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CSK has great interest in scientific writing, and we have been doing deliberate efforts to build strong skills among our staff members in technical writing and evidence communication. In collaboration with our clients, to-date CSK staff have co-authored more than 30 scientific articles and several research/policy briefs. Below are some of the publications that CSK staff co-authored with its clients. We will be grateful to be part of your writing team!
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35. Antelman G, Gill MM, Jahanpour O, van de Ven R, Kahabuka C, Barankana A, Lwezaura S, Ngondi N, Koler A, Urasa P, Machekano R. Balancing HIV testing efficiency with HIV case-identification among children and adolescents (2–19 years) using an HIV risk screening approach in Tanzania. Plos one. 2021 May 6;16(5):e0251247.
34. de Barra M, Gon G, Woodd S, Graham WJ, de Bruin M, Kahabuka C, Williams AJ, Konate K, Ali SM, Said R, Penn-Kekana L. Understanding infection prevention behaviour in maternity wards: A mixed-methods analysis of hand hygiene in Zanzibar. Social Science & Medicine. 2021 Mar 1;272:113543
33. Jani N, Mathur S, Kahabuka C, Makyao N, Pilgrim N. Relationship dynamics and anticipated stigma: Key considerations for PrEP use among Tanzanian adolescent girls and young women and male partners. Plos one. 2021 Feb 17;16(2):e0246717.
32. Yam EA, Kahabuka C, Mbita G, et al. Safer conception for female sex workers living with HIV in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: Cross-sectional analysis of needs and opportunities in integrated family planning/HIV services. PLoS One. 2020;15(7):e0235739. Published 2020 Jul 21. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0235739
31. von Seidlein L, Wood H, Brittain OS, Tusting L, Bednarz A, Mshamu S, Kahabuka C, Deen J, Bell D, Lindsay SW, Knudsen J. Knowledge gaps in the construction of rural healthy homes: A research agenda for improved low-cost housing in hot-humid Africa. PLoS medicine. 2019 Oct 10;16(10):e1002909.
30. Van Lith LM, Mallalieu EC, Patel EU, Dam KH, Kaufman MR, Hatzold K, Marcell AV, Mavhu W, Kahabuka C, Mahlasela L, Njeuhmeli E. Perceived quality of in-service communication and counseling among adolescents undergoing voluntary medical male circumcision. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2018 Apr 3;66(suppl_3):S205-12.
29. Dam KH, Kaufman MR, Patel EU, Van Lith LM, Hatzold K, Marcell AV, Mavhu W, Kahabuka C, Mahlasela L, Njeuhmeli E, Seifert Ahanda K. Parental communication, engagement, and support during the adolescent voluntary medical male circumcision experience. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2018 Apr 3;66(suppl_3):S189-97.
28. Kaufman MR, Dam KH, Sharma K, Van Lith LM, Hatzold K, Marcell AV, Mavhu W, Kahabuka C, Mahlasela L, Patel EU, Njeuhmeli E. Females’ peer influence and support for adolescent males receiving voluntary medical male circumcision services. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2018 Apr 3;66(suppl_3):S183-8.
27. Kaufman MR, Patel EU, Dam KH, Packman ZR, Van Lith LM, Hatzold K, Marcell AV, Mavhu W, Kahabuka C, Mahlasela L, Njeuhmeli E. Counseling received by adolescents undergoing voluntary medical male circumcision: moving toward age-equitable comprehensive human immunodeficiency virus prevention measures. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2018 Apr 3;66(suppl_3):S213-20.
26. Kaufman MR, Patel EU, Dam KH, Packman ZR, Van Lith LM, Hatzold K, Marcell AV, Mavhu W, Kahabuka C, Mahlasela L, Njeuhmeli E. Impact of counseling received by adolescents undergoing voluntary medical male circumcision on knowledge and sexual intentions. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2018 Apr 3;66(suppl_3):S221-8.
25. Patel EU, Kaufman MR, Dam KH, Van Lith LM, Hatzold K, Marcell AV, Mavhu W, Kahabuka C, Mahlasela L, Njeuhmeli E, Seifert Ahanda K. Age differences in perceptions of and motivations for voluntary medical male circumcision among adolescents in South Africa, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2018 Apr 3;66(suppl_3):S173-82.
24. Mavhu W, Hatzold K, Dam KH, Kaufman MR, Patel EU, Van Lith LM, Kahabuka C, Marcell AV, Mahlasela L, Njeuhmeli E, Seifert Ahanda K. Adolescent wound-care self-efficacy and practices after voluntary medical male circumcision—a multicountry assessment. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2018 Apr 3;66(suppl_3):S229-35.
23, Tobian AA, Dam KH, Van Lith LM, Hatzold K, Marcell AV, Mavhu W, Kahabuka C, Mahlasela L, Patel EU, Njeuhmeli E, Seifert Ahanda K. Providers’ perceptions and training needs for counseling adolescents undergoing voluntary medical male circumcision. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2018 Apr 3;66(suppl_3):S198-204.
22. Pilgrim N, Jani N, Mathur S, Kahabuka C, Saria V, Makyao N, Apicella L, Pulerwitz J. Provider perspectives on PrEP for adolescent girls and young women in Tanzania: The role of provider biases and quality of care. PloS one. 2018 Apr 27;13(4):e0196280.
21. Plotkin M, Kahabuka C, Christensen A, Ochola D, Betron M, Njozi M, Maokola W, Kisendy R, Mlanga E, Curran K, Drake M, Kessy E, Wong V. Outcomes and Experiences of Men and Women with Partner Notification for HIV Testing in Tanzania: Results from a Mixed Method Study. AIDS and Behavior. 2018 Oct.
