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Bauters M, Drake TW, Wagner S, Simon B, Makelele IA, Bodé S, Verheyen K, Verbeeck H, Ewango C, Cizungu L, Kristof VO, Boecks P. (2021). Fire-derived phosphorus fertilization of African tropical forestsNat Commun 12, 5129, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-25428-3

Baguma M, Malembaka EB, Bahizire E, Mudumbi GZ, Shamamba DB, Matabaro AN, Rigo JM, Njamnshi AK, Chabwine JN. (2021) Revisiting Konzo Risk Factors in Three Areas Differently Affected by Spastic Paraparesis in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo Discloses a Prominent Role of the Nutritional Status—A Comparative Cross-Sectional StudyNutrients 13(8), 2628; https://doi.org/10.3390/nu13082628

Baguma M, Nzabara F, Balemba GM, Malembaka EB, Migabo C, Mudumbi G, Bito V, Cliff J, Rigo J-M, Chabwine JN. (2021).  Konzo risk factors, determinants and etiopathogenesis: what is new? A systematic review. Neurotoxicology 85: 54–67.

Baumgartner S, Bauters M, Barthel M, Drake TW, Ntaboba LC, Bazirake BM, Six J, Boeckx P, Van Oost K. (2021) Stable isotope signatures of soil nitrogen on an environmental–geomorphic gradient within the Congo Basin. SOIL 7:83–94,  https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-7-83-2021

De Bauw P, Birindwa D, Merckx R, Boeraeve M., Munyahali W.,Peeters G., Bolaji T., Honnay O. (2021) Improved genotypes and fertilizers, not fallow duration, increase cassava yields without compromising arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus richness or diversity. Mycorrhiza 31: 483–496. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00572-021-01039-0

Doetterl S, Asifiwe R, Baert G, Bamba F, Bauters M, Boeckx P, Bukombe B, Cadisch G, Cooper M, Cizungu L, Hoyt A, Kabaseke C, Kalbitz K, Kidinda L, Maier A, Mainka M, Mayrock J, Muhindo D, Mujinya B, Mukotanyi S, Nabahungu L, Reichenbach M, Rewald B, Six J, Stegmann A, Summerauer L, Unseld R, Vanlauwe B, Van Oost K, Verheyen K, Vogel C, Wilken F, Fiener P. (2021) Organic matter cycling along geochemical, geomorphic and disturbance gradients in forests and cropland of the African Tropics – Project TropSOC Database Version 1.0.  Earth Syst. Sci. Data Discuss. [preprint],  https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2021-73, in review

Gallarotti N,  Barthel M, Verhoeven E, Isadora E, Pereira P, Bauters M, Baumgartner S, Drake T, Boeckx P, Mohn J, Longepierre M, Kalume J, Ahanamungu I, Cizungu L, Six J. (2021) In-depth analysis of N2O fluxes in tropical forest soils of the Congo Basin combining isotope and functional gene analysisISME J.  https://doi.org/10.1038/s41396-021-01004-x

Heri-Kazi BA, Bielders LC. (2021) Cropland characteristics and extent of soil loss by rill and gully erosion in smallholder farms in the KIVU highlands, D.R. Congo. Geoderma Regional 26.

Ishara J, Ayagirwe R, Karume K, Mushagalusa G, Bugeme D, Niassy S, Udomkun P, Kinyuru K (2021). Inventory Reveals Wide Edible Insects’ Biodiversity in Selected Territories of South-Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo. Scientific reports, DOI: 10.21203/rs.3.rs-744787/v1

Kulimushi CL, Bigabwa BJ, Choudhari P, Masroor Md, Sajjad H (2021). Novel combination of analytical hierarchy process and weighted sum analysis for watersheds prioritization. A study of Ulindi catchment, Congo River Basin. Geocarto International, DOI: 10.1080/10106049.2021.2002426

Kwibuka Y, Bisimwa E, Arnaud G, Bragard C, Candresse T, Faure Ch, Filloux D, Lett J-M, Maclot Fr, Marais A, Ravalomanantsoa S, Shakir S, Vanderschuren H, Massart S. (2021) Novel Ampeloviruses Infecting Cassava in Central Africa and the South West Indian Ocea, Islands. Viruses 13 (6): 1030

Makelele IA, Verheyen K, Boeckx P, Ntaboba LC, Mujinya Bazirake B, Ewango C, Bauters M. (2021) Afrotropical secondary forests exhibit fast diversity and functional recovery, but slow compositional and carbon recovery after shifting cultivationJournal of Vegetation Science, 32:e13071, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/jvs.13071

Monde G, Walangululu J, Winter S, Bragard Cl.(2021) Ecophylogeography of Cassava Mosaic Disease Viruses Reveals a Distribution Linked to the Agro-ecosystems of Yangambi Region in Democratic Republic of Congo. American Journal of Agriculture and Forestry  9: 20-28.

