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'We pledge to improve the health of our entire community': Improving health worker motivation and performance in Bihar, India through teamwork, recognition, and non-financial incentives

, Christine Galavotti, Sunil Mohanty, Mohammed Aftab Alam. Data curation: Dipty Nawal, Kunal Ranjan, Gangesh Kumar. Formal analysis: Dipty Nawal, Sai Mala Guntur, Tanmay Mahapatra, Kunal Ranjan, Gangesh ... Kumar, Aritra Das, Safia Jiwani. Funding acquisition: Indrajit Chaudhuri. Investigation: Dipty Nawal, Manish Kumar. Tanmay Mahapatra. Galavotti. may Mahapatra. Methodology: Carolyn Grant, Dipty

Burden of tuberculosis in Xinjiang between 2011 and 2015: A surveillance data-based study

: Tanmay Mahapatra, Sanchita Mahapatra, Lei Feng, Songyuan Tang, Jinbao Liu, Weiming Tang. 7 / 9 8 / 9 1. Control CfD , Prevention. Ten great public health achievementsÐworldwide , 2001 ± 2010 . MMWR

Association of Frontline Worker-Provided Services with Change in Block-Level Complementary Feeding Indicators: An Ecological Analysis from Bihar, India

Background Insufficiencies in complementary feeding put infants and young children at increased risk of undernutrition. Till now, most Indian studies have looked at the individual level determinants of complementary feeding practices. We aimed to evaluate the association of frontline worker (FLW) provided nutritional counselling services, with change in community level indicators...

The Influence of Seasonality and Community-Based Health Worker Provided Counselling on Exclusive Breastfeeding - Findings from a Cross-Sectional Survey in India

Background Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) during the first six months of life is considered a high impact but low-cost measure for reducing the morbidity and mortality among children. The current study investigated the association of seasonality and frontline worker(FLW) provided counselling with practice of EBF in Bihar, India. Methods We used the ‘Lot Quality Assurance Sampling...

Continuum of Care Services for Maternal and Child Health using mobile technology – a health system strengthening strategy in low and middle income countries

Background Mobile phone technology is utilized for better delivery of health services worldwide. In low-and-middle income countries mobile phones are now ubiquitous. Thus leveraging mHealth applications in health sector is becoming popular rapidly in these countries. To assess the effectiveness of the Continuum of Care Services (CCS) mHealth platform in terms of strengthening the...

Variations in visceral leishmaniasis burden, mortality and the pathway to care within Bihar, India

Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) has been targeted by the WHO for elimination as a public health problem (< 1 case/10,000 people/year) in the Indian sub-continent (ISC) by 2020. Bihar State in India, which accounts for the majority of cases in the ISC, remains a major target for this elimination effort. However, there is considerable spatial, temporal and sub-population variation in...

Variations in visceral leishmaniasis burden, mortality and the pathway to care within Bihar, India

Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) has been targeted by the WHO for elimination as a public health problem (< 1 case/10,000 people/year) in the Indian sub-continent (ISC) by 2020. Bihar State in India, which accounts for the majority of cases in the ISC, remains a major target for this elimination effort. However, there is considerable spatial, temporal and sub-population variation in...

Association between Anthropometric Measures and Indicators for Hypertension Control among Kazakh-Chinese Hypertension Patients in Xinjiang, China: Results from a Cross-sectional Study

Background Among Kazakh-Chinese population in Xinjiang province of China, prevalence of obesity and hypertension were 40.1% and 50.3% respectively, the highest across all ethnic groups residing in this pastureland. Despite this, there remained a dearth of information regarding the association between the anthropometric measures [body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC...

