Prof Kasonde Bowa, BSc,MBChB,MSc,M.Med,FRCS,FACS,FCS,MPH - University of Lusaka - Professor

Prof Kasonde Bowa

BSc,MBChB,MSc,M.Med,FRCS,FACS,FCS,MPH

University of Lusaka

Professor

Lusaka, Lusaka | Zambia

Main Specialties: Urology

Additional Specialties: Urology,Surgery and Public health


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Prof Kasonde Bowa, BSc,MBChB,MSc,M.Med,FRCS,FACS,FCS,MPH - University of Lusaka - Professor

Prof Kasonde Bowa

BSc,MBChB,MSc,M.Med,FRCS,FACS,FCS,MPH

Introduction


Kasonde Bowa is Professor of Urology at the Copperbelt University School of Medicine in Ndola Zambia. He holds the Basic Medical degree from the University of Zambia(1990), a Master of Science in Anatomy from Scotland (1994)and the Master Medicine in Surgery from UNZA(2000).He is a fellow of the Royal college Surgeons of Glasgow 2002, and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons 2006. He holds the FCS(Urology) 2009 from the College of Surgeons of East and Central Africa. He also holds the Masters in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 2013.He has worked for 21 years at the University of Zambia school of Medicine. He worked as Assistant Dean Postgraduate at the University for 6years, until his appointment as Founding Dean of the Copperbelt University School of Medicine at Ndola in April 2011, only the second public Medical School in Zambia.
Prof Bowa has over 10 local, regional and international awards. He has over 60 peer reviewed publications and over 120 podium presentations. Prof Bowa has been involved in Male Circumcision for HIV prevention for over 10years.He has been involved in the writing of the WHO guidance documents in Male Circumcision training, Neonatal Male Circumcision training and Male Circumcision Devices. He is a member of the American Urological Association technical advisory committee on Male Circumcision and the WHO committee of Experts on Male Circumcision devices. He has been involved in Male Circumcision research on adult and Neonatal devices in Zambia. He has spoken at several fora as an invited expert speaker for the Southern African Development Conference (SADC) parliamentary forum and the Council of Ministers of Health. He has been a consultant on Male circumcision for SADC,SAT,UNICEF,JHPIEGO,FHI,SFH and WHO.
Prof Book enjoys writing , he has written his auto biographical sketch called "Making the Cut". A medical Textbook in Anatomy and an on line African medical fiction book titled "Doctors Diary". He is a regular medical columnist for the main national newspaper in Zambia called the "Times of Zambia", where he has done a weekly column called "Secrets to Good Health" for over 2years now.

Primary Affiliation: University of Lusaka - Lusaka, Lusaka , Zambia

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Education

Oct 2012
University College London
MPH
LSHTM
Oct 2008
College of Surgeons East and Central africa
FCS
Urology
Oct 2006
American College of Surgeons
FACS
Chicago
Oct 2002
RCP
FRCS
Glasgow
Oct 2000
UNZA
M.Med
General Surgery
Oct 1994
University of Glasgow
MSc
Human Anatomy
Oct 1990
UNZA
MBChB
Oct 1988
University of Zambia
BSc Human Biology

Publications

27Publications

710Reads

8Profile Views

101PubMed Central Citations

A Cross Sectional Study of the Prevalence of Preputial and Penile Scrotal Abnormalities among Clients Undergoing Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision in Soweto, South Africa.

PLoS One 2016 2;11(6):e0156265. Epub 2016 Jun 2.

Perinatal HIV Research Unit (PHRU), MRC Soweto Matlosana Collaborating Centre for HIV/AIDS and TB, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4890756PMC
July 2017
47 Reads
1 Citation
3.234 Impact Factor

New medical schools in Africa: challenges and opportunities. CONSAMS and value of working in consortia.

Ann Glob Health 2015 Mar-Apr;81(2):265-9

University of Namibia School of Medicine, Windhoek, Namibia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aogh.2015.03.005DOI Listing
August 2015
24 Reads

Challenges and opportunities for new medical schools in Africa.

Lancet Glob Health 2014 Dec;2(12):e689-90

University of Namibia Medical School, Windhoek, Namibia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(14)70334-1DOI Listing
December 2014
20 Reads

HIV-associated renal and genitourinary comorbidities in Africa.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2014 Sep;67 Suppl 1:S68-78

*Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda; †Department of Physiology, School of Biomedical Sciences, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda; ‡Mulago National Referral and Teaching Hospital, Kampala, Uganda; §Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa; ‖Makerere University Joint AIDS Program, Uganda; and ¶School of Medicine, Copperbelt University, Ndola, Zambia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000000259DOI Listing
September 2014
28 Reads
5 Citations
4.560 Impact Factor

Using virtual microscopy at Copperbelt University, Zambia.

Acad Med 2014 Aug;89(8 Suppl):S107-8

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ACM.0000000000000332DOI Listing
August 2014
18 Reads
2.934 Impact Factor

Strengthening faculty recruitment for health professions training in basic sciences in Zambia.

