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Psychosocial stimulation interventions for children with severe acute malnutrition: a systematic review
Allison I Daniel, Robert H Bandsma, Lyubov Lytvyn, Wieger P Voskuijl, Isabel Potani, Meta van den Heuvel
Journal of Global Health- June, 2017
DOI: 10.7189/jogh.07.010405

Prioritizing research for integrated implementation of early childhood development and maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health and nutrition platforms
Renee Sharma, Michelle F Gaffey, Harold Alderman, Diego G Bassani, Kimber Bogard,..., Zulfiqar A Bhutta
Journal of Global Health- June, 2017
DOI: 10.7189/jogh.07.011002

Improving childhood cancer care in Latin America and the Caribbean: a PAHO Childhood Cancer Working Group position statement
Avram Denburg,...Roberto Franklin, Sumit Gupta 
The Lancet- Oncology- June, 2017
DOI: 10.1016/S1470-2045(17)30325-X

Community engagement and integrated health and polio immunisation campaigns in conflict-affected areas of Pakistan: a cluster randomised controlled trial
Muhammad Atif Habib, Sajid Soofi, Simon Cousens,... Zulfiqar A. Bhutta.
The Lancet-Global Health- June, 2017
DOI: 10.1016/S2214-109X(17)30184-5

Response To: "Beyond Implementation Research for Improving Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Globally
ZA Bhutta,...R Sharma et al. 
CMAJ- 23 May, 2017
DOI: 10.1503/cmaj.733048

Perceived reciprocal value of health professionals' participation in global child health-related work
Sarah Carbone, Jannah Wigle, Nadia Akseer, Raluca Barac, Melanie Barwick, Stanley Zlotkin
BioMed Central- 22 May, 2017
DOI: 10.1186/s12992-017-0250-8

Where We Must Vaccinate
Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Naveen Thacker
Project Syndicate- 4 May, 2017

Evidence-based interventions for improvement of maternal and child nutrition in low-income settings: what's new?
Vaivada, Tyler, Gaffey, Michelle F, Das, Jai K,  Bhutta, Zulfiqar A.  
Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition & Metabolic Care- May 2017
DOI: 10.1097/MCO.0000000000000365

Neurodevelopment, Nutrition, and Inflammation: The Evolving Global Child Health Landscape
Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Richard L. Guerrant, Charles A. Nelson III
Pediatrics- April, 2017
DOI: 10.1542/peds.20162828D

Delivering an action agenda for nutrition interventions addressing adolescent girls and young women: priorities for implementation and research (pages 61-71)
 Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Zohra S. Lassi, Gilles Bergeron, Berthold Koletzko, Rehana Salam,...Mark Hanson
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences- 24 April, 2017
DOI: 10.1111/nyas.13352

Review of nutrition guidelines relevant for adolescents in low-and middle-income countries (pages 51-60)
Zohra S. Lassi, Tarab Mansoor, Rehana A. Salam, Shereen Z. Bhutta, Jai K. Das,  Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences- 24 April, 2017
DOI: 10.1111/nyas.13332

Systematic review on evidence-based adolescent nutrition interventions (pages 34-50)
Zohra S. Lassi, Anoosh Moin, Jai K. Das, Rehana A. Salam,  Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences- 24 April, 2017
DOI: 10.1111/nyas.13335

Nutrition in adolescents: physiology, metabolism, and nutritional needs (pages 21-33)
Jai K., Das, Rehana A. Salam,... Susan Campisi, ... Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences- 24 April, 2017
DOI: 10.1111/nyas.13330

Global and regional trends in the nutritional status of young people: a critical and neglected age group (pages 3-20)
Nadia Akseer,  Sara Al-Gashm, Seema Mehta, Ali Mokdad, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences- 24 April, 2017
DOI: 10.1111/nyas.13336

Conditional random slope: A new approach for estimating individual child growth velocity in epidemiological research
Michael Leung, Diego G. Bassani, Amy Racine-Poon, Anna Goldenberg,... Daniel E. Roth  
American Journal of Human Biology- 21 April, 2017
DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.23009

Severe vitamin D deficiency: A persistent yet preventable problem among Canadian youth
 Leanne M Ward, Moyez Ladhani, Stanley Zlotkin
Paediatrics & Child Health  — 2017
DOI: 10.1093/pch/pxw006

On the brink of conflict: the people of South Asia deserve better
 Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Samiran Nundy
BMJ  — 11 April 2017
DOI: 10.1136/bmj.j2000

Progress in maternal and child health: how has South Asia fared?
Nadia Akseer, Mahdis Kamaili, Shams E Arifeen,... Zulfiqar A. Bhutta 
BMJ  — 11 April 2017
DOI: 10.1136/bmj.j1608

Vitamin A supplementation for preventing morbidity and mortality in children from six months to five years of age
Aamer Imdad, Evan Mayo-Wilson, Kurt Herzer, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta 
Cochrane  — 11 March 2017
DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008524.pub3

Setting the stage for improving childhood cancer outcomes: the SickKids-Caribbean Initiative
Sumit Gupta, Tracey Gibson
The Lancet Global Health Blog  — 10 March 2017

