Affiliation: Resources for the Future
- Indoor air pollution from biomass combustion and acute respiratory infections in Kenya: an exposure-response studyM Ezzati
Center for Risk Management, Resources for the Future, Washington, DC, USA
Lancet 358:619-24. 2001....
- The health impacts of exposure to indoor air pollution from solid fuels in developing countries: knowledge, gaps, and data needsMajid Ezzati
Risk, Resource, and Environmental Management Division, Resources for the Future, Washington, DC 20036, USA
Environ Health Perspect 110:1057-68. 2002....
- Complexity and rigour in assessing the health dimensions of sectoral policies and programmesMajid Ezzati
Resources and Environmental Management Division, Resources for the Future, Washington, DC, USA
Bull World Health Organ 81:458-9. 2003
- Measuring the accumulated hazards of smoking: global and regional estimates for 2000M Ezzati
Risk, Resource, and Environmental Management Division, Resources for the Future, Washington, DC, USA
Tob Control 12:79-85. 2003..These hazards in developing countries are currently more concentrated among young and middle aged males...
- Exposure to indoor air pollution from household energy use in rural China: the interactions of technology, behavior, and knowledge in health risk managementYinlong Jin
Institute for Environmental Health and Related Product Safety, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, Beijing, PR China
Soc Sci Med 62:3161-76. 2006..Based on the analysis, we present technological and behavioral interventions for these four Chinese provinces...
- Indoor air pollution and health in developing countriesMajid Ezzati
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Lancet 366:104-6. 2005
- Mortality and greenhouse gas impacts of biomass and petroleum energy futures in AfricaRobert Bailis
Energy and Resources Group, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-3050, USA
Science 308:98-103. 2005....
- Improving child survival through environmental and nutritional interventions: the importance of targeting interventions toward the poorEmmanuela Gakidou
Initiative for Global Health, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
JAMA 298:1876-87. 2007..A critical but underinvestigated question for planning and allocating resources toward the MDGs is how interventions related to one MDG might affect progress toward other goals...
- Environmental risks in the developing world: exposure indicators for evaluating interventions, programmes, and policiesMajid Ezzati
Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Epidemiol Community Health 59:15-22. 2005..Current large scale data collection efforts are generally disconnected from micro-scale studies in health sciences, which in turn have insufficiently investigated the behavioural and socioeconomic factors that influence exposure...
- Greenhouse gas implications of household energy technology in KenyaRob Bailis
Energy and Resources Group, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 3050, USA
Environ Sci Technol 37:2051-9. 2003..Policy implications and options for environment and public health are discussed...
- Chronic disease prevention: health effects and financial costs of strategies to reduce salt intake and control tobacco usePerviz Asaria
Kings Fund, London, UK
Lancet 370:2044-53. 2007....
- Is inequality at the heart of it? Cross-country associations of income inequality with cardiovascular diseases and risk factorsDaniel Kim
Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
Soc Sci Med 66:1719-32. 2008..Future studies should consider income inequality as an independent contributor to variations in CVD burden globally...
- Characterizing the epidemiological transition in Mexico: national and subnational burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factorsGretchen Stevens
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
PLoS Med 5:e125. 2008..Subnational analysis of the burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors can improve characterization of the epidemiological transition and identify policy priorities...
- [Priority setting for health interventions in Mexico's System of Social Protection in Health]Eduardo Gonzalez-Pier
Unidad de Análisis Económico, Secretaria de Salud, Mexico, Paseo de la Reforma 450, PH, Col Juárez, 06600 Mexico, DF, Mexico
Salud Publica Mex 49:S37-52. 2007....
- Biomass fuels and respiratory diseases: a review of the evidenceCarlos Torres-Duque
Proc Am Thorac Soc 5:577-90. 2008..Consequently, complex solutions need to be locally adapted, and involve the commitment and active participation of governments, scientific societies, nongovernmental organizations, and the general community...
- A risk-based method for modeling traffic fatalitiesKavi Bhalla
Harvard Initiative for Global Health, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Risk Anal 27:125-36. 2007..Regional adaptations of the model validated with local data can be used to evaluate the impacts of transportation planning and safety interventions, such as helmets, seat belts, and enforcement of traffic laws, on traffic fatalities...
- Tobacco smoke, indoor air pollution and tuberculosis: a systematic review and meta-analysisHsien Ho Lin
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
PLoS Med 4:e20. 2007..We undertook a systematic review and meta-analysis to quantitatively assess the association between these exposures and the risk of infection, disease, and death from TB...
- Global and regional mortality from ischaemic heart disease and stroke attributable to higher-than-optimum blood glucose concentration: comparative risk assessmentGoodarz Danaei
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Lancet 368:1651-9. 2006..Programmes for cardiovascular risk and diabetes management and control at the population level need to be more closely integrated...
- Priority setting for health interventions in Mexico's System of Social Protection in HealthEduardo Gonzalez-Pier
Mexican Ministry of Health, Mexico City, Mexico
Lancet 368:1608-18. 2006....
- Estimates of global and regional potential health gains from reducing multiple major risk factorsMajid Ezzati
Risk, Resources, and Environmental Management Division, Resources for the Future, Washington, DC, USA
Lancet 362:271-80. 2003..But few such investigations have been attempted, and none on a global scale. Our aim was to estimate the potential health benefits from removal of multiple major risk factors...
- Estimates of global mortality attributable to smoking in 2000Majid Ezzati
Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Lancet 362:847-52. 2003..Smoking is a risk factor for several diseases and has been increasing in many developing countries. Our aim was to estimate global and regional mortality in 2000 caused by smoking, including an analysis of uncertainty...
- Distribution of major health risks: findings from the Global Burden of Disease studyAnthony Rodgers
School of Population Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
PLoS Med 1:e27. 2004..The distribution of risk-factor-attributable disease burden, for example by age or exposure level, can inform the selection and targeting of specific interventions and programs, and increase cost-effectiveness...
- Should interventions to reduce respirable pollutants be linked to tuberculosis control programmes?Enis Baris
World Bank, Washington, DC, USA
BMJ 329:1090-3. 2004
- Patterns of household concentrations of multiple indoor air pollutants in ChinaGongli He
National Institute for Environmental Health and Related Product Safety, China Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing 100050, People's Republic of China
Environ Sci Technol 39:991-8. 2005..The findings indicate the need for monitoring of RPM and selected other pollutants in longer-term health studies, with focus on both cooking and living/sleeping areas...
- Rethinking the "diseases of affluence" paradigm: global patterns of nutritional risks in relation to economic developmentMajid Ezzati
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
PLoS Med 2:e133. 2005....
- The contribution of leading diseases and risk factors to excess losses of healthy life in Eastern Europe: burden of disease studyJohn W Powles
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 2SR, UK
BMC Public Health 5:116. 2005..The East/West gradient in health across Europe has been described often, but not using metrics as comprehensive and comparable as those of the Global Burden of Disease 2000 and Comparative Risk Assessment studies...
- Geographical, spatial, and temporal distributions of multiple indoor air pollutants in four Chinese provincesYinlong Jin
National Institute for Environmental Health and Related Product Safety, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, People's Republic of China
Environ Sci Technol 39:9431-9. 2005..The implications of the findings for designing environmental health interventions in each province are discussed...
- Effects of smoking and solid-fuel use on COPD, lung cancer, and tuberculosis in China: a time-based, multiple risk factor, modelling studyHsien Ho Lin
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
Lancet 372:1473-83. 2008..We aimed to predict the effects of risk-factor trends on COPD, lung cancer, and tuberculosis...