Current Volume

Review Articles

The interconnected and cross-border nature of risks posed by infectious diseases Jonathan E. Suk, Thomas Van Cangh, Julien Beauté, Cornelius Bartels, Svetla Tsolova, Anastasia Pharris, Massimo Ciotti, Jan C. Semenza
Training and deployment of lay refugee/internally displaced persons to provide basic health services in camps: a systematic review John E. Ehiri, Jayleen K.L. Gunn, Katherine E. Center, Ying Li, Mae Rouhani, Echezona E. Ezeanolue
Progress and challenges of disaster health management in China: a scoping review Shuang Zhong, Michele Clark, Xiang-Yu Hou, Yuli Zang, Gerard FitzGerald
Supervising community health workers in low-income countries – a review of impact and implementation issues Zelee Hill, Mari Dumbaugh, Lorna Benton, Karin Källander, Daniel Strachan, Augustinus ten Asbroek, James Tibenderana, Betty Kirkwood, Sylvia Meek
The right to traditional, complementary, and alternative health care Maria Stuttaford, Sahar Al Makhamreh, Fons Coomans, John Harrington, Chuma Himonga, Gillian Lewando Hundt

Original Articles

An assessment of the impact of the JSY cash transfer program on maternal mortality reduction in Madhya Pradesh, India Marie Ng, Archana Misra, Vishal Diwan, Manohar Agnani, Alison Levin-Rector, Ayesha De Costa
Determinants of the risk of dying of HIV/AIDS in a rural South African community over the period of the decentralised roll-out of antiretroviral therapy: a longitudinal study Paul Mee, Mark A. Collinson, Sangeetha Madhavan, Chodziwadziwa Kabudula, Francesc Xavier Gómez-Olivé, Kathleen Kahn, Stephen M. Tollman, James Hargreaves, Peter Byass
Universal health coverage in emerging economies: findings on health care utilization by older adults in China, Ghana, India, Mexico, the Russian Federation, and South Africa Karl Peltzer, Jennifer Stewart Williams, Paul Kowal, Joel Negin, James Josh Snodgrass, Alfred Yawson, Nadia Minicuci, Liz Thiele, Nancy Phaswana-Mafuya, Richard Berko Biritwum, Nirmala Naidoo, Somnath Chatterji
Health workers’ knowledge of and attitudes towards computer applications in rural African health facilities Felix Sukums, Nathan Mensah, Rose Mpembeni, Jens Kaltschmidt, Walter E. Haefeli, Antje Blank
The spatial distribution of health vulnerability to heat waves in Guangdong Province, China Qi Zhu, Tao Liu, Hualiang Lin, Jianpeng Xiao, Yuan Luo, Weilin Zeng, Siqing Zeng, Yao Wei, Cordia Chu, Scott Baum, Yaodong Du, Wenjun Ma
Hypertension: adherence to treatment in rural Bangladesh – findings from a population-based study Masuma Akter Khanam, Wietze Lindeboom, Tracey Lynn Perez Koehlmoose, Dewan Shamsul Alam, Louis Niessen, Abul Hasnat Milton
Moving data off the shelf and into action: an intervention to improve data-informed decision making in Côte d’Ivoire Tara Nutley, Léontine Gnassou, Moussa Traore, Abitche Edwige Bosso, Stephanie Mullen
Global mental health: perspectives from Ethiopia Abebaw Fekadu, Graham Thornicroft
Factors associated with mortality in HIV-infected people in rural and urban South Africa Kennedy N. Otwombe, Max Petzold, Tebogo Modisenyane, Neil A. Martinson, Tobias Chirwa
Millennium Development Goals: how public health professionals perceive the achievement of MDGs Marta Lomazzi, Ulrich Laaser, Mareike Theisling, Leticia Tapia, Bettina Borisch
Stillbirths at a hospital in Nablus, 2010: a cohort study Tam Giao Cung, Anne Sofie Paus, Ammar Aghbar, Torvid Kiserud, Sven Gudmund Hinderaker
Acceptability of impregnated school uniforms for dengue control in Thailand: a mixed methods approach Natasha Murray, Suphachai Jansarikij, Phanthip Olanratmanee, Pongsri Maskhao, Aurélia Souares, Annelies Wilder-Smith, Pattamaporn Kittayapong, Valérie R. Louis
Partner testing, linkage to care, and HIV-free survival in a program to prevent parent-to-child transmission of HIV in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea Andy Carmone, Korai Bomai, Wayaki Bongi, Tarua Dale Frank, Huleve Dalepa, Betty Loifa, Mobumo Kiromat, Sarthak Das, Molly F. Franke
Low health-related quality of life in school-aged children in Tonga, a lower-middle income country in the South Pacific Solveig Petersen, Boyd Swinburn, Helen Mavoa, Kalesita Fotu, Caroline Tupoulahi-Fusimalohi, Gavin Faeamani, Marjory Moodie
Tropical influenza and weather variability among children in an urban low-income population in Bangladesh Chisato Imai, W. Abdullah Brooks, Yeonseung Chung, Doli Goswami, Bilkis Ara Anjali, Ashraf Dewan, Ho Kim, Masahiro Hashizume
Perceptions of users and providers on barriers to utilizing skilled birth care in mid- and far-western Nepal: a qualitative study Sharad Onta, Bishnu Choulagai, Binjwala Shrestha, Narayan Subedi, Gajananda P. Bhandari, Alexandra Krettek
Before and after the earthquake: a case study of attrition from the HIV antiretroviral therapy program in Haiti Nancy H. Puttkammer, Steven B. Zeliadt, Jean Gabriel Balan, Janet G. Baseman, Rodney Destiné, Jean Wysler Domerçant, Jean Marie Duvilaire, Nernst Atwood Raphael, Kenneth Sherr, Krista Yuhas, Scott Barnhart
Predictors of health care use by adults 50 years and over in a rural South African setting Soter Ameh, Francesc Xavier Gómez-Olivé, Kathleen Kahn, Stephen M. Tollman, Kerstin Klipstein-Grobusch
Assessing the ability of health information systems in hospitals to support evidence-informed decisions in Kenya Elesban Kihuba, David Gathara, Stephen Mwinga, Mercy Mulaku, Rose Kosgei, Wycliffe Mogoa, Rachel Nyamai, Mike English
Second-line failure and first experience with third-line antiretroviral therapy in Mumbai, India Samsuddin Khan, Mrinalini Das, Aristomo Andries, Alaka Deshpande, Homa Mansoor, Peter Saranchuk, Petros Isaakidis
Reliability and validity of a Mental Health System Responsiveness Questionnaire in Iran Ameneh S. Forouzan, Hassan Rafeiey, Mojgan Padyab, Mehdi Ghazinour, Masoumeh Dejman, Miguel S. Sebastian
Security and skills: the two key issues in health worker migration Posy Bidwell, Pallavi Laxmikanth, Claire Blacklock, Gail Hayward, Merlin Willcox, Wim Peersman, Shabir Moosa, David Mant
Nesting doctoral students in collaborative North–South partnerships for health systems research Svetla Loukanova, Helen Prytherch, Antje Blank, Els Duysburgh, Göran Tomson, Lars L. Gustafson, Ali Sié, John Williams, Melkizedeck Leshabari, Walter E. Haefeli, Rainer Sauerborn, Sharon Fonn
Maternal health care utilization in Nairobi and Ouagadougou: evidence from HDSS Clémentine Rossier, Kanyiva Muindi, Abdramane Soura, Blessing Mberu, Bruno Lankoande, Caroline Kabiru, Roch Millogo
