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Submissions from 2021

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The Conundrum of Low COVID-19 Mortality Burden in sub-Saharan Africa: Myth or Reality?, Janica Adams, Mary J. MacKenzie, Adeladza Kofi Amegah, Alex Ezeh, Muktar A. Gadanya, Akinyinka Omigbodun, Ahmed Sarki, Paul Thistle, Abdhalah K. Ziraba, Saverio Stranges, and Michael Silverman

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Prevalence of the Use of Herbal Medicines among Patients with Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, John Baptist Asiimwe, Prakash B. Nagendrappa, Esther C. Atukunda, Mauda M. Kamatenesi, Grace Nambozi, Casim U. Tolo, Patrick E. Ogwang, and Ahmed Sarki

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Effect of community-based interventions targeting female sex workers along the HIV care cascade in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis, Lydia Atuhaire, Olatunji Adetokunboh, Constance Shumba, and Peter S. Nyasulu

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Open and Distance Learning Programs for Nursing and Midwifery Education in East Africa: Protocol for a Scoping Review, Kahabi Isangula, Grace Edwards, Tumbwene Mwansisya, Columba Mbekenga, Eunice Pallangyo, Ahmed Sarki, and Eunice Ndirangu

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Prevalence and effect of workplace violence against emergency nurses at a tertiary hospital in Kenya: a cross-sectional study, Betty Kibunja, Horatius Musembi, Rachel Kimani, and Samwel Gatimu

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Professional image of nursing and midwifery in East Africa: an exploratory analysis, Eunice Ndirangu, Ahmed Sarki, Columba Mbekenga, and Grace Edwards

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Characteristics and outcomes of patients with an unscheduled return visit within 72 hours to the Paediatric Emergency Centre at a Private Tertiary Referral Hospital in Kenya, Kenneth Rintaari, Rachel Kimani, Horatius Musembi, and Samwel Gatimu

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Duty versus distributive justice during the COVID-19 pandemic, Sheila Shaibu, Rachel Kimani, Constance Shumba, Rose Maina, Eunice Ndirangu, and Isabel Kambo

Submissions from 2020

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Effect of female sex work-targeted community-based interventions along the HIV treatment cascade in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review protocol, Lydia Atuhaire, Olatunji Adetokunboh, Constance Shumba, and Peter S. Nyasulu

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A systematic review of epidemiological patterns and proposed interventions to address pediatric burns in Nigeria, Srikanta Banerjee and Constance Shumba

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Stakeholders’ Expectations of Graduates of a Work-Study Nursing Upskilling Programme in East Africa, Sharon Brownie, Samwel Gatimu, Isabel Kambo, Joseph Mwizerwa, and Eunice Ndirangu

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Influence of gender norms in relation to child’s quality of care: follow-up of families of children with SCD identified through NBS in Tanzania, Daima Bukini, Columba Mbekenga, Siana Nkya, Leonard Manasa, Sheryl McCurdy, Karim Manji, Julie Makini, and Michael Parker

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A qualitative study on aspects of consent for genomic research in communities with low literacy, Daima Bukini, Columba Mbekenga, Siana Nkya, Lisa Purvis, Sheryl McCurdy, Michael Parker, and Julie Makini

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Recently graduated midwives in Uganda: Self-perceived achievement, wellbeing and work prospects, James Copestake, Marc Theuss, Sharon Brownie, Gabby Davies, Eva Burke, Moses Mukuru, Hellen Kyakuwaire, and Grace Edwards

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The Nightngale Challenge, leadership and change in Uganda, Matthew Daley, Lisa Bayliss-Pratt, Grace Edwards, Harriet Nayiga, Naomi Oyaro Oyaro, and Harnider Mandhar

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Midwives-we are all at sea but our boats are not the same, Grace Edwards

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What factors shape doctors’ trustworthiness? Patients’ perspectives in the context of hypertension care in rural Tanzania, Kahabi Isangula, Holly Seale, Rohan Jayasuriya, Tumaini M. Nyamhanga, and Niamh Stephenson

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Ogilvie syndrome: peculiar manifestation of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in non-institutionalized middle age female in Tanzania, Ahmed Jusabani, Mubashir Alavi Jusabani, Dhanji Karsan Patel, Dilipkumar Anant Pradhan, Kaushik Laxmidas Ramaiya, and Salim Ramzan Surani

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Challenges for cancer care during COVID-19 pandemic in Kenya: Policy implications, Diana Kassaman, Rachel Kimani, and Adelaide Lusambili