Neonatal vitamin A supplementation for the prevention of mortality and morbidity in term neonates in low and middle income countries
Batool A Haider, Renee Sharma, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta 
Cochrane  — 24 February 2017
DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006980.pub3

Setting an implementation research agenda for Canadian investments in global maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health: a research prioritization exercise
Renee Sharma, Matthew Buccioni, Michelle F. Gaffey, Omair Mansoor, Helen Scott, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta 
CMAJ  — January 31 2017
DOI: 10.9778/cmajo.20160088

Diagnosis and management of pediatric tuberculosis in Canada 
Ian Kitai, Shaun K. Morris, Faisal Kordy, Ray Lam 
CMAJ  — 9 January 2017
DOI: 10.1503/cmaj.151212

Setting an implementation research agenda for Canadian investments in global maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health: a research prioritization exercise.
Renee Sharma, Matthew Buccioni, Michelle F. Gaffey, Omair Mansoor, Helen Scott, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
CMAJ  —2017
DOI: 10.9778/cmajo.20160088

Mass deworming to improve developmental health and wellbeing of children in low-income and middle-income countries: a systematic review and network meta-analysis.
Vivia A Welch, Elizabeth Ghogomu, Alomgir, Shally Awasthi, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta,...
The Lancet Global Health —January 2017
DOI: 10.1016/S2214-109X(16)30242-X

Newborn Health and Survival in the Occupied Palestinian Territories: A Case Study. Neonatal and Perinatal Mortality: Global Challenges, Risk Factors and Interventions.
Mohammad Howard-Azzeh, Nadia Akseer, Mahdis Kamali, Nour Bakhache, and Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
Nova Science Publishers —2017
ISBN: 978-1-53610-562-9

Newborn Care in the Eastern Mediterranean Region. Neonatal and Perinatal Mortality.Global Challenges, Risk Factors and Interventions.
Haifa Madi, Nadia Akseer
Nova Science Publishers —2017
ISBN: 978-1-53610-562-9

Demographics and Risk Profiles of Travelers at a Canadian Pediatric Tertiary Care Travel Clinic, with Focus on Pediatric Travelers and Travelers Visiting Friends and Relatives. Journal of Travel Medicine.
Ma Xw, Pell Lg, Akseer  N, Khan S, Lam RE, Louch D, Science M, Morris SK.
Journal of Travel Medicine —2016
DOI: 10.2337/dc16-1075

Eastern Mediterranean Region Collaborators. Burden of Diarrhea in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, 1990-2013: Findings from the Global Burden of Diseas Study 2013.
Nadia Akseer, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta and other GBD 2015 Eastern Mediterranean Region Collaborators
Am J Trop Med Hyg —2016
DOI: 10.2337/dc16-1075

High Fasting Plasma Glucose, Diabetes, and Its Risk Factors in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, 1990-2013: Findings From the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013
Maziar Moradi-Lakeh, Mohammad Hossein Forouzanfar, ...Nadia Akseer, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta and other GBD 2015 Eastern Mediterranean Region and Diabetes Collaborators
Diabetes Care —26 October 2016
DOI: 10.2337/dc16-1075

Maternal vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy and lactation to prevent acute respiratory infections in infancy in Dhaka, Bangladesh (MDARI trial): protocol for a prospective cohort study nested within a randomized controlled trial.
Shaun K. Morris, Lisa G. Pell, Mohammed Ziaur Rahman,...Stanley Zlotkin, Daniel E. Roth
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth —13 October 2016
DOI: 10.1186/s12884-016-1103-9

Global, regional. and national levels of maternal mortality, 1990-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015
Zulfiqar A. Bhutta,...Nadia Akseer and other GBD 2015 Maternal Mortality Collaborators
The Lancet —8 October 2016
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16) 31470-2

Global, regional. and national levels of maternal mortality, 1990-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015
Zulfiqar A. Bhutta,...Nadia Akseer and other GBD 2015 Maternal Mortality Collaborators
The Lancet — 8 October 2016
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16) 31470-2

Global, regional, national, and selected subnational levels of stillbirths, neonatal, infant, and under-5 mortality, 1980-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015
Zulfiqar A. Bhutta,...Nadia Akseer and other GBD 2015 Child Mortality Collaborators
The Lancet —8 October 2016
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16) 31575-6

Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990- 2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015
Zulfiqar A. Bhutta and other GBD 2015 Risk Factors Collaborators
The Lancet —8 October 2016
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16) 31679-8

Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life- years (DALYs) for 315 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE), 1990-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015
Zulfiqar A. Bhutta,...Nadia Akseer and other GBD 2015 DALYs and HALE Collaborators
The Lancet —8 October 2016
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16) 31460-X

Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 310 diseases and injuries, 1990-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015
Zulfiqar A. Bhutta,...Nadia Akseer and other GBD 2015 Disease and Injury Incidence and Prevalence Collaborators
The Lancet —8 October 2016
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16) 31678-6

