A Haines

Summary

Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Learning from the Brazilian community health worker model in North Wales
    Christopher David Johnson
    Public Health Wales, Preswylfa, Mold, Flintshire CH71 PZ, UK
    Global Health 9:25. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Health benefits of a low carbon economy
    A Haines
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, United Kingdom
    Public Health 126:S33-9. 2012
  3. doi request reprint From the Earth Summit to Rio+20: integration of health and sustainable development
    Andy Haines
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 379:2189-97. 2012
  4. pmc What can global health institutions do to help strengthen health systems in low income countries?
    Dina Balabanova
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SY, UK
    Health Res Policy Syst 8:22. 2010
  5. pmc Carboxyhaemoglobin levels and their determinants in older British men
    Peter Whincup
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, London SW17 0RE, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:189. 2006
  6. pmc Design and performance of a multi-centre randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation of joint tele-consultations [ISRCTN54264250]
    Paul Wallace
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 3:1. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Climate change and human health: impacts, vulnerability and public health
    A Haines
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, WC1E 7HT London, UK
    Public Health 120:585-96. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Primary health care comes of age. Looking forward to the 30th anniversary of Alma-Ata: call for papers
    Andy Haines
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Lancet 370:911-3. 2007
  9. pmc Bridging the implementation gap between knowledge and action for health
    Andy Haines
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC 1E 7HT, England
    Bull World Health Organ 82:724-31; discussion 732. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Policies for accelerating access to clean energy, improving health, advancing development, and mitigating climate change
    Andy Haines
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 370:1264-81. 2007

Detail Information

Publications64

  1. pmc Learning from the Brazilian community health worker model in North Wales
    Christopher David Johnson
    Public Health Wales, Preswylfa, Mold, Flintshire CH71 PZ, UK
    Global Health 9:25. 2013
    ..In this commentary, we describe the rationale for the UK to learn from Brazil's scaled-up Community Health Worker primary care strategy, starting with a pilot project in North Wales...
  2. doi request reprint Health benefits of a low carbon economy
    A Haines
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, United Kingdom
    Public Health 126:S33-9. 2012
    ..Some of these health co-benefits can be achieved in a relatively short time frame, and they can help offset the costs of climate change mitigation policies...
  3. doi request reprint From the Earth Summit to Rio+20: integration of health and sustainable development
    Andy Haines
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 379:2189-97. 2012
    ..Improved health contributes to development and is underpinned by ecosystem stability and equitable economic progress. Implementation of policies that both improve health and promote sustainable development is urgently needed...
  4. pmc What can global health institutions do to help strengthen health systems in low income countries?
    Dina Balabanova
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SY, UK
    Health Res Policy Syst 8:22. 2010
    ..Health systems performance should be monitored, with clear lines of accountability, and reforms should build on evidence of what works in what circumstances...
  5. pmc Carboxyhaemoglobin levels and their determinants in older British men
    Peter Whincup
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, London SW17 0RE, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:189. 2006
    ..We examined these issues in a study of older British men...
  6. pmc Design and performance of a multi-centre randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation of joint tele-consultations [ISRCTN54264250]
    Paul Wallace
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 3:1. 2002
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Climate change and human health: impacts, vulnerability and public health
    A Haines
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, WC1E 7HT London, UK
    Public Health 120:585-96. 2006
    ..Mitigation of climate change by reducing the use of fossil fuels and increasing a number of uses of the renewable energy technologies should improve health in the near-term by reducing exposure to air pollution...
  8. ncbi request reprint Primary health care comes of age. Looking forward to the 30th anniversary of Alma-Ata: call for papers
    Andy Haines
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Lancet 370:911-3. 2007
  9. pmc Bridging the implementation gap between knowledge and action for health
    Andy Haines
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC 1E 7HT, England
    Bull World Health Organ 82:724-31; discussion 732. 2004
    ..Given the potential for near-term improvements in health, finding more effective ways of promoting the uptake of evidence-based interventions should be a priority for researchers, practitioners and policy-makers...
  10. ncbi request reprint Policies for accelerating access to clean energy, improving health, advancing development, and mitigating climate change
    Andy Haines
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 370:1264-81. 2007
    ..Intersectoral research and concerted action, both nationally and internationally, will be required...
