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Cambridge Public Health

 
University Lecturer in Public Heath
Leader of CPH Global Health research pillar

Dr Rosalind Parkes-Ratanshi is a Global Health specialist who combines research with clinical work and innovative health system projects to sustain health services for infectious diseases in Africa. She has over 15 years’ experience working in Uganda. She served as head of clinical services at Infectious Diseases Institute Makerere, University and in 2015 she established the Academy for Health Innovation, Uganda at IDI. The Academy has supported over 50,000 beneficiaries and 5000 health care workers across 11 projects including an e-learning platform, an interactive voice response tool, Call for Life, and the ARTAccess app for supplying HIV medicines in private pharmacies. Currently she is working on a drone project for supplying medicines on islands in Lake Victoria. She is also a Principal Research Associate in Public Health at University of Cambridge. She is a Fellow Royal College of Physicians, London and the Faculty of Public Health. Research interests: Africa, eHealth, Global Health, Healthcare delivery/services, HIV/AIDS, Infectious Diseases

Publications from Elements

Journal articles

2023

  • Kyomugisha, E., Balaba, M., Nakibuuka, E., King, R. and Parkes-Ratanshi, R., 2023. Stakeholder Engagement to Drive Iterative Software Development of the ART-Access Web-Based Application for Community Pharmacy Dispensing of Anti-Retroviral Therapy Medical Research Archives, v. 11
    Doi: 10.18103/mra.v11i1.3378
  • Byonanebye, DM., Polizzotto, MN., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Musaazi, J., Petoumenos, K. and Castelnuovo, B., 2023. Prevalence and incidence of hypertension in a heavily treatment-experienced cohort of people living with HIV in Uganda. PLoS One, v. 18
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0282001
  • Wekesa, C., Sekaggya-Wiltshire, C., Muyanja, SZ., Lume, I., Nabaggala, MS., Parkes-Ratanshi, R. and Akello, SA., 2023. Comparing adherence to MDR-TB treatment among patients on self-administered therapy and those on directly observed therapy: non-inferiority randomized controlled trial. Trials, v. 24
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-023-07314-z
  • Omam, L-A., O'Laughlin, K., Tendongfor, N., Wudiri, Z., Hassan, MN., Metuge, A., Oluwafemi, O., Omam, E. and Parkes-Ratanshi, R., 2023. Exploring factors influencing the selection of primary health care delivery models in conflict-affected settings of North West and South West regions of Cameroon and North-East Nigeria: A study protocol. PLoS One, v. 18
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0284957
  • Semulimi, AW., Batte, C., Bayiyana, A., Nakabuye, M., Mukisa, J., Castelnuovo, B., Ratanshi, RP., Kirenga, BJ. and Ssinabulya, I., 2023. Serum E-selectin and endothelial cell-specific Molecule-1 levels among people living with HIV on long term ART in Uganda: a pilot cross-sectional study. AIDS Res Ther, v. 20
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s12981-023-00519-x
  • Beck, EJ., Laeyendecker, O., Saraf, S., Ashokkumar, S., Onzia, A., Melendez, JH., Chan, J., Kyambadde, P., Gough, E., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Manabe, YC. and Hamill, MM., 2023. High level of HIV viral suppression in a cross-sectional study of Ugandan men with urethritis and bacterial STI. Int J STD AIDS, v. 34
    Doi: 10.1177/09564624231193491
  • Klabbers, RE., Muwonge, TR., Pham, P., Mujugira, A., Vinck, P., Borthakur, S., Sharma, M., Mohammed, N., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Celum, C. and O'Laughlin, KN., 2023. Leveraging interactive voice response technology to mitigate COVID-19 risk in refugee settlements in Uganda: Lessons learned implementing "Dial-COVID" a toll-free mobile phone symptom surveillance and information dissemination tool. PLoS One, v. 18
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0279373
  • Omam, L-A., Jarman, E., O'Laughlin, KN. and Parkes-Ratanshi, R., 2023. Primary healthcare delivery models in African conflict-affected settings: a systematic review. Confl Health, v. 17
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s13031-023-00533-w
  • Wekesa, C., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Kirk, GD. and Ocama, P., 2023. Liver Injury Patterns and Hepatic Toxicity among People Living with and without HIV and Attending Care in Urban Uganda. Int J Hepatol, v. 2023
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1155/2023/6717854
  • Klabbers, RE., Muwonge, TR., Ajidiru, S., Borthakur, S., Mujugira, A., Sharma, M., Vinck, P., Pham, P., Celum, C., Parkes-Ratanshi, R. and O'Laughlin, KN., 2023. Understanding the barriers and facilitators of COVID-19 risk mitigation strategy adoption and COVID-19 vaccination in refugee settlements in Uganda: a qualitative study. BMC Public Health, v. 23
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-023-16320-4
  • Ainembabazi, P., Castelnuovo, B., Okoboi, S., Arinaitwe, WJ., Sebuyira, LM., Parkes-Ratanshi, R. and Byakika-Kibwika, P., 2023. Building Capacity for Research Ethics Committees in Uganda. J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics, v. 18
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1177/15562646231177410
  • 2022

