Affiliation: Harvard University
- Interim measures for meeting needs for health sector data: births, deaths, and causes of deathKenneth Hill
Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, Cambridg, MA, USA
Lancet 370:1726-35. 2007..International organisations, national governments, and academia all have responsibilities in ensuring that data continue to be collected and that methods continue to be improved...
- The demographic impact of Partition in the Punjab in 1947K Hill
Harvard School of Public Health, USA
Popul Stud (Camb) 62:155-70. 2008..3-3.2 million. Partition was also marked by a dramatic religious homogenization at the district level...
- Estimates of maternal mortality worldwide between 1990 and 2005: an assessment of available dataKenneth Hill
Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Lancet 370:1311-9. 2007..In 2006, a new maternal mortality working group was established to develop improved estimation methods and make new estimates of maternal mortality for 2005, and to analyse trends in maternal mortality since 1990...
- Estimating pregnancy-related mortality from census data: experience in Latin AmericaKenneth Hill
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
Bull World Health Organ 87:288-95. 2009..To assess the feasibility of measuring maternal mortality in countries lacking accurate birth and death registration through national population censuses by a detailed evaluation of such data for three Latin American countries...
- Excess Indigenous mortality: are Indigenous Australians more severely disadvantaged than other Indigenous populations?Kenneth Hill
Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard University, 9 Bow Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Int J Epidemiol 36:580-9. 2007..We re-examine recent national mortality levels and trends of Indigenous Australians...
- The effect of water and sanitation on child health: evidence from the demographic and health surveys 1986-2007Günther Fink
Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
Int J Epidemiol 40:1196-204. 2011..The health consequences of lacking access to water and sanitation are severe, and particularly important for child development...
- Sub-national assessment of inequality trends in neonatal and child mortality in BrazilAngelica Sousa
Initiative for Global Health, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
Int J Equity Health 9:21. 2010....
- Community-Based Health Financing and Child Stunting in Rural RwandaChunling Lu
Chunling Lu and Paul Farmer are with the Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Iván Mejía Guevara is with the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA Kenneth Hill is with the Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston S V Subramanian is with the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health Agnes Binagwaho is with the Ministry of Health, Government of Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda
Am J Public Health 106:49-55. 2016....
- Child mortality estimation: accelerated progress in reducing global child mortality, 1990-2010Kenneth Hill
Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard School of Public Health, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
PLoS Med 9:e1001303. 2012..Thus, despite progress in reducing child mortality worldwide, and an encouraging increase in the pace of decline over the last two decades, MDG 4 will not be met without greatly increasing efforts to reduce child deaths...
- Epidemiologic transition interrupted: a reassessment of mortality trends in Thailand, 1980-2000Kenneth Hill
Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health, MA, USA
Int J Epidemiol 36:374-84. 2007..The extent to which the epidemic has slowed or possibly reversed the epidemiological transition in Thailand is relatively unknown...
- Slum residence and child health in developing countriesGünther Fink
Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Building 1, Room 110, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
Demography 51:1175-97. 2014..Compared with rural children, children living in cities (irrespective of slum or formal residence) fare better with respect to mortality and stunting but not with respect to recent illness episodes. ..
- The 'Own Children' fertility estimation procedure: a reappraisalChristopher Avery
Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Popul Stud (Camb) 67:171-83. 2013..We recommend the routine application of the 'Own Children' method to census and household survey data to estimate fertility levels and trends...
- Institutional deliveries weakly associated with improved neonatal survival in developing countries: evidence from 192 Demographic and Health SurveysGünther Fink
Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
Int J Epidemiol 44:1879-88. 2015..Although this strategy is reasonable with high quality facilities, evidence for the protective effects of facility deliveries is mixed...
- Service availability and association between Mutuelles and medical care usage for under-five children in rural Rwanda: a statistical analysis with repeated cross-sectional dataIván Mejía-Guevara
Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
BMJ Open 5:e008814. 2015..To compare the association between Mutuelles enrolment and medical care utilisation among under-five rural children between 2005 and 2010; that is, before and after substantial improvements in service availability took place in rural areas...
- Association of maternal stature with offspring mortality, underweight, and stunting in low- to middle-income countriesEmre Ozaltin
Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
JAMA 303:1507-16. 2010..Although maternal stature has been associated with offspring mortality and health, the extent to which this association is universal across developing countries is unclear...
- Using indirect methods to understand the impact of forced migration on long-term under-five mortalityKavita Singh
MEASURE Evaluation, UNC Chapel Hill, USA
J Biosoc Sci 37:741-60. 2005....
- 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...
- The way forwardCarla AbouZahr
Health Metrics Network, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Lancet 370:1791-9. 2007....
- Mortality in China 1964-2000Judith Banister
Javelin Investments, Beijing, China
Popul Stud (Camb) 58:55-75. 2004..We discuss why survival rates continue improving in China despite reduced government involvement in and increasing privatization of health services, with little insurance coverage...
- Probabilistic record linkage and an automated procedure to minimize the undecided-matched pair problemCarla Jorge Machado
Departamento de Demografia, Centro de Desenvolvimento e Planejamento Regional, Faculdade de Ciências Econômicas, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Cad Saude Publica 20:915-25. 2004..Future research using record linkage should use strategies from first record linkage runs before a full clerical review (the standard procedure under uncertainty) to efficiently retrieve matches...
- Traumatic events and symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder amongst Sudanese nationals, refugees and Ugandans in the West NileUnni Krishnan Karunakara
Medecins Sans Frontieres, PO Box 10014, 1001 EA Amsterdam, The Netherlands uk at jhu edu
Afr Health Sci 4:83-93. 2004..To compare the incidence of traumatic events and its association with symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder in three population groups in northern Uganda and southern Sudan...
- Maternal, neonatal and community factors influencing neonatal mortality in BrazilCarla Jorge Machado
Departamento de Demografia, CEDEPLAR UFMG, Brazil
J Biosoc Sci 37:193-208. 2005..This result may also indicate that other factors over and above biological and more proximate factors could affect neonatal death...
- Making deaths countKenneth Hill
Bull World Health Organ 84:162. 2006
- How should we measure maternal mortality in the developing world? A comparison of household deaths and sibling history approachesKenneth Hill
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, 21205 2179, USA
Bull World Health Organ 84:173-80. 2006....
- Stillbirth rates: delivering estimates in 190 countriesCynthia Stanton
The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
Lancet 367:1487-94. 2006..We sought to identify available data and use these to estimate the rates and numbers of stillbirths for 190 countries for the year 2000, and provide uncertainty estimates...
- Measuring maternal mortalityKenneth Hill
Lancet 368:2121. 2006
- Can we achieve Millennium Development Goal 4? New analysis of country trends and forecasts of under-5 mortality to 2015Christopher J L Murray
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98102, USA
Lancet 370:1040-54. 2007..We aimed to develop new reproducible methods and reanalyse existing data to elucidate detailed time trends...
- Frameworks for studying the determinants of child survivalKenneth Hill
Hopkins Population Center, Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Bull World Health Organ 81:138-9. 2003