Prevalence and predictors for periodontitis among adults in China, 2010 Qi Zhang, Zhixin Li, Chunxiao Wang, Tao Shen, Yang Yang, Saipin Chotivichien, Linhong Wang
Do Health and Demographic Surveillance Systems benefit local populations? Maternal care utilisation in Butajira HDSS, Ethiopia Mesganaw Fantahun Afework, Seifu Hagos Gebregiorgis, Meselech Assegid Roro, Alemayehu Mekonnen Lemma, Saifuddin Ahmed
Modelling heterogeneity in malaria transmission using large sparse spatio-temporal entomological data Susan Fred Rumisha, Thomas Smith, Salim Abdulla, Honorath Masanja, Penelope Vounatsou
Exploration of ecological factors related to the spatial heterogeneity of tuberculosis prevalence in P. R. China Xin-Xu Li, Li-Xia Wang, Juan Zhang, Yun-Xia Liu, Hui Zhang, Shi-Wen Jiang, Jia-Xu Chen, Xiao-Nong Zhou
Improving adherence to antiretroviral treatment in Uganda with a low-resource facility-based intervention Celestino Obua, Joshua Kayiwa, Paul Waako, Göran Tomson, Hudson Balidawa, John Chalker, Dennis Ross-Degnan, Rolf Wahlstrom
Causes of death among undocumented migrants in Sweden, 1997–2010 Anna Wahlberg, Carina Källestål, AnnaCarin Lundgren, Birgitta Essén
The intergenerational transmission of intimate partner violence in Bangladesh Towfiqua Mahfuza Islam, Md. Ismail Tareque, Andrew D. Tiedt, Nazrul Hoque
Is resistance to anti-tuberculosis drugs associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus? A register review in Beijing, China Fengling Mi, Guanglu Jiang, Jian Du, Liang Li, Wentao Yue, Anthony D. Harries, Sven Gudmund Hinderaker, Yan Lin
Do medical students want to learn about global health? Anya Göpfert, Hussein Mohamedbhai, Josko Mise, Anne Driessen, Ambreen Shakil, Ann Fitzmaurice, Wendy Graham
Does the national health insurance scheme in Ghana reduce household cost of treating malaria in the Kassena-Nankana districts? Maxwell Ayindenaba Dalaba, Patricia Akweongo, Raymond Aborigo, Timothy Awine, Daniel Kweku Azongo, Prosper Asaana, Frank Atuguba, Abraham Oduro
Why sub-Saharan African health workers migrate to European countries that do not actively recruit: a qualitative study post-migration Annelien Poppe, Elena Jirovsky, Claire Blacklock, Pallavi Laxmikanth, Shabir Moosa, Jan De Maeseneer, Ruth Kutalek, Wim Peersman
Gestational diabetes mellitus prevalence in Maela refugee camp on the Thai–Myanmar Border: a clinical report Mary Ellen Gilder, Thet Wai Zin, Nan San Wai, Ma Ner, Paw Si Say, Myint Htoo, Say Say, Win Win Htay, Julie A Simpson, Sasithon Pukrittayakamee, François Nosten, Rose McGready
Cohorts and community: a case study of community engagement in the establishment of a health and demographic surveillance site in Malaysia Pascale Allotey, Daniel D. Reidpath, Nirmala Devarajan, Kanason Rajagobal, Shajahan Yasin, Dharmalingam Arunachalam, Johanna Deborah Imelda, Irenous Soyiri, Tamzyn Davey, Nowrozy Jahan, The Seaco Team
Sociodemographic and socioeconomic patterns of chronic non-communicable disease among the older adult population in Ghana Nadia Minicuci, Richard B. Biritwum, George Mensah, Alfred E. Yawson, Nirmala Naidoo, Somnath Chatterji, Paul Kowal
High attrition among HIV-infected patients with advanced disease treated in an intermediary referral center in Maputo, Mozambique Lucas Molfino, Ajay M.V. Kumar, Petros Isaakidis, Rafael Van den Bergh, Mohamed Khogali, Sven G. Hinderaker, Alice Magaia, Sheila Lobo, Celeste Gracia Edwards, Jan Walter
The INDEPTH standard population for low- and middle-income countries, 2013 Osman Sankoh, David Sharrow, Kobus Herbst, Chodziwadziwa Whiteson Kabudula, Nurul Alam, Shashi Kant, Henrik Ravn, Abbas Bhuiya, Le Thi Vui, Timotheus Darikwa, Margaret Gyapong, Momodou Jasseh, Nguyen Chuc Thi Kim, Salim Abdullah, Amelia Crampin, John Ojal, Seth Owusu-Agyei, Frank Odhiambo, Mark Urassa, Kim Streatfield, Masaaki Shimada, Charfudin Sacoor, Donatien Beguy, Karim Derra, George Wak, Valerie Delaunay, Ali Sie, Abdramane Soura, Diadier Diallo, Siswanto Wilopo, Honorati Masanja, Bassirou Bonfoh, Suparat Phuanukoonnon, Samuel J. Clark
Factors influencing agency nursing and moonlighting among nurses in South Africa Laetitia C. Rispel, Duane Blaauw, Tobias Chirwa, Katinka de Wet
Barriers to accessing health care in Nigeria: implications for child survival Sunday A. Adedini, Clifford Odimegwu, Olusina Bamiwuye, Opeyemi Fadeyibi, Nicole De Wet
Collecting and analysing cost data for complex public health trials: reflections on practice Neha Batura, Anni-Maria Pulkki-Brännström, Priya Agarwal, Archana Bagra, Hassan Haghparast-Bidgoli, Fiammetta Bozzani, Tim Colbourn, Guilia Greco, Tanvir Hossain, Rajesh Sinha, Bidur Thapa, Jolene Skordis-Worrall
Reducing visual deficits caused by refractive errors in school and preschool children: results of a pilot school program in the Andean region of Apurimac, Peru Sergio Latorre-Arteaga, Diana Gil-González, Olga Enciso, Aoife Phelan, Ángel García-Muñoz, Johannes Kohler
The association between insurance status and in-hospital mortality on the public medical wards of a Kenyan referral hospital Geren S. Stone, Titus Tarus, Mainard Shikanga, Benson Biwott, Thomas Ngetich, Thomas Andale, Betsy Cheriro, Wilson Aruasa
The use of mobile phones for demographic surveillance of mobile pastoralists and their animals in Chad: proof of principle Vreni Jean-Richard, Lisa Crump, Doumagoum Moto Daugla, Jan Hattendorf, Esther Schelling, Jakob Zinsstag
Factorial validation of the Attitudes toward Women Scale for Adolescents (AWSA) in assessing sexual behaviour patterns in Bolivian and Ecuadorian adolescents Lina Jaruseviciene, Sara De Meyer, Peter Decat, Apolinaras Zaborskis, Olivier Degomme, Mildrett Rojas, Salazar Arnold Hagens, Nancy Auquilla, Bernardo Vega, Anna C. Gorter, Miguel Orozco, Jeffrey V. Lazarus
Public and private maternal health service capacity and patient flows in southern Tanzania: using a geographic information system to link hospital and national census data Patrik Tabatabai, Stefanie Henke, Katharina Sušac, Oberlin M. E. Kisanga, Inge Baumgarten, Gisela Kynast-Wolf, Heribert Ramroth, Michael Marx
Adoption of routine telemedicine in Norway: the current picture Paolo Zanaboni, Undine Knarvik, Richard Wootton
Associations between mass media exposure and birth preparedness among women in southwestern Uganda: a community-based survey Gustav Asp, Karen Odberg Pettersson, Jacob Sandberg, Jerome Kabakyenga, Anette Agardh

