Amir Attaran

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi WHO, the Global Fund, and medical malpractice in malaria treatment
    Amir Attaran
    Royal Institute of International Affairs, London, UK
    Lancet 363:237-40. 2004
  2. ncbi Where did it all go wrong?
    Amir Attaran
    University of Ottawa, Canada
    Nature 430:932-3. 2004
  3. ncbi The World Bank: false financial and statistical accounts and medical malpractice in malaria treatment
    Amir Attaran
    Institute of Population Health and Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6N5, Canada
    Lancet 368:247-52. 2006
  4. ncbi Profile: Amir Attaran
    Erika Check
    Nat Med 12:872. 2006
  5. ncbi Rescuing malaria treatment, or not?
    Amir Attaran
    Institute of Population Health and Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada
    Lancet 364:1922-3. 2004
  6. pmc The inadequate treatment of pain: collateral damage from the war on drugs
    Jason W Nickerson
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS Med 9:e1001153. 2012
  7. pmc A tragically naive Canadian law for tragically neglected global health
    Amir Attaran
    Canada Research Chair in Law, Population Health and Global Development Policy, Institute of Population Health and Faculties of Law and Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ont
    CMAJ 176:1726-7. 2007
  8. doi Healthy by law: the missed opportunity to use laws for public health
    Amir Attaran
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Lancet 379:283-5. 2012
  9. doi For peace and pain: the medical legitimisation of Afghanistan's poppy crop
    Amir Attaran
    Institute of Population Health, One Stewart Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:396-8. 2011
  10. pmc An immeasurable crisis? A criticism of the millennium development goals and why they cannot be measured
    Amir Attaran
    Law, Population Health, and Global Development Policy, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS Med 2:e318. 2005

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi WHO, the Global Fund, and medical malpractice in malaria treatment
    Amir Attaran
    Royal Institute of International Affairs, London, UK
    Lancet 363:237-40. 2004
  2. ncbi Where did it all go wrong?
    Amir Attaran
    University of Ottawa, Canada
    Nature 430:932-3. 2004
  3. ncbi The World Bank: false financial and statistical accounts and medical malpractice in malaria treatment
    Amir Attaran
    Institute of Population Health and Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6N5, Canada
    Lancet 368:247-52. 2006
  4. ncbi Profile: Amir Attaran
    Erika Check
    Nat Med 12:872. 2006
  5. ncbi Rescuing malaria treatment, or not?
    Amir Attaran
    Institute of Population Health and Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada
    Lancet 364:1922-3. 2004
  6. pmc The inadequate treatment of pain: collateral damage from the war on drugs
    Jason W Nickerson
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS Med 9:e1001153. 2012
    Jason Nickerson and Amir Attaran examine the vast inequities in medical pain relief around the world and argue that the global control of licit narcotics be shifted from the International Narcotic Control Board to WHO.
  7. pmc A tragically naive Canadian law for tragically neglected global health
    Amir Attaran
    Canada Research Chair in Law, Population Health and Global Development Policy, Institute of Population Health and Faculties of Law and Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ont
    CMAJ 176:1726-7. 2007
  8. doi Healthy by law: the missed opportunity to use laws for public health
    Amir Attaran
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Lancet 379:283-5. 2012
    ..So why is it that the public health community, which expends much effort and expense probing natural laws, places negligible emphasis on collection, analysis, and making greater use of the world's public health laws?..
  9. doi For peace and pain: the medical legitimisation of Afghanistan's poppy crop
    Amir Attaran
    Institute of Population Health, One Stewart Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:396-8. 2011
    ..We present a supply-and-demand that illustrates how this useful exchange could be made, and discuss the political opposition that now stands in the way and perpetuates the unsatisfactory status quo in Afghanistan...
  10. pmc An immeasurable crisis? A criticism of the millennium development goals and why they cannot be measured
    Amir Attaran
    Law, Population Health, and Global Development Policy, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS Med 2:e318. 2005
  11. ncbi How do patents and economic policies affect access to essential medicines in developing countries?
    Amir Attaran
    Royal Institute of International Affairs, London
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:155-66. 2004
    ..Pragmatism and greater flexibility are urged, so that policy may better concentrate on the greater causes of epidemic mortality, which now pose unprecedented threats to global peace and security...
  12. pmc Antimalarial drug quality in the most severely malarious parts of Africa - a six country study
    Roger Bate
    Africa Fighting Malaria, Washington, DC, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2132. 2008
    ..The high persistence of substandard drugs and clinically inappropriate artemisinin monotherapies in the private sector risks patient safety and, through drug resistance, places the future of malaria treatment at risk globally...
  13. pmc WHO's response to global public health threats: XDR-TB
    Kumanan Wilson
    PLoS Med 4:e246. 2007
  14. pmc Canada's fevered failure on malaria
    Amir Attaran
    CMAJ 176:1249, 1251. 2007
  15. pmc Adherence to HAART: Africans take medicines more faithfully than North Americans
    Amir Attaran
    PLoS Med 4:e83. 2007
  16. ncbi Combination drug policy for malaria
    Amir Attaran
    Trop Doct 35:59. 2005
  17. pmc Roll back malaria? The scarcity of international aid for malaria control
    Vasant Narasimhan
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Malar J 2:8. 2003
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