• Factors associated with delayed initiation of breastfeeding: a survey in Northern Uganda 

      Mukunya, David; Tumwine, James K; Nankabirwa, Victoria; Ndeezi, Grace; Odongo, Isaac; Tumuhamye, Josephine; Tongun, Justin Bruno; Kizito, Samuel; Napyo, Agnes; Achora, Vincentina; Odongkara, Beatrice; Tylleskär, Thorkild (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
      Background: Initiation of breastfeeding later than 1 hour after birth is associated with increased neonatal morbidity and mortality. Objective: To determine the prevalence and factors associated with delayed initiation of ...
    • Inequity in utilization of health care facilities during childbirth: a community-based survey in post-conflict Northern Uganda 

      Mukunya, David; Tumwine, James K; Ndeezi, Grace; Tumuhamye, Josephine; Tongun, Justin Bruno; Kizito, Samuel; Napyo, Agnes; Achora, Vincentina; Odongkara, Beatrice; Arach, Agnes Anna; Nankabirwa, Victoria (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Aim To assess inequity in utilization of health care facilities during childbirth and factors associated with home births in Lira district, Northern Uganda. Subjects and methods In 2016, we surveyed 930 mothers with ...
    • Key decision makers and actors in selected newborn care practices: A community-based survey in northern Uganda 

      Mukunya, David; Nankabirwa, Victoria; Ndeezi, Grace; Tumuhamye, Josephine; Tongun, Justin Bruno; Kizito, Samuel; Napyo, Agnes; Achora, Vincentina; Odongkara, Beatrice; Arach, Agnes Anna; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Tumwine, James K (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-05-16)
      Knowledge of key decision makers and actors in newborn care is necessary to ensure that health interventions are targeted at the right people. This was a cross-sectional study carried out in Lira district, Northern Uganda. ...
    • Neonatal sepsis at Mulago national referral hospital in Uganda: Etiology, antimicrobial resistance, associated factors and case fatality risk 

      Tumuhamye, Josephine; Sommerfelt, Halvor; Bwanga, Freddie; Ndeezi, Grace; Mukunya, David; Napyo, Agnes; Nankabirwa, Victoria; Tumwine, James K (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background Sepsis is the third most common cause of death among neonates, with about 225,000 newborns dying every year globally. Data concerning the microbial etiology of neonatal sepsis and antimicrobial resistance ...
    • Perinatal death in Northern Uganda: incidence and risk factors in a community-based prospective cohort study 

      Arach, Agnes Anna; Tumwine, James K.; Nakasujja, Noeline; Ndeezi, Grace; Kiguli, Juliet; Mukunya, David; Odongkara, Beatrice; Achora, Vincentina; Tongun, Justin Bruno; Musaba, Milton W.; Napyo, Agnes; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Nankabirwa, Victoria (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background: Perinatal mortality in Uganda remains high at 38 deaths/1,000 births, an estimate greater than the every newborn action plan (ENAP) target of ≤24/1,000 births by 2030. To improve perinatal survival, there is a ...