Maternal & Child Health

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Clinical Care & Medical Knowledge

  • Bryce J, Victora CG, Habicht JP, Black RE, Scherpbier RW; MCE-IMCI Technical Advisors. Programmatic pathways to child survival: results of a multi-country evaluation of Integrated Management of Childhood Illness. Health Policy Plan. 2005 Dec;20 Suppl 1:i5-i17.
  • Bethony J, Brooker S, Albonico M, Geiger SM, Loukas A, Diemert D, Hotez PJ. Soil-transmitted helminth infections: ascariasis, trichuriasis, and hookworm. Lancet. 2006 May 6;367(9521):1521-32.
  • Bhan MK, Bahl R, Bhatnagar S. Typhoid and paratyphoid fever. Lancet. 2005 Aug 27-Sep 2;366(9487):749-62.
  • Ligon BL. Dengue fever and dengue hemorrhagic fever: a review of the history, transmission, treatment, and prevention. Semin Pediatr Infect Dis. 2005 Jan;16(1):60-5.
  • O’Brien KL, Wolfson LJ, Watt JP, Henkle E, Deloria-Knoll M, McCall N, Lee E, Mulholland K, Levine OS, Cherian T; Hib and Pneumococcal Global Burden of Disease Study Team. Burden of disease caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae in children younger than 5 years: global estimates. Lancet. 2009 Sep 12;374(9693):893-902.
  • Soofi, Sheraz, Fox, MacLeod, Thea, Qazi, Bhutta. Effectiveness of community case management of severe pneumonia with oral amoxicillin in children aged 2—59 months in Matiari district, rural Pakistan: a cluster-randomised controlled trial. The Lancet, Volume 379, Issue 9817, Pages 729 – 737, 25 February 2012
  • Maitland. Mortality after Fluid Bolus in African Children with Severe Infection. NEJM, 2011 June 30; 2483-2495
  • Weber MW, Carlin JB, Gatchalian S, Lehmann D, Muhe L, Mulholland EK; WHO Young Infants Study Group. Predictors of neonatal sepsis in developing countries. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2003 Aug;22(8):711-7.
  • Clements CJ, Nshimirimanda D, Gasasira A. Using immunization delivery strategies to accelerate progress in Africa towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals. Vaccine. 2008 Apr 7;26(16):1926-33. Epub 2008 Mar 5.
  • DeGennaro V, Zeitz P. Embracing a family-centered response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic for the elimination of pediatric AIDS. Glob Public Health. 2009;4(4):386-401.
  • Nakanjako D, Colebunders R, Coutinho AG, Kamya MR. Strategies to optimize HIV treatment outcomes in resource-limited settings. AIDS Rev. 2009 Oct-Dec;11(4):179-89.
  • Suksomboon N, Poolsup N, Ket-Aim S. Systematic review of the efficacy of antiretroviral therapies for reducing the risk of mother-to-child transmission of HIV infection. J Clin Pharm Ther. 2007 Jun;32(3):293-311.
  • Munos MK, Walker CL, Black RE. The effect of oral rehydration solution and recommended home fluids on diarrhoea mortality. Int J Epidemiol. 2010 Apr;39 Suppl 1:i75-87.
  • Marais BJ, Schaaf HS. Childhood Tuberculosis: An Emerging and Previously Neglected Problem. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2010 Sep;24(3):727-749.
  • Mendis K, Rietveld A, Warsame M, Bosman A, Greenwood B, Wernsdorfer WH. From malaria control to eradication: The WHO perspective. Trop Med Int Health. 2009 Jul;14(7):802-9. Epub 2009 May 26.
  • Caulfield LE, de Onis M, Blössner M, Black RE. Undernutrition as an underlying cause of child deaths associated with diarrhea, pneumonia, malaria, and measles. Am J Clin Nutr. 2004 Jul;80(1):193-8.
  • Guidotti TL, Gitterman BA. Global pediatric environmental health. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2007 Apr;54(2):335-50, ix.
  • Amouzou A, Habi O, Bensaïd K; Niger Countdown Case Study Working Group. Reduction in child mortality in Niger: a Countdown to 2015 country case study. Lancet. 2012 Sep 29;380(9848):1169-78. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61376-2.