Global, regional, and national life expectancy, all-cause mortality, and cause-specific mortality for 249 causes of death, 1980-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015
Zulfiqar A. Bhutta,...Nadia Akseer and other GBD 2015 Mortality and Causes of Death Collaborators
The Lancet —8 October 2016
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16) 31012-1

Investing in the foundation of sustainable development: pathways to scale up for early childhood development
Prof Linda M. Richter, Bernadette Daelmans,....Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Karin Stenbergm Paul Gertler, Gary L., Darmstadt
The Lancet —4 October 2016
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31698-1

Nurturing care: promoting early childhood development 
Pia R. Britto, Prof Stephen J. Lye, Kerrie Proulx,...Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
The Lancet —4 October 2016
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31390-3

Early childhood development coming of age: science through the life course
Prof Maureen M. Black, Prof Susan P. Walker,...Zulfiqar A. Bhutta and other Steering Committee members
The Lancet —4 October 2016
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31389-7

Early childhood development: the foundation of sustainable development
Bernadette Daelmans, Gary L. Darmstadt...Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Linda M. Richter
The Lancet —4 October 2016
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31659-2

Mapping the geography of child mortality: a key step in addressing disparities
Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
Lancet Global Health —October 2016
DOI: 10.1016/S2214-109X(16)30264-9

Adolescent Health Interventions: Conclusions, Evidence Gaps, and Research
Rehana A. Salam, Jai K. Das, Zohra S. Lassi, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
Journal of Adolescent Health —October 2016
DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2016.06.05.006

Interventions to Prevent Unintentional Injuries Among Adolescents: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Rehana A. Salam, Ahmed Arshad, Jai K. Das, Marium Naveed Khan, Wajeeha Mahmood, Stephen B. Freedman, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
Journal of Adolescent Health —October 2016
DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2016.06.07.024

Interventions for Adolescent Mental Health: An Overview of Systematic Reviews
Jai K. Das, Rehana A. Salam, Zohra S. Lassi, Marium Naveed Khan, Wajeeha Mahmood, Vikram Patel, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
Journal of Adolescent Health —October 2016
DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2016.06.020

Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Interventions to Improve Access and Coverage of Adolescent Immunizations
Jai K. Das, Rehana A. Salam, Ahmed Arshad, Zohra S. Lassi, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
Journal of Adolescent Health —October 2016
DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2016.07.005

Interventions to Improve Adolescent Nutrition: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Rehana A. Salam, Mehar Hooda, Jai K. Das, Ahmed Arshad, Zohra S. Lassi, Philippa Middleton, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
Journal of Adolescent Health —October 2016
DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2016.06.022

Improving Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health: A Systematic Review of Potential Interventions
Rehana A. Salam, Anadil Faqqah, Nida Sajjad, Zohra S. Lassi, Jai K. Das, Miriam Kaufman, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
Journal of Adolescent Health —October 2016
DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2016.05.022

Adolescent Health and Well-Being: Background and Methodology for Review of Potential Interventions
Rehana A. Salam, Jai K. Das, Zohra S. Lassi, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
Journal of Adolescent Health —October 2016
DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2016.07.023

Antimicrobial resistance- a threat to neonate survival
Ramanan Laxminarayan, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
The Lancet —October 2016
DOI: 10.1016/S2214-109X(16)30221-2

Measuring the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: a baseline analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015
Zulfiqar A. Bhutta,...Nadia Akseer and other GBD 2015 SDG Collaborators
The Lancet —21 September 2016
DOI: 10.101/S0140-6736(16)31467-2

Countdown to 2015 country case studies: what can analysis of national health financing contribute to understanding MDG 4 and 5 progress?
Carlyn Mann, Courtney Ng, Nadia Akseer, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta et al. 
BMC Public Health—12 September 2016
DOI: 10.1186/s12889-106-3403-4

Coverage and inequalities in maternal and child health interventions in Afghanistan
Nadia Akseer, Zaid Bhatti, Arjumand Rizvi, Ahmad S.Salehi, Taufiq Mashal and Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
BMC Public Health—12 September 2016
DOI: 10.1186/s12889-106-3406-1

Effect of provision of an integrated neonatal survival kit and early cognitive stimulation package by community health workers on developmental outcomes of infants in Kwale County, Jenya: study protocol for a cluster randomized trial
Lisa G. Pell, Diego G. Bassani, Lucy Nyaga, Isaac Njagi, ... , Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Robert Armstrong and Shaun K. Morris
BioMed Central — 8 September 2016
DOI: 10.1186/s12884-016-1042-5

Children of war: urgent action is needed to save a generation 
Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, William J. Keenan, Susan Bennett
The Lancet —5 September 2016
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31577-X

Epidemiology of Zika virus, 1947-2007
H. Joshua Posen, Jay S. Keystone, Jonathan B. Gubbay, Shaun K. Morris
BMJ —1 August 2016
DOI: 10.1136/bmjgh-2016-000087

Estimates of global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and mortality of HIV, 1980-2015: the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015
Nadia Akseer and other GBD 2015 HIV Collaborators
The Lancet HIV —19 July 2015
DOI: 10.1080/19320248.2014.962772

