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A framework for discovering health disparities among cohorts in an influenza epidemic

Lijing Wang, Jiangzhuo Chen, Achla Marathe
2018 World wide web (Bussum)  
We apply this framework to find health disparities among subpopulations in an influenza epidemic and evaluate vaccination prioritization strategies to achieve specific objectives.  ...  This research provides a computational framework for studying health disparities among cohorts based on individual level features, such as age, gender, income, etc.  ...  Our contributions include: -A framework to study health disparities in an influenza epidemic using a synthetic social contact network and an agent-based simulation model.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11280-018-0608-8 pmid:31777450 pmcid:PMC6880941 fatcat:jtccbkddrzdsfpapd2or5r2vre

Editorial Vol 8 Issue 3

Edward Mensah
2016 Online Journal of Public Health Informatics  
Influenza epidemics in the United States have been responsible for very high morbidity and mortality cases each year.  ...  The current issue consists of interesting topics ranging from the design of visualizations for big health data; formulating an ontological framework for analyzing health policy; development of near real-time  ...  which usually assume multiple values, in order to improve the quality of health data needed for research and population health management.  ... 
doi:10.5210/ojphi.v8i3.7166 pmid:28210415 pmcid:PMC5302474 fatcat:nzv3o3i3jvbz5lgho4pfxug7u4

Selection in utero and population health: Theory and typology of research

Tim A. Bruckner, Ralph Catalano
2018 SSM: Population Health  
Increasing data availability has led to an improved understanding of selection in utero and its implications for population health.  ...  ., social connectivity, bereavement) affect the extent and timing of selection in utero. Second, the life-course health of a cohort depends in part on the strength of such selection.  ...  ., smoking) contribute to the discovered educational disparity in stillbirth.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ssmph.2018.05.010 pmid:29928686 pmcid:PMC6008283 fatcat:wfgdu6tlnzfbph64mg2ox54yzm

The Relationship between the Global Burden of Influenza from 2017-2019 and COVID-19 [article]

Stefan D Baral, Katherine B Rucinski, Jean Olivier Twahirwa Rwema, Amrita Rao, Neia Prata Menezes, Daouda Diouf, Adeeba Kamarulzaman, Nancy Phaswana-Mafuya, Sharmistha Mishra
2020 medRxiv   pre-print
Methods Weekly surveillance data reported in FluNet from January 2017-December 2019 for influenza and World Health Organization for COVID-19 (to May 31, 2020) across the seven World Bank regions were used  ...  Europe and Central Asia and North America ranked first and second for COVID-19 and second and first for influenza, respectively.  ...  Wang L, Chen J, Marathe A. A Framework for Discovering Health Disparities among Cohorts in an Influenza Epidemic. World Wide Web. 2019 Nov;22(6):2997-3020.  ... 
doi:10.1101/2020.06.18.20134346 fatcat:7ws64xdblvchtmmk2oacxeccci

Improving the evidence base for decision making during a pandemic: the example of 2009 influenza A/H1N1

Marc Lipsitch, Lyn Finelli, Richard T Heffernan, Gabriel M Leung, Stephen C Redd, 2009 H1n1 Surveillance Group
2011 Biosecurity and Bioterrorism  
This article synthesizes and extends discussions held during an international meeting on "Surveillance for Decision Making: The Example of 2009 Pandemic Influenza A/H1N1," held at the Center for Communicable  ...  We define the needs for surveillance in terms of the key decisions that must be made in response to a pandemic: how large a response to mount and which control measures to implement, for whom, and when  ...  Acknowledgments We thank Mary Kalamaras for assistance with editing of the manuscript and Alissa Scharf for assistance with the manuscript and expert organization of the Symposium on which it was based  ... 
doi:10.1089/bsp.2011.0007 pmid:21612363 pmcid:PMC3102310 fatcat:5xtlwj6mwzf4rhl6kwpzauvggi

An American Thoracic Society/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Workshop Report: Addressing Respiratory Health Equality in the United States

Juan C. Celedón, Esteban G. Burchard, Dean Schraufnagel, Carlos Castillo-Salgado, Marc Schenker, John Balmes, Enid Neptune, Kristin J. Cummings, Fernando Holguin, Kristin A. Riekert, Juan P. Wisnivesky, Joe G. N. Garcia (+8 others)
2017 Annals of the American Thoracic Society  
To address such disparities and thus progress toward equality in respiratory health, the American Thoracic Society and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute convened a workshop in May of 2015.  ...  The workshop participants addressed health disparities by focusing on six topics, each of which concluded with a panel discussion that proposed recommendations for research on racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic  ...  This Workshop Report was prepared by an ad hoc committee of the American Thoracic Society and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute  ... 
doi:10.1513/annalsats.201702-167ws pmid:28459618 fatcat:w2nqum7rlzg5hhurt5xv2fjqdu

Big Data's Role in Precision Public Health

Shawn Dolley
2018 Frontiers in Public Health  
Precision public health is an emerging practice to more granularly predict and understand public health risks and customize treatments for more specific and homogeneous subpopulations, often using new  ...  Big data has enabled more widespread and specific research and trials of stratifying and segmenting populations at risk for a variety of health problems.  ...  (146) , influenza (147) , opioid epidemic (148, 149) , preterm birth (150) , stunting (151) , and Zika (152) .  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpubh.2018.00068 pmid:29594091 pmcid:PMC5859342 fatcat:htgo6zyriffjdkvn5mknzvrquu

Infectious disease epidemiology [chapter]

