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Karen Marie Moland

Professor, Centre for International Health
Senter for internasjonal helse
  • E-mailKaren.Moland@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 99 62
  • Visitor Address
    Overlege Danielses Hus
    Årstadveien 21
    5020 Bergen
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen

Global health policy in local contexts 

Health services utilisation and provision 

Gender, culture and maternal health

Adolescent reproductive health and rights

HIV, risk and motherhood

Health systems

Culture and health

Qualitative research methods

Books
  • Moland, Karen Marie; Songstad, Nils Gunnar; Blystad, Astrid. 2005. Gender, generation and communication in times of AIDS: The potential of 'modern' and 'traditional' institutions. Proceedings from a workshop held in Bagamoyo, Tanzania, 23-25 November 2004. 171 pages. ISBN: 8278151210.
Journal articles
  • Mjaaland, Thera; Moland, Karen Marie Ingeborg; Strøm, Agnete. 2017. Kan Trump stoppe kvinners abortrett? Bergens Tidende. Published 2017-02-20.
  • Chimhutu, Victor; Songstad, Nils Gunnar; Tjomsland, Marit; Mrisho, Mwifadhi; Moland, Karen Marie. 2016. The inescapable question of fairness in Pay-for-performance bonus distribution: A qualitative study of health workers' experiences in Tanzania. Globalization and Health. 12:77: 1-12. doi: 10.1186/s12992-016-0213-5
  • Fredriksen, Eva Haukeland; Harris, Janet; Moland, Karen Marie. 2016. Web-based discussion forums on pregnancy complaints and maternal health literacy in Norway: A qualitative study. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 18:e113. doi: 10.2196/jmir.5270
  • Katirayi, Leila Georgena; Chouraya, Caspian; Kudiabor, Kwashie; Mahdi, Mohammed Ali; Kieffer, Mary Pat; Moland, Karen Marie; Tylleskär, Thorkild. 2016. Lessons learned from the PMTCT program in Swaziland: challenges with accepting lifelong ART for pregnant and lactating women - a qualitative study. BMC Public Health. 16:1119: 1-11. doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-3767-5
  • Katirayi, Leila; Namadingo, Hazel; Phiri, Mafayo; Bobrow, Emily A; Ahimbisibwe, Allan; Berhan, Aida Yemane; Buono, Nicole; Moland, Karen Marie; Tylleskär, Thorkild. 2016. HIV-positive pregnant and postpartum women's perspectives about Option B+ in Malawi: A qualitative study. Journal of the International AIDS Society. 19. doi: 10.7448/IAS.19.1.20919
  • Melberg, Andrea; Diallo, Abdoulaye Hama; Ruano, Ana Lorena; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Moland, Karen Marie. 2016. Reflections on the unintended consequences of the promotion of institutional pregnancy and birth care in Burkina Faso. PLoS ONE. 11. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0156503
  • Melberg, Andrea; Diallo, Abdoulaye Hama; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Moland, Karen Marie. 2016. 'We saw she was in danger, but couldn't do anything': Missed opportunities and health worker disempowerment during birth care in rural Burkina Faso. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 16:292: 1-11. doi: 10.1186/s12884-016-1089-3
  • Nganjo Phiri, Selia; Fylkesnes, Knut; Moland, Karen Marie; Byskov, Jens; Kiserud, Torvid. 2016. Rural-urban inequity in unmet obstetric needs and functionality of emergency obstetric care services in a Zambian district. PLoS ONE. 11. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0145196
  • Sandøy, Ingvild Fossgard; Mudenda, Mweetwa; Zulu, Joseph; Munsaka, Ecloss; Blystad, Astrid; Makasa, Mpundu; Mæstad, Ottar; Tungodden, Bertil; Jakobs, Choolwe; Kampata, Linda Milimo; Fylkesnes, Knut; Svanemyr, Joar; Moland, Karen Marie; Banda, Richard; Musonda, Patrick. 2016. Effectiveness of a girls’ empowerment programme on early childbearing, marriage and school dropout among adolescent girls in rural Zambia: study protocol for a cluster randomized trial. Trials. 17. 15 pages. doi: 10.1186/s13063-016-1682-9
  • Sandøy, Ingvild Fossgard; Tungodden, Bertil; Mudenda, Mweetwa; Zulu, Joseph; Munsaka, Ecloss; Blystad, Astrid; Makasa, Mpundu; Mæstad, Ottar; Jacobs, Choolwe; Kampata, Linda Milimo; Fylkesnes, Knut; Svanemyr, Joar; Moland, Karen Marie Ingeborg; Banda, Richard; Musonda, Patrick. 2016. Effectiveness of a girls’ empowerment programme on early childbearing, marriage and school dropout among adolescent girls in rural Zambia: study protocol for a cluster randomized trial. Trials.
