Publications

Peer reviewed Publications (Published) 
  1. 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), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2014.03.02
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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.
  5. 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-2013-101396Published [Online First: 24 September 2013] doi:10.1136/oemed-2013-101396
  6. 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
  7. 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.
  8. 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)
  9. 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. doi:10.1136/oemed-2013-101396
  10. 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. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0069740
  1. 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.
  1. Ushashree Garikipati, Giridhara R Babu, Hira Pant, GVS Murthy. Prevalence and Correlates of neonatal deaths in tribal area of Andhra Pradesh, India. Global J of Med and Public Health
  1. 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.
  1. Giridhara R Babu, Laxminarayan R. The unsurprising story of MDR-TB resistance in India. Tuberculosis. 2012.
  2. 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.
  1. Giridhara R Babu, Ramachandra SS, Garikipati U, Mahapatra T, Mahapatra S, Narayana S, et al. Maternal Health Correlates Of Neonatal Deaths In A Tribal Area In India. The Internet Journal of Epidemiology. 2012; 10(2): DOI: 10.5580/2cc4.
  1. TN Sathyanarayana, Giridhara R Babu. Targeted sexual exploitation of children and women in India: Policy perspectives on Devadasi system. Ann Trop Med Public Health 2012; 5:157-62. 2012; 5(3): 157-62.
  1. 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.
  1. 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.
  1. Giridhara R Babu,, Singh VV, Nandy S, Jana S, TN S, SM S. Supportive Supervision And Immunization Coverage: Evidence From India. The Internet Journal of Epidemiology. 2011;9(2):2.
  1. 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.
  1. Giridhara R Babu, Olsen J, Jana S, Nandy S, Farid MN, Sadhana S, et al. Evaluation of Immunization Services in high-risk district in India. International Journal of Medicine and Public Health. 2011;1(3):17-21.
  1. Giridhara R Babu, Olsen J, Jana S, Nandy S, Farid M. Sadhana: Evaluation Of Immunization Cards And Parental Recall Against Gold Standard For Evaluating Immunization Coverage. The Internet Journal of Epidemiology. 2011;9(2).
  1. 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.
  1. 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.
  1. Giridhara R Babu, Detels R. Prioritizing Social Actions And Involving Community For Prevention Of The Non-Communicable Diseases. The Internet Journal of Epidemiology. 2011;9(2).
  1. Giridhara R Babu. Evidence for health policy in India: do we have enough data? JRSM. 2012;105(9):365.
  1. Giridhara R Babu. India’s tryst with creation of public health cadre. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2011;4(2):143.
  1. 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.
  1. Giridhara R Babu. Obesity in Elderly and Life Expectancy in India. International Journal of Medicine and Public health. 2011;1(2):2-3.
  2. Giridhara R Babu. In Response to Suicides in Malaysia. The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology. 2011;32(2):e15.
  1. Giridhara R Babu. Regarding Problems related to menstruation amongst adolescent girls. Indian journal of pediatrics. 2010;77(2):218-9.
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Giridhara R Babu. Comment on “From risk factors to explanation in public health”. Journal of Public Health. 2008;30(4):515-6.
  4. Giridhara R Babu, Sathyanarayana T, Jana S, Nandy S, Farid M, Sadhana S. Role of catch-up campaigns in improving immunization services in a developing country. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 2012;5(5):441. 

In Press – Peer reviewed Publications 

36. Giridhara R Babu, Sathyanarayana T N, Snehendu B Kar, Roger Detels. Perceived occupational stressors and the health of Software Professionals in Bengaluru, India. The Qualitative Report. [Accepted, In press]

37. Giridhara R Babu, Sathyanarayana T N, Snehendu B Kar, Roger Detels. Perceived occupational stressors and the health of Software Professionals in Bengaluru, India. The Qualitative Report. [Accepted, In press]

38. Giridhara R Babu, Sathyanarayana T N, Snehendu B Kar, Roger Detels. Perceived occupational stressors and the health of Software Professionals in Bengaluru, India. The Qualitative Report. [Accepted, In press]

39. Tanmay Mahapatra, Sanchita Mahapatra, Giridhara R Babu, Weiming Tang, Barnali Banerjee, Umakanta Mahapatra, Aritra Das. Cholera Outbreaks in South & South-East Asia: A Descriptive Analysis, 2003-2012. Manuscript id: JJID-2013-067. [Accepted, In Press]

40. Giridhara R Babu, Tanmay Mahapatra, R. Detels. Job Stress and Hypertension in Younger Software Professionals in India. Indian Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. MS number: 945345

41. Lu Wang, Weiming Tang, Lan Wang, Shasha Qian, Yinge Li, Xing, Dongmin Li, Zhengwei Ding, Giridhara R Babu, Ning Wan, The HIV, Syphilis and HCV Epidemic among Female Sex Workers in China: Results from a Serial Cross-sectional Study between 2008 and 2012. Clinical Infectious Diseases.