Mumbanza FM, Bauters M, Meunier F, Boeckx P, Cernusak LA, De Deurwaerder HPT, Demol M, Meeussen C, Sercu B, Verryckt LT, Pauwels J, Cizungu LN, Báez S, Lubini CA, Verbeeck H (2021). Lianas and trees exhibit divergent intrinsic water-use efficiency along elevational gradients in South American and African tropical forests. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 30, 2259– 2272. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.13382

Nyirakanani C, Bizimana JP, Kwibuka Y, Nduwumuremyi A, Bigirimana VdeP, Bucagu C, Lassois L, Malice E, Gengler N, Massart S, Bragard C, Habtu M, Brostaux Y, Thonar C, Vanderschuren H (2021) Farmer and Field Survey in Cassava-Growing Districts of Rwanda Reveals Key Factors Associated With Cassava Brown Streak Disease Incidence and Cassava Productivity. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems, 5: 287, DOI: https://doi.org/10.3389/fsufs.2021.699655

Safari MI, Tougeron K, Bragard C, Fauconnier M-L, Bisimwa BE, Walangululu MJ, Hance T. (2021). Banana Tree Infected with Banana Bunchy Top Virus Attracts Pentalonia nigronervosa Aphids Through Increased Volatile Organic Compounds EmissionJ Chem Ecol 47: 755–767, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10886-021-01298-3

Shamamba DB, Ansoms A, Basengere EB, Lebailly Ph (2021). L’agriculture familiale à l’épreuve de la concurrence foncière au Sud-Kivu. Conjonctures de l’Afrique centrale 97: 293-312.

Shamamba DB, Basengere EB, Lebailly P (2021). Dynamics of Customary Land Rights and Its Impact on the Agronomic Choices for Small Farmers in the South Kivu province, Eastern DR CongoAcademic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies10(6), 199. DOI: https://doi.org/10.36941/ajis-2021-0165

Wilken F, Fiener P, Ketterer M, Meusburger K, Muhindo DI, van Oost K, Doetterl, S. (2021) Assessing soil redistribution of forest and cropland sites in wet tropical Africa using 239+240Pu fallout radionuclides.  SOIL, 7: 399–414, DOI: https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-7-399-2021.


Bashagaluke J, Logha V, SAKORDIE-ADDO J, OPOKU A (2020) Nutrient uptake and productivity of four tropical cropping systems under biochar amendment. American Society of Agronomy

Baumgartner S, Barthel M, Travis W, Bauters M, Ahanamungu I, Kalume J, Summerauer L, Gallarotti N, Cizungu L, Van Oost K, Boeckx P, Doetterl S, Werner A, and Six J (2020) Seasonality, drivers, and isotopic composition of soil CO2 fluxes from tropical forests of the Congo Basin. Bio geosciences, EGU Publications.

Cokola MC, Mugumaarhahama Y, Noël G, Bisimwa EB, Bugeme DM, Chuma GB, Ndeko AB,  Francis F. (2020) Bioclimatic zonation and potential distribution of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in South Kivu Province, DR Congo. BMC Ecology 20:66

Heri-Kazi AB, Bielders CL (2020) Dégradation des terres cultivées au Sud-Kivu, R.D.Congo : perceptions paysannes et caractéristiques des exploitations agricoles. Biotechnol. Agron. Soc. Environ. 24(2): 99-116

Heri-Kazi AB, Bielders CL (2020) Erosion and soil and water conservation in South-Kivu (eastern DR Congo): The farmers’ view. Biotechnol. Agron. Soc. Environ.


Drake TW, Van Oost K, Barthel M, Bauters M, Hoyt AM, Podgorski DC, Six J, Boeckx P, Trumbore SE, Ntaboba LC, Spencer RGM (2019)  Mobilization of aged and biolabile soil carbon by tropical deforestation.  Nat. Geosci. 12: 541–546.

Walangululu MJ, Muhindo ID, Baluku SP, Miderho C, Lyadunga MJ, Sebakara SE, Mvula H (2019) Comportement de 7 variétés de haricot volubile dans trois territoires de la province du Sud Kivu en R. D. Congo et recherche de la meilleure saison de culture. J. Anim. plant Sci.