  • Våga, Bodil Bø; Moland, Karen Marie; Blystad, Astrid. 2016. Boundaries of confidentiality in nursing care for mother and child in HIV programmes. Nursing Ethics. 23: 576-586. doi: 10.1177/0969733015576358
  • Chimhutu, Victor; Tjomsland, Marit; Songstad, Nils Gunnar; Mrisho, Mwifadhi; Moland, Karen Marie. 2015. Introducing payment for performance in the health sector of Tanzania- the policy process. Globalization and Health. 11:38. doi: 10.1186/s12992-015-0125-9
  • Kismul, Hallgeir; Hatløy, Anne; Andersen, Peter; Mapatano, Mala; Van den Broeck, Jan; Moland, Karen Marie. 2015. The social context of severe child malnutrition: A qualitative household case study from a rural area of the Democratic Republic of Congo. International Journal for Equity in Health. 14:47. doi: 10.1186/s12939-015-0175-x
  • Mwangala, Sheila Monde; Moland, Karen Marie; Nkamba, Hope C; Musonda, Kunda G; Monze, Mwaka; Musukwa, Katoba K; Fylkesnes, Knut. 2015. Task-shifting and quality of HIV testing services: Experiences from a national reference hospital in Zambia. PLoS ONE. 10:e0143075: 1-15. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0143075
  • Fredriksen, Eva Haukeland; Harris, Janet; Moland, Karen Marie; Sundby, Johanne. 2014. "They ask whether this is real or fake": a qualitative Norwegian study of pregnancy complaints and access to social benefits. Health Care for Women International. 35: 266-284. doi: 10.1080/07399332.2013.794463
  • Nganjo Phiri, Selia; Fylkesnes, Knut; Ruano, Ana Lorena; Moland, Karen Marie. 2014. ‘Born before arrival’: user and provider perspectives on health facility childbirths in Kapiri Mposhi district, Zambia. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 14:323. doi: 10.1186/1471-2393-14-323
  • Shayo, Elizabeth Henry; Våga, Bodil Bø; Moland, Karen Marie; Kamuzora, Peter; Blystad, Astrid. 2014. Challenges of disseminating clinical practice guidelines in a weak health system: the case of HIV and infant feeding recommendations in Tanzania. International Breastfeeding Journal. 9. 13 pages. doi: 10.1186/s13006-014-0024-3
  • Våga, Bodil Bø; Moland, Karen Marie; Evjen-Olsen, Bjørg; Blystad, Astrid. 2014. Reflections on informed choice in resource-poor settings: The case of infant feeding counselling in PMTCT programmes in Tanzania. Social Science and Medicine. 105: 22-29. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.01.005
  • Mselle, Lillian T.; Moland, Karen Marie; Mvungi, Abu; Evjen-Olsen, Bjørg; Kohi, Thecla W. 2013. Why give birth in health facility? Users' and providers' accounts of poor quality of birth care in Tanzania. BMC Health Services Research. 13: 174-186. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-13-174
  • Phiri, SN; Moland, Karen Marie; Fylkesnes, Knut Martin. 2013. Born before arrival: user and provider perspectives on home deliveries and barriers to health facility childbirth in Kapiri Mposhi, Zambia. Tropical medicine & international health. 18: 186-186.
