Browsing Centre for International Health by Author "Chola, Lumbwe"
Chola, Lumbwe; Nkonki, Lungiswa Leonora; Kankasa, Chipepo; Nankunda, Jolly; Tumwine, James K.; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Robberstad, Bjarne (BioMed Central, 2011-06-29)Background: Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) for 6 months is the recommended form of infant feeding. Support of mothers through individual peer counselling has been proved to be effective in increasing exclusive breastfeed ...Peer reviewedJournal article
Nkonki, Lungiswa Leonora; Daviaud, Emmanuelle; Jackson, Debra; Chola, Lumbwe; Doherty, Tanya; Chopra, Mickey; Robberstad, Bjarne (PLoS, 2014-01-10)Background: Community-based peer support has been shown to be effective in improving exclusive breastfeeding rates in a variety of settings. Methods: We conducted a cost analysis of a community cluster randomised-controlled ...Journal article
Estimating average inpatient and outpatient costs and childhood pneumonia and diarrhoea treatment costs in an urban health centre in Zambia Chola, Lumbwe; Robberstad, Bjarne (BioMed Central, 2009-10-21)Background: Millions of children die every year in developing countries, from preventable diseases such as pneumonia and diarrhoea, owing to low levels of investment in child health. Investment efforts are hampered by a ...Journal article