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Munyahali W, Pypers P, Swennen R, Walangululu J, Vanlauwe B, Merckx R (2017)  Responses of cassava growth and yield to leaf harvesting frequency and NPK fertilizer in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo.  F. Crop. Res. 214: 194–201.


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Akonkwa DBM, Lunanga E, Mukulu JB, Bugandwa TC, Mwaza EF. (2021) Leadership Styles and Small Enterprises’ Performance: Is Gender an Issue? Empirical Study from Democratic Republic of Congo. Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Emerging Economies. DOI: 10.1177/23939575211044318

Bugandwa TC, Kanyurhi EB, Bugandwa MAD, Haguma MB. (2021)  Linking corporate social responsibility to trust in the banking sector: exploring disaggregated relations. International Journal of Bank Marketing 39 (4): 592-617. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJBM-04-2020-0209

Chubaka MN, Balemba KE, Bugandwa MD. Cubaka MP. (2021) Measuring price fairness and its impact on consumers’ trust and switching intentions in microfinance institutions. J Financ Serv Mark. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1057/s41264-021-00102-3

Egas A, Bugandwa D, Nduwimana D, Dewan C. (2021) Le vécu des mères solos allochtones dans et hors période Covid. Etude du collectif des femmes. L’Observatoire 107

Mesa RH, Murhi I. (2021) Subverting Borders, Precarity and Vulnerability: The Socio-economic Impact of Covid-19 on Informal Cross-border Traders Between Rwanda and RDC. Economic Policy Research Network

Mufungizi A, Walter Fr (2021) Résistances des Bashi au travail forcé dans le Kivu sous le régime colonial. Stratégies d’acteurs, in Dynamiques. Histoire sociale en revue, n°15-16 : Travail et conditions de travail en RD Congo hier et aujourd’hui. Revue Trimestrielle du CARHOP, 15-16


Bashwira M-R, Van Der Haar G (2020) Necessity or choice: women’s migration to artisanal mining regions in eastern DRC. Canadian Journal of African Studies.

Kikandi A, Araar A, Kamala C (2020)Internal migration and youth entrepreneurship in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Congo. Rev Dev Econ.

Kilosho J, Kamundala G, Mushagalusa A (2020) Liens fiscaux dans la chaîne d’approvisionnement des 3T au Sud Kivu. Conjonctures de l’Afrique centrale.

Mufungizi A (2021) Descolarisés, pas disqualifiés en emploi. Empowerment et agencéité des jeunes au Sud-Kivu au prise de l’éthique solidariste. Revue du CRADAT 3: 71-90

Muhindo MP, Nguezet PMD, Amato MS, Adetunji A, Olawale EO, Kamala KC (2020)Understanding gender-based differences in the engagement of the youth in agribusiness in South-Kivu province, Democratic Republic of Congo. Business Study and Development.

Murhi I, Mangole D, Amuli D, Lunanga E, Mukulu J (2020) L’entrepreneuriat Dans Le Secteur informel Au Sud-Kivu, en R.D.Congo. Revue de l’Entrepreneuriat et de l’Innovation.

Murhula P, Balemba E, Bugandwa D, Labie M (2020) L’appropriation des coopératives d’épargne et de crédit (COOPEC) par leurs membres. Echelle de mesure et de déterminants. Mondes en Développement. 188:127-148.


Balemba KE, Bugandwa CT, Bugandwa MD, Mutabazi NA  (2019) Corporate social responsibility and trust: Evidence from the banking sector in Bukavu. Rev. Congo Chall. 1: 236–264.

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Mushigo BH, Kanyurhi EB, Bitakuya MW (2019) Relation entre la Microfinance et la Performance Perçue des PME : Rôles Médiateur et Modérateur de l’Opportunité Entrepreneuriale et de la Prise de Risque.  Financ. Contrôle Strat. 22–24.


Kanyurhi EB (2017) Customer satisfaction with the services of microfinance institutions: Scale development and validation.  Strateg. Chang. Entrep. Financ. 26: 563–574.


Chigbu UE, Masum F, de Vries WT, Siegert F, Mekuria ZA, Sakaria P, Agboeze AI, Assoua KL, Ntiador AM, Mulenga C, Amelia A, Kakulu II, Faria P, Adjue J, Kaghoma C (2016) Participatory rapid co-design for transformative resource governance research in the Gulf of Guinea. Curr. Opin. Environ. Sustain. 20: 15–20.

