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Thorkild Tylleskär

Professor, og barnelege, MD, PhD, MA ved Centre for International Health
  • E-postThorkild.Tylleskar@uib.no
  • Telefon+47 55 58 85 62+47 480 74 410
  • Besøksadresse
    Overlege Danielssens hus, 5. etasje, Årstadveien 21
    Rom 
    526
  • Postadresse
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen

Ongoing projects: 

Main collaborating countries: 

  • Uganda
  • Kenya
  • Democratic Republic of Congo (Congo Kinshasa)
  • Zambia
  • South Africa
  • South Sudan
  • Burkina Faso

 His main areas are: 

  • Global Health
  • Child Health
  • Neonatal care
  • HIV
  • Global Nutrition
  • Information and Communication Technology in Health Sciences

Additional commitments: 

  • Chair of the Scientific Committee for the 12th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH), virtual from Bergen 28 Sept - 1 Oct 2021 
  • Chairperson of the Board of the Norwegian Research School of Global Health
  • The Univeristy of Bergen coordinator for the collaboration with Makerere University.
  • Deputy member of the Faculty Board of the Faculty of Medicine 2021-2025.

Publications in PubMed

Google Scholar Profile 

Original Lancet /NEJM publications:

Tylleskär T, et al. Cassava cyanogens and konzo, an upper motoneuron disease found in Africa. Lancet. 1992 Jan 25;339(8787):208-11. Erratum in: Lancet 1992 Feb 15;339(8790):440. PMID: 1346173

Tylleskär T, et al. PROMISE-EBF Study Group. Exclusive breastfeeding promotion by peer counsellors in sub-Saharan Africa (PROMISE-EBF): a cluster-randomised trial. Lancet. 2011 Jul 30;378(9789):420-7. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(11)60738-1. PMID: 21752462

Nagot N, ... , Tylleskär T, Van de Perre P; ANRS 12174 Trial Group. Extended pre-exposure prophylaxis with lopinavir-ritonavir versus lamivudine to prevent HIV-1 transmission through breastfeeding up to 50 weeks in infants in Africa (ANRS 12174): a randomised controlled trial. Lancet. 2015 Nov 18. pii: S0140-6736(15)00984-8. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)00984-8. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 2660391

Pejovic NJ, Myrnerts Höök S, ... Tylleskär T. A Randomized Trial of Laryngeal Mask Airway in Neonatal Resuscitation. N Engl J Med. 2020 Nov 26;383(22):2138-2147. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa2005333.PMID: 33252870

 

