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KCMUCo Publications

PUBLICATIONS – DECEMBER 2023

Bisanzio, D., Butcher, R., Turbé, V., Matsumoto, K., Dinesh, C., Massae, P., Dejene, M., Jimenez, C., Macleod, C., Matayan, E., Mpyet, C., Pavluck, A., Saboyá-Díaz, M.I., Tadesse, F., Talero, S.L., Solomon, A.W., Ngondi, J., Kabona, G., Uisso, C., Simon, A., Mwingira, U., Harding-Esch, E.M., 2023. Accuracy, acceptability and feasibility of photography for use in trachoma surveys: a mixed methods study in Tanzania. Int Health ihad111. https://doi.org/10.1093/inthealth/ihad111
Byashalira, K.C., Chamba, N.G., Alkabab, Y., Ntinginya, N.E., Affenaar, J.-W., Heysell, S.K., Ramaiya, K.L., Lillebaek, T., Bygbjerg, I.C., Christensen, D.L., Mpagama, S.G., Mmbaga, B.T., 2023. Point-of-care Glycated Hemoglobin A1c Testing for the Identification of Hyperglycemia Severity among Individuals with Dual Tuberculosis and Diabetes Mellitus in Tanzania. The International Journal of Mycobacteriology 12, 429. https://doi.org/10.4103/ijmy.ijmy_119_23
Fisher, E., Mograbi, D.C., Ferri, C.P., Santos, R.L., Naylor, R., Brum, P.S., Bertrand, E., Benevides, P., Vaitheswaran, S., Venkatesan, S., Natarajan, N., Krishna, M., Chandra, M., Shaji, K.S., Mkenda, S., Urasa, S., Walker, R., Dotchin, C., Paddick, S.-M., Walker, J., Oliver, B., Stoner, C., Spector, A.E., 2023. International implementation of Cognitive Stimulation Therapy in Brazil, India and Tanzania: Findings from the CST-International study. Alzheimer’s & Dementia 19, e078872. https://doi.org/10.1002/alz.078872

Keating, E.M., Sakita, F., Vonderohe, M., Nkini, G., Amiri, I., Loutzenheiser, K., Young, B., Rent, S., Staton, C.A., Mmbaga, B.T., Watt, M.H., 2023. Family caregiver perspectives on strengths and challenges in the care of pediatric injury patients at a tertiary referral hospital in Northern Tanzania. PLOS ONE 18, e0286836. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0286836
Kibondo, U.A., Renju, J., Lukole, E., Mosha, J.F., Mosha, F.W., Manjurano, A., Rowland, M., Protopopoff, N., 2023. Factors associated with malaria infection among children after distribution of PBO-pyrethroid synergist-treated nets and indoor residual spraying in north-western Tanzania. PLOS ONE 18, e0295800. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0295800
Ko, E.R., Reller, M.E., Tillekeratne, L.G., Bodinayake, C.K., Miller, C., Burke, T.W., Henao, R., McClain, M.T., Suchindran, S., Nicholson, B., Blatt, A., Petzold, E., Tsalik, E.L., Nagahawatte, A., Devasiri, V., Rubach, M.P., Maro, V.P., Lwezaula, B.F., Kodikara-Arachichi, W., Kurukulasooriya, R., De Silva, A.D., Clark, D.V., Schully, K.L., Madut, D., Dumler, J.S., Kato, C., Galloway, R., Crump, J.A., Ginsburg, G.S., Minogue, T.D., Woods, C.W., 2023. Host-response transcriptional biomarkers accurately discriminate bacterial and viral infections of global relevance. Sci Rep 13, 22554. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-023-49734-6
Laurie, E., Siebert, S., Yongolo, N., Halliday, J.E.B., Biswaro, S.M., Krauth, S.J., Kilonzo, K.G., Mmbaga, B.T., McIntosh, E., NIHR Global Health Group, 2024. Evidencing the clinical and economic burden of musculoskeletal disorders in Tanzania: paving the way for urgent rheumatology service development. Rheumatol Adv Pract 8, rkad110. https://doi.org/10.1093/rap/rkad110
Lim, S., Said, B., Zurba, L., Mosler, G., Addo-Yobo, E., Adeyeye, O.O., Arhin, B., Evangelopoulos, D., Fapohunda, V.T., Fortune, F., Griffiths, C.J., Hlophe, S., Kasekete, M., Lowther, S., Masekela, R., Mkutumula, E., Mmbaga, B.T., Mujuru, H.A., Nantanda, R., Mzati Nkhalamba, L., Ngocho, J.S., Ojo, O.T., Owusu, S.K., Shaibu, S., Ticklay, I., Grigg, J., Barratt, B., 2024. Characterizing sources of PM2·5 exposure for school children with asthma: a personal exposure study across six cities in sub-Saharan Africa. Lancet Child Adolesc Health 8, 17–27. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2352-4642(23)00261-4
Maze, M.J., Shirima, G.M., Lukambagire, A.-H.S., Bodenham, R.F., Rubach, M.P., Cash-Goldwasser, S., Carugati, M., Thomas, K.M., Sakasaka, P., Mkenda, N., Allan, K.J., Kazwala, R.R., Mmbaga, B.T., Buza, J.J., Maro, V.P., Galloway, R.L., Haydon, D.T., Crump, J.A., Halliday, J.E.B., 2023. Prevalence and risk factors for human leptospirosis at a hospital serving a pastoralist community, Endulen, Tanzania.              PLoS        Negl Trop                   Dis              17,              e0011855. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0011855
Mremi, A., Mwakyembe, T.E., Suleman, M., Lodhia, J., 2023. A unique presentation of metaplastic breast carcinoma, NOS: A case report. Clin Case Rep 11, e8320. https://doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.8320
Mtei, M., Mboya, I.B., Mgongo, M., Manongi, R., Amour, C., Bilakwate, J.S., Nyaki, A.Y., Ngocho, J., Jonas, N., Farah, A., Amour, M., Kalolo, A., Kengia, J.T., Tinuga, F., Ngalesoni, F., Bakari, A.H., Kirakoya, F.B., Araya, A., Kapologwe, N.A., Msuya, S.E., 2023. Confidence in COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness and safety and its effect on vaccine uptake in Tanzania: A community-based cross-

sectional        study.        Hum        Vaccin        Immunother        19,                      2191576.
https://doi.org/10.1080/21645515.2023.2191576
Mteremko, D., Chilongola, J., Paluch, A.S., Chacha, M., 2023. Ensemble-based virtual screening of African natural products to target human thymidylate synthase. J Mol Graph Model 125, 108568. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmgm.2023.108568
Timoth, S., Machange, J., Karino, K., Mtenga, S., Mkopi, A., Levira, F., 2023. The impacts of family planning and HIV service integration on contraceptive prevalence among HIV positive women in Tanzania: a comparative analysis from the 2016/17 Tanzania HIV impact survey. Contracept Reprod Med 8, 58. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40834-023-00260-w

PUBLICATIONS – NOVEMBER 2023

Britton, G.B., Huang, L.-K., Villarreal, A.E., Levey, A., Philippakis, A., Hu, C.-J., Yang, C.C., Mushi, D., Oviedo, D.C., Rangel, G., Ho, J.S., Thompson, L., Khemakhem, M., Ross, M., Carreira, M.B., Kim, N., Joung, P., Albastaki, O., Kuo, P.C., Low, S., Paddick, S.-M., Kuan, Y.-C., Au, R., 2023. Digital phenotyping: An equal opportunity approach to reducing disparities in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia research. Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease Monitoring 15, e12495. https://doi.org/10.1002/dad2.12495
Bwakura-Dangarembizi, M., Ziemba, L., Tierney, C., Reding, C., Bone, F., Bradford, S., Costello, D., Browning, R., Moye, J., Vhembo, T., Ngocho, J.S., Mallewa, M., Chinula, L., Musoke, P., Owor, M., 2023. Micronutrients and nutritional status among children living with HIV with and without severe acute malnutrition: IMPAACT P1092. BMC Nutr 9, 121.
https://doi.org/10.1186/s40795-023-00774-1
Dow, D., Mmbaga, B., 2023. Who Will Suffer Most if US AIDS Funding Ends. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc 12, 572–573. https://doi.org/10.1093/jpids/piad081
Duguay, C., Mosha, J.F., Lukole, E., Mangalu, D., Thickstun, C., Mallya, E., Aziz, T., Feng, C., Protopopoff, N., Mosha, F., Manjurano, A., Krentel, A., Kulkarni, M.A., 2023. Assessing risk factors for malaria and schistosomiasis among children in Misungwi, Tanzania, an area of co-endemicity: A mixed methods study. PLOS Global Public Health 3, e0002468. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgph.0002468
Hezron, E.H., Mashauri, H.L., n.d. Intra-operative peritoneal lavage: normal saline, super-oxidized solution, antibiotics or chemotherapy dilemma. Annals of Medicine and                                      Surgery 10.1097/MS9.0000000000001444. https://doi.org/10.1097/MS9.0000000000001444
Jahanpour, O.F., Okango, E.L., Todd, J., Mwambi, H., Mahande, M.J., 2023. Mapping regional variability of exclusive breastfeeding and its determinants at different infant’s age in Tanzania. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 23, 769.
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-023-06076-5
Kagaruki, G.B., Mahande, M.J., Mayige, M.T., Kreppel, K.S., Ngadaya, E.S., Haydon, D., Kimaro, G.D., Mfinanga, S.G., Bonfoh, B., 2023. The effectiveness of interventions to reduce cardio-metabolic risk factors among regular street food consumers in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: The pre-post findings from a cluster randomized trial (Registered by Pan African clinical trial registry with trial # PACTR202208642850935).              PLOS ONE                                                 18,                 e0289289. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0289289
Kajeguka, D.C., Mponela, F.M., Mkumbo, E., Kaaya, A.N., Lasway, D., Kaaya, R.D., Alifrangis, M., Elanga-Ndille, E., Mmbaga, B.T., Kavishe, R., 2023. Prevalence and Associated Factors of Dengue Virus Circulation in the Rural Community, Handeni District in Tanga, Tanzania. Journal of Tropical Medicine 2023, e5576300. https://doi.org/10.1155/2023/5576300
Keating, E.M., Sakita, F., Vlasic, K., Amiri, I., Nkini, G., Nkoronko, M., Young, B., Birchall, J., Watt, M.H., Staton, C.A., Mmbaga, B.T., 2023. Healthcare provider perspective on barriers and facilitators in the care of pediatric injury patients at a

tertiary hospital in Northern Tanzania: A qualitative study. PLOS Global Public Health 3, e0002599. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgph.0002599
Kenedy, I.J., Kabuhaya, J.F., Mashauri, H.L., 2023. Therapeutic potential role of vitamin C in prevention and control of heart transplant rejection and cardiac allograft vasculopathy. A need for consideration. Health Science Reports 6, e1687. https://doi.org/10.1002/hsr2.1687
Kibirige, D., Andia-Biraro, I., Kyazze, A.P., Olum, R., Bongomin, F., Nakavuma, R.M., Ssekamatte, P., Emoru, R., Nalubega, G., Chamba, N., Kilonzo, K., Laizer, S.N., Mrema, L.E., Olomi, W., Minja, L.T., Ntinginya, N.E., Sabi, I., Hill, P.C., Te Brake, L., van Crevel, R., Sharples, K., Critchley, J., 2023. Burden and associated phenotypic characteristics of tuberculosis infection in adult Africans with diabetes: a systematic review. Sci Rep 13, 19894. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-023- 47285-4
Koipapi, S., Mmbaga, B.T., Chilonga, K., Msuya, D., Rabiel, H., Nkoronko, M., Urasa, S., Saria, V., Chugulu, S., 2024. Outcomes of traumatic brain injury patients with acute epidural and subdural hematoma who underwent burr hole surgery: A two-year study at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre, Tanzania. World Neurosurgery: X 21, 100257. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wnsx.2023.100257
Kullaya, V.I., Temba, G.S., Vadaq, N., Njau, J., Boahen, C.K., Nkambule, B.B., Thibord, F., Chen, M.-H., Pecht, T., Lyamuya, F., Kumar, V., Netea, M.G., Mmbaga, B.T., van der Ven, A., Johnson, A.D., de Mast, Q., 2023. Genetic and non-genetic drivers of platelet reactivity in healthy Tanzanian individuals. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtha.2023.11.014
Mashauri, H.L., 2023. Necessity for mentorship programs in medical schools: a call to action. Annals of Medicine and Surgery 85, 5305. https://doi.org/10.1097/MS9.0000000000001328
Mlay, K., Shija, P., Magwizi, M., Karuga, E.G., Mtenga, P., Mremi, A., 2023. Giant pilomatrix carcinoma of the scalp with intracranial extension: A case report. Clinical Case Reports 11, e8123. https://doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.8123
Mwangi, R., Mmbaga, B., Manongi, R., 2023. ‘Please do not leave us’ Qualitative excerpts of HIV-infected participants’ perspectives towards a clinical trial endpoint in Tanzania. The Global Health Network Collections.
Olomi, G.A., Cansdale, L.G., Woodworth, S., Manongi, R., Mlay, P., Yeates, K., West, N., Hirst, J.E., Redman, C., Mahande, M.J., Mmbaga, B.T., Khashan, A.S., 2023. mHealth clinical decision-making tools for maternal and perinatal health care in Sub-Saharan Africa: A systematic review protocol. https://doi.org/10.12688/hrbopenres.13799.1
Pauley, A., Thatcher, E.C., Sarafian, J.T., Zadey, S., Shayo, F., Mmbaga, B.T., Sakita, F., Boshe, J., Vissoci, J.R.N., Staton, C.A., 2023. Alcohol use among emergency medicine department patients in Tanzania: A comparative analysis of injury versus non-injury patients. PLOS Global Public Health 3, e0001900. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgph.0001900
Raymond, V.G., Ndalla, M.M., Tibenderana, J.R., 2023. Antenatal care access in Tanzania: progress, challenges, and recommendations for a healthier maternal and child    well-being.         IJS                        Global     Health           6,                   e0370. https://doi.org/10.1097/GH9.0000000000000370

Sao, S.S., Kisigo, G.A., Osaki, H., Coleman, J.N., Renju, J., Mwamba, R.N., Ngocho, J.S., Mmbaga, B.T., Watt, M.H., 2024. Understanding male involvement in antenatal care in the Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania: Barriers, facilitators, and opportunities for engagement. Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare 39, 100931. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.srhc.2023.100931
Shirima, L.J., Mlay, H.L., Mkuwa, S., Fabian, A., Mushy, S.E., Ngalesoni, F.N., Mboya, I.B., Manongi, R.N., 2023. Early Initiation of Breastfeeding and Associated Factors Among Women of Reproductive age in Simiyu Region, Tanzania. SAGE Open Nursing 9, 23779608231209144.
https://doi.org/10.1177/23779608231209142
Stark, K., O’Leary, P.R.E., Sakita, F.M., Ford, J.S., Mmbaga, B.T., Blass, B., Gedion, K., Coaxum, L.A., Rutta, A., Galson, S.W., Rugakingira, A., Manavalan, P., Bloomfield, G.S., Hertz, J.T., 2023. Six month incidence of major adverse cardiovascular events among adults with HIV in northern Tanzania: a prospective observational study. BMJ Open 13, e075275. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen- 2023-075275
Vissoci, J.R.N., Friedman, K., Caruzzo, N.M., Oliveira, L.P. de, Pauley, A., Zadey, S., Menegassi, V., Sakita, F., Boshe, J., Staton, C.A., Mmbaga, B., 2023. Clinical evaluation of the alcohol use disorders identification test (AUDIT) in Moshi, Tanzania.               PLOS                  ONE                18, e0287835. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0287835

PUBLICATIONS – OCTOBER 2023

Andersson, E.K., Dallora, A.L., Marcinowicz, L., Stjernberg, L., Björling, G., Anderberg, P., Bohman, D., 2023. Self-Reported eHealth literacy among nursing students in Sweden and Poland: The eNursEd cross-sectional multicentre study. Health                   Informatics                   J  29, 14604582231214588.
https://doi.org/10.1177/14604582231214588
Barabara, M.L., Cohen, S.R., Masenga, G., Minja, L.M., Mlay, P.S., Stephens, M.J., Olomi, G.A., Mlay, J., Marchand, V., Weglarz, A., Hanson, O., Mmbaga, B.T., Watt, M.H., n.d. Factors associated with respectful maternity care and influence of HIV status among women giving birth in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Birth n/a. https://doi.org/10.1111/birt.12787
Gupta, A., Singh, P., Aaron, L., Montepiedra, G., Chipato, T., Stranix-Chibanda, L., Chanaiwa, V., Vhembo, T., Mutambanengwe, M., Masheto, G., Raesi, M., Bradford, S., Golner, A., Costello, D., Kulkarni, V., Shayo, A., Kabugho, E., Jean- Phillippe, P., Chakhtoura, N., Sterling, T.R., Theron, G., Weinberg, A., 2023. Timing of maternal isoniazid preventive therapy on tuberculosis infection among infants exposed to HIV in low-income and middle-income settings: a secondary analysis of the TB APPRISE trial. The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health 7, 708– 717. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2352-4642(23)00174-8
Jahanpour, O.F., Todd, J., Mwambi, H., Okango, E.L., Mahande, M.J., 2023. Trends of Exclusive Breastfeeding Practices and Its Determinants in Tanzania from 1999 to 2016. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 20, 6904. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph20206904
Lodhia, J., Chugulu, S., Wampembe, E., Chilonga, K., Msuya, D., 2023. Traumatic left common carotid artery thrombosis with ischemic brain injury: A case report. Int J Surg Case Rep 111, 108891. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2023.108891
Majaliwa, E.S., Muze, K., Godfrey, E., Byashalira, K., Mmbaga, B.T., Ramaiya, K., Mfinanga, S.G., 2023. Latent tuberculosis in children and youth with type 1 diabetes mellitus in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: a cross-section survey. BMC Infect Dis 23, 740. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-023-08753-4
Mashauri, H.L., 2023a. Scurvy: A treatable forgotten fatal differential diagnosis and potential etiology of leukemia and aplastic anemia in pediatric population. Health Science Reports 6, e1611. https://doi.org/10.1002/hsr2.1611

Mashauri, H.L., 2023b. Who should be a medical educator? Beyond knowledge and experience. Ann Med Surg (Lond) 85, 4650–4652. https://doi.org/10.1097/MS9.0000000000001200
Mbuya, A.W., Mboya, I.B., Semvua, H.H., Msuya, S.E., Howlett, P.J., Mamuya, S.H., 2023. Respirable crystalline silica and radon are concentrated among tanzanite mining communities in Mererani, Tanzania. Annals of Work Exposures and Health wxad062. https://doi.org/10.1093/annweh/wxad062
Metta, E., Shayo, E.H., Ngalesoni, F., Kalolo, A., Nyamuryekung’e, K., Mboya, I.B., Ndumwa, H.P., Njiro, B.J., Amour, M.A., 2023. 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. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-023-10043-3
Minja, L., Knettel, B.A., Pan, W., Madundo, K., Amiri, I., Joel, L., Knippler, E., Relf, M.V., Vissoci, J.R.N., Staton, C.A., Msoka, E.F., Tarimo, C.S., Katiti, V., Mmbaga, B.T., Goldston, D.B., 2023. Validation of a culturally sensitive, Swahili- translated instrument to assess suicide risk among adults living with HIV in Tanzania. Cambridge Prisms: Global Mental Health 10, e67. https://doi.org/10.1017/gmh.2023.59
Mkwashapi, D., Renju, J., Mahande, M., Wringe, A., Changalucha, J., Urassa, M., Todd, J., 2023. Unmet need for modern contraception by HIV status: findings from community—based studies implemented before and after earlier ART initiation program in rural Tanzania. Reprod Health 20, 153. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12978- 023-01695-9
Ndalla, M.M., Raymond, V.G., Tibenderana, J.R., 2023. Thriving steps forward: Tanzania’s innovative programs toward neonatal survival. IJS Global Health 6, e0355. https://doi.org/10.1097/GH9.0000000000000355
Nedjim, S.A., Biyouma, M.D.C., Mahamat, M.A., Douglas, A., Mbwambo, O.J., Mbarouk, M., Hervé, R.Y., Salissou, M., Gallouo, M., Traoré, A., Ouima Justin Dieudonné, Z., Djoua, Y.J., Oyibo, U., Rimtebaye, K., Ouchemi, C., Angwafor, F.F., 2023. Testicular torsion in Sub-Saharan Africa: a scoping review. Afr J Urol 29, 50. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12301-023-00384-0
Onuigbo, C.O., Mbwambo, O.J., Ngowi, B.N., Mbwambo, J.S., William, A., Kajerero, V., Mteta, A.K., Bright, F., 2023. The practice of palliative TURP for advanced prostate cancer: our experience in northern Tanzania. African Urology 3, 126–130. https://doi.org/10.36303/AUJ.0094
Pauley, A., Buono, M., West, K., Metcalf, M., Rent, S., Kilasara, J., Sawe, Y., Mikindo, M., Mmbaga, B.T., Boshe, J., Vissoci, J.R.N., Staton, C.A., 2023. A mixed-methods comparison of gender differences in alcohol consumption and drinking characteristics among patients in Moshi, Tanzania. PLOS Global Public Health 3, e0002009. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgph.0002009
Protopopoff, N., Mosha, J.F., Messenger, L.A., Lukole, E., Charlwood, J.D., Wright, A., Kessy, E., Manjurano, A., Mosha, F.W., Kleinschmidt, I., Rowland, M., 2023. Effectiveness of piperonyl butoxide and pyrethroid-treated long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) versus pyrethroid-only LLINs with and without indoor residual spray against malaria infection: third year results of a cluster, randomised

controlled, two-by-two factorial design trial in Tanzania. Malar J 22, 294. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-023-04727-8
Rahim, F.O., Sakita, F.M., Coaxum, L., Maro, A.V., Ford, J.S., Hatter, K., Gedion, K., Ezad, S.M., Galson, S.W., Bloomfield, G.S., Limkakeng, A.T., Kessy, M.S., Mmbaga, B., Hertz, J.T., 2023. Longitudinal ECG changes among adults with HIV in Tanzania: A prospective cohort study. PLOS Global Public Health 3, e0002525. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgph.0002525
Rogathi, J., Kidayi, P., 2023. Simulation-based education advocacy for patient safety in a limited resource country, experiences from Tanzania. Eur J Midwifery 7. https://doi.org/10.18332/ejm/172341
Shabani, J., Masanja, H., Kagoye, S., Minja, J., Bajaria, S., Mlacha, Y., Msuya, S., Masoud, M., Simba, D., Pembe, A.B., Makuwani, A.M., Ismail, H., Chacha, M., Kumalija, C., Boerma, T., Hanson, C., 2023. 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. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-023-06028-z
Simba, H., Mmbaga, B.T., Serventi, F., Mremi, A., Motlhale, M., Espina, C., Mwasamwaja, A., Schuz, J., McCormack, V., Prah, E., 2023. Why Am I Ill? Beliefs in Supernatural and Natural Causes of Ill Health at the Time of Diagnostic Workup of Patients With Esophageal Cancer in Tanzania. JCO Global Oncology e2300100. https://doi.org/10.1200/GO.23.00100
Swai, I.U., Bergen, L.L. ten, Mtenga, A., Maro, R., Ngowi, K., Mtesha, B., Lekashingo, N., Msosa, T., Wit, T.F.R. de, Aarnoutse, R., Boer, M.S., 2023. Developing contents for a digital adherence tool: A formative mixed-methods study among children and adolescents living with HIV in Tanzania. PLOS Digital Health 2, e0000232. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pdig.0000232
Tibenderana, J.R., Ndalla, M.M., Kessy, S.A., 2023. Spatial insights unleashed: unlocking the potential of geospatial data. IJS Global Health 6, e0354. https://doi.org/10.1097/GH9.0000000000000354
Walker, J., Dotchin, C., Breckons, M., Fisher, E., Lyimo, G., Mkenda, S., Walker, R., Urasa, S., Rogathi, J., Spector, A., 2023. Patient and caregiver experiences of living with dementia in Tanzania. Dementia 22, 1900–1920. https://doi.org/10.1177/14713012231204784
Walker, R., Fothergill-Misbah, N., Kariuki, S., Ojo, O., Cilia, R., Dekker, M.C.J., Agabi, O., Akpalu, A., Amod, F., Breckons, M., Cham, M., Del Din, S., Dotchin, C., Guggsa, S., Kwasa, J., Mushi, D., Nwaokorie, F.O., Park, T., Rochester, L., Rogathi, J., Sarfo, F.S., Shalash, A., Ternent, L., Urasa, S., Okubadejo, N., 2023. Transforming Parkinson’s Care in Africa (TraPCAf): protocol for a multimethodology National Institute for Health and Care Research Global Health Research Group project. BMC Neurol 23, 373. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12883- 023-03414-0

PUBLICATIONS – SEPTEMBER 2023

Dennis, E., Mussa, H., Sanga, M.P., Howlett, P., Nyakunga, G., 2023. Silicosis and silicotuberculosis among respiratory hospital admissions: A cross-sectional survey in northern Tanzania. African Journal of Thoracic and Critical Care Medicine 118–121. https://doi.org/10.7196/AJTCCM.2023.v29i3.269
Kesale, A.M., Jiyenze, M.K., Katalambula, L., Kinyaga, A.Y., Sirili, N., Ngocho, J.S., Ruhago, G., Kikula, A., Kapologwe, N.A., Kengia, J.T., 2023. Perceived performance of health facility governing committees in overseeing healthcare services delivery in primary health care facilities in Tanzania. The International Journal of Health Planning and Management 38, 239–251. https://doi.org/10.1002/hpm.3583
Kessy, S.A., Tibenderana, J.R., 2023a. Reimaging of health care: Tanzania’s quest and bold step towards universal health coverage deploying universal health insurance as a catalyst. IJS Global Health 6, e0253. https://doi.org/10.1097/GH9.0000000000000253
Kessy, S.A., Tibenderana, J.R., 2023b. Zanzibar’s malaria elimination efforts: progress, challenges, and lessons. The Lancet 402, 774. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(23)01467-8
Kidayi, P.L., Pakpour, A.H., Saboonchi, F., Bray, F., Manhica, H., Mtuya, C.C., Serventi, F., Aune, R.E., Mahande, M.J., Björling, G., 2023. Cross-Cultural Adaptation and Psychometric Properties of the Swahili Version of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) QLQ-BR45 among Breast Cancer Patients in Tanzania. Healthcare 11, 2467. https://doi.org/10.3390/healthcare11182467
Koipapi, S., Rabiel, H., Tendai, J., Ndibalema, G., Sadiq, A., Amsi, P., 2023. Isolated cerebellar tuberculoma mimicking a malignant posterior cranial fossa tumor in a healthy child: A rare case report from Tanzania. Int J Surg Case Rep 110, 108709. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2023.108709
Kyilyosudu, H., Msuya, S.E., Ngocho, J.S., Damian, D.J., 2023. Factors associated with offer and uptake of provider-initiated HIV testing and counselling among men attending healthcare facilities in Moshi Municipality, Northern Tanzania. PLOS ONE 18, e0291792. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0291792
Machaku, D., Rabiel, H., Ndibalema, G., Serventi, F., Mremi, A., Sadiq, A., 2023. A case report of atypical presentation of a solitary brain metastasis from a primary lung cancer in a low resource setting. Int J Surg Case Rep 111, 108804. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2023.108804
Massaga, F., Washington, L.A., Ngayomela, I.H., Mwami, A.S., Shabhay, A., 2023. Management of a road traffic accident poly-trauma patient in a limited regional resource hospital setting in Tanzania: Review of literature and case report. Int J Surg Case Rep 110, 108764. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2023.108764
Mbwambo, O.J., Lyatuu, M., Ngocho, G., Abdallah, K., Godfrey, P., Ngowi, B.N., Mremi, A., Malindisa, E., Amour, M., Ngocho, J., Balandya, E., Kwesigabo, G., Manongi, R., Kidenya, B.R., Mshana, S.E., Lyamuya, E.F., Sunguya, B.F., Bartlett, J., Mmbaga, B.T., Mteta, A.K., 2023. The high burden of erectile dysfunction among men living with HIV in northern Tanzania: a call for evidence-based interventions. Frontiers in Urology 3.
Mosha, J.F., Matowo, N.S., Kulkarni, M.A., Messenger, L.A., Lukole, E., Mallya, E., Aziz, T., Kaaya, R., Shirima, B.A., Isaya, G., Taljaard, M., Hashim, R., Martin, J., Manjurano, A., Kleinschmidt, I., Mosha, F.W., Rowland, M., Protopopoff, N., 2023. Effectiveness of long-lasting insecticidal nets with pyriproxyfen–pyrethroid, chlorfenapyr–pyrethroid, or piperonyl butoxide–pyrethroid versus pyrethroid only against malaria in Tanzania: final-year results of a four-arm, single-blind, cluster-randomized trial. The Lancet Infectious Diseases 0. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(23)00420-6
Nnko, K.A., Rwakatema, D.S., Mariki, J.M., Baraka, C.J., Pima, R.T., Damas, S., Mremi, A., 2023. Massive ossifying fibroma of mandible: A case report and review of the literature. Clinical Case Reports 11, e7950. https://doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.7950
Prattipati, S., Tarimo, T.G., Kweka, G.L., Mlangi, J.J., Samuel, D., Sakita, F.M., Tupetz, A., Bettger, J.P., Thielman, N.M., Temu, G., Hertz, J.T., 2023. Patient and provider perspectives on barriers to myocardial infarction care among persons with human immunodeficiency virus in Tanzania: A qualitative study. Int J STD AIDS 09564624231199507. https://doi.org/10.1177/09564624231199507
Shabhay, A., Shabhay, Z., Massaga, F.A., Mwami, A.S., Chugulu, S., 2023. Medieval (arrow) weapon injuries in contemporary surgical practice: Impaled posterior thoracic wall arrowhead leading to haemo-thorax: Management protocols. Case report. Int J Surg Case Rep 111, 108866. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2023.108866
Shariff, S., Uwishema, O., Mizero, J., Devi Thambi, V., Nazir, A., Mahmoud, A., Kaushik, I., Khayat, S., Yusif Maigoro, A., Awde, S., Al Maaz, Z., Alwan, I., Hijazi, M., Wellington, J., Soojin, L., 2023. Long-term cognitive dysfunction after the COVID-19 pandemic: a narrative review. Annals of Medicine and Surgery 85, 5504. https://doi.org/10.1097/MS9.0000000000001265

