• Causes of blindness and vision impairment in 2020 andtrends over 30 years, and prevalence of avoidable blindnessin relation to VISION 2020: the Right to Sight: an analysis forthe Global Burden of Disease Study 

      Kisa, Adnan; Bourne, Rupert R A; Steinmetz, Jaimie D; Briant, Paul Svitil; Flaxman, Seth R; Kisa, Sezer; Afshin, Ashkan; Vision Impairment Collaborator, GBD 2019 Blindness and; Vos, Theo; Mulaw, Getahun Fentaw; Resnikoff, Serge (The Lancet Global Health;Volume 9, Issue 2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-12-01)
      Background: Many causes of vision impairment can be prevented or treated. With an ageing global population, the demands for eye health services are increasing. We estimated the prevalence and relative contribution of ...
    • Estimating global injuries morbidity and mortality: methods and data used in the Global Burden of Disease 2017 study 

      James, Spenser L.; Castle, Chris D.; Dingels, Zachary V.; Fox, Jack T.; Kisa, Adnan; Kisa, Sezer; Vos, Theo; Reiner, Robert C. (Injury Prevention;Volume 26, Issue Supp 1, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-08-24)
      Background: While there is a long history of measuring death and disability from injuries, modern research methods must account for the wide spectrum of disability that can occur in an injury, and must provide estimates ...
    • Global Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases and Risk Factors, 1990–2019: Update From the GBD 2019 Study 

      Roth, Gregory A.; Mensah, George A.; Johnson, Catherine O.; Kisa, Adnan; Murray, Christopher J.L.; Fuster, Valentin; Kisa, Sezer; Wang, Fang; Thrift, Amanda G.; Cardiovascular Diseases Group, GBD Global Burden of; Benjamin, Emelia J.; Karthikeyan, Ganesan; Mokdad, Ali H.; Kassebaum, Nicholas J. (Journal of the American College of Cardiology;Volume 76, Issue 25, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-12-22)
      Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), principally ischemic heart disease (IHD) and stroke, are the leading cause of global mortality and a major contributor to disability. This paper reviews the magnitude of total CVD burden, ...
    • Global injury morbidity and mortality from 1990 to2017: results from the Global Burden of DiseaseStudy 2017 

      Kisa, Adnan; Kisa, Sezer; Injuries Collaborators, GBD 2017; James, Spencer L. (Injury Prevention;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-04-24)
      Background Past research in population health trends has shown that injuries form a substantial burden of population health loss. Regular updates to injury burden assessments are critical. We report Global Burden of Disease ...
    • Life expectancy and disease burden in the Nordic countries: results from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2017 

      Kisa, Adnan; Knudsen, Ann Kristin; Allebeck, Peter; Tollånes, Mette Christophersen; Skogen, Jens Christoffer; Iburg, Kim Moesgaard; McGrath, John J; Juel, Knud; Agardh, Emilie Elisabet; Arnlöv, Johan; Bjørge, Tone; Carrero, Juan J.; Cederroth, Christopher R; Eggen, Anne Elise; El-Khatib, Ziad; Lycke Ellingsen, Christian; Fereshtehnejad, Seyed-Mohammad; Gissler, Mika; Hadkhale, Kishor; Havmoeller, Rasmus; Johansson, Lars; Juliusson, Petur Benedikt; Kiadaliri, Aliasghar A.; Kisa, Sezer; Lallukka, Tea; Mekonnen, Teferi; Meretoja, Tuomo J.; Meretoja, Atte; Naghavi, Mohsen; Neupane, Subas; Nguyen, Truc Trung; Petzold, Max; Plana-Ripoll, Oleguer; Shiri, Rahman; Sigurvinsdottir, Rannveig; Skirbekk, Vegard; Skou, Søren T; Sigfusdottir, Inga Dora; Steiner, Timothy J.; Sulo, Gerhard; Truelsen, Thomas Clement; Vasankari, Tommi Juhani; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Vollset, Stein Emil; Vos, Theo; Øverland, Simon (Lancet Public Health;Published Online November 20, 2019, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background The Nordic countries have commonalities in gender equality, economy, welfare, and health care, but differ in culture and lifestyle, which might create country-wise health differences. This study compared life ...
    • Mapping geographical inequalities in access to drinkingwater and sanitation facilities in low-income andmiddle-income countries, 2000–17 

      Kisa, Adnan; Reiner Jr, Robert C; Deshpande, Aniruddha; Miller-Petrie, Molly K.; Kisa, Sezer; Lindstedt, Paulina A; WaSH Collaborators, Local Burden of Disease (The Lancet Global Health;Volume 8, Issue 9, September 2020, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-08-19)
      Background: Universal access to safe drinking water and sanitation facilities is an essential human right, recognised in the Sustainable Development Goals as crucial for preventing disease and improving human wellbeing. ...
    • Mapping geographical inequalities in childhood diarrhoeal morbidity and mortality in low-income and middle-income countries, 2000–17: analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 

