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Mpunga, T., Hedt-Gauthier, B. L., Tapela, N., Nshimiyimana, I., Muvugabigwi, G., Pritchett, N., . . . Milner, D. A. (2016). Implementation and Validation of Telepathology Triage at Cancer Referral Center in Rural Rwanda. Journal of Global Oncology, 2(2), 76-82. doi:10.1200/jgo.2015.002162

Muhirwa, E., Habiyakare, C., Hedt-Gauthier, B. L., Odhiambo, J., Maine, R., Gupta, N., . . . Riviello, R. (2016). Non-Obstetric Surgical Care at Three Rural District Hospitals in Rwanda: More Human Capacity and Surgical Equipment May Increase Operative Care. World Journal of Surgery, 40(9), 2109-2116. doi:10.1007/s00268-016-3515-0

Muhirwa, E., Habiyakare, C., Hedt-Gauthier, B. L., Odhiambo, J., Maine, R., Gupta, N., . . . Riviello, R. (2016). Non-Obstetric Surgical Care at Three Rural District Hospitals in Rwanda: More Human Capacity and Surgical Equipment May Increase Operative Care. World Journal of Surgery, 40(9), 2109-2116. doi:10.1007/s00268-016-3515-0

Mukabutera, A., Thomson, D., Murray, M., Basinga, P., Nyirazinyoye, L., Atwood, S., . . . Hedt-Gauthier, B. L. (2016). Rainfall variation and child health: effect of rainfall on diarrhea among under 5 children in Rwanda, 2010. BMC Public Health, 16(1). doi:10.1186/s12889-016-3435-9

Munyaneza, F., Ntaganira, J., Nyirazinyoye, L., Birru, E., Nisingizwe, M. P., Gupta, N., . . . Hedt-Gauthier, B. L. (2016). Community-Based Accompaniment and the Impact of Distance for HIV Patients Newly Initiated on Antiretroviral Therapy: Early Outcomes and Clinic Visit Adherence in Rural Rwanda. AIDS and Behavior. doi:10.1007/s10461-016-1658-5

Nahimana, E., Mcbain, R., Manzi, A., Iyer, H., Uwingabiye, A., Gupta, N., . . . Hirschhorn, L. R. (2016). Race to the Top: evaluation of a novel performance-based financing initiative to promote healthcare delivery in rural Rwanda. Global Health Action, 9. doi:10.3402/gha.v9.32943

Nduwimana, E., Mukunzi, S., Ng, L. C., Kirk, C. M., Bizimana, J. I., & Betancourt, T. S. (2016). Mental Health of Children Living in Foster Families in Rural Rwanda: The Role of HIV and the Family Environment. AIDS and Behavior. doi:10.1007/s10461-016-1482-y

Nkurunziza, T., Toma, G., Odhiambo, J., Maine, R., Riviello, R., Gupta, N., . . . Hedt-Gauthier, B. (2016). Referral patterns and predictors of referral delays for patients with traumatic injuries in rural Rwanda. Surgery, 160(6), 1636-1644. doi:10.1016/j.surg.2016.08.006

Pace, L. E., Dusengimana, J. V., Hategekimana, V., Habineza, H., Bigirimana, J. B., Tapela, N., . . . Mpunga, T. (2016). Benign and Malignant Breast Disease at Rwanda’s First Public Cancer Referral Center. The Oncologist, 21(5), 571-575. doi:10.1634/theoncologist.2015-0388

Rwabukwisi, F. C., Hedt-Gauthier, B. L., Ribakare, M., Mukamana, J., Gatesi, Y., Stulac, S., . . . Gupta, N. (2016). Five-year Outcomes Among Children Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy in a Community-based Accompaniment Program in Rural Rwanda. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 35(11), 1222-1224. doi:10.1097/inf.0000000000001281