  • Våga, Bodil Bø; Moland, Karen Marie; Evjen-Olsen, Bjørg; Leshabari, Sebalda Charles; Blystad, Astrid. 2013. Rethinking nursing care: An ethnographic approach to nurse-patient interaction in the context of a HIV preventive programme in rural Tanzania. International Journal of Nursing Studies. 50: 1045-1053. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2012.11.025
  • Duong, Thanh Cong; Moland, Karen Marie; Fylkesnes, Knut. 2012. Persisting stigma reduces the utilisation of HIV-related care and support services in Viet Nam. BMC Health Services Research. 12. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-12-428
  • Kahabuka, Catherine; Moland, Karen Marie; Kvåle, Gunnar; Hinderaker, Sven Gudmund. 2012. Unfulfilled expectations to services offered at primary health care facilities: Experiences of caretakers of underfive children in rural Tanzania. BMC Health Services Research. 12. 5 pages. Published 2012-06-14. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-12-158
  • Melberg, Andrea; Diallo, Abdoulaye Hama; Meda, Nicolas; Moland, Karen Marie; Storeng, Katerini Tagmatarchi; Tylleskar, Thorkild. 2012. Obstetric care in primary health centres in rural Burkina Faso from a health worker perspective. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 91: 113-113.
  • Mirkuzie, Alemnesh Hailemariam; Molla, Mitike; Hinderaker, Sven Gudmund; Moland, Karen Marie; Mørkve, Odd. 2012. Comparing HIV prevalence estimates from prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission programme and the antenatal HIV surveillance in Addis Ababa. BMC Public Health. 12. 7 pages. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-12-1113
  • Mselle, Lillian T.; Evjen-Olsen, Bjørg; Moland, Karen Marie; Mvungi, Abu; Kohi, Thecla W. 2012. “Hoping for a Normal Life Again”: Reintegration After Fistula Repair in Rural Tanzania. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada. 34: 927-938.
  • Songstad, Nils Gunnar; Lindkvist, Ida; Moland, Karen Marie; Chimhutu, Victor; Blystad, Astrid. 2012. Assessing performance enhancing tools: experiences with the open performance review and appraisal system (OPRAS) and expectations towards payment for performance (P4P) in the public health sector in Tanzania. Globalization and Health. 8:33. 13 pages. doi: 10.1186/1744-8603-8-33
  • Songstad, Nils Gunnar; Moland, Karen Marie; Massay, Deodatus Amadeus; Blystad, Astrid. 2012. Why do health workers in rural Tanzania prefer public sector employment? BMC Health Services Research. 12. 12 pages. Published 2012-04-05. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-12-92
  • Falnes, Eli Fjeld; Moland, Karen Marie; Tylleskar, Thorkild; Leshabari, Sebalda Charles; Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S.; Paoli, Marina Manuela de. 2011. The potential role of mother-in-law in prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV: a mixed methods study from the Kilimanjaro region, northern Tanzania. BMC Public Health. 11. 12 pages. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-11-551
  • Falnes, Eli Fjeld; Moland, Karen Marie; Tylleskar, Thorkild; Msuya, Sia E.; Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S.; Paoli, Marina Manuela de. 2011. "It is her responsibility": partner involvement in prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV programmes, northern Tanzania. Journal of the International AIDS Society. 14. 12 pages. doi: 10.1186/1758-2652-14-21
  • Kahabuka, Catherine; Kvåle, Gunnar; Moland, Karen Marie; Hinderaker, Sven Gudmund. 2011. Why caretakers bypass primary health care facilities for child care - a case from rural Tanzania. BMC Health Services Research. 11. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-11-315
  • Mirkuzie, Alemnesh Hailemariam; Hinderaker, Sven Gudmund; Sisay, Mitike M.; Moland, Karen Marie; Mørkve, Odd. 2011. Current status of medication adherence and infant follow up in the prevention of mother to child HIV transmission programme in Addis Ababa: a cohort study. Journal of the International AIDS Society. 14. 10 pages. doi: 10.1186/1758-2652-14-50
  • Mirkuzie, Alemnesh Hailemariam; Hinderaker, Sven Gudmund; Sisay, Mitike Molla; Moland, Karen Marie; Odd, Mørkve. 2011. A cohort study on obstetric care for HIV positive women in Addis Ababa: Intrapartum transfers and associated delays. Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology.
