Selected Publications and Presentations

Program Publications


Hosey KN, Kalula A, Voss J. Establishing an Online Continuing and Professional Development Library for Nurses and Midwives in East, Central, and Southern Africa. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2016 May-Jun;27(3):297-311.

Ousman K, Polomano RC, Seloilwe E, Odero T, Tarimo E, Mashalla YJ, Voss JG, O'Malley G, Chapman SA, Gachuno O, Manabe Y, Nakanjako D, Sewankambo N, Urassa D, Wasserheit JN, Wiebe DJ, Green W, Farquhar C; Afya Bora Consortium Working Group. Interprofessional Fellowship Training for Emerging Global Health Leaders in Africa to Improve HIV Prevention and Care: The Afya Bora Consortium. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2016 May-Jun;27(3):331-43.


Daniels, J., Farquhar, C., Nathanson, N., Mashalla, Y., Petracca, F., Desmond, M., Green, W., Davies, L., O'Malley, G., & Afya Bora Consortium Working Group Members. Training tomorrow's global health leaders: applying a transtheoretical model to identify behavior change stages within an intervention for health leadership development. Global Health Promotion (December 2014) 21(4). 24-34.


Farquhar, C., Nathanson, N., & The Consortium Working Group. The Afya Bora Consortium: an African-U.S. partnership to Train Leaders in Global Health. Infectious Disease Clinics of North America (2011). 25(2), 399–409.

Fellow Project Publications


Kansiime, C., Rutebemberwa, E., Asiimwe, B. B., Makumbi, F., Bazira, J., & Mugisha, A. Annual trends of human brucellosis in pastoralist communities of south-western Uganda: a retrospective ten-year study. Infectious Diseases of Poverty (2015), 4, 39-47.

Kimani, H., Farquhar, C., Wanzala, P., Ng’ang’a, Z., Determinants of Delivery by Skilled Birth Attendants among Pregnant Women in Makueni County, Kenya. Public Health Research. 2015, 5, 1-6.

Kiyaga, C., Sendagire, H., Eleanor, J., Grosz, J., McConnell, I., Narayan, V., Esiru, G., Elyanu, P., Akol, Z., Kirungi, W., Musinguzi, J., Opio, A. Consolidating HIV testing in a public health laboratory for efficient and sustainable early infant diagnosis (EID) in Uganda. Journal of Public Health Policy (2015) 36, 153–169.

Manyahi, J., Jullu, B. S., Abuya, M. I., Juma, J., Ndayongeje, J., Kilama, B., Sambu, V., Nondi, J., Rabiel, B., Somi, G., Matee, M. I. Prevalence of HIV and syphilis infections among pregnant women attending antenatal clinics in Tanzania, 2011. BMC Public Health (2015), 15, 501-510.

Orikiriza, P., Tibenderana, B., Siedner, M. J., Mueller, Y., Byarugaba, F., Moore, C. C., Bazira, J., Boum II, Y. Low Resistance to First and Second Line Anti-Tuberculosis Drugs among Treatment Naive Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients in Southwestern Uganda. PLoS ONE (2015), 10(2), e0118191.DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0118191

Osingada, C. P., Nalwadda, G., Ngabirano, T., Wakida, J., Sewankambo, N., & Nakanjako, D. Nurses’ knowledge in ethics and their perceptions regarding continuing ethics education: a cross-sectional survey among nurses at three referral hospitals in Uganda. BMC Research Notes (2015), 8, 319-324.

Nakanjako, D. Osingada, C. P. , Ninsiima, G., Chalo, R. N., Muliira, J. K., Ngabirano, T. Determinants of Uptake of Cervical Cancer Screening Services at a No-Cost Reproductive Health Clinic Managed by Nurse-Midwives. Cancer Nursing (May/June 2015), 38(3), 177–184


Bazira, J., Boum II, Y., Sempa, J., Iramiot, J., Nanjebe, D., Sewankambo, N., Nakanjako, D. Trends in Antimicrobial Resistance of Staphylococcus aureus Isolated from Clinical Samples at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital in Rural Uganda. British Microbiology Research Journal (2014), 4(10), 1084-1091

Juma, J. M., Tiberio, J. K., Abuya, M. I., Kilama, B. K., Somi, G. R., Sambu, V., Branda, R., Jullu, B. S., Ramadhani, A. A. Monitoring prevention or emergence of HIV drug resistance: results of a population-based foundational survey of early warning indicators in mainland Tanzania. BMC Infectious Diseases, (2014). 14, 196-204.