Stulac, S., Munyaneza, R. B., Chai, J., Bigirimana, J. B., Nyishime, M., Tapela, N., . . . Shulman, L. N. (2016). Initiating Childhood Cancer Treatment in Rural Rwanda: A Partnership-Based Approach. Pediatric Blood & Cancer, 63(5), 813-817. doi:10.1002/pbc.25903

Tapela, N. M., Mpunga, T., Hedt-Gauthier, B., Moore, M., Mpanumusingo, E., Xu, M. J., . . . Shulman, L. N. (2016). Pursuing equity in cancer care: implementation, challenges and preliminary findings of a public cancer referral center in rural Rwanda. BMC Cancer, 16(1), 237th ser. doi:10.1186/s12885-016-2256-7
Tapela, N. M., Mpunga, T., Karema, N., Nzayisenga, I., Fadelu, T., Uwizeye, F. R., . . . Shulman, L. N. (2016). Implementation Science for Global Oncology: The Imperative to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Cancer Care Delivery. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 34(1), 43-52. doi:10.1200/jco.2015.61.7738

Thomson, D. R., Semakula, M., Hirschhorn, L. R., Murray, M., Ndahindwa, V., Manzi, A., . . . Hedt-Gauthier, B. (2016). Applied statistical training to strengthen analysis and health research capacity in Rwanda. Health Research Policy and Systems, 14(73). doi:10.1186/s12961-016-0144-x

Uwamungu, J., Eckhardt, B. J., Hedt-Gauthier, B. L., Odhiambo, J., Uwimana, A., Ribakare, M., . . . Amoroso, C. L. (2016). Adherence to renal function monitoring guidelines in HIV-infected patients starting tenofovir disoproxil fumarate-based antiretroviral therapy in rural Rwanda. African Journal of Aids and HIV Research, 4(3), 212-217.


Cubaka, V., Kyamanywa, P., Flinkenflögel, M., Schriver, M., Ngabire, E., & Cotton, P. (2015). Lessons from the field: Transforming health professionals’ education in Rwanda – Contributions from Social and Community Medicine. Rwanda Journal Series F: Medicine and Health Sciences, 2(1), 93-95. doi:10.4314/rjhs.v2i1.14f

Farmer, D. B., Berman, L., Ryan, G., Habumugisha, L., Basinga, P., Nutt, C., . . . Rich, M. L. (2015). Motivations and Constraints to Family Planning: A Qualitative Study in Rwanda's Southern Kayonza District. Global Health: Science and Practice, 3(2), 242-254. doi:10.9745/ghsp-d-14-00198

Flinkenflögel, M., Ogunbanjo, G., Cubaka, V. K., & De Maeseneer, J. (2015). Rwandan family medicine residents expanding their training into South Africa: the use of South-South medical electives in enhancing learning experiences. BMC Medical Education, 15(124). doi:10.1186/s12909-015-0405-3

Flinkenflögel, M., Kyamanywa, P., Cubaka, V. K., & Cotton, P. (2015). The next generation of Rwandan physicians with a primary health care mindset. African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine,7(1). doi:10.4102/phcfm.v7i1.885

Flinkenflögel, M., Kyamanywa, P., Asiimwe-Kateera, B., Musafiri, S., Kayumba, P., Irakoze, M., . . . Hibble, A. (2015). Umuganda for improved health professions education in Rwanda: Past, present and future in the training of health professionals at the University of Rwanda. Rwanda Journal Series F: Medicine and Health Sciences,2(1), 96-99. doi:10.4314/rjhs.v2i1.15f

Flinkenflögel, M., Cubaka, V. K., Schriver, M., Kyamanywa, P., Muhumuza, I., Kallestrup, P., & Cotton, P. (2015). The desired Rwandan health care provider: development and delivery of undergraduate social and community medicine training. Education for Primary Care, 26(5), 343-348. doi:10.1080/14739879.2015.1079969

