Publications

 

Selected Peer reviewed Publications (Published) 

  1. Giridhara R Babu, GVS Murthy, Yamuna, Prital Patel, Deepa R, Sara E Benjamin Neelon, Sanjay Kinra, K Srinath Reddy. Association of Obesity with hypertension and Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus in India, A meta-analysis of observational studies. World J Diabetes. 2018 Jan 15, Link. Download
  2. Thakur M, Boudewijns EA, Babu GR, Winkens B, de Witte LP, Gruiskens J, Sushama P, Ghergu CT, van Schayck OC. Low-smoke chulha in Indian slums: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. BMC Public Health. 2017 May 16;17(1):454. Link
  3. Giridhara R Babu , Sudhir PM, Mahapatra T, Das A, Rathnaiah M, Anand I, Detels R. Association of quality of life and job stress in occupational workforce of India: Findings from a cross-sectional study on software professionals. Indian J Occup Environ Med 2016;20:109-13. Link Download
  4. Babu GR, Murthy G, Deepa R, Yamuna, Prafulla, Kumar HK, Karthik M, Deshpande K, Benjamin Neelon SE, Prabhakaran D, Anura Kurpad, Sanjay Kinra. Maternal antecedents of adiposity and studying the transgenerational role of hyperglycemia and insulin (MAASTHI):: a prospective cohort study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016, 16(1):311. Link Download
  5. Clare E. Gilbert, Babu, G. R, Aashrai Sai Venkat Gudlavalleti, Raghupathy Anchala, Rajan Shukla, Pant Hira Ballabh, Praveen Vashist, Srikrishna S. Ramachandra, Komal Allagh, Jayanti Sagar, Souvik Bandyopadhyay, G. V. S. Murthy. Eye care infrastructure and human resources for managing diabetic retinopathy in India: The India 11-city 9-state study. Indian J Endocr Metab 2016;20:3-10. Link Download
  6. Anchala R, Gudlavalleti AS, Gudlavalleti MV, Singh V, Shukla R, Jotheeswaran A T, Babu, G. R, Ramachandra SS, Sagar J, Bandyopadhyay S, Ballabh HP, Gilbert CE. Human resources, patient load, and infrastructure at institutions providing diabetic care in India: The India 11-city 9-state study. Indian J Endocr Metab 2016;20, Suppl S1:11-8. Link Download
  7. Gudlavalleti MV, Anchala R, Gudlavalleti AS, Ramachandra SS, Shukla R, Jotheeswaran A T, Babu, G. R, Singh V, Allagh K, Sagar J, Bandyopadhyay S, Gilbert CE. Perceptions and practices related to diabetes reported by persons with diabetes attending diabetic care clinics: The India 11-city 9-state study. Indian J Endocr Metab 2016;20, Suppl S1:26-32. Link Download
  8. Hu J, Gu X, Tao X, Qian Y, Babu GR, Wang G, Liao M, Han L, Kang D, Tang W: Prevalence and Trends of HIV, Syphilis, and HCV in Migrant and Resident Men Who Have Sex with Men in Shandong, China: Results from a Serial Cross-Sectional Study. PLOS ONE 2017, 12(1):e0170443. Link Download
  9. Guohong Chen, Ya Cao, Yuan Yao, Ming Li, Weiming Tang, Jianjun Li, Giridhara R Babu, Yue Jia, Xiping Huan, Genxing Xu, Haitao Yang, Gengfeng Fu, and Lei Li. Syphilis incidence among men who have sex with men in China: results from a meta-analysis. Int J STD AIDS. Link Download
  10. Babu, G. R., Sathyanarayana, T. N., Ketharam, A., Kar, S. B., & Detels, R. (2015). Perceived occupational stressors and the health of software professionals in Bengaluru, India. The Qualitative Report, 20(3), 314-335. Link Download
  11. Babu, G R., B. Tejaswi, M. Kalavathi, G. M. Vatsala, G. V. S. Murthy, Sanjay Kinra, and Sara E. Benjamin Neelon. “”Assessment of screening practices for gestational hyperglycaemia in public health facilities: a descriptive study in Bangalore, India.”” Journal of Public Health Research 4, no. 1 (2015). Link Download
  12. Ranjan A, Babu G R, Detels R. Knowledge, Attitude and Perception about HIV/AIDS among the Wives of Migrant Workers of Muzaffarpur District in Bihar. J Community Med Health Educ. 2015;5(361):2161-0711.1000361. Link Download
  13. Wenya Yu, Lu Wang, Na Han, Xiayan Zhang, Tanmay Mahapatra, Sanchita Mahapatra, Babu GR, Weiming Tang, Roger Detels, Jinkou Zhao. Pre-exposure prophylaxis of HIV: A right way to go or a long way to go? Artificial Cells, Nanomedicine, and Biotechnology 0 0:0, 1-8. Link Download
  14. Giridhara R BabuLavanya GaradiG V S MurthySanjay Kinra. “”Effect of hyperglycaemia in pregnancy on adiposity in their infants in India: a protocol of a multicentre cohort study.”” BMJ Open 4.6 (2014): e005417. Link Download
