Dr O’Hare is a senior lecturer in Global Health Implementation, a joint post between the University of St Andrews, Scotland and the School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Malawi.
She is also a senior lecturer in Paediatrics and Child Health, College of Medicine, Malawi and consultant paediatrician. She has extensive experience caring for children vertically infected with HIV. She is a member of the executive committee of the Malawian Paediatric and Child Health Association (PACHA) and chair of PACHA advocacy committee. 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 works with a multidisciplinary group in Malawi and the UK who are interested in the impact of economic policies, including tax justice on children’s access to the SDG 3, 4 and 6, which are critical determinants of health and minimum core human rights. The group’s analytical work on the impact of tax abuse on child health was used by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa High-Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows http://www.uneca.org/iff/.
She supervises Masters and PhD students in Malawi and the UK on upstream barriers and remedies to the goal of minimum core rights for all children.
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 Online First. DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.17-0067
Newberry, L, O'Hare, B
, Kennedy, N, Selman, A, Omar, S, Dawson, P, Stevenson, K, Nishihara, Y, Lissauer, S & Molyneux, E 2017, 'Early use of corticosteroids in infants with a clinical diagnosis of Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia in Malawi: a double blinded, randomised clinical trial
' Paediatrics and International Child Health
, vol 37, no. 2, pp. 121-128. DOI: 10.1080/20469047.2016.1260891
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
, . DOI: 10.1136/archdischild-2016-310863.262
, 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
Karunaratne, R, Lilijveld, N, Newberry, L, Kumwenda, E, Lang, HJ, Cartmell, E, McGrath, M, O'Hare, BA-M
, Nyirenda, M, Kennedy, N & Kerac, M 2015, 'G246 Management of acute malnutrition in infants aged <6 months (mami) in Malawi: prevalence and risk factors in an observational study
' Archives of Disease in Childhood
. DOI: 10.1136/archdischild-2015-308599.239
Cooper, E & O'Hare, BA-M
2014, Infections in children-Worms
. in D Southall (ed.), International Maternal and Child Hospital Health Care: a practical Manual for Hospitals Worldwide.
Radcliffe Publishing, pp. 748-750.
, Milner, Jr, DA, Newberry, L, Pelani, I & Malista, K 2014, 'Discordance between clinical and immunological ART eligibility criteria for children in Malawi
' BMC Research Notes
, vol 7, 666. DOI: 10.1186/1756-0500-7-666
, Makuta, I, Chiwaula, L & Bar-Zeev, N 2014, 'Upstream barriers to child mortality reduction: the case of Sub Saharan Africa
' Archives of Disease in Childhood
, vol 99, no. Suppl. 1, A123 . DOI: 10.1136/archdischild-2014-306237.283
, Makuta, I, Bar-Zeev, N, Chiwaula, L & Cobham, A 2013, 'The effect of illicit financial flows on time to reach the fourth Millennium Development Goal in Sub-Saharan Africa: a quantitative analysis
' Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine
, vol Early online. DOI: 10.1177/0141076813514575