Vitenskapelig artikkel
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2020. “The cord is the child”: meanings and practices related to umbilical cord care in Central Uganda. BMC Pediatrics. 1-9.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2020. Therapeutic turnaround times for common laboratory tests in a tertiary hospital in Kenya. PLOS ONE. 1-13.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2020. Smartphone app for neonatal heart rate assessment: an observational study. BMJ Paediatrics Open.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2020. Preventable admissions and emergency-department-visits in pediatric asylum-seeking and non-asylum-seeking patients. International Journal for Equity in Health. 8 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2020. Prevalence and factors associated with neonatal hypoglycemia in Northern Uganda: a community-based cross-sectional study. Tropical Medicine and Health.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2020. Predicting the Unpredictable - Harder than Expected. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. 174-183.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2020. Management of mothers and neonates in low resources setting during covid-19 pandemia. Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine. 1-12.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2020. Exclusive breastfeeding among HIV exposed infants from birth to 14 weeks of life in Lira, Northern Uganda: a prospective cohort study. Global health action. 10 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2020. Breastfeeding advice for reality: Women's perspectives on primary care support in South Africa. Maternal & Child Nutrition. 1-10.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2020. Barriers and enablers of adherence to infant nevirapine prophylaxis against HIV 1 transmission among 6-week-old HIV exposed infants: A prospective cohort study in Northern Uganda. PLOS ONE. 12 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2020. A randomized trial of laryngeal mask airway in neonatal resuscitation. New England Journal of Medicine. 2138-2147.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2020. 18-24-month HIV-free survival as measurement of the effectiveness of prevention of mother-to-child transmission in the context of lifelong antiretroviral therapy: Results of a community-based survey. PLOS ONE. 13 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2019. The effect of health worker training on early initiation of breastfeeding in south Sudan: A hospital-based before and after study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH).
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2019. The cost-effectiveness of incentive-based active case finding for tuberculosis (TB) control in the private sector Karachi, Pakistan. BMC Health Services Research.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2019. Prevalence and determinants of HIV shedding in breast milk during continued breastfeeding among Zambian mothers not on antiretroviral treatment (ART): A cross-sectional study. Medicine. e17383.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2019. Neonatal resuscitation using a supraglottic airway device for improved mortality and morbidity outcomes in a low-income country: Study protocol for a randomized trial. Trials. 1-9.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2019. MAIT cells, TCR ??+ cells and ILCs cells in human breast milk and blood from HIV infected and uninfected women. Pediatric Allergy and Immunology. 479-487.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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).
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2019. Growth in HIV-1-exposed but uninfected infants treated with lopinavir?ritonavir versus lamivudine: a secondary analysis of the ANRS 12174 trial. The Lancet HIV. e307-e314.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2019. Expert perspectives on essential parameters to monitor during childbirth in low resource settings: A Delphi study in sub-Saharan Africa. Reproductive Health.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2019. Determinants of Health Facility Utilization at Birth in South Sudan . International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH). 1-9.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2019. Comparison of 6-week PMTCT outcomes for HIV-exposed and HIV-unexposed infants in the era of lifelong ART: Results from an observational prospective cohort study. PLOS ONE.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2019. An educational intervention to update health workers about HIV and infant feeding. Maternal & Child Nutrition. 1-10.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2019. A usability design checklist for Mobile electronic data capturing forms: the validation process. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. 1-11.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2019. A systematic literature review of reported challenges in health care delivery to migrants and refugees in high-income countries - the 3C model. BMC Public Health. 1-11.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2018. Spatial-temporal trend for mother-to-child transmission of HIV up to infancy and during pre-Option B+ in western Kenya, 2007-13. PeerJ.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2018. Prevalence and determinants of pre-lacteal feeding in South Sudan: a community-based survey. Global health action.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2018. Policy, paperwork and 'postographs': Global indicators and maternity care documentation in rural Burkina Faso. Social Science and Medicine. 28-35.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2018. Oral medicine acceptance in infants and toddlers: measurement properties of the caregiver-administered Children’s acceptance tool (CareCAT). BMC Pediatrics.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2018. Oral medicine acceptance in infants and toddlers: measurement properties of the caregiver-administered Children's acceptance tool (CareCAT). BMC Pediatrics. 