20. von Seidlein L, Ikonomidis K, Mshamu S, Nkya TE, Mukaka M, Pell C, Lindsay SW, Deen JL, Kisinza WN, Knudsen JB. Affordable house designs to improve health in rural Africa: a field study from northeastern Tanzania. The Lancet Planetary Health. 2017 Aug 1;1(5): e188-99.
19. Gon G, Ali SM, Towriss C, Kahabuka C, Ali AO, Cavill S, Dahoma M, Faulkner S, Haji HS, Kabole I, Morrison E. Unpacking the enabling factors for hand, cord and birth-surface hygiene in Zanzibar maternity units. Health Policy and Planning. 2017 Jul 12.
17. Kaufman MR, Dam KH, Van Lith LM, Hatzold K, Mavhu W, Kahabuka C, Mahlasela L, Marcell AV, Patel EU, Figueroa ME, Njeuhmeli E. Voluntary medical male circumcision among adolescents: a missed opportunity for HIV behavioral interventions. AIDS. 2017 Jul 1;31: S233-41.
16. Kahabuka C, Plotkin M, Christensen A, Brown C, Njozi M, Kisendi R, Maokola W, Mlanga E, Lemwayi R, Curran K, Wong V. Addressing the First 90: A Highly Effective Partner Notification Approach Reaches Previously Undiagnosed Sexual Partners in Tanzania. AIDS and Behavior. 2017 Mar 15:1-0.
15. Smith ER, Muhihi A, Mshamu S, Sudfeld CR, Noor RA, Spiegelman D, Shapiro RL, Masanja H, Fawzi W. Response to: ‘Serious danger signals’, response to:‘The effect of neonatal vitamin A supplementation on morbidity and mortality at 12 months: a randomized trial’. International journal of epidemiology. 2017 Sep 7;46(5):1721-.
14. Noor RA, Abioye AI, Ulenga N, Mshamu S, Kaishozi G, Gunaratna NS, Mwiru R, Smith E, Dhillon CN, Spiegelman D, Fawzi W. Large–scale wheat flour folic acid fortification program increases plasma folate levels among women of reproductive age in urban Tanzania. PloS one. 2017 Aug 10;12(8): e0182099.
13. Bellows AL, Smith ER, Muhihi A, Briegleb C, Noor RA, Mshamu S, Sudfeld C, Masanja H, Fawzi WW. Micronutrient Deficiencies among Breastfeeding Infants in Tanzania. Nutrients. 2017 Nov 17;9(11):1258.
12. Kahabuka C, Pembe A, Meglioli A. Provision of harm‐reduction services to limit unsafe abortion in Tanzania. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics. 2016.
11. Muhihi A, Sudfeld CR, Smith ER, Noor RA, Mshamu S, Briegleb C, Bakari M, Masanja H, Fawzi W, Chan GJ. Risk factors for small-for-gestational-age and preterm births among 19,269 Tanzanian newborns. BMC pregnancy and childbirth. 2016 Dec;16(1):110.
10. Briegleb C, Sudfeld CR, Smith ER, Ruben J, Muhihi A, Mshamu S, Noor RA, Masanja H, Fawzi WW. Predictors of hospitalization during the first year of life among 31 999 Tanzanian infants. Journal of tropical pediatrics. 2015 May 14;61(5):317-28.
9. Masanja H, Smith ER, Muhihi A, Briegleb C, Mshamu S, Ruben J, Noor RA, Khudyakov P, Yoshida S, Martines J, Bahl R. Effect of neonatal vitamin A supplementation on mortality in infants in Tanzania (Neovita): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. The Lancet. 2015 Apr 10;385(9975):1324-32.
7. Von Seidlein L, Olaosebikan R, Hendriksen ICE, Lee SJ, Adedoyin OT, Agbenyega T, Nguah SB, Bojang K, Deen JL, Evans J, Kahabuka C, Mtove G et al: Predicting the clinical outcome of severe falciparum malaria in African children: findings from a large randomized trial. Clinical infectious diseases 2012, 54(8):1080-1090.
6. Kahabuka C, Kvåle G, Hinderaker SG: Factors associated with severe disease from malaria, pneumonia and diarrhea among children in rural Tanzania--A hospital-based cross-sectional study. BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12(1):219.
5. Kahabuka C, Moland KM, Kvåle G, Hinderaker SG: Unfulfilled expectations to services offered at primary health care facilities: Experiences of caretakers of underfive children in rural Tanzania. BMC health services research 2012, 12(1):158.
3. Dondorp AM, Fanello CI, Hendriksen ICE, Gomes E, Seni A, Chhaganlal KD, Bojang K, Olaosebikan R, Anunobi N, Maitland, Kahabuka C…et al: Artesunate versus quinine in the treatment of severe falciparum malaria in African children (AQUAMAT): an open-label, randomised trial. The Lancet 2010, 376(9753):1647-1657.
2. Lusingu JP, Gesase S, Mshamu S , Francis F, Lemnge M, Seth M, Sembuche S, Rutta A, Minja D, Bosomprah S, Cousens S. Satisfactory safety and immunogenicity of MSP3 malaria vaccine candidate in Tanzanian children aged 12–24 months. Malaria journal. 2009 Dec;8(1):163.
1. Bejon P, Lusingu J, Olotu A, Leach A, Lievens M, Vekemans J, Mshamu S, Lang T, Gould J, Dubois MC, Demoitié MA. Efficacy of RTS, S/AS01E vaccine against malaria in children 5 to 17 months of age. New England Journal of Medicine. 2008 Dec 11;359(24):2521-32.