Publications

The Nossal Institute’s staff are active researchers, publishing their findings in books and leading Australian and international journals.

Explore the recent published work of the Nossal Institute  team.

2021

Alyce N. Wilson  Rob Moodie  Nathan Grills Public health physicians: who are they and why we need more of them – especially in Victoria. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health

Andrea Boudville, Wayne Irava, Silina Motofaga, Katherine Gilbert, Peter Annear,  Overseas Medical Referral: the health system challenges for Pacific Island CountriesPacific Health Vol. 4 (2021)

Armstrong, G., Haregu, T., Arya, V., Vijayakumar, L., Sinyor, M., Niederkrotenthaler, T., & Spittal, M. J. (2021). Suicide-related Internet search queries in India following media reports of a celebrity suicide: an interrupted time series analysis WORLD PSYCHIATRY, 20(1), 143-144.

Arya, V., Page, A., Gunnell, D., & Armstrong, G. (2021). Changes in method specific suicide following a national pesticide ban in India (2011-2014).     J Affect Disord, 278, 592-600.

Brandt Sørensen, J., Pearson, M., Armstrong, G., Andersen, M. W., Weerasinghe, M., Hawton, K., & Konradsen, F. (2021). A Qualitative Analysis of Self-Harm and Suicide in Sri Lankan Printed Newspapers. Crisis, 42(1), 56-63.

Burge, A. T., Palarea-Albaladejo, J., Holland, A. E., Abramson, M. J., McDonald, C. F., Mahal, A., . . . Chastin, S. F. M. (2021). The Impact of Pulmonary Rehabilitation on 24-Hour Movement Behavior in People With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: New Insights From a Compositional Perspective JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY & HEALTH, 18(1), 13-20.

Burkot, C.,  Gilbert, K. Eliminating again, for the last time: A case study of donor support for malaria in Solomon Islands. Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies

Dominika Kwasnicka, Craig Donnachie, Cecilie Thøgersen-Ntoumani, Kate Hunt, Cindy M Gray, Nikos Ntoumanis, Hannah McBride, Matthew D McDonald, Robert U Newton, Daniel F Gucciardi, Jenny L Olson, Sally Wyke, Philip J Morgan, Deborah A Kerr, Suzanne Robinson, Eleanor Quested 2021, The Aussie-FIT process evaluation: feasibility and acceptability of a weight loss intervention for men, delivered in Australian Football League settings   Psychology and Health - Article

Driss Ait Ouakrim, Ameera Katar, Patrick Abraham, Nathan Grills, Tony Blakely, The indirect health impacts of COVID19 restrictions: a strong debate informed by weak evidence medRxiv 2021.03.16.21253759

Gale, L., Gillis, S. & Grills, N. Determining the vocational competencies required to deliver community-based rehabilitation and inclusive development services in India Disability and Rehabilitation

John D Hart, PKB Mahesh, Viola Kwa, Matthew Reeve, Hafizur Rahman Chowdhury, Gregory Jilini, Rooney Jagilly, Baakai Kamoriki, Rodley Ruskin, Paison Dakulala, Paulus Ripa, Dale Frank, Theresa Lei, Tim Adair, Deirdre McLaughlin, Ian D Riley, Alan D Lopez, Diversity of epidemiological transition in the Pacific: Findings from the application of verbal autopsy in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands,
The Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific, Volume 11, 2021, 100150, ISSN 2666-6065,

Kane, S., Jiang, H., Tian, Y., Mukhopadhyay, M., & Qian, X. (2021). Making effective referrals happen: a theory-informed policy analysis Health Policy Plan, 35(10), 1309-1317. doi:10.1093/heapol/czaa091

Marthias, T., Anindya, K., Ng, N., McPake, B., Atun, R., Arfyanto, H., . . . Lee, J. T. (2021). Impact of non-communicable disease multimorbidity on health service use, catastrophic health expenditure and productivity loss in Indonesia: a population-based panel data analysis study. IBMJ Open, 11(2), e041870.

Miles, A., Reeve, M. J., & Grills, N. J. (2021). Effectiveness of community health worker-delivered interventions on non-communicable disease risk and health outcomes in India: A systematic review Christian Journal for Global Health, 7(5), 1-20.