  • Mirkuzie, Alemnesh Hailemariam; Sisay, Mtike; Moland, Karen Marie; Åstrøm, Anne Nordrehaug. 2011. Applying the theory of Planned Behaviour to explain HIV testing in antenatal settings in Addis Ababa- A cohort study. BMC Health Services Research. 11. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-11-196
  • Mselle, Lillian T.; Kohi, Thecla W.; Mvungi, Abu; Evjen-Olsen, Bjørg; Moland, Karen Marie. 2011. Waiting for attention and care: birthing accounts of women in rural Tanzania who developed obstetric fistula as an outcome of labour. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 11. doi: 10.1186/1471-2393-11-75
  • Mselle, Lillian T.; Moland, Karen Marie; Evjen-Olsen, Bjørg; Mvungi, Abu; Kohi, Thecla W. 2011. "I am nothing": experiences of loss among women suffering from severe birth injuries in Tanzania. BMC Women's Health. 11. doi: 10.1186/1472-6874-11-49
  • Songstad, Nils Gunnar; Moland, Karen Marie; Blystad, Astrid. 2011. Financial incentives for health worker motivation: the case of health services in Tanzania. Tropical medicine & international health. 16: 341-341.
  • Songstad, Nils Gunnar; Moland, Karen Marie; Massy, DA; Blystad, Astrid. 2011. 'What counts': health workers' preferences for public health facilities or church-run health facilities in Tanzania. Tropical medicine & international health. 16: 340-340.
  • Spjeldnæs, Ingrid Onarheim; Moland, Karen Marie; Harris, Janet; Sam, David Lackland. 2011. Being man enough: Fatherhood experiences and expectations among teenage boys in South Africa. Fathering: A Journal of Theory, Research, and Practice about Men as Fathers. 9: 3-21.
  • Blystad, Astrid; van Esterik, Penny; Paoli, Marina Manuela de; Sellen, Daniel W; Leshabari, Sebalda; Moland, Karen Marie. 2010. Reflections on global policy documents and the WHO's infant feeding guidelines: lessons learnt. International Breastfeeding Journal. 5. doi: 10.1186/1746-4358-5-18
  • Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S.; Moland, Karen Marie; Nankunda, Jolly Kaharuza; Karamagi, Charles Amnon S; Tylleskar, Thorkild; Tumwine, James K. 2010. Gendered perceptions on infant feeding in Eastern Uganda: continued need for exclusive breastfeeding support. International Breastfeeding Journal. 5: 13. Published 2010-10-26. doi: 10.1186/1746-4358-5-13
  • Fadnes, Lars T.; Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S.; Moland, Karen Marie; Nankunda, Jolly Kaharuza; Tumwine, James K; Tylleskar, Thorkild. 2010. Infant feeding counselling in Uganda in a changing environment with focus on the general population and HIV-positive mothers - a mixed method approach. BMC Health Services Research. 10. 9 pages. Published 2010-09-06. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-10-260
  • Fredriksen, Eva Haukeland; Harris, Janet; Moland, Karen Marie; Sundby, Johanne. 2010. "A defeat not to be ultra-fit" : expectations and experiences related to pregnancy and employment in contemporary Norway. NORA. Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research. 18: 167-184. doi: 10.1080/08038740.2010.498766
  • Koricho, Absera Teshome; Moland, Karen Marie; Blystad, Astrid. 2010. Poisonous milk and sinful mothers: the changing meaning of breastfeeding in the wake of the HIV epidemic in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. International Breastfeeding Journal. 5. doi: 10.1186/1746-4358-5-12
  • Moland, Karen Marie; Blystad, Astrid. 2010. ?HIV and infant feeding: Lessons learnt and the ways ahead? Thematic series. International Breastfeeding Journal 2010:5. International Breastfeeding Journal. 5.
