Browsing Centre for International Health by Author "Kankasa, Chipepo"
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
Lopinavir/Ritonavir versus Lamivudine peri-exposure prophylaxis to prevent HIV-1 transmission by breastfeeding: the PROMISE-PEP trial Protocol ANRS 12174 Nagot, Nicolas; Kankasa, Chipepo; Meda, Nicolas; Hofmeyr, Justus; Nikodem, Cheryl; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Tumwine, James K.; Karamagi, Charles; Sommerfeldt, Halvor; Neveu, Dorine; Van de Perre, Philippe; for the PROMISE-PEP group (BioMed Central, 2012-10-06)Background: Postnatal transmission of HIV-1 through breast milk remains an unsolved challenge in many resource-poor settings where replacement feeding is not a safe alternative. WHO now recommends breastfeeding of infants ...Peer reviewedJournal article
'No sister, the breast alone is not enough for my baby'. A qualitative assessment of potentials and barriers in the promotion of exclusive breastfeeding in southern Zambia Fjeld, Eli; Siziya, Seter; Katepa-Bwalya, Mary; Kankasa, Chipepo; Moland, Karen Marie; Tylleskär, Thorkild; the PROMISE-EBF Study Group (BioMed Central, 2008-11-05)Background: Appropriate feeding practices are of fundamental importance for the survival, growth, development and health of infants and young children. The aim of the present study was to collect baseline information on ...Journal article