Mirzoev, T., Kane, S., Al Azdi, Z., Ebenso, B., Chowdhury, A. A., & Huque, R. (2021). How do patient feedback systems work in low-income and middle-income countries? Insights from a realist evaluation in Bangladesh. BMJ Glob Health, 6(2).

Mirzoev, T., Manzano, A., Ha, B. T. T., Agyepong, I. A., Trang, D. T. H., Danso-Appiah, A., . . . Kane, S. (2021). Realist evaluation to improve health systems responsiveness to neglected health needs of vulnerable groups in Ghana and Vietnam: Study protocol. PLoS One, 16(1), e0245755.

Mohamed, S. F., Haregu, T. N., Uthman, O. A., Khayeka-Wandabwa, C., Muthuri, S. K., Asiki, G., . . . Gill, P. (2021). Multimorbidity from Chronic Conditions among Adults in Urban Slums: The AWI-Gen Nairobi Site Study Findings. Glob Heart, 16(1), 6.

Muleme, M; Devlin, J; Campbell, A; Vincent, G; Benham,P; Sprohnle, C; Stent, A; Cameron, A; Islam, A; Graves, S; Wilks, C; Stenos,J; Firestone, S. A randomised controlled trial of the immunogenicity and safety of a formaldehyde-inactivated Coxiella burnetii vaccine in 8-week-old goats Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, 236, 110253 - April 2021

Naccarella, L., McPake, B., Dayal, P., Gikonyo, W., Torrealba, C. V., & Morgan, A. (2021). Transforming UNICEF's approach to health system strengthening: what place can a blended learning course play? HUMAN RESOURCES FOR HEALTH, 19(1), 15 pages.

Pan, T., Mercer, S. W., Zhao, Y., McPake, B., Desloge, A., Atun, R., . . . Lee, J. T. (2021). The association between mental-physical multimorbidity and disability, work productivity, and social participation in China: a panel data analysis. BMC Public Health, 21(1), 376.

Ragavan, R. S., Joshi, R., Evans, R. G., Riddell, M. A., Thankappan, K. R., Chow, C. K., Oldenburg, B.. . . Thrift, A. G. (2021). Additive association of knowledge and awareness on control of hypertension: a cross-sectional survey in rural India . JOURNAL OF HYPERTENSION, 39(1), 107-116.

Rita McMorrow, Barbara Hunter, Christel Hendrieckx, Dominika Kwasnicka, Leanne Cussen, Felicia Ching Siew Ho, Jane Speight, Jon Emery, Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis  2021, Effect of routinely assessing and addressing depression and diabetes distress using patient-reported outcome measures in improving outcomes among adults with type 2 diabetes: a systematic review protocol BMJ Open - Article

Scovelle, A. J., Oldenburg, B., Taylor, C. B., Hare, D. L., Thomas, E. E., Toukhsati, S. R., . Resting Heart Rate and Heart Rate Variability in the Year Following Acute Coronary Syndrome: How Do Women Fare? ADVENT investigators. (2021).  Heart Lung Circ, 30(1), 128-134

Zhao, Y. W., Haregu, T. N., He, L., Lu, S., Katar, A., Wang, H., . . . Zhang, L. (2021).  The effect of multimorbidity on functional limitations and depression amongst middle-aged and older population in China: a nationwide longitudinal studyAge Ageing, 50(1), 190-197.

Zhao, Y., Atun, R., Anindya, K., McPake, B., Marthias, T., Pan, T., . . . Lee, J. (2021). Medical costs and out-of-pocket expenditures associated with multimorbidity in China: quantile regression analysis. BMJ Glob Health, 6(2).

Zheng Zhang, Grace Sum, Vicky Mengqi Qin, Yang Zhao, Tilahun Nigatu Haregu, Brian Oldenburg, John Tayu Lee 2021, Associations between mental health disorder and management of physical chronic conditions in China: a pooled cross-sectional analysis Scientific Reports - Article

2020

Abbas, S., Kermode, M., & Kane, S. (2020). Strengthening the response to drug-resistant TB in Pakistan: a practice theory-informed approach PUBLIC HEALTH ACTION, 10(4), 147-156.