Kanyurhi EB, Akonkwa DBM (2016) Internal marketing, employee job satisfaction, and perceived organizational performance in microfinance institutions.  Int. J. BANK Mark. 34: 773–796.


Cirimwami E, Magadju P (2021) Prosecuting rape as war crime in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: lessons and challenges learned from military tribunals. The Military Law and the Law of War Review59(1): 44-70, DOI: https://doi.org/10.4337/mllwr.2021.01.03

Magadju PM (2021) « Responsabilité pénale individuelle pour crimes contre la paix et la sécurité de l’humanité : entre incohérence et chevauchement législatifs en droit congolais », in Jean-Paul Segihobe Bigira et Ivon Mingashang (dir.), Le droit pénal entre douleur et enchantement dans le contexte contemporain, Liber amicorum Doyen Raphaël Nyabirungu mwene Songa. Bruylant, 631-659

Smith S, Mushagalusa J-P, Kashironge D (2021)  The FG Hemisphere Case: Congo’s Resistance to Investor-State Arbitration or Just a Malaise with Vulture Funds?  TDM3 18: 1875-4120.


Lwango P (2020) Le droit saisi d’en-bas: les frémissements des droits des Pygmées sur leurs forêts ancestrales en République démocratique du Congo. Annuaire africain des droits de l’homme 4: 122-143

Nakabanda N (2020) La protection des droits et libertés fondamentales de l’enfant à travers la codification des textes en vigueur en RDC.  Liber Amicorum Jacques Fierens, Larcier, Bruxelles.

Smith S, Mushagalusa J-P, Kashironge D (2020) L’imposition des quotas ethniques dans le secteur privé au Burundi : une lecture au regard du droit international des droits de l’homme. Revue de Droit Africain 94:157-212.

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Mushagalusa J-P (2016)  De la semi-industrialisation de l’exploitation minière artisanale et son impact sur les conditions de vie de la population. Cas de l’exploitation minière par dragues à Shabunda.  Conjonctures congolaises  215-234.


Brems E, VanDerBeken C, Yimer SA (2015) Human Rights and Development in Africa Assessing COMESA’s Experience Human Rights And Development: Legal Perspectives From And For Ethiopia, International Studies in Human Rights. Sumaili, A.K., 2015. Brill, pp. 51–67.


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Abdoulaye MB, Oumarou B, Moussa H, Anya B-PM, Didier T, Nsiari-Muzeyi BJ, Katoto P, Wiysonge CS. (2021). Impact de la pandémie de la COVID-19 sur l’utilisation des services de santé dans la ville de Niamey: une analyse dans 17 formations sanitaires de janvier à juin 2020. Pan African Medical Journal 39:159, DOI: 10.11604/pamj.2021.39.159.28282

Aboubacar AB, Oumarou B, Melanga AB-P, Tambwe D, Baruani B, Ishag El Khalef, Nsiari-Muzeyi JB, Katoto P, Wiysonge CS. (2021) Forced migration as a risk factor for COVID-19 infection in Africa: insight from Agadez, Niger. Pan African Medical Journal, 40:97, DOI: 10.11604/pamj.2021.40.97.28116

Aboubakar F, Jackou H, Anya B-PM, Hamani B, Katoto P, Wiysonge CS. (2021) Organisation d’une campagne de masse et gratuite de distribution des moustiquaires imprégnées d´insecticides à longue durée d´action dans le contexte de la COVID-19 au NigerPAMJ 38:119

Andriulė A, Pangonytė D, Almanaitytė M, Patamsytė V, Kuprytė M, Karčiauskas D, Mubagwa K, Mačianskienė R (2021).  Evidence for the expression of TRPM6 and TRPM7 in cardiomyocytes from all four chamber walls of the human heart.  Scientic Reports 11:15445. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-94856-4

Baguma M, Malembaka EB, Bahizire E, Mudumbi GZ, Shamamba DB, Matabaro A-N, Rigo J-M, Njamnshi AK, Chabwine JN. (2021). Revisiting Konzo Risk Factors in Three Areas Differently Affected by Spastic Paraparesis in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo Discloses a Prominent Role of the Nutritional Status—A Comparative Cross-Sectional Study. Nutrients. 13(8):2628. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu13082628

Baguma M, Nzabara F, Balemba GM, Malembaka EB, Migabo C, Mudumbi G, Bito V, Cliff J, Rigo J-M, Chabwine JN. (2021).  Konzo risk factors, determinants and etiopathogenesis: what is new? A systematic review. Neurotoxicology 85: 54–67.

