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Organization profile

Organisation profile

Public Health Evidence South Asia (PHESA) is an initiative which includes the South Asian satellite of Cochrane Public Health, based at Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal. PHESA aims to meet the public health evidence needs of the South Asian region. Presently, we have grown into an international network with global collaborations, including many universities, public health organizations and NGOs. Our staff and interns have roots across the globe. We aim to partner with various organizations and individuals spanning subject areas to solve a variety of public health problems faced by low and middle income countries (LMICs). We work together to foster a flexible environment which inspires new ideas, debates, changes and innovation; with a focus on capacity building in public health research.



Dr. Bhumika T V

 Associate Professor of Statistics

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Public Health Evidence South Asia (PHESA) is active. These topic labels come from the works of this organisation's members. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

India Medicine & Life Sciences
Meta-Analysis Medicine & Life Sciences
Pneumonia Medicine & Life Sciences
Body Image Medicine & Life Sciences
Case Management Medicine & Life Sciences
Cross-Sectional Studies Medicine & Life Sciences
Mentally Ill Persons Medicine & Life Sciences
Body Dysmorphic Disorders Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2015 2019

  • 49 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
  • 11 Article
  • 4 Review article

Evaluating Sanitization of Toothbrushes Using Various Decontamination Methods: A Meta-Analysis

Agrawal, S. K., Dahal, S., Bhumika, T. V. & Nair, N. S., 27-01-2019, In : Journal of Nepal Health Research Council. 16, 41, p. 364-371 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tea Tree Oil
Background Radiation
3 Citations (Scopus)

Fortification of staple foods with vitamin a for vitamin a deficiency

Hombali, A. S., Solon, J. A., Venkatesh, B. T., Nair, N. S. & Peña-Rosas, J. P., 10-05-2019, In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2019, 5, CD010068.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Vitamin A
Fortified Food
1 Citation (Scopus)

Factors associated with neonatal pneumonia in India: Protocol for a systematic review and planned meta-analysis

Nair, S., Lewis, L. E., Godinho, M. A., Murthy, S., Lakiang, T. & Venkatesh, B. T., 01-01-2018, In : BMJ Open. 8, 1, e018790.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Newborn Infant