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2017

Nationwide Mortality Studies To Quantify Causes Of Death: Relevant Lessons From India’s Million Death Study
Mireille Gomes, Rehana Begum, Prabha Sati, Rajesh Dikshit, Prakash C. Gupta, Rajesh Kumar, Jay Sheth, Asad Habib, Prabhat Jha Health Affairs doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2017.0635 HEALTH AFFAIRS 36, NO. 11 (2017)

Divergence and convergence in cause-specific premature adult mortality in Mexico and US Mexican Hispanics from 1995 to 2015: analyses of 4.9 million individual deaths
Luz Myriam Reynales-Shigematsu, Carlos Manuel Guerrero-López, Mauricio Hernández Ávila, Hyacinth Irving, Prabhat Jha; Divergence and convergence in cause-specific premature adult mortality in Mexico and US Mexican Hispanics from 1995 to 2015: analyses of 4.9 million individual deaths, International Journal of Epidemiology, , dyx185, https://doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyx185

Changes in cause-specific neonatal and 1-59-month child mortality in India from 2000 to 2015
Fadel, Shaza A et al. The Lancet, 2017 Sept 19, Volume 0, Issue 0,

Characterizing measles transmission in India: a dynamic modeling study using verbal autopsy data
S Verguet, EO Jones, M Johri, SK Morris, W Suraweera, CL Gauvreau, Prabhat Jha and Mark Jit. “Characterizing measles transmission in India: a dynamic modeling study using verbal autopsy data” BMC medicine 15 (1), 151″

Controlling measles using supplemental immunization activities: A mathematical model to inform optimal policy
Verguet, Stéphane et al. “Controlling Measles Using Supplemental Immunization Activities: A Mathematical Model to Inform Optimal Policy.” Vaccine 33.10 (2015): 1291–1296. PMC. Web. 8 June 2017.

Raising taxes key to accelerate tobacco control in South Asia 
Jha P, Khan J, Mishra S, Gupta P. Raising taxes key to accelerate tobacco control in South Asia. BMJ. 2017 Apr 11;357:j1176.

Renal failure deaths and their risk factors in India 2001 – 13
Dare AJ, Fu SH, Patra J, Rodriguez PS, Thakur JS, Jha P, Million Death Study Collaborators. Renal failure deaths and their risk factors in India 2001–13: nationally representative estimates from the Million Death Study. The Lancet Global Health. 2017 Jan 31;5(1):e89-95.

 

2016

Karnataka’s roadmap to improved health
S. Rao Seshadri*, P. Jha , P. Sati , C. Gauvreau , U. Ram, R. Laxminarayan

Trends in bidi and cigarette smoking in India from 1998 to 2015, by age, gender and education
Mishra S, Joseph RA, Gupta PC, Pezzack B, Ram F, Sinha DN, Dikshit R, Patra J, Jha P. Trends in bidi and cigarette smoking in India from 1998 to 2015, by age, gender and education. BMJ Global Health. 2016 Apr 1;1(1):e000005.

 

2015

Costs, affordability, and feasibility of an essential package of cancer control interventions in low-income and middle-income countries: key messages from Disease Control Priorities, 3rd edition<
Gelband, Hellen et al. The Lancet , Volume 387 , Issue 10033 , 2133 – 2144

Naive bayes classifiers for verbal autopsies: comparison to physician-based classification for 21,000 child and adult deaths
Miasnikof P, Giannakeas V, Gomes M, Aleksandrowicz L, Shestopaloff AY, Alam D, Tollman S, Samarikhalaj A, Jha P. Naive Bayes classifiers for verbal autopsies: comparison to physician-based classification for 21,000 child and adult deaths. BMC medicine. 2015 Nov 25;13(1):286.

Causes of death statistics for India 2010-2013
A Joint Report of the Registrar General of India and the Centre for Global Health Research, 2015.

Facility delivery, postnatal care and neonatal deaths in India: Nationally-representative case-control studies
Fadel SA, Ram U, Morris SK, Begum R, Shet A, Jotkar R, Jha P. Facility delivery, postnatal care and neonatal deaths in India: Nationally-Representative Case-Control Studies. PloS one. 2015 Oct 19;10(10):e0140448.

Research: What makes an eLife paper in epidemiology and global health?
Jit M, Franco E, Jha P. What makes an eLife paper in epidemiology and global health?. Elife. 2015 Oct 7;4:e11326.