Amugsi, D. A., Mwangi, J. N., Haregu, T. N., Aboderin, I., Muindi, K., & Mberu, B. U. (2020). Solid waste management policies in Kenya: The silence on the plight of women and children Journal of Solid Waste Technology and Management, 46(1), 87-96.

Anindya, K., Lee, J. T., McPake, B., Wilopo, S. A., Millett, C., & Carvalho, N. (2020).Impact of Indonesia's national health insurance scheme on inequality in access to maternal health services: A propensity score matched analysis JOURNAL OF GLOBAL HEALTH, 10(1), 12 pages.

Arafat, S. M. Y., Khan, M. M., Niederkrotenthaler, T., Ueda, M., & Armstrong, G. (2020). Assessing the Quality of Media Reporting of Suicide Deaths in Bangladesh Against World Health Organization Guidelines Crisis: the Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 41(1), 47-53.

Armstrong, G., Haregu, T., Caine, E. D., Young, J. T., Spittal, M. J., & Jorm, A. F. (2020). HHigh prevalence of health and social risk behaviours among men experiencing suicidal thoughts and behaviour: The imperative to undertake holistic assessments. AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY, 54(8), 797-807.

Armstrong, G., Sutherland, G., Pross, E., Mackinnon, A., Reavley, N., & Jorm, A. F. (2020). Talking about suicide: An uncontrolled trial of the effects of an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health first aid program on knowledge, attitudes and intended and actual assisting actions PLOS ONE, 15(12), 19 pages.

Armstrong, G., Vijayakumar, L., Cherian, A., & Krishnaswamy, K. (2020). It's a battle for eyeballs and suicide is clickbait: The media experience of suicide reporting in India PLOS ONE, 15(9), 19 pages.

Arya, V., Page, A., Armstrong, G., Kumar, G. A., & Dandona, R. (2020). Estimating patterns in the under-reporting of suicide deaths in India: comparison of administrative data and Global Burden of Disease Study estimates, 2005-2015. J Epidemiol Community Health.

Asefa, A., McPake, B., Langer, A., Bohren, M. A., & Morgan, A. (2020)Imagining maternity care as a complex adaptive system: understanding health system constraints to the promotion of respectful maternity care. Sex Reprod Health Matters, 28(1), e1854153.

Baptista, S., Wadley, G., Bird, D., Oldenburg, B., & Speight, J. (2020). Acceptability of an Embodied Conversational Agent for Type 2 Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support via a Smartphone App: Mixed Methods Study. In JMIR MHEALTH AND UHEALTH Vol. 8 (pp. 12 pages). JMIR PUBLICATIONS, INC.

Baptista, S., Wadley, G., Bird, D., Oldenburg, B., Speight, J., & My Diabetes Coach Research Group. (2020). User Experiences With a Type 2 Diabetes Coaching App: Qualitative Study. JMIR Diabetes, 5(3), e16692.

Blecher, G. E., Blashki, G. A., & Judkins, S. (2020)  Crisis as opportunity: how COVID-19 can reshape the Australian health system . MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, 213(5), 196-+.

Burge, A., Holland, A. E., McDonald, C. F., Abramson, M. J., Hill, C. J., Lee, A. L., . . . Mahal, A. (2020). Willingness to Pay: The Value Attributed to Program Location by Pulmonary Rehabilitation Participants AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RESPIRATORY AND CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE Vol. 201 (pp. 2 pages).

Campbell, M. D., Sathish, T., Zimmet, P. Z., Thankappan, K. R., Oldenburg, B., Owens, D. R., . . . Tapp, R. J. (2020). Benefit of lifestyle-based T2DM prevention is influenced by prediabetes phenotype. NATURE REVIEWS ENDOCRINOLOGY, 16(7), 395-400.

Chan, J. C. N., Lim, L. -L., Wareham, N. J., Shaw, J. E., Orchard, T. J., Zhang, P., . . . Gregg, E. W. (2020). TThe Lancet Commission on diabetes: using data to transform diabetes care and patient lives LANCET, 396(10267), 2019-2082.

Cherian, A. V., Lukose, A., Rappai, R., Sagar, K. J. V., & Armstrong, G. (2020)Adolescent suicide in India: Significance of public health prevention plan. ASIAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY, 49, 2 pages.