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Maternal and newborn care during the COVID-19 pandemic in Kenya: re-contextualising the community midwifery model, Rachel Kimani, Rose Maina, Constance Shumba, and Sheila Shaibu

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An Exploration of the Knowledge of Healthcare Workers on Kangaroo Mother Care for Low-Birthweight Babies in a neonatal intensive care unit in Uganda, Agnes Kirikumwino, Margaret Namawanda, and Grace Edwards

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Factors Associated with First Antenatal Care Booking among Pregnant Women at a Reproductive Health Clinic in Tanzania: A Cross Sectional Study, Lucy Kisaka and Sebalda Leshabari

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Prompt Attention: Labour and Childbirth Services and Maternal Complications in Two Referral Hospitals in Tanzania, Lucy Kisaka and David Makoko

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Validation of Kiswahili Version of HOQOLHIVBREF Questionnaire Among People Living with HIV/AIDS in Tanzania: A Cross-Sectional Study, Nuru Kondo, Tumbwene Mwansisya, Eric Aghan, and Riaz Ratansi

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Evaluating a work/study programme for Nurses and Midwives at Aga Khan University, Uganda, Hellen Kyakuwaire, Agnes Kirikumwino, Juliet Nabossa, and Grace Edwards

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“We have a lot of home deliveries” A qualitative study on the impact of COVID-19 on access to and utilization of reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health care among refugee women in urban Eastleigh, Kenya, Adelaide Lusambili, Michela Martini, Faiza Abdirahman, Abena Asante, Sharon Ochieng, Joseph N. Guni, Rose Maina, and Stanley Luchters

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Influence of marketing mix on adolescents’ voluntary HIV testing uptake in Tanzania: experience from physical evidence, Stephen Furaha Matemba, Elia John, Ismail J. Ismail, and Tumbwene Mwansisya

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Training Needs Assessment of Health Care Professionals in Reproductive, Maternal and Newborn Health in a Low-Income Setting in Tanzania, Columba Mbekenga, Eunice Pallangyo, Tumbwene Mwansisya, Kahabi Isangula, Loveluck Mwasha, James Orwa, Micheal Mugerwa, Michaela Mantel, Leonard Subi, Secilia Mrema, David Siso, Edna Selestine, Marleen Temmerman, and Grace Edwards

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Validation of Training Need Assessment Questionnaire Among Health Care Workers in Reproductive, Maternal and Newborn Health Care in Low-Income Countries, Tumbwene Mwansisya, Columba Mbekenga, Kahabi Isangula, Loveluck Mwasha, Eunice Pallangyo, Grace Edwards, James Orwa, Michaela Mantel, Micheal Mugerwa, and Secilia Mrema

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Midwives' practice and perception of labour and delivery care at the Mulago National Referral Hospital, Uganda, Ziidah Namwaya, Imelda Namagembe, Dan Kaye, Gorrette Nalwadda, Grace Edwards, and Rose Chalo Nabirye

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Trends in and predictors of pregnancy termination among 15–24 year-old women in Nigeria: a multi-level analysis of demographic and health surveys 2003–2018, Franklin I. Onukwugha, Monica A. Magadi, Ahmed Sarki, and Lesley Smith

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Birth preparedness and complication readiness among women of reproductive age in Kenya and Tanzania: a community-based cross-sectional survey, James Orwa, Samwel Gatimu, Michaela Mantel, Stanley Luchters, Micheal Mugerwa, Sharon Brownie, Leonard Subi, Secilia Mrema, Lucy Nyaga, Grace Edwards, Loveluck Mwasha, Kahabi Isangula, Edna Selestine, Sofia Jadavji, Rachel Pell, Columba Mbekenga, and Marleen Temmerman

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Religious beliefs, social pressure, and stigma: Rural women’s perceptions and beliefs about vasectomy in Pwani, Tanzania, Eunice Pallangyo, Agnes Msoka, Sharon Brownie, and Eleanor Holroyd

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The impact of covid-19 on midwives’ practice in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania: A reflective account, Eunice Pallangyo, Grace Nakate, Rose Maina, and Valerie Fleming

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Task shifting to attain Sustainable Development Goals and Universal Health Coverage: What are the consequences to the nursing and midwifery profession?, Eunice Pallangyo, Eunice Ndirangu, Loveluck Mwasha, Mary Lyimo, Carolyne Namukwaya, Shahirose Premji, and Allison Squires

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Uganda as a Role Model for Pandemic Containment in Africa, Ahmed Sarki, Alex Ezeh, and Saverio Stranges

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Introduction of an Advanced Practice Nurse Program in Kenya: A New Era in Nursing Education, Sheila Shaibu, Eunice Ndirangu, Eunice Pallangyo, Gladys Mbuthia, Rachel Kimani, and Isabel Kambo