The impact of cigarette smoking on life expectancy between 1980 and 2010: a global perspective<
Rentería E, Jha P, Forman D, et al Tobacco Control 2016;25:551-557.

Exposure to second-hand smoke and the risk of tuberculosis in children and adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis of 18 observational studies
Patra J, Bhatia M, Suraweera W, Morris SK, Patra C, Gupta PC, Jha P. Exposure to second-hand smoke and the risk of tuberculosis in children and adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis of 18 observational studies. PLoS Med. 2015 Jun 2;12(6):e1001835.

Deaths and taxes: stronger global tobacco control by 2025
Jha P

The consequences of tobacco tax on household health and finances in rich and poor smokers in China: an extended cost-effectiveness analysis
Stéphane Verguet, Cindy L Gauvreau, Sujata Mishra, Mary MacLennan, Shane M Murphy, Elizabeth D Brouwer, Rachel A Nugent, Kun Zhao, Prabhat Jha, Den T Jamison. Lancet Global Health 2015; 3: e206–16

Copenhagen Consensus 2015 Health Assessment Paper – Benefits and Costs of the Health Targets for the Post-2015 Development Agenda
Jha P, Hum R, Gauvreau CL, Jordan K. Benefits and Costs of the Health Targets for the Post-2015 Development Agenda. Copenhagen Consensus, Working Paper, 16 January 2015.

Avoiding 40% of the premature deaths in each country, 2010—30: review of national mortality trends to help quantify the UN Sustainable Development Goal for health
Norheim OF, Jha P, Admasu K, Godal T, Hum RJ, Kruk ME, Gómez-Dantés O, Mathers CD, Pan H, Sepúlveda J, Suraweera W. Avoiding 40% of the premature deaths in each country, 2010–30: review of national mortality trends to help quantify the UN Sustainable Development Goal for health. The Lancet. 2015 Jan 23;385(9964):239-52.

HPV-avertable cancer risks in India: A pooled analysis of 9 observational studies
Patra J, Dikshit R, Bhatia M, Ramasundarahettige C, Jha P. HPV‐avertable cancer risks in India: A pooled analysis of 9 observational studies. International journal of cancer. 2015 Jan 15;136(2):491-2.

 

2014

Commentary: The Evolving Hazards of Smoking and Benefits of Cessation
Jha P

The effect of health-facility admission and skilled birth attendant coverage on maternal survival in India
Montgomery AL, Fadel S, Kumar R, Bondy S, Moineddin R, Jha P. The effect of health-facility admission and skilled birth attendant coverage on maternal survival in India: a case-control analysis. PloS one. 2014 Jun 2;9(6):e95696.

Tobacco smoking, alcohol drinking, diabetes, low body mass index and the risk of self-reported symptoms of active tuberculosis: individual participant data (IPD) meta-analyses of 72,684 individuals in 14 high tuberculosis burden countries
Patra J, Jha P, Rehm J, Suraweera W. Tobacco smoking, alcohol drinking, diabetes, low body mass index and the risk of self-reported symptoms of active tuberculosis: individual participant data (IPD) meta-analyses of 72,684 individuals in 14 high tuberculosis burden countries. PloS one. 2014 May 2;9(5):e96433.

Estimates of the economic contributions of the bidi manufacturing industry in India
Nandi A, Ashok A, Guindon GE, Chaloupka FJ, Jha P. Estimates of the economic contributions of the bidi manufacturing industry in India. Tobacco control. 2014 Apr 30.

Reassessing the value of vaccines
Bärnighausen T, Berkley S, Bhutta ZA, Bishai DM, Black MM, Bloom DE, Constenla D, Driessen J, Edmunds J, Evans D, Griffiths U. Reassessing the value of vaccines. The Lancet Global Health. 2014 May 31;2(5):e251-2.

Gender Socialization: Differences between Male and Female Youth in India and Associations with Mental Health
Ram U, Strohschein L, Gaur K. Gender socialization: Differences between male and female youth in India and associations with mental health. International Journal of Population Research. 2014 Apr 27;2014.

Comparison of physician-certified verbal autopsy with computer-coded verbal autopsy for cause of death assignment in hospitalized patients in low- and middle-income countries: systematic review
Leitao J, Desai N, Aleksandrowicz L, Byass P, Miasnikof P, Tollman S, Alam D, Lu Y, Rathi SK, Singh A, Suraweera W. Comparison of physician-certified verbal autopsy with computer-coded verbal autopsy for cause of death assignment in hospitalized patients in low-and middle-income countries: systematic review. BMC medicine. 2014 Feb 4;12(1):22.

