Current Volume

Original Articles

Transactional sex and HIV risks - evidence from a cross-sectional national survey among young people in Uganda Vikas Choudhry, Anne-Emmanuelle Ambresin, Viola Nilah Nyakato, Anette Agardh
Access to and value of information to support good practice for staff in Kenyan hospitals Naomi Muinga, Barbara Sen, Jim Todd, Philip Ayieko, Mike English
The experience of caregivers of people living with serious mental disorders: a study from rural Ghana Kenneth Ayuurebobi Ae-Ngibise, Victor Christian Korley Doku, Kwaku Poku Asante, Seth Owusu-Agyei
Causes of death in the Taabo health and demographic surveillance system, Côte d'Ivoire, from 2009 to 2011 Siaka Koné, Thomas Fürst, Fabienne N. Jaeger, Emmanuel L.J.C. Esso, Nahoua Baikoro, Kouamé A. Kouadio, Lukas G. Adiossan, Fabien Zouzou, Louis I. Boti, Marcel Tanner, Jürg Utzinger, Bassirou Bonfoh, Daouda Dao, Eliézer K. N'Goran
Health insurance and child mortality in rural Burkina Faso Anja Schoeps, Henrike Lietz, Ali Sié, Germain Savadogo, Manuela De Allegri, Olaf Müller, Rainer Sauerborn, Heiko Becher, Aurélia Souares
Cost and impact of scaling up interventions to save lives of mothers and children: taking South Africa closer to MDGs 4 and 5 Lumbwe Chola, Yogan Pillay, Peter Barron, Aviva Tugendhaft, Kate Kerber, Karen Hofman
Referral outcomes of individuals identified at high risk of cardiovascular disease by community health workers in Bangladesh, Guatemala, Mexico, and South Africa Naomi S. Levitt, Thandi Puoane, Catalina A. Denman, Shafika Abrahams-Griessel, Sam Surka, Carlos Mendoza, Masuma Khanam, Sartaj Alam, Thomas A. Gaziano
Implementation of 5S management method for lean healthcare at a health center in Senegal: a qualitative study of staff perception Shogo Kanamori, Seydou Sow, Marcia C. Castro, Rui Matsuno, Akiko Tsuru, Masamine Jimba
Outcome of tuberculosis treatment in HIV-positive adults diagnosed through active versus passive case-finding Taye T. Balcha, Sten Skogmar, Erik Sturegård, Per Björkman, Niclas Winqvist
The impact of flooding on people living with HIV: a case study from the Ohangwena Region, Namibia Carmen Anthonj, Odon T. Nkongolo, Peter Schmitz, Johannes N. Hango, Thomas Kistemann
Availability and distribution of safe abortion services in rural areas: a facility assessment study in Madhya Pradesh, India Sarika Chaturvedi, Sayyed Ali, Bharat Randive, Yogesh Sabde, Vishal Diwan, Ayesha De Costa
‘You can’t stay away from your family’: a qualitative study of the ongoing ties and future plans of South African health workers in the United Kingdom Katherine Taylor, Claire Blacklock, Gail Hayward, Posy Bidwell, Pallavi Laxmikanth, Nicholas Riches, Merlin Willcox, Shabir Moosa, David Mant
How decentralisation influences the retention of primary health care workers in rural Nigeria Seye Abimbola, Titilope Olanipekun, Uchenna Igbokwe, Joel Negin, Stephen Jan, Alexandra Martiniuk, Nnenna Ihebuzor, Muyi Aina
Secondhand effects of alcohol use among students in Vietnam Pham Bich Diep, Ronald A. Knibbe, Kim Bao Giang, Nanne De Vries
Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in rural Uganda: Modelling effectiveness and impact of scaling-up PMTCT services Elin C. Larsson, Anna Mia Ekström, George Pariyo, Göran Tomson, Mohammad Sarowar, Rose Baluka, Edward Galiwango, Anna Ekéus Thorson
Community perceptions of health and chronic disease in South Indian rural transitional communities: a qualitative study Arabella K.M. Hayter, Roger Jeffery, Chitra Sharma, Audrey Prost, Sanjay Kinra
Short-term and long-term associations between household wealth and physical growth: a cross-comparative analysis of children from four low- and middle-income countries Aditi Krishna, Juhwan Oh, Jong-koo Lee, Hwa-young Lee, Jessica M. Perkins, Jongho Heo, Young Sun Ro, S. V. Subramanian
Health-seeking behaviours by gender among adolescents in Soweto, South Africa Kennedy Otwombe, Janan Dietrich, Fatima Laher, Stefanie Hornschuh, Busisiwe Nkala, Lucy Chimoyi, Angela Kaida, Glenda E. Gray, Cari L. Miller
Prevention of mother-to-child HIV-1 transmission in Burkina Faso: evaluation of vertical transmission by PCR, molecular characterization of subtypes and determination of antiretroviral drugs resistance Tani Sagna, Cyrille Bisseye, Tegewende R. Compaore, Therese S. Kagone, Florencia W. Djigma, Djeneba Ouermi, Catherine M. Pirkle, Moctar T.A. Zeba, Valerie J.T. Bazie, Zoenabo Douamba, Remy Moret, Virginio Pietra, Adjirita Koama, Charlemagne Gnoula, Joseph D. Sia, Jean-Baptiste Nikiema, Jacques Simpore
Impact of an electronic clinical decision support system on workflow in antenatal care: the QUALMAT eCDSS in rural health care facilities in Ghana and Tanzania Nathan Mensah, Felix Sukums, Timothy Awine, Andreas Meid, John Williams, Patricia Akweongo, Jens Kaltschmidt, Walter E. Haefeli, Antje Blank
Nutrition labelling: a review of research on consumer and industry response in the global South Jessie Mandle, Aviva Tugendhaft, Julia Michalow, Karen Hofman
Drug-resistant tuberculosis in HIV-infected patients in a national referral hospital, Phnom Penh, Cambodia Genevieve Walls, Sophie Bulifon, Serge Breysse, Thol Daneth, Maryline Bonnet, Northan Hurtado, Lucas Molfino
Health systems challenges in cervical cancer prevention program in Malawi Fresier C. Maseko, Maureen L. Chirwa, Adamson S. Muula
How supportive supervision influences immunization session site practices: a quasi-experimental study in Odisha, India Bhuputra Panda, Sanghamitra Pati, Srinivas Nallala, Abhimanyu S. Chauhan, Anita Anasuya, Meena Som, Sanjay Zodpey
Improving financial access to health care in the Kisantu district in the Democratic Republic of Congo: acting upon complexity Stéphanie Stasse, Dany Vita, Jacques Kimfuta, Valèria Campos da Silveira, Paul Bossyns, Bart Criel

