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Research Output 1972 2019

2019
Health
Prenatal Care
Disasters
Occupations
Health Status

Providing healthcare under ISIS: A qualitative analysis of healthcare worker experiences in Mosul, Iraq between June 2014 and June 2017

Michlig, G. J., Lafta, R., Al-Nuaimi, M. & Burnham, G. M., Jan 1 2019, In : Global public health.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Iraq
Delivery of Health Care
Occupations
Syria
Aptitude
2018

A multi-center prospective cohort study to evaluate the effect of differential pricing and health systems strengthening on access to medicines and management of hypertension and diabetes in ghana: A study protocol

Mobula, L. M., Sarfo, S., Arthur, L., Burnham, G., Plange-Rhule, J., Ansong, D., Gavor, E. & Ofori-Adjei, D., Jan 1 2018, In : Gates Open Research. 2, 6.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Ghana
Medical problems
Medicine
Cohort Studies
Health

Characteristics of Syrian and Lebanese diabetes and hypertension patients in Lebanon

Doocy, S., Lyles, E., Fahed, Z., Mkanna, A., Kontunen, K. & Burnham, G. M., Jan 1 2018, In : Open Hypertension Journal. 10, 1, p. 60-75 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lebanon
Hypertension
Quality of Health Care
Refugees
Health Status

Electricity and generator availability in LMIC hospitals: improving access to safe surgery

Chawla, S., Kurani, S., Wren, S. M., Stewart, B., Burnham, G. M., Kushner, A. & McIntyre, T., Mar 1 2018, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 223, p. 136-141 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electricity
Iran
Surgical Equipment
Sierra Leone
Somalia

Factors associated with uncontrolled blood pressure among Ghanaians: Evidence from a multicenter hospital-based study

Sarfo, F. S., Mobula, L. M., Burnham, G. M., Ansong, D., Plange-Rhule, J., Sarfo-Kantanka, O. & Ofori-Adjei, D., Mar 1 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 3, e0193494.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Blood pressure
hypertension
blood pressure
drug therapy
Blood Pressure
Health Personnel
Health
Public Health
Triage
Disasters
Health Personnel
Iraq
Disasters
Decision Making
Emergencies

How to estimate (And not to estimate) war deaths: A reply to van weezel and spagat

Hagopian, A., Flaxman, A., Galway, L., Takaro, T. K. & Burnham, G. M., Jan 1 2018, In : Research and Politics. 5, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

death
invasion
Iraq
certification
mortality

Injury and death during the ISIS occupation of Mosul and its liberation: Results from a 40-cluster household survey

Lafta, R., Al-Nuaimi, M. A. & Burnham, G. M., May 1 2018, In : PLoS Medicine. 15, 5, e1002567.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Syria
Iraq
Occupations
Wounds and Injuries
Violence

Living in Mosul during the time of ISIS and the military liberation: Results from a 40-cluster household survey

Lafta, R., Cetorelli, V. & Burnham, G. M., Aug 1 2018, In : Conflict and Health. 12, 1, 31.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Syria
Iraq
household survey
liberation
Military

Perceptions, experiences and expectations of Iraqi medical students

Lafta, R., Al-Ani, W., Dhiaa, S., Cherewick, M., Hagopian, A. & Burnham, G. M., Mar 27 2018, In : BMC Medical Education. 18, 1, 53.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Iraq
medical student
experience
student
death
2017

Challenges in estimating vaccine coverage in refugee and displaced populations: Results from household surveys in Jordan and Lebanon

The Jordan Health Access Study Team & The Lebanon Health Access Study Team, Sep 1 2017, In : Vaccines. 5, 3, 22.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lebanon
Jordan
Refugees
Vaccines
Immunization

Health needs and care seeking behaviours of Yazidis and other minority groups displaced by ISIS into the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Cetorelli, V., Burnham, G. M. & Shabila, N., 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 8, p. e0181028

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Acceptance of Health Care
Iraq
Minority Groups
health services
Public Hospitals

Maternal Health Care Utilization Among Syrian Refugees in Lebanon and Jordan

Jordan Health Access Study Team & Lebanon Health Access Study Team, Sep 1 2017, In : Maternal and Child Health Journal. 21, 9, p. 1798-1807 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Acceptance of Health Care
Lebanon
Jordan
Refugees
Maternal Health Services

Mortality and kidnapping estimates for the Yazidi population in the area of Mount Sinjar, Iraq, in August 2014: A retrospective household survey

