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The impact of measles immunization campaigns in India using a nationally representative sample of 27,000 child deaths

Continued diligence in mass immunization and direct mortality monitoring are both needed to achieve elimination of measles deaths in India.

Hot Temperature Has Highest Mortality Risk, But Moderately Cold Temperature Contributed To The Most Deaths In India

Interventions in India should focus on the effects of moderately cold temperature, which contribute to the most deaths.

Mortality attributable to hot and cold ambient temperatures in India: a nationally representative case-crossover study

Public health interventions to mitigate temperature effects need to focus not only on extremely hot temperatures but also moderately cold temperatures

Deaths from cardiovascular disease rising in India, study finds

Previously unstudied nationally, cardiac mortality is on the rise in India, especially in rural areas and young adults

Health, taxes, and poverty in 500 million male smokers

Higher cigarette prices would save millions of people

Toronto Global Cancer Control Conference 2018

The Lancet Global Health – Volume 6, Special Issue 1, S1-S30

Identifying HIV care continuum gaps using verbal autopsy

“We have designed a verbal autopsy tool to identify and remedy gaps in the HIV care continuum.”

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

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

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

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

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

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