DAVID E BLOOM

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Mortality traps and the dynamics of health transitions
    DAVID E BLOOM
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:16044-9. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Population health and economic development in the United States
    David M Mirvis
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 66 N Pauline St, Ste 468, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    JAMA 300:93-5. 2008
  3. pmc Relation of food cost to healthfulness of diet among US women
    Adam M Bernstein
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:1197-203. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Rethinking the benefits and costs of childhood vaccination: the example of the Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine
    Till Barnighausen
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    Vaccine 29:2371-80. 2011
  5. pmc Designing financial-incentive programmes for return of medical service in underserved areas: seven management functions
    Till Barnighausen
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    Hum Resour Health 7:52. 2009
  6. pmc The social ecology of water in a Mumbai slum: failures in water quality, quantity, and reliability
    Ramnath Subbaraman
    Partners for Urban Knowledge, Action, and Research, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    BMC Public Health 13:173. 2013
  7. pmc Financial incentives for return of service in underserved areas: a systematic review
    Till Barnighausen
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:86. 2009
  8. doi request reprint 7 billion and counting
    DAVID E BLOOM
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Science 333:562-9. 2011
  9. doi request reprint The value of vaccination
    DAVID E BLOOM
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 697:1-8. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Something to be done: treating HIV/AIDS. River Path Associates
    D E Bloom
    Department of Population and International Health, School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Science 288:2171-3. 2000