PUBLICATIONS – AUGUST 2023

Bulimbe, D.B., Masunga, D.S., Paul, I.K., Kassim, G.H., Bahati, P.B., Thomas, J.A., Mwakisole, C., Nazir, A., Uwishema, O., 2023. Marburg virus disease outbreak in Tanzania: current efforts and recommendations – a short communication. Annals of Medicine and Surgery 85, 4190. https://doi.org/10.1097/MS9.0000000000001063
Knettel, B., Minja, L., Msoka, E., Tarimo, C., Katiti, V., Pan, W., Mwobobia, J., Juhlin, E., Knippler, E., Watt, M., Suneja, G., Kimani, S., Abouelella, D., Mmbaga, B., Osazuwa-Peters, N., 2023. Culturally-informed adaptation and psychometric properties of the Cataldo Cancer Stigma Scale in Northern Tanzania. J Psychosoc Oncol 1–13. https://doi.org/10.1080/07347332.2023.2241458
Knettel, B.A., Amiri, I., Minja, L., Martinez, A.J., Knippler, E.T., Madundo, K., Staton, C., Vissoci, J.R.N., Mwobobia, J., Mmbaga, B.T., Kaaya, S., Relf, M.V., Goldston, D.B., 2023. Brief Report: Task-Shifting “Gold Standard” Clinical Assessment and Safety Planning for Suicide Risk Among People Living With HIV: A Feasibility and Fidelity Evaluation in Tanzania. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 93, 374–378. https://doi.org/10.1097/qai.0000000000003217
Kolkhir, P., Akdis, C.A., Akdis, M., Bachert, C., Bieber, T., Canonica, G.W., Guttman-Yassky, E., Metz, M., Mullol, J., Palomares, O., Renz, H., Ständer, S., Zuberbier, T., Maurer, M., 2023. Type 2 chronic inflammatory diseases: targets, therapies and unmet needs. Nat Rev Drug Discov. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41573-023-00750-1
Maro, R.A., Ngowi, K., Martin, H., Dillip, A., Masika, L., Mtenga, A., Mtesha, B., Boer, M.S., 2023. Needs and contents of a customized digital tool for retention in care and medication adherence among pregnant and breastfeeding women living with HIV in Kilimanjaro. Bull Natl Res Cent 47, 125. https://doi.org/10.1186/s42269-023-01102-0
Messenger, L.A., Matowo, N.S., Cross, C.L., Jumanne, M., Portwood, N.M., Martin, J., Lukole, E., Mallya, E., Mosha, J.F., Kaaya, R., Moshi, O., Pelloquin, B., Fullerton, K., Manjurano, A., Mosha, F.W., Walker, T., Rowland, M., Kulkarni, M.A., Protopopoff, N., 2023. Effects of next-generation, dual-active-ingredient, long-lasting insecticidal net deployment on insecticide resistance in malaria vectors in Tanzania: an analysis of a 3-year, cluster-randomised controlled trial. The Lancet Planetary Health 7, e673–e683. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2542-5196(23)00137-7
Mgongo, M.B., Manongi, R.N., Mboya, I.B., Ngocho, J.S., Amour, C., Mtei, M., Bilakwate, J.S., Nyaki, A.Y., George, J.M., Leyaro, B.J., Farah, A., Kengia, J.T., Tinuga, F., Bakari, A.H., Kirakoya, F.B., Araya, A., Kapologwe, N.A., Msuya, S.E., 2023. A Qualitative Study on Barriers to COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake among Community Members in Tanzania. Vaccines 11, 1366. https://doi.org/10.3390/vaccines11081366
Misso, K.K., Koipapi, S., Chilonga, K., 2023. Pediatric esophageal diverticulum following button batter ingestion. A case report. International Journal of Surgery Case Reports 110, 108665. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2023.108665
Moorthy, G.S., Madut, D.B., Kilonzo, K.G., Lwezaula, B.F., Mbwasi, R., Mmbaga, B.T., Ngocho, J.S., Saganda, W., Bonnewell, J.P., Carugati, M., Egger, J.R., Hertz, J.T., Tillekeratne, L.G., Maze, M.J., Maro, V.P., Crump, J.A., Rubach, M.P., 2023. Antibacterial Utilization for Febrile Illnesses and Laboratory-Confirmed Bloodstream Infections in Northern Tanzania. Open Forum Infectious Diseases 10, ofad448. https://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofad448
Mpagama, S.G., Byashalira, K.C., Chamba, N.G., Heysell, S.K., Alimohamed, M.Z., Shayo, P.J., Kalolo, A., Chongolo, A.M., Gitige, C.G., Mmbaga, B.T., Ntinginya, N.E., Alffenaar, J.-W.C., Bygbjerg, I.C., Lillebaek, T., Christensen, D.L., Ramaiya, K.L., 2023. Implementing Innovative Approaches to Improve Health Care Delivery Systems for Integrating Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases Using Tuberculosis and Diabetes as a Model in Tanzania. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 20, 6670. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph20176670
Mremi, A., Gnanamuttupulle, M., Ntundu, S.H., Henke, O., Chilonga, K., Msuya, D., 2023. Invasive breast carcinoma of no special type with medullary pattern: A case report at a tertiary facility in Tanzania. Clinical Case Reports 11, e7844. https://doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.7844
Msosa, T.C., Swai, I., Sumari-de Boer, M., Ngowi, K., F. Rinke de Wit, T., Aarnoutse, R., Nliwasa, M., 2023. The effect of a customised digital adherence tool on HIV treatment outcomes in young people living with HIV (YPLHIV) in Blantyre, Malawi: a protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials 24, 535. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-023-07496-6
Mteremko, D., Chilongola, J., Paluch, A.S., Chacha, M., 2023. Ensemble-based virtual screening of African natural products to target human thymidylate synthase. J Mol Graph Model 125, 108568. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmgm.2023.108568
Mwakalinga, L.K., Temu, R.J., Massawe, H., Ncheye, M., Mahumbuga, Z., Shirima, O.A., Jusabani, M., Shoo, R., Pallangyo, A.J., 2023. Osteopetrosis Case Series from Tanzania. Open Access Library Journal 10, 1–13. https://doi.org/10.4236/oalib.1110052
Mwimo, J., Kimondo, F.C., Mboya, I.B., 2023. Prevalence of hypertension and associated factors among diabetic patients in Kilimanjaro region, northern Tanzania: A hospital-based cross-sectional study. Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health 23, 101387. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cegh.2023.101387
Nnko, K.A., Rwakatema, D.S., Mariki, J.M., Baraka, C.J., Pima, R.T., Damas, S., Mremi, A., 2023. Management of a giant pleomorphic adenoma of the soft palate: A case report. Clinical Case Reports 11, e7786. https://doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.7786
Rahim, F.O., Jain, B., Bloomfield, G.S., Jain, P., Rugakingira, A., Thielman, N.M., Sakita, F., Hertz, J.T., 2023. A holistic framework to integrate HIV and cardiovascular disease care in sub-Saharan Africa. AIDS 37, 1497. https://doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0000000000003604
Rebnord, T., Mmbaga, B.T., Sandøy, I.F., Lie, R.T., Mchome, B., Mahande, M.J., Daltveit, A.K., 2023. Time trends in perinatal outcomes among HIV-positive pregnant women in Northern Tanzania: A registry-based study. PLOS ONE 18, e0289740. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0289740
Sampath, V., Shalakhti, O., Veidis, E., Efobi, J.A.I., Shamji, M.H., Agache, I., Skevaki, C., Renz, H., Nadeau, K.C., 2023. Acute and chronic impacts of heat stress on planetary health. Allergy 78, 2109–2120. https://doi.org/10.1111/all.15702
Staton, C.A., Friedman, K., Phillips, A.J., Minnig, M.C., Sakita, F.M., Ngowi, K.M., Suffoletto, B., Hirshon, J.M., Swahn, M., Mmbaga, B.T., Vissoci, J.R.N., 2023. Feasibility of a pragmatic randomized adaptive clinical trial to evaluate a brief negotiational interview for harmful and hazardous alcohol use in Moshi, Tanzania. PLOS ONE 18, e0288458. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0288458
Stelzle, D., Makasi, C.E., Schmidt, V., Van Damme, I., Trevisan, C., Ruether, C., Fleury, A., Noh, J., Handali, S., Dorny, P., Magnussen, P., Zulu, G., Mwape, K.E., Bottieau, E., Gabriël, S., Ngowi, B.J., Winkler, A.S., SOLID collaborators, 2023. Evaluation of a point-of-care test for the diagnosis of Taenia solium neurocysticercosis in rural southern Tanzania: a diagnostic accuracy study. Lancet Infect Dis S1473-3099(23)00378-X. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(23)00378-X
Temba, G.S., Vadaq, N., Kullaya, V., Pecht, T., Lionetti, P., Cavalieri, D., Schultze, J.L., Kavishe, R., Joosten, L.A., van der Ven, A.J., Mmbaga, B.T., Netea, M.G., de Mast, Q., 2023. Differences in the inflammatory proteome of East African and Western European adults and associations with environmental and dietary factors. eLife 12, e82297. https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.82297
Thomas, T.A., Lukumay, S., Yu, S., Rao, P., Siemiątkowska, A., Kagan, L., Augustino, D., Mejan, P., Mosha, R., Handler, D., Petros de Guex, K., Mmbaga, B., Pfaeffle, H., Reiss, R., Peloquin, C.A., Vinnard, C., Mduma, E., Xie, Y.L., Heysell, S.K., 2023. Rifampin urinary excretion to predict serum targets in children with tuberculosis: a prospective diagnostic accuracy study. Arch Dis Child 108, 616–621. https://doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2022-325250

PUBLICATIONS – JULY 2023

Azizi, S., Martin, J., Mbewe, N.J., Msapalla, A., Mwacha, S., Joram, A., Mawa, B., Kaaya, R.D., Kitau, J., Mosha, F., Matowo, J., Protopopoff, N., 2023. Evaluation of Durability as a Function of Fabric Strength and Residual Bio-Efficacy for the Olyset Plus and Interceptor G2 LLINs after 3 Years of Field Use in Tanzania. Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease 8, 379. https://doi.org/10.3390/tropicalmed8080379
Bulimbe, D.B., Masunga, D.S., Paul, I.K., Kassim, G.H., Bahati, P.B., Thomas, J.A., Mwakisole, C., Nazir, A., Uwishema, O., n.d. Marburg virus disease outbreak in tanzania: current efforts and recommendations- a short communication. Annals of Medicine and Surgery 10.1097/MS9.0000000000001063. https://doi.org/10.1097/MS9.0000000000001063
Davidson, S.L., Bickerstaff, E., Emmence, L., Motraghi-Nobes, S.M., Rayers, G., Lyimo, G., Kilasara, J., Mitchell, E., Urasa, S., Walker, R.W., Dotchin, C.L., 2023a. 1435 THE BURDEN OF MULTIMORBIDITY AMONGST OLDER HOSPITALISED ADULTS IN NORTHERN TANZANIA: A MULTI-CENTRE STUDY. Age and Ageing 52, afad104.062. https://doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afad104.062
Davidson, S.L., Rayers, G., Motraghi-Nobes, S.M., Bickerstaff, E., Emmence, L., Kilasara, J., Lyimo, G., Urasa, S., Mitchell, E., Dotchin, C.L., Walker, R.W., 2023b. 1436 CLINICAL OUTCOMES OF OLDER HOSPITALISED ADULTS LIVING WITH FRAILTY IN NORTHERN TANZANIA: A PROSPECTIVE MULTICENTRE STUDY. Age and Ageing 52, afad104.063. https://doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afad104.063
Erick, E., Rwegoshola, K., Ibrahim, P.M., Semvua, H., Chilongola, J., 2023. Incongruity Between Knowledge and Preventive Practices on Hepatitis B Infection Among University Students in North-eastern, Tanzania. EA Health Research Journal 7, 67–75. https://doi.org/10.24248/eahrj.v7i1.710
Faro, E., Adeagbo, O., Mpinganjira, M.G., Chirwa, T., Matanje, B., Mayige, M., Kavishe, B.B., Mmbaga, B., Francis, J.M., 2023. Measurement of and training for NCD guideline implementation in LMICs: a scoping review protocol. BMJ Open 13, e073550. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2023-073550
Flatt, A., Gentry, T., Kellett-Wright, J., Eaton, P., Joseph, M., Urasa, S., Howlett, W., Dekker, M., Kisoli, A., Rogathe, J., Henderson, L., Lewis, T., Thornton, J., McCartney, J., Yarwood, V., Irwin, C., Mukaetova-Ladinska, E.B., Akinyemi, R., Gray, W.K., Walker, R.W., Dotchin, C.L., Quaker, A.-L.S., Makupa, P.C., Paddick, S.-M., 2023. Prevalence and 1-year incidence of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder (HAND) in adults aged ≥50 years attending standard HIV clinical care in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Int Psychogeriatr 35, 339–350. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1041610221000156
Gifford, A., Philemon, R., Halbert, J., Hothersall, E.J., Inglis, R., Hart, J., Byrne-Davis, L., Thirsk, J., Gifford, H., Howells, R., Weetch, S., Prentice, K., Jackson, A., Kirkpatrick, M., 2023. A narrative review of course evaluation methods for continuing professional development: The case of paediatric and neonatal acute-care in-service courses in low and lower-middle income countries: BEME Guide No. 76. Med Teach 45, 685–697. https://doi.org/10.1080/0142159X.2022.2137010
Hosaka, L., Tupetz, A., Sakita, F.M., Shayo, F., Staton, C., Mmbaga, B.T., Joiner, A.P., 2023. A qualitative assessment of stakeholder perspectives on barriers and facilitators to emergency care delays in Northern Tanzania through the Three Delays. Afr J Emerg Med 13, 191–198. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.afjem.2023.06.007
Ibrahim, P.M., Samwel, E.L., 2023. Prevalence of Heavy Menstrual Bleeding and Its Associated Factors Among Women Attending Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre in Northern Eastern, Tanzania: A Cross-Sectional Study. EA Health Research Journal 7, 1–6. https://doi.org/10.24248/eahrj.v7i1.702
Kajerero, V., Sukunala, O., Rugakingira, R.A., Mkinga, R., Mbwambo, O.J., Tairo, E., 2023. Penile fracture following sexual intercourse; A case report and literature review. Int J Surg Case Rep 108, 108415. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2023.108415
Kidayi, P.L., Manhica, H., Nakazzi, S., Mtuya, C.C., Aune, R.E., Serventi, F., Mahande, M.J., Björling, G., 2023. “Caring for Breast Cancer Patients Is a Work That Brings Sorrow”: A Qualitative Interview Study with Nurses in Tanzania. SAGE Open Nursing 9, 23779608231187240. https://doi.org/10.1177/23779608231187241
Kiguli-Malwadde, E., Forster, M., Eliaz, A., Celentano, J., Chilembe, E., Couper, I.D., Dassah, E.T., Villiers, M.R.D., Gachuno, O., Haruzivishe, C., Khanyola, J., Martin, S., Motlhatlhedi, K., Mubuuke, R., Mteta, K.A., Moabi, P., Rodrigues, A., Sears, D., Semitala, F., Zinkernagel, D. von, Reid, M.J.A., Suleman, F., 2023. Comparing in-person, blended and virtual training interventions; a real-world evaluation of HIV capacity building programs in 16 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. PLOS Global Public Health 3, e0001654. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgph.0001654
Kipiki, P.E., Chussi, D., Shija, P., Kimwaga, F., Sadiq, A., Mlay, K., 2023. Button battery ingestion: A serious pitfall of diagnosis of ingested foreign bodies in children from resource-limited settings – A case report. Int J Surg Case Rep 109, 108593. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2023.108593
Knettel, B.A., Knippler, E.T., Amiri, I., Joel, L., Madundo, K., Msoka, E.F., Boshe, J., Tarimo, C.S., Katiti, V., Rwakilomba, J., Turner, E.L., Minja, L., Staton, C.A., Vissoci, J.R.N., Mmbaga, B.T., Relf, M.V., Goldston, D.B., 2023. Protocol for a pilot randomized controlled trial of a telehealth-delivered counseling intervention to reduce suicidality and improve HIV care engagement in Tanzania. PLoS One 18, e0289119. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0289119
Manyuti, R.H., Juma, A., 2023. Awareness, Knowledge and Practice of Breast Self-Examination among Women in Majengo Health Center, Moshi Municipality, Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania: Descriptive Cross-Sectional Study. International Journal of Women’s Health Care 8, 50–60.
Mashauri, H.L., 2023a. How can medical students influence transformation in lifestyle and overcome health-related challenges in their communities? IJS Global Health 6, e0198. https://doi.org/10.1097/GH9.0000000000000198
Mashauri, H.L., 2023b. Pivotal role of CHWs in prevention, early detection and control of outbreaks: neglected key primary players; a call to action. IJS Global Health 6, e0185. https://doi.org/10.1097/GH9.0000000000000185
Mchele, G.M., Mwanga, A.H., Kitua, D.W., Chugulu, S., 2023. Preoperative waiting time and outcomes of non-traumatic emergency abdominal surgeries: Insights from a zonal referral hospital in northern Tanzania, a reference for health centers with similar capacities. Surgery in Practice and Science 14, 100202. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sipas.2023.100202
Mduma, E., Chugulu, S., Msuya, D., Sakita, F., Fabrice, L., ele Mutombo, 2023a. Pattern, Management, and Outcomes of Chest Injury At Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre. East Afr Health Res J 7, 94–102. https://doi.org/10.24248/eahrj.v7i1.714
Mduma, E., Chugulu, S., Msuya, D., Sakita, F., Fabrice, L.M., 2023b. Prevalence, Pattern, and Management Outcomes of Chest Injury at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre. EA Health Research Journal 7, 94–102. https://doi.org/10.24248/eahrj.v7i1.714
Miranda-Rius, J., Brunet-Llobet, L., Blanc, V., Álvarez, G., Moncunill-Mira, J., Mashala, E.I., Kasebele, Y., Masenga, G., Nadal, A., León, R., 2023. Microbial profile of placentas from Tanzanian mothers with adverse pregnancy outcomes and periodontitis. Oral Diseases 29, 772–785. https://doi.org/10.1111/odi.13962
Mjema, R.N., Kikula, A.I., August, F., Al-Beity, F.A., Said, A., Sospeter, P.F., Batchu, N., Shayo, B., Jeremiah, D., Kunambi, P.P., Somi, J., Swai, P., 2023. Postpartum Hemorrhage: Incidence, Causes and Maternal Outcomes at Muhimbili National Hospital, Tanzania—A Retrospective Descriptive Hospital-Based Study. Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 13, 1244–1258. https://doi.org/10.4236/ojog.2023.137106
Moshi, B., Yongolo, N., Biswaro, S.M., Maro, H., Linus, S., Siebert, S., Nkenguye, W., McIntosh, E., Shirima, F., Njau, R.E., Andongolile, A.A., Mwanswila, M.J., Halliday, J.E.B., Krauth, S., Kilonzo, K., Walker, R.W., Temu, G.A., Mmbaga, B.T., 2023. Trends of frequency, mortality and risk factors among patients admitted with stroke from 2017 to 2019 to the medical ward at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre hospital: a retrospective observational study. BMJ Open 13, e071918. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2023-071918
Mremi, A., Kayuza, M., Amsi, P., Magwizi, M., Chussi, D., 2023a. Diagnostic dilemma in a rare case of nonfunctional parathyroid carcinoma at a referral facility in Northern Tanzania. Clin Case Rep 11, e7737. https://doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.7737
Mremi, A., Nyoni, V., Elisante, J., Sadiq, A., Nkoronko, M., 2023b. Viscus perforation as an initial presentation of plexiform fibromyxoma: A case report and review of the literature. Int J Surg Case Rep 108, 107896. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2023.107896
Mremi, A., Pyuza, J.J., Amsi, P., Shao, E.R., Nkya, G., Jaabir, U., Andongolile, A.A., Pallagyo, A., 2023c. The haunting diagnosis of malignancy in women with treatable reproductive system tuberculosis. SAGE Open Medical Case Reports 11, 2050313X231184958. https://doi.org/10.1177/2050313X231184958
Mteremko, D., Shadrack, D.M., Ntie-Kang, F., Chilongola, J., Chacha, M., 2023. Finding alternatives to 5-fluorouracil: application of ensemble-based virtual screening for drug repositioning against human thymidylate synthase. J Biomol Struct Dyn 41, 4873–4889. https://doi.org/10.1080/07391102.2022.2074140
Mtove, G., Chico, R.M., Madanitsa, M., Barsosio, H.C., Msemo, O.A., Saidi, Q., Gore-Langton, G.R., Minja, D.T.R., Mukerebe, C., Gesase, S., Mwapasa, V., Phiri, K.S., Hansson, H., Dodd, J., Magnussen, P., Kavishe, R.A., Mosha, F., Kariuki, S., Lusingu, J.P.A., Gutman, J.R., Alifrangis, M., Ter Kuile, F.O., Schmiegelow, C., 2023. Fetal growth and birth weight are independently reduced by malaria infection and curable sexually transmitted and reproductive tract infections in Kenya, Tanzania, and Malawi: A pregnancy cohort study. Int J Infect Dis S1201-9712(23)00662–8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2023.07.012
Ngoda, O.A., Renju, J., Mahande, M.J., Kagoye, S.A., Mboya, I.B., Msuya, S.E., 2023. Trends and Factors Associated with Adolescent Pregnancies in Tanzania from 2004-2016: Evidence from Tanzania Demographic and Health Surveys. EA Health Research Journal 7, 40–48. https://doi.org/10.24248/eahrj.v7i1.707
Ngowi, Bartholomeo N, Bright, F., Lodhia, J., Kimolo, M., Shirima, D., Mbwambo, J.S., Mteta, A.K., Mbwambo, O.J., 2023. Hydrometrocolpos in an infant with urological complications: a rare case and review of literature. Journal of Surgical Case Reports 2023, rjad406. https://doi.org/10.1093/jscr/rjad406
Ngowi, Bartholomeo Nicholaus, Bright, F., Mremi, A., Kimolo, M., Mteta, A.K., Mbwambo, O.J., 2023. Primary diffuse large B-cell lymphoma of the kidney: A rare case report and review of literature. Int J Surg Case Rep 108, 108428. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2023.108428
Nkenguye, W., Ismail, H., Urassa, E.P., Yongolo, N.M., Kagoye, S., Msuya, S.E., 2023. Factors Associated with Modern Contraceptive Use Among Out of School Adolescent Girls in Majengo and Njoro Wards of Moshi Municipality, Tanzania. EA Health Research Journal 7, 32–39. https://doi.org/10.24248/eahrj.v7i1.706
Onuigbo, C.O., Mbwambo, O.J., Ngowi, B.N., Mbwambo, J.S., William, A., Kajerero, V., Mteta, A.K., Bright, F., 2023. The practice of palliative TURP for advanced prostate cancer: our experience in northern Tanzania. African Urology 3, 126–130.
Rai, A., Uwishema, O., Nicholas, A., Abbass, M., Uweis, L., Arab, S., El Saleh, R., Adanur, I., Stephen Masunga, D., Nazir, A., 2023. Tomato flu outbreak in India: Why is it an impending public health emergency? International Journal of Surgery 109, 2153. https://doi.org/10.1097/JS9.0000000000000032
Stelzle, D., Makasi, C., Welte, T.M., Ruether, C., Schmidt, V., Gabriel, S., Bottieau, E., Fleury, A., Ngowi, B.J., Winkler, A.S., SOLID collaborators, 2023. Report of three patients with extensive neurocysticercosis in rural southern Tanzania: neurological, serological and neuroradiological findings. J Med Case Rep 17, 311. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13256-023-03974-2
Tarimo, J., Sakafu, L., Byemelwa, V., Burengelo, D.B.D., Kagaruki, G., Liggyle, V., Hingi, M., Mziray, L., Ernest, S.P.E.S.P., Muro, E., Pallangyo, P., Mgina, C., Nondo, R., Mabiki, F., Kessy, M., Sylvanus, E., Omolo, J., Makubi, A., Mhame, P., Kimaro, G., 2023. Safety of herbal preparations among COVID-19 patients in Tanzania: An observational prospective cohort study. Tanzania Journal of Health Research 24, 255–269.
Tibenderana, J.R., 2023a. Blending artistry and analytics for breakthrough insights: the emergence of data science as enlightening mechanism. IJS Global Health 6, e0246. https://doi.org/10.1097/GH9.0000000000000246
Tibenderana, J.R., 2023b. Harmonizing health and habitat: understanding the interconnectedness of noncommunicable diseases and climate change. IJS Global Health 6, e0204. https://doi.org/10.1097/GH9.0000000000000204
Tibenderana, J.R., 2023c. Stamping out Marburg virus disease in Tanzania: cutting-edge interventions and recommendations for a healthier future. IJS Global Health 6, e0203. https://doi.org/10.1097/GH9.0000000000000203
Urassa, A.P., Kudra, M.P., Kaaya, R.D., Kajeguka, D.C., Mkumbaye, S.I., 2023. Prevalence of Plasmodium Falciparum Gametocytes among Malaria Positive Cases at Korogwe District Hospital: The Use of Molecular Techniques in Comparison with Light Microscopy. Rwanda Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences 6, 175–183. https://doi.org/10.4314/rjmhs.v6i2.8

