J S Thakur

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Country: India

Publications

  1. ncbi Measles outbreak in a Periurban area of Chandigarh: need for improving vaccine coverage and strengthening surveillance
    J S Thakur
    Department of Community Medicine, Govt Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 69:33-7. 2002
  2. ncbi Rapid assessment and delivery of Vitamin A to slum children by using National Immunization Day in Chandigarh
    H M Swami
    Department of Community Medicine, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh-160047, India
    Indian J Pediatr 68:719-23. 2001
  3. ncbi Impact of mass supplementation of vitamin A
    H M Swami
    Department of Community Medicine, Govt Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 74:443-7. 2007
  4. pmc Epidemiological study of high cancer among rural agricultural community of Punjab in Northern India
    J S Thakur
    School of Public Health, Department of Community Medicine, Post Graduate Institution of Medical Education and Research PGIMER, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 5:399-407. 2008
  5. ncbi Cardiovascular disease risk management in a primary health care setting of north India
    Sitanshu Sekhar Kar
    School of Public Health, Department of Community Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian Heart J 60:19-25. 2008
  6. ncbi Improving environmental conditions of a slum in Chandigarh by an awareness campaign
    H M Swami
    Department of Community Medicine, Government Medical College, College Building, Sector 32, Chandigarh
    J Environ Sci Eng 46:252-6. 2004
  7. doi Biomass fuel and risk of tuberculosis: a case-control study from Northern India
    P V M Lakshmi
    School of Public Health, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:457-61. 2012
  8. doi Why youth smoke? An exploratory community-based study from Chandigarh Union Territory of northern India
    J S Thakur
    PGIMER School of Public Health, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Cancer 47:59-62. 2010
  9. ncbi Staff awareness of oral polio vaccine vial monitor in Chandigarh
    J S Thakur
    Department of Community Medicine, Govt Medical College, Chandigarh
    Indian J Pediatr 67:253-4. 2000
  10. doi Epidemiological features of pneumonic plague outbreak in Himachal Pradesh, India
    Kamlesh Joshi
    Department of Community Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:455-60. 2009

