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Mahesh BPK; Hart JD; Acharya A; Chowdhury HR; Joshi R; Adair T; Hazard RH, 2023, 'Correction: Validation studies of verbal autopsy methods: a systematic review (BMC Public Health, (2022), 22, 1, (2215), 10.1186/s12889-022-14628-1)', BMC Public Health, 23,

Mabunda SA; Durbach A; Chitha WW; Bodzo P; Angell B; Joshi R, 2023, 'Development, Objectives and Operation of Return-of-Service Bursary Schemes as an Investment to Build Health Workforce Capacity in South Africa: A Multi-Methods Study', Healthcare (Switzerland), 11,

Yakubu K; Campain A; Abimbola S; Bouckley T; Peiris D; Joshi R; Shanthosh J, 2023, 'Promoting equitable health workforce distribution through improved migration governance: A mixed methods study of African health professionals' perceptions in Australia', International Journal of Health Planning and Management, 38, pp. 1789 - 1815,

Joshi R; Yakubu K; Keshri VR; Jha V, 2023, 'Skilled Health Workforce Emigration: Its Consequences, Ethics, and Potential Solutions', Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 98, pp. 960 - 965,

Ragavan RS; Ismail J; Evans RG; Srikanth VK; Kaye M; Joshi R; Thankappan KR; Chow CK; Riddell MA; Oldenburg B; Mahal A; Kalyanram K; Kartik K; Suresh O; Thomas N; Mini GK; Maulik PK; Arabshahi S; Thrift AG, 2023, 'Combining general and central measures of adiposity to identify risk of hypertension: a cross-sectional survey in rural India', Obesity Research and Clinical Practice, 17, pp. 249 - 256,

Mabunda SA; Durbach A; Chitha WW; Moaletsane O; Angell B; Joshi R, 2023, 'How Were Return-of-Service Schemes Developed and Implemented in Botswana, Eswatini and Lesotho?', Healthcare (Switzerland), 11,

Yakubu K; Blacklock C; Adebayo KO; Peiris D; Joshi R; Mondal S, 2023, 'Social networks and skilled health worker migration in Nigeria: An ego network analysis', International Journal of Health Planning and Management, 38, pp. 457 - 472,

Ajisegiri WS; Abimbola S; Tesema AG; Odusanya OO; Peiris D; Joshi R, 2023, '“We just have to help”: Community health workers' informal task-shifting and task-sharing practices for hypertension and diabetes care in Nigeria', Frontiers in Public Health, 11,

Jeyakumar R; Patel B; Coombes J; Madden T; Joshi R, 2023, '“We're on the ground, we know what needs to be done”: Exploring the role of Aboriginal Health Workers in primary health care', Frontiers in Public Health, 10,

Chaudhri K; Caleres G; Saunders S; Michail P; Di Tanna GL; Lung T; Liu H; Joshi R, 2023, 'Does Collaboration between General Practitioners and Pharmacists Improve Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis', Global Heart, 18, pp. 7,

Zaman SB; Evans RG; Chow CK; Joshi R; Thankappan KR; Oldenburg B; Mahal AS; Kalyanram K; Kartik K; Riddell MA; Suresh O; Thomas N; Mini GK; Maulik PK; Srikanth VK; Thrift AG, 2023, 'Morbidity and utilisation of healthcare services among people with cardiometabolic disease in three diverse regions of rural India', Chronic Illness,

Chaudhri K; Liu H; Joshi R, 2023, 'A Qualitative Study Exploring the General Practitioner’s Perspective of Barriers and Facilitators for Collaborative Care in Cardiovascular Disease Within the Primary Care Setting', Heart, Lung and Circulation, 32, pp. S335 - S335,

Mabunda SA; Durbach A; Chitha WW; Phiri H; Phalane M; Moaletsane O; Angell B; Joshi R, 2023, 'Effectiveness of return-of-service schemes for human resources for health retention: a retrospective cohort study of four Southern African countries.', BMJ Glob Health, 8,

Yakubu K; Shanthosh J; Adebayo KO; Peiris D; Joshi R, 2023, 'Scope of health worker migration governance and its impact on emigration intentions among skilled health workers in Nigeria.', PLOS Glob Public Health, 3, pp. e0000717,

Mahesh BPK; Hart JD; Acharya A; Chowdhury HR; Joshi R; Adair T; Hazard RH, 2022, 'Validation studies of verbal autopsy methods: a systematic review', BMC Public Health, 22,

