PhD Defence | Drivers of repeat adolescent childbirths in Uganda: Quantitative and qualitative studies

Monday, August 23, 2021 - 09:00

The Dean, School of Medicine kindly requests you to save the date of Monday 23rd August 2021 at 9:00 am for Dr. Dinah Amongin’s PhD defense. See details below:

PhD Candidate: Dr. Dinah Amongin

Title: Drivers of repeat adolescent childbirths in Uganda: Quantitative and qualitative studies.

Date: Monday 23rd August 2021

Time: 9:00am


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Meeting ID: 965 3033 2186
Passcode: 733937

Opponent: Dr Kristien Michielsen

Internal examiners 

Dr. Allen Kabagenyi, School of Statistics, Mak COBAMS
Dr. Othman Kakaire, School of Medicine, MakCHS


Panelist: Dr Miriam Nakalembe, School of Medicine, MakCHS

Session Chair: Associate Prof. Annettee Nakimuli, Dean, School of Medicine, MakCHS



1. Associate Prof. Annette Nakimuli, School of Medicine, MakCHS

2. Associate Professor, Lynn Atuyambe, School of Public Health, MakCHS

3. Claudia Hanson, LSHTM/Karolinska Institutet

4. Lenka Benova, LSHTM/ University of Antwerp


Dr. Amongin’s PhD publications

1. Amongin D, Kaharuza F, Hanson C, Nakimuli A, Mutesi S, Benova L and L Atuyambe A. “... 2021. I would have left that man long time ago but, ...” exploring circumstances of and motivators for repeat adolescent birth in Eastern Uganda. Archives of Public Health 79:142 

2. Amongin D, Kågesten A, Tunçalp Ö, Nakafeero M, Atuyambe L, Hanson C, Benova L. 2021. Later life outcomes of women by adolescent birth history: analysis of the 2016 Uganda Demographic and Health Survey. BMJ Open 11:e041545. doi:10.1136/ bmjopen-2020-041545 

3. Amongin D, Nakimuli A, Hanson C, Nakafeero M, Kaharuza F, Atuyambe L, et al. 2020. Time trends in and factors associated with repeat adolescent birth in Uganda: Analysis of six demographic and health surveys. PLoS ONE 15(4): e0231557. pone.0231557

4. Amongin D, Benova L, A, NakafeeroM, Kaharuza F, Atuyambe L and Hanson C. 2020. Trends and determinants of adolescent childbirth in Uganda- analysis of rural and urban women using six demographic and health surveys, 1988–2016 Reproductive Health 17:74