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Development and evaluation of a community surveillance method for estimating deaths due to injuries in rural Nepal (2021)
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Bhatta, S., Mytton, J., Joshi, E., Bhatta, S., Adhikari, D., Manandhar, S. R., & Joshi, S. K. (2021). Development and evaluation of a community surveillance method for estimating deaths due to injuries in rural Nepal. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(17), 8912. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18178912

Almost 10% of global deaths are secondary to injuries, yet in the absence of routine injury surveillance and with few studies of injury mortality, the number and cause of injury deaths in many countries are not well understood. This study aimed to de... Read More about Development and evaluation of a community surveillance method for estimating deaths due to injuries in rural Nepal.

State of post-injury first response systems in Nepal—A nationwide survey (2021)
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Banstola, A., Smart, G., Raut, R., Ghimire, K. P., Pant, P., Joshi, P., …Mytton, J. (2021). State of post-injury first response systems in Nepal—A nationwide survey. Frontiers in Public Health, 9, https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2021.607127

Injuries account for 9.2% of all deaths and 9.9% of the total disability-adjusted life years in Nepal. To date, there has not been a systematic assessment of the status of first response systems in Nepal. An online survey was cascaded through governm... Read More about State of post-injury first response systems in Nepal—A nationwide survey.

The prevention of‑ and first response to‑ injuries in Nepal: A review of policies and legislation (2021)
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Dharel, M. R., Dangi, A., Rai, W. B., Joshi, S. K., Pant, P. R., & Mytton, J. (2021). The prevention of‑ and first response to‑ injuries in Nepal: A review of policies and legislation. Health Research Policy and Systems, 19(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12961-021-00686-1

Background: Injuries, the cause of an estimated 4.5 million deaths annually and many more disabilities worldwide each year, are the predictable outcome of particular circumstances. One of the most effective ways to prevent injuries is through policy... Read More about The prevention of‑ and first response to‑ injuries in Nepal: A review of policies and legislation.

Perceptions of injury risk in the home and workplace in Nepal: A qualitative study (2021)
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Joshi, E., Bhatta, S., Deave, T., Mytton, J., Adhikari, D., Manandhar, S. R., & Joshi, S. K. (2021). Perceptions of injury risk in the home and workplace in Nepal: A qualitative study. BMJ Open, 11(3), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-044273

Objective: Injuries are a global health problem. To develop context-specific injury prevention interventions, one needs to understand population perceptions of home and workplace injuries. This study explored a range of views and perceptions about in... Read More about Perceptions of injury risk in the home and workplace in Nepal: A qualitative study.

Adolescent's perception of road risk on their routes to school in Makwanpur, Nepal; a qualitative study (2021)
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Gautam, P., Mytton, J. A., Joshi, S. K., & Pilkington, P. (2021). Adolescent's perception of road risk on their routes to school in Makwanpur, Nepal; a qualitative study. Journal of Transport and Health, 20, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jth.2021.101009

Background: Busy and poor road infrastructure along routes to school poses high risk of traffic injury for children and adolescents. Ensuring every young person's safe journey to and from school is fundamental to achieving reductions in road injuries... Read More about Adolescent's perception of road risk on their routes to school in Makwanpur, Nepal; a qualitative study.

Home-related and work-related injuries in Makwanpur district, Nepal: A household survey (2020)
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Pant, P. R., Deave, T., Banstola, A., Bhatta, S., Joshi, E., Adhikari, D., …Mytton, J. A. (in press). Home-related and work-related injuries in Makwanpur district, Nepal: A household survey. Injury Prevention, https://doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2020-043986

© Author(s) (or their employer(s)) 2020. Re-use permitted under CC BY. Published by BMJ. Objective: To describe the epidemiology of home-related and work-related injuries, their mechanisms, inequalities and costs associated with these injuries. Metho... Read More about Home-related and work-related injuries in Makwanpur district, Nepal: A household survey.

Identifying interventions with Gypsies, Roma and Travellers to promote immunisation uptake: methodological approach and findings (2020)
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Dyson, L., Bedford, H., Condon, L., Emslie, C., Ireland, L., Mytton, J., …Jackson, C. (2020). Identifying interventions with Gypsies, Roma and Travellers to promote immunisation uptake: methodological approach and findings. BMC Public Health, 20(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-09614-4

Background: In the UK, Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (GRT) communities are generally considered to be at risk of low or variable immunisation uptake. Many strategies to increase uptake for the general population are relevant for GRT communities, however... Read More about Identifying interventions with Gypsies, Roma and Travellers to promote immunisation uptake: methodological approach and findings.

The demographics and traumatic causes of spinal cord injury in Nepal: An observational study (2020)
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Willott, A., Dhakal, R., Groves, C., Mytton, J., & Ellis, M. (in press). The demographics and traumatic causes of spinal cord injury in Nepal: An observational study. Trauma, https://doi.org/10.1177/1460408620941342

Introduction: There has been little systematic study of the epidemiology of traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI) in Nepal, South-East Asia, and low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) in general. One third of the global morbidity and mortality due to... Read More about The demographics and traumatic causes of spinal cord injury in Nepal: An observational study.

Improving immunization uptake rates among Gypsies, Roma and Travellers: a qualitative study of the views of service providers (2020)
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Mytton, J., Bedford, H., Condon, L., & Jackson, C. (in press). Improving immunization uptake rates among Gypsies, Roma and Travellers: a qualitative study of the views of service providers. Journal of Public Health, https://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdaa100

Background Gypsies, Roma and Travellers are at risk of low uptake of routine immunizations. Interventions to improve uptake in these communities are seldom evaluated. As part of a qualitative study exploring barriers and facilitators to immunization... Read More about Improving immunization uptake rates among Gypsies, Roma and Travellers: a qualitative study of the views of service providers.