Marc Lipsitch
2015 Teaching Epidemiology  
Unit 34 Blutspendersurveillance European Directorate for the Quality in Medicines and healthcare (EDQM). Working group TS057 "Sexual risk behavior having an impact on blood donor management".  ...  Anette Siedler PRECEPT: ECDC-funded "project on a Framework for Rating Evidence in Public Health".  ...  Lack of evidence for pre-symptomatic transmission of pandemic influenza virus A(H1N1) 2009 in an outbreak among teenagers; Germany, 2009. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses 2011.  ... 
doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685004.003.0016 fatcat:olecp4fdzvdi3orrnnqusbbs6i

Infectious disease epidemiology [chapter]

Marc Lipsitch
2010 Teaching Epidemiology  
Unit 34 Blutspendersurveillance European Directorate for the Quality in Medicines and healthcare (EDQM). Working group TS057 "Sexual risk behavior having an impact on blood donor management".  ...  Anette Siedler PRECEPT: ECDC-funded "project on a Framework for Rating Evidence in Public Health".  ...  Lack of evidence for pre-symptomatic transmission of pandemic influenza virus A(H1N1) 2009 in an outbreak among teenagers; Germany, 2009. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses 2011.  ... 
doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239481.003.016 fatcat:6wcltfzcifacjjwoc3lorblabq

Infectious Disease Epidemiology

N. Nathanson, E. R. Alexander
1996 American Journal of Epidemiology  
Unit 34 Blutspendersurveillance European Directorate for the Quality in Medicines and healthcare (EDQM). Working group TS057 "Sexual risk behavior having an impact on blood donor management".  ...  Anette Siedler PRECEPT: ECDC-funded "project on a Framework for Rating Evidence in Public Health".  ...  Lack of evidence for pre-symptomatic transmission of pandemic influenza virus A(H1N1) 2009 in an outbreak among teenagers; Germany, 2009. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses 2011.  ... 
doi:10.1093/aje/144.supplement_8.s34 pmid:8857840 fatcat:6x5ban3wr5fshanwarosanwjwq

Infectious Disease Epidemiology [chapter]

Susanne Straif-Bourgeois, Raoult Ratard, Mirjam Kretzschmar
2014 Handbook of Epidemiology  
Unit 34 Blutspendersurveillance European Directorate for the Quality in Medicines and healthcare (EDQM). Working group TS057 "Sexual risk behavior having an impact on blood donor management".  ...  Anette Siedler PRECEPT: ECDC-funded "project on a Framework for Rating Evidence in Public Health".  ...  Lack of evidence for pre-symptomatic transmission of pandemic influenza virus A(H1N1) 2009 in an outbreak among teenagers; Germany, 2009. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses 2011.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-09834-0_34 fatcat:moiem6wgpjcjfmk62aoxhgkl7i

Infectious Disease (in) Epidemiology

William C. Miller
2010 Epidemiology  
Unit 34 Blutspendersurveillance European Directorate for the Quality in Medicines and healthcare (EDQM). Working group TS057 "Sexual risk behavior having an impact on blood donor management".  ...  Anette Siedler PRECEPT: ECDC-funded "project on a Framework for Rating Evidence in Public Health".  ...  Lack of evidence for pre-symptomatic transmission of pandemic influenza virus A(H1N1) 2009 in an outbreak among teenagers; Germany, 2009. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses 2011.  ... 
doi:10.1097/ede.0b013e3181e942e2 pmid:20699678 fatcat:fvozxosnxvhezjxswda3dhea4q

RNA viruses in community-acquired childhood pneumonia in semi-urban Nepal; a cross-sectional study

Maria Mathisen, Tor A Strand, Biswa N Sharma, Ram K Chandyo, Palle Valentiner-Branth, Sudha Basnet, Ramesh K Adhikari, Dag Hvidsten, Prakash S Shrestha, Halvor Sommerfelt
2009 BMC Medicine  
Our clinic was not the sole health facility in Bhaktapur, and we conducted an active monthly surveillance of an open cohort of children below three years of age and have reasons to believe that the majority  ...  An annual RSV epidemic peaked either in September (2004 and 2006) or in December (2005).  ... 
doi:10.1186/1741-7015-7-35 pmid:19635124 pmcid:PMC2727531 fatcat:lxopf7sc25fjxmzeab3xydcb7i

El sindrome de Asperger: entidad nosológica independiente o variante de los trastornos del espectro autista

Alejandro Londoño Valencia
2018 TEMPUS PSICOLÓGICO  
En la presente revisión de tema se efectúa una compilación histórica sobre el surgimiento del sindrome de Asperger, se muestran las posiciones científicas a favor y en contra de la nueva clasificación  ...  But we do need to embark on an aggressive program of research to understand how to best promote public health action without becoming what we deplore in the antiscience movement.  ...  The Story of Immunization: A Special Edition of South Dakota Medicine brings together a variety of perspectives to start the conversation on how we can ensure this does not happen on our watch.  ... 
doi:10.30554/tempuspsi.1.2.2567.2019 fatcat:xmzqhldbura3dfnkeb4z7zprsa

Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems in Epidemiology

Simon I. Hay
2002 Emerging Infectious Diseases  
We thank Marjorie Sorrells for assistance with preparation of the manuscript; Hugh Green and Jessica Mullis for graphics support; and state, local, and academic public health partners for contributing  ...  Moritz is an infectious disease physician for Franciscan Alliance Physician Network in northwest Indiana and a voluntary faculty member for the Indiana University School of Medicine.  ...  Dangel is an NGS-focused research scientist working in the infectious diseases department of the Bavarian Health and Food Safety Authority.  ... 
doi:10.3201/eid0804.010529 fatcat:osum5spf7ffhdnpoyabi3imaue
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