Subramanee SD; Agho K; Lakshmi J; Huda MN; Joshi R; Akombi-Inyang B, 2022, 'Child Marriage in South Asia: A Systematic Review', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19,

Yakubu K; Abimbola S; Durbach A; Balane C; Peiris D; Joshi R, 2022, 'Utility of the Right to Health for Addressing Skilled Health Worker Shortages in Low-and Middle-Income Countries', International Journal of Health Policy and Management, 11, pp. 2404 - 2414,

Ajisegiri WS; Peiris D; Abimbola S; Odusanya OO; Tesema AG; Joshi R; Angell B, 2022, 'It is not all about salary: A discrete-choice experiment to determine community health workers' motivation for work in Nigeria', BMJ Global Health, 7,

Chen L; Xia T; Rampatige R; Li H; Adair T; Joshi R; Gu Z; Yu H; Fang B; McLaughlin D; Lopez AD; Wang C; Yuan Z, 2022, 'Assessing the Diagnostic Accuracy of Physicians for Home Death Certification in Shanghai: Application of SmartVA', Frontiers in Public Health, 10,

Tesema AG; Peiris D; Joshi R; Abimbola S; Fentaye FW; Teklu AM; Kinfu Y, 2022, 'Exploring complementary and competitive relations between non-communicable disease services and other health extension programme services in Ethiopia: a multilevel analysis', BMJ Global Health, 7,

Tirupakuzhi Vijayaraghavan BK; Jha V; Rajbhandari D; Myatra SN; Ghosh A; Bhattacharya A; Arfin S; Bassi A; Donaldson LH; Hammond NE; John O; Joshi R; Kunigari M; Amrutha C; Husaini SHM; Ghosh S; Nag SK; Selvaraj HK; Kantroo V; Shah KD; Venkatesh B, 2022, 'Hydroxychloroquine plus personal protective equipment versus personal protective equipment alone for the prevention of laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 infections among healthcare workers: a multicentre, parallel-group randomised controlled trial from India', BMJ Open, 12,

Joshi R; Besigye I; Heredia-Pi I; Sharma M; Peiris D; Mash RJ; Reyes-Morales H; Goodyear-Smith F; John R; Ortega-Altamirano DV; Orozco-Núñez E; Ávila-Burgos L; Jeyakumar R; Serván-Mori E; Upadhyaya S; Arora V; Praveen D, 2022, 'How do diverse low-income and middle-income countries implement primary healthcare team integration to support the delivery of comprehensive primary health care? A mixed-methods study protocol from India, Mexico and Uganda', BMJ Open, 12,

Joshi R; Behera D; Di Tanna GL; Ameer MA; Yakubu K; Praveen D, 2022, 'Integrated Management of Diabetes and Tuberculosis in Rural India – Results From a Pilot Study', Frontiers in Public Health, 10,

Thankappan KR; Daivadanam M; Mini GK; Joshi R; Sathish T, 2022, 'Editorial: Awareness, Treatment, and Control of Hypertension or Diabetes in India: The Impact of Public Health Promotion', Frontiers in Public Health, 10, pp. 906862,

Yakubu K; Musoke D; Chikaphupha K; Chase-Vilchez A; Maulik PK; Joshi R, 2022, 'An intervention package for supporting the mental well-being of community health workers in low, and middle-income countries during the COVID-19 pandemic', Comprehensive Psychiatry, 115, pp. 152300,

Ramani-Chander A; Joshi R; Van Olmen J; Wouters E; Delobelle P; Vedanthan R; Miranda JJ; Oldenburg B; Sherwood S; Rawal LB; Mash RJ; Irazola VE; Martens M; Lazo-Porras M; Liu H; Agarwal G; Waqa G; Marcolino MS; Esandi ME; Ribeiro ALP; Probandari A; González-Salazar F; Shrestha A; Sujarwoto S; Levitt N; Paredes M; Sugishita T; Batal M; Li Y; Haghparast-Bidgoli H; Naanyu V; He FJ; Zhang P; Mfinanga SG; De Neve JW; Daivadanam M; Siddiqi K; Geldsetzer P; Klipstein-Grobusch K; Huffman MD; Webster J; Ojji D; Beratarrechea A; Tian M; Postma M; Owolabi MO; Birungi J; Antonietti L; Ortiz Z; Patel A; Peiris D; Schouw D; Koot J; Nakamura K; Tampubolon G; Thrift AG, 2022, 'Applying systems thinking to identify enablers and challenges to scale-up interventions for hypertension and diabetes in low-income and middle-income countries: Protocol for a longitudinal mixed-methods study', BMJ Open, 12,

