APA Global Health Research Award

The APA is an international organization of pediatricians and other health professionals, which seeks to promote research, teaching, and improved health care in the area of general pediatrics. The APA invites child health professionals from around the world to submit abstracts describing their research in various areas of primary care pediatrics. The winner will be selected and invited to present his/her research at the annual meeting of the APA.

Past Award Winners

Zainab Imam, MBBS, FWACP
Empowering Mothers Prevents Kernicterus in Nigeria

Lilian Kebaya, MD
Ruth Namazzi, MD
Kampala, Uganda
Ruth Wanjiru Kihara, MBch-B
Efficacy of Phone Based Counselling in Supporting Primi-parous Women to Exclusively Breastfeed Nairobi, Kenya
Prithi Inamdar, MD
Karnataka, India
Neema Kayange, MD
Prevalence of neonatal sepsis and common microbial isolates at Bugando Hospital, Mwanza, Tanzania
Sajid Bashir Soofi, MD, MBBS
Impact of intervention Package on Perinatal and Neonatal mortality delivered through lady health workers (LHWs) and traditional birth attendants (Dais) in rural Pakistan
Yeshiwas Amsalu, MD
Microbiologic of Cup Feeding vs. Bottole Feeding
Dr. Jane S. Nakawesi
Abstract: Prevalence and factors associated with rotavirus among children admitted with acute diarrhoea in Mulago Hospital Dr. Jane S. Nakawesi P.O Box 1594 Kampala, Uganda
Judith Zeruya Kose, MD
University of Nairobi
Department of Pediatrics and Child Health
Prevalence of pneumocytis carnii pneumonia in human immunodefficiency virus seropositive in children aged between two and twenty four months admitted with sever pneumonia at the kenyatta national hospital
Jane Ruth Aceng, MBchB, Uganda
A Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing The Efficacy Of Rectal Artemether With Intravenous Quinine In The Treatment Of Cerebral Malaria In Children
Mayfong Mayxay, MD, Vientiane, Lao PDR
Treatment Response in Lao Children with P. Falciparum Malaria
Sabrina Bakeera Kitaka, Department of Paediatrics & Child Health, Mulago Hospital
Prevalence of Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia in Children Presenting with Severe Pneumonia in Uganda
Richard Idro, Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda
Clinical Presentation, Immediate Outcome and Prognostic Factors of Cerebral Malaria in Children Admitted to Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda
Ezekiel Mupere, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
Clinical Efficacy of Measles Vaccine in Urban Africa; Kampala, Uganda - Support for an alternative strategy in Measles Control
Heather J. Zar, University of Cape Town, South Africa Sputum induction for the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in infants and young children in South Africa
T. Ahmed, M. Ali, M.A. Salam, G.H. Rabbani, R. Suskind, R. Fuchs, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh Reduction in Mortality Among Severly Malnoursihed Children with Diarrhea by Following a Standardized Management Protocal
B. Vinutha, NM Nehta, S Preeti. Department of Peidatrics, LTMM College and LTMG Hospital, Sion, Mumbai, India Vitamin a Status of Pregnant Women and Effect of Postpartum Vitamin a Supplementation
Romeen M. S. Lavani, Bombay, India,
Amylase Rich Food (ARF): Role in Nutritional Rehabilitation of Severely Malnourished Children with Diarrhea
Douangdao Souk Aloun
Department of Pediatrics, Mahosot Hospital
Vientiane, Lao PDR



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