Training and Implementation Guides
Healthy Child Uganda MamaToto Package
Healthy Child Uganda MamaToto Implementation Guide (Draft). 2016.
Healthy Child Uganda MamaToto Package: Overview. 2015.
Healthy Child Uganda MamaToto Package: Logic Model. 2015.
Healthy Child Uganda MamaToto Package: Implementation Plan. 2015.
Healthy Child Uganda MamaToto Package: SOPETR Approach. 2015.
Healthy Child Uganda MamaToto Package: CHW Effectiveness Conditions. 2015.
Healthy Child Uganda MamaToto (Muskoka) Project Results: Key Indicators for Bushenyi 2012-2014
Healthy Child Uganda MamaToto (Muskoka) Project Results: Key Indicators for Bushenyi 2012-2014 (Simplified)
Healthy Child Uganda MamaToto (Muskoka) Project Results: Maternal Newborn and Child Health Key Indicators for Bushenyi 2012-2014 (Graphs)
Healthy Child Uganda MamaToto (Muskoka) Project Results: Qualitative Results for Bushenyi 2012-2014
Healthy Child Uganda CORPs Model Report
CHW Training Manuals
Healthy Child Uganda. Village Health Team Maternal Newborn and Child Health Training Manual. Mbarara: Healthy Child Uganda; 2015. 126 p.
Wotton K. Healthy Child Uganda: Community Development Manual. Mbarara: Healthy Child Uganda; 2011. 92 p.
Wotton K, Brenner J. Healthy Child Uganda: Trainers Manual for Community Owned Resource Persons. Mbarara: Healthy Child Uganda; 2006 Apr. 74 p.
Wotton K, Brenner J. Healthy Child Uganda: CORPs Manual. Mbarara: Healthy Child Uganda; 2006 Apr. 53 p.
Academic Publications and Abstracts
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.
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.
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 Informatics, 98, 41-46.
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 Health, 17(1).
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.
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.
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).
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.
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 Research, 14(Suppl 1), S1.
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 Planning, 29(3), 388-395.
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 Health, 19(2), 72-72.
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 Health, 17(8), e89-e89.
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 ONE, 6(12), e27997. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0027997
MacDonald, N., & Kabakyenga, J. (2008). Microresearch: borrowing from the microfinance experience. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 179(5), 399-399.
Brenner JL, Godel J.C. (2005). Capacity building for child health: Canadian paediatricians in Uganda. Paediatrics Child Health, 10(5), 273-276.
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.
Larsen-Rosner, S., Kyomuhangi, T., Kyokushaba, C. Experiences With Village Health Teams Income Generating Activities. 2020 Sept.
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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