journal publications

Journal Publications

Abou-Alfa GK, Afihene M, Capanu M, Li Y, Chou JF, Asombang A, Alatise OI, Bounedjar A, Cunha L, Mekonnen HD, Diop PS, Elwakil R, Ali MM, Ndlovu N, Ndumbalo J, Makondi PT, Tzeuton C, Biachi de Castria T, Agyei-Nkansah AA, Balogun F, Bougouma A, Atipo Ibara BI, Jonas E, Kimani S, Kingham P, Kurrimbukus R, Hammad N, Fouad M, El Baghdady N, Servais Albert Fiacre EB, Sewram V, Spearman CW, Yang JD, Roberts LR, Abdelaziz AO. Africa Guidelines for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Buildup Process. JCO Glob Oncol. 2023 Sep; 9:e2300159. doi: 10.1200/GO.23.00159. Erratum in: JCO Glob Oncol. 2023 Sep;9:e2300440. PMID:
Asefa, A.; Gebremedhin, S.; Marthias, T.; Nababan, H.; Christou, A.; Semaan, A.; Banke-Thomas, A.; Tabana, H.; Al-beity, F. M. A.; Dossou, J.-P.; et al. Wealth-based inequality in the continuum of maternal health service utilisation in 16 sub-Saharan African countries. International Journal for Equity in Health 2023, 22 (1), 203.
Augustine, F. F., Mgaya, X. M., Yahya, S. A., Niccodem, E. M. and Matee, M. I. 2023. An alarming prevalence of multidrug-resistant (MDR) ESKAPE pathogens and other drug-resistant bacteria isolated from patients with bloodstream infections hospitalized at Muhimbili National Hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Ger. J. Microbiol. 3 (3): 7-16.
Beňová L, Semaan A, Portela A, Bonet M, van den Akker T, Pembe AB, Moran A, Duclos D. Facilitators and barriers of implementation of routine postnatal care guidelines for women: A systematic scoping review using critical interpretive synthesis. J Glob Health. 2023 Nov 24;13:04176. doi: 10.7189/jogh.13.04176. PMID: 37997894; PMCID: PMC10668206.
Bwire GM, Aiko BG, Mosha IH, Kilapilo MS, Mangara A, Kazonda P, Swai JP, Swalehe O, Jordan MR, Vercauteren J, Sando D. High viral suppression and detection of dolutegravir-resistance associated mutations in treatment-experienced Tanzanian adults living with HIV-1 in Dar es Salaam. Scientific Reports. 2023 Nov 22;13(1):20493.
Bwire GM, Njiro BJ, Ndumwa HP, Munishi CG, Mpondo BC, Mganga M, Mang'ombe E, Bakari M, Sangeda RZ, Sudfeld CR, Killewo J. Impact of differentiated service delivery models on retention in HIV care and viral suppression among people living with HIV in sub‐Saharan Africa: A systematic review and meta‐analysis of randomised controlled trials. Reviews in Medical Virology. 2023 Nov;33(6):e2479.
Chillo, P., et al. (2023). "Adapting and usability testing of the Kansas city cardiomyopathy questionnaire (KCCQ) in a heart failure clinic in Tanzania: the Swahili KCCQ." BMC Cardiovasc Disord 23(1): 242. (PCOR, Co-PI first author)
Christou A, Mbishi J, Matsui M, Beňová L, Kim R, Numazawa A, Iwamoto A, Sokhan S, Ieng N, Delvaux T. Stillbirth rates and their determinants in a national maternity hospital in Phnom Penh, Cambodia in 2017-2020: a cross-sectional assessment with a nested case-control study. Reprod Health. 2023 Oct 21;20(1):157. doi: 10.1186/s12978-023-01703-y. PMID: 37865789; PMCID: PMC10590507.
Court LE, Aggarwal A, Burger H, Cardenas C, Chung C, Douglas R, du Toit M, Jhingran A, Mumme R, Muya S, Naidoo K, Ndumbalo J, Netherton T, Nguyen C, Olanrewaju A, Parkes J, Shaw W, Trauernicht C, Xu M, Yang J, Zhang L, Simonds H, Beadle BM. Radiation Planning Assistant - A Web-based Tool to Support High- quality Radiotherapy in Clinics with Limited Resources. J Vis Exp. 2023 Oct 6;(200). do i: 10.3791/65504. PMID: 3787031
English M, et al,( 2023) Hospital care for critical illness in low-resource settings: lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic.BMJ Global Health, Vol 8,Issue
Eric L. Aghan, Henry Ziegler, Donatus R. Mutasingwa, Enica R. Massawe, Peter J. Wangwe, Dennis Lyakurwa, Muzdalifat Abeid, Riaz Ratansi,  Nadeem Kassam, Esther Johnston. Advancing primary care: Establishing family medicine specialty in Tanzania. Afr J Prm Health Care Fam Med. 2023;15(1), a4248.