  • Naggirinya, AB., Kyomugisha, EL., Nabaggala, MS., Nasasira, B., Akirana, J., Oseku, E., Kiragga, A., Castelnuovo, B., King, RL., Katabira, E., Byonanebye, DM., Lamorde, M. and Parkes-Ratanshi, R., 2022. Willingness to pay for an mHealth anti-retroviral therapy adherence and information tool: Transitioning to sustainability, Call for life randomised study experience in Uganda. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak, v. 22
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s12911-022-01782-0
  • Bwanika Naggirinya, A., Waiswa, P., Meya, D., Parkes-Ratanshi, R. and Rujumba, J., 2022. Factors influencing ART adherence, acceptability and potential use of “Call for life IVR tool” among young people in rural Uganda Social Sciences and Humanities Open, v. 6
    Doi: 10.1016/j.ssaho.2022.100311
  • Hamill, MM., Onzia, A., Wang, T-H., Kiragga, AN., Hsieh, Y-H., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Gough, E., Kyambadde, P., Melendez, JH. and Manabe, YC., 2022. High burden of untreated syphilis, drug resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae, and other sexually transmitted infections in men with urethral discharge syndrome in Kampala, Uganda. BMC Infect Dis, v. 22
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-022-07431-1
  • Melendez, JH., Hardick, J., Onzia, A., Yu, T., Kyambadde, P., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Nakku-Joloba, E., Kiragga, A., Manabe, YC. and Hamill, MM., 2022. Retrospective Analysis of Ugandan Men with Urethritis Reveals Mycoplasma genitalium and Associated Macrolide Resistance. Microbiol Spectr, v. 10
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1128/spectrum.02304-21
  • Kajubi, P., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Twimukye, A., Bwanika Naggirinya, A., Nabaggala, MS., Kiragga, A., Castelnuovo, B. and King, R., 2022. Perceptions and Attitudes Toward an Interactive Voice Response Tool (Call for Life Uganda) Providing Adherence Support and Health Information to HIV-Positive Ugandans: Qualitative Study. JMIR Form Res, v. 6
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.2196/36829
  • Okoboi, S., Musaazi, J., King, R., Lippman, S., Kambugu, A., Mujugira, A., Izudi, J., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Kiragga, A. and Castelnuovo, B., 2022. Adherence Monitoring Methods to Measure Virological Failure in People Living with HIV on Long-Term Antiretroviral Therapy in Uganda
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1101/2022.05.11.22274977
  • Namisi, CP., Munene, JC., Wanyenze, RK., Katahoire, AR., Parkes-Ratanshi, RM., Kentutsi, S., Nannyonga, MM., Ssentongo, RN., Ogola, MK., Nabaggala, MS., Amanya, G., Kiragga, AN., Batamwita, R. and Tumwesigye, NM., 2022. Stigma mastery in people living with HIV: gender similarities and theory. Z Gesundh Wiss, v. 30
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1007/s10389-021-01480-7
  • Wekesa, C., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Kirk, GD., Aizire, J. and Ocama, P., 2022. Indirect serum biomarkers perform sub optimally in screening for significant liver fibrosis among HIV-infected and uninfected adults in Uganda. Afr Health Sci, v. 22
    Doi: 10.4314/ahs.v22i3.45
  • Castelnuovo, B., Kamya, M., Ratanshi, RP., Kiragga, AN. and Nakanjako, D., 2022. Longitudinal patients' cohorts for impactful research and HIV care at the Infectious Diseases Institute. Afr Health Sci, v. 22
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v22i2.4S
  • Okoboi, S., Musaazi, J., King, R., Lippman, SA., Kambugu, A., Mujugira, A., Izudi, J., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Kiragga, AN. and Castelnuovo, B., 2022. Adherence monitoring methods to measure virological failure in people living with HIV on long-term antiretroviral therapy in Uganda. PLOS Glob Public Health, v. 2
    Doi: 10.1371/journal.pgph.0000569
  • Wekesa, C., Ocama, P., Parkes-Ratanshi, R. and Kirk, GD., 2022. Burden and correlates of significant liver fibrosis among HIV-infected and uninfected adults in urban Uganda Dialogues in Health, v. 1
    Doi: 10.1016/j.dialog.2022.100027
  • 2021 (Accepted for publication)

  • Ifeagwu, S., Yang, J., Parkes-Ratanshi, R. and Brayne, C., 2021 (Accepted for publication). Health financing for universal health coverage in Sub-Saharan Africa: A systematic review Global Health Research and Policy,
  • Ifeagwu, S., Brayne, C., Parkes-Ratanshi, R. and Yang, J., 2021 (Accepted for publication). Health Financing for Universal Health Coverage in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review Global Health Research and Policy,
  • 2021

