Affiliation: World Health Organization
- Statistical modeling and projections of lung cancer mortality in 4 industrialized countriesKenji Shibuya
Measurement and Health Information Systems, Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Int J Cancer 117:476-85. 2005..Future sex differences in lung cancer mortality are likely to be greater in North America than Australia and the UK due to differences in exposure patterns between the sexes...
- Global and regional estimates of cancer mortality and incidence by site: II. Results for the global burden of disease 2000Kenji 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...
- WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: development of an evidence based global public health treatyKenji Shibuya
Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, CH 1211, Geneva 27, Switzerland
BMJ 327:154-7. 2003
- Regression analysis of trends in mortality from hepatocellular carcinoma in Japan, 1972-2001Kenji Shibuya
Measurement and Health Information Systems, World Health Organization, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
Int J Epidemiol 34:397-402. 2005..We assessed whether there was a real increase in mortality from HCC and which factors contributed to the recent increasing trends of the number of deaths from HCC...
- Conditional cash transfer: a magic bullet for health?Kenji Shibuya
WHO, Geneva CH 1211, Switzerland
Lancet 371:789-91. 2008
- Global and regional estimates of cancer mortality and incidence by site: I. Application of regional cancer survival model to estimate cancer mortality distribution by siteColin 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...
- Estimating child mortality due to diarrhoea in developing countriesCynthia Boschi-Pinto
Child and Adolescent Health, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Bull World Health Organ 86:710-7. 2008..The major objective of this study is to provide estimates of diarrhoea mortality at country, regional and global level by employing the Child Health Epidemiology Reference Group (CHERG) standard...
- Deaths from heart failure: using coarsened exact matching to correct cause-of-death statisticsGretchen A Stevens
Information, Evidence and Research, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
Popul Health Metr 8:6. 2010..Inconsistent cause-of-death assignment among cardiovascular causes of death is of particular concern. This can prevent valid epidemiologic comparisons across countries and over time...
- WHO estimates of the causes of death in childrenJennifer Bryce
WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
Lancet 365:1147-52. 2005..Child survival efforts can be effective only if they are based on accurate information about causes of deaths. Here, we report on a 4-year effort by WHO to improve the accuracy of this information...
- Malaria risk: estimating clinical episodes of malariaBernard L Nahlen
World Health Organization, Roll Back Malaria Department, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
Nature 437:E3; discussion E4-5. 2005..2). Both groups agree that the burden of malaria disease outside Africa, especially in South Asia, is greater than was estimated in the 1990s...
- Comparative cost-effectiveness of policy instruments for reducing the global burden of alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug useDan Chisholm
Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland
Drug Alcohol Rev 25:553-65. 2006..These issues are the subject of the final section of this review...
- The way forwardCarla AbouZahr
Health Metrics Network, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Lancet 370:1791-9. 2007....
- Keeping count: births, deaths, and causes of deathAlan D Lopez
School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4006, Australia
Lancet 370:1744-6. 2007
- Setting international standards for verbal autopsyFrank Baiden
Bull World Health Organ 85:570-1. 2007
- Decide monitoring strategies before setting targetsKenji Shibuya
Bull World Health Organ 85:423. 2007
- Verbal autopsy: current practices and challengesNadia Soleman
Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, England
Bull World Health Organ 84:239-45. 2006..We also highlight further steps needed in the development of a standard VA process...
- Health statistics: time to get seriousKenji Shibuya
Bull World Health Organ 83:722. 2005
- No cry at birth: global estimates of intrapartum stillbirths and intrapartum-related neonatal deathsJoy Lawn
Saving Newborn Lives Save the Children, International Perinatal Care Unit, Institute of Child Health, London, England
Bull World Health Organ 83:409-17. 2005..7 to 1.2 million. Estimates for intrapartum stillbirths are not available. We aimed to estimate the numbers of intrapartum-related neonatal deaths and intrapartum stillbirths in the year 2000...
- Global burden of disease 2005: call for collaboratorsChristopher J L Murray
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
Lancet 370:109-10. 2007
- Can we achieve Millennium Development Goal 4? New analysis of country trends and forecasts of under-5 mortality to 2015Christopher J L Murray
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98102, USA
Lancet 370:1040-54. 2007..We aimed to develop new reproducible methods and reanalyse existing data to elucidate detailed time trends...
- Ethical issues in the application of verbal autopsies in mortality surveillance systemsDaniel Chandramohan
Trop Med Int Health 10:1087-9. 2005
- Measuring progress towards reducing health inequalitiesKenji Shibuya
Bull World Health Organ 83:162. 2005
- Individual income, income distribution, and self rated health in Japan: cross sectional analysis of nationally representative sampleKenji Shibuya
Department of Hygiene and Public Health, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
BMJ 324:16-9. 2002..To assess the effects on self rated health of individual income and income distribution in Japan...