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:

9B, ingång X5, 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.

Research projects

Head of research

Title

Date sorteringsordning

Byass, Peter

Monitoring equitable health development in Tigray Regional State, Ethiopia

04/21/2015

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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Santosa, Ailiana
Byass, Peter

Diverse empirical evidence on epidemiological transition in low- and middle-income countries: population-based findings from INDEPTH Network data
PLoS ONE, 11(5)

2016

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Hullur, Nitya
D'Ambruoso, Lucia
Edin, Kerstin; et al.

Community perspectives on HIV, violence andhealth surveillance in rural South Africa:a participatory pilot study
Journal of Global Health

2016

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Byass, Peter

Minimally Invasive Autopsy: A New Paradigm for Understanding Global Health?
PLoS Medicine, 13(11)

2016

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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

2016

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Byass, Peter
Wilder-Smith, Annelies

Utilising additional sources of information on microcephaly
The Lancet, 387(10022): 940-941

2016

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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

2016

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Byass, Peter

Uncounted causes of death
The Lancet, 387(10013): 26-27

2016

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Godefay, Hagos
Kinsman, John
Admasu, Kesetebirhan; et al.

Can innovative ambulance transport avert pregnancy-related deaths? One-year operational assessment in Ethiopia
Journal of Global Health, 6(1)

2016

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Alkema, Leontine
Chou, Doris
Hogan, Daniel; et al.

Global, regional, and national levels and trends in maternal mortality between 1990 and 2015, with scenario-based projections to 2030: a systematic analysis by the UN Maternal Mortality Estimation Inter-Agency Group.
The Lancet, 387(10017)

2016

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Byass, Peter

Cause-specific mortality findings from the Global Burden of Disease project and the INDEPTH Network
The Lancet Global Health, 4(11)

2016

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2016-02-23

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