  15. Babu, G. R., Jotheeswaran, A. T., Mahapatra, T., Mahapatra, S., Kumar, A., Detels, R., & Pearce, N. (2014). Republished: Is hypertension associated with job strain? A meta-analysis of observational studies. Postgraduate medical journal, 90(1065), 402-409. Link Download
  16. Fu GF, Jiang N, Hu HY, Mahapatra T, Yin YP, Mahapatra S, Wang XL, Chen XS, Babu GR, Xu XQ, Ding P, Qiu T, Liu XY, Guo H, Huan XP, Tang W. “”The Epidemic of HIV, Syphilis, Chlamydia and Gonorrhea and the Correlates of Sexual Transmitted Infections among Men Who Have Sex with Men in Jiangsu, China, 2009.”” PloS one 10, no. 3 (2014): e0118863-e0118863. Link Download
  17. Cheng, Weibin, Weiming Tang, Fei Zhong, Giridhar R. Babu, Zhigang Han, Faju Qin, Kai Gao et al. “”Consistently High Unprotected Anal Intercourse (UAI) and factors correlated with UAI among men who have sex with men: implication of a serial cross-sectional study in Guangzhou, China.”” BMC infectious diseases 14, no. 1 (2014): 696. Link  Download
  18. Babu, G. R., Sathyanarayana, T. N., Shapeti, S. S., Halagi, P. N., Raveendra, H. N. (2014). Creation of Public Health Cadre in Karnataka State, India. Annals of Community Health, 2(2), 4-14. Link Download
  19. Mahapatra T, Mahapatra S, Giridhara R Babu, Tang W, Banerjee B, Mahapatra U, Das A. Cholera Outbreaks in South and Southeast Asia: Descriptive Analysis, 2003-2012. Japanese Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2014; 67(3): 145-56. Link Download
  20. Giridhara R Babu, T. Mahapatra, and R. Detels. “”Job stress and hypertension in younger software professionals in India.”” Indian Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 17.3 (2013): 101. Link Download
  21. Babu GR, Jotheeswaran A, Mahapatra T, Mahapatra S, Kumar A SR, Detels R, Pearce N. Is hypertension associated with job strain? A meta-analysis of observational studies. Occup Environ Med. 2014 Mar; 71(3):220-7. Epub 2013 Sep 24. Link Download
  22. Babu GR, Mahapatra T, Mahapatra S, Detels R. Sexual behavior and job stress in software professionals, Bengaluru – India. Indian J Occup Environ Med. 2013 May; 17(2):58-65. Link Download
  23. Mistry R,  Giridhara R Babu, Mahapatra T, McCarthy WJ. Cognitive Mediators and Disparities in the Relation Between Teen Depressiveness and Smoking, Drug and Alcohol Dependence (2014), Link Download
  24. Bodapati SL, Babu GR. Oncologist perspectives on breast cancer screening in India- results from a qualitative study in Andhra Pradesh. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2013;14(10):5817-23. Link  Download
  25. Giridhara R Babu, Sathyanarayana TN, Anant Bhan, J K Lakshmi, Megha Kishore. An appraisal of the tuberculosis programme in India using an ethics framework. Indian Journal of Medical Ethics. 2014; 11(1): 11-15 Link Download
  26. Giridhara R Babu, Mahapatra T, Detels R. Application of mixed methods for exploration of the association of job stress and hypertension among software professionals in Bengaluru, India. Indian journal of occupational and environmental medicine. 2013;17(2):41-7. Link Download
  27. Giridhara R Babu, Jotheeswaran AT, Tanmay Mahapatra, Sanchita Mahapatra Roger Detels, Neil Pearce. Is hypertension associated with job stress? – A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. Occup Environ Med oemed-2013-101396 Link Download
  28. Giridhara R Babu, Srikanthi, B.N., & Jotheeswaran., A.T. (2013). Epidemiological correlates of breast cancer in South India. Asian Pacific Journal for Cancer Prevention. 2013: 14 (9):5077-5083. Link Download
  29. Ushashree Garikipati, Babu GR, Hira Pant, GVS Murthy. A study of infant deaths in tribal area of Andhra Pradesh, India. Global J of Med and Public Health. Link Download
  30. Giridhara R Babu, Tanmay Mahapatra, Sanchita Mahapatra, Roger Detels. Sexual Behaviour and Job Stress in Software Professionals, Bangalore- India. Indian Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.  Link Download
  31. Srikanthi. Giridhara R Babu. Oncologist’s perspectives on Breast Cancer Screening in India. Results from a qualitative study in Andhra Pradesh. Asian Pacific Journal for Cancer Prevention. 2013: 14 (10) Link Download 
