• Breastfeeding practices and health facility births in South Sudan 

      Tongun, Justin Bruno (Doctoral thesis, 2020-01-09)
      Introduction: Studies on the determinants of breastfeeding practices and health facility utilization have not been conducted in South Sudan. This thesis assessed the prevalence and determinants of suboptimal breastfeeding ...
    • Determinants of Health Facility Utilization at Birth in South Sudan 

      Tongun, Justin Bruno; Mukunya, David; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Sebit, Mohammed Boy; Tumwine, James K; Ndeezi, Grace (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-07-09)
      South Sudan has a high maternal mortality ratio estimated at 800 deaths per 100,000 live births. Birth in health facilities with skilled attendants can lower this mortality. In this cross-sectional study, we determined the ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...