Food Sharing Practices in Households Receiving Supplemental Foods for the Treatment of Moderate Acute Malnutrition in Ethiopian Children
Crystal D. Karakochuk, Tina van den Briel, Derek Stephens & Stanley Zlotkin
Taylor & Francis Online —6 July 2015
DOI: 10.1080/19320248.2014.962772

Malnutrition-associated liver steatosis and ATP depletion is cause by peroxisomal and mitochondrial dysfunction
Tim van Zutphen, Jolita Ciapaite, Vincent W.Bloks, ... , Peter K.Kim, Robert H.J. Bandsma
Journal of Hepatology— 14 June 2016
DOI: 10.1016/jhep.2016.05.046

Achieving maternal and child health gains in Afghanistan: a Countdown to 2015 country case study
Nadia Akseer, Ahmad S Salehi, S M Moazzem Hossain, M Taufiq Mashal, M Hafiz Rasooly, Zaid Bhatti, Arjumand Rizvi, Zulfiqar A. BhuttaThe Lancet Global Health—16 May 2016
DOI: 10.1016/S2214-109X(16)30002-X

Our future: a Lancet commission on adolescent health and wellbeing
George C. Patton, Susan M. Sawyer, John S. Santelli, David A. Ross, ..., Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, ..., Russel M. Viner
The Lancet—11 May 2016
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)00579-1

Global burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors for young people's health during 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013
Ali H. Mokdad, Mohammad Hossein Forouzanfar, Farah Daoud, Arwa A, Mokdad, ..., Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, ..., Christopher J. L. Murray
The Lancet—11 May 2016
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)00648-6

What does India need to do to address childhood malnutrition at scale?
Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
Social Science & Medicine—May 2016 (Vol. 157, pages 186-188)
DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.02.038

Indigenous and tribal peoples’ health (The Lancet—Lowitja Institute Global Collaboration): a population study
Ian Anderson, Bridget Robson, Michele Connolly, Fadwa Al-Yaman, Espen Bjertness, Alexandra King, Michael Tynan, Richard Madden, Abhay Bang, Carlos E. A. Coimbra Jr., Maria Amalia Pesantes, …, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, et al. for The Lancet-Lowitja Institute Global Collaboration
The Lancet—20 April 2016
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)00345-7

Childhood Cancer Mortality in India: Direct Estimates From a Nationally Representative Survey of Childhood Deaths
Sumit Gupta
, Shaun K. Morris, Wilson Suraweera, Lukasz Aleksandrowicz, Rajesh Dikshit, Prabhat Jha
Journal of Global Oncology—13 April 2016 (Issue 2)
DOI: 10.1200/JGO.2015.000935

Trends in adult body-mass index in 200 countries from 1975 to 2014: a pooled analysis of 1698 population-based measurement studies with 19.2 million participants
Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
et al., for the NCD Risk Factor Collaboration
The Lancet—2 April 2016
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)30054-X

Association of gestational age and growth measures at birth with infection-related admissions to hospital throughout childhood: a population-based, data-linkage study from Western Australia
Jessica E. Miller, Geoffrey C. Hammond, Tobias Strunk, Hannah C. Moore, Helen Leonard, Kim W. Carter, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, et al.
The Lancet Infectious Diseases
—1 April 2016
DOI: 10.1016/S1473-3099(16)00150-X

Stillbirths: progress and unfinished business
J. Frederik Froen, Ingrid K Friberg, Joy E. Lawn, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, ... et al., for The Lancet Ending Preventable Stillbirths Series study group
The Lancet— 18 January 2016
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)0018-1

Stillbirths: economic and psychosocial consequences
Alexander e. P. Heazell, Dimitrios Siassakos, Hannah Blencowe, Christy Burden, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta..., et al., for the Lancet Ending Preventable Stillbirths Series study group with The Lancet Ending Preventable Stillbirths investigator group
The Lancet— 18 January 2016
DOI: 101.1016éS0140-6736(15)00836-3

Global Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health- So Near and Yet So Far
Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
and Robert E. Black
The New England Journal of Medicine— 15 December 2015 (369:2226-2235)
DOI: 10.1056/NEJMra1111853

5 ways Canada can impact global nutrition
Lawrence Haddad, Zulfiqar Bhutta
devex – 24 November 2015

Costs, affordability, and feasibility of an essential package of cancer control interventions in low-income and middle-income countries: key messages from Disease Control Priorities, 3rd edition
Hellen Gelband, Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan, Cindy L. Gavreau, Susan Horton, Benjamine O. Anderson, …, Sumit Gupta et al., for the Disease Control Priorties-3 Cancer Author Group
Disease Control Priorities—11 November 2015
DOI: 10.1016/ S0140-6736(15)00755-2

Multiple-micronutrient supplementation for women during pregnancy
Batool A. Haider, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
Cochrane Library—1 November 2015
DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004905.pub4

Postnatal growth standards for preterm infants: the Preterm Postnatal Follow-Up Study of the INTERGROWTH-21st Project
Prof José Villar, MD, Francesca Giuliani, MD, Prof Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, PhD, et al., for the International Fetal and Newborn Growth Consortium for the 21st Century
The Lancet— November 2015 (Vol. 3, Issue 11, e-681-e691)
DOI: 10.1016/S2214-109X(15)00163-1

