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    • Building Trauma and EMS Systems Capacity in Rwanda: Lessons and Recommendations 

      Jayaraman, Sudha; Ntirenganya, Faustin; Nkeshimana, Menelas; Rosenberg, Ashley; Dushime, Theophile; Kabagema, Ignace; Uwitonze, Jean Marie; Uwitonize, Eric; Nyinawankusi, Jeanne d'Arc; Riviello, Robert; Bagahirwa, Irene; Williams, Kenneth L; Krebs, Elizabeth; Maine, Rebecca; Banguti, Paulin; Rulisa, Stephen; Kyamanywa, Patrick; Byiringiro, Jean Claude (Ubiquity Press Ltd , Unit 3.22, East London Works, 65-75 Whitechapel Road, London, England, E1 1du, 2021)
      Background: Surgical capacity building has gained substantial momentum. However, care at the hospital level depends on improved access to emergency services. There is no established model for facilitating trauma and EMS ...
    • Opportunities for Surgical Research in the Covid-19 Era 

      Kyamanywa, Patrick (Annals of African Surgery, 2021)
      The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on 11 March 2020 (1). This was followed by near total disruption of all sectors, including the health sector, that will have lasting impact. ...
    • Enterocutaneous Fistula Due to a Strangulated Ritcher’s Femoral Hernia: A Case Report 

      Murwanashyaka, Emmanuel; Ssebuufu, Robinson; Kyamanywa, Patrick (Authorea, 2021)
      Richter’s hernia has a misleading presentation with absence of typical intestinal obstructive symptoms leading to delay in making a diagnosis, tendency to strangulation and eventual spontaneous fistula formation. This ...
    • The Double Burden of Ebola and COVID-19 Viral Infections and the Readiness for Safe Surgical Care Provision in Uganda and the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo: an Online Cross-sectional Survey 

      Sikakulya, Franck K; Ssebuufu, Robinson; Longombe, Albert Ahuka Ona; Okedi, Francis; Kalongo, Michel; Valimungighe, Moise Muhindo; Furaha, Nzanzu Blaise Pascal; Vahwere, Bienfait Mumbere; Mambo, Simon Binezero; Mulumba, Yusuf; Muyisa, Muhindo Muhasa; Sonia, Fatuma Djuma; Sekabira, John; Fualal, Jane; Kyamanywa, Patrick (Research Square, 2021)
      Objective: This study aimed at highlighting the extent to which Uganda and the Eastern DR Congo are ready for safe surgical care provision during the double burden of Ebola and COVID-19. Methods: An online cross-sectional ...
    • State of Pedestrian Road Safety in Uganda: A Qualitative Study of Existing Interventions 

      Osuret, Jimmy; Namatovu, Stellah; Biribawa, Claire; Balugaba, Bonny E; Zziwa, Esther Bayiga; Muni, Kennedy; Ningwa, Albert; Oporia, Fredrick; Mutto, Milton; Kyamanywa, Patrick; Guwatudde, David; Kobusingye, Olive (Makerere Univ, Coll Health Sciences,Sch Med , Po Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda, 00000, 2021)
      Background: Pedestrians in Uganda account for 40% of road traffic fatalities and 25% of serious injuries annually. We explored the current pedestrian road traffic injury interventions in Uganda to understand why pedestrian ...
    • What are the Key Leadership Competencies Required by Medical School Deans in Uganda? A Qualitative Cross-sectional Study 

      Kyamanywa, Patrick; Redding, Peter (Makerere Univ, Coll Health Sciences,Sch Med , Po Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda, 00000, 2021)
      Background: Effective leadership is vital for organizational growth and sustainability. Globally, medical schools are faced with leadership challenges due to the pace of globalization, technological advances, reduced funding ...
    • Factors That Influenced Access and Utilisation of Sexual and Reproductive Health Services Among Ugandan Youths During the COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown: An Online Cross-sectional Survey 

      Unknown author (Research Square, 2021)
      Background The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted health care access in many countries. The aim of this study was to explore factors that influenced access and utilisation of sexual and reproductive health services among ...
    • Health Facilities’ Readiness for Safe Surgical Care Provision in Uganda and the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo During Ebola and COVID-19 Era 

      Sikakulya, Franck K; Ssebuufu, Robinson; Longombe, Albert Ahoha Ona; Okedi, X Francis; Ilumbulumbu, Michel Kalongo; Valimungighe, Moise Muhindo; Furaha, Nzanzu Blaise Pascal; Vahwere, Bienfait Mumbere; Mambo, Simon Binezero; Mulumba, Yusuf; Muyisa, Anderson Muhindo Muhasa; Sonia, Fatuma Djuma; Sekabira, John; Fualal, Jane O (BMC , Campus, 4 Crinan St, London, England, N1 9XW, 2021)
      Objective This study aimed to assess health facilities’ readiness to provide safe surgical care during Ebola and COVID-19 era in Uganda and in the Eastern DR Congo. Methods A cross-sectional study was conducted in ...
    • Developing Research Potential and Building Partnerships: A Report of the Fundamentals of Surgical Research Course at the College of Surgeons of East, Central, and Southern Africa 

