• Is resistance to anti-tuberculosis drugs associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus? A register review in Beijing, China 

      Mi, Fengling; Jiang, Guanglu; Du, Jian; Li, Liang; Yue, Wentao; Harries, Anthony D.; Hinderaker, Sven Gudmund; Lin, Yan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-05-19)
      Background: China has a high burden of drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) and diabetes mellitus (DM). Objective: The objectives of this study were to determine the following in patients with culture-confirmed TB: 1) demographic ...
    • Knowledge and Perceptions about Tuberculosis in Agropastoral Communities in Northern Tanzania: A Cross-Sectional Study 

      Kilale, Andrew Martin; Ngadaya, Esther; Kagaruki, Gibson Benard; Lema, Yakobo Leonard; Muhumuza, Julius; Ngowi, Bernard James; Mfinanga, Sayoki Godfrey; Hinderaker, Sven Gudmund (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-08-04)
      Aim: To determine knowledge and perceptions about tuberculosis in agropastoral communities in Northern Tanzania. Study Design: This was a cross sectional study on habits and attitudes to tuberculosis. Methods: The study ...
    • Making stillbirths count, making numbers talk - Issues in data collection for stillbirths 

      Frøen, J. Frederik; Gordijn, Sanne J.; Abdel-Aleem, Hany; Bergsjø, Per; Betran, Ana; Duke, Charles W.; Fauveau, Vincent; Flenady, Vicki; Hinderaker, Sven Gudmund; Hofmeyr, G. J.; Jokhio, Abdul Hakeem; Lawn, Joy; Lumbiganon, Pisake; Meriald, Mario; Pattinson, Robert; Shankar, Anuraj (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2009-12-17)
      Background: Stillbirths need to count. They constitute the majority of the world's perinatal deaths and yet, they are largely invisible. Simply counting stillbirths is only the first step in analysis and prevention. From ...
    • Measuring and addressing the childhood tuberculosis reporting gaps in Pakistan: The first ever national inventory study among children 

      Fatima, Razia; Yaqoob, Aashifa; Qadeer, Ejaz; Hinderaker, Sven Gudmund; Ikram, Aamer; Sismanidis, Charalambos (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-12-30)
      Introduction Tuberculosis in children may be difficult to diagnose and is often not reported to routine surveillance systems. Understanding and addressing the tuberculosis (TB) case detection and reporting gaps strengthens ...
    • Perinatal mortality and anaemia in pregnancy in rural northern Tanzania 

      Hinderaker, Sven Gudmund (Doctoral thesis, 2004-01-23)
      The aim was to estimate the perinatal mortality rate, to study potential determinants and causes of perinatal and neonatal deaths, and their avoidability in a rural area of Tanzania. Further, we studied the prevalence of ...
    • Promising outcomes of a national programme for the prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission in Addis Ababa: a retrospective study 

      Mirkuzie, Alemnesh Hailemariam; Hinderaker, Sven Gudmund; Mørkve, Odd (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2010-09-09)
      Background Prevention of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission (PMTCT) is still the most effective intervention in combating new HIV infections. In 2008, revised national PMTCT guidelines that incorporated new policies on HIV ...
    • Providing emergency care and assessing a patient triage system in a referral hospital in Somaliland: a cross-sectional study 

      Sunyoto, Temmy; Van den Bergh, Rafael; Valles, Pola; Gutierrez, Reinaldo; Ayada, Latifa; Zachariah, Rony; Yassin, Abdi; Hinderaker, Sven Gudmund; Harries, Anthony D. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-11-06)
      Background: In resource-poor settings, where health systems are frequently stretched to their capacity, access to emergency care is often limited. Triage systems have been proposed as a tool to ensure efficiency and optimal ...
    • Risk factors for maternal death in the highlands of rural northern Tanzania: a case-control study 

      Evjen-Olsen, Bjørg; Hinderaker, Sven Gudmund; Lie, Rolv Terje; Bergsjø, Per; Gasheka, Peter; Kvåle, Gunnar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2008-02-08)
      Background Tanzania has one of the highest maternal mortality ratios in sub-Saharan Africa. Due to the paucity of epidemiological information on maternal deaths, and the high maternal mortality estimates found earlier in ...
    • Schistosomiasis hos norske studenter etter opphold i Afrika 