42. Weiming Tang, Giridhara R Babu, Haitao Yang, Jianjun Li, Gengfeng Fu, Xiping Huan, Jinkou Zhao, Roger Detels. The Difference between HIV and Syphilis Prevalence and Incidence Cases: Results from a Cohort Study in Nanjing, China, 2008-2010. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses. Manuscript id: AID-2013-0051. [Under review]

Peer reviewed Abstracts Published as abstracts of Conferences 

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Giridhara R Babu. Job stress and hypertension: A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. PHFI Research symposium, 5th January 2013.
  4. Giridhara R Babu. Sexual behaviour and association with occupational stress among software professionals of Bengaluru, India. PHFI Research symposium, 4th -5th January 2013.
  5. Giridhara R Babu. Job Stress and Hypertension in Young Software professionals’ PHFI Research symposium, 4th -5th January 2013.
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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.
  9. Giridhara R Babu, Public Health Cadre in the state of Karnataka, Indian Public Health Association Annual Conference, Kochi, 13-14th February, 2012.
  10. 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.
  11. Giridhara R Babu, Strengthening Public Health Education in India – Epidemiology Training, organized by Public 
health foundation of India and Deakin University, IIPH-Delhi.
  12. 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.

 

Non-Peer reviewed/ Media Publications

  1. Call for allocating funds to primary healthcare, The New Indian Express, Kochi. 06th January 2013. http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/kochi/article1409644.ece#.UzONntylmJQ
  2. Epidemiology of TB in India, Express pharma, 15 March 2013. http://pharma.financialexpress.com/sections/management/1916-epidemiology-of-tb-in-india
  3. Don’t let pressure get to you. The Hindu, April 8, 2013, http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-karnataka/dont-let-pressure-get-to-you/article4593136.ece
  4. Hospital bills make patients paupers, The Bangalore Mirror, Jul 6, 2013. http://www.bangaloremirror.com/bangalore/others/Hospital-bills-make-patients-paupers/articleshow/21173223.cms
  5. Building a healthy Karnataka, One World South Asia, Jun 21, 2013. Stressed-Out Techies in Search of Relief Indulging in Risky Sex: Study. The New Indian Express. Dec 19, 2013. http://southasia.oneworld.net/peoplespeak/building-a-healthy-karnataka#.UzOPmtylmJQ
  6. Andhra Pradesh records most cases of acute diarrhea. The Times of India, Oct 22, 2013. http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bangalore/Stressed-Out-Techies-in-Search-of-Relief-Indulging-in-Risky-Sex-Study/2013/12/19/article1953445.ece?service=print
  7. Farming of Catfish Thrives Despite Ban. The New Indian Express. 18th December 2013. http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/Andhra-Pradesh-records-most-cases-of-acute-diarrhoea/articleshow/24505347.cms
  8. Garbage Increases Epidemic Deaths by 5 Times in One Year. The New Indian Express. 27th December 2013. http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bangalore/Farming-of-Catfish-Thrives-Despite-Ban/2013/12/18/article1951594.ece#.UzOL49ylmJQ
  9. Seasonal Change Brings Health Woes, Sends More Smokers to Hospitals. The New Indian Express. 27th January 2014. http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/karnataka/Garbage-Increases-Epidemic-Deaths-by-5-Times-in-One-Year/2013/12/27/article1967494.ece#.UzOE9NylmJQ
  10. India Editor’s Choice, SOS: time to reclaim the air we breathe, BMJ 2014; 348 http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bangalore/Seasonal-Change-Brings-Health-Woes-Sends-More-Smokers-to-Hospitals/2014/01/27/article2022303.ece#.UzOFCdylmJQ
  11. India Editor’s Choice, SOS: time to reclaim the air we breathe, BMJ 2014; 348 http://www.bmj.com/content/348/bmj.g1713
  12. Health for Indians—who cares about it anyway?, BMJ Group Blogs. 20 February, 2014. http://blogs.bmj.com/bmj/2014/02/20/giridhara-r-babu-health-for-indians-who-cares-about-it-anyway/
  13. It might be Survival that determines Shopping. J Epidemiol Community Health 2011;jech.2010.126698 doi:10.1136/jech.2010.126698http://jech.bmj.com/content/early/2011/03/17/jech.2010.126698/reply
  14. Use of Social Media in Public Health: Experience with Public Health in India- A Facebook group. Blogs on Public Health Global Network Link: http://goo.gl/8oje3 published on Nov 17, 2011

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