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"Effect of Food Fortification and supplementation on Nutritional Status of women: an evidence summary"
Published: PROSPERO CRD42018089403
Month Published: February 2018
Godinho MA, Murthy S, Lakiang T, Puranik A, Nair SN. Mapping Neonatal Mortality in India: A Closer Look.
Indian Journal of Community Medicine
Marx R, Tanner-Smith EE, Davison CM, Ufholz LA, Freeman J, Shankar R, Newton L, Brown RS, Parpia AS, Cozma I, Hendrikx S. Later school start times for supporting the education, health, and well-being of high school students.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
2017, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD009467. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009467.pub2.
Binil V, Christopher Sudhakar, Supriya Hegde, Ravishankar N, A Review on Violent Behavior among Patients Admitted in Psychiatric Setting,
Medico-legal Update, July-December 2017, Vol.17, No. 2.
Murthy S, John D, Godinho I, Godinho G, Gudattu V, Nair SN. A protocol for systematic review of economic evaluation studies conducted on neonatal systemic infections in South Asia. Systematic Reviews 2017;6:252.
Nair NS, Lewis LE, Godinho M, Murthy S, Lakiang T, Venkatesh BT. Factors associated with neonatal pneumonia in India: protocol for a systematic review and planned meta-analysis. BMJ Open 2018;8:e018790. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018790.
Nair NS, Lewis LE, Lakiang T, Godinho MA, Murthy S, Venkatesh BT. Risk factors and barriers to case management of neonatal pneumonia: protocol for a pan-India qualitative study of stakeholder perceptions. BMJ Open 2017;7:e017403. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017403.
Nair NS, Lewis LE, Lakiang T, Godinho M, Murthy S, Venkatesh BT. Factors associated with mortality due to neonatal pneumonia in India: a protocol for systematic review and planned meta-analysis. BMJ Open 2017;7:e017616.doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017616.
Nair NS, Lewis LE, Murthy S, Godinho MA, Lakiang T, Venkatesh BT. Treatment options and barriers to case management of neonatal pneumonia in India: a protocol for a scoping review. BMJ Open 2017;7:e017617. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017617.
Divya Sussana Patil, Vijay Shree Dhyani, Prachi Pundir, Sherize Merlin Sequeira, Jisha B Krishnan, Vishnu Renjith “A systematic review on barriers to exclusive breast feeding” PROSPERO International prospective register of systematic reviews: 2017:CRD42017075269.
Sreekumaran Nair N, Darak S, Bhumika T. V.Anjali Dave, Kaveri Haritas, Ratheebhai V., Trupti Darak, Maria Mathews and L. Dayashwori Devi (2016), Effectiveness of different ‘gender-responsive policing’ initiatives designed to enhance confidence, satisfaction in policing services and reduce risk of violence against women in low and middle income countries - a systematic review
Sreekumaran Nair N, Darak S., Shradha Parsekar, Subhadra Menon, Ritu Parchure, Ratheebhai V and Trupti Darak (2016), Effectiveness of behaviour change communication (BCC) interventions in delivering health messages on antenatal care for improving maternal and child health (MCH) indicators in a limited literacy setting: an evidence summary of systematic reviews
Sreekumaran Nair, Leslie Lewis, Myron Godinho, Shruti Murthy, Theophilus Lakiang, Bhumika T. Venkatesh. “Risk factors for neonatal pneumonia in India: a systematic review and meta-analysis”. PROSPERO 2016:CRD42016044019 Available from
Sreekumaran Nair, Leslie Lewis, Shruti Murthy, Theophilus Lakiang, Myron Godinho, Bhumika T. Venkatesh. “Treatment options and barriers to case management of neonatal pneumonia in India: A systematic review”. PROSPERO 2016:CRD42016045449 Available from
Sreekumaran Nair, Leslie Lewis, Theophilus Lakiang, Myron Godinho, Shruti Murthy, Bhumika T. Venkatesh. “Risk factors for mortality due to neonatal pneumonia in India: A systematic review and meta-analysis”. PROSPERO 2016:CRD42016045398 Available from
Prasanna Mithra, Anju Sinha, Nithin Kumar, Ramesh Holla, Bhaskaran Unnikrishnan, Mahalaqua Nazli Khatib, Ratheebhai Vijayamma, N Sreekmaran Nair. “Interventions for the control and prevention of anaemia among children and adolescents: an overview of systematic reviews”. PROSPERO 2016:CRD42016053687 Available from
Aleksandra Krawczyk, Bhumika T. Venkatesh, Melissa Glenda Lewis, Sreekumaran N. Nair “Effect of Exclusive Breastfeeding on Rotavirus Infection among Children” Indian J Pediatr. (March 2016) 83(3):220–225; DOI 10.1007/s12098-015-1854-8. ( Scopus indexed, 0.98 impact factor)
Mannat M Singh,Shradha S Parsekar, Bhumika T Venkatesh. “Body Image, Eating Disorders and Role of Media among Indian Adolescents”. Journal of Indian Association for Child & Adolescent Mental Health. 2016; 12 (1):9-35. (Scopus, PubMed indexed)
Ravi Kant Singh, Sanjay Pattan shetty, Sreekumaran Nair “Quality of life among type 2 diabetes patients in Udupi taluk: A cross-sectional study” International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health | 2016 | Vol 5 | Issue 09.
