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Victoria Nankabirwa

Associate Professor
  • E-mailVictoria.Nankabirwa@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 97 74
  • Visitor Address
    Alrek helseklynge, blokk D, Årstadveien 17
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen
Academic article
  • Show author(s) 2021. Perinatal death in Northern Uganda: incidence and risk factors in a community-based prospective cohort study. Global health action. 1-8.
  • Show author(s) 2020. “The cord is the child”: meanings and practices related to umbilical cord care in Central Uganda. BMC Pediatrics. 1-9.
  • Show author(s) 2020. “I feel good when I drink”—detecting childhood-onset alcohol abuse and dependence in a Ugandan community trial cohort. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health (CAPMH). 1-8.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Vaginal colonisation of women in labour with potentially pathogenic bacteria: A cross sectional study at three primary health care facilities in Central Uganda. BMC Infectious Diseases. 1-10.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Risk factors for obstructed labour in Eastern Uganda: A case control study. PLOS ONE. 1-14.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Prevalence and factors associated with neonatal hypoglycemia in Northern Uganda: a community-based cross-sectional study. Tropical Medicine and Health.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Neonatal sepsis at Mulago national referral hospital in Uganda: Etiology, antimicrobial resistance, associated factors and case fatality risk. PLOS ONE.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Intimate partner violence among pregnant teenagers in Lira district, northern Uganda: a cross-sectional study. AFRICAN Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Adding video-debriefing to Helping-Babies-Breathe training enhanced retention of neonatal resuscitation knowledge and skills among health workers in Uganda: a cluster randomized trial. Global health action.
  • Show author(s) 2020. "If I have money, I cannot allow my baby to breastfeed only …" barriers and facilitators to scale-up of peer counselling for exclusive breastfeeding in Uganda. International Breastfeeding Journal. 12 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Key decision makers and actors in selected newborn care practices: A community-based survey in northern Uganda. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH).
  • Show author(s) 2019. Inequity in utilization of health care facilities during childbirth: a community-based survey in post-conflict Northern Uganda. Journal of Public Health (Berlin). 1-9.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Effects of complementary feeding on attained height among lower primary school-aged children in Eastern Uganda: A nested prospective cohort study. PLOS ONE. 1-17.
  • Show author(s) 2019. A usability design checklist for Mobile electronic data capturing forms: the validation process. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. 1-11.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Factors associated with delayed initiation of breastfeeding: A cross-sectional study in South Sudan. International Breastfeeding Journal. 1-7.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Exclusive breastfeeding promotion and neuropsychological outcomes in 5-8 year old children from Uganda and Burkina Faso: Results from the PROMISE EBF cluster randomized trial. PLOS ONE. 1-17.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Effects of schooling on aspects of attention in rural Burkina Faso, West Africa. PLOS ONE.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Association between stunting and neuro-psychological outcomes among children in Burkina Faso, West Africa. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health (CAPMH).
  • Show author(s) 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.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Usability in mobile electronic data collection tools: Form developers' views. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. 72-75.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Rapid reduction of malaria following introduction of vector control interventions in Tororo District, Uganda: a descriptive study. Malaria Journal.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Maternal alcohol consumption during pregnancy and child's cognitive performance at 6-8 years of age in rural Burkina Faso: An observational study. PeerJ.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Factors associated with delayed initiation of breastfeeding: a survey in Northern Uganda. Global health action.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Efficacy of umbilical cord cleansing with a single application of 4% chlorhexidine for the prevention of newborn infections in Uganda: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 1-9.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Early versus late BCG vaccination in HIV-1-exposed infants in Uganda: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 1-17.
  • Show author(s) 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. 512-521.
  • Show author(s) 2016. eRegistries: indicators for the WHO Essential Interventions for reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 14 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2016. eRegistries: Electronic registries for maternal and child health. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 15 pages.
  • Show author(s) 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. 9 pages.
  • Show author(s) 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. 605-612.
  • Show author(s) 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.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Cost-effectiveness of peer counselling for the promotion of exclusive breastfeeding in Uganda. PLOS ONE. 18 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Child survival and BCG vaccination: A community based prospective cohort study in Uganda. BMC Public Health. 10 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Early infant feeding practices in three African countries: the PROMISE-EBF trial promoting exclusive breastfeeding by peer counsellors. International Breastfeeding Journal. 19.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Perinatal mortality in Eastern Uganda: A community based prospective cohort study. PLOS ONE. 7 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Malaria Parasitaemia among Infants and Its Association with Breastfeeding Peer Counselling and Vitamin A Supplementation: A Secondary Analysis of a Cluster Randomized Trial. PLOS ONE. 8 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Is vaccination coverage a good indicator of age-appropriate vaccination? A prospective study from Uganda. Vaccine. 3564-3570.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Exclusive breastfeeding promotion by peer counsellors in sub-Saharan Africa (PROMISE-EBF): a cluster-randomised trial. The Lancet. 420-427.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Show author(s) 2011. Child health in a Ugandan cohort: Studies on survival, vaccination and malaria.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Intervention studies to improve infant health and survival.
  • Show author(s) 2012. High perinatal mortality in Burkina Faso and Uganda. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 138-138.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Prevalence of malaria parasitaemia among infants in Uganda and its association with breastfeeding, peer counselling and vitamin a supplementation. Tropical medicine & international health. 97-97.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Willingness to pay for a single dose 7.1% chlorhexidine digluconate solution for umbilical cord care in central Uganda: a contingency valuation study.
  • Show author(s) 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.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Microbial colonization of Ugandan women in labor.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Implementing Mobile Electronic Data Capture Forms in community and facility based health studies in Uganda: the start-up process.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Too many drinking too much too early? Alcohol use in middle childhood among Ugandan children.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Too many drinking too much too early? Alcohol use in middle childhood among Ugandan children.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Early lifecourse predictors of Early Childhood Caries in Eastern Uganda.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Are mental health problems in children being neglected? Preliminary results from SeeTheChild – Mental Child Health in Uganda.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Breastfeeding promotion and early childhood caries (ECC) in eastern Uganda.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Promotion of exclusive breastfeeding by peer-counsellors in Sub-Saharan Africa: Anthropometric outcomes from the cluster randomised PROMISE EBF TRIAL.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Is promotion of exclusive breastfeeding safe in sub-Saharan Africa with respect to child growth? Results form the cluster-randomised PROMISE EBF-trial.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Basic Concepts in Epidemiology . . In:
    • Show author(s) 2013. Epidemiology: Principles and Practical Guidelines. Springer.

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