Cox, N., Mcdonald, C., Mahal, A., Alison, J., Wootton, R., Zanaboni, P., . . . Holland, A. (2020). EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY JOURNAL Vol. 56 (pp. 2 pages). Late Breaking Abstract - Telerehabilitation compared to centre-based pulmonary rehabilitation: a randomised controlled equivalence trial EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY SOC JOURNALS LTD.

Gamage, D. G., Riddell, M. A., Joshi, R., Thankappan, K. R., Chow, C. K., Oldenburg, B., . . . Thrift, A. G. (2020). Effectiveness of a scalable group-based education and monitoring program, delivered by health workers, to improve control of hypertension in rural India: A cluster randomised controlled trial. PLoS Medicine, 17(1).

Gao, L., Maddison, R., Rawstorn, J., Ball, K., Oldenburg, B., Chow, C., . . . Moodie, M. (2020). EEconomic evaluation protocol for a multicentre randomised controlled trial to compare Smartphone Cardiac Rehabilitation, Assisted self-Management (SCRAM) versus usual care cardiac rehabilitation among people with coronary heart disease BMJ OPEN, 10(8), 8 pages.

Gomersall, K. (2020). Governance of resettlement compensation and the cultural fix in rural China ENVIRONMENT AND PLANNING A-ECONOMY AND SPACE, 53(1), 150-167.

Gomersall, K. (2020). Imposition to agonism: Voluntary poverty alleviation resettlement in rural China POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY, 82, 8 pages.

Gong, E., Baptista, S., Russell, A., Scuffham, P., Riddell, M., Speight, J., . . . Oldenburg, B. (2020).  My Diabetes Coach, a Mobile App-Based Interactive Conversational Agent to Support Type 2 Diabetes Self-Management: Randomized Effectiveness-Implementation Trial JOURNAL OF MEDICAL INTERNET RESEARCH, 22(11), 14 pages.

Gong, E., Zhang, Z., Jin, X., Liu, Y., Zhong, L., Wu, Y., . . . Oldenburg, B. (2020). Quality, Functionality, and Features of Chinese Mobile Apps for Diabetes Self-Management: Systematic Search and Evaluation of Mobile Apps JMIR MHEALTH AND UHEALTH, 8(4), 13 pages. d

Grills, N. J. (2020). COVID-19 and Containment: A Dual Burden for India Christian Journal for Global Health, 7(1), 24-26.

Grills, N. J., Hoq, M., Wong, C. -P. P., Allagh, K., Singh, L., Soji, F., & Murthy, G. V. S. (2020) Disabled People's Organisations increase access to services and improve well-being: evidence from a cluster randomized trial in North India BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, 20(1), 9 pages.

Grimwood, C. L., Holland, A. E., McDonald, C. F., Mahal, A., Hill, C. J., Lee, A. L., . . . Burge, A. T. (2020). Comparison of self-report and administrative data sources to capture health care resource use in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease following pulmonary rehabilitation BMC HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH, 20(1), 9 pages.

Hall, T. A. (2020). (PhD Thesis). Investigating people-centred mental health care in Timor-Leste

Hall, T., Kakuma, R., Palmer, L., Minas, H., Martins, J., & Armstrong, G. (2020).  Service user and family participation in mental health policy making in Timor-Leste: a qualitative study with multiple stakeholders BMC Psychiatry, 20(1), 11 pages.

Haregu, T. N., Lee, J. T., Oldenburg, B., & Armstrong, G. (2020). Comorbid Depression and Obesity: Correlates and Synergistic Association With Noncommunicable Diseases Among Australian Men. PREVENTING CHRONIC DISEASE, 17, 13 pages.

Haregu, T. N., Mahat, K., Miller, S. M., & Oldenburg, B. (2020). Improving diabetes prevention and management amidst varied resources: from local implementation to global learnings TRANSLATIONAL BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE, 10(1), 1-4.

Haregu, T. N., Nanayakkara, S., Carrington, M., & Kaye, D. (2020). Multimorbidity and multiple causes of death in heart failure JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH-HEIDELBERG, 7 pages.

