Publications

  1. Nkandu EM, Deon B, Amosun SL (1996) “The profile of patients attending the physiotherapy clinic at the University of the Western Cape”, Journal of Community Health Science, 3 (1):60-63.
  2. Nkandu EM & Amosun SL (1997) “Health beliefs and practices of health professional students of the University of the Western Cape”, Chasa Journal of Comprehensive Health, 18 (3 – 4):135-141.
  3. Nkandu EM (2000) “Identifying additional selection criteria for physiotherapy students in Zambia”, South African Journal of Physiotherapy, 5(8):7-9).
  4. Depoortere E, Guthmann JP, Sipilanyambe N, Nkandu EM, Fermon F, Balkan S, Legros D (2004) Adherence to the combination of sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine and artesunate in the Maheba refugee settlement, Zambia, Tropical Medicine and International Health, 9(1):62-67.
  5. Mweshi, M. & Mpofu, R. (2001). Perceptions of parents and caregivers on the causes of disabilities in children with cerebral palsy: A qualitative investigation. South African Journal of Physiotherapy, 57(2): 28-31.
  6. Depoortere E, Guthmann JP, Presse J, Sipilanyambe N, Nkandu EM, Balkan S, Eldin de Pecoulas P, Legros D (2005). Efficacy and effectiveness of the combination of sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine and a 3day course of artesunate for the treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria in a refugee settlement in Zambia, Tropical Medicine and International Health, 10(2):139-145.
  7. Banda-Chalwe, M., Mweshi, M. M., Mwango, M. (2007). Severe Malaria and the Disability Burden in Children aged Five Years and Below:  A Retrospective Study at the University Teaching Hospital, Zambia. International conference at the University of Zambia. 
  8. Nkandu EM (2008) University of Zambia Biomedical Research Ethics Committee: Highlighting successes and challenges in Zambia. Ethically Speaking, 11:55-57.
  9. Nkandu EM & Munthali JC (2009) UNZA Biomedical Research Ethics Committee, Zambia: Zambia at crossroad on export of samples. Ethically Speaking, 13:53-57.
  10. Nkandu EM (2010). Rethinking Our Roles. Physical Therapy & HIV/AIDS in Africa. TherapyTimes, http://www.therapytimes.com/content=0302J84C4876B484404040441 
  11. Simpamba MM, Moyo G, Nkandu EM & Munthali JC. (2010): Common causes of cerebral palsy and factors contributing to late physiotherapy intervention in children attending out-patient physiotherapy services at the University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia. Ghana Journal of Physiotherapy, 2(1):17-22.
  12. Mweshi MM, Amosun SL, Ngoma MS, Nkandu EM, Sichizya K, Chikoya L & Munthali J (2010). Endoscopic third ventriculostomy and choroid plexus cauterization in childhood hydrocephalus in Zambia, Medical Journal of Zambia 37(4):246-252.
  13. Mweshi MM, Amosun SL, Ngoma MS, Nkandu EM, Sichizya K, Chikoya L & Munthali J (2010). Endoscopic third ventriculostomy and choroid plexus cauterization in childhood hydrocephalus in Zambia, Medical Journal of Zambia 37(4):246-252.
  14. Mweshi, M.M., (2010). “Childhood Disabilities: Evidence of Spina bifida and hydrocephalus in Zambia”, Challenge Magazine, Zambia, 12 (3), 36-37. 
  15. Mweshi MM, Amosun SL, Ngoma MS & Nkandu EM (2011). Managing children with Spina Bifida in sub-Saharan Africa: The Zambian experience? Medical Journal of Zambia, 38(1):13-23.
  16. Shula H. K. & Liu A. (2011). Cultural Stress Revisited. Jilin Medical journal for all health- China; 2011-09.
  17. Banda-Chalwe, M., Nitz, J. C., & de Jonge, D. (2012). Globalising accessibility: drawing on the experiences of developed countries to enable the participation of persons with disabilities in Zambia. Disability and Society, 1-8.
  18. Montgomery Rice V, Maimbolwa MC, Nkandu EM, Hampton JF, Lee JE, Hildreth JEK (2012). Cultural differences in acceptability of a vaginal microbicide:  a comparison between potential users from Nashville, Tennessee, USA and Kafue and Mumbwa, Zambia. HIVAIDS- Research and Palliative Care 2(4):73-80.
