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  1. Antibiotic resistance is an issue of growing global concern. One key strategy to minimise further development of resistance is the rational use of antibiotics, by providers and patients alike. Through integrat...

    Authors: Kirstie Graham, Chomba Sinyangwe, Sarala Nicholas, Rebecca King, Samuel Mukupa, Karin Källander, Helen Counihan, Mark Montague, James Tibenderana and Prudence Hamade
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2016 16:897
  2. If trained, equipped and utilised, community health workers (CHWs) delivering integrated community case management for sick children can potentially reduce child deaths by 60%. However, it is essential to main...

    Authors: Karin Källander, Daniel Strachan, Seyi Soremekun, Zelee Hill, Raghu Lingam, James Tibenderana, Frida Kasteng, Anna Vassall, Sylvia Meek and Betty Kirkwood
    Citation: Trials 2015 16:157
  3. Home Based Management of fever (HBM) was introduced as a national policy in Uganda to increase access to prompt presumptive treatment of malaria. Pre-packed Chloroquine/Fansidar combination is distributed free...

    Authors: Karin Källander, Göran Tomson, Jesca Nsungwa-Sabiiti, Yahaya Senyonjo, George Pariyo and Stefan Peterson
    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2006 6:2
  4. Effective implementation of child survival interventions depends on improved understanding of cultural, social, and health system factors affecting utilization of health care. Never the less, no standardized i...

    Authors: Karin Källander, Daniel Kadobera, Thomas N Williams, Rikke Thoft Nielsen, Lucy Yevoo, Aloysius Mutebi, Jonas Akpakli, Clement Narh, Margaret Gyapong, Alberta Amu and Peter Waiswa
    Citation: Population Health Metrics 2011 9:44
  5. Formerly a high malaria transmission area, Zanzibar is now targeting malaria elimination. A major challenge is to avoid resurgence of malaria, the success of which includes maintaining high effective coverage ...

    Authors: Netta Beer, Abdullah S Ali, Delér Shakely, Kristina Elfving, Abdul-Wahiyd H Al-Mafazy, Mwinyi Msellem, Max Petzold, Anders Björkman and Karin Källander
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2013 12:38
  6. Community health workers (CHWs) are increasingly being used in low-income countries to address human resources shortages, yet there remain few effective, evidence-based strategies for addressing the enduring p...

    Authors: Daniel Llywelyn Strachan, Karin Källander, Maureen Nakirunda, Sozinho Ndima, Abel Muiambo and Zelee Hill
    Citation: Human Resources for Health 2015 13:25
  7. Integrated community case management (iCCM) strategies aim to reach poor communities by providing timely access to treatment for malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea for children under 5 years of age. Community he...

    Authors: Robin Altaras, Mark Montague, Kirstie Graham, Clare E. Strachan, Laura Senyonjo, Rebecca King, Helen Counihan, Denis Mubiru, Karin Källander, Sylvia Meek and James Tibenderana
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2017 17:785
  8. Insecticide-treated nets (ITN) and long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLIN) are important means of malaria prevention. Although there is consensus regarding their importance, there is uncertainty as to which deli...

    Authors: Netta Beer, Abdullah S Ali, Don de Savigny, Abdul-wahiyd H Al-mafazy, Mahdi Ramsan, Ali K Abass, Rahila S Omari, Anders Björkman and Karin Källander
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2010 9:173
  9. Integrated community case management (iCCM) relies on community health workers (CHWs) managing children with malaria, pneumonia, diarrhoea, and referring children when management is not possible. This study so...

    Authors: Agnes Nanyonjo, Benson Bagorogoza, Frida Kasteng, Godfrey Ayebale, Fredrick Makumbi, Göran Tomson and Karin Källander
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2015 15:347
  10. UNICEF operates in 190 countries and territories, where it advocates for the protection of children’s rights and helps meet children’s basic needs to reach their full potential. Embedded implementation researc...

    Authors: Debra Jackson, A. S. M. Shahabuddin, Alyssa B. Sharkey, Karin Källander, Maria Muñiz, Remy Mwamba, Elevanie Nyankesha, Robert W. Scherpbier, Andreas Hasman, Yarlini Balarajan, Kerry Albright, Priscilla Idele and Stefan Swartling Peterson
    Citation: Implementation Science Communications 2021 2:112
  11. The elimination of malaria in Zanzibar is highly dependent on sustained effective coverage of bed-nets to avoid malaria resurgence. The Health Belief Model (HBM) framework was used to explore the perceptions o...

    Authors: Netta Beer, Abdullah S Ali, Helena Eskilsson, Andreas Jansson, Faiza M Abdul-Kadir, Guida Rotllant-Estelrich, Ali K Abass, Fred Wabwire-Mangen, Anders Björkman and Karin Källander
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2012 12:606
  12. Uganda was the first country to scale up Home Based Management of Fever/Malaria (HBM) in 2002. Under HBM pre-packaged unit doses with a combination Sulphadoxine/Pyrimethamin (SP) and Chloroquine (CQ) called "H...

    Authors: Xavier Nsabagasani, Jesca-Nsungwa-Sabiiti, Karin Källander, Stefan Peterson, George Pariyo and Göran Tomson
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2007 6:11
  13. Globally, nearly half of all deaths among children under the age of 5 years can be attributed to malaria, diarrhoea, and pneumonia. A significant proportion of these deaths occur in sub-Saharan Africa. Despite...

    Authors: Neha Batura, Frida Kasteng, Juliao Condoane, Benson Bagorogosa, Ana Cristina Castel-Branco, Edmound Kertho, Karin Källander, Seyi Soremekun, Raghu Lingam and Anna Vassall
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2022 21:239
  14. Pneumonia and diarrhoea disproportionately affect children in resource-poor settings. Integrated community case management (iCCM) involves community health workers treating diarrhoea, pneumonia and malaria. St...

    Authors: Agnes Nanyonjo, James Ssekitooleko, Helen Counihan, Frederick Makumbi, Göran Tomson and Karin Källander
    Citation: International Journal for Equity in Health 2015 14:74
  15. Staphylococcus aureus carriage is a known risk factor for staphylococcal disease. However, the carriage rates vary by country, demographic group and profession. This study aimed to determine the S. aureus carriag...

    Authors: David Patrick Kateete, Benon B. Asiimwe, Raymond Mayanja, Brian Mujuni, Freddie Bwanga, Christine F. Najjuka, Karin Källander and Elizeus Rutebemberwa
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2019 19:1023