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Trends in Hospitalisation for Human Immunodeficiency Virus in a Tertiary Hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: A Case study, Grace Shayo, Tumaini Nagu, Lilian Msele, Patricia Munseri, Columba Mbekenga, Stephen Kibusi, Kisali Pallangyo, and Ferdinand Mugusia

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Reorienting Nurturing Care for Early Childhood Development during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Kenya: A Review, Constance Shumba, Rose Maina, Gladys Mbuthia, Rachel Kimani, Stella Mbugua, Sweta Shah, Amina Abubakar, Stanley Luchters, Sheila Shaibu, and Eunice Ndirangu

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Schools health promotion among adolescents in Northern Nigeria, L. Smith, Ahmed Sarki, F. Onukwugha, and M. Magadi

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Implications of COVID-19 in high burden countries for HIV/TB: A systematic review of evidence, Jacques L. Tamuzi, Birhanu T. Ayele, Constance Shumba, Olatunji O. Adetokunboh, Jeannine Uwimana-Nicol, Zelalem T. Haile, Joseph Inugu, and Peter S. Nyasulu

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Adherence to Universal Precautions and Associated Factors among Nurses Caring For Critically Ill Patients in Dar es Salaam Tanzania, Salma A. Wibonela, Columba Mbekenga, Fatina B. Ramadhani, Ally Mwanga, and Pedro Palangyo

Submissions from 2019

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Prevalence and dynamics of missed opportunities for vaccination among children in Africa: Applying systems thinking in a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies, Abdu Adamu, Ahmed Sarki, Olalekan Uthman, Alison B. Wiyeh, Muktar A. Gadanya, and Charles S. Wiysonge

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Nurse-identified patient care and health services research priorities in the United Arab Emirates: a Delphi study, Nabeel Al-Yateem, Muna Al-Tamimi, Maria Brenner, Hanan Al Tawil, Alaa Ahmad, Sharon Brownie, and Shameran Slewa-Younan

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Internationally qualified nurse communication-A qualitative cross country study, Margaret Brunton, Catherine Cook, Dawn Kuzemski, Sharon Brownie, and Alison Thirlwall

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The Global Burden of Cancer Pain, Gülbeyaz Can, Tayreez Mushani, Badriya Hamed, and Jeannine M. Brant

Health Care Provider Factors That Influence the Implementation of Policy on Management of Childhood Illnesses in Bomet County, Geoffrey Kipkorir Chalulot, Susan Njuguna, and Eunice Ndirangu

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Evaluation and mechanism analysis of HIV prevention programme using resilience framework among female sex workers: A randomised controlled trial, William Chi-WaiWong, Winnie Wing-YanYuen, Catherine So-kumTang, Eleanor Holroyd, and Daniel Yee-TakFong

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Structured on-the-job training to improve retention of newborn resuscitation skills: a national cohort Helping Babies Breathe study in Tanzania, Mary Drake, Dunstan R. Bishanga, Akwila Temu, Mustafa Njozi, Erica Thomas, Victor Mponzi, Lauren Arlington, Georgina Msemo, Mary Azayo, Allan Kairuki, Amunga R. Meda, Kahabi Isangula, and Brett D. Nelson

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Missed nursing care in newborn units: a cross-sectional direct observational study, David Gathara, George Serem, Georgina A. V. Murphy, Alfred Obengo, Edna Tallam, Debra Jackson, Sharon Brownie, and Mike English

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Intense Hoe-Farming: an Unusual Cause of Mondor’s Disease in a Rural Tanzanian Farmer, Kahabi Isangula

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Medical device-related pressure ulcers: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Debra Jackson, Ahmed Sarki, Ria Betteridge, and Joanne Brooke

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Sociodemographic factors associated with mothers’ experiences of psychosocial care and communication by midwives during childbirth in Nairobi, Kenya, Jane Kabo, Eleanor Holroyd, Grace Edwards, and Ahmed Sarki

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Effectiveness of a Novel Continuous Doppler (Moyo) Versus Intermittent Doppler in Intrapartum Detection of Abnormal Foetal Heart Rate: A Randomised Controlled Study in Tanzania, Benjamin Kamala, Hussein Kidanto, Ingvild Dalen, Matilda Ngarina, Muzdalifat Abeid, Jeffrey Perlman, and Hege Ersdal

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Women's experiences of disrespectful and abusive maternal health care in a low resource rural setting in eastern Zimbabwe, Blessing Kanengoni, Sari Andajani-Sutjahjo, and Eleanor Holroyd

