Godfrey Biemba, MD
Adjunct Research Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Global Health

MBBCh, University of Zambia
MPH, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine



Malaria Research (Clinical trials and community based evaluations), health systems research, Orphans and Vulnerable Children research, Monitoring and Evaluation of Health programs, Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health related research

Center Faculty Member
Boston University School of Public Health
Center for Global Health & Development




Evaluating the impact and cost of employing community health assistants to improve maternal, newborn, and child health in Zambia
07/01/2011 - 04/30/2014 (PI)
Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. Dept for Intl Dev-UK





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  1. Henry EG, Thea DM, Hamer DH, DeJong W, Musokotwane K, Chibwe K, Biemba G, Semrau K. The impact of a multi-level maternal health programme on facility delivery and capacity for emergency obstetric care in Zambia. Glob Public Health. 2017 Oct 10; 1-14.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28994352.
  2. Biemba G, Chiluba B, Yeboah-Antwi K, Silavwe V, Lunze K, Mwale RK, Russpatrick S, Hamer DH. A Mobile-Based Community Health Management Information System for Community Health Workers and Their Supervisors in 2 Districts of Zambia. Glob Health Sci Pract. 2017 Sep 27; 5(3):486-494.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28855233.
  3. Lunze K, Biemba G, Lawrence JJ, MacLeod WB, Yeboah-Antwi K, Musokotwane K, Ajayi T, Mutembo S, Puta C, Earle D, Steketee R, Hamer DH. Clinical management of children with fever: a cross-sectional study of quality of care in rural Zambia. Bull World Health Organ. 2017 May 01; 95(5):333-342.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28479634.
  4. Rockers PC, Fink G, Zanolini A, Banda B, Biemba G, Sullivan C, Mutembo S, Silavwe V, Hamer DH. Impact of a community-based package of interventions on child development in Zambia: a cluster-randomised controlled trial. BMJ Glob Health. 2016 Nov; 1(3):e000104.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28588962.
  5. Vian T, White EE, Biemba G, Mataka K, Scott N. Willingness to Pay for a Maternity Waiting Home Stay in Zambia. J Midwifery Womens Health. 2017 Mar; 62(2):155-162.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28419708; DOI: 10.1111/jmwh.12528;.
  6. Semrau KEA, Herlihy J, Grogan C, Musokotwane K, Yeboah-Antwi K, Mbewe R, Banda B, Mpamba C, Hamomba F, Pilingana P, Zulu A, Chanda-Kapata P, Biemba G, Thea DM, MacLeod WB, Simon JL, Hamer DH. Effectiveness of 4% chlorhexidine umbilical cord care on neonatal mortality in Southern Province, Zambia (ZamCAT): a cluster-randomised controlled trial. Lancet Glob Health. 2016 Nov; 4(11):e827-e836.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27693439; DOI: 10.1016/S2214-109X(16)30215-7;.
  7. Biemba G, Yeboah-Antwi K, Vosburg KB, Prust ML, Keller B, Worku Y, Zulu H, White E, Hamer DH. Effect of deploying community health assistants on appropriate treatment for diarrhoea, malaria and pneumonia: quasi-experimental study in two districts of Zambia. Trop Med Int Health. 2016 Aug; 21(8):985-994.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27224652; DOI: 10.1111/tmi.12730;.
  8. Lawrence JJ, Yeboah-Antwi K, Biemba G, Ram PK, Osbert N, Sabin LL, Hamer DH. Beliefs, Behaviors, and Perceptions of Community-Led Total Sanitation and Their Relation to Improved Sanitation in Rural Zambia. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2016 Mar; 94(3):553-62.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26787149; PMCID: PMC4775890; DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.15-0335;.
  9. Taryn Vian, Emily E.White, Godfrey Biemba, Kaluba Mataka, Nancy Scott. Willingness to Pay for a Maternity Waiting Home Stay in Zambia. J MidwiferyWomens Health. 2016; 00:1-8.
  10. Bangladesh (Sylhet): Abdullah Baqui, Mohammed Hefzur Rahman, Arif Billah Al Mahmud, Nazma Begum, Mohammad Abdul Quaiyum. Democratic Republic of Congo(Equator): Antoinette Tshefu, John Otomba, Michel Kalonji, Andre Nguwo, Seige Ngaima. Ghana (Kimtampo,BA region): Betty Kirkwood, Caitlin Shannon, Seyi Soremekun, Maureen O’Leary, Samuel Newton. India (Haryana): Nita Bhandari, Sarmila Mazumder, Sunita Taneja, Kiran Bhatia, Jasmine Kaur. India (Shivgarh,UP): Vishwajeet Kumar, Aarti Kumar, Pawankumar Patil, Parisha Malik, Amit Kumar Ghosh. Kenya: Fabian Esamai, Irene Marete, Peter Gisore. Pakistan (Karachi): Imran Nisar, Fyezah Jehan, Muhammad Ilyas, Usma Mehmood, Anita Zaidi. Pakistan (Matiari): Sajid Soofi; Shabina Ariff, Roshad Ali, Amjid Hussain, Imran Ahmed. Tanzania (Ifakara): Honorati Masanja, Emily Smith, Alfa Muhihi, Erick Mlay, Wafaie Fawzi. Tanzania (Pemba): Sunil Sazawal, Said Moh'd Ali, Arup Dutta, Usha Dhingra, Atifa Moh'd Suleiman. Zambia (Southern Province): Davidson H. Hamer, Katherine Semrau, Julie Herlihy, Caroline Grogan, Godfrey Biemba. WHO/MCA: Rajiv Bahl, Alexander Ansah Manu, Sachiyo Yoshida. Burden, timing and causes of maternal and neonatal deaths and stillbirths in sub–Saharan Africa and South Asia: protocol for a prospective cohort study. Journal of Global Health. 2016; 6(2):020602.
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Malaria, OVC, M&E, Health Systems Research, MNCH
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