Prabhat Jha

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto

Publications

  1. pmc Estimates of global and regional smoking prevalence in 1995, by age and sex
    Prabhat Jha
    World Bank, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1002-6. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Advancement of global health: key messages from the Disease Control Priorities Project
    Ramanan Laxminarayan
    Resources for the Future, 1616 P Street NW Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Lancet 367:1193-208. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Reducing the burden of smoking world-wide: effectiveness of interventions and their coverage
    Prabhat Jha
    Centre for Global Health Research, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada
    Drug Alcohol Rev 25:597-609. 2006
  4. pmc Body mass index, sexual behaviour, and sexually transmitted infections: an analysis using the NHANES 1999-2000 data
    Nico J D Nagelkerke
    Department of Community Medicine, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, UAE
    BMC Public Health 6:199. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Reliable measurement of the causes of mortality in developing countries
    Prabhat Jha
    Centre for Global Health Research, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital and Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Epidemiol 36:651-3. 2007
  6. pmc Sexual risk factors for HIV infection in early and advanced HIV epidemics in sub-Saharan Africa: systematic overview of 68 epidemiological studies
    Li Chen
    Centre for Global Health Research, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 2:e1001. 2007
  7. pmc Poverty and chronic diseases in Asia: challenges and opportunities
    Prabhat Jha
    Centre for Global Health Research, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 177:1059-62. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint A scandal of invisibility: making everyone count by counting everyone
    Philip W Setel
    Lancet 370:1569-77. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint The way forward
    Carla AbouZahr
    Health Metrics Network, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 370:1791-9. 2007
  10. doi request reprint A nationally representative case-control study of smoking and death in India
    Prabhat Jha
    Centre for Global Health Research, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    N Engl J Med 358:1137-47. 2008