      Long, Kristin L; Galukande, Moses; Kyamanywa, Patrick; Tarpley, Margaret J; Dodgion, Christopher; Global Affairs Committee of the Association for Academic Surgery (Academic Press Inc Elsevier Science , 525 B St, Ste 1900, San Diego, USA, CA, 92101-4495, 2021)
      Background Approximately a decade after the inaugural Fundamentals of Surgical Research Course (FSRC) at the West African College of Surgeons meeting (2008), the Association for Academic Surgery expanded the course offering ...
    • Knowledge, Attitude, and Self-reported Practice Toward Measures for Prevention of the Spread of COVID-19 Among Ugandans: A Nationwide Online Cross-sectional Survey 

      Ssebuufu, Robinson; Sikakulya, Franck K; Mambo, Simon Binezero; Wasingya, Lucien; Nganza, Sifa K; Bwaga, Ibrahim; Kyamanywa, Patrick (Frontiers Media SA , Avenue Du Tribunal Federal 34, Lausanne, Switzerland, Ch-1015, 2020)
      Background: The world is facing the Coronavirus pandemic, which is highly infectious. Several measures have been put in place to prevent its spread among the population. However, for these preventive measures to be effective, ...
    • Malnutrition Amongst HIV Adult Patients in Selected Hospitals of Bushenyi District in Southwestern Uganda 

      Ssebuufu, Robinson; Sikakulya, Franck K; Mambo, Simon Binezero; Wasingya, Lucien; Nganza, Sifa K; Bwaga, Ibrahim; Kyamanywa, Patrick (Makerere Univ, Coll Health Sciences,Sch Med , Po Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda, 00000, 2020)
      Background: Malnutrition is an important clinical outcome amongst HIV patients in developing countries and in Uganda, there is scarcity of information on its prevalence and risk factors amongst HIV adult patients. Methods: ...
    • Epidemiology of Paediatric Injuries in Rwanda Using a Prospective Trauma Registry 

      Petroze, RT; Martin, AN; Ntaganda, E; Kyamanywa, Patrick; St-Louis, E; Rasmussen, SK; Calland, JF; Byiringiro, JC (Oxford Univ Press , Great Clarendon St, Oxford, England, Ox2 6dp, 2020)
      Background: Child survival initiatives historically prioritized efforts to reduce child morbidity and mortality from infectious diseases and maternal conditions. Little attention has been devoted to paediatric injuries ...
    • Sexual and Reproductive Health Problems Among Ugandan Youth During the COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown: An Online Cross-sectional Study 

      Mambo, Simon Binezero; Sikakulya, Franck K; Ssebuufu, Robinson; Mulumba, Yusuf; Wasswa, Henry; Thompson, Kelly; Rusatira, Jean Christophe; Bhondoekhan, Fiona; Kamyuka, Louis K; Akib, Surat Olabisi; Kirimuhuzya, Claude; Nakawesi, Jane; Kyamanywa, Patrick (2020)
      Background The COVID-19 pandemic threatens access to sexual and reproductive health services. With global health emergencies, there is often a total reversal of priorities and access to sexual and reproductive health ...
    • Awareness of Breast Disease Among Female Undergraduate Students in Kampala, Uganda: A Descriptive, Cross-sectional Study 

      Okedi, X Francis; Lule, Herman; Wachaya, David; Kyamanywa, Patrick (The College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA), 2020)
      Introduction: Uganda has recognized the importance of breast disease as a public health issue and has implemented efforts to increase awareness, early detection, and improved treatment. However, there are few published ...
    • Estimating the Burden of Road Traffic Crashes in Uganda Using Police and Health Sector Data Sources 

      Unknown author (BMJ Publishing Group , British Med Assoc House, Tavistock Square, London, England, Wc1h 9jr, 2021)
      Background In many low-income countries, estimates of road injury burden are derived from police reports, and may not represent the complete picture of the burden in these countries. As a result, WHO and the Global Burden ...
    • A Descriptive-multivariate Analysis of Community Knowledge, Confidence, and Trust in COVID-19 Clinical Trials Among Healthcare Workers in Uganda 

      Kasozi, Keneth Iceland; Laudisoit, Anne; Osuwat, Lawrence Obado; Batiha, Gaber El-Saber; Al Omairi, Naif E; Aigbogun, Eric; Ninsiima, Herbert Izo; Usman, Ibe Michael; DeTora, Lisa M; MacLeod, Ewan Thomas; Nalugo, Halima; Crawley, Francis P; Bierer, Barbara E; Mwandah, Daniel Chans; Kato, Charles Drago; Kiyimba, Kenedy; Ayikobua, Emmanuel Tiyo; Lillian, Linda; Matama, Kevin; Mak, Shui Ching Nelly; Onanyang, David; Pius, Theophilus; Nalumenya, David Paul; Ssebuufu, Robinson; Rugambwa, Nina Olivia; Musoke, Grace Henry; Bardosh, Kevin; Ochieng, Juma John; Ssempijja, Fred; Kyamanywa, Patrick; Tumwine, Gabriel; Alzahrani, Khalid J; Welburn, Susan Christina (MDPI , St Alban-Anlage 66, Basel, Switzerland, Ch-4052, 2020)
      Background—misinformation and mistrust often undermines community vaccine uptake, yet information in rural communities, especially of developing countries, is scarce. This study aimed to identify major challenges associated ...
    • State of Pedestrian Road Safety in Uganda: Are Interventions Failing or Absent? 

