K Lonnroth

Summary

Affiliation: World Health Organization
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The need for longitudinal screening studies in prison TB control
    Michael E Kimerling
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 9:589. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Inclusion of information on risk factors, socio-economic status and health seeking in a tuberculosis prevalence survey
    K Lonnroth
    Stop Tuberculosis Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:171-6. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Tuberculosis control and elimination 2010-50: cure, care, and social development
    Knut Lonnroth
    Stop TB Department, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 375:1814-29. 2010
  4. pmc A descriptive study of TB cases finding practices in the three largest public general hospitals in Vietnam
    Hoa Nguyen Binh
    National Tuberculosis Programme Vietnam, Hanoi, Vietnam
    BMC Public Health 12:808. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Systematic screening for active tuberculosis: rationale, definitions and key considerations
    K Lonnroth
    Policy Strategy and Innovations, Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 17:289-98. 2013
  6. pmc The association between alcohol use, alcohol use disorders and tuberculosis (TB). A systematic review
    Jurgen Rehm
    Public Health and Regulatory Policies, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Public Health 9:450. 2009
  7. pmc The impact of diabetes on tuberculosis treatment outcomes: a systematic review
    Meghan A Baker
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Med 9:81. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Global epidemiology of tuberculosis: prospects for control
    Knut Lonnroth
    Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 29:481-91. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Drivers of tuberculosis epidemics: the role of risk factors and social determinants
    Knut Lonnroth
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Soc Sci Med 68:2240-6. 2009
  10. doi request reprint A consistent log-linear relationship between tuberculosis incidence and body mass index
    Knut Lonnroth
    World Health Organization, Stop TB Department, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Epidemiol 39:149-55. 2010

