Dr Bernadette O Hare

Dr Bernadette O Hare
Senior Lecturer



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Research Overview from research@st-andrews

Dr O’Hare is a senior lecturer in Global Health Implementation, a joint post between the University of St Andrews, Scotland and the College of Medicine, University of Malawi. She is also a senior lecturer in Paediatrics and Child Health, College of Medicine, Malawi and consultant paediatrician.

She is interested in the upstream barriers to children not having access to their core human rights such as water, sanitation, shelter and healthcare. 

She has recently been awarded funding to study these barriers.

She is a member of the executive committee of the Malawian Paediatric and Child Health Association (PACHA) and chair of PACHA advocacy. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) and a former member of the advocacy committee and the international board.

She is a Co-Investigator on the Global Early Adolescent Study in Malawi.

 


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Recent publications listed in research@st-andrews
Mallewa, J, Szubert, AJ, Mugyenyi, P, Chidziva, E, Thomason, MJ, Chepkorir, P, Abongomera, G, Baleeta, K, Etyang, A, Warambwa, C, Melly, B, Mudzingwa, S, Kelly, C, Agutu, C, Wilkes, H, Nkomani, S, Musiime, V, Lugemwa, A, Pett, SL, Bwakura-Dangarembizi, M, Prendergast, AJ, Gibb, DM, Walker, AS, Berkley, JA, REALITY Trial Team & O'Hare, B 2018, 'Effect of ready-to-use supplementary food on mortality in severely immunocompromised HIV-infected individuals in Africa initiating antiretroviral therapy (REALITY): an open-label, parallel-group, randomised controlled trial' Lancet HIV, vol. 5, no. 5, pp. e231-240. DOI: 10.1016/S2352-3018(18)30038-9
Siika, A, McCabe, L, Bwakura-Dangarembizi, M, Kityo, C, Mallewa, J, Berkley, J, Maitland, K, Griffiths, A, Baleeta, K, Mudzingwa, S, Abach, J, Nathoo, K, Thomason, MJ, Prendergast, AJ, Walker, AS, Gibb, DM, Mugyenyi, P, Kityo, C, Musiime, V, Wavamunno, P, Nambi, E, Ocitti, P, Ndigendawani, M, Kemigisa, M, Acen, J, Olebo, D, Mpamize, G, Amone, A, Okweny, D, Mbonye, A, Nambaziira, F, Rweyora, A, Kangah, M, Kabaswahili, V, Abach, J, Abongomera, G, Omongin, J, Aciro, I, Philliam, A, Arach, B, Ocung, E, Amone, G, Miles, P, Adong, C, Tumsuiime, C, Kidega, P, Otto, B, Apio, F, Baleeta, K & REALITY Trial Team 2018, 'Late presentation with HIV in Africa: phenotypes, risk, and risk stratification in the REALITY trial' Clinical Infectious Diseases, vol. 66, no. Issue suppl_2, pp. S140-S146. DOI: 10.1093/cid/cix1142
Madaline, TF, Hochman, SE, Seydel, KB, Liomba, A, Saidi, A, Matebule, G, Mowrey, WB, O'Hare, B, Milner Jr., DA & Kim, K 2017, 'Rapid diagnostic testing of hospitalized Malawian children reveals opportunities for improved HIV diagnosis and treatment' American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol. 97, no. 6, pp. 1929-1935. DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.17-0067
Chakakala-Chaziya, J, Patson, N & O'Hare, BA-M 2017, 'A comparison of virological suppression among different age groups attending QECH outpatient ART clinic and an analysis of associated factors among adolescents.' Research Dissemination Conference, Blantyre, Malawi, 24/11/17 - 25/11/17, .
Mhango, T, Chapotera, G, Chipeta, E, O'Hare, BA-M, Samuel, V & Stones, W 2017, 'Understanding the health and well being of young adolescents' College of Medicine, Research Dissemination Forum, Blantyre, Malawi, 24/11/17 - 25/11/17, .
Macken, M, Chan, J, O'Hare, B, Thornton, HV, Dube, Q & Kennedy, N 2017, 'Bedside paediatric HIV testing in Malawi: impact on testing rates' Malawi Medical Journal, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 237-239. DOI: 10.4314/mmj.v29i3.2
Hakim, J, Musiime, V, Szubert, AJ, Mallewa, J, Siika, A, Agutu, C, Walker, S, Pett, SL, Bwakura-Dangarembizi, M, Lugemwa, A, Kaunda, S, Karoney, M, Musoro, G, Kabahenda, S, Nathoo, K, Maitland, K, Griffiths, A, Thomason, MJ, Kityo, C, Mugyenyi, P, Prendergast, AJ, Walker, AS, Gibb, DM, REALITY Trial Team & O'Hare, BA-M 2017, 'Enhanced prophylaxis plus antiretroviral therapy for advanced HIV infection in Africa' New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 377, no. 3, pp. 233-245. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1615822
O'Hare, BA-M 2017, TB in childhood: protocols for the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, QECH, Malawi. in The White Book, Protocols and Guidelines, The Department of Paediatrics and Child Health.
Taylor, S & O'Hare, BA-M 2017, Social determinants of child health and social justice. in D Devakumar, J Hall, Z Qureshi & J Lawn (eds), Global Maternal and Child Health. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
O'Hare, BA-M (ed.), Kawaza, K, Mzikamanda, R & Molyneux, L 2016, Care of the infant and newborn in Malawi (2017): the COIN Course - Participants Manual. University of St Andrews.
Mwalukomo, T, Rylance, S, Webb, E, Anderson, S, O'Hare, BA-M, van Oosterhout, JJ, Ferrand, RA, Corbett, EL & Rylance, J 2016, 'Clinical characteristics and lung function in older children vertically infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus in Malawi' Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 161-169. DOI: 10.1093/jpids/piv045
Maken, M, O'Hare, BA-M & Kennedy, N 2016, 'Bedside testing improves HIV inpatient paediatric testing rates in a Malawian hospital, G270. Oral Presentation' RCPCH Annual Conference, Liverpool, United Kingdom, 26/04/16 - 28/04/16, . DOI: 10.1136/archdischild-2016-310863.262
O'Hare, BA-M, Phiri, A, Lang, H-J, Friesen, H, Kennedy, N, Kawaza, K, Jana, CE, Mulwafu, W, Heikens, GT & Mipando, M 2015, 'Task sharing within a managed clinical network to improve child health in Malawi' BMC Human Resources for Health , vol. 13 , 60. DOI: 10.1186/s12960-015-0053-z
The Budget Advocacy Network (BAN), Sierra Leone 2015 'Three lessons from the Ebola crisis for Sierra Leone's government and investors'.