Fimbo AM, Minzi O, Aklillu E. PA-96 Surveillance of hematological and biochemical changes following mass Ivermectin and Albendazole administration for the control of lymphatic filariasis in endemic communities of Tanzania. 10.1136/bmjgh-2023-EDC.85
Fimbo AM, Mlugu EM, Kitabi EN, Kulwa GS, Iwodyah MA, Mnkugwe RH, Kunambi PP, Malishee A, Kamuhabwa AA, Minzi OM, Aklillu E. Population pharmacokinetics of ivermectin after mass drug administration in lymphatic filariasis endemic communities of Tanzania. CPT: Pharmacometrics & Systems Pharmacology. 2023 Dec 1.
Gamassa, E., et al. (2023). "Prevalence of Depression and Suicidal Ideation and Associated Risk Factors in Adolescents Receiving Care and Treatment for Hiv/Aids at a Tertiary Health Facility in Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania." Res Sq.
Kahinga AA, Batule IJ, Abraham ZS, Martin EM. An Audit of Endoscopic Sinus Surgery at a Tertiary Hospital in Tanzania: An Audit of Endoscopic Sinus Surgery. Nigerian Medical Journal. 2023 Oct 21;64(4):563-8.
Kamazima, S. R. 2023. Intersexuality: The Role of Political Elite in Recognizing, Respecting, Protecting and Affirming Persons Born with Intersex Variations’ Human and Citizenship Rights in Tanzania. EAS J Humanit Cult Stud. 5(5), 250-264.
Kamazima, S. R. 2023. Intersexuality: What Parents, Guardians and Communities Should Know and Do to Care and Protect Infants and Children Born with Intersex Variations’ Rights in Tanzania. EAS J Psychol Behav Sci, 5(6), 172-184
Kamazima, S. R. 2023. Intersexuality: What Primary and Specialized Healthcare Providers Should Know and Do to End Cosmetic and Harmful Medical Practices on Infants and Children Born with Intersex Variations in Tanzania. EAS J Nurs Midwifery. 5(5), 77-89
Kamazima, S. R. 2023. Terms around Female Same-Sex Sexual Relationships: Resource for Social Behavior Change Communication Interventions Targeting Women Who Have Sex with Women in Tanzania. EAS J Psychol Behav Sci, 5(5), 151-159.
Kamori D and Barabona G. Dolutegravir resistance in Sub-Saharan Africa: Should resource-limited settings be concerned for future treatment? Front. Virol.2023 Sept 25.
Karoli, P. M., et al. (2023). "Patient reported experience measures on HIV viral load testing at public health facilities in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: A convergent mixed method study." PLOS Glob Public Health 3(4): e0001024. (PCOR MHSOR trainee, successfully completed course at NU)
Kashabano JJ, Rugengamazi E, Matiku SB, Mruma RM, Lugina EL. Mycosis fungoides with spongiosis: a case report. J Med Case Rep. 2023 Nov 3;17(1):458. doi: 10.1186/s13256-023-04188-2. PMID: 37919795; PMCID: PMC10623773.
Kasongwa JM, Massawe ER, Liyombo E, Kimario J, Kahinga AA, Abraham ZS. Clinico-pathological profile of hypopharyngeal cancer at two largest tertiary hospitals in Tanzania. African Journal of Health Sciences. 2023 Dec 2;36(3):194-202.
