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Karen Marie Moland

Professor, Centre for International Health
  • E-mailKaren.Moland@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 99 62
  • Visitor Address
    Overlege Danielsens hus, Årstadveien 21
  • 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

Academic article
  • Tadele, Getnet; Haukanes, Haldis; Blystad, Astrid; Moland, Karen Marie. 2019. ‘An uneasy compromise’: strategies and dilemmas in realizing a permissive abortion law in Ethiopia. International Journal for Equity in Health.
  • Zulu, Joseph M.; Blystad, Astrid; Haaland, Marte Emilie Sandvik; Michelo, Charles; Haukanes, Haldis; Moland, Karen Marie. 2019. Why teach sexuality education in school? Teacher discretion in implementing comprehensive sexuality education in rural Zambia. International Journal for Equity in Health. 1-10.
  • Zulu, Joseph; Sandøy, Ingvild Fossgard; Moland, Karen Marie; Musonda, Patrick; Munsaka, Ecloss; Blystad, Astrid. 2019. The challenge of community engagement and informed consent in rural Zambia: an example from a pilot study. BMC Medical Ethics. 45.
  • Blystad, Astrid; Haukanes, Haldis; Tadele, Getnet; Haaland, Marte Emilie Sandvik; Sambaiga, Richard; Zulu, Joseph M.; Moland, Karen Marie. 2019. The access paradox: abortion law, policy and practice in Ethiopia, Tanzania and Zambia. International Journal for Equity in Health.
  • Haaland, Marte Emilie Sandvik; Haukanes, Haldis; Zulu, Joseph M.; Moland, Karen Marie; Michelo, Charles Cheembo; Munakampe, Margarate Nzala; Blystad, Astrid. 2019. Shaping the abortion policy – competing discourses on the Zambian termination of pregnancy act. International Journal for Equity in Health. 1-11.
  • Sambaiga, Richard; Haukanes, Haldis; Moland, Karen Marie; Blystad, Astrid. 2019. Health, life and rights: a discourse analysis of a hybrid abortion regime in Tanzania. International Journal for Equity in Health.
  • Skylstad, Vilde; Akol, Angela; Ndeezi, Grace; Nalugya, Joyce; Moland, Karen Marie; Tumwine, James; Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S. 2019. Child mental illness and the help-seeking process: a qualitative study among parents in a Ugandan community. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health (CAPMH). 1-13.
  • Solheim, Ingrid Holm; Kahabuka, Catherine; Pembe, Andrea; Moland, Karen Marie; Blystad, Astrid. 2019. Beyond the law: Misoprostol and medical abortion in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Social science & medicine. 112676.
  • Onarheim, Kristine Husøy; Molla, Sisay Mitike; Muluken, Gizaw; Moland, Karen Marie; Norheim, Ole Frithjof; Miljeteig, Ingrid. 2018. Selling my sheep to pay for medicines - Household priorities and coping strategies in a setting without universal health coverage. BMC Health Services Research. 1-12.
  • Melberg, Andrea; Diallo, Abdoulaye Hama; Storeng, Katerini Tagmatarchi; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Moland, Karen Marie. 2018. Policy, paperwork and 'postographs': Global indicators and maternity care documentation in rural Burkina Faso. Social Science and Medicine. 28-35.
  • Fredriksen, Eva Haukeland; Moland, Karen Marie; Harris, Janet. 2018. How do health professionals acknowledge web-based knowledge in pregnancy consultations? Health Care for Women International. 955-967.
  • Mukunya, David; Haaland, Marte Emilie Sandvik; Tumwine, James K.; Ndeezi, Grace; Namugga, Olive; Tumuhamye, Josephine; Sommerfelt, Halvor; Rujumba, Joseph; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Moland, Karen Marie; Nankabirwa, Victoria. 2018. "We shall count it as a part of kyogero": acceptability and considerations for scale up of single dose chlorhexidine for umbilical cord care in Central Uganda. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth.
  • Akol, Angela; Moland, Karen Marie; Babirye, Juliet Ndimwibo; Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S. 2018. "We are like co-wives": Traditional healers' views on collaborating with the formal Child and Adolescent Mental Health System in Uganda. BMC Health Services Research. 1-9.
  • Onarheim, Kristine Husøy; Sisay, Mitike Molla; Gizaw, Muluken; Moland, Karen Marie; Miljeteig, Ingrid. 2017. What if the baby doesn't survive? Health-care decision making for ill newborns in Ethiopia. Social Science and Medicine. 123-130.