  • Mabonga, E., Manabe, YC., Elbireer, A., Mbazira, JK., Nabaggala, MS., Kiragga, A., Kisakye, J., Gaydos, CA., Taylor, C. and Parkes-Ratanshi, R., 2021. Prevalence and predictors of asymptomatic Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in a Ugandan population most at risk of HIV transmission. Int J STD AIDS, v. 32
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1177/0956462420979799
  • Mubiru, F., Castelnuovo, B., Reynolds, SJ., Kiragga, A., Tibakabikoba, H., Owarwo, NC., Kambugu, A., Lamorde, M. and Parkes-Ratanshi, R., 2021. Comparison of different cardiovascular risk tools used in HIV patient cohorts in sub-Saharan Africa; do we need to include laboratory tests? PLoS One, v. 16
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0243552
  • Naggirinya, AB., Meya, D., Rujumba, J., Waiswa, P. and Parkes-Ratanshi, R., 2021. Acceptability, Effect and Cost of Mobile-Health on Art Adherence and Assessment of Covid-19 Knowledge Among Youths: A Mixed Methods Sequential Study in Kiryandongo. A Study Protocol Youth Trial
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-892587/v1
  • Mulungu, K., Katumba, P., Ratanshi, RP., Twimukye, A., Castelnuovo, B., Nanvuma, A. and Akileng, G., 2021. Intrapreneurship and technological innovation in optimizing qualitative research as evidenced at Infectious Diseases Institute, Uganda. J Innov Entrep, v. 10
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s13731-021-00188-y
  • Byonanebye, DM., Nabaggala, MS., Naggirinya, AB., Lamorde, M., Oseku, E., King, R., Owarwo, N., Laker, E., Orama, R., Castelnuovo, B., Kiragga, A. and Parkes-Ratanshi, R., 2021. An Interactive Voice Response Software to Improve the Quality of Life of People Living With HIV in Uganda: Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth, v. 9
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.2196/22229
  • Muhindo, R., Mujugira, A., Castelnuovo, B., Sewankambo, NK., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Kiguli, J., Tumwesigye, NM. and Nakku-Joloba, E., 2021. Text message reminders and peer education increase HIV and Syphilis testing among female sex workers: a pilot quasi-experimental study in Uganda. BMC Health Serv Res, v. 21
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-021-06461-w
  • Twimukye, A., Bwanika Naggirinya, A., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Kasirye, R., Kiragga, A., Castelnuovo, B., Wasswa, J., Nabaggala, MS., Katabira, E., Lamorde, M. and King, RL., 2021. Acceptability of a Mobile Phone Support Tool (Call for Life Uganda) for Promoting Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy Among Young Adults in a Randomized Controlled Trial: Exploratory Qualitative Study. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth, v. 9
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.2196/17418
  • Ainembabazi, P., Castelnuovo, B., Okoboi, S., Arinaitwe, WJ., Parkes-Ratanshi, R. and Byakika-Kibwika, P., 2021. A situation analysis of competences of research ethics committee members regarding review of research protocols with complex and emerging study designs in Uganda. BMC Med Ethics, v. 22
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s12910-021-00692-6
  • Muhindo, R., Mujugira, A., Castelnuovo, B., Sewankambo, NK., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Tumwesigye, NM., Nakku-Joloba, E. and Kiguli, J., 2021. "I felt very small and embarrassed by the health care provider when I requested to be tested for syphilis": barriers and facilitators of regular syphilis and HIV testing among female sex workers in Uganda. BMC Public Health, v. 21
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-021-12095-8
  • Byonanebye, DM., Mackline, H., Sekaggya-Wiltshire, C., Kiragga, AN., Lamorde, M., Oseku, E., King, R. and Parkes-Ratanshi, R., 2021. Impact of a mobile phone-based interactive voice response software on tuberculosis treatment outcomes in Uganda (CFL-TB): a protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials, v. 22
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-021-05352-z
  • 2020 (Accepted for publication)

  • Wekesa, C., Kirk, GD., Aizire, J., Benson, E-M., Karabarinde, A., Parkes-Ratanshi, R. and Ocama, P., 2020 (Accepted for publication). Prevalence and Factors Associated with Liver Fibrosis Among Adult Hiv-Infected Patients Attending Urban and Rural Care Clinics in Uganda Open Forum Infectious Diseases,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofaa483
  • 2020

  • Ainembabazi, P., Castelnuovo, B., Okoboi, S., Arinaitwe, WJ., Parkes-Ratanshi, R. and Byakika-Kibwika, P., 2020. A Situational Analysis of Competences of Research Ethics Committee Members in Review of Research Protocols with Complex and New Study Designs in Uganda
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-66248/v1
  • Ifeagwu, SC., Yang, J., Parkes-Ratanshi, R. and Brayne, C., 2020. UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA: IMPLICATIONS FOR PLANETARY HEALTH JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH, v. 74
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1136/jech-2020-SSMabstracts.117
  • Muhindo, R., Mujugira, A., Castelnuovo, B., Sewankambo, N., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Kiguli, J., Tumwesigye, NM. and Nakku-Joloba, E., 2020. HIV and Syphilis Testing Behaviors among Heterosexual Male Sex Workers in Uganda
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-20234/v1
  • Muhindo, R., Castelnuovo, B., Mujugira, A., Sewankambo, N., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Kiguli, J., Tumwesigye, NM. and Nakku-Joloba, E., 2020. Intention to Seek Regular HIV and Syphilis Testing and Associated Factors Among Female Sex Workers in Uganda
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-15682/v1
  • Muhindo, R., Mujugira, A., Castelnuovo, B., Sewankambo, NK., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Kiguli, J., Tumwesigye, NM. and Nakku-Joloba, E., 2020. HIV and syphilis testing behaviors among heterosexual male and female sex workers in Uganda. AIDS Res Ther, v. 17
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s12981-020-00306-y
  • Toms, K., Potter, H., Balaba, M. and Parkes-Ratanshi, R., 2020. Efficacy of HIV interventions in African fishing communities: A systematic review and qualitative synthesis. Int J Infect Dis, v. 101
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2020.09.1476
  • 2019 (Accepted for publication)