      Kristiansen, Trygve; Pettersen, Frank O.; Lier, Tore; Hinderaker, Sven Gudmund; Greve, Gottfried; Mørch, Kristine (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      BAKGRUNN Schistosomiasis er en tropisk infeksjonssykdom der alvorlig sykdomsforløp kan forebygges ved tidlig diagnose og behandling. Denne studien undersøkte forekomst og diagnostikk av schistosomiasis hos norske ...
    • Sexual violence against migrants and asylum seekers. The experience of the MSF clinic on Lesvos Island, Greece 

      Belanteri, Rea A.; Hinderaker, Sven Gudmund; Wilkinson, Ewan; Episkopou, Maria; Timire, C.; De Plecker, Eva; Mabhala, Mzwamdile; Takarinda, Kudakwashe C.; Van Den Bergh, Rafael (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Objectives Sexual violence can have a destructive impact on the lives of people. It is more common in unstable conditions such as during displacement or migration of people. On the Greek island of Lesvos, Médecins Sans ...
    • Stillbirths at a hospital in Nablus, 2010: a cohort study 

      Cung, Tam Giao; Paus, Anne Sofie; Aghbar, Ammar; Kiserud, Torvid; Hinderaker, Sven Gudmund (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-09-05)
      Background: Stillbirths are insufficiently reported in many countries. In Nablus, reporting has recently started; little is published in Palestine on the stillbirth rate and its risk factors. Objective: To study the rate ...
    • Treatment delay among tuberculosis patients in Tanzania: Data from the FIDELIS Initiative 

      Hinderaker, Sven Gudmund; Madland, Simon; Ullenes, Martin; Enarson, Donald Arthus; Rusen, I. D.; Kamara, Deudatus (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011-05-12)
      Background: Several FIDELIS projects (Fund for Innovative DOTS Expansion through Local Initiatives to Stop TB) in Tanzania were conducted by the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Programme (NTLP) during the years 2004-2008 ...
    • Unfulfilled expectations to services offered at primary health care facilities: Experiences of caretakers of underfive children in rural Tanzania 

      Kahabuka, Catherine; Moland, Karen Marie; Kvåle, Gunnar; Hinderaker, Sven Gudmund (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2012-06-14)
      Background: There is growing evidence that patients frequently bypass primary health care (PHC) facilities in favour of higher level hospitals regardless of substantial additional time and costs. Among the reasons given ...
    • Who Has Mycobacterial Disease? A Cross Sectional Study in Agropastoral Communities in Tanzania 

      Kilale, Andrew Martin; Ngadaya, Esther; Muhumuza, Julius; Kagaruki, Gibson Benard; Lema, Yakobo Leonard; Ngowi, Bernard James; Mfinanga, Sayoki Godfrey; Hinderaker, Sven Gudmund (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-05-23)
      Objective: To determine and describe clinical symptoms, demographic characteristics and environmental exposures as determinants of pulmonary mycobacterial diseases among patients examined for tuberculosis in agropastoral ...
    • Who takes the medicine? Adherence to antiretroviral therapy in Southern Ethiopia 

      Teshome, Wondu; Belayneh, Mihretu; Moges, Mathewos; Endriyas, Misganu; Mekonnen, Emebet; Ayele, Sinafiksh; Misganaw, Tebeje; Shiferaw, Mekonnen; Chinnakali, Palanivel; Hinderaker, Sven Gudmund; Kumar, Ajay M.V. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-10-29)
      Background: Treatment adherence is critical for the success of antiretroviral therapy (ART) for people living with HIV. There is limited representative information on ART drug adherence and its associated factors from ...
    • Why caretakers bypass Primary Health Care facilities for child care - a case from rural Tanzania 

      Kahabuka, Catherine; Kvåle, Gunnar; Moland, Karen Marie; Hinderaker, Sven Gudmund (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011-11-17)
      Background: Research on health care utilization in low income countries suggests that patients frequently bypass PHC facilities in favour of higher-level hospitals - despite substantial additional time and financial costs. ...