  • Blystad, Astrid; Rørtveit, Guri; Gjerde, Janne Lillelid; Muleta, Mulu; Moland, Karen Marie. 2017. Strengthening validity in studies of pelvic floor disorders through qualitative research: an example from Ethiopia. International Urogynecology Journal. 1-6.
  • Katirayi, Leila Georgena; Chadambuka, Addmore; Muchedzi, Auxilia; Ahimbisibwe, Allan; Musarandega, Reuben; Woelk, Godfrey; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Moland, Karen Marie. 2017. Echoes of old HIV paradigms: Reassessing the problem of engaging men in HIV testing and treatment through women's perspectives. Reproductive Health.
  • 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.
  • 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. 1-12.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Melberg, Andrea; Diallo, Abdoulaye Hama; Ruano, Ana Lorena; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Moland, Karen Marie. 2016. Reflections on the Unintended Consequencesof the Promotion of Institutional Pregnancyand Birth Care in Burkina Faso. PLOS ONE.
  • 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. 1-11.
  • 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.
  • 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. 15 pages.
  • Våga, Bodil Bø; Moland, Karen Marie; Blystad, Astrid. 2016. Boundaries of confidentiality in nursing care for mother and child in HIV programmes. Nursing Ethics. 576-586.
  • 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. 1-11.
  • 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.
  • 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. 1-15.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. 22-29.
  • Spjeldnæs, Ingrid Onarheim; Moland, Karen Marie; Harris, Janet; Sam, David Lackland. 2014. Mothering in Limpopo, South Africa: Perspectives of adolescents . Psychology & Society.
  • Spjeldnæs, Ingrid Onarheim; Sam, David Lackland; Harris, Janet; Moland, Karen Marie. 2014. Mothering in Limpopo, South Africa: Perspectives of adolescents . Psychology & Society.
  • Moland, Karen Marie; Harris, Janet; Sam, David Lackland. 2014. Mothering in Limpopo, South Africa: Perspectives of adolescents. Psychology & Society.
  • 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. 13 pages.
  • Ng’anjo 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.
  • 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. 266-284.
  • 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. 174-186.
  • 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. 1045-1053.
  • 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. 927-938.
  • 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 pages.
  • 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. 5 pages.
  • 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.
  • 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. 7 pages.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. 12 pages.
  • 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. 10 pages.
  • 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. 3-21.
  • 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.
  • 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. 12 pages.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. 9 pages.
  • 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. 13.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. 167-184.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Blystad, Astrid; Moland, Karen Marie. 2009. Technologies of hope? Motherhood, HIV and infant feeding in eastern Africa. Anthropology & Medicine. 105-118.
  • Blystad, Astrid; Moland, Karen Marie. 2009. Technologies of hope? Motherhood, HIV and infant feeding in eastern Africa. Anthropology & Medicine. 105-118.
  • 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. 362.
  • 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. 12.
  • 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. 294-299.
  • 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. 18-29.
  • 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.
  • 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. 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. 532-543.
  • 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. 544-555.
  • 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. 544-555.
  • 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. 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. 856-877.
  • 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. 14 pages.
  • 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. 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.
  • 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. 83-99.
Report
  • Talle, Aud; Moland, Karen Marie; Alemu, Shitaye. 2007. The DOLSA/SCNE Project on FGM and Other Harmful Traditional Practices North Gondar Zone. .
  • Graue, Marit; Moland, Karen Marie. 2006. Praksis i Sør - pedagogiske og institusjonelle utfordringer. 1. 1. .
  • Moland, Karen Marie. 2000. The idea of community and the ideology of community participation. A discussion of community, solidarity and self. 58. 58. .
  • 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. .
  • 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. .
Lecture
  • Blystad, Astrid; Moland, Karen Marie; Haukanes, Haldis. 2015. North South Partnerships in Higher Education.
Popular scientific lecture
  • Moland, Karen Marie; Talle, Aud. 2007. Evaluation report: The DOLSA/SCNE project on FGM and other harmful practices in North Gondar Zone, Ethiopia.
  • Moland, Karen Marie. 2004. Morsmelk-til skade eller velsignelse? HIV positive mødres dilemma.
Academic lecture
  • Haukanes, Haldis; Tadele, Getnet; Moland, Karen Marie; Blystad, Astrid. 2018. The Access Paradox in Safe Abortion Care. The cases of Ethiopia, Tanzania and Zambia .
  • Våga, Bodil Bø; Moland, Karen Marie; Blystad, Astrid. 2013. Handling PMTCT guidelines in non-choice contexts: The case of infant feeding counselling and decision making in PMTCT programmes, Tanzania.