PUBLICATIONS – JUNE 2023

Karua, P., Chussi, D., Makame, F., Kahinga, A., Abraham, Z.S., 2023. Computed Tomographic Characterization of the Nose and Paranasal Sinuses at a Tertiary Hospital in Northern Tanzania. Tanzania Medical Journal 34, 58–66. https://doi.org/10.4314/tmj.v34i1.574
Katundu, D.R., Chussi, D., van der Gaast-de Jongh, C.E., Rovers, M.M., de Jonge, M.I., Hannink, G., van Heerbeek, N., 2023. Bacterial colonisation of surface and core of palatine tonsils among Tanzanian children with recurrent chronic tonsilitis and obstructive sleep apnoea who underwent (adeno)tonsillectomy. J Laryngol Otol 1–16. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022215123001147
Keenan, K., Fredricks, K.J., Al Ahad, M.A., Neema, S., Mwanga, J.R., Kesby, M., Mushi, M.F., Aduda, A., Green, D.L., Lynch, A.G., Huque, S.I., Mmbaga, B.T., Worthington, H., Kansiime, C., Olamijuwon, E., Ntinginya, N.E., Loza, O., Bazira, J., Maldonado-Barragán, A., Smith, Va., Decano, A.G., Njeru, J.M., Sandeman, A., Stelling, J., Elliott, A., Aanensen, D., Gillespie, S.H., Kibiki, G., Sabiiti, W., Sloan, D.J., Asiimwe, B.B., Kiiru, J., Mshana, S.E., Holden, M.T.G., Sunday, B., Ndaki, P., Benitez-Paez, F., Clarkson, M., Ke, X., Konje, E.T., HATUA Consortium, 2023. Unravelling patient pathways in the context of antibacterial resistance in East Africa. BMC Infectious Diseases 23, 414. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-023-08392-9
Kilangisa, L.M., Max, B.L., Kayuni, E.A., Shao, E.R., Mashauri, H.L., 2023. Marburg virus disease: lesson learned from the first outbreak encounter in Tanzania. IJS Global Health 6, e0186. https://doi.org/10.1097/GH9.0000000000000186
Lodhia, J., Suleman, M., Chugulu, S., Chilonga, K., Msuya, D., 2023. Chest tube thoracostomy: A simple life-saving procedure with potential hazardous risks. Int J Surg Case Rep 108, 108416. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2023.108416
Majaliwa, E., Smith, E.R., Cotache-Condor, C., Rice, H., Gwanika, Y., Canick, J., Chao, N., Schroeder, K., Rice, H.E., Staton, C., Mmbaga, B.T., 2023. Childhood and Adolescent Cancer Care at a Tertiary Hospital in Northern Tanzania: A Retrospective Study. JCO Glob Oncol 9, e2200263. https://doi.org/10.1200/GO.22.00263
Mashauri, H.L., 2023a. How can medical students influence transformation in lifestyle and overcome health-related challenges in their communities? IJS Global Health 6, e0198. https://doi.org/10.1097/GH9.0000000000000198
Mashauri, H.L., 2023b. Pivotal role of CHWs in prevention, early detection and control of outbreaks: neglected key primary players; a call to action. IJS Global Health 6, e0185. https://doi.org/10.1097/GH9.0000000000000185
Mbwambo, O.J., Pallangyo, A., Mbwambo, J.S., Bright, F., Mteta, A.K., Bogdanowicz, J., Ngowi, B.N., 2023. Primary scrotal lipoma posing a diagnostic quandary: Experience from northern Tanzania, a case report. Clinical Case Reports 11, e7503. https://doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.7503
Mligiliche, N., Rwomurushaka, E.S., Msalali, H., Mihayo, C., Naho, M., 2023. Prevalence, Rate and Reasons for Discontinuation of Modern Contraceptives Use among Women Attending Outpatient Clinics at Temeke Regional Referral Hospital, Dar es Salaam. Tanzania Medical Journal 34, 67–78. https://doi.org/10.4314/tmj.v34i1.558
Mosha, F., Lodhia, J., Mselle, M., Mbwasi, R., Mmbaga, B., Philemon, R., 2023. Deep Vein Thrombosis and Staphylococcal Sepsis in a Child: A Case Report. Tanzania Medical Journal 34, 177–185. https://doi.org/10.4314/tmj.v34i1.612
Mremi, A., Mwakyembe, T., Wampembe, E., Serventi, F., Lodhia, J., 2023. Primary breast squamous cell carcinoma: A case report at a tertiary hospital in Northern Tanzania. Clinical Case Reports 11, e7586. https://doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.7586
Msoka, A.C., Kipengele, A.H., Cyril, P.M., Laizer, S.N., Lintu, Z., Naftal, M., Yongolo, N.M., Biswalo, S., Haule, I., Ng’unda, N.A., Mmbaga, B.T., 2023. Community support for maternal vaccinations in Kilimanjaro region Tanzania: Qualitative study. International Research Journal of Public and Environmental Health 10, 35. https://doi.org/10.15739/irjpeh.23.004
Msoka-Bright, E., Abraham, M., Zmijewski, P., Serventi, F., Cyril, P., Kitali, B., Saria, V., Kwayu, J., Kavishe, A., Masenga, G., Mmbaga, B., Gutnik, L., 2023. Abstract 67: Perceived Factors for Late Diagnosis in Women With Advanced Breast Cancer in Northern Tanzania. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention 32, 67. https://doi.org/10.1158/1538-7755.ASGCR23-Abstract-67
Nawaz, I., Thomas, J.A., Gupta, P., Shellah, D., Găman, M.-A., Puyana, J.C., Bonilla-Escobar, F.J., 2023. Should a Scientific Publication be a Prerequisite to Graduate from Medical School? International Journal of Medical Students 11, 102–106. https://doi.org/10.5195/ijms.2023.2124
Nyamuryekung’e, K.K., Amour, M., Mboya, I., Ndumwa, H., Kengia, J., Njiro, B.J., Mhamilawa, L., Shayo, E., Ngalesoni, F., Kapologwe, N., Kalolo, A., Metta, E., Msuya, S., 2023. Health care workers’ self-perceived infection risk and COVID-19 vaccine uptake: A mixed methods study. PLOS Global Public Health 3, e0001223. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgph.0001223
Paddick, S.M., Gamassa, E., Mwaluwinga, N., Lewis, E.G., Duinmaijer, A., Urasa, S., Tucker, L., Mukaetova-Ladinska, E., Cosker, G., Dekker, M., Kisoli, A., Cletus, J., Lissu, C., Dotchin, C., Gray, W., Walker, R., 2023. Preliminary evaluation of a smartphone application (DelApp) for identification of delirium in sub-Saharan Africa. Acta Neuropsychiatrica 1–28. https://doi.org/10.1017/neu.2023.29
Simba, H., Taludkar, F.R., Middleton, D., Mmbaga, B., Mremi, A., McCormack, V., 2023. Abstract 93: Utility of the Cytosponge for Aetiological Research in Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Proof-of-Concept Pilot Study Using Tobacco-Specific Methylation Markers. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention 32, 93. https://doi.org/10.1158/1538-7755.ASGCR23-Abstract-93
Singh, K.P., Carvalho, A.C.C., Centis, R., D´Ambrosio, L., Migliori, G.B., Mpagama, S.G., Nguyen, B.C., Aarnoutse, R.E., Aleksa, A., van Altena, R., Bhavani, P.K., Bolhuis, M.S., Borisov, S., van´t Boveneind-Vrubleuskaya, N., Bruchfeld, J., Caminero, J.A., Carvalho, I., Cho, J.G., Davies Forsman, L., Dedicoat, M., Dheda, K., Dooley, K., Furin, J., García-García, J.M., Garcia-Prats, A., Hesseling, A.C., Heysell, S.K., Hu, Y., Kim, H.Y., Manga, S., Marais, B.J., Margineanu, I., Märtson, A.-G., Munoz Torrico, M., Nataprawira, H.M., Nunes, E., Ong, C.W.M., Otto-Knapp, R., Palmero, D.J., Peloquin, C.A., Rendon, A., Rossato Silva, D., Ruslami, R., Saktiawati, A.M.I., Santoso, P., Schaaf, H.S., Seaworth, B., Simonsson, U.S.H., Singla, R., Skrahina, A., Solovic, I., Srivastava, S., Stocker, S.L., Sturkenboom, M.G.G., Svensson, E.M., Tadolini, M., Thomas, T.A., Tiberi, S., Trubiano, J., Udwadia, Z.F., Verhage, A.R., Vu, D.H., Akkerman, O.W., Alffenaar, J.W.C., Denholm, J.T., 2023. Clinical standards for the management of adverse effects during treatment for TB. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 27, 506–519. https://doi.org/10.5588/ijtld.23.0078
Thomas, J.A., Ngowi, B.N., Mpelumbe, J., Mwasakialo, G., Mbwambo, J.S., Bogdanowicz, J., Bright, F., Kien Mteta, A., Mbwambo, O.J., 2023. Intravesical textiloma mistook for bladder stone: A case report. Clin Case Rep 11, e7434. https://doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.7434
Trinitas, J.K., Blood-Siegfried, J., 2023. The Nurse Practitioner Role in Tanzania, in: Thomas, S.L., Rowles, J.S. (Eds.), Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Anesthetists: The Evolution of the Global Roles, Advanced Practice in Nursing. Springer International Publishing, Cham, pp. 247–254. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-20762-4_18
Wang, X., Dewidar, O., Rizvi, A., Huang, J., Desai, P., Doyle, R., Ghogomu, E., Rader, T., Nicholls, S.G., Antequera, A., Krentel, A., Shea, B., Hardy, B.-J., Chamberlain, C., Wiysonge, C.S., Feng, C., Juando-Prats, C., Lawson, D.O., Obuku, E.A., Kristjansson, E., von Elm, E., Wang, H., Ellingwood, H., Waddington, H.S., Ramke, J., Elizabeth Jull, J., Hatcher-Roberts, J., Tufte, J., Little, J., Mbuagbaw, L., Weeks, L., Niba, L.L., Cuervo, L.G., Wolfenden, L., Kasonde, M., Avey, M.T., Sharp, M.K., Mahande, M.J., Nkangu, M., Magwood, O., Craig, P., Tugwell, P., Funnell, S., Noorduyn, S.G., Kredo, T., Horsley, T., Young, T., Pantoja, T., Bhutta, Z., Martel, A., Welch, V.A., 2023. A scoping review establishes need for consensus guidance on reporting health equity in observational studies. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclinepi.2023.06.009
Zuberi, S.Y., Urio, L.J., Mkonyi, E., Shayo, R., Laswai, D., Kamori, D., Majigo, M., Joachim, A., 2023. Bacteremia among Febrile Children with Sickle Cell Disease and Antibiotic Susceptibility Patterns in Mwanza City, Northwestern Tanzania. Tanzania Medical Journal 34, 79–93. https://doi.org/10.4314/tmj.v34i1.619
 

PUBLICATIONS – MAY 2023

Amour, M.A., Mboya, I.B., Ndumwa, H.P., Kengia, J.T., Metta, E., Njiro, B.J., Nyamuryekung’e, K.K., Mhamilawa, L.E., Shayo, E.H., Ngalesoni, F., Kapologwe, N., Sunguya, B., Msuya, S.E., Kalolo, A., 2023. Determinants of COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake and Hesitancy among Healthcare Workers in Tanzania: A Mixed-Methods Study. COVID 3, 777–791. https://doi.org/10.3390/covid3050058
Angolile, C.M., Max, B.L., Mushemba, J., Mashauri, H.L., 2023. Global increased cesarean section rates and public health implications: A call to action. Health Science Reports 6, e1274. https://doi.org/10.1002/hsr2.1274
Chinula, L., Ziemba, L., Brummel, S., McCarthy, K., Coletti, A., Krotje, C., Johnston, B., Knowles, K., Moyo, S., Stranix-Chibanda, L., Hoffman, R., Sax, P.E., Stringer, J., Chakhtoura, N., Jean-Philippe, P., Korutaro, V., Cassim, H., Fairlie, L., Masheto, G., Boyce, C., Frenkel, L.M., Amico, K.R., Purdue, L., Shapiro, R., Mmbaga, B.T., Patel, F., Wyk, J. van, Rooney, J.F., Currier, J.S., Lockman, S., Best, B.M., Blanchette, C.D., Browning, R., Jaliaah, N., Mirochnick, M., Murtaugh, W.A., Patras, E., Whalen, F., Momper, J.D., Ponatshego, P.L., Tirelo, L., Seme, B.J., Modise, G.O., Raesi, M.S., Budu, M.E., Ramogodiri, M., Oliveira, R.H., Hofe, C.B., Abreu, T.F. de, Pestanha, L.M., João, E., Sidi, L.C., Fuller, T., Cruz, M.L.S., Pinto, J., Ferreira, F., Jr, M.C., Romeiro, J., Pilotto, J.H., Fernandes, L.E.B.C., Moreira, L.F., Gomes, I.M., Naik, S., Nevrekar, N., Mave, V., Kinikar, A., Horne, E., Soma-Kasiram, H., Violari, A., Mathiba, S.R., Nyati, M., Theron, G., Jager, J. de, Rossouw, M., Rossouw, L., Hanley, S., Desmond, A.C., Gazu, R., Govender, V., Chalermchockcharoenkit, A., Thamkhantho, M., Werarak, P., Rungmaitree, S., Achalapong, J., Sitiritkawin, L., Cressey, T.R., Sukrakanchana, P., Aurpibul, L., Tongprasert, F., Khamrong, C., Kiattivej, S., Wabwire, D., Kabugo, E., Maena, J., Nakayiwa, F., Ndyanabangi, V., Nagaddya, B., Sekabira, R., Ashaba, J., Mitchell, C.D., Drada, A., Alvarez, G.A., Scott, G.B., Rathore, M., Mahmoudi, S., Shabbir, A., Maraqa, N., Mandima, P.F., Mutambanengwe, M., Maonera, S., Chareka, G., Nematadzira, T., Chanaiwa, V., Matubu, T.A., Tamirepi, K., Maturure, S., Mhembere, T., Vhembo, T., Chidemo, T., Whalen, F., 2023. Efficacy and safety of three antiretroviral therapy regimens started in pregnancy up to 50 weeks post partum: a multicentre, open-label, randomised, controlled, phase 3 trial. The Lancet HIV 10, e363–e374. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2352-3018(23)00061-9
Christensen, D.L., Westgate, K., Griffiths, L., Sironga, J., Maro, V.P., Helge, J.W., Larsen, S., Bygbjerg, I.C., Ramaiya, K.L., Jensen, J., Brage, S., n.d. Energy expenditure and intensity of ritual jumping–dancing in male Maasai. American Journal of Human Biology n/a, e23907. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.23907
Dua, D., Stubbs, O., Urasa, S., Rogathe, J., Duijinmaijer, A., Howlett, W., Dekker, M., Kisoli, A., Mukaetova-Ladinska, E.B., Gray, W.K., Lewis, T., Walker, R.W., Dotchin, C.L., Lwezuala, B., Makupa, P.C., Paddick, S.M., 2023. The prevalence and outcomes of depression in older HIV-positive adults in Northern Tanzania: a longitudinal study. J. Neurovirol. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13365-023-01140-4
Katundu, D.R., Chussi, D., van der Gaast-de Jongh, C.E., Rovers, M.M., de Jonge, M.I., Hannink, G., van Heerbeek, N., 2023. Effect of prophylactic amoxicillin on tonsillar bacterial pathogens after (adeno)tonsillectomy in children. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 133, 31–35. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2023.04.409
Kimolo, M., Mbwambo, O.J., Seif, M., Mbwambo, J.S., Mremi, A., Mteta, A.K., Bright, F., Ngowi, B.N., 2023. Giant perineal epidermoid cyst in adult man: a rare case report and review of literature. Journal of Surgical Case Reports 2023, rjad243. https://doi.org/10.1093/jscr/rjad243
Lodhia, J., Mremi, A., Robert, B., Sadiq, A., bright, F., Mbwambo, O.J., Ngowi, B.N., 2023. An unusual presentation of penetrating bladder injury with vesicocutaneous fistula: a case report. BMC Urol 23, 80. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12894-023-01254-1
Matowo, N.S., Kulkarni, M.A., Messenger, L.A., Jumanne, M., Martin, J., Mallya, E., Lukole, E., Mosha, J.F., Moshi, O., Shirima, B., Kaaya, R., Rowland, M., Manjurano, A., Mosha, F.W., Protopopoff, N., 2023. Differential impact of dual-active ingredient long-lasting insecticidal nets on primary malaria vectors: a secondary analysis of a 3-year, single-blind, cluster-randomised controlled trial in rural Tanzania. The Lancet Planetary Health 7, e370–e380. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2542-5196(23)00048-7
Max, B.L., Angolile, C.M., Raymond, V.G., Mashauri, H.L., 2023. The dawn of repurposing vitamins as potential novel antimicrobial agents: A call for global emergency response amidst AMR crisis. Health Science Reports 6, e1276. https://doi.org/10.1002/hsr2.1276
Mdoe, P., Mduma, E., Rivenes Lafontan, S., Ersdal, H., Massay, C., Daudi, V., Kayera, D., Mwashemela, S., Moshiro, R., Kamala, B., 2023. Healthcare Workers’ Perceptions on the “SaferBirths Bundle of Care”: A Qualitative Study. Healthcare 11, 1589. https://doi.org/10.3390/healthcare11111589
Mremi, A., Ndale, E., Stephen, L., Mkwizu, E., Kilonzo, K., 2023a. Castleman’s disease: A report of two cases at a tertiary hospital in Northern Tanzania. SAGE Open Medical Case Reports 11, 2050313X231175720. https://doi.org/10.1177/2050313X231175720
Mremi, A., Pancras, G., Mrema, D., Morris, B., Mwakyandile, T., Msanga, D.R., Mundamshimu, J.S., Nicholaus, B., Massawe, H.H., Matiko, M., Amour, M., Malindisa, E., 2023b. Mentorship of young researchers in resource-limited settings: experiences of the mentees from selected health sciences Universities in Tanzania. BMC Med Educ 23, 375. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12909-023-04369-z
Mshana, M.I., Silvestri, V., Mushi, V., Bonaventura, W.M., Tarimo, D., Ngasala, B., Gasarasi, D.B., 2023. Burden and factors associated with onchocerciasis transmission among school-aged children after more than 20 years of Community Directed Treatment with Ivermectin in Ulanga district, Tanzania: A school-based cross-sectional study. PLOS Global Public Health 3, e0001919. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgph.0001919
Mwasakyalo, G.S., Mremi, A., George, G., Mpelumbe, J.F., Sadiq, A.M., Bright, F., 2023. Huge primary retroperitoneal mature cystic teratoma mimicking adrenal incidentaloma: A case report and literature review. International Journal of Surgery Case Reports 106, 108299. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2023.108299
Ngowi, K., Msoka, P., Mtesha, B., Kwayu, J., Mappi, T., Kiwango, K., Kiwelu, E., Mmasi, T., Sichalwe, A., Shayo, B.C., Maro, E., Boer, I.M.S., 2023. “The phone number tells us good things we didn’t know before.” Use of interactive voice response calling for improving knowledge and uptake of family planning methods among Maasai in Tanzania. PLOS Digital Health 2, e0000254. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pdig.0000254
Rahim, F.O., Jain, B., Bloomfield, G.S., Jain, P., Rugakingira, A., Thielman, N.M., Sakita, F., Hertz, J.T., 2023. A Holistic framework to integrate HIV and cardiovascular disease care in sub-saharan Africa. AIDS. https://doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0000000000003604
Rai, A., Uwishema, O., Nicholas, A., Abbass, M., Uweis, L., Arab, S., El Saleh, R., Adanur, I., Stephen Masunga, D., Nazir, A., n.d. Tomato flu outbreak in India: Why is it an impending public health emergency?- A correspondence. International Journal of Surgery 10.1097/JS9.0000000000000032. https://doi.org/10.1097/JS9.0000000000000032
Sakita, F.M., Prattipati, S., Chick, J., Samu, L.P., Maro, A.V., Coaxum, L., Galson, S.W., Samuel, D., Limkakeng, A.T., O’Leary, P.R., Kilonzo, K.G., Thielman, N.M., Temu, G., Hertz, J.T., 2023. Six-month blood pressure and glucose control among HIV-infected adults with elevated blood pressure and hyperglycemia in northern Tanzania: A prospective observational study. PLOS ONE 18, e0285472. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0285472
Sharma, K., Machalek, D.A., Toh, Z.Q., Amenu, D., Muchengeti, M., Ndlovu, A.K., Mremi, A., Mchome, B., Vallely, A.J., Denny, L., Rees, H., Garland, S.M., 2023. No woman left behind: achieving cervical cancer elimination among women living with HIV. The Lancet HIV 10, e412–e420. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2352-3018(23)00082-6
Shayo, E.H., Nassor, N.K., Mboera, L.E.G., Ngadaya, E., Mangesho, P., Bakari, M., Urassa, M., Seif, M., Tarimo, C., Masemo, A., Mmbaga, B.T., O’Sullivan, N., McCoy, D., Russo, G., 2023. The impacts of COVID-19 and its policy response on access and utilization of maternal and child health services in Tanzania: A mixed methods study. PLOS Global Public Health 3, e0001549. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgph.0001549
Sirili, N., Mloka, D., Mselle, L., Kisenge, R., Mbugi, E., Russa, D., Nyongole, O., Mshana, S.E., Laisser, R., Mteta, K., Msuya, L., Lyamuya, E., Martin-Holland, J., Kwesigabo, G., Kaaya, E., 2023. 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 14, 487–498. https://doi.org/10.2147/AMEP.S381242
Tibenderana, Jovin R., 2023. Outbreak of Marburg Virus in northwest Tanzania: Unleashing health emergency (preprint). Preprints. https://doi.org/10.22541/au.168311743.33406868/v2
Tibenderana, Jovin Rushagala, 2023. The art of putting research into practice: The emergence of implementation science as a transformative research approach. Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health 21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cegh.2023.101297
Uwishema, O., Rai, A., Nicholas, A., Abbass, M., Uweis, L., Arab, S., El Saleh, R., Adanur, I., Stephen Masunga, D., Nazir, A., 2023. Childhood tuberculosis outbreak in Africa: is it a matter of concern? International Journal of Surgery 109, 1539. https://doi.org/10.1097/JS9.0000000000000140

PUBLICATIONS – APRIL 2023

Ashiru-Oredope, D., Nabiryo, M., Zengeni, L., Kamere, N., Makotose, A., Olaoye, O., Townsend, W., Waddingham, B., Matuluko, A., Nambatya, W., Esseku, Y., Bartimeus, A., Mahjoub, S., D’Arcy, N., Tuck, C., Cavanagh, S., Geoola, J., Muro, E.P., Munkombwe, D., Fraser, J., Skone-James, R., Rutter, V., 2023. Tackling antimicrobial resistance: developing and implementing antimicrobial stewardship interventions in four African commonwealth countries through a health partnership model. Journal of Public Health in Africa. https://doi.org/10.4081/jphia.2023.2335
Gikaro, J.M., Bigambo, F.M., Minde, V.M., Swai, E.A., 2023. Efficacy of electrophysical agents in fibromyalgia: A systematic review and network meta-analysis. Clin Rehabil 02692155231170450. https://doi.org/10.1177/02692155231170450
Hugho, E.A., Kumburu, H.H., Amani, N.B., Mseche, B., Maro, A., Ngowi, L.E., Kyara, Y., Kinabo, G., Thomas, K.M., Houpt, E.R., Liu, J., Hald, T., Mmbaga, B.T., 2023. Enteric Pathogens Detected in Children under Five Years Old Admitted with Diarrhea in Moshi, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Pathogens 12, 618. https://doi.org/10.3390/pathogens12040618
Kamere, N., Rutter, V., Munkombwe, D., Aywak, D.A., Muro, E.P., Kaminyoghe, F., Rajab, K., Lawal, M.O., Muriithi, N., Kusu, N., Karimu, O., Barlatt, S.H.A., Nambatya, W., Ashiru-Oredope, D., 2023. Supply-chain factors and antimicrobial stewardship. Bull World Health Organ 101, 403–411. https://doi.org/10.2471/BLT.22.288650
Katundu, D.R., Chussi, D., de Jongh, C.E. van der G., Rovers, M.M., de Jonge, M.I., Hannink, G., van Heerbeek, N., 2023. Effect of prophylactic amoxicillin on tonsillar bacterial pathogens after (adeno)tonsillectomy in children. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2023.04.409
Keating, E.M., Mitao, M., Kozhumam, A., Souza, J.V., Anthony, C.S., Costa, D.B., Staton, C.A., Mmbaga, B.T., Vissoci, J.R.N., 2023. Validation of the Pediatric Resuscitation and Trauma Outcome (PRESTO) model in injury patients in Tanzania. BMJ Open 13, e070747. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2022-070747
Lewis, E.G., Rogathi, J., Kissima, J., Breckons, M., Lee, R., Urasa, S., 2023. A cross-cultural investigation of the conceptualisation of frailty in northern Tanzania. Ageing & Society 43, 127–160. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0144686X21000520
Malindisa, E., Balandya, E., Njelekela, M., Kidenya, B.R., Francis, F., Mmbaga, B.T., Dika, H., Lyamuya, E., Sunguya, B., Bartlett, J., PrayGod, G., 2023. Metabolic syndrome among people living with HIV on antiretroviral therapy in Mwanza, Tanzania. BMC Endocr Disord 23, 88. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12902-023-01340-3
Mitao, M., Mwita, W.C., Antony, C., Adinan, H., Shayo, B., Amour, C., Mboya, I.B., Mahande, M.J., 2023. Recurrence of post-term pregnancy and associated factors among women who delivered at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre in northern Tanzania: A retrospective cohort study. PLOS ONE 18, e0282078. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0282078
Mjemmas, M.G., Shewiyo, E.J., Diarz, E.J., Swai, P., Leyaro, B.J., Msuya, S.E., 2023. “What you are asking is not what we are told to prepare’’: A communitybased study of Birth preparedness and complication readiness among postpartum women in a rural district, northern Tanzania. Obstetrics and Gynecology Research 6, 115–121.
Mpagama, S.G., Mvungi, H.C., Mbelele, P.M., Semvua, H.H., Liyoyo, A.A., de Guex, K.P., Sloan, D., Kibiki, G.S., Boeree, M., Phillips, P.P.J., Heysell, S.K., 2023. Protocol for a feasibility randomized controlled trial to evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of N-acetylcysteine in reducing adverse drug reactions among adults treated for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Tanzania. Pilot Feasibility Stud 9, 55. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40814-023-01281-7
Mremi, A., Bodganowics, J., Sadiq, A., Tadayo, J., Lodhia, J., 2023a. A giant metanephric adenoma in a young male. Journal of Surgical Case Reports 2023, rjad187. https://doi.org/10.1093/jscr/rjad187
Mremi, A., Mwidibo, Y., Mlay, J., Mchome, B., 2023b. Unusual intrauterine retained fetal skeletal bony fragments: A case report and review of the literature. Clinical Case Reports 11, e7225. https://doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.7225
Mremi, A., Nkya, G., Amsi, P., Sadiq, A., Lodhia, J., Pallangyo, A., 2023c. Papillary thyroid carcinoma arising from ectopic thyroid tissue in a neck branchial cyst. SAGE Open Medical Case Reports 11, 2050313X231168555. https://doi.org/10.1177/2050313X231168555
Mremi, A., Sadiq, A., Goodluck, G., Lodhia, J., 2023d. Sclerosing epithelioid fibrosarcoma of the foot: A case report. Clinical Case Reports 11, e7214. https://doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.7214
Mtei, M., Mboya, I.B., Mgongo, M., Manongi, R., Amour, C., Bilakwate, J.S., Nyaki, A.Y., Ngocho, J., Jonas, N., Farah, A., Amour, M., Kalolo, A., Kengia, J.T., Tinuga, F., Ngalesoni, F., Bakari, A.H., Kirakoya, F.B., Araya, A., Kapologwe, N.A., Msuya, S.E., 2023. Confidence in COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness and safety and its effect on vaccine uptake in Tanzania: A community-based cross-sectional study. Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics 19, 2191576. https://doi.org/10.1080/21645515.2023.2191576
Ngowi, A.F., Mkuwa, S., Shirima, L., Ngalesoni, F., Frumence, G., 2023. Determinants of Focused Antenatal Care Utilization Among Women in Simiyu Region Tanzania. SAGE Open Nursing 9, 23779608231170730. https://doi.org/10.1177/23779608231170728
Paul, I.K., Nchasi, G., Bulimbe, D.B., Mollel, M.K., Msafiri, G.G., Mbogo, A., Mswanzari, M.B., Joseph, M., Mahmoud, A., Volkova, A., 2023. Public health concerns about Tuberculosis caused by Russia/Ukraine conflict. Health Science Reports 6, e1218. https://doi.org/10.1002/hsr2.1218
Sadiq, Abid, Raza, F., Abdulrahimu, Y., Mwacha, C., Sadiq, Adnan, Lyamuya, F., 2023. Idiopathic fibrosing mediastinitis with esophageal varices: A case report. Heliyon 9, e15780. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2023.e15780
Soto, A., Rowland, M., Messenger, L.A., Kirby, M., Mosha, F.W., Manjurano, A., Protopopoff, N., 2023. Ovary Dissection Is a Sensitive Measure of Sterility in Anopheles gambiae Exposed to the Insect Growth Regulator Pyriproxyfen. Insects 14, 552. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects14060552
Sumari-de Boer, I.M., Ngowi, K.M., Swai, I.U., Masika, L.V., Maro, R.A., Mtenga, A.E., Mtesha, B.A., Nieuwkerk, P.T., Reis, R., de Wit, T.F.R., Aarnoutse, R.E., 2023. Effect of a customized digital adherence tool on retention in care and adherence to antiretroviral treatment in breastfeeding women, children and adolescents living with HIV in Tanzania: a mixed-methods study followed by clinical trials. Trials 24, 1–12. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-023-07293-1
Suleman, M., Tendai, J., Lodhia, J., 2023. Burr hole as a management for extra axial hematomas in a low-resource setting. Int J Surg Case Rep 105, 108125. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2023.108125

