Godfrey Biemba, MD

Research Assistant Professor, Global Health
Godfrey Biemba
(002) 609-7477biemba@bu.edu
Crosstown Center – CT394
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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

Other Positions

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


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


  • Published on 9/29/2016

    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. PMID: 27693439.

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  • Published on 5/25/2016

    Biemba G, Yeboah-Antwi K, Vosburg KB, Prust ML, Keller B, Worku Y, Zulu H, Hammond E, Hamer DH. Effect of deploying community health assistants on appropriate treatment for diarrhea, malaria, and pneumonia: quasi-experimental study in two districts of Zambia. Trop Med Int Health. 2016 May 25. PMID: 27224652.

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  • Published on 1/19/2016

    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. PMID: 26787149.

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  • Published on 10/29/2015

    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. PMID: 26513240.

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  • Published on 8/10/2015

    Biemba G, Chanda-Kapata P, Ngosa W, Metitiri M, Kanchele C, Kanyenda E, and Munalula Nkandu E. Epidemiology and Factors Associated with Road Traffic Crashes in Zambia. Journal of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine. 2015; 2(1).

  • Published on 11/4/2014

    Lawrence JJ, Yeboah-Antwi K, Biemba G, Ram PK, Osbert N, Hamer DH. ASTMH 63rd Annual Meeting. Perceptions of community led total sanitation on sanitation behaviors in rural Zambia: a qualitative study. 2014.

  • Published on 11/1/2014

    Lawrence JJ, Ajayi T, Yeboah-Antwi K, MacLeod WB, Biemba G, Lunze K, Musokotwane K, Mutembo S, Earle D, Steketee RW, Puta C, Hamer DH. ASTMH 63rd Annual Meeting. Clinical assessment of children with febrile illness at health facilities in three districts in southern Zambia. 2014.

  • Published on 10/15/2014

    Scott N, Gille S, Vian T, Haley C, Hamer DH, Biemba G, Mazimba A. Increasing Equitable Access to Safe Deliveries in Zambia: A Formative Evaluation. 2014.

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  • Published on 8/8/2014

    Biemba G, Yeboah-Antwi K, Semrau K, Hammond EE, Hamer DH. Who is Assisting Women to Deliver Babies within Health Facilities? An Analysis of Deliveries in Four Provinces in Zambia. Austin J Public Health Epidemiol. 2014; 1(2).

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  • Published on 3/25/2014

    Seidenberg P, Cerwensky K, Brown RO, Hammond E, Mofu Y, Lungu J, Mulla Y, Biemba G, Mowa H. Epidemiology of injuries, outcomes, and hospital resource utilization at a tertiary teaching hospital in Lusaka, Zambia. African Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2014; 4(3):115-122.

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