A novel geospatial look at tobacco and alcohol use across Indian districts produces a fine grain analysis
From the BBC World Service Health Check ongoing series The Truth about Life and Death by Claudia Hammond
Congratulations to Mehak Bhatia for her acceptance into the prestigious CIHR strategic training fellowship.
40 cent per pack increase from tobacco tax is a good start, but the government can do more to avoid early deaths.
Dr. Jha offers 6 recommendations for India’s new government to improve the health of all Indians
Globe and Mail op ed: 3 ways Canada can improve the health of new moms and kids through a big investment in Big Data and health
NYTimes World writes about the very human stories behind the process of gathering verbal autopsies for the Million Death Study
Job opening in the Bangalore office for a senior position
The goals, progress, and direction of CGHR’s Million Death Study are profiled by theinternational.org
A recent article in the Financial Times reports on the impact of the Million Death Study and its ongoing findings.
Nature’s online news pub features eye-catching colourful graphics explaining the concept and execution of CGHR’s Million Death Study
We seek MCI-registered physicians, in any specialty, to join our unique Million Death Study.
Declaration emphasizes the eradication of polio as an urgent and achievable global healthy priority
The Globe and Mail describes results of the ongoing work, and how counting the dead helps the living.
Prof Jha was featured Al Jazeera, discussing the rising rates of smoking in developing countries.
Director of CGHR has been appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada, one of the country’s highest civilian honours.
Al Jazeera hosted Prof Jha to discuss trends of sex selection among South Asians.
Congratulations to Dr Shaun Morris, whose work on measles in India received the Sanofi Pastuer Award for Communicable Disease Epidemiology.
Prof Prabhat Jha honoured with the 2012 Luther L. Terry award for Outstanding Research Contribution in global tobacco control.
A reply in the International Journal of Cancer to Michaud et al on the associations of HPV and risks for various cancers
A case control analysis examines the effect of health-facility admission and skilled birth attendant coverage on maternal survival in India
Patra et al examine the effects of varied risk factors for tuberculosis in 14 high TB burden countries in a Plos One 2014 publication.
Authors target tobacco industry resistance of taxation and questions common criticism of the effect of taxation on India’s bidi industry
A Lancet Global Health commentary from the GAVI Alliance of world leading experts on the value of vaccines in the global context.
A 4 paper series arguing that verbal autopsy is the best way forward for tackling gaps in global mortality data
An examination of global smoking deaths and the positive effects of early quitting and higher tobacco taxes
Leading global health experts discuss how to use EBM in resource-limited settings to improve health outcomes
Study documents child mortality for 597 Indian districts; only one third of the country’s districts will achieve Millennium Development Goal 4.
How to better use Canada’s foreign aid to improve the lives of the world’s poorest citizens.
BMJ study finds that levels of HIV fell by 40 per cent among pregnant women between 2003 and 2008.
A CGHR study published in NEJM finds that smokers who quit before 40 years save a decade of their lives.
Asian Development Bank report describes how higher tobacco taxes can raise revenues and cut smoking-related deaths.
Improving cause of death data in places where vital registration is scarce could dramatically transform public health.
New research published in the Lancet estimates a total of 0.2 million suicide deaths in 2010 in India.
A Copenhagen Consensus panel, including Prof Prabhat Jha, outlines five key interventions with the greatest “bang for buck” to tackle chronic disease in developing countries.
Professors Prabhat Jha and Dean T. Jamison reflect on lessons from the US health-care model.