Short Communications

Toward utilization of data for program management and evaluation: quality assessment of five years of health management information system data in Rwanda Marie Paul Nisingizwe, Hari S. Iyer, Modeste Gashayija, Lisa R. Hirschhorn, Cheryl Amoroso, Randy Wilson, Eric Rubyutsa, Eric Gaju, Paulin Basinga, Andrew Muhire, Agnès Binagwaho, Bethany Hedt-Gauthier
HIV, multidrug-resistant TB and depressive symptoms: when three conditions collide Mrinalini Das, Petros Isaakidis, Rafael Van den Bergh, Ajay MV Kumar, Sharath Burugina Nagaraja, Asmaa Valikayath, Santosh Jha, Bindoo Jadhav, Joanna Ladomirska

Current Debates

Addressing Ebola-related Stigma: Lessons Learned from HIV/AIDS Mariam Davtyan, Brandon Brown, Morenike Folayan
Primary Health Care: a strategic framework for the prevention and control of chronic non-communicable disease Alessandro R. Demaio, Karoline Kragelund Nielsen, Britt Pinkowski Tersbøl, Per Kallestrup, Dan W. Meyrowitsch
Declaration on mental health in Africa: moving to implementation Abdallah S. Daar, Marian Jacobs, Stig Wall, Johann Groenewald, Julian Eaton, Vikram Patel, Palmira dos Santos, Ashraf Kagee, Anik Gevers, Charlene Sunkel, Gail Andrews, Ingrid Daniels, David Ndetei
How might global health master deadly sins and strive for greater virtues? Catherine Panter-Brick, Mark Eggerman, Mark Tomlinson
Language, culture, and task shifting – an emerging challenge for global mental health Leslie Swartz, Sanja Kilian, Justus Twesigye, Dzifa Attah, Bonginkosi Chiliza
The global health concept of the German government: strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities Kayvan Bozorgmehr, Walter Bruchhausen, Wolfgang Hein, Michael Knipper, Rolf Korte, Oliver Razum, Peter Tinnemann

Study Design Articles

EMIRA: Ecologic Malaria Reduction for Africa – innovative tools for integrated malaria control Peter Dambach, Issouf Traoré, Norbert Becker, Achim Kaiser, Ali Sié, Rainer Sauerborn
Considerations for preparing a randomized population health intervention trial: lessons from a South African–Canadian partnership to improve the health of health workers Annalee Yassi, Lyndsay Michelle O'Hara, Michelle C. Engelbrecht, Kerry Uebel, Letshego Elizabeth Nophale, Elizabeth Ann Bryce, Jane A Buxton, Jacob Siegel, Jerry Malcolm Spiegel

Capacity Building

Service, training, mentorship: first report of an innovative education-support program to revitalize primary care social service in Chiapas, Mexico Andrew Jacob Van Wieren, Lindsay Palazuelos, Patrick F. Elliott, Jafet Arrieta, Hugo Flores, Daniel Palazuelos
Embedding operational research into national disease control programme: lessons from 10 years of experience in Indonesia Yodi Mahendradhata, Ari Probandari, Bagoes Widjanarko, Pandu Riono, Dyah Mustikawati, Edine W. Tiemersma, Bachti Alisjahbana, on behalf of the Tuberculosis Operational Research Group (TORG)
Sharing perspectives and experiences of doctoral fellows in the first cohort of Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa: 2011–2014 Babatunde Adedokun, Peter Nyasulu, Fresier Maseko, Sunday Adedini, Joshua Akinyemi, Sulaimon Afolabi, Nicole de Wet, Adedokun Sulaimon, Caroline Sambai, Wells Utembe, Rose Opiyo, Taofeek Awotidebe, Esnat Chirwa, Esther Nabakwe, François Niragire, Dieudonné Uwizeye, Celine Niwemahoro, Mphatso Kamndaya, Victoria Mwakalinga, Kennedy Otwombe
A case study of global health at the university: implications for research and action Andrew D. Pinto, Donald C. Cole, Aleida ter Kuile, Lisa Forman, Katherine Rouleau, Jane Philpott, Barry Pakes, Suzanne Jackson, Carles Muntaner
Building public health capacity in Madhya Pradesh through academic partnership Ritika Tiwari, Anjali Sharma, Himanshu Negandhi, Sanjay Zodpey, Nidhi Vyas, Manohar Agnani
Nutrition training in medical and other health professional schools in West Africa: the need to improve current approaches and enhance training effectiveness Roger Sodjinou, William K. Bosu, Nadia Fanou, Lucie Déart, Roland Kupka, Félicité Tchibindat, Shawn Baker
A systematic assessment of the current capacity to act in nutrition in West Africa: cross-country similarities and differences Roger Sodjinou, William K. Bosu, Nadia Fanou, Lucie Déart, Roland Kupka, Félicité Tchibindat, Shawn Baker
Step-by-step guideline for disease-specific costing studies in low- and middle-income countries: a mixed methodology Marleen E. Hendriks, Piyali Kundu, Alexander C. Boers, Oladimeji A. Bolarinwa, Mark J. te Pas, Tanimola M. Akande, Kayode Agbede, Gabriella B. Gomez, William K. Redekop, Constance Schultsz, Siok Swan Tan
Region-wide assessment of the capacity for human nutrition training in West Africa: current situation, challenges, and way forward Roger Sodjinou, Nadia Fanou, Lucie Deart, Félicité Tchibindat, Shawn Baker, William Bosu, Fré Pepping, Hélène Delisle, The Regional Nutrition Working Group

