Publications

Global health research

Jones R, Kirenga B, Buteme S, Williams S, van Gemert F. A novel lung health programme addressing awareness and behaviour change aiming to prevent chronic respiratory diseases in rural Uganda: a two-year train-the-trainer programme.African Journal of Respiratory Medicine: 2020;14(2):2-9.

Nantanda R, Buteme S, van Kampen S, Cartwright L, Pooler J, Barton A, Callaghan L, Mirembe J, Ndeezi G, Tumwine J, Kirenga B & Jones R. Feasibility and acceptability of a midwife-led education strategy to reduce exposure to biomass smoke among pregnant women in Uganda: A FRESH project. Global Public Health. 2019. DOI: 10.1080/17441692.2019.1642931

Philip K, Akylbekov A, Stambaeva B, Sooronbaev T, Jones R. Music, Dance and Harmonicas for People with COPD. Respiratory Care. 2019;64(3):359 doi.org/10.4187/respcare.06701

Van Kampen S, Jones R, Kisembo H, Houben R, Wei Y, Mugabe F, Rutebemberwa E, Kirenga B. Chronic respiratory symptoms and lung abnormalities among young people with a history of tuberculosis in Uganda: a national survey. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2018;68(11):1919-1925.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciy795

Van Kampen S, Wanner A, Edwards M, Harries A, Kirenga B, Chakaya J, Jones R. International research and guidelines on post-tuberculosis chronic lung disorders: a systematic scoping review. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2018;3;e000745. dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2018-000745.

Jones R, Muyinda H, Nyakoojo G, Kirenga B, Katagira W, Pooler J. Does pulmonary rehabilitation alter patients’ experiences of living with chronic respiratory disease? A qualitative study. International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. 2018; 13(2375-2385). doi.org/10.2147/COPD.S165623

Siddharthan T, Grigsby MR, Goodman D, et al. Association between Household Air Pollution Exposure and Chronis Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Outcomes in 13 Low- and Middle-Income Country Settings. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 2018;197(5):611-620 http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201709-1861OC

Jones R. The scale of the problem of obstructive lung disease in Africa becomes clearer, but where are the solutions? European Respiratory Journal. 2018;51(2):ARTN 1702562. http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/13993003.02562-2017

Jones R, Kirenga B, Katagira W, et al. A pre-post intervention study of pulmonary rehabilitation for adults with post-tuberculosis lung disease in Uganda. International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. 2017;12:3533-3539. http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/COPD.S146659

Jones R, Price D, Chavannes N, et al. Multi-component assessment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: an evaluation of the ADO and DOSE indices and the global obstructive lung disease categories in international primary care data sets. njp Primary Care Respiratory Medicine. 2016; 26(16010). http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/npjpcrm.2016.10

Kirenga B, Jones R, Muhofa A, Nyakoojo G, Williams S. Rapid assessment of the demand and supply of tobacco dependence pharmacotherapy in Uganda. Public Health Action. 2016;6(1):35-37. http://dx.doi.org/10.5588/pha.15.0070

van Gemert F, Chavannes N, Kirenga B, et al. Socioeconomic factors, gender and smoking as determinants of COPD in a low-income country of sub-Saharan Africa: FRESH AIR Uganda. Primary Care Respiratory Medicine. 2016;26(1):ARTN 16050. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/npjpcrm.2016.50

Van Gemert F, Kirenga B, Chavannes N, et al. Prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and associated risk factors in Uganda (FRESH AIR Uganda): a prospective cross-sectional observational study. The Lancet Global Health. 2015;3(1):e44-e51. http://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(14)70337-7

Van Gemert F, Van der Molen T, Jones R, Chavannes N. The impact of asthma and COPD in sub-Saharan Africa. Primary Care Respiratory Journal. 2011;20(3):240-248. http://doi.org/10.4104/pcrj.2011.00027