  • Parkes-Ratanshi, R., 2019 (Accepted for publication). 'Low male partner attendance after syphilis screening in pregnant women leads to worse birth outcomes; The Syphilis Treatment Of Partners (STOP) randomized controlled trial Sexual Health, v. 17
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1071/SH19092
  • 2019

  • Muhindo, R., Castelnuovo, B., Mujugira, A., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Sewankambo, NK., Kiguli, J., Tumwesigye, NM. and Nakku-Joloba, E., 2019. Psychosocial correlates of regular syphilis and HIV screening practices among female sex workers in Uganda: a cross-sectional survey. AIDS Res Ther, v. 16
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s12981-019-0244-0
  • Twimukye, A., Bwanika Naggirinya, A., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Kasirye, R., Kiragga, A., Castelnuovo, B., Wasswa, J., Nabaggala, MS., Katabira, E., Lamorde, M. and King, RL., 2019. Acceptability of a Mobile Phone Support Tool (Call for Life Uganda) for Promoting Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy Among Young Adults in a Randomized Controlled Trial: Exploratory Qualitative Study (Preprint)
    Doi: 10.2196/preprints.17418
  • Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Kikonyogo, R., Hsieh, Y-H., Nakku-Joloba, E., Manabe, YC., Gaydos, CA. and Rompalo, A., 2019. Point-of-care diagnostics: needs of African health care workers and their role combating global antimicrobial resistance. Int J STD AIDS,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1177/0956462418807112
  • Nakku-Joloba, E., Kiguli, J., Kayemba, CN., Twimukye, A., Mbazira, JK., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Birungi, M., Kyenkya, J., Byamugisha, J., Gaydos, C. and Manabe, YC., 2019. Perspectives on male partner notification and treatment for syphilis among antenatal women and their partners in Kampala and Wakiso districts, Uganda. BMC Infect Dis, v. 19
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-019-3695-y
  • Laker, EAO., Nabaggala, MS., Kaimal, A., Nalwanga, D., Castelnuovo, B., Musubire, A., Kiragga, A., Lamorde, M. and Ratanshi, RP., 2019. An observational study in an urban Ugandan clinic comparing virological outcomes of patients switched from first-line antiretroviral regimens to second-line regimens containing ritonavir-boosted atazanavir or ritonavir-boosted lopinavir. BMC Infect Dis, v. 19
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-019-3907-5
  • 2018 (Accepted for publication)

  • Parkes-Ratanshi, R. and Namukasa Wanyama, J., 2018 (Accepted for publication). High mobile phone ownership but low internet access and use among Young adults attending an Urban HIV clinic in Uganda. Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies,
  • 2018

  • Hamill, MM., Mbazira, KJ., Kiragga, AN., Gaydos, CA., Jett-Goheen, M., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Manabe, YC., Nakku-Joloba, E. and Rompalo, A., 2018. Challenges of Rapid Plasma Reagin Interpretation in Syphilis Screening in Uganda: Variability in Nontreponemal Results Between Different Laboratories. Sex Transm Dis, v. 45
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000883
  • Nabaggala, MS., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Kasirye, R., Kiragga, A., Castlenuovo, B., Ochaka, I., Nakakawa, L., Bena, DA. and Mujugira, A., 2018. Re-engagement in HIV care following a missed visit in rural Uganda. BMC Res Notes, v. 11
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s13104-018-3865-9
  • Mabonga, E., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Riedel, S., Nabweyambo, S., Mbabazi, O., Taylor, C., Gaydos, C. and Manabe, YC., 2018. Complete ciprofloxacin resistance in gonococcal isolates in an urban Ugandan clinic: findings from a cross-sectional study. Int J STD AIDS,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1177/0956462418799017
  • Vululi, ST., Bugeza, S., Zeridah, M., Ddungu, H., Openy, AB., Frank, M. and Parkes-Ratanshi, R., 2018. Prevalence of lower limb deep venous thrombosis among adult HIV positive patients attending an outpatient clinic at Mulago Hospital. AIDS Res Ther, v. 15
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s12981-018-0191-1
  • 2017 (Accepted for publication)

  • Parkes-Ratanshi, R., 2017 (Accepted for publication). Antiretroviral treatment Long-Term (ALT) cohort: a prospective cohort of 10 years of ART-experienced patients in Uganda BMJ Open,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-015490
  • Parkes-Ratanshi, R., musoba, R. and castlenuovo, B., 2017 (Accepted for publication). Uptake of hepatitis B-HIV co-infection screening and management in a resource limited setting Hepatology, and Policy Medicine,
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s41124-017-0030-3
  • 2017