Letter-to-the-Editor

Dengue fever: a new challenge for China? Chengshen Jiang, John S. Schieffelin, Jian Li, Wenjie Sun
Rape in Nigeria: a silent epidemic among adolescents with implications for HIV infection Morenike O. Folayan, Morolake Odetoyinbo, Abigail Harrison, Brandon Brown

Gender and health

Risk factors for unplanned and unwanted teenage pregnancies over two years of follow up among a cohort of young South African women Nicola J. Christofides, Rachel K. Jewkes, Kristin L. Dunkle, Frances McCarty, Nwabisa Jama Shai, Mzikazi Nduna, Claire Sterk
Whose problem is it anyway? Crimes against women in India B. L. Himabindu, Radhika Arora, N. S. Prashanth
A cross-sectional study on attitudes toward gender equality, sexual behavior, positive sexual experiences, and communication about sex among sexually active and non-sexually active adolescents in Bolivia and Ecuador Sara De Meyer, Lina Jaruseviciene, Apolinaras Zaborskis, Peter Decat, Bernardo Vega, Kathya Cordova, Marleen Temmerman, Olivier Degomme, Kristien Michielsen
Empowerment evaluation of a Swedish gender equity plan Georgios Gavriilidis, Nivetha Natarajan Gavriilidou, Erika Pettersson, Eva Renhammar, Anna Balkfors, Per-Olof Östergren
The first 500 days of life: policies to support maternal nutrition John B. Mason, Roger Shrimpton, Lisa S. Saldanha, Usha Ramakrishnan, Cesar G. Victora, Amy Webb Girard, Deborah A. McFarland, Reynaldo Martorell
Intimate partner sexual and physical violence among women in Togo, West Africa: Prevalence, associated factors, and the specific role of HIV infection Juan Burgos-Soto, Joanna Orne-Gliemann, Gaëlle Encrenaz, Akouda Patassi, Aurore Woronowski, Benjamin Karyiyare, Annette K. Lawson-Evi, Valériane Leroy, François Dabis, Didier K. Ekouevi, Renaud Becquet
Thai men’s experiences of alcohol addiction and treatment Kulnaree Hanpatchaiyakul, Henrik Eriksson, Jureerat Kijsompon, Gunnel Östlund
Women and NCDs: Overcoming the neglect Ruth Bonita, Robert Beaglehole