Ending preventable newborn deaths in a generation
Nadia Akseer, Joy E. Lawn, William Keenan, Andreas Konstantopoulos, Peter Cooper, Zukifli Ismail, Naveen Thacker, Sergio Cabral, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
EBioMedicine— October 2015 (Vol. 131, Supplement 1, Pages S43-S48)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2015.03.017

Maternal and child health: gains, but a long journey ahead
N. Kisson, S. Duqani, Z.A. Bhutta
Canadian Medical Association Journal 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1503 /cmaj.150725

Partnerships for Maternal Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH) 2015 Accountability Report
Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health – 26 September 2015

WHO Child Growth Standards Are Often Incorrectly Applied to Children Born Preterm in Epidemiologic Research
Nandita Perumal, Michelle F. Gaffey, Diego G. Bassani, Daniel E. Roth
JN The Journal of Nutrition – 16 September 2015 (jn214064)
DOI: 10.3945/​jn.115.214064

BMJ special supplement: Towards a new Global Strategy for Women’s Children’s and Adolescents’ Health
Marleen Temmerman, Rajat Khosla, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Flavia Bustreo
BMJ – 14 September 2015 (Vol. 351 e4414)
DOI: 10.1136/bmj.h4414

Strategies to avert preventable mortality among mothers and children in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: new initiatives, new hope
N. Akseer, M. Kamali, S. Husain, M. Mirza, N. Bakhache, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal – 27 August 2015 (Vol. 21, Issue 5, Pages 361-373)

Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 301 acute and chronic diseases and injuries in 188 countries, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013
Theo Vos, Ryan M. Barber, Brad Bell, Amelia Bertozzi-Villa, Stan Biryukov, Ian Bollinger, Fiona Charlson, Adrian Davis, …, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, et al., for The Lancet Global Burden of Disease Study 2013
The Lancet – 22 August 2015 (Vol. 386, Issue 9995, Pages 743-800)
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60692-4

Childhood Cancer: A New Global Fight
Sumit Gupta
Huffington Post – 16 August 2015

Rhesus disease: a major public health problem
Alvin Zipursky and Vinod K. Bhutani
The Lancet – 14 August 2015 (Vol. 386, Issue 9994, Page 651)
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)61498-2

Are we Exclusive? A Look at the Evidence for Exclusive Breastfeeding (EBF)
Jo-Anna Baxter and Dr. Raluca Barac
Huffington Post – 10 August 2015

Interventions to Improve Neonatal Health and Later Survival: An Overview of Systematic Reviews
Zohra S. Lassi, Philippa F. Middleton, Caroline Vrowther, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
EBioMedicine—August 2015 (Vol. 2, Issue 8, Pages 985-1000)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2015.05.023

Women and Health: the key for sustainable development
Dr. Ana Langer, MD, Afaf Melets, PhD, Felicia M. Knaul, PhD, Rifat Atun, MBBS, Meltem Aran, PhD, Héctor Arreola-Ornelas, MS, Zufliqar A. Bhutta, PhD, et al.,
The Lancet – 04 June 15 (Vol. 386, Issue 386, Pages 1165-1210)
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60497-4

Severe iron-deficiency anaemia and feeding practices in young children
Patricia C. Parkin, Julie DeGroot, Jonathon L. Maguire, Catherine S. Birken, Stanley Zlotkin
Cambridge University Press – 01 June 2015
DOI: 10.1017/S1368980015001639 

Pediatric Oncology as the Next Global Child Health Priority: The Need for National Childhood Cancer Strategies in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Sumit Gupta, Roberto Rivera-Luna, Raul C. Ribeiro, Scott C. Howard
PLOS Medicine – June 2014 (Vol. 11, Issue 6, e1001656)

Geographical and socioeconomic inequalities in women and children’s nutritional status in Pakistan in 2011: an analysis of data from a nationally representative survey
Mariachiara Di Cesare, PhD,  Zaid Bhatti, Sajid B Soofi, Lea Fortunato, PhD,  Prof Majid Ezzati, FMedSci, Prof Zulfiqar A Bhutta
The Lancet – April 2015 (Vol. 3, Issue 4, e229-e239)
DOI: 10.1016/S2214-109X(15)70001-X

Community-based intervention packages for reducing maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality and improving neonatal outcomes
Zohra S. Lassi and Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
The Cochrane Library – 23 March 2015
DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007754.pub3

From a First to The Future: Investing in Pediatric Nursing Through Collaborative Training in Ghana
Dr. Jemima Dennis-Antwi and Pam Hubley
Huffington Post – 15 March 2015

Antibiotic trials for community-acquired pneumonia
Matthew P. Fox, Abdullah H. Baqui, Patricia L. Hibberd, Robert E. Black, Mathuram Santosham, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Donald M. Thea
The Lancet – March 2015 (Vol. 3, Issue 3, e4-e5)
DOI: 10.1016/S2213-2600(15)00044-2

Routine iron supplementation for non-anaemic pregnant women in developed countries needs evaluation
Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
BMJ—March 2015 (Vol. 0, Issue 0)
DOI: 10.1136/ebmed-2015-110217