  • Blystad, Astrid; Moland, Karen Marie. 2007. The politics of mother to child transmission of HIV: global discourse and local lives.
  • Moland, Karen Marie; Blystad, Astrid. 2007. The illusion of informed choie in prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV: Global politics in local worlds.
  • Moland, Karen Marie; Blystad, Astrid. 2007. Hope, faith and holy water: Resistance in PMTCT programs in Addis Ababa.
  • Blystad, Astrid; Moland, Karen Marie. 2007. Counting on mother's love: The global politics of mother to child transmission in eastern Africa.
  • Blystad, Astrid; Moland, Karen Marie. 2007. A note on applied locally grounded research and the challenging dynamics between health related research and policy making.
  • Moland, Karen Marie. 2004. Samarbeid og utveksling med institusjoner i sør.
  • Moland, Karen Marie. 2004. Motherhood, risk and responsible subjects: Discourses and practices in Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania.
  • Moland, Karen Marie. 2004. Mother's milk: An ambiguous blessing in the era of AIDS: The case of the Chagga in Kilimanjaro.
  • Moland, Karen Marie. 2004. Hygiene, salvation and development: The constitution of nursing as a legitimate profession in Tanzania.
  • Moland, Karen Marie; Haram, Liv. 2002. The orphan issue in Tanzania.
  • Moland, Karen Marie. 2002. HIV prevention and AIDS care in Moshi/Arusha.
Editorial
  • 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.
Reader opinion piece
  • 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.
Non-fiction book
  • 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. Centre for International Health.
Thesis at a second degree level
  • Moland, Karen Marie. 1992. The changing role of local midwives in Addis Ababa: Community participation in Primary Health Care.
Masters thesis
  • Angelshaug, Jeanette. 2013. Increasing demand for health facility birth. A qualitative study exploring barriers and facilitators for skilled care utilization in the Amhara Region, Ethiopia.
  • Irani, Julia Noshir. 2012. Rebuilding life: A journey through the lives of women who have endured and been treated for obstetric fistula in Tanzania.
  • Moss, Gunn Totland. 2011. Knowledge about puberty related issues among school children in Sigowet, Kenya.
  • Mirkuzie, Alemnesh Hailemariam. 2008. Utilization of PMTCT services in Awassa town, Ethiopia.
  • Mork, Margrethe. 2008. How could I take my pills when I can't even afford food?
  • Dræge, Trine-Lise. 2007. The Role of Men in the Maintenance and Change of Female Genital Cutting in Eritrea.
  • Ndugulile, Lillian. 2006. Mothers’ knowledge on exclusive breastfeeding in Kilimanjaro region, Tanzania.
Popular scientific article
  • 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.
Feature article
  • Moland, Karen Marie; Haukanes, Haldis; Tadele, Getnet; Blystad, Astrid. 2017. The paradox of access - abortion law, policy and misoprostol. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 1-6.
  • Mjaaland, Thera; Moland, Karen Marie Ingeborg; Strøm, Agnete. 2017. Kan Trump stoppe kvinners abortrett? Bergens Tidende.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Onarheim, Kristine Husøy. 2018. Priority to the newborn? Real-life priority setting and intra-household resource allocation for newborn health in Ethiopia .
  • Akol, Angela. 2018. Access to Child and Adolescent Mental Health services in Uganda: Investigating the role of Primary Health Care and Traditional Healers.
  • Katirayi, Leila Georgena. 2017. Experiences of the Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV program in Southern Africa: A three country qualitative study .
  • Chimhutu, Victor. 2016. Results-Based Financing (RBF) in the health sector of a low-income country; from agenda setting to implementation: The case of Tanzania.
  • Kismul, Hallgeir. 2015. Determinants of child malnutrition. Studies from a rural area in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
  • Moland, Karen Marie. 2002. Giving birth in Kilimanjaro: The politics of knowledge in moral contexts.
  • Moland, Karen Marie. 2002. Giving birth in Kilimanjaro. The politics of knowledge in moral contexts. X, 280 s. -.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • 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. 33 pages.
Abstract
  • 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. 186-186.
  • 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. 113-113.
  • 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. 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. 340-340.
  • 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. 233-233.
  • 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. 625-626.
  • 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. 233-233.
  • 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. 18-18.
  • 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. 36.
