Peter Byass

Contact Information

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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:

5B, Målpunkt PA, Försörjningsvägen 7D, Norrlands universitetssjukhus

Tel:

+46 90 786 51 41
+44 771 1077808

Mobile Phone:

+46 76 787 30 07

Email:

peter.byass@umu.seEmail 2

peter.byass@epiph.umu.seEmail 1

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Web Page:

http://www.phmed.umu.se/english/units/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 directs the WHO Collaborating Centre for Verbal Autopsy, hosted at Umeå University. He is Deputy Editor of Global Health Action and also holds honorary Professorships at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland and Witwatersrand University, South Africa.

Publications

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Swaminathan, Soumya
Room, Robin S.
Ivers, Louise C.; et al.

What's coming for health science and policy in 2018?: Global experts look ahead in their field
PLoS Medicine, 15(1)

2018

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Nichols, Erin K.
Byass, Peter
Chandramohan, Daniel; et al.

The WHO 2016 verbal autopsy instrument: An international standard suitable for automated analysis by InterVA, InSilicoVA, and Tariff 2.0
PLoS Medicine, 15(1)

2018

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Davies, Justine Ina
Macnab, Andrew John
Byass, Peter; et al.

Developmental origins of health and disease in Africa: influencing early life
The Lancet Global Health, 6(3): E244-E245

2018

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Watts, Nick
Amann, Markus
Ayeb-Karlsson, Sonja; et al.

The Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: from 25 years of inaction to a global transformation for public health
The Lancet, 391(10120): 581-630

2018

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Byass, Peter

Universal health coverage is needed to deliver NCD control.
The Lancet, 391(10122)

2018

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Byass, Peter
Jackson Cole, Catherine
Davies, Justine I.; et al.

Collaboration for impact in global health
The Lancet Global Health, 6(8): e836-e837

2018

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Byass, Peter

Global health estimated over two decades
Nature, 545(7655): 421-422

2017

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D'Ambruoso, Lucia
Boerma, Ties
Byass, Peter; et al.

The case for verbal autopsy in health systems strengthening
The Lancet Global Health, 5(1): e20-e21

2017

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Watts, Nick
Adger, W Neil
Ayeb-Karlsson, Sonja; et al.

The Lancet Countdown: tracking progress on health and climate change
The Lancet, 389(10074): 1151-1164

2017

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Wariri, Oghenebrume
D'Ambruoso, Lucia
Twine, Rhian; et al.

Initiating a participatory action research process in the Agincourt health and socio-demographic surveillance site
Journal of Global Health, 7(1)

2017

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