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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Fottrell, Edward
Högberg, Ulf
Ronsmans, Carine; et al.

A probabilistic method to estimate the burden of maternal morbidity in resource-poor settings: preliminary development and evaluation
Emerging Themes in Epidemiology, 11(1): 3-

2014

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

Sex specific trends in under-five mortality in rural Ballabgarh
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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Santosa, Ailiana
Wall, Stig
Fottrell, Edward; et al.

The development and experience of epidemiological transition theory over four decades: a systematic review
Global health action, 7: 23574-

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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Byass, Peter
de Savigny, Don
Lopez, Alan D

Essential evidence for guiding health system priorities and policies: anticipating epidemiological transition in Africa
Global health action, 7: 23359-

2014

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Mee, Paul
Collinson, Mark A
Madhavan, Sangeetha; et al.

Evidence for localised HIV related micro-epidemics associated with the decentralised provision of antiretroviral treatment in rural South Africa: a spatio-temporal analysis of changing mortality patterns (2007-2010).
Journal of Global Health, 4(1): 010403-

2014

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Todd, Jim
Slaymaker, Emma
Zaba, Basia; et al.

Measuring HIV-related mortality in the first decade of anti-retroviral therapy in sub-Saharan Africa
Global health action, 7: 24787-

2014

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Ndila, Carolyne
Bauni, Evasius
Nyirongo, Vysaul; et al.

Verbal autopsy as a tool for identifying children dying of sickle cell disease: a validation study conducted in Kilifi district, Kenya
BMC Medicine, 12: 65-

2014

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