Research Grants

  1. Center for Global Demography of Aging
    David Bloom; Fiscal Year: 2007

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Mortality traps and the dynamics of health transitions
    DAVID E BLOOM
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:16044-9. 2007
    ..The data instead suggest continuous advances among many countries within clusters, with advances in life expectancy in some nations resulting in a jump from one cluster to the other...
  2. doi request reprint Population health and economic development in the United States
    David M Mirvis
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 66 N Pauline St, Ste 468, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    JAMA 300:93-5. 2008
  3. pmc Relation of food cost to healthfulness of diet among US women
    Adam M Bernstein
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:1197-203. 2010
    ..Few studies have evaluated the cost of a diet that may prevent cardiovascular disease. High scores on the Alternative Healthy Eating Index (AHEI) have been associated with lower rates of cardiovascular disease...
  4. doi request reprint Rethinking the benefits and costs of childhood vaccination: the example of the Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine
    Till Barnighausen
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    Vaccine 29:2371-80. 2011
    ..Future economic evaluations of childhood vaccinations should take full account of benefits and costs, so that policymakers have sufficient information to make well-informed decisions on vaccination implementation...
  5. pmc Designing financial-incentive programmes for return of medical service in underserved areas: seven management functions
    Till Barnighausen
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    Hum Resour Health 7:52. 2009
    ..Financial incentives, non-financial incentives, and compulsory service are not mutually exclusive and may positively affect each other's performance...
  6. pmc The social ecology of water in a Mumbai slum: failures in water quality, quantity, and reliability
    Ramnath Subbaraman
    Partners for Urban Knowledge, Action, and Research, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    BMC Public Health 13:173. 2013
    ..We also identify predictors of bacterial contamination of drinking water using logistic regression analysis...
  7. pmc Financial incentives for return of service in underserved areas: a systematic review
    Till Barnighausen
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:86. 2009
    ..Financial incentives for return of service are intended to alleviate health worker shortages: A (future) health worker enters into a contract to work for a number of years in an underserved area in exchange for a financial pay-off...
  8. doi request reprint 7 billion and counting
    DAVID E BLOOM
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Science 333:562-9. 2011
    ..Demographic changes have had and will continue to have profound repercussions for human well-being and progress, with some possibilities for mediating those repercussions through policy intervention...
  9. doi request reprint The value of vaccination
    DAVID E BLOOM
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 697:1-8. 2011
    ..And third, it provides evidence for the scale of the returns that countries receive when they invest in immunization programs - returns that have not been fully captured by traditional economic analyses...
  10. ncbi request reprint Something to be done: treating HIV/AIDS. River Path Associates
    D E Bloom
    Department of Population and International Health, School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Science 288:2171-3. 2000
    ..Tiered drugs pricing should be coupled with investment in health services. An independent "Global Task Force," able to act as an "active think tank," could build consensus about the way forward...
  11. ncbi request reprint Commentary: The Preston Curve 30 years on: still sparking fires
    DAVID E BLOOM
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 36:498-9; discussion 502-3. 2007
  12. ncbi request reprint A moment in time: AIDS and business
    D E Bloom
    School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 14:509-17. 2000
    ..A focused, coordinated, results-driven effort will hit AIDS hard. The HIV virus moves fast (and is mutating all the time). Business has the opportunity to make a difference. It must grasp this opportunity. And grasp if fast...
  13. doi request reprint "Conditional scholarships" for HIV/AIDS health workers: educating and retaining the workforce to provide antiretroviral treatment in sub-Saharan Africa
    Till Barnighausen
    University of KwaZulu Natal, Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, P O Box 198, Mtubatuba, KwaZulu Natal 3935, South Africa
    Soc Sci Med 68:544-51. 2009
    ..Policy makers should consider implementing "conditional scholarships" for HAHW, especially in countries where health worker education capacity is currently underutilized or can be rapidly expanded...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prevalence estimate of intimate partner violence in Jordan
    C J Clark
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    East Mediterr Health J 15:880-9. 2009
    ..2%; and sexual violence, 18.8%. Modifications of the WHO questionnaire were needed to measure control and psychological violence in Jordan. Similar modifications might be required when conducting research in the Region...
  15. pmc Economics of antiretroviral treatment vs. circumcision for HIV prevention
    Till Barnighausen
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:21271-6. 2012
    ..Given South Africa's current annual ART spending, the $5 billion in savings offered by MMC and ART over TasP in the next decade, for similar health benefits, challenges the widely hailed status of TasP as a game changer...
  16. doi request reprint Health systems and HIV treatment in sub-Saharan Africa: matching intervention and programme evaluation strategies
    Till Barnighausen
    Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 88:e2. 2012
    ..The authors analyse likely effects of the latter shift on the feasibility of impact evaluation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Economic perspectives on injecting drug use
    DAVID E BLOOM
    Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA
    Adv Health Econ Health Serv Res 16:371-95. 2005
    ..This chapter also presents new results on the economic analysis of needle exchange programmes...
  18. pmc The global burden of neonatal hypothermia: systematic review of a major challenge for newborn survival
    Karsten Lunze
    Boston University School of Medicine, 801 Massachusetts Avenue, Crosstown 2077, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    BMC Med 11:24. 2013
    ..To provide evidence on the global epidemiological situation of neonatal hypothermia and to provide recommendations for future policy and research directions...
  19. doi request reprint Valuing the broader benefits of dengue vaccination, with a preliminary application to Brazil
    Till Barnighausen
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Global Health and Population, 665 Huntington Avenue, Building 1, Boston, MA 02115, USA Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    Semin Immunol 25:104-13. 2013
    ..In this article we discuss a framework for the broader value of vaccination and review its application in the context of dengue vaccination for Brazil. ..
  20. ncbi request reprint The population health and income nexus in the Mississippi River Delta Region and beyond
    DAVID E BLOOM
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Population and International Health, USA
    J Health Hum Serv Adm 31:105-23. 2008
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  21. ncbi request reprint Business and AIDS in South Africa
    DAVID E BLOOM
    AIDS 21:S1. 2007
  22. ncbi request reprint Human resources for treating HIV/AIDS: needs, capacities, and gaps
    Till Barnighausen
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 21:799-812. 2007
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Research Grants3

  1. Center for Global Demography of Aging
    David Bloom; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The Dissemination Core under the direction of David Canning will provide services to promote the dissemination of methodological tools, monitoring tools and data, research results, and policy lessons. ..