New Publications


  • Landes, M., Venugopal, R., Berman, S., Heffernan, S., Maskalyk, J., & Azazh, A. (2017). Epidemiology, clinical characteristics and outcomes of head injured patients in an Ethiopian emergency centre. African Journal of Emergency Medicine.
  • Stachura, M., Landes, M., Aklilu, F., Venugopal, R., Hunchak, C., Berman, S., Maskalyk, J., Sarrazin, J., Kebede, T., & Azazh, A. (2017). Evaluation of a point-of-care ultrasound scan list in a resource-limited emergency department in Addis Ababa Ethiopia. African Journal of Emergency Medicine.
  • Zewdie, A., Debebe, F., Azazh, A., Salmon, M., & Salmon, C. (2017). A survey of emergency medicine and orthopaedic physicians’ knowledge, attitude, and practice towards the use of peripheral nerve blocks. African Journal of Emergency Medicine
  • Tubman, M., Maskalyk, J., MacKinnon, D., Venugopal, R., Fremes, E., Ritchie, L. P., Azazh, A., & Landes, M. (2017). Tackling challenges of global health electives: Resident experiences of a structured and supervised medicine elective within an existing global health partnership. Canadian Medical Education Journal, 8(2), 4-10.
  • Kuipers, M. J., Eapen, A., Lockwood, J., Berman, S., Vaillancourt, S., Maskalyk, J., Azazh, A., & Landes, M. (2017). Examining critical factors affecting graduate retention from an emergency medicine training program in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: a qualitative study of stakeholder perspectives. Canadian Medical Education Journal, 8(2), 61-74.
  • Salmon, M., Landes, M., Hunchak, C., Paluku, J., Kalisya, L.M., Salmon, C., Muller, M.M., Wachira, B., Mangan, J., Chhaganlal, K. & Kalanzi, J. (2016). Getting It Right the First Time: Defining Regionally Relevant Training Curricula and Provider Core Competencies for Point-of-Care Ultrasound Education on the African ContinentAnnals of Emergency Medicine.
  • Vogel, J. P., Moore, J. E., Timmings, C., Khan, S., Khan, D. N., Defar, A., Hadush, A., Terefe, M.M., Teshome, L., Ba-Thike, K. & Than, K. K. (2016). Barriers, Facilitators and Priorities for Implementation of WHO Maternal and Perinatal Health Guidelines in Four Lower-Income Countries: A GREAT Network Research ActivityPloS one11(11), e0160020.
  • Debebe, F., Woldetsadik, A., Laytin, A. D., Azazh, A., & Maskalyk, J. (2016). The clinical profile and acute care of patients with traumatic spinal cord injury at a tertiary care emergency centre in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. African Journal of Emergency Medicine, 6(4), 180-184.
  • Ritchie, L. M. P., van Lettow, M., Makwakwa, A., Chan, A. K., Hamid, J. S., Kawonga, H., Martiniuk, A.L., Schull, M.J., van Schoor, V., Zwarenstein, M. & Barnsley, J. (2016). The impact of a knowledge translation intervention employing educational outreach and a point-of-care reminder tool vs standard lay health worker training on tuberculosis treatment completion rates: study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trialTrials17(1), 439.
  • Dovel, K., Yeatman, S., van Oosterhout, J. J., Chan, A., Mantengeni, A., Landes, M., Bedell R., Kawalazira G., & Sodhi, S. (2016). Trends in ART Initiation among Men and Non-Pregnant/Non-Breastfeeding Women before and after Option B+ in Southern MalawiPloS one11(12), e0165025. Link:
  • Landes, M., Sodhi, S., Matengeni, A., Meaney, C., van Lettow, M., Chan, A. K., & van Oosterhout, J. J. (2016). Characteristics and outcomes of women initiating ART during pregnancy versus breastfeeding in Option B+ in MalawiBMC Public Health16(1), 713. Link:


  • Not a hobby anymore: Establishment of the Global Health Emergency Medicine organization at the University of Toronto to facilitate academic careers in global health for faculty and residents. (June 2017). Canadian Association of Emergency Medicine (CAEP) Conference, Whistler, BC. Authors: Cheryl Hunchak, Lisa Puchalski Ritchie, Margaret Salmon, James Maskalyk, Megan Landes. Presenter: Cheryl Hunchak
  • Examining global health partnerships: TAAAC-EM. (Dec 2016). Centre for Global Child Health, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON. Presenter: Megan Landes
  • Challenges and opportunities to the development and utilization of context appropriate evidence based clinical algorithms in the Tikur Anbessa Emergency Department, Ethiopia. (Nov 2016). 4th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, Vancouver, BC. Study Team: Lisa M Puchalski Ritchie, Aklilu Azazh, Sara Berman, Finot Debebe, Sharon E Straus. Presenter: Lisa M Puchalski Ritchie


  • Canadian Doctors Seek to Improve Emergency Health Care in Ethiopia (Nov 2016). Huffington Post. Author: Lisa Puchalski Ritchie. Link: