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Population Policy, Fertility Decline, and Sex Selection: New Evidence from China under Mao

April 2017

Municipal Water Disinfection and Mortality Decline in Developing Countries: Evidence from Mexico’s Programa Agua Limpia

March 2017

Historically, improvements in the quality of municipal drinking water made important contributions to mortality decline in wealthy countries.

The Epidemiologic Challenge to the Conduct of Just War: Confronting Indirect Civilian Casualties of War

January 2017

Most civilian casualties in war are not the result of direct exposure to bombs and bullets; they are due to the destruction of the essentials of daily living, including food, water, shelter, and...

Sources of variation in under-5 mortality across sub-Saharan Africa: a spatial analysis

October 2016

The ongoing decline in under-5 mortality ranks among the most significant public and population health successes of the past 30 years.

Association of a Bundled-Payment Program With Cost and Outcomes in Full-Cycle Breast Cancer Care

October 2016

Importance:Value-driven payment system reform is a potential tool for aligning economic incentives with the improvement of quality and efficiency of health care and containment of cost.

The weaker sex? Vulnerable men and women's resilience to socio-economic disadvantage

September 2016

Sex differences in mortality vary over time and place as a function of social, health, and medical circumstances.

Abstinence Funding Was Not Associated with Reductions in HIV Risk Behavior in Sub-Saharan Africa

May 2016

The President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) has been the largest funder of abstinence and faithfulness programming in sub-Saharan Africa, with a cumulative investment of over US $1.4...

The Economics of Women’s Health in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Life Cycle Approach

April 2016

This chapter highlights evidence that links women’s health challenges in LMICs to economics at every stage of life.

Improving the global health workforce crisis: an evaluation of Global Health Corps

November 2015

Efforts to address the global healthcare workforce crisis focus heavily on traditional service providers such as physicians and nurses.

Why highly polluting methods are used to manufacture bricks in Bangladesh

October 2015

Abstract:Brick kilns in Bangladesh use inefficient coal burning technology that generates substantial air pollution.

Health Aid Is Allocated Efficiently, But Not Optimally: Insights From A Review Of Cost-Effectiveness Studies

July 2015

Development assistance from high-income countries to the health sectors of low- and middle-income countries (health aid) is an important source of funding for health in low- and middle-income...

Searching for Public Health Law’s Sweet Spot: The Regulation of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages

July 2015

David Studdert and colleagues explore how to balance public health, individual freedom, and good government when it comes to sugar-sweetened drinks.

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

September 2014

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

December 2013

Girls' education and HIV risk: Evidence from Uganda

June 2013

Uganda is widely viewed as a public health success for curtailing its HIV/AIDS epidemic in the early 1990s.

HIV Development Assistance and Adult Mortality in Africa

December 2012

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

HIV Development Assistance and Adult Mortality in Africa

December 2012

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

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

December 2011

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

People

Stephen P. Luby Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Grant Miller Senior Fellow Associate Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Michele Barry Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Medicine
Rajesh Gupta Adjunct Affiliate, CHP/PCOR