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Boschi-Pinto C, Lanata C, Black R. The Global Burden of Childhood Diarrhoea.  In: Ehriri JE & Martin Meremikwu (eds.). International Maternal & Child Health. Springer Publishers, Washington DC.

O’Brien KL, Wolfson LJ, Watt JP, Henkle E, Deloria-Knoll M, McCall N, Lee E, Mulholand K, Levine OS, Cherian T, Hib and Pneumococcal Global Burden of Disease Study Team. Burden of disease caused by Streptococcus pneumonia in children. Lancet 2009; 374(9693): 893-902.

Theodoratou, Evropi, Jian Shayne F. Zhang, Ivana Kolcic, Andrew M Davis, Sunil Bhopal, Harish Nair, Kit Yee Chan, Li Liu, Hope Johnson, Igor Rudan and Harry Campbell. Estimating pneumonia deaths of post-neonatal children in countries of low or no death certification in 2008. PLoS ONE . 2011; 6(9).

Watt JP, Wolfson LJ, O’Brien KL, Henkle E, Deloria-Knoll M, McCall N, Lee E, Levine OS, Jaijeh R, Mulholland K, Cherian T. Burden of disease caused by Haemophilus influenzae type b in children younger than 5 years: global estimates. Lancet 2009; 374(9693): 903-11.


Boschi-Pinto C, Tomascovic L, Shibuya K. Estimating the child mortality due to diarrhoea in developing countries. Bull World Health Organ 2008; 86:710-7.

Roca-Feltrer A, Carneiro I, Armstrong Schellenberg JRM. Estimates of the burden of malaria morbidity in Africa in children under the age of 5 years.Tropical Medicine and International Health 2008; 13:771-83.

Rudan I, Boschi-Pinto C, Bloglav Z, Mulholland KE, Campbell H. The Epidemiology and aetiology of childhood pneumonia. Bull World Health Organ 2008; 86:408-16. «Supplemental Information»



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Boschi-Pinto C, Lanata C, Mendoza W, Habte D. Diarrheal diseases. In: Feachem R, Jamison D, Makgoba W, Hofman K, Rogo K, Bos E (eds.). DMSSA volume II, Oxford University Press for the World Bank. May, 2006.

Keusch GT, Fontaine O, Bhargava A, Boschi-Pinto C, Bhutta Z, Gotuzzo E, Rivera J, Chow J, Shahid-Salles S, Laminarayan R. Chapter 19: Diarrheal  Diseases (pp371-388). In: Jamison DT, Breman JG, Measham AR, et al (eds). Diseases Control Priorities in Developing Countries, 2nd edn. New York: Oxford University Press and The World Bank, New York, USA, 2006 (ISBN-10: 0-8213-0821361791).2006.

Lawn JE, Wilczynska-Ketende K, Cousens SN (on behalf of the CHERG neonatal group). Estimating the causes of 4 million neonatal deaths in the year 2000. Int J Epidemiol 2006; 35:706-18.

Lawn JE, Cousens SN, Darmstadt GL, Bhutta ZA, Martines J, Paul V, Knippenberg R, Fogstad H; Lancet Neonatal Survival Series steering team. 1 year after The Lancet Neonatal Survival Series – was the call for action heard? Lancet 2006; 367:1541-7.

Parashar UD, Lanata C, Burton A, Boschi-Pinto C, Shibuya K, Birmingham M, Glass RI. A reassessment of the global mortality from rotavirus disease. Abstract presented at the meeting of the International Society for Infectious Diseases. Portugal, June, 2006.

Rowe AK, Rowe SY, Snow RW, Korenromp EL, Schellenberg JRMA, Stein C, Nahlen BL, Bryce J, Black RE, Steketee RW. The burden of malaria mortality among African children in the year 2000. Int J Epidemiol 2006; 35:691-704.

Rowe AK. Analysis of deaths with an unknown cause in epidemiologic analyses of mortality burden. Trop Med Int Health. 2006; 11:540-50.


Bryce J, Boschi-Pinto C, Shibuya K, Black RE; WHO Child Health Epidemiology Reference Group. WHO estimates of the causes of death in children. Lancet 2005; 365:1147-52.

Fenn B, Morris SS, Black RE. Co-morbidity in childhood in Northern Ghana: magnitude, associated factors, and impact on mortality. Int J Epidemiol 2005; 34:368-75.

Lawn JE, Cousens S, Zupan J; Lancet Neonatal Survival Steering Team. 4 million neonatal deaths: When? Where? Why? Lancet 2005; 365:891-900 (Neonatal Survival Series).

Lawn JE, Shibuya K, Stein C. No cry at birth: global estimates of intrapartum stillbirths and intrapartum-related neonatal deaths. Bull world Health Organ 2005; 83:409-17.

Rowe AK. Should verbal autopsy results for malaria be adjusted to improve validity? Int J Epidemiol 2005; 34:712-3.

Rudan I, Lawn  J, Cousens S, Rowe AK, Boschi-Pinto C, Tomaskovic L, Mendoza W, Lanata CF, Roca-Feltrer A, Carneiro I, Schellemberg JA, Polasek O, Weber M, Bryce J, Morris SS, Black RE, Campbell H. Gaps in policy-relevant information on burden of disease in children: a systematic review. Lancet 2005; 365:2031-40.


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Boschi-Pinto C, Lanata C, Black R. The Global Burden of Childhood Diarrhoea. In: Ehriri Caulfield LE, de Onis M, Blossner M, Black RE. Undernutrition as an underlying cause of child deaths associated with diarrhea, pneumonia, malaria, and measles. Am J Clin Nutr 2004; 80:193-8.

Caulfield LE, Richard SA, Black RE. Undernutrition as an underlying cause of malaria morbidity and mortality in children less than five years old. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2004; 71:55-63.

Lanata CF, Rudan I , Boschi-Pinto C, Tomaskovic L, Cherian T, Weber M,  Campbell H. Methodological and quality issues in epidemiological studies of acute lower respiratory infections in children in developing countries. Int J Epidemiol 2004; 33:1362-72.

Lawn JE, Cousens S, Darmstadt GL, Paul V, Martines J. Why are 4 million newborn babies dying every year? Lancet 2004; 364:2020.

Lawn JE, Cousens S, Bhutta ZA, Darmstadt GL, Martines J, Paul V, Knippenberg R, Fogstadt H, Shetty P, Horton R. Why are 4 million newborn babies dying each year? Lancet 2004; 364:399-401.

Rudan I, Tomaskovic L, Boschi-Pinto C, Campbell H; WHO Child Health Epidemiology Reference Group. Global estimate of the incidence of clinical pneumonia among children under five years of age. Bull World Health Organ 2004; 82:895-903.


Black RE, Morris SS, Bryce J. Where and why are 10 million children dying every year? Lancet 2003; 361:2226-34. Review. (The Lancet Child Survival Series).

Jones G, Steketee RW, Black RE, Bhutta ZA, Morris SS, and the Bellagio Child Survival Study Group. How many child deaths can we prevent this year? Lancet 2003; 362:65-71 (The Lancet Child Survival Series).

Morris SS, Black RE, Tomaskovic L.  Predicting the distribution of under-five deaths by cause in countries without adequate vital registration systems. Int J Epidemiol 2003; 32:1041-51. Review.


Walker N, Schwartländer B, Bryce J. Meeting international goals in child survival and HIV/AIDS. Lancet 2002; 360:284-9.

Williams BG, Gouws E, Boschi-Pinto C, Bryce J, Dye C. Estimates of world-wide distribution of child deaths from acute respiratory infections.  Lancet Infect Dis 2002; 2:25-32.

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