Flinkenflögel, M., Kyamanywa, P., Cubaka, V. K., & Cotton, P. (2015). The next generation of Rwandan physicians with a primary health care mindset. African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine,7(1). doi:10.4102/phcfm.v7i1.885

Gupta, N., Munyaburanga, C., Mutagoma, M., Niyigena, J. W., Kayigamba, F., Franke, M. F., & Hedt-Gauthier, B. (2015). Community-Based Accompaniment Mitigates Predictors of Negative Outcomes for Adults on Antiretroviral Therapy in Rural Rwanda. AIDS and Behavior,20(5), 1009-1016. doi:10.1007/s10461-015-1185-9

Ingabire, W., Reine, P. M., Hedt-Gauthier, B. L., Hirschhorn, L. R., Kirk, C. M., Nahimana, E., . . . Manzi, A. (2015). Roadmap to an effective quality improvement and patient safety program implementation in a rural hospital setting. Healthcare, 3(4), 277-282. doi:10.1016/j.hjdsi.2015.10.010

Iyer, H. S., Kamanzi, E., Mugunga, J. C., Finnegan, K., Uwingabiye, A., Shyaka, E., . . . Drobac, P. C. (2015). Improving district facility readiness: a 12-month evaluation of a data-driven health systems strengthening intervention in rural Rwanda. Global Health Action, 8(1). doi:10.3402/gha.v8.28365

Mugabo, L., Rouleau, D., Odhiambo, J., Nisingizwe, M. P., Amoroso, C., Barebwanuwe, P., . . . Hedt-Gauthier, B. L. (2015). Approaches and impact of non-academic research capacity strengthening training models in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review. Health Research Policy and Systems, 13(1). doi:10.1186/s12961-015-0017-8

Murthy, S. S., Tapela, N., Muhimpundu, M. A., Balinda, J. P., Musabyemariya, F., Kirby, K., . . . Ntakiyiruta, G. (2015). A national framework for breast cancer control: A report on Rwanda’s inaugural symposium on the management of breast cancer. Journal of Cancer Policy, 6, 3-7. doi:10.1016/j.jcpo.2015.08.004

Mukashyaka, C., Uzabakiriho, B., Amoroso, C. L., Mpunga, T., Odhiambo, J., Mukashema, P., . . . Hedt-Gauthier, B. L. (2015). Dental caries management at a rural district hospital in northern Rwanda: a neglected disease. Public Health Action, 5(3), 158-161. doi:10.5588/pha.15.0022
Nahimana, E., Iyer, H., Manzi, A., Uwingabiye, A., Gupta, N., Uwilingiyemungu, N., . . . Hirschhorn, L. (2015). The Race to the Top Initiative: Towards Excellence in Health-Care Service Delivery. The Lancet Global Health, 3. doi:10.1016/s2214-109x(15)70135-x

Nahimana, E., Ngendahayo, M., Magge, H., Odhiambo, J., Amoroso, C. L., Muhirwa, E., . . . Hedt-Gauthier, B. L. (2015). Bubble CPAP to support preterm infants in rural Rwanda: a retrospective cohort study. BMC Pediatrics, 15(1). doi:10.1186/s12887-015-0449-x

Nditunze, L., Makuza, S., Amoroso, C., Odhiambo, J., Ntakirutimana, E., Cedro, L., . . . Hedt-Gauthier, B. (2015). Assessment of Essential Medicines Stock-Outs at Health Centers in Burera District in Northern Rwanda. Rwanda Journal Series F: Medicine and Health Sciences,2(1), 85-88. doi:10.4314/rjhs.v2i1.12f