Katyali D, Kawau G, Blomberg B, Manyahi J Antibiotic use at a tertiary hospital in Tanzania: findings from a point prevalence survey. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2023 Oct 10;12(1):112. doi: 10.1186/s13756-023-01317-w.PMID: 37817204
Kessy, S. J.; Wei, T.; Zhou, Y.; Zhang, W.-X.; Alwy Al-Beity, F. M.; Zhang, S.-S.; Du, J.; Cui, F.; Lu, Q.-B. Vaccination willingness, vaccine hesitancy, and estimated coverage of SARS-CoV-2 vaccine among healthcare workers in Tanzania: A call for action. Immunity, Inflammation and Disease 2023, 11 (12), e1126. DOI:
Kihwele F, Gavana T, Makungu C, Msuya HM, Mlacha YP, Govella NJ, Chaki PP, Sunguya BF. Exploring activities and behaviours potentially increases school-age children's vulnerability to malaria infections in south-eastern Tanzania. Malar J. 2023 Oct 3;22(1):293. doi: 10.1186/s12936-023-04703-2. PMID: 37789435.
Kikula AI, Semaan A, Balandya B, et al. Increasing prevalence of overweight and obesity among Tanzanian women of reproductive age intending to conceive evidence from three Demographic Health Surveys, 2004-2016. Journal of Global Health Reports. 2023;7:e2023062. doi:10.29392/001c.87443
Kimaro E, Yusto E, Mohamed A, Silago V, Damiano P, Hamasaki K, Kaale E. Quality equivalence and in-vitro antibiotic activity test of different brands of amoxicillin/clavulanic acid tablets in Mwanza, Tanzania: A cross sectional study. Heliyon. 2024 Jan 1.
Kimera ZI, Mgaya FX, Mshana SE, Karimuribo ED, Matee MIN. Occurrence of EBSL and quinolone resistance genes among Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae isolated from poultry, domestic pigs, and environment in the Msimbazi River Basin in Tanzania. Journal of Applied Sciences & Environmental Management (In press).
Loveness Kimaro, Michael Leonard, Belinda Laizer, Geofrey Nelson, Alfateresia Mwasangama, Amani Kikula; Clinical Profile of Neonates born to Hyperglycemic Mothers Delivering at a Tertiary Hospital in Tanzania. (2023). Tanzania Medical Journal, 34(2), 69-82.
Luhulla, Koga Malunguja, Ahlam Nasser, Helen Kakumbula, Per Ole Iversen, and Clara Chamba. "Prevalence and Factors associated with Platelet Refractoriness among Tanzanian Patients–A Cross-Sectional Study from The National Reference Hospital." Tanzania Medical Journal 34, no.2(2023): 31-47.
Magili, P.F., Kakoko, D.C., Bhwana, D., Akyoo, W.O., Amaral, L-J., Massawe, I. S., Colebunders, R., Mmbando, B.P. (2023). Accessibility to formal education among persons with epilepsy in Mahenge, Tanzania. Epilepsy and Behaviour. 148
Mallya, Chande, Rehema (2023). Access and use of UpToDate database for evidence based clinical decision making: The case of residence and clinical experiences at Muhimbili University of Health and allied Science. University of Botswana 16th-20th October 2023 Gaborone Botswana
Martin VO, Tesha NA, Sunguya BF. Uptake of Oral HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and Associated Factors among Female Sex Workers in Tanga, Tanzania. Viruses. 2023 Oct 20;15(10):2125. doi: 10.3390/v15102125. PMID: 37896903.
Masamu U, Sangeda RZ, Mgaya J, Nkya S, Octavian B, Mtiiye FR, Nduguru J, Jonathan A, Kandonga D, Minja IK, Rugajo P. Improved biorepository to support sickle cell disease genomics and clinical research: A practical approach to link patient data and biospecimens from Muhimbili Sickle Cell Program, Tanzania. Biopreservation and Biobanking. 2023 Nov 9. DOI: 10.1089/bio.2023.0060
Masota NE, Zehe M, Vogg G, Ohlsen K, Meinel L, Holzgrabe U. Searching for new agents against Enterobacteriaceae from nature: approaches, potential plant species, isolated compounds, and their respective properties. Phytochemistry Reviews. 2023 Dec 11:1-59.
Masoud SS, Majigo M, Silago V, Kunambi P, Nyamwale H, Nyambura M, Komba EV, Mgaya FX, Magembe E, Mirambo MM, Mshana SE, Matee MI. Utility of Dipstick Urinalysis in the Diagnosis of Urinary Tract Infections among Outpatients in Mwanza and Dar es Salaam Regions in Tanzania. Journal: Bulletin of the National Research Centre. DOI : 10.1186/s42269-023-01159-x.
