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Daniel O'neil. et al. Quality of Breast Cancer Treatment at a Rural Cancer Center in Rwanda  (May 2017)

Neza G. et al.  A novel combined mother-infant clinic to optimize post-partum maternal retention, service utilization, and linkage to services in hiv care in rural Rwanda (April 2017)

Nyirahabimana N. et al.  Maternal predictors of neonatal outcomes after emergency cesarean section: a retrospective study in three rural district hospitals in Rwanda. (June 2017)

Ngabireyimana E. et al. A retrospective review of the Pediatric Development Clinic implementation: a model to improve medical, nutritional and developmental outcomes of at-risk under- five children in rural Rwanda (July 2017)

Jackline Odhiambo . et al. Health worker attrition at a rural district hospital in Rwanda: A need for improved placement and retention strategies. ( July 2017)

Allison N Martin. Et al. Impact of delayed care on surgical management of patients with gastrich cancer in low-resource settings ( July 2017)

Hari S lyer. Et all. Impact of a district-wide health center strengthening intervention on healthcare utilization in rural Rwanda: Use of interrupted time series analysis. ( August 2017)

Fidel Rubagumya. et all. Increasing global access to cancer care: models of care with non-oncologists as primary providers. ( August 2017)

Nyirandagijimana. et al. Closing the gap: decentralising mental health care to primary care centres in one rural district of Rwanda(  September  2017)

Navale S. et al. Exploring Drivers of Infant Deaths in Rural Rwanda Through Verbal Social Autopsy ( November 2017)


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

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
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