Materials

 Training and Implementation Guides

Healthy Child Uganda MamaToto Package

2016

Healthy Child Uganda MamaToto Implementation Guide (Draft). 2016.

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2015

Healthy Child Uganda MamaToto Package: Overview. 2015.

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Healthy Child Uganda MamaToto Package: Logic Model. 2015.

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Healthy Child Uganda MamaToto Package: Implementation Plan. 2015.

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Healthy Child Uganda MamaToto Package: SOPETR Approach. 2015.

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Healthy Child Uganda MamaToto Package: CHW Effectiveness Conditions. 2015.

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Healthy Child Uganda MamaToto (Muskoka) Project Results: Key Indicators for Bushenyi 2012-2014

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Healthy Child Uganda MamaToto (Muskoka) Project Results: Key Indicators for Bushenyi 2012-2014 (Simplified)

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Healthy Child Uganda MamaToto (Muskoka) Project Results: Maternal Newborn and Child Health Key Indicators for Bushenyi 2012-2014 (Graphs)

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Healthy Child Uganda MamaToto (Muskoka) Project Results: Qualitative Results for Bushenyi 2012-2014

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Healthy Child Uganda CORPs Model Report

2010

Brenner J, Sharma N. Healthy Child Uganda: The Healthy Child Uganda Community Owned Resource Persons Model. Mbarara: Healthy Child Uganda; 2010 Apr. 122 p.

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CHW Training Manuals

2015

Healthy Child Uganda. Village Health Team Maternal Newborn and Child Health Training Manual. Mbarara: Healthy Child Uganda; 2015. 126 p.

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2011

Wotton K. Healthy Child Uganda: Community Development Manual. Mbarara: Healthy Child Uganda; 2011. 92 p.

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2006

Wotton K, Brenner J. Healthy Child Uganda: Trainers Manual for Community Owned Resource Persons. Mbarara: Healthy Child Uganda; 2006 Apr. 74 p.

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Wotton K, Brenner J. Healthy Child Uganda: CORPs Manual. Mbarara: Healthy Child Uganda; 2006 Apr. 53 p.

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 Academic Publications and Abstracts

Peer-Reviewed Manuscripts

2021

Murembe, N., Kyomuhangi, T., Manalili, K., Beinempaka, F., Nakazibwe, P., Kyokushaba, C., Tibanyendera, Basil., Brenner, J.L. (2021). Context matters in understanding the vulnerability of women: perspectives from southwestern Uganda, Archives of Public Health, 79(1). 

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2018

Ludwick, T., Turyakira, E., Kyomuhangi, T., Manalili, K., Robinson, S., & Brenner, J. L. (2018). Supportive supervision and constructive relationships with healthcare workers support CHW performance: Use of a qualitative framework to evaluate CHW programming in Uganda. Human Resources for Health, 16(1), 11.

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2017

Brenner, J.L., Barigye, C., Maling, S., Kabakyenga, J., Nettel-Aguirre, A., Buchner, D., Singhal, N. (2017). Where there is no doctor: can volunteer community health workers in rural Uganda provide integrated community case management? African health sciences, 17(1), 237-246.

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Mercader, H., Kabakyenga, J., Katuruba, D., Hobbs, A., & Brenner, J. (2017). Female respondent acceptance of computer-assisted personal interviewing (CAPI) for maternal, newborn and child health coverage surveys in rural Uganda. International Journal Of Medical Informatics98, 41-46.

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Taremwa, I., Ashaba, S., Adrama, H., Ayebazibwe, C., Omoding, D., & Kemeza, I. et al. (2017). Knowledge, attitude and behaviour towards the use of insecticide treated mosquito nets among pregnant women and children in rural Southwestern Uganda. BMC Public Health17(1).

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2016

Kabakyenga J., Barigye C., Brenner J.L., Maling S., Buchner D., Nettel – Aguirre A., Singhal N., Kyomuhangi T., Tumusiime D., Finch J., Macleod S. (2016). A demonstration of mobile phone deployment to support the treatment of acutely ill children under five in Bushenyi District, Uganda. African Health Sciences, 16(1), 89.

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MacDonald, NE., Bortolussi, R., Kabakyenga, J., Pemba, S., Estambale, B., Kollmann, KHM., Odoi Adome, R., Appleton, M. (2014). MicroResearch: finding sustainable local health solutions in East Africa through small local research studies. J Epidemiol Glob Health, 4(3),185-193.

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Buchner, DL., Brenner, J.L, Kabakyenga J, Teddy K, Maling S, Barigye C, Nettel-Aguirre A, Singhal N. (2014). Stakeholders’ perceptions of integrated community case management by community health workers: a post-intervention qualitative study, 13(9). 

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Tumusiime D, Agaba G, Kyomuhangi T, Finch J, Kabakyenga J, MacLeod S. Introduction of mobile phones for use by volunteer community health workers in support of integrated community case management in Bushenyi District, Uganda: development and implementation process. BMC Health Serv Res 2014;14(Suppl 1):S2.

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Mercader, H., Kyomuhangi, T., Buchner, D., Kabakyenga, J., & Brenner, J. (2014). Drugs for some but not all: inequity within community health worker teams during introduction of integrated community case management. BMC Health Services Research14(Suppl 1), S1.