Massele A, Rogers AM, Gabriel D, Mayanda A, Magoma S, Cook A, Chigome A, Lorenzetti G, Meyer JC, Moore CE, Godman B. A narrative review of recent antibiotic prescribing practices in ambulatory care in Tanzania: findings and implications. Medicina. 2023 Dec 18;59(12):2195.DOI: 10.3390/medicina59122195
Mbawalla, H., Abubakary, S., & Kahabuka, F. (2023). Dental Care Services in Children: Pattern and Factors for Delay in Seeking Care among Tanzanian Paediatric Dental Patients. East African Journal of Health and Science, 6(1), 290-300.
Mbotwa CH, Kazaura MR, Moen K, Leshabari MT, Metta E, Mmbaga EJ. Retention in an mHealth App Aiming to Promote the Use of HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Among Female Sex Workers in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: Prospective Cohort Study. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2023 Oct 17;11:e46853. doi: 10.2196/46853. PMID: 37855221; PMCID: PMC10595516.
Mboya E, et al, (2023) Critical illness at the emergency department of a Tanzania national hospital in a three-year period 2019–2021. BMC Emergency Medicine, Vol 23
Mboya E, Mizinduko M, Balandya B, Mushi J, Sabasaba A, Amani DE, Kamori D, Ruhago G, Faustine P, Maokola W, Sambu V, Nyamuhagata M, Jullu BS, Juya A, Rugemalila J, Mgomella G, Asiimwe S, Pembe AB, Sunguya B. HIV burden and the global fast-track targets progress among pregnant women in Tanzania calls for intensified case finding: Analysis of 2020 antenatal clinics HIV sentinel site surveillanc e. PLoS One. 2023 Oct 12;18(10):e0285962. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0285962. PMID: 37824470; PMCID: PMC10569580.
Metta E, Tesha N. A scoping review on HIV early infant diagnosis among HIV exposed infants, ART use and adherence in Tanzania. BMC Infectious Diseases. 2023 Dec 11;23(1):868.
Metta, E., Shayo, E.H., Ngalesoni, F. Amour M et al. The role of trust in the implementation and uptake of COVID-19 response measures: a qualitative study of health professionals’ experiences in Tanzania. BMC Health Serv Res 23, 1077 (2023).
Mfinanga SG, Mbuli TW, Moshiro C. Leveraging remote consultations in resource-limited settings. Lancet Glob Health. 2023 Nov;11(11):e1674-e1675. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(23)00455-2. PMID: 37858574.
Michael F, Mirambo MM, Misinzo G, Minzi O, Beyanga M, Mujuni D, Kalabamu FS, Nyanda EN, Mwanyika-Sando M, Ndiyo D, Kasonogo R. Trends of measles in Tanzania: a five-year review of case-based surveillance data, 2018-2022. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2023 Dec 18.
Michael Qwarse, Matobola J. Mihale, Alphonce I. Marealle, Mainen J. Moshi, Ramadhani, R. S. O. Nondo, Joseph Sempombe and Veronica, Mugoyela. Antimycobacterial Activity and Brine Shrimp Toxicity of Wild Mushrooms from Southern Tanzania. Submitted to Research Journal of Pharmacognosy
Minja M, Mbilinyi T, Mkinga B, Philipo EG, Owenya J, Kilonzi M. Prevalence, treatment, and factors associated with cryptococcal meningitis post introduction of integrase inhibitors antiretroviral based regimens among people living with HIV in Tanzania.medRxiv. 2023:2023-11. ttps:// November 13, 2023
Mlugu EM, Mohamedi JA, Sangeda RZ, Mwambete KD. Prevalence of urinary tract infection and antimicrobial resistance patterns of uropathogens with biofilm forming capacity among outpatients in Morogoro, Tanzania: a cross-sectional study. BMC Infectious Diseases. 2023 Oct 5;23(1):660.
Mlunde LB, Hirschhorn LR, Nyblade L, Rothrock NE, Mbugi EV, Moskowitz JT, Kaaya S, Hawkins C, Leyna G, Mbwambo JK. Translation and cultural adaptation of drug use stigma and HIV stigma measures among people who use drugs in Tanzania. PLoS One. 2023 Oct 19;18(10):e0292642. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0292642. eCollection 2023.
