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Submissions from 2017

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Hysterectomy-corrected cervical cancer mortality rates reveal a larger racial disparity in the United States., Anna L Beavis, Patti E Gravitt, and Anne F Rositch

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Estimating the population-level impact of vaccines using synthetic controls., Christian A W Bruhn, Stephen Hetterich, Cynthia Schuck-Paim, Esra Kürüm, Robert J Taylor, Roger Lustig, Eugene D Shapiro, Joshua L Warren, Lone Simonsen, and Daniel M Weinberger

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Perspectives on model forecasts of the 2014–2015 Ebola epidemic in West Africa: lessons and the way forward, Gerardo Chowell, Cecile Viboud, Lone Simonsen, Stefano Merler, and Alessandro Vespignani

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Monthly food insecurity assessment in rural mkushi district, Zambia: a longitudinal analysis, Muzi Na, Bess Caswell, Sameera A Talegawkar, and Amanda C Palmer

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Mechanistic mathematical models: An underused platform for HPV research, Marc Ryser, Patti Gravitt, and Evan R. Myers

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‘We can’t do that here’ : negotiating evidence in HIV prevention campaigns in southwest China., Elanah Uretsky

Submissions from 2016

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Fragmented implementation of maternal and child health home-based records in Vietnam: need for integration, Hirotsugu Aiga, Vinh Duc Nguyen, Cuong Dinh Nguyen, Tho Thi Thi Nguyen, and Lien Thi Phuong Nguyen

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Knowledge, attitude and practices: assessing maternal and child health care handbook intervention in Vietnam, Hirotsugu Aiga, Vinh Duc Nguyen, Cuong Dinh Nguyen, Tho Thi Thi Nguyen, and Lien Thi Phuong Nguyen

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Maternity Leave Access and Health: A Systematic Narrative Review and Conceptual Framework Development., Ellie Andres, Sarah Baird, Jeffrey Bart Bingenheimer, and Anne Rossier Markus

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Worms at Work: Long-run Impacts of a Child Health Investment, Sarah Baird, Joan Hicks, Michael Kremer, and Edward Miguel

Depression screening in primary care and correlations with comorbidities in Romania, Paul Bălănescu, Ileana Botezat-Antonescu, Claudia Dima, Sever Cristian Oană, and Eliot Sorel

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Zoonotic tuberculosis in Africa: challenges and ways forward., Lauren Carruth, Amira A. Roess, Yitagele Tefere Mekonnen, Simenew Keskes Melaku, Mark Nichter, and Mo Salman

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World Health Organization and emergency health: if not now, when?, Francesco Checchi, Ronald J. Waldman, Leslie F Roberts, Alastair Ager, Ramin Asgary, Marie T Benner, and +12 additional authors

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Validation of an Obstetric Fistula Screening Questionnaire in Rural Nepal: a Community-based Cross-sectional and Nested Case-control Study with Clinical Examination., Ccg Chen, D Barry, S K Khatry, E M Klasen, M Singh, S C LeClerq, J Katz, James M. Tielsch, and L C Mullany

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Estimating Indoor PM2.5 and CO Concentrations in Households in Southern Nepal: The Nepal Cookstove Intervention Trials, C. Chen, S. Zeger, P. Breysse, J. Katz, W. Checkley, F. Curriero, and James Tielsch

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Respiratory syncytial virus infection in infants in rural Nepal., Helen Y. Chu, Joanne Katz, James Tielsch, Subarna K. Khatry, Laxman Shrestha, Steven C. Leclerq, Amalia Magaret, Jane Kuypers, Mark Steinhoff, and Janet A. Englund

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Clinical Presentation and Birth Outcomes Associated with Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection in Pregnancy., HY Chu, Joanne D. Katz, James Tielsch, Subarna K. Khatry, Laxman Shrestha, Steven C. LeClerq, Amalia Magaret, Jane Kuypers, Mark Steinhoff, and Janet A. Englund

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Transnational Mortality Comparisons Between Archipelago and Mainland Puerto Ricans., Uriyoán Colón-Ramos, Idania Rodríguez-Ayuso, Hirut T Gebrekristos, Amira Roess, Cynthia M Pérez, and Lone Simonsen

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Are we making progress in the prevention and control of childhood obesity? It all depends on how you look at it., William H. Dietz

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New Strategies to Prioritize Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity Interventions., William H. Dietz and Steven L. Gortmaker

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Relationship of suicide rates with climate and economic variables in Europe during 2000–2012, Konstantinos Fountoulakis, Isaia Chatzikosta, Konstantinos Pastiadis, Prodromos Zanis, Wolfram Kawohl, Eliot Sorel, and +45 additional authors