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Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Estimates of global and regional smoking prevalence in 1995, by age and sex
    Prabhat Jha
    World Bank, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1002-6. 2002
    ..We calculated regional and sex- and age-specific smoking prevalence estimates worldwide in 1995...
  2. ncbi request reprint Advancement of global health: key messages from the Disease Control Priorities Project
    Ramanan Laxminarayan
    Resources for the Future, 1616 P Street NW Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Lancet 367:1193-208. 2006
    ..DCP2 also examines crosscutting issues crucial to the delivery of quality health services, including the organisation, financial support, and capacity of health systems. Here, we summarise the key messages of the project...
  3. ncbi request reprint Reducing the burden of smoking world-wide: effectiveness of interventions and their coverage
    Prabhat Jha
    Centre for Global Health Research, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada
    Drug Alcohol Rev 25:597-609. 2006
    ..A description of the types and comprehensiveness of policies currently in place and a discussion of some of the factors correlated with the strength and comprehensive of these policies follows...
  4. pmc Body mass index, sexual behaviour, and sexually transmitted infections: an analysis using the NHANES 1999-2000 data
    Nico J D Nagelkerke
    Department of Community Medicine, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, UAE
    BMC Public Health 6:199. 2006
    ..Being obese is commonly associated with a reduced physical attractiveness but the associations between body mass index, sexual behaviour and the risk of acquiring sexually transmitted infections has never been studied...
  5. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Reliable measurement of the causes of mortality in developing countries
    Prabhat Jha
    Centre for Global Health Research, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital and Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Epidemiol 36:651-3. 2007
  6. pmc Sexual risk factors for HIV infection in early and advanced HIV epidemics in sub-Saharan Africa: systematic overview of 68 epidemiological studies
    Li Chen
    Centre for Global Health Research, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 2:e1001. 2007
    ..It is commonly assumed that sexual risk factors for heterosexual HIV transmission in sub-Saharan Africa, such as multi-partner sex, paid sex and co-infections, become less important as HIV epidemics mature and prevalence increases...
  7. pmc Poverty and chronic diseases in Asia: challenges and opportunities
    Prabhat Jha
    Centre for Global Health Research, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 177:1059-62. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint A scandal of invisibility: making everyone count by counting everyone
    Philip W Setel
    Lancet 370:1569-77. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint The way forward
    Carla AbouZahr
    Health Metrics Network, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 370:1791-9. 2007
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  10. doi request reprint A nationally representative case-control study of smoking and death in India
    Prabhat Jha
    Centre for Global Health Research, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    N Engl J Med 358:1137-47. 2008
    ..The nationwide effects of smoking on mortality in India have not been assessed reliably...
  11. ncbi request reprint Social inequalities in male mortality, and in male mortality from smoking: indirect estimation from national death rates in England and Wales, Poland, and North America
    Prabhat Jha
    Centre for Global Health Research, St Michael s Hospital, Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto M5C1N8, Canada
    Lancet 368:367-70. 2006
    ..Smoking is often more prevalent among men of lower social class, education, or income. The contribution of smoking to these social inequalities in mortality remains uncertain...
  12. ncbi request reprint Improving the health of the global poor
    Prabhat Jha
    World Health Organization WHO, Geneva 01220, Switzerland
    Science 295:2036-9. 2002
    ..Such a program is feasible and would avoid millions of child, maternal, and adult deaths annually in poor countries...
  13. ncbi request reprint Trends in HIV-1 in young adults in south India from 2000 to 2004: a prevalence study
    Rajesh Kumar
    School of Public Health, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Lancet 367:1164-72. 2006
    ..To estimate incidence, we investigated the prevalence of HIV-1 in young people attending antenatal and sexually transmitted infection (STI) clinics in India...
  14. ncbi request reprint Mother-to-child HIV transmission and ARVs
    Sake J de Vlas
    Science 298:2129. 2002
  15. ncbi request reprint Smoking and mortality from tuberculosis and other diseases in India: retrospective study of 43000 adult male deaths and 35000 controls
    Vendhan Gajalakshmi
    Epidemiological Research Center, New No 37 Outer Circular Road, KG Colony, Chennai 600 010, India
    Lancet 362:507-15. 2003
    ..The study objective was to assess age-specific mortality from smoking among men (since few women smoke) in urban and in rural India...
  16. pmc Weapons of mass salvation: Canada's role in improving the health of the global poor
    Prabhat Jha
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 170:66-7. 2004
  17. pmc Evidence for global health
    Prabhat Jha
    Centre for Global Health Research, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, 70 Richmond Street East, 3rd Floor, Toronto, Ontario M5C 1N8, Canada
    CMAJ 170:1687-8. 2004
  18. ncbi request reprint Household tobacco and alcohol use, and child health: an exploratory study from India
    Sekhar Bonu
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Health Policy 70:67-83. 2004
    ..Policies and programs for child survival may also need to incorporate strategies to control household tobacco and alcohol use in addition to other ongoing interventions...
  19. ncbi request reprint Does use of tobacco or alcohol contribute to impoverishment from hospitalization costs in India?
    Sekhar Bonu
    South Asian Regional Department, Asian Development Bank, PO Box 789, 0980 Manila, Philippines
    Health Policy Plan 20:41-9. 2005
    ..It might be necessary to include strategies for control of tobacco and alcohol in the larger framework of poverty reduction...
  20. pmc Smoking and premature mortality: reflections on the contributions of Sir Richard Doll
    Prabhat Jha
    Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Centre for Global Health Research, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 173:476-7. 2005
  21. pmc Prospective study of one million deaths in India: rationale, design, and validation results
    Prabhat Jha
    Centre for Global Health Research, Public Health Sciences, St Michael s Hospital, McLaughlin Centre for Molecular Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    PLoS Med 3:e18. 2006
    ..We report here on the rationale, design, and implementation of the world's largest prospective study of the causes and correlates of mortality...
  22. doi request reprint Trends in HIV incidence in India from 2000 to 2007
    Paul Arora
    Lancet 372:289-90. 2008