  19. Ndebele PM, Wassenaar D, Nkandu EM, Masiye F (2012). Improving understanding of clinical trial procedures among low literacy populations: An intervention within a microbicide trial in Malawi.  BMC Medical Ethics, 13:29 http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6939/13/29 
  20.         
  21. Munalula-Nkandu E, Dierickx K, Munthali JC, Viafora C (2012), Ethical issues surrounding exportation of samples from Developing countries 1. Journal of Agricultural and Biomedical Sciences, 1(2):86-89.
  22. Banda-Chalwe, M., Nitz, J. C., & de Jonge, D. (2012). Participation-based environment accessibility assessment tool (P-BEAAT) in the Zambian context.. Disabil Rehabil, 34(14), 1232-1243. 
  23. Ndebele P, Wassenaar D, Masiye F & Munalula Nkandu E (2014). Trial participants understanding of randomization, double-blinding and placebo use in low literacy populations: Findings from a study conducted within a microbicide trial in Malawi. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, 9(3):2-10. 
  24. http://www.researchgate.net/publication/265136498 
  25. Munalula Nkandu E, Dierickx K, Munthali JC, Viafora C (2014), Ethical issues surrounding exportation of samples from Developing countries 11. Journal of Agricultural and Biomedical Sciences, 2(1):37-42.
  26. Nkhata LA, Munalula Nkandu E, Shula H (2014). The knowledge, attitude and practices towards exercise among women attending antenatal care at the University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka, Zambia. Journal of Scientific Research & Reports, 3(15):1986-1922.
  27. Munalula Nkandu E, Furlan E, Chipeta J, Luputa SM (2014). Academics and Integrity in 
  28. Biomedical Research in Zambia: Personal and Institutional Responsibilities. Journal of
  29. Agricultural and Biomedical Sciences, 2(2): 48 -52. 
  30. Banda-Chalwe, M., Nitz, J. C., & de Jonge, D. (2014). Impact of inaccessible spaces on 
  31. community participation of people with mobility limitations in Zambia. African Journal of Disability 3(1), Art. #33. http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/ajod.v3i1.2014.
  32. Munalula Nkandu E, Ndebele P, Siziya S, Munthali JC (2015). To what did they consent? Understanding Consent among low literacy participants in a microbicide Feasibility study in Mazabuka, Zambia. Dev World Bioeth, 15(3):248-256.  doi: 10.1111/dewb.12069. 
  33. Nkhata LA, Munalula Nkandu E, Shula H (2015).  Exercise practice among women 
  34. attending antenatal care at the University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka, Zambia. Science Journal of Public Health, 3(3): 361-165. 
  35. Nkhata  LA, Esterhuizen TM, Siziya S, Phiri PDC, Munalula Nkandu E, Shula H (2015). 
  36. The Prevalence and Perceived Contributing Factors for Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders among Nurses at the University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka, Zambia. Science Journal of Public Health, 3(4):508-513. 
  37. Biemba G, Chanda-Kapata P, Ngosa W, Metitiri M, Kanchele CC, Kanyenda E, Munalula Nkandu E (2015). Epidemiology and factors associated with road traffic crashes in Zambia. Journal of Epidemiology Preventative Medicine, 2(1):108.
  38. Maimbolwa M, Montgomery Rice V, Munalula Nkandu E, Hildreth JEK (2015). Perceptions & Experiences of HIV and acceptability of vaginal microbicides in Zambia. African Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health, 9(3):113-120. doi: 10.12968/1jmw.2015.9.3.113.
  39. Kabengo S, Munalula Nkandu E, Munthali JC, Nkhata LA, Shula H (2015). The Prevalence and Characteristics of Patients Diagnosed with Osteogenesis Imperfecta at the Zambia Italian Orthopedics Hospital Community Based Rehabilitation Project. Science Journal of Public Health. 3(5):804-807.  doi: 10.11648/j.sjph.20150305.40.
  40. Mangowela D, Munalula Nkandu E, Chileshe KM, Shula H, Nkhata LA (2015). The Epidemiological Features of Amputations at the University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka, Zambia. Science Journal of Public Health, 3(6): 830-834. doi: 10.11648/j.sjph.20150306.15 2015; 3(6): 857-861 
  41. Phiri M, Likwa R. N, and Nkhata L (2014): Practice and knowledge of physical exercises among women attending Antenatal care at selected public clinics in Lusaka, Zambia. UNZA Journal of Agriculture and Biomedical Sciences
  42. Mweshi MM, Amosun SL, Shilalukey-Ngoma MP, Munalula-Nkandu E (2015). Ethnic Pattern of Origin of Children with Spina Bifida Managed at the University Teaching Hospital and Beit Cure Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia 2001-2010. Science Journal of Public Health. Published online November 14, 2015 (http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com /j/sjph)  doi: 10.11648/j.sjph.20150306.19
  43. Mweshi, M. M (2015). Use of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health – Children and Youth (ICF-CY) in the Management of Children with Disabilities. International Journal of Neurologic Physiotherapy (In Press: IJNPT 3910972 2015 1129).