Use of wind-up fetal Doppler versus Pinard for fetal heart rate intermittent monitoring in labour: a randomised clinical trial
R. Byaruhanga, D.G. Bassani, A. Jagau, P. Muwanguzi, A.L. Montgomery, J.E. Lawn
BMJ Open – 10 January 2015 (Vol. 5, Issue 1, e006867)
DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006867

2015 Global Nutrition Report 2015: Actopms and accountability to advance nutrition and sustainable development
Lawrence Haddad, Corinna Hawkes, Emorn Udomkesmalee, Endang Achadi, Arti Ahuja, Mohamed Ag Bendech, Komal Bhatia, Zulfiqar Bhutta et al., for the Global Nutrition Report Stakeholder Group
Global Nutrition Report – 2015
DOI: 10.2499/9780896298835

Bridging the Distance in the Caribbean: Telemedicine as a means to build capacity for care in pediatric cancer and blood disorders
Ellie Adler, Cheryl Alexis, Zulaika Ali, Upton Allen, Ute Bartels, Cassandra Bick, Jacqueline Bird-Compton, Curt Bodkyn, Rosemary Boyle, Stephanie De Young, Bonnie Fleming-Carroll, Sumit Gupta, Patricia Ingram-Martin, Meredith Irwin, Melanie Kirby-Allen, Sharon McLean-Salmon, Paul Mihelcic, Michelle Ann Richards-Dawson, Michelle Reece-Mills, Furqan Shaikh, Corrine Sinquee-Brown, Minerva Thame, Sheila Weitzman, Gilian Wharfe, Victor Blanchette
IOS Press – 2015 (Vol. 208, Pages 1-8)
DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-505-0-1

Balancing Discovery and Delivery: The role of nutrition research in achieving sustainable development
Lindsay Lenters and Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
Sight and Life – 2015 (Vol. 29, Pages 19 – 26)

2015 Every Woman, Every Child, Every Adolescent: Achievements and Prospects
Richard Horton, Joy Phumaphi, Carmen Barroso, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Kathleen Ferrier, Sejal Hathi, Dean Jamison, Tarek Meguid, Miriam Were, for the independent Expert Review Group
WHO iERG 2015 Report – 2015

Bringing Micronutrient Powders to Scale Globally
Dr. Stanley Zlotkin and Claudia Schauer
Global Nutrition Report – 2014

Neonatal vitamin A supplementation: time to move on
Batool A Haider, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
The Lancet —10 December 2014 (Vol. 386, No. 9989, Pages 132-133)
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)62342-4

The post-2015 agenda: staying the course in maternal and child survival
Jennifer Harris Requejo and Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
Archives of Disease in Childhood – 10 December 2014 (Vol. 100, Issue 1, Pages 76-81)
DOI: 10.1136/archdischild-2013-305737

The post-2015 agenda: staying the course in maternal and child survival
Jennifer Harris Requejo and Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
Archives of Disease in Childhood – 10 December 2014 (Vol. 100, Issue 1, Pages 76-81)
DOI: 10.1136/archdischild-2013-305737

Perspective: We need a global solution
Dr. Isaac Odame
Nature – 13 November 2014
DOI: 10.1038/515S10a

Impact and Sustainability of an Accredited Paediatric Nursing Training Programme in Ghana
A joint Ghana-SickKids publication: Bonnie Stevens, Ernestina Safoa Donkor, Bamenla Quam Goka, Isaac Odame, Margrieta Langins, Shirine Riahi, Stephanie de Young, Dylan Walters, Celia Eliason, Bonnie Fleming-Carroll, Grace Barnes, Francis Victor Ekey, Pam Hubley, Felix Nyanteh, Eva Mensah, Ivy Sackey
Journal of Nursing Education and Practice – 22 October 2014 (Vol. 4, No. 12, Pages 142-154)

A Role for Science Investments in Advancing Newborn Health
Zulfiqar A. Bhutta and Gary L. Darmstadt
Science Translational Medicine - 10 September 2014 (Vol. 6, Issue 253, p. 253)
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3009636

International standards for fetal growth based on serial ultrasound measurements: the Fetal Growth Longitudinal Study of the INTERGROWTH-21st Project
Aris T Papageorghiou MD, Eric O Ohuma MSc, Prof Douglas G Altman DSc,…Prof Zulfiqar A Bhutta PhD, et al., for the International Fetal and Newborn Growth Consortium for the 21st Century (INTERGROWTH-21)
The Lancet - 6 September 2014 (Vol. 384, Issue 9946, Pages 869-879)
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61490-2

International standards for newborn weight, length, and head circumference by gestational age and sex: the Newborn Cross-Sectional Study of the INTERGROWTH-21st Project
Prof José Villar MD, Leila Cheikh Ismail PhD, Prof Cesar G Victora MD,…Prof Zulfiqar A Bhutta PhD, et al., for the International Fetal and Newborn Growth Consortium for the 21st Century (INTERGROWTH-21)
The Lancet - 6 September 2014 (Vol. 384, Issue 9946, Pages 857-868)
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60932-6