  • Musomba, R., Mubiru, F., Nakalema, S., Mackline, H., Kalule, I., Kiragga, AN., Ratanshi, RP. and Castelnuovo, B., 2017. Describing Point of Entry into Care and Being Lost to Program in a Cohort of HIV Positive Pregnant Women in a Large Urban Centre in Uganda. AIDS Res Treat, v. 2017
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1155/2017/3527563
  • Twimukye, A., King, R., Schlech, W., Zawedde, FM., Kakaire, T. and Parkes-Ratanshi, R., 2017. Exploring attitudes and perceptions of patients and staff towards an after-hours co-pay clinic supplementing free HIV services in Kampala, Uganda. BMC Health Serv Res, v. 17
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-017-2524-5
  • Buyego, P., Nakiyingi, L., Ddungu, H., Walimbwa, S., Nalwanga, D., Reynolds, SJ. and Parkes-Ratanshi, R., 2017. Possible misdiagnosis of HIV associated lymphoma as tuberculosis among patients attending Uganda Cancer Institute. AIDS Res Ther, v. 14
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s12981-017-0139-x
  • Wandera, B., Tumwesigye, NM., Nankabirwa, JI., Mafigiri, DK., Parkes-Ratanshi, RM., Kapiga, S., Hahn, J. and Sethi, AK., 2017. Efficacy of a Single, Brief Alcohol Reduction Intervention among Men and Women Living with HIV/AIDS and Using Alcohol in Kampala, Uganda: A Randomized Trial. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care, v. 16
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1177/2325957416649669
  • Kwizera, R., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Page, ID., Sekaggya-Wiltshire, C., Musaazi, J., Fehr, J., Castelnuovo, B., Kambugu, A. and Denning, DW., 2017. Elevated Aspergillus-specific antibody levels among HIV infected Ugandans with pulmonary tuberculosis. BMC Pulm Med, v. 17
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s12890-017-0500-9
  • Wakeham, K., Harding, R., Levin, J., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Kamali, A. and Lalloo, DG., 2017. The impact of antiretroviral therapy on symptom burden among HIV outpatients with low CD4 count in rural Uganda: nested longitudinal cohort study. BMC Palliat Care, v. 17
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s12904-017-0215-y
  • Hermans, SM., Babirye, JA., Mbabazi, O., Kakooza, F., Colebunders, R., Castelnuovo, B., Sekaggya-Wiltshire, C., Parkes-Ratanshi, R. and Manabe, YC., 2017. Treatment decisions and mortality in HIV-positive presumptive smear-negative TB in the Xpert™ MTB/RIF era: a cohort study. BMC Infect Dis, v. 17
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-017-2534-2
  • 2016

  • Nakku-Joloba, E., Kiragga, A., Mbazira, JK., Kambugu, F., Jett-Goheen, M., Ratanshi, RP., Gaydos, C. and Manabe, YC., 2016. Clinical Evaluation of 2 Point-of-Care Lateral Flow Tests for the Diagnosis of Syphilis. Sex Transm Dis, v. 43
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000498
  • Musomba, R., Castelnuovo, B., Murphy, C., Komujuni, C., Nyakato, P., Ocama, P., Larmode, M. and Ratanshi, RP., 2016. UPTAKE OF HEPATITIS B HIV CO-INFECTION SCREENING AND MANAGEMENT IN A RESOURCE LIMITED SETTING VALUE IN HEALTH, v. 19
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jval.2016.09.1481
  • 2016. Oral abstracts of the 21st International AIDS Conference 18-22 July 2016, Durban, South Africa. J Int AIDS Soc, v. 19
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.7448/IAS.19.6.21264
  • Katusiime, C., Schlech, WF., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Sempa, J. and Kambugu, A., 2016. Characteristics of Sexually Transmitted Infections among High-Risk HIV-Positive Patients Attending an Urban Clinic in Uganda. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care, v. 15
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1177/2325957413506493
  • Kakaire, T., Schlech, W., Coutinho, A., Brough, R. and Parkes-Ratanshi, R., 2016. The future of financing for HIV services in Uganda and the wider sub-Saharan Africa region: should we ask patients to contribute to the cost of their care? BMC Public Health, v. 16
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-3573-0
  • 2015

  • Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Achan, B., Kwizera, R., Kambugu, A., Meya, D. and Denning, DW., 2015. Cryptococcal disease and the burden of other fungal diseases in Uganda; Where are the knowledge gaps and how can we fill them? Mycoses, v. 58 Suppl 5
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/myc.12387
  • Castelnuovo, B., Nsumba, M., Musomba, R., Kaimal, A., Lwanga, I., Kambugu, A. and Parkes-Ratanshi, R., 2015. Strengthening the "Viral Failure Pathway": Clinical Decision and Outcomes of Patients With Confirmed Viral Failure in a Large HIV Care Clinic in Uganda. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr, v. 70
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000000820
  • Castelnuovo, B., Musaazi, J., Musomba, R., Ratanshi, RP. and Kiragga, AN., 2015. Quantifying retention during pre-antiretroviral treatment in a large urban clinic in Uganda. BMC Infect Dis, v. 15
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-015-0957-1
  • Seden, K., Merry, C., Hewson, R., Siccardi, M., Lamorde, M., Byakika-Kibwika, P., Laker, E., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Back, DJ. and Khoo, SH., 2015. Prevalence and type of drug-drug interactions involving ART in patients attending a specialist HIV outpatient clinic in Kampala, Uganda. J Antimicrob Chemother, v. 70
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkv259
  • Manabe, YC., Namale, G., Nalintya, E., Sempa, J., Ratanshi, RP., Pakker, N. and Katabira, E., 2015. Integration of antenatal syphilis screening in an urban HIV clinic: a feasibility study. BMC Infect Dis, v. 15
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-014-0739-1
  • 2015. 8th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2015). J Int AIDS Soc, v. 18
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.7448/IAS.18.5.20479
  • Haas, AD., Keiser, O., Balestre, E., Brown, S., Bissagnene, E., Chimbetete, C., Dabis, F., Davies, M-A., Hoffmann, CJ., Oyaro, P., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Reynolds, SJ., Sikazwe, I., Wools-Kaloustian, K., Zannou, DM., Wandeler, G., Egger, M. and IeDEA southern Africa, east Africa, and west Africa, , 2015. Monitoring and switching of first-line antiretroviral therapy in adult treatment cohorts in sub-Saharan Africa: collaborative analysis. Lancet HIV, v. 2
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/S2352-3018(15)00087-9
  • Wandera, B., Tumwesigye, NM., Nankabirwa, JI., Kambugu, AD., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Mafigiri, DK., Kapiga, S. and Sethi, AK., 2015. Alcohol Consumption among HIV-Infected Persons in a Large Urban HIV Clinic in Kampala Uganda: A Constellation of Harmful Behaviors. PLoS One, v. 10
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0126236
  • Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Katende, D., Levin, J., Wakeham, K., Heiner, G., Kamali, A. and Lalloo, DG., 2015. Development of Severe Anemia and Changes in Hemoglobin in a Cohort of HIV-Infected Ugandan Adults Receiving Zidovudine-, Stavudine-, and Tenofovir-Containing Antiretroviral Regimens. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care, v. 14
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1177/2325957414557264
  • Working Group on Modelling of Antiretroviral Therapy Monitoring Strategies in Sub-Saharan Africa, , Phillips, A., Shroufi, A., Vojnov, L., Cohn, J., Roberts, T., Ellman, T., Bonner, K., Rousseau, C., Garnett, G., Cambiano, V., Nakagawa, F., Ford, D., Bansi-Matharu, L., Miners, A., Lundgren, JD., Eaton, JW., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Katz, Z., Maman, D., Ford, N., Vitoria, M., Doherty, M., Dowdy, D., Nichols, B., Murtagh, M., Wareham, M., Palamountain, KM., Chakanyuka Musanhu, C., Stevens, W., Katzenstein, D., Ciaranello, A., Barnabas, R., Braithwaite, RS., Bendavid, E., Nathoo, KJ., van de Vijver, D., Wilson, DP., Holmes, C., Bershteyn, A., Walker, S., Raizes, E., Jani, I., Nelson, LJ., Peeling, R., Terris-Prestholt, F., Murungu, J., Mutasa-Apollo, T., Hallett, TB. and Revill, P., 2015. Sustainable HIV treatment in Africa through viral-load-informed differentiated care. Nature, v. 528
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1038/nature16046
  • 2014

  • Laker, E., Mambule, I., Nalwanga, D., Musaazi, J., Kiragga, A. and Parkes-Ratanshi, R., 2014. Boosted lopinavir vs boosted atazanavir in patients failing a NNRTI first line regimen in an urban clinic in Kampala. J Int AIDS Soc, v. 17
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.7448/IAS.17.4.19792
  • Castelnuovo, B., Parkes Ratanshi, R., Kakaire, T., Sempa, J., Reynolds, S. and Lamorde, M., 2014. Monitoring Antiretroviral Therapy in Uganda: Budget Impact Analysis of Two Strategies for Viral Load Monitoring Versus Immunologic Monitoring. Value Health, v. 17
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jval.2014.08.2463
  • Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Ssekabira, U. and Crozier, I., 2014. Ebola in West Africa: be aware and prepare. Intensive Care Med, v. 40
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1007/s00134-014-3497-z
  • Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Elbireer, A., Mbambu, B., Mayanja, F., Coutinho, A. and Merry, C., 2014. Ebola outbreak response; experience and development of screening tools for viral haemorrhagic fever (VHF) in a HIV center of excellence near to VHF epicentres. PLoS One, v. 9
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0100333
  • Semeere, AS., Sempa, J., Lwanga, I., Parkes-Ratanshi, R. and Kambugu, A., 2014. Hypertension and associated risk factors in individuals infected with HIV on antiretroviral therapy at an urban HIV clinic in Uganda The Lancet Global Health, v. 2
    Doi: 10.1016/s2214-109x(15)70045-8
  • 2013 (Published online)

  • Katusiime, C., Parkes-Ratanshi, R. and Kambugu, A., 2013 (Published online). Transitioning behaviourally infected HIVpositive young people into adult care: Experiences from the young person’s point of view Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine, v. 14
    Doi: 10.4102/sajhivmed.v14i1.98
  • 2013

  • Katusiime, C., Parkes-Ratanshi, R. and Kambugu, A., 2013. Transitioning behaviourally infected HIV positive young people into adult care: Experiences from the young person's point of view Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine, v. 14
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.7196/SAJHIVMED.885
  • Ssali, A., Namukwaya, S., Bufumbo, L., Seeley, J., G Lalloo, D., Kamali, A. and Parkes-Ratanshi, R., 2013. Pregnancy in HIV clinical trials in Sub Saharan Africa: failure of consent or contraception? PLoS One, v. 8
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0073556
  • 2011

  • Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Wakeham, K., Levin, J., Namusoke, D., Whitworth, J., Coutinho, A., Mugisha, NK., Grosskurth, H., Kamali, A., Lalloo, DG. and Cryptococcal Trial Team, , 2011. Primary prophylaxis of cryptococcal disease with fluconazole in HIV-positive Ugandan adults: a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial. Lancet Infect Dis, v. 11
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(11)70245-6
  • Wright, E., Mugaba, S., Grant, P., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Van der Paal, L., Grosskurth, H. and Kaleebu, P., 2011. Coreceptor and cytokine concentrations may not explain differences in disease progression observed in HIV-1 clade A and D infected Ugandans. PLoS One, v. 6
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0019902
  • 2010

  • Wakeham, K., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Watson, V., Ggayi, A-B., Khoo, S. and Lalloo, DG., 2010. Co-administration of fluconazole increases nevirapine concentrations in HIV-infected Ugandans. J Antimicrob Chemother, v. 65
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkp451
  • Wakeham, K., Harding, R., Bamukama-Namakoola, D., Levin, J., Kissa, J., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Muzaaya, G., Grosskurth, H. and Lalloo, DG., 2010. Symptom burden in HIV-infected adults at time of HIV diagnosis in rural Uganda. J Palliat Med, v. 13
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2009.0259
  • Namakoola, I., Wakeham, K., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Levin, J., Mugagga, T., Seymour, C., Kissa, J., Kamali, A. and Lalloo, DG., 2010. Use of nail and oral pigmentation to determine ART eligibility among HIV-infected Ugandan adults. Trop Med Int Health, v. 15
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3156.2009.02448.x
  • Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Bufumbo, L., Nyanzi-Wakholi, B., Levin, J., Grosskurth, H., Lalloo, DG. and Kamali, A., 2010. Barriers to starting ART and how they can be overcome: individual and operational factors associated with early and late start of treatment. Trop Med Int Health, v. 15
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3156.2010.02620.x
  • 2009

  • Vera, JH., Parkes, R. and Goldmeier, D., 2009. Current management of syphilis infection. Int J STD AIDS, v. 20
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1258/ijsa.2009.009233
  • 2004

  • Parkes, R., Renton, A., Meheus, A. and Laukamm-Josten, U., 2004. Review of current evidence and comparison of guidelines for effective syphilis treatment in Europe. Int J STD AIDS, v. 15
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1258/095646204322764253
  • 2002

  • Alfadley, A. and Parkes, RM., 2002. Two siblings born preterm with large ears and hypopigmented hair who developed palmoplantar keratoderma and frontal skull bossing: a new syndrome? Pediatr Dermatol, v. 19
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1046/j.1525-1470.2002.00076.x
  • Conference proceedings

    2021

  • Aketoko, AO., Hamill, M., Manabe, Y., Gaydos, C., Melendez, J., Nakku-Joloba, E., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Kiragga, A., Zawedde, A. and Kyambadde, P., 2021. FOLLOW-UP ASSESSMENT OF PARTICIPANTS WITH URETHRAL DISCHARGE SYNDROME IN KAMPALA, UGANDA: LESSONS LEARNED FOR FUTURE STI CONTROL INTERVENTIONS SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS, v. 97
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2021-sti.336
  • 2020

  • Hamill, M., Gaydos, C., Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Onzia, A., Zawedde, A., Nakku-Joloba, E., Kyambadde, P., Wang, J., Trick, A., Melendez, J. and Manabe, Y., 2020. STD DIAGNOSES IN KAMPALA, UGANDA. BEYOND A GONOCOCCAL SURVEILLANCE PROGRAM SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES, v. 47
  • 2019 (Accepted for publication)

  • Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Oseku, E., Nabaggala, M., Naggirinya, A., Ahumuza, T. and Musinguzi, F., 2019 (Accepted for publication). USING INTERACTIVE VOICE RESPONSE FOR PLHIV ON ART: PATIENT INTERACTION WITH MHEALTH Proceedings of the 12th Health Informatics in Africa Conference,
  • 2019

  • Tibakabikoba, H., Nsumba, SM., Musomba, R., Banatema, GM., Kalule, I., Mubiru, F., Ratanshi, RP., Lamorde, M. and Castelnuovo, B., 2019. Continuous quality improvement across the viral load testing spectrum at the Infectious Diseases Institute, Uganda HIV MEDICINE, v. 20
  • 2018

  • Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Mbazira, KJ., Nakku-Joloba, E., Namawejje, M., Kiragga, A., Kayogoza, JB., Rompalo, A., Gaydos, C. and Manabe, Y., 2018. Congenital syphilis prevention in Uganda; a randomised trial of three different approaches to partner notification for pregnant women: OVERRIDE HIV MEDICINE, v. 19
  • 2017

  • Mabonga, E., Hamzah, L., Gaydos, C., Manabe, Y., Elbireer, A., Kisakye, J. and Parkes-Ratanshi, R., 2017. Prevalence of asymptomatic STIs in patients at high risk of HIV acquisition and transmission in a Ugandan clinic setting HIV MEDICINE, v. 18
  • Rompalo, A., Kikonyogo, R., Hsieh, Y-H., Manabe, Y., Gaydos, C. and Parkes-Ratanshi, R., 2017. CURRENT USE AND PERCEIVED OBSTACLES TO USE OF POINT-OF-CARE TESTS IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS, v. 93
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2017-053264.113
  • 2016