Bapolisi WA, Ferrari G, Bisimwa G, Sonja M. (2021). Gendered determinants of food insecurity in ongoing regional conflicts, North and South Kivu, the Democratic Republic of CongoAgric & Food Secur 1013 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40066-021-00285-x

Bapolisi WA, Karemere H, Ndogozi F, Cikomola A, Kasongo G, Ntambwe A, Bisimwa G. (2021). First recourse for care-seeking and associated factors among rural populations in the eastern Democratic Republic of the CongoBMC Public Health 1367, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-021-11313-7

Bapolisi WA, Maurage P, Pappaccogli M, Georges CMG, Petit G, Balola M, Cikomola C, Bisimwa G, Burnier M, Persu A, de Timary P. (2021) Association between post-traumatic stress disorder and hypertension in Congolese exposed to violence. Journal of Hypertension, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1097/hjh.0000000000003061

Bendavid E, Boerma T, Akseer N, Langer A, Bwenge E, Okiro E, Wise P, Heft-Neal S, Black R, Bhutta Z, the BRANCH Consortium Steering Committee. (2021). The effects of armed conflict on the health of women and children. The Lancet 397 (10273): 522-532, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(21)00131-8

Birindwa EK, Mulumeoderhwa GM, Nyakio O, Mateso G-Q, Mushamuka SZ, Materanya JM, Kahasha PM, Bisimwa YK, Kampara FM, Irenge JM, Kibalama IB, Luzadi PK, Malembaka EB, Mayeri DG-N-M, Baguma M, Balaluka GB. (2021) A case study of the first pregnant woman with COVID-19 in Bukavu, eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. Maternal Health, Neonatol and Perinatol 7(1):6, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40748-021-00127-5

Bisimwa BC, Nachega JB, Warren RM, Theron G, Metcalfe JZ, Shah M, Diacon AH, Sam-Agudu NA, Yotebieng M, Bulabula ANH, Katoto PDMC, Chirambiza J-P, Nyota R, Birembano FM, Musafiri EM, Byadunia S, Bahizire E, Kaswa MK, Callens S, Kashongwe ZM. (2021).  Xpert Mycobacterium tuberculosis/Rifampicin–Detected Rifampicin Resistance is a Suboptimal Surrogate for Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo: Diagnostic and Clinical Implications. Clinical Infectious Diseases 73(2):e362–e370. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa873

Bisimwa G, Makali SL, Karemere H, Molima C, Nunga R, Iyeti A, Chenge F. (2021) Contrat unique, une approche innovante de financement du niveau intermédiaire du système de santé en République Démocratique du Congo : processus et défis de mise en œuvre. African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine, 13(1): a2869, DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/phcfm.v13i1.2869

Budema PM, Murhega RB, Tshimbombu TN, Toha GK, Cikomola FG, Mudekereza PS, Mubenga LE, Maheshe-Balemba G, Badesire DC, Kanmounye US. (2021) Fatal and nonfatal firearm injuries in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo: a hospital-based retrospective descriptive cohort study assessing correlates of adult mortalityBMC Emerg Med 21: 116, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12873-021-00506-3

GBD 2019 Stroke Collaborators, Katoto PDMC (2021). Global, regional, and national burden of stroke and its risk factors, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019. The Lancet Neurology 20(10): 795-820, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/S1474-4422(21)00252-0

GBD 2019 Tuberculosis Collaborators, Katoto PDMC (2021). Global, regional, and national sex differences in the global burden of tuberculosis by HIV status, 1990–2019: results from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019. The Lancet Infectious Diseases. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(21)00449-7

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George CM, Cirhuza LB, Birindwa A, Williams C, Beck S, Julian T, Kuhl J, Coglianese N, Thomas E, Bauler S, François R, Saxton R, Presence AS, Rusanga JCB, Perin J, Mirindi P.(2021) Child hand contamination is associated with subsequent pediatric diarrhea in rural Democratic Republic of the Congo (REDUCE Program). Trop Med Int Health 26:102-110.