1-10.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2018. Midlevel maternity providers' preferences of a childbirth monitoring tool in low-income health units in Uganda. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. 456-460.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2018. HIV-1 disease progression in immune-competent HIV-1-infected and breastfeeding mothers participating in the ANRS 12174 clinical trial in Burkina Faso, South Africa, Uganda and Zambia: a cohort study. BMJ Open. e019239.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2018. Factors associated with delayed initiation of breastfeeding: A cross-sectional study in South Sudan. International Breastfeeding Journal. 1-7.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2018. Effects of schooling on aspects of attention in rural Burkina Faso, West Africa. PLOS ONE.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2018. Effects of schooling on aspects of attention in rural Burkina Faso, West Africa. PLOS ONE.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2018. Dietary cyanogen exposure and early child neurodevelopment: An observational study from the Democratic Republic of Congo. PLOS ONE.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2018. Data Collectors' Design Preferences for Mobile Electronic Data Capturing Forms. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. 93-96.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2018. Association between stunting and neuro-psychological outcomes among children in Burkina Faso, West Africa. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health (CAPMH).
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2018. Accurate and fast neonatal heart rate assessment with a smartphone‐based application – a manikin study. Acta Paediatrica. 1548-1554.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2017. Usability in mobile electronic data collection tools: Form developers' views. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. 72-75.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2017. Neonatal resuscitation using a laryngeal mask airway: a randomised trial in Uganda. Archives of Disease in Childhood. 255-260.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2017. Kufflös larynxmask kan minska risker vid neonatal återupplivning. Läkartidningen.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2017. Factors associated with delayed initiation of breastfeeding: a survey in Northern Uganda. Global health action.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2017. Explaining socioeconomic inequalities in exclusive breast feeding in Norway. Archives of Disease in Childhood. 708-714.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2017. Echoes of old HIV paradigms: Reassessing the problem of engaging men in HIV testing and treatment through women's perspectives. Reproductive Health.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2017. Early versus late BCG vaccination in HIV-1-exposed infants in Uganda: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 1-17.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2017. Disclosure of HIV status and its impact on the loss in the follow-up of HIV-infected patients on potent anti-retroviral therapy programs in a (post-) conflict setting: A retrospective cohort study from Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo. PLOS ONE.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2017. Conventional early infant diagnosis in Lesotho from specimen collection to results usage to manage patients: Where are the bottlenecks? PLOS ONE.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2017. Computerized Childbirth Monitoring Tools for Health Care Providers Managing Labor: A Scoping Review. JMIR Medical Informatics.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2017. Changes in body mass index and hemoglobin concentration in breastfeeding women living with HIV with a CD4 count over 350: Results from 4 African countries (The ANRS 12174 trial). PLOS ONE.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2017. Breastfeeding patterns and its determinants among mothers living with Human Immuno-deficiency Virus -1 in four African countries participating in the ANRS 12174 trial. International Breastfeeding Journal.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2016. Reflections on the unintended consequences of the promotion of institutional pregnancy and birth care in Burkina Faso. PLOS ONE.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2016. Reflections on the Unintended Consequencesof the Promotion of Institutional Pregnancyand Birth Care in Burkina Faso. PLOS ONE.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2016. Pilot manikin study showed that a supraglottic airway device improved simulated neonatal ventilation in a low-resource setting. Acta Paediatrica. 1440-1443.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2016. Objectively assessed physical activity and associated factors among adults in peri-urban and rural Eastern Uganda: a population-based study. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 1243-1254.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2016. Increased Epstein-Barr virus in breast milk occurs with subclinical mastitis and HIV shedding. Medicine.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2016. How bad is it? Usefulness of the “7eed Model” for scoring severity and level of need in complex emergencies. PLOS Currents. 21 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2016. HIV-positive pregnant and postpartum women's perspectives about Option B+ in Malawi: A qualitative study. Journal of the International AIDS Society.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2016. Food insecurity and undernutrition in treated HIV patients a (post-) conflict setting: A cross sectional study from Goma,Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Journal of Nutritional Health & Food Science.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2016. Extended pre-exposure prophylaxis with lopinavir-ritonavir versus lamivudine to prevent HIV-1 transmission through breastfeeding up to 50 weeks in infants in Africa (ANRS 12174): a randomised controlled trial. The Lancet. 