  • Moland, Karen Marie; Paoli, Marina Manuela de; Sellen, Daniel W; van Esterik, Penny; Sellen, Dan; Leshabari, Sebalda; Blystad, Astrid. 2010. Breastfeeding and HIV: experiences from a decade of prevention of postnatal HIV transmission in sub-Saharan Africa. International Breastfeeding Journal. 5. doi: 10.1186/1746-4358-5-10
  • Moland, Karen Marie; van Esterik, Penny; Sellen, Daniel W; Paoli, Marina Manuela de; Leshabari, Sebalda Charles; Blystad, Astrid. 2010. Ways ahead: protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding in the context of HIV. International Breastfeeding Journal. 5. doi: 10.1186/1746-4358-5-19
  • Paoli, Marina Manuela de; Moland, Karen Marie; Sellen, Daniel W; van Esterik, Penny; Leshabari, Sebalda Charles; Blystad, Astrid. 2010. Breastfeeding and HIV: experiences from a decade of prevention of postnatal HIV transmission in sub-Saharan Africa. International Breastfeeding Journal. 5.
  • Paoli, Marina Manuela de; Moland, Karen Marie; van Esterik, Penny; Sellen, Daniel W; Leshabari, Sebalda Charles; Blystad, Astrid. 2010. Ways ahead: protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding in the context of HIV. International Breastfeeding Journal. 5.
  • Blystad, Astrid; Moland, Karen Marie. 2009. Technologies of hope? Motherhood, HIV and infant feeding in eastern Africa. Anthropology & Medicine. 16: 105-118. doi: 10.1080/13648470902940655
  • Blystad, Astrid; Moland, Karen Marie. 2009. Technologies of hope? Motherhood, HIV and infant feeding in eastern Africa. Anthropology & Medicine. 16: 105-118.
  • Duong, Thanh Cong; Moland, Karen Marie; Fylkesnes, Knut. 2009. The context of HIV risk behaviours among HIV-positive injection drug users in Viet Nam: Moving toward effective harm reduction. BMC Public Health. 9. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-9-98
  • Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S.; Moland, Karen Marie; Fadnes, Lars T.; Nankunda, Jolly Kaharuza; Tumwine, James K.; Tylleskar, Thorkild; Tylleskar, T. 2009. ADVISING GLOBAL INFANT FEEDING RECOMMENDATIONS WITH LOCAL INSIGHT: HEALTH WORKERS KNOWLEDGE OF INFANT FEEDING PRACTICES IN EASTERN UGANDA. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. 55: 233-233. doi: DOI:10.1159/000248545
  • Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S.; Moland, Karen Marie; Nankunda, Jolly Kaharuza; Karamagi, Charles Amnon S; Tylleskar, Thorkild; Tumwine, James K. 2009. FATHERS' AND MOTHERS' PERCEPTIONS ABOUT INFANT FEEDING PRACTICES IN EASTERN UGANDA. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. 55: 625-626.
  • Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S.; Moland, Karen Marie; Nankunda, Jolly Kaharuza; Karamagi, Charles Amnon S; Tylleskar, Thorkild; Tumwine, James K. 2009. Fathers’ and mothers’ perceptions about infant feeding practices in Eastern Uganda. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. 55: 233-233. doi: DOI:10.1159/000248286
  • Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S.; Moland, Karen Marie; Tylleskar, Thorkild; Nankunda, Jolly Kaharuza; Karamagi, Charles Amnon S; Tumwine, James K. 2009. 'No new born feeds on breast milk only:' Infant feeding perceptions among men and women in Eastern Uganda. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 63: 18-18.
