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

She is a member of the Scottish Global Health Co-ordination Unit and a member of the executive committee of the Paediatric and Child Health Association (PACHA) in Malawi. 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.


source: research@st-andrews
Recent publications listed in research@st-andrews
Chimowa, T & O'Hare, BA-M 2018, 'Survival Rights Surveillance in Children' NHS Scotland Global Citizenship Conference, Glasgow, United Kingdom, 2/11/18 - 2/11/18, .
Chimowa, T & O'Hare, BA-M 2018, 'Core human rights in children' Scottish Global Citizenship Annual Conference , Glasgow, United Kingdom, 2/11/18 - 2/11/18, .
Kato-Wallace, J, Levtov, R, Chapotera, G, Chipeta, E, O'Hare, BA-M & Stones, W 2018, 'Young Adolescents: A curriculum to promote gender equality and sexual and reproductive health.' National C4D/SBCC Conference, Lilongwe, Malawi, 17/10/18 - 18/10/18, .
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. https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/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. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.17-0067
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, .
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, .
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. https://doi.org/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.
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. https://doi.org/10.4314/mmj.v29i3.2
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.