 

Medical Training

  • Crump, J. A., & Sugarman, J. (2010). Ethics and best practice guidelines for training experiences in global health. Am J Trop Med Hyg, 83(6), 1178-1182. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.2010.10-0527
  • Suchdev P, Ahrens K, Click E, Macklin L, Evangelista D, Graham E. A model for sustainable short-term international medical trips. Ambul Pediatr. 2007 Jul-Aug;7(4):317-20.

QI, Leadership & Management

  • Behforouz, H. L., Farmer, P. E., & Mukherjee, J. S. (2004). From directly observed therapy to accompagnateurs: enhancing AIDS treatment outcomes in Haiti and in Boston. Clin Infect Dis, 38 Suppl 5, S429-436. doi: 10.1086/421408
  • Wilson, J. W., Merry, S. P., & Franz, W. B. (2012). Rules of engagement: the principles of underserved global health volunteerism. Am J Med, 125(6), 612-617. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2012.01.008
  • Baker T. Pediatric emergency and critical care in low-income countries. Paediatr Anaesth. 2009 Jan;19(1):23-7.

 

Research & Scholarly Work

  • Greenwood BM. Control to elimination: implications for malaria research. Trends Parasitol. 2008 Oct;24(10):449-54. Epub 2008 Aug 27.
  • Bahl R, Martines J, Ali N, Bhan MK, Carlo W, Chan KY, Darmstadt GL, Hamer DH, Lawn JE, McMillan DD, Mohan P, Paul V, Tsai AC, Victora CG, Weber MW, Zaidi AK, Rudan I. Research priorities to reduce global mortality from newborn infections by 2015. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2009 Jan;28(1 Suppl):S43-8.

 

Attitudes & Advocacy

  • Farmer, P. E., Nizeye, B., Stulac, S., & Keshavjee, S. (2006). Structural violence and clinical medicine. PLoS Med, 3(10), e449. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0030449
  • Gostin, L. O. (2012). A framework convention on global health: health for all, justice for all. JAMA, 307(19), 2087-2092. doi: 10.1001/jama.2012.4395
  • Sak Vid Pa Kanpe: The Impact of U.S. Food Aid on Human Rights in Haiti. (2010): Center for Global Rights and Human Justice.
  • Duncan B. Global child health: promises made to children-not yet kept. Adv Pediatr. 2009;56:301-39.
  • Stenberg K, Johns B, Scherpbier RW, Edejer TT. A financial road map to scaling up essential child health interventions in 75 countries. Bull World Health Organ. 2007 Apr;85(4):305-14.

 

Books

  • Desmangles, L. G. (2000). Faces of the Gods: Vodou and Roman Catholicism in Haiti: University of North Carolina Press.
  • Dallaire, Romeo. Shake Hands with the Devil: The Failure of Humanity in Rwanda.
  • Easterly, William. The White Man’s Burden: Why the West’s Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good.
  • Easterly, William.  Reinventing Foreign Aid.
  • Farmer, Paul.  Partner to the Poor: A Paul Farmer Reader.
  • Farmer, Paul. Infections and Inequalities: The Modern Plagues.
  • Farmer, Paul. Pathologies of Power: Health, Human Rights and the New War on the Poor.
  • Garrett, Laurie. The Coming Plague.
  • Gourevitch, Philip. We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families: Stories From Rwanda.
  • Hochschild, Adam. King Leopold’s Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa
  • Kidder, Tracy. Mountains Beyond Mountains.
  • Orbinski, James.  An Imperfect Offering.
  • Packard, Randall.  The Making of a Tropical Disease: A Short History of Malaria.
  • Sachs, Jeffrey. An End to Poverty.
  • Sen, Amartya   Development as Freedom
  • Sridhar, Devi.  The Battle Against Hunger
  • Werner, David, Maxwell, Jane, and Thuman, Carol. Where There Is No Doctor: A Village Health Care Handbook.

Films

  • A Closer Walk
  • Born Into Brothels
  • Living In Emergency
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