Publications Community Medicine

  1. Medigeshi GR, Islam F, Lodha R. Quadrivalent dengue-virus vaccines: challenges and opportunities for India. The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 2024 Feb 23.
  2. Raghuram H, Parakh S, Tugnawat D, Singh S, Shaikh A, Bhan A. Experiences of transgender persons in accessing routine healthcare services in India: Findings from a participatory qualitative study. PLOS Global Public Health. 2024 Feb 29;4(2):e0002933.
  3. Alvi Y, Philip S, Anand T, et al. Situation analysis of early implementation of programmatic management of Tuberculosis Preventive Treatment among household contacts of Pulmonary Tuberculosis. Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease. 2024, 9(1), 24
  4. Das AK, Islam F, Alvi Y, et al. SARS-CoV-2 infection and seropositivity among household contacts of laboratory confirmed cases of COVID-19 in residents of Delhi, India. Preventive Medicine Reports. 2024.102603K
  5. Kumar N, Darshan M, Islam F. Ensuring global health: a comprehensive review of vaccine regulation with a focus on the Indian perspective. Int J Community Med Public Health 2024;11:989-93.
  6. Freitas LT, Khan MA, Uddin A, Halder JB, Singh-Phulgenda S, Raja JD, Balakrishnan V, Harriss E, Rahi M, Brack M, Guérin PJ, Basáñez MG, Kumar A, Walker M, Srividya A. The lymphatic filariasis treatment study landscape: A systematic review of study characteristics and the case for an individual participant data platform. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2024 Jan 16;18(1):e0011882.. PMID: 38227595; PMCID: PMC10817204
  7. Behera S, Sharma R, Yadav K, Chhabra P, Das M, Goel S. Prevalence and predictors of risk factors for cardiovascular diseases among women aged 15–49 years across urban and rural India: findings from a nationwide survey. BMC Women’s Health. 2024 Jan 28;24(1):77
  1. Darshan M, Kumar N. Evolution of newborn screening in India and the way forward. Indian Journal of Community and Family Medicine 9(2):p 103-107, Jul–Dec 2023.
  2. Madhu Mitha M, Aden D, Zaheer S, Alvi Y,  Chintamani. Role of Tumor Budding and fibrotic cancer stroma in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Pathology Research and Practice 2023: 155052.
  3. Yadav K, Behera S, Singh M, Parashar M, Goel S, Jaswal N, Gupta A. Trend of risk factors for cardiovascular diseases among young and middle-aged indians: Insights from a nationally representative survey. International Journal of Cardiology Cardiovascular Risk and Prevention. 2023 Dec 1;19:200200.
  4. Saifi G, Gutam R, Rashid M, Arzu S. Assessment of knowledge, attitude, practice regarding cervical cancer and its screening among women living in peri-urban area of South-East Delhi. Indian Journal of Preventive & Social Medicine. 2023;54(4):175-83.
  5. F Islam, Y Alvi, N Choudhury. HPV Vaccination and Adolescent Health: Addressing Parental Concerns  Indian Journal of Youth and Adolescent Health 10 (3), 1-3
  6. Khan S, Alvi Y, Ahmed F, Islam F, Internet addiction among students of selected schools of South Delhi. Indian J Forensic Community Med 2023;10(2):68-75
  7. Darshan M, Kumar N. Evolution of newborn screening in India and the way forward. Indian J Community Fam Med 2023 (In Production)
  8. Agarwalla R, Pathak R, Ahmed F, Islam F, Kashyap V, Bhattacharyya H. A mixed method study to assess notification of tuberculosis patients by private practitioners in New Delhi, India. Indian J Public Health 2023;67:136-40.