  44. Joshua Saisha, Margaret M. Mweshi, Martha Banda-Chalwe, Loveness A. Nkhata, Elliot Kafumukache, Micah Simpamba, Namalambo Mwenda - Ng’uni (2015). The Prevalence of Guillian-Barre Syndrome and the Rate of Physiotherapy Referral at the University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia. International Journal of Neurologic Physiotherapy (In Press: IJNPT 3910971 2015 1116). 
  45. Richwell Hakacha, Margaret M. Mweshi, Martha Banda-Chalwe, Esther Munalula-Nkandu, Peter DC Phiri, Elliot Kafumukache, Stephanie Nixon (2015). The Prevalence of Common Neuropathies in Adults on Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy at Maina Soko Military Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia. International Journal of Neurologic Physiotherapy (manuscript ready for review). 
  46. C Singogo, M Mweshi, A Rhoda (2015). Challenges experienced by mothers caring for children with cerebral palsy in Zambia. South African Journal of Physiotherapy 71 (1), 6 pages
  47. Nkhata L and Skinner DH (2015): Knowledge and Perceptions of Fistula in women of child bearing age at the University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka, Zambia: Research gate: DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.3717.5202 
  48. Loveness A. Nkhata, Quinnette Louw, Yolandi Brink, Margaret M. Mweshi. Review on Effects of Ergonomic Interventions for Nurses on Function, Neuro-Muscular Pain and Quality of Life. Journal of Preventive and Rehabilitative Medicine, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2016, pp. 53-61.doi: 10.21617/jprm.2016.0102.11.      
  49. Stephanie Nixon, Cathy Cameron, Margaret M. Mweshi, Esther Munalula-Nkandu, Carlius Okidi, Stephen Tattle, Tammy Yates. It is an eye opener that there is a relationship between rehabilitation and HIV: Perspectives of physiotherapists in Kenya & Zambia on the role of rehabilitation for adults and children with HIV. Physiotherapy Canada. 2016; 68(3): 290-297.
  50. Billiat Chongo, Moses Mwango, Margaret M. Mweshi. Evaluation of the impact of Physiotherapy in Enhancing Basic Activities of Daily Living in HIV/AIDS Home Based Care Programmes in Lusaka. Journal of Preventive and Rehabilitative Medicine. 2016; 1(1): 27-34.
  51. Micah Simpamba, Patricia Mary Struthers, Margaret M. Mweshi. Access to Health Care for Children with Neural Tube Defects: Experiences of Mothers in Zambia. African Journal of Disability. 2016; 5(1):1-11.
  52. Loveness A. Nkhata, Esther M. Nkandu, Hastings K. Shula, Margaret M. Mweshi.  Attitude to Exercise in Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Care at the University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka, Zambia. Journal of Preventive and Rehabilitative Medicine. Vol. 1, No. 1, 2016, pp.19-24.
  53. Margaret M. Mweshi, Hastings K. Shula, Loveness A. Nkhata, Brian Chiluba. The Best Time to Start Stroke Rehabilitation: A Review of the Evidence in Resource-Adequate and Resource Constrained Settings. Journal of Preventive and Rehabilitative Medicine. Vol. 1, No. 1, 2016, pp.7-12.
  54. Ezeala, Christian C., PhD; Moleki, Mary M., Shula, Hastings, MSc;  Goma Fastone M.4, PhD. Issues in the Learning Context of Undergraduate Physiotherapy Programme at a Premier Medical School in Zambia Journal of Medical Education Summer 2017; 16(3):188-195.
  55. Brian Chanda Chiluba, Victoria Chuni,  Moses Mwango, Esther Munalula-    Nkandu, Hastings Shula, An Exploration of the Knowledge of Informal Caregivers     on Ageing Related Health Conditions at Matero and Chawama Old People’s     Homes, Zambia, International Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy. Vol. 4,     No. 1, 2018, pp. 1-6. doi: 10.11648/j.ijnpt.20180401.11
     
Health Sciences