Stephen S Lim

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Net benefits: a multicountry analysis of observational data examining associations between insecticide-treated mosquito nets and health outcomes
    Stephen S Lim
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS Med 8:e1001091. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevention of cardiovascular disease in high-risk individuals in low-income and middle-income countries: health effects and costs
    Stephen S Lim
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98102, USA
    Lancet 370:2054-62. 2007
  3. pmc A comparative risk assessment of burden of disease and injury attributable to 67 risk factors and risk factor clusters in 21 regions, 1990-2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010
    Stephen S Lim
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Lancet 380:2224-60. 2012
  4. pmc Rapid scaling up of insecticide-treated bed net coverage in Africa and its relationship with development assistance for health: a systematic synthesis of supply, distribution, and household survey data
    Abraham D Flaxman
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS Med 7:e1000328. 2010
  5. pmc Nets, spray or both? The effectiveness of insecticide-treated nets and indoor residual spraying in reducing malaria morbidity and child mortality in sub-Saharan Africa
    Nancy Fullman
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Malar J 12:62. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for 291 diseases and injuries in 21 regions, 1990-2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010
    Christopher J L Murray
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Seattle 98121, WA, USA
    Lancet 380:2197-223. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Incorporating loss to follow-up in estimates of survival among HIV-infected individuals in sub-Saharan Africa enrolled in antiretroviral therapy programs
    Stéphane Verguet
    Department of Global Health, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Infect Dis 207:72-9. 2013
  8. pmc Effective coverage: a metric for monitoring Universal Health Coverage
    Marie Ng
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation IHME, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS Med 11:e1001730. 2014
  9. doi request reprint India's Janani Suraksha Yojana, a conditional cash transfer programme to increase births in health facilities: an impact evaluation
    Stephen S Lim
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Lancet 375:2009-23. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Global malaria mortality between 1980 and 2010: a systematic analysis
    Christopher J L Murray
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Lancet 379:413-31. 2012

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. pmc Net benefits: a multicountry analysis of observational data examining associations between insecticide-treated mosquito nets and health outcomes
    Stephen S Lim
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS Med 8:e1001091. 2011
    ..Although the efficacy of ITNs in trials has been shown, evidence on their impact under routine conditions is limited to a few countries and the extent to which the scale-up of ITNs has improved population health remains uncertain...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevention of cardiovascular disease in high-risk individuals in low-income and middle-income countries: health effects and costs
    Stephen S Lim
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98102, USA
    Lancet 370:2054-62. 2007
    ..43 to $0.90 across low-income countries and from $0.54 to $2.93 across middle-income countries. This package could effectively meet three-quarters of the proposed global goal with a moderate increase in health expenditure...
  3. pmc A comparative risk assessment of burden of disease and injury attributable to 67 risk factors and risk factor clusters in 21 regions, 1990-2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010
    Stephen S Lim
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Lancet 380:2224-60. 2012
    ..No complete revision of global disease burden caused by risk factors has been done since a comparative risk assessment in 2000, and no previous analysis has assessed changes in burden attributable to risk factors over time...
  4. pmc Rapid scaling up of insecticide-treated bed net coverage in Africa and its relationship with development assistance for health: a systematic synthesis of supply, distribution, and household survey data
    Abraham D Flaxman
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS Med 7:e1000328. 2010
    ..Sparse and inconsistent sources of data have prevented robust estimates of the coverage of ITNs over time...
  5. pmc Nets, spray or both? The effectiveness of insecticide-treated nets and indoor residual spraying in reducing malaria morbidity and child mortality in sub-Saharan Africa
    Nancy Fullman
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Malar J 12:62. 2013
    ..There is a critical need to determine what combination of malaria interventions confers the greatest protection against malaria morbidity and child mortality under routine conditions...
  6. doi request reprint Disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for 291 diseases and injuries in 21 regions, 1990-2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010
    Christopher J L Murray
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Seattle 98121, WA, USA
    Lancet 380:2197-223. 2012
    ..We aimed to calculate disease burden worldwide and for 21 regions for 1990, 2005, and 2010 with methods to enable meaningful comparisons over time...
  7. doi request reprint Incorporating loss to follow-up in estimates of survival among HIV-infected individuals in sub-Saharan Africa enrolled in antiretroviral therapy programs
    Stéphane Verguet
    Department of Global Health, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Infect Dis 207:72-9. 2013
    ..We synthesized data from treatment cohorts in sub-Saharan Africa to estimate survival over 5 years after initiation of ART...
  8. pmc Effective coverage: a metric for monitoring Universal Health Coverage
    Marie Ng
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation IHME, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS Med 11:e1001730. 2014
    ..Despite these challenges, effective coverage is a powerful metric that can provide a more nuanced understanding of whether, and how well, a health system is delivering services to its populations. ..
  9. doi request reprint India's Janani Suraksha Yojana, a conditional cash transfer programme to increase births in health facilities: an impact evaluation
    Stephen S Lim
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Lancet 375:2009-23. 2010
    ..We independently assessed the effect of JSY on intervention coverage and health outcomes...
  10. doi request reprint Global malaria mortality between 1980 and 2010: a systematic analysis
    Christopher J L Murray
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
    Lancet 379:413-31. 2012
    ..We aimed to provide an accurate assessment of the levels and time trends in malaria mortality to aid assessment of progress towards these goals and the focusing of future efforts...
