Scovia Nalugo Mbalinda

Scovia Nalugo Mbalinda is currently a Lecturer in the Department of Nursing, School of Health Sciences, College of Health Sciences, and Makerere University-Kampala. She trained as a Nurse (Bsc N) from Makerere University, Uganda in 1998-2002. She later did her Master of Msc Population and Reproductive Health at Makerere University in 2008. Her research focus is on Reproductive health and Medical Education. She has published several papers in national and international reputable journals.
She currently pursuing her PhD, at the (Makerere University) and her area of research is adolescent health and HIV.

Contacts:
Scovia Nalugo Mbalinda
Dept Nursing
College of Health Sciences
Makerere University
Mob: +256782 212151
Office +256414530404
Email: snmbalinda@gmail.com
snmbalinda@chs.mak.ac.ug
skype: oviembalinda

Publications
Chang, L. W., Kaye, D., Muhwezi, W. W., Nabirye, R. C., Mbalinda, S., Okullo, I., . . . Mwanika, A. (2011). Perceptions and valuation of a community-based education and service (COBES) program in Uganda. Med Teach, 33(1), e9-15. doi: 10.3109/0142159x.2011.530317
Chang, L. W., Mwanika, A., Kaye, D., Muhwezi, W. W., Nabirye, R. C., Mbalinda, S., . . . Bollinger, R. C. (2012). Information and communication technology and community-based health sciences training in Uganda: perceptions and experiences of educators and students. Inform Health Soc Care, 37(1), 1-11. doi: 10.3109/17538157.2010.542530
Kakyo, T. A., Muliira, J. K., Mbalinda, S. N., Kizza, I. B., & Muliira, R. S. (2011). Factors associated with depressive symptoms among postpartum mothers in a rural district in Uganda. Midwifery. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2011.05.001
Kaye, D., Mwanika, A., Burnham, G., Chang, L. W., Mbalinda, S. N., Okullo, I., . . . Aryeija, W. (2011). The organization and implementation of community-based education programs for health worker training institutions in Uganda. BMC Int Health Hum Rights, 11 Suppl 1, S4. doi: 10.1186/1472-698x-11-s1-s4
Kaye, D. K., Muhwezi, W. W., Kasozi, A. N., Kijjambu, S., Mbalinda, S. N., Okullo, I., . . . Mwanika, A. (2011). Lessons learnt from comprehensive evaluation of community-based education in Uganda: a proposal for an ideal model community-based education for health professional training institutions. BMC Med Educ, 11, 7. doi: 10.1186/1472-6920-11-7
Mbalinda, S. N., Plover, C. M., Burnham, G., Kaye, D., Mwanika, A., Oria, H., . . . Groves, S. (2011). Assessing community perspectives of the community based education and service model at Makerere University, Uganda: a qualitative evaluation. BMC Int Health Hum Rights, 11 Suppl 1, S6. doi: 10.1186/1472-698x-11-s1-s6
Mwanika, A., Okullo, I., Kaye, D. K., Muhwezi, W., Mbalinda, S. N Atuyambe, L., Nabirye, R. C., . . . Sewankambo, N. (2011). Perception and valuations of community-based education and service by alumni at Makerere University College of Health Sciences. BMC Int Health Hum Rights, 11 Suppl 1, S5. doi: 10.1186/1472-698x-11-s1-s5