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Ludwick, T., Brenner, J.L., Kyomuhangi, T., Wotton, K., & Kabakyenga, J. (2013). Poor retention does not have to be the rule: retention of volunteer community health workers in Uganda. Health Policy And Planning29(3), 388-395.

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Beinempaka, F., Tibanyendera, B., Atwine, F., Kyomuhangi, T., & MacDonald, N. (2014). The practice of traditional rituals and customs in newborns by mothers in selected villages in southwest Uganda. Paediatrics & Child Health19(2), 72-72.

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2012

Scholastic, A., Kyomuhangi, T., Santorino, D., MacDonald, N., & LeBlanc, J. (2012). Healthy Child Uganda survey of knowledge, attitude and behaviour of village health team members toward their health care responsibilities in southwest Uganda. Paediatrics & Child Health17(8), e89-e89.

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2011

Brenner, J., Kabakyenga, J., Kyomuhangi, T., Wotton, K., Pim, C., & Ntaro, M. et al. (2011). Can Volunteer Community Health Workers Decrease Child Morbidity and Mortality in Southwestern Uganda? An Impact Evaluation. Plos ONE6(12), e27997. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0027997

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2008

MacDonald, N., & Kabakyenga, J. (2008). Microresearch: borrowing from the microfinance experience. Canadian Medical Association Journal179(5), 399-399.

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2005

Brenner JL, Godel J.C. (2005). Capacity building for child health: Canadian paediatricians in Uganda. Paediatrics Child Health, 10(5), 273-276.

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Non-Peer-Reviewed Manuscripts

2020

Ashaba, S., Tumuhimbise, M., Beebwa, E., Oriokot, F., Brenner, J.L., Kabakyenga, J. Factors Impacting Sustainability of Community Health Worker Programming in rural Uganda: A Qualitative Study. 2020 March.

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Larsen-Rosner, S., Kyomuhangi, T., Kyokushaba, C. Experiences With Village Health Teams Income Generating Activities. 2020 Sept.

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2018

Kyomuhangi, T. A mothers fear from Uganda: A story told and lessons to be learned; 2018 Aug. 23 – 24 p.

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2011

Tramhel J, Brenner J. Community Health Workers and Community Case Management: Policies and Progress in Uganda within a Global Context; 2011 Apr. 82 p.

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 In the News

Articles

2015

Faced with termites, researchers in Uganda turn to Database Lab for help,” UToday, University of Calgary. 2015 Jun 26.

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Herperger L. “Calgary-Tanzania team receives $1-million grant,” UToday, University of Calgary. 2015 Mar 5.

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Tumwesigye P. “Healthy Child Uganda holds nutrition competitions in South Western Uganda,” The Nutritionist; Volume 2, No. 5. 2015 Feb 23.

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Vision Reporter. “Village Health Teams emerge champions in health promotion,” New Vision. 2015 Feb 18.

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2014

Vision Reporter. “MamaToto health teams hailed,” New Vision. 2014 Nov 26.

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“Dr. John Godel: Mentor, advocate and leader in Northern and International paediatrics,” CPS News, Canadian Paediatric Society. Spring 2014.

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2013

“Helping communities help themselves,” Alberta Medical Association. 2013 Aug 1.

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“Strengthening child health in rural Uganda,” Association of Universities and Colleges in Canada. 2013 Jul.

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2012

Nelson C. “Doctor forges ties to save lives in Africa,” Calgary Herald. 2012 Dec 29.

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2010

“Award winning partner Healthy Child Uganda saves lives with Buy-A-Net: Education critical to success,” Buy-A-Net. 2010 Nov 9.

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2009

Webster PC. “Uganda registers successes with child-health volunteers,” The Lancet; Volume 374, No. 9703. 2009 Nov 21.

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“Healthy Child Uganda documentary runs Friday,” UToday, University of Calgary. 2009 Apr 9.

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“U of C’s life-saving Healthy Child Uganda Project featured in “SUUBI-Hope for the Children of Uganda” Documentary — Premieres April 10,” CNW. 2009 Apr 7.

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Cyperling M. “Healthy Child Uganda,” UMagazine, University of Calgary. Winter 2009.

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2008

“Grassroots program offers preventative care in Uganda,” The Edmonton Journal. 2008 Nov 16.

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Sired M. “Faculty of Medicine prof makes World Vision’s Top Five Canadians to Watch,” Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary. 2008 Aug 14.

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The Canadian Press. “Calgary MD recognized for her work in Uganda,” Daily Herald Tribune. 2008 Jul 25.

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Nathan H. “Human ambulances for Uganda’s children,” UniWorld, Focus on Health. 2008 Mar.

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2007

St Denis N. “Stopping Africa’s biggest killer,” Fast Forward Weekly. 2007 Nov 22.

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“BUY-A-NET malaria prevention group announces Canadian partner – Canadian pediatricians join the fight against malaria,” Market Wired, Buy-a-Net. 2007 Oct 15.

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2006

Hillman D. “News from Canada,” Section on International Child Health Newsletter. 2006 Apr.

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2004

Rosenberg J. “Canadian docs, Ugandan villagers harmonize for kids’ health,” National Review of Medicine. 2004 Oct 15.

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TV

2015

“Healthy Child Uganda reduces infant morality”, CTV Calgary. 2015 Mar 31.

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Radio

2015

“Maternal health in East Africa”, CBC Calgary Eyeopener. 2015 March 31.


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