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Exploring geographic distributions of high-risk water, sanitation, and hygiene practices and their association with child diarrhea in Uganda, Mitsuaki Hirai, Amira A. Roess, Cheng Huang, and Jay P. Graham

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A New Look at Care in Pregnancy: Simple, Effective Interventions for Neglected Populations, Stephen Hodgins, James M. Tielsch, Kristen Rankin, Amber Robinson, Annie Kearns, and Jacquelyn Caglia

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Infant vaccination timing: Beyond traditional coverage metrics for maximizing impact of vaccine programs, an example from southern Nepal., Michelle M Hughes, Joanne Katz, Janet A Englund, Subarna K Khatry, Laxman Shrestha, Steven C LeClerq, Mark Steinhoff, and James M. Tielsch

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Community survey on awareness and use of obstetric ultrasonography in rural Sarlahi District, Nepal., Naoko Kozuki, Joanne Katz, Subarna K. Khatry, James M. Tielsch, Steven C. LeClerq, and Luke C. Mullany

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Accuracy of Home-Based Ultrasonographic Diagnosis of Obstetric Risk Factors by Primary-Level Health Care Workers in Rural Nepal, Naoko Kozuki, Luke C Mullany, Subarna K Khatry, Ram K Ghimire, Sharma Paudel, Karin Blakemore, Christine Bird, James M. Tielsch, Steven C LeClerq, and Joanne Katz

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Validity of home-based sonographic diagnosis of obstetric risk factors by auxiliary nurse midwives in rural Nepal, Naoko Kozuki, Luke C. Mullany, Subarna K. Khatry, Ram Ghimire, Sharma Paudel, James M. Tielsch, and +5 additional authors

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Observational studies and the difficult quest for causality: lessons from vaccine effectiveness and impact studies., Marc Lipsitch, Ayan Jha, and Lone Simonsen

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Attitudes and factors affecting acceptability of self-administered cervicovaginal sampling for human papillomavirus (HPV) genotyping as an alternative to Pap testing among multiethnic Malaysian women., Mahirah Ma'som, Nirmala Bhoo-Pathy, Nazrila Hairizan Nasir, Jerome Bellinson, Shridevi Subramaniam, Yuntong Ma, Siew-Hwei Yap, Pik-Pin Goh, Patti Gravitt, and Yin Ling Woo

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Building capacity in implementation science research training at the University of Nairobi., George O Osanjo, Julius O Oyugi, Isaac O Kibwage, Walter O Mwanda, Elizabeth N Ngugi, Fredrick C Otieno, Wycliffe Ndege, Mara Child, Carey Farquhar, Jeremy Penner, Zohray Talib, and James N Kiarie

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An Index of Community-Level Socioeconomic Composition for Global Health Research., Shivani Patel, Susan Sherman, Subarna Khatry, Steven LeClerq, James M. Tielsch, and Parul Christian

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Associations between quantitative measures of women's empowerment and access to care and health status for mothers and their children: A systematic review of evidence from the developing world., Pierre Pratley

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Camels, MERS-CoV, and other emerging infections in east Africa., Amira Roess, Lauren Carruth, Sally Lahm, and Mo Salman

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Maternal Deaths Account for a Small Proportion of the Total Deaths Among Reproductive Age Women., Carolyn G Scrafford and James M. Tielsch

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Household food insecurity as a determinant of overweight and obesity among low-income Hispanic subgroups: Data from the 2011-2012 California Health Interview Survey., Teresa M. Smith, Uriyoán Colón-Ramos, Courtney A. Pinard, and Amy L. Yaroch

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Highlighting Uncertainty and Recommendations for Improvement of Black Carbon Biomass Fuel-Based Emission Inventories in the Indo-Gangetic Plain Region., Sutyajeet I Soneja, James M. Tielsch, Subarna K Khatry, Frank C Curriero, and Patrick N Breysse

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Effect of an improved biomass stove on acute lower respiratory infections in young children in rural Nepal: a cluster-randomised, step-wedge trial, James M. Tielsch, Joanne Katz, Subarna K. Khatry, Laxman Shrestha, Patrick N. Breysse, Scott L. Zeger, and +5 additional authors

An exploratory multi-centric depression screening study in primary care setting from India, Adarsh Tripathi, Roy A. Kallivayalil, Dipesh Bhagabati, and Eliot Sorel

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A generalized-growth model to characterize the early ascending phase of infectious disease outbreaks, Cecile Viboud, Lone Simonsen, and Gerardo Chowell

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Global Mortality Impact of the 1957–1959 Influenza Pandemic, Cecile Viboud, Lone Simonsen, Rodrigo Fuentes, Jose Flores, Mark A. Miller, and Gerardo Chowell

A study of depression screening in primary care setting of China, Layan Zhang, Zou Tao, Yanhong Hao, and Eliot Sorel

Submissions from 2015

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When should governments subsidize health? The case of mass deworming., Amrita Ahuja, Sarah Baird, Joan Hicks, Michael Kremer, Edward Miguel, and et al.