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Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint The need for longitudinal screening studies in prison TB control
    Michael E Kimerling
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 9:589. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Inclusion of information on risk factors, socio-economic status and health seeking in a tuberculosis prevalence survey
    K Lonnroth
    Stop Tuberculosis Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:171-6. 2009
    ..The article also discusses special considerations regarding sampling, sample size and data interpretation when including such information in a TB prevalence survey...
  3. doi request reprint Tuberculosis control and elimination 2010-50: cure, care, and social development
    Knut Lonnroth
    Stop TB Department, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 375:1814-29. 2010
    ....
  4. pmc A descriptive study of TB cases finding practices in the three largest public general hospitals in Vietnam
    Hoa Nguyen Binh
    National Tuberculosis Programme Vietnam, Hanoi, Vietnam
    BMC Public Health 12:808. 2012
    ..The aims of present study was to assess baseline TB screening and diagnostic practices in the three largest general hospitals in Vietnam...
  5. doi request reprint Systematic screening for active tuberculosis: rationale, definitions and key considerations
    K Lonnroth
    Policy Strategy and Innovations, Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 17:289-98. 2013
    ..In this article, we present the rationale, definitions and key considerations underpinning this process...
  6. pmc The association between alcohol use, alcohol use disorders and tuberculosis (TB). A systematic review
    Jurgen Rehm
    Public Health and Regulatory Policies, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Public Health 9:450. 2009
    ..8%) and 2.2% of global burden of disease (men 2.7%; women 1.7%). The present work portrays accumulated evidence on the association between alcohol consumption and TB with the aim to clarify the nature of the relationship...
  7. pmc The impact of diabetes on tuberculosis treatment outcomes: a systematic review
    Meghan A Baker
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Med 9:81. 2011
    ..We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to quantitatively summarize evidence for the impact of diabetes on tuberculosis outcomes...
  8. doi request reprint Global epidemiology of tuberculosis: prospects for control
    Knut Lonnroth
    Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 29:481-91. 2008
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Drivers of tuberculosis epidemics: the role of risk factors and social determinants
    Knut Lonnroth
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Soc Sci Med 68:2240-6. 2009
    ..The identification of risk groups also helps to target strategies for early detection of people in need of TB treatment. More research is needed on the suitability, feasibility and cost-effectiveness of these intervention options...
  10. doi request reprint A consistent log-linear relationship between tuberculosis incidence and body mass index
    Knut Lonnroth
    World Health Organization, Stop TB Department, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Epidemiol 39:149-55. 2010
    ..No previous systematic review has been done to explore the consistency and establish the gradient of this apparent 'dose-response' relationship...
  11. pmc Alcohol use as a risk factor for tuberculosis - a systematic review
    Knut Lonnroth
    Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 8:289. 2008
    ..Nor has the strength of the association been established. The objective of this study was to systematically review the available evidence on the association between alcohol use and the risk of tuberculosis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Social franchising of TB care through private GPs in Myanmar: an assessment of treatment results, access, equity and financial protection
    Knut Lonnroth
    TB Strategy and Health Systems, Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211 Geneva, 27, Switzerland
    Health Policy Plan 22:156-66. 2007
    ..Extended outreach to others parts of the private sector may reduce diagnostic delay and patient costs further...
  13. pmc Hard gains through soft contracts: productive engagement of private providers in tuberculosis control
    Knut Lonnroth
    Tuberculosis Strategy and Health Systems, Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 84:876-83. 2006
    ..We opine that further analysis is required to assess if such "soft" contracts are sufficient to scale up private for-profit provider involvement in TB control and other priority health interventions...
  14. pmc Public-private mix for DOTS implementation: what makes it work?
    Knut Lonnroth
    Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 82:580-6. 2004
    ..To compare processes and outcomes of four public-private mix (PPM) projects on DOTS implementation for tuberculosis (TB) control in New Delhi, India; Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam; Nairobi, Kenya; and Pune, India...
  15. ncbi request reprint Referring TB suspects from private pharmacies to the National Tuberculosis Programme: experiences from two districts in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    K Lonnroth
    Department of Social Medicine, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 7:1147-53. 2003
    ..Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam...
  16. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation of public-private mix for tuberculosis care and control, India. Part II. Cost and cost-effectiveness
    A Pantoja
    Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:705-12. 2009
    ..Bangalore City, India...
  17. ncbi request reprint Utilization of private and public health-care providers for tuberculosis symptoms in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    K Lonnroth
    Department of Social Medicine, Goteborg University, Vasa Hospital, S 411 33 Göteborg, Sweden
    Health Policy Plan 16:47-54. 2001
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation of public-private mix for tuberculosis care and control, India. Part I. Socio-economic profile and costs among tuberculosis patients
    Andrea Pantoja
    Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:698-704. 2009
    ..Bangalore City, India...
  19. ncbi request reprint Can I afford free treatment?: Perceived consequences of health care provider choices among people with tuberculosis in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    K Lonnroth
    Deportment of Social Medicine, Goteborg University, Vasa Hospital, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 52:935-48. 2001
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Private pharmacies and tuberculosis control: a survey of case detection skills and reported anti-tuberculosis drug dispensing in private pharmacies in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    K Lonnroth
    Department of Social Medicine, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 4:1052-9. 2000
    ..Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), Vietnam...
  21. pmc Trends in tuberculosis incidence and their determinants in 134 countries
    C Dye
    Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 87:683-91. 2009
    ..To determine whether differences in national trends in tuberculosis incidence are attributable to the variable success of control programmes or to biological, social and economic factors...
  22. ncbi request reprint Delay and discontinuity--a survey of TB patients' search of a diagnosis in a diversified health care system
    K Lonnroth
    Department of Social Medicine, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 3:992-1000. 1999
    ..Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), Vietnam...
  23. doi request reprint Tuberculosis and noncommunicable diseases: neglected links and missed opportunities
    J Creswell
    Stop TB Dept, World Health Organization, Geneva 1211, Switzerland
    Eur Respir J 37:1269-82. 2011
    ..Hastening the global decline in TB incidence may be assisted by strengthening these types of activities...
  24. doi request reprint The social determinants of health: key to global tuberculosis control
    K Rasanathan
    Department of Ethics, Equity, Trade and Human Rights, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 15:S30-6. 2011
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Risks and benefits of private health care: exploring physicians' views on private health care in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    K Lonnroth
    University of Goteborg, Vasa Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Health Policy 45:81-97. 1998
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Programmatic approaches to screening for active tuberculosis [State of the art series. Active case finding/screening. Number 6 in the series]
    M Uplekar
    Global TB Programme, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 17:1248-56. 2013
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Private tuberculosis care provision associated with poor treatment outcome: comparative study of a semi-private lung clinic and the NTP in two urban districts in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. National Tuberculosis Programme
    K Lonnroth
    Department of Social Medicine, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 7:165-71. 2003
    ..Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam...
  28. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis prevalence surveys: rationale and cost
    P Glaziou
    World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Western Pacific, Manila, Philippines
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 12:1003-8. 2008
    ..The cost of a prevalence survey is typically US$ 4-15 per person surveyed, and up to US$ 25 per person with radiographic screening. A survey of 50,000 people, of limited precision, would typically cost US$ 200,000-1,250,000...
  29. ncbi request reprint Consultation meeting on tuberculosis and diabetes mellitus: meeting summary and recommendations
    S E Ottmani
    Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 14:1513-7. 2010
    ..This paper constitutes a summary report of the findings, the research gaps and prioritised areas of research, and the recommendations from that meeting...