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

MBBCh, University of Zambia
MPH, London Sch 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




Zambia Rising
06/20/2013 - 04/18/2018 (PI)
Save the Children International in Zambi USAID

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. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Semrau KE, 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;.
  4. 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;.
  5. 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;.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Peter C Rockers, Günther Fink, Arianna Zanolini, Bowen Banda, Godfrey Biemba, Cierra Sullivan, Simon Mutembo, Vichaels Silavwe, Davidson H Hamer. Impact of a community-based package of interventions on child development in Zambia: a cluster-randomised controlled trial. BMJ Global Health. 2016.
  9. Biemba G, Chanda KP, Munalula NE, Ngosa W, Metitiri M, Kanchele CC, and Chizema E. Behaviours of drivers on Zambian roads: a cross sectional study. Austin J Public Health Epidemiol. 2016; 3(4):1044. View Publication
  10. Wang PC, Mwango A, Moberley S, Brockman BJ, Connor AL, Kalesha-Masumbu P, Mutembo S, Bweupe M, Chanda-Kapata P, Biemba G, Hamer DH, Chibuye B, McCarthy E. A Cluster Randomised Trial on the Impact of Integrating Early Infant HIV Diagnosis with the Expanded Programme on Immunization on Immunization and HIV Testing Rates in Rural Health Facilities in Southern Zambia. PLoS One. 2015; 10(10):e0141455.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26513240; PMCID: PMC4626083; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0141455;.
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This graph shows the total number of publications by year, by first, middle/unknown, or last author.

Bar chart showing 41 publications over 15 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 1998 and 2016

YearPublications
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Malaria, OVC, M&E, Health Systems Research, MNCH
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