Haregu, T. N., Nanayakkara, S., Carrington, M., & Kaye, D. (2020). Prevalence and correlates of normal body mass index central obesity among people with cardiovascular diseases in Australia PUBLIC HEALTH, 183, 126-131.

Haregu, T. N., Nanayakkara, S., Kingwell, B., Jennings, G., Dart, A., Carrington, M., & Kaye, D. (2020). The Baker Biobank: Understanding Cardiovascular Outcomes HEART LUNG AND CIRCULATION, 29(7), 1071-1077.

Hedrick, K., Armstrong, G., Coffey, G., & Borschmann, R. (2020). An evaluation of the quality of self-harm incident reporting across the Australian asylum seeker population according to World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines BMC PSYCHIATRY, 20(1), 10 pages.

Hedrick, K., Armstrong, G., Coffey, G., & Borschmann, R. (2020). Self-harm among asylum seekers in Australian onshore immigration detention: how incidence rates vary by held detention type. BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, 20(1), 10 pages.

Hedrick, K., Armstrong, G., Coffey, G., & Borschmann, R. (2020). Temporal variations in the distribution of self-harm episodes and methods across the Australian asylum seeker population: An observational study PLOS MEDICINE, 17(8), 19 pages.

Hill, A. O., Distefano, A., Gilmour, S., Bavinton, B. R., Hidaka, Y., Bourne, A., & Armstrong, G. (2020). nSocial Correlates of Recent Suicidal Ideation Among Men Who Have Sex with Men in Greater Tokyo Sexuality Research and Social Policy, 1 page.

Hill, J., Delville, C. L., Auorousseau, A. -M., Jonathan, D., Peer, N., Oldenburg, B., & Kengne, A. -P. (2020). Development of a Tool to Increase Physical Activity among People at Risk for Diabetes in Low-Resourced Communities in Cape Town INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH, 17(3), 16 pages.

Holland, A. E., Liacos, A., McDonald, C. F., Mahal, A., Hill, C. J., Lee, A. L., . . . Gillies, R. (2020). Response to letter to the Editor re 'Pulmonary Rehabilitation Adapted Index of Self-Efficacy (PRAISE) tool predicts reduction in sedentary time following pulmonary rehabilitation in people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) PHYSIOTHERAPY, 106, 217-218.

Ishida, M., Hulse, E. S. G., Mahar, R. K., Gunn, J., Atun, R., McPake, B., . . . Lee, J. T. (2020). The Joint Effect of Physical Multimorbidity and Mental Health Conditions Among Adults in Australia PREVENTING CHRONIC DISEASE, 17, 16 pages.

Kane, S., Dayal, P., Mahapatra, T., Kumar, S., Bhasin, S., Gore, A., . . . Kermode, M. (2020). EnEnabling change in public health services: Insights from the implementation of nurse mentoring interventions to improve quality of obstetric and newborn care in two North Indian states. Gates Open Research, 4, 61

Kane, S., Radkar, A., Gadgil, M., & McPake, B. Community Health Workers as Influential Health System Actors and not Just Another Pair Of Hands. Int J Health Policy Manag. (2020)

Kapoor, N., Jiwanmall, S. A., Nandyal, M. B., Kattula, D., Paravathareddy, S., Paul, T., . . . Thomas, N. (2020). Metabolic Score for Visceral Fat (METS-VF) Estimation - A Novel Cost-Effective Obesity Indicator for Visceral Adipose Tissue Estimation DIABETES METABOLIC SYNDROME AND OBESITY-TARGETS AND THERAPY, 13, 3261-3267.

Kapoor, N., Lotfaliany, M., Sathish, T., Thankappan, K. R., Tapp, R. J., Thomas, N., . . . Oldenburg, B. (2020). Effect of a Peer-led Lifestyle Intervention on Individuals With Normal Weight Obesity: Insights From the Kerala Diabetes Prevention Program CLINICAL THERAPEUTICS, 42(8), 1618-1624.

Kapoor, N., Lotfaliany, M., Sathish, T., Thankappan, K. R., Thomas, N., Furler, J., . . . Tapp, R. J. (2020). Obesity indicators that best predict type 2 diabetes in an Indian population: insights from the Kerala Diabetes Prevention Program JOURNAL OF NUTRITIONAL SCIENCE, 9, 7 pages.