Nsabuwera, V., Hedt-Gauthier, B., Khogali, M., Edginton, M., Hinderaker, S. G., Nisingizwe, M. P., . . . Drobac, P. (2015). Making progress towards food security: evidence from an intervention in three rural districts of Rwanda. Public Health Nutrition, 19(7), 1296-1304. doi:10.1017/s1368980015002207
Ntirenganya, R. P., Mugiraneza, V., Hedt-Gauthier, B. L., Nisingizwe, M. P., Nyawakira, A., Nyiligira, J., . . . Amoroso, C. L. (2015). Assessing Prescribing Patterns of Essential Medicines in Three Rural District Hospitals in Rwanda. International Journal of Pharmacy, 5(3), 655-660.
Pace, L. E., Mpunga, T., Hategekimana, V., Dusengimana, J. V., Habineza, H., Bigirimana, J. B., . . . Keating, N. L. (2015). Delays in Breast Cancer Presentation and Diagnosis at Two Rural Cancer Referral Centers in Rwanda. The Oncologist, 20(7), 780-788. doi:10.1634/theoncologist.2014-0493

Smith, S. L., Grelotti, D. J., Fils-Aime, R., Uwimana, E., Ndikubwimana, J., Therosme, T., . . . Fricchione, G. L. (2015). Catatonia in resource-limited settings: A case series and treatment protocol. General Hospital Psychiatry, 37(1), 89-93. doi:10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2014.10.009

Stulac, S., Binagwaho, A., Tapela, N. M., Wagner, C. M., Muhimpundu, M. A., Ngabo, F., . . . Farmer, P. E. (2015). Capacity building for oncology programmes in sub-Saharan Africa: the Rwanda experience. The Lancet Oncology, 16(8), 405-413. doi:10.1016/s1470-2045(15)00161-8
Tapela, N.M., Harerimana, E., Iyer, H., Ngoga, G., Dusabeyezu, S., Mutumbira, C., . . . Bukhman, G. (2015). On-site mentorship and quality improvement to strengthen Non-Communicable Diseases care in resource-limited settings: Lessons learned from rural Rwanda. Annals of Global Health, 81(1), 175. doi:10.1016/j.aogh.2015.02.900


Betancourt, T. S., Ng, L. C., Kirk, C. M., Munyanah, M., Mushashi, C., Ingabire, C., . . . Sezibera, V. (2014). Family-based prevention of mental health problems in children affected by HIV and AIDS. AIDS, 28. doi:10.1097/qad.0000000000000336

Binagwaho, A., Farmer, P. E., Nsanzimana, S., Karema, C., Gasana, M., Ngirabega, J. D., . . . Drobac, P. C. (2014). Rwanda 20 years on: investing in life. The Lancet, 384, 371-375. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60574-2

Cancedda, C., Farmer, P. E., Kyamanywa, P., Riviello, R., Rhatigan, J., Wagner, C. M., . . . Binagwaho, A. (2014). Enhancing Formal Educational and In-Service Training Programs in Rural Rwanda. Academic Medicine, 89(8), 1117-1124. doi:10.1097/acm.0000000000000376

Farmer, P. E. (2014, January). Sacred Medicine. Sojourners.

Lu, C., Tsai, S., Ruhumuriza, J., Umugiraneza, G., Kandamutsa, S., Salvatore, P. P., . . . Ngabo, F. (2014). Tracking rural health facility financial data in resource-limited settings: a case study from Rwanda. PLoS Med, 11(12). doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001763

Magge, H., Anatole, M., Cyamatare, F. R., Mezzacappa, C., Nkikabahizi, F., Niyonzima, S., . . . Hirschhorn, L. R. (2014). Mentoring and quality improvement strengthen integrated management of childhood illness implementation in rural Rwanda. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 100(6), 565-570. doi:10.1136/archdischild-2013-305863

Manzi, A., Magge, H., Hedt-Gauthier, B. L., Michaelis, A. P., Cyamatare, F. R., Nyirazinyoye, L., . . . Ntaganira, J. (2014). Clinical mentorship to improve pediatric quality of care at the health centers in rural Rwanda: a qualitative study of perceptions and acceptability of health care workers. BMC Health Services Research, 14(1). doi:10.1186/1472-6963-14-275