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi Measles outbreak in a Periurban area of Chandigarh: need for improving vaccine coverage and strengthening surveillance
    J S Thakur
    Department of Community Medicine, Govt Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 69:33-7. 2002
    ..They belonged to lower socio economic status with low immunization coverage...
  2. ncbi Rapid assessment and delivery of Vitamin A to slum children by using National Immunization Day in Chandigarh
    H M Swami
    Department of Community Medicine, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh-160047, India
    Indian J Pediatr 68:719-23. 2001
    ..The strategy to assess and deliver Vitamin A during NID's was found to be feasible and successful and could be a basis for launching similar initiatives in other areas of India and other countries where VAD is a public health problem...
  3. ncbi Impact of mass supplementation of vitamin A
    H M Swami
    Department of Community Medicine, Govt Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 74:443-7. 2007
    ..To study the impact of mass supplementation of Vitamin A solution on morbidity due to diarrhea, Acute respiratory infection (ARI) and xerophthalmia...
  4. pmc Epidemiological study of high cancer among rural agricultural community of Punjab in Northern India
    J S Thakur
    School of Public Health, Department of Community Medicine, Post Graduate Institution of Medical Education and Research PGIMER, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 5:399-407. 2008
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  5. ncbi Cardiovascular disease risk management in a primary health care setting of north India
    Sitanshu Sekhar Kar
    School of Public Health, Department of Community Medicine, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian Heart J 60:19-25. 2008
    ..This study was primarily carried out to assess the feasibility of an adapted WHO CVD risk management package in a primary care setting...
  6. ncbi Improving environmental conditions of a slum in Chandigarh by an awareness campaign
    H M Swami
    Department of Community Medicine, Government Medical College, College Building, Sector 32, Chandigarh
    J Environ Sci Eng 46:252-6. 2004
    ..Simple environmental awareness campaign can change the knowledge and behavioural practices of slum dwellers and could be a model for launching similar projects in other slums of India and other developing countries...
  7. doi Biomass fuel and risk of tuberculosis: a case-control study from Northern India
    P V M Lakshmi
    School of Public Health, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:457-61. 2012
    ..Hence, a case-control study was conducted among adult women of Chandigarh Union Territory in India...
  8. doi Why youth smoke? An exploratory community-based study from Chandigarh Union Territory of northern India
    J S Thakur
    PGIMER School of Public Health, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Cancer 47:59-62. 2010
    ..Tobacco use is a serious public health challenge in several regions of the world, including India. Increasingly, steps are being taken at policy level to curb the problem...
  9. ncbi Staff awareness of oral polio vaccine vial monitor in Chandigarh
    J S Thakur
    Department of Community Medicine, Govt Medical College, Chandigarh
    Indian J Pediatr 67:253-4. 2000
    ..7% knew how to read it. It was observed that awareness among health staff [Health worker (F)/ANM] and volunteers was very poor. There is a need for effective training of staff before subsequent PPI to maintain an effective cold chain...
  10. doi Epidemiological features of pneumonic plague outbreak in Himachal Pradesh, India
    Kamlesh Joshi
    Department of Community Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:455-60. 2009
    ..To prevent future outbreaks, known endemic foci should be identified and essential information should be gathered on the epizoology of plague...
  11. ncbi Mass supplementation of vitamin A linked to National Immunization Day
    H M Swami
    Department of Community Medicine, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Pediatr 69:675-8. 2002
    ..Main objectives were to assess the feasibility of linking vitamin A delivery with National Immunization Days (NIDs) and to see the impact on xerophthalmia...
  12. ncbi Nutritional status of pre-school children in an integrated child development service (ICDS) block of Chandigarh
    H M Swami
    Department of Community Medicine, Government Medical College, Chandigarh
    J Indian Med Assoc 99:554-6. 2001
    ..8%) than non-ICDS beneficiaries (46.9%); P<0.05. More attention and better impetus are required to be given to improve the nutritional status of pre-school children in Chandigarh...
  13. ncbi Validity of verbal autopsy in determining causes of adult deaths
    R Kumar
    Department of Community Medicine, PGIMER, Chandigarh
    Indian J Public Health 50:90-4. 2006
    ..Cause specific proportionate mortality for major cause groups by the VA were statistically similar to the causes of deaths derived from the hospital records (p>0.05). Therefore, VA can be used for determining causes of adult deaths...
  14. ncbi Association of air pollution and mortality in the Ludhiana city of India: a time-series study
    Rajesh Kumar
    School of Public Health, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Public Health 54:98-103. 2010
    ..With rapid industrialization, the quality of the air is being compromised in several Indian cities. Hence, the effect of air pollution on mortality was studied in the Ludhiana city of Punjab in northern India...
  15. ncbi Epidemiological investigation of cholera outbreak in a periurban slum colony in Chandigarh
    J S Thakur
    Department of Community Medicine, Govt. Medical College and Hospital, College Building, Sector 32-A, Chandigarh-160047
    Indian J Med Sci 55:429-33. 2001
    ..Surveillance for diarrhoeal diseases was found to be poor. Provision of safe drinking water, improving sanitation and strengthening of disease surveillance is necessary for control of cholera and other diarrhoeal diseases in slum areas...
  16. doi A nationally representative case-control study of smoking and death in India
    Prabhat Jha
    Centre for Global Health Research, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    N Engl J Med 358:1137-47. 2008
    ..The nationwide effects of smoking on mortality in India have not been assessed reliably...
  17. ncbi High prevalence of bacteriuria in pregnancy and its screening methods in north India
    Sutapa Bandyopadhyay
    Department of Community Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012
    J Indian Med Assoc 103:259-62, 266. 2005
    ..Syndromic management of cases on the basis of score card is helpful in resource constraint areas. This may be combined with microscopic examination of urine to entail rational use of antibiotics...