Performance criteria for verbal autopsy-based systems to estimate national causes of death: development and application to the Indian Million Death Study
Aleksandrowicz L, Malhotra V, Dikshit R, Gupta PC, Kumar R, Sheth J, Rathi SK, Suraweera W, Miasnikof P, Jotkar R, Sinha D. Performance criteria for verbal autopsy-based systems to estimate national causes of death: development and application to the Indian Million Death Study. BMC medicine. 2014 Feb 4;12(1):21.

Performance of four computer-coded verbal autopsy methods for cause of death assignment compared with physician coding on 24,000 deaths in low- and middle-income countries
Desai N, Aleksandrowicz L, Miasnikof P, Lu Y, Leitao J, Byass P, Tollman S, Mee P, Alam D, Rathi SK, Singh A. Performance of four computer-coded verbal autopsy methods for cause of death assignment compared with physician coding on 24,000 deaths in low-and middle-income countries. BMC medicine. 2014 Feb 4;12(1):20.

Reliable direct measurement of causes of death in low- and middle-income countries
Jha P. Reliable direct measurement of causes of death in low-and middle-income countries. BMC medicine. 2014 Feb 4;12(1):19.

Global Effects of Smoking, of Quitting, and of Taxing Tobacco
Jha P, Peto R. Global effects of smoking, of quitting, and of taxing tobacco. New England Journal of Medicine. 2014 Jan 2;370(1):60-8.

 

2013

How Much Have Global Problems Cost the World? Chapter 7 Human Health: The Twentieth-Century Transformation of Human Health – Its Magnitude and Value
Jamison D, Jha P, Malhotra V, Verguet S. Human Health: The Twentieth-Century Transformation of Human Health – Its Magnitude and Value. Cambridge University Press. 2013. Copenhagen Consensus Centre.

Global health: the importance of evidence-based medicine
Birbeck GL, Wiysonge CS, Mills EJ, Frenk JJ, Zhou XN, Jha P. Global health: the importance of evidence-based medicine. BMC medicine. 2013 Oct 16;11(1):223.

Neonatal, 1-59 month, and under-5 mortality in 597 Indian districts, 2001 to 2012: estimates from national demographic and mortality surveys
Ram U, Jha P, Ram F, Kumar K, Awasthi S, Shet A, Pader J, Nansukusa S, Kumar R. Neonatal, 1–59 month, and under-5 mortality in 597 Indian districts, 2001 to 2012: estimates from national demographic and mortality surveys. The Lancet Global Health. 2013 Oct 31;1(4):e219-26.

Road traffic injury mortality and its mechanisms in India: nationally representative mortality survey of 1.1 million homes
Hsiao M, Malhotra A, Thakur JS, Sheth JK, Nathens AB, Dhingra N, Jha P, Million Death Study Collaborators. Road traffic injury mortality and its mechanisms in India: nationally representative mortality survey of 1.1 million homes. BMJ open. 2013 Aug 1;3(8):e002621.

Measles mortality in high and low burden districts of India: Estimates from a nationally representative study of over 12,000 child deaths
Morris SK, Awasthi S, Kumar R, Shet A, Khera A, Nakhaee F, Ram U, Brandao JR, Jha P. Measles mortality in high and low burden districts of India: Estimates from a nationally representative study of over 12,000 child deaths. Vaccine. 2013 Sep 23;31(41):4655-61.

Smoking-attributable mortality in Bangladesh: proportional mortality study
Alam DS, Jha P, Ramasundarahettige C, Streatfield PK, Niessen LW, Chowdhury MA, Siddiquee AT, Ahmed S, Evans TG. Smoking-attributable mortality in Bangladesh: proportional mortality study. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2013 Oct;91(10):757-64.

Female sex work interventions and changes in HIV and syphilis infection risks from 2003 to 2008 in India: a repeated cross-sectional study
Arora P, Nagelkerke NJD, Moineddin R, et al. Female sex work interventions and changes in HIV and syphilis infection risks from 2003 to 2008 in India: a repeated cross-sectional study. BMJ Open 2013;3:e002724. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013- 002724

An observational study to assess changes in social inequality in smoking-attributable upper aero digestive tract cancer mortality among Canadian males between 1986 and 2001

Singhal S, Quiñonez CR, Jha P. An observational study to assess changes in social inequality in smoking-attributable upper aero digestive tract cancer mortality among Canadian males between 1986 and 2001. BMC public health. 2013 Apr 10;13(1):328.