  32. Giridhara R Babu, Jotheeswaran AT, Tanmay Mahapatra, Sanchita Mahapatra Roger Detels, Neil Pearce. Is hypertension associated with job stress? – A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. Occup Environ Med oemed-2013-101396. Link Download
  33. Xiping Huan, Weiming Tang, Giridhara R. Babu, Jianjun Li, Min Zhang, Xiaoyan Liu, Hongjing Yan, Gengfeng Fu, Jinkou Zhao, Haitao Yang et al. (2013) HIV Risk-Reduction Counseling and Testing on Behavior Change of MSM. PLoS ONE 8(7): e69740. Link Download 
  34. Das A, Giridhara R Babu, Ghosh P, Mahapatra T, Malmgren R, Detels R. Epidemiologic correlates of willingness to be tested for HIV and prior testing among married men in India. International Journal of STD & AIDS, 2013 July 19, 2013. Link Download
  35. Giridhara R Babu. Prevalence of Job Stress, General Health Profile and Hypertension Among Professionals in the Information Technology Sector in Bengaluru, India. Los Angeles: University of California, Los Angeles; 2012. Link Download
  36. Giridhara R Babu, Laxminarayan R. The unsurprising story of MDR-TB resistance in India. Tuberculosis. 2012. Link  Download
  37. Giridhara R Babu, Sathyanarayana T, Jana S, Nandy S, Farid MN, Sadhana S. Role of catch-up campaigns in improving immunization services in a developing country. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2012(5):441-6. Link Download
  38. Giridhara R Babu, Ramachandra SS, Garikipati U, Mahapatra T, Mahapatra S, Narayana S. Maternal Health Correlates Of Neonatal Deaths In A Tribal Area In India. The Internet Journal of Epidemiology. 2012; 10(2): DOI: 10.5580/2cc4. Link Download
  39. Sathyanarayana T, Giridhara R Babu, Kadam S. Barriers, Challenges and Possible Solutions in Establishing Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) in India: A Policy Perspective. International Journal of User-Driven Healthcare (IJUDH). 2012; 2(3): 1-8. Link Download
  40. Ghosh P, Arah O, Talukdar A, Sur D, Giridhara R Babu, Sengupta P, et al. Factors associated with HIV infection among Indian women. International journal of STD & AIDS. 2011;22(3):140-5. Link Download
  41. Giridhara R Babu, Samari G, Cohen SP, Mahapatra T, Wahbe RM, Mermash S, et al. Breast cancer screening among females in Iran and recommendations for improved practice: a review. Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention: APJCP. 2011; 12(7): 1647. Link Download
  42. Giridhara R Babu, Murthy G. To Use or Not to Use: – Dilemma of Developing Countries in Introducing New Vaccines. Journal of global infectious diseases. 2011;3(4):406. Link Download
  43. Sathyanarayan T, Giridhara R Babu. Creating a public health cadre in India: The development of a framework for interprofessional and inter-sector collaboration. Journal of interprofessional care. 2011;25(4):308-10. Link Download
  44. Giridhara R Babu. Evidence for health policy in India: do we have enough data? JRSM. 2012;105(9):365.  Link Download
  45. Giridhara R Babu. India’s tryst with creation of public health cadre. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2011;4(2):143. Link Download
  46. Giridhara R Babu. “” Opportunities for improving public health system in India”” analysis of current state of affairs and pointers for future. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2011;4(2):69. Link Download
  47. Giridhara R Babu. Obesity in Elderly and Life Expectancy in India. International Journal of Medicine and Public health. 2011;1(2):2-3. Link Download
  48. Giridhara R Babu. In Response to Suicides in Malaysia. The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology. 2011;32(2):e15. Link Download
  49. Giridhara R Babu. Regarding Problems related to menstruation amongst adolescent girls. Indian journal of pediatrics. 2010;77(2):218-9. Link Download
  50. Giridhara R Babu. Response to “”Cancer incidence rates among South Asians in four geographic regions: India, Singapore, UK and US””. International Journal of Epidemiology. 2009;38(4):1157-8. Link Download
  51. Giridhara R Babu. Comment on “”Development and Validation of a Colon Cancer Risk Assessment Tool for Patients Undergoing Colonoscopy””. The American journal of gastroenterology. 2009;104(12):3102-3.  Link Download
  52. Giridhara R Babu. Comment on “”From risk factors to explanation in public health””. Journal of Public Health. 2008;30(4):515-6. Link Download