Gwanyanya A, Andriule I, Istrate BM, Easmin F, Mubagwa K, Macianskiene R. (2021). Modulation of the cardiac myocyte action potential by the magnesium-sensitive TRPM6 and TRPM7-like current. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 22(16): 8744. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms22168744

Ikwuegbuenyi C, Adegboyega G, Nyalundja AD, Bamimore MA, Nteranya DS, Sebopelo LA, Kanmounye US. (2021). Public Awareness, Knowledge of Availability, And Willingness to Use Neurosurgical Care Services in Africa: A Cross-Sectional E-Survey ProtocolInternational Journal of Surgery 25(1):123–128, DOI: http://doi.org/10.29337/ijsp.149

Kambale RM, Ngaboyeka GA, Kasengi JB, Cikenye BR, Baruti A, Mutuga KC, Dimitri VdL. (2021). Minimum acceptable diet among children aged 6–23 months in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo: a community-based cross-sectional study. BMC Pediatr 21239. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12887-021-02713-0

Kanmounye US, Tochie JN., Mbonda A, Wafo CK, Daya L, Atem TH, Nyalundja AD,  Eyaman DC. (2021)  Systematic review and bibliometric analysis of African anesthesia and critical care medicine research part II: a scientometric analysis of the 116 most cited articles. BMC Anesthesiol 21:24.

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Katoto PDMC, Brand AS, Bakan B, Obadia PM, Kuhangana C, Kayembe-Kitenge T, Kitenge JP, Nkulu CBL, Vanoirbeek J, Nawrot TS, Hoet P, Nemery B. (2021). Acute and chronic exposure to air pollution in relation with incidence, prevalence, severity and mortality of COVID-19: a rapid systematic review. Environ Health 2041.  DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12940-021-00714-1

Katoto PDMC, Byamungu LN. (2021). Mediastinal cystic teratoma misdiagnosed as pleural tuberculosis: A case report and review of 53 cases revealed by pleural effusion. Clinical case reports 9 (6): e04139, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.4139

Katoto PDMC, Kayembe-Kitenge T, Pollitt KJG,  Martens DS, Ghosh M, Nachega JB, Nemery B, Nawrot TS. (2021) Telomere length and outcome of treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis in a gold mining community. Sci Rep 11:4031.  DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-83281-2

Kibonge A, Cibanvunya V, Kapagama D, Manwa B, Yassa P, Tshimbila Jmv.(2021). Le sarcome alvéolaire de la cuisse chez un jeune adulte : à propos d’un cas à l’hôpital Skyborne de Bukavu et revue de la littérature.  Revue Africaine et de Santé Publique, e-ISSN: 2617-5746 p-ISSN: 2617-5738

Kibonge MA, Cibanvunya MV, Kapagama WD, Manwa B, Yassa YP, Tshimbila KJ. (2021). Le sarcome alvéolaire de la cuisse chez un jeune adulte : à propos d’un cas à l’hôpital skyborne de Bukavu et revue de la littérature. Revue Africaine De Médecine Et De Santé Publique4(1): 16–28.

Lupande MD, Khedher M,  Khabthani S, Rym L, Phoba M, Nabti L, Lunguya O, Pantel A, Lavigne J, Rolain J, Diene S. (2021)  First Genome Description of Providencia vermicola Isolate Bearing NDM-1 from Blood Culture. Microorganisms 9(8): 1751. https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms9081751

Lupande MD, Tshiyongo RK, Lunguya MO, Lavigne J-P, Rolain J-M, Diene SM. (2021) First Isolation and Clinical Case of Brevundimonas diminuta in a Newborn with Low Birth Weight, in Democratic Republic of Congo: A Case Report.  Medicina 57(11):1227,  DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/medicina57111227

Maazou AA, Oumarou B, Bienvenu B, Anya BM, Didier T, Ishagh EK, Nsiari-Muzeyi BJ, Katoto PDMC, Wiysonge CS. (2021) Community-based surveillance contribution to the response of COVID-19 in Niger. Pan African Medical Journal, 40:88, DOI: 10.11604/pamj.2021.40.88.28175

Makali SL, Malembaka EB, Lambert AS, Karemere HB, Eboma CM, Mwembo AT, Ssali SB, Balaluka GB, Donnen P, Macq J. (2021). Comparative analysis of the health status of the population in six health zones in South Kivu: a cross-sectional population study using the WHODAS. Confl Health. 15(1):52 DOI: 10.1186/s13031-021-00387-0

Malembaka, EB. (2021) Measuring and understanding individual and community health status in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo from a person-centered perspective. PhD Thesis, UCLouvaien.

