Safe Surgery 2020: TANZANIA

 

 

 

 

 

 

Publications in peer-reviewed journals

  1. Healthcare leaders develop strategies for expanding national surgical, obstetric, and anaesthesia plans in WHO AFRO and EMRO regions. Albutt, K., Sonderman, K., Citron, I., Nthele, M., Bekele, A., Makasa, E., … & Johnson, W. (2018).World Journal of Surgery, 43(2), 360-367. doi: 10.1007/s00268-018-4819-z.

  2. Making a case for national surgery, obstetric, and anesthesia plans. Citron, I., Sonderman, K., Subi, L., Meara, J.G., (2018).The Canadian Journal of Anesthesia, 66(3), 263-271. doi: 10.1007/s12630-018-01269-5.

  3. National surgical, obstetric, and anesthesia planning in the context of global surgery: the way forward. Sonderman, K., Citron, I., Meara, J.G., (2018). JAMA Surgery 153(10), 959-960. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2018.2440

  4. Effectiveness of a multicomponent safe surgery intervention on improving surgical quality in Tanzania’s Lake Zone: protocol for a quasi-experimental study.  Alidina, S., Kuchukhidze, S., Menon, G., Citron, I., Lama, T., Meara, J.G. … & Maongezi, S. (2019). BMJ Open, 9:e031800. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-031800.

  5. Towards equitable surgical systems: development and outcomes of a national surgical, obstetric and anaesthesia plan in Tanzania. Citron, I., Jumbam, D., Dahm, J., Mukhopadhyay, S., Nyberger, K., Iverson, K., ... & Nguhuni, B. (2019). BMJ Global Health, 4(2):e001282.

  6. How much does it cost to scale up surgical systems in low-income and middle-income countries. Jumbam, D., Reddy, C.L., Roa, L., Meara, J.G. (2019). BMJ Global Health, 4:e001779. doi:10.1136/ bmjgh-2019-001779.

  7. The situation of safe surgery and anaesthesia in Tanzania: a systematic review. Nyberger, K., Jumbam, D. T., Dahm, J., Maongezi, S., Makuwani, A., Kapologwe, N. A., ... & Kisakye, S. (2019). World Journal of Surgery, 43(1), 24-35.

  8. Assessing completeness of patient medical records of surgical and obstetric patients in Northern Tanzania. Global Health Action, 13:1, 1765526 01 Jun 2020. Lodge II, W., Menon G., Kuchukhidze, S., Jumbam, D., Maongezi S., Alidina, S., Nguhuni, B., Kapologwe, N., Varallo, J. https://doi.org/10.1080/16549716.2020.1765526

  9. Surgical referrals in Northern Tanzania: a prospective assessment of rates, preventability, reasons and patterns. Jumbam, D., Menon, G., Lama, T.N., Lodge II, W., Maongezi, S., Kapologwe, N., Citron, I., Barash, D., Varallo, J., Barringer, E.,Cainer, M., Ulisubisya, M., Alidina, S., Nguhuni, B., (2020, Aug 8) BMC Global Health Services Research. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-020-05559-x

 

 

 

 

 

 

Conference Presentations

  1. The situation of Safe Surgery and Anaesthesia in Tanzania: a Systematic Review. Jumbam D.T., Nyberger K., Dahm J., Maongezi S., Makuwani A., Kapologwe N.A., Nguhuni B., Mukhopadhay S., Iverson K.R., Maina E., Kisakye S., Mwai P., Hellar A., Barash D., Reynolds C., Meara J.G., Citron I. (2017, November). Presented at the Tanzania Health Summit, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

  2. Strengthening Surgical Quality Indicator Data Collection and Reporting in Rural Tanzania. Kuchukhidze S., Lodge W., Menon G., Incorvia J., MS; Alidina S., Barash D., Citron I., G4 Alliance, DiMeo A., Jumbam D.T., Kapologwe N.A., Kisakye S., Lama T., Maongezi M., McKitrick V., Meara J.G., Nguhuni B., Papazian A., Shrime M., Steer M., Sydlowski M., Varghese A., Hellar A., Mehta S. (2018, May).Presented at the Bethune Round Table, Toronto, Canada.

  3. Quality of Surgical Care in the Lake Zone of Tanzania: A Quasi-Experimental Baseline Assessment. Kuchukhidze, S., Menon, G., Barash, D., Citron, I., DiMeo, A., Gruendl, M., Jumbam, D., Kapologwe, N., Kisakye, S., Lama, T., Lodge, W., Maongezi, S., Meara, J., Mwai, P., Nguhuni, B., Reynolds, C., Shrime, M., Steer, M., Sydlowski, M., Varghese, A., Hellar, A., Alidina, S. (2018, November).
    Presented at the Penn Global Surgery Symposium, Philadelphia, PA.

  4. Surgical Safety Checklist Implementation and Quality Improvement Program in the Lake Zone of Tanzania. Lama, T., Alidina, S., Barash, D., Citron, I., DiMeo, A., Gruendl, M., Jumbam, D., Kapologwe, N., Maina, E., Kuchukhidze, S., Lodge, W., Maongezi, S., Meara, J., Nguhuni, B., Reynolds, C., Shrime, M., Steer, M., Sydlowski, M., Varghese, A., Hellar, A., Menon, G. (2018, November). Presented at the Penn Global Surgery Symposium, Philadelphia, PA.