In Press – Peer reviewed Publications

  1. Manjula B, Biswamitra Sahu, Deepa, Giridhara R Babu. A study of prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus among School Teachers in Bengaluru. Rajivgandhi University National Journal of Public health. [In press]
  2. Sudha B Krishnegowda, Biswamitra Sahu, Deepa, Giridhara R Babu. A study of prevalence of Hypertension among School Teachers in Bengaluru. Rajivgandhi University National Journal of Public health. [In press]

Peer reviewed Abstracts Published as abstracts of Conferences 

  1. Giridhar R Babu, Sathyanarayana TN, Anant Bhan, J K Lakshmi, Megha Kishore. Revised National Program for Tuberculosis in India:- The slender split between ethical principles and operational convenience. 5th National Bioethics Conference. 11th December 2014. St.John’s research Institute, Bangalore.
  2. Giridhara R Babu, Association of quality of life and job stress in occupational workforce of India: A cross sectional study in software professionals. IEA regional Conference, Pokhara, Nepal.
  3. Giridhara R Babu, Tanmay Mahapatra, Roger Detels. Job Stress and Hypertension in Young Software professionals. South-East Asia Regional Public Health Conference. IPHACON 2013, Kolkotta. 1st-3rd February 2013
  4. Giridhara R Babu, Tanmay Mahapatra, Roger Detels. Sexual behaviour and association with occupational stress among software professionals of Bengaluru, India. Southeast Asia Regional Public Health Conference. IPHACON 2013, Kolkotta. 1st-3rd February 2013
  5. Giridhara R Babu, Jotheeswaran A Thiagarajan, Tanmay Mahapatra, Sanchita Mahapatra, Roger Detels. Job stress and hypertension: A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. South-East Asia Regional Public Health Conference. IPHACON 2013, Kolkotta. 1st-3rd February 2013
  6. Giridhara R Babu. Job stress and hypertension: A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. PHFI Research symposium, 5th January 2013.
  7. Giridhara R Babu. Sexual behaviour and association with occupational stress among software professionals of Bengaluru, India. PHFI Research symposium, 4th -5th January 2013.
  8. Giridhara R Babu. Job Stress and Hypertension in Young Software professionals’ PHFI Research symposium, 4th -5th January 2013.
  9. Giridhara R Babu, Keynote address on scope of public health and social work in India. Public Health and Social work in International settings. International conference on Global Public Health and Social work- DYUTI 2013. 4 January 2013
  10. Giridhara R Babu, Social Determinants of Health, Right to Health & Health Equity. International conference on Global Public Health and Social work- DYUTI 2013. 5 January 2013
  11. Giridhara R Babu, Analysis of Universal Health Coverage and Pointers for Future”. 3rd November 2012. 24th Annual Conference of KACH. Karnataka Association of Community Health Professionals. Bagalkote, India.
  12. Giridhara R Babu, Public Health Cadre in the state of Karnataka, Indian Public Health Association Annual Conference, Kochi, 13-14th February, 2012.
  13. Ghosh, P, Arah, OA, Talukdar, A, Sur, D, Giridhara R Babu, Sengupta, P, Detels, R. Factors associated with HIV infection among Indian women. In: Translation Research on HIV and AIDS in India (TRAI); 2011, 13th – 14th January; Panaji, India.
  14. Giridhara R Babu, Strengthening Public Health Education in India – Epidemiology Training, organized by Public 
health foundation of India and Deakin University, IIPH-Delhi.
  15. Giridhara R Babu Public Health Foundation of India. 7th March 2011. Preliminary results on
study of Job Stress and Hypertension in IT professionals. Research symposium, Hyderabad, 2012.

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