Harish Nair

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Affiliation: University of Edinburgh
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Pneumonia hospitalisations in Scotland following the introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccination in young children
    Harish Nair
    Centre for Global Health Research, Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics, Edinburgh Medical School, University of Edinburgh, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9AG, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 16:390. 2016
  2. pmc Quality of maternal healthcare in India: Has the National Rural Health Mission made a difference?
    Harish Nair
    Centre for Population Health Sciences and Global Health Academy, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India
    J Glob Health 1:79-86. 2011
  3. pmc Global and regional burden of hospital admissions for severe acute lower respiratory infections in young children in 2010: a systematic analysis
    Harish Nair
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, Global Health Academy, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Lancet 381:1380-90. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Global burden of respiratory infections due to seasonal influenza in young children: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Harish Nair
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, Global Health Academy, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Lancet 378:1917-30. 2011
  5. pmc An evaluation of the emerging vaccines and immunotherapy against staphylococcal pneumonia in children
    Tanvir Huda
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    BMC Public Health 11:S27. 2011
  6. pmc An evaluation of the emerging interventions against Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)-associated acute lower respiratory infections in children
    Harish Nair
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, Global Health Academy, The University of Edinburgh, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:S30. 2011
  7. pmc An evaluation of respiratory administration of measles vaccine for prevention of acute lower respiratory infections in children
    Daisy Higginson
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, Global Health Academy, The University of Edinburgh, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:S31. 2011
  8. pmc An evaluation of emerging vaccines for childhood meningococcal disease
    Debajeet Choudhuri
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, Global Health Academy, The University of Edinburgh, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:S29. 2011
  9. pmc Epidemiology and etiology of childhood pneumonia in 2010: estimates of incidence, severe morbidity, mortality, underlying risk factors and causative pathogens for 192 countries
    Igor Rudan
    Centre for Population Health Sciences and Global Health Academy, University of Edinburgh Medical School, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    J Glob Health 3:10401. 2013
  10. pmc An evaluation of oxygen systems for treatment of childhood pneumonia
    Alastair G Catto
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:S28. 2011