Acad Med 2014 Aug;89(8 Suppl):S98-S101

Dr. Simuyemba is monitoring and evaluation specialist, University of Zambia Medical Education Partnership Initiative, Lusaka, Zambia. Dr. Talib is assistant professor of medicine and health policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC. Dr. Michelo is head, Department of Public Health, and MEPI program director, University of Zambia School of Medicine, Lusaka, Zambia. Dr. Mutale is lecturer, Department of Public Health, University of Zambia School of Medicine, Lusaka, Zambia. Mr. Zulu is lecturer, Department of Public Health, University of Zambia School of Medicine, Lusaka, Zambia. Dr. Andrews is instructor of medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, and honorary lecturer, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia. Dr. Nzala is assistant dean postgraduate, University for Zambia School of Medicine, Lusaka, Zambia. Mr. Katubulushi is grants manager, University of Zambia Medical Education Partnership Initiative, Lusaka, Zambia. Prof. Njelesani is dean, Lusaka Apex Medical University, Lusaka, Zambia. Dr. Bowa is professor of urology and Dean, School of Medicine, Copperbelt University, Ndola, Zambia. Ms. Maimbolwa is international liaison office and senior lecturer, University of Zambia School of Medicine, Department of Nursing Sciences, Lusaka, Zambia. Dr. Mudenda is business manager, University for Zambia School of Medicine Grants Management Centre, Lusaka, Zambia. Prof. Mulla is principal investigator, University of Zambia Medical Education Partnership Initiative, Lusaka, Zambia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ACM.0000000000000352DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4115288PMC
August 2014
92 Reads
1 Citation
2.934 Impact Factor

Sexual function of males with chronic liver disease.

Authors:
Kasonde Bowa

Ann Afr Med 2014 Apr-Jun;13(2):86

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May 2014
20 Reads

Randomized controlled trial of the shang ring versus conventional surgical techniques for adult male circumcision: safety and acceptability.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2014 Apr;65(4):447-55

*Clinical Sciences Unit, FHI 360, Durham, NC; †Center for Male Reproductive Medicine and Microsurgery, Department of Urology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY; ‡University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia; §EngenderHealth, Kisumu, Kenya; ‖Homa Bay District Hospital, Homa Bay, Kenya; ¶EngenderHealth, New York, NY; #Society for Family Health, Lusaka, Zambia; and **Copperbelt University School of Medicine, Kitwe, Zambia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000000061DOI Listing
April 2014
30 Reads
20 Citations
4.560 Impact Factor

International prostate symptoms score usage in a developing country.

Authors:
Kasonde Bowa

Ann Afr Med 2013 Jul-Sep;12(3):174-5

Department of Urology, The Copperbelt University School of Medicine, Ndola, Zambia.

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October 2013
23 Reads
1 Citation

Acceptability and uptake of neonatal male circumcision in Lusaka, Zambia.

AIDS Behav 2013 Jul;17(6):2114-22

Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, CIDRZ, 5977 Benakale Road, Northmead, Lusaka, Zambia.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s10461-012-0297-8
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10461-012-0297-8DOI Listing
July 2013
32 Reads
10 Citations

A controlled trial of three methods for neonatal circumcision in Lusaka, Zambia.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2013 Jan;62(1):e1-6

Department of Surgery, Copperbelt University School of Medicine, Ndola, Zambia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0b013e318275741bDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4409132PMC
January 2013
52 Reads
10 Citations
4.560 Impact Factor

Acceptability of neonatal male circumcision in Lusaka, Zambia.

AIDS Care 2012 28;24(1):12-9. Epub 2011 Jun 28.

Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09540121.2011.587508DOI Listing
May 2012
38 Reads
13 Citations

Editorial on transurethral prostatectomy in human immunodeficiency virus infected.

Authors:
Kasonde Bowa

Ann Afr Med 2012 Jan-Mar;11(1):51

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April 2012
11 Reads

Editorial on live donor renal transplantation in South Africa.

Authors:
Kasonde Bowa

Ann Afr Med 2011 Apr-Jun;10(2):131-2

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October 2011
10 Reads

HIV, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C in Zambia.

J Glob Infect Dis 2011 Jul;3(3):269-74

Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0974-777X.83534DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3162815PMC
July 2011
38 Reads
14 Citations

An overview of the diagnosis and management of prostate cancer in Nigeria: experience from a north-central state of Nigeria.

Authors:
Kasonde Bowa

Ann Afr Med 2010 Jul-Sep;9(3):111-2

University of Zambia, School of Medicine, Lusaka, Zambia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/1596-3519.68350DOI Listing
September 2010
39 Reads
2 Citations

ASSOCIATION OF HIV WITH BREAST ABSCESS AND ALTERED MICROBIAL SUSCEPTIBILITY PATTERNS.

Med J Zambia 2010 ;37(2):58-63

University of Zambia, Department of Surgery, Lusaka, Zambia.

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January 2010
14 Reads
3 Citations

Fine needle aspiration cytology in the investigation of breast lumps at the University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka, Zambia.

Trop Doct 2008 Oct;38(4):245-7

Senior Lecturer, University of Zambia, School of Medicine.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1258/td.2006.005174DOI Listing
October 2008
14 Reads
1 Citation
0.530 Impact Factor

Zambia's health-worker crisis.

Authors:
Kasonde Bowa

Lancet 2008 May;371(9624):1577-8

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(08)60686-8DOI Listing
May 2008
20 Reads
1 Citation
45.220 Impact Factor

Is male circumcision as good as the HIV vaccine we've been waiting for?

Futur HIV Ther 2008 ;2(1):1-7

University of California, Divisions of AIDS & Infectious Diseases, San Francisco, CA, USA, Tel.: +1 415 355 2000; ;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2217/17469600.2.1.1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2801441PMC
January 2008
14 Reads
4 Citations

Removing a retained urinary catheter.

Authors:
Kasonde Bowa

Trop Doct 2007 Oct;37(4):205-6

Department of Surgery, University Teaching Hospital, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1258/004947507782332874DOI Listing
October 2007
16 Reads
0.530 Impact Factor

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