  11. ncbi request reprint Achieving child survival goals: potential contribution of community health workers
    Andy Haines
    Director s office, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Lancet 369:2121-31. 2007
    ..The introduction of large-scale programmes for community health workers requires evaluation to document the impact on child survival and cost effectiveness and to elucidate factors associated with success and sustainability...
  12. pmc Can the millennium development goals be attained?
    Andy Haines
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 329:394-7. 2004
  13. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based action needed on health systems
    Andy Haines
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7 hT, UK
    Lancet 364:1204. 2004
  14. doi request reprint Public health benefits of strategies to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions: overview and implications for policy makers
    Andy Haines
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 374:2104-14. 2009
    ....
  15. pmc Psychological characteristics and fatal ischaemic heart disease
    A Haines
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Heart 85:385-9. 2001
    ..To determine the relation between psychological characteristics and subsequent fatal ischaemic heart disease (IHD) events...
  16. pmc Randomised controlled trial of an interactive multimedia decision aid on hormone replacement therapy in primary care
    E Murray
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, London N19 3UA
    BMJ 323:490-3. 2001
    ..To determine whether a decision aid on hormone replacement therapy influences decision making and health outcomes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Virtual outreach: a randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation of joint teleconferenced medical consultations
    P Wallace
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Health Technol Assess 8:1-106, iii-iv. 2004
    ..To perform an economic evaluation of virtual outreach...
  18. ncbi request reprint Design and performance of a multicentre, randomized controlled trial of teleconsulting
    P G Wallace
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    J Telemed Telecare 8:94-5. 2002
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Sustainable energy, economic growth and public health
    A Haines
    Royal Free and University College Medical School, London
    Med Confl Surviv 17:56-62. 2001
    ..It is unclear whether contemporary political and social systems can deliver improved human development without increased use of fossil fuels and other resources...
  20. doi request reprint Effects of ambient temperature on the incidence of myocardial infarction
    K Bhaskaran
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1B 3DP, UK
    Heart 95:1760-9. 2009
    ..While the effects of weather and, in particular, ambient temperature on overall mortality are well documented, the strength of the evidence base for the effects on acute myocardial infarction (MI) are less clear...
  21. ncbi request reprint Association between air pollution and daily consultations with general practitioners for allergic rhinitis in London, United Kingdom
    S Hajat
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 153:704-14. 2001
    ..This study suggests that air pollution worsens allergic rhinitis symptoms, leading to substantial increases in consultations. SO(2) and O(3) seem particularly responsible, and both seem to contribute independently...
  22. pmc Effects of air pollution on general practitioner consultations for upper respiratory diseases in London
    S Hajat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 59:294-9. 2002
    ..We investigated the relation between air pollution and upper respiratory disease as reflected in number of consultations made at family practices in London...
  23. ncbi request reprint Climate change and human health: impacts, vulnerability, and mitigation
    A Haines
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 367:2101-9. 2006
    ..Mitigation of climate change by reducing the use of fossil fuels and increasing the use of a number of renewable energy technologies should improve health in the near term by reducing exposure to air pollution...
  24. ncbi request reprint Associations of cold temperatures with GP consultations for respiratory and cardiovascular disease amongst the elderly in London
    S Hajat
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel St, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 31:825-30. 2002
    ..We wished to determine whether similar relationships exist with consultations in the primary care setting and to assess the lag time at which the effects were observed...
  25. ncbi request reprint Health effects of climate change
    Andy Haines
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
    JAMA 291:99-103. 2004
  26. pmc Virtual outreach: economic evaluation of joint teleconsultations for patients referred by their general practitioner for a specialist opinion
    P B Jacklin
    Department of Public Health Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1 7HT
    BMJ 327:84. 2003
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Commission for Africa: can it make a difference to health?
    Susannah H Mayhew
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Lancet 365:1122-4. 2005
  28. pmc Skinfold thickness, body mass index, and fatal coronary heart disease: 30 year follow up of the Northwick Park heart study
    Joseph Kim
    Medical Statistics Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:275-9. 2006
    ..To examine the effect of baseline body mass index (BMI) and skinfold thickness (ST) on fatal coronary heart disease (CHD) and all cause mortality after 30 years of follow up...
