Peter Byass

Contact Information

Position:

Professor

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Works at:

Public Health and Clinical Medicine

Department:

Epidemiologi och global hälsa

Address:

Epidemiologi och global hälsa, Umeå universitet
SE-901 85 Umeå
Sverige

Visiting Address:

9B, ingång X5, Norrlands universitetssjukhus

Tel:

+46 90 786 51 41
+44 771 1077808

Mobile Phone:

+46 76 787 30 07

Email:

peter.byass@epiph.umu.seEmail 1

peter.byass@umu.seEmail 2

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Web Page:

http://www.phmed.umu.se/english/divisions/epidemiology/staff/peter-byass/ Web Page

Activities

Professor of Global Health and Director of the Umeå Centre for Global Health Research. Works extensively on health in Southern countries, particularly on issues of measuring health and disease. This involves close collaboration with the Indepth Network, where he chairs the Scientific Advisory Committee, and many of its population surveillance site members. Much of his research is concerned with verbal autopsy and cause of death methods. He is Deputy Editor of Global Health Action and also holds honorary Professorships at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland and Witwatersrand University, South Africa.

Research projects

Head of research

Title

Date sorteringsordning

Wilder-Smith, Annelies

Innovative tools and strategies for surveillance and control of dengue (DengueTools)

08/26/2013

Byass, Peter

INDEPTH Training and Research Centres of Excellence (INTREC)

01/28/2013

Publications

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Title

Year sorteringsordning

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Krishnan, Anand
Ng, Nawi
Byass, Peter; et al.

Sex specific trends in under-five mortality in rural Ballabagrh.
Indian Pediatrics, 51(1): 48-51

2014

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Desai, Nikita
Aleksandrowicz, Lukasz
Miasnikof, Pierre; et al.

Performance of four computer-coded verbal autopsy methods for cause of death assignment compared with physician coding on 24,000 deaths in low- and middle-income countries
BMC Medicine, 12(1): 20-

2014

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Leitao, Jordana
Desai, Nikita
Aleksandrowicz, Lukasz; et al.

Comparison of physician-certified verbal autopsy with computer-coded verbal autopsy for cause of death assignment in hospitalized patients in low- and middle-income countries: systematic review
BMC Medicine, 12(1): 22-

2014

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Byass, Peter

Usefulness of the Population Health Metrics Research Consortium gold standard verbal autopsy data for general verbal autopsy methods
BMC Medicine, 12(1): 23-

2014

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Krishnan, Anand
Amarchand, Ritvik
Byass, Peter; et al.

"No one says 'No' to money": a mixed methods approach for evaluating conditional cash transfer schemes to improve girl children's status in Haryana, India.
International Journal for Equity in Health, 13(1): 11-

2014

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Ng, Nawi
Byass, Peter
Wall, Stig

Global health action: surviving infancy and taking first steps.
Global health action, 6: 22815-

2013

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Byass, Peter
de Courten, Maximilian
Graham, Wendy J; et al.

Reflections on the global burden of disease 2010 estimates
PLoS Medicine, 10(7): e1001477-

2013

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Byass, Peter
Friberg, Peter

A proposal to add patient safety to the Stockholm Declaration Reply
The Lancet, 382(9894): 765-766

2013

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Byass, Peter
Calvert, Clara
Miiro-Nakiyingi, Jessica; et al.

InterVA-4 as a public health tool for measuring HIV/AIDS mortality: a validation study from five African countries.
Global health action, 6: 22448-

2013

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Krishnan, Anand
Srivastava, R
Dwivedi, P; et al.

Non-specific sex-differential effect of DTP vaccination may partially explain the excess girl child mortality in Ballabgarh, India.
Tropical medicine & international health, 18(11): 1329-1337

2013

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