Mlyuka H, Liyoyo A, Semvua H, Sangeda R, Mpagama S, Sloan D. PA-388 Placement for transformative clinical trial skills to sustain chain reaction-like model of expanding human capital for accelerating development of safe, efficacious, accessible and affordable anti-tuberculosis. BMJ Glob Health: first published as 10.1136/bmjgh-2023-EDC.182 on 17 December 2023. D10.1136/bmjgh-2023-EDC.182
Mosha, I. H., Akyoo, W. O., & Ezekiel, M. J. (2023). Perpetrators’ Characteristics and Intimate Partner Violence in Informal Settlements at Iringa Municipality Tanzania. Journal of Asian and African Studies
Mourice Nyangabo Mbunde, Amos R. Mwakigonja, Ester Innocent, Faith Mabiki, Pher G. Andersson. Toxicological evaluation of polyherbal antifungal extracts in mice. Submitted at the African Journal of Biomedical Research
Msusa AK, Holst L, Kagashe G, Maregesi S. Safety profile of herbal medicines submitted for marketing authorization in Tanzania: a cross-sectional retrospective study. Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice. 2023 Nov 20;16(1):149.
Mussa B Mbegeze, Joan JE Munissi, Flora Stephano, Ramadhani SO Nondo and Stephen S Nyandoro. Antidiabetic Potential of Vitex mombassae Fruits Extract in Streptozotocin-Nicotinamide Induced Diabetic Wistar Rat Model. Tanzania Journal of Science 49(4): 776-787, 2023, DOI:
Mutagaywa RK, Cramer MJ, Chillo P, Khamis RH, Boniface R, Muhozya A, Barongo A, Byomuganyizi M, Kwesigabo G, Kamuhabwa A, Nyangasa B. Health related quality of life of patients following mechanical valve replacement surgery for rheumatic mitral stenosis in Tanzania. Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery. 2023 Dec;18(1):1-2.
Mutagaywa RK, Kamala BA, Cramer M, Chillo P, Tumaini B, Nyawawa E, Makubi A, Lwakatare J, Kamuhabwa A, Kwesigabo G, Chamuleau S. Predictors of early operative mortality for rheumatic heart disease at Muhimbili National Hospital. RHEUMATIC HEART DISEASE IN TANZANIA: insight in clinical aspects and outcome:167.
Mutagaywa RK, Kifai E, Elinisa M, Mayala H, Kisenge P, Shemu T, Nyawawa E, Kunambi PP, Boniface R, Barongo A, Kwesigabo G, Kamuhabwa A, Chamuleau S, Cramer MJ, Chillo P. Comparison between interventional versus medical therapy in patients with rheumatic mitral valve stenosis in Tanzania. Eur J Clin Invest. 2023 Oct 24:e14114. doi: 10.1111/eci.14114. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37874538.
Mwailunga HA, Katemi E S, Niccodem1 EM, Matee MI. Prevalence of methicillin and clindamycin resistant Staphylococcus species at a tertiary hospital in Tanzania: Implications for antibiotic stewardship and infection management. Ger J Microbiol 3(3): 1-6. 51585/gjm.2023.3.0025
Mwakawanga DL, Kilonzi M, Philipo EG, Martine A, Mbilinyi T, Kileo NF, Mkinga B, Shonyella CJ, Mohamedi JA, Clement A, Mwasomola D. Pharmacovigilance and Adverse Drug Reactions Reporting: Healthcare Providers’ Experiences from Southern Highland Tanzania. Advances in Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2023 Oct 16;2023.  |
Mwamwitwa KW, Fimbo AM, Munishi C, Mwalwisi Y, Malaba P, Chambiri S, Maganga A, Ally MS, Simai BO, Oriyo N, Sabitii Ndekya Oriyo, Wilber Sabitii, Blandina Mmbaga, Doreen Mloka, Nyanda E Ntinginya, Eliangiringa Kaale. Bridging the gap: training needs assessment for clinical trials assessors and inspectors and implementation of targeted capacity building in Tanzania. BMJ Glob Health: first published as 10.1136/bmjgh-2023-EDC.218 on 17 December 2023.
Mzee T, Kumburu H, Kazimoto T, Leekitcharoenphon P, van Zwetselaar M, Masalu R, Mlaganile T, Sonda T, Wadugu B, Mushi I, Aarestrup FM, Matee M. Molecular Characterization of Staphylococcus aureus Isolated from Raw Milk and Humans in Eastern Tanzania: Genetic Diversity and Inter-Host Transmission. Microorganisms. 2023; 11(6):1505.
