C D Mathers

Summary

Affiliation: World Health Organization
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Global and regional estimates of cancer mortality and incidence by site: I. Application of regional cancer survival model to estimate cancer mortality distribution by site
    Colin D Mathers
    Global Programme on Evidence for Health Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Cancer 2:36. 2002
  2. pmc Measuring infertility in populations: constructing a standard definition for use with demographic and reproductive health surveys
    Maya N Mascarenhas
    Department of Health statistics and informatics, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Popul Health Metr 10:17. 2012
  3. pmc Estimating and validating disability-adjusted life years at the global level: a methodological framework for cancer
    Isabelle Soerjomataram
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:125. 2012
  4. pmc Global and regional estimates of cancer mortality and incidence by site: II. Results for the global burden of disease 2000
    Kenji Shibuya
    Global Program on Evidence for Health Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Cancer 2:37. 2002
  5. doi request reprint Global and regional causes of death
    Colin D Mathers
    Department of Health statistics and informatics, World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Br Med Bull 92:7-32. 2009
  6. pmc Measuring the burden of neglected tropical diseases: the global burden of disease framework
    Colin D Mathers
    Information, Evidence and Research Cluster, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 1:e114. 2007
  7. pmc Projections of global mortality and burden of disease from 2002 to 2030
    Colin D Mathers
    Evidence and Information for Policy Cluster, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS Med 3:e442. 2006
  8. pmc Counting the dead and what they died from: an assessment of the global status of cause of death data
    Colin D Mathers
    Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 83:171-7. 2005
  9. pmc Global patterns of healthy life expectancy in the year 2002
    Colin D Mathers
    Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 4:66. 2004
  10. pmc Towards valid and comparable measurement of population health
    Colin D Mathers
    Epidemiology and Burden of Disease, Global Programme on Evidence for Health Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 81:787-8. 2003

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Publications20

  1. pmc Global and regional estimates of cancer mortality and incidence by site: I. Application of regional cancer survival model to estimate cancer mortality distribution by site
    Colin D Mathers
    Global Programme on Evidence for Health Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Cancer 2:36. 2002
    ..For regions where information on the distribution of cancer deaths is not available, a site-specific survival model was developed to estimate the distribution of cancer deaths by site...
  2. pmc Measuring infertility in populations: constructing a standard definition for use with demographic and reproductive health surveys
    Maya N Mascarenhas
    Department of Health statistics and informatics, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Popul Health Metr 10:17. 2012
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  3. pmc Estimating and validating disability-adjusted life years at the global level: a methodological framework for cancer
    Isabelle Soerjomataram
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:125. 2012
    ..The variables required to compute DALYs are however multiple and not readily available in many countries. We propose a methodology that derives global DALYs and validate variables and DALYs based on data from various cancer registries...
  4. pmc Global and regional estimates of cancer mortality and incidence by site: II. Results for the global burden of disease 2000
    Kenji Shibuya
    Global Program on Evidence for Health Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Cancer 2:37. 2002
    ..We present the detailed estimates of mortality and incidence by site as the basis for the future estimation of cancer burden for the Global Burden of Disease 2000 study...
  5. doi request reprint Global and regional causes of death
    Colin D Mathers
    Department of Health statistics and informatics, World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Br Med Bull 92:7-32. 2009
    ..The paper also examines some of the data gaps, uncertainties and limitations in the resulting mortality estimates...
  6. pmc Measuring the burden of neglected tropical diseases: the global burden of disease framework
    Colin D Mathers
    Information, Evidence and Research Cluster, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 1:e114. 2007
    ..3% of the global burden of disease and injuries. Further research is currently underway to revise and update these estimates...
  7. pmc Projections of global mortality and burden of disease from 2002 to 2030
    Colin D Mathers
    Evidence and Information for Policy Cluster, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS Med 3:e442. 2006
    ..This paper describes the methods, assumptions, input data, and results...
  8. pmc Counting the dead and what they died from: an assessment of the global status of cause of death data
    Colin D Mathers
    Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 83:171-7. 2005
    ..We sought to assess the current status of global data on death registration and to examine several indicators of data completeness and quality...
  9. pmc Global patterns of healthy life expectancy in the year 2002
    Colin D Mathers
    Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 4:66. 2004
    ..The World Health Organization reports on healthy life expectancy for 192 WHO Member States. This paper describes variation in average levels of population health across these countries and by sex for the year 2002...
  10. pmc Towards valid and comparable measurement of population health
    Colin D Mathers
    Epidemiology and Burden of Disease, Global Programme on Evidence for Health Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 81:787-8. 2003
  11. ncbi request reprint Global patterns of healthy life expectancy for older women
    Colin D Mathers
    Global Programme on Evidence for Health Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Women Aging 14:99-117. 2002
    ..We discuss the implications of the findings for international health policy...
  12. pmc Infant mortality is not an adequate summary measure of population health
    C D Mathers
    Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organisation, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:319. 2003
  13. ncbi request reprint The burden and costs of chronic diseases in low-income and middle-income countries
    Dele O Abegunde
    Department of Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 370:1929-38. 2007
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  14. ncbi request reprint Healthy life expectancy in 191 countries, 1999
    C D Mathers
    Global Programme on Evidence for Health Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, 1211 27, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 357:1685-91. 2001
    ..Although women live longer, they spend a greater amount of time with disability. As average levels of health expenditure per capita increase, healthy life expectancy increases at a greater rate than total life expectancy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Healthy life expectancy: comparison of OECD countries in 2001
    Colin D Mathers
    Global Program on Evidence for Health Policy, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:5-11. 2003
    ..To compare average levels of population health for Australia and other OECD countries in 2001...
  16. ncbi request reprint Global burden of disease 2005: call for collaborators
    Christopher J L Murray
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Lancet 370:109-10. 2007
  17. ncbi request reprint Global and regional burden of disease and risk factors, 2001: systematic analysis of population health data
    Alan D Lopez
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane 4006, Australia
    Lancet 367:1747-57. 2006
    ..Our aim was to calculate the global burden of disease and risk factors for 2001, to examine regional trends from 1990 to 2001, and to provide a starting point for the analysis of the Disease Control Priorities Project (DCPP)...
  18. doi request reprint Priorities for women's health from the Global Burden of Disease study
    Priscila S Ribeiro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pennsylvania Hospital, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 102:82-90. 2008
    ..An understanding of the key regional and age-specific priorities for women's health will facilitate the development of appropriate interventions and policies to reduce disease burden...
  19. ncbi request reprint Estimates of global and regional potential health gains from reducing multiple major risk factors
    Majid Ezzati
    Risk, Resources, and Environmental Management Division, Resources for the Future, Washington, DC, USA
    Lancet 362:271-80. 2003
    ..But few such investigations have been attempted, and none on a global scale. Our aim was to estimate the potential health benefits from removal of multiple major risk factors...
  20. pmc Epidemiological evidence: improving validity through consistency analysis
    Colin D Mathers
    Bull World Health Organ 80:611. 2002