INDEPTH Network Cause-Specific Mortality

INDEPTH Network Cause-Specific Mortality Complete Special Issue, incl Table of Contents
Cause-specific mortality in Africa and Asia: evidence from INDEPTH health and demographic surveillance system sites P. Kim Streatfield, Wasif A. Khan, Abbas Bhuiya, Nurul Alam, Ali Sié, Abdramane B. Soura, Bassirou Bonfoh, Eliezer K. Ngoran, Berhe Weldearegawi, Momodou Jasseh, Abraham Oduro, Margaret Gyapong, Shashi Kant, Sanjay Juvekar, Siswanto Wilopo, Thomas N. Williams, Frank O. Odhiambo, Donatien Beguy, Alex Ezeh, Catherine Kyobutungi, Amelia Crampin, Valérie Delaunay, Stephen M. Tollman, Kobus Herbst, Nguyen T.K. Chuc, Osman A. Sankoh, Marcel Tanner, Peter Byass
Cause-specific childhood mortality in Africa and Asia: evidence from INDEPTH health and demographic surveillance system sites P. Kim Streatfield, Wasif A. Khan, Abbas Bhuiya, Syed M.A. Hanifi, Nurul Alam, Mamadou Ouattara, Aboubakary Sanou, Ali Sié, Bruno Lankoandé, Abdramane B. Soura, Bassirou Bonfoh, Fabienne Jaeger, Eliezer K. Ngoran, Juerg Utzinger, Loko Abreha, Yohannes A. Melaku, Berhe Weldearegawi, Akosua Ansah, Abraham Hodgson, Abraham Oduro, Paul Welaga, Margaret Gyapong, Clement T. Narh, Solomon A. Narh-Bana, Shashi Kant, Puneet Misra, Sanjay K. Rai, Evasius Bauni, George Mochamah, Carolyne Ndila, Thomas N. Williams, Mary J. Hamel, Emmanuel Ngulukyo, Frank O. Odhiambo, Maquins Sewe, Donatien Beguy, Alex Ezeh, Samuel Oti, Aldiouma Diallo, Laetitia Douillot, Cheikh Sokhna, Valérie Delaunay, Mark A. Collinson, Chodziwadziwa W. Kabudula, Kathleen Kahn, Kobus Herbst, Joël Mossong, Nguyen T.K. Chuc, Martin Bangha, Osman A. Sankoh, Peter Byass
Adult non-communicable disease mortality in Africa and Asia: evidence from INDEPTH Health and Demographic Surveillance System sites P. Kim Streatfield, Wasif A. Khan, Abbas Bhuiya, Syed M.A. Hanifi, Nurul Alam, Cheik H. Bagagnan, Ali Sié, Pascal Zabré, Bruno Lankoandé, Clementine Rossier, Abdramane B. Soura, Bassirou Bonfoh, Siaka Kone, Eliezer K. Ngoran, Juerg Utzinger, Fisaha Haile, Yohannes A. Melaku, Berhe Weldearegawi, Pierre Gomez, Momodou Jasseh, Patrick Ansah, Cornelius Debpuur, Abraham Oduro, George Wak, Alexander Adjei, Margaret Gyapong, Doris Sarpong, Shashi Kant, Puneet Misra, Sanjay K. Rai, Sanjay Juvekar, Pallavi Lele, Evasius Bauni, George Mochamah, Carolyne Ndila, Thomas N. Williams, Kayla F. Laserson, Amek Nyaguara, Frank O. Odhiambo, Penelope Phillips-Howard, Alex Ezeh, Catherine Kyobutungi, Samuel Oti, Amelia Crampin, Moffat Nyirenda, Alison Price, Valérie Delaunay, Aldiouma Diallo, Laetitia Douillot, Cheikh Sokhna, F. Xavier Gómez-Olivé, Kathleen Kahn, Stephen M. Tollman, Kobus Herbst, Joël Mossong, Nguye T.K. Chuc, Martin Bangha, Osman A. Sankoh, Peter Byass
Mortality from external causes in Africa and Asia: evidence from INDEPTH Health and Demographic Surveillance System Sites P. Kim Streatfield, Wasif A. Khan, Abbas Bhuiya, Syed M.A. Hanifi, Nurul Alam, Eric Diboulo, Louis Niamba, Ali Sie, Bruno Lankoandé, Roch Millogo, Abdramane B. Soura, Bassirou Bonfoh, Siaka Kone, Eliezer K. Ngoran, Juerg Utzinger, Yemane Ashebir, Yohannes A. Melaku, Berhe Weldearegawi, Pierre Gomez, Momodou Jasseh, Daniel Azongo, Abraham Oduro, George Wak, Peter Wontuo, Mary Attaa-Pomaa, Margaret Gyapong, Alfred K. Manyeh, Shashi Kant, Puneet Misra, Sanjay K. Rai, Sanjay Juvekar, Rutuja Patil, Abdul Wahab, Siswanto Wilopo, Evasius Bauni, George Mochamah, Carolyne Ndila, Thomas N. Williams, Christine Khaggayi, Amek Nyaguara, David Obor, Frank O. Odhiambo, Alex Ezeh, Samuel Oti, Marylene Wamukoya, Menard Chihana, Amelia Crampin, Mark A. Collinson, Chodziwadziwa W. Kabudula, Ryan Wagner, Kobus Herbst, Jöel Mossong, Jacques B.O. Emina, Osman A. Sankoh, Peter Byass