Kassaza, K., Orikiriza, P., Llosa, A., Bazira, J., Nyehangane, D., Page, A.-L., & Boum, Y. Lowenstein-Jensen Selective Medium for Reducing Contamination in Mycobacterium tuberculosis Culture. Journal of Clinical Microbiology (2014), 52(7), 2671–2673.

Monroe-Wise, A., Kibore, M., Kiarie, J., Nduati, R., Mburu, J., Drake, F. T., Bremner, W., Holmes, K., Farquhar, C. The Clinical Education Partnership Initiative: an innovative approach to global health education. BMC Medical Education (2014), 14, 1043-1050.

Moses, A., Bwanga, F., Boum, Y., & Bazira, J. Prevalence and Genotypic Characterization of Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamases Produced by Gram Negative Bacilli at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Rural South Western Uganda. British Microbiology Research Journal (2014), 4(12), 1541–1550.

Mugo, N. R., Hong, T., Celum, C., Donnell, D., Bukusi, E. A., John-Stewart, G., Ngure, K., Pregnancy Incidence and Outcomes among Women Receiving Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV Prevention: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA (2014), 312(4), 362–371.

Mwambi, B., Iramiot, J., Bwanga, F., Nakaye, M., Itabangi, H., & Bazira, J. Clindamycin Resistance among Staphylococcus Aureus Isolated at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital, in South Western Uganda. British Microbiology Research Journal (2014), 4(12), 1335–1344.

Nakaye, M., Bwanga, F., Itabangi, H., Stanley, I. J., Bashir, M., & Bazira, J. AmpC-BETA Lactamases among Enterobacteriaceae Isolated at a Tertiary Hospital, South Western Uganda. British Biotechnology Journal (2014), 4(9), 1026–1036.

Penazzato, M., Revill, P., Prendergast, A. J., Collins, I. J., Walker, S., Elyanu, P., Sculpher, M., Gibb, D. M. Early infant diagnosis of HIV infection in low-income and middle-income countries: Does one size fit all? The Lancet Infectious Diseases (July 2014) 14(7), 650-655

Osthoff, M., Irungu, E., Ngure, K., Mugo, N., Thomas, K. K., Baeten, J. M., & Eisen, D. P. Mannose-binding Lectin and Ficolin-2 Do Not Influence Humoral Immune Response to Hepatitis B Vaccine. . Vaccine (2014), 32(37), 4772–4777.

Roberts, S. T., Heffron, R., Ngure, K., Celum, C., Kurth, A., Curran, K., Mugo, N., Baeten, J. M. Preferences for Daily or Intermittent Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Regimens and Ability to Anticipate Sex Among HIV Uninfected Members of Kenyan HIV Serodiscordant Couples. AIDS and Behavior (2014), 18(9), 1701–1711.


Boum, Y., Orikiriza, P., Rojas-Ponce, G., Riera-Montes, M., Atwine, D., Nansumba, M., Bazira, J., Page, A-L. Use of Colorimetric Culture Methods for Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex Isolates from Sputum Samples in Resource-Limited Settings. Journal of Clinical Microbiology (2013), 51(7), 2273–2279.

Kiwanuka, J., Bazira, J., Mwanga, J., Tumusiime, D., Nyesigire, E., Lwanga, N., Warf, B. C., Kapur, V., Poss, M., Schiff, S. J. The Microbial Spectrum of Neonatal Sepsis in Uganda: Recovery of Culturable Bacteria in Mother-Infant Pairs. PLoS ONE (2013),8(8), e72775. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0072775