      Osuret, Jimmy; Namatovu, Stellah; Biribawa, Claire; Balugaba, Bonny E; Zziwa, Esther Bayiga; Muni, Kennedy; Ningwa, Albert; Oporia, Frederick; Mutto, Milton; Kyamanywa, Patrick; Guwatudde, David; Kobusingye, Olive (2019)
      Background In Uganda, pedestrians are the most frequently injured category of road users, accounting for 40% of road traffic fatalities and 25% of serious injuries every year. There is paucity of information on existing ...
    • Laparoscopy in Rwanda: A National Assessment of Utilization, Demands, and Perceived Challenges 

      Robertson, Faith; Mutabazi, Zeta; Kyamanywa, Patrick; Ntakiyiruta, Georges; Musafiri, Sanctus; Walker, Tim; Kayibanda, Emmanuel; Mukabatsinda, Constance; Scott, John; Costas-Chavarri, Ainhoa (Springer , One New York Plaza, Suite 4600 , New York, United States, Ny, 10004, 2019)
      Background: Laparoscopy has proven to be feasible and effective at reducing surgical morbidity and mortality in low resource settings. In Rwanda, the demand for and perceived challenges to laparoscopy use remain ...
    • Hearing Lossin Resource-limited Settings: The Silent Overlooked Epidemic in Sub-Saharan African Children 

      Mukara, Kaitesi Batamuliza; Kyamanywa, Patrick (RBC / Rwanda Health Communication Centre, P.O.Box 4586 / Kigali Rwanda., 2019)
      Hearing Impairment is the most common disability reported worldwide and its consequences profoundly affect quality of life while impacting heavily on the economy. Despite this acknowledgement, priorities for healthcare in ...
    • Health Professional Training and Capacity Strengthening Through International Academic Partnerships: The First Five Years of the Human Resources for Health Program in Rwanda 

      Cancedda, Corrado; Cotton, Phil; Shema, Joseph; Rulisa, Stephen; Riviello, Robert; Adams, Lisa V; Farmer, Paul E; Kagwiza, Jeanne N; Kyamanywa, Patrick; Mukamana, Donatilla; Mumena, Chrispinus; Tumusiime, David K; Mukashyaka, Lydie; Ndenga, Esperance; Twagirumugabe, Theogene; Mukara, Kaitesi B; Dusabejambo, Vincent; Walker, Timothy D; Nkusi, Emmy; Bazzett-Matabele, Lisa; Butera, Alex; Rugwizangoga, Belson; Kabayiza, Jean Claude; Kanyandekwe, Simon; Kalisa, Louise; Ntirenganya, Faustin; Dixson, Jeffrey; Rogo, Tanya; McCall, Natalie; Corden, Mark; Wong, Rex; Mukeshimana, Madeleine; Gatarayiha, Agnes; Ntagungira, Egide Kayonga; Yaman, Attila; Musabeyezu, Juliet; Sliney, Anne; Nuthulaganti, Tej; Kernan, Meredith; Okwi, Peter; Rhatigan, Joseph; Barrow, Jane; Wilson, Kim; Levine, Adam C; Reece, Rebecca; Koster, Michael; Moresky, Rachel T; O’flaherty, Jennifer E; Palumbo, Paul E; Ginwalla, Rashna; Binanay, Cynthia A; Thielman, Nathan; Relf, Michael; Wright, Rodney; Hill, Mary; Chyun, Deborah; Klar, Robin T; McCreary, Linda L; Hughes, Tonda L; Moen, Marik; Meeks, Valli; Barrows, Beth; Durieux, Marcel E; McClain, Craig D; Bunts, Amy; Calland, Forrest J; Hedt-Gauthier, Bethany; Milner, Danny; Raviola, Giusappe; Smith, Stacy E; Tuteja, Meenu; Magriples, Urania; Rastegar, Asghar; Arnold, Linda; Magaziner, Ira; Binagwaho, Agnes (Kerman Univ Medical Sciences , Jahad Blvd, Kerman, Iran, 7619813159, 2018)
      Background: The Rwanda Human Resources for Health Program (HRH Program) is a 7-year (2012-2019) health professional training initiative led by the Government of Rwanda with the goals of training a large, diverse, and ...