Pregnancy-related mortality in Africa and Asia: evidence from INDEPTH Health and Demographic Surveillance System sites P. Kim Streatfield, Nurul Alam, Yacouba Compaoré, Clementine Rossier, Abdramane B. Soura, Bassirou Bonfoh, Fabienne Jaeger, Eliezer K. Ngoran, Juerg Utzinger, Pierre Gomez, Momodou Jasseh, Akosua Ansah, Cornelius Debpuur, Abraham Oduro, John Williams, Sheila Addei, Margaret Gyapong, Vida A. Kukula, Evasius Bauni, George Mochamah, Carolyne Ndila, Thomas N. Williams, Meghna Desai, Hellen Moige, Frank O. Odhiambo, Sheila Ogwang, Donatien Beguy, Alex Ezeh, Samuel Oti, Menard Chihana, Amelia Crampin, Valérie Delaunay, Alison Price, Aldiouma Diallo, Laetitia Douillot, Cheikh Sokhna, Mark A. Collinson, Kathleen Kahn, Stephen M. Tollman, Kobus Herbst, Joël Mossong, Jacques B.O. Emina, Osman A. Sankoh, Peter Byass
Malaria mortality in Africa and Asia: evidence from INDEPTH health and demographic surveillance system sites P. Kim Streatfield, Wasif A. Khan, Abbas Bhuiya, Syed M.A. Hanifi, Nurul Alam, Eric Diboulo, Ali Sie, Maurice Yé, Yacouba Compaoré, Abdramane B. Soura, Bassirou Bonfoh, Fabienne Jaeger, Eliezer K. Ngoran, Juerg Utzinger, Yohannes A. Melaku, Afework Mulugeta, Berhe Weldearegawi, Pierre Gomez, Momodou Jasseh, Abraham Hodgson, Abraham Oduro, Paul Welaga, John Williams, Elizabeth Awini, Fred N. Binka, Margaret Gyapong, Shashi Kant, Puneet Misra, Rahul Srivastava, Bharat Chaudhary, Sanjay Juvekar, Abdul Wahab, Siswanto Wilopo, Evasius Bauni, George Mochamah, Carolyne Ndila, Thomas N. Williams, Mary J. Hamel, Kim A. Lindblade, Frank O. Odhiambo, Laurence Slutsker, Alex Ezeh, Catherine Kyobutungi, Marylene Wamukoya, Valérie Delaunay, Aldiouma Diallo, Laetitia Douillot, Cheikh Sokhna, F. Xavier Gómez-Olivé, Chodziwadziwa W. Kabudula, Paul Mee, Kobus Herbst, Jöel Mossong, Nguyen T.K. Chuc, Samuelina S. Arthur, Osman A. Sankoh, Marcel Tanner, Peter Byass
HIV/AIDS-related mortality in Africa and Asia: evidence from INDEPTH health and demographic surveillance system sites P. Kim Streatfield, Wasif A. Khan, Abbas Bhuiya, Syed M. A. Hanifi, Nurul Alam, Ourohiré Millogo, Ali Sié, Pascal Zabré, Clementine Rossier, Abdramane B. Soura, Bassirou Bonfoh, Siaka Kone, Eliezer K. Ngoran, Juerg Utzinger, Semaw F. Abera, Johannes A. Melaku, Berhe Weldearegawi, Pierre Gomez, Momodou Jasseh, Patrick Ansah, Daniel Azongo, Felix Kondayire, Abraham Oduro, Alberta Amu, Margaret Gyapong, Odette Kwarteng, Shashi Kant, Chandrakant S. Pandav, Sanjay K. Rai, Sanjay Juvekar, Veena Muralidharan, Abdul Wahab, Siswanto Wilopo, Evasius Bauni, George Mochamah, Carolyne Ndila, Thomas N. Williams, Sammy Khagayi, Kayla F. Laserson, Amek Nyaguara, Anna M. Van Eijk, Alex Ezeh, Catherine Kyobutungi, Marylene Wamukoya, Menard Chihana, Amelia Crampin, Alison Price, Valérie Delaunay, Aldiouma Diallo, Laetitia Douillot, Cheikh Sokhna, F. Xavier Gómez-Olivé, Paul Mee, Stephen M. Tollman, Kobus Herbst, Joël Mossong, Nguyen T. K. Chuk, Samuelina S. Arthur, Osman A. Sankoh, Peter Byass
Cause-specific mortality and socioeconomic status in Chakaria, Bangladesh Syed M. A. Hanifi, Shehrin S. Mahmood, Abbas Bhuiya
Applying the InterVA-4 model to determine causes of death in rural Ethiopia Berhe Weldearegawi, Yohannes Adama Melaku, Mark Spigt, Geert Jan Dinant
Disease-specific mortality burdens in a rural Gambian population using verbal autopsy, 1998–2007 Momodou Jasseh, Stephen R. C. Howie, Pierre Gomez, Susana Scott, Anna Roca, Mamady Cham, Brian Greenwood, Tumani Corrah, Umberto D’Alessandro
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Two decades of mortality change in rural northeast South Africa Chodziwadziwa W. Kabudula, Stephen Tollman, Paul Mee, Sizzy Ngobeni, Bernard Silaule, F. Xavier Gómez-Olivé, Mark Collinson, Kathleen Kahn, Peter Byass

