CHR Project Documents

Published Studies

Press Releases


CHR Project Documents

  • Synopsis #6: Major Causes of Death in Young Infants
  • Synopsis #5: The India Invasive Bacterial Infections Surveillance (IBIS) Study
  • Synopsis #4: Vibrio cholerae O139 - Detection, Characterization and Control
  • Synopsis #3: The Urban MCH-FP Initiative
  • Synopsis #2: Validation of Outpatient IMCI Guidelines
  • Synopsis #1: Persistent Diarrhea Algorithm

    Special Reports
  • Perinatology and Neonatal Health Interventions Research (Journal of Perinatology, October/November 2002)
  • Introduction to the Meeting
  • Regional Issues
  • Research Plans
  • Results
  • Conclusions
  • UN-ACC Nutrition Policy Paper on Interventions to Reduce Low Birth Weight
  • Special Report Vol 3 #1: Reducing Perinatal and Neonatal Mortality
  • American Journal of Clinical Nutrition "Zinc for Child Health" abstracts
  • Special Report Vol 2 #1: Childhood Diarrhea in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Special Report Vol 1 #1: Zinc for Child Health

    PowerPoint Presentations
  • Slide Show on results of WHO's Major Causes of Death in Young Infants
  • Slide Show on El Nino and an Increase of Diarrheal Diseases of 200%
  • Slide Show on Reducing Perinatal and Neonatal Mortality

    Published Studies

  • ARI
  • Diarrheal Disease
  • Nutrition
  • Infectious Disease
  • IMCI
  • Neonatal Health

    Press Releases


  • World Health Organization Department of Child and Adolescent Health (WHO/CAH)
  • ICDDR,B: Centre for Health and Population Research
  • The ARCH Project
  • The INCLEN Trust
  • John Hopkins University - FHACS
  • Gorgas TB Initiative

  • Medline | Access Medline from your desktop via National Library of Medicine and GratefulMed
  • SHARED | Scientists for Health And Research for Development - A great database of current scientific projects
  • World Fact Book | A great source of information on the country of your choice. Includes maps downloadable in PDF or TIFF formats

    Medical and Scientific Journals
  • American Journal of Public Health
  • American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
  • British Medical Journal
  • Journal of the American Medical Association
  • New England Journal of Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • The Lancet

    Medical and Public Health Societies
  • International Medical links | Links to international health and medical organizations.
  • National Specialty Societies and Health Related Organizations | Access web pages for the society of your choice. Some sites include journal updates and upcoming meeting listings.

    Other USAID Population, Health and Nutrition Projects
  • BASICS | Basic Support for Institutionalizing Child Survival
  • OMNI | Opportunities for Micronutrient Interventions
  • PATH | Program for Appropriate Technologies in Health

  • New York Times
  • Washington Post Online

    Related Health Sites
  • Children's Vaccine Program
  • Global Health Council
  • PAHO | The Pan American Health Organization
  • UNICEF | The United Nations International Children's Fund
  • USAID Health Links
  • World Bank Group
  • Rehydration Project
  • White Ribbon Alliance

    US Government Sites
  • Food and Drug Administration Home Page
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) | Includes the grants and contracts site, online library catalog, and extensive information about NIH research.
  • U.S. Agency for International Development
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) | Includes free Medline searches!

  •  CHR's new Special Report on Determinants of Antimicrobial Use in the Developing World

     Effect of Zinc Supplementation Started During Diarrhea on Morbidity and Mortality in Bangladeshi Children (British Medical Journal, November 2002)

     AIDS Is Your Business (Harvard Business Review, February 2003)

     Global Forum for Health report on Interventions Against Antimicrobial Resistance.

     PowerPoint slide show on INCLEN-IBIS's Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance in India.

     PowerPoint slide show on CHR's Research Results and Policy Formulation on Nutrition and Micronutrients.

     CHR Synopsis on the reformulation of Oral Rehydration Salts (ORS) solution.

     Perinatal and Neonatal Health Interventions Research (Journal of Perinatology, October/November 2002)