PUBLICATIONS – MARCH 2023

Aldén-Joyce, T., Mattson, J., Scheers-Andersson, E., Kidayi, P., Rogathi, J., Cadstedt, J., Björling, G., 2023. Tanzanian Nursing Students’ Experiences of Student Exchange in Sweden-A Qualitative Case Study. SAGE Open Nurs 9, 23779608231160924. https://doi.org/10.1177/23779608231160923
Cherkos, A.S., LaCourse, S.M., Enquobahrie, D.A., Richardson, B.A., Bradford, S., Montepiedra, G., Mmbaga, B.T., Mbengeranwa, T., Masheto, G., Jean-Phillippe, P., Chakhtoura, N., Theron, G., Weinberg, A., Cassim, H., Raesi, M.S., Jean, E., Wabwire, D., Nematadzira, T., Stranix-Chibanda, L., Hesseling, A.C., Aurpibul, L., Gupta, A., John-Stewart, G., IMPAACT P1078 TB APPRISE Study Team, 2023. Effect of pregnancy versus postpartum maternal isoniazid preventive therapy on infant growth in HIV-exposed uninfected infants: a post-hoc analysis of the TB APPRISE trial. EClinicalMedicine 58, 101912. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eclinm.2023.101912
Egere, U., Shayo, E.H., Chinouya, M., Taegtmeyer, M., Ardrey, J., Mpagama, S., Ntinginya, N.E., Ahmed, R., Hussein, E.H., Sony, A.E., Wingfield, T., Obasi, A., Tolhurst, R., IMPALA Consortium, 2023. “Honestly, this problem has affected me a lot”: a qualitative exploration of the lived experiences of people with chronic respiratory disease in Sudan and Tanzania. BMC Public Health 23, 485. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-023-15368-6
Isangula, K., Philbert, D., Ngari, F., Ajeme, T., Kimaro, G., Yimer, G., Mnyambwa, N.P., Muttamba, W., Najjingo, I., Wilfred, A., Mshiu, J., Kirenga, B., Wandiga, S., Mmbaga, B.T., Donard, F., Okelloh, D., Mtesha, B., Mohammed, H., Semvua, H., Ngocho, J., Mfinanga, S., Ngadaya, E., 2023. Implementation of evidence-based multiple focus integrated intensified TB screening to end TB (EXIT-TB) package in East Africa: a qualitative study. BMC Infect Dis 23, 161. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-023-08069-3
Jiyenze, M.K., Sirili, N., Ngocho, J.S., Kikula, A., Chikoti, B., Kapologwe, N., Kengia, J.T., 2023. Strengthening health management, leadership, and governance capacities: What are the actual training needs in Tanzania? Health Sci Rep 6, e1158. https://doi.org/10.1002/hsr2.1158
K, M., D, C., P, M., P, S., A, M., 2023. Congenital hyporhinia with associated malformations: Case report of a rare congenital anomaly. Clinical case reports 11. https://doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.7099
Machaku, D., Chambo, M., Nkoronko, M., Shadrack, M., Sadiq, A., Msuya, D., 2023. Ocular, scrotal and abdominal trauma in a secondary blast injury. Journal of Surgical Case Reports 2023, rjad126. https://doi.org/10.1093/jscr/rjad126
Madanitsa, M., Barsosio, H.C., Minja, D.T.R., Mtove, G., Kavishe, R.A., Dodd, J., Saidi, Q., Onyango, E.D., Otieno, K., Wang, D., Ashorn, U., Hill, J., Mukerebe, C., Gesase, S., Msemo, O.A., Mwapasa, V., Phiri, K.S., Maleta, K., Klein, N., Magnussen, P., Lusingu, J.P.A., Kariuki, S., Mosha, J.F., Alifrangis, M., Hansson, H., Schmiegelow, C., Gutman, J.R., Chico, R.M., Kuile, F.O. ter, 2023. Effect of monthly intermittent preventive treatment with dihydroartemisinin–piperaquine with and without azithromycin versus monthly sulfadoxine–pyrimethamine on adverse pregnancy outcomes in Africa: a double-blind randomised, partly placebo-controlled trial. The Lancet 0. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(22)02535-1
Maestre, G., Carrillo, M., Kalaria, R., Acosta, D., Adams, L., Adoukonou, T., Akinwande, K., Akinyemi, J., Akinyemi, R., Akpa, O., Alladi, S., Allegri, R., Arizaga, R., Arshad, F., Arulogun, O., Babalola, D., Baiyewu, O., Bak, T., Bellaj, T., Boshe, J., Brayne, C., Brodie-Mends, D., Brown, R., Cahn, J., Cyrille, N., Damasceno, A., de Silva, R., de Silva, R., Djibuti, M., Dreyer, A.J., Ellajosyula, R., Farombi, T., Fongang, B., Forner, S., Friedland, R., Garza, N., Gbessemehlan, A., Georgiou, E. (Eleni-Z., Gouider, R., Govia, I., Grinberg, L., Guerchet, M., Gugssa, S., Gumikiriza-Onoria, J.L., Gustafson, D., Hogervorst, E., Hornberger, M., Ibanez, A., Ihara, M., Ismail, O., Issac, T., Jönsson, L., Kaputu, C., Karanja, W., Karungi, J., Tshala-Katumbay, D., Kunkle, B., Lee, J.H., Leroi, I., Lewis, R., Livingston, G., Lopera, F., Lwere, K., Manes, F., Mbakile-Mahlanza, L., Mena, P., Miller, B., Millogo, A., Mohamed, A., Musyimi, C., Mutiso, V., Nakasujja, N., Ndetei, D., Nightingale, S., Njamnshi, A.K., Novotni, G., Nyamayaro, P., Nyame, S., Ogeng’o, J., Ogunniyi, A., Okada De Oliveira, M., Okubadejo, N., Orrell, M., Orunmuyi, A., Owolabi, M., Paddick, S., A Pericak-Vance, M., Pirtosek, Z., Potocnik, F., Preston, B., Raman, R., Ranchod, K., Rizig, M., Rosselli, M., Deepa, R., Roy, U., Salokhiddinov, M., Sano, M., Sarfo, F., Satizabal, C.L., Sepulveda-Falla, D., Seshadri, S., Sexton, C., Skoog, I., St George-Hyslop, P., Suemoto, C., Tanner, J., Thapa, P., Toure, K., Ucheagwu, V., Udeh-Momoh, C., Valcour, V., Vance, J., Varghese, M., Vera, J., Walker, R., Weidner, W., Sebastian, W., Whitehead Gay, P., Zetterberg, H., Zewde, Y., Consortium, T.A.D., 2023. The Nairobi Declaration—Reducing the burden of dementia in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs): Declaration of the 2022 Symposium on Dementia and Brain Aging in LMICs. Alzheimer’s & Dementia 19, 1105–1108. https://doi.org/10.1002/alz.13025
Mahmoud, A., Oluyemisi, A., Uwishema, O., Sun, J., Jobran, A.W., David, S., Wireko, A.A., Adanur, I., Dost, B., Onyeaka, H., 2023. Recent advances in the diagnosis and management of typhoid fever in Africa: A review. Int J Health Plann Manage 38, 317–329. https://doi.org/10.1002/hpm.3599
Majaliwa, E.S., Muze, K.C., Ndayongeje, J., Mfinanga, S.G., Mmbaga, B.T., Ramaiya, K., 2023. Correlation of C-Peptide With Complications Observed in Children and Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes in Tanzania: A Cross-Sectional Survey. Global Pediatric Health 10, 2333794X231159790. https://doi.org/10.1177/2333794X231159790
Makasi, C.E., Kilale, A.M., Ngowi, B.J., Lema, Y., Katiti, V., Mahande, M.J., Msoka, E.F., Stelzle, D., Winkler, A.S., Mmbaga, B.T., n.d. Knowledge and misconceptions about epilepsy among people with epilepsy and their caregivers attending mental health clinics: A qualitative study in Taenia solium endemic pig-keeping communities in Tanzania. Epilepsia Open n/a. https://doi.org/10.1002/epi4.12720
Mbuya, A.W., Mboya, I.B., Semvua, H.H., Mamuya, S.H., Msuya, S.E., 2023. Prevalence and factors associated with tuberculosis among the mining communities in Mererani, Tanzania. PLoS One 18, e0280396. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0280396
Mbwambo, O., Mremi, A., Mugusi, S., Mbwambo, J., Bright, F., Mteta, A., Ngowi, B., 2023. Concomitant squamous cell carcinoma of the bladder and renal tuberculosis: A case report from northern Tanzania. Clinical Case Reports 11. https://doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.7127
Mleoh, L., Mziray, S.R., Tsere, D., Koppelaar, I., Mulder, C., Lyakurwa, D., 2023. Shorter regimens improved treatment outcomes of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis patients in Tanzania in 2018 cohort. Trop Med Int Health. https://doi.org/10.1111/tmi.13867
Nyawale, H.A., Mirambo, M.M., Chacha, F., Moremi, N., Mohamed, M., Lutema, P.C., Msemwa, B., Mundamshimu, J.S., Nicholaus, B., Mshana, S.E., 2023. Low CD4 Counts and History of Sore Throat Predict High SARS-CoV-2 Seropositivity among Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Patients in Mwanza, Tanzania. COVID 3, 418–427. https://doi.org/10.3390/covid3040031
Pinto Jimenez, C., Pearson, M., Hennessey, M., Nkereuwem, E., Crocker, C., Egbujo, U., Hendriks, J., Smith, S., Whanpuch, P., Manongi, R., Thi Hoa, N., Chandler, C.I.R., 2023. Awareness of antibiotic resistance: a tool for measurement among human and animal health care professionals in LMICs and UMICs. J Antimicrob Chemother 78, 620–635. https://doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkac424
Sampath, V., Shalakhti, O., Veidis, E., Efobi, J.A.I., Shamji, M.H., Agache, I., Skevaki, C., Renz, H., Nadeau, K.C., 2023. Acute and Chronic Impacts of Heat Stress on Planetary Health. Allergy. https://doi.org/10.1111/all.15702
Suleman, M., Tadayo, J., Tendwa, I., Amsi, P., Tsandiraki, J., Lodhia, J., 2023. Pancreatic pseudocyst as a cause for gastric outlet obstruction. Clinical Case Reports 11, e7122. https://doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.7122
Uwishema, O., Rai, A., Nicholas, A., Abbass, M., Uweis, L., Arab, S., El Saleh, R., Adanur, I., Stephen Masunga, D., Nazir, A., 2023. Childhood tuberculosis outbreak in Africa: is it a matter of concern? Int J Surg. https://doi.org/10.1097/JS9.0000000000000140
Wander, K., Fujita, M., Mattison, S., Gauck, M., Duris, M., Kiwelu, I., Mmbaga, B.T., 2023. Does the immune system of milk increase activity for infants experiencing infectious disease episodes in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania? Am J Hum Biol e23897. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.23897
Shirima, J., Mhando, L., Mavura, R., Mboya, I.B., Ngocho, J.S., 2023. Suicidal Attempts among Secondary School-Going Adolescents in Kilimanjaro Region, Northern Tanzania. Behavioral Sciences 13, 288. https://doi.org/10.3390/bs13040288
Rwegoshola, K.M., Mwakapuja, R.S., Mkumbaye, S.I., Ibrahim, P.M., Semvua, H.S., Homurupembe, P.G., Chilongola, J.O., 2023. Seasonal Transmission Dynamics of Rift Valley Fever in Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania. East Africa Science 5, 14–21. https://doi.org/10.24248/easci.v5i1.71
Kaaya, R., Swai, D., Mkumbaye, S., Mgabo, M.R., Kajeguka, D.C., 2023. Facility-Based Cross-Sectional Survey on Aedes-Borne Diseases and Associated Symptoms among Febrile Patients During the 2019 Dengue Outbreak in Moshi Rural District, Tanzania. East Africa Science 5, 22–28. https://doi.org/10.24248/easci.v5i1.72
Mundamshimu, J.S., Malale, K., Kidenya, B.R., Gunda, D.W., Bwemelo, L., Mwashiuya, M., Omar, S.S., Mlowe, N., Kiyumbi, M., Ngocho, J.S., Balandya, E., Sunguya, B., Mshana, S.E., Mteta, K., Bartlett, J., Lyamuya, E., Mmbaga, B.T., Kalluvya, S., 2023. Failure to Attain HIV Viral Suppression After Intensified Adherence Counselling—What Can We Learn About Its Factors? Infection and Drug Resistance 16, 1885–1894. https://doi.org/10.2147/IDR.S393456
Suleiman, J., Suleman, M., Amsi, P., Minja, P., Lodhia, J., 2023. Giant pedunculated lipofibroma of the thigh. Journal of Surgical Case Reports 2023, rjad153. https://doi.org/10.1093/jscr/rjad153
Snetselaar, J., Rowland, M.W., Azizi, S., Mawa, B., Malone, D.J., Kirby, M.J., 2023. Laboratory evaluation of broflanilide (TENEBENAL™) against Anopheles gambiae in Moshi, Tanzania – delayed mortality, cross-resistance, and residual efficacy. Frontiers in Tropical Diseases 4.
Ikhile, I., Gülpınar, G., Iqbal, A., Kamere, N., Ward, B., Halai, M., Chan, A.H.Y., Muringu, E., Munkombwe, D., Lawal, M., Nambatya, W., Esseku, Y., Kaminyoghe, F., Barlatt, S., Muro, E., Savieli, C., Ashiru-Oredope, D., Rutter, V., 2023. Scoping of pharmacists’ health leadership training needs for effective antimicrobial stewardship in Africa. Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 16, 33. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40545-023-00543-2
Njau, B., 2023. A theory-based behaviour change intervention to increase HIV self-testing uptake and linkage to HIV prevention, care and treatment for hard to reach populations in Northern Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of Health Research 24, 121–137. https://doi.org/10.4314/thrb.v24i2

PUBLICATIONS – FEBRUARY 2023

Aiken, A.M., Nyamwaya, B., Madrid, L., Edessa, D., Labi, A.-K., Obeng-Nkrumah, N., Mwabaya, W., Chimenya, M., Cocker, D., Iregbu, K.C., Princewill-Nwajiobi, P.I.P., Dramowski, A., Sonda, T., Mmbaga, B.T., Ojok, D., Fwoloshi, S., Scott, J.A.G., Whitelaw, A., Collaborators, M. study, 2023. Circumstances for treatment and control of invasive Enterobacterales infections in eight hospitals across sub-Saharan Africa: a cross-sectional study. https://doi.org/10.12688/gatesopenres.14267.1
Ardsby, M., Shayo, F., Sakita, F.M., Wilhelms, D., Moshi, B., Frankiewicz, P., Silva, L.L., Staton, C.A., Mmbaga, B., Joiner, A., 2023. Emergency unit capacity in Northern Tanzania: a cross-sectional survey. BMJ Open 13, e068484. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2022-068484
Clarke, E., Anderson-Saria, G., Kisoli, A., Urasa, S., Moloney, S., Safic, S., Rogathi, J., Walker, R., Robinson, L., Paddick, S.-M., 2023. Patient priority setting in HIV ageing research: exploring the feasibility of community engagement and involvement in Tanzania. Research Involvement and Engagement 9, 3. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40900-022-00409-y
Heysell, S.K., Mpagama, S.G., Ogarkov, O.B., Conaway, M., Ahmed, S., Zhdanova, S., Pholwat, S., Alshaer, M.H., Chongolo, A.M., Mujaga, B., Sariko, M., Saba, S., Rahman, S.M.M., Uddin, M.K.M., Suzdalnitsky, A., Moiseeva, E., Zorkaltseva, E., Koshcheyev, M., Vitko, S., Mmbaga, B.T., Kibiki, G.S., Pasipanodya, J.G., Peloquin, C.A., Banu, S., Houpt, E.R., 2023. Pharmacokinetic-Pharmacodynamic Determinants of Clinical Outcomes for Rifampin-Resistant Tuberculosis: A Multisite Prospective Cohort Study. Clin Infect Dis 76, 497–505. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciac511
Kidayi, P.L., Manhica, H., Mtuya, C.C., Johnson, M.M., Furaha, S., Aune, R.E., Björling, G., 2023. Quality of Cancer Care in Tanzania as Experienced by Patients: A Qualitative Study. SAGE Open Nurs 9, 23779608231157332. https://doi.org/10.1177/23779608231157332
Machaku, D., Suleman, M., Mduma, E., Nkoronko, M., 2023. Valentino’s syndrome: a bizarre clinical presentation. Journal of Surgical Case Reports 2023, rjad035. https://doi.org/10.1093/jscr/rjad035
Mashauri, H.L., 2023. Covid-19 Histamine theory: Why antihistamines should be incorporated as the basic component in Covid-19 management? Health Sci Rep 6, e1109. https://doi.org/10.1002/hsr2.1109
Mbewe, N.J., Kirby, M.J., Snetselaar, J., Kaaya, R.D., Small, G., Azizi, S., Ezekia, K., Manunda, B., Shirima, B., Mosha, F.W., Rowland, M.W., 2023. A non-inferiority and GLP-compliant study of broflanilide IRS (VECTRONTM T500), a novel meta-diamide insecticide against Anopheles arabiensis. Frontiers in Tropical Diseases 4, e1126869.
Mbwambo, O., Pallangyo, A., Mbwambo, J., Bright, F., Mteta, A., bogdawonicz, J., Ngowi, B., 2023. Primary scrotal Lipoma posing a diagnostic quandary: Experience from Northern Tanzania (preprint). Preprints. https://doi.org/10.22541/au.167602513.33405494/v1
Mkwashapi, D., Renju, J., Mahande, M., Changalucha, J., Urassa, M., Todd, J., 2023. Fertility trends by HIV status in a health and demographic surveillance study in Magu District, Tanzania, 1994–2018. PLOS ONE 18, e0281914. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0281914
Msuya, S.E., Manongi, R.N., Jonas, N., Mtei, M., Amour, C., Mgongo, M.B., Bilakwate, J.S., Amour, M., Kalolo, A., Kapologwe, N., Kengia, J., Tinuga, F., Ngalesoni, F., Bakari, A.H., Kirakoya, F.B., Araya, A., Mboya, I.B., 2023. COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake and Associated Factors in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from a Community-Based Survey in Tanzania. Vaccines 11, 465. https://doi.org/10.3390/vaccines11020465
Sadiq, A.M., Kilonzo, K.G., 2023. Pattern of diseases and clinical outcomes in medical intensive care unit at a tertiary hospital in northeastern Tanzania: A three-year retrospective study. PLOS ONE 18, e0282269. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0282269
Simba, H., Menya, D., Mmbaga, B.T., Dzamalala, C., Finch, P., Mlombe, Y., Mremi, A., Narh, C.T., Schüz, J., McCormack, V., n.d. The contribution of smoking and smokeless tobacco to oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma risk in the African oesophageal cancer corridor: Results from the ESCCAPE multicentre case-control studies. International Journal of Cancer n/a. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.34458
Swai, P., Mgongo, M., Leyaro, B.J., Mwaiselage, J., Mchome, B.L., Kjaer, S.K., Rasch, V., Manongi, R., Msuya, S.E., 2023. Knowledge on human papilloma virus and experience of getting positive results: a qualitative study among women in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. BMC Women’s Health 23, 61. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12905-023-02192-8
Uwishema, O., Masunga, D.S., Naisikye, K.M., Bhanji, F.G., Rapheal, A.J., Mbwana, R., Nazir, A., Wellington, J., 2023. Impacts of environmental and climatic changes on future infectious diseases. Int J Surg 109, 167–170. https://doi.org/10.1097/JS9.0000000000000160
Villa, S., Carugati, M., Rubach, M.P., Cleaveland, S., Mpagama, S.G., Khan, S.S., Mfinanga, S., Mmbaga, B.T., Crump, J.A., Raviglione, M.C., 2023. ‘One Health´ approach to end zoonotic TB. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 27, 101–105. https://doi.org/10.5588/ijtld.22.0393

PUBLICATIONS – JANUARY 2023

Christensen, D.L., Hjort, L., Mpagama, S.G., Ramaiya, K.L., 2023. Environmental exposures are important for type 2 diabetes pathophysiology in sub-Saharan African populations. Diabetologia 66, 777–779. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00125-022-05867-3
Corbel, V., Kont, M.D., Ahumada, M.L., Andréo, L., Bayili, B., Bayili, K., Brooke, B., Pinto Caballero, J.A., Lambert, B., Churcher, T.S., Duchon, S., Etang, J., Flores, A.E., Gunasekaran, K., Juntarajumnong, W., Kirby, M., Davies, R., Lees, R.S., Lenhart, A., Lima, J.B.P., Martins, A.J., Müller, P., N’Guessan, R., Ngufor, C., Praulins, G., Quinones, M., Raghavendra, K., Verma, V., Rus, A.C., Samuel, M., Ying, K.S., Sungvornyothin, S., Uragayala, S., Velayudhan, R., Yadav, R.S., 2023. A new WHO bottle bioassay method to assess the susceptibility of mosquito vectors to public health insecticides: results from a WHO-coordinated multi-centre study. Parasit Vectors 16, 21. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-022-05554-7
Edwards, N., Walker, S., Paddick, S.-M., Prina, A.M., Chinnasamy, M., Reddy, N., Mboya, I.B., Mtei, M., Varghese, M., Nakkasuja, N., Guerra, M., Sapkota, N., Dotchin, C., 2023. Prevalence of depression and anxiety in older people in low- and middle- income countries in Africa, Asia and South America: A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Affect Disord 325, 656–674. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2023.01.068
Emerging Assumptions and the Future of Artificial Intelligence in Teaching and Learning Processes in Higher Learning Institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Review of Literature | Zambia Journal of Library & Information Science (ZAJLIS ), ISSN: 2708-2695 [WWW Document], n.d. URL http://41.63.0.109/index.php/journal/article/view/93 (accessed 3.13.23).
Green, D.L., Keenan, K., Fredricks, K.J., Huque, S.I., Mushi, M.F., Kansiime, C., Asiimwe, B., Kiiru, J., Mshana, S.E., Neema, S., Mwanga, J.R., Kesby, M., Lynch, A.G., Worthington, H., Olamijuwon, E., Abed Al Ahad, M., Aduda, A., Njeru, J.M., Mmbaga, B.T., Bazira, J., Sandeman, A., Stelling, J., Gillespie, S.H., Kibiki, G., Sabiiti, W., Sloan, D.J., Holden, M.T.G., HATUA Consortium, 2023. The role of multidimensional poverty in antibiotic misuse: a mixed-methods study of self-medication and non-adherence in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. Lancet Glob Health 11, e59–e68. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(22)00423-5
Gulamhussein, M.A., Sawe, H.R., Kilindimo, S., Mfinanga, J.A., Mussa, R., Hyuha, G.M., Rwegoshora, S., Shayo, F., Mdundo, W., Sadiq, A.M., Weber, E.J., 2023. Out-of-pocket cost for medical care of injured patients presenting to emergency department of national hospital in Tanzania: a prospective cohort study. BMJ Open 13, e063297. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2022-063297
Joseph Matiya, D., Philbert, A.B., Kidima, W.B., Matowo, J.J., 2023. The Effect of Plasmodium falciparum (Welch) (Haemospororida: Plasmodiidae) Infection on the Susceptibility of Anopheles gambiae s.l. and Anopheles funestus (Diptera: Culicidae) to Pyrethroid Insecticides in the North-Western and South-Eastern, Tanzania. Journal of Medical Entomology 60, 112–121. https://doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjac163
Kesale, A.M., Jiyenze, M.K., Katalambula, L., Kinyaga, A.Y., Sirili, N., Ngocho, J.S., Ruhago, G., Kikula, A., Kapologwe, N.A., Kengia, J.T., 2023. Perceived performance of health facility governing committees in overseeing healthcare services delivery in primary health care facilities in Tanzania. Int J Health Plann Manage 38, 239–251. https://doi.org/10.1002/hpm.3583
Lodhia, J., Goodluck, G., Amsi, P., Mremi, A., 2023a. Chondromyxoid fibroma: A rare benign tumor with potential for local recurrence. SAGE Open Medical Case Reports 11, 2050313X231152367. https://doi.org/10.1177/2050313X231152367
Lodhia, J., Urassa, E., Mremi, A., 2023b. Invasive breast cancer with Paget’s disease: A rare case report from a tertiary facility in Northern Tanzania. SAGE Open Medical Case Reports 11, 2050313X231151753. https://doi.org/10.1177/2050313X231151753
Mahmoud, A., Nchasi, G., 2023. Monkeypox virus: A zoonosis of concern. J Med Virol 95, e27968. https://doi.org/10.1002/jmv.27968
Mandima, P., Baltrusaitis, K., Montepiedra, G., Aaron, L., Mathad, J., Onyango-Makumbi, C., Nyati, M., Ngocho, J., Chareka, G., Ponatshego, P., Masheto, G., McCarthy, K., Jean-Philippe, P., Gupta, A., Stranix-Chibanda, L., Saloojee, H., El-Sadr, W., Harrington, D., Levine, J.B., Marshall, M.F., Mokgatlhe, L., Munderi, P., Nunn, A., Singh, J.A., Kwagala, B., Mwinga, A., Sow, P.S., Hill, C., Ellner, J.J., John-Stewart, G., Joffe, S., Murray, B.E., Robb, M.L., Kabugho, E., Wabwire, D., Kaganzi, H., Maena, J., Kataike, H., Marote, E., Mutambanengwe, M., Nematadzira, T., Maonera, S., Chanaiwa, V., Mbengeranwa, T., Maturure, S., Mhembere, T., Abrahams, N., Cassim, H., Mathiba, R., Coetzee, J., Louw, J., Smuts, M., Rossouw, L., Rossouw, M., de Vaal, C., Mbaba, S., du Preez, K., Verheye-Dua, F., Shao, A., Njau, B., Sakasaka, P., Semvua, S., Kakhu, T.J., Ralegoreng, T., Omoz-Oarhe, A., Chakalisa, U., Suryavanshi, N., Patil, S., Nevrekar, N., Bharadwaj, R., Kulkarni, V., Tongprasert, F., Sudjaritruk, T., Khamrong, C., Janjing, P., Pierre, M.F., Aristhomene, M.L., Lespinasse, D., Dumont, E., LeBlanc, R., Loftis, A.J., Kim, S., Shapiro, D., Tierney, C., Rexroad, V., Browning, R., for the IMPAACT P1078 T. B. APPRISE study team, 2023. Prevalence of neurotoxicity symptoms among postpartum women on isoniazid preventive therapy and efavirenz-based treatment for HIV: an exploratory objective of the IMPAACT P1078 randomized trial. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 23, 34. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-022-05341-3
Mloka, D., Tarimo, E., Mselle, L., Mshana, S., Sirili, N., Rogathi, J., Msuya, L., Rugarabamu, P., Mteta, A., Moshi, M., Kwesigabo, G., Lyamuya, E., Bartlett, J., Martin-Holland, J., O’Sullivan, P., Macfarlane, S., Kaaya, E., 2023. The process of harmonizing Competency-Based curricula for medicine and nursing degree programmes: A Multi-Institutional and Multi- Professional experience from Tanzania. Med Teach 1–12. https://doi.org/10.1080/0142159X.2022.2158066
Mrema, D., Ngocho, J.S., Mremi, A., Amour, M., Machange, R., Shayo, B.C., Alloyce, J.P., Ndosi, E., Shirima, B.T., Fande, D., Shehoza, R., Balandya, E., Sunguya, B., Mshana, S.E., Mteta, A.K., Lyamuya, E., Bartlett, J., Mmbaga, B.T., 2022. Cervical cancer in Northern Tanzania-What do women living with HIV know. Front Oncol 12, 957325. https://doi.org/10.3389/fonc.2022.957325
Mremi, A., Achola, C., Mbwambo, D., Magorosa, E., Legason, I.D., Vavoulis, D., El Mouden, C., Schuh, A., Mnango, L., 2023a. Diagnostic validation of a portable whole slide imaging scanner for lymphoma diagnosis in resource-constrained setting: A cross-sectional study. Journal of Pathology Informatics 14, 100188. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpi.2023.100188
Mremi, A., Nyoni, V., Elisante, J., Sadiq, A., Nkoronko, M., 2023b. TEMPORARY REMOVAL: Viscus perforation as an initial presentation of gastroblastoma: A case report and review of the literature. International Journal of Surgery Case Reports 107896. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2023.107896
Mteremko, D., Chilongola, J., Paluch, A.S., Chacha, M., 2023. Targeting human thymidylate synthase: Ensemble-based virtual screening for drug repositioning and the role of water. Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modelling 118, 108348. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmgm.2022.108348
Mziray, S.R., van Zwetselaar, M., Kayuki, C.C., Mbelele, P.M., Makubi, A.N., Magesa, A.S., Kisonga, R.M., Sonda, T.B., Kibiki, G.S., Githinji, G., Heysell, S.K., Chilongola, J.O., Mpagama, S.G., 2023. Whole-genome sequencing of SARS-CoV-2 isolates from symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals in Tanzania. Frontiers in Medicine 9.
Nchasi, G., Paul, I.K., Masunga, D., Zangira, K., Mahmoud, A., 2023. Leptospirosis outbreak in Southern Tanzania: Should we be concerned? Infection, Disease & Health 0. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.idh.2022.12.003
Philippin, H., Matayan, E.N., Knoll, K.M., Macha, E., Mbishi, S., Makupa, A., Matsinhe, C.D., Gama, I.V. da, Monjane, M.J., Ncheda, J.A., Mulobuana, F.A.F., Muna, E., Guylene, N.F., Gazzard, G., Marques, A.P., Shah, P., Macleod, D., Makupa, W., Burton, M.J., 2023. Differentiating stages of functional vision loss from glaucoma using the Disc Damage Likelihood Scale and cup:disc ratio. British Journal of Ophthalmology. https://doi.org/10.1136/bjo-2022-321643
Ruhago, G.M., Ngalesoni, F.N., Kapologwe, N.A., Kengia, J.T., Ngocho, J., Kabusi, S.M., Kalolo, A., Kitali, E.J., Rwamiago, E., Mtei, G., 2022. Strengthening financial management systems at primary health care: Performance assessment of the Facility Financial Accounting and Reporting System (FFARS) in Tanzania. Front Health Serv 2, 787940. https://doi.org/10.3389/frhs.2022.787940
Shayo, M.J., Shayo, P., Haukila, K.F., Norman, K., Burke, C., Ngowi, K., Goode, A.P., Allen, K.D., Wonanji, V.T., Mmbaga, B.T., Bettger, J.P., 2022. Expanding access to rehabilitation using mobile health to address musculoskeletal pain and disability. Front Rehabil Sci 3, 982175. https://doi.org/10.3389/fresc.2022.982175
Suleman, M., Mohamedali, A., Sadiq, A., Tendai, J., Lodhia, J., 2023. Chylous ascites: Our experience from a resource-limited setting. Int J Surg Case Rep 102, 107828. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2022.107828
Uwishema, O., Masunga, D.S., Naisikye, K.M., Bhanji, F.G., Rapheal, A.J., Mbwana, R., Nazir, A., Wellington, J., 2023. Impacts of environmental and climatic changes on future infectious diseases. International Journal of Surgery 109, 167. https://doi.org/10.1097/JS9.0000000000000160
Virhia, J., Gilmour, M., Russell, C., Mutua, E., Nasuwa, F., Mmbaga, B.T., Mshana, S.E., Dunlea, T., Shirima, G., Seni, J., Lembo, T., Davis, A., 2023. “If You Do Not Take the Medicine and Complete the Dose…It Could Cause You More Trouble”: Bringing Awareness, Local Knowledge and Experience into Antimicrobial Stewardship in Tanzania. Antibiotics 12, 243. https://doi.org/10.3390/antibiotics12020243
Mbewe, N.J., Kirby, M.J., Snetselaar, J., Kaaya, R.D., Small, G., Azizi, S., Ezekia, K., Manunda, B., Shirima, B., Mosha, F.W., Rowland, M.W., 2023. A non-inferiority and GLP-compliant study of broflanilide IRS (VECTRONTM T500), a novel meta-diamide insecticide against Anopheles arabiensis. Frontiers in Tropical Diseases 4.
 