Manzi, A., Munyaneza, F., Mujawase, F., Banamwana, L., Sayinzoga, F., Thomson, D. R., . . . Hedt-Gauthier, B. L. (2014). Assessing predictors of delayed antenatal care visits in Rwanda: a secondary analysis of Rwanda demographic and health survey 2010. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 14(1). doi:10.1186/1471-2393-14-290

Mpunga, T., Tapela, N., Hedt-Gauthier, B. L., Milner, D., Nshimiyimana, I., Muvugabigwi, G., . . . Shulman, L. N. (2014). Diagnosis of Cancer in Rural Rwanda: Early Outcomes of a Phased Approach to Implement Anatomic Pathology Services in Resource-Limited Settings. American Journal of Clinical Pathology, 142(4), 541-545. doi:10.1309/ajcpypdes6z8eley

Mubiligi, J. M., Hedt-Gauthier, B., Mpunga, T., Tapela, N., Okao, P., Harries, A. D., . . . Shulman, L. N. (2014). Caring for patients with surgically resectable cancers: experience from a specialised centre in rural Rwanda. Public Health Action, 4(2), 128-132. doi:10.5588/pha.14.0002

Munyaneza, F., Hirschhorn, L. R., Amoroso, C. L., Nyirazinyoye, L., Birru, E., Mugunga, J., . . . Ntaganira, J. (2014). Leveraging community health worker system to map a mountainous rural district in low resource setting: a low-cost approach to expand use of geographic information systems for public health. International Journal of Health Geographics, 13(49). doi:10.1186/1476-072X-13-49

Mutagoma, M., Kayitesi, C., Gwiza, A., Ruton, H., Koleros, A., Gupta, N., . . . Nsanzimana, S. (2014). Estimation of the size of the female sex worker population in Rwanda using three different methods. International Journal of STD & AIDS, 26(11), 810-814. doi:10.1177/0956462414555931

Ndahindwa, V., Kamanzi, C., Semakula, M., Abalikumwe, F., Hedt-Gauthier, B., & Thomson, D. R. (2014). Determinants of fertility in Rwanda in the context of a fertility transition: a secondary analysis of the 2010 Demographic and Health Survey. Reproductive Health, 11(1). doi:10.1186/1742-4755-11-87

Nisingizwe, M. P., Iyer, H. S., Gashayija, M., Hirschhorn, L. R., Amoroso, C., Wilson, R., . . . Hedt-Gauthier, B. (2014). Toward utilization of data for program management and evaluation: quality assessment of five years of health management information system data in Rwanda. Global Health Action, 7(1), 25829. doi:10.3402/gha.v7.25829

Vasan, A., Ellner, A., Lawn, S. D., Gove, S., Anatole, M., Gupta, N., . . . Farmer, P. E. (2014). Integrated care as a means to improve primary care delivery for adults and adolescents in the developing world: a critical analysis of Integrated Management of Adolescent and Adult Illness (IMAI). BMC Medicine, 12(6). doi: 10.1186/1741-7015-12-6

Wroe, E. B., Hedt-Gauthier, B. L., Franke, M. F., Nsanzimana, S., Turinimana, J. B., & Drobac, P. (2015). Depression and patterns of self-reported adherence to antiretroviral therapy in Rwanda. International Journal of STD & AIDS, 26(4), 257-261. doi:10.1177/0956462414535206


Anatole, M., Magge, H., Redditt, V., Karamaga, A., Niyonzima, S., Drobac, P., . . . Hirschhorn, L. R. (2013). Nurse mentorship to improve the quality of health care delivery in rural Rwanda. Nursing Outlook,61(3), 137-144. doi:10.1016/j.outlook.2012.10.003

Binagwaho, A., Kyamanywa, P., Farmer, P. E., Nuthulaganti, T., Umubyeyi, B., Nyemazi, J. P., . . . Goosby, E. (2013). The Human Resources for Health Program in Rwanda — A New Partnership. New England Journal of Medicine, 369(21), 2054-2059. doi:10.1056/NEJMsr1302176