Naftali K, Mwambete KD. Bacteriological Quality of Ready to Eat Vegetable Salads Vended in Ilala District Markets and Antibiotic Sensitivity Profiles of Isolated Contaminant Bacteria. Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International. 2023 Nov 25;35(31):18-26.DOI:
Nathan Joseph, Wangwe Turwa, Agricola Joachim.  Asymptomatic Bacteriuria among Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Care at Sinza District Hospital, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.  TANZANIA MEDICAL JOURNAL Joseph et al. TMJ V 34 No. 2. November 2023
Ndumwa HP, Amani DE, Ngowi JE, Njiro BJ, Munishi C, Mboya EA, Mloka D, Kikula AI, Balandya E, Ruggajo P, Kessy AT, Kitambala E, Kapologwe N, Kengia JT, Kiologwe J, Ubuguyu O, Salum B, Kamuhabwa A, Ramaiya K, Sunguya BF. Mitigating the Rising Burden of Non-Communicable Diseases through Locally Generated Evidence-Lessons from Tanzania. Ann Glob Health. 2023 Nov 17;89(1):77. doi: 10.5334/aogh.4111. PMID: 38025921; PMCID: PMC10655751.
Ngowi JE, Munishi C, Ndumwa HP, Njiro BJ, Amani DE, Mboya EA, Mloka D, Kikula AI, Balandya E, Ruggajo P, Kessy AT, Kitambala E, Kapologwe N, Kengia JT, Kiologwe J, Ubuguyu O, Salum B, Kamuhabwa A, Ramaiya K, Sunguya BF. Efforts to Address the Burden of Non-Communicable Diseases Need Local Evidence and Shared Lessons from High-Burden Countries. Ann Glob Health. 2023 Nov 17;89(1):78. doi: 10.5334/aogh.4118. PMID: 38025922; PMCID: PMC10655753.
Ngowi, J.E., Munishi, C., Ndumwa, H.P., Njiro, B.J., Amani, D.E., Mboya, E.A., Mloka, D., Kikula, A.I., Balandya, E., Ruggajo, P., Kessy, A.T., Kitambala, E., Kapologwe, N., Kengia, J.T., Kiologwe, J., Ubuguyu, O., Salum, B., Kamuhabwa, A., Ramaiya, K. and Sunguya, B.F., 2023. Efforts to Address the Burden of Non-Communicable Diseases Need Local Evidence and Shared Lessons from High-Burden Countries. Annals of Global Health, 89(1), p.78.DOI:
Njiro BJ, Ngowi JE, Ndumwa HP, Amani D, Munishi C, Mloka D, Balandya E, Rugajo P, Kessy AT, Ubuguyu O, Salum B, Kamuhabwa A, Ramaiya K, Sunguya BF, Mboya EA, Kikula AI, Kitambala E, Kiologwe J, Kengia JT, Kapologwe N. Non-communicable Diseases Week: Best Practices in Addressing the NCDs Burden from Tanzania. Ann Glob Health. 2023 Dec 15;89(1):89. doi: 10.5334/aogh.4116. PMID: 38107601; PMCID:PMC10723012.
Njunwa, M. R.; Naburi, H.; Al-beity, F. M. A. Risk Factors Associated with Preterm Birth at a Tertiary Teaching Hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: An Unmatched Case-Control Study. Rwanda J Med Health Sci 2023, 6 (3), 335-345.
Nnimbo, H., Kamori, D., Lema, Mohamed A. Prevalence of malaria infection and factors associated among HIV-infected adult patients attending HIV care and treatment clinic at Kitete regional referral hospital in Tabora region, Tanzania: a cross-sectional study. Bull Natl Res Cent 47, 176 (2023).