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From a Nursing Diploma to a Bachelor’s Degree: Critical Thinking, Diana Kassaman and Joanne Corlett

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Disclosure of HIV status of school-age children: an experience from health-care providers and children’s caregivers in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Charles S. Kiula, Saumu Majapa, and Tumbwene Mwansisya

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Perceptions and experiences of skilled birth attendants on using a newly developed strap-on electronic fetal heart rate monitor in Tanzania, Sara Rivenes Lafontan, Hussein Kidanto, Hege L. Ersdal, Columba Mbekenga, and Johanne Sundby

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Quitting Smoking in Mainland China: A New Role for Hospital-Based Nurses, Weijia Li, Kenny Kung, Li Zhe, Christopher Hui, Eleanor Holroyd, and William Wong

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Reasons for delay in seeking treatment among women with obstetric fistula in Tanzania: a qualitative study, Mary Lyimo and Idda H. Mosha

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Tanzanian Mothers’ Cultural Beliefs and Misinformation Regarding the Reasons for Their Cesarean Sections, Victor Mathias, Eleanor Holroyd, and Grace Edwards

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Late‐life living and care arrangements of older Filipino NewZealanders, Jed Montayre, Stephen Neville, Valerie Wright‐St Clair, Eleanor Holroyd, and Jeffery Adams

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My husband will love me more if I give birth to more children: Rural women’s perceptions and beliefs on family planning services utilization in a low resource setting, Agnes Msoka, Eunice Pallangyo, Sharon Brownie, and Eleanor Holroyd

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The Male Role as “King of the Family”: Barriers to Vasectomy Uptake, Agnes Msoka, Eunice Pallangyo, Sharon Brownie, and Eleanor Holroyd

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Falls prevention among older adults at a Nursing home in a northern suburban of Perth in Western Australia, Horatius Musembi and Deborah Sundin

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Cultural Assessment: A Study of Midwives’ Knowledge, Attitude and Self-reported Practice in Uganda, Mercy Muwema, Karen Drake, Pamela Friesen, and Grace Edwards

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Consensus on Constraints in Marital Satisfaction Among Married Couples in African Context, Tumbwene Mwansisya and Ipyana Mwampagatwa

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Patterns and outcomes of paediatric trauma at a tertiary teaching hospital in Kenya, Anthony Ndung'u, Jared Sun, Joan Musau, and Eunice Ndirangu

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Case-Based Insights: Arab Muslim Mothers’ Experiences of Managing a Child Newly Diagnosed With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus, Rachel Cathrine Rossiter, Jennifer Louise Cooper, Suhad Issa Marjei, and Sharon Brownie

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A qualitative description of service providers' experiences of ethical issues in HIV care, Motshedisi B. Sabone, Keitshokile Dintle Mogobe, Ellah Matshediso Matshediso, Sheila Shaibu, Esther I. Ntsayagae, Inge B. Corless, Yvette P. Cuca, William L. Holzemer, Carol Dawson-Rose, and Solymar S. Soliz Baez

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Maternal and reproductive health (MRH) services during the 2013 eruption of Mount Sinabung: A qualitative case study from Indonesia, Stenly Hely Sajow, Tineke Water, Melania Hidayat, and Eleanor Holroyd

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This disease is “not for hospital”: myths and misconceptions about cancers in Northern Nigeria, Ahmed Sarki and Babangida L. Roni

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Mortality and functional outcomes after a spontaneous subarachnoid haemorrhage: A retrospective multicentre cross-sectional study in Kenya, Peter Waweru and Samwel Gatimu

Submissions from 2018

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Standard set of health outcome measures for older persons, Asangaedem Akpan, Charlotte Roberts, Karen Bandeen -. Roche, Barbara Batty, Claudia Bausewein, Diane Bell, David Bramley, Julie Bynum, Ian D. Cameron, and Sheila Shaibu

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Examining nursing practices for management of sepsis in low income countries: the case of Uganda, Cliff Aliga, Judith Mutyabule, Grace Nakate, and Abigail Emelonye

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To achieve universal healthcare, Kenya must invest more in its nurses, Sharon Brownie

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Developing a national competency-based curriculum for technical nurses in Egypt, Sharon Brownie, Charles Docherty, Nabeel Al-Yateem, Mohamed Gadallah, and Rachel Rossiter

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Assessing the impact of a partnership‐based work/study nursing upgrade programme in a low and middle‐income setting, Sharon Brownie, Samwel Gatimu, Abdul Haq Wahedna, Isabel Kambo, and Eunice Ndirangu