  • Odongpiny, ELA., Nalwanga, D., Kaimal, A., Kiragga, A., Nabaggala, SM., Castelnuovo, B. and Parkes-Ratanshi, R., 2016. Virological outcomes of patients on second-line ART (boosted atazanavir versus boosted lopinavir) JOURNAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL AIDS SOCIETY, v. 19
  • Mabonga, E., Taylor, C., Gaydos, C., Manabe, Y., Kisakye, J. and Parkes-Ratanshi, R., 2016. Prevalence of STIs in HIV-infected pregnant women in Uganda HIV MEDICINE, v. 17
  • 2015

  • Adelline, T., King, R., Schlech, WF., Faridah, M., Kakaire, T. and Parkes-Ratanshi, RP., 2015. EXPLORING ATTITUDES AND PERCEPTIONS OF PATIENTS AND STAFF TOWARDS A FEE FOR SERVICE "AFTER HOURS" CLINIC SUPPLEMENTING FREE HIV SERVICES IN UGANDA: A QUALITATIVE STUDY VALUE IN HEALTH, v. 18
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jval.2015.09.1516
  • Nsumba, MS., Barbara, C., Musomba, RZ., Kaimal, A., Ivan, K., Isaac, L., Laurence, J., Rosalind, P-R. and Andrew, K., 2015. Clinical decision and outcomes of patients suspected of treatment failure and tested for HIV-viral load at the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI), Kampala, Uganda JOURNAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL AIDS SOCIETY, v. 18
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.7448/IAS.18.5.20468
  • Musomba, R., Castelnuovo, B., Nsumba, M., Kalule, I. and Ratanshi, RPP., 2015. MONITORING OF CRITICAL LABORATORY RESULTS TO IMPROVE QUALITY OF PATIENT CARE IN A LARGE URBAN CLINIC IN UGANDA VALUE IN HEALTH, v. 18
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jval.2015.09.1551
  • 2014

  • Okware, S., Castelnuovo, B., Parkes-Ratanshi, R. and Sempa, J., 2014. Outcomes in HIV-infected patients diagnosed with pulmonary tuberculosis by smear and GeneXpert: Experience in a limited-resource setting HIV MEDICINE, v. 15
  • Laker, E., Mambule, I., Nalwanga, D., Musaazi, J., Kiragga, A. and Parkes-Ratanshi, R., 2014. Boosted lopinavir vs boosted atazanavir in patients failing a NNRTI first line regimen in an urban clinic in Kampala JOURNAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL AIDS SOCIETY, v. 17
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.7448/IAS.17.4.19792
  • Murphy, C., Kigozi, G., Sempa, J., Nyakato, P., Musomba, R. and Parkes-Ratanshi, R., 2014. Challenges of hepatitis B-HIV co-infection screening and management in resource-limited settings HIV MEDICINE, v. 15
  • Parkes-Ratanshi, RM., Kakaire, T., Sempa, J., Musiime, B., Castelnuovo, B., Kuznik, A. and Schlech, W., 2014. COST OF PATIENT CARE AT DIFFERENT STAGES OF TREATMENT WITHIN THE PUBLIC HEALTH MODEL OF HIV CARE; ANALYSIS FROM AN URBAN HIV CENTRE IN UGANDA VALUE IN HEALTH, v. 17
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jval.2014.03.769
  • Quartey, J., Twimukye, A., Nyakoto, P., Walimbwa, S. and Parkes-Ratanshi, R., 2014. Comparison of retention and treatment outcomes between non-Muslims and Muslims in HIV Clinic Cohort HIV MEDICINE, v. 15
  • 2012

  • Seden, K., Merry, C., Lamorde, M., Byakika, P., Laker, E., Back, D., Parkes-Ratanshi, R. and Khoo, S., 2012. Prevalence and type of drug-drug interactions involving antiretrovirals in patients attending a specialist outpatient clinic in Kampala, Uganda JOURNAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL AIDS SOCIETY, v. 15
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.7448/IAS.15.6.18335
  • 2009

  • Wakeham, K., Parkes, R., Watson, V., Abu-Baker, G., Grosskurth, H., Levin, J., Khoo, S. and Lalloo, D., 2009. Co-administration of fluconazole increases nevirapine concentrations in HIV-infected Ugandans HIV MEDICINE, v. 10
  • Wakeham, K., Harding, R., Parkes, R., Bamukama, D., Levin, J., Muzaaya, G., Kamali, A. and Lalloo, D., 2009. The symptom prevalence and burden in HIV-1-infected adults in rural Uganda HIV MEDICINE, v. 10
  • Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Wakeham, K., Kamali, A., Levin, J., Coutinho, A., Whitworth, J., Grosskurth, H. and Lalloo, D., 2009. Successful primary prevention of cryptococcal disease using fluconazole prophylaxis in HIV-infected Ugandan adults (CRYPTOPRO) HIV MEDICINE, v. 10
  • Parkes-Ratanshi, R., Wakeham, K., Levin, J., Katende, D., Nabiryo, C., Grosskurth, H., Lalloo, D. and Kamali, A., 2009. Anaemia in a rural cohort of HIV-infected Ugandans receiving either AZT- or non AZT-containing antiretroviral regimens HIV MEDICINE, v. 10
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