  • Thanh, Duong Cong; Moland, Karen Marie; Fylkesnes, Knut. 2009. The context of HIV risk behaviours among HIV-positive injection drug users in Viet Nam: Moving toward effective harm reduction. BMC Public Health. 9: 9.
  • Drageset, Sigrunn; Lindstrøm, Torill Christine; Moland, Karen Marie. 2008. Breast cancer. Women's coping and social support awaiting primary surgery. International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being. 3. 36.
  • Fjeld, Eli; Siziya, Seter; Katepa-Bwalya, Mary; Kankasa, Chipepo; Moland, Karen Marie; Tylleskär, Thorkild. 2008. 'No sister, the breast alone is not enough for my baby': a qualitative assessment of potentials and barriers in the promotion of exclusive breastfeeding in southern Zambia. International Breastfeeding Journal. 3: 12.
  • Fjeld, Eli; Siziya, Seter; Katepa-Bwalya, Mary; Kankasa, Chipepo; Moland, Karen Marie; Tylleskär, Thorkild. 2008. 'No sister, the breast alone is not enough for my baby'A qualitative assessment of potentials and barriers in the promotion of exclusive breastfeeding in southern Zambia. International Breastfeeding Journal. 8: 362. doi: 10.1186/1471-2407-8-362
  • Fredriksen, Eva H; Moland, Karen Marie; Sundby, Johanne. 2008. "Listen to your body" A qualitative text analysis of internet discussions related to pregnancy health and pelvic girdle pain in pregnancy. Patient Education and Counseling. 73: 294-299. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2008.02.002
  • Leshabari, S C; Blystad, Astrid; Moland, Karen Marie. 2007. Difficult choices: Infant feeding experiences of HIV-positive mothers in northern Tanzania. SAHARA-J: Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS. 4: 544-555.
  • Leshabari, S C; Blystad, Astrid; de Paoli, M; Moland, Karen Marie. 2007. HIV and infant feeding counselling: challenges faced by nurse-counsellors in northern Tanzania. Human Resources for Health. 5: 18-29.
  • Leshabari, Sebalda Charles; Blystad, Astrid; Moland, Karen Marie. 2007. Difficult choices: Infant feeding experiences of HIV-positive mothers in northern Tanzania. SAHARA-J: Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS. 4: 544-555.
  • Leshabari, Sebalda Charles; Blystad, Astrid; de Paoli, Marina Manuela; Moland, Karen Marie. 2007. HIV and infant feeding counselling: challenges faced by nurse-counsellors in northern Tanzania. Human Resources for Health. 5. Published 2007-07-24. doi: 10.1186/1478-4491-5-18
  • Oleke, Christopher; Blystad, Astrid; Rekdal, Ole Bjørn; Moland, Karen Marie. 2007. Experiences of orphan care in Amach, Uganda: assessing policy implications. SAHARA-J: Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS. 4: 532-543.
  • Oleke, Christopher; Blystad, Astrid; Rekdal, Ole Bjørn; Moland, Karen Marie. 2007. Experiences of orphan care in Amach, Uganda: assessing policy implications. SAHARA-J: Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS. 4: 532-543.
  • Sam, David Lackland; Moland, Karen Marie; Peltzer, karl; Spjeldnæs, Ingrid Onarheim. 2007. Continuity and change in reproductive attitudes of teenage women, their mothers, and maternal grandmothers in South africa. South African Journal of Psychology. 37: 856-877.
  • Spjeldnæs, Ingrid Onarheim; Sam, David Lackland; Moland, Karen Marie; Peltzer, Karl. 2007. Continuity and change in reproductive attitudes of teenage women, their mothers, and maternal grandmothers in South Africa. South African Journal of Psychology. 37: 856-877.