Study Design Articles

Feasibility of a large cohort study in sub-Saharan Africa assessed through a four-country study Shona Dalal, Michelle D. Holmes, Carien Laurence, Francis Bajunirwe, David Guwatudde, Marina Njelekela, Clement Adebamowo, Joan Nankya-Mutyoba, Faraja S. Chiwanga, Jimmy Volmink, Ikeoluwapo Ajayi, Robert Kalyesubula, Todd G. Reid, Douglas Dockery, David Hemenway, Hans-Olov Adami

Capacity Building

Collaborative development and implementation of a knowledge brokering program to promote research use in Burkina Faso, West Africa Christian Dagenais, Télesphore D. Somé, Michèle Boileau-Falardeau, Esther McSween-Cadieux, Valéry Ridde
Towards reframing health service delivery in Uganda: the Uganda Initiative for Integrated Management of Non-Communicable Diseases Jeremy I. Schwartz, Ashley Dunkle, Ann R. Akiteng, Doreen Birabwa-Male, Richard Kagimu, Charles K. Mondo, Gerald Mutungi, Tracy L. Rabin, Michael Skonieczny, Jamila Sykes, Harriet Mayanja-Kizza

Short Communications

The role of ‘hidden’ community volunteers in community-based health service delivery platforms: examples from sub-Saharan Africa Natalie Leon, David Sanders, Wim Van Damme, Donela Besada, Emmanuelle Daviaud, Nicholas P. Oliphant, Rocio Berzal, John Mason, Tanya Doherty

Letter-to-the-Editor

Sierra Leone: the forgotten mortality Vageesh Jain, Colin Stewart Brown, Oliver Johnson

Special Issue: Gender and health

Gender and Health Complete Special Issue, incl Table of Contents

Special Issue: Newborn Health in Uganda

Special Issue: Newborn Health in Uganda Complete Special Issue, incl Table of Contents
Effect of the Uganda Newborn Study on care-seeking and care practices: a cluster-randomised controlled trial Peter Waiswa, George Pariyo, Karin Kallander, Joseph Akuze, Gertrude Namazzi, Elizabeth Ekirapa-Kiracho, Kate Kerber, Hanifah Sengendo, Patrick Aliganyira, Joy E. Lawn, Stephan Peterson
Engaging community health workers in maternal and newborn care in eastern Uganda Monica Okuga, Margaret Kemigisa, Sarah Namutamba, Gertrude Namazzi, Peter Waiswa
Strategies for helping families prepare for birth: experiences from eastern central Uganda Līga Timša, Gaetano Marrone, Elizabeth Ekirapa, Peter Waiswa
Strengthening health facilities for maternal and newborn care: experiences from rural eastern Uganda Gertrude Namazzi, Peter Waiswa, Margaret Nakakeeto, Victoria K. Nakibuuka, Sarah Namutamba, Maria Najjemba, Ruth Namusaabi, Abner Tagoola, Grace Nakate, Judith Ajeani, Stefan Peterson, Romano N. Byaruhanga
Differences in essential newborn care at birth between private and public health facilities in eastern Uganda Peter Waiswa, Joseph Akuze, Stefan Peterson, Kate Kerber, Moses Tetui, Birger C. Forsberg, Claudia Hanson
Weeping in silence: community experiences of stillbirths in rural eastern Uganda Juliet Kiguli, Sarah Namusoko, Kate Kerber, Stefan Peterson, Peter Waiswa
‘As soon as the umbilical cord gets off, the child ceases to be called a newborn’: sociocultural beliefs and newborn referral in rural Uganda Christine K. Nalwadda, Peter Waiswa, David Guwatudde, Kate Kerber, Stefan Peterson, Juliet Kiguli
Improving newborn care practices through home visits: lessons from Malawi, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Uganda Deborah Sitrin, Tanya Guenther, Peter Waiswa, Sarah Namutamba, Gertrude Namazzi, Srijana Sharma, KC Ashish, Rubayet Sayed, Subrata Bhadra, Reuben Ligowe, Emmanuel Chimalanga, Elizabeth Sewell, Kate Kerber, Allisyn Moran

Special Issue: ASEAN Integration and its Health Implications

Universal health coverage in ‘One ASEAN’: are migrants included? Ramon Lorenzo Luis R. Guinto, Ufara Zuwasti Curran, Rapeepong Suphanchaimat, Nicola S. Pocock
ASEAN Integration and its Health Implications Complete Special Issue, incl Table of Contents

Special Issue: Transforming Nursing in South Africa