Replicating Parts, not the Whole, to Scale
Joseph Wong, Stanley Zlotkin, Carmen Ho, and Nandita Perumal              
Stanford Social Innovation Review – 7 August 2014

Encounters with an old foe: Childhood tuberculosis in Canada
Dr. Shaun Morris
Paediatrics and Child Health - February 2014 (Vol. 19, Issue 2, Pages 89- 90)

Infectious disease: Polio eradication hinges on child health in Pakistan
Zulfiqar A Bhutta
Nature - July 17, 2014 ( 511, Pages 285–287 )
DOI: 10.1038/511285a

Who has been caring for the baby?
Dr Gary L Darmstadt MD, Mary V Kinney MSc, Mickey Chopra MD, Prof Simon Cousens DipMathStat, Lily Kak PhD, Prof Vinod K Paul PhD, Jose Martines PhD, Prof Zulfiqar A Bhutta PhD, Prof Joy E Lawn FRCPCH, for The Lancet Every Newborn Study Group 
The Lancet - 12 July 2014 ( Vol. 384, Issue 9938, Pages 174-188 ) 
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60458-X

Every Newborn: progress, priorities, and potential beyond survival
Prof Joy E Lawn FRCPCH, Hannah Blencowe MRCPCH, Shefali Oza MSc,…Prof Zulfiqar Bhutta PhD, et al., for The Lancet Every Newborn Study Group 
The Lancet - 12 July 2014 ( Vol. 384, Issue 9938, Pages 189-205 ) 
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60496-7

Every Newborn: an action plan to end preventable deaths
© World Health Organization 2014 - June 30, 2014
ISBN 978 92 4 150744 8

Countdown to 2015 Report for 2014 Fulfilling the Health Agenda for Women and Children
© Copyright UNICEF and World Health Organization 2014 – June 30, 2014
ISBN 978 92 8 064760 0

The likeness of fetal growth and newborn size across non-isolated populations in the INTERGROWTH-21st Project: the Fetal Growth Longitudinal Study and Newborn Cross-Sectional Study
Prof José Villar MD, Aris T Papageorghiou MD, Prof Ruyan Pang MD,…Prof Zulfiqar A Bhutta PhD,et al.,for the International Fetal and Newborn Growth Consortium for the 21st Century (INTERGROWTH-21) 
The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology - 7 July 2014 
DOI: 10.1016/S2213-8587(14)70121-4

Countdown to 2015 and beyond: fulfilling the health agenda for women and children
Jennifer Harris Requejo PhD, Prof Jennifer Bryce EdD, Aluisio JD Barros PhD,…Prof Zulfiqar Bhutta PhD, et al.  
The Lancet - 30 June 2014 
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60925-9

Effect of integrated responsive stimulation and nutrition interventions in the Lady Health Worker programme in Pakistan on child development, growth, and health outcomes: a cluster-randomised factorial effectiveness trial
Dr Aisha K Yousafzai PhD, Muneera A Rasheed MSc, Arjumand Rizvi MSc, Robert Armstrong PhD, Prof Zulfiqar A Bhutta PhD
The Lancet - 17 June 2014 
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60455-4

Pediatric Oncology as the Next Global Child Health Priority: The Need for National Childhood Cancer Strategies in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Gupta S, Rivera-Luna R, Ribeiro RC, Howard SC
PLoS Medicine - June 17, 2014 (11(6): e1001656) DOI:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001656

Smart Collaboration: Working Together to Improve Maternal, Newborn and Child Health
Stanley Zlotkin and Melanie Barwick
Huffington Post - May 27, 2014

Can available interventions end preventable deaths in mothers, newborn babies, and stillbirths, and at what cost?
Prof Zulfiqar A Bhutta PhD, et al., for The Lancet Newborn Interventions Review Group ,The Lancet Every Newborn Study Group 
The Lancet - 20 May 2014 
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60792-3

From evidence to action to deliver a healthy start for the next generation
Dr Elizabeth Mason MD, Lori McDougall MSc, Prof Joy E Lawn PhD,…Prof Zulfiqar A Bhutta PhD, et al., for The Lancet Every Newborn Study Group ,on behalf of the Every Newborn Steering Committee 
The Lancet - 20 May 2014 
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60750-9

Global, regional, and national levels of neonatal, infant, and under-5 mortality during 1990–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013
Dr Haidong Wang PhD,Chelsea A Liddell BE,Matthew M Coates AB,…Prof Zulfiqar Bhutta PhD, et al.
The Lancet - 2 May 2014 
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60497-9

Reassessing the value of vaccines
Till Bärnighausen, Seth Berkley, Zulfiqar A Bhutta, et al.
The Lancet Global Health - 1 May 2014 ( Vol. 2, Issue 5, Pages e251-e252 ) 
DOI: 10.1016/S2214-109X(13)70170-0

Advancing social and economic development by investing in women's and children's health: a new Global Investment Framework
Karin Stenberg MSc, Henrik Axelson MSc, Peter Sheehan DPhil,…Prof Zulfiqar A Bhutta PhD, et al. Group for the Global Investment Framework for Women's Children's Health 
The Lancet - 12 April 2014 ( Vol. 383, Issue 9925, Pages 1333-1354 ) 
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)62231-X

