Yvan J F Hutin

Summary

Affiliation: World Health Organization
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Unsterile injections and emergence of human pathogens
    Yvan J F Hutin
    Lancet 359:2280. 2002
  2. pmc A malaria outbreak in Naxalbari, Darjeeling district, West Bengal, India, 2005: weaknesses in disease control, important risk factors
    Puran K Sharma
    Field Epidemiology Training Progamme FETP, National Institute of Epidemiology NIE, Indian Council of Medical Research ICMR R 127, Ayapakkam, Chennai, TN, India
    Malar J 8:288. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint A large cholera outbreak in Kano City, Nigeria: the importance of hand washing with soap and the danger of street-vended water
    Yvan Hutin
    WHO, Avenue Appia 20, CH 1222, Geneva 27, Switzerland
    J Water Health 1:45-52. 2003
  4. pmc Use of injections in healthcare settings worldwide, 2000: literature review and regional estimates
    Yvan J F Hutin
    Department of Blood Safety and Clinical Technology, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia, 20, CH 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    BMJ 327:1075. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint The global burden of disease attributable to contaminated injections given in health care settings
    Anja M Hauri
    Department of Essential Health Technologies, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia 20, CH1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Int J STD AIDS 15:7-16. 2004
  6. pmc The cost-effectiveness of policies for the safe and appropriate use of injection in healthcare settings
    Gerald Dziekan
    Department of Blood Safety and Clinical Technology, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 81:277-85. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Could the WHO model list of essential medicines do more for the safe and appropriate use of injections?
    Sophie M D Logez
    Department of Essential Drugs and Medicines Policy, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia 20, CH 1211, Geneva 27, Switzerland
    J Clin Pharmacol 44:1106-13. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with fulminant liver failure during an outbreak among injection drug users with acute hepatitis B
    Richard S Garfein
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30017, USA
    Hepatology 40:865-73. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Acting upon evidence: progress towards the elimination of unsafe injection practices in India
    Yvan J F Hutin
    Indian Pediatr 42:111-5. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Injection use in two districts of Pakistan: implications for disease prevention
    Naveed Zafar Janjua
    Department of Com, munity Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:401-8. 2005

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Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Unsterile injections and emergence of human pathogens
    Yvan J F Hutin
    Lancet 359:2280. 2002
  2. pmc A malaria outbreak in Naxalbari, Darjeeling district, West Bengal, India, 2005: weaknesses in disease control, important risk factors
    Puran K Sharma
    Field Epidemiology Training Progamme FETP, National Institute of Epidemiology NIE, Indian Council of Medical Research ICMR R 127, Ayapakkam, Chennai, TN, India
    Malar J 8:288. 2009
    ..Overall, this outbreak resulted from weaknesses in malaria control measures and a combination of factors, including vector breeding, low implementation of personal protection and weak case detection...
  3. ncbi request reprint A large cholera outbreak in Kano City, Nigeria: the importance of hand washing with soap and the danger of street-vended water
    Yvan Hutin
    WHO, Avenue Appia 20, CH 1222, Geneva 27, Switzerland
    J Water Health 1:45-52. 2003
    ..2; 95% CI: 0.1-0.6). While no data suggested that the municipal water supply was contaminated, safe water systems and hand hygiene practices might have prevented a high proportion of cases if implemented early during this outbreak...
  4. pmc Use of injections in healthcare settings worldwide, 2000: literature review and regional estimates
    Yvan J F Hutin
    Department of Blood Safety and Clinical Technology, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia, 20, CH 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    BMJ 327:1075. 2003
    ..To describe injection practices worldwide in terms of frequency and safety...
  5. ncbi request reprint The global burden of disease attributable to contaminated injections given in health care settings
    Anja M Hauri
    Department of Essential Health Technologies, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia 20, CH1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Int J STD AIDS 15:7-16. 2004
    ..Injection overuse and unsafe practices account for a substantial burden of death and disability worldwide. There is a need for policies and plans for the safe and appropriate use of injections in countries where practices are poor...
  6. pmc The cost-effectiveness of policies for the safe and appropriate use of injection in healthcare settings
    Gerald Dziekan
    Department of Blood Safety and Clinical Technology, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 81:277-85. 2003
    ..We modelled the cost-effectiveness of policies for the safe and appropriate use of injections in ten epidemiological subregions of the world in terms of cost per disability-adjusted life year (DALY) averted...
  7. ncbi request reprint Could the WHO model list of essential medicines do more for the safe and appropriate use of injections?
    Sophie M D Logez
    Department of Essential Drugs and Medicines Policy, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia 20, CH 1211, Geneva 27, Switzerland
    J Clin Pharmacol 44:1106-13. 2004
    ..The volume of syringes needed for administration should be specified for each injectable medication on the list to facilitate the forecasting of the needs of injection devices...
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with fulminant liver failure during an outbreak among injection drug users with acute hepatitis B
    Richard S Garfein
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30017, USA
    Hepatology 40:865-73. 2004
    ..Improved vaccination coverage among IDUs has the potential to prevent similar outbreaks in the future...
  9. ncbi request reprint Acting upon evidence: progress towards the elimination of unsafe injection practices in India
    Yvan J F Hutin
    Indian Pediatr 42:111-5. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Injection use in two districts of Pakistan: implications for disease prevention
    Naveed Zafar Janjua
    Department of Com, munity Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:401-8. 2005
    ..To estimate the annual number of injections per person in Sindh province of Pakistan and to describe their distribution with regard to prescribers, settings, and safety...
  11. pmc Prevention of hepatitis C in women
    Beth P Bell
    Epidemiology Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:2035-6. 2004
  12. ncbi request reprint The contributions of hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus infections to cirrhosis and primary liver cancer worldwide
    Joseph F Perz
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Division of Viral Hepatitis, Epidemiology Branch, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Hepatol 45:529-38. 2006
    ..Chronic infections with hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) are well-recognized risk factors for cirrhosis and liver cancer, but estimates of their contributions to worldwide disease burden have been lacking...