566-573.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2016. Effectiveness of Baby-friendly community health services on exclusive breastfeeding and maternal satisfaction: a pragmatic trial. Maternal & Child Nutrition. 428-439.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2016. Depressive Symptoms, Loss of Appetite and Under Nutrition among Treated HIV Patients: A Cross Sectional Study in Goma, the Democratic Republic of Congo. Journal of Nutritional Health & Food Science.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2016. Are prophylactic and therapeutic target concentrations different? The case of lopinavir/ritonavir or lamivudine administered to infants for the prevention of mother-to-child HIV-1 transmission during breastfeeding. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 1-9.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2015. Predictors of persistent Anaemia in the first year of antiretroviral therapy: A retrospective cohort study from Goma, the Democratic Republic of Congo. PLOS ONE.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2015. Population-based survey of overweight and obesity and the associated factors in peri-urban and rural Eastern Uganda Chronic Disease epidemiology. BMC Public Health.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2015. Managing ebola from rural to urban slum settings: Experiences from Uganda. African Health Sciences. 312-321.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2015. Drug seller adherence to clinical protocols with integrated management of malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea at drug shops in Uganda. Malaria Journal. 1-6.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2015. Dietary behaviour and parental socioeconomic position among adolescents: The German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents 2003-2006 (KiGGS). BMC Public Health.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2015. Cost-effectiveness of peer counselling for the promotion of exclusive breastfeeding in Uganda. PLOS ONE. 18 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2015. Child survival and BCG vaccination: A community based prospective cohort study in Uganda. BMC Public Health. 10 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2014. Severe events in the first 6 months of life in a cohort of HIV-unexposed infants from South Africa: effects of low birthweight and breastfeeding status. Tropical medicine & international health.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2014. Physical activity, aerobic fitness and parental socio-economic position among adolescents: The German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents 2003-2006 (KiGGS). International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2014. Increased access to care and appropriateness of treatment at private sector drug shops with integrated management of malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea: A quasi-experimental study in Uganda. PLOS ONE.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2014. Growth effects of exclusive breastfeeding promotion by peer counsellors in sub-Saharan Africa: the cluster-randomised PROMISE EBF trial. BMC Public Health. 12 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2014. Effects of Improved Access to Transportation on Emergency obstetric Care Outcomes in Uganda. African Journal of Reproductive Health.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2014. Early infant feeding practices in three African countries: the PROMISE-EBF trial promoting exclusive breastfeeding by peer counsellors. International Breastfeeding Journal. 19.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2013. Pregnant women's experiences of routine counselling and testing for HIV in Eastern Uganda: a qualitative study. BMC Health Services Research. 13 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2013. Neuropsychological Effects of Konzo: A Neuromotor Disease Associated With Poorly Processed Cassava. Pediatrics. E1231-E1239.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2013. Infant feeding survival and Markov transition probabilities among children under age 6 months in Uganda. American Journal of Epidemiology. 453-462.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2013. Déterminants du faible poids de naissance chez des enfants nés de mères séropositives pour le VIH, non éligibles au traitement antirétroviral, en Afrique (Determinants of low birth weight among newborns to HIV-infected mothers not eligible for antiretroviral treatment in Africa). Revue d'épidémiologie et de santé publique. 413-420.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2013. Dietary Behaviour and Socioeconomic Position: The Role of Physical Activity Patterns. PLOS ONE. 10 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2012. Timeliness of childhood vaccinations in Kampala Uganda: a community-based cross-sectional study. PLOS ONE. 6 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2012. Physical activity patterns and socioeconomic position: the German National Health Interview and Examination Survey 1998 (GNHIES98). BMC Public Health.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2012. Nutritional and health profiles of primary schoolchildren in rural Uganda. African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development. 5862-5880.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2012. Multiple micronutrient supplementation does not reduce diarrhoea morbidity in Ugandan HIV-infected children: a randomised controlled trial. Paediatrics and International Child Health. 14-21.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2012. Listening to health workers: lessons from Eastern Uganda for strengthening the programme for the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV. BMC Health Services Research. 12 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2012. Faecal calprotectin in HIV-infected, HAART naïve Ugandan children: a hospital-based survey. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition - JPGN. 785-790.