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Nancy Birungi

Postdoctoral fellow
  • E-mailNancy.Birungi@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 65 34
  • Visitor Address
    Årstadveien 19
    5009 Bergen
    Room 
    D03047
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen
  •  Early life course factors, early childhood caries and oral health related quality of life among five-year-olds – a prospective and intergenerational study from Eastern Uganda.
  •  Oral health status of HIV-un exposed uninfected children in Uganda

Oral health in global perspective

Relationship between oral health and nutrition

Journal articles
  • Birungi, Nancy; Fadnes, Lars T.; Kasangaki, Arabat; Nankabirwa, Victoria; Okullo, Isaac; Lie, Stein Atle; Tumwine, James K; Åstrøm, Anne Nordrehaug. 2017. Assessing causal effects of early life course factors on early childhood caries in 5-year-old Ugandan children using Direct acyclic graphs (DAGs): A prospåective cohort study. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. 45: 512-521. doi: 10.1111/cdoe.12314
  • Birungi, Nancy; Fadnes, Lars T.; Nankabirwa, Victoria; Tumwine, James K; Åstrøm, Anne Nordrehaug. 2016. Caretaker's caries experience and its association with early childhood caries and children's oral Health related quality of life: a prospective two generation study. Acta Odontologica Scandinavica. 74: 605-612. doi: 10.1080/00016357.2016.1225981
  • Fadnes, Lars T.; Nankabirwa, Victoria; Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S.; Sommerfelt, Halvor; Birungi, Nancy; Lombard, Carl; Swanevelder, Sonja; Van den Broeck, Jan; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Tumwine, James K. 2016. Effects of an exclusive breastfeeding intervention for six months on growth patterns of 4-5 year old children in Uganda: The cluster-randomised PROMISE EBF trial. BMC Public Health. 16. 9 pages. doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-3234-3
  • Birungi, Nancy; Fadnes, Lars T.; Okullo, Isaac; Kasangaki, Arabat; Nankabirwa, Victoria; Ndeezi, Grace; Tumwine, James K; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Lie, Stein Atle; Åstrøm, Anne Nordrehaug. 2015. Effect of breastfeeding promotion on early childhood caries and breastfeeding duration among 5 year old children in Eastern Uganda: A cluster randomized trial. PLOS ONE. 10:e0125352. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0125352
  • Masumo, Ray; Birungi, Nancy; Bårdsen, Asgeir; Fadnes, Lars T.; Åstrøm, Anne Nordrehaug. 2014. Impact of low birthweight on early childhood caries in 6-36 months old infants in Uganda: A cross-sectional study. Acta Odontologica Scandinavica. 72: 312-320. doi: 10.3109/00016357.2014.880189
Reports and theses
  • Birungi, Nancy. 2016. Early life course factors, early childhood caries and oral health related quality of life among five-year-olds – a prospective and intergenerational study from Eastern Uganda. University of Bergen.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

  • Birungi, Nancy; Fadnes, Lars T.; Kasangaki, Arabat; Nankabirwa, Victoria; Okullo, Isaac; Lie, Stein Atle; Tumwine, James K; Åstrøm, Anne Nordrehaug. 2017. Assessing causal effects of early life course factors on early childhood caries in 5-year-old Ugandan children using Direct acyclic graphs (DAGs): A prospåective cohort study. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. 45: 512-521. doi: 10.1111/cdoe.12314

  • Birungi, Nancy; Fadnes, Lars T.; Nankabirwa, Victoria; Tumwine, James K; Åstrøm, Anne Nordrehaug. 2016. Caretaker's caries experience and its association with early childhood caries and children's oral Health related quality of life: a prospective two generation study. Acta Odontologica Scandinavica. 74: 605-612. doi: 10.1080/00016357.2016.1225981

  • Fadnes, Lars T.; Nankabirwa, Victoria; Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S.; Sommerfelt, Halvor; Birungi, Nancy; Lombard, Carl; Swanevelder, Sonja; Van den Broeck, Jan; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Tumwine, James K. 2016. Effects of an exclusive breastfeeding intervention for six months on growth patterns of 4-5 year old children in Uganda: The cluster-randomised PROMISE EBF trial. BMC Public Health. 16. 9 pages. doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-3234-3

  • Birungi, Nancy; Fadnes, Lars T.; Okullo, Isaac; Kasangaki, Arabat; Nankabirwa, Victoria; Ndeezi, Grace; Tumwine, James K; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Lie, Stein Atle; Åstrøm, Anne Nordrehaug. 2015. Effect of breastfeeding promotion on early childhood caries and breastfeeding duration among 5 year old children in Eastern Uganda: A cluster randomized trial. PLoS ONE. 10:e0125352. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0125352

  • Masumo, Ray; Birungi, Nancy; Bårdsen, Asgeir; Fadnes, Lars T.; Åstrøm, Anne Nordrehaug. 2014. Impact of low birthweight on early childhood caries in 6-36 months old infants in Uganda: A cross-sectional study. Acta Odontologica Scandinavica. 72: 312-320. doi: 10.3109/00016357.2014.880189

 

Oral health status of HIV unexposed uninfected children in Uganda