  29. ncbi request reprint The challenge to improve global health: financing the Millennium Development Goals
    Kelley Lee
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
    JAMA 291:2636-8. 2004
  30. pmc Weight-management interventions in primary care: a pilot randomised controlled trial
    Kiran Nanchahal
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London
    Br J Gen Pract 59:e157-66. 2009
    ..There is a paucity of randomised controlled trials of weight management in primary care...
  31. doi request reprint Public health benefits of strategies to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions: household energy
    Paul Wilkinson
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 374:1917-29. 2009
    ..1-0.2 megatonnes CO(2)-equivalent per million population in 1 year, mostly in short-lived greenhouse pollutants. Household energy interventions have potential for important co-benefits in pursuit of health and climate goals...
  32. doi request reprint Public health benefits of strategies to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions: urban land transport
    James Woodcock
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 374:1930-43. 2009
    ....
  33. pmc Short term effects of temperature on risk of myocardial infarction in England and Wales: time series regression analysis of the Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project (MINAP) registry
    Krishnan Bhaskaran
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 341:c3823. 2010
    ..To examine the short term relation between ambient temperature and risk of myocardial infarction...
  34. ncbi request reprint Conditional cash transfers for improving uptake of health interventions in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review
    Mylene Lagarde
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Health Policy Unit, London, England
    JAMA 298:1900-10. 2007
    ..The effectiveness of these strategies in different contexts has not previously been the subject of a systematic review...
  35. ncbi request reprint Cold weather and GP consultations for respiratory conditions by elderly people in 16 locations in the UK
    Shakoor Hajat
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WCIE 7HT, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:959-68. 2004
    ..We wished to determine the magnitude and consistency of associations between cold temperature and consultations for respiratory conditions in primary care settings at different sites in the UK...
  36. pmc Working with the private sector: the need for institutional guidelines
    Gill Walt
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 325:432-5. 2002
  37. pmc Systematic review of mental health interventions for patients with common somatic symptoms: can research evidence from secondary care be extrapolated to primary care?
    Rosalind Raine
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 325:1082. 2002
    ..To assess whether results obtained in secondary care can be extrapolated to primary care and suggest how future trials should be designed to provide more rigorous evidence...
  38. ncbi request reprint El NiƱo and health
    R Sari Kovats
    Department of Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 362:1481-9. 2003
    ..ENSO and seasonal climate forecasts might offer the opportunity to target scarce resources for epidemic control and disaster preparedness...
  39. ncbi request reprint Patterns and determinants of alcohol consumption in people aged 75 years and older: results from the MRC trial of assessment and management of older people in the community
    Shakoor Hajat
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropicla Medicine, London, UK
    Age Ageing 33:170-7. 2004
    ..Very little work on alcohol consumption patterns in older people has been undertaken. As a result, knowledge about the prevalence and characteristics of regular drinkers and heavy drinkers in this age group remains limited...
  40. ncbi request reprint Health financing to promote access in low income settings-how much do we know?
    Natasha Palmer
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 364:1365-70. 2004
    ..Larger scale, upfront funding for evaluation of health financing initiatives is necessary to ensure an evidence base that corresponds to the importance of this issue for achieving development goals...
  41. pmc Randomised controlled trial of an interactive multimedia decision aid on benign prostatic hypertrophy in primary care
    E Murray
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, London N19 3UA
    BMJ 323:493-6. 2001
    ..Such programmes could be delivered cheaply by the internet, and there are good arguments for coordinated investment in them, particularly for conditions in which patient utilities are important...
  42. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of general practice computer templates. Lessons from a pilot randomised controlled trial
    S S Tai
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, UK
    Methods Inf Med 38:177-81. 1999
    ..The use of both qualitative and quantitative methods in this study allowed exploration of the barriers to use of computers...
  43. doi request reprint Effects of air pollution on the incidence of myocardial infarction
    K Bhaskaran
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1B 3DP, UK
    Heart 95:1746-59. 2009
    ..Short-term fluctuations in air pollution have been associated with changes in both overall and cardiovascular mortality...
  44. pmc Impact of hot temperatures on death in London: a time series approach
    S Hajat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:367-72. 2002
    ..This study investigated the relation between heat and mortality in London to determine the temperature threshold at which death rates increase and to quantify the effect of extreme temperatures on mortality...