Mannat M Singh, Shradha S Parsekar, Ravishankar N, Sreekumaran N Nair. (2015); “Disabilities caused due to stroke”
J. of Adv. Res.
(5). 328-331] (ISSN 2320-5407).
Shradha S Parsekar, Mannat M Singh, Bhumika T Venkatesh, Sreekumaran N Nair. “Road safety in India: A public health concern”. Indian J Comm Health. 2015; 27, 2: 191-196.
Simon AK,Bhumika TV, Nair NS. “Does atraumatic restorative treatment reduce dental anxiety in children? A systematic review and meta-analysis”. Eur J Dent 2015;9:304-9( scopus indexed)
Sahoo S, Barua A, Myint KT, Haq A, Abas ABL, Nair NS. “Topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents for diabetic cystoid macular oedema”. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 2. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010009.pub2.
Lewis MG, Ravishankar N, Mujja A, Nair SN. “Statistical and methodological challenges in Cochrane public health systematic reviews: An overview”. Manipal Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences. 2015; 1(1):47-50.
Ravishankar N, Nair SN. “Meta-regression: adjusting covariates during meta-analysis”. International Journal of Advanced Research. 2015; 3(2):899-904.
Hassan S, Ravishankar N, Nair NS. “Methodological considerations in network meta-analysis. International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health”. 2015 May 1; 4(5):588-95.
Ravishankar N, Hassan S, Sreekumaran NN. “Network meta-analysis: an illustration. International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health”. 2015 Aug 1; 4(8):1147-51.
Simon AK, Bhumika TV, Jaswal R, Nair NS. “Public health priorities of South Asia: An overview”. International Journal. 2015; 3(4):424-8.
Lewis MG, Nair NS. “Review of applications of Bayesian meta-analysis in systematic reviews”. Global Journal of Medicine and Public Health. 2015; 4(1):1-9.
Ravindra A Prabhu, N.S Nair, Ganesh Pai, Nageswara P Reddy, Deepak Suvarna. “Interventions for dialysis patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection: A systematic Review” 2015.
Singh MM, Parsekar SS, Nair SN. “An epidemiological overview of child sexual abuse. Journal of family medicine and primary care”. 2014 Oct; 3(4):430.
Ashrita Saran, Bhumika T V, Sreekumaran Nair. “Policy Prescription from Systematic Review Evidence on Conditional Cash transfer for improving uptake of health interventions in LMICs.” GJMEDPH 2014;3:5-9
Ravishankar N, Mujja A, Lewis MG, Nair NS. “A tool to measure complexity in public health interventions: its statistical properties and meta-regression approach to adjust it in meta-analysis”. Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health”. 2014 Aug 31; 2(2):80-6.
D’Souza P, George A, Nair SN, Noronha JA, Renjith V, Bhat SK. “Resources For Evidence-Based Health Care: Accessibility And Availability”. Journal of Education and Practice. 2014; 5(7):65-72.
Nair S, Suma Nair. “Demystifying Systematic Reviews”. Published in Manipal Research Review. 2014:1(2).1
Ravishankar N, MG Lewis, Mujja A, Nair SN. Nair NS. “Complexity in public health interventions Stakeholders perspective- A qualitative analysis”. Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health.2014 Aug: 1-5.
Nair N, Ravishankar N, MG Lewis. “Role of systematic reviews and meta-analysis in evidence based health care”. JCBR. Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences, Andhra Pradesh,
Karanth L, Jaafar SH, Kanagasabai S, Nair NS, Barua AA. “Anti-D Administration after spontaneous miscarriage for preventing Rhesus alloimmunisation”. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013; 3.
Karanth L, Barua A, Kanagasabai S, Nair NS. “Desmopressin acetate (DDAVP) for preventing and treating acute bleeds during pregnancy in women with congenital bleeding disorders”. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013 Jan 1; 4.
Swe KM, Abas AB, Bhardwaj A, Barua A, Nair NS. “Zinc supplements for treating thalassaemia and sickle cell disease”. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013 Jan 1; 6
Prabhu RA, Goyal NK, Nair NS, Pai G, Wadhwa T. “Interventions for dialysis patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection”. The Cochrane Library. 2008.
Jefferson T, Foxlee R, Del Mar C, Dooley L, Ferroni E, Hewak B, Prabhala A, Nair S, Rivetti A. “Interventions for the interruption or reduction of the spread of respiratory viruses”. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2007, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD006207. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006207.pub2.