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2012. Early cessation of breastfeeding amongst women in South Africa: an area needing urgent attention to improve child health. BMC Pediatrics. 10 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2012. Common coinfections of giardia intestinalis and helicobacter pylori in non-symptomatic Ugandan children. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 8 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2012. "Telling my husband I have HIV is too heavy to come out of my mouth": pregnant women's disclosure experiences and support needs following antenatal HIV testing in eastern Uganda. Journal of the International AIDS Society. 10 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2011. Vaccination coverage and timeliness in three South African areas: a prospective study. BMC Public Health. 11 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2011. Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori in HIV-infected, HAART-naive Ugandan children: a hospital-based survey. Journal of the International AIDS Society. 9 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2011. Perinatal mortality in Eastern Uganda: A community based prospective cohort study. PLOS ONE. 7 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2011. Multiple micronutrient supplementation improves vitamin B-12 and folate concentrations of HIV infected children in Uganda: a randomized controlled trial. Nutrition Journal. 9 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2011. Male partner antenatal attendance and HIV testing in eastern Uganda: a randomized facility-based intervention trial. Journal of the International AIDS Society. 11 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2011. Is vaccination coverage a good indicator of age-appropriate vaccination? A prospective study from Uganda. Vaccine. 3564-3570.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2011. Faecal calprotectin concentrations in apparently healthy children aged 0-12 years in urban Kampala, Uganda: a community-based survey. BMC Pediatrics. 7 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2011. Exclusive breastfeeding promotion by peer counsellors in sub-Saharan Africa (PROMISE-EBF): a cluster-randomised trial. The Lancet. 420-427.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2011. Cost of individual peer counselling for the promotion of exclusive breastfeeding in Uganda. Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation. 9 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2011. A prospective study on neonatal mortality and its predictors in a rural area in Burkina Faso: Can MDG-4 be met by 2015? Journal of Perinatology. 656-663.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. Zinc status in HIV infected Ugandan children aged 1-5 years: a cross sectional baseline survey. BMC Pediatrics.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. Perinatal mortality in rural Burkina Faso: a prospective community-based cohort study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 9 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. Mothers’ knowledge and utilization of prevention of mother to child transmission services in northern Tanzania. Journal of the International AIDS Society. 15 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. Maternal education is associated with vaccination status of infants less than 6 months in Eastern Uganda: a cohort study. BMC Pediatrics.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. Infant feeding modalities addressed in two different ways in Eastern Uganda. International Breastfeeding Journal. 2.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. Helicobacter pylori in apparently healthy children aged 0-12 years in urban Kampala, Uganda: a community-based cross sectional survey. BMC Gastroenterology.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. Growth, immune and viral responses in HIV infected African children receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy: a prospective cohort study. BMC Pediatrics.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. Gendered perceptions on infant feeding in Eastern Uganda: continued need for exclusive breastfeeding support. International Breastfeeding Journal. 13.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. Establishing individual peer counselling for exclusive breastfeeding in Uganda: implications for scaling-up. Maternal & Child Nutrition. 53-66.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. Effect of multiple micronutrient supplementation on survival of HIV-infected children in Uganda: a randomized, controlled trial. Journal of the International AIDS Society.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. Determinants of male involvement in the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV programme in Eastern Uganda: a cross-sectional survey. Reproductive Health.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. Attitudes to routine HIV counselling and testing, and knowledge about prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV in eastern Uganda: a cross-sectional survey among antenatal attendees. Journal of the International AIDS Society.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. "She would sit with me": mothers' experiences of individual peer support for exclusive breastfeeding in Uganda. International Breastfeeding Journal.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2009. OMEVAC – Open Mobile Electronic Vaccine Trials, an interdisciplinary project to improve quality of vaccine trials in lowresource settings. Karlstad University Studies. 36-44.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2008. Height, weight, body mass index and learning achievement in Kumi district, East of Uganda. Scientific Research and Essays. 1-8.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. Neuro-ophthalmologic manifestations of konzo. Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology. 491-496.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. Cognition in African children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Pediatric Neurology. 357-364.