Cetorelli, V., Sasson, I., Shabila, N. & Burnham, G. M., May 1 2017, In : PLoS Medicine. 14, 5, e1002297.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Iraq
Syria
Crime
Mortality
Population
Kurdistan
Iraq
Minority Groups
Health Services Accessibility
medication

Sex Differences in Civilian Injury in Baghdad From 2003 to 2014: Results of a Randomized Household Cluster Survey

Shaak, K., Lafta, R., Stewart, B. T., Fowler, T. R., Al-Shatari, S. A. E., Burnham, G. M., Cherewick, M., Wren, S. M., Groen, R. S. & Kushner, A. L., Feb 1 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sex Characteristics
Wounds and Injuries
Surveys and Questionnaires
Iraq
Health Policy
2016

A novel method for verifying war mortality while estimating Iraqi deaths for the Iran-Iraq war through operation desert storm (1980-1993)

Li, S. J., Flaxman, A., Lafta, R., Galway, L., Takaro, T. K., Burnham, G. M. & Hagopian, A., Oct 1 2016, In : PLoS One. 11, 10, e0164709.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gulf War
Iraq
Iran
deserts
Siblings

Burns in Baghdad from 2003 to 2014: Results of a randomized household cluster survey

Stewart, B. T., Lafta, R., Esa Al Shatari, S. A., Cherewick, M., Burnham, G. M., Hagopian, A., Galway, L. P. & Kushner, A. L., 2016, In : Burns. 42, 1, p. 48-55 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Burns
Delivery of Health Care
Relief Work
Surveys and Questionnaires
Food Supply

Effectiveness of a pay-for-performance intervention to improve maternal and child health services in Afghanistan: A cluster-randomized trial

Engineer, C. Y., Dale, E., Agarwal, A., Agarwal, A., Alonge, O. O., Edward, A. M., Gupta, S., Schuh, H., Burnham, G. M. & Peters, D., Apr 11 2016, In : International Journal of Epidemiology. 45, 2, p. 451-459 9 p., dyv362.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Incentive Reimbursement
Afghanistan
Mothers
Postnatal Care
Prenatal Care

Fall injuries in Baghdad from 2003 to 2014: Results of a randomised household cluster survey

Stewart, B. T., Lafta, R., Al Shatari, S. A. E., Cherewick, M., Flaxman, A., Hagopian, A., Burnham, G. M. & Kushner, A. L., Jan 1 2016, In : Injury. 47, 1, p. 244-249 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wounds and Injuries
Relief Work
Surveys and Questionnaires
Quality-Adjusted Life Years
Health Policy

Global Estimation of Surgical Procedures Needed for Forcibly Displaced Persons

Zha, Y., Stewart, B., Lee, E., Remick, K. N., Rothstein, D. H., Groen, R. S., Burnham, G. M., Imagawa, D. K. & Kushner, A. L., May 25 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : World Journal of Surgery. p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Refugees
Obstetrics
Relief Work
Obstetric Surgical Procedures
Syria

Health service access and utilization among Syrian refugees in Jordan

Doocy, S., Lyles, E., Akhu-Zaheya, L., Burton, A. & Burnham, G. M., Jul 14 2016, In : International Journal for Equity in Health. 15, 1, 108.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Jordan
Refugees
Health Services
Health
Public Facilities

Needs of internally displaced women and children in Baghdad, Karbala, and Kirkuk, Iraq

Lafta, R., Aflouk, N. A., Dhiaa, S., Lyles, E. & Burnham, G. M., 2016, In : PLoS Currents. 8, Disasters

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Iraq
Phthiraptera
Scabies
Domestic Violence
Pregnancy Complications

Pediatric injury during conflict and prolonged insecurity in Iraq from 2003-2014

Carlson, L. C., Lafta, R., Al-Shatari, S., Stewart, B. T., Burnham, G. M. & Kushner, A. L., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Iraq
Pediatrics
Wounds and Injuries
Epidemiology

Road traffic injuries in Baghdad from 2003 to 2014: Results of a randomised household cluster survey

Stewart, B. T., Lafta, R., Cherewick, M., Al Shatari, S. A. E., Flaxman, A. D., Hagopian, A., Galway, L. P., Takaro, T. K., Burnham, G. M., Kushner, A. L. & Mock, C., Feb 5 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Injury Prevention.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wounds and Injuries
Food Supply
Surveys and Questionnaires
Salaries and Fringe Benefits
Young Adult