  5. Strengthening Surgical Quality Data Collection and Reporting in Tanzania’s Lake Zone: A Mixed Methods Assessment. Lodge, W., Menon, G., Kuchukhidze, S., Jumbam, D., Barash, D., Mehta, S., Maongezi, S., Kisakye, S., Alidina, S., Nguhuni, B., Hellar, A., Kapologwe, N., Mehes, M., McKitrick, V., Meara, J., Varallo, J. (2018, December). Presented at the College of Surgeons of East, Central, and Southern Africa (COSECSA) AGM and Scientific Conference, Kigali, Rwanda.

  6. Quality of Surgical Care in the Lake Zone of Tanzania: A Quasi-Experimental Baseline Assessment.Kuchukhidze, S., Menon, G., Barash, D., Citron, I., DiMeo, A., Gruendl, M., Jumbam, D., Kapologwe, N., Kisakye, S., Lama, T., Lodge, W., Maongezi, S., Meara, J., Mwai, P., Nguhuni, B., Reynolds, C., Shrime, M., Steer, M., Sydlowski, M., Varghese, A., Hellar, A., Alidina, S. (2019, March). Presented at the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) Conference, Chicago, IL.

  7. Outcomes of a multicomponent safe surgery intervention in Tanzania’s Lake Zone. Alidina, S., Menon, G., Kelly, L., Alreja, S., Barash, D., Barringer, E., Ghandour, H., Hellar, A., Mazhiqi, A., Meara, J.G., Reynolds, C., Staffa, S.J., Strader, C., Sydlowski, M., Wurdeman, T., Zurakowski, D., Kapologwe, N., Maongezi, S. (2019, November). Presented at National Non-Communicable Disease Conference, Dodoma, Tanzania.

  8. Cesarean Section Complications Pre and Post Intervention in the Lake Zone of Tanzania. Kelly, L., Alidina, S., Barash, D., Hellar, A., Maina, E., Meara, J.G., Mushi, R., Nyirenda, D., Reynolds, C., Staffa, S.J., Wurdeman, T., Kapologwe, N., Maongezi, S. (2019, November). Presented at the Tanzania Health Summit, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

  9. Improving Teamwork and Communication With the Surgical Safety Checklist: A Quasi-Experimental Evaluation in the Lake Zone of Tanzania. Alreja, S., Zanial, N., Maongezi, S., Alidina, S., Barash, D., Incorvia, J., Kapologwe, N., Mazhiqi, A., Meara, J.G., Menon, G., Reynolds, C., Staffa, S.J., Strader, C., Sydlowski, M., Zurakowski, D., Tibyehabwa, L., Maina, E. (2019, November). Presented at the College of Surgeons of East, Central, and Southern Africa (COSECSA) AGM and Scientific Conference, Kampala, Uganda.

  10. Improving surgical quality in low and middle income countries: Why do some health facilities perform better than others? A longitudinal, mixed methods study in Tanzania’s Lake Zone region. Chatterjee, P., Alidina, S., Barash, D., Barringer, E., Hellar, A., Mazhiqi, A., Munshi, R., Smith, V., Sydlowski, M., Zanial, N., Wambura, M., Kapologwe, N., Maongezi, S. (2019, December) Presented at the College of Surgeons of East, Central, and Southern Africa (COSECSA) AGM and Scientific Conference, Kampala, Uganda.

  11. Examining the Relationship Between Surgical Safety Checklist Adherence and Development of SSI, Sepsis, and Maternal Sepsis in the Lake Zone of Tanzania. Staffa, S.J., Alidina, S., Hellar, A., Barash, D., Ernest, E., Kelly, L., Kuringe, E., Maina, E., Meara, J.G., Reynolds, C., Strader, C., Wurdeman, T., Zurakowski, D., Kapologwe, N., Maongezi, S. (2019, December) Presented at the College of Surgeons of East, Central, and Southern Africa (COSECSA) AGM and Scientific Conference, Kampala, Uganda.

  12. Risk Factors Associated with Surgical Site Infections, Post-Operative Sepsis and Maternal Sepsis in Tanzania’s Lake Zone Region: A longitudinal Quasi-Experiemental Study. Wurdeman T., Tibyehabwag L., Maina E., Alidina S., Meara J., Strader C., Ghandour H., Reynolds C., Barash D., Maongezi S.,Kapologwe N., (2019, October) Presented at the College of Surgeons of East, Central, and Southern Africa (COSECSA) AGM and Scientific Conference, Kampala, Uganda.

  13. Assessment of a Data Quality Strengthening Intervention -Tanzania Strader C., (2019)

  14. Improving surgical quality in low- and middle-income countries: Why do some health facilities perform better than others? A longitudinal, mixed methods study in Tanzania. Zanial, N., Chatterjee, P., Alidina, S., Barash, D., Barringer, E., Hellar, A., Mazhiqi, A., Meara, J G., Mushi, R., Smith, V., Sydlowski, M., Alreja, S., Kapologwe, N., Maongezi, S., Presented virtually at the Annual Research Meeting, AcademyHealth. (2020, July)

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