  45. ncbi request reprint Building capacity to attain the Millennium Development Goals
    Andy Haines
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 99:721-6. 2005
  46. ncbi request reprint Joint teleconsultations (virtual outreach) versus standard outpatient appointments for patients referred by their general practitioner for a specialist opinion: a randomised trial
    P Wallace
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Lancet 359:1961-8. 2002
    ..We aimed to compare joint teleconsultations between general practitioners, specialists, and patients (virtual outreach) with standard outpatient referral...
  47. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of faecal bile acids and colorectal cancer
    A Haines
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UK
    Eur J Cancer Prev 9:317-23. 2000
    ..If bile acids are involved in the causation of large bowel cancer, they may be part of a complex set of interacting factors...
  48. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a complex intervention for changing professional behaviour: the Evidence Based Out Reach (EBOR) Trial
    Irwin Nazareth
    Department of Primary Care and Population Science, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2NF, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 7:230-8. 2002
    ....
  49. pmc Self management of arthritis in primary care: randomised controlled trial
    Marta Buszewicz
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London N19 5LW
    BMJ 333:879. 2006
    ..To evaluate clinical effectiveness of a self management programme for arthritis in patients in primary care with osteoarthritis...
  50. ncbi request reprint Overcoming health-systems constraints to achieve the Millennium Development Goals
    Phyllida Travis
    Department of Health System Policies, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 364:900-6. 2004
    ..The forthcoming Ministerial Summit on Health Research seeks to help define a learning agenda for health systems, so that by 2015, substantial progress will have been made to reducing the system constraints to achieving the MDGs...
  51. doi request reprint Primary health care: making Alma-Ata a reality
    John Walley
    Nuffield Centre for Health and Development, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Lancet 372:1001-7. 2008
    ..Progress should be measured and accountability assured. We prioritise research questions and suggest actions and measures for stakeholders both locally and globally, which are required to revitalise primary health care...
  52. doi request reprint Improving the prevention and management of chronic disease in low-income and middle-income countries: a priority for primary health care
    Robert Beaglehole
    University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Lancet 372:940-9. 2008
    ..Research on scaling-up should be embedded in large-scale delivery programmes for chronic diseases with a strong emphasis on assessment...
  53. doi request reprint Supporting the delivery of cost-effective interventions in primary health-care systems in low-income and middle-income countries: an overview of systematic reviews
    Simon Lewin
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
    Lancet 372:928-39. 2008
    ..The evidence base needs urgently to be strengthened, synthesised, and taken into account in policy and practice, particularly for the benefit of those who have been excluded from the health care advances of recent decades...
  54. pmc Implementation research is needed to achieve international health goals
    David Sanders
    School of Public Health at the University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa
    PLoS Med 3:e186. 2006
  55. ncbi request reprint Andy Haines: exploring the effects of global environmental change and energy use on health
    Priya Shetty
    Lancet 370:929. 2007
  56. doi request reprint Prospects for health-systems research
    Sara Bennett
    Lancet 371:1913. 2008
  57. ncbi request reprint Scale-up of antiretroviral therapy in sub-Saharan Africa: priorities for public health research
    Shabbar Jaffar
    Trop Med Int Health 12:1009-10. 2007
  58. pmc Brain drain and health professionals
    Tikki Pang
    BMJ 324:499-500. 2002
  59. ncbi request reprint Use of research to inform public policymaking
    John N Lavis
    Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Lancet 364:1615-21. 2004
    ....
  60. pmc Will increased awareness of the health impacts of climate change help in achieving international collective action?
    Antonio Postigo
    Bull World Health Organ 85:826-8. 2007
  61. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of GP intervention in patients with excessive alcohol intake
    Andy Haines
    Eur J Gen Pract 9:27; author reply 27. 2003
  62. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting feasibility and acceptability of a practice-based educational intervention to support evidence-based prescribing: a qualitative study
    Chris Watkins
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
    Fam Pract 21:661-9. 2004
    ..The design of the intervention was informed by studies that have identified the pre-requisites of successful behaviour change in general practice...
  63. pmc Shaping the future of global health
    Andy Haines
    Bull World Health Organ 81:855. 2003
  64. pmc Commentary on the EBOR trial report
    Nick Freemantle
    Br J Gen Pract 52:587-8. 2002