Elizabeth Ayebare, MN

Ms. Ayebare is a midwife and Lecturer at the Department of Nursing, Makerere University, Uganda. She holds a Bachelor’s of Nursing and a Master of Nursing (Midwifery and Women’s Health) degree of Makerere University. She received a Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing from the University of Cape Town, South Africa. She has special interests in maternal and child health, particularly intrapartum and newborn care. Currently, she is pursuing her Doctoral studies with a focus on intrapartum interventions to prevent and manage birth asphyxia in Northern Uganda. She is a member of the Association of graduate nurses and midwives of Uganda, Sigma Theta Tau International Nurses Honor Society and the Deputy Country Lead for Lugina Africa Midwives Research Network. Ms. Ayebare has worked with nurses and midwives in Uganda to improve care for patients through clinical audits, skills training and mentorship.

Contact: lizayeby@gmail.com

Selected Publications:
1. Ayebare, E., Jonas, W., Ndeezi, G., Nankunda, J., Hanson, C., Tumwine, J. K., & Hjelmstedt, A. (2020). Fetal heart rate monitoring practices at a public hospital in Northern Uganda – what health workers document, do and say. Global Health Action, 13(1), 1711618. doi:10.1080/16549716.2020.1711618
2. Ayebare, E., Malande, O. O., Ntuyo, P. and Nalwadda, G. (2018): Maternal, reproductive and obstetric factors associated with preterm births in Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda. A case control study. Pan African Medical journal

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