Tendances de l’incidence des maladies infectieuses chez les enfants en Afghanistan à l’heure de l’élargissement des services de santé publique

Translated title of the contribution: Trends in infectious disease incidence among children in Afghanistan at a time of public health services expansionAnwar, M. Y. & Burnham, G. M., Nov 1 2016, In : Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal. 22, 11, p. 778-785 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Afghanistan
United States Public Health Service
Communicable Diseases
Incidence
Infection

Traitement et contamination des systèmes d’eau potable dans le camp de réfugiés de Chatila à Beyrouth, au Liban

Translated title of the contribution: Drinking water system treatment and contamination in shatila refugee camp in Beirut, LebanonKhoury, S., Graczyk, T., Burnham, G. M., Jurdi, M. & Goldman, L. R., Aug 1 2016, In : Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal. 22, 8, p. 568-578 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lebanon
Refugees
Drinking Water
Water
Microsporidia

World Health Organization and emergency health: If not now, when?

Checchi, F., Waldman, R. J., Roberts, L. F., Ager, A., Asgary, R., Benner, M. T., Blanchet, K., Burnham, G. M., D'Harcourt, E., Leaning, J., Massaquoi, M. B. F., Mills, E. J., Moresky, R. T., Patel, P., Roberts, B., Toole, M. J., Woodruff, B. & Zwi, A. B., Jan 28 2016, In : BMJ (Online). 352, i469.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015

Cross-sectional assessments of participants' characteristics and loss to follow-up in the first Opioid Substitution Therapy Pilot Program in Kabul, Afghanistan

Ruiseñor-Escudero, H., Vu, A., Wirtz, A., Familiar-Lopez, I., Berry, M., Mfochive, I., Engineer, C., Farhad, A., Tschakarjan, S., Wisse, E., Paikan, F. M. & Burnham, G. M., Sep 4 2015, In : Harm Reduction Journal. 12, 1, 28.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Opiate Substitution Treatment
Afghanistan
Heroin
Lost to Follow-Up
Risk-Taking

Fires in refugee and displaced persons settlements: The current situation and opportunities to improve fire prevention and control

Kazerooni, Y., Gyedu, A., Burnham, G. M., Nwomeh, B., Charles, A., Mishra, B., Kuah, S. S., Kushner, A. L. & Stewart, B. T., Aug 19 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Burns.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Refugees
Guidelines
Flame Retardants
Databases
Wounds and Injuries

Health status and health needs of older refugees from Syria in Lebanon

Strong, J., Varady, C., Chahda, N., Doocy, S. & Burnham, G. M., Apr 9 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Conflict and Health.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Syria
Lebanon
Refugees
Health Status
health status

Injuries, death, and disability associated with 11 years of conflict in Baghdad, Iraq: A randomized household cluster survey

Lafta, R., Al-Shatari, S., Cherewick, M., Galway, L., Mock, C., Hagopian, A., Flaxman, A., Takaro, T., Greer, A., Kushner, A. & Burnham, G. M., Aug 7 2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 8, e0131834.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Iraq
households
Health
death
Satellite imagery

Need for Reinforced Strategies to Support Delivery of HIV Clinical Services during the Ebola Outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone

Mobula, M. L., Brown, C. A., Burnham, G. M. & Phelps, B. R., Feb 18 2015, In : Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. 9, 5, p. 522-526 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liberia
Sierra Leone
Guinea
Disease Outbreaks
HIV

Operative procedures in the elderly in low-resource settings: A review of médecins sans frontières facilities

Wong, E., Trelles, M., Dominguez, L., Mupenda Mwania, J., Kasonga Tshibangu, C., Haq Saqeb, S., Hazrati, K. U. R., Gupta, S., Burnham, G. M. & Kushner, A. L., 2015, In : Presentations from the 9th Annual Electric Utilities Environmental Conference. 39, 3, p. 652-657 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Operative Surgical Procedures
Developing Countries
Mortality
Herniorrhaphy
Population Dynamics

Operative Procedures in the Elderly in Low-Resource Settings: A Review of Médecins Sans Frontières Facilities: Reply

Wong, E., Trelles, M., Dominguez, L., Mupenda Mwania, J., Kasonga Tshibangu, C., Saqeb, S. H., Hazrati, K. U. R., Gupta, S., Burnham, G. M. & Kushner, A. L., Apr 22 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : World Journal of Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prevalence and care-seeking for chronic diseases among Syrian refugees in Jordan