  9. Araf Fatma, Aisha Perveen, Farzana Islam, Areeba Insaf. A Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluating the Effectiveness of supervised Riyazat-E-Juziya on Pelvic Floor Muscles in women with Urinary Incontinence. Dogo Rangsang Research Journal (UGC Care Approved): ISSN 2347-7180 with IF=5.127
    Vol. 13, Issue. 6, No. 01, June : 2023
  10. Faizi N, Alvi Y. Biostatistics Manual for Health Research: A Practical Guide to Data Analysis
  11. Farzana Islam , Yasir Alvi , Mohammad Ahmad , Faheem Ahmed, Anisur Rahman , Farishta Hannah D. Singh , Ayan Kumar Das , Mridu Dudeja , Ekta Gupta , Rashmi Agarwalla , Iqbal Alam , Sushovan Roy , Household Transmission Dynamics of COVID-19 among Residents of Delhi, India: A Prospective Case-ascertained Study, IJID Regions (2023), doi:
  12. Vineet Jain MD, Nusrat Nabi, Sanjana Aggarwal, Zaara Alam, Kailash Chandra, Dharmander Singh, Varun Kashyap, Farzana Islam, Sunil Kohli MD. Long-term health consequences of COVID-19 in survivors hospitalised at a tertiary care hospital and their correlation with acute COVID-19 severity and associated risk factors. DOI: 10.1111/jocn.16652. J Clin Nurs. 2023;00:1–11
  13. Sana Ur Rehman, Farzana Islam, Aisha Perveen, Daniah Siddiqui. A Clinical Study To Assess The Role Of Dalak-E-Layyan With Roghan-E Kahu In Mild To Moderate Cases Of Depression. Dogo Rangsang Research Journal UGC Care Group I Journal ISSN : 2347-7180 Vol-13, Issue-2, No. 3, February 2023
  14. Dudeja M, Shaikh A, Islam F, Alvi Y, Ahmad M, Kashyap V, et al. (2023) Assessment of potential risk factors for COVID-19 among health care workers in a health care setting in Delhi, India -a cohort study. PLoS ONE 18(1): e0265290.
  15. Agarwalla R, Pathak R, Ahmed F, Islam F, Kash yap V, Bhattacharyya H. A mixed method study to assess notification of tuberculosis patients by private practitioners in New Delhi, India. Indian J Public Health 2023;(accepted)
  16. Raghuram H, Parakh S, Chidambaranathan S, Tugnawat D, Pillai V, Singh S, Singh S, Shaikh A and Bhan A (2023) Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of transgender persons in India: Findings from an exploratory qualitative study. Front. Glob. Womens Health 4:1126946. doi: 10.3389/fgwh.2023.1126946
    1. Rajvanshi H, Islam F, Kashyap V, Gupta E, Lal AA. A Qualitative Assessment of a Malaria Elimination Project in the Tribal District of Mandla, Madhya Pradesh. J Commun Dis. 2022;54(4):7-14.
    2. Bhatt A, Islam F, Shaikh A. Knowledge, attitude, and practices of barbers regarding blood borne viral infections in south-west district of Delhi. Indian J Forensic Community Med 2022;9(4):162-168.
    3. Rajvanshi H, Islam F, Kashyap V, Pathak R, Agarwalla R, Gupta E, et al. Assessment of frontline health workers in providing services for malaria elimination in the tribal district of Mandla, Madhya Pradesh. J Family Med Prim Care 2022;11:7233-62. (DOI:10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_1005_22)
    4. Dudeja M, Shaikh A, Islam F, Alvi Y, Ahmad M, Kashyap V, et al. Assessment of Potential Risk Factors for COVID-19 among Health Care Workers in a Health Care Setting in Delhi, India -A Cohort Study. PLOS One
    5. Alvi Y, Sameen S, Khalique N. HIV/AIDS and Depression: When two conditions coincide – Prevalence and associated factors. Online Journal of Health & Allied Sciences. 2022;21(3):7
    6. Kumar N, Rasania S K, Acharya AS, Rasheed N. A cross-sectional study of musculoskeletal disorder and their environmental determinants among cycle rickshaw pullers of Delhi: A geographical information system-based analysis. Indian J Community Fam Med [serial online] 2022;8:148-55.