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A global map of hemispheric influenza vaccine recommendations based on local patterns of viral circulation, Wladimir J. Alonso, Christine Yu, Cecile Viboud, Stephanie A. Richard, Cynthia Schuck-Paim, Lone Simonsen, Wyller A. Mello, and Mark A. Miller

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Evolution and conservation of Central African biodiversity: Priorities for future research and education in the Congo Basin and Gulf of Guinea, Nicole M. Anthony, Christiane Atteke, Michael W. Buford, Francisco Dallmeier, Adam Freedman, Sally A. Lahm, and +15 additional authors

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Agreement Between the World Health Organization Algorithm and Lung Consolidation Identified Using Point-of-Care Ultrasound for the Diagnosis of Childhood Pneumonia by General Practitioners., Miguel A. Chavez, Neha Naithani, Robert H. Gilman, James M. Tielsch, Subarna Khatry, Laura E. Ellington, J. Jaime Miranda, Ghanashyam Gurung, Shalim Rodriguez, and William Checkley

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The Western Africa ebola virus disease epidemic exhibits both global exponential and local polynomial growth rates., Gerardo Chowell, Cécile Viboud, James M. Hyman, and Lone Simonsen

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Characterizing Ebola Transmission Patterns based on Internet News Reports., J. C. Cleaton, Cecile Viboud, Lone Simonsen, A. M. Hurtado, and G. Chowell

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The association between fruit and vegetable intake, knowledge of the recommendations, and health information seeking within adults in the U.S. mainland and in Puerto Rico., Uriyoan Colón-Ramos, Lila J. Finney Rutten, Richard P. Moser, Vivian Colón-Lopez, Ana P. Ortiz, and Amy Lazarus Yaroch

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Association between dietary patterns during pregnancy and birth size measures in a diverse population in Southern US, Uriyoan Colón-Ramos, Susan B. Racette, Jody M. Ganiban, Thuy G. Nguyen, Mehmet Kocak, Kecia N. Carroll, Eszter Volgyi, and Frances A. Tylavsky

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Prevention of violence against women and girls: what does the evidence say?, Mary Ellsberg, Diana J. Arango, Matthew Morton, Floriza Gennari, Sveinung Kiplesund, Manuel Contreras, and Charlotte Watts

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Impact of the Ebola outbreak on health systems and population health in Sierra Leone., J W T Elston, A J Moosa, F Moses, G Walker, N Dotta, Ronald J. Waldman, and J Wright

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Fetal, neonatal, infant, and child international growth standards: an unprecedented opportunity for an integrated approach to assess growth and development., Cutberto Garza

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Costs to Australian taxpayers of pharmaceutical monopolies and proposals to extend them in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement., Deborah H. Gleeson, Hazel Moir, and Ruth Lopert

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Characteristics of Endophthalmitis after Cataract Surgery in the United States Medicare Population., Emily W Gower, Lisa J Keay, Dianne E Stare, Pallavi Arora, Sandra D Cassard, Ashley Behrens, James M. Tielsch, and Oliver D Schein

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Back to basics: improving the conceptualization and operationalization of programmatic exposure in social and behavior change communication through conceptual models., Tilly A. Gurman

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Waking Up the Mind: Qualitative Study Findings About the Process Through Which Programs Combining Income Generation and Health Education Can Empower Indigenous Guatemalan Women., Tilly A. Gurman, Anne Ballard, Samantha Kerr, Jané Walsh, and Amy Petrocy

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Informing the scaling up of voluntary medical male circumcision efforts through the use of theory of reasoned action: survey findings among uncircumcised young men in swaziland., Tilly A. Gurman, Preeti Dhillon, Jessica L. Greene, Panganai Makadzange, Philisiwe Khumlao, and Navendu Shekhar

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Reaching the Global Community During Disasters: Findings From a Content Analysis of the Organizational Use of Twitter After the 2010 Haiti Earthquake., Tilly A. Gurman and Nicole Ellenberger

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Ambient air pollution and adverse birth outcomes: a natural experiment study, Cheng Huang, Catherine Nichols, Yang Liu, Yunping Zhang, Xiaohong Liu, Suhong Gao, Zhiwen Li, and Aiguo Ren

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Challenges and opportunities associated with neglected tropical disease and water, sanitation and hygiene intersectoral integration programs., E. Anna Johnston, Jordan Teague, and Jay P. Graham

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Low correlation between household carbon monoxide and particulate matter concentrations from biomass-related pollution in three resource-poor settings., Elizabeth M. Klasen, Beatriz Wills, Neha Naithani, Robert H. Gilman, James M. Tielsch, and et al.

