• Adding video-debriefing to Helping-Babies-Breathe training enhanced retention of neonatal resuscitation knowledge and skills among health workers in Uganda: a cluster randomized trial 

      Odongkara, Beatrice; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Pejovic, Nicolas; Achora, Vincentina; Mukunya, David; Ndeezi, Grace; Tumwine, James K.; Nankabirwa, Victoria (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background: Skilled birth attendants must be competent to provide prompt resuscitation to save newborn lives at birth. Both knowledge and skills (competence) decline with time after training but the optimal duration for ...
    • 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 hypothermia in Northern Uganda: a community-based cross-sectional study 

      Mukunya, David; Tumwine, James K.; Nankabirwa, Victoria; Odongkara, Beatrice; Tongun, Justin Bruno; Arach, Agnes Anna; Tumuhamye, Josephine; Napyo, Agnes; Zalwango, Vivian; Achora, Vincentina; Musaba, Milton W.; Ndeezi, Grace; Tylleskär, Thorkild (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Objective To determine the prevalence, predictors and case fatality risk of hypothermia among neonates in Lira district, Northern Uganda. Setting Three subcounties of Lira district in Northern Uganda. Design ...
    • 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 ...
    • Prevalence and factors associated with neonatal hypoglycemia in Northern Uganda: a community-based cross-sectional study 

      Mukunya, David; Odongkara, Beatrice; Piloya, Thereza; Nankabirwa, Victoria; Achora, Vincentina; Batte, Charles; Ditai, James; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Ndeezi, Grace; Kiguli, Sarah; Tumwine, James K. (Journal article, 2020-11-04)
      Background: Neonatal hypoglycemia is the most common endocrine abnormality in children, which is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. The burden and risk factors of neonatal hypoglycemia in rural communities ...