Binagwaho, A., Nutt, C. T., Nsanimana, S., Wagner, C. M., & Mukherjee, J. S. (2013). Children and adolescents with HIV. Lancet Infectious Diseases, 13(8). doi:10.1016/S1473-3099(13)70188-9
Binagwaho, A., Nutt, C. T., Mutabazi, V., Karema, C., Nsanzimana, S., Gasana, M., . . . Farmer, P. E. (2013). Shared learning in an interconnected world: innovations to advance global health equity. Globalization and Health, 9(1), 37. doi:10.1186/1744-8603-9-37
Binagwaho, A., Mugwaneza, P., Irakoze, A. A., Nsanzimana, S., Agbonyitor, M., Nutt, C. T., . . . Fawzi, M. C. (2013). Scaling up early infant diagnosis of HIV in Rwanda, 2008–2010. Journal of Public Health Policy, 34(1), 2-16. doi:10.1057/jphp.2012.62
Binagwaho, A., Pegurri, E., Drobac, P. C., Mugwaneza, P., Stulac, S. N., Wagner, C. M., . . . Tsague, L. (2013). Prevention of Mother-To-Child Transmission of HIV: Cost-Effectiveness of Antiretroviral Regimens and Feeding Options in Rwanda. PLoS ONE, 8(2). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0054180

Calland, J. F., Holland, M. C., Mwizerwa, O., Petroze, R. T., Ntakiyiruta, G., Patel, K., . . . Calland, J. F. (2014). Burn management in sub-Saharan Africa: Opportunities for implementation of dedicated training and development of specialty centers. Burns, 40(1), 157-163. doi:10.1016/j.burns.2013.05.015
Drobac, P. C., Basinga, P., Condo, J., Farmer, P. E., Finnegan, K. E., Hamon, J. K., . . . Binagwaho, A. (2013). Comprehensive and integrated district health systems strengthening: the Rwanda Population Health Implementation and Training (PHIT) Partnership. BMC Health Services Research, 13(Suppl 2). doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-s2-s5

Farmer, P. E. (2013, December 12). Rethinking Foreign Aid: Five Ways to Improve Development Assistance. Foreign Affairs.

Farmer, P. E., Nutt, C. T., Wagner, C. M., Sekabaraga, C., Nuthulaganti, T., Weigel, J. L., . . . Drobac, P. C. (2013). Reduced premature mortality in Rwanda: lessons from success. BMJ, 346. doi:10.1136/bmj.f65

Gupta, N., Cyamatare, F. R., Niyigena, P., Niyigena, J. W., Stulac, S., Mugwaneza, P., . . . Franke, M. F. (2013). Clinical Outcomes of a Comprehensive Integrated Program for HIV-Exposed Infants. JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 62(4). doi:10.1097/qai.0b013e31827d5118

