Michael Marx

Debarati Guha-Sapir3
Revati K Phalkey2
3Debarati Guha-Sapir
2Revati K Phalkey
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  • Revati K Phalkey, Sharvari Shukla, Savita Shardul, Nutan Ashtekar, Sapna Valsa, Pradip Awate +1 other
  • 2013
BACKGROUND Monitoring the progress of the Integrated Disease Surveillance (IDS) strategy is an important component to ensure its sustainability in the state of Maharashtra in India. The purpose of the study was to document the baseline performance of the system on its core and support functions and to understand the challenges for its transition from an(More)
BACKGROUND On 30 September 2009, a 7.6 magnitude earthquake severely hit the coast of Padang city in West Sumatra, Indonesia leaving about 1,117 people dead and injuring another 3,515. Health consequences such as physical injury, co-morbidity, disability and quality of life over time are seldom reported among survivors after earthquakes. OBJECTIVES To(More)
BACKGROUND Natural disasters result in significant numbers of disabling impairments. Paradoxically, however, the traditional health system response to natural disasters largely neglects health-related rehabilitation as a strategic intervention. OBJECTIVES To examine the role of health-related rehabilitation in natural disaster relief along three lines of(More)
IncobotulinumtoxinA (Xeomin(®), NT 201) is a purified botulinum toxin type A free from accessory (complexing) proteins. Previous studies evaluated single sets of incobotulinumtoxinA injections for the treatment of blepharospasm. Individualized injection intervals and other potential determinants of efficacy and safety need to be evaluated in a prospective,(More)
PURPOSE To study the phase aberrations produced by human skulls during transcranial magnetic resonance imaging guided focused ultrasound surgery (MRgFUS), to demonstrate the potential of Zernike polynomials (ZPs) to accelerate the adaptive focusing process, and to investigate the benefits of using phase corrections obtained in previous studies to provide(More)
  • Pooran C. Joshi, Sonia Kaushal, Bijaya S. Aribam, Prashant Khattri, Olivia D'Aoust, Mongjam M. Singh +2 others
  • 2011
BACKGROUND Diarrhea is an important problem among the under-five children in India. OBJECTIVE The paper examines long-term impacts of recurrent floods on diarrhea among under-five children in Uttar Pradesh, India. DESIGN A two stage stratified cluster survey was conducted in flood affected (exposed) and non-flood affected areas (unexposed). RESULTS(More)
OBJECTIVE Behavioral inhibition (BI) is an early developing trait associated with cautiousness and development of clinical depression and anxiety. Little is known about the neural basis of BI and its predictive importance concerning risk for internalizing disorders. We looked at functional connectivity of the default-mode network (DMN) and salience network(More)
  • Revati K Phalkey, Rajesh V Bhosale, Abhijeet P Joshi, Sushil S Wakchoure, Muralidhar P Tambe, Pradip Awate +1 other
  • 2013
BACKGROUND Epidemic diphtheria is still poorly understood and continues to challenge both developing and developed countries. In the backdrop of poor immunization coverage, non-existent adult boosters, weak case based surveillance and persistence of multiple foci, there is a heightened risk of re-emergence of the disease in epidemic forms in India.(More)