Kapoor, N., Lotfaliany, M., Sathish, T., Thankappan, K. R., Thomas, N., Furler, J., . . . Tapp, R. J. (2020) Prevalence of normal weight obesity and its associated cardio-metabolic risk factors - Results from the baseline data of the Kerala Diabetes Prevention Program (KDPP). PLOS ONE, 15(8), 11 pages.

Kermode, M., Choudhurimayum, R. S., Rajkumar, L. S., Haregu, T., & Armstrong, G. (2020). RRetention and outcomes for clients attending a methadone clinic in a resource-constrained setting: a mixed methods prospective cohort study in Imphal, Northeast India Harm Reduction Journal, 17(1), 17 pages.

Leckning, B., Hirvonen, T., Armstrong, G., Carey, T. A., Westby, M., Ringbauer, A., & Robinson, G. (2020). Developing best practice guidelines for the psychosocial assessment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people presenting to hospital with self-harm and suicidal thoughts AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY, 54(9), 874-882.

Lim, L. -L., Lau, E. S. H., Ozaki, R., Chung, H., Fu, A. W. C., Chan, W., . . . Chan, J. C. N. (2020). Association of technologically assisted integrated care with clinical outcomes in type 2 diabetes in Hong Kong using the prospective JADE Program: A retrospective cohort analysis. PLOS MEDICINE, 17(10), 21 pages.

Lotfaliany, M., Mansournia, M. A., Azizi, F., Hadaegh, F., Zafari, N., Ghanbarian, A., . . . Khalili, D. (2020). Long-term effectiveness of a lifestyle intervention on the prevention of type 2 diabetes in a middle-income country SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 10(1), 10 pages.

Lotfaliany, M., Sathish, T., Shaw, J., Thomas, E., Tapp, R. J., Kapoor, N., . . . Oldenburg, B. (2020). Effects of a lifestyle intervention on cardiovascular risk among high-risk individuals for diabetes in a low- and middle-income setting: Secondary analysis of the Kerala Diabetes Prevention Program PREVENTIVE MEDICINE, 139, 7 pages.

Lu, S., Li, W., Oldenburg, B., Wang, Y., Jorm, A. F., He, Y., & Reavley, N. J. (2020).Cultural adaptation of the mental health first aid guidelines for depression used in English-speaking countries for China: a Delphi expert consensus study BMC PSYCHIATRY, 20(1), 12 pages.

Ludwick, T., Morgan, A., Kane, S., Kelaher, M., & McPake, B. (2020). The distinctive roles of urban community health workers in low- and middle-income countries: a scoping review of the literature HEALTH POLICY AND PLANNING, 35(8), 1039-1052.

Ludwick, T., Morgan, A., Kane, S., Kelaher, M., & McPake, B. (2020). The distinctive roles of urban community health workers in low- and middle-income countries: a scoping review of the literature HEALTH POLICY AND PLANNING, 35(8), 1039-1052.

Mathias, K., Rawat, M., Philip, S., & Grills, N. (2020). We've got through hard times before: acute mental distress and coping among disadvantaged groups during COVID-19 lockdown in North India-a qualitative study INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR EQUITY IN HEALTH, 19(1), 12 pages.

Morgan, C. J., Saweri, O. P. M., Larme, N., Peach, E., Melepia, P., Au, L., . . . Beeson, J. G. (2020). Strengthening routine immunization in Papua New Guinea: a cross-sectional provincial assessment of front-line services SBMC PUBLIC HEALTH, 20(1), 10 pages.

Oldenburg, B., Bird, D., Baptista, S., Wadley, G., Speight, J., & Scuffham, P. (2020). DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY TO TRANSFORM CURRENT APPROACHES TO CHRONIC DISEASE MANAGEMENT IN POPULATIONS In ANNALS OF BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE Vol. 54 (pp. S464). OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC.