PUBLICATIONS – DECEMBER 2022

Green, D.L., Keenan, K., Fredricks, K.J., Huque, S.I., Mushi, M.F., Kansiime, C., Asiimwe, B., Kiiru, J., Mshana, S.E., Neema, S., Mwanga, J.R., Kesby, M., Lynch, A.G., Worthington, H., Olamijuwon, E., Abed Al Ahad, M., Aduda, A., Njeru, J.M., Mmbaga, B.T., Bazira, J., Sandeman, A., Stelling, J., Gillespie, S.H., Kibiki, G., Sabiiti, W., Sloan, D.J., Holden, M.T.G., Green, D.L., Keenan, K., Fredricks, K.J., Huque, S.I., Mushi, M.F., Kansiime, C., Asiimwe, B., Kiiru, J., Mshana, S.E., Neema, S., Mwanga, J.R., Kesby, M., Lynch, A.G., Worthington, H., Olamijuwon, E., Abed Al Ahad, M., Aduda, A., Njeru, J.M., Mmbaga, B.T., Bazira, J., Sandeman, A., Stelling, J., Gillespie, S.H., Kibiki, G., Sabiiti, W., Sloan, D.J., Holden, M.T.G., Smith, V.A., Decano, A.G., Maldonado-Barragán, A., Aanensen, D., Ntinginya, N.E., Elliott, A., Clarkson, M., 2023. The role of multidimensional poverty in antibiotic misuse: a mixed-methods study of self-medication and non-adherence in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. The Lancet Global Health 11, e59–e68. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(22)00423-5
Hosaka, K.R.J., Mandewo, D., Mmbaga, B.T., Ngowi, H., Dow, D.E., Stewart, K.A., 2022. “I am not alone with tears”: embodying stigma and longing among youth living with perinatally acquired HIV in Tanzania through a collaborative arts-based approach. Medical Humanities. https://doi.org/10.1136/medhum-2022-012477
Lodhia, J., Chipongo, H., Mathew, B., Msuya, D., Chugulu, S., Philemon, R., 2022. Midgut Atresia: Diagnostic and Management Challenges From Northern Tanzania. Clin Med Insights Pediatr 16, 11795565221142810. https://doi.org/10.1177/11795565221142810
Lodhia, J., Suleman, M., Msemakweli, D., Tadayo, J., Amsi, P., Msuya, D., 2023. Tailgut cyst mimicking second anal opening in an infant. Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports 89, 102550. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsc.2022.102550
Moorthy, G.S., Madut, D., Kilonzo, K.G., Lwezaula, B., Mbwasi, R., Mmbaga, B., Ngocho, J., Saganda, W., Officer, C., Bonnewell, J.P., Carugati, M., Egger, J.R., Hertz, J., Maze, M.J., Maro, V., Crump, J.A., Rubach, M., 2022. 1164. Antibacterial Utilization for Febrile Illnesses and Laboratory-Confirmed Bloodstream Infections in Northern Tanzania. Open Forum Infectious Diseases 9, ofac492.1001. https://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofac492.1001
Sadiq, A.M., Njau, R.E., Kilonzo, K.G., 2023. Disease patterns and clinical outcomes of medical admissions at a tertiary hospital in Northern Tanzania: A retrospective observational study. Health Science Reports 6, e983. https://doi.org/10.1002/hsr2.983
Serventi, F., Musyoka, A., Saunders, J., Mremi, A., Mmbaga, B.T., Patrick, E., Mwakyembe, T., Jones, M., Lucas, F.L., Miesfeldt, S., Mohan, S., 2022. NOHA: A Promising Biomarker for Determining Estrogen Receptor Status Among Patients With Breast Cancer in Resource-Constrained Settings. JCO Glob Oncol 8, e2200192. https://doi.org/10.1200/GO.22.00192
Shirima, L.J., Mlay, H.L., Mkuwa, S., Fabian, A., Mushy, S.E., Ngalesoni, F.N., Mboya, I.B., Manongi, R.N., 2022. Early initiation of breastfeeding and associated factors among mothers with children <2 years in Simiyu region, Tanzania (preprint). In Review. https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-2236656/v1
Suleman, M., Mohamedali, A., Sadiq, A., Tendai, J., Lodhia, J., 2022. Chylous ascites: Our experience from a resource-limited setting. Int J Surg Case Rep 102, 107828. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2022.107828
Swai, E.A., Msuya, S.E., Moshi, H., Lindkvist, M., Sörlin, A., Sahlén, K.-G., 2023. Children and adolescents with physical disabilities: describing characteristics and disability-related needs in the Kilimanjaro region, north-eastern Tanzania – a cross-sectional survey. BMJ Open 13, e064849. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2022-064849

PUBLICATIONS – NOVEMBER 2022

Chamba, N.G., Byashalira, K.C., Christensen, D.L., Ramaiya, K.L., Kapyolo, E.P., Shayo, P.J., Lillebaek, T., Ntinginya, N.E., Mmbaga, B.T., Bygbjerg, I.C., Mpagama, S.G., Manongi, R.N., 2022. Experiences and perceptions of participants on the pathway towards clinical management of dual tuberculosis and diabetes mellitus in Tanzania. Glob Health Action 15, 2143044. https://doi.org/10.1080/16549716.2022.2143044
Emgård, M., Mwangi, R., Mayo, C., Mshana, E., Nkini, G., Andersson, R., Lepp, M., Skovbjerg, S., Muro, F., 2022. Antibiotic use in children under 5 years of age in Northern Tanzania: a qualitative study exploring the experiences of the caring mothers. Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control 11, 130. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13756-022-01169-w
George, J.M., Mgongo, M., Rie, A.V., 2022. The Effects of Parity on Duration of Exclusive Breastfeeding in Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania – A Prospective Cohort Stud. https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-2161457/v1
Lodhia, J., Chipongo, H., Mathew, B., Msuya, D., Chugulu, S., Philemon, R., 2022a. Midgut Atresia: Diagnostic and Management Challenges From Northern Tanzania. Clin Med Insights Pediatr 16, 11795565221142810. https://doi.org/10.1177/11795565221142810
Lodhia, J., Chipongo, H., Sadiq, A., Khelef, K., Bosco, K., Dekker, M., 2022b. An Unusual Cause of Cerebral Infarction in a Tanzanian School Child. Child Neurology Open 9, 2329048X221139411. https://doi.org/10.1177/2329048X221139411
Lodhia, J., Salewi, A.K., Sway, H., Sadiq, A., Msuya, D., 2022c. Late presentation of midgut malrotation in a young adult. Journal of Surgical Case Reports 2022, rjac515. https://doi.org/10.1093/jscr/rjac515
Mahmoud, A., Oluyemisi, A., Uwishema, O., Sun, J., Jobran, A.W., David, S., Wireko, A.A., Adanur, I., Dost, B., Onyeaka, H., 2022. Recent advances in the diagnosis and management of typhoid fever in Africa: A review. Int J Health Plann Manage. https://doi.org/10.1002/hpm.3599
Sanyang, E., Lartey, G.K., Mkanta, W.N., Ndow, M., Taylor, R.D., Bass, P., Moshiro, C., 2022. Youths’ Perceptions of Road Safety Risk Behaviours in the Roadway Environment: A Study of College Students in The Gambia and Tanzania. Social and Health Sciences 18 pages-18 pages. https://doi.org/10.25159/2957-3645/10692

PUBLICATIONS – OCTOBER 2022

Glanville, W.A. de, Nyarobi, J.M., Kibona, T., Halliday, J.E.B., Thomas, K.M., Allan, K.J., Johnson, P.C.D., Davis, A., Lankester, F., Claxton, J.R., Rostal, M.K., Carter, R.W., Jong, R.M.F. de, Rubach, M.P., Crump, J.A., Mmbaga, B.T., Nyasebwa, O.M., Swai, E.S., Willett, B., Cleaveland, S., 2022. Inter-epidemic Rift Valley fever virus infection incidence and risks for zoonotic spillover in northern Tanzania. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 16, e0010871. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0010871
Kagaruki, G.B., Mahande, M.J., Kreppel, K.S., Mbata, D., Kilale, A.M., Shayo, E.H., Mfinanga, S.G., Bonfoh, B., 2022. Barriers to the implementation, uptake and scaling up of the healthy plate model among regular street food consumers: a qualitative inquiry in Dar-es-Salaam city, Tanzania. BMC Nutrition 8, 110. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40795-022-00589-6
Kassam, N.A., Laswai, D., Kulaya, N., Kaaya, R.D., Kajeguka, D.C., Schmiegelow, C., Wang, C.W., Alifrangis, M., Kavishe, R.A., 2022. Human IgG responses to Aedes mosquito salivary peptide Nterm-34kDa and its comparison to Anopheles salivary antigen (gSG6-P1) IgG responses measured among individuals living in Lower Moshi, Tanzania. PLOS ONE 17, e0276437. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0276437
Knowledge, Practices, and Factors Associated with Cervical Cancer Screening Among Women Attending Outpatient Clinics in Meru District, Arusha Region, and Northern Tanzania – EAJAHME, n.d. URL https://eajahme.com/knowledge-practices-and-factors-associated-with-cervical-cancer-screening-among-women-attending-outpatient-clinics-in-meru-district-arusha-region-and-northern-tanzania/ (accessed 10.25.22).
Lodhia, J., Jusabani, M., Msuya, D., 2022. Cross-leg flap in a burn patient: our experience from a tertiary center from Northern Tanzania. Journal of Surgical Case Reports 2022, rjac460. https://doi.org/10.1093/jscr/rjac460
Majaliwa, E.S., Minja, L., Ndayongeje, J., Ramaiya, K., Mfinanga, S.G., Mmbaga, B.T., 2022. Survival of children and youth with type 1 diabetes mellitus in Tanzania. Pediatr Diabetes. https://doi.org/10.1111/pedi.13425
Moseley, J., Mboya, I., Haller, M., Lasher, E., Amour, C., Msuya, S., Manongi, R., 2022. ‘Pamoja Tunaweza’: A Collaborative Program Model for Global Health Training & Education. Annals of Global Health 88, 95. https://doi.org/10.5334/aogh.3791
Nnko, K.A., Rwakatema, D.S., Bina, S.M., Mwita, S.F., Maria, A.R., Mremi, A., 2022. Management of juvenile trabecular ossifying fibroma of bone of the maxilla in a child: A case report at a tertiary hospital in Northern Tanzania. International Journal of Surgery Case Reports 100, 107746. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2022.107746
Tamarozzi, F., Kibona, T., de Glanville, W.A., Mappi, T., Adonikamu, E., Salewi, A., Misso, K., Maro, V., Casulli, A., Santoro, A., Santolamazza, F., Mmbaga, B.T., Cleaveland, S., 2022. Cystic echinococcosis in northern Tanzania: a pilot study in Maasai livestock-keeping communities. Parasites & Vectors 15, 396. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-022-05518-x
Zekeya, N., Mamiro, B., Ndossi, H., Mallya, R.C., Kilonzo, M., Kisingo, A., Mtambo, M., Kideghesho, J., Chilongola, J., 2022. Screening and evaluation of cytotoxicity and antiviral effects of secondary metabolites from water extracts of Bersama abyssinica against SARS-CoV-2 Delta. BMC Complement Med Ther 22, 280. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12906-022-03754-3

PUBLICATIONS – SEPTEMBER 2022

Barcenas, L.K., Tupetz, A., Behrens, S., Kozhumam, A.S., Strand, E., von Isenburg, M., Sakasaka, P.A., Rubach, M.P., Vissoci, J.R.N., Park, L.P., Bettger, J.P., Mmbaga, B.T., Staton, C.A., 2022. HIV Prevalence among Injury Patients Compared to Other High-Risk Groups in Tanzania. Trauma Care 2, 487–509. https://doi.org/10.3390/traumacare2030041
Kahesa, C., Thomsen, L.T., Linde, D.S., Mchome, B., Katanga, J., Swai, P., Manongi, R., Kjaerem, M., Iftner, T., Waldstrøm, M., Mwaiselage, J., Rasch, V., Kjær, S.K., n.d. Comparison of human papillomavirus (HPV)-based cervical cancer screening strategies in Tanzania among women with and without HIV. International Journal of Cancer n/a. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.34283
Kesale, A.M., Jiyenze, M.K., Katalambula, L., Kinyaga, A.Y., Sirili, N., Ngocho, J.S., Ruhago, G., Kikula, A., Kapologwe, N.A., Kengia, J.T., n.d. Perceived performance of health facility governing committees in overseeing healthcare services delivery in primary health care facilities in Tanzania. The International Journal of Health Planning and Management n/a. https://doi.org/10.1002/hpm.3583
Lodhia, J., Gaffur, R., Sadiq, A., Amsi, P., Tsandiraki, J., Maro, E., 2022. Unusual case of broad ligament leiomyoma: A diagnostic and surgical challenge. Clinical Case Reports 10, e6350. https://doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.6350
Machaku, D., Gnanamuttupulle, M., Wampembe, E., Chilonga, K., 2022a. A rare case report of perforated viscerothorax in a traumatic diaphragmatic rupture. International Journal of Surgery Case Reports 99, 107688. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2022.107688
Machaku, D., Kimolo, M., Nkoronko, M., Suleman, M., Mremi, A., 2022b. A large infected urachal mass in an adult: A case report in Tanzania. International Journal of Surgery Case Reports 98, 107593. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2022.107593
Mavura, R.A., Nyaki, A.Y., Leyaro, B.J., Mamseri, R., George, J., Ngocho, J.S., Mboya, I.B., 2022. Prevalence of substance use and associated factors among secondary school adolescents in Kilimanjaro region, northern Tanzania. PLOS ONE 17, e0274102. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0274102
Mbewe, N.J., Rowland, M.W., Snetselaar, J., Azizi, S., Small, G., Nimmo, D.D., Mosha, F.W., 2022. Efficacy of bednets with dual insecticide-treated netting (Interceptor® G2) on side and roof panels against Anopheles arabiensis in north-eastern Tanzania. Parasites & Vectors 15, 326. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-022-05454-w
Moirana, E.L., Muro, E.P., Kiwelu, I.E., Kimaro, J., Manongi, R., Theilgaard, Z., Katzenstein, T.L., 2022. Evaluation of HIV viral load turnaround time in Moshi, Tanzania. J Infect Dev Ctries 16, 1500–1505. https://doi.org/10.3855/jidc.14145
Myers, J., Hennessey, M., Arnold, J.-C., McCubbin, K.D., Lembo, T., Mateus, A., Kitutu, F.E., Samanta, I., Hutchinson, E., Davis, A., Mmbaga, B.T., Nasuwa, F., Gautham, M., Clarke, S.E., 2022. Crossover-Use of Human Antibiotics in Livestock in Agricultural Communities: A Qualitative Cross-Country Comparison between Uganda, Tanzania and India. Antibiotics 11, 1342. https://doi.org/10.3390/antibiotics11101342
Sadiq, Abid M, Sadiq, Adnan M, 2022. Heterotaxy Syndrome with Polysplenia, Fused Adrenal Glands, and Diabetes Mellitus. Clin Med Insights Cardiol 16, 11795468221116852. https://doi.org/10.1177/11795468221116851

PUBLICATIONS – AUGUST 2022

Belij-Rammerstorfer, S., Limon, G., Maze, E.A., Hannant, K., Hughes, E., Tchakarova, S.R., Alexandrov, T., Mmbaga, B.T., Willett, B., Booth, G., Lyons, N.A., Baker, N., Thomas, K.M., Wright, D., Saunders, J., Browning, C., Wilsden, G., Carroll, M., Hewson, R., Charleston, B., Lambe, T., Ludi, A.B., 2022. Development of anti-Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus Gc and NP-specific ELISA for detection of antibodies in domestic animal sera. Frontiers in Veterinary Science 9.
Byashalira, K., Chamba, N., Alkabab, Y., Mbelele, P., Mpolya, E., Ntinginya, N., Shayo, P.J., Ramaiya, K.L., Lillebaek, T., Heysell, S.K., Mmbaga, B.T., Bygbjerg, I.C., Mpagama, S., Christensen, D.L., Consortium, the A., n.d. Impact of early diagnosis of impaired glucose regulation in tuberculosis: Comparison of clinical outcomes in people with tuberculosis in Tanzania. Tropical Medicine & International Health n/a. https://doi.org/10.1111/tmi.13806
Kagaruki, G.B., Mahande, M.J., Kimaro, G.D., Ngadaya, E.S., Mayige, M.T., Msovela, J., Kreppel, K., Mfinanga, S.G., Bonfoh, B., 2022. Knowledge and attitudes towards type 2 diabetes and prevention strategies among regular street food consumers: A cross sectional study in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education 0, 1–17. https://doi.org/10.1080/14635240.2022.2104742
Kamere, N., Garwe, S.T., Akinwotu, O.O., Tuck, C., Krockow, E.M., Yadav, S., Olawale, A.G., Diyaolu, A.H., Munkombwe, D., Muringu, E., Muro, E.P., Kaminyoghe, F., Ayotunde, H.T., Omoniyei, L., Lawal, M.O., Barlatt, S.H.A., Makole, T.J., Nambatya, W., Esseku, Y., Rutter, V., Ashiru-Oredope, D., 2022. Scoping Review of National Antimicrobial Stewardship Activities in Eight African Countries and Adaptable Recommendations. Antibiotics 11, 1149. https://doi.org/10.3390/antibiotics11091149
Keating, E.M., Sakita, F., Mmbaga, B.T., Amiri, I., Nkini, G., Rent, S., Fino, N., Young, B., Staton, C.A., Watt, M.H., 2022. Three delays model applied to pediatric injury care seeking in Northern Tanzania: A mixed methods study. PLOS Global Public Health 2, e0000657. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgph.0000657
Kozhumam, A.S., Lovvorn, C., O’Leary, P., Minja, L., Nickenig Vissoci, J.R., Mmbaga, B.T., Staton, C.A., 2022. Utility of family reports in predicting ED patient alcohol use in Tanzania. J. Stud. Alcohol Drugs jsad.21-00141. https://doi.org/10.15288/jsad.21-00141
Mlay, I.E., Mbwasi, R.M., 2022. Non-traumatic head swellings in a child with a sickle cell disease presented to a tertiary hospital North of Tanzania: A case report. Tanzania Journal of Health Research 23, 1–4. https://doi.org/10.4314/thrb.v23i2
Uwishema, O., Frederiksen, K.S., Correia, I.F.S., Mahmoud, A., Onyeaka, H., Dost, B., 2022. The impact of COVID-19 on patients with neurological disorders and their access to healthcare in Africa: A review of the literature. Brain Behav e2742. https://doi.org/10.1002/brb3.2742

PUBLICATIONS – JULY 2022

Akkerman, O.W., Duarte, R., Tiberi, S., Schaaf, H.S., Lange, C., Alffenaar, J.W.C., Denholm, J., Carvalho, A.C.C., Bolhuis, M.S., Borisov, S., Bruchfeld, J., Cabibbe, A.M., Caminero, J.A., Carvalho, I., Chakaya, J., Centis, R., Dalcomo, M.P., D´Ambrosio, L., Dedicoat, M., Dheda, K., Dooley, K.E., Furin, J., García-García, J.-M., van Hest, N.A.H., de Jong, B.C., Kurhasani, X., Märtson, A.G., Mpagama, S., Torrico, M.M., Nunes, E., Ong, C.W.M., Palmero, D.J., Ruslami, R., Saktiawati, A.M.I., Semuto, C., Silva, D.R., Singla, R., Solovic, I., Srivastava, S., de Steenwinkel, J.E.M., Story, A., Sturkenboom, M.G.G., Tadolini, M., Udwadia, Z.F., Verhage, A.R., Zellweger, J.P., Migliori, G.B., 2022. Clinical standards for drug-susceptible pulmonary TB. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 26, 592–604. https://doi.org/10.5588/ijtld.22.0228
Cutting, E.R., Simmons, R.A., Madut, D.B., Maze, M.J., Kalengo, N.H., Carugati, M., Mbwasi, R.M., Kilonzo, K.G., Lyamuya, F., Marandu, A., Mosha, C., Saganda, W., Lwezaula, B.F., Hertz, J.T., Morrissey, A.B., Turner, E.L., Mmbaga, B.T., Kinabo, G.D., Maro, V.P., Crump, J.A., Rubach, M.P., 2022. Facility-based disease surveillance and Bayesian hierarchical modeling to estimate endemic typhoid fever incidence, Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania, 2007–2018. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 16, e0010516. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0010516
Dorsey, S., Akiba, C.F., Triplett, N.S., Lucid, L., Carroll, H.A., Benjamin, K.S., Itemba, D.K., Wasonga, A.I., Manongi, R., Martin, P., Sun, Z., Whetten, K., 2022. Consumer perspectives on acceptability of trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy in Tanzania and Kenya: A mixed methods study. Implementation Research and Practice 3, 26334895221109964. https://doi.org/10.1177/26334895221109963
Gikaro, J.M., Xiong, H., Lin, F., 2022. Activity limitation and participation restriction in Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid arthritis: findings based on the National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 23, 647. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12891-022-05607-z
Lodhia, J., n.d. Clinical Presentation of Intestinal Obstruction in Pregnancy and Management Challenges: Case Series 5.
Lodhia, J., Jusabani, M., Urassa, E., Lyimo, P., Msuya, D., 2022. Case series of inguinal pedicle-flap to cover hand ulcers: Our experience from northern Tanzania. International Journal of Surgery Case Reports 96, 107339. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2022.107339
Manavalan, P., Madut, D.B., Wanda, L., Msasu, A., Mmbaga, B.T., Thielman, N.M., Watt, M.H., n.d. A community health worker delivered intervention to address hypertension among adults engaged in HIV care in northern Tanzania: Outcomes from a pilot feasibility study. The Journal of Clinical Hypertension n/a. https://doi.org/10.1111/jch.14518
Mattsson, J., Hedlund, E., George-Svahn, L., Scheers-Andersson, E., Mazaheri, M., Björling, G., 2022. Nurses’ Experiences of Caring for Patients With Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 in the Initial Stage of the Pandemic. SAGE Open Nursing 8, 23779608221114980. https://doi.org/10.1177/23779608221114981
Mwakalinga, L.K., Temu, R.J., Horumpende, P.G., Ngowi, N., Pallangyo, A.J., 2022. Bacterial Isolates and Their Antibiotic Susceptibility Pattern among Patients with Infected Wounds Admited in Orthopaedic and Trauma Ward in Tertiary Care Hospital North-Eastern Tanzania. Journal of Biosciences and Medicines 10, 83–96. https://doi.org/10.4236/jbm.2022.107007
Ngocho, J.S., Minja, L.M., Mwamba, R.N., Knettel, B.A., Kisigo, G.A., Mmbaga, B.T., Watt, M.H., 2022. Prevalence and predictors of depression among women attending antenatal care in Moshi, Tanzania: a cross-sectional study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 22, 594. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-022-04917-3
Oneko, O., Mahande, M.J., Amour, C., Pollie, M., Smith, C., Mboya, I.B., Finkel, M., 2022. Willingness to HPV self-sampling for cervical cancer screening and its predictors among women attending outpatient clinics in Meru District, Arusha Region, Northern Tanzania. African Health Sciences 22, 97–106. https://doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v22i2.12
Pestillo de Oliveira, L., Malheiros Caruzzo, N., Sakita, F., Mmbaga, B.T., Boshe, J., Tupetz, A., Staton, C.A., Nickenig Vissoci, J.R., 2022. Cross-Cultural Adaptation and Psychometric Properties of the SF-8 Questionnaire in Tanzanian Swahili for Injury Population. Disabilities 2, 428–438. https://doi.org/10.3390/disabilities2030030
Rowland, M., 2022. Novel Mosquito Net Nearly Halves Malaria Infection in Community Trials in Tanzania. Outlooks on Pest Management 33, 89–91. https://doi.org/10.1564/v33_jun_02