21st-Century hazards of smoking and benefits of cessation in the United States
Jha P, Ramasundarahettige C, Landsman V, Rostron B, Thun M, Anderson RN, McAfee T, Peto R. 21st-century hazards of smoking and benefits of cessation in the United States. New England Journal of Medicine. 2013 Jan 24;368(4):341-50.

 

2012

Deaths from symptomatically identifiable furious rabies in India: a nationally representative mortality survey
Suraweera W, Morris SK, Kumar R, Warrell DA, Warrell MJ, Jha P, Million Death Study Collaborators. Deaths from symptomatically identifiable furious rabies in India: a nationally representative mortality survey. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012 Oct 4;6(10):e1847.

A systematic review and meta-analysis of risk factors for sexual transmission of HIV in India
Arora P, Nagelkerke NJ, Jha P. A systematic review and meta-analysis of risk factors for sexual transmission of HIV in India. PloS one. 2012 Aug 28;7(8):e44094.

Counting the dead is one of the world’s best investments to reduce premature mortality
Prabhat Jha, Counting the dead is one of the world’s best investments to reduce premature mortality. Hypothesis 2012, 10(1): e1, doi:10.5779/hypothesis. v10i1.211 (2012).

Death and taxes: epidemiological and economic evidence on smoking
Jha, P. Death and taxes: epidemiological and economic evidence on smoking. Global Heart. 2012; 7: 139-42.

Rotavirus mortality in India: estimates based on a nationally representative survey of diarrhoeal deaths
Morris SK, Awasthi S, Khera A, Bassani DG, Kang G, Parashar UD, Kumar R, Shet A, Glass RI, Jha P. Rotavirus mortality in India: estimates based on a nationally representative survey of diarrhoeal deaths. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2012 Oct;90(10):720-7.

Unintentional injury mortality in India, 2005: Nationally representative mortality survey of 1.1 million homes
Jagnoor J, Suraweera W, Keay L, Ivers RQ, Thakur JS, Jha P. Unintentional injury mortality in India, 2005: nationally representative mortality survey of 1.1 million homes. BMC public health. 2012 Jun 28;12(1):487.

Suicide mortality in India: a nationally representative survey
Patel V, Ramasundarahettige C, Vijayakumar L, Thakur JS, Gajalakshmi V, Gururaj G, Suraweera W, Jha P, Million Death Study Collaborators. Suicide mortality in India: a nationally representative survey. The lancet. 2012 Jun 29;379(9834):2343-51.

Cancer mortality in India: a nationally representative survey
Dikshit R, Gupta PC, Ramasundarahettige C, Gajalakshmi V, Aleksandrowicz L, Badwe R, Kumar R, Roy S, Suraweera W, Bray F, Mallath M. Cancer mortality in India: a nationally representative survey. The Lancet. 2012 May 18;379(9828):1807-16.

Factors associated with physician agreement and coding choices of cause of  death using verbal autopsies for 1130 maternal deaths in India.
Montgomery AL, Morris SK, Bassani DG, Kumar R, Jotkar R, Jha P. Factors associated with physician agreement and coding choices of cause of death using verbal autopsies for 1130 maternal deaths in India. PLoS One. 2012 Mar 28;7(3):e33075.

Factors associated with physician agreement on verbal autopsy of over 11500 injury deaths in India.
Hsiao M, Morris SK, Bassani DG, Montgomery AL, Thakur JS, Jha P. Factors associated with physician agreement on verbal autopsy of over 11500 injury deaths in India. PLoS one. 2012 Jan 17;7(1):e30336.

 

2011

A rational taxation system of bidis and cigarettes to reduce smoking deaths in India.
Jha P, Guindon E, Joseph RA, Nandi A, John RM, Rao K, Chaloupka FJ, Kaur J, Gupta PC, Rao MG. A rational taxation system of bidis and cigarettes to reduce smoking deaths in India. Econ Polit Wkly. 2011 Oct 15;42:44-51.

