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COVID MORTALITY IN INDIA: NATIONAL SURVEY DATA AND HEALTH FACILITY DEATHS

India’s national COVID death totals remain undetermined. Using an independent nationally representative survey of 0.14 million (M) adults, we compared COVID mortality during the 2020 and 2021 viral waves to expected all-cause mortality. COVID constituted 29% (95%CI 28-31%) of deaths from June 2020-July 2021, corresponding to 3.2M (3.1-3.4) deaths, of which 2.7M (2.6-2.9) occurred in April-July 2021 (when COVID doubled all-cause mortality). A sub…

COVID MORTALITY IN INDIA: NATIONAL SURVEY DATA AND HEALTH FACILITY DEATHS

India’s national COVID death totals remain undetermined. Using an independent nationally representative survey of 0.14 million (M) adults, we compared COVID mortality during the 2020 and 2021 viral waves to expected all-cause mortality. COVID constituted 29% (95%CI 28-31%) of deaths from June 2020-July 2021, corresponding to 3.2M (3.1-3.4) deaths, of which 2.7M (2.6-2.9) occurred in April-July 2021 (when COVID doubled all-cause mortality). A sub…

Verbal autopsy: Critical eye on a valuable tool for mortality surveillance

by Hellen Gelband The Lancet Regional Health – Americas, 2021 In certain parts of the world, a great number of people are born, live their lives, and die without leaving a trace in the public record. While this does not mean that their lives were without meaning, it has practical significance, from legal inheritance to the right for widowed spouses to remarry. It also matters to public health, because an undocumented life and death cannot…

Maternal and Child Health

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Trends in maternal mortality in India over two decades in nationally-representative surveys Meh C, Sharma A, Ram U, Fadel S, Correa N, Snelgrove JW, Shah P, Begum R, Shah M, Hana T, Fu SH, Raveendran L, Mishra B, Jha P. Trends in maternal mortality in India over two decades in nationally representative surveys. BJOG. 2021 Aug 29. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.16888.  Changes in cause-specific neonatal and 1-59-month child mortality in India from 2000 t…

ARMS for Coronavirus

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Acute Respiratory Mortality Surveillance (ARMS) for Coronavirus Infection (COVID-19) (Image from Nature.com. Credit: NIAID-RML/de Wit/Fischer) Background: The World Health Organization has expressed concern about how countries with inadequate death reporting would be able to detect and respond to the spread of COVID-19. Most deaths in large parts of Africa and South Asia still occur at home, without medical attention, and hence the diagnosis is…

Missing Girls in India (English)

TRENDS IN MISSING FEMALES AT BIRTH IN INDIA FROM 1981 TO 2016: ANALYSES OF 2·1 MILLION BIRTH HISTORIES IN NATIONALLY REPRESENTATIVE SURVEYS (Available online 8 April 2021)   Half of the world’s missing female births occur in India, due to sex-selective abortion. It is unknown whether selective abortion of female fetuses has changed in recent years across different birth orders. We sought to document the trends in missing female births, particula…