PUBLICATIONS – JUNE 2022

Aminu, O.R., Forde, T.L., Ekwem, D., Johnson, P., Nelli, L., Mmbaga, B.T., Mshanga, D., Shand, M., Shirima, G., Walsh, M., Zadoks, R.N., Biek, R., Lembo, T., 2022. Participatory mapping identifies risk areas and environmental predictors of endemic anthrax in rural Africa. Sci Rep 12, 10514. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-14081-5
Azizi, S., Snetselaar, J., Kaaya, R., Matowo, J., Onen, H., Shayo, M., Kisengwa, E., Tilya, E., Manunda, B., Mawa, B., Mosha, F., Kirby, M., 2022. Implementing OECD GLP principles for the evaluation of novel vector control tools: a case study with two novel LLINs, SafeNet® and SafeNet NF®. Malaria Journal 21, 183. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-022-04208-4
Chilongola, J.O., Rwegoshola, K., Balingumu, O., Semvua, H., Kwigizile, E., 2022. COVID-19 Knowledge, Attitudes, Practices and Vaccination Hesitancy in Moshi, Kilimanjaro Region, Northern Tanzania: Tanzania Journal of Health Research 23, 1–12. https://doi.org/10.4314/thrb.v23i1
Dewidar, O., Rader, T., Waddington, H., Nicholls, S.G., Little, J., Hardy, B.-J., Horsley, T., Young, T., Cuervo, L.G., Sharp, M.K., Chamberlain, C., Shea, B., Craig, P., Lawson, D.O., Rizvi, A., Wiysonge, C.S., Kredo, T., Nguliefem, M.N., Ghogomu, E., Francis, D., Kristjansson, E., Bhutta, Z., Martin, A.A., Melendez-Torres, G.J., Pantoja, T., Wang, X., Jull, J., Roberts, J.H., Funnell, S., White, H., Krentel, A., Mahande, M.J., Ramke, J., Wells, G.A., Petkovic, J., Tugwell, P., Pottie, K., Mbuagbaw, L., Welch, V., 2022. Reporting of health equity considerations in equity-relevant observational studies: Protocol for a systematic assessment. https://doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.122185.1
Heysell, S.K., Mpagama, S.G., Ogarkov, O.B., Conaway, M., Ahmed, S., Zhdanova, S., Pholwat, S., Alshaer, M.H., Chongolo, A.M., Mujaga, B., Sariko, M., Saba, S., Rahman, S.M.M., Uddin, M.K.M., Suzdalnitsky, A., Moiseeva, E., Zorkaltseva, E., Koshcheyev, M., Vitko, S., Mmbaga, B.T., Kibiki, G.S., Pasipanodya, J.G., Peloquin, C.A., Banu, S., Houpt, E.R., 2022. Pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic determinants of clinical outcomes for rifampin-resistant tuberculosis: a multi-site prospective cohort study. Clinical Infectious Diseases ciac511. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciac511
Keating, E.M., Sakita, F., Mmbaga, B.T., Nkini, G., Amiri, I., Tsosie, C., Fino, N., Watt, M.H., Staton, C.A., 2022. A cohort of pediatric injury patients from a hospital-based trauma registry in Northern Tanzania. African Journal of Emergency Medicine 12, 208–215. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.afjem.2022.04.008
Lodhia, J., Urassa, E., Mashambo, A., Sadiq, A., Tadayo, J., Msuya, D., 2022. Late presentation of midgut malrotation with obstruction in a child. Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports 84, 102353. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsc.2022.102353
Mahmoud, A., Nchasi, G., 2022. Monkeypox Virus: A Zoonosis of Concern. J Med Virol. https://doi.org/10.1002/jmv.27968
Masukume, G., Mmbaga, B.T., Dzamalala, C.P., Mlombe, Y.B., Finch, P., Nyakunga-Maro, G., Mremi, A., Middleton, D.R.S., Narh, C.T., Chasimpha, S.J.D., Abedi-Ardekani, B., Menya, D., Schüz, J., McCormack, V., 2022. A very-hot food and beverage thermal exposure index and esophageal cancer risk in Malawi and Tanzania: findings from the ESCCAPE case–control studies. Br J Cancer 1–10. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41416-022-01890-8
Mbugi, E.V., den Hartog, G., Veenemans, J., Chilongola, J.O., Verhoef, H., Savelkoul, H.F.J., 2022. Nutrient Deficiencies and Potential Alteration in Plasma Levels of Naturally Acquired Malaria-Specific Antibody Responses in Tanzanian Children. Front Nutr 9, 872710. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnut.2022.872710
McCormack, V., Middleton, D.R.S., Mmbaga, B.T., Menya, D., Dzamalala, C., Nyakunga-Maro, G., Finch, P., Mlombe, Y., Schüz, J., 2022. The evidence gap between alcohol consumption and oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma in east Africa – Authors’ reply. Lancet Glob Health 10, e623. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(22)00116-4
Ntinginya, N.E., te Brake, L., Sabi, I., Chamba, N., Kilonzo, K., Laizer, S., Andia-Biraro, I., Kibirige, D., Kyazze, A.P., Ninsiima, S., Critchley, J.A., Romeo, R., van de Maat, J., Olomi, W., Mrema, L., Magombola, D., Mwayula, I.H., Sharples, K., Hill, P.C., van Crevel, R., On behalf of the PROTID Consortium, 2022. Rifapentine and isoniazid for prevention of tuberculosis in people with diabetes (PROTID): protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials 23, 480. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-022-06296-8
Prattipati, S., Sakita, F.M., Tarimo, T.G., Kweka, G.L., Mlangi, J.J., Maro, A.V., Coaxum, L.A., Galson, S.W., Limkakeng, A.T., Rugakingira, A., Urasa, S.J., Okeke, N.L., Mmbaga, B.T., Bloomfield, G.S., Hertz, J.T., 2022. Prevalence and Correlates of Ischemic ECG Findings among Adults With and Without HIV in Tanzania. Global Heart 17, 38. https://doi.org/10.5334/gh.1127
Snetselaar, J., Lees, R.S., Foster, G.M., Walker, K.J., Manunda, B.J., Malone, D.J., Mosha, F.W., Rowland, M.W., Kirby, M.J., 2022. Enhancing the Quality of Spray Application in IRS: Evaluation of the Micron Track Sprayer. Insects 13, 523. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects13060523
Tupetz, A., Barcenas, L.K., Isaacson, J.E., Vissoci, J.R.N., Gerald, V., Kingazi, J.R., Mushi, I., Peter, T.A., Staton, C.A., Mmbaga, B.T., Bettger, J.P., 2022. “I Don’t Do Anything; I’m Just Being Taken Care Of”: Experiences of Patients and Their Caregivers Transitioning Back into the Community Following Traumatic Injury in Northern Tanzania. Trauma Care 2, 341–358. https://doi.org/10.3390/traumacare2020028
Wander, K., Fujita, M., Mattison, S., Duris, M., Gauck, M., Hopt, T., Lacy, K., Foligno, A., Ulloa, R., Dodge, C., Mowo, F., Kiwelu, I., Mmbaga, B., 2022. Tradeoffs in milk immunity affect infant infectious disease risk. Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health. https://doi.org/10.1093/emph/eoac020

PUBLICATIONS – MAY 2022

Chilongola, J.O., Mwakapuja, R.S., Horumpende, P.G., Vianney, J.-M., Shabhay, A., Mkumbaye, S.I., Semvua, H.S., Mmbaga, B.T., 2022. Concurrent Infection With Dengue and Chikungunya Viruses in Humans and Mosquitoes: A Field Survey in Lower Moshi, Tanzania. East Africa Science 4, 78–87. https://doi.org/10.24248/easci.v4i1.62
Edward, A., Kagaruki, G.B., Manase, F., Appel, L.J., Matsushita, K., 2022. Effectiveness of instructional videos for enhancing healthcare provider competencies for hypertension management – a pre-post study in primary healthcare settings, Tanzania. BMC Health Services Research 22, 721. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-022-08064-5
Gaffur, R., Mchome, B., Ndaninginan, L.L., Asubiojo, B., Mahande, M.J., Maro, E., 2022. Association between first birth caesarean delivery and adverse maternal-perinatal outcomes in the second pregnancy: a registry-based study in Northern Tanzania. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 22, 411. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-022-04719-7
Hussein, F.A., Mawazo, A., Mwakibinga, J.J., Malya, R., Bakar, R.R., Saro, A.T., Kajeguka, D.C., 2022. Practice and Prevalence of Antibiotic Self-Medication among Undergraduate Students at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College, Tanzania. East Africa Science 4, 6–13. https://doi.org/10.24248/easci.v4i1.52
McCormack, V., Middleton, D.R.S., Mmbaga, B.T., Menya, D., Dzamalala, C., Nyakunga-Maro, G., Finch, P., Mlombe, Y., Schüz, J., 2022. The evidence gap between alcohol consumption and oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma in east Africa – Authors’ reply. The Lancet Global Health 10, e623. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(22)00116-4
Mcharo, R.D., Kisinda, A., Njovu, L., Mcharo, M., Mbwilo, F., Mihale, G., Komba, B., Andrew, E., Mayaud, P., Kroidl, A., Ivanova, O., Msuya, S.E., 2022. Prevalence of and risk factors associated with HIV, Herpes Simplex Virus-type 2, Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections among 18–24 year old students attending Higher Learning Institutions in Mbeya-Tanzania. PLOS ONE 17, e0266596. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0266596
Mosha, M.V., Paulo, H.A., Msuya, S.E., Grosskurth, H., Filteau, S., 2022. Additional file 2 of Lack of an association between dietary patterns and adiposity among primary school children in Kilimanjaro Tanzania [WWW Document]. https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.19634914.v1
Msapalla, A., Azizi, S., Jangu, M., Mbewe, N.J., Matowo, J., Shayo, M.F., Kaaya, R., Mawa, B., Joram, A., Kirby, M.J., Rowland, M.W., Mosha, F., 2022. Simplified Procedures for Managing Insecticidal Waste: A Case Report of KCMUCo-PAMVERC Vector Control Product Testing Facility in North-Eastern Tanzania. Environments 9, 65. https://doi.org/10.3390/environments9060065
Msoka, E.F., Cyril, P.M., Serventi, F., Kitali, B.C., Saria, V.F., Masenga, G.G., Mmbaga, B.T., Gutnik, L., 2022. Urban and Rural Patients Perspectives on Late Diagnosis of Breast Cancer in Tanzania: A Qualitative Study. JCO Global Oncology 8, 61–61. https://doi.org/10.1200/GO.22.67000
Mteremko, D., Shadrack, D.M., Ntie-Kang, F., Chilongola, J., Chacha, M., 2022. Finding alternatives to 5-fluorouracil: application of ensemble-based virtual screening for drug repositioning against human thymidylate synthase. Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics 0, 1–17. https://doi.org/10.1080/07391102.2022.2074140
Philemon, R.N., Mmbaga, B.T., Bartlett, J., Renju, J., Mtuy, T.B., Mboya, I.B., Msuya, S.E., 2022. Adherence to Optimal Breastfeeding Practices Among HIV-Positive Mothers in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. PPA 16, 841–852. https://doi.org/10.2147/PPA.S343213
Ruel, T.D., Acosta, E.P., Liu, J.P., Gray, K.P., George, K., Montañez, N., Popson, S., Buchanan, A.M., Bartlett, M., Dayton, D., Anthony, P., Brothers, C., Vavro, C., Singh, R., Koech, L., Vhembo, T., Mmbaga, B.T., Pinto, J.A., Dobbels, E.F.M., Archary, M., Chokephaibulkit, K., Ounchanum, P., Deville, J.G., Hazra, R., Townley, E., Wiznia, A., Deville, J.G., Carter, M.F., Mansky, H., Pinto, J.A., Ferreira, F.F., Romeiro, J., D’Angelo, J., Williams, R., Jundi, F., Cruz, M.L.S., Sidi, C.L., Kataike, H., Owor, M., Ahimbisibwe, G.M., van Rensburg, M.A.J., Andrea, C.V., Ponatshego, P.L., Budu, M., Tirelo, L., Masheto, G.R., Raesi, M.S., Ramogodiri, M., Chanthong, J., Khamrong, C., Aurpibul, L., Fairlie, L., Patel, F., Soma-Kashiram, H., Archary, M., Hanley, S., Govender, V., Sturzbecher, F.T., Cervi, M.C., Mmbaga, B.T., Njau, B., Matibe, P., Mukonowenzou, R., Marozva, C.C., Keter, W.C., Bii, P.C., Ounchanum, P., Cressey, T.R., Sukrakanchana, P., Chokephaibulkit, K., Rungmaitree, S., Pilotto, J.H., Fernandes, L.E., Gomes, I.M., 2022. Pharmacokinetics, safety, tolerability, and antiviral activity of dolutegravir dispersible tablets in infants and children with HIV-1 (IMPAACT P1093): results of an open-label, phase 1–2 trial. The Lancet HIV 9, e332–e340. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2352-3018(22)00044-3
Shayo, A., Mlay, P., Ahn, E., Kidanto, H., Espiritu, M., Perlman, J., 2022. Early neonatal mortality is modulated by gestational age, birthweight and fetal heart rate abnormalities in the low resource setting in Tanzania – a five year review 2015–2019. BMC Pediatrics 22, 313. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12887-022-03385-0

PUBLICATIONS – APRIL 2022

1.     Balandya, E., Sunguya, B., Kidenya, B., Nyamhanga, T., Minja, I.K., Mahande, M., Mmbaga, B.T., Mshana, S.E., Mteta, K., Bartlett, J., Lyamuya, E., 2022. Joint Research Mentoring Through the Community of Young Research Peers: A Case for a Unifying Model for Research Mentorship at Higher Learning Institutions. AMEP 13, 355–367. https://doi.org/10.2147/AMEP.S356678
2.     Chamba, N.G., Sadiq, A.M., Kyala, N.J., Mosha, J.E., Muhina, I.A., Said, F.H., Shao, E.R., 2022. Initial treatment of myxedema coma using oral levothyroxine: a case report from Tanzania. Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Case Reports 2022. https://doi.org/10.1530/EDM-21-0197
3.     Krauth, S.J., Yongolo, N., Biswaro, S., Kelly, C., Walker, R.W., Siebert, S., Deidda, M., NIHR Global health Research Group on Arthritis inTanzania, Wyke, S., Halliday, J., Mmbaga, B.T., McIntosh, E., 2022. P105 Prevalence and associated factors of musculoskeletal joint disease in the community setting in Hai district, northern Tanzania. Rheumatology 61, keac133.104. https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/keac133.104
4.     Lodhia, J., Chugulu, S., Tendai, J., Philemon, R., 2022. Esophageal stenosis: A case of delayed dysphagia in an infant from northern Tanzania. International Journal of Surgery Case Reports 93, 107014. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2022.107014
5.     Macha, A.P., Temu, R., Olotu, F., Seth, N.P., Massawe, H.L., 2022. Epidemiology and associated injuries in paediatric diaphyseal femur fractures treated at a limited resource zonal referral hospital in northern Tanzania. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 23, 360. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12891-022-05320-x
6.     Mremi, A., Bentzer, N.K., Mchome, B., Mlay, J., Blaakær, J., Rasch, V., Schledermann, D., 2022a. The role of telepathology in diagnosis of pre-malignant and malignant cervical lesions: Implementation at a tertiary hospital in Northern Tanzania. PLoS One 17, e0266649. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0266649
7.     Mremi, A., Bentzer, N.K., Mchome, B., Mlay, J., Blaakær, J., Rasch, V., Schledermann, D., 2022b. The role of telepathology in diagnosis of pre-malignant and malignant cervical lesions: Implementation at a tertiary hospital in Northern Tanzania. PLOS ONE 17, e0266649. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0266649
8.     Msoka, E.F., Bunn, C., Msoka, P., Yongolo, N.M., Laurie, E., Wyke, S., McIntosh, E., Mmbaga, B., 2022. P212 Understandings and responses to joint pain: preliminary findings from a rapid ethnographic assessment in Northern Tanzania. Rheumatology 61, keac133.211. https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/keac133.211
9.     Paulo, H.A., Mosha, D., Mwanyika-Sando, M., Mboya, I.B., Madzorera, I., Killewo, J., Leyna, G.H., Msuya, S.E., Fawzi, W.W., 2022. Role of dietary quality and diversity on overweight and obesity among women of reproductive age in Tanzania. PLOS ONE 17, e0266344. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0266344
10.    Schou, A., Jørgensen, N.R., Maro, V.P., Kilonzo, K., Ramaiya, K., Sironga, J., Jensen, A.K., Christensen, D.L., Schwarz, P., 2022. The circadian rhythm of calcium and bone homeostasis in Maasai. Am J Hum Biol e23756. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.23756
11.   Semvua, S.K., Kim, C.Y., Muiruri, C., Peter, T.A., Mmbaga, B.T., Bartlett, J.A., Zullig, L.L., Jazowski, S.A., Knettel, B.A., Karia, F.P., Ramadhani, H.O., 2022. Predictors of Self-repackaging of Antiretroviral Therapy in Northern Tanzania. Am J Health Behav 46, 124–133. https://doi.org/10.5993/AJHB.46.2.3
12.  Tarimo, C.S., Bhuyan, S.S., Zhao, Y., Ren, W., Mohammed, A., Li, Q., Gardner, M., Mahande, M.J., Wang, Y., Wu, J., 2022. Prediction of low Apgar score at five minutes following labor induction intervention in vaginal deliveries: machine learning approach for imbalanced data at a tertiary hospital in North Tanzania. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 22, 275. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-022-04534-0
13.    Van Aartsen, D., Justine, M., Mduma, E., Mpagama, S.G., Alshaer, M.H., Peloquin, C.A., Mujaga, B., Maro, A., Gratz, J., Kosek, M., Liu, J., Rogawski McQuade, E.T., Houpt, E.R., Thomas, T.A., Heysell, S.K., 2022. Enteropathogen spectrum and effect on antimycobacterial pharmacokinetics among children with tuberculosis in rural Tanzania: a prospective cohort study. The Lancet Microbe. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2666-5247(21)00308-6
14.   Walsh, R.B., Mwingwa, A., Yongolo, N.M., Biswaro, S.M., Mwanswila, M.J., Kelly, C., Mmbaga, B.T., Mosha, F., Gray, W.K., McIntosh, E., Walker, R.W., 2022. The spectrum and burden of in-patient paediatric musculoskeletal diseases in Northern Tanzania. Paediatr Int Child Health 1–10. https://doi.org/10.1080/20469047.2022.2062561
15.  Yongolo, N.M., Krauth, S.J., Biswaro, S.M., Moshi, B., Mwanswila, M., Hemed, A., Njau, R., Ng’unda, N.A., Walker, R., Kilonzo, K., Siebert, S., Halliday, J., McIntosh, E., Kelly, C., Mmbaga, B., Temu, G., 2022. P208 A retrospective survey of arthritis among inpatients at a consultant hospital in Northern Tanzania from 2017 to 2019. Rheumatology 61, keac133.207. https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/keac133.207

PUBLICATIONS – MARCH 2022

1.     Amour, M., Sangeda, R.Z., Kidenya, B., Balandya, E., Mmbaga, B.T., Machumi, L., Rugarabamu, A., Aris, E., Njiro, B.J., Ndumwa, H.P., Lyamuya, E., Sunguya, B.F., 2022. Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy by Medication Possession Ratio and Virological Suppression among Adolescents and Young Adults Living with HIV in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease 7, 52. https://doi.org/10.3390/tropicalmed7040052
2.     Chamba, N.G., Byashalira, K.C., Shayo, P.J., Ramaiya, K.L., Manongi, R.N., Daud, P., Mmbaga, B.T., Ntinginya, N.E., Lillebaek, T., Bygbjerg, I.C., Christensen, D.L., Mpagama, S.G., 2022. Where can Tanzania health system integrate clinical management of patients with dual tuberculosis and diabetes mellitus? A cross-sectional survey at varying levels of health facilities. Public Health in Practice 100242. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhip.2022.100242
3.     Costales, C., Crump, J.A., Mremi, A.R., Amsi, P.T., Kalengo, N.H., Kilonzo, K.G., Kinabo, G., Lwezaula, B.F., Lyamuya, F., Marandu, A., Mbwasi, R., Mmbaga, B.T., Mosha, C., Carugati, M., Madut, D.B., Nelson, A.M., Maze, M.J., Matkovic, E., Zaki, S.R., Maro, V.P., Rubach, M.P., 2022. Performance of Xpert Ultra nasopharyngeal swab for identification of tuberculosis deaths in northern Tanzania. Clinical Microbiology and Infection. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cmi.2022.03.027
4.     Croughs, M., Nyakunga, G.B., Sakita, F.M., Kilonzo, K., Mmbaga, B.T., Soentjens, P., 2022. Incidence and predictors of severe altitude illness symptoms in Mt. Kilimanjaro hikers; a prospective cohort study. Journal of Travel Medicine taac044. https://doi.org/10.1093/jtm/taac044
5.     Hertz, J.T., Prattipati, S., Kweka, G.L., Mlangi, J.J., Tarimo, T.G., Mmbaga, B.T., Thielman, N.M., Sakita, F.M., Rubach, M.P., Bloomfield, G.S., Manavalan, P., 2022. Prevalence and predictors of uncontrolled hypertension, diabetes, and obesity among adults with HIV in northern Tanzania. Global Public Health 0, 1–13. https://doi.org/10.1080/17441692.2022.2049344
6.     Kamoen, O., Nyalile, K., Libent, L., Assenga, C., Mkwizu, E., Lyamuya, F., Sadiq, A., Howlett, W., Dekker, M., 2022. An unusual case of nontraumatic myelopathy in a TB/HIV coinfected patient in Tanzania. Neuroimmunology Reports 2, 100076. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nerep.2022.100076
7.     Knettel, B.A., Knettel, C.T., Sakita, F., Myers, J.G., Edward, T., Minja, L., Mmbaga, B.T., Vissoci, J.R.N., Staton, C., 2022. Predictors of ICU admission and patient outcome for traumatic brain injury in a Tanzanian referral hospital: Implications for improving treatment guidelines. Injury. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2022.03.043
8.     Martin, J.L., Messenger, L.A., Mosha, F.W., Lukole, E., Mosha, J.F., Kulkarni, M., Churcher, T.S., Sherrard-Smith, E., Manjurano, A., Protopopoff, N., Rowland, M., 2022. Durability of three types of dual active ingredient long-lasting insecticidal net compared to a pyrethroid-only LLIN in Tanzania: methodology for a prospective cohort study nested in a cluster randomized controlled trial. Malaria Journal 21, 96. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-022-04119-4
9.  Mosha, J.F., Kulkarni, M.A., Lukole, E., Matowo, N.S., Pitt, C., Messenger, L.A., Mallya, E., Jumanne, M., Aziz, T., Kaaya, R., Shirima, B.A., Isaya, G., Taljaard, M., Martin, J., Hashim, R., Thickstun, C., Manjurano, A., Kleinschmidt, I., Mosha, F.W., Rowland, M., Protopopoff, N., 2022. Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness against malaria of three types of dual-active-ingredient long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) compared with pyrethroid-only LLINs in Tanzania: a four-arm, cluster-randomised trial. The Lancet 399, 1227–1241. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(21)02499-5
10. Msanga, D.R., Silago, V., Massoza, T., Kidenya, B.R., Balandya, E., Mirambo, M.M., Sunguya, B., Mmbaga, B.T., Lyamuya, E., Bartlet, J., Mshana, S.E., 2022. High Fecal Carriage of Multidrug Resistant Bacteria in the Community among Children in Northwestern Tanzania. Pathogens 11, 379. https://doi.org/10.3390/pathogens11030379
11.   Sn, V., C, M., Bn, N., Oj, M., Ka, M., Sr, P., 2022. Disseminating surgical experience for sustainable benefits – the Urolink experience. BJU international. https://doi.org/10.1111/bju.15733
12.   Wajanga, B.M.K., Kim, C.Y., Peck, R.N., Bartlett, J., Mabula, D., Juma, A., Muiruri, C., 2022. Is lack of health insurance a predictor of worsening of heart failure among adult patients attending referral hospitals in Northwestern Tanzania? PLOS ONE 17, e0264352. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0264352
13.   Zekeya, N., Ibrahim, M., Mamiro, B., Ndossi, H., Kilonzo, M., Mkangara, M., Chacha, M., Chilongola, J., Kideghesho, J., 2022. Potential of natural phenolic compounds as antioxidant and treatment of chronic diseases from Africa medicinal plant; Bersama abyssinica (Meliathaceae). Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sjbs.2022.03.023
14.    Trinitas, J., Msuya, M., Wilson, G.R., Siegfried, J., 2022. Promoting Nurse Practicioner Practice: Why Is The Role Important For Tanzania And How Will It Help Augment Health Care In Sub-Saharan Africa? ScienceOpen Preprints. https://doi.org/10.14293/S2199-1006.1.SOR-.PPCAAPT.v1