Economic burden of road traffic injuries in Nepal (2020)
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Banstola, A., Kigozi, J., Barton, P., & Mytton, J. (2020). Economic burden of road traffic injuries in Nepal. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(12), https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17124571

The evidence of the economic burden of road traffic injuries (RTIs) in Nepal is limited. The most recent study, conducted in 2008, is now considered outdated because there has been a rapid increase in vehicle numbers and extensive road building over... Read More about Economic burden of road traffic injuries in Nepal.

Environmental change interventions to prevent unintentional home injuries among children in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis (2020)
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Bhatta, S., Mytton, J., & Deave, T. (2020). Environmental change interventions to prevent unintentional home injuries among children in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Child: Care, Health and Development, 46(5), 537-551. https://doi.org/10.1111/cch.12772

Introduction: Unintentional home injury is an important cause of death and disability among children, especially those living in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). This systematic review aimed to synthesize evidence about the effectiveness of... Read More about Environmental change interventions to prevent unintentional home injuries among children in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Water insecurity compounds the global coronavirus crisis (2020)
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Staddon, C., Everard, M., Mytton, J., Octavianti, T., Powell, W., Quinn, N., …Mizniak, J. (2020). Water insecurity compounds the global coronavirus crisis. Water International, 45(5), 416-422. https://doi.org/10.1080/02508060.2020.1769345

In recent weeks, people all over the world have been settling into a ‘new normal’ of restricted mobility, online working, social distancing and enhanced hand hygiene. As part of the global fight against the spread of COVID-19 (the illness caused by S... Read More about Water insecurity compounds the global coronavirus crisis.

Establishing injury surveillance in emergency departments in Nepal: Protocol for mixed methods prospective study (2020)
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Magnus, D., Bhatta, S., Mytton, J., Joshi, E., Bird, E. L., Bhatta, S., …Joshi, S. K. (2020). Establishing injury surveillance in emergency departments in Nepal: Protocol for mixed methods prospective study. BMC Health Services Research, 20, https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-020-05280-9

Background: Globally, injuries cause more than 5 million deaths annually, a similar number to those from HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria combined. In people aged between 5 and 44 years of age trauma is the leading cause of death and disability and the... Read More about Establishing injury surveillance in emergency departments in Nepal: Protocol for mixed methods prospective study.

Assessment of home hazards for non-fatal childhood injuries in rural Nepal: A community survey (2020)
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Bhatta, S., Mytton, J. A., & Deave, T. (2021). Assessment of home hazards for non-fatal childhood injuries in rural Nepal: A community survey. Injury Prevention, 27(2), 104-110. https://doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2019-043482

Background: Unintentional injuries in and around the home are important causes of preventable death and disability among young children globally. In Nepal, there is a lack of data regarding home injuries and home hazards to guide the development of e... Read More about Assessment of home hazards for non-fatal childhood injuries in rural Nepal: A community survey.

Burden of injuries in Nepal, 1990–2017: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 (2020)
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Pant, P. R., Banstola, A., Bhatta, S., Mytton, J. A., Acharya, D., Bhattarai, S., …James, S. L. (2020). Burden of injuries in Nepal, 1990–2017: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. Injury Prevention, 26(S1), i57–i66. https://doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2019-043309

Background: Nepal is a low-income country undergoing rapid political, economic and social development. To date, there has been little evidence published on the burden of injuries during this period of transition. Methods: The Global Burden of Dise... Read More about Burden of injuries in Nepal, 1990–2017: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017.

Understanding the burden of injuries in Nepal: A systematic review of published studies (2019)
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Mytton, J., Bhatta, S., Thorne, M., & Pant, P. (2019). Understanding the burden of injuries in Nepal: A systematic review of published studies. Cogent Medicine, 6(1), https://doi.org/10.1080/2331205X.2019.1673654

Background The population of Nepal are vulnerable to injuries from natural disasters as well as those occurring in the home, at work and on the roads. Aim To collate and synthesise the published literature reporting injuries to people of any age... Read More about Understanding the burden of injuries in Nepal: A systematic review of published studies.

Engaging Gypsy, Roma, and Traveller Communities in research: Maximizing opportunities and overcoming challenges (2019)
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Condon, L., Bedford, H., Ireland, L., Kerr, S., Mytton, J., Richardson, Z., & Jackson, C. (2019). Engaging Gypsy, Roma, and Traveller Communities in research: Maximizing opportunities and overcoming challenges. Qualitative Health Research, 29(9), 1324-1333. https://doi.org/10.1177/1049732318813558

Gypsy, Roma, and Traveller people are marginalized worldwide and experience severe health inequalities, even in comparison to other ethnic minority groups. While diverse and hard to categorize, these communities are highly cohesive and members have a... Read More about Engaging Gypsy, Roma, and Traveller Communities in research: Maximizing opportunities and overcoming challenges.

Working with patients and members of the public: Informing health economics in child health research (2018)
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Kandiyali, R., Hawton, A., Cabral, C., Mytton, J., Shilling, V., Morris, C., & Ingram, J. (2019). Working with patients and members of the public: Informing health economics in child health research. PharmacoEconomics - Open, 3(2), 133-141. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41669-018-0099-7

This paper considers patient and public involvement (PPI) in health economics research and how this might be facilitated. PPI refers to research carried out ‘with’ or ‘by’ members of the public and is now an important aspect of health research polici... Read More about Working with patients and members of the public: Informing health economics in child health research.