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. Audio computer-assisted self-interviewing (ACASI) may avert socially desirable responses about infant feeding in the context of HIV. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. Attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder among school children in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. African Health Sciences. 172-181.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. Neuro-ophtalmological disorders in HIV infected subjects with neurological manifestations. British Journal of Ophthalmology. 1455-1459.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. Mothers' education but not fathers' education, household assets or land ownership is the predictor of child health inequalities in rural Uganda. International Journal for Equity in Health. 9-9.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2003. Visual evoked potentials in konzo, a spastic paraparesis of acute onset in Africa. Ophthalmologica. 381-386.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2003. Neuro-ophthalmologic findings in konzo, an upper motor neuron disorder in Africa. European Journal of Ophthalmology. 383-389.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2003. Er informasjons- og kommunikasjonsteknologien skadelig for de fattige? Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 2750-2751.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2002. Analysis of motor pathway involvemnet in Konzo using transcranial electrical and magnetic stimulation. Muscle Nerve. 230-235.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2002. Abnormalities of somatosensory evokedpotentials in konzo - an upper motor neuron disorder. Clinical Neurophysiology. 10-15.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2001. Neuroepidemiology of Konzo. A spastic para/tetraparesis of acute onset in a new area of the Democratic republic of Congo. African Journal of Neurological Sciences. 8-12.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2001. Impairments, disabilities and handicap pattern in konzo-a non-progressive spastic para/tetraparesis of acute onset. Disability and Rehabilitation. 731-736.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2001. High cassava production and low dietary cyanide exposure in mid-west Nigeria. Public Health Nutrition. 871-876.
Vitenskapelig foredrag
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2016. La recherche: un outil pour des actions de santé publique internationale? .
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2016. GROWNUT A GROWing partnership for higher education and research in NUTritional epidemiology in DR Congo. Building up a Master and PhD Program in DR Congo.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2015. A Norwegian success story in EDCTP partnerships: PROMISE PEP: Prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2011. TImeliness ofChild Vacdnations inKampala Uganda.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. Konzo - a toxiconutritional disorder.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. Helicobacter Pylori in apparently healthy children aged 0-12 years in urban Kampala, Uganda: a community-based cross sectional survey.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. Exclusive breastfeeding promotion by peer-counsellors in Sub-Saharan Africa: Results from the multi-centre cluster-randomised behaviour intervention trial PROMISE EBF.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2009. Preliminary results from the multi-centre cluster-randomised behaviour intervention trial PROMISE EBF: breastfeeding promotion in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2009. Kan Kongo komme seg ut av Mørkrets Hjerte?
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2009. Improving sustainable methods for small-scale salt iodation in low-income countries.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2009. Dietary intake and sulphur nutrition in a konzo-affected population in DR Congo.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2008. Mortalité et morbidité maternelles chez les adolescents.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2008. Child health, nutrition and HIV.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2007. The WHO Child Growth Standards compared to the old NCHS/WHO reference in a Ugandan infant population.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2007. Infant feeding practices in Eastern Uganda in the light of current WHO recommendations and prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. The CoSMOS approach - development of EpiHandy, a tool for mobile data collection.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. The CoSMOS approach - development of EpiHandy a tool for mobile data collection.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2005. Piloting a software for handheld computers for improved quality in nutrition research and programs in low-income countries.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2002. The Global Nutrition Programme: incorporating information technology in capacity building of academicians and student in tertiary education in the South.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2002. Nutrition CD-ROM training in Africa: an appraisal of a nutrition training CD-ROM by the use of a computer assisted self-administrated questionnaire.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2002. Is audio computer-assisted self-interviewing (ACASI) a feasible method for collecting sensitive information?
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2002. Infant nutrition and care in Uganda: data from IMCI baseline survey in the year 2000.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2002. Hardware, software, people-ware in nutrition.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2002. All the statistical tables you need at hand on your PC with StaTable.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2001. Global Nutrition 2000 E-learning for the advancement of nutrition in Africa and Asia.
Vitenskapelig antologi/Konferanseserie
