• The burden of hypertension in sub-Saharan Africa : a four-country cross sectional study 

      Guwatudde, David; Nankya-Mutyoba, Joan; Kalyesubula, Robert; Laurence, Carien; Adebamowo, Clement; Ajayi, IkeOluwapo; Bajunirwe, Francis; Njelekela, Marina; Chiwanga, Faraja S.; Reid, Todd; Volmink, Jimmy; Adami, Hans-Olov; Holmes, Michelle D.; Dalal, Shona (BioMed Central, 2015)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY : Background: Hypertension, the leading single cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, is a growing publichealth problem in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Few studies have estimated and compared the burden ...
    • Feasibility of a large cohort study in sub-Saharan Africa assessed through a four-country study 

      Dalal, Shona; Holmes, Michelle D.; Laurence, Carien; Bajunirwe, Francis; Guwatudde, David; Njelekela, Marina; Adebamowo, Clement; Nankya-Mutyoba, Joan; Chiwanga, Faraja S.; Volmink, Jimmy; Ajayi, Ikeoluwapo; Kalyesubula, Robert; Reid, Todd G.; Dockery, Douglas; Hemenway, David; Adami, Hans-Olov (Co-Action Publishing, 2015-05-25)
      Background: Large prospective epidemiologic studies are vital in determining disease etiology and forming national health policy. Yet, such studies do not exist in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) notwithstanding the growing ...
    • Urban and rural prevalence of diabetes and pre- diabetes and risk factors associated with diabetes in Tanzania and Uganda 

      Chiwanga, Faraja S.; Njelekel, Marina A.; Diamond, Megan B.; Bajunirwe, Francis; Guwatudde, David; Nankya-Mutyoba, Joan; Kalyesubula, Robert; Adebamowo, Clement; Ajayi, IkeOluwapo; Reid, Todd G.; Volmink, Jimmy; Laurence, Carien; Adami, Hans-Olov; Holmes, Michelle D.; Dalal, Shona (Taylor & Francis Open, 2016)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY : Background: The increase in prevalence of diabetes and pre-diabetes in sub-Saharan Africa underlines the importance of understanding its magnitude and causes in different population ...
    • Urban–rural and geographic differences in overweight and obesity in four sub-Saharan African adult populations : a multi-country cross-sectional study 

      Ajayi, IkeOluwapo O.; Adebamowo, Clement; Adami, Hans-Olov; Dalal, Shona; Diamond, Megan B.; Bajunirwe, Francis; Guwatudde, David; Njelekela, Marina; Nankya-Mutyoba, Joan; Chiwanga, Faraja S.; Volmink, Jimmy; Kalyesubula, Robert; Laurence, Carien; Reid, Todd G.; Dockery, Douglas; Hemenway, David; Spiegelman, Donna; Holmes, Michelle D. (BioMed Central, 2016-10-28)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY : Background: Overweight and obesity are on the rise in developing countries including sub-Saharan Africa. We undertook a four-country survey to show the collective burden of these health conditions as they ...