  • Graue, Marit; Moland, Karen Marie; Magnus, Peter; Miljeteig, Gunlaug; Dalen, Nina. 2006. Fra Bergen til Tanzania, Fagartikkel; Komplekse problem og sterke inntrykk: Pedagogiske og personlige utfordringer knyttet til praksis i Sør. Tidsskriftet sykepleien. 3.
  • Leshabari, Sebalda Charles; Koniz-Booher, Peggy; Åstrøm, Anne Nordrehaug; de Paoli, Marina Manuela; Moland, Karen Marie. 2006. Translating global recommendations on HIV and infant feeding to the local context: the development of culturally sensitive counselling tools in the Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania. Implementation Science. 1. 14 pages. doi: 10.1186/1748-5908-1-22
  • Oleke, Christopher; Blystad, Astrid; Moland, Karen Marie; Rekdal, Ole Bjørn; Heggenhougen, Kristian. 2006. The varying vulnerability of African orphans - The case of the Langi, northern Uganda. Childhood. 13: 267-284.
  • Oleke, Christopher; Blystad, Astrid; Moland, Karen Marie; Rekdal, Ole Bjørn; Heggenhougen, Kristian. 2006. The varying vulnerability of African orphans - The case of the Langi, northern Uganda. Childhood. 13. doi: 10.1177/0907568206062943
  • Moland, Karen Marie. 2004. Mother's milk - an ambiguous blessing in the era of AIDS?The case of the Chagga in Kilimanjaro. African Sociological Review. 8: 83-99.
Reports and theses
  • Talle, Aud; Moland, Karen Marie; Alemu, Shitaye. 2007. The DOLSA/SCNE Project on FGM and Other Harmful Traditional Practices North Gondar Zone. Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation, NORAD, Addis Abeba. 24 pages.
  • Graue, Marit; Moland, Karen Marie. 2006. Praksis i Sør - pedagogiske og institusjonelle utfordringer. 1. Høgskolen i Bergen.
  • Moland, Karen Marie. 2002. Giving birth in Kilimanjaro. The politics of knowledge in moral contexts. X, 280 s. Dr.polit.. -.
  • Moland, Karen Marie. 2002. Giving birth in Kilimanjaro: The politics of knowledge in moral contexts. Universitetet i Bergen, Bergen. 280 pages.
  • Moland, Karen Marie. 2000. The idea of community and the ideology of community participation. A discussion of community, solidarity and self. 58. Institutt for Organisasjon og Administrasjonsvitenskap, Universitetet, Bergen. 17 pages.
  • Moland, Karen Marie; Van den Bergh, Graziella; Nyonyo, Venance; Haram, Liv; Matweba, Rehema. 1999. Community based health promotion: The potential of tradtional and modern institutions. Proceedings from a workshop. Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Bergen. 136 pages.
  • Moland, Karen Marie; Van den Bergh, Graziella; Nyonyo, Venance; Haram, Liv; Matweba, Rehema. 1999. Community based health promotion: The potential of tradtional and modern institutions. Proceedings from a workshop. Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Bergen. 136 pages.
  • Moland, Karen Marie. 1992. The changing role of local midwives in Addis Ababa: Community participation in Primary Health Care. University of Bergen, Bergen. 143 pages.
Book sections
  • Moland, Karen Marie; Blystad, Astrid. 2009. Counting on Mother's Love: The Global Politics of Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV in Eastern Africa. 16, pages 447-479. In:
    • Hahn, Robert A.; Inhorn, Marcia C. 2009. Anthropology and public health : bridging differences in culture and society. Oxford University Press. 730 pages. ISBN: 978-0-19-537464-3.

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  • Competing discourses impacting girls' and women's rights: Fertility control and safe abortion in Ethiopia, Zambia and Tanzania (SAFEZT) NORGLOBAL 2016-2019. PI Astrid Blystad
  • Research Initiative to support the empowerment of girls (RISE) (2015-2020). PI Ingvild Sandøy

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