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2013. Consolidated guidelines on the use of antiretroviral drugs for treating and preventing hiv infection. Recommendations for a public health approach. World Health Organization.
Sammendrag/abstract
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2012. Obstetric care in primary health centres in rural Burkina Faso from a health worker perspective. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 113-113.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2012. New ways to prevent mother to child transmission during breastfeeding in low-resource settings - the PROMISE PEP trial. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 137-138.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2012. High perinatal mortality in Burkina Faso and Uganda. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 138-138.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2012. An evaluation of improved access to transport for emergency obstetric care in Northern Uganda using caesarean section rate. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 137-137.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2012. A letter to the male partner increases antenatal attendance and HIV testing in eastern Uganda: results from a randomized facility-based intervention trial. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 73-73.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2011. Timeliness of child vaccinations in Kampala, Uganda. Tropical medicine & international health. 308-308.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2011. Pregnant women's experiences of routine counselling and testing for HIV in eastern Uganda: lessons for improving the prevention of mother-to child transmission of HIV programme. Tropical medicine & international health. 299-299.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2011. 'He will say I have killed him' the dilemma of HIV disclosure to sexual partners by pregnant women tested for HIV during antenatal care in rural Uganda. Tropical medicine & international health. 166-166.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2009. Tanzania national survery on iodine deficiency: impact after twelve years of salt iodation. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. 295-295.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2009. Preliminary results from the multi-centre cluster-randomised behaviour intervention trial PROMISE EBF: breastfeeding promotion in Sub-Saharan Africa. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. 99-99.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2009. PREVALENCE OF MALARIA AMONG CHILDREN AND ITS ASSOCIATION WITH PEER COUNSELLING FOR EXCLUSIVE BREASTFEEDING, VITAMIN A SUPPLEMENTATION AND ANTHROPOMETRIC STATUS IN MBALE, EASTERN UGANDA. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. 262-262.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2009. Improving sustainable methods for small-scale salt iodation in low-income countries. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. 118-118.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2009. INDIVIDUAL PEER COUNSELLING FOR EXCLUSIVE BREASTFEEDING IN UGANDA: IMPLICATIONS FOR SCALING UP. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. 166-166.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2009. Fathers’ and mothers’ perceptions about infant feeding practices in Eastern Uganda. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. 233-233.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2009. FATHERS' AND MOTHERS' PERCEPTIONS ABOUT INFANT FEEDING PRACTICES IN EASTERN UGANDA. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. 625-626.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2009. ANEMIA AND ASSOCIATED FACTORS IN UNDER-FIVES AND THEIR MOTHERS IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA: A META-ANALYSIS OF 7 DEMOGRAPHIC AND HEALTH SURVEYS. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. 608-608.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2009. A community-based randomized trial to promote exclusive breastfeeding in Burkina Faso: Acceptability and impact of the intervention. Tropical medicine & international health. 91-91.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 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.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2009. "She would sit with me" Mothers' experience of individual peer counselling for exclusive breastfeeding in a randomised community trial in Uganda. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. 364-364.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. Neuropsychiatric symptoms among African school children in Kinshasa. European psychiatry. 235S-235S.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2004. Konzo en Afrique. revue Neurologique. 218-218.
Vitenskapelig oversiktsartikkel/review
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2018. Konzo: a distinct neurological disease associated with food (cassava)cyanogenic poisoning. Brain Research Bulletin. 87-91.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2016. För mycket och för lite skämmer allt - malnutrition i ett globalt perspektiv. Barnläkaren. 21-22.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2012. HIV-1 reservoirs in breast milk and challenges to elimination of breast-feeding transmission of HIV-1. Science Translational Medicine. 14 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. Making it happen, level 2. Global health action.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2010. Hiv, amming og antiretrovirale medisiner. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 520-522.
  • Vis forfatter(e) 2009. How to identify information bias due to self-reporting in epidemiological research. The Internet Journal of Epidemiology.

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  • MA, African Linguistics, Sorbonne, Paris, France, 1987               
  • MD: University Medical Degree, Uppsala University, 1988
  • PhD: Doctor of Medical Sciences, Uppsala University, 1994 
  • Specialist in Paediatrics, 2001               

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