.

Fadnes, L.T., Nankabirwa, V., Engebretsen, I.M., Sommerfelt, H., Birungi, N., Lombard, C., Swanevelder, S., Van den Broeck, J., Tylleskär, T. and Tumwine, J.K., 2016. Effects of an exclusive breastfeeding intervention for six months on growth patterns of 4–5 year old children in Uganda: the cluster-randomised PROMISE EBF trial. BMC public health16(1), p.555.

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