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

2016
Zainab Imam, MBBS, FWACP
Empowering Mothers Prevents Kernicterus in Nigeria

2015
Lilian Kebaya, MD
2014
Ruth Namazzi, MD
Kampala, Uganda
2013
Ruth Wanjiru Kihara, MBch-B
Efficacy of Phone Based Counselling in Supporting Primi-parous Women to Exclusively Breastfeed Nairobi, Kenya
2012
Prithi Inamdar, MD
Karnataka, India
2011
Neema Kayange, MD
Prevalence of neonatal sepsis and common microbial isolates at Bugando Hospital, Mwanza, Tanzania
2010
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
2009
Yeshiwas Amsalu, MD
Microbiologic of Cup Feeding vs. Bottole Feeding
2008
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
2006
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
2005
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
2004
Mayfong Mayxay, MD, Vientiane, Lao PDR
Treatment Response in Lao Children with P. Falciparum Malaria
2003
Sabrina Bakeera Kitaka, Department of Paediatrics & Child Health, Mulago Hospital
Prevalence of Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia in Children Presenting with Severe Pneumonia in Uganda
2002
Richard Idro, Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda
Clinical Presentation, Immediate Outcome and Prognostic Factors of Cerebral Malaria in Children Admitted to Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda
2001
Ezekiel Mupere, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
Clinical Efficacy of Measles Vaccine in Urban Africa; Kampala, Uganda - Support for an alternative strategy in Measles Control
2000
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
1999
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
1998
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
1997
Romeen M. S. Lavani, Bombay, India,
Amylase Rich Food (ARF): Role in Nutritional Rehabilitation of Severely Malnourished Children with Diarrhea
1996
Douangdao Souk Aloun
Department of Pediatrics, Mahosot Hospital
Vientiane, Lao PDR

 

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