Burden and Socio-Behavioral Correlates of Uncontrolled Abnormal Glucose Metabolism in an Urban Population of India

available on request due to ethical restrictions on personally-identifying information. Please contact Dr. Tanmay Mahapatra for data requests 2 Barrackpore Population Health Research Foundation , Kolkata

Changing trend of HIV, Syphilis and Hepatitis C among Men Who Have Sex with Men in China

Sciences Training in China (4U2RTW006918). Author Contributions Q.Q., W.T. and T.M. (Tanmay Mahapatra) wrote the main manuscript text, Q.Q., D.L. and W.G. analyzed the data, D.L., L.G., L.W., Y.C. and J.S

Condomless Vaginal Intercourse and Its Associates among Men Who Have Sex with Men in China

Background HIV prevalence has increased rapidly among men who have sex with men (MSM) in China reaching alarmingly high levels in some cities. Bisexual MSM have potential to transmit HIV and syphilis to their female partners through condomless vaginal intercourse (CVI). Thus, estimation of the burden of CVI and identification of its associates seemed necessary to control this...

Burden and Correlates of HIV Risk among Men Who Have Sex with Men in Nagaland, India: Analysis of Sentinel Surveillance Data

Background Dynamics of HIV epidemic are largely understudied among men having sex with men (MSM) in India, while their potentially critical role in HIV spread is often stressed. Unfortunately, the epidemic has probably concentrated in this hard-to-reach population in the north-eastern high HIV-prevalent areas, especially in the bordering state of Nagaland, where HIV prevalence...

Cross-Cultural Validation of the High Blood Pressure Health Literacy Scale in a Chinese Community

Background Considering the importance of health literacy (HL) for the maximum yield from the hypertension control programs, development of a reliable and valid instrument of hypertension-related HL is critical. This study aimed to translate and validate the High Blood Pressure-Health Literacy Scale (HBP-HLS) into Chinese (C-HBP-HLS) and evaluate its psychometric properties in...

Perceived Morbidity, Healthcare-Seeking Behavior and Their Determinants in a Poor-Resource Setting: Observation from India

Background To control the double burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases (NCDs), in the developing world, understanding the patterns of morbidity and healthcare-seeking is critical. The objective of this cross-sectional study was to determine the distribution, predictors and inter-relationship of perceived morbidity and related healthcare-seeking behavior in a poor...

Burden and Correlates of HIV among Men Who Have Sex with Men in West Bengal, India: Analysis of Sentinel Surveillance Data

Background Little is known about the socio-behavioral risk factors for HIV acquisition among hard-to-reach men who have sex with men (MSM) population in India, particularly from the densely populated eastern part. Thus to measure the burden and correlates of HIV among MSM in West Bengal state of eastern India, a cross-sectional analysis of the national HIV Sentinel Surveillance...

Burden of HIV and Syphilis: A Comparative Evaluation between Male Sex Workers and Non-Sex-Worker Men Who Have Sex with Men in Urban China

Background The increasing burden of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) including HIV and syphilis among male sex workers (MSWs) is a major global concern. The aim of our study was to evaluate the difference between MSWs and non-commercial MSMs in China. Methods During 2008-09, in a cross-sectional study, 2618 adult MSM were recruited through respondent-driven and snowball...

Burden and correlates of non-communicable-diseases among rural residents: a cross-sectional study in Hebei, China

Background Burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) is increasing rapidly in most of the developing countries including China, even in rural areas. Dearth of representative data called for an investigation to estimate the burden and identify the correlates of NCDs in rural China. Methods A cross-sectional study was conducted involving a representative sample of 6003 consenting...

Mortality among People Living with HIV and AIDS in China: Implications for Enhancing Linkage

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Predictors of Rational Management of Diarrhea in an Endemic Setting: Observation from India

Background Decades after the establishment of clear guidelines for management, mostly due to irrational approach, diarrhea is still a major concern in the developing world, including India. The scenario is even worse in urban slums owing to poor health-seeking and socio-environmental vulnerability. Determining the distribution of rational diarrhea management by practitioners and...

Distribution and Determinants of Cytomegalovirus Induced End Organ Disease/s among People Living with HIV/AIDS in a Poor Resource Setting: Observation from India

Background In India, despite well-established anti-retroviral treatment programs, Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection-related end-organ diseases (EODs) still remain a major concern resulting in exacerbation of morbidity and mortality among HIV/AIDS patients. A prospective study was designed to understand the distribution and prognosis of CMV associated EODs and to determine a...