Aruna Chandran

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Prevention of Haemophilus influenzae type b disease: past success and future challenges
    Aruna Chandran
    John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for American Indian Health, Department of International Health, 621 N Washington St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Expert Rev Vaccines 4:819-27. 2005
  2. pmc Childhood unintentional injuries: need for a community-based home injury risk assessments in pakistan
    Adnan A Hyder
    International Injury Research Unit IIRU, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Pediatr 2012:203204. 2012
  3. pmc Prevention of rotavirus gastroenteritis in infants and children: rotavirus vaccine safety, efficacy, and potential impact of vaccines
    Aruna Chandran
    Department of International Health, Division of Health Systems
    Biologics 4:213-29. 2010
  4. pmc Disseminating childhood home injury risk reduction information in Pakistan: results from a community-based pilot study
    Aruna Chandran
    International Injury Research Unit IIRU, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:1113-24. 2013
  5. doi Impact of road traffic deaths on expected years of life lost and reduction in life expectancy in Brazil
    Aruna Chandran
    International Injury Research Unit, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Demography 50:229-36. 2013
  6. doi Road traffic deaths in Brazil: rising trends in pedestrian and motorcycle occupant deaths
    Aruna Chandran
    Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 13:11-6. 2012
  7. pmc Assessment of the proportion of neonates and children in low and middle income countries with access to a healthcare facility: A systematic review
    Aruna Chandran
    Departments of International Health and Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, 615 N, Wolfe Street, Suite E8622, Baltimore, MD 21205 USA
    BMC Res Notes 4:536. 2011
  8. doi Long-term sequelae of childhood bacterial meningitis: an underappreciated problem
    Aruna Chandran
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:3-6. 2011
  9. ncbi RotaTeq: a three-dose oral pentavalent reassortant rotavirus vaccine
    Aruna Chandran
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Suite E8005, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Expert Rev Vaccines 7:1475-80. 2008
  10. pmc A prospective study of agents associated with acute respiratory infection among young American Indian children
    Niranjan Bhat
    Center for American Indian Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:e324-33. 2013