Fortifying foods: four lessons for micronutrient distribution
Stanley Zlotkin and Claudia Schauer
Guardian Professional - March 24, 2014

Why Adolescent Health And Why Now?
Stanley Zlotkin and Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
Huffington Post - February 18, 2014

Global Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health — So Near and Yet So Far
Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, and Robert E. Black, M.D.
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), December 5, 2013 (369: 2226-2235)
DOI: 10.1056/NEJMra1111853

Antibiotic resistance—the need for global solutions
Ramanan Laxminarayan PhD, Adriano Duse MD, Chand Wattal MD,…Prof Zulfiqar A Bhutta PhD, et al.
The Lancet Infectious Diseases - 1 December 2013 ( Vol. 13, Issue 12, Pages 1057-1098 ) 
DOI: 10.1016/S1473-3099(13)70318-9

Conflict and Polio: Winning the Polio Wars
Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, JAMA, September 4, 2013 ( Vol 310, No. 9, Pages 905-906 )
DOI:10.1001/jama.2013.276583

Evidence-based interventions for improvement of maternal and child nutrition: what can be done and at what cost?
Prof Zulfiqar A Bhutta PhD, et al.  
The Lancet - 3 August 2013 ( Vol. 382, Issue 9890, Pages 452-477 ) 
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)60996-4

Maternal and child nutrition: building momentum for impact
Maternal and Child Nutrition Study Group, Group members: Robert E Black, Harold Alderman, Zulfiqar A Bhutta, Stuart Gillespie, Lawrence Haddad, Susan Horton, Anna Lartey, Venkatesh Mannar, Marie Ruel, Cesar G Victora, Susan P Walker, Patrick Webb
The Lancet - 3 August 2013 ( Vol. 382, Issue 9890, Pages 372-375 ) 
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)60988-5

Mortality risk in preterm and small-for-gestational-age infants in low-income and middle-income countries: a pooled country analysis
Prof Joanne Katz ScD, Anne CC Lee MD, Naoko Kozuki MSPH,..Prof Zulfiqar A Bhutta PhD, et al.
The Lancet - 3 August 2013 ( Vol. 382, Issue 9890, Pages 417-425 ) 
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)60993-9

Global, regional, and national trends in haemoglobin concentration and prevalence of total and severe anaemia in children and pregnant and non-pregnant women for 1995–2011: a systematic analysis of population-representative data
Gretchen A Stevens DSc, Mariel M Finucane PhD, Luz Maria De-Regil DrSc,…Prof Zulfiqar A Bhutta PhD, et al.
The Lancet Global Health - 1 July 2013 ( Vol. 1, Issue 1, Pages e16-e25 ) 
DOI: 10.1016/S2214-109X(13)70001-9 

Reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health in Pakistan: challenges and opportunities
Prof Zulfiqar A Bhutta PhD
, et al.
The Lancet - 22 June 2013 ( Vol. 381, Issue 9884, Pages 2207-2218 ) 
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61999-0

Bottlenecks, barriers, and solutions: results from multicountry consultations focused on reduction of childhood pneumonia and diarrhoea deaths
Dr Christopher J Gill MD, Mark Young MD, Kate Schroder MBA, Liliana Carvajal-Velez MA, Marion McNabb MPH, Samira Aboubaker MD, Shamim Qazi MD, Prof Zulfiqar A Bhutta PhD
The Lancet - 27 April 2013 ( Vol. 381, Issue 9876, Pages 1487-1498 ) 
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)60314-1

Ending of preventable deaths from pneumonia and diarrhoea: an achievable goal
Prof Mickey Chopra PhD, Elizabeth Mason MSc, John Borrazzo PhD, Prof Harry Campbell MD, Prof Igor Rudan PhD, Li Liu PhD, Prof Robert E Black MD, Prof Zulfiqar A Bhutta PhD
The Lancet - 27 April 2013 ( Vol. 381, Issue 9876, Pages 1499-1506 ) 
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)60319-0

Interventions to address deaths from childhood pneumonia and diarrhoea equitably: what works and at what cost?
Prof Zulfiqar A Bhutta PhD
, Jai K Das MBA,Neff Walker MPH, Arjumand Rizvi MSc, Prof Harry Campbell MD, Prof Igor Rudan PhD, Prof Robert E Black MD, for The Lancet Diarrhoea and Pneumonia Interventions Study Group 
The Lancet - 20 April 2013 ( Vol. 381, Issue 9875, Pages 1417-1429 ) 
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)60648-0

Global burden of childhood pneumonia and diarrhoea
Christa L Fischer Walker PhD, Prof Igor Rudan PhD, Li Liu PhD, Harish Nair PhD, Evropi Theodoratou PhD, Prof Zulfiqar A Bhutta PhD, Prof Katherine L O'Brien MD, Prof Harry Campbell MD, Prof Robert E Black MD
The Lancet - 20 April 2013 ( Vol. 381, Issue 9875, Pages 1405-1416 ) 
DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)60222-6