Affiliation: World Health Organization
- Estimating child mortality due to diarrhoea in developing countriesCynthia Boschi-Pinto
Child and Adolescent Health, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Bull World Health Organ 86:710-7. 2008..The major objective of this study is to provide estimates of diarrhoea mortality at country, regional and global level by employing the Child Health Epidemiology Reference Group (CHERG) standard...
- Diarrhea incidence in low- and middle-income countries in 1990 and 2010: a systematic reviewChrista L Fischer Walker
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of International Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
BMC Public Health 12:220. 2012..We conducted a systematic literature review to identify cohort studies that sought to quantify diarrhea incidence among any age group of children 0-59 mo of age...
- Global and regional estimates of cancer mortality and incidence by site: II. Results for the global burden of disease 2000Kenji Shibuya
Global Program on Evidence for Health Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
BMC Cancer 2:37. 2002..We present the detailed estimates of mortality and incidence by site as the basis for the future estimation of cancer burden for the Global Burden of Disease 2000 study...
- Limited progress in increasing coverage of neonatal and child-health interventions in Africa and AsiaCynthia Boschi-Pinto
Newborn and Child Health and Development Team, Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
J Health Popul Nutr 27:755-62. 2009....
- Estimates of world-wide distribution of child deaths from acute respiratory infectionsBrian G Williams
World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, Geneva 27, CH 1211, Switzerland
Lancet Infect Dis 2:25-32. 2002..This analysis suggests that throughout the world 1.9 million (95% CI 1.6-2.2 million) children died from ARI in 2000, 70% of them in Africa and southeast Asia...
- Reducing inequities in neonatal mortality through adequate supply of health workers: evidence from newborn health in BrazilAngelica Sousa
Department for Health Systems Policies and Workforce, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
PLoS ONE 8:e74772. 2013..Using the case of Brazil, we investigate the extent to which policies and interventions seeking to increase the accessibility of health services among the poor have been effective in decreasing neonatal mortality...
- Global and regional estimates of cancer mortality and incidence by site: I. Application of regional cancer survival model to estimate cancer mortality distribution by siteColin D Mathers
Global Programme on Evidence for Health Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
BMC Cancer 2:36. 2002..For regions where information on the distribution of cancer deaths is not available, a site-specific survival model was developed to estimate the distribution of cancer deaths by site...
- WHO estimates of the causes of death in childrenJennifer Bryce
WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
Lancet 365:1147-52. 2005..Child survival efforts can be effective only if they are based on accurate information about causes of deaths. Here, we report on a 4-year effort by WHO to improve the accuracy of this information...