Karia A; Norman R; Robinson S; Lehnbom E; Laba T-L; Durakovic I; Balane C; Joshi R; Webster R, 2022, 'Pharmacist’s time spent: Space for Pharmacy-Based Interventions and Consultation TimE (SPICE) – An observational time and motion study', BMJ Open,

Bassi A; Arfin S; Joshi R; Bathla N; Hammond NE; Rajbhandari D; Tirupakuzhi Vijayaraghavan BK; Venkatesh B; Jha V, 2022, 'Challenges in operationalising clinical trials in India during the COVID-19 pandemic', The Lancet Global Health, 10, pp. e317 - e319,

McKeon G; Papadopoulos E; Firth J; Joshi R; Teasdale S; Newby J; Rosenbaum S, 2022, 'Social media interventions targeting exercise and diet behaviours in people with noncommunicable diseases (NCDs): A systematic review', Internet Interventions, 27,

Tandon N; Gupta Y; Kapoor D; Lakshmi JK; Praveen D; Bhattacharya A; Billot L; Naheed A; De Silva A; Gupta I; Farzana N; John R; Ajanthan S; Divakar H; Bhatla N; Desai A; Pathmeswaran A; Prabhakaran D; Joshi R; Jan S; Teede H; Zoungas S; Patel A, 2022, 'Effects of a Lifestyle Intervention to Prevent Deterioration in Glycemic Status among South Asian Women with Recent Gestational Diabetes: A Randomized Clinical Trial', JAMA Network Open, 5,

Yakubu K; Durbach A; van Waes A; Mabunda SA; Peiris D; Shanthosh J; Joshi R, 2022, 'Governance systems for skilled health worker migration, their public value and competing priorities: an interpretive scoping review', Global Health Action, 15,

Peralta-Quispe F; Mendoza-Arana PJ; Pereira-Victorio CJ; Ramírez-Rodríguez JM; Pérez-García FM; Ampuero-Cáceres R; Huamani-Guzmán RW; Joshi R; Mabunda SA, 2022, 'Simulated tele-management for teaching medical students on primary health care managerial decision making', Anales de la Facultad de Medicina, 83, pp. 313 - 318,

Mabunda SA; Durbach A; Chitha WW; Angell B; Joshi R, 2022, 'Are return-of-service bursaries an effective investment to build health workforce capacity? A qualitative study of key South African policymakers.', PLOS Glob Public Health, 2, pp. e0000309,

Tesema AG; Peiris D; Abimbola S; Ajisegiri WS; Narasimhan P; Mulugeta A; Joshi R, 2022, 'Community health extension workers’ training and supervision in Ethiopia: Exploring impact and implementation challenges for non-communicable disease service delivery', PLOS Global Public Health, 2, pp. e0001160 - e0001160,

Ajisegiri WS; Abimbola S; Tesema AG; Odusanya OO; Peiris D; Joshi R, 2022, 'The organisation of primary health care service delivery for non-communicable diseases in Nigeria: A case-study analysis.', PLOS Glob Public Health, 2, pp. e0000566,

Shanthosh J; Durbach A; Joshi R, 2021, 'Charting the rights of community health workers in india: Hhr_final_logo_alone.indd 1 the next frontier of universal health coverage', Health and Human Rights, 23, pp. 225 - 238

Joshi R; Hazard RH; Mahesh PKB; Mikkelsen L; Avelino F; Sarmiento C; Segarra A; Timbang T; Sinson F; Diango P; Riley I; Chowdhury H; Asuncion IL; Khanom G; Lopez AD, 2021, 'Improving cause of death certification in the Philippines: implementation of an electronic verbal autopsy decision support tool (SmartVA auto-analyse) to aid physician diagnoses of out-of-facility deaths', BMC Public Health, 21,

Mabunda SA; Gupta M; Chitha WW; Mtshali NG; Ugarte C; Echegaray C; Cuzco M; Loayza J; Peralta F; Escobedo S; Bustos V; Mnyaka OR; Swaartbooi B; Williams N; Joshi R, 2021, 'Lessons learnt during the implementation of WISN for comprehensive primary health care in India, South Africa and Peru', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18,