      Kisa, Adnan; Reiner Jr, Robert C; Hay, Simon I.; Diarrhoea Collaborators, Local Burden of Disease; Kisa, Sezer; Murray, Christopher J L (Lancet;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-05-06)
      Background Across low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs), one in ten deaths in children younger than 5 years is attributable to diarrhoea. The substantial between-country variation in both diarrhoea incidence ...
    • Mapping geographical inequalities in oral rehydrationtherapy coverage in low-income and middle-incomecountries, 2000–17 

      Kisa, Adnan; Reiner Jr, Robert C; Hay, Simon I.; Kisa, Sezer; Diarrhoea Collaborators, Local Burden of Disease (The Lancet Global Health;Volume 8, Issue 9, September 2020, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-08-19)
      Background: Oral rehydration solution (ORS) is a form of oral rehydration therapy (ORT) for diarrhoea that has the potential to drastically reduce child mortality; yet, according to UNICEF estimates, less than half of ...
    • Mapping routine measles vaccination inlow- and middle-income countries 

      Kisa, Adnan; Vaccine Coverage Collaborators, Local Burden of Disease; Sbarra, Alyssa N.; Rolfe, Sam; Nguyen, Jason Q.; Earl, Lucas; Galles, Natalie C.; Marks, Ashley; Kisa, Sezer; Abbas, Kaja M.; Hay, Simon I.; Lim, Stephen S.; Mokdad, Ali H. (Nature;589 (2021), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-12-16)
      The safe, highly efective measles vaccine has been recommended globally since 1974, yet in 2017 there were more than 17 million cases of measles and 83,400 deaths in children under 5 years old, and more than 99% of both ...
    • Mapping subnational HIV mortality in sixLatin American countries with incompletevital registration systems 

      Kisa, Adnan; Hay, Simon I.; Dwyer-Lindgren, Laura; Cork, Michael A; Henry, Nathaniel J.; Watson, Stefanie; Kisa, Sezer; HIV Collaborators, Local Burden of Disease; Croneberger, Andrew J; Baumann, Mathew; Yang, Mingyou; Serfes, Audrey L (BMC Medicine;19, Article number: 4 (2021), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021-01-08)
      Background: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) remains a public health priority in Latin America. While the burden of HIV is historically concentrated in urban areas and high-risk groups, subnational estimates that cover ...
    • Prevalence and attributable health burden of chronicrespiratory diseases, 1990–2017: a systematic analysis forthe Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 

      Kisa, Adnan; Disease Collaborators, GBD Chronic Respiratory; Soriano, Joan B.; Kendrick, Parkes J; Vos, Theo; Kisa, Sezer; Naghavi, Mohsen; Mokdad, Ali H. (Lancet Respiratory Medicine;Volume 8, Issue 6, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-06-01)
      Summary Background Previous attempts to characterise the burden of chronic respiratory diseases have focused only on specific disease conditions, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or asthma. In this ...
    • Subnational mapping of HIV incidence and mortality among individuals aged 15–49 years in sub-Saharan Africa, 2000–18: a modelling study 

      Kisa, Adnan; VanderHeide, John D; Perkins, Samantha; Cook, Aubrey J; Kopec, Jacek A.; Mokdad, Ali H.; Kisa, Sezer; Naghav, Mohsen; Patton, George C.; Tópor-Madry, Roman; Hay, Simon I.; Dwyer-Lindgren, Laura (The Lancet HIV;volume 8, issue 6, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-06)
      Background High-resolution estimates of HIV burden across space and time provide an important tool for tracking and monitoring the progress of prevention and control efforts and assist with improving the precision and ...
    • Trends in prevalence of blindness and distance and nearvision impairment over 30 years: an analysis for the GlobalBurden of Disease Study 

      Kisa, Adnan; Bourne, Rupert RA; Steinmetz, Jaimie D; Flaxman, Seth R; Briant, Paul Svitil; Taylor, Hugh R; Kisa, Sezer; Vos, Theo; West, Sheila K; Jonas, Jost B. (The Lancet Global Health;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-12-01)
      Background To contribute to the WHO initiative, VISION 2020: The Right to Sight, an assessment of global vision impairment in 2020 and temporal change is needed. We aimed to extensively update estimates of global vision ...
    • Under‐reporting of COVID ‐19 cases in Turkey 

      Kisa, Sezer; Kisa, Adnan (International Journal of Health Planning and Management;Volume 35, Issue 5, September 2020, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-08-03)
      Having an accurate account of the number of national COVID-19 cases is essential for understanding the national and global burden of the disease and managing COVID-19 prevention and control efforts. There is also substantial ...