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A framework for cyclical nursing curriculum review across multi-site and multi-country campuses, Sharon Brownie and Rachel Rossiter

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Supporting the nationally mandated transition to competency-based nursing curricula in Egypt, Sharon Brownie and Rachel Rossiter

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Nursing as a pathway to women's empowerment and inter-generational mobility, Sharon Brownie, Abdul Haq Wahedna, and Nigel Crisp

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A “Journey to regain life” after joint replacement surgery: A qualitative descriptive study, RosyTay Swee Cheng, Piyanee Klainin-Yobas, Eleanor Holroyd, and Violeta Lopez

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Perspectives of Culture & Chronic Disease in the United Arab Emirates, Jennifer Cooper and Sharon Brownie

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Nursing & Midwifery: The key to the rapid and cost effective expansion of high quality universal healthcare, Nigel Crisp, Sharon Brownie, and Charlotte Refsum

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From policy to practice: the challenges facing Uganda in reducing maternal mortality, Grace Edwards

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Developing a work/study programme for midwifery education in East Africa, Grace Edwards, Hellen Kyakuwaire, and Sharon Brownie

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Using theories and models for operationalization of patient trust in doctors in chronic disease response in low income Africa: ‘Best Fit Approach’, Kahabi Isangula

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Trust matters: Patients’ and providers’ accounts of the role of trust in hypertension care in rural Tanzania, Kahabi Isangula, Holly Seale, Tumaini M. Nyamhanga, Rohan Jayasuriya, and Niamh Stephenson

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Losing Blood and Saving Lives: Recognising the Problems and Impacts, Julie Kep Kampblijambi, Jed Montayre, Padmapriya Saravanakumar, and Eleanor Holroyd

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Setting the stage: reviewing current knowledge on the health of New Zealand immigrants—an integrative review, Blessing Kanengoni, Sari Andajani-Sutjahjo, and Eleanor Holroyd

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Perspectives in International Palliative Care., Sultan Kav, Jeannine M. Brant, and Tayreez Mushani

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Developing recommendations for neonatal inpatient care service categories: reflections from the research, policy and practice interface in Kenya, Claire Marriott Keene; Jalemba Aluvaala; Georgina Murphy; Nancy Abuya; David Gathara; and Mike English,

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“I Was Relieved to Know That My Baby Was Safe”: Women’s Attitudes and Perceptions on Using a New Electronic Fetal Heart Rate Monitor during Labor in Tanzania, Sara Rivenes Lafontan, Johanne Sundby, Hege L. Ersdal, Muzdalifat Abeid, Hussein L. Kidanto, and Columba Mbekenga

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Acquiring Knowledge about the Use of a Newly Developed Electronic Fetal Heart Rate Monitor: A Qualitative Study Among Birth Attendants in Tanzania, Sara Rivenes Lafontan, Johanne Sundby, Hussein Kidanto, Columba Mbekenga, and Hege L. Ersdal

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Effect of a Diabetes Self-Efficacy Enhancing Program on Older Adults With Type 2 Diabetes: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Cherry Chay Lee Tan, Karis Kin Fong Cheng, Siew Wai Hwang, Ning Zhang, Eleanor Holroyd, and Wenru Wang

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A qualitative exploration ofdoctors and nurses experienceson the management of tubercu-losis and HIV co-infection in atuberculosis-HIV high burdencommunity in northernKwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Mbuso Mabuza and Constance Shumba

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Providing postpartum care with limited resources: Experiences of nurse-midwives and obstetricians in urban Tanzania, Danielle Macdonald, Megan Aston, Gail Tomblin Murphy, Keisha Jefferies, Lilian T. Mselle, Sheri Price, Shawna O’Hearn, Maureen White, Columba Mbekenga, and Thecla W. Kohi

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How Tanzanian Nurse-Midwives and Obstetricians Develop Postpartum Relationships With Women, Columba Mbekenga, Aston Megan, Danielle Macdonald, Keisha Jefferies, Sheri Price, Lilian Mselle, Gail Tomblin Murphy, Thecla W. Kohi, Shawna O'Hearn, and Maureen White

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Midwives’ perceptions on using a fetoscope and Doppler for fetal heart rate assessments during labor: a qualitative study in rural Tanzania, Paschal Francis Mdoe, Hege Langli Ersdal, Estomih Mduma, Robert Moshiro, Hussein Kidanto, and Columba Mbekenga

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Factors affecting effective ventilation during newborn resuscitation: a qualitative study among midwives in rural Tanzania, R. Moshiro, H. L. Ersdal, P. Mdoe, H. L. Kidanto, and Columba Mbekenga