HIV, HSV-2 and syphilis among married couples in India: patterns of discordance and concordance.
Arora P, Nagelkerke N, Sgaier SK, Kumar R, Dhingra N, Jha P. HIV, HSV-2 and syphilis among married couples in India: patterns of discordance and concordance. Sexually Transmitted Infections. 2011 Oct 1;87(6):516-20.

Geospatial assessment of the relationship between altitude and mortality in India.
Hsiao C, Jha P. 4th International Conference on HealthGIS 2011. August 5-6th, 2011, New Delhi, India.

Childhood and adult mortality from unintentional falls in India.
Jagnoor J, Suraweera W, Keay L, Ivers RQ, Thakur JS, Gururaj G, Jha P. Childhood and adult mortality from unintentional falls in India. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 2011 Oct;89(10):733-40.

Male use of female sex work in India: a nationally representative behavioural survey.
Gaffey MF, Venkatesh S, Dhingra N, Khera A, Kumar R, Arora P, Nagelkerke N, Jha P. Male use of female sex work in India: a nationally representative behavioural survey. PLoS One. 2011 Jul 29;6(7):e22704.

Trends in selective abortions of girls in India: analysis of nationally representative birth histories from 1990 to 2005 and census data from 1991 to 2011.
Jha P, Kesler MA, Kumar R, Ram F, Ram U, Aleksandrowicz L, Bassani DG, Chandra S, Banthia JK. Trends in selective abortions of girls in India: analysis of nationally representative birth histories from 1990 to 2005 and census data from 1991 to 2011. The Lancet. 2011 Jun 10;377(9781):1921-8.

Diarrhea, pneumonia, and infectious disease mortality in children aged 5-14 years in India.
Morris SK, Bassani DG, Awasthi S, Kumar R, Shet A, Suraweera W, Jha P. Diarrhea, pneumonia, and infectious disease mortality in children aged 5 to 14 years in India. PLoS One. 2011 May 24;6(5):e20119.

Unintentional injury deaths among children younger than five years of age in India: a nationally representative mortality survey of 1.1 million homes.
Jagnoor J, Bassani DG, Keay L, Ivers RQ, Thakur JS, Gururaj G, Jha P, Million Death Study Collaborators. Unintentional injury deaths among children younger than 5 years of age in India: a nationally representative study. Injury prevention. 2011 Jun 1;17(3):151-5.

Snakebite mortality in India: a nationally representative mortality survey.
Mohapatra B, Warrell DA, Suraweera W, Bhatia P, Dhingra N, Jotkar RM, Rodriguez PS, Mishra K, Whitaker R, Jha P, Million Death Study Collaborators. Snakebite mortality in India: a nationally representative mortality survey. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2011 Apr 12;5(4):e1018.

Capturing the context of maternal deaths from verbal autopsies: a reliability study of the Maternal Data Extraction Tool (M-DET).
Montgomery AL, Morris SK, Kumar R, Jotkar R, Mony P, Bassani DG, Jha P. Capturing the context of maternal deaths from verbal autopsies: a reliability study of the maternal data extraction tool (M-DET). PLoS One. 2011 Feb 7;6(2):e14637.

Towards achievement of universal healthcare in India by 2020: a call to action.
Reddy KS, Patel V, Jha P, Paul VK, Kumar AS, Dandona L, Lancet India Group for Universal Healthcare. Towards achievement of universal health care in India by 2020: a call to action. The Lancet. 2011 Mar 4;377(9767):760-8.

 

2010

Causes of neonatal and child mortality in India: nationally-representative mortality survey.
Million Death Study Collaborators. Causes of neonatal and child mortality in India: a nationally representative mortality survey. The Lancet. 2010 Dec 3;376(9755):1853-60.

Adult and child malaria mortality in India
Dhingra N, Jha P, Sharma VP, Cohen AA, Jotkar RM, Rodriguez PS, Bassani DG, Suraweera W, Laxminarayan R, Peto R, Million Death Study Collaborators. Adult and child malaria mortality in India: a nationally representative mortality survey. The Lancet. 2010 Nov 26;376(9754):1768-74.

Prevalence and correlates of Herpes Simplex Virus-2 and syphilis infections in the general population in India.
Sgaier SK, Mony P, Jayakumar S, McLaughlin C, Arora P, Kumar R, Bhatia P, Jha P. Prevalence and correlates of Herpes Simplex Virus-2 and syphilis infections in the general population in India. Sexually transmitted infections. 2010 Nov 8. ePub.

