New Featured Publications

Nationwide Mortality Studies To Quantify Causes Of Death: Relevant Lessons From India’s Million Death Study

— November 6, 2017

Cause-of-death data can be captured at low cost, with high quality, and in a timely manner.

Divergence and convergence in cause-specific premature adult mortality in Mexico and US Mexican Hispanics from 1995 to 2015

— September 25, 2017

There is a need for ongoing attention to avoidable mortality in Mexico and among US Mexican Hispanics

Changes in cause-specific neonatal and 1-59-month child mortality in India from 2000 to 2015

— September 19, 2017

India has avoided about 1 million deaths of children under age five since 2005 but there is still more to be done.

Characterizing measles transmission in India

— August 23, 2017

Routine vaccination and supplemental immunization between 2000 and 2015 saved 1. 6 million under-five children from death

Raising taxes key to accelerate tobacco control in South Asia

— April 11, 2017

South Asian countries must prioritize higher tobacco taxation and other control measures

Renal failure deaths and their risk factors in India 2001–13

— December 13, 2016

Renal failure is a growing public health concern for India.

Childhood Cancer Mortality in India

— December 1, 2016

The burden of childhood cancer in India is substantially higher than previously suggested.

Karnataka’s Roadmap to Improved Health

— September 6, 2016

Cost effective solutions to address priority diseases, reduce poverty and increase economic growth

Trends in bidi and cigarette smoking in India 1998 to 2015

— April 6, 2016

The number of smokers is rising and cigarettes are replacing bidi in India.

Effects of body mass index, tobacco smoking, alcohol drinking and solid fuel use on the risk of asthma

— April 5, 2016

BMI, smoking, drinking and solid fuel use —combined— double or triple the risk of development of asthma. 

Causes of Death in India 2010-2013

— December 17, 2015

Registrar General of India and the Centre for Global Health Research release statistics from the Sample Registration System and MDS

Adult mortality risk in India in 2014

— November 19, 2015

New demographic view of Indian adult mortality shows a east-west differences in the country

Disease Control Priorities, Third Edition : Volume 3. Cancer

— November 19, 2015

Cancer control in low and middle income countries is possible and will save lives

Disease Control Priorities for Cancer control intervention in LMICs – The Lancet

— November 11, 2015

The DCP-3 Author Group presents key messages for costs, affordability, and feasibility of an essential package of cancer control

Facility Delivery, Postnatal Care and Neonatal Deaths in India: Nationally-Representative Case-Control Studies

— October 20, 2015

In India, women often seek facility delivery after complications arise, rather than to avoid complications.

Deaths from acute abdominal conditions and geographical access to surgical care in India

— August 20, 2015

Access to surgical care for time sensitive, life saving surgeries is an increasingly important topic in India.

Exposure to Second-Hand Smoke and the Risk of Tuberculosis in Children and Adults

— June 2, 2015

Patra et al publish a new systematic review and meta-analysis of second hand smoke and TB