O'Neil, A., Scovelle, A. J., Thomas, E., Russell, J. D., Taylor, C. B., Hare, D. L., . . . Oldenburg, B. (2020). Sex-Specific Differences in Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Outcomes After a Cardiac Event: A Cohort Study Examining the Role of Depression, Worry and Autonomic Function HEART LUNG AND CIRCULATION, 29(10), 1449-1458.

Pan, T., Palmer, M., Mahal, A., Annear, P., & McPake, B. (2020). TThe long-run effects of noncommunicable disease shocks HEALTH ECONOMICS, 29(12), 1549-1565.

Qin, V. M., McPake, B., Raban, M. Z., Cowling, T. E., Alshamsan, R., Chia, K. S., . . . Lee, J. T. (2020). Rural and urban differences in health system performance among older Chinese adults: cross-sectional analysis of a national sample BMC HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH, 20(1), 14 pages.

Rarau, P., Guo, S., Baptista, S. N., Pulford, J., McPake, B., & Oldenburg, B. (2020). Prevalence of non-communicable diseases and their risk factors in Papua New Guinea: A systematic review. SAGE OPEN MEDICINE, 8, 14 pages.

Ravindranath, R., Oldenburg, B., Balachandran, S., Mini, G. K., Mahat, K., Thirunavukkarasu, S., & Thankappan, K. R. (2020). Scale-up of the Kerala Diabetes Prevention Program (K-DPP) in Kerala, India: implementation evaluation findings TRANSLATIONAL BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE, 10(1), 5-12.

Rawstorn, J. C., Ball, K., Oldenburg, B., Chow, C. K., McNaughton, S. A., Lamb, K. E., . . . Maddison, R. (2020). Smartphone Cardiac Rehabilitation, Assisted Self-Management Versus Usual Care: Protocol for a Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial to Compare Effects and Costs Among People With Coronary Heart DiseaseJMIR RESEARCH PROTOCOLS, 9(1), 18 pages.

Saputri, N. S., Spagnoletti, B. R. M., Morgan, A., Wilopo, S. A., Singh, A., McPake, B., . . . Lee, J. T. (2020). Progress towards reducing sociodemographic disparities in breastfeeding outcomes in Indonesia: a trend analysis from 2002 to 2017 BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, 20(1), 15 pages.

Sathish, T., Oldenburg, B., Thankappan, K. R., Absetz, P., Shaw, J. E., Tapp, R. J., . . . Mahal, A. (2020). CCost-effectiveness of a lifestyle intervention in high-risk individuals for diabetes in a low- and middle-income setting: Trial-based analysis of the Kerala Diabetes Prevention Program BMC MEDICINE, 18(1), 13 pages.

Sathish, T., Shaw, J. E., Oldenburg, B., & Mahal, A. (2020). CComment on Zhou et al. Cost-effectiveness of Diabetes Prevention Interventions Targeting High-risk Individuals and Whole Populations: A Systematic Review.. Diabetes Care 2020;43:1593-1616. DIABETES CARE, 43(12), E204-E205.

Singh, A., Arora, M., Bentley, R., Spittal, M. J., Do, L. G., Grills, N., & English, D. R. (2020). Geographic variation in tobacco use in India: a population-based multilevel cross-sectional study BMJ OPEN, 10(6), 7 pages.

Spagnoletti, B. (2020).Indonesia’s lockdown dilemma: mudik is a safety net for some, but may worsen the Covid-19 public health disaster


Suzuki, W., & Storch, N. (2020).Introduction: Languaging in Language Learning and Teaching In Languaging in Language Learning and Teaching (Vol. 55, pp. 2-15).

Spagnoletti, B., Atikasari, H., Bennett, L. R., Putri, H. M. A. R., Rachellina, M., & Ramania, A. (2020). Hitting the Pause Button: The Impact of COVID-19 on Cervical Cancer Prevention, Screening and Treatment Access in Indonesia Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Care, 5(S1), 255-257.

Su, W. M., Stone, L., & Blashki, G. (2020).  Improving mental health and reducing suicide risk: How GPs can help during the COVID-19 pandemic Medicine Today, 21(9), 59-65.


Kermode, M., Grills, N., Singh, P., & Mathias, K. (2020). Improving Social Inclusion for Young People Affected by Mental Illness in Uttarakhand, India COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH JOURNAL, 57(1), 136-143.

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