Child mortality from solid-fuel use in India: a nationally-representative case-control study.
Bassani DG, Jha P, Dhingra N, Kumar R. Child mortality from solid-fuel use in India: a nationally-representative case-control study. BMC public health. 2010 Aug 17;10(1):491.

Canada’s perceived lack of leadership on global tobacco control.
Hébert PC, Reddy KS, Jha P. Canada’s perceived lack of leadership on global tobacco control.

Global, regional, and national causes of child mortality in 2008: a systematic analysis.
Black RE, Cousens S, Johnson HL, Lawn JE, Rudan I, Bassani DG, Jha P, Campbell H, Walker CF, Cibulskis R, Eisele T. Global, regional, and national causes of child mortality in 2008: a systematic analysis. The Lancet. 2010 Jun 11;375(9730):1969-87.

Factors associated with physician agreement on verbal autopsy of over 27000 childhood deaths in India.
Morris SK, Bassani DG, Kumar R, Awasthi S, Paul VK, Jha P. Factors associated with physician agreement on verbal autopsy of over 27000 childhood deaths in India. PloS one. 2010 Mar 8;5(3):e9583.

HIV mortality and infection in India: estimates from nationally representative mortality survey of 1.1 million homes.
Jha P, Kumar R, Khera A, Bhattacharya M, Arora P, Gajalakshmi V, Bhatia P, Kam D, Bassani DG, Sullivan A, Suraweera W. HIV mortality and infection in India: estimates from nationally representative mortality survey of 1.1 million homes. BMJ. 2010 Feb 23;340:c621.

The Summary Index of Malaria Surveillance (SIMS): a stable index of malaria within India.
Cohen AA, Dhingra N, Jotkar RM, Rodriguez PS, Sharma VP, Jha P. The Summary Index of Malaria Surveillance (SIMS): a stable index of malaria within India. Population health metrics. 2010 Feb 11;8(1):1.

 

2009

Avoidable global cancer deaths and total deaths from smoking.
Jha P. Avoidable global cancer deaths and total deaths from smoking. Nature Reviews Cancer. 2009 Sep 1;9(9):655-64.

Fire-related deaths in India: how accurate are the estimates?
J Jagnoor, Ivers R, Kumar R, Jha P.
Lancet. 2009; 374(9684); 117.

Heterogeneity in host HIV susceptibility as a potential contributor to recent HIV prevalence declines in Africa.<
Nagelkerke N, de Vlas SJ, Jha P, Luo M, Plummer FA, Kaul R.
AIDS 2009; 23(1): 131-2.

Universalizing access to primary health care in India.
Kumar R, Kaur M, Jha P.
Indian Journal of Public Health. 2009; 53: 22-26.

Gender inequity and age-appropriate immunization cover in India from 1992-2006.
Corsi DJ, Bassani DG, Kumar R, Awasthi S, Jotkar R, Kaur N, Jha P.
BMC Int. Health and Human Rights. 2009. [EPub].

 

2008

A nationally representative case-control study of smoking and death in India.
Jha P, Jacob B, Gajalakshmi V, et al.
N Engl J Med. 2008 February 13. [Epub].

Smoking, HIV and non-fatal tuberculosis in an urban African population.
Ramin B, Kam D, Feleke D, Jacob B, Jha P.
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2008 Jun; 12(6): 695-7.

Trends in HIV incidence in India from 2000 to 2007.
Arora P, Kumar R, Bhattacharya M, Nagelkerke NJ, Jha P.
Lancet. 2008; 372: 289-90.

 

2007

Biobanks in developing countries: needs and feasibility.
Sgaier, SK, Jha P, Mony P, Kurpad A, Lakshmi V, Kumar R, Ganguly NK.
Science. 2007; 318; 1074-5.

Interim measures for meeting needs for health sector data: births, deaths, and causes of death.
Hill K, Lopez AD, Shibuya K, Jha P.
Lancet. 2007 Oct 26. [Epub].

A scandal of invisibility: making everyone count by counting everyone.
Setel PW, Macfarlane SB, Szreter S, Mikkelsen L, Jha P, Stout S, AbouZahr C.
Lancet. 2007 October 26. [Epub].

Commentary: Reliable measurement of the causes of mortality in developing countries.
Jha P, Jacob B, Kumar R.
Int J Epidemiol. 2007; 36: 651- 653.