Fina Bernard, Gloria Sakwari, Pakras Luoga and Jemina Nyaboke. Outcome evaluation on the coverage and use of improved sanitation facilities at household level after implementation of National Sanitation Campaign in Siha District, Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania: A cross-sectional study. (submitted to BMJ- Public Health)
Pancras G, Ezekiel M, Mbugi E, Merz JF. Should HIV vaccine be made available at no or subsidized cost? A qualitative inquiry of HIV Vaccine trial stakeholders in Tanzania. AJOB Empir Bioeth. 2023 Oct 27: 1-8.doi:10.1080/23294515.2023.2274599. Epub ahead of prit. PMID: 37889211
Patel S, Olatunji E, Mallum A,Benjika BB, Joseph AO, Joseph S,Lasebikan N, Mahuna H, Ngoma M,Ngoma TA, Nnko G, Onwualu C, Vorster Mand Ngwa W (2023) Expanding radiotherapy access in Sub-Saharan Africa: an analysis of travel burdens and patient-related benefits of hypofractionation. Front. Oncol. 13:1136357.doi: 10.3389/fonc.2023.1136357
Willbroad Kyejo , Allyzain Ismail , ,Sajida Panjwani a, Shabbir Adamjee ,Sunil Samji, Ally Mwanga. Prolonged retention of gauze sponge resulting in ileocolic fistula, a rare complication following caserian section; case report. International journal of case report, A successful repair of esophageal atresia (EA) with distal tracheoesophageal fistula *TEF) to a 6-day-old child in a low-resource setting. Case report
Real-time PCR detection of mixed Plasmodium ovale curtisi and wallikeri infections in human and mosquito hosts
Rhodes Mwageni., Sydney E. Msonde and Elias Kainkwa (2023). Emergent Practices of Chatbot Generative Pre-Trained Transformer in Supporting Education and Research in Higher Learning Institutions in Tanzania. Paper presented at the 5th COTUL Scientific Conference, from 6th to 11th November 2023 at Jalanim Tourist Hotel, Singida.
Rumbeli NM, August F, Silvestri V, Sirili N. Factors influencing maternal death surveillance and review implementation in Dodoma City
Salako O, Enyi A, Miesfeldt S, Kabukye JK, Ngoma M, Namisango E, LeBaron V, Sisimayi C, Ebenso B, Lorenz KA, Wang Y, Ryan Wolf J, van den Hurk C, Allsop M. Remote Symptom Monitoring to Enhance the Delivery of Palliative Cancer Care in Low-Resource Settings: Emerging Approaches from Africa. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2023 Dec 17;20(24):7190. doi: 10.3390/ijerph20247190. PMID: 38131741; PMCID: PMC10743024.
Sangeda RZ, William SM, Masatu FC, Bitegeko A, Mwalwisi YH, Nkiligi EA, Horumpende PG, Fimbo AM. Antibiotic Utilisation Patterns in Tanzania: A Retrospective Longitudinal Study Comparing Pre-and Post-COVID-19 Pandemic Using Tanzania Medicines and Medical Devices Authority Data. medRxiv. 2023:2023-11.
Selekwa M, Maina I, Yeh T, Nkya A, Ncogoza I, Nuss RC, Mushi BP, Haddadi S,Van Loon K, Mbaga E, Massawe W, Roberson DW, Dharsee N, Musimu B, Xu MJ. Tracheostomy care quality improvement in low- and middle-income countries: A scoping review. PLOS Glob Public Health. 2023 Nov 9;3(11):e0002294. doi:10.1371/journal.pgph.0002294. PMID: 37943736; PMCID: PMC10635432.
Shabani J, Masanja H, Kagoye S, Minja J, BajariaS, Mlacha Y, Msuya S, Masoud M, Simba D, Pembe AB, Makuwani AM, Ismail H, Chacha M, Kumalija C, Boerma T, Hanson C. Quality of reporting and trends of emergency obstetric and neonatal care indicators: an analysis from Tanzania district health information system data between 2016 and 2020. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 23, 716 (2023).
Shash E, Soliman GA, Al-Kharusi W, Yahia M, Mwaiselage J, Mesemo D, Mwita C, Gathere S, Masamba L, Rais H, Hussein M, Ngo V, Gelabert PM, Hussein H, Chamberlain RM, Soliman AS. The Value of Networking in Cancer Education and Capacity Building. J Cancer Educ. 2023 Dec;38(6):1783-1785. doi:1007/s13187-023-02380-y. Epub 2023 Nov 6. PMID: 37930582.
Shitindi L, Issa O, Poyongo B, Horumpende PG, Kagashe GA, Sangeda RZ. Comparison of knowledge, attitude, practice and predictors of self-medication with antibiotics among medical and non-medical students in Tanzania. Frontiers in Pharmacology.;14:1301561. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2023.1301561
Sirili N, Mloka D, Mselle L, Kisenge R, Mbugi E, Russa D, Nyongole O, Mshana SE, Laisser R, Mteta K, Msuya L. Opportunities and Challenges for Implementation of Harmonized Competence-Based Curricula in Medicine and Nursing Programmes in Tanzania: Experiences of Biomedical Sciences’ Stakeholders. Advances in Medical Education and Practice. 2023 Dec 31:487-98.
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