Philip W Setel
Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- Estimating cause-specific mortality from community- and facility-based data sources in the United Republic of Tanzania: options and implications for mortality burden estimatesDavid R Whiting
MEASURE Evaluation, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Bull World Health Organ 84:940-8. 2006....
- Injury morbidity in an urban and a rural area in Tanzania: an epidemiological surveyCandida Moshiro
Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Norway
BMC Public Health 5:11. 2005..Few population based studies have been carried out in African countries. We examined the pattern of nonfatal injuries and associated risk factors in an urban and rural setting of Tanzania...
- Validity of verbal autopsy procedures for determining cause of death in TanzaniaPhilip W Setel
Department of Epidemiology and MEASURE Evaluation, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
Trop Med Int Health 11:681-96. 2006..Verbal autopsy is an important method for deriving cause-specific mortality estimates where disease burdens are greatest and routine cause-specific mortality data do not exist...
- Sample registration of vital events with verbal autopsy: a renewed commitment to measuring and monitoring vital statisticsPhilip W Setel
Department of Epidemiology and MEASURE Evaluation, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
Bull World Health Organ 83:611-7. 2005..If the global community wishes to have mortality measurements 5 or 10 years hence, the foundation stones of SVR must be laid today...
- Core verbal autopsy procedures with comparative validation results from two countriesPhilip W Setel
MEASURE Evaluation Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
PLoS Med 3:e268. 2006..The development and validation of core verbal autopsy forms and suitable coding and tabulation procedures are an essential first step to extending the benefits of this method...
- Setting international standards for verbal autopsyFrank Baiden
Bull World Health Organ 85:570-1. 2007
- Non-communicable diseases, political economy, and culture in Africa: anthropological applications in an emerging pandemicPhilip W Setel
Adult Morbidity and Mortality Project, Tanzanian Ministry of Health, Dar es Salaam
Ethn Dis 13:S149-57. 2003..However, key institutions setting the research agenda are doing so without the input of anthropologists or social epidemiologists, and without an emphasis on social science capacity strengthening in African countries...
- Cost and results of information systems for health and poverty indicators in the United Republic of TanzaniaVanessa Rommelmann
Statistics Research Division, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
Bull World Health Organ 83:569-77. 2005..In future, formal cost-effectiveness studies of complementary information systems would help guide investments in the monitoring, evaluation and planning needed to demonstrate the impact of poverty-reduction and health programmes...
- Is it time to reassess the categorization of disease burdens in low-income countries?Philip W Setel
University of Newcastle upon Tyne Medical School, Department of Medicine, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Am J Public Health 94:384-8. 2004..The results suggest that a broad care needs approach could shift the priorities of health planners and policymakers and deserves further evaluation...
- A scandal of invisibility: making everyone count by counting everyonePhilip W Setel
Lancet 370:1569-77. 2007