Sexual risk factors for HIV infection in early and advanced HIV epidemics in sub-Saharan Africa: systematic overview of 68 epidemiological studies.
Chen L, Jha P, Stirling B et al.
PLoS One. 2007; 2(10): e1001.

Poverty and chronic diseases in Asia: challenges and opportunities.
Jha P, Chen Z.
CMAJ. 2007; 177(9): 1059-1062.

Mortality in Iraq.
Jha P, Gajalakshmi V, Dhingra N, Jacob B.
Lancet. 2007; 369: 101.

 

2006

Participation in HIV vaccine trials: listening to participant and community concerns.
Mills EJ, Jha P.
Ind J of Medical Research. 2006; 124(6): 608-10.

Reducing the burden of smoking worldwide: effectiveness of interventions and their coverage.
Jha P, Chaloupka FJ, Carrao M, Jacob B.
Drug and Alcohol Review. 2006; 25: 597-609.

Body Mass Index, sexual behaviour, and sexually transmitted infections: an analyses using the NHANES 1999-2000 data.
Nagelkerke N, Bernsen RMD, Sgaier S, Jha P.
BMC Public Health. 2006; 6: 199.

Social inequalities in male mortality, and in male mortality from smoking: indirect estimation from national death rates in England and Wales, Poland, and North America.
Jha P, Peto R, Zatonski W, Boreham J, Jarvis M, Lopez A D.
Lancet. 2006; 368:367-370.

Advancement of global health: key messages from the Disease Control Priorities Project.
Laxminarayan R, Mills AJ, Breman JG, Measham AR, Alleyne G, Claeson M, Jha P, Musgrove P, Chow J, Shahid-Salles S, Jamison DT.
Lancet. 2006; 367: 1193-1208.

Trends in HIV-1 in young adults in south India from 2000 to 2004: a prevalence study.
Kumar R, Jha P, Arora P et al.
Lancet. 2006; 367: 1164-1172.

Low male-to-female sex ratio of children born in India: national survey of 1.1 million households.
Jha P, Kumar R, Vasa P et al.
Lancet. 2006; 367: 211-218.

Better health statistics are possible.
Bchir A, Bhutta Z, Binka F, Black R, Bos E, Bradshaw D, Garnett G, Hayashi K, Jha P et al.
Lancet 2006; 367:190-193.

Prospective study of one million deaths in India: rationale, design and validation results.
Jha P, Gajalakshimi V, Gupta PC, et al for the RGI-CGHR Prospective Study Collaborators.
PLoS Medicine. 2006; 3: 191-200.

 

2005

Smoking & premature mortality: reflections on the contributions of Richard Doll.
Jha P, Zatonski W.
CMAJ. 2005; 173(5): 476-7.

Bidi and cigarette smoking and risk of myocardial infarction in urban India.
Rastogi S, Jha P, Reddy KVS et al.
Tobacco Control. 2005; 173(5): 476-7.

More on India’s HIV-1 epidemic.
Jha P, Arora P, Nagelkerke N.
CMAJ. 2005; 173(1): 18.

Does use of tobacco or alcohol contribute to impoverishment from hospitalization costs in India?
Bonu S, Rani M, Peters DH, Jha P, Nguyen SN.
Health Policy Plan. 2005; 20(1): 41-9.

Sample registration of vital events with verbal autopsy: a renewed commitment to measuring and monitoring vital statistics.
Setel P, Sankoh O, Rao C, Velkoff VA, Mathers C, Gonhuan Y, Jha P, Sethi RC, Hemed Y, Lopez AD.
Bull World Health Organ. 2005; 83(8): 611-617.

Global IDEA.
Jha P, Brown D, Nagelkerke N, Slutsky AS, Jamison, DT.
CMAJ. 2005; 172.

 

2004

Weapons of mass salvation: Canada’s role in improving the health of the global poor.
CMAJ. 2004; 170(1): 66-7.

Evidence for global health.
Jha P, Lavery JV.
CMAJ. 2004; 170(11): 1687-8.

Household tobacco and alcohol use, and child health: an exploratory study from India.
Bonu S, Rani M, Jha P, Peters DH, Nguyen SN.
Health Policy. 2004; 70(1): 67-83.

India’s HIV-1 epidemic.
Arora P, Cyriac A, Jha P.
CMAJ. 2004; 171(11).

