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Available online 20 October 2016:


  • ID: BLT.15.162172
    pdf, 749kb

    Inequalities in full immunization coverage: trends in low- and middle-income countries
    - María Clara Restrepo-Méndez, Aluísio JD Barros, Kerry LM Wong, Hope L Johnson, George Pariyo, Giovanny VA França, Fernando C Wehrmeister & Cesar G Victora
  • ID: BLT.16.172155
    pdf, 170kb

    Disability weights based on patient-reported data from a multinational injury cohort
    - Belinda J Gabbe, Ronan A Lyons, Pamela M Simpson, Frederick P Rivara, Shanthi Ameratunga, Suzanne Polinder, Sarah Derrett & James E Harrison
  • ID: BLT.16.173252
    pdf, 838kb

    Measuring Haitian children's exposure to chikungunya, dengue and malaria
    - Mathieu JP Poirier, Delynn M Moss, Karla R Feeser, Thomas G Streit, Gwong-Jen J Chang, Matthew Whitney, Brandy J Russell, Barbara W Johnson, Alison J Basile, Christin H Goodman, Amanda K Barry & Patrick J Lammie
  • ID: BLT.16.169524
    pdf, 340kb

    Hepatitis B immunization for indigenous adults, Australia
    - Andre Louis Wattiaux, J Kevin Yin, Frank Beard, Steve Wesselingh, Benjamin Cowie, James Ward & Kristine Macartney
  • ID: BLT.16.174441
    pdf, 151kb

    Assessment of Ebola virus disease preparedness in South-East Asia
    - Sirenda Vong, Reuben Samuel, Philip Gould,a Hammam El Sakkann, Bardan J. Rana, Vason Pinyowiwat, Supriya Bezbaruah & Roderico Ofrin
  • ID: BLT.16.173401
    pdf, 700kb

    Pulse oximetry for children with pneumonia treated as outpatients in rural Malawi
    - Eric D McCollum, Carina King, Rashid Deula, Beatiwel Zadutsa, Limangeni Mankhambo, Bejoy Nambiar, Charles Makwenda, Gibson Masache, Norman Lufesi, Charles Mwansambo, Anthony Costello & Tim Colbourn
  • ID: BLT.16.172189
    pdf, 208kb

    Quantifying cause-related mortality by weighting multiple causes of death
    - Clara Piffaretti, Margarita Moreno-Betancur, Agathe Lamarche-Vadel & Grégoire Rey
  • ID: BLT.16.171579
    pdf, 135kb

    Countries’ response to WHO’s travel recommendations during the 2013–2016 Ebola outbreak
    - Wendy Rhymer & Rick Speare
  • ID: BLT.15.167726
    pdf, 182kb

    The economic burden of dementia in China, 1990–2030: implications for health policy
    - Junfang Xu, Jian Wang, Anders Wimo, Laura Fratiglioni & Chengxuan Qiu
  • ID: BLT.16.172965
    pdf, 181kb

    Global research priorities for interpersonal violence prevention: a modified Delphi study
    - Christopher R Mikton, Masako Tanaka, Mark Tomlinson, David L Streiner, Lil Tonmyr, Bandy X Lee, Jane Fisher, Kathy Hegadoren, Joam Evans Pim, Shr-Jie Sharlenna Wang & Harriet L MacMillan


  • ID: BLT.15.168765
    pdf, 96kb

    Dengue vaccine: local decisions, global consequences
    - Hugo López-Gatell, Celia M Alpuche-Aranda, José I Santos-Preciado & Mauricio Hernández-Ávila
  • ID: BLT.15.164418
    pdf, 98kb

    Cost–effectiveness thresholds: pros and cons
    - Melanie Y Bertram, Jeremy A Lauer, Kees De Joncheere, Tessa Edejer, Raymond Hutubessy, Marie-Paule Kieny & Suzanne Hill


  • ID: BLT.15.168187
    pdf, 54kb

    Public health after a nuclear disaster: beyond radiation risks
    - Claire Leppold, Tetsuya Tanimoto & Masaharu Tsubokura
  • ID: BLT.15.168328
    pdf, 56kb

    Documenting attacks on health workers and facilities in armed conflicts
    - Preeti Patel, Fawzia Gibson-Fall, Richard Sullivan & Rachel Irwin
  • ID: BLT.15.165266
    pdf, 54kb

    Area-based units of analysis for strengthening health inequality monitoring
    - Ahmad Reza Hosseinpoor & Nicole Bergen
  • ID: BLT.15.156323
    pdf, 117kb

    A global database of food and nutrient consumption
    - Shahab Khatibzadeh, Michael Saheb Kashaf, Renata Micha, Saman Fahimi, Peilin Shi, Ibrahim Elmadfa, Shadi Kalantarian, Pattra Wirojratana, Majid Ezzati, John Powles & Dariush Mozaffarian on behalf of the Global Burden of Diseases Nutrition and Chronic Diseases Expert Group (NutriCode)