Malembaka EB, Altare C, Bigirinama RN, Bisimwa G, Banywesize R, Tabbal N, Boerma T. (2021). The use of health facility data to assess the effects of armed conflicts on maternal and child health: experience from the Kivu, DR Congo. BMC Health Serv Res, 195, DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-021-06143-7

Masimango MI, Hermans MP, Malembaka EB, Wallemacq P, Sumaili EK, Fillée C, D’Hoore W, Winkler CA, Limou S, Jadoul M. (2021). Impact of rural versus urban setting on kidney markers: a cross-sectional study in South-Kivu, DRCongo. BMC Nephrol. 22: 234,  DOI: 10.1186/s12882-021-02431-w

Masimango MI, Jadoul M, Binns-Roemer EA, David VA, Sumaili EK, Winkler CA, Limou S. (2021) APOL1 Renal Risk Variants and Sickle Cell Trait Associations with Reduced Kidney Function in a Large Congolese Population-Based Study. Kidney International Reports, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ekir.2021.09.018

Mateso GQ, Baguma M, Mwene-Batu P, Balemba GM, Nzabara F, Makali S, Bedha A, Furaha B, Minani J, Muhindo CT, Malembaka EB, Masimango MI, Shindano TA, Cikomola JC, Mubagwa K. (2021)  Atypical respiratory distress in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. A case report. Trop Dis Travel Med Vaccines  7(1):9.

Molima CEN, Karemere H, Bisimwa G, Makali S, Mwene-Batu P, Malembaka EB, Macq J. (2021)  Barriers and facilitators in the implementation of bio-psychosocial care at the primary healthcare level in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo. Afr J Prim Health Care Fam Med; 13(1):e1-e10. DOI: 10.4102/phcfm.v13i1.2608.PMID: 33881334

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Mudekereza PS, Murhula GB, Kachungunu C, Mudekereza A, Cikomola F, Mubenga LM, Balungwe PB, Budema PM, Molima C, Mugabo EN, Lekuya HM. (2021) Factors associated with hospital outcomes of patients with penetrating craniocerebral injuries in armed conflict areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo: a retrospective seriesBMC Emerg Med 109, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12873-021-00504-5

Mulinganya GM, Claeys M, Balolebwami SZ, Bamuleke BA, Mongane JI, Boelens J, Callens, S. (2021) Etiology of early-onset neonatal sepsis and antibiotic resistance in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Clinical Infectious Diseases. Epub 2021 Feb 12

Mulinganya GM, De Vulder A, Bisimwa G, Boelens J, Claeys G, De Keyser K, De Vos D, Hendwa E, Kampara F, Kujirakwinja Y, Mongane J, Mubalama I, Vaneechoutte M, Callens S, Cools P. (2021) Prevalence, risk factors and adverse pregnancy outcomes of second trimester bacterial vaginosis among pregnant women in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Plos One, DOI: https: //doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0257939

Murhima’Alika CC, Balemba GM, Lyabayungu PM, Mulume’oderhwa GM, Munthali G, Owino V, Tambwe AM, Dramaix M, Donnen P, Balaluka GB. (2021) Human Milk output among mothers previously treated for severe acute malnutrition in childhood in Democratic Republic of CongoBMC Nutr 7: 61, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40795-021-00467-7

Murhula GB, Musole PB, Nama Kafupi B, Tshibwid A Zeng F, Garhalangwamuntu Mayeri D, Cikomola FG, Pompermaier L. (2021) Factors associated with outcomes after burn care: A retrospective study in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. J Burn Care Res, DOI : https://doi.org/10.1093/jbcr/irab051

Musung JM, Kakoma PK, Kaut Mukeng C, Tshimanga SL, Munkemena Banze JP, Kaj NK, Kamuna MK, Mwamba JK, Nkulu DN, Katchunga PB, Mukuku O, Muyumba EK. (2021). Prevalence of Hypertension and Associated Factors in Lubumbashi City, Democratic Republic of Congo: A Community-Based Cross-Sectional Study International Journal of Hypertension,  DOI: https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/6674336

Mwene-Batu P, Bisimwa G, Ngaboyeka G, Dramaix M, Macq J, Hermans MP, Lemogoum D, Donnen P. (2021).  Severe acute malnutrition in childhood, chronic diseases, and human capital in adulthood in the Democratic Republic of Congo: the Lwiro Cohort Study. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 114 (1): 70–79, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcn/nqab034