Poster
  • Mukunya, David; Haaland, Marte Emilie Sandvik; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Tumwine, James K; Moland, Karen Marie; Sommerfelt, Halvor; Tumuhamye, Josephine; Nankabirwa, Victoria. 2017. We shall count it as a part of kyogero?. Acceptability of single dose 7.1% chlorhexidine di-gluconate solution for umbilical cord care among women in Kampala and Mukono district, central Uganda: A qualitative study.
  • Sandøy, Ingvild Fossgard; Mudenda, Mweetwa; Zulu, Joseph M.; Munsaka, Ecloss; Blystad, Astrid; Makasa, Mpundu; Mæstad, Ottar; Tungodden, Bertil; Jacobs, Choolwe; Kampata, Linda Milimo; Fylkesnes, Knut; Svanemyr, Joar; Moland, Karen Marie; Banda, Richard; Musonda, Patrick. 2017. High participation in cluster randomized controlled trial on the effectiveness of a girls’ empowerment programme in rural Zambia .
  • Skylstad, Vilde; Nalugya, Joyce; Ndeezi, Grace; Akol, Angela; Moland, Karen Marie; Nankabirwa, Victoria; Tumwine, James K; Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S. 2015. Are mental health problems in children being neglected? Preliminary results from SeeTheChild – Mental Child Health in Uganda.
  • Melberg, Andrea; Diallo, Abdoulaye Hama; Storeng, Katerini Tagmatarchi; Moland, Karen Marie; Tylleskär, Thorkild. 2013. Accountability and health worker performance in primary care maternities in rural Burkina Faso.
  • Våga, Bodil Bø; Moland, Karen Marie; Evjen-Olsen, Bjørg; Blystad, Astrid. 2013. 'There is no choice in this area'. Nurse counselling in prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV programmes in Tanzania.
  • Våga, Bodil Bø; Moland, Karen Marie; Bjørg, Evjen-Olsen; Blystad, Astrid. 2013. 'There is no choice in this area'. Nurse counselling in prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV programmes in Tanzania.
  • Melberg, Andrea; Diallo, Abdoulaye Hama; Meda, Nicolas; Storeng, Katerini Tagmatarchi; Moland, Karen Marie; Tylleskar, Thorkild. 2012. Referral as relief: Health workers' experience of obstetric referrals from primary health care facilities in rural Burkina Faso.
  • Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S.; Moland, Karen Marie; Tylleskar, Thorkild; Nankunda, Jolly Kaharuza; Tumwine, James K.; Karamagi, Charles Amnon S. 2009. ‘No new born feeds on breast milk only’: Infant feeding perceptions among men and women in Eastern Uganda.
  • Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S.; Moland, Karen Marie; Tylleskar, Thorkild; Tumwine, James K. 2009. Low acceptability for exclusive replacement feeding among Eastern Ugandan fathers.
  • 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.
  • Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S.; Moland, Karen Marie; Fadnes, Lars T.; Nankunda, Jolly Kaharuza; Tumwine, James K.; Tylleskar, Thorkild. 2009. Advicing global infant feeding recommendations with local insight’: health workers knowledge of infant feeding practices in Eastern Uganda.
  • Drageset, Sigrunn; Lindstrøm, Torill Christine; Moland, Karen Marie. 2008. Breast cancer: Women's coping and social support awaiting primary surgery.
  • Drageset, Sigrunn; Lindstrøm, Torill Christine; Moland, Karen Marie. 2008. Breast cancer Women¿s coping and social support awaiting primary surgery.
  • Moland, Karen Marie. 2007. Continuity and change i reproductive attitudes of teenage women, their mothers and maternal grandmothers in South Africa.
  • Leshabari, Sebalda Charles; Moland, Karen Marie; Blystad, Astrid. 2007. Choice and adherence to choice of infant feeding method among HIV positive mothers in northern Tanzania.
  • Moland, Karen Marie. 2006. Continuity and change in reproductive attitudes of teenage women, their mothers and maternal grandmothers in South Africa.
  • Moland, Karen Marie. 2006. Continuity and change in reproductive atitudes of teenage women, their mothers and maternal grandmothers in South Africa.
Academic literature review
  • Melberg, Andrea; Mirkuzie, Alemnesh Hailemariam; Sisay, Tesfamichael Awoke; Sisay, Mitike Molla; Moland, Karen Marie. 2019. 'Maternal deaths should simply be 0': Politicization of maternal death reporting and review processes in Ethiopia. 492-498.
  • Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S.; Doherty, Tanya; Horwood, Christiane; Moland, Karen Marie; Dierkes, Jutta. 2018. Development and challenges to breastfeeding in sub-Saharan Africa. 937-944.
  • 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. 13 pages.
Article in business/trade/industry journal
  • 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.

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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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