Riddell MA; Mini GK; Joshi R; Thrift AG; Guggilla RK; Evans RG; Thankappan KR; Chalmers K; Chow CK; Mahal AS; Kalyanram K; Kartik K; Suresh O; Thomas N; Maulik PK; Srikanth VK; Arabshahi S; Varma RP; D'Esposito F; Oldenburg B, 2021, 'ASHA-Led Community-Based Groups to Support Control of Hypertension in Rural India Are Feasible and Potentially Scalable', Frontiers in Medicine, 8,

Firth SM; Hart JD; Reeve M; Li H; Mikkelsen L; Sarmiento DC; Bo KS; Kwa V; Qi JL; Yin P; Segarra A; Riley I; Joshi R, 2021, 'Integrating community-based verbal autopsy into civil registration and vital statistics: Lessons learnt from five countries', BMJ Global Health, 6,

Gamage USH; Adair T; Mikkelsen L; Mahesh PKB; Hart J; Chowdhury H; Li H; Joshi R; Senevirathna WMCK; Fernando HDNL; McLaughlin D; Lopez AD, 2021, 'The impact of errors in medical certification on the accuracy of the underlying cause of death', PLoS ONE, 16,

Vassallo A; Walker K; Georgousakis M; Joshi R, 2021, 'Do mentoring programmes influence women's careers in the health and medical research sector? A mixed-methods evaluation of Australia's franklin women mentoring programme', BMJ Open, 11,

Tesema AG; Abimbola S; Mulugeta A; Ajisegiri WS; Narasimhan P; Joshi R; Peiris D, 2021, 'Health system capacity and readiness for delivery of integrated non-communicable disease services in primary health care: A qualitative analysis of the Ethiopian experience', PLOS Global Public Health, 1, pp. 1 - 16,

Adair T; Gamage USH; Mikkelsen L; Joshi R, 2021, 'Are there sex differences in completeness of death registration and quality of cause of death statistics? Results from a global analysis', BMJ Global Health, 6,

Schierhout G; Praveen D; Patel B; Li Q; Mogulluru K; Ameer MA; Patel A; Clifford GD; Joshi R; Heritier S; Maulik P; Peiris D, 2021, 'Why do strategies to strengthen primary health care succeed in some places and fail in others? Exploring local variation in the effectiveness of a community health worker managed digital health intervention in rural India', BMJ Global Health, 6,

Huang L; Yu J; Neal B; Liu Y; Yin X; Hao Z; Wu Y; Yan LL; Wu JHY; Joshi R; Shi J; Feng X; Zhang J; Zhang Y; Zhang R; Zhou B; Li Z; Sun J; Zhao Y; Yu Y; Pearson SA; Chen Z; Tian M, 2021, 'Feasibility and validity of using death surveillance data and SmartVA for fact and cause of death in clinical trials in rural China: A substudy of the China salt substitute and stroke study (SSaSS)', Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 75, pp. 540 - 549,

Webster R; Usherwood T; Joshi R; Saini B; Armour C; Critchley S; Di Tanna GL; Galgey S; Hespe CM; Jan S; Karia A; Kaur B; Krass I; Laba TL; Li Q; Lo S; Peiris DP; Reid C; Rodgers A; Shiel L; Strathdee J; Zamora N; Patel A, 2021, 'An electronic decision support-based complex intervention to improve management of cardiovascular risk in primary health care: a cluster randomised trial (INTEGRATE)', Medical Journal of Australia, 214, pp. 420 - 427,

Mabunda S; Angell B; Joshi R; Durbach A, 2021, 'Evaluation of the alignment of policies and practices for state-sponsored educational initiatives for sustainable health workforce solutions in selected Southern African countries: A protocol, multimethods study', BMJ Open, 11,

Ghosh A; Bhattacharya A; Jha V; Vijayaraghavan BKT; Bassi A; Rajbhandari D; Donaldson L; Billot L; Kunigari M; Hammond N; John O; Joshi R; Myatra SN; Arfin S; Venkatesh B, 2021, 'Statistical Analysis Plan for the HydrOxychloroquine Prophylaxis Evaluation (HOPE) trial', ,

Ragavan RS; Joshi R; Evans RG; Riddell MA; Thankappan KR; Chow CK; Oldenburg B; Mahal AS; Kalyanram K; Kartik K; Suresh O; Thomas N; Mini GK; Srikanth VK; Maulik PK; Alim M; Guggilla RK; Busingye D; Thrift AG, 2021, 'Additive association of knowledge and awareness on control of hypertension: A cross-sectional survey in rural India', Journal of Hypertension, 39, pp. 107 - 116,

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