  11. pmc Prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension in United States counties, 2001-2009
    Casey Olives
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e60308. 2013
    ..Concurrent increases in treatment and control of hypertension are promising, but efforts to decrease the prevalence of hypertension are needed...
  12. pmc Disentangling the effects of risk factors and clinical care on subnational variation in early neonatal mortality in the United States
    Lahn D Straney
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, The Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e49399. 2012
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  13. pmc A comparison of missing data procedures for addressing selection bias in HIV sentinel surveillance data
    Marie Ng
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Popul Health Metr 11:12. 2013
    ..Consequently, the estimated HIV prevalence based on clinic data is substantially distorted, with markedly higher HIV prevalence in the earlier periods and trends that reveal much more dramatic declines than actually occur...
  14. pmc High total serum cholesterol, medication coverage and therapeutic control: an analysis of national health examination survey data from eight countries
    Gregory A Roth
    Division of Cardiology, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific Street room AA522, Seattle, WA 98195 6422, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 89:92-101. 2011
    ..To determine the fraction of individuals with high total serum cholesterol who get diagnosed and effectively treated in eight high- and middle-income countries...
  15. doi request reprint Global, Regional, and National Cancer Incidence, Mortality, Years of Life Lost, Years Lived With Disability, and Disability-Adjusted Life-years for 32 Cancer Groups, 1990 to 2015: A Systematic Analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study
    Christina Fitzmaurice
    Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle2Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle
    JAMA Oncol . 2016
    ..Cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide. Current estimates on the burden of cancer are needed for cancer control planning...
  16. pmc Global and National Burden of Diseases and Injuries Among Children and Adolescents Between 1990 and 2013: Findings From the Global Burden of Disease 2013 Study
    Hmwe H Kyu
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle
    JAMA Pediatr 170:267-87. 2016
    ..Comparable information on nonfatal health outcomes among these children and the fatal and nonfatal burden of diseases and injuries among older children and adolescents is scarce...
  17. doi request reprint Tracking progress towards universal childhood immunisation and the impact of global initiatives: a systematic analysis of three-dose diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis immunisation coverage
    Stephen S Lim
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Lancet 372:2031-46. 2008
    ..We estimated the coverage of three doses of diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis vaccine (DTP3) based on surveys using all available data...
  18. pmc Global, regional, and national incidence and mortality for HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria during 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013
    Christopher J L Murray
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Seattle, WA, USA
    Lancet 384:1005-70. 2014
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  19. doi request reprint Evaluation of a demonstration primary health care project in rural Guatemala: the influence of predisposing, enabling and need factors on immunization coverage, equitable use of health care services and application of treatment guidelines
    Meredith P Fort
    Health Services Department, University of Washington, Magnuson Health Sciences Center, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Int Health 4:220-8. 2012
    ..This study offers an approach and conceptual model for tracking equity in service delivery that may be applicable in other settings. ..
  20. ncbi request reprint Implementation and progress of an inclusive primary health care model in Guatemala: coverage, quality, and utilization
    Meredith P Fort
    Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, United States of America
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 30:217-24. 2011
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  21. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factors: when should we treat?
    Andrew M Tonkin
    Med J Aust 178:101-2. 2003
  22. pmc Evaluation of current strategies and future priorities for improving health in developing countries
    David B Evans
    Health Systems Financing, Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMJ 331:1457-61. 2005
  23. pmc Cost effectiveness analysis of strategies for maternal and neonatal health in developing countries
    Taghreed Adam
    Health Systems Financing, Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, Switzerland
    BMJ 331:1107. 2005
    ..To determine the costs and benefits of interventions for maternal and newborn health to assess the appropriateness of current strategies and guide future plans to attain the millennium development goals...
  24. pmc Time to reassess strategies for improving health in developing countries
    David B Evans
    Health Systems Financing, Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMJ 331:1133-6. 2005
  25. pmc Methods to assess the costs and health effects of interventions for improving health in developing countries
    David B Evans
    Health Systems Financing, Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMJ 331:1137-40. 2005
  26. ncbi request reprint A model for undertaking effectiveness and cost-effectiveness analyses of primary preventive strategies in cardiovascular disease
    Danny Liew
    NHMRC Centre for Clinical Research Excellence in Therapeutics, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:515-22. 2006
    ..Clinical trials generally provide strong evidence of the efficacy of cardiovascular preventive strategies, but poor evidence of their 'real-life' utility, in terms of effectiveness and cost-effectiveness...
  27. pmc Costs and benefits of smoking cessation aids: making a case for public reimbursement of nicotine replacement therapy in Australia
    Melanie Y Bertram
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Mayne Medical School Herston Road, Herston QLD 4006, Australia
    Tob Control 16:255-60. 2007
    ..Information on the cost-effectiveness and financial impact of public reimbursement of these strategies can better inform debate about their inclusion or exclusion in public reimbursement schemes...
  28. doi request reprint Prevalence and management of prehypertension and hypertension by geographic regions of Thailand: the Third National Health Examination Survey, 2004
    Wichai Aekplakorn
    Community Medicine Center, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Hypertens 26:191-8. 2008
    ..To determine the prevalence of prehypertension and hypertension, and management of hypertension, by geographic regions of Thailand...
  29. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological modelling (including economic modelling) and its role in preventive drug therapy
    Danny Liew
    Epidemiological Modelling Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Med J Aust 177:364-7. 2002
    ..Epidemiological modelling also allows explicit information about risks and benefits of therapy to be presented to patients, facilitating informed decision-making...