Doocy, S., Lyles, E., Roberton, T., Akhu-Zaheya, L., Oweis, A. & Burnham, G. M., Oct 31 2015, In : BMC Public Health. 15, 1, 1097.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Jordan
Refugees
Chronic Disease
Arthritis
Cardiovascular Diseases
2014

Future plans of Iraqi physicians in Jordan: Predictors of migration

Malik, S., Doocy, S. & Burnham, G. M., 2014, In : International Migration. 52, 4, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Jordan
Iraq
physician
migration
invasion

Risky behavior and correlates of HIV and Hepatitis C Virus infection among people who inject drugs in three cities in Afghanistan

Ruiseñor-Escudero, H., Wirtz, A., Berry, M., Mfochive-Njindan, I., Paikan, F., Yousufi, H. A., Yadav, R. S., Burnham, G. M. & Vu, A., 2014, In : Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 143, 1, p. 127-133 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Afghanistan
Virus Diseases
Viruses
Hepacivirus
HIV

Strengthening the evidence base for health programming in humanitarian crises

Ager, A., Burnham, G. M., Checchi, F., Gayer, M., Grais, R. F., Henkens, M., Massaquoi, M. B. F., Nandy, R., Navarro-Colorado, C. & Spiegel, P., Sep 12 2014, In : Science. 345, 6202, p. 1290-1292 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health
Research

Surgical skills needed for humanitarian missions in resource-limited settings: Common operative procedures performed at Médecins Sans Frontières facilities

Wong, E., Trelles, M., Dominguez, L., Gupta, S., Burnham, G. M. & Kushner, A. L., 2014, In : Surgery. 156, 3, p. 642-649 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Operative Surgical Procedures
Emergencies
Minor Surgical Procedures
Herniorrhaphy
Debridement
2013
Syria
Jordan
Chronic Disease
Confidence Intervals
Population

Community health facility preparedness for a cholera surge in Haiti.

Mobula, L. M., Jacquet, G. A., Weinhauer, K., Alcidas, G., Thomas, H. M. & Burnham, G. M., 2013, In : American journal of disaster medicine. 8, 4, p. 235-241 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Haiti
Cholera
Health Facilities
Pan American Health Organization
Exercise

Epidemiology of disease in natural disasters

Burnham, G. M., Jan 1 2013, Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series. Springer Netherlands, p. 285-288 4 p. (Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

natural disaster
epidemiology
disaster
public health
health impact

Health services in Iraq

Al Hilfi, T. K., Lafta, R. & Burnham, G. M., Mar 2013, In : The Lancet. 381, 9870, p. 939-948 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Iraq
Health Services
Health
Delivery of Health Care
Occupations

Institutional frameworks for management of epizoonotic emergencies in six countries in the Eastern Africa region: a situational analysis.

Bazeyo, W., Mayega, R. W., Nabukenya, I., Keyyu, J., Mamuya, S., Tabu, S. J., Senna, L., Mohammad, M., Rugigana, E., Alingi, A., Mapatano, M., Kiguli, J., Orach, C. G., Burnham, G. M. & Killewo, J., 2013, In : East African journal of public health. 10, 2, p. 387-396 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Eastern Africa
Zoonoses
Emergencies
United States Public Health Service
Disasters

Mortality in Iraq Associated with the 2003-2011 War and Occupation: Findings from a National Cluster Sample Survey by the University Collaborative Iraq Mortality Study

Hagopian, A., Flaxman, A. D., Takaro, T. K., Esa Al Shatari, S. A., Rajaratnam, J., Becker, S., Levin-Rector, A., Galway, L., Hadi Al-Yasseri, B. J., Weiss, W. M., Murray, C. J. & Burnham, G. M., 2013, In : PLoS Medicine. 10, 10, e1001533.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Iraq
Occupations
Mortality
Violence
Uncertainty

Regional approach to building operational level capacity for disaster planning: the case of the Eastern Africa region.

Bazeyo, W., Mayega, R. W., Orach, G. C., Kiguli, J., Mamuya, S., Tabu, J. S., Sena, L., Rugigana, E., Mapatano, M., Lewy, D., Mock, N., Burnham, G. M., Keim, M. & Killewo, J., 2013, In : East African journal of public health. 10, 2, p. 447-458 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Disaster Planning
Eastern Africa
Disasters
Curriculum
Public Health Schools
Organizations
Research
Job Description
Security Measures
Staff Development