CGPH FACULTY: Ndola Prata DATE OF PUBLICATION:March 2014 REGION: Asia REFERENCE: Bell S, Passano P, Bohl DD, Islam A, Prata N. Training traditional birth attendants on the use of misoprostol and a blood measurement tool to prevent postpartum haemorrhage: lessons learnt from Bangladesh. J Health Popul Nutr. 2014 Mar;32(1):118-29. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: A consensus emerged in the
CGPH FACULTY: Ndola Prata DATE OF PUBLICATION: February 2014 REGION: Asia REFERENCE: Prata N, Bell S, Quaiyum MA. Modeling maternal mortality in Bangladesh: the role of misoprostol in postpartum hemorrhage prevention. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2014 Feb 20;14:78. doi: 10.1186/1471-2393-14-78. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Bangladesh is one of the few countries that may actually achieve the fifth Millennium Development
CGPH FACULTY: Lee Riley, Art Reingold DATE OF PUBLICATION: May 2014 REGION: Asia REFERENCE: Madhivanan P, Raphael E, Rumphs A, Krupp K, Ravi K, Srinivas V, Arun A, Reingold AL, Klausner JD, Riley LW. Characterisation of culturable vaginal Lactobacillus species among women with and without Bacterial Vaginosis from the United States and India: A cross-sectional
CGPH FACULTY: Hildy Fong DATE OF PUBLICATION: May 2014 REGION: Asia REFERENCE: Fong, Hildy & Mou, Jin. (2014). Migration and health: lessons from China. In S. Griffiths, J. Tang & E. Yeoh (Eds), Routledge Handbook of Global Public Health in Asia (pp. 39-61). New York, NY: Routledge. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Global public health is of growing concern
CGPH FACULTY: Allan H. Smith DATE OF PUBLICATION: April 2014 REGION: Asia REFERENCE: Kalman DA, Dills RL, Steinmaus C, Yunus M, Khan AF, Prodhan MM, Yuan Y, Smith AH. Occurrence of trivalent monomethyl arsenic and other urinary arsenic species in a highly exposed juvenile population in Bangladesh. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2014 Mar-Apr;24(2):113-20. doi:
CGPH FACULTY: Robert Spear DATE OF PUBLICATION: January 2014 REGION: Asia REFERENCE: Wang S, Spear RC. Exploring the impact of infection-induced immunity on the transmission of Schistosoma japonicum in hilly and mountainous environments in China. Acta Trop. 2014 Jan 27. pii: S0001-706X(14)00010-2. doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2014.01.005. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Schistosomiasis has long been a threat to villagers in hilly
CGPH FACULTY: Aubree Gordon DATE OF PUBLICATION: February 2014 REGION: Asia REFERENCE: Liu F, Enanoria WT, Ray KJ, Coffee MP, Gordon A, Aragón TJ, Yu G, Cowling BJ, Porco TC. Effect of the one-child policy on influenza transmission in china: a stochastic transmission model. PLoS One. 2014 Feb 6;9(2):e84961. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0084961. eCollection 2014. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: The
CGPH FACULTY: Kirk R. Smith DATE OF PUBLICATION: January 2014 REGION: Asia REFERENCE: Balakrishnan K, Cohen A, Smith KR. Addressing the Burden of Disease Attributable to Air Pollution in India: The Need to Integrate across Household and Ambient Air Pollution Exposures. Environ Health Perspect. 2014 Jan 1;122(1):A6-7. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1307822 SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: In the comparative risk assessment
CGPH FACULTY: William Dow DATE OF PUBLICATION: November 2013 REGION: Asia (Thailand) REFERENCE: White JS, Dow WH, Rungruanghiranya S. Commitment contracts and team incentives: a randomized controlled trial for smoking cessation in Thailand. Am J Prev Med. 2013 Nov;45(5):533-42. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2013.06.020. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Treatment for tobacco dependence is not available in many low-resource settings, especially in
CGPH FACULTY: Hildy Fong DATE OF PUBLICATION: May 2014 REGION: Asia REFERENCE: Chong KC, Fong HF, Zee CY. Estimating the incidence reporting rates of new influenza pandemics at an early stage using travel data from the source country. Epidemiol Infect. 2014 May;142(5):955-63. doi: 10.1017/S0950268813002550. Epub 2013 Oct 10. SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: During the surveillance of influenza pandemics,
CGPH FACULTY: John Colford, Art Reingold DATE OF PUBLICATION: September 2013 REGION: Global REFERENCE: Joshi R, Mishra PK, Joshi D, Santhosh SR, Parida MM, Desikan P, Gangane N, Kalantri SP, Reingold A, Colford JM Jr. Clinical presentation, etiology, and survival in adult acute encephalitis syndrome in rural Central India. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2013 Sep;115(9):1753-61. doi:
CGPH FACULTY: Kirk R. Smith DATE OF PUBLICATION: September 2013 REGION: Asia (India) REFERENCE: Balakrishnan K, Ghosh S, Ganguli B, Sambandam S, Bruce N, Barnes DF, Smith KR. Modeling national average household concentrations of PM2.5 from solid cookfuel use for the global burden of disease -2010 assessment: results from cross-sectional assessments in India. Environ Health.