PUBLICATIONS – FEBRUARY 2022

1.     Boahen, C.K., Temba, G.S., Kullaya, V.I., Matzaraki, V., Joosten, L.A.B., Kibiki, G., Mmbaga, B.T., van der Ven, A., de Mast, Q., Netea, M.G., Kumar, V., 2022. A functional genomics approach in Tanzanian population identifies distinct genetic regulators of cytokine production compared to European population. The American Journal of Human Genetics. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajhg.2022.01.014
2.     Chamba, N., Byashalira, K., Shayo, P., Ramaiya, K., Manongi, R., Daud, P., Mmbaga, B., Ntinginya, N., Lillebaek, T., Bygbjerg, I., Christensen, D., Mpagama, S., 2022. Where can Tanzania health system integrate clinical management of patients with dual tuberculosis and diabetes mellitus? A cross-sectional survey at varying levels of health facilities. Public Health in Practice 3, 100242. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhip.2022.100242
3.     Chilongola, J., Rwegoshola, K., Semvua, H., Kwigizile, E., 2022a. A community-based survey on COVID-19 Knowledge, Attitudes, Practices and Vaccination Hesitance in Moshi, Kilimanjaro Region, Northern Tanzania (preprint). In Review. https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-1327017/v1
4.     Chussi, D.C., Kayuza, M., Magwizi, M., Shija, P., Sadiq, A., Amsi, P., Katundu, D., Mtenga, P., 2022. Rhinocerebral mucormycosis in a diabetes type 2 patient: A fatal case report from northern Tanzania. SAGE Open Medical Case Reports 10, 2050313X221078721. https://doi.org/10.1177/2050313X221078721
5.     Goodluck, G., Gnanamuttupulle, M., Sadiq, A., Msuya, D., Chugulu, S., Lodhia, J., 2022. Jejunoileal Atresia in a Newborn: Our Experience From Northern Tanzania and Literature Review. Clin Med Insights Pediatr 16, 11795565221075312. https://doi.org/10.1177/11795565221075313
6.     Hosaka, K.R.J., Mmbaga, B.T., Shayo, A.M., Gallis, J.A., Turner, E.L., O’Donnell, K.E., Cunningham, C.K., Boshe, J., Dow, D.E., 2022. A group-based mental health intervention for Tanzanian youth living with HIV: Secondary analysis of a pilot trial. Medicine 101, e28693. https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000028693
7.     Kamoen, O., Nyalile, K., Libent, L., Assenga, C., Mkwizu, E., Lyamuya, F., Sadiq, A., Howlett, W., Dekker, M., 2022. An unusual case of nontraumatic myelopathy in a TB/HIV coinfected patient in Tanzania. Neuroimmunology Reports 2, 100076. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nerep.2022.100076
8.     Mangi, G., Mlay, P., Oneko, O., Maokola, W., swai, P., 2022. Postoperative complications and risk factors among women who underwent caesarean delivery from Northern Tanzania: a hospital-based analytical cross-sectional study (preprint). In Review. https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-1351236/v1
9.     Mremi, A., Rwenyagila, D., Mlay, J., 2022. Prevalence of post-partum anemia and associated factors among women attending public primary health care facilities: An institutional based cross-sectional study. PLOS ONE 17, e0263501. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0263501
10.          Ngowi, B.N., Bright, F., Mbwambo, J.S., Mmbaga, B.T., Lekei, E., Kimolo, M., Mteta, K.A., Mbwambo, O.J., 2022. Perineal ectopic testis in adult: Experience from tertiary hospital, northern Tanzania. International Journal of Surgery Case Reports 106817. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2022.106817
11.          Obasi, A., Seekles, M., Boshe, J., Dow, D., Mmbaga, B., Ngakongwa, F., Okello, E., Renju, J., Shayo, E., Simbee, G., Todd, J., Oriyo, N., 2022. Adolescent mental health research in Tanzania: a study protocol for a priority setting exercise and the development of an interinstitutional capacity strengthening programme. BMJ Open 12, e054163. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-054163
12.          Sadiq, A.M., Katundu, D.R., Akrabi, H.F., 2022. A case of sudden mixed hearing loss in SARS-CoV-2. SAGE Open Medical Case Reports 10, 2050313X221080642. https://doi.org/10.1177/2050313X221080642
13.          Staton, C.A., Zadey, S., O’Leary, P., Phillips, A., Minja, L., Swahn, M.H., Hirshon, J.M., Boshe, J., Sakita, F., Vissoci, J.R.N., Mmbaga, B.T., 2022. PRACT: a pragmatic randomized adaptive clinical trial protocol to investigate a culturally adapted brief negotiational intervention for alcohol use in the emergency department in Tanzania. Trials 23, 120. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-022-06060-y
14.          Tungu, P.K., Rowland, M.W., Messenger, L.A., Small, G.J., Bradley, J., Snetselaar, J., Kirby, M.J., Mbewe, N.J., 2022. Large-scale (Phase III) evaluation of broflanilide 50WP (VECTRONTM T500) for indoor residual spraying for malaria vector control in Northeast Tanzania: study protocol for a two-arm, non-inferiority, cluster-randomised community trial. BMC Infectious Diseases 22, 171. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-022-07138-3

PUBLICATIONS – JANUARY 2022

1.     Buckle, G.C., Mrema, A., Mwachiro, M., Ringo, Y., Selekwa, M., Mulima, G., Some, F.F., Mmbaga, B.T., Mody, G.N., Zhang, L., Paciorek, A., Akoko, L., Ayuo, P., Burgert, S., Bukusi, E., Charles, A., Chepkemoi, W., Chesumbai, G., Kaimila, B., Kenseko, A., Kibwana, K.S., Koech, D., Macharia, C., Moirana, E.N., Mushi, B.P., Mremi, A., Mwaiselage, J., Mwanga, A., Ndumbalo, J., Nvakunga, G., Ngoma, M., Oduor, M., Oloo, M., Opakas, J., Parker, R., Seno, S., Salima, A., Servent, F., Wandera, A., Westmoreland, K.D., White, R.E., Williams, B., Mmbaga, E.J., Van Loon, K., of the African Esophageal Cancer Consortium (AfrECC), 2022. Treatment outcomes of esophageal cancer in Eastern Africa: protocol of a multi-center, prospective, observational, open cohort study. BMC Cancer 22, 82.
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12885-021-09124-5
2.     Dow, D.E., O’Donnell, K.E., Mkumba, L., Gallis, J.A., Turner, E.L., Boshe, J., Shayo, A.M., Cunningham, C.K., Mmbaga, B.T., 2022. Sauti ya Vijana (SYV; The Voice of Youth): Longitudinal Outcomes of an Individually Randomized Group Treatment Pilot Trial for Young People Living with HIV in Tanzania. AIDS Behav.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-021-03550-z
3.     George, G., Murphy, D.C., Hogg, H.D.J., Boniface, J.B., Urasa, S., Rwiza, J., Uwemeye, L., Bristow, C., Hillsmith, G., Rainey, E., Walker, R., Gray, W.K., Maria-Paddick, S., 2022. Evaluation of a low-resource screening strategy for ophthalmic pathologies and associated neurological morbidity in an older Tanzanian HIV-positive population. Sci Rep 12, 1434.
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-04989-3
4.     Lodhia, J., Msuya, D., Sadiq, A., Philemon, R., 2022. Intraperitoneal Cerebrospinal Pseudocyst: A case report of a complication in a child with Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt. Tanzania Medical Journal 33, 116–123.
https://doi.org/10.4314/tmj.v33i1.454
5.     Matowo, J., Weetman, D., Pignatelli, P., Wright, A., Charlwood, J.D., Kaaya, R., Shirima, B., Moshi, O., Lukole, E., Mosha, J., Manjurano, A., Mosha, F., Rowland, M., Protopopoff, N., 2022. Expression of pyrethroid metabolizing P450 enzymes characterizes highly resistant Anopheles vector species targeted by successful deployment of PBO-treated bednets in Tanzania. PLoS One 17, e0249440.
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0249440
6.     Misso, K.K., Elisante, J., Mganga, D., Poppe, V., Tarmohammed, M., Nkoronko, M., Msuya, D., 2022. Bilateral chylothorax following neck dissection on a child—Diagnosis and management in resource-limited settings: a case report. Journal of Surgical Case Reports 2022, rjab600. https://doi.org/10.1093/jscr/rjab600
7.     Mligiliche, N.L., Rwomurushaka, E.S., Masinga, J., Ntigga, F.B., Mtoro, S., 2022. Prevalence and Predictors of Occupational Health Hazards among Nurses Working in Health Care Facilities at Moshi Municipal, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Tanzania Medical Journal 33, 16–31. https://doi.org/10.4314/tmj.v33i1.492
8.     Pancras, G., Sunguya, B.F., Sirili, N., Balandya, E., Lyamuya, E., Mmbaga, B.T., 2022. The role of community advisory boards in community-based HIV clinical trials: a qualitative study from Tanzania. BMC Medical Ethics 23, 1.
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12910-021-00737-w

PUBLICATIONS – DECEMBER 2021

1.     Bonnewell, J.P., Rubach, M.P., Madut, D.B., Carugati, M., Maze, M.J., Kilonzo, K.G., Lyamuya, F., Marandu, A., Kalengo, N.H., Lwezaula, B.F., Mmbaga, B.T., Maro, V.P., Crump, J.A., 2021. Performance Assessment of the Universal Vital Assessment Score vs Other Illness Severity Scores for Predicting Risk of In-Hospital Death Among Adult Febrile Inpatients in Northern Tanzania, 2016-2019. JAMA Network Open 4, e2136398. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.36398
2.     Katanga, J., Pembe, A., Rasch, V., Manongi, R., Kjaer, S.K., Mwaiselage, J., n.d. Exploring inclusion of rapid HPV DNA testing in primary cervical cancer screening in Tanzania – role of HIV status 5.
3.     Lissenden, N., Armistead, J., Gleave, K., Irish, S., Martin, J., Messenger, L., Moore, S., Ngufor, C., Protopopoff, N., Oxborough, R., Spiers, A., Lees, R., 2022. Developing Consensus Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to Evaluate New Types of Insecticide-Treated Nets. Insects 13, 7. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects13010007
4.     Middleton, D.R.S., Mmbaga, B.T., Menya, D., Dzamalala, C., Nyakunga-Maro, G., Finch, P., Mlombe, Y., Schüz, J., McCormack, V., Kigen, N., Oduor, M., Maina, S.K., Some, F., Kibosia, C., Mwasamwaja, A., Mremi, A., Kiwelu, I., Swai, R., Kiwelu, G., Mustapha, S., Mghase, E., Mchome, A., Shao, R., Mallya, E., Kilonzo, K., Kamkwantira, A., Kamdolozi, M., Liomba, G., Chasimpha, S., Narh, C., Bouaoun, L., Abedi-Ardekani, B., Mushi, G., Namwai, T., Suwedi, M., Solomon, T., Malamba, R., Carreira, C., 2021. Alcohol consumption and oesophageal squamous cell cancer risk in east Africa: findings from the large multicentre ESCCAPE case-control study in Kenya, Tanzania, and Malawi. The Lancet Global Health 0. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(21)00506-4
5.     Mohammed, M., Mboya, I.B., Mwambi, H., Elbashir, M.K., Omolo, B., 2021. Predictors of colorectal cancer survival using cox regression and random survival forests models based on gene expression data. PLOS ONE 16, e0261625.
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0261625
6.     Pisharody, S., Rubach, M.P., Carugati, M., Nicholson, W.L., Perniciaro, J.L., Biggs, H.M., Maze, M.J., Hertz, J.T., Halliday, J.E.B., Allan, K.J., Mmbaga, B.T., Saganda, W., Lwezaula, B.F., Kazwala, R.R., Cleaveland, S., Maro, V.P., Crump, J.A., 2021. Incidence Estimates of Acute Q Fever and Spotted Fever Group Rickettsioses, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, from 2007 to 2008 and from 2012 to 2014. Am J Trop Med Hyg tpmd201036. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.20-1036
7.     Q, S., D, M., J, N., H, H., R, K., M, A., 2021. Ultrasensitive qPCR-Based Detection of Plasmodium falciparum in Pregnant Women Using Dried Blood or Whole Blood Pellet Samples Processed through Different DNA Extraction Methods. The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.21-0496
8.     Subedi, N., Bhattarai, S., Mremi, A., Ntakirutimana, G., Ndayisaba, M.C., Rugwizangoga, B., Mbarushimana, D., Hategekimana, E., Tuyizere, V., Paganelli, C., 2021. Building Capacity and Infrastructure at Hospitals Implementing Minimally Invasive Tissue Sampling: Experience and Lessons Learned From Nepal, Rwanda, and Tanzania. Clinical Infectious Diseases 73, S396–S400. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciab780
9.     Tarimo, C.S., Bhuyan, S.S., Li, Q., Mahande, M.J.J., Wu, J., Fu, X., 2021. Validating machine learning models for the prediction of labour induction intervention using routine data: a registry-based retrospective cohort study at a tertiary hospital in northern Tanzania. BMJ Open 11, e051925. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-051925
10.                             Tarmohamed, M., Mashambo, A., Sadiq, A., Mremi, A., Chilonga, K., 2021. Ectopic uterus? A rare presentation of a giant leiomyoma in the posterior mediastinum. Journal of Surgical Case Reports 2021, rjab584. https://doi.org/10.1093/jscr/rjab584

PUBLICATIONS – NOVEMBER 2021


1.    Azizi, S., Snetselaar, J., Kaaya, R., Matowo, J., Onen, H., Shayo, M., Kisengwa, E., Tilya, E., Manunda, B., Mawa, B., Mosha, F., Kirby, M., 2021. The First GLP Compliant Study in Africa for the Evaluation of LLIN’s; Efficacy of SafeNet® and SafeNet NF® (preprint). In Review. https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-1006810/v1

2.    Kaaya, R.D., Kavishe, R.A., Tenu, F.F., Matowo, J.J., Mosha, F.W., Drakeley, C., Sutherland, C.J., Beshir, K.B., 2021. Deletions of the Plasmodium falciparum histidine-rich protein 2/3 genes are common in field isolates from north-eastern Tanzania (preprint). In Review. https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-1064772/v1

3.    Letara, N., Ngocho, J.S., Karami, N., Msuya, S.E., Nyombi, B., Kassam, N.A., Skovbjerg, S., Åhren, C., Philemon, R., Mmbaga, B.T., 2021. Prevalence and patient-related factors associated with Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae carriage and infection among pediatric patients in Tanzania. Sci Rep 11, 22759.
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-02186-2

4.    Njau, B., Mhando, G., Jeremiah, D., Mushi, D., 2021. Correlates of Sexual Risky Behaviours, HIV Testing, and HIV Testing Intention among Sexually Active Youths in Northern Tanzania. EA Health Research Journal 5, 151–158. https://doi.org/10.24248/eahrj.v5i2.666

5.    Shayo, A., Mlay, P., Ahn, E., Kidanto, H., Espiritu, M., Perlman, J., 2021. Neonatal Mortality is Modulated by Gestational Age, Birthweight and Fetal Heart Rate Abnormalities in the Low Resource Setting in Tanzania – a Five Year Review 2015-201. https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-1039876/v1

PUBLICATIONS – OCTOBER 2021


1.    Ali, F., Msuya, S.E., Mamseri, R., Mgongo, M., Mboya, I.B., 2021. Time to cessation of exclusive breastfeeding and associated factors among women with children aged 6–24 months in Kilimanjaro region, northern Tanzania: A community-based cross-sectional study. PLOS ONE 16, e0259041. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0259041

2.    Asia Hemed, K., Sweetness Naftal, L., Perry M, C., Zuhura, L., Nateiya M, Y., Neema Allen, N., Irene, H., Blandina Theophil, M., Agnes Cyril, M., 2021. A qualitative study on perspectives of pregnant and postnatal mothers on accessing Tetanus Toxoid vaccine in Hai District Kilimanjaro region Tanzania. J Gynecol Res Obstet 042–049. https://doi.org/10.17352/jgro.000104

3.    Hosaka, K.R.J., Mmbaga, B.T., Gallis, J.A., Dow, D.E., 2021. Feasibility and acceptability of a peer youth-led curriculum to improve HIV knowledge in Northern Tanzania: resilience and intervention experience from the perspective of peer leaders. BMC Public Health 21, 1925. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-021-11876-5

4.    Kassam, N.A., Kulaya, N., Kaaya, R.D., Schmiegelow, C., Wang, C.W., Kavishe, R.A., Alifrangis, M., 2021. Use of anti-gSG6-P1 IgG as a serological biomarker to assess temporal exposure to Anopheles’ mosquito bites in Lower Moshi. PLOS ONE 16, e0259131. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0259131

5.    Knettel, B.A., Muhirwa, A., Wanda, L., Amiri, I., Muiruri, C., Fernandez, K.M., Watt, M.H., Mmbaga, B.T., Relf, M.V., 2021. Patient perspectives on the helpfulness of a community health worker program for HIV care engagement in Tanzania. AIDS Care 0, 1–8. https://doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2021.1995840

6.    Madut, D.B., Rubach, M.P., Bonnewell, J.P., Cutting, E.R., Carugati, M., Kalengo, N., Maze, M.J., Morrissey, A.B., Mmbaga, B.T., Lwezaula, B.F., Kinabo, G., Mbwasi, R., Kilonzo, K.G., Maro, V.P., Crump, J.A., 2021. Trends in fever case management for febrile inpatients in a low malaria incidence setting of Tanzania. Trop Med Int Health. https://doi.org/10.1111/tmi.13683

7.    Mganga, A.E., Renju, J., Todd, J., Mahande, M.J., Vyas, S., 2021. Development of a women’s empowerment index for Tanzania from the demographic and health surveys of 2004–05, 2010, and 2015–16. Emerg Themes Epidemiol 18, 13. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12982-021-00103-6

8.    Migliori, G.B., Marx, F.M., Ambrosino, N., Zampogna, E., Schaaf, H.S., van der Zalm, M.M., Allwood, B., Byrne, A.L., Mortimer, K., Wallis, R.S., Fox, G.J., Leung, C.C., Chakaya, J.M., Seaworth, B., Rachow, A., Marais, B.J., Furin, J., Akkerman, O.W., Al Yaquobi, F., Amaral, A.F.S., Borisov, S., Caminero, J.A., Carvalho, A.C.C., Chesov, D., Codecasa, L.R., Teixeira, R.C., Dalcolmo, M.P., Datta, S., Dinh-Xuan, A.-T., Duarte, R., Evans, C.A., García-García, J.-M., Günther, G., Hoddinott, G., Huddart, S., Ivanova, O., Laniado-Laborín, R., Manga, S., Manika, K., Mariandyshev, A., Mello, F.C.Q., Mpagama, S.G., Muñoz-Torrico, M., Nahid, P., Ong, C.W.M., Palmero, D.J., Piubello, A., Pontali, E., Silva, D.R., Singla, R., Spanevello, A., Tiberi, S., Udwadia, Z.F., Vitacca, M., Centis, R., D´Ambrosio, L., Sotgiu, G., Lange, C., Visca, D., 2021. Clinical standards for the assessment, management and rehabilitation of post-TB lung disease. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 25, 797–813. https://doi.org/10.5588/ijtld.21.0425

9.    Nyalile, K.B., Shewiyo, E.J., Sadiq, A., Maringo, B.E., Mosha, F.A., Mbwasi, R.M., Mchaile, D.N., Shayo, A.M., Msuya, S.E., 2021. Shaken baby syndrome: the first case reported in East Africa: case report. PAMJ – Clinical Medicine 7. https://doi.org/10.11604/pamj-cm.2021.7.8.31118

10. Osaki, H., Sao, S.S., Kisigo, G.A., Coleman, J.N., Mwamba, R.N., Renju, J., Mmbaga, B.T., Watt, M.H., 2021. Male engagement guidelines in antenatal care: unintended consequences for pregnant women in Tanzania. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 21, 720. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-021-04141-5

11. Philippin, H., Matayan, E., Knoll, K.M., Macha, E., Mbishi, S., Makupa, A., Matsinhe, C., da Gama, V., Monjane, M., Ncheda, A.J., Mulobuana, F.A., Muna, E., Fopoussi, N., Gazzard, G., Marques, A.P., Shah, P., Macleod, D., Makupa, W.U., Burton, M.J., 2021. Selective laser trabeculoplasty versus 0·5% timolol eye drops for the treatment of glaucoma in Tanzania: a randomized controlled trial. The Lancet Global Health. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(21)00348-X

12. Prattipati, S., Mlangi, J.J., Tarimo, T.G., Kweka, G.L., Thielman, N.M., Bettger, J.P., Mmbaga, B.T., Sakita, F.M., Hertz, J.T., 2021. Knowledge, attitudes, and preventive practices regarding ischemic heart disease among HIV-positive individuals in northern Tanzania. Trop Med Int Health. https://doi.org/10.1111/tmi.13690

13. Sadiq, Abid M, Mjemmas, M.G., Sadiq, Adnan M, Nkya, G.Z., 2021. Sarcomatoid hepatocellular carcinoma in a young African female. SAGE Open Medical Case Reports 9, 2050313X211052452. https://doi.org/10.1177/2050313X211052452

14. Skevaki, C., Ngocho, J.S., Amour, C., Schmid-Grendelmeier, P., Mmbaga, B.T., Renz, H., 2021. Epidemiology and management of asthma and atopic dermatitis in sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 0. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaci.2021.10.019

15. Suleman, M., Shadrack, M., Msuya, D., Chugulu, S., Chilonga, K., Mchaile, D., Kilonzo, K., Lodhia, J., 2021. Foley catheter used for peritoneal dialysis. Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports 75, 102085. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsc.2021.102085

16. Zuberi, Z., Mremi, A., Chilongola, J.O., Semango, G., Sauli, E., 2021. Expression analysis of p16 and TOP2A protein biomarkers in cervical cancer lesions and their correlation with clinico-histopathological characteristics in a referral hospital, Tanzania. PLOS ONE 16, e0259096. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0259096

PUBLICATIONS – SEPTEMBER 2021


1.      Christensen, D.L., Jørgensen, S.W., Koch, L.S., Nordsborg, N.B., Sironga, J., Ramaiya, K.L., Larsen, S., Brage, S., Bygbjerg, I.C., Maro, V.P., Helge, J.W., 2021. Directly measured aerobic fitness in male Maasai of Tanzania. Am J Hum Biol e23674. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.23674
2.      Gnanamuttupulle, M., Henke, O., Ntundu, S., Serventi, F., Mwakipunda, L., Amsi, P., Mremi, A., Msuya, D., Chugulu, S., 2021. Clinicopathological characteristics of breast cancer patients from Northern Tanzania: common aspects of late stage presentation and triple negative breast cancer. ecancermedicalscience 15. https://doi.org/10.3332/ecancer.2021.1282
3.      Gray, W.K., Paddick, S.-M., Ogunniyi, A., Olakehinde, O., Dotchin, C., Kissima, J., Urasa, S., Kisoli, A., Rogathi, J., Mushi, D., Adebiyi, A., Haule, I., Robinson, L., Walker, R., 2021. Population normative data for three cognitive screening tools for older adults in sub-Saharan Africa. Dement. neuropsychol. 15, 339–349. https://doi.org/10.1590/1980-57642021dn15-030005
4.      Ibrahimu Sugwa Mathias, Mhembe Malongo Tanu, Swabra Mohammed Issa, Orgeness Jasper Mbwambo, 2021. Rate and reasons for discarding blood and blood product units at the Northern Zone Blood Transfusion Centre in Tanzania. GSC Adv. Res. Rev. 8, 102–107. https://doi.org/10.30574/gscarr.2021.8.3.0191
5.      John, L., Odero, N., Nziku, J., Njau, B., 2021. Gap analysis between expectations and perceptions of pregnant women attending Prevention of Maternal to Child Transmission of HIV services in a private referral hospital in northern Tanzania: A cross-sectional descriptive study. PLOS ONE 16, e0257771. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0257771
6.      Mcharo, R.D., Mayaud, P., Msuya, S.E., 2021. Where and how do young people like to get their sexual and reproductive health (SRH) information? Experiences from students in higher learning institutions in Mbeya, Tanzania: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health 21, 1683. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-021-11728-2
7.      Mnyambwa, N.P., Philbert, D., Kimaro, G., Wandiga, S., Kirenga, B., Mmbaga, B.T., Muttamba, W., Najjingo, I., Walusimbi, S., Nuwarinda, R., Okelloh, D., Semvua, H., Ngocho, J., Senkoro, M., Stephen, O., Castelnuovo, B., Wilfred, A., Mgina, E., Sanga, C., Aman, F., Kahwa, A., Mfinanga, S., Ngadaya, E., 2021. Gaps related to screening and diagnosis of tuberculosis in care cascade in selected health facilities in East Africa countries: A retrospective study. Journal of Clinical Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Diseases 25, 100278. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jctube.2021.100278
8.      Mwimo, J.L., Somoka, S., Leyaro, B.J., Amour, C., Mao, E., Mboya, I.B., 2021. Knowledge, attitude and practice of physical activity among patients with diabetes in Kilimanjaro region, Northern Tanzania: a descriptive cross-sectional study. BMJ Open 11, e046841. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-046841
9.      Nyalile, K.B., Sadiq, Abid M, Sadiq, Adnan M, Shao, E.R., 2021. Loss of consciousness during air travel: A case of lung bullae. Oxford Medical Case Reports 2021. https://doi.org/10.1093/omcr/omab084
10.  Tarimo, C.S., Bhuyan, S.S., Li, Q., Ren, W., Mahande, M.J., Wu, J., 2021. Combining Resampling Strategies and Ensemble Machine Learning Methods to Enhance Prediction of Neonates with a Low Apgar Score After Induction of Labor in Northern Tanzania</p>. RMHP 14, 3711–3720. https://doi.org/10.2147/RMHP.S331077
11.  Wilkinson, K.A., Maokola, W.M., Ngowi, B.J., Mahande, M.J., Todd, J., Robert, M., Msuya, S.E., 2021. Impact of Isoniazid Preventive Therapy on Tuberculosis incidence among people living with HIV: A secondary data analysis using Inverse Probability Weighting of individuals attending HIV care and treatment clinics in Tanzania. S1 Dataset [WWW Document]. PLOS ONE. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0254082.s001
12.  Zadoks, R.N., Barker, G.C., Benschop, J., Allan, K.J., Chaters, G., Cleaveland, S., Crump, J.A., Davis, M.A., Mmbaga, B.T., Prinsen, G., Thomas, K.M., Waldman, L., French, N.P., n.d. Spread of Nontyphoidal Salmonella in the Beef Supply Chain in Northern Tanzania: Sensitivity in a Probabilistic Model Integrating Microbiological Data and Data from Stakeholder Interviews. Risk Analysis n/a. https://doi.org/10.1111/risa.13826

PUBLICATIONS – AUGUST 2021


1.     Assey, E.V., Sadiq, Abid M., Swai, M.J., Sadiq, Adnan M., Dekker, M.C.J., 2021. Idiopathic Arachnoiditis of the Cauda Equina: A Case Report from Tanzania. CRN 13, 535–540. https://doi.org/10.1159/000518379
2.     Chuwa, B.B., Njau, L.A., Msigwa, K.I., Shao, E., 2021. Prevalence and factors associated with self-medication with antibiotics among University students in Moshi Kilimanjaro Tanzania. African Health Sciences 21, 633–639. https://doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v21i2.19
3.     Halima Jasper Mbwambo, Orgeness Jasper Mbwambo, Frank Boniphas Bright, Alfred Chacha Charles, Kien Alfred Mteta, Japer Said Mbwambo, Bartholomeo Nicholaus Ngowi, 2021a. Microbiological profile and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern among patients with urinary tract infection in northern Tanzania. GSC Biol. and Pharm. Sci. 16, 312–318. https://doi.org/10.30574/gscbps.2021.16.2.0226
4.     Hansson, J., Hörnfeldt, A., Björling, G., Mattsson, J., 2021. The Healthcare Staffs’ Perception of Parents’ Participation in Critical Incidents at the PICU, a Qualitative Study. Nursing Reports 11, 680–689. https://doi.org/10.3390/nursrep11030064
5.     Kiula, F.E., Mjingo, E.E., Mremi, A.R., Chilongola, J.O., Munishi, L.K., 2021. Prevalence and histopathological characterization of Masai Giraffe ( Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi ) skin disease in Tarangire-Manyara ecosystem, Northern Tanzania. Veterinary Quarterly 1–8. https://doi.org/10.1080/01652176.2021.1970279
6.     Mandari, F.N., Ali, A., 2021. Late Presenting Traumatic Obturator Dislocation-A Rare Case Report. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy 03, 5115. https://doi.org/10.26502/josm.511500049
7.     Mbwambo, O.J., n.d. Challenges in Management of Primary Urethral Carcinoma: Case Series and Literature Review 6, 5.
8.     Mohammed, M., Mwambi, H., Mboya, I.B., Elbashir, M.K., Omolo, B., 2021. A stacking ensemble deep learning approach to cancer type classification based on TCGA data. Sci Rep 11, 15626. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-95128-x
9.     Mrindoko, P., Mselle, M., Meleki, E., Kimambo, E., Mchaile, D., Lodhia, J., 2021. Ileal Atresia in a 10-day-old male baby: A case report. SAGE Open Medical Case Reports 9, 2050313X211042983. https://doi.org/10.1177/2050313X211042983
10.                             Sosa, A.L., Albanese, E., Prince, M., Acosta, D., Ferri, C.P., Guerra, M., Huang, Y., Jacob, K., de Rodriguez, J.L., Salas, A., Yang, F., Gaona, C., Joteeshwaran, A., Rodriguez, G., de la Torre, G.R., Williams, J.D., Stewart, R., 2009. Population normative data for the 10/66 Dementia Research Group cognitive test battery from Latin America, India and China: a cross-sectional survey. BMC Neurol 9, 48. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2377-9-48
11.                             Stražar, M., Temba, G.S., Vlamakis, H., Kullaya, V.I., Lyamuya, F., Mmbaga, B.T., Joosten, L.A.B., van der Ven, A.J.A.M., Netea, M.G., de Mast, Q., Xavier, R.J., 2021. Gut microbiome-mediated metabolism effects on immunity in rural and urban African populations. Nat Commun 12, 4845. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-25213-2
12.                             Wangensteen, S., Granseth, S., Msuya, M., Haugen, K., 2021. Norwegian nursing students’ experiences of theoretical and clinical studies in Tanzania: A descriptive qualitative study. Nordic Journal of Nursing Research 20571585211023240. https://doi.org/10.1177/20571585211023240
13.                        Kumalija, M.S., Chilongola, J.O., Budodo, R.M., Horumpende, P.G., Mkumbaye, S.I., Vianney, J.-M., Mwakapuja, R.S., Mmbaga, B.T., n.d. Detection of Rift Valley Fever virus inter-epidemic activity in Kilimanjaro Region, North Eastern Tanzania. Glob Health Action 14, 1957554. https://doi.org/10.1080/16549716.2021.1957554