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A systematic review of community-to-facility neonatal referral completion rates in Africa and Asia, Naoko Kozuki, Tanya Guenther, Lara Vaz, Sajid B. Soofi, Christine Nalwadda Kayemba, James M. Tielsch, and et al.

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Comparison of US Birth Weight References and the International Fetal and Newborn Growth Consortium for the 21st Century Standard., Naoko Kozuki, Joanne Katz, Parul Christian, Anne C. Lee, Mariangela F. Silveira, James M. Tielsch, and +16 additional authors

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Evaluation of the Benefits and Risks of Introducing Ebola Community Care Centers, Sierra Leone, Adam J. Kucharski, Anton Camacho, Francesco Checchi, Ronald J. Waldman, Rebecca F. Grais, Jean-Clement Cabrol, Sylvie Briand, Marc Baguelin, Stefan Flasche, Sebastian Funk, and W. John Edmunds

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Detecting Signals of Seasonal Influenza Severity Through Age Dynamics, Elizabeth C Lee, Cécile Viboud, Lone Simonsen, Farid Khan, and Shweta Bansal

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The integration of water, sanitation and hygiene services into the US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief: A qualitative study, Lyana B. Mahmoudi, Jennifer L. Platt, and Jay P. Graham

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The influence of gender stereotypes on eating habits among Costa Rican adolescents., Rafael Monge-Rojas, Tamara Fuster-Baraona, Carlos Garita, Marta Sánchez, Vanesa Smith-Castro, Oscar Valverde-Cerros, and Uriyoán Colon-Ramos

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How Can We Better Evaluate Complex Global Health Initiatives? Reflections From the January 2014 Institute of Medicine Workshop., Sangeeta Mookherji and Kate Meck

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How Can We Better Evaluate Complex Global Health Initiatives? Reflections From the January 2014 Institute of Medicine Workshop., Sangeeta Mookherji and Kate Meck

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Unmet Need: Improving mHealth Evaluation Rigor to Build the Evidence Base., Sangeeta Mookherji, Garrett Mehl, Nadi Kaonga, and Patricia Mechael

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Tracking Global Fund HIV/AIDS resources used for sexual and reproductive health service integration: case study from Ethiopia, Sangeeta Mookherji, Samantha Ski, and Dale Huntington

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Indoor Particulate Matter Concentration, Water Boiling Time, and Fuel Use of Selected Alternative Cookstoves in a Home-Like Setting in Rural Nepal, Kristen D. Ojo, Sutyajeet I. Soneja, Carolyn G. Scrafford, Subarna K. Khatry, Steven C. LeClerq, William Checkley, Joanne Katz, Patrick N. Breysse, and James M. Tielsch

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Lung Ultrasound for the Diagnosis of Pneumonia in Children: A Meta-analysis., Maria A. Pereda, Miguel A. Chavez, Catherine C. Hooper-Miele, Robert H. Gilman, Mark C. Steinhoff, Laura E. Ellington, Margaret Gross, Carrie Price, James M. Tielsch, and William Checkley

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Sex differences in morbidity and care-seeking during the neonatal period in rural southern Nepal, Summer Rosenstock, Joanne Katz, Luke C. Mullany, Subarna K. Khatry, Steven C. LeClerq, James M. Tielsch, and et al.

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Risk factors for Chagas disease among pregnant women in El Salvador, Emi Sasagawa, Hirotsugu Aiga, Edith Y. Corado, Blanca L. Cuyuch, Marta A. Hernandez, Ana V. Guevara, Jose E. Romero, Hector M. Ramos, Chizuru Misago, and Kiyoshi Kita

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Mother-to-Child Transmission of Chagas Disease in El Salvador., Emi Sasagawa, Hirotsugu Aiga, Edith Yanira Corado Soriano, Blanca Leticia Cuyuch Marroquín, Marta Alicia Hernández Ramírez, Ana Vilma Guevara de Aguilar, José Eduardo Romero Chévez, Hector Manuel Ramos Hernández, Rafael Antonio Cedillos, Chizuru Misago, and Kiyoshi Kita