Social and economic justice: the road to health.
Jha P, Lavery J.
CMAJ. 2004; 171(9).

Health and economic benefits of an accelerated program of research to combat global infectious diseases.
Jha P, Brown D, Slutsky AS et al for Global IDEA Scientific Advisory Committee.
CMAJ. 2004; 172(12): 1538-39.

 

2003

Tobacco use in India: prevalence and predictors of smoking and chewing in a national cross sectional household survey.
Rani M, Bonu S, Jha P, Nguyen SN, Jamjoum L.
Tobacco Control. 2003; 12(4): e4.

Risk factors for adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix in women aged 20-44 years: the UK national case-control study of cervical cancer.
Green J, Berrington de Gonzalez A, Sweetland S, Beral V, Chilvers C, Crossley B, Deacon J, Hermon C, Jha P, et al.
Br J Cancer. 2003; 89: 2078-86.

Global efforts for reducing the burden of smoking.
Chaloupka FJ, Jha P, Currao M et al.
Disease Management Health Outcomes. 2003; 11(10): 647-661(15).

Smoking and mortality from tuberculosis and other diseases in India: retrospective study of 43000 adult male deaths and 35000 controls.
Gajalakshmi V, Peto R, Kanaka T, Jha P.
Lancet. 2003; 362: 507-515.

 

2002

Mother-to-child HIV transmission and ARVs.
de Vlas SJ, Nagelkerke NJ, Jha P, Plummer FA.
Science. 2002; 298(5601): 2129.

Modelling HIV/AIDS epidemics in Botswana and India: impact of interventions to prevent transmission.
Nagelkerke NJ, Jha P, de Vlas SJ, Korenromp EL, Moses S, Blanchard JF, Plummer FA.
Bull World Health Organ. 2002; 80(2): 89-96.

Global and regional estimates of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of price increases and other tobacco control policies.
Ranson K, Jha P, Chaloupka FJ, Nguyen S.
Nicotine Tob Res. 2002; 4(3): 311-9.

Oral contraceptives and cervical cancer.
Berrington A, Jha P, Peto J, Green J, Hermon C.
Lancet. 2002; 360(9330): 410.

Estimates of global and regional smoking prevalence in 1995, by age and sex.
Jha P, Ranson MK, Nguyen SN, Yach D.
Am J Public Health. 2002; 92(6): 1002-6.

Improving the health of the global poor.
Jha P, Mills A, Hanson K, Kumaranayake L, et al.
Science. 2002; 295(5562): 2036-9.

 

2001

Story on smoking and poor people is incomplete.
Jha P, Musgrove P, Chaloupka FJ, Yach D.
BMJ. 2001; 323: 1070.

 

2000

The economics of global tobacco control.
Jha P, Chaloupka FJ.
BMJ. 2000; 321: 358-361.

 

1999

Death and taxes: the economics of tobacco control.
Jha P, de Beyer J, Heller P.
Finance and Development. 1999, 46-49.

 

BOOKS/REPORTS

Copenhagen Consensus 2012: Chronic Disease
Prabhat Jha, Rachel Nugent, Stéphane Verguet, David Bloom, Ryan Hum

Tobacco Taxes: A Win-win for Fiscal Space and Health.
Jha P, Joseph R, Li D, Gauvreau C, Anderson I, Moser P, Bonu S, Bhushan I, Chaloupka FJ.
Mandaluyong City, Philippines: Asian Development Bank, 2012.

Choosing Health: An Entitlement for All Indians.
Jha P, Laxminarayan R.
Toronto and New Delhi: CGHR, University of Toronto,  2009.

Causes of Death in India: Results from the Million Death Study.
RGI/CGHR. New Delhi: Registrar General; 2009

Sex, Money and Ideas: Two Decades of Battling AIDS in India.
Jha P. In: The Commonwealth Health Ministers Book 2008.

London: Commonwealth Secretariat, 2008.

Maternal Mortality in India, 1997–2003: Trends, Causes and Risk Factors.
RGI/CGHR. New Delhi: Registrar General, 2006.

Special Fertility & Mortality Survey, 1998. A Report of 1.1 Million Indian Households.
RGI/CGHR. New Delhi: Registrar General, 2005.

Curbing the Epidemic: Governments and the Economics of Tobacco Control.
Jha P and Chaloupka FJ.
Washington: World Bank, 1999.

 

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