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The development and experience of epidemiological transition theory over four decades: a systematic review Ailiana Santosa, Stig Wall, Edward Fottrell, Ulf Högberg, Peter Byass
The evolution of disease: anthropological perspectives on epidemiologic transitions Molly Kathleen Zuckerman, Kristin Nicole Harper, Ronald Barrett, George John Armelagos
Understanding epidemiological transition in India Suryakant Yadav, Perianayagam Arokiasamy
The epidemiological transition in Antananarivo, Madagascar: an assessment based on death registers (1900–2012) Bruno Masquelier, Dominique Waltisperger, Osée Ralijaona, Gilles Pison, Arsène Ravélo
Migration and the epidemiological transition: insights from the Agincourt sub-district of northeast South Africa Mark A. Collinson, Michael J. White, Philippe Bocquier, Stephen T. McGarvey, Sulaimon A. Afolabi, Samuel J. Clark, Kathleen Kahn, Stephen M. Tollman
Closing the mental health treatment gap in South Africa: a review of costs and cost-effectiveness Helen Jack, Ryan G. Wagner, Inge Petersen, Rita Thom, Charles R. Newton, Alan Stein, Kathleen Kahn, Stephen Tollman, Karen J. Hofman
Public policy, health system, and community actions against illness as platforms for response to NCDs in Tanzania: a narrative review Emmy Metta, Beverly Msambichaka, Mary Mwangombe, Daniel J. Nyato, Marjolein Dieleman, Hinke Haisma, Paul Klatser, Eveline Geubbels

Measuring HIV Associated Mortality in Africa

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Does the Spectrum model accurately predict trends in adult mortality? Evaluation of model estimates using empirical data from a rural HIV community cohort study in north-western Tanzania Denna Michael, Chifundo Kanjala, Clara Calvert, Carel Pretorius, Alison Wringe, Jim Todd, Balthazar Mtenga, Raphael Isingo, Basia Zaba, Mark Urassa

