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Health Outcomes and Costs of Community Mitigation Strategies for an Influenza Pandemic in the United States

December 2010

Background. The optimal community-level approach to control pandemic influenza is unknown. Methods.

Health Impact Assessment of Global Climate Change: Expanding upon Comparative Risk Assessment Approaches for Policy Making

April 2008

Climate change is projected to have adverse impacts on public health. Cobenefits may be possible from more upstream mitigation of greenhouse gases causing climate change.

How Globalization Went Bad

January 2007

The article asserts that globalization has made the world a more dangerous and less orderly place.

Edge of Disaster, The: Rebuilding a Resilient Nation

February 2007

We have learned little from the cataclysms of September 11 and Hurricane Katrina. When it comes to catastrophe, America is living on borrowed time--and squandering it.

Crisis Preparedness: Asia and the Global Governance of Epidemics

June 2007

Throughout history, nations have waged war against epidemics, from bubonic plague to pulmonary tuberculosis.

Global Welfare Regimes: A Cluster Analysis

January 2009

This paper tests the claim that a small number of distinct „welfare regimes,combining institutional patterns and social welfare outcomes, can be identifiedacross the developing world.

Safety and Efficacy of Extended-Duration Antiviral Chemoprophylaxis Against Pandemic and Seasonal Influenza

October 2009

Background: Neuraminidase inhibitors (NAIs) are stockpiled internationally for extended use in an influenza pandemic.

Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness of Expanded Antiviral Prophylaxis and Adjuvanted Vaccination Strategies for an Influenza A (H5N1) Pandemic

December 2009

Background: The pandemic potential of influenza A (H5N1) virus is a prominent public health concern of the 21st century.

Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness of Vaccination Against Pandemic Influenza (H1N1) 2009

December 2009

Background: Decisions on the timing and extent of vaccination against pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus are complex.

Pandemic Influenza and the Globalization of Public Health

December 2009

When one can circle the globe in less than the time of incubation of most infectious pathogens, it is clear every country relies to some extent on the health systems of other countries to prevent...

Climate Change and Global Health: Quantifying a Growing Ethical Crisis

November 2007

Climate change, as an environmental hazard operating at the global scale, poses a unique and "involuntary exposure" to many societies, and therefore represents possibly the largest health inequity...

Health outcomes and costs of community mitigation strategies for an influenza pandemic in the United States.

January 2010

BACKGROUND: The optimal community-level approach to control pandemic influenza is unknown.

The Global Challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance: Insights from Economic Analysis

August 2010

The prevalence of antimicrobial resistance (AR) limits the therapeutic options for treatment of infections, and increases the social benefit from disease prevention.

Can an Infectious Disease Genomics Project ‘Predict and Prevent’ the next Pandemic?

December 2009

The world of genomics is transforming medicine, and is likely to influence the future development of new drugs, diagnostics, and vaccines.

Soil-Transmitted Helminth Infections and Correlated Risk Factors in Preschool and School-aged Children in Rural Southwest China

September 2012

We conducted a survey of 1707 children in 141 impoverished rural areas of Guizhou and Sichuan Provinces in Southwest China.

Infectious disease control policy: A role for simulation

December 2008

ABSTRACT Control of infectious diseases is a key global health priority. This paper describes the role that simulation can play in evaluating policies for infectious disease control.

HIV Development Assistance and Adult Mortality in Africa

December 2012

Context  The effect of global health initiatives on population health is uncertain.

Effectiveness of provider incentives for anemia reduction in rural China: a cluster randomised trial

July 2012

Background: To study how misaligned supply-side incentives impede health programs in developing countries, we tested the impact of performance pay for anemia reduction in rural China.

Feasibility and Cost-Effectiveness of Treating Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis: A Cohort Study in the Philippines

September 2006

BackgroundMultidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is an important global health problem, and acontrol strategy known as DOTS-Plus has existed since 1999.

The Increasingly Compelling Moral Responsibilities of Life Scientists

March 2013

First paragraph of article:Many of my colleagues and fellow investigators in the life sciences were surprised in late 2011 to hear about the deliberate laboratory manipulation of highly pathogenic...

Poverty, Global Health, and Infectious Disease: Lessons from Haiti and Rwanda

December 2011

HIV Development Assistance and Adult Mortality in Africa

December 2012

Context  The effect of global health initiatives on population health is uncertain.

Energy and resource efficiency as a unifying principle for human, environmental and global health

December 2013

The Stanford-India Emergency Management and Research Institute (EMRI) Study: Early Findings

September 2014

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