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Publications26

  1. pmc Pneumonia hospitalisations in Scotland following the introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccination in young children
    Harish Nair
    Centre for Global Health Research, Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics, Edinburgh Medical School, University of Edinburgh, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9AG, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 16:390. 2016
    ..We aimed to examine the effect of PCV7 and PCV13 on hospitalisation rates for all-cause pneumonia across all age groups in Scotland...
  2. pmc Quality of maternal healthcare in India: Has the National Rural Health Mission made a difference?
    Harish Nair
    Centre for Population Health Sciences and Global Health Academy, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India
    J Glob Health 1:79-86. 2011
    ..While NRHM has made efforts to address lacunae associated with quality of maternal care in the public health system, there is much scope for improvement...
  3. pmc Global and regional burden of hospital admissions for severe acute lower respiratory infections in young children in 2010: a systematic analysis
    Harish Nair
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, Global Health Academy, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Lancet 381:1380-90. 2013
    ..We aimed to estimate the incidence of admissions and deaths for such infections in children younger than 5 years in 2010...
  4. doi request reprint Global burden of respiratory infections due to seasonal influenza in young children: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Harish Nair
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, Global Health Academy, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Lancet 378:1917-30. 2011
    ..We aimed to estimate the global incidence of and mortality from lower respiratory infections associated with influenza in children younger than 5 years...
  5. pmc An evaluation of the emerging vaccines and immunotherapy against staphylococcal pneumonia in children
    Tanvir Huda
    International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    BMC Public Health 11:S27. 2011
    ..Currently there are at least seven vaccine and immunotherapy candidates against S. aureus in the developmental phase targeting both active and passive immunization...
  6. pmc An evaluation of the emerging interventions against Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)-associated acute lower respiratory infections in children
    Harish Nair
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, Global Health Academy, The University of Edinburgh, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:S30. 2011
    ..Currently there are several vaccine and immunoprophylaxis candidates against RSV in the developmental phase targeting active and passive immunization...
  7. pmc An evaluation of respiratory administration of measles vaccine for prevention of acute lower respiratory infections in children
    Daisy Higginson
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, Global Health Academy, The University of Edinburgh, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:S31. 2011
    ..Aerosolised measles vaccines are now under development with the hope of challenging the delivery factors currently limiting the coverage of the existing vaccine...
  8. pmc An evaluation of emerging vaccines for childhood meningococcal disease
    Debajeet Choudhuri
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, Global Health Academy, The University of Edinburgh, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:S29. 2011
    ..We aimed to perform a structured assessment of these emerging meningococcal vaccines as a means of reducing global meningococcal disease burden among children under 5 years of age...
  9. pmc Epidemiology and etiology of childhood pneumonia in 2010: estimates of incidence, severe morbidity, mortality, underlying risk factors and causative pathogens for 192 countries
    Igor Rudan
    Centre for Population Health Sciences and Global Health Academy, University of Edinburgh Medical School, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    J Glob Health 3:10401. 2013
    ..This should allow national policy-makers and stakeholders to implement proposed policies in the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF member countries...
  10. pmc An evaluation of oxygen systems for treatment of childhood pneumonia
    Alastair G Catto
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:S28. 2011
    ..This review aims to assess the utility of oxygen systems as a method for reducing childhood mortality from pneumonia...
  11. pmc Short term exposure to air pollution and stroke: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Anoop S V Shah
    BHF University Centre for Cardiovascular Science, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH16 4SB, UK
    BMJ 350:h1295. 2015
    ..To review the evidence for the short term association between air pollution and stroke...
  12. pmc Global, regional, and national estimates of pneumonia burden in HIV-infected children in 2010: a meta-analysis and modelling study
    Evropi Theodoratou
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Lancet Infect Dis 14:1250-8. 2014
    ..We assessed the role of HIV in pneumonia incidence and mortality and estimated the number of pneumonia cases and deaths in HIV-infected children younger than 5 years in 133 high pneumonia-burden countries in 2010...
  13. pmc Global burden of acute lower respiratory infections due to respiratory syncytial virus in young children: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Harish Nair
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, Global Health Academy, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Lancet 375:1545-55. 2010
    ..We aimed to estimate the global incidence of and mortality from episodes of acute lower respiratory infection (ALRI) due to RSV in children younger than 5 years in 2005...
  14. pmc Aetiology of community-acquired neonatal sepsis in low and middle income countries
    Donald Waters
    Centre for Population Health Sciences and Global Health Academy, The University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    J Glob Health 1:154-70. 2011
    ..This review describes and analyses the bacterial aetiology of community-acquired neonatal sepsis in developing countries...
  15. pmc Estimating pneumonia deaths of post-neonatal children in countries of low or no death certification in 2008
    Evropi Theodoratou
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh Medical School, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e25095. 2011
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  16. pmc Risk factors for severe acute lower respiratory infections in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Stewart Jackson
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Medical School, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Croat Med J 54:110-21. 2013
    ..To identify the risk factors in children under five years of age for severe acute lower respiratory infections (ALRI), which are the leading cause of child mortality...
  17. pmc Global and regional estimates of COPD prevalence: Systematic review and meta-analysis
    Davies Adeloye
    Centre for Global Health Research and WHO Collaborating Centre for Population Health Research and Training, The Usher Institute for Population Health Sciences and Informatics, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    J Glob Health 5:020415. 2015
    ..We aim to estimate COPD prevalence and number of disease cases for the years 1990 and 2010 across world regions based on the best available evidence in publicly accessible scientific databases...
  18. pmc An evaluation of emerging vaccines for childhood pneumococcal pneumonia
    Julia Webster
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, Global Health Academy, The University of Edinburgh, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:S26. 2011
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  19. pmc Reducing mortality from childhood pneumonia and diarrhoea: The leading priority is also the greatest opportunity
    Igor Rudan
    Centre for Population Health Sciences and Global Health Academy, University of Edinburgh Medical School, Scotland, UK
    J Glob Health 3:10101. 2013
    ..The cost of such effort was estimated at about US$ 6.7 billion. ..
  20. pmc Cost of hospital management of Clostridium difficile infection in United States-a meta-analysis and modelling study
    Shanshan Zhang
    Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics, University of Edinburgh, Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9AG, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 16:447. 2016
    ..Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is the leading cause of infectious nosocomial diarrhoea but the economic costs of CDI on healthcare systems in the US remain uncertain...
  21. pmc Infection prevention and control of Clostridium difficile: a global review of guidelines, strategies, and recommendations
    Evelyn Balsells
    Centre for Global Health Research, Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland UK
    J Glob Health 6:020410. 2016
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  22. pmc Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) disease - new data needed to guide future policy
    Harry Campbell
    Centre for Global Health Research, Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    J Glob Health 5:020101. 2015
    ..These data will be needed by national policy makers and immunisation advisory groups to guide future priority setting and decision making. ..
  23. pmc Global association of air pollution and heart failure: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Anoop S V Shah
    BHF University Centre for Cardiovascular Science, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Lancet 382:1039-48. 2013
    ..We did a systematic review and meta-analysis to assess the association between air pollution and acute decompensated heart failure including hospitalisation and heart failure mortality...
  24. pmc The case for launch of an international DNA-based birth cohort study
    Igor Rudan
    Centre for Population Health Sciences and Global Health Academy, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Croatian Centre for Global Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Split, Croatia
    J Glob Health 1:39-45. 2011
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