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Analysis of behavioral change techniques in community-led total sanitation programs, Rachel Sigler, Lyana Mahmoudi, and Jay P. Graham

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Determining particulate matter and black carbon exfiltration estimates for traditional cookstove use in rural nepalese village households., Sutyajeet I. Soneja, James M. Tielsch, Frank C. Curriero, Benjamin Zaitchik, Subarna K. Khatry, Beizhan Yan, Steven N. Chillrud, and Patrick N. Breysse

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CO2 and H2O: Understanding Different Stakeholder Perspectives on the Use of Carbon Credits to Finance Household Water Treatment Projects., Sarah K. Summers, Rochelle Rainey, Maneet Kaur, and Jay P. Graham

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The Role of Zinc and Iron-Folic Acid Supplementation on Early Child Temperament and Eating Behaviors in Rural Nepal: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Pamela J. Surkan, Mary Katherine Charles, Joanne Katz, Emily H. Siegel, Subarna K. Khatry, Steven C. LeClerq, Rebecca J. Stoltzfus, and James M. Tielsch

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Global Incidence of Preterm Birth., James Tielsch

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The Know, Do, and Quality Gaps in International Maternal and Child Health Care Interventions., James M. Tielsch

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Designs of two randomized, community-based trials to assess the impact of influenza immunization during pregnancy on respiratory illness among pregnant women and their infants and reproductive outcomes in rural Nepal, James M. Tielsch, Mark Steinhoff, Joanne Katz, Janet A. Englund, Jane Kuypers, Subarna K. Khatry, Laxman Shrestha, and Steven C. LeClerq

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‘Sex’ – it’s not only women’s work: a case for refocusing on the functional role that sex plays in work for both women and men, Elanah Uretsky

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`Sex' – It's not only Women's Work: A Case for Refocusing on the Functional Role that Sex Plays in Work for both Women and Men, Elanah Uretsky

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Thoughts on alternative designs for clinical trials for ebola treatment research., Ronald Waldman and Phillip Nieburg

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The Effects of Antismoking Messages From Family, School, and Mass Media on Smoking Behavior and Smoking Intention Among Chinese Adolescents., Shaohua Yu, Jeffrey Koplan, Michael P. Eriksen, Shuo Yao, Pamela Redmon, Julia Song, Elanah Uretsky, and Cheng Huang

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Assessing the role of masculinity in the transmission of HIV: a systematic review to inform HIV risk reduction counseling interventions for men who have sex with men., Robert J. Zeglin

Submissions from 2014

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Conditional, unconditional and everything in between: a systematic review of the effects of cash transfer programmes on schooling outcomes, Sarah Baird, Francisco Ferreira, Berk Ozler, and Michael Woolcock

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The heterogeneous effects of HIV testing, Sarah Baird, Erick Gong, Craig McIntosh, and Berk Ozler

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The relationship between female genital cutting and women's autonomy in Eritrea, Ghenet Besera and Amira A. Roess

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Review of hyperuricemia as new marker for metabolic syndrome, Laura Billiet, Sarah Doaty, James D. Katz, and Manuel T. Velasquez

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Synthesizing data and models for the spread of MERS-CoV, 2013: Key role of index cases and hospital transmission, Gerardo Chowell, Seth Blumberg, Lone Simonsen, Mark A. Miller, and Cecile Viboud

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Death patterns during the 1918 influenza pandemic in Chile, Gerardo Chowell, Lone Simonsen, Jose Flores, Mark A. Miller, and Cecile G. Viboud

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Is West Africa Approaching a Catastrophic Phase or is the 2014 Ebola Epidemic Slowing Down? Different Models Yield Different Answers for Liberia., Gerardo Chowell, Lone Simonsen, Cécile Viboud, and Yang Kuang

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Impact of WHO recommendations to eliminate industrial trans-fatty acids from the food supply in Latin America and the Caribbean, Uriyoan Colón-Ramos, Rafael Monge-Rojas, and Hannia Campos

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HIV-1 drug resistance prevalence, drug susceptibility and variant characterization in the Jacobi Medical Center paediatric cohort, Bronx, NY, USA., M de Mulder, V A York, A A Wiznia, H A Michaud, Douglas F. Nixon, A Holguin, and M G Rosenberg

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A study of water and sanitation access trends in Peru: where do inequities persist?, B. Eagin and Jay P. Graham

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Intimate partner violence and mental health, Mary Ellsberg and Maria Emmelin

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Transmission dynamics and control of Ebola virus disease outbreak in Nigeria, July to September 2014, F. O. Fasina, A. Shittu, O. Tomori, Lone Simonsen, Cecile G. Viboud, and Gerardo Chowell