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Publications23

  1. ncbi Prevention of Haemophilus influenzae type b disease: past success and future challenges
    Aruna Chandran
    John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for American Indian Health, Department of International Health, 621 N Washington St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Expert Rev Vaccines 4:819-27. 2005
    ..This review outlines the pathogenesis and epidemiology of Hib disease, and the various options for prevention...
  2. pmc Childhood unintentional injuries: need for a community-based home injury risk assessments in pakistan
    Adnan A Hyder
    International Injury Research Unit IIRU, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Pediatr 2012:203204. 2012
    ..The primary outcome of the pre-testing phase of the study was the development of three important tools geared for low-income housing communities in Pakistan...
  3. pmc Prevention of rotavirus gastroenteritis in infants and children: rotavirus vaccine safety, efficacy, and potential impact of vaccines
    Aruna Chandran
    Department of International Health, Division of Health Systems
    Biologics 4:213-29. 2010
    ..Therefore, international efforts are needed to ensure that rotavirus vaccines reach the populations with highest burden of rotavirus disease...
  4. pmc Disseminating childhood home injury risk reduction information in Pakistan: results from a community-based pilot study
    Aruna Chandran
    International Injury Research Unit IIRU, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:1113-24. 2013
    ..Utilizing our previously developed information dissemination tools and a hazard assessment checklist tailored to a low-income neighborhood in Pakistan, we pilot tested and compared the effectiveness of two dissemination tools...
  5. doi Impact of road traffic deaths on expected years of life lost and reduction in life expectancy in Brazil
    Aruna Chandran
    International Injury Research Unit, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Demography 50:229-36. 2013
    ..This study further characterizes the burden of motor vehicle deaths in Brazil and quantifies the potential health benefits of policies/interventions that reduce road traffic death rates to those of the best-performing subpopulations...
  6. doi Road traffic deaths in Brazil: rising trends in pedestrian and motorcycle occupant deaths
    Aruna Chandran
    Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Traffic Inj Prev 13:11-6. 2012
    ..Less prosperous regions have higher proportions of VRU deaths. Understanding the epidemiology of road traffic mortality in vulnerable road user categories will better allow for targeted interventions to reduce these preventable deaths...
  7. pmc Assessment of the proportion of neonates and children in low and middle income countries with access to a healthcare facility: A systematic review
    Aruna Chandran
    Departments of International Health and Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, 615 N, Wolfe Street, Suite E8622, Baltimore, MD 21205 USA
    BMC Res Notes 4:536. 2011
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  8. doi Long-term sequelae of childhood bacterial meningitis: an underappreciated problem
    Aruna Chandran
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:3-6. 2011
    ..To review the known information and highlight this gap, this article presents a comprehensive literature review of the long-term (≥ 5 years of follow-up) sequelae of childhood bacterial meningitis...
  9. ncbi RotaTeq: a three-dose oral pentavalent reassortant rotavirus vaccine
    Aruna Chandran
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Suite E8005, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Expert Rev Vaccines 7:1475-80. 2008
    ..Dissemination efforts should focus on ensuring the vaccine reaches the poorest children in whom disease morbidity and mortality is the highest...
  10. pmc A prospective study of agents associated with acute respiratory infection among young American Indian children
    Niranjan Bhat
    Center for American Indian Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:e324-33. 2013
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  11. ncbi Randomized, controlled trial efficacy of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine against otitis media among Navajo and White Mountain Apache infants
    Katherine L O'Brien
    Center for American Indian Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:71-3. 2008
    ..6) for clinically-diagnosed OM, 5.1% (95% CI: -51.5 to 40.6) for severe OM, and 64% (95% CI: -34% to 90%) for vaccine serotype pneumococcal OM suggesting that this vaccine is efficacious for pneumococcal OM in this high risk population...
  12. doi Progress and barriers for the control of diarrhoeal disease
    Mathuram Santosham
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Lancet 376:63-7. 2010
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  13. doi Large-scale road safety programmes in low- and middle-income countries: an opportunity to generate evidence
    Adnan A Hyder
    Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Glob Public Health 8:504-18. 2013
    ..The RS-10 project affords an important opportunity to scientifically test these approaches for a real-world, large-scale road safety evaluation and generate new knowledge for the field of road safety...
  14. pmc Care seeking for neonatal illness in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review
    Hadley K Herbert
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Med 9:e1001183. 2012
    ..As estimates for care-seeking behaviors in LMICs have not been studied, this review describes care seeking for neonatal illnesses in LMICs, with particular attention to type of care sought...
  15. doi The worldwide impact of the seven-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    Sean P Fitzwater
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:501-8. 2012
    ..The 7-valent PCV (PCV-7) has been extensively evaluated in clinical trials, and recent evidence from the introduction of PCV-7 through national immunization programs has demonstrated impact on pneumococcal disease...
  16. doi Bacterial meningitis in children <2 years of age in a tertiary care hospital in South India: an assessment of clinical and laboratory features
    Sean Patrick Fitzwater
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Pediatr 163:S32-7. 2013
    ..To assess the clinical and laboratory features of suspected meningitis to assist in the accurate diagnosis of bacterial meningitis in young Indian children...
  17. pmc The global burden of unintentional injuries and an agenda for progress
    Aruna Chandran
    International Injury Research Unit, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 32:110-20. 2010
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  18. doi Commentary: Prevention of violence against children: a framework for progress in low- and middle-income countries
    Aruna Chandran
    International Injury Research Unit, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Public Health Policy 32:121-34. 2011
    ..Thus we offer a framework, building on earlier recommendations, to focus on four domains: national surveillance, intervention research, legislation and policy, and partnerships and collaboration...
  19. ncbi Contributions of Native Americans to the global control of infectious diseases
    Mathuram Santosham
    Center for American Indian Health, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University, 621 N Washington Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Vaccine 25:2366-74. 2007
    ..The lessons learned from these studies and their resultant prevention or treatment interventions have been applied around the world, and have had a major impact in the reduction of global childhood morbidity and mortality...
  20. doi Early impact of a national multi-faceted road safety intervention program in Mexico: results of a time-series analysis
    Aruna Chandran
    International Injury Research Unit, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e87482. 2014
    ..We evaluate the initial effects of each phase of the road safety intervention project on numbers of RT crashes, injuries and deaths in Mexico and in the two main target cities of Guadalajara-Zapopan and León...
  21. doi Efficacy of zinc given as an adjunct in the treatment of severe and very severe pneumonia in hospitalized children 2-24 mo of age: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Nitya Wadhwa
    Centre for Diarrheal Diseases and Nutrition Research, Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:1387-94. 2013
    ..Zinc has multiple influences on the immune response to infections. Zinc supplementation has been shown to prevent diarrhea and pneumonia in children. However, zinc's therapeutic effect on respiratory infections is less clear...
  22. doi Why don't northern American solutions to drinking and driving work in southern America?
    Flavio Pechansky
    Department of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    Addiction 107:1201-6. 2012
    ..Resources and energies must be put towards data collection, implementation of prevention strategies and enforcement in order to decrease the unacceptably high rates of these preventable driving while intoxicated deaths...
  23. ncbi Nosocomial rotavirus infections: a systematic review
    Aruna Chandran
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Pediatr 149:441-7. 2006