    7. Chandra K, Das AK, Banday S, Rana NA, Arora M, Jain S, et al. Efficacy of polyherbal formulations for prevention of COVID-19 infection in high-risk subjects: A randomized open-label controlled clinical trial. Phytotherapy Research. 2022: 1–12. 1002/ptr.7531
    8. Lewis HC, Marcato AJ, Meagher N, Valenciano M, Villanueva-Cabezas JP, Spirkoska V, et al. Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in Standardized first few X cases and household transmission investigations: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Influenza Other Respi Viruses. 2022; 16(5): 803-19. doi:10.1111/irv.13002
    9. Dudeja M, Sharma P, Islam F, Shaikh A, Singh FHD, Alvi Y, et al. A hospital-based prospective cohort study to assess the factors associated with transmission dynamics of SARS CoV-2 among healthcare workers in Delhi [Internet]. F1000Research; 2022 [cited 2022 Sep 22]. Available from:
    10. Bhatnagar T, Chaudhuri S, Ponnaiah M, Yadav PD, Sabarinathan R, Sahay RR, Islam F, et al. Effectiveness of BBV152/Covaxin and AZD1222/Covishield vaccines against severe COVID-19 and B.1.617.2/Delta variant in India, 2021: A multi-centric hospital-based case-control study. Int J Infect Dis. 2022 Jul 14:S1201-9712(22)00427-1. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2022.07.033.
    11. Singh FHD, Islam F, Shaikh A, Pathak R, Kohli S, Kashyap V. A Randomized controlled trial to assess the effectiveness of group-based Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) program on glycemic control and self-care activities among type-2 diabetics in South-East Delhi. Indian Journal of Community Health. 2022 Sep 17;34(3).
    12. Dudeja M, Shaikh A, Islam F, Alvi Y, Ahmad M, Kashyap V, et al. Assessment of Potential Risk Factors for COVID-19 among Health Care Workers in a Health Care Setting in Delhi, India – A Cohort Study. medRxiv 2022.02.28.22271674; doi:
    13. Singh S, Chakraborti K, Shaikh A. Intersex/Differences of sexdevelopment: Human rights at the intersection of cure and care. Indian J Med Ethics. Published online first on August 25, 2022. DOI: 10.20529/IJME. 2022.064
    14. Shankar P, Rajaraman BK, Shaikh A, Patel P, Nannapaneni A, Sharma S, Sharma R, Sarkar A, Pemde H. Decolonising gender in India. The Lancet Global Health. 2022 Feb 1;10(2):e173-4.
    15. Sehgal S, Khan S, Jetley S, Alvi Y. Evaluation of Abnormal Hemoglobin Variants and Hemoglobinopathies on D-10 analyzer – An Institutional Experience from North India. Online J Health Allied Scs. 2022;21(2):10
    16. Gautam R, Rajoura OP, Sharma AK, Rajpal, Bhatia MS. Socio-demographic features and quality of life post burn injury. J Family Med Prim Care. 2022 Mar;11(3):1032-1035. doi: 10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_1172_21. Epub 2022 Mar 10. PMID: 35495786; PMCID: PMC9051735.
    17. Srivastava S, Singh N, Kashyap VK. Dosimetric Evaluation of Different Optimization Algorithms Used in Interstitial Brachytherapy of Cervical Carcinoma. J Biomed Phys Eng. 2022;12(4):339-48.
    18. Seth N, Laskar A, Rasania SK, Yadav K. Depression, Anxiety and Stress among Undergraduate Medical Students during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Healthline. 2022; 13(2): 178-82
    19. Singh M, Yadav K, Goswami S, Parashar M, Gupta E, Verma M, Goel S.Predictors of adherence to prescribed antihypertensive medications among Hypertensive (15-49 years) in India: A secondary data analysis of National Family Health Survey 4. J Family Med Prim Care (Accepted on 08-03-22)
    1. Kumar S, Yadav DK, Gautam R. Authentication and quality evaluation of an Indian traditional medicinal plant: Salparni. Annals of Phytomedicine: An International Journal. 2022 Jul;11(1).