Hedt-Gauthier, B. L., Mitsunaga, T., Hund, L., Olives, C., & Pagano, M. (2013). The effect of clustering on lot quality assurance sampling: a probabilistic model to calculate sample sizes for quality assessments. Emerging Themes in Epidemiology, 10(1). doi:10.1186/1742-7622-10-11
Hirschhorn, L. R., Baynes, C., Sherr, K., Chintu, N., Awoonor-Williams, J., Finnegan, K., . . . Basinga, P. (2013). Approaches to ensuring and improving quality in the context of health system strengthening: a cross-site analysis of the five African Health Initiative Partnership programs. BMC Health Services Research, 13(Suppl 2). doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-s2-s8
Hirschhorn, L. R., Talbot, J. R., Irwin, A. C., May, M. A., Dhavan, N., Shady, R., . . . Weintraub, R. L. (2013). From scaling up to sustainability in HIV: potential lessons for moving forward. Globalization and Health, 9(1), 57. doi:10.1186/1744-8603-9-57
Kwan, G. F., Bukhman, A. K., Miller, A. C., Ngoga, G., Mucumbitsi, J., Bavuma, C., . . . Bukhman, G. (2013). A Simplified Echocardiographic Strategy for Heart Failure Diagnosis and Management Within an Integrated Noncommunicable Disease Clinic at District Hospital Level for Sub-Saharan Africa. JACC: Heart Failure, 1(3), 230-236. doi:10.1016/j.jchf.2013.03.006
Levine, A. C., Munyaneza, R. M., Glavis-Bloom, J., Redditt, V., Cockrell, H. C., Kalimba, B., . . . Drobac, P. C. (2013). Prediction of Severe Disease in Children with Diarrhea in a Resource-Limited Setting. PLoS ONE, 8(12). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0082386
Merkel, E., Gupta, N., Nyirimana, A., Niyonsenga, S. P., Nahimana, E., Stulac, S., . . . Cyamatare, F. R. (2013). Clinical Outcomes Among HIV-Positive Adolescents Attending an Integrated and Comprehensive Adolescent-Focused HIV Care Program in Rural Rwanda. Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services, 12(3-4), 437-450. doi:10.1080/15381501.2013.775684
Mitsunaga, T., Hedt-Gauthier, B., Ngizwenayo, E., Farmer, D. B., Karamaga, A., Drobac, P., . . . Mugeni, C. (2013). Utilizing community health worker data for program management and evaluation: Systems for data quality assessments and baseline results from Rwanda. Social Science & Medicine, 85, 87-92. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2013.02.033

Mody, G. N., Nduaguba, A., Ntirenganya, F., & Riviello, R. (2013). Characteristics and presentation of patients with breast cancer in Rwanda. The American Journal of Surgery, 205(4), 409-413. doi:10.1016/j.amjsurg.2013.01.002
Mutale, W., Chintu, N., Amoroso, C., Awoonor-Williams, K., Phillips, J., Baynes, C., . . . Sherr, K. (2013). Improving health information systems for decision making across five sub-Saharan African countries: Implementation strategies from the African Health Initiative. BMC Health Services Research, 13(Suppl 2). doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-s2-s9
Scorza, P., Stevenson, A., Canino, G., Mushashi, C., Kanyanganzi, F., Munyanah, M., & Betancourt, T. (2013). Validation of the “World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule for Children, WHODAS-Child” in Rwanda. PLoS ONE, 8(3). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0057725

Stefan, D. C., Elzawawy, A. M., Khaled, H. M., Ntaganda, F., Asiimwe, A., Addai, B. W., . . . Adewole, I. F. (2013). Developing cancer control plans in Africa: examples from five countries. The Lancet Oncology,14(4), 189-195. doi:10.1016/s1470-2045(13)70100-1
Sudhof, L., Amoroso, C., Barebwanuwe, P., Munyaneza, F., Karamaga, A., Zambotti, G., . . . Hirschhorn, L. R. (2013). Local use of geographic information systems to improve data utilisation and health services: mapping caesarean section coverage in rural Rwanda. Tropical Medicine & International Health, 18(1), 18-26. doi:10.1111/tmi.12016
Vasan, A., Anatole, M., Mezzacappa, C., Hedt-Gauthier, B. L., Hirschhorn, L. R., Nkikabahizi, F., . . . Gupta, N. (2013). Baseline assessment of adult and adolescent primary care delivery in Rwanda: an opportunity for quality improvement. BMC Health Services Research, 13(1). doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-518


Betancourt, T., Scorza, P., Meyers-Ohki, S., Mushashi, C., Kayiteshonga, Y., Binagwaho, A., . . . Beardslee, W. (2012). Validating the Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale for Children in Rwanda. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry , 51(12), 1284-1292. doi:10.1016/j.jaac.2012.09.003

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