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Nachega JB, Sam-Agudu NA, Masekela R, van der Zalm MM, Nsanzimana S, Condo J, Ntoumi F, Rabie H, Kruger M, Wiysonge CS, Ditekemena JD, Chirimwami RB, Ntakwinja M, Mukwege DM, Noormahomed E, Paleker M, Mahomed H, Tamfum J-JM, Zumla A, Suleman F. (2021).  Addressing challenges to rolling out COVID-19 vaccines in African countries.  The Lancet. Global Health 9(6):e746-e748. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(21)00097-8

Nemery B, Katoto PDMC, Develtere P. (2021). Lung health in LMICs: tackling challenges ahead. The Lancet 398(10299): 489-490, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(21)01232-0

Ngaruka GB, Neema BB, Mitima TK, Kishabongo AS, Kashongwe OB. (2021). Animal source food eating habits of outpatients with antimicrobial resistance in Bukavu, D.R. Congo. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control 10: 124, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13756-021-00991-y

Ngoma P, Longo MB, Tshimbangu KE, Lupande D, Malu C, Kengibe P, Tshimpi A, Mbendi C, Fiasse R, Hafid D, Kabinda J, Yamaoka Y, Nkodila A, Miendje V. (2021) Seroprevalence and Risk Factors of the Helicobacter pylori Infection in Bukavu City in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Open Access Library Journal, 8:1-14. DOI: 10.4236/oalib.1108032

Pyana KJ, Musa OP, Carsi KT, Kayembe-Kitenge T, Nkulu BP, Nsenga ML, Nawej TP, Katoto PDMC, Banza NLC, Mukalay WMA, Nemery B. (2021). Occupational rhinitis and asthma in bakers: a cross-sectional study in the former Katanga province of DR CongoInt Arch Occup Environ Health, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00420-021-01698-8

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Bapolisi AM, Song SJ, Kesande C, Rukundo GZ, Ashaba S (2020)  Post-traumatic stress disorder, psychiatric comorbidities and associated factors among refugees in Nakivale camp in southwestern Uganda.  BMC Psychiatry 20: 53.

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Bigirinama RN, Ntaongo JA, Batumbo D, Sam-Agudu NA, Katoto PDMC, Byamungu LN, Karume K, Nachega JB, Bompangue DN (2020)  Environmental and anthropogenic factors associated with increased malaria incidence in South-Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo.  Trop. Med. Int. Health 25: 600–611.

Birindwa EK, Sindayirwanya J-B, Harerimana S (2020)  Prognosis of pregnant women with vaginal bleeding during the first trimester: about 239 cases at the Kamenge University Hospital in Bujumbura.  Pan Afr. Med. J.

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Kapepula PM, Kabengele JK, Kingombe M, Bambeke FV, Tulkens PM, Sadiki K, et al.  (2020) Derivatives for COVID-19 Treatment: Anecdotal Use, Political Hype, Treatment Potential, Challenges, and Road Map to Randomized Clinical Trials.  Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg 103: 960-964.

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Masimango MI, Sumaili EK, Wallemacq P, Malembaka EB, Hermans MP, Fillée C, D’Hoore W, Winkler CA, Limou S, Jadoul M (2020)  Prevalence and Risk Factors of CKD in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo: A Large-Scale Population Study.  Kidney Int. Reports.

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Mulinganya G, Bwenge E, Lukula M, Mpunga D, Kajibwami E, Maheshe G, Teemmerman M, Mwembo A, Criel B, Bisimwa G (2020)  Applying the Robinson classification to routine facility data to understand the Caesarean section practice in conflict settings of South Kivu, Eastern DR CongoPLoS One 15(9):1–12.

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Bwenge ME, Tumwine JK, Ndeezi G, Engebretsen IMS, Tylleskär T, Wamani H, Sommerfelt H, Nankabirwa V. (2019)  Effects of complementary feeding on attained height among lower primary school-aged  children in Eastern Uganda: A nested prospective cohort study.  PLoS One 14, e0211411.

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Dumbaugh M, Bapolisi W, Bisimwa G, Mwamini M-C, Mommers P, Merten S. (2019)  Navigating fertility, reproduction and modern contraception in the fragile context of South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo: “Les enfants sont une richesse”.  Cult. Health Sex. 21, 323–337.

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Katchunga PB, Mirindi PN, Kishabongo AS, Cikomola JC, Bwanamdogo S, Philippé J, Speeckaert MM, Delanghe JR (2015) Glycated nail proteins as a new biomarker in management of the South Kivu Congolese diabetics.  Biochem. medica 25: 469–473.

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