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Principles of Tobacco Control

Georgia State University’s new e-book “Principles of Tobacco Control: Extinguishing the Habit” includes commentary from CGHR’s director Prof. Prabhat Jha. This free e-book is available here. Principles of Tobacco Control: Extinguishing the Habit by Michael Eriksen “This book explores the history of tobacco as well as today’s issues—from the rise of novel tobacco products such as e-cigarettes to regulations surrounding tobacco’s use, marketing an…

Prof Prabhat Jha awarded Luther L. Terry award

Prof Prabhat Jha was honoured with the 2012 Luther L. Terry award for Outstanding Research Contribution, at the 15th World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Singapore. The award, presented by the American Cancer Society, was given to Prof Jha for his globally influential work on tobacco control. View press release here….

How Canada can help lead the way to better global health

Prof. Prabhat Jha - How Canada can help lead the way to better global health “Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s efforts to re-establish Canada’s role in the world continues Friday when this country hosts the Montreal pledging conference for the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. His government has already pledged $785-million for 2017-2019 to the fund, which saves millions around the world. Yet Canada can do more than contr…

Tripling tobacco taxes

Key for achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 SUBMITTED BY PRABHAT JHA       CO-AUTHORS: PATRICIO V. MARQUEZ, SHEILA DUTTA “Progress has been made in expanding the coverage of effective interventions̵1;more than half of the world’s countries, with 40% of the world’s population have implemented at least one tobacco control measure, and despite increasing global population, smoking prevalence has decreased slightly world…

Tobacco Taxation and Inequalities

han 70 international scientists from multiple disciplines, undertakes a populations-within-populations approach, highlighting the large variations in cancer incidence, survival, and mortality that exist between countries and, within countries, between social groups. Several factors may lead individuals with low social status to adopt unhealthy behaviors, to be exposed to a wider range and a higher intensity of cancer risk factors, and to have red…

CGHR paper wins 2011 Albie Award!

The recent CGHR paper on selective abortions in India, published in The Lancet last May, has received a 2011 Albie Award from Foreign Policy magazine. The Albie is named after renowned political economist, Albert Hirschman, and the award was created to recognize “the best writing in global political economy̶1;. While the writing platforms can vary (e.g., journal article, blog post, traditional book), the Albies honour exceptional writi…

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…ed primary care model. Chan AK, Mateyu G, Jahn A, Schouten E, Arora P, Mlotha W, Kambanji M, Van Lettow M. Tropical Medicine and International Health. 2010; 15: 90-97. Primary prevention of cardiovascular mortality and events with statis treatments: a network meta-analysis involving more than 65,000 patients. Mills EJ, Rachlis B, Wu P, Devereux PJ, Arora P, Perri D. Ann Intern Med. 2008; 52(22): 1769-81. Trends in HIV incidence in India from 2000…

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…ssat Q, Jha P. Identifying HIV care continuum gaps using verbal autopsy. Lancet HIV. 2018 Feb 28;5(2):e65-7.   2017 Comparative associations between anthropometric and bioelectric impedance analysis derived adiposity measures with blood pressure and hypertension in India: a cross-sectional analysisTaing KY, Farkouh ME, Moineddin R, Tu JV, Jha P. Comparative associations between anthropometric and bioelectric impedance analysis derived adiposity m…