PUBLICATIONS – JULY 2021


1.      Boer, M.S., Ngowi, K., Sonda, T.B., Pima, F.M., Masika, L., Sprangers, M., Reiss, P., Mmbaga, B., Nieuwkerk, B.T., 2021. Effect of Digital Adherence Tools on Adherence to Antiretroviral Treatment: Results from a Randomized Controlled Trial. AIJR Abstracts.
2.      Chamba, N.G., Byashalira, K.C., Eliakimu, P., Daud, P., Shayo, P.J., Ramaiya, K.L., Manongi, R.N., Bygbjerg, I.C., Christensen, I.C., Mpagama, S.G., 2021. Service Availability and Health Care System Readiness in Integrating Dual Tuberculosis and Diabetes Mellitus Services in Tanzania: A Cross-Sectional Survey. AIJR Abstracts.
3.      Chapa, P.J., Mavura, D.R., Philemon, R., Kini, L., Masenga, E.J., 2021. Contributing Factors and Outcome after Cryotherapy of Molluscum Contagiosum among Patients Attending Tertiary Hospital, Northern Tanzania: A Descriptive Prospective Cohort Study. Dermatology Research and Practice 2021, e9653651. https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/9653651
4.      Hemed, A., Yongolo, N., Laizer, S., Biswaro, S., Shayo, A., Mmbaga, B., 2021. Incidence of HIV Infection Among Children Aged Less Than 2 Years Born from HIV Infected Mothers Attending KCMC Hospital in Moshi Urban from January 2014 to December 2015. AIJR Abstracts.
5.      Kilonzo, S.B., Gunda, D.W., Majinge, D.C., Jaka, H., Manyiri, P.M., Kalokola, F., Mtui, G., Shao, E.R., Bakshi, F.A., Stephano, A., 2021. Seroprevalence of hepatitis B virus infection, anti-HCV antibodies and HIV and knowledge among people who use drugs attending methadone therapy clinic in Tanzania; a cross-sectional study. BMC Infectious Diseases 21, 699. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-021-06393-0
6.      Lissu, C.A., Volgsten, H., Mazuguni, F., Maro, E., 2021. Proportion, Characteristics and Maternal Outcome of women referred for childbirth to a tertiary hospital in northern Tanzania – a descriptive retrospective study based on a hospital birth registry. Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare 100646. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.srhc.2021.100646
7.      Lodhia, J., Shadrack, M., Msuya, D., Msuya, L., Philemon, R., 2021. Perforated Meckel’s diverticulum in omphalocele in a newborn: A case report of an uncommon presentation from northern Tanzania. International Journal of Surgery Case Reports 85, 106246. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2021.106246
8.      Maokola, W.M., Ngowi, B.J., Mahande, M.J., Todd, J., Robert, M., Msuya, S.E., 2021. Impact of Isoniazid Preventive Therapy on Tuberculosis incidence among people living with HIV: A secondary data analysis using Inverse Probability Weighting of individuals attending HIV care and treatment clinics in Tanzania. PLOS ONE 16, e0254082. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0254082
9.      Mchome, B., Linde, D.S., Manongi, R., Waldstroem, M., Lftner, T., Wu, C., Mwaisalage, J., Rasch, V., Kjaer, S.K., 2021. Incident detection of human papillomavirus – a prospective follow-up study among Tanzanian women with a focus on HIV status. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 110, 165–170. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2021.07.011
10.  Milugo, T.K., Tchouassi, D.P., Kavishe, R.A., Dinglasan, R.R., Torto, B., 2021. Root exudate chemical cues of an invasive plant modulate oviposition behavior and survivorship of a malaria mosquito vector. Sci Rep 11, 14785. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-94043-5
11.  Minja, N.W., Akrabi, H., Yeates, K., Kilonzo, K.G., 2021. Acute Kidney Injury and Associated Factors in Intensive Care Units at a Tertiary Hospital in Northern Tanzania. Can J Kidney Health Dis 8, 20543581211027972. https://doi.org/10.1177/20543581211027971
12.  Miranda-Rius, J., Brunet-Llobet, L., Blanc, V., Álvarez, G., Moncunill-Mira, J., Mashala, E.I., Kasebele, Y., Masenga, G., Nadal, A., León, R., 2021. Microbial profile of placentas from Tanzanian mothers with adverse pregnancy outcomes and periodontitis. Oral Dis. https://doi.org/10.1111/odi.13962
13.  Msoka, E.F., Gutnik, L., Cyril, A.M., Kitali, B.C., Saria, V.F., Kwayu, J.C., Kavishe, A.A., Msoka, P.C., Herman, A., Serventi, F., Masenga, G.G., Fayanju, O., Fish, L., Mmbaga, B.T., 2021. Abstract 77: Health Care Providers and Traditional Healers Perspectives on Late Diagnosis of Breast Cancer in Tanzania: A Qualitative Study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 30, 77.
14.  Orgeness Jasper Mbwambo, James Samwel Ngocho, Emmanuel Mtui, Philemon Rune, Frank Bright, Alfred Kien Mteta, 2021. Short – versus – long course antibiotics in catheterized patients undergoing transurethral resection of prostate. World J. Adv. Res. Rev. 10, 173–179. https://doi.org/10.30574/wjarr.2021.10.3.0260
15.  Prattipati, S., Sakita, F.M., Kweka, G.L., Tarimo, T.G., Peterson, T., Mmbaga, B.T., Thielman, N.M., Limkakeng, A.T., Bloomfield, G.S., Hertz, J.T., 2021. Heart failure care and outcomes in a Tanzanian emergency department: A prospective observational study. PLOS ONE 16, e0254609. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0254609
16.  Sadiq, Abid M., Assey, E.V., Sadiq, Adnan M., Dekker, M.C.J., Howlett, W.P., 2021. Fatal cerebral venous sinus thrombosis as a manifestation of uncontrolled systemic lupus erythematosus in a young African female. Clinical Case Reports 9, e04454. https://doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.4454
17.  Sumbai, F., Damas, D., Olekuney, M., Hemed, A., Laizer, S., Maro, R., Msoka, P., Biswaro, S., Minja, S., Mmbaga, B., 2021. Prevalence, Factors, and Complications of Knee Osteoarthritis Among Adult Patients, Attending Orthopedic Clinic at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre, Kilimanjaro. AIJR Abstracts.

PUBLICATIONS JUNE 2021


1.  Knippler, E.T., Mwamba, R.N., Coleman, J.N., Knettel, B.A., Minja, L.M., Kisigo, G.A., Ngocho, J.S., Cichowitz, C., Mmbaga, B.T., Watt, M.H., 2021. Attitudes Toward Pregnancy Among Women Enrolled in Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) Services in Moshi, Tanzania. AIDS Behav. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-021-03339-0
2. Lodhia, J., Rashid, S.M., Msemo, A., Philemon, R., Sadiq, A., Chilonga, K., Msuya, D., 2021. Bilateral Subdural Hematoma following Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Insertion in a Ten-month Old Tanzanian Female with Congenital Hydrocephalus: An Uncommon Presentation. 1 5, 17–19. https://doi.org/10.24248/eahrj.v5i1.646
3. M, E., R, M., C, M., E, M., G, N., R, A., Se, M., M, L., F, M., S, S., 2021. Tanzanian primary healthcare workers’ experiences of antibiotic prescription and understanding of antibiotic resistance in common childhood infections: a qualitative phenomenographic study. Antimicrobial resistance and infection control 10. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13756-021-00952-
4. Mabula, P.L., Kazinyingi, K.I., Chavala, E.C., Mosha, V., Msuya, S.E., Leyaro, B.J., 2021. Prevalence and risk factors for diabetes mellitus among tuberculosis patients in Moshi Municipal Council, Kilimanjaro Tanzania. 1 5, 69–74. https://doi.org/10.24248/eahrj.v5i1.658
5. Martin, S., John, B., Chung, E., Grounds, S., Bentley, M., Sia, M., Mgongo, M., 2021. Facilitators and Barriers to Exclusive Breastfeeding Among Women Working in the Informal Sector: A Qualitative Exploration in Moshi, Tanzania. Current Developments in Nutrition 5, 781–781. https://doi.org/10.1093/cdn/nzab046_078
6. Msuya, N., Alloyce, J., Msuya, D., Chilonga, K., Herman, A., Chugulu, S., 2020. Prognostic Indicators and Short Term Outcomes for Operated Patients with Peritonitis: Prospective Cohort Hospital-Based Study in Northern Tanzania. https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-99974/v1
7. Orgeness Jasper Mbwambo, James Samwel Ngocho, Emmanuel Mtui, Philemon Rune, Frank Bright, Alfred Kien Mteta, 2021. Short – versus – long-course antibiotics in catheterized patients undergoing transurethral resection of the prostate. World J. Adv. Res. Rev. 10, 173–179. https://doi.org/10.30574/wjarr.2021.10.3.0260
8. Philemon, R.N., Mmbaga, B.T., Bartlett, J., Renju, J., Mtuy, T., Mboya, I.B., Msuya, S.E., 2021. <p>Do Women Enrolled in PMTCT Understand the Recommendations: A Case Study from Kilimanjaro</p>. PPA 15, 1301–1309. https://doi.org/10.2147/PPA.S307847
9. Rd, K., Dc, K., Jj, M., Aj, N., Fw, M., Jo, C., Ra, K., 2021. Predictive markers of transmission in areas with different malaria endemicity in north-eastern Tanzania based on seroprevalence of antibodies against Plasmodium falciparum. https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-586890/v1
10.   Orgeness Jasper Mbwambo, James Samwel Ngocho, Emmanuel Mtui, Philemon Rune, Frank Bright, Alfred Kien Mteta, 2021. Short – versus – long-course antibiotics in catheterized patients undergoing transurethral resection of the prostate. World J. Adv. Res. Rev. 10, 173–179. https://doi.org/10.30574/wjarr.2021.10.3.0260

PUBLICATIONS MAY 2021

1.      Elahi, C., Adil, S.M., Sakita, F., Mmbaga, B.T., Rocha, T.A.H., Fuller, A., Haglund, M., Vissoci, J.R.N., Staton, C., 2021. How do CRASH and IMPACT Compare to a Machine Learning-Based Predictive Model from Tanzania? Journal of Neurotrauma. https://doi.org/10.1089/neu.2020.7483

2.      Lodhia, J., Chipongo, H., Chilonga, K., Mchaile, D., Mbwasi, R., Philemon, R., 2021a. Ectopia cordis: A case report of pre-surgical care in a resource-limited setting. International Journal of Surgery Case Reports 83, 105965. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2021.105965

3.      Lodhia, J., Suleiman, J., Chipongo, H., Shadrack, M., Msuya, D., Chilonga, K., 2021b. Modified gastrostomy feeding tubes in patients with oesophageal cancer: our experience from Northern Tanzania. Journal of Surgical Case Reports 2021. https://doi.org/10.1093/jscr/rjab221

4.      Mahande, M.J., Sato, R., Amour, C., Manongi, R., Farah, A., Msuya, S.E., Elewonibi, B., Shah, I., 2021. Predictors of contraceptive discontinuation among postpartum women in Arusha region, Tanzania. Contraception and Reproductive Medicine 6, 15. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40834-021-00157-6

5.      Masuke, R., Msuya, S.E., Mahande, J.M., Diarz, E.J., Stray-Pedersen, B., Jahanpour, O., Mgongo, M., 2021. Effect of inappropriate complementary feeding practices on the nutritional status of children aged 6-24 months in urban Moshi, Northern Tanzania: Cohort study. PLOS ONE 16, e0250562. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0250562

6.      Mhina, C., Bosworth, H., Bartlett, J.A., Vilme, H., Mosha, J.H., Shoo, D.F., Kakumbi, T.J., Jacob, G., Muiruri, C., 2021. The impact of out-of-pocket expenditures on missed appointments at HIV care and treatment centers in Northern Tanzania. Global Health Journal. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.glohj.2021.04.004

7.      Sadiq, Abid M., Sadiq, Adnan M., Nkya, G.Z., n.d. Advanced lung cancer presenting with malignant pericardial effusion. Clinical Case Reports n/a, e04179. https://doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.4179
 

PUBLICATIONS APRIL 2021


1.      Chirande, L., Kazimoto, T., Kaaya, E., 2021. Late Presentation, Advanced Disease and Severe Acute Malnutrition are Common Among Children with Cancer in Tanzania. TMJ 32, 93–103. https://doi.org/10.4314/tmj.v32i2.456

2.      Kassam, N.A., Kaaya, R.D., Damian, D.J., Schmiegelow, C., Kavishe, R.A., Alifrangis, M., Wang, C.W., 2021. Ten years of monitoring malaria trend and factors associated with malaria test positivity rates in Lower Moshi. Malaria Journal 20, 193. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-021-03730-1

3.      Kisigo, G.A., Ngocho, J.S., Mwamba, R.N., Knettel, B.A., Relf, M.V., Mmbaga, B.T., Watt, M.H., 2021. HIV Stigmatizing Attitudes Among Men Accompanying Their Partners to Antenatal Care in Tanzania: A Mixed-Method Study. AIDS Behav. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10461-021-03264-2

4.      Knettel, B.A., Fernandez, K.M., Wanda, L., Amiri, I., Cassiello-Robbins, C., Watt, M.H., Mmbaga, B.T., Relf, M.V., 2021. The Role of Community Health Workers in HIV Care Engagement: A Qualitative Study of Stakeholder Perspectives in Tanzania. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Publish Ahead of Print.
https://doi.org/10.1097/JNC.0000000000000267

5.      Lewis, E.G., Rogathi, J., Kissima, J., Breckons, M., Lee, R., Urasa, S., undefined/ed. A cross-cultural investigation of the conceptualization of frailty in northern Tanzania. Ageing & Society 1–34. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0144686X21000520

6.      Lockman, S., Brummel, S.S., Ziemba, L., Stranix-Chibanda, L., McCarthy, K., Coletti, A., Jean-Philippe, P., Johnston, B., Krotje, C., Fairlie, L., Hoffman, R.M., Sax, P.E., Moyo, S., Chakhtoura, N., Stringer, J.S., Masheto, G., Korutaro, V., Cassim, H., Mmbaga, B.T., João, E., Hanley, S., Purdue, L., Holmes, L.B., Momper, J.D., Shapiro, R.L., Thoofer, N.K., Rooney, J.F., Frenkel, L.M., Amico, K.R., Chinula, L., Currier, J., Best, B.M., Blanchette, C., Browning, R., Cheng, Y., Fox, A., Jaliaah, N., Knowles, K., Mirochnick, M., Murtaugh, W.A., Patras, E., Pinilla, M., van Wyk, J., Whalen, F., 2021. Efficacy and safety of dolutegravir with emtricitabine and tenofovir alafenamide fumarate or tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, and efavirenz, emtricitabine, and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate HIV antiretroviral therapy regimens started in pregnancy (IMPAACT 2010/VESTED): a multicentre, open-label, randomised, controlled, phase 3 trial. The Lancet 397, 1276–1292. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(21)00314-7

7.      M, S.B., Km, N., T, S., Fm, P., L, M., Ma, S., P, R., Bt, M., Pt, N., Re, A., 2021. Effect of Digital Adherence Tools on adherence to antiretroviral treatment among adults living with HIV in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania: a randomized controlled trial. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. https://doi.org/10.1097/qai.0000000000002695

8.      Mboya, I.B., Mahande, M.J., Obure, J., Mwambi, H.G., 2021. Predictors of singleton preterm birth using multinomial regression models accounting for missing data: A birth registry-based cohort study in northern Tanzania. PLOS ONE 16, e0249411. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0249411

9.      Mlay, C.E., Temu, R.J., Minja, T.F., 2021. Incidence and Predictors of Infections Following Open Fracture Treatment in Northern Tanzania. Journal of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine 3, 39–46.

10.  Mosha, M.V., Msuya, S.E., Kasagama, E., Ayieko, P., Todd, J., Filteau, S., 2021. Prevalence and correlates of overweight and obesity among primary school children in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. PLOS ONE 16, e0249595. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0249595

11.  Mremi, A., Mbwambo, O.J., Bright, F., Mbwambo, J.S., Mteta, K.A., Ngowi, B.N., 2021. Left axillary lymphadenopathy as the initial presentation of metastatic prostate cancer: A rare case report. International Journal of Surgery Case Reports 82, 105889. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2021.105889

12.  Ngowi, B.N., Sunguya, B., Herman, A., Chacha, A., Maro, E., Rugarabamu, L.F., Bartlett, J., Balandya, E., Mteta, K.A., Mmbaga, B.T., 2021. Prevalence of Multidrug-Resistant UTI Among People Living with HIV in Northern Tanzania. IDR Volume 14, 1623–1633. https://doi.org/10.2147/IDR.S299776

13.  Prabhakar, M., Kandhari, N., Shannon, O., Fostier, W., Koehl, C., Rogathi, J., Temu, G., Stephan, B., Gray, W., Paddick, S.M., Haule, I., Mmbaga, B., Walker, R., Siervo, M., 2021. NITRATE-RICH BEETROOT JUICE ALONE OR IN COMBINATION WITH FOLIC ACID REDUCES BLOOD PRESSURE IN HYPERTENSIVE TANZANIAN ADULTS: A DOUBLE-BLIND RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL. Journal of Hypertension 39, e269. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.hjh.0000747536.51685.70

14.  Saleh, F., Kitau, J., Konradsen, F., Mboera, L.E.G., Schiøler, K.L., 2021. Assessment of the core and support functions of the integrated disease surveillance and response system in Zanzibar, Tanzania. BMC Public Health 21, 748. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-021-10758-0

15.  Shao, E.R., Mboya, I.B., Lyamuya, F., Temu, E., Nkwama, M., Kilonzo, S., Gunda, D.W., Nyombi, B.B., Nyakunya, G., Huda, A., Urasa, S., Kilonzo, K., Maro, V., 2021. Uptake of Cost-Free Hepatitis B Vaccination among Healthcare Workers in Northern Tanzania. TMJ 32, 39–56. https://doi.org/10.4314/tmj.v32i2.424

16.  Tilaneh Leyeh Demilow, Bartholomeo Nicholaus Ngowi, Jasper Saidi Mbwambo, Frank Bright, Frank Kiwango, Alfred K Mteta, Orgeness Jasper Mbwambo, 2021. Pen cap in the urinary bladder: A rare type of foreign body in the urinary bladder in a 16 years old female. GSC Adv. Res. Rev. 06, 175–180. https://doi.org/10.30574/gscarr.2021.6.3.0057

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2. Brummel, S.S., Taha, T.E., Angelidou, K. (Nadia), Saidi, F., Atuhaire, P., Dula, D., Moodley, D., Matubu, A., Chareka, G., Nevrekar, N., Vhembo, T., Fairlie, L., Theron, G., Mlay, P., George, K., Basar, M., Chakhtoura, N., Browning, R., Fowler, M.G., Currier, J.S., Team, for the I. 1077BF/FF P.S., 2021. Brief Report: Impact of ART on Maternal Health After Cessation of Breastfeeding. JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes 86, 450–454. https://doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000002586

3. Fc, K., Hd, K., Mr, M., C, A., Ib, M., 2021. Knowledge, attitude, and practice of cervical cancer screening among women living with HIV in the Kilimanjaro region, northern Tanzania. Cancer Rep (Hoboken) e1374–e1374. https://doi.org/10.1002/cnr2.1374

4. Flatt, A., Gentry, T., Kellett-Wright, J., Eaton, P., Joseph, M., Urasa, S., Howlett, W., Dekker, M., Kisoli, A., Rogathe, J., Henderson, L., Lewis, T., Thornton, J., McCartney, J., Yarwood, V., Irwin, C., Mukaetova-Ladinska, E.B., Akinyemi, R., Gray, W.K., Walker, R.W., Dotchin, C.L., Quaker, A.-L.S., Makupa, P.C., Paddick, S.-M., 2021. Prevalence and 1-year incidence of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder (HAND) in adults aged ≥50 years attending standard HIV clinical care in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Int. Psychogeriatr. 1–12. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1041610221000156

5. Kristiansen, M.B., Shayo, B.C., Philemon, R., Khan, K.S., Rasch, V., Linde, D.S., n.d. Medical management of induced and incomplete first-trimester abortion by non-physicians in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica n/a. https://doi.org/10.1111/aogs.14134

6. Lukambagire, A.S., Mendes, Â.J., Bodenham, R.F., McGiven, J.A., Mkenda, N.A., Mathew, C., Rubach, M.P., Sakasaka, P., Shayo, D.D., Maro, V.P., Shirima, G.M., Thomas, K.M., Kasanga, C.J., Kazwala, R.R., Halliday, J.E.B., Mmbaga, B.T., 2021. Performance characteristics and costs of serological tests for brucellosis in a pastoralist community of northern Tanzania. Scientific Reports 11, 5480. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-82906-w

7. Mosha, J.F., Kulkarni, M.A., Messenger, L.A., Rowland, M., Matowo, N., Pitt, C., Lukole, E., Taljaard, M., Thickstun, C., Manjurano, A., Mosha, F.W., Kleinschmidt, I., Protopopoff, N., 2021. Protocol for a four parallel-arm, single-blind, cluster-randomized trial to assess the effectiveness of three types of dual active ingredient treated nets compared to pyrethroid-only long-lasting insecticidal nets to prevent malaria transmitted by pyrethroid insecticide-resistant vector mosquitoes in Tanzania. BMJ Open 11. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-046664

8. Mrema, D., Ngocho, J., Shirima, B.T., Fande, D., Shehoza, R., Alloyce, J.P., Shayo, B.C., Philemon, R., Sunguya, B.F., Balandya, E., Mshana, S.E., Lyamuya, E., Bartlett, J., Mmbaga, B., 2021. Uptake of Cervical Cancer Screening and the Associated Factors Among Women Living With HIV in Northern Tanzania (preprint). In Review. https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-279311/v1

9. Mremi, A., Yahaya, J.J., Nyindo, M., Mollel, E., 2021. Transfusion-Transmitted Infections and associated risk factors at the Northern Zone Blood Transfusion Center in Tanzania: A study of blood donors between 2017 and 2019. PLOS ONE 16, e0249061. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0249061

10. Mwanginde, L.W., Majigo, M., Kajeguka, D.C., Joachim, A., 2021. High Carriage Rate of Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamase-Producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella Species among Poultry Meat Vendors in Dar es Salaam: The Urgent Need for Intervention to Prevent the Spread of Multidrug-Resistant Pathogens. International Journal of Microbiology 2021, e6653993. https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/6653993
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11. Rwabilimbo, M.M., Elewonibi, B.R., Yussuf, M.H., Robert, M., Msuya, S.E., Mahande, M.J., 2021. Initiation of postpartum modern contraceptive methods: Evidence from Tanzania demographic and health survey. PLOS ONE 16, e0249017. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0249017
Snetselaar, J., Rowland, M.W., Manunda, B.J., Kisengwa, E.M., Small, G.J., Malone, D.J., Mosha, F.W., Kirby, M.J., 2021. Efficacy of indoor residual spraying with broflanilide (TENEBENAL), a novel meta-diamide insecticide, against pyrethroid-resistant anopheline vectors in northern Tanzania: An experimental hut trial. PLOS ONE 16, e0248026. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0248026

12. Rolfe, R., Kwobah, C., Muro, F., Ruwanpathirana, A., Lyamuya, F., Bodinayake, C., Nagahawatte, A., Piyasiri, B., Sheng, T., Bollinger, J., Zhang, C., Ostbye, T., Ali, S., Drew, R., Kussin, P., Anderson, D.J., Woods, C.W., Watt, M.H., Mmbaga, B.T., Tillekeratne, L.G., 2021. Barriers to implementing antimicrobial stewardship programs in three low- and middle-income country tertiary care settings: findings from a multi-site qualitative study. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control 10, 60. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13756-021-00929-4
 

1. Ev, M., Dr, M., M, R., Ej, M., 2021. Prurigo nodularis Comparative Treatment outcome in Patients attending a Tertiary Hospital in Northern Tanzania. Dermatol Ther e14855–e14855. https://doi.org/10.1111/dth.14855

2. McCormack, V., Kaimila, B., Mmbaga, B.T., Schüz, J., 2021. Esophageal Cancer in Tanzania: A Welcome Stimulus in Primary Prevention Research. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 30, 248–251. https://doi.org/10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-20-1518

3. Mremi, A., Linde, D.S., Mchome, B., Mlay, J., Schledermann, D., Blaakær, J., Rasch, V., n.d. Acceptability and feasibility of self-sampling and follow-up attendance after text message delivery of HPV results: A cross-sectional study nested in a cohort in rural Tanzania. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica n/a. https://doi.org/10.1111/aogs.14117

4. Mwita, M., Shemdoe, E., Mwampashe, E., Gunda, D., Mmbaga, B., 2021. Generalized anxiety symptoms among women attending antenatal clinic in Mwanza Tanzania; A cross-sectional study. Journal of Affective Disorders Reports 100124. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadr.2021.100124

5. Sadiq, A.M., Chamba, N.G., 2021. Challenges in the Management of Thyrotoxicosis Associated with Atrial Fibrillation and Heart Failure: Two Case Reports. Clin Med Insights Case Rep 14, 1179547621994573. https://doi.org/10.1177/1179547621994573

6. Temba, G.S., Kullaya, V., Pecht, T., Mmbaga, B.T., Aschenbrenner, A.C., Ulas, T., Kibiki, G., Lyamuya, F., Boahen, C.K., Kumar, V., Joosten, L.A.B., Schultze, J.L., van der Ven, A.J., Netea, M.G., de Mast, Q., 2021. Urban living in healthy Tanzanians is associated with an inflammatory status driven by dietary and metabolic changes. Nature Immunology 1–14. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41590-021-00867-8

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1. Dekker, M.C.J., Mremi, A., Kilonzo, K.G., Nyakunga, G., Sakita, F., Mvungi, M., Urasa, S.J., Masenga, G., Howlett, W.P., 2021. Altitude-Related Disorders on Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania: Two-Year Survey in a Local Referral Center. Wilderness & Environmental Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wem.2020.10.003

2. Howarth-Maddison, M., Gamassa, E., Safic, S., Andrea, D., Urasa, S., Walker, R.W., Gray, W.K., Haule, I., Dotchin, C.L., Paddick, S.-M., 2021. Development of a brief screening method for identification of depression in older adults in Sub-Saharan Africa. Aging & Mental Health 0, 1–8. https://doi.org/10.1080/13607863.2020.1857696

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