Climate Change and Health in Vietnam

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Editorial: Local research evidence for public health interventions against climate change in Vietnam Joacim Rocklöv, Kim Bao Giang, Hoang Van Minh, Kristie Ebi, Maria Nilsson, Klas-Göran Sahlen, Lars Weinehall
Primary healthcare system capacities for responding to storm and flood-related health problems: a case study from a rural district in central Vietnam Hoang Van Minh, Tran Tuan Anh, Joacim Rocklöv, Kim Bao Giang, Le Quynh Trang, Klas-Göran Sahlen, Maria Nilsson, Lars Weinehall
Perceptions of climate change and its impact on human health: an integrated quantitative and qualitative approach Do Thi Thanh Toan, Vu Duy Kien, Kim Bao Giang, Hoang Van Minh, Pamela Wright
Diet and nutritional status among children 24–59 months by seasons in a mountainous area of Northern Vietnam in 2012 Le Thi Huong, Le Thi Thanh Xuan, Le Hong Phuong, Doan Thi Thu Huyen, Joacim Rocklöv
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Facets of Global Health: Globalisation, Equity, Impact, and Action

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Global health in the 21st century Ulrich Laaser, Helmut Brand
A new governance space for health Ilona Kickbusch, Martina Marianna Cassar Szabo
Tracking aid flows for development assistance for health Anna Vassall, John Shotton, Olena Klein Reshetnyk, Lindsey Hasanaj-Goossens, Olivier Weil, Jawaad Vohra, Notburga Timmermans, Lluis Vinyals, Françoise Andre
Global health ethics: an introduction to prominent theories and relevant topics Greg Stapleton, Peter Schröder-Bäck, Ulrich Laaser, Agnes Meershoek, Daniela Popa
Strengthening health systems by health sector reforms Flavia Senkubuge, Moeketsi Modisenyane, Tewabech Bishaw
Education for public health in Europe and its global outreach Vesna Bjegovic-Mikanovic, Aleksandra Jovic-Vranes, Katarzyna Czabanowska, Robert Otok

Intimate Partner Violence and Mental Health

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Perceptions of the mental health impact of intimate partner violence and health service responses in Malawi Lignet Chepuka, Miriam Taegtmeyer, Genesis Chorwe-Sungani, Janet Mambulasa, Ellen Chirwa, Rachel Tolhurst
‘SASA! is the medicine that treats violence’. Qualitative findings on how a community mobilisation intervention to prevent violence against women created change in Kampala, Uganda Nambusi Kyegombe, Elizabeth Starmann, Karen M. Devries, Lori Michau, Janet Nakuti, Tina Musuya, Charlotte Watts, Lori Heise
Intimate partner violence and poor mental health among Thai women residing in Sweden Cecilia Fernbrant, Maria Emmelin, Birgitta Essén, Per-Olof Östergren, Elizabeth Cantor-Graae
Domestic violence and mental health: a cross-sectional survey of women seeking help from domestic violence support services Giulia Ferrari, Roxane Agnew-Davies, Jayne Bailey, Louise Howard, Emma Howarth, Tim J. Peters, Lynnmarie Sardinha, Gene Feder

ASEAN Integration and its Health Implications

Progress toward universal health coverage in ASEAN Hoang Van Minh, Nicola Suyin Pocock, Nathorn Chaiyakunapruk, Chhea Chhorvann, Ha Anh Duc, Piya Hanvoravongchai, Jeremy Lim, Don Eliseo Lucero-Prisno III, Nawi Ng, Natalie Phaholyothin, Alay Phonvisay, Kyaw Min Soe, Vanphanom Sychareun
Human resources for health: task shifting to promote basic health service delivery among internally displaced people in ethnic health program service areas in eastern Burma/Myanmar Sharon Low, Kyaw Thura Tun, Naw Pue Pue Mhote, Saw Nay Htoo, Cynthia Maung, Saw Win Kyaw, Saw Eh Kalu Shwe Oo, Nicola Suyin Pocock
Policy processes underpinning universal health insurance in Vietnam Bui T. T. Ha, Scott Frizen, Le M. Thi, Doan T. T. Duong, Duong M. Duc
Innovations in non-communicable diseases management in ASEAN: a case series Jeremy Lim, Melissa M.H. Chan, Fatimah Z. Alsagoff, Duc Ha
The ASEAN economic community and medical qualification Jathurong Kittrakulrat, Witthawin Jongjatuporn, Ravipol Jurjai, Nicha Jarupanich, Krit Pongpirul
Obesogenic television food advertising to children in Malaysia: sociocultural variations See H. Ng, Bridget Kelly, Chee H. Se, Karuthan Chinna, Mohd Jamil Sameeha, Shanthi Krishnasamy, Ismail MN, Tilakavati Karupaiah

Methods Forum

Electronic data capture in a rural African setting: evaluating experiences with different systems in Malawi Carina King, Jenny Hall, Masford Banda, James Beard, Jon Bird, Peter Kazembe, Ed Fottrell